Weekly Feature



November 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Comprehensive plan update offers concrete vision

Bee Editorial

The recent meeting detailing a comprehensive plan update for the Town of West Seneca was emphasized by multiple participants as necessary, but more importantly, it gives the town a direction for development going forward.  More...

Spindle items

• LIGHTS, CAMERA, CLIPBOARD — This week I stopped by West Middle School to meet some of the people involved with the production of “Annie Jr.” Watching the students on stage took me back to my first show.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Nov. 16, 1989

• When a ballet dancer, a blues singer or a mime shows up in Dorothy Dodman’s class at West Seneca East High School, the students take it in stride — they’re used to this sort of thing. More...

Education

High school honors service personnel past, present

On the eve of Veterans Day, West Seneca West Senior High School hosted a ceremony honoring all veterans for their service.  More...

District receives $25,000 to help fund resource officers

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‘Annie Jr.’ dresses students with a smile, generous spirit

The delightful family-favorite production “Annie Jr.” will come to life on the stage of West Seneca West Middle School next week.  Wendy Piasecki and Jessica Hunger, drama club advisers at West Middle, are overseeing 89 students in t More...

Lifestyles

Handwritten letters: travelling through time and thought

A penned letter can resemble the gentle eyes of a friend. The flowing cursive or authentic scribble on the page pairs with its sender like an irrefutable match in a memory game. It’s completely their own. More...

Self-defense class offered at Youth Center

A free basic self-defense class will be offered to West Seneca residents with a valid town ID card from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, at the Kiwanis Youth Center, 50 Legion Parkway. 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. 13  9 a.m. More...

Business

REACHING OUT

The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center has reached out to those in need for the third year. More...

AAA offers tips for drivers to avoid animal-related crashes

When it comes to destruction, don’t ignore the ability of animals to put a serious dent in your vehicle, if not destroy it completely.  According to the Insurance Information Institute, animals, primarily deer, caused more than 1.2 millio More...

Basil dealerships participate in Operation Santa Claus

This holiday season, The Basil Family Dealerships, WKBW, Entercom, The Western New York Holiday Partnership, The Marine Corps and Time Warner Cable are teaming up once again to provide toys for children in Western New York who might otherwise not rec More...

Creating town center focal point for West Seneca

Leaders of various industries in the Town of West Seneca came together on Nov. 6 for what was described as a first step in developing a comprehensive plan update for the town. More...

Volleyball tournament to serve autism cause

Buffalo Niagara Court Center in West Seneca abounded with volleyball games on Saturday as the Matt Anderson Spiking for Autism Volleyball Tournament helped raise funds and awareness for autism.  More...

Local News

Couple married 67 years after encounter at USO

While the men were serving in World War II, the USO girls were charged with keeping spirits high, as veterans attested with plaudits Monday during the West Seneca Senior Citizen Center Veterans Day ceremony.  Many veterans were honored at the ce More...

Police use GPS to solve thefts

With the help of technology, the Cheektowaga Police Department was able to solve a series of thefts from an auto parts business on William Street, authorities said.  More...

Board Meetings

Town Board  Monday, Nov. 17  — All meetings, unless noted, begin at 7 p.m. and are hels in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. Meetings are open to the public.  School Board  Monday, Nov. 17  More...

Police Blotter

Alleged thief to police: ‘Come on, give me a break’

Monday, Nov. 3 • A Lisa Ann Lane resident called police about an unknown subject damaging the front windshield of her vehicle parked on the street. Damage was assessed at $400. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The town board should just go ahead and change the wording on the town seal of West Seneca to read: Why worry? It’s only money.  More...

Sports

Six programs represented on First Team

All-Bee Boys Soccer

As is the case every year, a multitude of teams — both public and private — enjoyed success on the boys soccer field this fall. More...

East, West swimmers end year at sectionals

West Seneca East’s and West’s top swimmers competed one final time on the biggest of local stages Friday and Saturday by partaking in the annual Section VI Championships at ECC’s Burt Flickinger Center.  More...

Cavs’ shooting busts Braves

Southtowns Y hoops

Seventh-Ninth Grade division Cavaliers 72, Braves 40   The Cavaliers put on a shooting exhibition in a fast-paced game with the Braves, knocking down more than 75 percent of their shots to cruise to the 32-point victory.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Meals on Wheels starts annual wreath sale   More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Live Local in WNY

fri. 14  Shawn Duchscherer and The Other Band — 8 p.m., The Angry Buffalo @ The Rose Garden, 2753 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville. 632-9871  Darrell Porter — 6 p.m., Dwyer’s Irish Pub, 65 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. More...

Symphonic

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