Weekly Feature



September 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Multiple resources can help area caregivers

Bee Editorial

During the next month, Erie County is hosting a series of classes for people who will take on the role of caregiver to family members in need.  More...

Spindle items

• BY THE NUMBERS — We owe our first responders a lot; they’re often the first faces we see after a traumatic event, and quick thinking on their part could be the difference between life and death.  It’s surprising to see h More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 22, 1892   • There will be five electoral tickets for voters to handle this fall — democratic, republican, prohibition, people’s party and socialist-labor.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I question the mayor’s progress in the downtown area. It appears he needs a new pair of glasses, since I don’t see any progress down there. We are wasting hundreds of thousands of dollars.  More...

Sports

Legends football moves to 3-0 with win over Orchard Park

A rematch of last year’s Class AA sectional football championship turned out to be a blowout Friday. Lancaster moved to 3-0 and Orchard Park dropped to 1-2 as the Legends won, 43-20.  More...

Lancaster boys soccer moves to 5-1-2 with tie against Clarence

The Lancaster boys soccer team made a statement with an impressive performance Monday night. The Legends went toe-to-toe with defending Class AA sectional champion Clarence, playing to a 1-1 draw. More...

St. Mary’s football moves to 3-0 with win over Kearney

It’s been three weeks and three lopsided wins for St. Mary’s football. The Lancers moved to 3-0 Saturday with a 27-7 win over Bishop Kearney. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 21   Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free - registration required. 332-4375  More...

Special Events

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Festivals

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Dispatchers look to solidify contract with town

The president of Lancaster’s Dispatchers Employee Association spoke at the Town Board meeting on Monday night to stress what the group does for the community, as members are currently in negotiations with the town for a new contract.  More...

Depew welcomes new staff, events

The Depew School Board introduced two new faces to district staff at Tuesday night’s meeting: Robert Skoczylas as the high school’s assistant principal and Christopher Oldin as physical education teacher for kindergarten through grade fiv More...

Local News

STOP THE BLEED

— Jim Ramsey, Depew Parks and Recreation director, left, and Linda Stapleton, far right, participate in the Depew Fire Department’s recent Stop the Bleed program at Northside Fire Hall. More...

LHS finds parking spaces for 30 more students

As of Monday, approximately 30 students who were not awarded parking spots at Lancaster High School through this year’s lottery now have them, due to creative efforts by the school’s administrative staff.  More...

WNY volunteers help Red Cross provide relief to victims of Harvey

From before Hurricane Harvey hit to the days that followed, thousands of disaster workers, including some Western New Yorkers, were in Texas helping the American Red Cross provide relief to victims.  More...

Police Blotter

Puppies found in Walden Avenue storage unit

Lancaster  Wednesday, Sept. 6  • Police were called to a home along Partridge Walk for an unwanted guest. A man was banging on doors and windows, demanding money. The same man was also seen at the residence Sept. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

OLESZEK, Olga (nee Stetz), of Depew, died Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. Mrs. Oleszek is survived by two children, Stan and Steve; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

Life of Roycroft founder on display in East Aurora

It’s been a mecca for artisans from across the globe – the birthplace of the American Arts and Crafts Movement. More...

Regency Day set for Hull House

The Hull Family Home and Farmstead will hold its Regency Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, at 5976 Genesee St. in Lancaster. Learn how firewood was prepared for winter or how to shuck and grind corn. More...

Couple unite in late afternoon ceremony in West Seneca

Mr. and Mrs. James E.  Macadlo   Pamela L. Mesches married James E. Macadlo during a late afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at Gregor’s Garden Grove in West Seneca. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

St. Mary’s to host home, clothing drive The St. Mary’s Junior Ladies of Charity and St. Vincent de Paul Society will host a household collection and clothing drive from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, and 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. More...

Business

SWEETBERRY WINE

— Norm Piotrowski, left, Heather Reinhold and Sarah Feldmann, all of Lancaster, enjoy the village’s Wine Walk along West Main Street on Saturday. More...

St. Mary’s now part of AAA program

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Lancaster investment firm prides itself on personalized service

Chasity Salvatore has been a financial adviser with Edward Jones since January 2012, moving to the company’s new location, 3615 Walden Ave. More...