Weekly Feature



December 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire districts to hold elections Dec. 9

Elections will be held in each of West Seneca’s six fire districts from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9. Residents of those districts are eligible to vote for the candidates.  More...

Editorial

Town’s communication skills falling behind

Bee Editorial

I t was mentioned for the first time at Monday’s town board meeting that West Seneca would be creating a Twitter account for the town.  This is a great step forward in terms of engaging more people within the community, especially young pe More...

Spindle items

• CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS — West Seneca East High School will be putting on a production of “A Charlie Brown Christmas” next week.  This beloved Christmas show has been brought to life through the dedication and hard work More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Dec. 7, 1989   More...

Police Blotter

Orchard Park Road resident reports identity theft

Tuesday, Nov. 25  • An Orchard Park man was charged with menacing for allegedly waving a gun out of a car window and pretending to pull the trigger as the car was being driven down Route 219. More...

Sports

East boys hoops boasts large, veteran-laden roster

For the first time in a few years, West Seneca East’s boys basketball team will be operating with more than just a bare-bones roster, as coach Dan Lutman has all but three players returning off of last year’s squad and making up a good ch More...

Lady Trojan cagers ready to fight for victories

Relentless.  That’s the adjective West Seneca East girls basketball coach Heather Radder said she’s hoping best describes the effort her team puts in this season, her third with the squad.  More...

New faces to join veterans in West boys hoops lineup

As is typically the case with high school sports, West Seneca West’s boys basketball team finds itself with a roster this season that combines veteran savvy and the enthusiasm of players getting their first taste of the varsity level.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Ebenezer Seniors to celebrate with party   Ebenezer Seniors will celebrate the annual Christmas party at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, at the Ebenezer United Church of Christ, 630 Main St. More...

Business

New veterinary clinic makes pets feel at home

The newly opened Grandview Animal Care Center focuses on pet health and personalization.  The veterinary clinic opened Nov. 8 at 2409 Union Road, near Groell Avenue. Dr. More...

National Fuel reminds homeowners to remove snow, ice from heating systems

National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation recently reminded all homeowners that snow and ice pose a variety of safety and performance issues for their heating systems.  National Fuel advised all homeowners to be extra vigilant and pay careful a More...

Financial guidance, assistance available for small businesses impacted by storm

As a result of the recent severe weather-related impact to the Western New York community, M&T Bank has launched a new initiative to help local small businesses recover.  More...

Town to engage in social media, connect with residents

Following the November storm which debilitated West Seneca two weeks ago, the town board is looking at ways to improve emergency response in the event another storm hits. More...

East Senior presents ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’

East Senior High School Drama Club’s production of “A Charlie Brown Christmas” is back on track after being delayed by snow. The show will be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, and 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. More...

Local News

Christ the King Seminary sees resurgence

In having the largest class of seminarians in 20 years, Christ the King Seminary in East Aurora is seeing a much-needed increase.  Seven years ago, there were only 15 seminarians, and Christ the King’s new president and rector, the Rev. More...

Business Brief

The 2014 West Seneca Community Holiday Party, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, Rotary, Lions, Kiwanis and the Woman’s Club, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, at Kloc’s Grove, 1245 Seneca Creek Road. More...

Club remains true to mission, friendship 100 years later

The Gardenville Country Club recently celebrated 100 years of incorporation.  The club was incorporated on Nov. 1, 1914, under the official name “The Country Club Inc. of Gardenville, Erie County New York.”  More...

Letters to the Editor

Neighbors deserve thanks for storm help

It is never too late to thank and honor my neighbors, Mr. and Mrs. Kozma, Mr. and Mrs. Leatherbarrow, and Mr. and Mrs. More...

Obituaries

Rev. Dennis G. Wolf, pastor

Rev. Dennis G. Wolf, 68, of West Seneca, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2014.  He attended Bishop Turner High School in Buffalo before moving on to St. More...

Death Notice

THOMAS, James A., of West Seneca, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. Mr. More...

Lifestyles

Tom and Jerry:

Fill your mug with holiday warmth

When snow clings to the ground and string lights outline shop windows, a classic wintertime drink called a Tom and Jerry reappears behind the bar. More...

Library to host ‘Frozen’ party for ages 5 to 12

Children 5 to 12 are invited to the West Seneca Public Library from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at 1300 Union Road for a screening of the movie “Frozen.” Light refreshments will be served. More...

‘Embracing Elderhood’ helps families plan ahead

Laurie Menzies is fluent in the nuances and complexities of elder care.  More...