Weekly Feature



December 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Carbon monoxide poisoning is dangerous, yet avoidable

Bee Editorial

Carbon monoxide can be fatal, and sometimes difficult to detect. Every week, there are police reports to both the Lancaster and Depew police departments regarding residents who experienced the dangerous fumes in their homes.  More...

Spindle items

• GIVING OF OURSELVES — This time of year is busy for many people, with shopping, cooking and preparing the house for guests. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  Dec. 4, 1890   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I’d like to comment on how dark the parking lot is at Save-A-Lot. Senior citizens are falling in the parking lot once it’s dark. The parking lot is pitch black; there are no lights. Love the village lit up for Christmas, just beautiful. More...

News Brief

Kathleen Cendrowski of Depew received third place in the Fairgrounds Festival of Lights’ wreath competition. Festival guests can vote for the People’s Choice award at the Log Cabin.   More...

Sports

Three starters return for Lancaster boys hoops

a mix of familiar faces and new talents grace the Lancaster boys varsity basketball team roster.  The Legends will look to be competitive this season as they take on tough talent in the ECIC Division I and the Section VI Class AA contenders.&nbs More...

Jaskier takes over Lancaster girls basketball program

Jayson Jaskier will be the new face on the bench for the Lancaster Lady Legends varsity basketball team.  Jaskier, who was an assistant at Clarence for their boys program from 2012-2013, learned his craft at SUNY at Brockport where he earned his More...

Young Depew team looks to compete in Class B1 boys hoops

It’s a new season for the Depew Wildcats boys varsity basketball team.  Last year, the squad finished with a .500 record and fell to a tough Maryvale team in the second round of the Section VI playoffs.  The team lost some quality pla More...

Entertainment

Holiday

thurs. 3   Artisanal Wreath Class — Learn how to design your own artisanal wreath handcrafted from flowers, herbs and other all-natural materials, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Family Activities

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Special Events

thurs. 3   Light-A-Life Memorial Tree Lighting Ceremony — Enjoy horse-drawn carriage rides, entertainment by a local music group, hot chocolate and coffee, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Lancaster organizations in line for county funding

Several organizations in the Lancaster area will likely receive funding through the 2016 Erie County budget, according to Legislator Ted Morton.  Of the three organizations, Plymouth Crossroads looks to be receiving the largest sum, at $25,000.& More...

Quarter marathon benefits Trinity Pantry

Two local organizations have teamed up to help alleviate the issue of hunger in the Lancaster area.  The Lancaster Striders Club recently held a quarter marathon during which it raised money for Trinity Pantry, located on Broadway in Lancaster.& More...

Local News

LEAF awards several grants for diverse programs

Since 2011, the Lancaster Educational and Alumni Foundation has annually provided mini grants to teachers for projects that meet district targets and New York State standards. More...

Majority Caucus gives back for Thanksgiving

The Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus joined 97 Rock, DJ Jickster and the Food Bank of Western New York to help provide Thanksgiving meals to families in Erie County.  More...

Many concerts slated in Lancaster School District

The Lancaster Central School District Music Department is presenting numerous concerts throughout the holiday season that will be open to the public.  They are:  • Middle School Holiday Concert No. 3 at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Letters to the Editor

Voice your opinion on school facilities

The Lancaster School Board will be voting on its Student Gender Identity policy at its meeting on Dec. 7. More...

Trinity Pantry received much help

This year Thanksgiving came a week early to the Trinity Pantry when the teams from the Town of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management and the Lancaster Volunteer Ambulance Corps set up shop on Saturday, Nov.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

ONISZCZAK, Angeline (nee Skotarczak), of Depew, died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. She is survived by two sons, Dennis and Ronald; one daughter, Patricia Spina; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one sister, Dorothy Sucharski. More...

Education

National Honor Society students inducted

The Marian Chapter of the National Honor Society at St. More...

Lifestyles

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site welcomes its REINVENTION

n the early morning hours of Sept.  14, 1901, William McKinley would take his last breaths as the 25th president of the United States.  More...

Food drive to be held by firefighters

The Bowmansville Volunteer Fire Association will hold its first food drive from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 5, at the fire station, 36 Main St. Bowmansville. 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...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Alzheimer’s Association to host free open house   More...

Business

Lancaster company appoints new marketing manager

Classic Tube, a Lancaster company that deals in products for the automotive aftermarket, has announced the appointment of Nicole Millich as marketing manager. More...

Memory care support groups, seminar offered

Several memory care events will be held at the McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility during December.  Two memory support groups will be held at 3 and 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. More...

Dark Forest Chocolate Makers produces bean-to-bar chocolate

Dark Forest Chocolate Makers, Inc. More...