Weekly Feature



June 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Village car show aims to be inclusive of all entrants

The Village of Lancaster Car and Cycle Show will take place Sunday, June 5, on Central Avenue, and through its variety of activities and diversity of judging, aims to offer something for everyone.  Registration for the car show begins at 9 a.m., More...

Editorial

Be responsible when enjoying summer

Bee Editorial

With the official start of summer about three weeks away, we should take every opportunity to enjoy the outdoors while the warm weather is upon us.  However, it’s important to also take the proper precautions against some of the dangers po More...

Spindle items

• MAKING MUSIC — It has been said in many iterations that song can be a powerful thing.  Perhaps that is evidenced by the longevity of the Lancaster High School Music Department’s annual All-Choral Concert, which will be taking More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  June 4, 1891  • Several citizens have been sworn in as special police to assist in maintaining order during the summer. More...

Police Blotter

Two not-so-holy people try to roll church

Depew  Monday, May 23  • A 20-year-old and four 19-year olds were reportedly on a football field. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As a resident of the Village of Lancaster, I’m disappointed with the mayor, the board and the superintendent of public works. We are spending $280,000 on West Main Street. More...

Sports

Lancaster baseball wins Class AA title, moves on to Far West Regionals

For Lancaster baseball, losing does not seem to be an option.  The Legends have now won 18 in a row, the latest a come-from-behind win to take the Class AA Sectional title Saturday over Niagara Falls at Sal Maglie Field. More...

Lancaster boys lacrosse tops Clarence in Class A semifinal

After a turbulent start to the season, all is well with the Lancaster boys lacrosse team.  With a 7-5 win over Clarence, the Legends advanced to the Class A title game. More...

Depew softball captures Class B Title

Destiny seems to be on the side of Depew softball.  After grinding out a pair of 1-0 walk off wins in the Class B1 playoffs, the Wildcats stormed back from five runs down to defeat Eden, 7-6, in the Class B Title Game Friday.  “I&rsq More...

Business

Southeast Works to become affiliate of People Inc.

Southeast Works, a neighborhood based not-for-profit that assists people with developmental disabilities, has entered into an agreement to become an affiliate of the People Inc. health and human services agency. More...

Area woman, man take on new roles at M&T

Douglas Dunbar and Kathleen A. Camalleri, both Lancaster residents, have been promoted to administrative vice president at M&T Bank.  Dunbar has been with the company for nearly 20 years, and Camalleri has been there for 12. More...

Morning business exchanges slated

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce will continue to hold its morning business exchange program.  Throughout June, the events will be held from 8 to 9 a.m. More...

Former Lancaster schools employee pleads guilty

Rhonda Greco, 47, a former employee of the Lancaster schools, has pleaded guilty to one count of grand larceny in the third degree and 10 counts of falsifying business records in the first degree, according to acting Erie County District Attorney Mic More...

Fatal crash shuts down portion of Losson Road

A woman is dead after a two-car accident on Losson Road Tuesday afternoon.  According to various news sources, 70-year-old Joan Giangreco, of Buffalo, veered into oncoming traffic between 2 and 3 p.m. Tuesday. More...

Local News

Southtowns man pens new crime novel

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Fans of crime fiction will have a new book to add to their summer reading list.  Continuing his crime novel series, Orchard Park native Jeff Schober has recently published “Faces and Fingertips,” the third novel in a series of four.& More...

Depew students to display their artwork

Depew High School will present “Diverge/ Converge: DHS Senior Art Show,” featuring the talents of its own students.  This exhibition gives Depew High School seniors enrolled in the new careers in the arts course, as well as the advan More...

Lancaster to dedicate new ladder truck

On June 11, the Lancaster Fire Department will formally dedicate its new ladder truck in a traditional ceremony. The new apparatus will replace a recently decommissioned 38-year-old truck.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Trump cares only about own image

I’ll make this short. More...

Postal food drive deserves thanks

On May 14, the U.S. Postal Service held its 2016 Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, and again this year the drive was a great success.  More...

Education

Lancaster Middle School students recognized for achieving honor roll

The following students from Lancaster Middle School have been named to the honor roll for the spring semester of the 2015-16 school year:  Grade 8   More...

Lancaster High School names honors students

The following students from Lancaster High School have been named to the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2015-16 school year:  Grade 12   More...

Lifestyles

Author gives Letchworth visitors new perspective

When people think about Letchworth State Park, Scott Ensminger says they usually say there are are only three waterfalls to see. There are actually more than 25 accessible waterfalls. More...

Garden Club to discuss butterflies

The Lancaster Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, at St. John’s Lutheran Hall, 55 Pleasant Ave. 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 June 14.  More...