Weekly Feature



March 12, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Before flooding begins, preparations needed for safety

Bee Editorial

The end of a harsh winter brings the increased threat of flooding, something with which the residents of West Seneca are all too familiar.  Starting in November with what some were calling the “storm of the century,” snow has piled o More...

Spindle items

• STRESSFUL SITUATIONS — Most any job will have points of stress that come with it, and most people accept this as part of their chosen field.  At times, police officers have to absorb the stress of others in their line of work while More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago March 8, 1990

• The West Seneca Board of Education and attorneys for William McGarry, an elementary school teacher accused of sexually abusing his students, have agreed to settle the dispute over McGarry’s fate through binding arbitration. More...

Sports

Champions well represented on First Team

All-Bee Girls Hockey

When it comes to recognizing the best of the best individuals in sports, it makes total sense that a good chunk of those being recognized come from teams that enjoyed high levels of success — especially when those players had key roles in helpi More...

Pray closes career as two-time MVP

While it’s impossible to win hockey games without players who can score, it’s hard to argue the value an above-average goaltender brings to the table on those teams that find ways to make deep postseason runs.  More...

Frontier/OP’s McCarthy tabbed Coach of the Year

Frontier/Orchard Park girls hockey coach Jim McCarthy has come a long way from his early days as a hockey coach.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Printmaking class to run for four weeks in March   More...

Students, teachers picket for public schools

Members of the West Seneca Teachers Association, as well as administrators, School Board members, students and parents, have joined together to protest Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s education reforms and the ongoing losses in state aid. More...

Police Department awards recognize work of 12 in 2014

West Seneca Chief of Police Daniel Denz honored 11 members of the police force and one citizen for their hard work, diligence and bravery during a ceremony on Monday night. More...

Local News

Vigilant installs officers, outlines goals for 2015

West Seneca’s Vigilant Fire District No. 6 officers took the oath of office for 2015 during its 122nd installation and recognition ceremony held recently at the fire hall.  More...

Town prepares for seasonal flooding

As winter winds down, West Seneca is switching into flood preparation with the rental of a long-reach excavator, approved at the Town Board meeting on Monday.  More...

Meetings

Town Board  Monday, March 23  — All meetings, unless noted, begin at 7 p.m. and are held in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. Meetings are open to the public.  School Board  Monday, April 6  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I wish the person who was praising the snow removal efforts of the West Seneca Highway Department lived on my street. More...

Education

SNOWVEMBER REMEMBERED

Seniors Rachel Zak and Casey Garlick help set up an exhibit of work created recently by West Seneca Central School’s Academy of Visual Arts students, who participated in an all-day workshop at East Senior High School, producing artwork from ima More...

Crawford says district is in the ‘fight of our lives’

Fiery remarks regarding the statewide public school budget crisis fueled Monday night’s Board of Education meeting.  A few students from West Senior   High School leapt at the chance to participate in the public forum, making passiona More...

District seeks bus driver candidates

The West Seneca Central School District is currently seeking candidates for bus drivers to begin in mid-August for the 2015-2016 school year.  More...

Lifestyles

Passion drives local artist to create for a living

Nicole Milley got her start as an artist from a coloring book when she was 8 years old. More...

Troop 483 to hold spaghetti dinner

Boy Scout Troop 483 will hold its annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at the Reserve Hose Fire Company hall, 2400 Berg Road. More...

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, March 12  9 a.m. More...

Business

Center for Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery earns distinction

The Center for Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at Buffalo General Medical Center has again been named a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.  More...

Rentokil North America acquires Buffalo Exterminating

Rentokil North America, one of North America’s largest pest control companies, has acquired Buffalo Exterminating Company, according to information from Rentokil.  More...

BN Partnership to host ATHENA Awards Luncheon

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership will host the 2015 ATHENA Awards Luncheon at noon Thursday, March 19, at the Hyatt Regency Buffalo Hotel, Two Fountain Plaza, Buffalo, where the 2015 ATHENA Leadership Award and the ATHENA Young Professional Leadership More...