Weekly Feature

November 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

State may have alternative to village dissolution

A municipal consolidation and efficiency competition will be made available to state villages and towns, according to a press release sent by Gov. More...

Editorial

Remember to shop locally during the holidays

Bee Editorial

Do you have a person on your holiday list who seems to already have everything? Perhaps if you make adjustments to your possible gift ideas you may end up with new ideas.  More...

Spindle items

• DECK THE HALLS — The Village of Lancaster’s Christmasville, complete with firetruck parade, tree lighting and plenty of food and entertainment, will take place on Saturday, Nov. 26, along Central Avenue and West Main Street.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  Nov. 26, 1891   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Do people think children are not watching and listening? Already there have been high schoolers chanting Build the Wall or Make America White Again until others cry. Is empowering hate groups and bullying making America great? More...

Lifestyles

Advent Chorale brings passion for baroque to Handel’s ‘Messiah’

In sweatshirts and jeans, sweaters and slacks, the members of the Advent Chorale of Western New York were fine-tuning their performance of Handel’s “Messiah” at Orchard Park Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, preparing for two concerts More...

Museum to host firetruck parade

The Greater Lancaster Museum of Firefighting will host its ninth annual Christmasville Firetruck Parade at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, starting at Lancaster High School and traveling along Central Avenue to end at Broadway. 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...

Entertainment

Holiday

fri. 25   Thanksgiving Break at the Movies — After the turkey is gone and the shopping is done, go to the library for a movie on the big screen, 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. More...

Family Activities

fri. 25   Public Touch Tank — Learn about invertebrates and experience the two finger touch when you explore the animals in the tank, noon-4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, at the Aquarium of Niagara, 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls; $. More...

Special Events

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Peppermint Road residents express concerns regarding neighboring business

The Lancaster Town Board had four public hearings on the agenda for Monday night’s meeting, starting with the more contentious hearings for special use permits regarding PM Peppermint, 31 Peppermint Road, followed by a hearing to rezone 6645 Tr More...

Helping hands

Gregg Greco, left, Gil Reed, Brock Santoro, Ron Young and Frank Tyx load trucks at Tops Markets with food donations before heading off to the food pantry. More...

Local News

Students get options for college, career paths

Students from Cheektowaga area schools heard about college options and career paths at Cleveland Hill High School on Tuesday night.  “What’s Next? More...

Driving program offered to local students

St. Mary’s High School offers a Driver Education Program that is open to students from local high schools as well as St. More...

Village Victorian looks to become national landmark

If you’ve driven by the corner of Broadway and Aurora Street in the Village of Lancaster, you may have noticed a house right out of a Norman Rockwell painting, a Victorian beauty with soft pastels in green, peach and salmon.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Rededication credits efforts of Richard Bulman

A successful community comprises many different people. More...

Village trustee to focus efforts elsewhere

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the voters of the 143rd Assembly District for their support, their prayers and their votes.  I congratulate Mrs. More...

Sports

Top skill players spread across First Team

All-Bee 2016 Football - Offense

Some of the top football players in Western New York history make up the 2016 All-Bee First Team Offense. Half of the recipients hold school records, and two players are ranked in the top-five all-time in Western New York at their position. More...

All-Bee Football selection process explained

Given the tremendous success of last year’s squad, The Bee’s sports staff is once again proud to recognize some of the area’s top talent on offense for the 2016 All-Bee Football Team.  More...

Cheektowaga’s Bartnik named All-Bee Offensive Player of the Year

Cheektowaga senior quarterback Eric Bartnik put up video game-like numbers in the air and on the ground on his way to earning the 2016 All-Bee Football Offensive Player of the Year, but it took a lot of hard work. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Sacred Heart to host Christmas event   Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish will host its Christmas Sweepstakes at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, 5337 Genesee St. in Bowmansville. Call 683-2375 for tickets.  Hillview youth groups meet weekly   More...

Business

Dash’s encourages community to donate to Meals on Wheels

The Meals on Wheels Foundation of Western New York will once again bencourage WNY shoppers to “Step up to the Plate” at Dash’s Markets in support of Meals on Wheels’ mission. Now through Saturday, Dec. More...

Gas prices down three cents, says AAA

The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is now $2.14 per gallon, down three cents from last week. The New York state average is $2.37 per gallon, down two cents from last week. More...

BlueCross BlueShield offers new options and resources for 2017 health plans

With the start of the open enrollment season that began on Nov. More...