Weekly Feature

June 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Participants of all types sought for Garden Walk

Participants are being sought for the 2015 Garden Walk, a part of the Lancaster Village Special Events Series.  The walk will take place from Friday, July 17, through Sunday, July 19, and more homes are needed specifically for Saturday and Sunda More...

Editorial

Bill needs action to protect residents from larceny

Bee Editorial

Legislators are urging the state Assembly to pass legislation that would expand the crime of larceny to fully prosecute people who exploit the trust of senior citizens and people with disabilities.  The bill would impose harsher penalties on ind More...

Spindle items

• BAND-IVERSARY — This summer marks the Lancaster Town Band’s 70th year of bringing music to the community, which is certainly impressive. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 12, 1890   The last rain we had in Bowmansville made the creek so high that the people on the creek road had to stay on the south side of the creek all night.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.There is a need for road work on Erie Street and other older streets in the town. They are in bad shape. We spend too much time resurfacing roads in subdivisions.  More...

Education

Class of 2015

St. Mary’s High School
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Prom 2015

Depew High School Friday, June 5 at The Statler
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Lifestyles

Nature provides perfect setting for summer YOGA

Now that warm temperatures are becoming the norm, the weather is ideal for fitness enthusiasts to take their favorite activities outside. Canalside in downtown Buffalo provides a scenic backdrop for many of the activities, including yoga. More...

On the Campus

Emily Boughton, a 2011 graduate of Lancaster High School, has graduated cum laude from Brockport State College with a bachelor’s degree and dual majors in psychology and health science. More...

Father-daughter reconnection the center of Desiderio’s production

The Neil Simon production “I Ought To Be In Pictures” will be playing Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, through June 28, at Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre, 5827 Broadway, Lancaster.  The show centers around a young woman More...

Business

Chamber sells out Community Leadership Awards Luncheon

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Community Leadership Awards Luncheon has sold out.  The event is slated to take place from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Open house to take place for adult day programs

Throughout Western New York, six sites will be holding open houses to bring awareness to locations with Social Adult Day and Erie County Senior Services programs, including one in Depew.  More...

Salvatore’s Grand Hotel named to TripAdvisor Hall of Fame

Salvatore’s Grand Hotel has recently been inducted into the Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame by TripAdvisor.com, according to Mark Jerge, general manager of Russell’s Steaks, Chops & More.  Businesses are added to the Hall More...

As the Lancaster Legends rise, tension remains

The Lancaster Board of Education on Monday unanimously adopted the “Lancaster Legends” as the new district name with a knight as the mascot logo.  After board members voted, a group of protesters stood and turned their backs to the b More...

Depew hires interim DPW chief permanently

Law firm hired to handle contract negotiations

A Department of Public Works superintendent was installed during Monday night’s meeting of the Depew Village Board, but the face won’t be a new one for employees.  Phil Fleck, who has been serving as interim superintendent, was name More...

Local News

Anniversary to be marked with statue, barbecue

St. Augustine and St. James churches came together five years ago to form one parish, and chose Blessed Mother Teresa to be their patron saint. A commissioned statue and a barbecue will soon mark the anniversary for the church.  More...

ADE for Alzheimer’s to feature drinks, treats, raffles

Jacob Oberg of Lancaster lost his grandfather to Alzheimer’s disease in 2014, but the then 9-year-old boy took the loss and let it motivate him to help others.  The elementary school student came up with the idea to have a lemonade stand t More...

Scout re-landscapes cemetery

Jacob Keenan, 17, of Marilla was recently recognized in an Eagle Scout Court of Honor for achieving the organization’s highest rank.  The member of Boy Scout Troop 325 — which consists of young men from Lancaster, Marilla and Elma &m More...

Police Blotter

Man allegedly throws mallet at a windshield

Depew   Wednesday, June 3  • A woman reported that a man in the passenger seat of a truck threw an unknown object at her car, which dented the door, and a mallet or hammer at her windshield, causing it to crack. More...

Obituaries

Betty Dolan-Mauro, school librarian

Betty Dolan-Mauro, of Amherst, died Wednesday, May 27, 2015. She was 82.  Mrs. Dolan-Mauro raised five children with her husband, Ralph Mauro, with whom she shared 62 years of marriage. More...

Sports

St. Mary’s names Todaro new varsity football coach

St. Mary’s High School announced that Nicholas Todaro will be the new head coach of the school’s varsity football team.  More...

Serafin double winner at Section VI track meet

Nick Serafin went into the Section VI track meet at Niagara Wheatfield High School with a mission and Serafin accomplished it.  Serafin was the Wildcat’s lone winner and he won twice, taking home gold in the long jump and the high jump.&nb More...

Lancaster sends nine to states

The Lancaster boys track team had an outstanding weekend at the Section VI state qualifier meet at Niagara-Wheatfield High School.  Junior Colin Blair was a double winner, taking the shotput and the discus.  Blair had a toss of 58 feet, 1-a More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Lancaster class of ’65 schedules reunion   More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

thurs. 11   More...

Festivals

sat. 13   Hope Chest Buffalo Niagara Dragon Boat Festival — Fourth annual race and festival, along with vendors, concessions, raffles, refreshments and children’s activities, races begin at 9 a.m. More...

Theatre

thurs. 18   More...