Weekly Feature



March 25, 2010 RSS feed / Local News

Pick those pussy willows early for pre-Dyngus Day event

Several organizations will celebrate the end of the Lenten season with Dyngus Day festivities, while one has plans to start the party early.   More...

Public hearing scheduled to discuss Lancaster Village budget

The Lancaster Village Board has scheduled a public hearing to discuss the tentative budget for the 2010-11 fiscal year, which begins on June 1.   The meeting will be held at 8:15 p.m. More...

Political brief

State Sen. Dale M. Volker, R-59th District, announced on Monday that he received endorsements for re-election from Republican Erie County Legislator John Mills, R-District 13, and Republican Erie County Legislator Dino Fudoli, R-District 5. More...

Village of Lancaster residents form group, unite against dissolution

On March 13, Village of Lancaster residents gathered to address concerns arising from the threat of dissolution. More...

Woman admits stealing $25K from mother-in-law

Anna Voll, 37, of Canter Street, Depew, pleaded guilty Monday to one count each of fourth-degree grand larceny and second-degree identity theft after admitting to embezzling $25,000 from her 83-year-old widowed mother-in-law.   More...

Village of Lancaster firefighters attend training at National Fire Academy

Nine members of the Lancaster Fire Department attended the annual state weekend training program offered at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Md.   More...

Several Depew DECA members reach top 10 at recent state competition

Two Depew High School students placed within the top 10 finalists at the New York State DECA Career Conference and Competition. More...

Senate passes FAA bill increasing training hours

Changes affecting passenger airline safety moved a critical step forward Monday when the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the FAA Reauthorization bill. More...

Out of the Past

100 Years Ago   March 24, 1910   RESULTS ARE IN — At the annual village election, Frank A. Schaefer was elected president; Frank S. Cushing and Max Haungs, new trustees; Alson J. Walker, re-elected trustee. More...

Town Hall meeting to inform residents about services

One of the final events of the Lancaster Youth Bureau’s Family Asset Building Month will outline the services offered within the community to help parents and other caregivers assist their youths in making good decisions. More...

NYers now able to track sex offenders

A new service in New York State will allow residents to receive updates on when moderate or high-level sex offenders move into or out of communities. And it’s a program that comes none too soon for many people.   More...

In brief

Depew residents are invited to express their concerns and hopes for their neighborhoods by attending monthly block club meetings at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month in Council Chambers at Village Hall, 85 Manitou St. More...

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site brings back Mother-Daughter Tea

Imagine if you could travel back in time to the Victorian age: an era of elegance, class and sophistication. Actually, the idea may not be so far-fetched.   More...

LVAC to publish newsletter

The Lancaster Volunteer Ambulance Corps has created a monthly newsletter that will contain new information about the corps, call statistics, new equipment and protocols. Included will also be a profile of a different member each month.   More...