Weekly Feature

May 14, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Summer is no fun for an animal in a hot car

Bee Editorial

As the weather warms up, many people are enjoying spending time in the sunshine, often with their pets. More...

Spindle items

• GET JAZZY — I have a serious penchant for country music, and I am guilty of listening to pop on relatively frequent occasions. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago May 15, 1890   More...

Police Blotter

Firefighters wet mulch bed after accidental fire

Depew  Tuesday, May 5  • Two women allegedly stole hair straighteners from a beauty shop. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heards

.The Village of Lancaster does nothing for Arbor Day. It has various other special events, but nothing for Arbor Day. We are still reeling from the loss of trees in the October 2006 storm.  More...

Sports

Lancaster edges Clarence in seventh inning

¦ Lancaster softball goes 3-1 over last four

Kara Paradowski’s RBI single in the top of the seventh inning proved to be the winning hit as Lancaster edged Clarence, 5-4, in a battle of some of the top teams in Class AA.  “This was a huge huge game for us,” said Lancaster More...

Lancaster track teams win at Hamburg relays

The Lancaster track teams have heated up like the air temperature lately.  Last Friday, both teams topped 100 points and eight wins a piece to win the Hamburg relays.  The girls first places included the Shuttle hurdles relay team of Kim Gr More...

Lancaster girls lacrosse edges Frontier in 2OT

¦ Gabriel tallies eight points in win

The Lancaster girls lacrosse team improved to 14-1 on the season with a clutch win over Frontier.  Senior Grace Gabriel led all in scoring as the All-WNY athlete scored seven goals and added an assist for a total of eight points.  Gabriel w More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Girl Scout Information Night for members, leaders   More...

Candidates, propositions to be put to a vote

Lancaster School District residents will be voting on a budget of approximately $99.9 million for the 2015-16 school year.  Under that budget, the estimated tax levy is $8.6 million, which remains under the maximum allowable levy. More...

Local News

Man accused of crashing through guardrail, posing as police officer

A vehicle was driven through the dead end guardrail at the west end of Terrace Boulevard, through Firemans Park and onto Chateau Court on May 7, according to police reports.  More...

Ambulances to be dedicated, open house held

A dedication of four new ambulances and an open house will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at the Lancaster Volunteer Ambulance Corps, 40 Embry Place, Lancaster.  More...

News Brief

An elder abuse seminar will be held at noon, Thursday, May 21, at the Lancaster Senior Center, 100 Oxford Ave., Lancaster, to address various forms of abuse that threaten senior citizens and provide assistance to victims, family members or others con More...

Letters to the Editor

Columnist made good college choice

I read David Sherman’s column in the May 6-7 Bee. It was a very enjoyable read, and I am sure many people will relate to his own college experiences.  More...

Let’s help keep the village neat

As the mayor of Central Avenue, I want to personally thank the few citizens and business people who are working to help keep the village neat.  With a little time and a few hands, we were able to get the parking lot below West Main Street spruce More...

Thanks to letter carriers, residents

The Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, conducted by our generous U.S. Postal Service letter carriers on Saturday, May 9, yielded mountains of nonperishable food for Trinity Pantry. More...

Education

Scholarships to be offered for music students

The Carol J. Adragna Family Foundation will be awarding scholarships to students who have been accepted to colleges to study music education, performance and music therapy. More...

Honors students named at Lancaster High School

The following Lancaster High School students have been named to the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2014-2015 school year:  Grade 12   More...

Lancaster Middle School names honors students

The following students have been named to the honor roll at Lancaster Middle School for the third quarter of the 2014-2015 school year:  Grade 8   More...

Lifestyles

Campers, hikers can enjoy ‘best’ state parks

While Buffalo may be noted across the country for the severity of its winters, the snowfall of 2014-15 had even the most battle tested Buffalonians reaching for their travel agent’s phone number. More...

Plant Sale to span two days at Hull House

The Hull House Plant Sale will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 16 and 17, at 5962 Genesee St., Lancaster. Those who would like to donate plants can do so from noon to 3 p.m. Friday, May 15. More...

Library News

Story Times  • Lapsit Story Time for 3- to 23-month-olds with a parent or a caregiver is being held from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays through May 19.  More...

Business

St. Mary’s student earns entrepreneurial award

Joseph Hamilton, a senior at St. Mary’s High School, was recently named a recipient of a National Federation of Independent Business Young Entrepreneur Award. More...

DECA student recognized as emerging leader

Lancaster High School DECA student Lauren Budzich was recently recognized with the 2015 DECA Emerging Leader Honor Award. More...

Business Brief

Elderwood at Lancaster will host an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, at 1818 Como Park Blvd., Lancaster. The event coincides with National Nursing Home Week. Refreshments will be provided, as well as an opportunity to win a gift basket. More...