Weekly Feature

April 9, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

RED, WHITE AND DANCING ALL OVER

— Fay and Rob Morith share a dance on Monday night during a Dyngus Day celebration at the Polish Falcons on Columbia Avenue. More...

Editorial

Local LGBT nonprofit sets example

Bee Editorial

Less than two weeks ago, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed into law the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, essentially protecting any individual or business from litigation should they refuse service to someone who violates their religious beliefs. More...

Spindle items

• LOOK, BOOKS! More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago April 10, 1890   Ah me, dread friends of mine — Love, Time and Death!  Sweet Love, who came to me on shining wing, And I gave her to my arms — her lips, her breath  And all her golden ringlets clustering; More...

Sports

Schneider, Nowak lead Lancers into 2015 campaign

¦ St. Mary’s looks to top MMAA once again

One year removed from winning the Monsignor Martin Athletic Association regular-season title, the Lancers of St. More...

Lancaster softball looking for sectional playoff run

¦ Jankowski leads LHS into softball season

After an extra-inning loss to Niagara Falls in Section VI play, the Lancaster softball team looks to rebound and prove they are more than just a class AA five seed.  Lancaster will return 11 of their 12 players from last year including eight of More...

Depew looks to return to Section VI Class B title game

¦ Cotton, Grosch will lead the Lady Wildcats on the diamond this season

The Lady Wildcats want to win another championship, and this may be the team that does it.  Depew has been to the Section VI Class B title game the last five years but has not won the big one since 2011. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Trash and Treasure sale to feature 52 tables   The Altar and Rosary Guild at St. Martha Parish will hold its annual Trash and Treasure sale from 9 am. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at the school gym, 10 French Road, Depew. More...

Business

Lancaster Chiropractic adds massage therapist

Elaine Grzankowski, a licensed massage therapist, has recently joined Lancaster Chiropractic. A graduate of the New York Institute of Massage, Grzankowski has more than 16 years of experience as a professional licensed massage therapist. More...

PROMOTED

  — Amelie R. Weaver of Lancaster has been promoted to the position of administrative vice president at M&T Bank. She has been with the company for seven years and most recently served as vice president. More...

Trove to expand, create new jobs

Trove Predictive Data Science will be expanding its operations and creating new jobs. The business is located in the Calspan Business Park on Genesee Street in Cheektowaga. More...

Town plans not to contribute to Village Court dissolution study

The Town of Lancaster will not participate in a study regarding a consolidation of the courts of the Village of Lancaster and those of the town.  Village Trustee Russell Sugg spoke to the four members of the Lancaster Town Board during a work se More...

Officials look beyond education in 2015-16 budget

The April 1 passing of the $142 billion 2015-16 state budget provides funding that not only increases funding for public education, but also has an impact on other facets of the Western New York community.  Sen. More...

Local News

Police Helpline lets officers know ‘they are not alone’

Every day, police officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians encounter difficult situations while working. More...

Morton teams with Lancaster’s Meals on Wheels for National Volunteer Month

Members of the Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus kicked off National Volunteer Month by joining Meals on Wheels volunteers on their routes to deliver to those in need. More...

Lancaster caddie receives full college scholarship

Lydia Hyla, of Lancaster, has been awarded the Chick Evans Scholarship through the Western Golf Association.  Recipients of this scholarship are caddies with interesting stories to tell, reflecting on the scholarship’s four criteria: a str More...

Letters to the Editor

Thank you, voters for trusting in us

I, Jesse Nikonowicz, and newly elected village trustees Karl Bukowiecki and Kevin Peterson, wish to thank the voters of the Village of Depew for trusting in us.  We promise to serve to the best of our ability and continue moving our village forw More...

Cuomo should monitor his staff

After about 10 years as a vol- unteer at the William Street School media center, I have nothing but admiration for the entire staff, from the supervisors to the media center, special needs personnel, teachers and the custodians who provide an atmosph More...

School Board has embarrassed town

A once-proud community in which I have been a resident for nearly 85 years has been left in shambles following the recent abuse of power by the Lancaster School Board.  More...

Lifestyles

Buffalo Brunch key to embrace WNY’s philanthropic success

For the local lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual community, embraceWNY has been a continuous source of support through its funding of grants and scholarships, each of which reinforces its core mission statement: Through education, all things are More...

Historical Society to host book signing

The Lancaster Historical Society will host its April program from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 12, at the Historical Society Museum, 40 Clark St. More...

Erie County Fair seeks musicians for Pepsi-Cola Marching Band

Every summer, the Erie County Fair searches Western New York for the most talented high school students to participate in the Pepsi-Cola Marching Band.  More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Special Events

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Family Activities

thurs. 9   Spring Into Nature Program: What’s Beneath Your Feet? — For children and adults, 10 a.m. More...