Weekly Feature



June 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Volunteerism is a community asset in need of a boost

Bee Editorial

Recently, members of the Lancaster area business community were recognized for accomplishments and contributions to the community, including volunteerism, by the Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce.  More...

Spindle items

• ART-TASTIC — I have always enjoyed doodling in the margins of my notes and occasionally doing what could generously be referred to as cartooning, but I have great admiration for those with serious artistic skills.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 26, 1890   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As a resident of the Village of Lancaster residing on School Street, I wish to state that this is another year that we do not need these special events. It is total chaos with traffic congestion, litter and noise. It’s bizarre. More...

Sports

Depew’s Cotton earns Pitcher of the Year honors

ECIC I’s stranglehold on the All-Bee Softball Pitcher of the Year honors has come to an end.  More...

Lancaster’s Bondanza signs to University of New Hampshire

Lancaster’s Courtney Bondanza has been a gymnastics standout for six years.  Bondanza has worked hard, becoming the top gymnast in Section VI.  All of that hard work paid off as Bondanza signed her national letter of intent to join th More...

First Team lined with clutch performers

The credentials for the players making up the 2015 All-Bee Softball First Team are quite impressive.  More...

Special use permit to be reviewed due to voting confusion

Due to an ambiguity in the voting process, a special-use permit applied for by George Bauer Sales, which appeared to have been denied by the Depew Village Board at a past meeting, will now be reviewed for further discussion.  More...

Board awards bid for new ladder truck

Village of Lancaster

After two years of planning, the Village of Lancaster will finally have a new ladder truck.  The Village Board passed a resolution on Monday, awarding the Sutphen Corp. More...

Local News

PINT-SIZED PROS

— Alex Johnson, left, Zachary Harrington and Wyatt Peterson recently graduated from prekindergarten at St. Mary’s Elementary School. More...

Lancaster and Depew students receive Rotary scholarships

The Rotary Club of Lancaster Depew has recently distributed six scholarships to area students. According to President Robert G. More...

LMS students recognized

Lancaster Middle School recently held a Recognition Assembly during which numerous students were given awards.  The recipients were:  • Kaitlyn Donnelly - Carrie Burger Memorial for effort and dedication to band  • Nicholas S More...

Letters to the Editor

Morton’s column misrepresents facts

I am writing in response to a recent column from Legislator Ted Morton, who misrepresented the facts regarding taxation, spending and hiring in Erie County.  More...

Police Blotter

Woman said to give police shorts with drugs in pocket

Depew  Monday, June 15  • In the parking lot of a grocery store, a woman’s car was leaking a relatively profuse amount of gas, as well as some oil. She said she had struck something on her way to the store.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

JAGODZINSKI, Alana L. (nee Lafler), of Depew, died Wednesday, June 17, 2015. She is survived by her husband, Steven; two sons, Eric and Ryan Janus; and two sisters, Tina McGilp and Marilyn Kibat. More...

Lifestyles

Artisan Market part of Canalside’s allure

Julie Leatherbarrow moved back to Buffalo in 2004 after years of traveling the country selling her homemade glass products at malls, festivals and street fairs, Despite some trials, including tornadoes and hurricanes, she found customers everywhere. More...

On the Campus

Sara Marie Spider of Depew has been named to the president’s list at Herkimer College for the spring 2015 semester. More...

Library News

Youth  Free Math Tutoring is being taught by a New York State-certified math teacher for students in grades three through nine. The class runs from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays.  Teens   More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Lancaster Hockey to celebrate 35 years   More...

Business

Community businesses earn Chamber awards

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce recently recognized several area businesses for traits ranging from innovation to civic-mindedness.  The Community Leadership Awards Luncheon was held June 16, and the awards were presented by Lancaster Tow More...

ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

— Elderwood at Lancaster is marking two decades of service and recently honored staff members who have been with the long-term care residence at 1818 Como Park Blvd., Lancaster, since it was es More...

Area Chamber to offer consolidated funding workshop

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce and The Western New York Economic Regional Council are hosting a workshop on the consolidated funding application next week.  More...