The Depew High School Marching Band plays some patriotic songs for attendees at Monday’s Memorial Day Parade down Terrace Boulevard to Veteran’s Park. See more photos on page eight.
First Lancaster Planning Committee meeting held; project proposal phase open
The first NY Forward Lancaster Planning Committee meeting was held on Tuesday evening, with its 15 members, comprised of area residents, business owners, and industry professionals, and joined by state-appointed advisers from LaBella Associates. NY state representatives were also in attendance to advise and discuss how the $4.5 million in NY Forward funding could be applied, including officials from the […]
Depew schools in good standing
The Depew Union Free School District wraps up the school year with some positive news. The 2021-22 Every Student Succeeds Act report for the district showed that all the schools in the district are designated as Local Support and Improvement, formerly known as good standing. “They really wanted to turn the focus to continual improvement. It’s not enough to be […]
Depew baseball reaches Far West Regional
The Depew baseball team had its vaunted dominant pitching on display, as it shut out Royalton-Hartland, 10-0, in the Class B final Monday at Sal Maglie Field in Niagara Falls. The win sends the Wildcats to the Far West Regional final for the first time in school history. Senior Eric Woodley led the way for Depew, pitching all six innings, […]
Village Wide Garage Sale
Jim Frost, above left, strikes a deal with Kathie White on an item for sale at his home on Pleasant Avenue during the village-wide garage sale in Lancaster over the weekend. Lori Koszuta, above right, sits with her mother, Helene Gallagher, at her home on Central Avenue. The pair hold decorative pieces painted by Gallagher, which were up for sale […]
Public meeting on NY Forward funding set for May 30
The Village of Lancaster will be hosting its first meeting of the NY Forward – Local Planning Committee at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 30. LaBella Associates, the appointed state consultant on this project, will have representatives present at Tuesday’s meeting to answer questions, and this is an opportunity for those interested to get information on the NY Forward program. “The […]
Lancaster man makes NFL Hall of Fame for film work
Henry Kunttu, a Lancaster resident, was recently inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, receiving an Award of Excellence for his film and video directing work with the Buffalo Bills. Kunttu started working in the industry in 1969 until his retirement 12 years ago in 2011, collecting game and practice film for research and analysis by coaches and staff. […]
Depew enters into agreement with NOCO to conserve energy costs
In an effort to reduce its energy costs, the Village of Depew entered into an agreement with NOCO Energy Corporation to act as the supplier of electric and gas on all village accounts. The agreement runs for 18 months from June 1, 2023, to Dec. 1, 2024, and Depew will pay 0.06962 per kilowatt, meaning that unlike under their previous […]
Village Wide Garage Sale underway today until Sunday
Lancaster’s Village Wide Garage Sale is taking place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, May 19, Saturday, May 20, and Sunday, May 21. Participating homes will present a yellow Bee Balloon on their property.
Lancaster Police Officer David Oun walks with a memorial wreath at the Law Enforcement Memorial Interfaith Service on May 15 at St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Buffalo. More than 100 law enforcement representatives were on hand at the ceremony to remember those who have fallen in the line of duty.