Weekly Feature

September 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Arts in the Village to feature 60 vendors

Central Avenue in the Village of Lancaster will be filled with crafts, art, food and entertainment on Saturday as the annual Arts in the Village event takes place.  The event is slated for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

Editorial

Make safety, well-being of youth a priority

Bee Editorial

Streets will soon be filled with yellow buses and thousands of children toting books, brown lunch bags and backpacks.  As school resumes, we should take it upon ourselves as responsible parents and citizens to be more mindful of the physical sa More...

Spindle items

• MEET YOUR CANDIDATES — When election season rolls around, we here at The Bee try to bring our readers all of the pertinent information, including where and when you can cast your ballot, as well as the candidate options.   More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 4, 1890   More...

Police Blotter

Man allegedly misplaces marijuana at dollar store

Depew  Monday, Aug. 24  • A car was reportedly rear-ended near Nice Ash Tobacco.  Tuesday, Aug. 25  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I recently paid my sewer tax to the village, one of three payments, but I don’t see any work being done on the sewers in our area nor on the south end nor the trunk line we were promised by the village. More...

Sports

Legends gain experience, expect improvement

Lancaster’s football squad is geared up and ready to go for the 2015 campaign.  The Legends, who did lose quality starters like Dan Emerson and Justin Hersey, have the luck of returning a strong core of players to this year’s team.&n More...

Lancers look for winning season under new coach

Last year’s Lancers football squad showed that the small school was full of talent, earning a 6-4 record and defeating Monsignor RY Martin Athletic Association heavyweight St. 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

Holy Mother of Rosary schedules barbecue   More...

Business

Tops Markets makes switch to compressed natural gas

Tops Markets, which has a distribution center on Genesee Street in Lancaster, announced on Wednesday that its new compressed natural gas fueling station has been completed at that location.  While that project has reached its end, officials fro More...

Deed scam targets homeowners

Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs is warning homeowners of a property deed scam hitting residents across the country, including in Erie County.  Record Transfer Services, a company based in California, is soliciting consumers statewide who conducte More...

Lancaster woman signs on with architecture firm

Foit-Albert Associates, Architecture, Engineering, and Surveying, P.C., has recently hired Patricia H. More...

Stepping off on the right foot

Cheyenne Roetzer-Leach gets off her bus on Wednesday morning at Cayuga Heights Elementary School for her first day of third grade in the Depew School District. More...

Several positions listed in Lancaster primary

Residents of the Town of Lancaster will cast their votes in several contests during primary elections to be held Thursday, Sept. More...

Local News

Depew woman named Citizen of the Month

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Gabrielle Miller moved to Depew in the late 1980s because she wanted her children to be in the school district. More...

News Briefs

The Zoning Board of Appeals regular meeting will be moved to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, in the boardroom of Lancaster Town Hall, 21 Central Ave., because of primary elections slated for Thursday, Sept. 10.  More...

Blueprints for proposed 1970s Bills stadium return to Lancaster

On Aug. More...

Letters to the Editor

Liquor Authority strangling VFW

The State Liquor Authority is destroying the Veterans of Foreign Wars. I’m Commander James Wier of the Lt. Col. Matt Urban VFW Post 7275, and we are under attack.  More...

Dead animal act was despicable

Recently in the Village of Depew there has been a debate about the moving of a cannon into Veteran’s Park.   Both sides were passionate about their views on this matter. That is what free speech is about.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

TOUROT, William R., of Lancaster, died Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. Mr. Tourot was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife, Mary; two daughters, Deborah and Amanda; two sons, William Jr. More...

Lifestyles

Buffalo Zoo Snooze

Experience wildlife before shuteye

Imagine waking up to the roar of lions and tigers. The sound is not coming from a recorded alarm — it’s the real deal. Groups of 20 or more can sign up for an educational program at the Buffalo Zoo, called Zoo Snooze. More...

Lancaster Library to celebrate 100 years

The Lancaster Library will host a celebration of the 100th anniversary of its charter from noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 5466 Broadway. A block party will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

Library News

Story Times  • Lapsit Story Time for 3- to 23-month-olds with a parent or a caregiver is being held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 8 through 29.  More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

fri. 4   Evening Riverwalk — This 5-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, meet near the Riverwalk across from Mississippi Mudds, 313 Niagara St., Tonawanda; Free. More...

Art

fri. 4   Constructivist: Works by Douglas Bauer — Part of First Friday, 6-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, and continues through Sept. 27, at Glow Gallery, 224 Allen St., Buffalo. 983-2112, www.464gallery.com  sat. 5   More...

Special Events

thurs. 3-mon. 7   More...