Weekly Feature



February 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

The arts prove to be pillar in schools, community

Bee Editorial

If the popularity of Lancaster’s Carnival Kids Steel Orchestra is any indication with its recent performance at Kleinhans Music Hall, the arts are indispensable to learning and growing as an individual, especially in formative years such as mid More...

Spindle items

• FILL THE BOOT — The Lancaster Fire Department will be hosting its Fill-the-Boot Drive from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 18, and Sunday, Feb. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Feb. 18, 1892   • Horse distemper has made its appearance at Jamestown.  • There is talk of a short suburban railroad from Bay View to Cheektowaga.  • Jamestown is to have a baby show. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I found it funny that the Village of Lancaster DPW decided to remove snow from the dead end of West Main Street Saturday. The snow has been there for a week.  More...

Sports

Lancaster hoops splits with Jamestown

It’s been an eventful two weeks for the Lancaster boys’ basketball team. The Legends split a pair of games with Jamestown to ensure nothing has yet been settled atop ECIC I.  More...

Three Lancaster grapplers win sectional titles

For many wrestling programs, the Section VI State Qualifier Meet marks the end of the season. Not for Lancaster. As one of the top programs in the area, Lancaster can count on having multiple athletes in the NYSPHAA Tournament in Albany.  More...

Women’s golf club seeks members

The Elma Meadows women’s golf club is currently seeking new members for the upcoming golf season. Club members, who can choose either 9- or 18-hole options, will play on Thursdays at Elma Meadows starting in May. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

VFW Post 7275 to hold dance   The Lt. Col. Matt Urban Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7275 will host a Valentine’s Day dance from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at 3741 Walden Ave., Lancaster. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Art

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Special Events

thurs. 16-tues. 21   Lumagination — A captivating and interactive exhibit that will transform the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens with light, sound and imagination, Thursday, Feb. 16, through Tuesday, Feb. More...

Depew sets date for ‘Founder’s Day’

The Depew Village Board discussed a new festival for this year in its work session Monday night, a “Taste of Depew” of sorts, called Founder’s Day.  Set to take place from noon to 9 p.m. More...

Lancaster revamps environmental focus

The Lancaster Village Board might be putting more of a focus on the environment in the near future.  Thomas R. More...

Local News

LHS teacher to bring Spain back to students

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Having visited the country as a foreign exchange student in high school and later to do graduate work, Lancaster High School Spanish teacher Caroline Aungst is no stranger to Spain. More...

‘Drums Around the World’ blends eclectic, classical

Lancaster’s Carnival Kids Steel Orchestra performed at Kleinhans Music Hall on Sunday, as one of the many performers for the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra’s “Drums Around the World” event. More...

Meet the candidates

The Village Preservation Party of Depew will host a Meet the Candidates night from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. More...

Police Blotter

Cheese, crackers taken on Super Bowl Sunday

Lancaster  Friday, Feb. 3  • A man called police after another driver hit his car while it was parked along Clark Street. A woman witnessed the accident, advising police a man struck the driver side mirror.  Saturday, Feb. 4  More...

Education

On the Campus

Geneseo State College named the following students to its fall 2016 dean’s list: Tessa Adamec, Emily Ast, Maura Colby, Erin Dougherty, Bridget O’Leary, Quinn Pastor, Madelyn Rossi and Amanda Slimko, all of Lancaster; Emily Ellmann, Ryanne More...

Universal Pre-K sessions offered through Lancaster

The Lancaster Central School District is accepting applications for its 2017-18 tuition-free Universal Pre-Kindergarten program, according to a press release. More...

Depew High School lists honor roll

The following students have been named to Depew High School’s honor roll for the second quarter of the 2016-17 school year.  Honor Roll Grade Nine   More...

Lifestyles

Sharing the memories:

Steel Plant Museum preserves photos, artifacts, personal accounts

On Nov. 9, 2016, Lackawanna and many Western New Yorkers were devastated by the fire at Bethlehem Steel. Thankfully, no lives were lost that day, but for many, all that remains are cherished memories from the famous steel plant. More...

Elderwood schedules Heart Health Fair

Elderwood at Lancaster will host a Heart Health Fair from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at 1818 Como Park Blvd. 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 Feb. 28.  More...

Business

Tewksbury Lodge: Microcosm of city rebirth

Above the fireplace at the Tewksbury Lodge is a stone engraving that reads, “Enter as a stranger, leave as a friend.” More...

Events

Polish Arts Club offers scholarships More...