Weekly Feature



February 12, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Clearing snow necessary for everyone’s safety

Bee Editorial

During a winter when snow just keeps piling up, very few residents, if any, get excited about going outside to shovel or snowblow their driveway or walks for the seemingly hundredth time this season.  The work is cold and physically challenging, More...

Spindle items

• EVERYDAY MIRACLES — I am not a mother myself, but one day I’d certainly love to have children and hopefully a few. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Feb. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heards

.When is something going to be done at the corner of Walden and Central, actually Central right up to the high school? The kids are walking in the streets. These snow piles are ridiculous.  More...

Sports

St. Mary’s hosts MMAA All-Catholic championships

It has been a historical season for the Monsignor Martin Athletic Association wrestling teams.  This season saw two teams in the top 10 of the Western New York wrestling rankings with numerous matmen reaching 100 career win marks.  The five More...

Quakers blank Lancaster in Fed hockey

As the Western New York Boy’s Varsity Hockey Federation winds down on the regular season, teams are fighting for playoff seeding across all three divisions.  St. More...

Titans AAU hoops tryouts set

The Buffalo Titans AAU basketball program will hold boys and girls tryouts for the 2015 season on Saturday, February 28 at the Buffalo Niagara Court Center. Times for the tryouts have not yet been announced. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Valentine luncheon to include performance   More...

Business

Application deadline for tuition reimbursement extended to Feb. 20

The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York is offering a deadline extension to Feb. 20 for firefighters to apply for the 2015 semester. More...

NAWBO to hold mixer event in Depew

The National Association of Women Business Owners Buffalo Niagara will soon hold a mixer event titled “Each One Reach One.”  More...

Speedway schedules rules meetings, driver registration

Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway has scheduled preseason rules meetings and driver registration for the upcoming stock car campaign. More...

By clearing hydrants, residents can make community safer

While regulations vary, firefighters agree that residents should clear the space around their fire hydrants to make the community a safer place.  More...

Lancaster adjusts pathways to graduation program

The Lancaster Board of Education heard an important change to the Pathways to Graduation program at the Monday night meeting.  Andrew Kufel, director of secondary education, said the program simply offers alternative paths to graduation for stu More...

Snow removal becomes contentious issue in Depew

Snow was a contentious issue during the regular meeting and work session of the Depew Village Board on Monday night.  More...

Local News

FURRY FRIEND

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Fire truck, ambulance involved in accident

A Depew Fire Department ladder truck and an ambulance belonging to the Lancaster Volunteer Ambulance Corps were involved in an accident on Sunday night that resulted in no serious injuries.  More...

New dog licensing fines implemented in Lancaster

All residents in the Town of Lancaster, including the villages of Depew and Lancaster, will now be subject to a $5 surcharge per month if dog licenses are not renewed on time.  According to Town Clerk Johanna Coleman, the surcharge will be asses More...

Letters to the Editor

Nature of country due to Washington

We all learn about George Washington in elementary school. We hear the story of him cutting down the cherry tree and his brave actions as general and our first president. More...

Education

Canisius High School names honor students

The following students from Lancaster and Depew have been named to the first honor roll at Canisius High School for the second marking period of the 2014-15 year:  Grade 12  John Hutton  Grade 11   Garrett DeLang, Evan Nixon, Nich More...

Lifestyles

Jam skating

emerging as rebirth of retro tradition

There’s no question that hobbies change with the times. While roller disco may be a thing of the past, the underground culture of jam skating brings a new flavor to putting wheels to the wood. More...

Fundraiser scheduled for basketball court

The James Metz Memorial Fundraiser will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at Magruders, 4995 Broadway, Depew, and will include a television raffle, basket raffle, karaoke and music. More...

Root-Garofalo

Janet and Richard Root of Clarence announce the engagement of their daughter, Tara Root, to Daniel Garofalo, son of Linda and Dennis Garofalo of Clarence Center.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Theatre

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Performance

thurs. 12   Royall Consort — Buffalo’s homegrown early music group presents an evening of music from the Renaissance on period instruments, 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $. More...