Weekly Feature



March 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Poison Prevention Week a reminder to be cautious

Bee Editorial

Though most of us don’t even give it a passing thought, there are potential hazards that exist in almost every household, which can pose a threat to our health, particularly to those young enough to not know the ramifications of ingesting every More...

Spindle items

• JET SET —I was lucky enough to take a quick trip to New York City last weekend with my mom and sister, getting up at 4:30 a.m. Saturday to take the earliest flight we could find.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago March 31, 1892   • Hereafter, visitors will be admitted to the Erie County Poor House on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  • At Sheridan, a voter who had not yet become accustomed to the voting booths dropped on all four More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.This is a person who lives in the Laverack area. Maybe now that we have a new mayor, the tattered flags can be taken down from windows at the corner of Laverack and Central.  More...

Sports

NT’s Mountain voted Boys Coach of the Year

Ryan Mountain can trace the roots of this historic North Tonawanda basketball season and his ensuing All-Bee Coach of the Year honor all the way back to 1992. More...

Follow The Bee’s sports reporters on Twitter

The Bee recently debuted a Twitter account dedicated solely to sports, @BeeSportsLive, where followers can catch up on stories they may have missed, see live tweeting from games where the reporters are in attendance, and more. More...

Amherst’s Chatelle tabbed Girls Coach of the Year

Mike Chatelle has seen a lot while coaching basketball. The 26-year coaching veteran coached the Amherst boys team for 18 years before taking over the girls’ team eight years ago.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Girl Scouts to host book swap   Girl Scout Troop 31165 will sponsor a community book swap from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at the Lancaster Public Library, 5466 Broadway. More...

Business

Check Out Hunger campaigns greatly benefit Food Bank’s needs

The Western New York community will help provide more than 4.5 million meals as a result of the Food Bank of WNY’s annual Check Out Hunger campaign.  According to a press release, customers of seven local retailers donated more than $757,0 More...

Ahead of summer, Americans say gas prices are too high

A new AAA survey reveals that nearly a quarter of consumers believe the price at the pump is already too high. AAA projects the national average for a gallon of gasoline to increase 40 cents this summer, peaking near $2.70. More...

‘Tats for Cats’ event slated for April 1

Ten Lives Club Cat Adoption Group and Ink Inc. Tattoo Parlour invite cat lovers throughout Western New York to take their love to the next level with a permanent tattoo, according to a press release.  On April 1, Ink Inc. More...

Depew trustee attends last meeting

Depew Trustee Robert Kucewicz attended his last Village Board meeting on Monday, as he did not seek another term. Kucewicz has been a trustee for the last four years and deputy mayor for the last two years.  More...

Lancaster Village Board adopts tentative budget

Taxes for Village of Lancaster residents will not be raised according to the tentative budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year.  The Village Board approved the tentative spending plan at Monday’s meeting, with only Trustee Russell Sugg abstaini More...

Local News

Arts academy invites community to exhibit, recital for arts academy

Students from the Lancaster High School Academy of Visual and Performing Arts are putting the finishing touches on work to be displayed in an upcoming exhibit, according to a school release.  The young artists will display their work at the Cent More...

St. Mary’s High School set for spring fashion show

More than 50 St. More...

Lancaster organization among those with ‘Spring It On’ campaign

Plymouth Crossroads raised $5,000 under the “Spring It On” campaign through the United Way of Buffalo and Erie County.  According to a press release from United Way, the fifth annual “Spring It On” fundraising event pulle More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

McDONOUGH, Arthur B., of Depew, died Thursday, March 23, 2017. Mr. McDonough is survived by his wife, Marilyn; one child, Timothy; two grandchildren; and two siblings, Robert and Richard. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. More...

Lifestyles

‘Baseball in Buffalo’

New book relives Queen City’s greatest baseball moments

The city of Buffalo has had a baseball team every year since 1859. That’s 157 straight years. 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...

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...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

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Performance

thurs. 30   La Marimba — 7 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $ (cash-only cover charge). 697-9075, www.pausaarthouse.com  fri. 31   More...