Weekly Feature



September 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Catholic schools urge youth to vote

On the first day of school, each Catholic elementary school student went home with a blank registration form to encourage all those who are eligible to vote, but are not registered, to do so in time to vote in the fall elections. More...

Editorial

Remember to be safe, intelligent as school begins

Bee Editorial

Streets are once again filled with yellow buses and thousands of children toting books, brown lunch bags and backpacks as another school year began on Tuesday. More...

Spindle items

• BRIDGE THE GAP —  Plenty of people have their own opinions on the many who fall into the category of “millennial,” or Generation Y.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  Sept. 10, 1891   • The Democratic electors of the town of Lancaster will meet at Leininger’s Hall, Friday, Sept. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Someone removed the road signs in the Woodgate/Willowridge Subdivision. Each corner has two signs, one for each street. Well, they left the signage for the main street but they removed the signage for the cross street. More...

Lifestyles

Buffalo gets set to 'Light The Night'

Even with the extensive research nationwide and signs of progress being made, cancer still rears its ugly head. More...

Library News

Story Times  • Lapsit Story Time for 3- to 23-month-olds with a parent or a caregiver is being held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, starting Sept. 13 and running until Oct. 4.  More...

In the Military

U.S. Air Force Airman Heather A. Jarmuz, daughter of Deborah Rennicks of Lancaster and Marty Jarmuz of Seminole, Florida, has graduated with honors from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas.  More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Live Local in WNY

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Performance

fri. 9   The Fieldhands with Kathy Moriarty — 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at Unitarian Universalist Church of Amherst, 6320 Main St., Williamsville; $.  sat. 10   More...

Democratic races for Council, Assembly highlight primary

Registered voters in Lancaster and Depew will have an opportunity to choose candidates in a handful of local primary elections on Tuesday, Sept. 13.  More...

Heading back

Noelle Willard, 6, is excited about her first day of school as a first-grader at Court Street Elementary. More...

Local News

Plymouth director teaches life skills

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Plymouth Crossroad’s Executive Director Jennifer McAndrew, formerly Thorpe, has seen 124 boys go through the transitional housing program in the past five years, a surprising number given that it covers only a narrow statistic of at-risk males More...

Providing carefree ‘Escapes’ for children

enCourage Kids

When children receive a difficult diagnosis, families often seek ways to help them escape their challenging medical future. The enCourage Kids Foundation aims to do just that.  More...

News Brief

The Town of Lancaster has received notification from the Erie County Department of Public Works regarding temporary road restrictions on William Street at Little Buffalo Creek bridge between Bowen and Schwartz roads, as well as Pavement Road Bridge o More...

Letters to the Editor

Logistics should be reconsidered with Tim Hortons

What another disaster ready to unfold in Lancaster in the name of renewal. Has anyone looked at the steel box at the corner of Central and Broadway that represents a historically correct version of a gas station? More...

Sports

Quick start leads Lancaster football past South

The start of the 2016 football season could not have started any better for Lancaster and any worse for Williamsville South.  More...

St. Mary’s falls to Hutch Tech in opener

Twenty-two minutes.  That’s how long (in game time) St. Mary’s played Class AA Hutch Tech to a scoreless tie Friday night. More...

Depew drops football opener to Alden

A series of mistakes and mishaps landed Depew football a 40-19 season-opening loss to Alden. The Wildcats fumbled the opening kickoff and threw two interceptions in the loss while the Bulldogs had four touchdowns of 20 or more yards. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Church to hold electronics raffle   Blessed Mother Teresa Parish at St. James Church will host its appliance and electronics raffle at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at 500 Terrace Blvd. in Depew. There will be 30 prizes. More...

Business

Southtowns Surgery Center provides numerous options for patients

Its first surgery conducted on July 26, the Southtowns Surgery Center aims to provide everything a patient needs for an efficient surgical procedure. More...

Food Bank employee named to “Leaders of the Year” list

Justin Guerin, Operations Director for the Food Bank of Western New York, was named the 2016 Eastern Region Operations Leader of the Year by Feeding America, the nationwide network of 200 food banks.  More...

UBMD expands hours for urgent orthopaedic care for WNY patients

UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine’s office in Orchard Park now offers extended evening hours to treat urgent orthopaedic patients during the week, a release from the company said.  UB OrthoCare services not only serves patients in th More...