Weekly Feature



September 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Just Off Broadway’ features pre- and post-performance events

Music to be playing on the street

Theater fanatics, food junkies and lovers of all things Lancaster have a good reason to be in the same place this Saturday night.  More...

Editorial

Eating disorders group offers important resources

Bee Editorial

Eating disorders are scary problems that millions of people struggle with each year. They affect both women and men and are often common among teenagers and adults. More...

Spindle items

• REMEMBERING OUR HISTORY — Most people remember where they were when the tragedies of 9/11 began to unfold. At age 12, I was sitting in social studies class, trying to comprehend the gravity of the situation.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 12, 1889   The Great Fair is a week old today and at sundown but three days will remain for its enjoyment.  More...

Police Blotter

‘Switchblade’given to police is just a knife

Depew  Tuesday, Sept. 2  • A woman brought a knife to police that she had found while cleaning her house. She thought it was a switchblade. Police said it looked like one but was not. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

PETRELLA, Shirley M. (nee Vallon), of Depew, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. Mrs. More...

Sports

Lancaster to blend finesse with aggression

Girls soccer preview

The Lancaster girls soccer team won its season opener on Sept. 3 against Frontier at home 3-1.  Throughout the entire preseason, Lancaster has worked on controlling possession of the ball with crisp passes. More...

Lady Lancers show dominance while hosting tournament

Volleyball preview

Anyone in the volleyball community knows that the St. Mary’s girls team is one of the best in Western New York.  Not just this season, but every year.  St. More...

South Cheektowaga Sharks seeking players

The South Cheektowaga Sharks 19U travel baseball team is seeking multiple players — who can come from anywhere in Western New York — to complete its roster for the 2015 season. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 11   The Wiggles — Join Australia’s popular children’s musical group for the Ready, Steady, Wiggle! tour, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Walking Tours

thurs. 11   Houghton Park/Buffalo River — Join the Foothills Trail Club for this 4- to 7-mile hike (distance will depend on hikers), 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, meet in the parking lot of Houghton Academy on Clinton Street; Free. More...

Special Events

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Buchholz Memorial Bike Park to open later this month

Village of Lancaster

The Bryce Buchholz Memorial BMX Skate Park will officially open on Sunday, Sept. More...

LoCicero wins three lines in primary election

The primary election for town justice, which took place Tuesday in the Town of Lancaster, went heavily in favor of incumbent Nicholas L. More...

Turf field opens at Westwood Park

A new turf field at Westwood Park in Lancaster is now open to serve athletes throughout Lancaster and Depew, as well as players from surrounding communities.  More...

Local News

Seniors help students in need

Residents at the McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility recently hosted a backpack stuffing event to benefit children from Response to Love Center and Highpointe Health Facility.  The activity included donations of backpacks, composi More...

Traffic stop in Clarence leads to narcotics, marijuana charges

A complaint of reckless driving turned into the arrest late Monday of a Lancaster woman allegedly in possession of narcotics and marijuana.  More...

BVFA seeks new members

During the month of August, members of the Bowmansville Volunteer Fire Association answered 55 emergency calls for assistance. BVFA firefighters have also participated in 4,452 man hours of training this year.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Basil Chevrolet deserves thanks

The Basil Chevrolet dealership on Transit Road in Depew hosted a food drive this past summer, making possible the donation of a mountain of canned food, roughly the weight of an automobile. More...

Benefit attendees deserve thanks

The family of Michael Cefali wish to thank all who attended and gave so generously to the benefit on Aug. 23 at Peter K’s restaurant.   Michael is a stroke victim at age 50. More...

We must keep our communities safe

The world is still a dangerous place. On the news we see burglaries, murders, theft, ebola outbreaks and terrorism. Sadly, the news recently reported the beheading of American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff. More...

Lifestyles

Motorcycle club wears two helmets

The road of Red Knights:

A Red Knight’s leather vest displays his club’s colors as he clutches the handlebars of his motorcycle.  “When I ride, it’s freedom for me,” said Blake Strom, a charter member of the Red Knights NY Chapter 21. More...

On the Campus

Christopher Debbins of Lancaster received a bachelor’s degree from Brockport State College in May and graduated cum laude. He is a graduate of Lancaster High School and the son of Barry and Cathy Debbins.  More...

Senior News

All events (except where indicated) are held at the Town of Lancaster Senior Citizens Center, 100 Oxford Ave. To use the center, Lancaster residents need to have photo identification. For more information, call 685-3498. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

DVD Bible study set on Book of Revelation   More...

Business

Schmidt’s provides variety of customer services

Schmidt’s Collision and Glass reopened for business on Aug. 3 after a little less than 11 months, with Nicholas Pera at the helm of the company and with one focus: the customer.  More...

Depew business appoints new COO, CFO

SKM Group, a full-service marketing communications agency located in Depew, is reorganizing its leadership structure, appointing two long-time vice presidents to chief-level positions, effective immediately.  More...

Local company signs contract with Army Corps of Engineers

Ecology and Environment Inc., headquartered in Lancaster, has been awarded a two-year contract extension by the U.S. More...