Weekly Feature



October 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

New community closet for foster families opens in Alden

Foster Love Closet has opened its doors at Town Line Lutheran Church, 1159 Town Line Road in Alden.  FLC provides new and gently used clothing, along with other items such as children’s furniture, car seats and strollers.  More...

Editorial

Combating bullying during ‘National Bullying Prevention Month’

Bee Editorial

On Oct. 4, the Erie County Legislature made a proclamation to recognize October as National Bullying Prevention Month” in Erie County.  More...

Spindle items

• SO LONG, FAREWELL — After more than two years at The Bee, I’ll be moving on to a new adventure — across the country. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Oct. 12, 1893   • While Mr. John Leininger was driving on the Cemetery Road on Tuesday, his horse stumbled and fell, throwing him out over the dashboard. Fortunately, he received only a few slight bruises. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

KANE, John P., of Lancaster, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. Mr. Kane is survived by his wife, Susan (nee Natalino); three children, Sharon Handley, Sheryl Plew and Shelly Kane; and five grandchildren. More...

Sports

Lancaster field hockey team goes 3-2 in busy stretch

The Lancaster field hockey team is sitting at 9-3-1 after a busy stretch of games. The Lady Legends are coming off a stretch where they played five games in 10 days, winning three and losing two. More...

Lancaster football bounces back with win over Niagara Falls

The Lancaster football team bounced back with a strong defensive effort Friday, defeating Niagara Falls 43-12.  More...

Depew football gets first win of the season

Depew football broke through in a big way Thursday night, getting its first win of the season. The Wildcats defeated Springville 33-14, finally putting it all together after three close defeats and a pair of blowouts.  More...

Erie County to host Fall Fest at Como Lake Park on Saturday

The Erie County Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry will host the inaugural Erie County Fall Festival, along with Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Erie County Legislator John Bruso.  The event is being held on Saturday, Oct. More...

Depew addresses rat problem near Bloomfield, updates residents on village grants

The Depew Village Board heard from Peggy Ressler, a Bloomfield Avenue resident, regarding a rat problem in her yard at Tuesday night’s meeting.  Ressler believes the issue is tied to a lack of fencing between her property and Good Tymes So More...

Local News

St. Mary’s represented at Ladies of Charity assembly

Nine members of the Ladies of Charity, as well as three members of the Junior Ladies of Charity, were among more than 400 participants at the Ladies of Charity of the United States National Assembly held Sept. More...

Village of Lancaster holds public hearings

The Village of Lancaster held a pair of public hearings Monday night, resulting in one law being passed.  The first hearing was concerning temporary structures.  The bill, which passed, added a definition of temporary structures to the zoni More...

On the Campus

Kelly Wetzler and Wayne Warnke, of Lancaster and Depew respectively, graduated from Fredonia State College summer 2018.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I don’t know why people would want a dog park in Como Park when they could just walk their dog all through the park and don’t even have to pick up after them and the dog would have a nice long walk. More...

Education

WNY educators recognized as master teachers

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the selection of 275 educators from across the state to join the New York State Master Teacher Program, including several from the Lancaster and Depew school districts.  More...

Lifestyles

The Great Pumpkin Farm provides fun for all ages

Pumpkin pie eating contests, pig races and more

The giant pyramid of pumpkins at The Great Pumpkin Farm is hard to miss when driving down Main Street in Clarence. The farm has been around for more than two decades and has become part of traditions for many families. 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, Oct. 12   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, Oct. 16 to 30.  More...

Business

Anderson’s is ‘shaking it up’ for breast cancer awareness

Encouraging hope and support, Anderson’s “Shake it Up for Breast Cancer” event is taking place now through Oct. 16 at all six Western New York locations. More...

The GreenFields celebrates 20 years, plans expansion

The Niagara Lutheran Health System celebrated the 20th anniversary of The GreenFields Continuing Care Community Oct. More...

Galleria Mall to host 24th annual indoor trick or treat

The Walden Galleria Mall will host the 24th annual Galleria of Treats event from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. More...