Weekly Feature



July 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Breaking News - 7/6/2017 12:07 PM

Woman, child hit by fireworks

A 22-year-old woman and her 6-month-old child suffered second-degree burns from a malfunctioning firework Tuesday night, while at a residence along Westwood Road, according to the Lancaster Police Department.A 38-year-old man was lighting fireworks w More...

Banners in Village of Lancaster honor veterans

Banners honoring local veterans were displayed along Central Avenue in the Village of Lancaster on Independence Day, the result of a project by Councilwoman Dawn Gaczewski, who is also the village’s events coordinator.  More...

Editorial

Task Force sets field hearing on opioid addiction

Bee Editorial

Issues related to increased heroin and opioid use are not something to stop talking about. There are many people in the community who may know a friend, neighbor or family member who has or is still battling a drug addiction. More...

Spindle items

• SAVE THE DATE— Midsummer activities are in abundance throughout Depew and Lancaster, with new happenings and annual traditions making for busy weekends.  The Lancaster   More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 7, 1892   • It is the intention of the Lancaster Land and Improvement Company to have Lake Como finished by the middle of August.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As a resident of the Village of Lancaster, I agree that we do not need these special events. Many communities have cut back on this waste of tax dollars, such as Alden, Marilla and even St. Martha’s/Blessed Sacrament. More...

Lifestyles

Artist illustrates talent in upcoming film 'Marshall'

MJ Myers continues to develop his career as a “fly on the wall” artist. “I like observing how people act around each other in different surro undings,” said Myers. More...

Programs at Reinstein Woods

The following events are all scheduled at the Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive,<  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 from July 11 to Aug. 15.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Walking Tours

thurs. 6   Knox Farm State Park Evening Hike — This 3-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, July 6. Meet in the parking lot by the red barns. Rain may cancel the hike. More...

Theatre

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Breaking News - 7/7/2017 4:26 PM

Security supervisor suffers medical emergency

The supervisor of a private security detail hired to work the beer tent at the Village of Lancaster’s Independence Day events suffered a medical emergency while delivering paperwork Monday evening, according to Dawn Gaczewski, events coordinator for More...

Breaking News - 7/7/2017 2:20 PM

Section of Transit Road in Depew to close

At appriximately 9 p.m. More...

Breaking News - 7/7/2017 10:46 AM

Lancaster driver, Depew passenger arrested

Alisha Mehl, 22, of Lancaster, and Seth Esskuchen, 26, of Depew, were arrested Wednesday on drug-related charges after their car struck and damaged a utility pole along Crittenden Road in the Town of Newstead. More...

Lancaster considers adding Dawson Field to parkland roster

Residents voiced concern over what they considered a pricey appraisal for Dawson Field at the Lancaster Town Board’s Monday night meeting.  The 6.57-acre recreation field located at 19 Columbia Ave. More...

Ice bike entrepreneurs find new home in vacant VFW post

Two years ago, local entrepreneurs Peter and Lisa Florczak, owners of Ice Bikes of Buffalo - Water Bikes of Buffalo and inventors of the ice bike, had run out of space for their businesses. More...

Local News

Lancaster native and pro vocalist wins award for new music business

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

In the public eye, Lancaster native Jena Abati is best known for her singing. More...

Lancaster residents named Prosperity Fellows

Nicholas Eadie and Connor Sullivan, University at Buffalo students from Lancaster, have been named WNY Prosperity Fellows for 2017-18. More...

Resident hits century mark

Amelia Myslinski of Cheektowaga is always smiling and laughing.  She turned 100 years old last month, and still lives in the same home that her husband built on Transit Road in 1947, according to her family.  More...

Sports

Rupp’s first-season triumph earns him Coach of the Year distinction

Eric Rupp has accomplished plenty in his short time as head football coach. He took over the Lancaster program last fall after years as an assistant coach on both the JV and varsity teams. More...

Success on the hardwood and diamonds defines year in Lancaster/Depew sports

It’s been quite a year in the Lancaster/Depew sports scene. There have been league titles, state titles, record broken and teams that just missed out on glory. More...

LRD softball continues on

An unsettled and stormy week, courtesy of Mother Nature, did nothing to slow down the adult slow-pitch softball leagues of the Lancaster Parks and Recreation Department. After rain on June 27, the men were able to get in their games on June 28. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

St. Mary’s HS offers driver education   St. Mary’s High School will offer driver education classes to its students and any members of the community. More...

Business

Registration open for Tyke Tuesdays at Walden Galleria

Walden Galleria will host a second summer of Tyke Tuesday Kids Club with free weekly activities and events at various locations within the mall beginning July 11, according to a Tuesday press release from the mall.  More...

Events

Horizons Tour of Homes returns in July More...

Business Brief

The Summit Federal Credit Union has hired Beth Cerminara of Lancaster as the manager of its Delaware-Hertel Branch, according to a press release from the business. More...