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October 9, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

LEAF looks to fund projects for Lancaster Schools

After holding meetings for about a year, the nonprofit Lancaster Educational and Alumni Foundation is hoping that fundraising efforts will begin to bring a capital project to life. More...

Editorial

Education can help fight breast cancer

Bee Editorial

Cancer is a word most of us will come face to face with at some point in our lifetimes whether it’s directly or through the diagnosis of someone we love.  Cancer is something frightening to hear, but we can’t ignore it and hope it go More...

Spindle items

• DEDICATION — Many of us drive by Veterans Park in Depew on a regular basis and perhaps take a moment to recognize the aesthetic appeal of the location. Yet, we rarely step back and remember what it stands for.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 10, 1889   More...

Obituaries

J. Sylvia Schottke, contracts administrator

J. Sylvia Schottke, 90, formerly of Lancaster, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014.  Mrs. More...

Lifestyles

Chair of death

From creation in Buffalo to international debate

by JENNIFER WATERS Reporter  More...

Sewing workshop set for parents, children

“Sew What??” is a parent and child workshop to be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 11 and 18, at Hobby Lobby, 6743 Transit Road. Registration is required, and the cost is $75 per pair of students. All supplies are provided. More...

Alden Farmers Market open for final Saturday of season

A Harvest Festival with a variety of activities will close out the 12th season of Alden’s Farmers Market on Saturday, Oct. 11.  A “kids and pets” costume parade will walk through the market at roughly 11 a.m. More...

Residents, supervisor call hiring practices into question

The hiring of Thomas Irish as a full-time laborer aide by the Lancaster Town Board on Monday night brought residents to the podium and Supervisor Dino Fudoli to speak out heatedly against the decision.  More...

Dead to walk as ‘Zombieville’ takes over Village of Lancaster

Area residents can get geared up to be ghouled out this weekend for “Zombieville” in the Village of Lancaster. The event will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, on Central Avenue. More...

Local News

Bricks from former club building to be sold

The Depew-Lancaster Boys and Girls Club is offering a nonconventional opportunity for members of the community to assist the organization. More...

Candidates Hour to be held at Southeast Works

Residents looking to find more information on candidates will soon have the opportunity to do so in person.  Southeast Works will host its 19th annual Candidates Hour event from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. More...

Camp Good Days in Depew receives large donation

A fundraising golf tournament held in August is now helping people affected by cancer in Depew.  The Buffalo Chapter of the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter Society recently presented Camp Good Days and Special Times of Depew with a chec More...

Police Blotter

Concert-goer conks out in car to get to work on time

Depew  Thursday, Oct. 2  • When a man returned to his home, he found a storm door locked, which he never locks, and his dog door ajar. More...

Sports

Lancaster boys VB ranked third in WNY

With only one loss in a wide open ECIC Division I, the Lancaster boys volleyball team finds themselves ranked third in the latest Western New York Coaches Poll.  Lancaster was able to move up one spot in the poll after defeating Clarence on the More...

Depew football drops first game of season

The Depew Wildcats could not convert on a fourth-and-goal from inside Cheektowaga’s 5-yard line to remain undefeated.  With less than 20 seconds left on the clock in Friday’s home game, head coach Brian Wilson called for a double sl More...

Lancers erase early deficit, defeat O’Hara in overtime

The St. Mary’s boys soccer team was in a 1-0 hole for the majority of Monday’s game against Cardinal O’Hara but still managed to escape with a victory.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

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

Business

Quaint salon offers low prices, personal attention

Nestled in the Village of Lancaster, there is a small business — one room with blue and purple walls — filled with personality and serving as home to Angel Hair Shoppe. More...

BBB provides tips on breast cancer donations

Every October, thousands of products display the pink ribbon or pink packaging in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. More...

Depew manufacturer overhauls website

PCB Piezotronics, a manufacturer of vibration, pressure, force, load, torque and acoustic sensors, based in Depew, has released several updates to its website: www.pcb.com.  “Expanding commitment to total customer satisfaction the enhanced More...