Weekly Feature

October 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Internet data sharing should be personal choice

Bee Editorial

The Lancaster Town Board has formally supported state legislation protecting internet privacy for residents. More...

Spindle items

• A PLACE IN TIME — I happened to be in Virginia for a wedding this past weekend, and to be honest I did a double take when I looked at the “save the date” that had been on the fridge for months. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 6, 1892   • Architect George J. Metzger of Buffalo has made the plans for the new plant for the National Car Wheel Works of Chicago, which will be built at Depew.  More...

Lifestyles

Chews to help

Donate your appetite on Oct. 10 to fight HIV/AIDS

Restaurant-goers across Western New York will help those affected by HIV and AIDS on Tuesday, Oct. 10, as part of the annual fundraiser Dining Out for Life. More...

Movie night set for Boys & Girls Club

The Lancaster-Depew Boys and Girls Club will have a movie night at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at 60 Preston St. in Depew. The club will be screening “Sing!” in the gym. Movie snacks and refreshments will be available for purchase.   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...

LCSD resident calls on district to renew after-school busing for special needs son

Lancaster Central School District resident Angela Forde is at a loss over how to get her son with special needs to a day care program after school.  More...

Lancaster Town’s tentative budget filed

Public hearings were set at Monday night’s Town Board meeting to discuss the Town of Lancaster’s tentative operating budget and special districts budget. Both hearings will be held at 7:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16. More...

Governor announces push to outlaw 11 synthetic fentanyl-like drugs

In an effort to gain greater control in the growing opioid epidemic, Gov. More...

Local News

Community comes first for Rotary president

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Robert Benzel, a native of Lancaster and lifelong village resident, lost his hearing 11 years ago as a result of a rare genetic disorder, Type 2 neurofibromatosis. More...

News Brief

Our Lady of Pompeii Parish youth groups meet on Thursdays, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for grades seven through eight, and 7:30 to 9 p.m. for grades nine through 12, at the ministry center, 129 Laverack Ave., Lancaster. More...

Depew church celebrates 15 years

Centerpointe, a nondenominational church in Depew, celebrated its 15th anniversary mid-September, with a special service and gathering.  Pastor Michael Nieves said he started the church in 2002 with two other pastors, no money, and no place to s More...

Letters to the Editor

Health care cost is too high

As we listen to all the never ending jargon on health care, I must have missed the part about what to do with the drug companies.  There is always talk of the drug companies charging outrageous prices, their gigantic profits and the salaries and More...

Sports

St. Mary’s football moves to 4-1 with comeback win

St. Mary’s football team fought back from a double digit deficit to get an impressive win Saturday. The Lancers defeated Honeoye Falls, 28-23 in their homecoming game. More...

Depew moves to 3-2 with 40-0 win over Tonawanda

The Depew football team improved its record to 3-2 with a dominating road victory over Tonawanda Friday, winning 40-0.  More...

Lancaster breaks records in 61-28 win over Wheatfield

The Lancaster football team has had a lot of interesting games over the past two seasons, but Friday’s matchup against Niagara-Wheatfield is among the most unusual. More...

Business

Epic Centers owner expands field, adds baseball/softball program

Hoping to better serve the baseball and softball athletes who patronize the Epic Sports & Fun Centers at 2793 Wehrle Drive, owner Mike Weis has expanded the field they use and added an in-house training program led by a local athlete.  More...

Elderwood receives top evaluation from NYS Department of Health

For the second consecutive year, Elderwood at Lancaster has achieved a “deficiency-free” rating from the state Department of Health following its annual unannounced survey.  More...

Business Brief

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce will have its “Evening on the Greens” from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9 at Fox Valley Club, 6161 Genesee St. in Lancaster. More...