Weekly Feature



September 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Alarm system issues dealt with for Tim Hortons in Depew

Members of the Depew Village Board discussed numerous alarms that have been activated at the Tim Hortons on Transit Road, across from Olmstead Avenue, at their work session on Monday.  The fire department responded to 14 alarms triggered from Ju More...

Editorial

Officials hope for a more walkable village

Bee Editorial

It seems that every small village and town is striving to become more walkable, which serves as a testament to where we’re going as communities and what we want out of everyday life. More...

Spindle items

• IN THE HOLE —  Thinking about the future is tough enough as it is without having to deal with those pesky student loans.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  Sept. 17, 1891   • The fastest long distance run ever recorded in this or any other country was made Monday by a special train from New York to Buffalo over the New York Central railroad. More...

Police Blotter

Police find billy club in back of man’s car

Lancaster   Friday, Sept. 2  • Police responded to a two-car accident at the corner of Ransom Road and Genesee Street. Officers observed that one of the drivers appeared to be intoxicated. More...

Sports

Lancaster football blows out Jamestown

Early as it may be, this Lancaster football team is beginning to feel special. More...

Depew football falls to 0-2 with loss to Maryvale

The Depew Wildcats fell to 0-2 on the season this weekend with a 34-7 loss at the hands of Maryvale.  Foremost among the team’s issues was stopping the Flyers’ rushing attack, which went for 368 yards on the ground.  More...

Planz takes on new challenge as St. Mary’s cross country coach

If the past is any indication, the St. Mary’s girls cross country team is in pretty good hands with Charles Planz.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Depew Hose to host Polish dinner   Depew Central Hose will host a Polish dinner from 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Northside Fire Hall, 112 Brewster St., Depew. The cost is $10 presale and $12 at the door. More...

Business

Lancaster Discount Liquors operates on customer time

Longevity, family values and a strong work ethic go a long way in the business world. More...

New electrician apprentices sought

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Electricians, Local Union No. 41, will conduct a recruitment from Oct. 5, 2016, through Sept. More...

M&T to host nonprofit organization at Bills games

Starting at the Buffalo Bills home opener, M&T Bank will kick off a new initiative to honor local not-for-profit organizations that provide services to the Western New York community.  More...

9/11 Remembered

Members of Bowmansville Volunteer Fire Association raise the American flag at Sunday’s 9/11 memorial service hosted by Red Knights Chapter 47 at Heroes and Veterans Park in Lancaster. More...

Lancaster town parking amendments in the works

Bus routes, plowing and traffic concerns all fueled public hearings concerning parking in the Town of Lancaster.  On Sept. More...

Local News

Breaking News - 9/16/2016 11:23 AM

Police investigate double homicide at town apartment

A woman and her 7-year-old son are dead after an apparent double murder on  More...

HARD WORK AND DEDICATION

— Four teachers from the Depew School District were recognized for their years of dedicated service during a luncheon at the Creekside Banquet Facility. More...

Conversation continues on police presence in private lots

Supervisor Patrick Keem described a Tuesday night meeting of lot owners, town officials and representatives of the Buffalo Bills to discuss a potential police presence on private lots as adversarial at the beginning, but then growing into a good, inf More...

Letters to the Editor

Como Lake issue a direct result of poor planning

I am writing to try to shed some light on a recurring problem. I have played and fished in the lake as a child, and I can tell you that I value this as a very special asset we have in Lancaster.  More...

Column about scrapple brings back memories

I liked the recent column about scrapple by David Sherman very much. I was born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware, and lived there till 1954. My father’s job took us to Buffalo, and I have lived here since then.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I am 70 years old, and other than military service I’ve always lived in Depew. We are very fortunate to have the security of the police and fire departments, as well as a great DPW.   More...

Lifestyles

Buffalo Philharmonic presents new season

Violinist Joshua Bell, tribute to John Williams, to start off the year

Shine up your dress shoes. the Buffalo Philharmonic is kicking off its season with an opening night gala at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17.  After dinner that evening, violinist Joshua Bell will be performing at 8 p.m.  More...

Junior Ladies set clothing drive

Junior Ladies of Charity is hosting a drive for clothing and household items, which can be dropped off from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, and 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at the corner of Aurora and St. Joseph streets in Lancaster. 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 until Oct. More...

Entertainment

Festivals

fri. 16-sun. 18   Ellicottville Rock N’ Roll Weekend — Event will feature live music, food and classic car show, Friday, Sept. 16, through Sunday, Sept. 18, Village of Ellicottville. 699-5046, ellicottvilleny.com  More...

Art

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Family Activities

sat. 17  Junior Audubon Club — Join the Juniors and naturalist Tom Kerr for the monthly birding adventure for children ages 8 to 16, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sept. 17, at Forest Lawn Cemetery, 1411 Delaware Ave., Buffalo. More...