Weekly Feature



May 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Acknowledge Memorial Day’s true purpose

Bee Editorial

Memorial Day is meant to remember those who died while serving in our nation’s military.  Each year, when Memorial Day observances are announced or conducted, well-meaning people will mistakenly say this is also a time to honor our veteran More...

Spindle items

• CAN DO — Save up your redeemable bottles and cans for Lancaster Cub Scout Pack 129.  The group will be hosting a bottle and can drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday,   June 3, at 158 Laverack Ave. in Lancaster.   More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago May 25, 1893   • Herman Livingston, the milkman, had the misfortune to lose about 40 gallons of milk on Wednesday morning. His horse took fright at the electric cars and ran away. More...

Education

On the Campus

Lillian Bulmon of Depew will be recognized at Buffalo State College’s Arthur O. More...

Lifestyles

Carnegie Art Center exhibition explores building blocks of life, cities

While it may look merely like an interesting collection of shapes and lines, or perhaps synapses, Joshua Nickerson’s art has a grander concept, which often incorporates the tiny structures of which we are made: atoms and cells. 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, May 25   More...

Prom 2018

St. Mary’s High School

ROYAL COURT — Emily Sierk and Brent Casillo are a match in red tux and dress as St. Mary’s princess and prince at this year’s prom. More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 24 Kevin McCarthy: One Man Band — 7:30 p.m., Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, 88 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo. 259-1810, www.buffalocateringservices.com fri. 25 More...

Concerts

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Performance

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Speedway applies for special use permit

Neighbors complain of late hours, noise

Tim Packman, track president for Lancaster National Speedway, spoke about the business’s proposed special use permit at a public hearing on Monday night at the Lancaster Town Board meeting.  More...

Lancaster, Depew Memorial Day services listed

Depew Joint Veterans Committee will hold the following Memorial Day weekend services:  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Retiring from Lancaster Central, Perini called ‘class act’

For the past 11 years, Marie Perini has given her all to the Lancaster Central School District, but on June 30 she will officially end her tenure there, as well as her career in public education.  More...

Local News

Work on Como Lake has begun

Earlier this month, the Erie County Department of Parks, Forestry and Recreation and the Department of Public Works began work on the dam and creek/lake embankment, according to the staff of Erie County Legislator John Bruso.  “This work i More...

A WORLD OF COLOR

— Jamene and Stephen Kosowski, along with their children, Raena, Jacob and Lyla, participate in Hillview Elementary’s recent Color Run. More...

Sacred Heart names Lancaster residents to honor roll

Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart named the following Lancaster residents to its third-quarter honor roll for the 2017-18 academic year:  Freshmen recognized were Megan Del Regno, Olivia Dobiesz, Lauren McCrea, Lauren Richardson and Erin Trapp More...

Letters to the Editor

Catholic Charities reaches entire region

With our June 30 deadline fast approaching, the 2018 Appeal in support of Catholic Charities needs your help. The 94th annual Appeal has raised $9.5 million, far short of our $11 million goal.  More...

Lancaster DPW to be commended

So often I have read negative, anonymous comments regarding the Village of Lancaster Department of Public Works and its employees.  As a resident and taxpayer of the village for more than 40 years, I would like to express the importance of this More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

LOUGH, Carrie Joan (nee Mowery), of Lancaster, died Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Mrs. Lough is survived by four children, Beverly Wah and James, Steven and Donna Lough; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

St. Mary’s softball team drops 10-inning game in Monsignor Martin Final

St. Mary’s got so close so many times, but just couldn’t get a runner across home plate. The Lady Lancers softball team lost the Monsignor Martin Championship game to Nardin 1-0 in 10 innings Tuesday.  More...

Depew track teams finish up regular season slate

The Depew track and field teams finished up the regular season Saturday with a pair of eighth-place finishes at the Pioneer Invitational.  More...

Lancaster softball moves to AA semis with win over Niagara Falls

The Lancaster softball team put together a strong, all-around effort Monday to defeat Niagara Falls 6-1 in the quarterfinal round of the Class AA playoffs. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Alden Farmers Market open for season The Alden Farmers Market is now open, situated at the Tractor Supply and Savea Lot plaza, 13119 Broadway, Alden. More...

Business

Chamber recognizes area businesses

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce recognized businesses and individuals at an awards ceremony earlier this month for those who have proven their commitment to building a better Western New York community.  Sen. More...

Reflections program at Greenfields recognized

The GreenFields Continuing Care Community in Lancaster was one of 47 employees and organizations that LeadingAge Western New York recently recognized for showing exemplary work in the senior care and geriatrics profession, according to LeadingAge sta More...

Senior poetry club gets creative juices flowing

Karin Johnson, a volunteer at Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster and a retired school teacher, has been working with the residents to channel their creativity and write collaborative poems, facility staff said.  The poetry club meets once More...