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. Residents interested in the Stay Fit Dining Program, served at 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday, should call Beverly at 685-3498 to make reservations. Friday, Sept. 29 AEROBIC DVD: 9-10 […]


thurs. 28 Dear World — When Paris finds itself in a state of crisis, there’s only one woman out there who can save the day: Countess Aurelia, the mad woman of Chaillott. The production features Mary Kate O’Connell as Countess Aurelia, Roger Van Dette, Katy Miner, Amy Jorrisch, Nick Lama, Jon May, Matt Gilbert, Matthew Mooney, Gianna Palermo, Jeremy Kreuzer, […]


thurs. 28 Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Buffalo — Night of social dancing and instruction to lively Scottish tunes — jigs, reels and strathspeys. No partner, experience or kilt required, soft-soled dance shoes or sneakers suggested, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at Amherst Community Church, 77 Washington Highway, Snyder; $ (first two classes free for newcomers). www.rscdsbuffalo.com


sat. 30 Veteran’s Park Fall Festival — 21st annual Fall Festival includes a basket raffle, chowder, homemade pies, a pumpkin patch, youth games, special activities, free events and an arts and crafts show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at Veteran’s Park, Niagara Street, Tonawanda. Fall Fest at Canalside — Featuring fitness classes, arts and crafts, exotic animals and other […]

Family Activities

thurs. 28 Preschool Story Time — Children 3 to 5 years old are welcome to come enjoy stories, finger plays, songs, crafts and more, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at the Kenmore Branch Library, 160 Delaware Road, Kenmore; Free – space is limited and registration is necessary. 873-2842 Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to […]

Special Events

thurs. 28 Craft Beer and Wine Tasting — Enjoy an evening of local brewery tastings, wines from around the world, live jazz music, games, raffles and more, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at Tewksbury Lodge, 249 Ohio St., Buffalo; $40 presale, $50 at the door (benefits the Familial Cancer Foundation of WNY). www.fcfwny.org Throwback Thursday Gala — Join the Parent […]

Friends of Reinstein Woods Events

The following events are scheduled at the Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew, unless otherwise noted. For more information or to register for a specific event, call 683-5959. Family nature walk Explore the world of turtles at Reinstein Woods, and meet our captive wood and painted turtles. The program will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30. Registration […]

Broncos upset does little to change Bee staffers’ outlook

Bills predictions

The Bee staff joined the Denver Broncos Sunday in being handed our first losses of the season. The Bills’ win was not one we saw coming, but a second-consecutive victory would be even more unlikely. The defense has been stellar through three weeks for the Bills. They’ll take on, by far, their biggest challenge yet. The Atlanta Falcons rode the […]


DepewFootball: Defeated Fredonia/Westfield/Brocton 22-9Boys soccer: Defeated Global Concepts 8-0Girls soccer: Lost to Tonawanda 1-0; defeated JFK 6-0Boys volleyball: Lost to Cheektowaga 3-0Girls swimming: Lost to Sacred Heart and Buffalo; lost to Alden 114-44Golf: Lost to Amherst 293-306; lost to Alden 312-314Boys cross-country: Lost to JFK 27-28Girls cross-country: Defeated JFK 15-50 LancasterFootball: Defeated Niagara Falls 41-8Boys soccer: Defeated West Seneca West […]

St. Mary’s boys volleyball off to 5-1 start

The first month of Peter Florczak’s reign as St. Mary’s boys’ volleyball coach went well. The Lancers started the season 5-1, and have a JV team competing in Monsignor Martin for the first time. Florczak joined the volleyball program after coaching JV girls’ basketball last season. He has previously coached volleyball at Amherst, Depew and St. John’s Elementary. “When they […]