Weekly Feature

September 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Primaries have high turnout from alternative parties

Registered voters in Lancaster and Depew will have an opportunity to choose candidates in a handful of local primary elections on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Two seats on the Lancaster Town Board are up for reelection, with incumbents John M. Abraham Jr. More...

Editorial

Youth safety should be a priority every school year

Bee Editorial

With the school year under way, we should take it upon ourselves as responsible parents and citizens to be more mindful of the physical safety of children within these first few hectic weeks.  More...

Spindle items

• SAVE THE DATE — The first day of fall is coming up fast, a time for craft shows, meat raffles and autumn festivals highlighting the changing foliage.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago  Sept. 8, 1892   More...

Lifestyles

‘Peter and the Starcatcher’

... opens MusicalFare’s 28th season

The 28th season of MusicalFare Theatre begins Wednesday, Sept. 6, with the story of a boy who would not grow up. More...

Friends of Reinstein Woods - Events

The following events are scheduled at the Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, More...

Family dinner to mark 60th anniversary

Delores and John Ryndak of Buffalo will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at The Polish Villa and a tour of Hawaii.  John Ryndak married the former Delores Przewozny on Sept. 7, 1957, at St. More...

Business

Catholic Charities collecting donations for Hurricane Harvey relief

Catholic Charities of Buffalo is assisting with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts with donation opportunities, according to a recent press release from the organization. More...

M&T Bank to host not-for-profits at Buffalo Bills games

Eight local not-for-profit organizations will receive a Buffalo Bills game-day experience from M&T Bank for the charitable work the organizations do in the community. More...

YMCA to offer specialized swim lessons

YMCA Buffalo Niagara has joined other YMCAs across the United States to launch a new swim lesson curriculum, increasing the accessibility and enjoyment of swimming for all ages and skill levels. More...

Until master plan is set, rezoning may be put on ice

The Lancaster Town Board held a public hearing at Tuesday night’s meeting regarding a moratorium on rezoning.  Under the proposed moratorium, all “Town agencies and personnel shall not accept, process, review, or consider any applica More...

Green space in the works for Boys and Girls Club

The long-vacant property at 511 Terrace Blvd. in Depew will be demolished to create green space for the Depew Lancaster Boys and Girls Club, according to a press release from Erie County.  More...

Local News

Depew resident selected for leadership summit

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Giavanna Bolognese has been involved with The First Tee of Western New York since she was 8 years old. More...

Legislature OKs Morton’s Made in America Act

The Erie County Legislature passed the Made in America Act, sponsored by 8th District Legislator Ted Morton, R-Cheektowaga, at a special session earlier this month. The law, introduced Aug. More...

REUNITED

— Members of the local band Midnight Symphony, which was popular in the late 1990s through early 2000s, got together Aug. More...

Letters to the Editor

Library gifts are appreciated

For the past several years, the Friends of the Lancaster Public Library has been covering the cost of “keeping the lights on” for Sundays, which is one of the busiest days.  This has been possible through donations from many people.& More...

Sports

Legends football opens with 49-16 win over Bennett

The Lancaster football sectional title defense got off to a roaring start Friday night. The Legends defeated new Class AA foe and reigning Class A champion Bennett, 49-16.  More...

Lancers open with shutout win over Timon

St. Mary’s football team enjoyed week one of the 2017 season much more than the opening week a year ago. More...

Depew football falls just short against Dunkirk

The Depew football team had a slow start, finished strong, but fell just short of a win in the first game of the 2017 season. The Wildcats fell to reigning Class B champion Dunkirk, 21-19. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 8   Picnic for Roswell Park — With music by Getting Better, along with wine tasting, face painting and home tours, 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at 5543 Cooper Ridge, Hamburg; $5 (per family, goes to Team Roswell). More...

Walking Tours

thurs. 7   More...

Theatre

thurs. 7   More...