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October 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Fire Prevention Week provides essential knowledge

Bee Editorial

Fire Prevention Week runs from Oct. More...

Spindle items

• BEING A LEADER — On a recent afternoon, I had the opportunity to spend some time with students at Lancaster High School who are part of the district’s leadership program.  These students help coordinate major events, such as a More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 2, 1890   Mrs. Emma Althouse, Attica’s famous sleeper, has so far recovered her health that she is now able to sit up three or four hours per day and enjoys a good appetite.  More...

Police Blotter

‘Dramatic’ head injury prevents sobriety test

Depew  Monday, Sept. 21  • A woman reported that she believed her son had stolen money and her car keys from her room, then took her car and her prescription medication from the vehicle.  More...

Sports

Lancaster routs Frontier in Class AA South matchup

Lancaster’s varsity football team is on an offensive surge.  In the last two games, the offense has tallied 99 total points, a lot of that thanks to running back Zach Samborski and quarterback Dan Speyer.  Speyer completed 10 passes f More...

Lancaster girls tennis looking to continue strong play

Last year, the Lancaster girls varsity tennis team was one of the best in program history.  Led by coach Steven Insinna, the team sent every starter to the ECIC tournament after only losing two matches all season.  More...

Rackley, Stapleton record hat tricks against Lackawanna

The Depew Lady Wildcats showed they are a force in the ECIC when the girls varsity soccer team defeated Lackawanna, 8-0, Sept. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Craft show vendors sought for Oct. 17   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Art

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Special Events

fri. 2   Fish Dinner — 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, at Churchill Memorial United Methodist Church, 8019 Boston State Road, Boston; takeouts available; $ (proceeds will help pay for the Shared Ministries of the Church).  fri. 2-sun. More...

Lancaster looks into cost-cutting measures

Village to host first storm preparedness presentation

The Lancaster Village Board is looking into multiple state grants to help subsidize costs for projects and purchases.  More...

Resident looks to have Como Park and its lake restored

Como Park and the lake within have a long and storied history in Lancaster. More...

Community events discussed, approved

Village of Depew

The Depew Village Board had a quiet meeting Monday evening, granting permission for several events throughout the community. More...

Local News

Revelry to take place for 13th year

The Lancaster Band Boosters will host the 13th annual Lancaster Revelry, with the show beginning at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Oil paint demo slated for Oct. 5

The Twin Village Art Society will hold a meeting and demonstration at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. More...

Civil War re-enactors to visit Lancaster schoolhouse

The Lancaster Schoolhouse will host soldiers clad in the blue and the gray from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Letters to the Editor

Police presence makes sense

In the Sept. 17 issue of The Bee, a Village of Lancaster resident questioned the police merger and not seeing two police cars per shift.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heards

.Unfortunately the Village of Lancaster has no money to fix the Clark Street lot. This is a disgrace. It has needed to be repaved for many years. The lot is full of potholes. More...

Lifestyles

Dine Out, For Life

Annual fundraiser celebrates 13th year

Christopher Reybrouck and the team at Evergreen Health Services want you to donate to a fundraiser that assists in the ongoing fight against HIV and AIDS. To do so, you’ll need only one thing:  An appetite.  More...

Vendor show to benefit Variety Women

The Variety Women will hold an artisan and vendor show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4, at the Variety Banquet Hall, 6114 Broadway, Lancaster. Admission and parking are free, and seasonal food and beverages will be available for purchase. More...

Lancaster Opera House

Zombies to take over LOH stage   While the Village of Lancaster prepares to turn into “Zombieville,” the Lancaster Opera House will present “Detention of the Damned — A Musical.”  More...

Business

Health care employees raise more than $10,000 for charity, slate event

Members of Harris Hill Health Care Facility’s staff take care of many individuals at the Wehrle Drive location, including some affected by memory loss.  More...

Erie County unemployment rate declines

The New York State Department of Labor today released the August 2015 unemployment report for counties across the state, revealing that the unemployment rate in the Buffalo-Niagara region had fallen to 5.2 percent while the unemployment rate in Erie More...

UnitedHealthcare plans opening for Medicare beneficiaries, caretakers

UnitedHealthcare will be hosting an open house for the opening of UnitedHealthcare MedicareStore from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, at 2084 George Urban Blvd., Depew.  More...