Weekly Feature



October 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Kearns petitions court for information from state agency

Answers sought on sex offenders

A petition filed in State Supreme Court on Friday by Assemblyman Michael P. More...

Editorial

Education can help in fight against breast cancer

Bee Editorial

Cancer is a word most of us will come face to face with at some point in our lifetimes whether its directly or through the diagnosis of someone we love.  Cancer is something frightening to hear, but we can’t ignore it and hope it goes away More...

Spindle items

• OUT OF THE PAST — Each week in the space below, you will find our popular Out of the Past entry, which comes courtesy of Town Historian Jim Pace. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Oct. 5, 1989   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.What in the world is happening on Union Road and the entrance to the industrial park? The dust raised is consistent and heavy. I pity the poor owners of the restaurant on the corner. More...

Sports

Tough breaks allow Frontier to roll West; East drops heartbreaker to South Park

Football

With just under two minutes to play in the first half of Friday’s game against Frontier, West Seneca West’s football team was feeling confident about its ability to compete to start the third quarter despite trailing by a 14-7 margin.&nbs More...

West tops Lancaster; East competes at McQuaid Invite

Cross-country

West Seneca West’s cross-country teams earned a split in their recent home match against Lancaster, with the girls’ squad dominating Lancaster by a nearly flawless 15-48 score but the boys falling short by a 37-19 margin.  More...

West girls soccer wins pair; East ties Cheektowaga, 4-4

West Seneca West’s girls soccer team moved above the .500 mark in league play Monday thanks to its 1-0 win over Frontier, the team’s second divisional conquest in a row.  More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

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Special Events

thurs. 2  Chinese Auction — Third annual fundraiser presented by the SouthTowns Amateur Radio Society, featuring theme baskets, raffles, 50/50, and refreshments, 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Festivals

fri. 3  Oktoberfest — Experience an authentic German Oktoberfest, with music, beer, free parking and a heated tent all in the historic Cobblestone District, 5-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, at Buffalo Iron Works, 49 Illinois St., Buffalo; $. More...

Tentative budget sees tax increase

West Seneca Supervisor Sheila Meegan put forth her tentative town budget for 2015 on Monday, and it included a nearly 4.5 percent tax rate increase.  More...

UNSEASONABLE WEATHER

West Seneca postal employee Ken Powalowski enjoys Monday’s weather while delivering mail on his route along East & West Road in West Seneca.   More...

Local News

Graphic designer offers out-of-the-box classes

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Donald Jackson has taught all over the world, but recently those enrolled in the West Seneca Community Education program have a chance to take some of his out-of-the-ordinary class offerings. More...

National Disease Intervention Specialists Recognition Day planned

The Erie County Department of Health, along with the National Coalition of STD Directors, will participate on Friday, Oct. More...

Quasar energy group holding community meeting

Amid rumors of possible expansion plans at its various properties in Western New York, including one in West Seneca, the quasar energy group will be holding an information meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. More...

Letters to the Editor

Format of Quasar meeting needs work

Earlier this year, I attended a Town Board meeting regarding the Quasar Energy Group. I was told there would be follow-up environmental meetings you could attend to voice your concerns. I have not seen an announcement yet.  Now on Oct. More...

Thanks to district for reading program

Forestream Pediatrics would like to thank the West Seneca School District; Brian Graham, assistant superintendent; and Mark Crawford, superintendent, for the support of the Raising Readers program pilot in our office.  More...

Education

Tops awards scholarships to students

Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in upstate and eastern New York, northern Pennsylvania, and western Vermont announced that it has awarded $833,000 to 733 Tops first-year and matriculated college associates, associate de More...

Event to raise funds for memorial scholarship fund

The Jackie Schmid Memorial Scholarship Fund will be hosting a fundraiser to assist with this year’s scholarships.  The event will take place from 3 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Lifestyles

Dining Out for Life feeds awareness

On Tuesday, Oct. 7, get hungry to make a difference. During the 12th annual Dining Out for Life, area restaurants will join together to not only satisfy your appetite but also help support the fight against HIV and AIDS.  More...

VFW Post 8113 sponsoring steak roast

West Seneca VFW Post 8113 is sponsoring a steak roast from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at 299 Leydecker Road, West Seneca. The cost is $15 per dinner and includes a charcoal grilled one-pound porterhouse steak, salad, potato, rolls and coffee. 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, Oct. 2  9 a.m. More...

Business

Pink concrete mixer draws attention to breast cancer awareness

United Materials, LLC is paving the town pink with a newly acquired concrete mixer, working to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research.  The pink Ready-Mix truck, unveiled last month to honor breast cancer survivors, can be spotted More...

WNY professionals invited to Users Expo at Ralph Wilson Stadium

Biel’s Document Management of West Seneca will host its free annual Users Expo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, at the Paul Maguire Club in Ralph Wilson Stadium.  More...

Business start-up process explained in free workshop

Buffalo Niagara SCORE will hold a free, half-day workshop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at Medaille College’s Buffalo Campus, 18 Agassiz Circle, Buffalo. More...