Weekly Feature



October 9, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Auditor discusses preliminary findings with school district

Matthew Montalbo, of the Cheektowaga-based Drescher & Malecki, discussed the accounting firm’s preliminary findings for the audit of the West Seneca School District at Monday’s meeting of the School Board.  More...

Editorial

We are never too old to learn about fire prevention

During National Fire Prevention Week, which runs through Saturday, Oct. 11, attention is focused on promoting fire safety and prevention; however, we should practice fire safety all year long.  More...

Spindle items

DIG PINK — October has always been a month synonymous with postseason baseball, apple picking and Halloween, among other things. In recent years, it’s also become important in the world of breast cancer awareness.  More...

Someone explain to me why legalizing pot is a good idea

The determined effort to legalize “small amounts” of marijuana in New York State for recreational use should not be confused with any sort of realization that smoking pot is healthy or acceptable.  This column is not intended as a di More...

Education

On the Campus

Paul Eyring, Elizabeth Tiberi, and Adam Toth of West Seneca graduated from Fredonia State this summer. More...

ANOTHER VICTORY

— Members of the West Seneca Marching Band perform during the 27th annual Cavalcade of Bands, which was held at the Orchard Park High School stadium on Saturday. More...

West girls cross country wins Grove City invite

For the second time in three years, West Seneca West’s girls cross country team left Pennsylvania as happy campers following Saturday’s championship at the annual Grove City Invitational.  More...

Lifestyles

Chair of death

From creation in Buffalo to international debate

“A cup adjusted to the head of a man bound captive in a strange-looking chair, a lever quickly swung around the arc of a semi-circle, a quick convulsion, a sudden revival of muscular action, another turn of the lever, a pause, a room filled wit More...

“Divergent” movie to be shown at public library

The popular movie, “Divergent,” based on the worldwide bestseller, will be showing from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, at the West Seneca Public Library, 1300 Union Road. The showing is for teenagers between the ages of 13 and 17. 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. 9   More...

Quasar officials hold public meeting

Quasar energy group held a public information meeting on Tuesday to respond to concerns about its fertilizer byproduct, “equate,” and possible expansion.  The meeting, held at the West Seneca Senior Center, drew only a small number More...

Residents argue against detention pond

Dozens of residents concerned with a detention pond planned for property bordering Pleasantview Lane on the proposed Veronica Estate Subdivision turned out at the West Seneca Town Board meeting on Monday night.  Many expressed anger for what the More...

Local News

Student of the Month winners announced

Each month, the West Seneca School District’s high schools recognize a “Student of the Month” in each specific academic venue. More...

Soccer coach accused of sexual contact with 12-year-old

Cheektowaga police detectives arrested a Lancaster man on Sept. 26 for allegedly having sexual contact with a 12-year-old girl.  Caleb Sexton, 27, is accused of sexual encounters with the 12-year-old during the summer of 2013. More...

Bills Water available in Tops Markets

The Bills have announced a partnership with 100% Natural Beverages and are working with the company to introduce Bills Water to Western New York.  Bills Water is now available at local Tops Friendly Markets locations. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

call: 632-0390

.Again, the Town Board says they are going to raise taxes. How much does the Town Board think residents can pay? Salary increases, more hiring, empty promises, people not politics. More...

Sports

East bounces back from first loss; West blanked

After suffering its first loss of the season in its week four clash with South Park, West Seneca East’s football coaching staff wanted to make a statement that the Trojans are a good team even if they don’t finish the regular season undef More...

West soccer

Girls top East; boys tie Frontier in OT

West Seneca West’s soccer teams had a tough time finding the win column during their recent respective runs through the competition, with the Lady Indians’ 1-0 conquest of crosstown rival West Seneca East on October 1 serving as the only More...

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS CALENDAR

Thursday, October 9 Boys soccer: East vs. Sweet Home, 5 p.m.; West vs. OrchardPark, 4:30 p.m.Girls volleyball: East vs. Iroquois, 6 p.m. Friday, October 10 More...

Business

Events

Consultants Network to hold meeting Oct. 13   More...

Relaxation key at full-service spa in Elma

by CHRIS GRAHAM  Reporter  . Relaxation Station is located at 3281 Transit Road in Elma, across from Seneca Creek Road in West Seneca.   More...

BBB provides tips on breast cancer donations

Every October, thousands of products display the pink ribbon or pink packaging in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. More...