Weekly Feature

July 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Garden Walk greenery can boost entire community

Bee Editorial

The old adage “Stop and smell the roses” may have been referring to making time for the simple things and appreciating beauty in everyday life, but it turns out that such a minor action can actually have major benefits. More...

Spindle items

• A WALK IN THE GARDEN — As with any job, there are days during which being a journalist can be truly challenging.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 17, 1890   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As a resident of the Village of Lancaster, I’m disappointed with this board and the fire department. We did not need to spend $1.5 million for a new ladder truck. More...

Sports

Lancaster’s Aquino named Coach of the Year

For the past 27 years, Donna Aquino has been the foundation in one of the area’s best gymnastics programs, Lancaster High School.  After coaching her team to a Section VI championship, the 14th team she has coached to that honor, Aquino wa More...

Zlotek hits ace at Orchard Park Country Club

Depew native Luke Zlotek had a round to remember as the 8-year-old was able to ace the sixth hole at Orchard Park Country Club.  Zlotek used his driver on the 134 yard hole, putting the ball in the hole from the tee.  Zloteck went on to pla More...

Anasiewicz, Harvie, Ricketson and Babiak win at Lancaster

¦ Erin Moran tops in Buffalo Street Outlaws

It was a nice change of pace at Lancaster National Speedway and Dragway Friday as Mother Nature had a zero percent chance of spoiling the fun for the Franco’s Pizza Friday Night IHRA Drag Racing program.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Vacation Bible School for children offered More...

Business

Salon to take on new incarnation as ownership changes

Deborah Morlock has spent the past two decades of her professional career at A Perfect Ten salon. More...

Veterans to receive discount cards in Lancaster

On Thursday, July 16, veterans in the area will have the opportunity to receive a card providing discounts at hundreds of businesses.  More...

BBB warns computer users of new virus

The ransomware scam is being used to force consumers to pay a fee to unlock their computers, according to a FBI report.  Ransomware is a virus that freezes a computer, holding it ransom until a consumer pays to unlock it. More...

Carnival Kids to celebrate seniors with summer hometown concert

Members of the Carnival Kids Steel Orchestra will be bringing their island sound to their hometown of Lancaster in the midst of a summer season full of concerts. More...

World of color blooms in preparation for Garden Walk

The home at 22 W. Payne St. is a corner lot containing thousands of blooming colors, small details and trinkets tucked away in every nook, as well as a great deal of hard work by Jack and Betty Stellrecht over the course of many years. More...

Local News

Planning Commission extends West Main Street deadline

Village of Lancaster

James B. More...

‘Independence Day’ celebrates Americans with Disabilities Act 25th anniversary

“Independence Day,” an event celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, will be offered from 2 p.m. to dusk Sunday, July 26, at Canalside in downtown Buffalo. More...

News Briefs

The Lancaster Town Board will next meet at 7 p.m. Monday, July 20, in the board room of the Town Hall, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster. The meeting will be preceded by a 30-minute work session, which is open to the public.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Narcotics family support available

Your recent important article on treating heroin and other addictions was received with interest by people at all income levels.  More...

Education

St. Mary’s recognizes several, inducts to Hall of Fame

St. Mary’s High School in Lancaster recently held its annual sports award banquet and Athletic Hall of Fame induction at Beginning’s Banquet Facility.  The banquet included the induction of the newest member of the St. More...

Depew names honor students

The following students were named to the honor roll at Depew High School for the fourth quarter of the 2015-2016 school year:  Grade 12   More...

Lifestyles

A March to Remember

Jason Jaskula vividly remembers April 4, 2005. It marked the first time he had been assigned to a mission separately from his close friend, Staff  More...

Library News

Children, teens and family   • 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 Aug. 18.  More...

Class of ’85 to hold summer reunion

The Lancaster High School class of 1985 will host its 30-year reunion from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, and Sunday, Aug. 2. The cost is $30 per person or $50 for a couple on Saturday night at Frank’s Bar and Grille, 5820 Broadway. More...