Weekly Feature

January 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Business owners recognized for community spirit, perseverance

Members of the business community were recognized for their efforts in the face of hardship, during the Monday night meeting of the Depew Village Board.  Willy Suleiman and his wife, May, own the Depew Deli located on Broadway in the village. More...

Editorial

Freezing temperatures increase need for car care

Bee Editorial

This is the time of year that keeps tow truck drivers and automobile clubs busy. More...

Spindle items

• MUSIC: IT’S WHAT’S WITH DINNER — Those looking for something a bit out of the ordinary to do this weekend can catch a production and a meal, all at once, while traveling back to a golden age in American music.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Jan. 16, 1890   There is a very general and decided feeling that the year 1890, upon which we have just entered, is going to be a great year all around for business.  More...

Police Blotter

Woman’s husband blows her cover, uses her real name

Depew  Monday, Jan. 5  • While on Terrace Boulevard, a man was pulled over for having a suspended registration. He also could not provide a driver’s license or an insurance card. He did, however, have his passport.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

KEICHER, Jung O., of Lancaster, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015. Mrs. Keicher is survived by two sons, David and Albert; one daughter, Doris Zimmerlee; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

Blogger delves into history of Buffalo ‘one street at a time’

In 1813, Sarah Lovejoy chose to defend her home, sending her son into the woods, as the burning of Buffalo filled the city with smoke. More...

Depew High School talent show rescheduled

The Depew High School Talent Show has been rescheduled and will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, in the Eugene Hale auditorium at the high school. More...

Reservations open for picnic shelters in town

The Town of Lancaster Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department will soon be accepting picnic reservations for the 2015 season.  Reservations will be available beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, Feb. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Theatre

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Concerts

fri. 16   Hip-hop recording artist Cage, with special guests Ceschi Ramos, Weerd Science and Short Moscato, will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, Studio at The Waiting Room, 334 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; $. More...

Lancaster detectives assist in child pornography bust

An investigation that began in Lancaster in February 2013 has concluded with several federal charges.  A federal grand jury has returned a six-count indictment charging Jason M. More...

Lancaster Fire to receive new equipment

Fire Chief Joseph Ligammarre told the Lancaster Village Board on Monday that he would be purchasing new gear, such as turnout gear and helmets, via a new supplier.  Ligammare also asked permission to destroy the out-of-commission equipment, whi More...

Local News

Water Authority impersonator steals jewelry from home

A man who falsely identified himself as a worker with the Erie County Water Authority entered a woman’s home on Jan. 8 and made off with some of her jewelry, according to the Lancaster Police Department.  More...

Lancaster-Depew Rotary donates to LEAF

Recently, the Lancaster-Depew Rotary presented the first installment of a $5,000 pledge to the Lancaster Educational and Alumni Foundation. More...

BVFA has record-breaking year

Members of the Bowmansville Volunteer Fire Association responded to more calls during 2014 than in any other year since its founding in 1912. More...

Letters to the Editor

Mailbox repair inadequate

Last Thursday morning as I lay in bed, I could hear crashing noises. Due to the extreme cold weather, I thought maybe my furnace was making some sort of strange noise. More...

Kind acts honor MLK’s memory

Our police are there to help us -— to protect and serve. It’s a demanding job, and it’s getting more dangerous. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heards

.I’m disappointed that we have not marked the fire hydrants in the Village of Lancaster after the November storm. More than 40 fire hydrants were damaged during the storm, and they should have been marked off prior to the storm. More...

Sports

Late surge puts Lancers over Red Raiders

Takal Molson scored 12 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Lancers of St. Mary’s over Monsignor Martin Athletic Association opponent St. More...

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

— St. Mary’s Leah Meyer, left, is shown next to her coach, Don Pieczynski, as they hold Meyer’s trophy for the Gatorade New York State Player of the Year for girls volleyball. More...

Wildcats coast to win over Pioneer

Freshman Chad Biersbach lit up the stat sheet Tuesday, scoring a career high 22 points as Depew went on to beat Pioneer in an ECIC boys basketball matchup.  More...

Business

Restaurant with varied menu opens in Lancaster

The Yelling Goat, a casual and family-friendly restaurant, has opened at 205 Central Ave., Lancaster, according to owners John Rooney and Laurie Kutas of Tantalus LLC.  More...

Lancaster man appointed VP of information and technology

Jim Cochran of Lancaster has been appointed vice president of information technology at NOCO as part of the company’s newly formed executive management leadership group. More...

Hospice to start annual bouquet sale

Area companies and schools are invited to participate in the 29th annual Hospice Buffalo spring bouquet sale.  The presale phase will be held during January and February. More...