Weekly Feature



July 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Stay safe in sweltering summer heat

Bee Editorial

With the recent spate of hot weather and high humidity, and with Depew’s Founder’s Day on the horizon, it’s important to remember how to stay safe outdoors when the mercury climbs.  More...

Spindle items

• BIBLE SCHOOL — St. Mary of the Assumption Church is accepting registrations for its annual Vacation Bible School until Friday, July 13. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago July 13, 1893   More...

Education

Honor roll students named for LHS

The following Lancaster High School students have been named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2017-18 school year.  Grade Nine   More...

Depew students named to honor roll

The following Depew High School students have been named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2017-18 school year.  Grade Nine   More...

Lancaster Middle names honor roll students

The following Lancaster Middle School students have been named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2017-18 school year.  Grade Seven  More...

Lifestyles

Golf tournament to benefit first responders and families

The morning of Sept. 11, 2001, should have been one of fun and enjoyment for New York City firefighter Stephen Siller. Siller, a member of Brooklyn’s Squad 1, had finished his shift for the day and was heading to play golf with his brothers. More...

Library News

Story Times  • Lapsit Story Time for 3- to 23-month-olds, with a parent or a caregiver, is being held from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Tuesdays until July 31.  More...

The Depew Summer Concert Series continues on Thursdays

The Village of Depew will begin its summer concert series in Veteran’s Park on Terrace Boulevard at 7 p.m. More...

New director, new board members join LCSD

The Lancaster Board of Education on Monday unanimously approved the appointment of Andrew Krazmien to succeed Andrew Kufel as director of secondary education. More...

Depew appoints new village administrator, retains Jerackas as consultant

Bryan Gazda has been named Depew Village’s newest administrator and clerk treasurer, per a special meeting on Monday night.  Gazda, a resident of Elma, began his position on Monday at an annual salary of $63,000, a pay cut of $28,000 from More...

Local News

St. Mary’s students chosen for Junior Robotic Surgery Challenge

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Lancaster library to receive funding

The Lancaster Public Library will receive $5,000 to use for technology-related programs and services, including the purchase of computer equipment, or security- related items.  Lancaster is one of 11 public libraries included in state Sen. More...

PLAY BALL

— The Lancaster Depew Cubs sing the national anthem at a Bisons game against the Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. Cubs line up on the baseline to have their names and numbers announced too. More...

Obituaries

Bee Heard

.The article on tree laws in the Village of Lancaster has me puzzled, since the Town of Lancaster has a forestry division and has been doing a wonderful job of planting trees in the Village of Lancaster. More...

Death Notice

SODARO, John “Jack,” of Depew, died Sunday, July 8, 2018. Mr. Sodaro is survived by his wife, Barbara (nee DiPalo); two children, John Jr. and Joseph; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

How Lancaster built a football powerhouse

Team of the Year

It wasn’t long ago that the Lancaster football program was mired in mediocrity. The Legends came into the 2016 season sporting a 15-20 record over the previous four campaigns. More...

Sports Brief

Kylie Dean of Lancaster finished first among girls 9 and under at the WNYPGA Junior Tour event at Blue Heron Hills. She shot a 14-over-par 50 in the nine-hole event.   More...

LEGENDS IN THE MAKING

-The Lancaster football program held its annual youth camp the last week of June. One hundred fifty kids ages 8-15 participated in the camp. More...

Business

KeyBank Foundation supports The Service Collaborative-Economic Development Corps

Through the next three years, The Service Collaborative will grow its financial literacy capacity of non-profits across the region. More...

Nowicki promoted within M&T Bank

Lancaster resident Tina Nowicki has been promoted to group vice president at M&T Bank.  Nowicki has been with M&T for 34 years, having most recently held the title of administrative vice president.  More...

Business Brief

Happy Tails Doggie Daycare, 36 Central Ave. in Lancaster, will be offering paint nights weekdays and Saturdays, while still providing the same care to smaller dog breeds. Julia Corallo, owner of Happy Tails and an artist, will be the instructor. More...