Weekly Feature



April 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Mentor Day aims to establish right mindset

For many young adults, figuring out what career to work toward can be daunting. When you throw in the challenges of everyday life, it’s even harder.  But, imagine your life is thrown into extreme circumstances. More...

Editorial

Represent your cause with respect at meetings

Bee Editorial

While we admire the passion of residents at area town and school board meetings, we believe it is important for the public to understand the etiquette in speaking at government meetings. More...

Spindle items

• BREATH OF FRESH AIR — It’s strange when you see someone show genuine interest and respect for something without a hint of cynicism.  You just have to step back and figure out if there’s something else there.  I gues More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago April 7, 1892   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.While I walk my dogs in Como Park, I wonder why the same cars keep driving around and around and around.  More...

Sports

Lancaster girls lacrosse looks to maintain dominance

Describing the Lancaster girls lacrosse program as anything other than dominant is selling it short. The Lady Legends have won 11 of the past 12 Class A sectional titles, the most recent an 8-6 comeback win over Frontier last season.  More...

Lancaster boys lax looking to take next step

The Lancaster boys lacrosse team is coming off one of the best seasons in program history. The Legends advanced to their first-ever Class A sectional title game before falling to Orchard Park. More...

LRD volleyball reaches playoffs

It’s the end of one season and the beginning of another as the Lancaster Parks and Recreation Department’s adult volleyball leagues has reached the postseason.  For 28 lucky teams, it’s the opportunity to claim glory for the ye More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Depew Falcons to hold bingo event   The Depew Falcons Club will host Very Bradley Bingo at noon, Saturday, April 8, at 445 Columbia Ave. in Depew. Admission is $20 at the door and includes one door prize ticket. Call 668-0768 for details. More...

Business

National Fuel reminds public to call before landscape planning

Now that spring is here, many homeowners, business owners, schools and communities are planning outdoor landscaping projects.  More...

Catholic Charities Appeal Week 2017 gets underway this weekend

Appeal Week 2017, in support of Catholic Charities of Buffalo will continue through Sunday, April 9, according to a press release from the organization. The appeal began April 2 in parishes throughout the eight counties of Western New York,  More...

Credit union to celebrate youth month

Great Erie Federal Credit Union, located at 4000 N. Buffalo Road, will present “Credit Unions Celebrate Youth Month” during the month of April, according to a release from the credit union. More...

Police, town come to agreement on contract

After 15 months of negotiating, the Lancaster Town Board and Cayuga Club Police Benevolent Association agreed upon its Collective Negotiations Settlement Memorandum, which was approved at Monday night’s board meeting.  Health care and sala More...

New draft budget estimates Lancaster Central tax rate increases of 1.14%, 1.15%

With total spending down over $2 million since the Lancaster School Board presented its first 2017-18 draft budget, the latest figures reduce the estimated tax rate increases to slightly more than 1 percent.  More...

Local News

Student gives back through Depew Fire

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

When Alan Wojciechowicz was just 3 years old, he and his family moved to the United States from Poland, settling in Western New York.  The Lancaster senior still speaks Polish around his family but for the most part has embraced his American tie More...

Lancaster Republicans endorse Ken Case

The Lancaster Republican Committee has endorsed Judge Ken Case for New York State Supreme Court.  According to a press release, Case’s endorsement was made in a March 28 meeting after the committee discussed his qualifications and experien More...

‘Beatlemania’ comes to Depew High School

Those looking to hear a live rendition of Beatles classics like “Hard Days Night,” “Yesterday” and “Ticket to Ride” are in luck, thanks to collaboration between the high school bands and Mr. More...

Letters to the Editor

Lancaster citizens deserve thanks

I wish to express to the citizens of the Village of Lancaster my heartfelt thanks for the privilege of serving as trustee for the last four years.  I simply do not believe that government service is a career opportunity, but rather, I embrace th More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

FINK, Helen T. (nee Klosko), of Lancaster, died Thursday, March 30, 2017. Mrs. Fink is survived by two children, Kenneth and Donna; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and two siblings, Charlotte and John. More...

Lifestyles

WNY sisters to support women hurt by mental health industry

On Jan. 16, Martin Luther King Jr. Day of this year, 32-year-old Jessica Lake Mason was taken to a psychiatric hospital.  More...

Depew Falcons hosts bingo event

The Depew Falcons Club will host Very Bradley Bingo at noon, Saturday, April 8 at 445 Columbia Ave. in Depew. Admission is $20 at the door and includes one door prize ticket. Call 668-0768 for details.   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...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Art

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Special Events

sat. 8   Craft and Vendor Fair — Presented by the Mended Little Hearts of WNY, and featuring more than 50 local crafters and vendors, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 8, at the Fire Rescue Hall, 1241 Strad Ave., North Tonawanda.  More...