Weekly Feature

July 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Depew Village staving off meetings is unwise

Bee Editorial

It’s surprising that the Village of Depew chose to reduce the number of meetings for July and August, given the amount of construction and subsequent road closures that will consume the morning and evening commute for area residents. More...

Spindle items

• SUMMER FIRSTS— Depew Founder’s Day, new for this year, will take place from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at Depew Veterans Park on Terrace Boulevard. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 14, 1892   • The Buffalo National Savings Bank defalcation has reached the sum of $426,700. What Dann, the treasurer, has done with so much money puzzles the bank officers.  More...

Sports

St. Mary’s girls’ volleyball named Team of the Year

The St. Mary’s girls’ volleyball program did not take its foot off the gas in the 2016-17 season. More...

Dudas’ win streak hits nine games

Glory Days Softball League

The Wallenwein’s Dudas recently pushed their Glory Days Softball League 50+ Division winning streak to nine games after taking down Bobby J’s, 10-3. More...

St. Mary’s donates to 11-Day Power Play

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What's Going On

What’s Going On

Holy Mother hosts chicken barbeque   Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral, 6298 Broadway in Lancaster, will have its chicken barbeque dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 19. Dinners are $11 each, take-out only. More...

Business

New dog care business in Depew focuses on small scale grooming, training and ‘play care’

After her boss announced her plans to close Transit Road dog grooming business Canine and Company, veteran pet care professional Colleen Donovan and her co-workers decided to open their own shop down the road.  More...

Events

Horizons Tour of Homes returns July 13 More...

Business Brief

Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew, won the Pat Sardina Memorial Award for Best Comfort Food for their Prosciutto Tortellini with Truffle Cream Sauce at the 2017 Taste of Buffalo.  More...

Gardens galore in Lancaster

The Lancaster Village Garden Walk will be held from Friday through Sunday

Tour local gardens in the town and village, starting with an evening walk from 8:45 to 11 p.m. Friday and continuing from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. More...

Security supervisor suffers medical emergency, dies

Fourth of July

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 coordinato More...

Local News

Lancaster Opera House awards scholarship to Kenmore grad

Natalie Morrow, a graduate of Kenmore West High School, was recently awarded the Lancaster Opera House’s L. More...

Woman, child hit by fireworks

A 22-year-old woman and her 6-month-old child suffered second-degree burns from a malfunctioning firework on the evening of July 4 while at a residence along Westwood Road, according to the Lancaster Police Department.  Eugene Lapress, 38, was More...

Lancaster Senior Center opens new bocce courts

The Lancaster Senior Center on Oxford Avenue opened two new bocce courts in the facility’s outdoor recreation area in early June.  Bob Giroux, Lancaster Parks and Recreation Department worker, and Highway Superintendent Daniel Amatura, who More...

Letters to the Editor

Community due thanks for support

As I step down from the Depew School Board, I would like to thank everyone for all the support over the years.  I have been lucky to have the ability and time to dedicate my service to the School Board. More...

Obituaries

William M. Maskal, Lancaster High School graduate

William “Bill” Michael Maskal, 70, of Fort Myers, Florida, formerly of Lancaster, died Sunday, June 25, 2017.  More...

Lifestyles

Ice Creamcycle business...

Serving more than just city kids for 10 years

In 2007, North Buffalo native James Karagiannis had a corny idea. At least he thought it was. Inspired by street vendors in New York City, he wanted to break into Buffalo’s restaurant scene by selling ice cream by bicycle. 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

Historical Tours

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Festivals

thurs. 13-sun. 16   Galbani Italian Heritage Festival — Italian entertainment, food and beverages, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 13   Stories in the Woods — Enjoy hearing a nature story, followed by a guided walk in the woods, for children ages 3 to 7, 10 a.m. More...