Weekly Feature



January 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Board grants public right to speak at meetings

Meetings of the West Seneca Town Board will continue to be a forum welcoming of open public comment, according to Councilman Eugene Hart. More...

Editorial

Town Board made right choice, letting public speak

Bee Editorial

Councilman Eugene Hart assured residents at Monday night’s Town Board meeting that they will have the opportunity to address the board at every meeting — no notecards required.  More...

Spindle items

• TOTALLY TANGLED — Last week I started knitting again, which is an odd statement for a 23-year-old. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Jan. 18, 1990

• It took more than a year to do it but the West Seneca School Board finally set the strategic plan in motion Monday evening by approving strategy eight — the final section of the plan. More...

Obituaries

Deaths

LUCIANO, Rose Mary (nee Anthony), of West Seneca, died Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. She is survived by one son, John; one daughter, Eve Hutchinson; three grandchildren; and two sisters. She was preceded in death by her husband, John. More...

Lifestyles

Blogger delves into history of Buffalo ‘one street at a time’

In 1813, Sarah Lovejoy chose to defend her home, sending her son into the woods, as the burning of Buffalo filled the city with smoke. More...

School organizes used book sale

The West Elementary Author Committee is sponsoring a used book sale, slated to run Wednesday, Jan. 21, and Thursday, Jan. 22, during school hours. Any gently used books can be sent to the school to be collected by teachers. 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.  Friday, Jan. 16  10 a.m. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Theatre

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Concerts

fri. 16  Hip-hop recording artist Cage, with special guests Ceschi Ramos, Weerd Science and Short Moscato, will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, Studio at The Waiting Room, 334 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; $. More...

Town seeks $1.8 million in FEMA aid

With the town in recovery mode after the November storm, West Seneca officials are pushing for relief from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. More...

School Board announces snow-day solution

The West Seneca School Board approved Superintendent Mark Crawford’s recommendations to address the district’s snow-day deficit during Monday night’s meeting. More...

Local News

Chairman Mills, Majority Leader Lorigo reappointed

Legislator John Mills was elected to his second term as chairman during the Erie County Legislature’s reorganizational meeting on Thursday, Jan. 8. He was appointed unanimously, 11-0, to the one-year term.  More...

Detectives charge West Seneca man with possession of stolen property

A county employee who is a resident of West Seneca has been charged with criminal possession of stolen property, a felony, after more than a monthlong investigation by sheriff’s detectives, according to a report from Erie County Undersheriff Ma More...

Historian delivers annual address at Fillmore memorial

Frigid temperatures didn’t turn away a crowd at the 50th annual Millard Fillmore Commemoration Ceremony at Forest Lawn Cemetery on Jan. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.We want to thank the family who paid for our dinner on Tuesday, Dec. 30, at Pasquale’s Restaurant. They left before our server told us about it. They truly have the Christmas spirit, and it was a beautiful example for their children. More...

Sports

Hot start helps Will East burn Indian icers

West Seneca West’s hockey team has been no stranger to facing multiple-goal deficits this season, but Sunday’s contest with Williamsville East was a special kind of head scratcher for coach Kevin Rozo.  More...

Team New Era Baseball holding tryouts

Team New Era Baseball will hold tryouts for its 8- and 9-year-old rookie elite travel baseball program at 3 p.m. on Sundays, Jan. 18 and 25 at New Era Park, Depew, 3950 Broadway. More...

East names December’s top athletes

West Seneca East’s Varsity “E” Club and Girls Athletic Association recently announced their respective Athletes of the Month for December as being Nick Parucki, Ryan Krzykowski, Nate Wallace, Tyler Shepard, Alexis Slimak, Sarah Eise More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Diaper collection party slated for Jan. 17   More...

Business

BBB offers tips to avoid scams in 2015

With 2015 in full swing, individuals have begun working on New Year’s resolutions such as eating healthier, getting organized or finding a new job. More...

National Grid warns customers of bill scams, employee impersonators

National Grid and local police departments have received an increasing number of calls from customers being targeted by billing scam artists and impersonators trying to gain access to account information and entry to people’s homes.  More...

NOCO raises funds for Friends of Night People

NOCO Express stores raised $11,000 to support Friends of Night People.  Throughout the entire month of November, paper plates were sold for $1 each at all of NOCO Express’ 37 locations with all proceeds benefiting Friends of Night People.& More...