Weekly Feature

January 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Depew schools to start budget prep process

Superintendent Jeffrey R. More...

Editorial

Lancaster trees to improve look, feel of area

Bee Editorial

In Dr. Seuss’ classic book “The Lorax,” industry and environment go head-to-head in a whirl of colorful characters with deeper, foreboding messages. More...

Spindle items

• ALUMNI ACTION — When I was in high school, I participated in varsity soccer and softball my junior and senior years. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Jan. 23, 1890   More...

Police Blotter

Woman’s alleged alcohol level at 0.45 percent

Depew   Tuesday, Jan. 13  • While at a gas station several days ago, a woman overheard a man say to another man, “Oh, is she the one?” The man then followed her to her home in his truck. More...

Lifestyles

Seasonal stress and anxiety can be cured with mindfulness

Bitterly cold temperatures are a chilling reminder of the season that traps Western New York. With the holiday buzz winding down, it is very easy to succumb to seasonal stresses and depression. More...

Alcohol ink, ceramic tile to be used in workshop

The Twin Village Art Society will host a “Paint In” at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 2, in the meeting room of the Village of Lancaster Municipal Building, at Broadway and Central Avenue. More...

Library News

• Lapsit Story Time Session II for 3- to 23-month-olds with a parent or a caregiver is being held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27.  • Story Time Session II for 2- to 5-year-olds with a parent or a caregiver is being held at 10:30 a.m. More...

Police officer’s position may hinge on arbitration

Union arbitration made the hiring of a new officer in the Lancaster Police Department a complicated matter during Monday night’s meeting of the Lancaster Town Board.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Adviser briefs Village Board on ladder truck purchase

The Village of Lancaster is still searching for the right time to purchase a new ladder truck for the Lancaster Volunteer Fire Department. The Village Board, on the insistence of Trustee Dawn Robinson, met with an outside consultant Jan. More...

Local News

Resident recognized for helping families in need

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

For almost three years, Ashleigh MacLachlan has worked to help children and families in need at New Directions Youth and Family Services.  New Directions is a nonprofit agency that works to support at-risk children. More...

Polish Night to benefit pilgrims

St. John the Baptist church will host a Polish Night, including a polka Mass and dance, at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. More...

Art workshop includes alcohol ink, ceramic tiles

Twin Village Art Society will host a “Paint In” at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 2, in the meeting room of the Village of Lancaster Municipal Building, at Broadway and Central Avenue.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Town slow to pay after destroying box

The town plow has just wrecked our mailbox for the second time this week. I was able to repair it from the first hit earlier in the week. The plow came around again yesterday and completely destroyed the whole thing beyond any repair. More...

Education

St. John the Baptist School to host open house

St. John the Baptist School in Alden is now accepting new students for the 2015-16 school year in prekindergarten through grade eight.  More...

Sports

Lancaster defeats Frontier, falls to St. Joe’s

Lancaster hockey had an up and down week as they split games, losing to St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute, 6-2, Sunday then defeating Frontier Monday, 4-2, at Hamburg.  More...

Lancaster boys track win Brockport Invitational

The boys indoor track team won the third annual Brockport State Invitational Saturday, scoring 67 points to defeat 66 other teams from all over Sections V and VI.  It was the most prestigious win for the boys team in recent memory. More...

Start thinking summer with Lancaster recreation

Summer will once again see adult softball leagues start in mid-May. The men’s classic league will run Wednesday evenings, the coed league on Thursday. The coed adult kickball league will play Tuesdays. More...

Business

New hotel, spa slated next to Salvatore’s Italian Gardens

A new boutique hotel and spa is slated to be built in Lancaster soon, but the owners are far from newcomers.  Joseph and Paula Salvatore and their children, Josette, Russell and Nicholas, are planning the new facility, which will feature 60 room More...

Vacation Express offers nonstop flights to Cancun

Nonstop charter flights to Cancun are now available out of Buffalo Niagara International Airport.  Vacation Express celebrated its first flight out of Buffalo to the Mexican resort on Saturday Jan. 17, with 130 passengers onboard.  More...

NOCO raises funds for Friends of Night People

NOCO Express stores raised $11,000 to support Friends of Night People.  Throughout the entire month of November, paper plates were sold for $1 each at all of NOCO Express’ 37 locations with all proceeds benefiting Friends of Night People.& More...