Lifestyles

WNY’s First Spinal Rehab Center Continues To Evolve



A Western New York resident who sustained a life-altering injury while working back in 2004, has since sought out on a new life path working on her next steps. Cheektowaga native Natalie Barnhard was a 24-year-old physical therapy assistant and licensed massage therapist who had just graduated from Trocaire College. A 600-pound piece of equipment fell on her neck at […]

AWARD WINNERS!

Three graduated Lancaster students received $500 college scholarship awards last Thursday, courtesy of Lancaster’s summer recreation tennis program at Como Lake Park. The award is given to players, of all abilities, who have proven a dedicated commitment to the sport of tennis and the park’s tennis program. In the photo above, Paige Szymusiak, Riley Faso and Adam Pasierb all stand […]

Library News

The Lancaster Public Library is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The library is closed on Sundays. For more information, or to schedule a curbside pickup, call the library at 716-683-1120. Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise noted. Register […]

Senior News

Lancaster Senior CenterThursday, Aug. 11 Pickleball: 8 a.m. to noonPiano lessons: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Ceramics: 9 to 11 a.m.Market Coupon Distribution: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.Bingo: 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12 Pickleball: 8 a.m. to noonExercise ball class: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.Billiards: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.Crafts: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Ping-Pong: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.Zumba: 10 […]

The BUZZ about beekeeping in WNY



Beekeeping has generated quite the buzz in Western New York, with more and more residents hoping to start hives of their own. Carol Ann Harlos of Amherst, a trained master gardener for 20 years and a beekeeper for nine years; Dave Newman of Wales, the president of Western New York Honey Producers Association and a beekeeper in his ninth season; […]

Library News

The Lancaster Public Library is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The library is closed on Sundays. For more information, or to schedule a curbside pickup, call the library at 716-683-1120. Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise noted. Register […]

Friends of Reinstein Woods

Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve is located at 93 Honorine Dr., Depew. All events take place at this location unless otherwise noted. Teacher workshops in August Educators can register for free summer professional development workshops in August, including “Native Plants: Identification, Planting, and Monitoring” and “NOAA’s Marine Debris Monitoring on Great Lakes Beaches.” To learn more, visit Reinsteinwoods.org. Stories in the […]

AAA warns of “100 deadliest days” for driving on the roadways

We are amid the “100 deadliest days,” and AAA Western and Central New York is urging drivers to use caution as July winds down. The “100 Deadliest Days” is the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when fatal teen crashes increase dramatically. Nationwide, 7,124 people died in teen driver-related summertime crashes over a ten-year period from 2011 to 2020. […]

Butterfly Project Takes Flight



Odds are that you’ve heard of Clarence’s Butterfly Man, Dave O’Donnell, known around the region for his Eastern Monarch Butterfly Farm and conservation work. Many wonder how he got into the world of conservation. Well, wonder no longer – you’ll find the answer in his book, “Davey’s Butterfly Farm.” Illustrated by Jeffrey Scott Perdziak, the book tells a modified version […]

Library News

The Lancaster Public Library is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The library is closed on Sundays. For more information, or to schedule a curbside pickup, call the library at 716-683-1120. Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise noted. Register […]


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