Weekly Feature

December 24, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Town Board to discuss weapon regulations

Those looking to hunt in the Town of Lancaster may soon face additional regulations put in place by the Town Board, which would be even more restrictive than those already set by the state Department of Environmental Conservation. More...

Editorial

Terror must not make us turn on our neighbors

Bee Editorial

Any editor who has come through The Bee has likely gone many times to pick up the police blotter and consequently sorted through the reports to create the popular feature in the paper. More...

Spindle items

• HAPPY HOLIDAYS — The holidays can be a joyful, exciting, exhausting, stressful and all-around emotional time of year.  It is a time when we gather, but also when we reflect on all the year has brought us, both good and bad.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  Dec. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heards

.As a resident of the Village of Lancaster, I’m disappointed that we didn’t spend $6,000 to mark our fire hydrants. More...

Education

St. Joseph’s announces honors students

The following students from Lancaster and Depew have been named to the honor roll at St. More...

Lifestyles

Helping the blind to see

Niagara Frontier Radio Reading Service reads print materials for the visually impaired

Photos by Chuck Skipper Purchase color photos at www.BeeNews.com W hen Bob Sikorski was busy studying to receive his law degree in Washington D.C., he came across a nonprofit that caught his eye, as well as his ear.  More...

Public skate being held in Depew

The Village of Depew Recreation Department is holding open skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays at the ice rink at 90 Gould Ave. More...

Library News

Children’s Specials  • Free Math Tutoring is being taught by a New York State-certified math teacher for students in grades three through nine. The class runs from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 5 through 13.  Teens  More...

Entertainment

Art

Announcement   More...

Concerts

sat. 26   Buffalo’s own Grammy Award-winning country/rock musician Tom Hambridge and the Rattlesnakes will perform at 10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 26, at the Sportsmen’s Tavern, 326 Amherst St., Buffalo; $. More...

Performance

sat. 26   The Commodores & the Temptations Review — Featuring Dennis Edwards, 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 26, at the Seneca Niagara Events Center, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls; $. 1-877-873-6322, www.senecaniagaracasino.com  sat. More...

Three decades of planning come to a close

When Donna Stempniak was 25, Lancaster was what she describes now as a sleepy little town.  At that time, a developer was looking to build a plaza on the corner of Steinfeldt Road, where she lived, and Broadway, and that desire launched somethin More...

Agencies seek consistent volunteers

Gerard Place is not just a stopover or temporary shelter for those experiencing homelessness. More...

Local News

TOTING TOTS’ TOYS

— Team members from the 9U Lancaster Diamond Devils and the 9U Lancaster Wolfpack baseball teams stand with Sgt. More...

FAA requires drones to be registered by February

Most drone owners will have to register their unmanned aircraft by Feb. 19.  The U.S. More...

News Brief

The next meeting of the Depew Village Board will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 28, in the Council Chambers at 85 Manitou St., Depew. The meeting will be preceded by a work session at 6:15 p.m. which is open to the public.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Memories abound from years on board

As I approach the end of my 20-year tenure as a Lancaster town council member, I would like to thank the citizens of the Town of Lancaster for the privilege of representing you.  The people I met throughout the years I have served have enriched More...

Police Blotter

Man was ‘going to Vegas or something’

Depew  Tuesday, Dec. 15  • While undergoing driving training, a man reportedly accidently accelerated into a turn and struck a fence and a tree branch. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

LUDERMAN, Susan M. “Suzie” (nee Galuski), of Lancaster, died Friday, Dec. 18, 2015. She is survived by one daughter, Jo Ann Kedzierski; one son, Jason; four grandchildren; and two brothers, Doug and Cliff Galuski. More...

Sports

Legends shine at Buffalo State Holiday Invitational

The Lancaster indoor track team continues its strong season as they competed with another strong outing on the season.  This time, the boys and girls teams competed at Buffalo State College in the Holiday Invitational.  The girls indoor tra More...

Depew indoor track looks to return to state competition

The Depew boys and girls indoor track teams are loaded and ready for competition.  The teams have already competed in three meets on the season, but the Wildcats look to return to form and improve.  The girls squad finished in third place a More...

Lancaster boys remain perfect on hoops season

The Lancaster boys basketball team continues its strong push in the ECIC I and in Class AA as they remain perfect on the season after a win over West Seneca West.  The Legends routed West Seneca West Tuesday as they defeated their league opponen More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Public skate being held in Depew   The Village of Depew Recreation Department is holding open skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays at the ice rink at 90 Gould Ave. More...

Business

AWARDED

— Dr. James Bartlett, a resident of Lancaster, was recently awarded the Inpatient Care Preceptor of the Year award from the University at Buffalo. More...

Android Pay available for M&T Bank customers

M&T Bank customers can now add their M&T Bank debit or credit card to Android Pay, a way to pay with an Android phone. More...

Post offices to adjust hours

Post offices around Western New York will be open on Christmas Eve, Thursday, Dec. 24; however, some will shorten retail lobby hours and close at noon. More...