Weekly Feature



June 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Lancaster School Board tours new bus facility

During a meeting on Monday evening, Lancaster Central’s Board of Education, administrators and members of the community got a chance to tour the district’s newly completed transportation facility at 4082 Walden Ave., which officials said More...

Editorial

Be smart about your vehicle’s fuel conservation

Bee Editorial

It seems as if we are living the same sad story every year: Warm weather arrives, and so do higher gas prices. People have vacations to get to and weekend getaways, yet the cost of even getting there forces them to reconsider. More...

Spindle items

• DETAILS MATTER — During a work session for the Depew Village Board last week, members were reviewing letters concerning poor roadwork on Warner Road and a request for parking changes to Forestview Drive.  Unfortunately, important id More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 22, 1893   More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

HODAN, Joseph, of Davenport, Florida, formerly of Depew, died Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Mr. Hodan is survived by his fiancee, Eleanor Supples. He was preceded in death by his parents, Marry and Joseph Hodan. More...

Sports

First Teamers all made deep playoff runs

2018 All-Bee Boys Lacrosse

As is usually the case, the players earning First Team status for the 2018 installment of the All-Bee Boys Lacrosse all-star team have something in common: a championship pedigree.  More...

Legends’ Dave Mazur adds to legacy with third straight Coach of the Year honor

It’s safe to say Lancaster boys coach Dave Mazur is approaching legendary status in Western New York’s high school lacrosse circles.  More...

Legends’ Beetow garners Player of the Year honors

Anyone who saw Brett Beetow play for Lancaster’s boys lacrosse team this spring got to watch an athlete who opposing coaches noted to Legends’ coach Dave Mazur was “one of the most college ready players in the area this year.” More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Lancaster school plans graduation   Lancaster High School will hold its commencement ceremony at 7 p.m. Friday, June 22, at Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle in Buffalo. More...

Business

HANDS-ON EDUCATION

— Buffalo Vascular Care members, pictured, are part of a new clinical affiliation with Trocaire College Medical Imaging Department. More...

Lancaster resident receives scholarship

Meghan Marinaccio of Lancaster was one of five Western New York students to receive a scholarship from the Western Division Federal Credit Union.  According to credit union staff, a collective $6,500 was awarded to seniors planning to further th More...

Stars for Heroes program raises $12,100

Throughout the month of May, customers at all 29 Dunn Tire locations in New York and Pennsylvania were able to purchase a special star in support of WNY Heroes, a local veterans’ assistance organization, through the Stars for Heroes program. More...

Year-end meeting recognizes tenured teacher, board member services

Katherine Herdzik, an English teacher in the Depew schools, was granted tenure at the district’s Tuesday night meeting.  Herdzik, who grew up in the area, focuses on helping students at Depew whose first language isn’t English.  More...

Looking ahead: Town hires GAR Associates for equity project

The Lancaster Town Board approved a resolution on Monday night to have GAR Associates assist with the town’s 2020 Assessment Equity Project.  The Amherst company will work with the town on the project for a maximum of $282,000, which is sc More...

Local News

A HELPING HAND

— Linda Green and Joan Bentkowski, with Trinity Food Pantry, get lightbulb packages ready for distribution. More...

Lancaster Girl Scout receives Gold Award

Genevieve Fontana of Lancaster was one of 38 Girl Scouts in Western New York to receive Gold Awards for 2018.  Fontana was recognized for her Take Action project: Creating Memories One Masterpiece at a Time, Art Around Buffalo.  Projects ar More...

Lancaster Town Band continues its 73rd season schedule

The Lancaster Town Band will kick off its 73rd season next week, with concerts starting at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, unless otherwise noted, at the Richard E. Pascucci Memorial Band Shell, 200 Oxford Ave. in Lancaster. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I’d like to know if it is legal for the Town of Lancaster to keep flying a drone over my house by Como Lake Park. More...

Education

JOB WELL DONE

— Alex Hartman, left, and Matthaeus Hendricks, both of Lancaster, and Evan Benz of Clarence were among 27 juniors recognized by St. More...

Lifestyles

Two great races bring antique autos, history home to Buffalo

On Saturday, the Queen City and the Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum will become a nexus of antique automobile racing, bringing two events home to a region that holds a shining distinction in racing history. 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.  Friday, June 22   More...

Jackie Schmid Scholarship Fund names winners for 2018

The Jackie Schmid Scholarship Fund has announced the five winners who will each receive a $1,500 scholarship for 2018. Each recipient will be attending college, a scholarship committee spokesperson said.  More...

Entertainment

Art

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Special Events

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Walking Tours

thurs. 21   Chestnut Ridge Park Evening Hike — This 5-mile hike is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, June 21. Meet in the parking lot by the casino. Rain will cancel hike. Call 548-1401. More...