Weekly Feature



February 12, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Artist works to bring comic books literary attention, respect

In an effort to bring attention and literary merit to comic books and graphic novels, artist and teacher Donald Jackson will partner with the West Seneca Public Library for “An Introduction to the World of Comics and Graphic Novels.” More...

Editorial

Clearing snow necessary for community’s safety

Bee Editorial

During winter when snow just keeps piling up, very few residents, if any, get excited about going outside to shovel or snowblow their driveway or walks for the seemingly hundredth time this season.  The work is cold and physically challenging, a More...

Spindle items

• MOVE OVER LAW — All New York State drivers should know that there is a “move over” law requiring drivers to make room on the road whenever an emergency vehicle is stopped. More...

Out of the Past

SENECA MALL

25 Years Ago Feb. 15, 1990 More...

Education

THANK YOU

Trinity Christian School students present a table runner, decorated with students’ hand prints, as a thank-you gift to a 93-year-old volunteer. More...

Community Ed classes focus on financial planning

Financial planning can take a variety of routes, but those who plan generally have the advantage over those with no plan for the future.  West Seneca Community Education programs can help students get ahead of the crowd with many one-night class More...

On the Campus

Ashley Kelly of West Seneca was named to Canisius College’s dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester. Kelly is a junior computer science major with a minor in Web design and digital media arts.  More...

Lifestyles

Jam skating emerging as rebirth of retro tradition

There’s no question that hobbies change with the times. While roller disco may be a thing of the past, the underground culture of jam skating brings a new flavor to putting wheels to the wood. More...

‘Kaleidoscope and Color’ children’s program set

The West Seneca Public Library will offer “Kaleidoscope and Color” at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, at the library, 1300 Union Road. More...

Root-Garofalo

Janet and Richard Root of Clarence announce the engagement of their daughter, Tara Root, to Daniel Garofalo, son of Linda and Dennis Garofalo of Clarence Center.  More...

Business

Application deadline for tuition reimbursement extended to Feb. 20

The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York is offering a deadline extension to Feb. More...

Sweets shop prepares for Valentine’s Day demand

With Valentine’s Day a week away, local sweet shops are scrambling to keep their shelves stocked for area lovebirds.  According to Nielsen, an American global information and measurement company, Americans will purchase around 58 million More...

Hearts and Hands offers e-cards for Valentine’s Day

Hearts and Hands invites customers to consider an e-card this Valentine’s Day.  More...

Residents responsible for clearing snow from fire hydrants

Winter in West Seneca brings a near-daily layer of fresh snowfall. With it comes an increased risk of fire emergencies and an urgency for residents to clear any buried hydrants on their properties. (See editorial on page four) More...

Disaster preparedness training offered through town, National Guard presentation

Residents joined New York National Guard troops for a session of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Citizen Preparedness Training Program at the West Seneca Town Hall on the evening of Feb. More...

Local News

Measles threat a serious concern

Erie County Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gale Burstein, is reminding residents of the importance of being vaccinated to prevent the spread of measles — a disease that has seen a surge of cases in recent weeks.  More...

Attorney defines rights of public in town meetings

Residents of West Seneca have questioned the actions and the rights of both the public and Town Board in recent meetings, warranting Town Attorney John Fenz to spell out what these rights happen to be regarding open meetings.  Open meetings law More...

Hunter’s Day of Hope and Prayer for Children to be held on Valentine’s Day

The 17th annual Hunter’s Day of Hope and Prayer for Children will take place in Orchard Park on Saturday, Feb. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The practice of the West Seneca Highway Department’s side plow operator dumping snow into driveways and leaving it up to taxpayers to remove the snow has to stop. Don’t move snow around; remove it.   More...

Sports

Coaches vs. Cancer

Students from West Seneca East and West participated in Coaches vs. Cancer Feb. 6, raising $1,686 in the annual charity boys and girls basketball games. Players, clockwise, are Sydney DelPrince, East No. 3; Zamari Mitchell, East No. More...

East beats West, wins three of last four games

Indians play three consecutive days, earn at least one point in each contest

A goalie change following West Seneca West’s second tally of the night gave West Seneca East’s hockey team the jolt it needed Jan. More...

Titans AAU basketball tryouts slated

The Buffalo Titans AAU basketball program will hold boys and girls tryouts for the 2015 season on Saturday, February 28 at the Buffalo Niagara Court Center. Times for the tryouts have not yet been announced. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Shrove Tuesday clam chowder sale scheduled   St. David’s Episcopal Church will hold its annual Shrove Tuesday clam chowder sale and luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, at 3951 Seneca St. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Theatre

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Performance

thurs. 12   Royall Consort — Buffalo’s homegrown early music group presents an evening of music from the Renaissance on period instruments, 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $. More...