Weekly Feature



June 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Modular home headed for auction built by record number of Harkness students

It may be the house that Erie 1 BOCES built, but this year’s student-constructed modular home will soon belong to the highest bidder, at an auction scheduled for June 8. More...

Editorial

Be responsible when in the sun, at area pools

Bee Editorial

As we move toward June 21 as the first day of summer, we should take every opportunity to enjoy the outdoors while the warm weather lasts. More...

Spindle items

• PUPS ON PARADE — Lancaster residents are encouraged to register their fur babies in the third annual Patriotic Paws Parade, which is set to take place on Sunday, July 1.  Lancaster Unleashed, a 501(c)(3) organization looking to buil More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago June 8, 1893   • Mr. Fred Grampp, who has been suffering with rheumatism for the past six weeks, is able to be out again.  More...

Police Blotter

Dog treats, drugs found on man who hit pole

Lancaster   Friday, May 25  More...

Bee Heard

.Streets in need of repair include a section of Elm, Ellicott, Ashley and Edgewood. Where is the money? I pay high village taxes and nothing happens in this village to beautify it.  More...

Lifestyles

Riding for a cause

Roanchar Ranch in Varysburg looks to raise money to help draft horses

It all started with Charlie. Lida Mosovich got the Percheron/Tennessee walker draft horse when he was 5 months old. More...

Lancaster Elks Lodge plans flea market

The Lancaster Elks Lodge will hold a flea market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, June 10, at 33 Legion Parkway, Lancaster. Interested vendors or customers can call Mary Anne at 684-7761 or Bonnie at 698-2426 for information. More...

Library News

Story Times  • Lapsit Story Time for 3- to 23-month-olds, with a parent or a caregiver, is being held from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Tuesdays until June 26.  More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 7 The Bravuras — Part of Bikes & Blues Night, 6 p.m., Anchor Bar, 4300 Maple Road, Amherst. 833-9464 More...

Performance

thurs. 7   Jazz at the CAC Series — With The Fredtown Stompers, 7 p.m. Thursday, June 7, at the Carnegie Art Center, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda; $. 694-4400, www.carnegieartcenter.org  More...

Concerts

thurs. 7 Mary Lambert, with special guest Mal Blum, will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 7, at Babeville’s Asbury Hall, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; $. 852-3835, www.babeville.com, www.ticketfly.com More...

Following brawl, speedway rethinks recurring event

Cruise Nights at the Lancaster Speedway have turned into “Grudge Racing,” according to a statement from the speedway’s president, Tim Packman, following a fight that broke out on Wednesday, May 30.  The brawl was caught on came More...

Officials, residents clash over drainage upkeep

Residents of Pheasant Run Lane voiced concern at Monday night’s Lancaster Board meeting regarding drainage issues along the street.  During the session, a resolution was approved to request bids to clear, cut and land grade detention basin More...

Local News

Collins recognized with Spirit of Enterprise Award

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, along with the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, presented Rep. More...

Several cold cases solved with help of DNA evidence

Brandon DeBlasi, 22, and Victoria Henderson, 20, have entered guilty pleas to various charges related to cold case investigations after DNA evidence connected them to their crimes, according to John Flynn, Erie County District Attorney.  DeBlas More...

News Brief

Landowners looking to restock their warm or cool water ponds can now place orders for largemouth bass and/or fathead minnows through the Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District. More...

Letters to the Editor

Community responds in crisis

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for the compassion and support you’ve shown Landyn, Emersyn and me following the death of my husband, Eric Przykuta.  Though never expected, when tragedy strikes it seems this communit More...

Rain fails to deter car enthusiasts

The Village of Lancaster held its second event of the 2018 series Sunday, its annual Car and Cycle Show.  For the past three years this show has been plagued by rain, and this year was no different, except for the fact that despite the rain, the More...

Sports

Lancaster boys top Orchard Park for first-ever Section VI Title

When the Lancaster boys lacrosse team fell behind 7-2 to Orchard Park in the second quarter of the Section VI Class A Championship, Dave Mazur had a message for his team: don’t quit on each other. More...

Lancaster defeats Orchard Park in girls lacrosse final for 12th title in 14 years

The Lancaster girls lacrosse team was briefly knocked off its perch atop Class A in 2017. The Lady Legends lost in the finals to Frontier by one goal, ending a streak of five straight titles.  More...

Sports Brief

Middle School Team 5 defeated Middle School Team 6 by a score of 33-3 in a recent Lancaster/Depew Ponytail Softball League game.  Pitcher Laini Campbell had an impressive line-drive catch for an out. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Zonta sets charity garage sale   The Cheektowaga-Lancaster Zonta Foundation will hold a charity garage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at 27 Stephens Court in Lancaster.  Lancaster Elks Lodge plans flea market   More...

Business

Back at it: Yelling Goat enjoys soft opening after February fire

The Lancaster restaurant opened its doors for the first time since a February fire left the business and six upstairs apartments in need of significant repair.  Tenants in six apartments were displaced from their homes after the fire broke out More...

Fitness in the Parks taking place throughout WNY

Independent Health and YMCA Buffalo Niagara have teamed up for the seventh consecutive year to offer Fitness in the Parks, free outdoor community exercise classes, throughout Western New York. The outdoor classes are taking place now through Aug. More...

Events

Elder Law Day to feature seminars More...