Weekly Feature

November 17, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Village reviews flood plain sanctions, amends building codes

The Lancaster Village Board on Monday received and filed correspondence from the state Department of Environmental Conservation regarding the village’s flood plain and agreed to pass it on to the commissioner of public works.  The letter c More...

Editorial

Veterans can face hardships after retirement

Bee Editorial

Given that Veterans Day has just passed, we’d all like to think that those who have served our country in a military capacity are being well taken care of after they have retired, regardless of whether it was a medical retirement or standard re More...

Spindle items

• THOSE IN NEED — Before I donate to any sort of cause, I like to do my homework. I want to make sure that what I’m giving is going to the right people. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  Nov. 19, 1891   • A “gold brick” swindler turned up in Wyoming County last week. Up to date, so far as known, he has failed to land a sucker. More...

Sports

Seniors dominate first team accolades

2016 All-Bee Football — Defense

This year’s All-Bee first team defense features players from a wide range of teams and programs. The seven players come from six different schools across four different classifications – AA, A, B and C. More...

Lancaster football team falls to Victor in Far West Regionals

Lancaster’s historic football season came to a close Saturday when the Legends lost, 33-27, in the Far West Regional Game to Victor. More...

Lady Lancers win 15th state title

For the 15th time in school history, the St. Mary’s girls volleyball team is the New York State Catholic Champion.  The Lady Lancers won the championship match over Kellenberg Memorial Saturday, 25-20, 20-25, 25-21, 25-15. St. More...

Budget is main focus of superintendent’s report

Depew Schools Superintendent Jeffrey R. More...

Rallying the voters

Dennis Radecki holds up a sign to keep the Village of Depew and vote no to dissolution on Jan. 17. More...

Local News

Vet’s experience fuels passion for WNY Heroes

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Lancaster mother of two Lynn Magistrale started her military career right out of high school, joining the Navy in 1992 and giving 13 years of her life before deciding to switch over to the Air Force.  Between positions in these two capacities, a More...

Acclaimed alto saxophonist coming to Lancaster

It’s not every day that you get to hear an internationally renowned musician perform, much less play alongside him or her. More...

Photo

Nelson Oldfield, commander of the American Legion Erie County Committee, delivers remarks at Friday’s Veteran’s Day ceremony in Town Park. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I would considering voting no for dissolution of the Village of Depew if one of our politicians can prove to me that they have a plan to eliminate the $8 million debt. Up until now, I haven’t heard a single thing.  More...

Lifestyles

‘Music on the Front Lines’

Veteran entertainer still saluting troops with music after 42 years

For keyboardist Van Taylor, it’s always been about the troops. 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 Dec. More...

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.   More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Holy Mother of the Rosary sets dinner   Holy Mother of the Rosary will be hosting a roast beef dinner and auction from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at 6298 Broadway in Lancaster. Adult tickets are $11; children ages 12 and younger are $6. More...

Business

Dental practice seeks to make veterans smile

Westermeier Martin Dental Care is seeking applications from any veteran interested in a complimentary smile makeover now through Nov. More...

New electrician apprentices sought

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Electricians, Local Union No. 41, will conduct a recruitment from now through Sept. More...

M&T to host nonprofit at Bills games

Starting at the Buffalo Bills home opener, M&T Bank will kick off a new initiative to honor local not-for-profit organizations that provide services to the Western New York community.   More...