Weekly Feature

November 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Lancaster police look to public for help on unsolved homicide

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Editorial

Survivors of Suicide Loss Day to provide forum

Bee Editorial

Suicide rates in the U.S. have surged to the highest level in nearly 30 years, according to a study released by the National Center for Health Statistics in April.  More...

Spindle items

• FALL BACK — Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 6. Residents are reminded to turn their clocks back one hour before retiring for the evening on   Saturday. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  Nov. 5, 1891   • The Niagara Falls tunnel has now 1,687 feet of its 3,530 excavated.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.An old adage states, love it or leave it. Those of us who love Depew need to stand strong together. Vote no to dissolution on Tuesday, Jan. 17. Any village resident who is registered to vote and is 18 or older is qualified to vote. More...

Sports

Lancaster drops Hutch Tech to advance to Class AA Final

Lancaster’s dream football season continues. The Legends earned the right to play for the Class AA Championship with a 35-12 win over Hutch Tech Friday.  More...

Lancaster boys soccer team falls in sectional final

To win a sectional championship, just about everything has to go right. One bad bounce or wrong move here or there can quickly change a team’s fortunes. The Lancaster boys soccer team found that out the hard way last week. More...

Lady Legends volleyball advances to Championship match

There will be a rematch in the Class AA girls volleyball championship. Lancaster will have a chance to avenge last year’s loss Friday night at 6 p.m. 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. Drop off nonperishable food items at 3741 Walden Ave., Lancaster. More...

Business

Zounds builds business, refines tech

Imagine a dinner with close friends and family where you are only able to understand every other word, or only the certain syllables of a word.  For those dealing with hearing loss, experiences like this are a daily occurrence.  More...

Curbell Plastics presents to aerospace industry

Two technical experts from Orchard Park-based Curbell Plastics Inc., a supplier of plastic sheet, rod, tube, film, adhesives, sealants and prototyping materials, were invited to give a presentation at SAE International Standards committee meetings th More...

Events

Free caregiver workshops set for Nov. 5 More...

Council, Assembly contests highlight Tuesday’s election

Lancaster and Depew residents will head to the polls Tuesday with several key local, county and state races on the ballot.  Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. More...

Need for more workers seen in town Highway, Parks departments

The Lancaster Town Board held two public hearings on Tuesday for the Special Districts Budget and the 2017 Preliminary Budget. No residents spoke on the Special Districts Budget, but several residents did so for the proposed Preliminary Budget.  More...

Local News

The Lodge features new head chef Scott Ahearn

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Scott Ahearn has been passionate about cooking for as long as he can remember. More...

Daemen College opens Alumni House

In conjunction with the opening of Alumni House, a new campus parking lot has been constructed behind the facility, adding 62 parking spaces for use by the college community. More...

Comedians flirt with danger in St. Mary’s play

What happens when you put seven comedians in a boarding house and then add kidnappers?  Comedic gold, that’s what.  Billy St. More...

Obituaries

Ursula Schifferle, teacher, School 43

Ursula Schifferle (nee Cullen), 75, of Lancaster, died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016.  Mrs. Schifferle was born in Buffalo and was a Mount Mercy Academy and Buffalo State College graduate.  She was a teacher at School No. More...

Lifestyles

Haunted Hayride helpers create enjoyable event

I would like to commend the Bowmansville Volunteer Fire Association and the many, many other volunteers who helped to make the annual Haunted Hayride so much fun and so enjoyable again this year.  We have attended this event from the very first More...

Mount Mercy retreat aids community

The Mount Mercy Academy Junior Class held its annual retreat in an effort to provide service to the local community. More...

Students create international club, welcome all

It all started with a place to watch futbol. Yes futbol, not football. Sweet Home High School is home to students from many different countries. In the International Student Alliance club, there are 20 cultures represented. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 3   Around the World — Indulge your taste buds and senses, purchase treasures from around the globe, and enjoy a showcase of cultural entertainment, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

Family Activities

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Art

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