Weekly Feature



August 13, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Emergency personnel too often unsung heroes

Bee Editorial

On Friday evening, there was a worst-case scenario of sorts that took place in the Village of Depew.  A residential and an industrial fire broke out within mere minutes of one another, putting a tremendous strain on the Depew Fire Department.&nb More...

Spindle items

• FASTEST GIRL IN TOWN — The fifth annual “Okay 5K” fun run and wellness walk was recently held at Delaware Park and more than 100 people participated in the event, including Lisa Hanavan of Lancaster.  Funds raised at the More...

Out of the Past

50 Years Ago Aug. 12, 1965   More...

Sports

Young golfers put skills on display

¦ Amherst’s Jackson is sole area qualifier for Drive, Chip and Putt regional final

Some of the area’s best young golfers put their skills to the test Thursday at Harvest Hills Golf Club in Orchard Park, as they vied for one of the two coveted spots in the eight age and gender divisions during the Western New York Junior PGA D More...

Weber, Lyon, Sharpe and Bartel win at Lancaster

Lancaster National Speedway and Dragway’s Seneca Resorts and Casinos Saturday Night Stock Car program returned to action Saturday following a week off. More...

Photos available for purchase online

Do you like a sports photo that appeared in this week’s edition and wish you had a copy of it for yourself? More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Vacation Bible School for children offered   More...

Business

NEW BEGINNINGS

— David Nasca, president and CEO of Evans Bank, stands at the podium during the Evans Bank relaunch on Monday of its Lancaster branch at 4979 Transit Road. More...

Wings Flights of Hope to receive aid from golf contest

Golfers will help those in need take flight as The Broadway Driving Range & Miniature Golf hosts its 12th annual “Closest to the Pin” competition on Friday, Aug. 14. The event benefits Wings Flights of Hope.  More...

Temporary licenses available for print on DMV website

Drivers will now have the opportunity to print a temporary license from the Department of Motor Vehicles website.  Gov. More...

Darwin-Argus sewer project underway in Depew

As a result of a state Department of Environmental Conservation consent order, the Village of Depew is continuing to repair and reline sanitary and storm sewers throughout the village.  More...

Residential, industrial fires break out simultaneously in Depew

Two fires broke out in Depew on Friday evening within minutes of one another.  (See editorial on page four)  According to reports from the Depew Police Department, at 6:43 p.m. officers were called to 374 Olmstead Ave. More...

West Main Street Project heading to next phase

The Lancaster Community Development Corporation has received two responses to a request for proposals regarding the West Main Street project.  More...

Local News

Rabies vaccine airdrop efforts set for mid-August

In collaboration with the Cornell University Animal Health Diagnostic Center, the state Department of Health and the USDA/APHIS Wildlife Services, the Erie County Department of Health is participating in a wildlife baiting rabies vaccination initiati More...

News Brief

Central Hose Company 4 will host a homemade Polish dinner from 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at 112 Brewster St., Depew. More...

Charity softball tournament to grow this summer

For several years in the Village of Lancaster, members of the police and fire departments, as well as the Department of Public Works, have been gathering together as the summer comes to a close to participate in a charity softball tournament.  T More...

Police Blotter

Chocolate chips atop car could be sweet revenge

Depew  Monday, Aug. 3  • A wallet was found in a backyard and turned over to police. The license inside was revoked, and the owner was called to the police station so a ticket could be issued.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.When will something be done about the eyesore in the 500 block of Central Avenue in Lancaster? For years, this house has been vacant and is receiving only the barest, minimal maintenance. More...

Lifestyles

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 Aug. 18.  More...

10 tips for college seniors

Reflections from an ‘almost-graduate’

Three years ago, I was gathering and packing up small bits of my life — clothing, bedding, electronics and new schoolbooks. Heading to college for my freshman year was just as intimidating as it was exciting. More...

Memory wellness program slated at Elderwood

A presentation titled “Memory Wellness and the Power of Positive Thinking” will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, at Elderwood at Lancaster, 1818 Como Park Blvd., Lancaster. The event is free. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Comedy

thurs. 13-sat. 15   Kyle Hickey will perform at 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, and Friday, Aug. 14; and at 8 and 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, at Yuk Yuk’s at Casino Niagara, 5705 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ontario; $. More...

Special Events

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