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October 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Proper etiquette in public forums is a must

Bee Editorial

As the Lancaster Central School District has recently revised its public comment policies, the entire Lancaster and Depew community has the opportunity to take some time to understand the rules and etiquette that are acceptable at different meetings, More...

Spindle items

• HAPPY HAUNTING — Halloween is one of my personal favorite holidays, and it falls, by happy coincidence, in the middle of my favorite season.  While I enjoy a good scare at a haunted house, finding age-appropriate activities during t More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 9, 1890   Attica is to have electricity for street lighting on and after October 28. This sounds progressive.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

MARTINO, Sandra R. “Sandy” (nee Swanson), of Lancaster, died Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015. She is survived by two daughters, Gina Trubits and Tiffany Hallows; two sons, T.R. More...

Lifestyles

Community Music School encourages all students

The Community Music School was established in Buffalo in 1924 as an alternative to expensive private lessons, mostly for the children and families of immigrants. More...

Civic Club to discuss Reinstein Woods

The Lancaster Women’s Civic Club will hold its monthly meeting at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at the Lancaster Municipal Building, 5423 Broadway. More...

Library News

• 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 Nov. 3.  • Story Time for 2- to 5-year-olds with a parent or a caregiver is being held at 10:30 a.m. Fridays, Oct. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Festivals

thurs. 8-mon. 12   FinnFest USA — Finnish influence on literature, architecture, design and education to be featured at Kleinhans Music Hall, the Burchfield Penney Art Center, and Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Wednesday, Oct. More...

Theatre

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Court Street fire looks to be result of broken gas line

A fire at 56 Court St. on Monday afternoon caused damage to an attic, that home’s siding and the neighbor’s siding, but according to Chief Joe Ligammare of the Lancaster Fire Department, it could have been much worse.  More...

Board approves policy regarding public comment at meetings

The Lancaster Board of Education approved a new policy Monday night in an attempt to regulate the public comment portion of board meetings.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Lancaster fails to move forward on printer agreement, dog shelter

The Lancaster Town Board found itself stumped on several issues during Monday night’s meeting.  Supervisor Dino Fudoli proposed a resolution that would approve an agreement with the Xerox company ComDoc in regard to print services througho More...

Local News

Lancaster, Depew to face off in Homecoming match

Lancaster and Depew school districts will be full of school spirit and anticipation as Homecoming Week begins on Oct. More...

Ten-year-old spends time volunteering

Each week at the Harris Hill Nursing Facility located in Lancaster, residents are encouraged to get together for an activity as well as some bonding.  According to a release from the facility, among the purposes of the get-together is the comple More...

Man allegedly in possession of marijuana, mushrooms

Daniel P. Dowling, 43, has been arrested following the execution of a search warrant by Depew Police Department officers and detectives in cooperation with the New York State Police CNET unit.  The warrant was executed on Oct. More...

Letters to the Editor

Nonprofit mirrors pope’s message

Pope Francis’ recent visit to the United States allowed our nation to connect with one of the most progressive and vibrant personalities on the world stage.  His visit provided numerous opportunities for Americans to experience those issue More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heards

.The Village of Lancaster made a good start in improving visibility for motorists by removing a big tree along Lake Avenue. More...

Sports

Legends win fifth-straight boys soccer match

It has been a successful past two weeks for the Lancaster Legends boys varsity soccer team.  The Legends were able to win three big games dating back to Sept. 26.  The Legends defeated ECIC foes Jamestown, 12-0 Sept. More...

Legends rout Hutch-Tech in Class AA South showdown

Lancaster is showing they are a much improved team from last year’s squad.  So far this season, the Legends have defeated Class AA New York State Champions Jamestown and have gone undefeated within their division.  The most recent cas More...

Lancers earn first win of the season

MMAA Football

After four home games against some of the top opponents in Western New York the Lancers of St. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

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

Business

Family-owned Manko’s provides service, family atmosphere

When people bring their car to Manko’s Truck and Auto Repair, located at 4885 Transit Road, they can expect to have their oil changed, problems diagnosed with the latest technology and other service items taken care of.  More...

Goodyear to hold grand opening

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s newest corporate-owned and operated Goodyear Auto Service Center is open for business in Depew.  The new business, located at 4972 Transit Road, is a member of Goodyear’s Tire & Service Networ More...

Lancaster Chamber to hold candidate meet and greet

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce will hold an after hours business event where attendees can meet the candidates for the upcoming local elections.  The event will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. More...