Weekly Feature



June 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Quebec trucker arrested in Lancaster hit-and-run accident

A 32-year-old truck driver from Quebec has been arrested in connection with the death of a Depew pedestrian last week.  Ryan Johns, 28, was killed while walking along Broadway in Lancaster at about 11:50 p.m. More...

Editorial

Celebrate safely during graduation season

Bee Editorial

For area seniors, the current chapter of their lives is coming to a close, as the Lancaster and Depew school districts bid graduating students adieu during the past week.  Graduation is a worthy accomplishment and one that students have been bui More...

Spindle items

• FOURTH OF JULY— Lancaster Village will have plenty of happenings for Independence Day weekend, starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 1, with the midway opening and a preview night at the Save-A-Lot parking lot, 10 Aurora St. in Lancaster. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 30, 1892   • The large dry-shed at the Star Brick Company’s works caught fire from a kiln last Saturday evening. More...

Obituaries

James J. Dorscheid, purchasing agent

James J. Dorscheid, 92, of Lancaster, died Tuesday, June 20, 2017.  Mr. Dorscheid was born on May 17, 1925, in Buffalo. He graduated from South Park High School and then went on to serve in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.  More...

Lifestyles

Buffalo Bookfest

highlights printing, book arts

The Western New York Book Arts Center will host its sixth annual Buffalo Bookfest from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 8. More...

Lancaster Senior High Graduation 2017

Friday, June 23,

CROSSING THE STAGE — Emily Milton shakes the hand of Principal Cesar Marchioli after receiving her diploma from Lancaster High School on Friday. More...

Pair celebrate 60th anniversary

Frances and Stephen Di- Pasquale of Pendleton celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a dinner, a family cookout and two cruises.  Stephen DiPasquale wed the former Frances Bertini on June 29, 1957, at Holy Angels Church in Buffalo.  More...

Business

Alden State Bank makes changes in management team

As Alden State Bank continues to grow, its board of directors has made changes in its senior management structure, according to a press release.  Richard D. More...

West Herr makes donation

West Herr Subaru recently “shared the love” with Meals on Wheels for WNY, as part of the annual Share the Love campaign, in which local Subaru dealers had the opportunity to add a local charity to the list of organizations to which purcha More...

Great Lakes Medical Imaging earns designation

Great Lakes Medical Imaging, which has a center located at 3085 Harlem Road, Suite 150, in Cheektowaga, has been designated a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology, according to a release from the company.  More...

Breaking News - 6/29/2017 10:36 AM

Fire damages village apartment

The Lancaster Fire Department, with the help of Twin District and Depew Fire, put out an apartment fire at 34 Central Ave. More...

Busy residential intersection causes concern to neighbors

Depew residents raised concerns Monday night regarding a busy intersection in the village, at Wenona Street and Bloomfield Avenue.  Scott LaBounty, who lives along Bloomfield right at the busy corner, drew up a petition to get the board’s More...

Tax group splits forces at fourth meeting

Depew’s Tax Relief Task Force split for the first time at its June 19 meeting, with Depew residents on the Lancaster side in one group and those living on the Cheektowaga side of the village in the other.   More...

Local News

Village awards bid on Transportation Alternative Project

The Village of Lancaster is one step closer to improving sidewalks and curb approaches in the area around Aurora Middle School.  Village Board members OK’d a resolution at Monday’s meeting to approve the Notice of Award for the Trans More...

News Brief

The Patriotic Paws Parade, hosted by Lancaster Unleashed, will kick off at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, July 2, at 5 West Main St. in Lancaster and continue through the midway in the Save-A-Lot parking lot, 10 Aurora St. Registration is at 11 a.m. More...

Lancaster Library welcomes 10-year-old author

Countless coming-of-age stories deal with the many injustices of the world, recognizing inequality and finding some way to come to terms with it on a deep, internal level.  Some become cynical; many turn to anger.  Others attempt to learn w More...

Bee Heard

Bee heard

.I had my dog at a dog park in Florida; it got chewed up pretty bad, and I had to sue the people for $5,000. Dog parks are fine, but you do take a chance taking your dog there, and this has happened to a lot of people.   More...

Sports

Seniors dominate First-Team lineup

2017 All-Bee Baseball

The 2017 baseball season was not played under ideal conditions. Consistent and seemingly unceasing rain forced many teams to scramble to make up games where they could. More...

All-Bee Baseball Team named; selection process explained

The Bee’s sports staff decided to once again honor some of the area’s best baseball players with the sixth annual installment of the All-Bee Baseball Team.  Being selected for the team is an honor that the recipients are proud to rec More...

Castillo repeats as All-Bee Player of the Year

LG Castillo was not satisfied with last season’s success. The Lancaster standout had an excellent junior season in 2016, earning plenty of accolades including All-Bee Baseball Player of the Year. More...

What's Going On

Events

Fiddlers to play at Alden market The Niagara Frontier Fiddle Club returns to the Alden Farmers Market, performing from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, July 1. The market is open every Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Oct. More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 29   Bruce Schaffstall — 6 p.m., as part of Music On Main, Cabernet Cafe, 9 N. Ellicott near Main St., Williamsville; $. 631-1044, www.cabernetswinecafe.com  More...

Concerts

thurs. 29   More...

Performance

thurs. 29   Buffalo Silver Band — Performing jazz and traditional brass band music, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 29, at Fiddlers Green Park, the corner of North Buffalo and Franklin streets, Springville; Free.  More...