Weekly Feature



September 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Made in America’ effort halts and alternative emerges, as both sides cry politics

When Legislator Ted Morton introduced his “Made in America” Act in early August, he hoped to bring the measure before Erie County voters in November, but after a veto by County Executive Mark Poloncarz and a failed veto override in the le More...

Editorial

Vaccines essential for public health

Bee Editorial

Vaccination is one of the most important foundations of public health. More...

Spindle items

• CALLING ALL STUDENTS — The Veterans of Foreign Wars and its auxiliary are offering scholarship contests for area students, with a due date of Wednesday, Oct. 25.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Sept. 29, 1892   More...

Sports

Lancaster girls soccer looking to break through in close games

Through the first half of the season, winning in close games has been an issue for the Lancaster girls’ soccer team. The Lady Legends are 5-3-1, outscoring opponents by 20 goals in wins and being on the wrong side of three one-goal games.  More...

Lancaster football rolls past Niagara Falls to move to 4-0

The Lancaster defense has put forth plenty of impressive performances over the past two seasons, but Saturday’s game against Niagara Falls may have been the best one yet. More...

Depew football evens league record at 2-2

The Depew football team evened its record to 2-2 on the season with a strong showing Friday. The Wildcats defeated Fredonia/Westfield/Brocton 22-9, powered by an impressive performance on defense.  More...

Entertainment

Special Events

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Family Activities

thurs. 28   Preschool Story Time — Children 3 to 5 years old are welcome to come enjoy stories, finger plays, songs, crafts and more, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Festivals

sat. 30 Veteran’s Park Fall Festival — 21st annual Fall Festival includes a basket raffle, chowder, homemade pies, a pumpkin patch, youth games, special activities, free events and an arts and crafts show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

Depew village discusses fate of old church building

At the Village of Depew work session Monday night, board members discussed options for the building at 570 Gould Ave. More...

Village passes shared services agreements

The Village of Lancaster is making sharing services with neighboring municipalities a priority. More...

Local News

Lancaster’s Revelry is set for this Saturday

The Lancaster High School Marching Legends and Band Boosters will present their 15th annual Lancaster Revelry at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

On the Campus

Buffalo State College has announced that the following graduates earned bachelor’s degrees in spring 2017: Austin Bauer, Russell Luke, Danielle Milbrand, Joshua Pijacki and Andrew Spiess, all of Bowmansville; Matthew Captain, Stephanie Cronmill More...

LCSD music teachers raising funds for hurricane relief through recital

Every year since 2007, music teachers from all corners of the Lancaster Central School District have assembled for an annual recital, an opportunity to display their talents for students, to “share the music” as professionals, and to rais More...

Letters to the Editor

District career proves rewarding

I retired this past June from Lancaster Central Schools after 46 years of service in public education. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The Depew mayor and village board decided to give the village administrator, which is the mayor’s daughter, a raise and a $3,000 bonus. When is this going to end? More...

Lifestyles

BPO Nation...Bringing affordable acts to WNY

Mike Montoro has been in the business of promoting concerts for more than 40 years. 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...

Friends of Reinstein Woods Events

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

Business

Meadery offers sweet take on traditional taproom

If you’re looking to try something different from the typical wheat beer or sweet wine, search no further than the Village of Lancaster. More...

Children learn through song, dance, play

Zumbini, a program created by Zumba and BabyFirst, has come to Western New York, thanks to Jody Hares, a licensed Zumbini instructor.  Hares has been teaching Zumba for almost 10 years and jumped at the opportunity to bring Zumbini to Shannon Co More...

Empire Granite and Marble retains Enrich Marketing for growth

Empire Granite and Marble has chosen to retain Enrich Marketing as its communications firm, according to the marketing firm.  Empire Granite and Marble is a Buffalo-based stone fabricator located in Depew that provides services to builders and t More...