Weekly Feature



September 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Village of Lancaster gives report on sewage debacle

An investigation of the sewer pipes near Richmond and Oxford avenues has shown that the village of Lancaster does not need to make any repairs.  This comes after Bill Cansdale, superintendent of the Department of Public Works, worked in conjunct More...

Editorial

Stay healthy during the dreaded flu season

Bee Editorial

Autumn is officially upon us. It is a season full of carving pumpkins, navigating corn mazes and sipping hot apple cider. Unfortunately, it is also the advent of flu season. More...

Spindle items

• SAFETY FIRST — Safe Choice Security recently compiled a list of the 29 safest towns and cities in the state. In Western New York, only one community had the distinction of making the list, and it was Lancaster. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 26, 1889   Mr. John Raynor has our thanks for some very fine celery. We are indebted to Miss Rosa Goeringer for a mess of winter lettuce.  More...

Sports

Lancaster cross-country solid across the board

Both the Lancaster boys and girls cross-country teams have started the season on a positive note with strong finishes across the board.  Girls team   The girls competed at the West Seneca Invitational at Sunshine Park on Sept. More...

Wildcats continue to win, honor Reardon before game

Depew football head coach Brian Wilson described Friday’s home opener against Tonawanda as not their best game of the season.  But that didn’t stop the Wildcats from winning and improving to a 3-0 record. More...

Lancers football digs an early hole in loss to Timon

St. Mary’s was caught like a deer in headlights after just three offensive plays for Bishop Timon-St. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 26   Gala at the Gardens — Event features cocktails, silent and basket auctions, live auction, 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. More...

Film/Video

fri. 26   Lifeboat — Alfred Hitchcock’s 1944 film starring Tallulah Bankhead, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at the Screening Room, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Northtown Business Center, Amherst; $. 837-0376, www.screeningroom.net  tues. More...

Performance

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Breaking News - 9/28/2014 2:18 PM

Lancaster School District student dies

According to a statement posted by Lancaster School District Superintendent Michael Vallely this morning on the district's website, a student in the district died over the weekend.    More...

Breaking News - 9/27/2014 11:06 AM

Two planes down in Lancaster, Alden area, injuries reported

Injuries have been reported at the site of a double plane crash. More...

Grant to fund expansion, safety at Lancaster airport

The Buffalo Lancaster Regional Airport can potentially acquire more land — nearly 8,400 acres — for possible future development as well as to clear obstructions on its runway as a result of funding from the Federal Aviation Administration More...

Volunteers honored at Senior Center

The Lancaster Senior Center brought out many friends and family members on Friday to honor Jerry and Terry Szefel, the recipients of the Erie County Seniors of the Month for September.  More...

Local News

Photo

Paul Wotherspoon, right, custodian for the Depew Post Office, guides tours during the post office’s 75th anniversary celebration on Tuesday afternoon. More...

No residents speak during Depew sewer law hearing

A public hearing was held Monday evening in the Village of Depew for a proposed local law pertaining to certain sewer issues in the area.  While nobody spoke on the issue during the public hearing, sewer issues have led to flooding problems in t More...

Lancaster fire inspections slated

On Monday, Sept. 29, the Lancaster Town Board will be conducting fire inspections of the four fire companies that serve the Fire Protection District of the Town of Lancaster.  The inspections will begin at 6 p.m. More...

Police Blotter

Man surprised to hear his car was in an accident

Depew   Monday, Sept. 15  • Two women who appeared to be middle-aged stole a case of beer from a Dick Road grocery store.  Wednesday, Sept. 17   More...

Obituaries

LeRoy Arber, former deputy mayor

LeRoy Arber, of Depew, a former Depew trustee and deputy mayor, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014.  Mr. Arber was a village trustee from 1967 to 1979. He would go on to serve as deputy mayor under John Potter from 1971 to 1979. More...

Ralph M. Fudoli, business owner

Ralph M. Fudoli, 88, of Depew, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014.  Born in Garrett, Pennsylvania, Mr. Fudoli moved with his family to Italy from 1930 to 1946.  Mr. Fudoli served stateside as a sergeant in the U.S. More...

Bee policy on obituaries

The Bee publishes death notices and obituaries free of charge. Please request that your funeral director send written information to The Bee. Submissions may be made by the funeral director or by family members. More...

Lifestyles

Music Education hits perfect note for districts

Many people consider themselves musicians, whether singing in the car or breaking into an air guitar session among friends.  The molding of great musicians — and not just the ones who think they are — starts in the school system, and More...

Show and sale to feature antique bottles

The Greater Buffalo Bottle Collectors Association will hold the 16th annual show and sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, at the Polish Falcons Hall, 445 Columbia Ave., Depew. Admission is $2 and free for children age 12 and younger. . More...

In the Military

Rachael Salamone of Lancaster, who is serving with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company 27th Brigade Special Troops Battalion in the New York Army National Guard, has been promoted to the rank of specialist.   More...

Business

Personal touch, team mentality have patients on the mend at Howard Physical Therapy

Dr. Mark Howard has been in the business of physical therapy for many years, as have the two additional therapists at his practice, Howard Physical Therapy. More...

SKM Group hires Lancaster resident as graphic designer

SKM Group, located in Depew, has hired Ashley Lewis as an account supervisor and Lisa Hinterberger as a graphic designer.  Hinterberger will assist the agency’s senior designers and creative directors in producing direct mail, print and We More...

Depew company’s product receives EU commercial sale approval

PCB Piezotronics Inc. More...