Weekly Feature

August 31, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Real change to traffic patterns was missed

Bee Editorial

About 15 to 18 years ago, according to Depew Police Chief Stan Carwile, then-residents of Bloomfield Avenue could have had their street turned into a dead end, with the state footing the bill. More...

Spindle items

• CRAFT SEASON — Fall is usually teeming with holiday craft shows, gearing up for the craziness of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s celebrations.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 1, 1892   • Clover tea is admirable for purifying the blood, for removing pimples and whitening the complexion, and has also good repute as a sleep-inducing draught.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

VULLO, Josephine “JoJo” (nee Sidoti), of Lancaster, died Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. Mrs. Vullo is survived by one child, Maria Hunter, and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony. More...

Lifestyles

Holiday Open...

Showcasing work from more than 100 local artisans

Western New Yorkers will have the opportunity to purchase artwork from local artists in the first weekend of December in preparation for the holiday season. 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...

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 Sept. 12 until Oct. 3.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Alden Farmers Market to host performances The Alden Farmers Market takes place every Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Oct. 14. The market is located in the Tractor Supply lot/Save-a-Lot plaza, 13119 Broadway in Alden. More...

Business

Junior Achievement of WNY announces board officers for 2017-18

Junior Achievement of Western New York recently announced the appointment of the following local executives as officers to its Board of Directors. More...

Suminski named to MPI board

Derek Suminski of Lancaster, vice president of development for BAV Services, was named to the Board of Directors for Meeting Professionals International – Potomac Chapter, based in Washington, D.C.  MPI has a global community of 60,000 eve More...

Health center receives national accreditation

The GreenFields Health and Rehabilitation Center in Lancaster has received quality assurance and performance improvement accreditation for this year, according to a press release from the business.  This accreditation is evaluated and presented More...

All-way stop likely for Bloomfield and Wenona

The Depew Village Board hosted a public hearing Monday night regarding traffic concerns at the corner of Bloomfield Avenue and Wenona Street, as well as Argus Drive and Krieger Street. More...

Local News

5K to fund smart home for local veteran

After last year’s inaugural race, the Buffalo chapter of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation is holding its second annual 5K walk/run at 8:45 a.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

Lancaster Library awarded state grant

State grants have been secured for 11 public libraries in Erie County, according to a press release from Sen. More...

News Brief

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Assistance office in Buffalo is seeking customer service representatives to assist with response to Hurricane Harvey. More...

Letters to the Editor

Depew schools, village helpful to Rotary event

On Aug. 8, we held our inaugural Classic Car Show on the grounds of the Depew High School and Middle School. More...

Sports

Lancaster football team looking to repeat as sectional champions

The 2016 season was a dream year for Lancaster football. The Legends went undefeated, dominating nearly every team they came across. They broke the program record for points scored along with some rushing and receiving records. More...

Lady Legends soccer looking for further improvement

The Lancaster girls soccer team is young, but the Lady Legends are ready to compete. The team is coming off a season that saw it finish 7-7-1 overall and 5-7 in league play. More...

St. Mary’s golf team gets influx of talent

The St. Mary’s golf team will have a different look to it this season. The Lancers will return a few players from last year’s squad and will bring in an influx of transfers.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 31   Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free - registration required. 332-4375  More...

Special Events

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Art

thurs. 31   Starlight Summer Group Show: Inaugural Eleven Twenty Projects Exhibition — With a closing reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, and is on display through Saturday, Sept. More...