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September 24, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

To end domestic violence, there must be understanding

Bee Editorial

Nobody relishes the idea of discussing domestic violence. More...

Spindle items

• MARCHING TO THE BEAT — Fall is upon us, and with that comes the football season and also the time for marching bands to take to the fields on game days and in competition as well.  On Saturday,  Oct. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 25, 1890   More...

Obituaries

Rev. Robert J. Suchan, missionary

The Rev. Robert J. Suchan died Friday, Aug. 21, 2015. He was 89.  Rev. Suchan was born in March 1926. He attended St. More...

Death Notice

BREMILLER, Wayne G., of Lancaster, died Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015. Mr. Bremiller was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He is survived by four daughters, Jodi Palmer, Jamie Mras, Jill and Jenna; six grandchildren; and one brother, Dale. More...

Lifestyles

The Franciscan Center...providing young men with a fresh start

The Rev. Joseph Bayne called him the “wild dog.” Although the young man had never been in any trouble, he came from a broken home.  “He had that look in his eyes of just wandering,” said Rev. More...

Sports card and memorabilia expo slated

The WNY Sports Card & Memorabilia Expo will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, at the Grapevine Banquet Hall, 333 Dick Road, Depew. 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

Depew nonprofit welcomes new executive director

Anne Spisiak has been named executive director of the Cantalician Center in Depew. More...

Erie County earns credit rating upgrade

Wall Street rating agency Fitch Ratings recently upgraded Erie County’s credit rating from “A” to “A+” and commented favorably on the county’s fiscal management. More...

Breakfast seminar to discuss video marketing

The Buffalo Niagara Sales and Marketing Executives will hold a breakfast seminar titled “Press Play: Using Video to Market Your Business” with registration at 8 a.m. and the presentation at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. More...

Town approves three-year LVAC contract renewal

The Lancaster Town Board on Monday approved an agreement with the Lancaster Volunteer Ambulance Corps that will extend the term to three years.  Currently, the town is engaged in a two-year agreement with the organization that will expire on Dec More...

Village Board discusses possible ethics breach

The Lancaster Village Board held a special meeting on Tuesday night to discuss a potential breach of etiquette by one of its trustees and the special events coordinator.  More...

Dwan steps down as Lancaster prosecutor

After losing Yvonne S. Tripi in April to resignation, the Lancaster Village Board approved Michael T. Dwan as the new village prosecutor. But on Aug. More...

Local News

Methamphetamine production leads to sentencing

Michael Jachimiak, 38, of Lancaster, has been sentenced to 57 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara, according to U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. More...

Lancaster resident pleads guilty to criminal sexual act

A Lancaster resident pleaded guilty on Sept. 9 to a felony count of third-degree criminal sexual act in Erie County Court.  Caleb Sexton, 28, was arrested by Cheektowaga police detectives on Sept. 26, 2014.  More...

Depew man convicted in child pornography case

Mark Newman, 56, of Depew, was recently convicted of possession of child pornography and sentenced to 10 years in prison and 15 years of supervised release by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford, according to U.S. Attorney William J. More...

Letters to the Editor

Support for courts effort means a lot

On behalf of the extended family of James Metz, we would like to thank you for your continuous support with helping to provide kids of all ages the chance to live fully and create strong bonds with the family and friends through the sport of basketba More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heards

.As a resident of Aurora Street, between Lancaster Avenue and Como Park Boulevard, I’m hoping this fall the DPW replaces, with large trees, the 13 trees that were cut down unnecessarily. This is a sad thing the village did.  More...

Sports

Lancaster defeats defending champs Jamestown

Samborski runs for 389 yards, five touchdowns

It was the performance of a lifetime for the Lancaster Legends football squad.  After a disappointing blowout loss to Toledo Central Catholic, the 2014 Ohio State football champions, Lancaster had to return to Western New York to face the New Yo More...

Depew keeps girls doubles tournament tradition alive

Depew has something special going for the girls tennis players of Western New York.  Last week, the Wildcats hosted its annual doubles tournament.  The school and its eight-court facility hosted 15 full teams of eight from 12 different scho More...

St. Mary’s falls to Bishop Timon

St. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

St. Mary’s High School to hold open house   More...