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September 10, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Town of Lancaster appoints new assessor

On Oct. More...

Editorial

Protect your home from electrical fires

Bee Editorial

Electrical fires continue to be a leading cause of home fires, according to a new report from the National Fire Protection Association, so it is never too late to take simple precautions.  More...

Spindle items

• PRIMARY COVERAGE — Although we are a weekly publication, readers will have the opportunity to receive up-to-date coverage of the primary elections in the Town of Lancaster from The Bee. All you have to do is look online. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 11, 1890   No rich man was ever happy unless he used his money to make others so.  S.J. Dixon, a Toronto photographer, crossed the Niagara Gorge below the Falls on a tight rope Saturday afternoon. More...

Sports

Legends win by landslide in 2015 football season debut

Lancaster defeats Clarence in home opener

Everything went right for Lancaster Friday night.  On the debut of a new mascot and a new season, the Legends went out and defeated neighbors Clarence handily, winning 55-21.  More...

Depew falls to Dunkirk in season opener

Lightning splits game up between two days of play

For the second straight year, the Depew Wildcats had to take two days to finish its season opener.  This time, Depew was on the losing end, falling to non-league opponent Dunkirk, 30-28.  More...

Talented athletes lead Lancaster field hockey

Lancaster’s lacrosse prowess will play a huge factor in this year’s field hockey squad.  The team, which went 6-10 last season, will need strong play from its top players in order to make a run at a Section VI title.  Leading th More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Holy Mother of Rosary schedules barbecue   More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 10   Polish Genealogical Society — Research assistance provided and database resources available to the public free of charge, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, in the Villa Maria College cafeteria, 240 Pine Ridge Road, Cheektowaga. More...

Performance

thurs. 10   More...

Festivals

fri. 11 & sat. 12   More...

Council race close with 19 districts reporting

In the Lancaster primary elections, two seats on the Lancaster Town Board were open with four contestants in the race. With 19 out of 20 districts reporting, the races ranged from blow-outs to neck-and-neck. More...

Reinstein Woods to be dedicated in Old-Growth Forest Network

On the morning of Friday, Sept. 11, the Dr. More...

SCHOLARLY START

— Colin Colson gets off the bus on the first day of school at Lancaster High School on Tuesday. More...

Local News

‘Spamalot’ to take Opera House stage

The Lancaster Opera House will present “Monty Python’s Spamalot” from Sept. 11 to 27, with shows on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.  More...

Children’s fundraiser to be held in Lancaster

Children’s Charity Club will host the 14th annual Celebrate America fundraiser from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. More...

Appliance raffle to feature 30 prizes

The sixth annual Appliance and Electronics Raffle will be held by Blessed Mother Teresa Parish at St. James Church with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at 500 Terrace Blvd., Depew.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

HANISZEWSKI, Gerda (nee Lange), of East Amherst, died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. She is survived by two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter; and a son, Rick. More...

Lifestyles

Author uses life with autism as part of narrative

The next children’s book your son or daughter learns from may soon come from a 21-year-old professional writer in Mexico, New York, but if it weren’t for the advent of technology and the writer’s own resiliency, the books may never 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 through Sept. 29.  More...

Senior News

All events (except where indicated) are held at the Town of Lancaster Senior Citizens Center, 100 Oxford Ave. To use the center, Lancaster residents need to have photo identification. For more information, call 685-3498. More...

Business

Shades Unlimited has bright future after 25 years

While throwing away a broken lampshade might seem like the easiest thing to do, Laurie Koerner, owner of Shades Unlimited, sees it as a challenge. More...

Historical walk to include performance of ‘Spamalot’

The 2015 History Walk and Reception, which has been organized by the Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce, will include several features from wine tastings to a live theater performance.  More...

Open houses offered at GreenFields

An open house will be held at GreenFields Continuing Care Community from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23, and Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 5953 Broadway, Lancaster.  More...