Weekly Feature



October 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Lancaster School Board recognized

Members of the Lancaster Central Board of Education were recognized for its service at the board meeting held Monday in the Hillview Elementary School auditorium.  “We decided to celebrate and acknowledge all of our trustee members here at More...

Editorial

Voting is an important right no matter your age

Bee Editorial

Of the 218,959,000 Americans eligible to vote in the 2012 presidential election, 146,311,000 were registered and only 126,144,000 actually voted, according to the U.S. More...

Spindle items

• A CASE OF THE SNIFFLES — We all have those little quirks to stall getting sick or cut flu season short.  It may be something you have to drink in one sitting, or simply wrapping a hot towel around your head.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  Oct. 8, 1891   • A number of sidewalks throughout the village are in a dangerous condition. Our village trustees should see that they are repaired before winter sets in.  More...

Obituaries

Richard G. Carroll, electrical worker

Richard G. Carroll, 83, of Lancaster, died Saturday, Oct 1, 2016.  Mr. More...

Conrad H. Marchwinski, baker and Army sergeant

Conrad Henry Marchwinski, 68, of Depew, died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016.  A lifelong Depew resident, he served in the U.S. Army as a sergeant from 1968 to 1971 and was awarded military honors.  Mr. More...

Richard A. Wescott, president of Serven

Richard A. Wescott, 51, of Clarence, died Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.  Mr. Wescott was born in Columbia, South Carolina. More...

Lifestyles

Restaurants prepare for 14th Dining Out for Life

Evergreen Health is collaborating with Western New York’s vibrant restaurant scene to present Dining Out for Life for the 14th year.  The event, founded in  Philadelphia in 1991, sees over  $4 million raised annually in the 60 ci More...

Zombieville comes to Lancaster Village

The Lancaster Village Zombieville event will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 along Central Avenue and West Main Street. Zombie Zumba, a zombie maze and a historical walking tour are just some of the fun activities to take place.   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 Oct. 18 to Nov. 1.  More...

Business

WNY leaders to serve as chairs for Suneel’s 2016 Celebrity Gala

Local philanthropist and nationally renowned restaurateur Russell Salvatore will serve as the 2016 honorary chairman of Suneel’s Celebrity Gala, the annual “Dancing with the Stars”-inspired fundraiser of Suneel’s Light Foundat More...

New chief operating officer named to YWCA

Cheri Alvarez has been named chief operating officer for the YWCA.  Alvarez will oversee operations of the nonprofit’s three major program areas: Children & Youth Services, Housing Services and Senior Living, with a focus on developmen More...

Empire One opens new banking location

After two months in their new building, Empire One Federal Credit Union welcomed the community to a grand-opening celebration of their new Orchard Park headquarters at 3020 Orchard Park Road in West Seneca. More...

Meeting on dissolution highlights village services

The Friends of Depew, a group against village dissolution, held an informational meeting at the Fraternal Order of Eagles on Friday.  Group founder Leigh Ann Wacht spoke to roughly 35 people in attendance, including Mayor Jesse Nikonowicz and Vi More...

Town adopts tentative budget for 2017

The Town of Lancaster filed its tentative budget for 2017 as of Friday, Sept. 30. New contracts for the Civil Service Employees Association Blue Collar and White Collar unions were accepted as part of the spending plan. More...

Local News

Councilman uses consulting experience

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Lancaster Town Councilman Matthew Walter has been a voice in the community under many capacities, first as chief operating officer for Oogie Games and later as a small business consultant with West Seneca’s Casciano Consulting Group.  Taki More...

Depew grads to be honored Oct. 13

Twelve distinguished Depew graduates will be inducted into the Alumni Wall of Fame during a ceremony for families on Oct. More...

St. Mary’s students learn importance of voting

With both the local and national elections coming up in November, St. Mary’s Elementary School decided to hold a special event to help teach their students the importance of voting. More...

Letters to the Editor

We shouldn’t be told where to live

Twenty-seven years ago, my wife and built our home on a brand-new street in the Village of Depew, on the west side of Transit Road and in the Town of Cheektowaga.  It was close to our church, our family members and a part of the school system th More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Get Central Avenue back to a two-lane highway from the bridge to Walden before we get killed up here.  More...

Sports

Legends score dramatic win over Orchard Park, 42-35

Jacob Michalski had never scored a touchdown. Not before Saturday’s match up against perennial Class AA power Orchard Park. Not until there was 40 seconds left in the game. Not until it seemed like all hope was lost for a Legends victory.  More...

Lancaster gymnastics pushes forward with young group

Things were uncertain for Lancaster gymnastics early in the season. More...

Lady Lancers soccer much improved from 2015

What a difference a year can make. After finishing with just one win in 2015, the St. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Civil War Days set for historical society   The Lancaster Historical Society will sponsor Civil War Days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Historic Red Schoolhouse at William Street and Bowen Road.  Pet Blessing slated at St. More...

Entertainment

Historical Tours

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Special Events

fri. 7 & sat. 8   Coin & Stamp Show — Join the Buffalo Numismatic Association for its annual convention, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Festivals

fri. 7-sun. 16   More...