Weekly Feature



May 7, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Be vigilant in preventing motorcycle accidents

Bee Editorial

In Erie County alone, there are more than 22,000 registered motorcycle riders who use their cycles for commuting, touring and recreational activities, according to the office of Chris Jacobs, Erie County clerk. More...

Spindle items

• SERVING UP LOVE — In our daily routines, we are all bound to encounter service people on a regular basis, from the waiter at our favorite restaurant to the barista at our go-to coffee spot, and we rarely take the time to thank them since More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago May 8, 1890   More...

Letters to the Editor

Retired colleagues appreciate teachers

The first full week in May is designated as National Teacher Appreciation Week. It must be stated that retired teachers fervently and openly declare their appreciation for our active educational colleagues.  More...

Habitat event coming to Buffalo

In the Wednesday, April 15, article “Biking on Different Routes,” the Bike and Build Ride across the country was featured. Bike and Build will be in Buffalo on June 25 and 26 building with Habitat for Humanity Buffalo.  More...

Vote for capital project, Della Neve

I have been a parent of this wonderful district for 15 years. I have attended Board of Education and budget meetings for that long. I have learned a lot in 15 years.  More...

Education

CCA names honors students

The following Lancaster students were named to the honor and high honor rolls at Christian Central Academy for the third quarter of the 2014-2015 school year: Anna Drilling, Bryan Donovan, Allison Gummo, Faith Gummo, Melody Lu, April Markowski, Rose More...

Immaculata students named to honor roll

The following Lancaster students were named to first honors at Immaculata Academy for the third quarter of the 2014-2015 school year: Abby Choboy, Alyssa Choboy and Rachek Luczak.   More...

News Brief

Daniel R. Puerner of Lancaster has achieved first honors at Canisius High School for the first, second and third marking periods of the 2014-15 school year.   More...

Lifestyles

Dragon Boat Festival empowers breast cancer survivors

In June, a fleet of dragon boats will move across the water as teams comprising paddlers, a drummer and a steerer synchronize for a worthy cause. More...

Carnival Kids to perform at Opera House

The Carnival Kids Steel Orchestra will perform at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 24, at the Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster.  More...

On the Campus

Christina Croglio of Depew has graduated from the University of Dayton.   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Theatre

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Concerts

thurs. 7   Alt-rock band Blue October will take the stage at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 7, at the Rapids Theatre, 1711 Main St., Niagara Falls, N.Y.; $. 205-8925, www.rapidstheatre.com, www.ticketfly.com  More...

Parks, Highway departments restructured

The structure of the Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is undergoing some change in the Town of Lancaster, along with the Highway Department, so that the pair can work together more efficiently, according to Town Supervisor Dino Fudoli.  More...

Lunch ladies celebrated as heroes in Depew

The cafeteria staff in the Depew School District was served up a lunch full of love on May 1, in recognition of School Lunch Hero Day.  The nationwide celebration was born of the “Lunch Lady” graphic novel series by Jarrett J. More...

Local News

Future clergyman selected for Auschwitz fellowship

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Michael LaMarca, a student at Christ the King Seminary and a member of St. More...

Interactive murder-mystery to be staged at LHS

The Lancaster High School Academy of the Visual and Performing Arts is holding its annual Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre on Saturday, May 9.  More...

Wozniak named Am-Pol Citizen of the Year for Politics

Assemblywoman Angela Wozniak was recently honored with the Am-Pol Citizen of the Year for Politics award at St. Adalbert’s Basilica in Buffalo, following the Feast of Saint Adalbert Celebration. More...

Police Blotter

Man allegedly stuffs socks in pants in theft attempt

Depew  Monday, April 27  • A vehicle had allegedly been parked facing the wrong direction on Caroline Avenue for 10 consecutive days and was ticketed and towed.  Tuesday, April 28  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heards

. I live on Aurora Street between Brierwood and Como Park Boulevard. Unfortunately, someone had the brains to take down 13 trees; they claim they were under stress, but there was no stress. More...

Obituaries

Lawrence M. Haberer Jr., engineer, appraiser

Lawrence M. Haberer Jr., formerly of Amherst, died Saturday, April 4, 2015, in Trinity, Florida. He was 84.  Born May 19, 1930, in Buffalo, Mr. More...

Death Notices

PRITCHARD, Karen L. (nee Kamuda), died Friday, May 1, 2015. More...

Sports

Depew scores 57 runs in three-game stretch

¦ Lady wildcats edge Amherst, 5-2, in rematch game

The Wildcats of Depew are finally hitting full stride on the softball diamond. The girls have been on an offensive tear in the past three games, putting up 57 runs in an offensive showcase of dominance. More...

Orchard Park girls edge Lancaster in final inning

¦ LHS softball goes 3-2, playing five games over a seven-day stretch

After opening the season with seven straight wins, the Lancaster varsity softball team has slowed down, losing three of their last six games.  Lancaster’s most recent game came against Orchard Park in a rematch of two of the top teams in E More...

LHS track captures boys title at Pioneer Invitational meet

The Lancaster girls and boys track teams capped off a very successful week, winning the championship at the Pioneer Invitational.  The boys team won their title, scoring 117 points while the girls team finished in second place out of 17 teams, s More...

Business

Harris Hill names Depew resident Volunteer of the Year

Deacon John Hendricks of Depew was recognized as the 2015 Volunteer of the Year during the 22nd annual recognition and award luncheon held last week by the McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster “Deacon Hendricks has be More...

Lancaster students place at business competition

Two students from Lancaster High School recently came home with awards from the Junior Achievement Business Plan Challenge, which was held in Orchard Park on April 30.  A total of 12 teams competed at the seventh annual event, including students More...

Happy Hour to be held by Chamber

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce will host the first Outdoor Business After Hours event from 5 to 7:30 p.m. More...