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November 12, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Take winter travel precautions before snow flies

Bee Editorial

Nearly one year ago to the day, Western New York was hit with a historic snowstorm that brought several feet of snow across the region. The November 2014 storm left motorists and residents alike stranded in treacherous weather conditions.  More...

Spindle items

• CONSTRUCTIVE DISCUSSION — A public meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  Nov. 13, 1890   More...

Police Blotter

Couple finds garbage, drug paraphernalia in garage

Depew  Monday, Nov. 2  • Harvard Avenue residents reported that they found empty alcohol containers, empty fast food bags and drug paraphernalia in their garage and patio area. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heards

.It’s about time they hire someone for the village to check on people who put their garbage out in front of their house a day ahead of time. More...

Sports

Marauders triumph over Lancers to advance in playoffs

The Marauders of St. More...

Lancaster places 12th in Section VI swim meet

Lancaster managed a total of 80 points to come in 12th of 29 schools that competed in the 2015 Section VI championship.  The team of Molly Hewett, Michaela Morgus, Sydney Burgard and Ivy Vallely placed fifth in the 200 medley relay, swimming a f More...

Lancaster finishes second in Section VI gymnastics meet

Although they could not repeat their winning ways from last season, the Lancaster Lady Legends were able to perform admirably for a second place finish at Thursday’s Section VI Gymnastics championships.  More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Concerts

thurs. 12   Fusing energetic reggae, hip-hop and funk, Kent, Ohio, band Tropidelic will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, at Buffalo Iron Works, 49 Illinois St., Buffalo; $. 856-8000, www.buffaloironworks.com  fri. 13   More...

Performance

thurs. 12   Buffalo Jazz Octet & Joe Ford — The Buffalo-born saxophonist recorded extensively with McCoy Tyner and worked with the renowned Fort Apache Band led by Jerry Gonzalez since 1988, 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

Board divided on public forum change

Since the news broke that the Lancaster Board of Education was changing its policy on the public forum at its regular meetings, the public response hasn’t been overwhelmingly favorable. More...

PURPLE HEART COUNTY

— Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz, left, and Legislator Kevin Hardwick flank one of six roadside signs to be erected throughout the county in recognition of it being designated a Purple He More...

Local News

Grant management system digitally visits Depew

Nobody walked into the room to represent eCivis during Monday night’s work session for the Depew Village Board, yet members heard all about what the company has to offer.  More...

Driver education classes offered at St. Mary’s

Registration is now open for the driver education program being offered through St. More...

Church craft show anticipates more than 50 vendors

The Big Red Church Holiday Craft Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Blessed Mother Teresa Parish, St. More...

Letters to the Editor

Voters due thanks for trust, support

I want to express my heartfelt thanks to the voters of the Town of Lancaster for electing me to the office of town supervisor. More...

Voters appreciated for election support

I wanted to thank the voters of Alden, Cheektowaga, Depew and Lancaster for re-electing me as your Erie County legislator.  More...

Town clerk’s door will always be open

I am writing to express my gratitude to the Town of Lancaster community for electing me to serve as your next town clerk.  As I transition to my new role, which I will assume Jan. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

STEPNIAK, John J. “Jack,” died Friday, Nov. 6, 2015. More...

Lifestyles

Snowvember

One year after the November storm of 2014, what changes have the county and state made?

Do a Google Images search for “Snowvember Buffalo,” and you may have a hard time determining whether the photos you’re looking at are from here or a Hollywood apocalyptic film set. More...

Craft sale to be held by Historical Society

The Lancaster Historical Society will hold its holiday craft sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Historical Society Museum, 40 Clark St., Lancaster. There will be a basket raffle to benefit the Building Restoration Fund. More...

Library News

Story Times • Lapsit Story Time for 3- to 23-month-olds with a parent or a caregiver is being held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 17 through Dec. 8. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Pierogi sale to take place at St. Basil’s Church   More...

Business

Inventor’s wind turbine called ‘engineering breakthrough’

About five years ago, a Williamsville man began working to find a way to decrease the world’s dependency on fossil fuels.  Kean Stimm, an inventor, scientist and engineer, developed the Newtonian Wind Turbine, a device that will provide l More...

Depew woman joins law firm

Lucy M. Berkman, a resident of Depew, has recently joined the law firm Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria as a member of the Estates, Wills, and Trusts department.  More...

Lancaster Evans Bank debuts interactive teller machine

Evans Bank introduced its first interactive teller machine to customers on Monday at its Lancaster banking and insurance center, 4979 Transit Road.  The Evans ITM looks like a traditional ATM but offers personalized, face-to-face service with an More...