Weekly Feature

November 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Village pounces on cat, rat problem

The Village of Lancaster has taken preventive measures to halt an increase in the feral cat and rat population.  The Village Board passed a resolution on Monday accepting trap, neuter and return programs as viable and acceptable population contr More...

Editorial

Use safe food preparation tips this Thanksgiving

Bee Editorial

Many families across Lancaster, Depew and Western New York will celebrate Thanksgiving this week by sharing a rather large meal. More...

Spindle items

• THANKSGIVING — If I were to tell you that traditionally, what I am most excited about on Thanksgiving is anything but eating an entire dinner covered in cranberry sauce and following it with a dessert made of equal parts pumpkin pie and More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  Nov. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

BURKARD, Beatrice A. (nee Sugg), of Depew, died Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015. She is survived by one daughter, Nancy; three sons, Gordon, William and Michael; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

Sacred Heart’s Young signs letter of intent

Two other Sharks sign to play at next level

Sacred Heart Academy seniors Lauren Kase and Sarah Young signed national letters of intent to continue their athletic careers in college.  Kase, a North Tonawanda resident, will be playing golf at Division II LeMoyne College in Syracuse. More...

West Seneca East’s Dolac tabbed Player of the Year

All-Bee Football: Defense

To be successful on the football field these days, a player has to be able to rely on more than just his physical attributes, as important as they are.  More...

Six programs boast First Team All-stars

All-Bee Football: Defense

If it’s true that the best offense is a good defense, then the seven First Team All-stars making up the defensive side of the 2015 All-Bee Football Team are perfect choices to put faces to that adage.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

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...

Business

Salt lamps bring air purity, serenity

Salt lamps can be a beautiful addition to any home. They come in a variety of colors, from nearly pure white to deep shades of pink, and every shape, from perfect spheres to carved fish, penguins and angels. More...

Patients with pain get rehabilitation at Buffalo TMJ

Equipped with a new name and location, Buffalo TMJ is prepared to offer methods of relaxation and rehabilitation for people in pain, according to Dr. Jeffrey Dolgos. More...

Events

NYS Women Inc. will hold holiday shopping event More...

Holiday happenings to light up Lancaster

Although Thanksgiving will have only just passed, Lancaster and Depew will be lighting up with several events through the coming week.  The festivities will begin on Saturday, Nov. More...

Depew seeks to mitigate property issues

The Village of Depew has been battling with vacant properties becoming eyesores in the community for several years and has attempted to address the issue on several fronts. More...

Local News

FASNY offers steps to ensure an accident-free Thanksgiving

Cooking is the leading cause of home fires throughout the United States, and Thanksgiving sees more of these fires than any other day of the year.  More...

Lancaster student to perform at Shea’s

Rachael Horst is a ninth-grade student at Lancaster High School who enjoys singing, but this season she will be performing at more than just a school concert.  Horst is a member of the ABC Bel Canto Choir and will be performing as a part of tha More...

Benevolent Association re-elects incumbent officers

The Bowmansville Volunteer Exempt Firemen’s Benevolent Association has re-elected its officers for 2016, including a longstanding president.  William J. More...

Letters to the Editor

Why the long delay on pantry funding?

When will the citizens and taxpayers of Lancaster know why the funds earmarked for the Trinity Food Pantry from the Firefighters for Food 5K race were so drastically delayed last year?  More...

Grant turkeys a pardon this year

While President Obama is pardoning two turkeys for Thanksgiving, every one of us can exercise that same presidential power by choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance that spares a turkey’s life.  And here are some good reasons:  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heards

.As a resident of the Village of Lancaster (unfortunately), I don’t know where we are with the West Main Street project, but apparently we spent $3 million and we owe a half million dollars on the property, and no one knows what to do with the More...

Education

Sacred Heart lists honor roll

The following students from the Lancaster area have been named to the honor roll at the Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart for the first quarter of the 2015-16 school year:  Grade 12   More...

Lifestyles

The HOCKEY Mom Foundation...

supporting cancer research, education for hockey players

Off the ice, a hockey mom is her child’s biggest defender. She supports his or her endeavors and passion for the game.  John Duke witnessed his mother’s sacrifices, from traveling long distances to time spent sitting in the stands. More...

Movie night to follow Black Friday

A family movie night will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, at Townline Lutheran Church at the corner of Broadway and Townline, Alden. The event is free and will include free popcorn and drinks during a screening of “Inside Out.”   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...

Entertainment

Holiday

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Family Activities

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Film/Video

fri. 27   Hush ... Hush, Sweet Charlotte — Film from 1964 starring Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Joseph Cotten, and directed by Robert Aldrich, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. More...