Weekly Feature



March 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Spindle items

• ARBOREAL ARTWORK— Artistically inclined students in the fourth, fifth and sixth grades from Lancaster and Depew will have the opportunity to showcase their talents in this year’s local Arbor Day Poster Contest.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  March 26, 1891   More...

Unlikely heroes have a place in baseball’s hall of fame

Quick: name a member of the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame who also owned a bowling alley. If you answered “Nellie Fox,” you are correct.  More...

Sports

Bulldogs’ Pray tabbed 2016 Player of the Year

No New York State Federation Hockey player performed better than Kenmore East senior winger Trevor Pray in the playoffs. More...

All-Bee Boys Hockey Teams named; selection process explained

Being selected for an All-Bee Team is an honor that the recipients are proud to receive, not just because it looks good, but also because opposing coaches see how valuable a player each recipient is to his or her team — which is why The Bee has More...

Our Lady of Blessed Sacrament wins Buffalo Diocese hoops title

The Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Warriors won the 2016 Diocese of Buffalo Small School Championship on Monday, March 11, 36-35 over South Towns Catholic in a game played at O’Hara High School.  OLBS was down 21 to 11 at the end of the More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Spaghetti dinner to benefit Lions Club   More...

New technology soon to be available at Lancaster Library

Young visitors to the Lancaster Public Library will soon have even more educational and entertaining opportunities, according to representatives of the Friends of the Lancaster Library. More...

Park revitalization in memory of Metz moves forward

New steps were taken toward the realization of a project which began with tragedy, but aims to bring joy, during Monday night’s meeting of the Lancaster Town Board. More...

Lancaster man found to be level two sex offender

Caleb Sexton, 28, of Lancaster, has been found to be a level two sex offender, according to acting Erie County District Attorney Michael J. Flaherty Jr.  On Sept. More...

Local News

William Street project receives legislative support

Erie County Legislator Ted Morton recently announced that a measure supporting the redesign of William Street in Lancaster was passed unanimously by the Erie County Legislature.  “Many residents and community groups I have spoken with expr More...

Lancaster Opera House to award scholarship to high school senior

Lancaster Opera House will soon be awarding the L. Alma McNutt scholarship to one high school senior in good academic standing in Western New York.  The scholarship is named after one of the founding members of the Opera House, L. Alma McNutt. More...

Charity hockey tournament rescheduled

The eighth annual Tim Hortons Backyard Classic has been rescheduled to be held Saturday, March 26, at a new venue: Buffalo RiverWorks, a premier outdoor entertainment venue, located at 359 Ganson St., Buffalo. More...

Letters to the Editor

Better upkeep needed at corner

I am not sure who is responsible for the upkeep of the wooded area at the corner of St. More...

Obituaries

Sandra Kay Payton, fundraising volunteer

Sandra Kay Payton, 75, of Lancaster, died Friday, March 11, 2016.  Born in Buffalo to the late Frank and Alice Sklener, Payton was a fundraising volunteer for the Children’s Hospital of Buffalo as a member of the Variety Club of Buffalo fo More...

Death Notices

AGUGLIA, Lorraine M. “Rainy” (nee Cavalieri), of Lancaster, died Sunday, March 20, 2016. She is survived by two sons, Joseph P. and John M.; two daughters, Karen M. More...

Lifestyles

Maple Weekend taps into sweetest elements of nature

According to NYSmaple.com, the production of pure maple syrup is the oldest agricultural enterprise in the United States. More...

Dyngus Day celebration to feature bands

Depew Polish Falcons Club will hold a Dyngus Day event starting at 2 p.m. Monday, March 28, at 445 Columbia Ave. Special Delivery will play at 2 p.m. followed by Phocus at 6 p.m. Admission is $10, or free for children 12 and younger. More...

Library News

Story Times   Lapsit Story Time for 3- to 23-month-olds with a parent or a caregiver is being held from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays through April 5.  More...

Business

‘The best choice of my entire career’

Elaine Panzica joins OBGYN Associates of WNY

Elaine Panzica, a women’s health nurse practitioner and resident of Lancaster, joined the team at OBGYN Associates of Western New York three months ago and has felt more than confident about her choice each day since.  “It is the bes More...

Lancaster YMCA to hold summer staff recruitment event

The Lancaster Family YMCA will hold a one-day summer camp staff recruitment event at two locations on Saturday, April 2.  One event will be held from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Southtowns Family YMCA, 1620 Southwestern Blvd., West Seneca. More...

Passports on the Move outreach geared toward first-time applicants

A “Passports on the Move” outreach will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 14, at the AAA Travel and Insurance Center, 3475 Amelia Drive in Orchard Park. This community event is for first-time passport applicants only. More...