Weekly Feature



September 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Dissolution could impact collective identity

Bee Editorial

As many in the community may know, dissolving the Village of Depew is a real possibility now that a petition has been received in favor of the change. More...

Spindle items

• FALL IS HERE — Leaves are turning, there’s a crispness to the air, and Wegmans now displays cases of apple cider as soon as you walk in. It’s the most wonderful time of the year. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  Oct. 1, 1891   More...

Sports

Legends move to 4-0 with big win, will take on Orchard Park Saturday

Lancaster football moved to 4-0 in the Eric Rupp era with yet another big win Friday night. The Legends defeated Williamsville North, 42-14, the third consecutive win by at least four touchdowns.  More...

St. Mary’s football team building for future

The operative word surrounding St. Mary’s football this season is “youth.” The team is in the midst of a building season, with freshmen making up a sizable portion of the roster. More...

Depew gets first win over Albion

Depew finally put one in the win column this weekend when the Wildcats topped Albion, 22-14. More...

Business

Louie’s is ‘all about the sauce’

A family recipe:

Louie’s Texas Red Hots has a longstanding family history and will soon celebrate 50 years of business. More...

Honey lovers rejoice: Masterson’s to hold its fourth annual Honey Harvest Festival this weekend

For those who have wondered how honey gets from the hive to the jar, Masterson’s Garden Center in East Aurora can help with its annual Honey Harvest Festival.  More...

Events

Retired Teachers Association sets Alton’s meeting   More...

Depew Village Board hears dissolution comments

Following a petition received Sept. 20 to dissolve the Village of Depew, the Village Board has begun a process to verify what was received.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Restore NY grant may help with West Main Street revitalization

The Lancaster Village Board has unanimously approved a proposal to apply for a Restore NY grant application, with the aim of deconstructing the foundation of the recently demolished BOCES building on West Main Street.   More...

LIGHT THE NIGHT

— The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's annual Light The Night Walk was held Friday in Delaware Park. Initial reports calculate the walk raised at least $474,000. More...

Local News

Revelry band competition will take place Oct. 1

The Lancaster High School Marching Band and Boosters will present Lancaster Revelry at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Morton calls on Cuomo to increase Transit Road funding

In the wake of ongoing traffic and pedestrian safety issues, Erie County Legislator Ted Morton, R-Cheektowaga, recently wrote Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and state officials asking for the widening of State Route 78.  More...

News Brief

Meetings coming up regarding Depew Village dissolution will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30 at FOE Eagles, 4569 Broadway via the Friends of Depew, and 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Letters to the Editor

County must address Como Lake issues

There was apparently a lack of working to correct the problem the last time Como Lake was dredged. More...

Lifestyles

Buffalo Beauts...getting ready for second year in National Women's Hockey League

The National Women’s Hockey League had its inaugural season in 2015, and Buffalo is lucky enough to call itself home to one of the four teams in the league. More...

Lancaster resident to star in ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

Lancaster resident Daniel Keith Barone will star in the Aurora Players production of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken’s classic musical “Little Shop of Horrors,” slated to open Oct. 7 at the Roycroft Pavilion in East Aurora. 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. 4.  • Toddler Time for 2- to 3-year-olds with a parent or a caregiver is being held at 11:30 a.m. More...