Lifestyles

Queen City Baseball Is Revisited With Historical Account

“Saving Buffalo Baseball: 1956 Buffalo Bisons,” by Howard Henry of Buffalo, tells the story of the Buffalo Bisons baseball team, and how the franchise pushed through its “curve balls” to survive and flourish. The book explains how the City of Buffalo was faced with the possibility of losing the team when its parent club, the Detroit Tigers, decided to pull […]

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; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 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 online […]

Senior News

Lancaster Senior CenterThursday, Dec. 1 Piano lessons: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Ceramics: 9 to 11 a.m.HEAP outreach: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Board meeting: Begins 10:30 a.m.Bingo: 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 Exercise ball class: 9 to 10 a.m.Billiards: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.Crafts: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Zumba: 10 to 11 a.m.Ping pong: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.Euchre: 12:45 […]

Bridget’s Battle Band Jam IX raises awareness for cancer through music

“Cancer causes are on people’s minds this time of year,” says Tom Schuh, president of Bridget’s Battle Foundation. The foundation raises money through live concerts featuring local bands to benefit Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center Institute’s Angel Fund, which provides financial aid to families struggling to afford medication, medical equipment, and other non-medical expanses related to cancer conditions. Bridget’s Band […]

Senior News

Lancaster Senior CenterThursday, Nov. 24 Thanksgiving: Closed Friday, Nov. 25 Holiday hours: Closed Monday, Nov. 28 Billiards: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.Maj jongg: 9:30 a.m. to noonYoga: 10 to 11 a.m.Crafts: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Ping Pong: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.Hand & foot: 12:45 to 3 p.m.Tai chi class: 1 to 2 p.m.Medicare enrollment help: 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, […]

Friends of Reinstein Woods

Family Nature Quest: Turkey Talk Flock into a world of turkeys, turkey vultures and even turkey tail fungus in this family-friendly activity at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 26. Registration is required; call 716-683-5959. The Ecology of the Bird Feeder Gather at the Education Center at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, to learn about identifying the preserve’s feathered visitors, and explore […]

Twirling back in time

Victorian dance returns to WNY with a flourish



It was as if the dancers tangoed into a time machine when Amherst Dance Society welcomed guests to its 23rd annual Victorian Ball on Nov. 12. The event took place at the newly remodeled ballroom at the Buffalo Airport Hotel. ADS teaches Victorian-era 1837-1901 dancing. The evening occasion gives folks a chance to get a taste of Victorian dance styles […]

Virtual reality coming to science museum

The Buffalo Museum of Science will explore the many worlds of virtual reality in 2023 with Reinventing Reality: Explore the Science of Virtual Reality, presented by M&T Bank. This highly interactive and enlightening exhibition demystifies the technologies behind VR and reveals how virtual worlds use STEM to come to life. The traveling exhibit opens at the BMS for a limited […]

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; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 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 online […]

Former Buffalo Bill Eric Wood stacks wins with new book




In the peak of the football season, fans are cheering on their team and eagerly anticipating the Buffalo Bills to make it to the playoffs, and eventually the Super Bowl. Former Bills center, local sports commentator and motivational speaker Eric Wood sees the progress from a new perspective with his entry into writing. “Tackle What’s Next: Own Your Story + […]


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