Weekly Feature



October 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

University Express offers free classes for seniors

Bee Editorial

It’s back to school for Western New York seniors, as University Express, a series of 150 free academic classes for adults 55 years and older, kicks off the fall semester. More...

Spindle items

• HELLO — There’s something about autumn that brings so many new beginnings to mind: entering new school years,adopting my sweet cats and moving out of my parents’ house for the first time. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 19, 1893   • A new building on Laverack Avenue, owned by Mr. E. Ohem, was burned to the ground last night. We were unable to learn the amount of the loss.  More...

Sports

Lancaster defeats Depew 50-7 in football rivalry game

Another edition of the Lancaster Depew football rivalry will go to the Legends. More...

Lancaster boys soccer beats Orchard Park 5-0 to close regular season

The Lancaster boys soccer team finished the 2018 regular season on a high note. The Legends defeated Orchard Park 5-0 on senior night with a strong second-half effort.  More...

Depew cross-country teams running well

The Depew cross-country teams have both split their meets so far this season. Both the boys and girls teams are 2-2 through four meets and putting forth some solid efforts. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Trinity Episcopal sets Snowflake Bazaar Trinity Episcopal Church will hold its Snowflake Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at 5448 Broadway in Lancaster. Tables are $20 each, and there are a limited number available. More...

Business

BlueCross BlueShield announces new Medicare Advantage options

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York recently announced a suite of Medicare Advantage options for 2019, including a $0 premium plan, available to more than 300,000 Medicare-eligible consumers in Western New York. More...

Lactalis promotes, hires Lancaster residents

Two residents of Lancaster will start new positions at Lactalis American Group.  Andrea Castle-Becker has been promoted to the new role of manager for accounting and internal controls. More...

Verizon store opens in Depew

Round Room, a TCC Verizon wireless retailer, has opened a new store at 4891 Transit Road in Depew, according to Verizon staff. More...

Village of Lancaster receives $2.5 million for Smart Growth

The Village of Lancaster along with three other Western New York communities were presented checks worth $2.5 million each last week as part of the Smart Growth Community Fund.  More...

Lancaster reviews proposed waste, recycling program

The Lancaster Town Board reviewed a new program proposed by Waste Management Inc. More...

Higgins presents Purple Heart to family of WWI veteran

Rep. Brian Higgins was joined by state Assemblywoman Monica Wallace, Depew Trustee Audrey Hamernick and veterans of Depew American Legion Post 1528 and the Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 187 to present the family of Pvt. More...

Local News

Candidates address needs of direct care workers

More than two dozen candidates in local, state and congressional elections expressed their dedication to helping Western New York’s individuals with developmental disabilities and direct care providers at a public forum held on Friday.  More...

Presentation to address new breast cancer research, treatments

The Breast Cancer Network of WNY will present its 25th annual Breast Cancer Education Day at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Grapevine Banquets, 333 Dick Road.  More...

News Briefs

The Town of Lancaster has declared that the observance of Halloween for all town residents will be Wednesday, Oct. 31, between the hours of 6 and 8:30 p.m.  More...

Police Blotter

Resident’s apartment lock filled with glue

Lancaster  Monday, Oct. 8   • A resident of Quail Run Lane reported that she purchased a cotton candy machine online and did not receive all of the parts. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.It was with great anticipation we all awaited the dredging of Como Lake. Perfect time, no water, clear weather. Last I checked there were almost 100 ducks splashing and quacking away; they did find a new home there. More...

Lifestyles

Former FBI agent creates cyber-risk mitigation startup company

When Holly Hubert decided to retire from the FBI last year, she knew that she wanted to start her own company. More...

Craft show scheduled for October

The 8th District of the Federated Garden Clubs of NYS will have a vendor and craft show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the VFW Leonard Post 6251, 2450 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. More than 35 vendors will be in attendance.   More...

Depew High School HOMECOMING/SPIRIT WEEK

Depew High School students from left, Brooke Dehn, Miranda Arena, Summer Cole and Lauren Arena enjoy time together during Saturday night’s dance. More...

Entertainment

Halloween Happenings

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Family Activities

thurs. 18   Preschool Story Time — Children ages 3 to 5-years-old are welcome to enjoy stories, finger plays, songs and crafts, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Walking Tours

sat. 20   Beaver Meadow Audubon Center — This 4-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. Meet in the parking lot at the road at 1610 Welch Road, North Java. 585-457-9892. More...