Weekly Feature

November 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Civility in town proves refreshing

Bee Editorial

At Monday night’s meeting of the Lancaster Town Board, the crowd overflowed into the hallway, as there were numerous people in attendance not often seen at municipal meetings. More...

Spindle items

• VENERATED VETERANS — I find it to be a difficult thing to properly express gratitude to the veterans of our nation.  It doesn’t seem that there are words that can really encompass what veterans have put on the line for not onl More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heards

.In response to the Lancaster Police Benevolent Association’s paid advertisement in The Bee, they mentioned the school but they did not mention the Lancaster Highway Department, which is in the same boat. More...

Sports

Lancers edge Cardinal O’Hara in overtime bout

There wasn’t a lot of scoring but the Cardinal O’Hara Hawks and the St. More...

Legends fall in Section VI Class AA football semifinals

For the first time since 1996, the Kenmore West varsity football team will be playing at Ralph Wilson Stadium for a chance at the Section VI Class AA championship.  The Blue Devils won the Class AA North this season, going 6-1 on the regular se More...

Lancaster falls to Will North in Class AA soccer finals

Lancaster ended its season Monday as the Legends fell to ECIC rival Williamsville North Friday at Hamburg High School.  The Legends earned the top seed in the playoffs and earned wins over West Seneca West and Niagara-Wheatfield to earn a spot i More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Literature

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Performance

thurs. 5   District High School Chorus Festival — Come hear the three Williamsville school student choral groups perform, 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

Supervisor faces off with police force

With residents packing the boardroom and pouring into the hallway, Lancaster Supervisor Dino Fudoli was questioned about the state of the Lancaster Police Department during Monday night’s meeting of the Town Board.  The town and its Police More...

Local News

Radio Reading Service for the Blind sets annual fundraiser

The 15th annual “Ticket-Drop Super Auction” will take place from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, at the Grapevine Banquet Hall, 333 Dick Road in Depew.  More...

Scout serves veterans with Eagle project

Joseph Thielmann, of Boy Scout Troop 325 in Elma, recently advanced to the rank of Eagle Scout after completing a project benefiting area veterans.  Thielmann began Scouting while he was a first-grade student at Court Street Elementary School an More...

Congregants volunteer at Ronald McDonald House

Members of the Town Line Lutheran Church, located on Town Line Road in Alden, recently cooked and served dinner at the Ronald McDonald House in Buffalo.  The congregants prepared a meal of meatloaf, mashed potatoes, garden salad, roasted carrots More...

Police Blotter

Man pulled over after leaving ‘go-go’ joint

Depew  Tuesday, Oct. 27  • While trying to heat soup, a Lancaster Court resident reportedly used the wrong burner and lit a cupcake holder on fire.  Wednesday, Oct. 28  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

EBERHARD, Robert E., of Depew, died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015. He is survived by one son, Robert; one daughter, Audrey Hoerner; two grandchildren; and one brother, Nicholas. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marlene. More...

Lifestyles

Poets nurture creative process, share thoughts on writing

Just Buffalo Writing Center is contradicting the notion that poetry is dormant.  It’s reinforcing that it’s all around us.  “Poetry could be a broken street sign,” said Noah Falck, the center’s education direct More...

Garden club to host hands-on workshop

The Lancaster Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, at St. John’s Lutheran Church hall, 55 Pleasant Ave., Lancaster, for a hands-on workshop titled “Trim a tree with Nature,” led by member Dorothy Julius. 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

Tubing company appoints new corporate sales manager

Sean White has been appointed the new corporate sales manager of Classic Tube, a Lancaster based company that manufactures various types of tubing.  White will be responsible for promoting the growth of current sales markets while simultaneousl More...

Tops to offer discount to veterans

Tops Friendly Markets recently announced that the company will offer military personnel and their immediate families an 11 percent discount off their grocery bill this Veterans Day.  This marks the second consecutive year that Tops has offered t More...

Depew flag company to collect donations for veterans

Ace Flag Company in Depew will be taking donations for veterans through Veterans Day to help support the men and women who served in the armed forces.  More...