Frisbee Fever

With three local courses to choose from, disc golf is gaining momentum in Erie County

D uring the hot, summer months, Western New Yorkers often find any excuse to spend time outside and enjoy the weather. While many outdoor activities can eventually take a toll on your wallet, there’s one that’s free, fun, and accessible to everyone: disc golf. That’s right. Disc golf. Much like the sport of golf, disc golf is actually played with […]

YMCA launches early online registration for Turkey Trot

YMCA Buffalo Niagara has begun early registration for the 115th annual YMCA Turkey Trot. The event, being held Thanksgiving morning Thursday, Nov. 25, was attended by more than 12,000 participants in 2009, and this year’s capacity will be capped at 12,500. “We are thrilled by the outpouring of support for the race; however, first and foremost, we need to consider […]


Bee Senior News

All events (except where indicated) are held at the Town of Lancaster Senior Citizens Center, 100 Oxford Ave. To use the center, Lancaster residents need to have photo identification. For more information, call 685-3498. Thursday, July 29 CERAMICS CLASS: 9 a.m.-noon. ORGAN CLUB: 10:30-11:30 a.m. BINGO: 12:45 p.m. PINOCHLE/DOMINOES: 5:45 p.m. SCRABBLE: 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 30 GOLF LEAGUE: 9 […]

Lancaster/ Depew Library News

• Display cases are available throughout the year to those interested in showcasing collections. Contact the library for more information. • The library offers a book sale located outside the meeting room. Children’s and adult books range from 50 cents to $2, and new titles are available for $3 and $4. The library also is seeking volunteers for crafts, shelving […]


Mary and Christopher Wojnar of Alden announce the engagement of their daughter, Holly Wojnar, to Adam Vester, son of Sheila and Paul Vester of Lancaster. Miss Wojnar graduated from Alden High School in 2002. She is an activities assistant at Greenfields Health & Rehabilitation Center. Her fiance graduated from Lancaster High School in 2002 and received a Bachelor of Science […]

Couple honeymoon in Hawaii

Jill Schmelzer married Eric Szpylman during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, June 26, 2010, at St. Gabriel’s Church in Elma. The Rev. Daniel Palys officiated. The bride is the daughter of Cheryl and Gary Schmelzer of Depew. The groom is the son of Lisa and Thomas Szpylman, also of Depew. The bride was escorted by her father. She wore an […]

Lancaster to host Drums Along the Waterfront participants

Depew and Lancaster residents will have a chance to beat the rest of Western New York in catching a glimpse of a unit that will perform during the 14th annual Drums Along the Waterfront in August. Lancaster High School will be providing housing and rehearsal space for the Spirit Drum and Bugle Corps of Atlanta. The group will arrive Saturday, […]

Public Notices

— LEGAL NOTICE — VILLAGE OF LANCASTER DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS DEMOLITION & ASBESTOS ABATEMENT OF #71 CENTRAL AVENUE, LANCASTER, NEW YORK 14086 SBL #104.66-3-10 NOTICE TO BIDDERS Please take notice that the Village of Lancaster will receive sealed bids until 11:00 A.M. local time on Wednesday, August 18, 2010, in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, 5423 Broadway, […]

Help with events is appreciated

Thank you all, my car show/art show and garden walk volunteers. I appreciate your dedication. A special thank you to Joe Marino. Also, thank you to Mayor William Cansdale and the entire Board of Trustees — thank you for your continuous support of the events series and your dedication to the village residents. Thank you to our sponsors, Local Edge, […]