Weekly Feature

November 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Rip it

Lancaster junior outside hitter Jay Baumann rips a jump serve during the Section VI Class A championship match against Orchard Park on Nov. 5 held at Sweet Home High School. More...

Editorial

Teamwork in Depew a hopeful sign

Bee Editorial

Teamwork is a concept that is generally taught early in life. More...

Spindle items

• REMEMBERING THE FALLEN — Although I do not come from a family with a particularly storied military history, I have watched a few of my friends enter the armed forces. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 14, 1889   A trade journal says that the world’s supply of timber in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries will come from Africa, where there are many thousand square miles of extensive forest.  More...

Obituaries

Pamela A. Lewandowski, teacher aide

Pamela A. Lewandowski (nee Worley), 59, of East Amherst, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014. More...

Death Notices

ADOLF, Betty V. (nee Mann), of Lancaster, died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. Mrs. More...

Lifestyles

Handwritten letters: traveling through time and thought

A penned letter can resemble the gentle eyes of a friend. The flowing cursive or authentic scribble on the page pairs with its sender like an irrefutable match in a memory game. It’s completely their own. More...

Historical society to host holiday craft sale

The Lancaster New York Historical Society will hold its holiday craft sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Nov. 15 and 22, at the Historical Society Museum, 40 Clark St., Lancaster. Admission is free, and the event includes refreshments. More...

On the Campus

The State University of New York at Potsdam presented several scholarships, grants and awards to local students recently.  More...

Business

Basil dealerships to collect toys for holiday season

As the holidays approach, the Basil Family Dealerships, along with the Marine Corps and several other businesses, are teaming up once again to provide toys for children in Western New York who might otherwise not receive anything for Christmas. More...

BBB warns of charity scams

With the Veterans Day holiday on Tuesday, some charities are raising money to support members of the armed forces and their families. More...

Tops Markets names Lancaster man chief financial officer

David Langless of Lancaster has been named chief financial officer of Tops Markets, according to a release from the company.  As CFO, Langless will oversee all finance, accounting and planning strategies at Tops Markets and will also handle ban More...

Breaking News - 11/18/2014 10:37 AM

State of emergency declared in Town of Lancaster

There is a driving ban in effect for the Town and Village of Lancaster due to extreme weather conditions and impassable roads, following heavy snowfall last night. More...

Broadway District considered for national registry

Village of Lancaster

The Broadway District within the Village of Lancaster has been nominated for the National Register of Historic Places. Come Dec. More...

Local News

Depew discusses demolishing properties

In Depew, there are 14 buildings that the Depew Village Board and Code Enforcement Officer Tony Fischione would like to see torn down because they are abandoned and hazardous, but it is not likely that will be the case.  More...

Heritage Trail to close for season

As of Nov. 15, shotgun season for deer hunting will begin for residents of Erie County.  The Town of Lancaster Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department will close the Heritage Trail from Saturday, Nov. 15, until Tuesday, Dec. More...

Parking bans to take effect in town, villages

Residents of the Town of Lancaster are reminded that the winter parking ban on all streets is in effect during the hours of 1 to 7 a.m. from Saturday, Nov. More...

Letters to the Editor

Lions appreciative of voter support

To the voters of Lancaster, thank you for your tremendous support of our White Cane Day fundraiser this Election Day.  More...

Police Blotter

Police say cottonmouth gives away marijuana use

Depew   Tuesday, Nov. 4  • A Transit Road restaurant owner reported that there were five cars illegally parked in his lot. There are signs stating that the lot is for customers of the restaurant only. All five cars were towed. More...

Sports

St. Mary’s wins 14th state championship

It was a volleyball marathon on Sunday, but thanks to senior Ashley Drzymala continuing her recent hot streak, once again the Lady Lancers were crowned as state champions.  The top four Catholic school teams in the state met at St. More...

Lancaster wins first sectional title since 2006

The Lancaster boys volleyball team picked the perfect time to have their best game of the season.  On Nov. More...

All-Bee Football’s Defensive Team on tap

Two weeks of recognizing the top football players within The Bee’s coverage area will begin in the November 19/20 edition with the unveiling of the All-Bee Football Team’s Defensive all-stars. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast planned   More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 13-sun. 23   More...

Live Local in WNY

fri. 14   Shawn Duchscherer and The Other Band — 8 p.m., The Angry Buffalo @ The Rose Garden, 2753 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville. 632-9871  Darrell Porter — 6 p.m., Dwyer’s Irish Pub, 65 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. More...

Symphonic

fri. 14   More...