Weekly Feature

May 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Rain barrels available for purchase through county

Bee Editorial

If you would like to collect rainwater to use during the drier months, a rain barrel can do just that. This is a traditional and ancient practice that has been used in Thailand and other areas throughout the world. More...

Spindle items

OLD WORLD CHARM— European markets, those that offer 100-percent handmade products and fresh produce, are becoming increasingly popular here. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years AgoMay 19, 1892 More...

Education

Middle school students make honor roll

The following Lancaster Middle School students have been named to the honor roll for the third quarter of the 2016-17 school year.  Grade Seven  More...

Lifestyles

Preparing for retirement, Quinn reflects on career in education, government

All good things must come to an end, and for Erie Community College President Jack Quinn Jr., that is occurring this week, as he steps down from the post following Wednesday’s commencement ceremony. 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 June 6.  • Toddler Time for 2- to 3-year-olds with a parent or a caregiver is being held at 11:30 a.m. More...

Prom 2017

Depew High School Thursday, May 12, PEARL STREET GRILL AND BREWERY

ROYALTY — Alex Wysocki and Mikayla Connolly were voted king and queen of this year’s Depew prom, held on Friday at the Pearl Street Grill and Brewery. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

ongoing: now-May 21 More...

Performance

thurs. 18   More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 18 Thursday Night Jam Session — With guitarist Andy Bialek, 7 p.m., Northtown Music, 3648 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga; Free. 838-3835, www.northtownmusic.com More...

Budgets pass, incumbents favored in school election

In the wake of school district elections on Tuesday, a mix of new and old faces will grace both the Lancaster and Depew boards for upcoming three-year terms.  In Lancaster, incumbents Michael Sage and Patrick Uhteg were re-elected, with 2,079 an More...

Live burn to serve as indispensable training

The Depew Village Board passed a resolution approving a live burn starting at 8 a.m. More...

Local News

Buffalo Blues project comes to Depew

The Buffalo Blues Benefit for Veterans is making its way to Depew via the Transit Music Lounge.  The concert kicks off at 5:30 p.m. More...

State senator supports cut in workers’ compensation rates

State Sen. Chris Jacobs recently expressed his support after the New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board submitted a workers’ compensation rate decrease of approximately 4.5 percent, according to a release from Jacobs’ office.  More...

LHS Academy of Finance reaches pinnacle of recognition

With a seven-year streak as a “distinguished” program — the highest level of recognition possible from the National Academy of Finance — Lancaster High School’s Academy of Finance has reached the top tier in career prep, More...

Letters to the Editor

Preventing dog attacks starts with the owner

Pet owners’ efforts are critical when you consider the number of postal employees attacked by dogs. For 2016, the Western New York District incurred 82 dog attacks, which was an increase of 19 percent from 2015. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.There is absolutely zero transparency in the Village of Depew with the mayor and the administrator. I don’t even think they understand what this budget process is. They have neglected to inform residents. More...

Sports

Lancaster softball finishes regular season undefeated

Perfection is not a feat easily achieved. But Lancaster softball did just that in the regular season, winning all 20 of the games they competed in. The team is now the No. More...

Depew softball wins seventh straight ECIC III Title

Another season, another division title for Depew softball. The Lady Wildcats have clinched first place in ECIC III for the seventh season in a row. The team has won five of its last seven in a busy stretch to end the season.  More...

A NICE JOG

- Joe Pagano of Depew trots home for a run during the Wildcats’ 12-1 win over Cheektowaga Monday. Pagano was one of six Depew players to record two hits in the victory. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Garden club joins Euro Market   The Lancaster Garden Club will be at the Euro Market on Saturday, May 20, in the Save-A-Lot parking lot. Plants from the gardens of club members will be for sale, as well as gently used garden items. More...

Business

AAA predicts highest Memorial Day travel level since 2005

AAA projects that 39.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this Memorial Day weekend. More...

Entrepreneurs sought for Motoped business expansion

Stampede Capital Partners is offering a franchising opportunity to own a Motoped store anywhere in the United States, according to a press release. More...

Community events set

Depew insurance company Essential Solutions, 34 Patrick Lane, will host the following events for the community:  •Coffee Club, 10 a.m. Sunday, May 28  •Community Meeting, 10 a.m. More...