Weekly Feature



October 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

WHERE THE UNDEAD ARE

— Zombies and monsters were hung from street lights on Central Avenue, including in front of the Lancaster Opera House as a part of Zombieville held Saturday in the Village of Lancaster. More...

Editorial

We must remember the sacrifices of our veterans

Bee Editorial

On Oct. 15, memorials were unveiled at the Patriots and Heroes Park on Transit Road in front of Russell’s Steaks, Chops and More. Two of them specifically recognize American veterans.  More...

Spindle items

• A CENTURY OF WORDS — This weekend, the Lancaster Library will celebrate its 100th anniversary and 40 years since the construction of the current building on Broadway.  A century of books is an incredible thing in and of itself.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 16, 1890   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heards

.I wonder what happened over the years to the street reconstruction program with new curbs, approaches and storm sewers. All we get from this village is a tax bill.  More...

Lifestyles

Steel Crazy Iron Art......

Handcrafting interior, exterior products that reflect meaning

Steel is commonly used in the construction of roads, railways and other infrastructure, but Ed and Brian Hogle saw its potential to become a piece of art.  The Hogles, owners of Steel Crazy Iron Art, have been working in the steel and constructi More...

College Night for students with disabilities set for next week at UB

The Western New York Collegiate Consortium of Disability Advocates will welcome guests to the group’s 30th annual College Night for Students with Disabilities at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Polish dinner to include traditional fare

A Polish dinner will be held from noon until sold out on Sunday, Oct. 18, at the Polish Falcons Hall, 445 Columbia Ave., Depew. More...

Business

Lancaster Chamber of Commerce to hold Workforce Development Conference

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce will seek to help high school students pursue career opportunities in Western New York with the upcoming 2015 Workforce Development Conference.  The event is being presented in conjunctionwithRep.ChrisColli More...

Lancaster resident promoted at Evans Bank

Ashleah Canastraro of Lancaster has been promoted to program manager at Evans Bank.  She will be responsible for the development of sales teams campaigns, training and planning processes, and strategic sales insights.  Additionally, she ov More...

Pink exterior honors breast cancer awareness

Passersby can’t miss the bright pink facade at Joe Basil Chevrolet, 5111 Transit Road, Depew, where the dealership has temporarily changed color in recognition of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  According to a release from th More...

Night of laughter to mark library’s 100th year

In 1915, the Lancaster Library was officially chartered, and this weekend, that anniversary will be celebrated, but the roots of the book-lover’s haven go back even further than that, according to Suzanne Jacobs, president of the library’ More...

Former elementary school to become senior apartment complex

The former school on Terrace Boulevard will be getting a new lease on life — actually 48 available leases, as it is slated to be turned into a senior apartment complex by 591 Terrace LLC. But change is nothing new to this structure.  More...

Local News

Reinstein Woods to host annual wine tasting, cheese event

Friends of Reinstein Woods will host its annual “Nature’s Gathering: An Evening of Art, Wine and Cheese” in November.  The event will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. More...

Federal funding grants provided to enhance highway safety

More than $32 million in federal grants will be used to support traffic safety initiatives across New York State, including programs in Western New York, according to Sen. More...

Singers sought for alumni choir

The Depew High School vocal music department will perform an “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” special at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20, in the high school auditorium and is seeking faculty and chorus alumni.  More...

Police Blotter

Sign reading ‘Leave us alone’ burned off door

Depew  Monday, Oct. 5  • Police observed a vehicle matching the description of another complaint. The vehicle then allegedly went through an intersection without stopping at a stop sign and was pulled over. More...

Sports

Lancaster edges Clarence, Will North in boys soccer

The Legends are hitting their peak at the right spot as the Legends have rattled off seven straight wins, including two big wins over Williamsville North and Clarence.  After defeating Frontier 3-0, Oct. More...

Quakers defeat Legends to take lead in Class AA South

Two football teams that were undefeated in league play met Friday at Lancaster High School.  The Lancaster Legends, coming off a string of big wins over Frontier, Hutch Tech and Jamestown, hosted the Quakers of Orchard Park.  Both teams ent More...

Depew vs Lancaster featured in Great American Rivalry Series

¦ “ The Game” Rivalry Receives National Attention

The Great American Rivalry Series announced that it will feature the historic New York rivalry football game, known as “The Game,” between the Depew Wildcats and the Lancaster Legends Oct. More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

thurs. 15   Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus — See inside some of the new research facilities and watch the construction cranes at work, 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, meet at Innovation Center, 640 Ellicott St., Buffalo; $. More...

Family Activities

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Special Events

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