Weekly Feature

October 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Dinner, ‘date with destiny’ to benefit good cause

Lancaster’s Plymouth Crossroads, an organization dedicated to housing homeless young men in a safe environment, will present “A Date With Destiny,” centering on a Halloween speed-dating event, at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. More...

Editorial

Stay safe and have fun this Halloween

Bee Editorial

When it comes to Halloween, the most any parents should have to worry about is how many Tootsie Rolls their sugar-crazed child collected that night.  More...

Spindle items

• TRICKS AND TREATS— Depew’s official trick or treat night, in conjunction with the towns of Lancaster and Cheektowaga, is from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 29, 1891

• The roller skating craze is raging in the southern tier of counties.  • A strong vein of gas sufficient to supply 10 families with light and fuel has been struck at Dansville.  • A movement is on foot to establish in Wester More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I live on Wilma Drive in the village, and I have had my branches and brush out at the curb for two weeks, but no one comes by. I pay my taxes, but no one cares about picking up before the bad weather. Can someone help me, please? More...

Sports

Lancaster football drops Kenmore West in quarterfinals

It’s starting to seem there is nothing that can stop Lancaster football. Not an unusually difficult four seed in the quarterfinal match-up. More...

Legends advance to Class AA boys soccer championship

Months of sweating, grinding and working have all led to this: the Lancaster boys soccer team will play for the Class AA Title Saturday. The game, which will be played at Sweet Home High School, will pit the Legends against top-seeded Clarence.  More...

St. Mary’s girls soccer team makes strides in 2016

The St. Mary’s girls soccer team finished this season in much better standing than last year. More...

Lifestyles

Habitat Buffalo...

Working on new builds, helping refugees

Habitat for Humanity’s Buffalo branch is much more than a volunteer organization. The group is currently working on the Bailey Green project, which is a plan to revitalize the area near Bailey Avenue and Genesee Street. More...

Faith United plans veterans breakfast

Faith United Methodist Church will host a veterans breakfast at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at 5505 Broadway in Lancaster as a thank you to all who have served in the military. Men and women who have served are invited to dine. More...

Bee Senior News

All events (except where indicated) 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

Hard work pays off at Elderwood location

Elderwood, a subacute rehabilitation and long-term care community at 1818 Como Park Blvd. More...

YMCA, Food Bank to help fight hunger this season

YMCA Buffalo Niagara is teaming up with the Food Bank of Western New York for the fifth straight year to help fight hunger this holiday season.  According to Catherine Shick, public and community relations coordinator for the Food Bank of Wester More...

Community Health Center expands from city to suburbs

The Community Health Center of Cheektowaga, located at 934 Cleveland Drive, Cheektowaga, held its grand opening on Friday.  The center is an expansion of Community Health Center of Buffalo.  Dr. More...

Depew sets date for dissolution vote

The Village of Depew’s referendum on dissolution is set to take place from noon to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. More...

Village changes food trucks law

The Lancaster Village Board passed legislation at Monday night’s meeting that updated the village’s code on food trucks.  The legislation is aimed at making it easier for food truck vendors to operate in the village.  More...

Local News

Upcoming auction benefits reading for the blind

The Niagara Frontier Radio Reading Service is hosting its annual Ticket Drop Super Auction for the Blind from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. More...

After countless dogs, Buffalo Greyhound Adoption continues work with former racers

BGA at 25

Greyhounds. Those sleek, elegant canines known for their striking features and blistering speed on the racetrack are, in fact, the fastest dog breed.  Of course, many people — maybe even most people — already know that.  More...

Halloween event to kick off Puppy Tales series

A Halloween costume party will kick off a new six-week Puppy Tales series at Dog Ears Bookstore and Cafe, located at 688 Abbott Road. The adventure kicks off at 10:15 a.m. Friday, Oct. 28.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Communities should support Monica Wallace

As an expectant mother, I have thought deeply about the kind of future my daughter — who is due any day now — will have growing up here.  More...

Media should expand scope of election reporting

Television and print media reporters insulted the intelligence of American citizens who tuned in or read about the final debate between the Democratic and Republican candidates for president of the United States.  More...

Education

Daemen students beautify Amherst State Park through program

Abigail Gullo of Depew was one of several Daemen College athletic training students to participate in a community service project to beautify Amherst State Park on Mill Street.  The Daemen group, which also included a 2016 graduate of the athlet More...

Lancaster embraces STEM method

The WNY STEM Hub has recognized Lancaster High School as a STEM School on the Move for its commitment to encouraging science, technology, engineering and math.  This is the third year the WNY STEM Hub honored selected schools in WNY: 44 district More...

YOUNG LEADERS

Reese McCrea and Griffin Smith shake hands after winning the top two spots in Michelle Heater’s fifth-grade class elections at St. Mary’s Elementary School. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Urban Post 7275 to host food drive   Lt. Col. Matt Urban Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7275 is hosting its annual food drive, which started Oct. 14 and will continue for four weeks. More...

Entertainment

Halloween

thurs. 27   Fright Night — Tom Holland’s 1985 horror film starring Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Roddy McDowall and Amanda Bearse, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Dipson Amherst Theatre, 3500 Main St., Amherst; $. More...

Walking Tours

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Theatre

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