Weekly Feature



August 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Depew board approves DTEA bargaining agreement, discusses future of Dawson Field

The Depew Board of Education approved the funding of the collective bargaining agreement between the superintendent and the Depew Transportation Employees’ Association during a meeting on Tuesday evening.  Superintendent Jeffrey Rabey said More...

Editorial

Crisis Services shouldn’t be on receiving end of cuts

Bee Editorial

With the recent announcement of the New York State Office of Victim Services planning to cut funding by more than $300,000 to Buffalo and Erie County Crisis Services, a message needs to be sent to the state that these reductions cannot go forward.&nb More...

Spindle items

• THE IMPORTANCE OF INTERNING — This week, I had the opportunity to interview two students who are members of the Academy of Finance at Lancaster High School. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Aug. 22, 1889   More...

Police Blotter

Large creature spotted by jogger is Great Dane

Depew  Monday, Aug. 11  • A company’s checking account was compromised and an unknown person was sending out $3,000 checks from the account, asking the recipient to keep $500 and wire the remainder of the money back.  More...

Lifestyles

Seneca Nation teaches lessons through storytelling

A Seneca woman dressed in black sits in a rocking chair with a cane. She lights her tobacco pipe as children gather around her. More...

Soccer boosters to hold golf tournament

The Lancaster Boys Soccer Boosters will hold its seventh annual golf tournament at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at the Chestnut Hill Country Club. It will be a scramble format with a shotgun start. More...

Library News

• Toddler Time for 2- to 3-year-olds with a parent or a caregiver is being held at 10:30 a.m. Fridays through Aug. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

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

Business

House calls by Big Pawn can give old items new life

When Tim Heintz opened Big Pawn at 4522 Broadway roughly a year and a half ago, he began by stocking his shelves with many of the items that one might expect to find in a pawn shop. More...

SKM Group adds three vice presidents

SKM Group, a full-service marketing communications agency located in Depew, recently promoted two directors and one supervisor to vice president status.  More...

BBB tells consumers to be smart when buying a used car

Buying a used car can be a great investment that fits your needs while still saving money. More...

Residents question potential impact of development

A handful of residents of the Town of Lancaster are again asking questions regarding a proposed development at 375 and 391 Harris Hill Road.  More...

Credit union in school provides work experience to students

Students in Lancaster High School’s Academy of Finance have been receiving some real world work experience, partially in the hallways of their own school. More...

Local News

From Shakespeare to silos, actress is making her mark

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

During her freshman year at Depew High School, Brittany Bassett tried out for her first stage production —”Beauty and the Beast”— and not only did she make the cut, she landed the lead role of Belle.  More...

Depew officials undergo FEMA training

Village of Depew Mayor Steven P. More...

Grants allow for major equipment updates at Depew Fire Department

The Depew Fire Department will now be better equipped than ever to battle blazes, thanks to funding provided through two separate grants.  A grant from the Madison Mc- Carthy Foundation provided the department with two new automated external def More...

Letters to the Editor

Youth Bureau a hidden treasure

This month, my wife and I attended the Lancaster Youth Bureau’s Summer Performing Arts Academy’s version of “All Shook Up” at Lancaster High School. It was a musical, for obvious reasons. 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...

TITLE TIMES SEVEN

— The Nickel City Nine “15” baseball team captured the crown at the recently-held Tim Crowley Memorial Wings Bash Tournament by defeating the Mavericks, 6-2, in the championship gam More...

Kilijanski's Corner

This week’s installment of baseball fundamentals for the Lancaster/Depew little leaguers focuses on the nuances of being a catcher. Once again I looked to Bill Ripken for his endless amount of baseball knowledge.  More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

thurs. 21   More...

Family Activities

sat. 23   Kids Day — Activities from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, prior to the Buffalo Bills taking on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Ralph Wilson Stadium, 1 bills Drive, Orchard Park; $. 648-1800, www.buffalobills.com  More...

Festivals

fri. 22 & sat. 23   More...