Weekly Feature

October 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Remember etiquette, rules at town meetings

Bee Editorial

It is important for the public to understand the proper etiquette in speaking at government meetings. We want to make the community aware of some of these rules. More...

Spindle items

• CIDER — ’‘Tis the season to drink as much apple cider as you possibly can.  Hot, cold, frozen or mixed with other beverages, it’s a way to celebrate the season.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  Oct. 15, 1891   • A young man living about two miles south of the village was unable to find his way home Sunday night. Wonder what was the matter with him.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I am a resident of the Village of Depew, and I find it amazing that our street cleaner came down three times today. We have not seen them all summer and I’ve never seen so many village trucks and people out working. More...

Sports

Lancaster boys soccer finishes up impressive final stretch of season

Faced with the most daunting stretch of the season, the Legends delivered. The Lancaster boys soccer team got two ties and a win during a week that saw the team play its three toughest league foes.  More...

Legends clinch Class AA South Title with blowout win

Lancaster football clinched the Class AA South Division regular-season title Friday with a 51-24 win over Hutch Tech. The Legends are now 6-0 on the season with an undefeated 4-0 league record.  More...

St. Mary’s volleyball gearing up for playoff run

Sufficient rest and avoiding injuries can be overlooked keys to postseason success. The St. Mary’s girls volleyball team is trying to make sure everyone is healthy and ready to go, heading into the postseason later this month.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Monsignor Leising to give presentation Our Lady of Pompeii Church’s Monsignor Frederick D. Leising will present “Political Responsibility from a Catholic Perspective” at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. More...

Entertainment

Halloween

thurs. 13   Thursday Night Thrillers — The 1980 film that started the slasher franchise, “Friday the 13th,” will be seen at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Family Activities

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Festivals

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Transit Road maintenance in works following Village Board decision

The Depew Village Board on Tuesday approved a resolution for “construction, reconstruction or improvement” of Transit Road from Terrace Boulevard to George Urban Boulevard. More...

West Main Street changes hearken back to bygone era

Lancaster Village officials have officially opened West Main Street to the public after roughly six months of construction. More...

Local News

DANCING UNDEAD

— Performers Aubrey Woronchuk, left, Eva Nikolav, Maria Ruffato, Brooklyn Serio, Tamirra Mack and Tina Sharkey from Rock Steady Dance Center in Cheektowaga groove to Michael Jackson’s "Th More...

St. Mary’s student participates in robotic challenge

Gabrielle Burkard, a junior at St. Mary’s High School and resident of Lancaster, had the opportunity to participate in the Junior Robotic Surgery Challenge over the summer at Roswell Park Cancer Institute.  More...

News Brief

Plymouth Crossroads, a nonprofit organization located in Lancaster that helps provide a safe and stable home to homeless male youth, is currently looking for monetary and food donations. More...

Letters to the Editor

‘Professor’ issue raises Wallace ethics question

I almost bought the inspirational Monica Wallace story. The civic-minded candidate. The working professional. The mother and wife. The voter disgusted with corruption who jumped into politics to save her community. More...

Fire Department appreciates show of public support

As many of us gathered last Thursday night at the Depew High School auditorium to get more information regarding the fate of our village, during the silence a familiar sound began coming through in stereo.  It was the activation tones for our pa More...

Obituaries

John J. Evans, retired executive VP of Bee Newspapers

John J. Evans, 74, retired executive vice president of Bee Group Newspapers and a past president of the New York Press Association, died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016. Mr. More...

Evelyn M. Caplick, nurse at Buffalo General Hospital

Evelyn M. Caplick, 91, of New Port Richey, Florida, formerly of Lancaster, died Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. Mrs. Caplick graduated from the Buffalo City Hospital Nursing School in 1946. More...

Death Notice

DOBMEIER, Dolores A. (nee Weibel), of Depew, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016. Mrs. Dobmeier is survived by five children, Ken Jr., James, Tom, Lynn and Kevin; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Oct. More...

Lifestyles

Radice finds his calling in BUFFALO UKULELE CLUB

The Buffalo Ukulele Club is a group of ukulele enthusiasts who meet at 6:30 every Thursday night at the Gloria J. Parks Community Center, 3242, Main St., Buffalo. The club welcomes people of all ages and skill levels, and there is no charge to join. More...

Lancaster Historical Society hosts author

Storyteller and author Lorna MacDonald Czarnota, will share stories and information on local and Buffalo history at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16 at the Historical Society Museum, 40 Clark St. in Lancaster. More...

Senior News

All events are held at the Town of Lancaster Senior Citizens Center, 100 Oxford Ave. Lancaster residents need to have photo identification ready. For more information, call 685-3498. More...

Business

New pet supply store highlights neighborhood feel, atmosphere

Fur babies won’t have to travel far for grooming or a new toy. Pet Supplies Plus opened a new location at 4970 Transit Road in Depew.  The new Pet Supplies Plus hosted grand opening events earlier in the month.  More...

YWCA Western New York launches ‘Adopt a Classroom’ program

YWCA Western New York recently launched a new program titled “Adopt-a-Classroom,” which will offer Western New York companies, foundations and individuals an opportunity to financially support the YWCA’s numerous children and youth More...

Yellow Brick Liquors celebrates a year in Depew

Yellow Brick Liquors, 5175 Broadway in Depew, will be celebrating their one-year anniversary with a wine tasting and sale from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...