Weekly Feature



October 3, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Audit uncovers suspicious spending by West Seneca fire district

An audit by the state comptroller’s office has found that the West Seneca Fire District No. 6 spent nearly $55,000 in public funds for personal meals, travel expenses, expensive jewelry and Internet and cable service.  District No. More...

Editorial

Farmers market would be boon for town

Bee Editorial

A t Monday night’s meeting of the West Seneca Town Board, longtime resident Joe Kirchmyer presented his idea for bringing a farmers market to the town in which he grew up.  More...

Spindle items

• GAS EFFICIENCY — In 2006, I purchased the first brand-new car of my life when I bought a Honda Fit.  I’ve always had an affinity for smaller cars. More...

Out of the Past

1945 Cazenovia Creek Flood   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I’m calling about the gentleman who was concerned about the money being spent to send the West Seneca football team to Syracuse. I’d like to inform him that lots more money was spent to fix up the West Seneca Senior Center. More...

Sports

Hamburg gives East football late scare

West Seneca East’s football team had a slight pre-Halloween scare thrown at it by Hamburg Friday night, but as they have all season long, the Trojans responded to the challenge in front of them to escape with a 10-7 victory that left their unbl More...

‘Dig Pink’ fundraising volleyball match set

West Seneca West’s and East’s boys and girls volleyball teams will be participating in their “Dig Pink” annual cancer awareness fundraising match beginning at 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, at the BNCC courts. More...

West boys volleyball survives five-set marathons, wins twice

West Seneca West’s boys volleyball team found itself playing plenty of volleyball over a recent 13-day stretch, playing three five-set matches against some of the best competition around in the process.  More...

Business

Author reads to, sings with young children

Courtney Zach recently published her first full-length children’s book, titled “The Terrible Tune That Came To The Zoo” and children at EduKids in Lancaster got to hear the young author read her work.  More...

Bon-Ton stores present community fundraiser

The Bon-Ton Stores Inc., which operates Bon-Ton, Bergner’s, Boston Store, Carson’s, Elder Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers stores, will hold its Community Days fundraising event Friday, Nov. 15, and Saturday, Nov. 16.  More...

Women’s Business Center at Canisius College celebrates 10 years

The Women’s Business Center at Canisius College (WBC) will commemorate 10 years of service with an anniversary reception for clients, and community members and leaders on Tuesday, Oct. 10, from 4 to 6 p.m. More...

Tentative budget sees slight tax increase

West Seneca Supervisor Sheila M. Meegan put forth her tentative town budget for 2014 on Oct. More...

Open-air farmers market could be coming

If Joe Kirchmyer’s vision comes to fruition, West Seneca could be home to an open-air farmers market as early as this spring.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Local News

East student to compete for national scholarship

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

He’s got the brains, now he’s competing to make lots of money.  Luke Marcinkiewicz is among the top 1 percent of about 1.5 million students participating in the competition taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualif More...

Nature Center offers fall fun, arts

Burchfield’s annual festival set Oct. 6

The Burchfield Nature Center will host its Fall Festival from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. More...

Nominees sought for Legislature’s Citizen of the Month Award

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo reminds residents from District 10 that nominations for the Citizen of the Month Award are still being accepted to recognize an exceptional community member.  Nominations for this honor are due Friday, Oct. More...

Letters to the Editor

Deer problem has gone on for 20 years in Town

I found it interesting to read that the Town of West Seneca is finally admitting we have a deer problem.  More...

Education

HOLDING HANDS

Mary Orgek, who runs Mary O’s Childcare and Preschool in West Seneca, walks with a few of her preschoolers, from left, AJ Schubering, Charlotte Schubering, Brady Jubulis and Riley Jubulis on Mo More...

Lifestyles

A kind word, a third voice:

extracurriculars work to spread positivity

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and many schools have anti-bullying policies in their handbooks. However, some schools also provide extracurricular groups that work toward spreading a friendly, safe atmosphere for students.  More...

West Seneca Library presents two events

PUSH Green will give a presentation on how to save money in energy costs from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 at the library, 1300 Union Road. Also, author and actor Michael Nethercott will tell ghost stories from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. More...

Senior News

These activities are scheduled at the West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca St. For more information, call the center at 675-9288, or visit the town’s website at www.westseneca.net.  Friday, Oct. 4  10 a.m. More...