Weekly Feature

March 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Lancaster family ‘fights for air’ in memory of father

The Murrays try to give back whenever they can, participating in the Hospice Walk in May and the Ride for Roswell the following month. More...

Editorial

Be cautious: Protect your identity, property

Bee Editorial

Throughout the year, people are bothered by individuals and/or companies that are running scams, but it seems that residents in Depew and Lancaster are still falling prey to false claims and fraudulent solicitations.  More...

Spindle items

• SPRING FORWARD — The Bee reminds readers to turn their clocks ahead one hour before retiring on Saturday night. Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 12. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago March 10, 1892   • A new post office has been established at East Lancaster to be known as Pavement, with Mr. Harke Zuldema as postmaster.  More...

Obituaries

Vernon O. Gay, baseball, football coach

Vernon O. Gay, 78, of Akron, died Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017.  Mr. More...

Sports

Lancaster hoops eliminated by Niagara Falls in Class AA Final

When it comes to the Lancaster boys’ basketball season, the accomplishments speak for themselves: 15 wins, ECIC I co-Champions and the first Class AA Championship appearance since 1995. More...

St. Mary’s wins first Manhattan Cup

The St. Mary’s boys’ basketball team made history last week. For the first time in school history, the team has won the Manhattan Cup. The Lancers prevailed, 64-61, over Nichols in the Monsignor Martin Class B Final.  More...

Depew lady hoopsters fall in B1 Final

A spectacular Depew girls’ basketball season came to an end Sunday when the Lady Wildcats lost to Fredonia, 54-49, in the Class B1 Championship Game at Buffalo State College.  Depew finished the season 17-5 overall and 10-2 in league play. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Church plans home and garden raffle Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral will have its home and garden raffle from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at 6298 Broadway in Lancaster. The doors open at 4:30 p.m.; admission is $25 per person. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 9-sun. 12   More...

Live Local in WNY

fri. 10   Back To the Bars — 9 p.m., Crazy Jake’s, 26 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. 693-9309, www.crazyjakesnt.com  More...

Performance

thurs. 9   More...

PM Peppermint obtains permits despite community opposition

The Town of Lancaster approved special use permits for PM Peppermint at its board meeting on Monday night, which will allow mining operations and topsoil shredding at 31 Peppermint Road. More...

SAUCE BOSS

— Buffalo Sabres forward Tyler Ennis shows off his newly packaged “Enzo Sauce” at Tops Supermarket in Depew on March 3. More...

Local News

Students to showcase talents at fashion show

Lancaster High School students Arianna Gogos, Taylor Skieresz and Meghan Wehner will be among 11 students from nine school districts to be featured in the Erie 1 BOCES fashion show, FUSION, according to a press release.  More...

4-H program develops public speaking skills

The Erie County 4-H Program has arranged five county level presentation day events, aimed at giving 350 youth members ages 5 to 18 the opportunity to share their chosen topic of interest and compete for a spot in the Western District event held in Ap More...

‘Annie Jr.’ proves to be a community endeavor

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Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.In the Village of Depew, when there is a medical emergency, who responds and who is certified? Are the firemen certified and do they have the equipment, or is it the police who have the certification and equipment? More...

Education

Lancaster students named to honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2016-17 school year at Lancaster Middle School.  Honor Roll  Grade 7   More...

Lancaster High School posts honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2016-17 school year at Lancaster High School.  Honor Roll Grade 9   More...

On the Campus

Emily Ast of Lancaster was named to Golden Key International Honor Society at Geneseo State College during an induction ceremony on campus.   More...

Lifestyles

Area collectors show off their prized possessions

Western New York collects

Collecting has been a part of society since, well, before it was really called a society, and during the past several weeks, The Bee has reached out to readers to find some of the biggest, best and quirkiest collections throughout Western New York.&n More...

Senior center sets ‘Soup-a-thon’

The Lancaster Senior Center, 100 Oxford Ave., will host its first Soup-a-thon from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 11. Bingo begins at 3 p.m. The event is $5 per person. Call 684-9369 for more information.   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...

Business

Attorney fosters positive environment with matrimonial mediation

Loving the concept of relaxing a couple struggling with marital problems, matrimonial mediator Nadia Shahram offers couples the chance to discuss their issues before potentially divorcing one another.  More...

UBMD adds sports medicine physician to start mid-March

Dr. Heidi Narins Suffoletto is rejoining UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine as an expert in sports injuries and concussion, with a focus on caring for female athletes.  More...

New classified campaign

The Bee’s “Paws and Claws” campaign aims to bring a variety of businesses together that have one thing in common: your pet.  The month-long promotion continues through the editions of March 29 and 30.  More...