Weekly Feature



January 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

World War II recognitions salute overlooked heroes

Bee Editorial

Of the 16 million American soldiers who served in World War II, only 620,000 are still alive, according to 2016 U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs data compiled by The National WWII Museum.  That’s 3.9 percent.  More...

Spindle items

• HEALTH CONSCIOUS — As our bodies age, it’s hard to keep track of doctor’s appointments, much less what we could be doing to avoid health issues down the road. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  Jan. 28, 1892   More...

Sports

Lady Legends have won four of five

The Lancaster girls basketball team continued its stretch of solid play as the Lady Legends are now 8-3 after winning four of five and seven of nine. More...

Depew lady hoopsters upset Lake Shore

When its back was up against the wall, the Depew girls’ basketball team did not quit. The Lady Wildcats were down 12 points to Lake Shore, then the undefeated top team in ECIC III. More...

Young girls bowling team showing promise

A young Lancaster girls’ bowling team is showing potential this season. The team has just one senior and a litany of eighth- and ninth-graders, but is 4-3 so far on the season.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Theatre

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Special Events

thurs. 26   Lumagination — A captivating and interactive exhibit that will transform the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens with light, sound and imagination, Thursday, Jan. 26-28, Feb. More...

Depew trustee proposes task force to meet tax issues head-on

For the Depew Village Board, meetings post-dissolution vote got back to business. More...

Lancaster village seeks companies for energy conservation project

The Lancaster Village Board announced at Monday’s meeting that it is requesting proposals from interested and qualified energy service companies for an upcoming project.  More...

Call of the wild

Kristen Rosenburg, Reinstein Woods program coordinator, introduces Luke Engler, left, Adeline Burzlaff and Ava Engler to a stuffed woodchuck during Reinstein’s “Stories in the Woods&rdquo More...

Local News

‘Mary Poppins’ comes to Lancaster

The Lancaster High School music department will present Disney’s “Mary Poppins” from Feb. 16 to 18 in the school auditorium at 1 Forton Drive.  Curtain time is at 7:30 p.m. More...

Summer hiring to begin for Lancaster’s parks and recreation

The Town of Lancaster Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is now accepting applications for this summer.  Summer positions for lifeguards, playground attendants, tennis instructors and maintenance personnel are available.  More...

ART SUPPLIES

— John Trojanowsky, Lancaster Youth Bureau executive director, left, accepts an art kit from Erie County Legislator Ted Morton. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Was the Depew mayor even at the vote tonight? Standing along the wall, not saying a word, no expression? Come on, that’s what we voted for? Let’s get some real leadership.  More...

Lifestyles

Blizzard of ’77

40 years after, strength of WNY community remains strong

Out of all the things he knows about the Blizzard of ’77, East Aurora native and blizzard survivor Timothy Kneeland counts community solidarity among the most significant. More...

Vendors wanted for Alden Winterfest

Foodmakers and artisans are sought for Alden’s upcoming Winterfest at 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at Alden Village Hall, 13336 Broadway. For information, contact Nancy Hughes at 937-0103 or nancyhug@hotmail.com.   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 from Feb. 7 to 28.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Polish Falcons to hold meat raffle  The Polish Falcons Society of Depew will host its meat raffle at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at 445 Columbia Ave., Depew. Admission is $5 per person. Call 684-2373 for details. More...

Business

Harris Beach elects Marnie Smith as partner

Harris Beach attorney Marnie Smith of Lancaster was elected partner of the firm effective Jan. More...

M&T Bank surveys small businesses about economy

More than 40 percent of small businesses plan to hire additional workers or increase the hours of their current workforce in the next six months, according to survey findings from M&T Bank’s newly created “Business Economic Outlook Su More...

YMCA family strengthens

Danielle Brown has been appointed to the position of staff accountant at the YMCA’s association office.  She has prior experience as a staff accountant at Mash Urgent Care and Buffalo Games.  Brown is a resident of Lancaster and holds More...