Weekly Feature

July 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Take advantage of free exercise classes this summer

Bee Editorial

Throughout the summer, there are plenty of activities that can help you remain active, and some are even free of charge.  Independent Health and YMCA Buffalo Niagara have teamed up for the fifth consecutive year to offer Fitness in the Parks, fr More...

Spindle items

• MEETING PLANNED — The Depew Village Board will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, July 11, when one was not originally planned. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  July 9, 1891   More...

Sports

Regional Champion Depew softball squad named the Team of the Year

The Depew softball team made history in 2016, advancing to the state semifinal round for the first time in school history with a wild playoff run.  For that, the Wildcats have been named the Lancaster Depew Bee Team of the Year.  More...

Pre-Fourth fireworks in LRD softball

It was the boom of balls leaping off bats, not M-80s, that was the prevalent sound heard around parks in Lancaster, as the LRD adult softball leagues closed out the June portion of the season. More...

Publish sports scores in The Bee

Anyone wishing to have their sports results published in The Bee can do so by filling out forms on our website, www.beenews.com, or by emailing them directly to sports reporter Taylor Nigrelli at tnigrelli@beenews.com. More...

Business

Volunteers visit Harris Hill

Numerous employees from Ingram Micro’s CTS Team recently donated their time in order to help beautify the gardens at Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster.  According to a release from the facility, they worked alongside the employees More...

Young Agent award recipient noted for Academy of Finance involvement

Ashley Engl, operations analyst for Buffalo-based insurance agency Lawley Insurance, received the Joel S. Pollack Young Agent of the Year Award yesterday from the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of New York.  More...

Summer Rewards begins at Walden Galleria

This summer, Walden Galleria is bringing back its popular Shopper Rewards program. For every $100 a customer spends at Walden Galleria, he or she can redeem a complimentary gift from customer service on the upper level near Macy’s.  More...

Lancaster, Depew to receive PAVE funding

Lancaster and Depew will both be receiving a portion of $100 million worth of funding through the PAVE NY initiative, according to a release from Gov. Andrew Cuomo.  According to Sen. More...

Pickleball picks up momentum in Lancaster

Pickleball is a sport that is picking up speed around the country and is taking hold in Lancaster.  “Pickleball is the fastest growing racquet sport for 20- to 30-year-olds,” said Bob Giroux of the Lancaster Recreation Department.&nb More...

Local News

Amherst woman achieves fifth-degree black belt

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

In May, Alicia Hargadon was to receive a promotion in the level of her black belt following years of training and studying.  However, she wasn’t expecting to be promoted from a third-degree black belt to a fifth-degree black belt without f More...

Morton votes against extended terms

Erie County Legislator Ted Morton recently voted against the Erie County Charter Review Commission’s recommendation to extend legislators’ terms from two to four years. More...

News Brief

The Lancaster Town Board will next meet at 7 p.m. Monday, July 19, at Town Hall, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster. A 30-minute work session will precede the meeting. More...

Letters to the Editor

Open house a success thanks to 300-plus visitors

Our open house was a success.  Thank you everyone who came out to our open house on Monday night. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As a resident of Caswell Avenue, I’d like to know why the village paved the section in between the curb and the sidewalk in front of a house. More...

Lifestyles

Herschell Carrousel hits century mark

The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum in North Tonawanda is home to a carousel that has a big birthday coming up.  It marks the 100th anniversary of the 1916 No. More...

Craft show to benefit Hope Project

A craft and vendor show to benefit The Hope Project of WNY will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 9, at the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge, 5437 Broadway, Lancaster.   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 Aug. 23. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 7   Jack — The 1996 Robin Williams’ film is part of the Family Film Series, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Thursday, July 7, at the Riviera Theatre and Performance Arts Center, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. More...

Literature

thurs. 7   Northside Writers Group — Meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Thursday of every month, July 7, at the Crossroads Lutheran Church, 4640 Main St., corner of Main Street and Burroughs Drive, Snyder. More...

Speakers

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