Weekly Feature



November 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Village receives tree grant funding

The Village of Lancaster’s plan to improve and replenish its stock of trees received a major boost recently.  More...

Editorial

Don’t be alarmed by a local ‘squatch’ in uniform

Bee Editorial

For many members of Depew’s law enforcement community, things are about to get a bit scruffy. More...

Spindle items

• WINTER PARKING — The Town of Lancaster’s winter parking ban will be in effect from 1 to 7 a.m. Nov. 15 to March 15. The villages of Depew and Lancaster also will begin winter parking bans from 2 to 7 a.m. Nov. 15 to March 15. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Nov. 16, 1893   • Butter is now selling for 32 cents per pound and eggs are worth 26 cents per dozen. More...

Education

Canisius names Lancaster, Elma students to honor roll

The following Lancaster and Elma residents were named to the 2018-19 first-quarter honor roll at Canisius High School:  Freshmen  Anthony Davoli, Nolan Falk and Connor Rutowski.  Sophomores  More...

Lifestyles

Salvatore pledges $50,000 toward restoring veterans’ posts

Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns, left; Russell Salvatore; and Gierlach Post commander Gary Oakes are shown before a crowd of local veterans on Nov. 1. 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. Tuesday, Nov. 27.  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, Nov. 16   More...

Business

GreenFields, UBMD Internal Medicine to host fellowship program

The GreenFields has partnered with the University at Buffalo Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine and UBMD Internal Medicine to host the area’s first medical fellowship program in the skilled-nursing setting.  With a foreseeable More...

Dunn Tire to offer Boots for Heroes program

Dunn Tire, a Western New York tire retailer and automotive services provider, is giving customers a chance to support the area’s many military heroes this November through the Boots for Heroes program.  Throughout the entire month, custome More...

Nexamp offers solar option for residents

Energy costs are rising, and in the next 20 years, climate change is expected to have a significant impact on the environment and economy.  More...

Depew considers LED streetlight project

The Depew Village Board reviewed an LED streetlight proposal from Wendel Energy Services at Tuesday night’s work session that could potentially save the village almost $2.8 million over 25 years.  More...

Few surprises in local races as Collins wins re-election

If the “blue wave” that propelled Democrats to retaking control of the House of Representatives washed across the nation on election night, it never quite reached the shores of Erie County.   More...

Local News

SPAGHETTI DINNER

— Rocco Ceravolo, a 20-year volunteer with Our Lady of Pompeii Parish in Lancaster, serves a spaghetti dinner to Brian Wild last week at the parish’s annual fall spaghetti dinner.   More...

Depew declares moratorium on new garbage, recycling totes

The Village of Depew has approved a six-month moratorium on all new purchases and uses of garbage and recycling totes, giving the village time to create a policy that complies with its garbage and recycling disposal contract through Modern Disposal a More...

Inclusion conference slated in Depew

Julie Causton, founder and CEO of the Inclusive and Special Education Program at Syracuse University, will speak at The Wildly Engaged Inclusive Classroom Conference on Nov. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I am concerned about the competence of the bus drivers hired by the Lancaster Central School District. I was cut off by a school bus three times in the last two weeks. More...

Sports

First Team features experience, postseason success

All-Bee Girls Soccer

The 2018 All-Bee Girls Soccer First Team honorees succeeded not just as individuals, but led their respective teams to deep postseason runs for the most part.  More...

Former teammates share All-Bee honor

Tatyjana Scalisi and Emma Faso played for different high school teams in different towns in different divisions and classifications. But they are not strangers. In fact, they are friends. More...

First Team marked by sectional champions

All-Bee Boys Soccer

Team success is a common theme for the 2018 All-Bee Boys Soccer First Team. All but one of the players on the squad at least played for a sectional championship, while five of the players are Section VI champions.  More...

Entertainment

Performance

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Family Activities

thurs. 15   Adult Ukulele Sing and Play — Learn to play the ukulele and sing along to popular songs, 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. More...

Special Events

thurs. 15   Blacklight Thursday — With black light body painting and dance music, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at Stamps Bar, 98 Main St., Tonawanda; $. 694-3475, www.stampsthebar.com  fri. 16   More...