Weekly Feature

November 19, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Lancaster passes 2016 budget

The Lancaster Town Board adopted its budget during Monday night’s meeting, but not without dissension from Supervisor Dino Fudoli. More...

Editorial

Safety must come first during hunting season

Bee Editorial

For those who enjoy deer hunting in the area, Saturday, Nov. More...

Spindle items

• GLOBAL PAIN — In the past week, more than 58 people lost their lives to suicide bombers including 40 during an attack in Beirut. A day later, terror struck Paris and took the lives of more than 120 people, injuring many more. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  Nov. 20, 1890   November is the month when unwritten law makes it allowable to have buckwheat cakes for breakfast.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heards

.As a resident of the Village of Lancaster, I believe it’s time to bring back the village police force. The merge didn’t work in 1933, and it’s not working now. We are paying for a service that we don’t receive. More...

Sports

Six sign to collegiate girls lacrosse programs

Six Lancaster High School seniors committed to the next step in their athletic careers Tuesday.  Anna Orlando, Hannah Nagowski, Riley Lucarelli, Anna Donnelly, Jenna Hagen and Olivia Potts all signed their National Letters of Intent to play lac More...

Kenmore West’s Ford named Player of the Year

If you have been to Crosby Field in Kenmore during the last four football seasons you have definitely noticed No. 11.  If you look in the Kenmore West Blue Devils defensive backfield, you would see No. More...

Five programs represented on First Team

It has been a strong year for Western New York football. Area teams have impressed, school records have been broken and programs have advanced into state play. More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 19   Wandering Buffalos — 7 p.m., the Daily Planet Coffee Co., 1862 Hertel Ave., Buffalo. 551-0661, www.dailyplanetcoffee.com  fri. 20   More...

Concerts

thurs. 19   Legendary musician/singer/songwriter Stevie Wonder will make a stop in Buffalo when he performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at the First Niagara Center, 1 Seymour H. Knox III Plaza, Buffalo; $. More...

Literature

thurs. 19   Play Openings — Open to writers ages 12 to 18, and taught by playwright Neil Weschler, 3:30-6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at the Just Buffalo Literary Center, 468 Washington St., second floor, Buffalo. More...

Standing with Paris

Lafayette Square in downtown Buffalo was the scene of a rally Sunday afternoon in support of the people of Paris and the 129 individuals killed Friday night in terrorist attacks at six separate venue More...

More than $1.5 million will boost Depew schools’ technology

Students and teachers in the Depew School District could be seeing a serious boost in their technology in 2016.  During Monday night’s meeting of the Board of Education, Maria Sommerfeldt, technology coordinator, gave a presentation on the More...

Local News

Trumpeter to perform with Lancaster students

Chris “Hotlips” Lawson, a Colorodo-based trumpeter, will soon be performing two concerts with several Lancaster Central School bands and jazz ensembles, as well as the high school orchestra.  Lawson, a versatile musician, can perform More...

Food pantry seeks support of community, food donations

When the November Storm struck last year, one consequence went unnoticed by most people: increased hunger throughout the Lancaster community. More...

Depew talent show to include student narrators

Singers, bands, instrumentalists, dancers and other performers will showcase their talents during the 13th annual talent show at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at Depew High School, 5201 Transit Road, in the high school auditorium.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Lancaster BOE stifles free speech

The Lancaster Board of Education at its regularly scheduled meeting, denied a motion to allow parents the right to speak at meetings. More...

Thanks to the voters for support

I would like to extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to the voters for their support in electing me to one of the open seats on our Lancaster Town Board. I’m overwhelmed with gratitude for the trust you have offered.  More...

Transgender policy needs discussion

The Lancaster School District Board of Education will be submitting for adoption a Student Gender Identity policy at the next meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, at Como Park Elementary School.  More...

Lifestyles

Preserving the Past

Brown family unites to renovate, restore church

Family bonding can involve a variety of activities, from gardening and crafting to movies and game nights. For the Browns, who hail from North Tonawanda, it’s renovating and restoring a church, school and rectory.  More...

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

St. Basil’s Ukrainian Church will host a pierogi sale featuring cheese, potato and sauerkraut pierogi by the dozen. More...

Opera House to stage ‘My Fair Lady’

The Lancaster Opera House will present “My Fair Lady” from Nov. 27 to Dec. 13, at 21 Central Ave. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Depew Falcons to hold annual fall dance   More...

Business

Suburban Orthodontics aims for faster treatment with less discomfort

For many, the notion of going to the orthodontist conjures up unpleasant thoughts of painful procedures, long treatment times and hefty bills.  At Suburban Orthodontics, which has five locations including one on Transit Road in Lancaster, Dr. More...

Dash’s customers encouraged to ‘step up’ for Meals on Wheels

The Meals on Wheels Foundation of Western New York will once again be encouraging WNY shoppers to “Step up to the Plate” at Dash’s Markets in support of Meals on Wheels’ mission.  More...

Chamber event to include auction, tastings

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce will hold the seventh annual Evening on the Greens from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at the Fox Valley Club, 6161 Genesee St., Lancaster.  More...