Weekly Feature



July 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Cautious motorists can help prevent accidents

Bee Editorial

Car accidents happen on a regular basis. More...

Spindle items

• ‘GO SET A WATCHMAN’ — It’s the moment I didn’t know I’d been waiting for: the week when Harper Lee’s second book is released. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago July 26, 1990

• Plans to possibly expand facilities for the recreation department and the town hall were announced by the West Seneca Town Board Monday night. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Down comes the youth center. It could have been saved. Why does the Town Board refuse to communicate with the public who is interested in helping? More...

Education

CEPA Gallery photography students’ artwork purchased by Roswell Park

Photographs by 14 Western New York elementary students who participated in CEPA Gallery’s arts education programs at Highgate Heights Elementary and Queen of Heaven School have been selected by the Roswell Park Cancer Institute Alliance Art Com More...

St. Mary’s High School announces honor students

The following West Seneca residents were named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2014-15 school year at St. More...

District to receive $25,000 additional school resource officer funding

Additional state funding has been secured by Sen. More...

Lifestyles

A March to Remember

Jason Jaskula vividly remembers April 4, 2005. It marked the first time he had been assigned to a mission separately from his close friend, Staff Sgt. Christopher Dill, since his deployment to Diyala, Iraq, as a sergeant major. More...

West Seneca Garden Walk set for July 18, 19

The West Seneca Garden Walk will feature gardens around the community from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 18 and Sunday, July 19. 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.   Thursday, July 16  9 a.m. More...

Business

YMCA Camp Kenan taking camper registrations

YMCA Camp Kenan still has room for camper registrations for their summer programs. Currently in its 91st year of operation, YMCA Camp Kenan in Barker offers resident, day, teen leadership, sports and specialty camps for youth ages 6 through 16.  More...

Pre-school available for income eligible families

CAO Head Start is now enrolling children at the St. James site located at 500 Terrace Blvd., Depew.  The program provides early childhood educational programs, responsive health initiatives and human development programs. More...

BN360 plans Christmas in July celebration

BN360 will host a Christmas in July networking event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 23, in the second-floor bar at Pearl Street Grill and Brewery, 76 Pearl St., Buffalo. More...

Queen of Heaven Carnival continues legacy of excitement

The Queen of Heaven Carnival will kick off three days of activities tonight, with the celebration running from 6 p.m. to midnight Friday, July 17; noon to midnight Saturday, July 18; and noon to 10 p.m. More...

Local News

Temporary electronic sign permits granted to 14 Holy Helpers, Credit Planet Auto Sales

At Monday night’s meeting, the West Seneca Town Board discussed variances to approve several temporary LED electronic signs for businesses around town, something residents have spoken against in the past.  More...

Detectives make arson arrest

Michael Deneka has been charged with two counts of arson in the third degree, as well as attempted arson and arson in the fourth degree, following his arrest.  On July 6 West Seneca police responded to a report of numerous fires set at a home o More...

Meetings

Town Board   Monday, July 27  — 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, Aug. 10  More...

Letters to the Editor

Narcotics family support available

Your recent important article on treating heroin and other addictions was received with interest by people at all income levels.  More...

Police Blotter

Man calls police after hummingbird wind chime goes missing

Saturday, July 4  • Police responded to a vehicle fire on Dirkson Avenue. The complainant said about three youths had passed by shooting Roman candle fireworks and had struck a vehicle. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

FLYNN, Willard P. III, of West Seneca, died Wednesday, June 17, 2015. More...

Sports

West boys soccer named Bee’s Team of the Year

Confidence plays a huge role in the level of success that is achieved — or not achieved — by any team, but it’s even more vital at the high school level. More...

West cross-country program to hold fundraising events

West Seneca West’s cross-country program, which has aspirations of sending its varsity girls team in its entirety to the 2015 state championships for the first time since 2008, will be holding fundraising events over the next few weeks to help More...

AWARD WINNER

West Seneca resident Ashley Drzymala, far right in the back row, was recently presented with the Ken Jakubowski Award for service to athletics at the annual St. Mary’s High School Sports Award Banquet and Athletic Hall of Fame Induction. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Urban planner speaks on discovering Buffalo   The Ebenezer Seniors will welcome Angela Keppel at 1:30 p.m. Friday, July 17 at 630 Main St. Keppel is an urban planner and believes part of history is written in street names. More...