Weekly Feature

September 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Resident, board member, hope to see special use permit revoked

A resident of Botimer Street in the Town of Lancaster came to the Lancaster Town Board Tuesday evening seeking action regarding a business she said shows no respect for anyone or anything.  More...

Editorial

Important for all of society to assist in suicide prevention

Bee Editorial

In light of the recent death of comedian Robin Williams, the issues of depression, mental health and suicide have received greater attention both in the media and during conversations at the dinner table. More...

Spindle items

• GIVE YOUR REGARDS TO BROADWAY — For most Western New Yorkers, making it to a show on Broadway can be a challenge. There’s high ticket prices and then the inevitable travel time as well as the cost of going out of town.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 5, 1889   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heards

.When is the Town of Lancaster going to fix the horrible flooding problem on Maple Drive that we have to deal with every year?  More...

Sports

New coaches, new look, new attitude for the Lancers

Football preview

On June 9, an entire new era of St. More...

Wildcats preparing for tough opening game at Alden

The defending Section VI Class B champions, and state semifinalist, have to start with one of their toughest games on the schedule. The Depew Wildcats will be on the road against Alden on Friday to begin their title defense.  More...

Fall sports previews to continue next week

The Bee will continue previewing this year’s fall sports teams in next week’s edition by publishing a preview of the soccer and volleyball teams. More...

Business

Three Lancaster residents promoted at BlueCross BlueShield

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York has announced four director-level promotions in the company’s Operational Planning and Delivery Department, including three Lancaster residents. More...

Support groups to be held at nursing facility

The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility, 2699 Wehrle Drive, Lancaster, will be hosting two memory care support groups on Wednesday, Sept. 10. More...

Depew women elected to business group’s board

Two Depew residents have been elected to the Board of Directors for the American Business Women’s Association of Western New York.  Jennifer Surdyke will serve as president for her second term. More...

Primary election to be held for Lancaster town justice

A primary election for the position of town justice will take place in the Town of Lancaster on Tuesday, Sept. 9.  Current Town Justice Nicholas L. LoCicero’s seat is up for election, and the incumbent will be vying for the position . More...

ARTS IN THE VILLAGE

— Rosanne Faulhaber of Lancaster looks at the large selection of handbags at Only One Handbags during the Lancaster Arts Festival, which took place Saturday. More...

Local News

HEROES, PATRIOTS AND ROTARIANS

— Members of the Rotary Club of Lancaster-Depew recently received a special first-hand descriptive walking tour of Patriots and Heroes Park by honorary Rotarian Russell Salvatore. Dr. More...

Two Lancaster burglars held at gunpoint

An Orchard Park homeowner thwarted a burglary and home invasion when he and his 17-year-old son detained two intruders at gunpoint early Monday morning.  At 1:12 a.m., Orchard Park police said they received a call from a Transit Road resident wh More...

Depew students to receive 4,000 free pencils

Students in the Depew School District will be receiving free pencils this year, thanks to the efforts of William Mattar.  The William Mattar “Pencils 4 Schools” campaign has provided 80,000 pencils to school districts during the past More...

Education

District releases guidelines for free, reduced meals

The chart below depicts the availability for free and reduced price meals at the Depew School District for the 2014-15 school year. The 2014-2015 Free and Reduced Price Policy information is from the New York State Education Department. More...

Lifestyles

Tailgating experience brings Bills fans together

As the temperature outside goes from being humid to a bit more crisp, one thing is for certain: football season isn’t far down the road.  More...

Garden club to meet, discuss fairy gardens

The Lancaster Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, at St. John’s Lutheran Hall, 55 Pleasant Ave., Lancaster. Sharon, from Menne’s Nursery, will talk about indoor and outdoor fairy gardens.   More...

Library News

Lapsit Story Time Session I for 3- to 23-month-olds with a parent or a caregiver is being held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 9 through Sept. More...