Weekly Feature



December 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Assistant chief seeks participants for Citizen Police Academy spring session

Residents of West Seneca interested in getting an inside look at the Police Department can sign up to take part in the spring session of the Citizen Police Academy. More...

Editorial

Perspective needed when arguing over storm cleanup

Bee Editorial

There’s no debating that last month’s winter storm had a devastating impact on the Southtowns. More...

Spindle items

• CITIZEN POLICE ACADEMY — I was recently invited by Assistant Chief Michael Boehringer of the West Seneca Police Department to participate in the Citizen Police Academy this spring.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Dec. 14, 1989

• Teachers and counselors at West Seneca West High School are asking students to “tie one on” before they get behind the wheel of their vehicle this holiday season. More...

Sports

West hockey scores five goals in pair of wins

West Seneca West’s boys hockey team wasted little time in staking its claim as one of the early squads to watch after scoring five goals in wins over Williamsville South and Kenmore West to start the season on a 2-0 streak.  More...

East’s new wrestling coach optimistic about first season

West Seneca East’s first-year wrestling coach, Charlie Voorhees, has seen plenty of good teams on the mats both as a competitor and as a coach.  More...

THREE’S A CROWD

West Seneca East’s Nick Parucki rises above JFK defenders Joe Braniecki (44), Josh McMahon (32) and Brendan Fox (10) for a shot attempt during the Trojans’ 56-49 victory Friday.   More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Art Society meets first Thursday of each month   More...

Business

Online shopping tips help protect consumers’ information

Many shoppers may be avoiding the malls and using the Internet to purchase their holiday gifts.  The Better Business Bureau has several tips to help consumers protect themselves while shopping online.  More...

Partnership offers surcharge-free ATMs for KeyBank customers

KeyBank customers banking in New York will now have access to additional surcharge-free ATMs as a result of a new partnership between KeyBank and Cardtronics.  More...

APPOINTMENT

Jeremy Hollis of West Seneca has been appointed as a maintenance caretaker for the McGuire Development Company, a local commercial real estate development, brokerage and property management firm. More...

Breaking News - 12/11/2014 2:01 PM

Board resolves to close Potters Road

Potters Road Elementary School will be closing at the end of the 2014-15 school year. Students attending or enrolled at this school will be relocated to either Winchester or Allendale Elementary, depending on community boundaries. More...

Assemblyman pushes for license designation of medical professionals

Assemblyman Michael P. Kearns is urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to issue an executive order that would include a licensed medical personnel designation on the New York State driver’s license. More...

County funding approved for town youth programs

The Erie County Legislature has supported additional funding for West Seneca’s youth programming in the 2015 Erie County budget, according to Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo. More...

Local News

Senior Center remembers longtime tai chi instructor

West Seneca Senior Citizen Center’s beloved tai chi instructor, Robert Van Pelt, died on Monday, Nov. 24. Mr. Van Pelt is remembered as a giving and caring man with a humble pride in his classes. Rose Wade, a member of the center, said Mr. More...

THE PERFECT LIGHT

Leah Skierczynski took second place in the youth category of the Burchfield Nature & Art Center photo contest for her “Tree at Chimney Bluffs.” Other West Seneca winners include Cheryl and Tom Wilczak, Erin Burke, Michael Rejewski and More...

Police pursue fleeing motorcycle, search for driver

West Seneca police are seeking information on a motorcyclist who led officers on a high-speed chase before they terminated the pursuit.  According to the report, police witnessed the unidentified man make an illegal right-hand turn at the corner More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.My child has Friday afternoon off. Where else can you work and make the earnings of the teachers, get two weeks off due to the snow and then not complete a full week? That is ridiculous. What kind of example even is this? More...

Education

Immaculata lists honor students

Immaculata Academy has named the following West Seneca residents to the first-quarter honor roll of the 2014-15 school year:  First Honors  Hannah Bray, Ashley Chapman, Sarah Horab, Courtney Kline, Karly Kurkowiak, Nicole Rudnicki and Rache More...

Lifestyles

Holiday Magic chugs into Botanical Gardens

Every year, the Western New York Garden Railway Society rolls into the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens for a holiday display. More...

Y.E.S. to present Breakfast with Santa

West Seneca Youth Engaged in Service will hold a Breakfast with Santa from 9 to 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, at the West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca St. Bring a nonperishable food item to benefit the West Seneca Food Pantry. More...

REMEMBERING PEARL HARBOR

Don Bifulco, above, and members of American Legion Post 735 perform a 21-gun salute during the Pearl Harbor Memorial Service held at the group's post in West Seneca on Sunday. More...

Entertainment

Holiday Happenings

thurs. 11  Latshaw Pops Christmas Memories — Featuring the Latshaw Pops Orchestra singers and dancers in a holiday variety show, 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Family Activities

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Art

mon. 15   More...