Weekly Feature



July 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Rabies precautions necessary in warmer weather

Bee Editorial

Warmer days are here, and with everyone spending more time outdoors, there is an increased likelihood of encountering a wild animal. More...

Spindle items

• OVERFLOW — Our rainy day last Thursday kept many of us on our toes, between navigating around flooded streets and bailing water out of the basement.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 21, 1892   • A bed of rock salt 7 feet thick was struck by drillers at the LeHigh Valley salt shaft near Le Roy on Saturday. Mining will begin as soon as possible.  More...

Education

St. Mary’s High School posts dean’s list

The following students from Cheektowaga have received high honors on the dean’s list at St. More...

Lifestyles

Penn Dixie extends hours for Fossil Fridays

The Penn Dixie Fossil Park and Nature Reserve will hold extended hours at its collection site in Blasdell as part of the Fossil Fridays program, running once monthly now through September.  Debuting in June, Fossil Fridays joins astronomy classe More...

Polish Falcons sets cruise nights

The Depew Polish Falcons Club will hold cruise nights from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursdays until Sept. 21 at 445 Columbia Ave., Depew. Call 684-2373.   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

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 20   Kevin Crowley — 6 p.m., as a part of Music On Main, Cabernet Cafe, 9 N. Ellicott near Main St., Williamsville; $. 631-1044, www.cabernetswinecafe.com  More...

Concerts

thurs. 20   Country singer-songwriter Eric Paslay will perform 5 p.m. Thursday, July 20 as part of the Canalside Live Concert series, Canalside, 44 Prime St., Buffalo; $. 430-9072, www.canalsidebuffalo.com  fri. 21   More...

Theatre

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Scaled-down day care plan still draws residents’ ire

A public hearing at Monday’s Lancaster Town Board meeting attracted numerous residents who spoke for and against a possible day care facility along Walden Avenue at Stonehedge Drive, where petitioner Darlene Bartlett now runs Childrens’ K More...

Cleve Hill grad killed in Syria remembered for humor, kindness, sense of duty

When Nicholas A. Warden’s high school classmates were weighing college choices and career plans, he was focusing on his own goal: a future in the U.S. Army.  More...

Local News

Founder’s Day debuts in Depew on July 27

For the first time, the Village of Depew is hosting a “Founder’s Day” festival, set for 3 to 9 p.m. More...

On the Campus

Alexandra Stribing, the daughter of Michelle and Michael Stribing of Lancaster, has received her master’s degree in adapted physical education from Brockport State College and has accepted a doctoral graduate assistantship from the University o More...

Reinstein Woods offers all-ages environmental programming

The Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve environmental education center hosted a Family Full Moon Walk through the site’s trails on Monday evening.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Why is parking allowed on the right side of School Street where it crosses Broadway? More...

Sports

Castillo named Male Athlete of the Year

Before the 2016-17 school year began, LG Castillo’s legacy in Lancaster athletics was secure. He was already one of the best outfielders and wide receivers in school history and had a scholarship to play baseball at Oklahoma locked down.  More...

Senior MOGs top Tigers for eighth straight win

Glory Days Softball League

The Senior Mostly Old Guys recently won their eighth Glory Days Softball League 60+ Division contest in a row with their 4-1 victory over the Tigers.  The Sr. MOGs put three runs up in the bottom of the first on a two-run triple by Dave Raponi. More...

Lions Football Classic rosters announced

The Kensington Lions Club, along with ADPRO SPORTS, will present the 42nd annual Kensington Lions All-Star High School Football Classic at 7 p.m. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Upcoming events set for garden club   The Lancaster Garden Club will hold a luau and bonfire event on Friday, July 21, and a Silo boat tour and afternoon lunch on Thursday, Aug. 17. For details on each event, send an email to mstyflwr@aol.com. More...

Business

Food Bank seeks community’s help to ‘Walk Off Hunger’

The Food Bank of WNY is seeking part icipants for its 10th annual “Walk Off Hunger,” which will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 29, at Island Park in Williamsville. More...

Curbell officer recognized as ‘Environmental Champion’

The Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 recently acknowledged two individuals for their work on the Western New York Sustainable Business Roundtable.  More...

Lancaster resident appointed

The Meals on Wheels Foundation of WNY has appointed Lisa Davin to its board of directors, according to a press release from the organization.  Davin is the director of contract sales at Perry’s Ice Cream, where she has served since 2015, More...