Weekly Feature



March 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Opioid overdoses continue to climb in Erie County

An epidemic grows

The numbers are in, and they’re staggering. More...

Editorial

Now is the time to act on opiate, heroin epidemic

Bee Editorial

It’s nearly impossible to tune into a news broadcast or browse local headlines without seeing mention of a death due to opiate or heroin addiction. More...

Spindle items

• SPRING FLOWERS — It may not seem like it now — with dirty snow, brown lawns and bare trees everywhere — but spring is right around the corner.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  March 5, 1891   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.This is in regard to the discussion of the cell towers being proposed in Depew. Mayor, you are not in charge of making decisions for all of us. Your duty is to represent us as citizens and keep us informed. More...

Lifestyles

Cemetery brought to life by sounds of R&B legends

Forest Lawn

Melodies of Taylor Made Jazz filled the chapel of Forest Lawn Cemetery on Feb. 21 as Van Taylor and a quartet of singers and musicians performed well-known songs by some of the legendary musicians buried in the cemetery. More...

Civic Club to discuss monarch butterflies

The Lancaster Women’s Civic Club will hold its monthly meeting at noon Wednesday, March 9, at the Lancaster Municipal Building, 5423 Broadway. More...

Library News

Story Times   • Story Time for 2- to 5-year-olds with a parent or a caregiver is being held from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Fridays through March 4.  Winter Children’s Specials  More...

Champions

Depew sophomore Andrew Bauer skates in on Starpoint's Justin Bender during Sunday’s Western New York High School Club Hockey League Small School Championship game at the First Niagara Center. More...

Lancaster police get new wheels, two at a time

Roughly 15 years ago, Tom Lonzi, owner of Tom’s Pro Bikes, made a bicycle donation to the Lancaster Police Department. Five years later, the local business owner decided to donate to the department’s two-wheeled fleet once more.  More...

Lancaster man named East’s principal

Anthony Scanzuso, a Lancaster resident, has been named the new principal of Williamsville East High School.  Prior to working for the Williamsville district, he was the assistant principal at Frontier High School in Hamburg for five years and a More...

Local News

Lancaster native serving victims of Sandy

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Although Hurricane Sandy struck the shores of New York more than three years ago, there is still work that needs to be done in the recovery process, and Lancaster native Hannah Evenhouse decided that she wanted to help out.  More...

Several Pulaski Association events slated for March 4

The General Pulaski Association Inc. will soon host its annual Pulaski wreath laying and installation dinner and present the Dr. Hratch L. Karamanoukian Vein Treatment Center’s fifth annual scholarship on Friday, March 4, according to Gen. More...

Backyard Classic rescheduled for this weekend

The eighth annual Tim Hortons Backyard Classic has been rescheduled to a two-day event set for Saturday, March 5, and Sunday, March 6.  The charity outdoor ice hockey tournament will be held on four rinks at The Angry Buffalo at the Rose Garden, More...

Police Blotter

Man leaves traffic stop, gets stopped by hitting sign

Depew  Monday, Feb. 22  • A woman who had been arrested for driving while intoxicated called police because she could not find her license.  • Roughly $2 in change was stolen from a vehicle left unlocked overnight.  More...

Sports

Section VI gymnasts win New York team title

Lancaster’s Donner places second in all-around

After what looked to be a slow season for the Section VI gymnasts, the team of ten girls did something last year’s squad could not finish, win a state title.  Led by Williamsville North’s Zoe Kyriakopoulos and Lancaster’s Macke More...

Grupp’s OT goal sends Depew home with hockey title

It was an emotional night at the First Niagara Center as Depew battled in a three-overtime marathon with Starpoint during the Super Sunday Club Small School Championship.  After the long game, it would be Nick Grupp who scored the overtime winne More...

Depew/Cleve Hill wrestlers conclude season at states

Depew/Cleveland Hill’s Phil Calandra and Matt Eldridge earned the honor of competing in the New York State federation wrestling competition.  The two juniors fought their way through the field at the Section VI state qualifier and earned p More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Tables available for Trash and Treasure sale More...

Business

Spring Business Conference to feature workshop, networking, guest speaker

Whether area residents are looking for in-depth advice for their business practices or casual networking, the Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce is offering programs of different types. More...

Lancaster man named CEO of Niagara Lutheran Health System

Chris Koenig of Lancaster is the new chief executive officer of Niagara Lutheran Health System, effective April 19.  He succeeds Jurgen Arndt, who is retiring after 41 years of service to the organization. More...

Home Show returns for two weekends

The annual Buffalo Home Show will be held Friday, March 4, through Sunday, March 6, and from Friday, March 11, through Sunday, March 13, at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, 1 Convention Center Plaza, Buffalo.  More...