Weekly Feature



June 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

House going pink for breast cancer awareness

During the month of October, many don pink in a show of support for those who are battling breast cancer or have succumbed to the disease.  One West Seneca resident has decided to go a step further.  More...

Editorial

Bill needs action to protect residents from larceny

Bee Editorial

Legislators are urging the state Assembly to pass legislation that would expand the crime of larceny to fully prosecute people who exploit the trust of senior citizens and people with disabilities.  The bill would impose harsher penalties on ind More...

Spindle items

• FESTIVAL SEASON — Festival season is upon us, and with it comes fliers and announcements of events and activities in the community.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago June 21, 1990

• The West Seneca Central Board of Education Monday selected 45 Allendale Road as the location for the district’s new administrative offices and opted for erecting a new building instead of renovating the existing structure there. More...

Obituaries

Betty Dolan-Mauro, school librarian

Betty Dolan-Mauro, of Amherst, died Wednesday, May 27, 2015. She was 82.  Mrs. Dolan-Mauro raised five children with her husband, Ralph Mauro, with whom she shared 62 years of marriage. More...

Sports

Third-place finishes highlight West girls’ effort

Section VI Track Championships

A trio of West Seneca West’s girls track team members took third place in their respective events to lead the squad’s charge at Friday and Saturday’s annual Section VI Track and Field Championships, held this year at Niagara Wheatfi More...

West boys’ 4x4 relay sets record, qualifies for states

West Seneca West’s boys 4x400-meter relay team of Austin Ensminger, John Gorman, Parker Welling and Robert Frazer punched its ticket for this weekend’s state track and field championships in record-setting fashion at this past weekend&rsq More...

West names May’s Athletes of the Month

West Seneca West’s Varsity “W” Club and Girls Athletic Association recently named Austin Ensminger, Ryan Sherk, Adriana Lis, Raelyn Tiberio and Jordan Hauser as their respective Athletes of the Month for May.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Covenant Church to hold rummage sale June 13 More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

thurs. 11   More...

Festivals

sat. 13   Hope Chest Buffalo Niagara Dragon Boat Festival — Fourth annual race and festival, along with vendors, concessions, raffles, refreshments and children’s activities, races begin at 9 a.m. More...

Theatre

thurs. 18   More...

Booster clubs organize second Community 5K

The West Seneca West Sports Booster Club and West Seneca East Spirit Booster Club are once again setting rivalry aside to organize the Community 5K Run/Walk.  This family event, which raises funds for district students, is struggling with regist More...

Parish lawn fete hopes to increase membership

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church will hold its annual lawn fete with food, music a 5K event, car show and fireworks from Thursday, June 18, to Sunday, June 21.  The event is a fundraiser for the parish, but there is also another purpose, acco More...

PASSING THE TORCH

West Seneca police officers carry the Flame of Hope as part of the Torch Run for the Special Olympics on June 3. More...

Local News

Benefit aims to bring home service dog for young boy

A public benefit to be held from 1 to 4 p.m. More...

‘Alaskan Adventure’ in paintings opens at BNAC

Artist Thomas Dalbo will share paintings created after numerous inspirational visits to Alaska, through Sunday, June 28, at the Burchfield Nature & Art Center, 2001 Union Road.  More...

Hazardous waste collection event to be held June 13

A hazardous waste drop-off event will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 13 at Erie Community College’s South Campus. More...

Police Blotter

Woman refuses chemical test over dislike of needles

Monday, June 1  • Police stopped a man on Ridge Road for dark tint on the vehicle windows. During the stop, police discovered his driver’s license was suspended. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The school administrators state they have done everything possible to reduce costs. The one thing they did not try to cap was the increase in administrators’ and teachers’ salaries that represent the largest part of the school budget. More...

Education

Bus driver applications being accepted

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...

Summer day camp almost full, activities listed

With the school year coming to an end, West Seneca Youth and Recreation is gearing up for its second summer of activities.  So far, the department has seen increased interest in the day camp program in the second year, creating a wait list for w More...

MOMS AND MUFFINS

Trinity Christian School students honored moms, grandmothers, and other family members and friends for Mother’s Day with a Mother’s Day Muffins celebration in the gymnasium, followed by a special chapel service in the church. More...

Lifestyles

Nature provides perfect setting for summer YOGA

Now that warm temperatures are becoming the norm, the weather is ideal for fitness enthusiasts to take their favorite activities outside.  Canalside in downtown Buffalo provides a scenic backdrop for many of the activities, including yoga.  More...

Recreation Department sponsors teen night

The West Seneca Youth and Recreation Department will hold a teen night from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, June 19 at the Kiwanis Youth Center, 50 Legion Parkway. The event is $1 at the door and provides air hockey, ping pong, foosball and Wii games. 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, June 11  9 a.m. More...

Business

Seneca Pointe Senior Apartments offers engaging activities for 16 years

Seneca Pointe Senior Apartments offers the feeling of country living in a community setting, where residents have access to their favorite stores, restaurants and activities.  The 16-year-old facility provides a variety of activities, among them More...

Sponsors sought for Rotary charity golf tournament

The Carl Lambein Charity Golf Tournament, hosted by the Rotary Club of West Seneca, is soliciting sponsorships.  The proceeds from the event will support two purposes: VALOR, veterans and their families, and The Rotary Club of West Seneca charit More...

Reliant Capital Solutions to open facility, host job fair

Reliant Capital Solutions, LLC, a Columbus, Ohio-based company that specializes in education collections, will open an additional facility in Elma to support a small business contract it has been awarded for the U.S. More...