Weekly Feature



November 6, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Looming decisions put School Board front and center

Bee Editorial

On the heels of Election Day, one of the important ideas when casting your vote is putting a person in power whom you have confidence in to make the tough calls and decisions.  More...

Spindle items

• VETERANS DAY — Veterans Day is Tuesday — a time to thank veterans for their service and to honor those who gave their lives. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Nov. 9, 1989   More...

Education

Students gobble up Thanksgiving education

West Seneca West’s fourth-grade classes will travel to the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg on Nov. More...

EduKids celebrates 25 years with tree planting ceremony at 11 locations

EduKids Early Childhood Centers kicked off its 25th anniversary celebration with a recent tree-planting ceremony at 11 of its 13 centers.  Children participated in the ceremonies by helping to throw mounds of dirt on silver maples, which will gr More...

West Senior receives Blue Star recognition

West Seneca West Senior High School was recognized as a “Blue Star School” at the annual Money- POWER Conference for Financial Literacy on Wednesday.  Blue Star schools are recognized for their achievements in financial literacy on t More...

Lifestyles

Rusin lets creativity fly with projects

There’s innovation in art, and then there’s Blair Rusin, who can turn anything he sees into a canvas. More...

Public Library participates in International Gaming Day

The West Seneca Public Library will participate in International Gaming Day from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at 1300 Union Road. The event is for teens ages 12 to 17 years and features Nintendo Wii, board games, pizza and snacks. 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, Nov. 6  9 a.m. More...

Business

Wellness center provides comprehensive healing

Dr. Stephen Novelli does not settle for managing a patient’s symptoms. More...

Noco Express donates funds to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Throughout the month of September, Noco, its customers, and employees raised a total of $22,436 to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Western and Central New York Chapter.  More...

PROMOTION

Richard Lynch of West Seneca has been promoted to vice president of residential sales for Northeast Mechanical in Depew. More...

Election results in, propositions pass

With 99 percent of districts reporting, incumbents were either victorious in local elections on Tuesday or they ran unopposed.  Incumbent Jeffrey Harrington, who ran unopposed, was re-elected on Tuesday to the town justice post in West Seneca. More...

Potential closing of elementary schools in play for district

Any of the six elementary schools in the West Seneca School District could be closed, according to potential options presented to the Board of Education on Monday by the 21st Century Commission. More...

Local News

Scout collecting shoes, sneakers for donations

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

West Seneca West Senior Robert Frazer is close to completing his multiphase project to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout.  The project, which started in mid-August, is now in its final phase, a sneaker and shoe drive that kicked off at the Section More...

CHEERS

Joe Kraus, left, and John Bokoch, members of the men’s group known as the Guzzling Geezers at the Seneca Health Care Center, enjoy their recent monthly luncheon, complete with a beer-of-the-month tasting.   More...

Board approves development plan review fees

After approving a new local law, the West Seneca Town Board will begin collecting fees for future development plan reviews.  The law establishes a precedent for the board to set a cost for hiring experts to review plans brought before the town. More...

Police Blotter

Three boxes of candy stolen, valued at $300

Monday, Oct. 27  • Police responded to a report of shoplifting at a Ridge Road convenience store. An unknown male subject stole large amounts of candy before exiting. The three boxes of candy were valued at a total of $300.  More...

Sports

West’s LiVecchi qualifies for states

Cross-country sectionals

With a performance that coach Emilio Mancino said “was only a surprise to those who do not know her very well,” West Seneca West junior Shania LiVecchi qualified for her first-ever state cross-country championship appearance based on her More...

Panthers play spoilers to East gridders’ playoff hopes

Perennial playoff thorn in West Seneca East’s side Sweet Home proved to be as irritating as ever Saturday, as the Panthers once again dashed the Trojans’ bid for a Section VI Class A Federation championship by downing them on the football More...

PERFECTION

The Queen of Heaven School varsity baseball team recently completed its undefeated 13-0 season by winning the Catholic Diocesan Championship via a 2-1 victory over St. Christopher School in Delaware Park.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

East Middle collecting food for Lions Club   More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 6  HNHS/Penn Dixie Fundraiser — 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at LaGalleria Restaurant, 3923 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park; $.  thurs. 6-sun. 9   More...

Theatre

thurs. 6   More...

Film/Video

fri. 7  Film Noir Double Feature — D.O.A. (1950), 7:30 p.m.; and Kansas City Confidential,” 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at the Screening Room, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Northtown Business Center, Amherst; $. More...