Weekly Feature



June 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Board approves cruise for Carnival Kids

A presentation at Monday’s meeting of the Lancaster School Board offered details of an upcoming cruise for the Lancaster Carnival Kids Steel Orchestra.  As moderator of the orchestra, music teacher Ken Kowalski developed a trip plan for Ap More...

Editorial

Light shed on ‘zombie’ property ordeal

Bee Editorial

In less than one year, the issue of vacant and abandoned “zombie” properties has been brought to the public’s attention by Assemblyman Michael Kearns, members of the Western New York Law Center and concerned individuals in communiti More...

Spindle items

• HELPING OTHERS — Free time is a precious commodity for many of us, but giving back to others with what we have is not only community minded, but also can be a very gratifying experience.  Alden Meals on Wheels, located at 12482 Broa More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  June 11, 1891   • Ether drinking is taking the place of whiskey drinking in some parts of Ireland, and is demoralizing the people more than whiskey.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

ENGLER, Irma C., of Depew, died Sunday, June 5, 2016. She is survived by one son, Brian; two daughters, Donna LaPlante and Sheryl A. Burger; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. More...

Sports

Depew softball advances to state semifinal round with blowout win

After a postseason of close calls and walk-off wins, the Depew softball team got a bit of a breather Friday. More...

Legends girls lax wins 11th Class A Title in 12 years

The Lancaster girls lacrosse program has won 11 Class A title in the past 12 years. Few were as difficult as this one.  The Legends erased a four-goal deficit to defeat Frontier, 8-6, Wednesday at All High Stadium.  More...

Legends boys lax falls in Class A Title Game

One of the best seasons in Lancaster boys lacrosse history came to an end Thursday. The Legends advanced to their first Class A Title game in 21 years, but were defeated by Orchard Park, 15-4.  The Legends finished 11-7 on the season.  More...

Business

Senior Expo to tackle aging-related topics

The GreenFields Continuing Care Community will hold its first Senior Expo from 1 to 4 p.m. More...

Chamber to distribute community awards

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce will soon be recognizing businesses throughout the community during its 2016 Community Leadership Awards Luncheon.  The event will take place on Tuesday, June 14, at the Lancaster Country Club, with regist More...

Woman honored for five years of service

Marion Dumansky, a Williamsville resident, has been acknowledged for five years of employment at Harris Hill Nursing Facility.  As a security associate, Dumansky works the switchboard at the front desk and handles office tasks. More...

Garden walk program to feature student’s artwork

The annual Lancaster Community Garden Walk is approaching, and as gardeners prepare their beds, a Lancaster student is preparing to show off her work as well. More...

Lancaster receives clean audit

An audit performed for the Town of Lancaster resulted in no major suggested changes or red flags, according to a report from Drescher and Malecki, LLP.  Partner Luke R. Malecki and manager Carl A. More...

Local News

FLY LIKE AN EAGLE

— Daniel Buscaglia of Boy Scout Troop 618 out of St. Gabriel’s Church has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. More...

Sugg runs for NYS Assembly seat

Russell Sugg announced his candidacy for the 143rd District Assembly seat during a press conference on Tuesday morning.  More...

Treanor seeks county district attorney post

Joseph V. Treanor III on Monday said he will be campaigning in the fall election for the post of Erie County District Attorney.  Treanor, a retired United States Air Force colonel, is a resident of Cheektowaga. More...

Police Blotter

Woman under arrest says, ‘No, I don’t think so’

Depew  Thursday, June 2  • A woman returned home to find a door ajar and what appeared to be blood covering a large portion of it. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Where is the dog warden in Como Park? I just got bit for the second time from unleashed dogs. I’m getting sick of suing people. Please have the dog warden act on these unleashed dogs.  More...

Education

Joseph Stoj given Marian Award at graduation

At the commencement ceremonies held on May 25, St. Mary’s High School presented its Marian Award to Depew native Joseph Stoj.  The Marian Award, the highest presented to a St. More...

Depew High School announces students named to honor roll

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

Lifestyles

Welcome to Buffalo:

Artist outlines Queen City landmarks

Twenty-six-year-old Amherst resident Mitchell Grosofsky grew up with an engrained respect for Buffalo’s architecture. More...

Historical society to host picnic

The Lancaster New York Historical Society will host a picnic, which is open to the public, at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at the Historical Society Museum, 40 Clark St. Hot dogs, hamburgers and beverages will be provided.   More...

‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’ to take Lancaster stage

Second Generation Theatre will present the musical “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” from June 9 through 26 at the Lancaster Opera House, with performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and at 2:30 p.m. Sundays.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 9   Trail Tuesdays & Thursdays — 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov  More...

Special Events

fri. 10   Buffalo Superhero Race and Wellness Walk — Dress up in your favorite superhero costume from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, June 10, at Delaware Park, 84 Parkside Ave., Buffalo; $. www.buffalosuperherorace.com  fri. 10-sun. 12   More...

Walking Tours

thurs. 9   More...