Weekly Feature



January 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

LHS students prepare for annual eighth-grade info night

A new batch of eighth-graders, along with their families, will get an introduction to life at Lancaster High School at this year’s Eighth-Grade Information Night.  The event will take place from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. More...

Editorial

Consider blood donations as new year begins

Bee Editorial

The new year is finally upon us, and no doubt there are many people who are either brainstorming for a resolution or tweaking their resolution ideas for the upcoming months. More...

Spindle items

• DO YOUR RESEARCH — Tensions rise as Depew’s dissolution vote approaches, with both sides making a last-ditch effort to make their voices heard and possibly sway residents who are on the fence or indifferent to the prospect. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  Jan. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.This is a warning to Lake Avenue residents, and especially my fellow senior citizens. I was shoveling my driveway last Wednesday when I heard the plow coming up the street. More...

Sports

St. Mary’s boys hoops beats North, defends title

The St. Mary’s of Lancaster boys basketball team’s recent dominance in the Five Guys Holiday Tournament continued with a 55-42 victory over host school Williamsville North on Dec. More...

Lady Legends hoops now 6-2 on the season

The Lancaster girls basketball team is off to its best start in five years. The Lady Legends are 6-2 through eight games and 2-2 in league play. This becomes even more impressive when considering two-thirds of the scoring has come from juniors. More...

Depew track competes in two meets over holiday break

The Depew Wildcats Indoor Track Team was busy over break with two big meets and one very long trip.  On Wednesday, the Wildcats competed in the Western New York Relays at Houghton College. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 6-sun. 8   Massive LAN — Gamers, play nonstop for the entire weekend, opens Friday, Jan. 6, with continuous play through Sunday, Jan. More...

Walking Tours

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Family Activities

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Keysa Park courts get extra maintenance

The Lancaster Town Board retroactively approved additional work done to Keysa Park courts at Tuesday night’s meeting, as part of a rehabilitation project completed mid-September.  More...

Shoot the J

Alec Tamburri nails a three-point shot in the early goings of Lancaster's 77-61 win over Orchard Park on Tuesday. Tamburri had a team-high 17 points in the victory. More...

Local News

Depew student donates 100 canned goods

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

For the second consecutive year, Depew High School hosted the “Stuff the Bus” event just outside the Transit Road school. The event, which was held over a 12-hour period on Dec. More...

New laws ensure proper representation for public defense clients

Two bills signed into law at the end of November will help ensure that public defense clients are represented at arraignment and on appeal, according to a press release via Gov. Andrew Cuomo.  More...

Lancaster’s Carnival Kids to star in Carribean Night

The Roycroft Inn will take a break from the cold weather as it’s transformed into an island getaway during Caribbean Night at The Inn from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

NALYWAJKO, Mary (nee Lysak), of Depew, died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016. Mrs. Nalywajko is survived by two children, Donna and Anna; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Theodor. More...

Lifestyles

New leadership strengthens focus on women’s issues, assault victims

It Happened to Alexa Foundation

Kate Fowler describes herself as a “diehard feminist.” She focused her doctorate on women’s issues, so it is no surprise she is excited to take on her new role as the executive director of the It Happened to Alexa Foundation.  More...

Motivational meetings to start at Hillview

Hillview Ministry Center presents hope and encouragement meetings at noon every Saturday at 26 Rehm Road in Depew.   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. For more information, call 685-3498. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Our Lady of Pompeii to observe adoration Our Lady of Pompeii Church will observe First Friday Eucharistic Adoration from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6, at 158 Laverack Ave., Lancaster; Divine Mercy Chaplet will be prayed at 3 p.m. More...

Business

Unity is key to growing community

There is one common trait among communities that offer their residents and businesses a vibrant place to live and work: unity.  The collaboration of business leaders and government representatives plays a meaningful role in promoting this unity. More...

BlueCross BlueShield launches health audiocast

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York has announced the start of Point of Health, a free audiocast featuring thought leaders in health care and the health insurance industry, according to a recent press release. More...

Resident honored by McGuire Group

Charlene Damato of Cheektowaga is celebrating her five-year employment anniversary with The McGuire Group, operator of five local health care facilities.  As a licensed practical nurse, Damato is responsible for providing direct patient care for More...