Weekly Feature

March 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

MacKay retiring from LCS

After 15 years with the Lancaster Central Board of Education, member Marie MacKay will not be running for another term. MacKay, whose term expires June 30, announced at a board meeting on Monday night that she will not seek re-election this year. More...

Editorial

Gov. Cuomo a threat to local government

Bee Editorial

Across the state, local leaders met recently to send a message to Gov. Andrew Cuomo following a call for municipalities to further consolidate resources. More...

Spindle items

• GO GREEN — Local municipalities have their own way of dealing with old electronics due to environmental concerns; Lancaster and Depew are no exception.  Assemblywoman Monica   More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago March 17, 1892   More...

Sports

Familiar faces dot First Team

All-Bee Girls Hockey

There are a few things the six First Team all-stars on the 2016-17 All-Bee Girls Hockey Team have in common, but one of the bigger things is the fact that many of them were First Team selections last season, which just goes to show how talented the t More...

Mings, league’s best scorer, tabbed Player of the Year

It’s only appropriate that Julia Mings played for the combined Clarence/Amherst/Sweet Home girls hockey team — affectionately known as “CASH” — because when it came to scoring goals during this season, the 2016-17 All-Be More...

Selection process explained for All-Bee Girls Hockey Team

Being selected for an All-Bee Team is an honor that the recipients are proud to receive, not just because it looks good, but also because opposing coaches see how valuable a player each recipient is to his or her team — which is why The Bee has More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

St. Mary’s to perform ‘Annie Jr.’   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

thurs. 16 Trivia Night — Buffalo-themed trivia contest as part of the Burchfield Penney’s 50th anniversary celebration, 7 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at the Burchfield Penney Art Center, 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; Free. More...

St. Patrick’s Day

thurs. 16   The Irishman St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Celebration — Celtic Cross, 5:30 p.m; Ardán Rochez Irish Dancers, 7 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at The Irishman Pub & Eatery, 5601 Main St., Williamsville. More...

Village elections slated for March 21

Voters will head to the polls Tuesday, March 21, to choose elected officials in Lancaster and Depew. More...

Never fully dressed

  Depew student Thomas Sieracki as Bert Healy introduces the “Lovely Boylan Sisters,” Alexandria Fazio, Emily Adamczak and Isabelle Beach, during a performance of “Annie.” Shows will be at 7:30 p.m. More...

Firefighter bill supported

The Depew Village Board formally supported extensions to the Firefighters Benefit Law at its board meeting on Monday night. More...

Local News

UB doctoral student honored with award

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Christopher Courtney is a West Seneca resident who was recently honored within the University at Buffalo’s School of Management with the Dean’s Award.  More...

‘Annie’ debuts this weekend at Depew High School

Depew students will be up in lights with three performances of “Annie” for the community to enjoy.  Opening night is at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 17, followed by a matinee performance at 2 p.m. More...

Four Catholic parishes collaborate for Lenten program

Four Roman Catholic parishes have joined together to co-sponsor a two-night Lenten presentation called “The Story of Faith.”  Television actor Frank Runyeon will lead the event from 7 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

Trump should admit he’s in over his head

To Our Leader:  We’ve made it through 50 days of constant lies, double talk, back tracking and the continuous parade of the people who get up every morning wondering what tweet they have to explain for this plutocrat.  How long can yo More...

Education

Sacred Heart names honor roll students

The following Lancaster residents were named to Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart’s honor roll for the second quarter of the 2016-17 academic year:  Grade 12   Abby Choboy, Madison Folsom, Julia Kajdas, Rachel Levea, Skylar Merrell, More...

On the Campus

Alex Horvatits of Lancaster earned the Thiel College March Student of the Month award. Horvatits is an early childhood and special education major.   More...

Lifestyles

Catholic Charities program serves as Buffalo beacon for refugees, immigrants

Immigration became a major focal point throughout the run-up to the 2016 presidential election, and since the inauguration of Donald Trump in January, questions surrounding those trying to come to the United States, especially refugees, has remained More...

Lancaster YMCA plans basket event

The Lancaster Family YMCA will host its theme basket fundraiser to support its 2017 campaign from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 19, at Forestview Restaurant, 4781 Transit Road, Depew. Tickets are $10 presale and $15 at the door. 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 April 4.  More...

Business

New ‘Lawn Enforcement’ landscaping business proves to be therapy for cops

For the past year, Erie County Sheriff’s Deputy John Gugino has been cutting lawns on the side, through his new landscaping business, Southtowns Lawn Enforcement.  More...

Buffalo Bills, M&T Bank kick off ‘Touchdown for Teachers’

For the ninth consecutive year, the Buffalo Bills and M&T Bank are calling on fans to nominate Western New York’s “Hall of Fame-caliber” educators for the 2017 M&T Bank Touchdown for Teachers program, which recognizes local More...

McGuire, BOCES partner for nursing program

The McGuire Group, operator of five healthcare facilities in Western New York, and Erie 2 BOCES have partnered to provide a 12-month licensed practical nurse certificate program, according to a press release from the McGuire Group. More...