Weekly Feature



March 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Police Department responding to drug epidemic

The West Seneca Police Department’s Detective Bureau, along with members of the patrol force, with assistance from the Buffalo Police Department, recently implemented a no-knock search and warrant roundup initiative.  More...

Editorial

Catholic Charities provides beneficial services to all

Bee Editorial

Every year, Catholic Charities holds an Appeal fundraiser in order to continue providing numerous services to the community.  More...

Spindle items

• WOMEN IN BUSINESS — For almost three decades, the West Seneca Chamber of Commerce has been hosting an annual Women in Business luncheon. More...

Out of the Past

Seneca Headdress

The Seneca Indians, who lived in the area that was to become West Seneca, wore a headdress similar to the other tribes of the Haudenosaunee, or Iroquois Confederacy. More...

Sports

Bowman Cup date set; player nominations sought

The 10th annual Scotty Bowman Showcase — consisting of three all-star hockey games between players from Buffalo and their rivals from Rochester — is currently scheduled to take place starting at 6 p.m. More...

CHEER THEM ON

West Seneca West’s varsity cheerleaders will be traveling to Myrtle Beach, S.C., this weekend to compete in the Nationals CanAm Cheer Competition. More...

Hockey clinics scheduled for First Niagara Center

The First Niagara Center will be the host site when the Harbor- Center holds 11 Academy of Hockey development clinics from late March through early April for travel players at the AAA and AA levels.  Included among the co-ed clinics will be two More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Blood drive planned for East High School   More...

Many fear continued group housing of sex offenders

Though officials and residents alike are pleased to know that seven sex offenders living in group homes on Leydecker Road are scheduled to be moved out of West Seneca in June, they fear that the state may send more into town in the near future.  More...

GIVING BACK

Rachel LaRussa, 10, of West Seneca Girl Scout Troop 30126, delivers 50 boxes of donated cookies to Mary Josefiak, director of the Senior Center. The two women who purchased them, Donna Ucci, an alumna of West Senior, and Dr. More...

Local News

County Legislature implements electronic time-keeping system

At the beginning of the month, the entire Erie County legislative staff was placed on the county’s electronic payroll swipe system to ensure that employees are accountable for their time worked.  More...

Rotary to partner with district on literacy campaign

The West Seneca Rotary has committed $2,000 to help launch Raising Readers Western New York, a literacy initiative that will be focused on infants and young children.  More...

Farmers’ market seeks entertainers, community groups

The new West Seneca farmers market, scheduled for a 16-week run on Thursday evenings beginning on May 15, is looking for West Seneca-based entertainers and community groups to participate in the weekly festivities.  The market will be held from More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I think the Town of West Seneca appears a lot cleaner looking since totes were distributed.  More...

Education

St. Mary’s Lancaster names honor roll

The following students, residing in West Seneca, have been named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2013-2014 school year at St. Mary’s of Lancaster High School. More...

On the Campus

The following West Seneca residents were named to the fall 2013 semester dean’s list at Canisius College — Emily Baker, Ellen Ball, Benjamin Bebak, Brianna Bork, Devon Bradley, Matthew Broconier, Austin Casselberry, Robert Comfort, Christ More...

School News

Marygace Rola, of West Seneca, was named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2013-2014 school year at Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart.  The following West Seneca high school students have been accepted into the Business and Marke More...

Lifestyles

Arguments against e-cigs may be blowing smoke

January marked the 50th anniversary of the surgeon general’s warning regarding the hazards of smoking cigarettes. More...

Variety Club holding annual auction at Vigilant

The Variety Club of West Seneca will be holding its annual auction at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 15, a the Vigilant Fire Hall, 666 Main St., West Seneca. More...

Bee 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.   Thursday, March 13  9 a.m. More...

Business

Biel’s will host free webinar for accounts payable departments

Organizations interested in accounts payable automation are invited to Biel’s free webinar, “Save Time and Money with Accounts Payable Automation,” at 11 a.m. Thursday, March. 13.  More...

Better Business Bureau warns of cell phone, credit card scams

The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers of new scammer tricks that could cost them money. Cellphone users and credit card holders should beware of unauthorized charges appearing on monthly wireless or credit card statements.  More...

Southtowns YMCA nears annual goal

The Southtowns Family YMCA, which officially kicked off its annual campaign on Jan. More...