Weekly Feature



July 31, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Tri-Community Food Pantry slated to move

It appears that the Tri-Community Food Pantry, housed at 544 Gould St., will soon be moving to a new home, and patrons won’t have far to travel.  According to Depew Mayor Steven Hoffman, it is almost certain that the organization will be m More...

Editorial

National Night Out a helpful community event

Bee Editorial

The Depew Police National Night Out will no doubt attract many members of the community who seek to understand how crime is fought and order is kept in the Lancaster and Depew area. More...

Spindle items

• DRUMMING UP EXCITEMENT — The top seven drum corps in the world will be participating in the annual Drums Along the Waterfront Tour of Champions event at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Aug. 1, 1889   The photographs on the White House desk, of babies born since the election and named Benjamin Harrison, make a big bundle. Every state of the Union, with but one or two exceptions, has contributed.  More...

Police Blotter

Woman with pearl earring discovers it stolen

Depew  Monday, July 21  • While driving his sister’s truck, a man struck a vehicle in the parking lot of a grocery store, left an incorrect phone number and fled. More...

Sports

The life of a Division I men’s basketball referee

Depew native Kevin Ferguson will be featured each week throughout the summer

Kevin Ferguson has made a living and many lifelong memories on a basketball court. More...

Lancaster baseball won Class AA title in dramatic fashion

2013-14 Game of the Year

The Lancaster baseball team reached its third consecutive Section VI Class AA championship game this spring, but they were still considered an underdog.  In the two prior AA championship games, Lancaster had split results. More...

New Era Baseball tryouts set

Team New Era Baseball will be holding tryouts for its summer 2015 Elite Travel Team, for players ages 9 through 17, on Wednesday, Aug. 13, at the New Era Park facilities. More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

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Family Activities

thurs. 31   LehrerDance — Part of the M&T Bank 45th annual Plaza Event Series, noon Thursday, July 31, on Main Street, downtown Buffalo. www.mtb.com/plazaeventseries  fri. 1   More...

Festivals

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Maute says West Main project not dead

Mayor Paul Maute made it clear during Monday’s Lancaster Village Board meeting that the West Main Street project is not “dead in the water.”  The process of completing the project has been slowed, but not stalled or stopped.&nb More...

Tasty treats come to Lancaster streets

¦ Taste of Lancaster and 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Aug. 2

If you stroll down Central Avenue in the Village of Lancaster on Saturday, Aug. 2, your ears will detect the strains of music, your nose the aroma of local foods and your eyes an intense game of 3-on-3 basketball. More...

Local News

DANCING AWAY WITH FIRST

— Talia Dalfonso, a student at Lancaster Middle School, recently placed first at the Tremaine dance competition in New York City. More...

North Tonawanda man accused of robbing two area banks

Robert D. Meredith, 36, of North Tonawanda, was arrested on Friday in connection with the recent robbery of the M&T Bank at 4747 Transit Road, according to Lancaster Police Chief Gerald Gill Jr.  More...

Drums Along the Waterfront Tour of Champions set for Aug. 3

The top seven drum corps in the world will be in Buffalo on Sunday for the annual “Drums Along the Waterfront Tour of Champions” at 7 p.m. in Robert E. Rich, Sr. More...

Letters to the Editor

Thanks from Tri-Community

I would like to to take this time to thank the Village of Depew, administrations present and past, for allowing the Tri-Community Food Pantry to make our home in the Gould Street property for the past 11 years.  Without the support of the villag More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The new police and court building is a nice edifice, but would it be too much to ask to have some grass planted and a few trees out in front where the big mud hole is? It certainly would enhance the beauty of the building.  More...

Lifestyles

River tour shows off Buffalo’s historic side

Across from the popular Canalside venue in downtown Buffalo stands a gold mine of local history. More...

Lancaster Town Band to perform

The Lancaster Town Band will hold a concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 5 at the Richard E. Pascucci Memorial Band Shell on Artel Metz Drive. More...

On the Campus

The following students recently graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology: David Czarniak of Lancaster, with a bachelor’s degree is computing security; Jonathan Hughes of Lancaster, with a bachelor’s degree in new media interac More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

St. Mary’s schedules outdoor summer Masses   More...

Business

Yia Yia’s Chocolates moves to West Seneca from Depew location

Yia Yia’s Chocolates has a new home.  After nearly two decades in Depew, the business has relocated to inside the D & R Plaza, 3100 Transit Road, West Seneca.  Yia Yia’s Chocolates was opened in 1987 by owner Cliff Shultz in More...

Lancaster resident made AAA manager

Brian Dadswell of Lancaster has been named manager of AAA Car Care Plus Operations for the club’s automotive repair and maintenance facility, located at 8120 Main St., Clarence.  Dadswell will be responsible for overseeing customer service More...

Elma man named vice president for digital marketing services

Jim Breidenstein of Elma was recently appointed vice president for digital marketing services at Marketing Technologies of W.N.Y., LLC.  In this role, Breidenstein will oversee the graphics department including concept development, scheduling an More...