Weekly Feature



April 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Attitude toward addiction, Narcan must change

Bee Editorial

The residents of Erie County and beyond can no longer afford to pretend the problem doesn’t exist. More...

Spindle items

• THE LION KING JR. — Residents can take a trip to Africa without ever boarding a plane or leaving the county lines this weekend, as St. Mary’s Elementary School stages “The Lion King Jr.”  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  April 9, 1891  • The Erie County Fair will be held at Hamburg, September 22nd to 25th next.   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Regarding the comment about the truck salvage yard on Transit Road being an eyesore, I have been a resident of Depew for 69 years and I have never even come close to thinking it was an eyesore. More...

Sports

Legends girls lax looks to continue success

The Lancaster girls lacrosse team began its quest for an 11th Section VI title in 12 years with a pair of games this past week.  More...

Previews to continue next week

Though Mother Nature might have you thinking otherwise, spring sports will continue to roll out this week. The Bee will also continue to highlight varsity sport offerings in next week’s edition with previews of the baseball and softball teams. More...

Defense key for Legends

There’s an old adage that says defense wins championships. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Family Activities

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Special Events

thurs. 7   Roycroft Campus Art Lottery — Everyone is guaranteed to leave with a beautiful piece of art from this unique fundraising event, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, April 7, at the Roycroft Campus, 31 Grove St., East Aurora; $. More...

Village of Depew to repeat meeting

The Depew Village Board held its annual reorganizational meeting on Monday night, but for those who missed it, there will be a repeat performance next Monday.  More...

‘Tropical Dreamin’ fundraiser to breeze into Lancaster

Four individuals were recently named Community Award Partnership recipients, according to John Bruso, executive director of Families Touched by MS Inc.  Families Touched By MS is a local all-volunteer charity organization that assists with quali More...

MR. LANCASTER

— Lancaster High School student Dante Cervi is the winner of the recent Mr. Lancaster competition. More...

Local News

Music scholarship applications due

The Carol J. More...

Salvatore donates to American Cancer Society event

Lancaster businessman and philanthropist Russell Salvatore has committed to becoming the presenting sponsor for Home Run Heroes for Hope, an event to be held later this summer.  More...

The other side of an epidemic: Remedying opioid overdoses

As the opioid epidemic plagues communities in Erie County and opioid overdoses continue to climb, the push for education on recognizing these overdoses and training to administer the antidote Narcan are also on the rise.  (See editorial on page More...

Letters to the Editor

Veterans are deserving of spot

I attended the Lancaster School Board meeting on March 14. Board member Brenda Christopher proposed a tribute to veterans be made at each school in the form of a parking spot, painted red with a sign stating the tribute to veterans. More...

Police Blotter

Man told to move vehicle hits patrol car in process

Depew  Tuesday, March 29  • A cellphone was found on Transit Road and turned over to police.  Friday, April 1  More...

Obituaries

Former UB President Steven B. Sample enhanced university’s global stance

Steven B. More...

Death Notices

CLARK, Mary Jane, of Lancaster, died Saturday, April 2, 2016. She is survived by three sons, Chuck, Ron and Ken; one daughter, Cyndi; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

Boy Scouts participate in cyber, digital safety program

The Boy Scouts of America and the Greater Niagara Frontier Council have teamed up with AT&T and its Digital You program to provide a cyber and digital safety program for Scouts of all ages throughout the region.  More...

What's Going On

Roast beef dinner to include raffle   More...

Program slated for those diagnosed with dementia

The Alzheimer’s Association Western New York Chapter will hold a program for those diagnosed with dementia, with two sessions remaining, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays, April 11 and 18, at 2805 Wehrle Drive, Suite 6.  More...

Business

Chamber looks to foster connections

Whether before or after working hours, the Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce is looking to facilitate connections within the local business community.  On April 8, a breakfast event titled “Coffee and FOSTER Connections,” will be ho More...

Salvatore to be honorary chair of Shea’s event

Russell J. More...

LIDA to hold public hearing

The Lancaster Industrial Development Agency will hold a public hearing at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 12, at Lancaster Town Hall, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster. The public hearing will be regarding a proposed project by JAGG Electrical and Control.  More...