Weekly Feature



April 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

When opioids hit home, home fights back

Bee Editorial

Following indictments of four individuals, including a Lancaster man, for allegedly conspiring to sell heroin and fentanyl, the town has formally supported a budding program to fight opioid abuse.  More...

Spindle items

• GARAGE SALE — The third weekend in May, look for the houses with the yellow balloons.  The Village of Lancaster and Lancaster Bee announce the 2018 Village Wide Garage Sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago April 20, 1893   • Spring is here; and an organ grinder was in town Tuesday.  • The frame for Mr. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.To the person who finds no good in Lancaster, the Lancaster Rural Cemetery is in the best shape it’s been in for years, not a junkyard. If you have a problem, call the cemetery and the problem will be addressed. More...

Sports

Depew track teams fueled by youth

The Depew track teams got off to a solid start to the season at the Warrior Relays at Cheektowaga Saturday with fourth- and fifth-place finishes for the boys and girls teams, respectively. More...

St. Mary’s track teams ready to compete

The St. Mary’s track teams are gearing up for the 2018 season with experienced athletes at almost every event.  The Lancers return a pair of solid sprinters on the boys’ side in Ja’Shawn Collins and Matt Vallone. More...

Follow The Bee’s sports reporters on Twitter

The Bee now has a Twitter account dedicated solely to sports, @BeeSportsLive, where followers can catch up on stories they may have missed, see live tweeting from games where the reporters are in attendance, and more. More...

Depew schools adopt budget, announce board candidates

The Depew School Board adopted the district’s 2018-19 budget following a presentation by Superintendent Jeffrey Rabey on Tuesday night. More...

Lancaster man one of four charged with conspiracy to distribute heroin

Joshua Levine, 21, of Lancaster, is one of four people charged with conspiracy to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin and 400 grams or more of fentanyl, according to U.S. Attorney James Kennedy Jr.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Local News

Bee News reporter named Rookie of Year by NY Press

Bee Group Newspapers received three awards last weekend at the New York Press Association’s annual convention.  Reporter Holly Lipka won Rookie of the Year honors for her submission of five articles, including two that appeared in all nine More...

LHS student named outstanding volunteer

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

For her innovation and ability to connect with dementia patients through art, Lancaster High School sophomore Genevieve Fontana, a volunteer at the GreenField Health & Rehabilitation Center, has been presented an “Outstanding Youth Voluntee More...

Future Curators exhibition opens at Albright-Knox, BCAT

Gathering in the auditorium of Buffalo’s Albright-Knox Art Gallery last week, 16 student curators from high schools around the region celebrated the opening of their very own exhibition, the culmination of four months of work that they said has More...

Obituaries

William V. Peters III, worked in hospitality

William V. “Billy” Peters III, 23, of Lancaster, died Wednesday, April 11, 2018.  Mr. More...

Death Notice

RUFFINO, Samuel D., of Tonawanda, died Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Mr. Ruffino is survived by one child, Lauren, and three siblings, Gerald, Stephanie and Ronald. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on April 18 at Blessed Sacrament Church. More...

Lifestyles

Girl Boss

How the Buffalo community is encouraging the next generation of female entrepreneurs

I t was an eye-opening moment for dozens of girls on Saturday at the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library as they listened to three women discuss their success in the business and technology field. 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, April 20   More...

Free paper shredding event to be held at Reinstein

In honor of Earth Day, Friends of Reinstein Woods will sponsor a free paper shredding and recycling event from 9 a.m. More...

Business

Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation invests $4 million to impact caregivers

The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. More...

Lancaster teacher receives ‘Good Neighbor’ award

Scott Dixon, a Lancaster High School teacher, received the first Good Neighbor of the Year award, presented by Good Neighbors Credit Union.  Dixon was given the award at the business’s annual meeting on Tuesday.  More...

Marilla woman recognized for decade of service

Elizabeth Ackerman of Marilla recently celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with health care facility operator The McGuire Group.  More...