Weekly Feature



July 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Summer party season no excuse to turn a blind eye

Bee Editorial

Summer is a time filled with backyard barbecues, family picnics and graduation parties. And, sure, there is going to be alcohol at many of them. More...

Spindle items

• SYSK — Loyal readers know that the Bee’s “Someone You Should Know” feature appears on page 2 on the first and third week of each month.  The idea for the feature is to focus on someone from the community who may no More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Aug. 2, 1990

• St. Francis defenseman Adam Bartell of Blair Lane, West Seneca, has strengthened his position as one of the finest young hockey players in the country by being selected to Team USA’s Select 17 Hockey Squad.  More...

Lifestyles

Busted Stuff duo finds support, success in WNY

Most people might not expect to hear a violin solo while listening to a rock hit by Lynyrd Skynyrd or Poison. However, that’s exactly the type of fusion created by local duo Busted Stuff during their shows.  More...

Eden Heights sponsors hot dog sale

Eden Heights of West Seneca Assisted Living and Memory Care will sponsor a hot dog sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 25, at 3030 Clinton St. Lunch includes a hot dog, chips and a pop for $3. All proceeds will benefit Carly’s Club. 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 23  9 a.m. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 23-fri. 24   Penn Dixie Science Adventure Day Camp — For girls and boys ages 8 to 12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, July 23, and Friday, July 24, at Penn Dixie Paleontological and Outdoor Education Center, 4050 North St., Blasdell; $. More...

Festivals

thurs. 23-sun. 2   Buffalo Infringement Festival — Expand your mind as poets, comics, artists and more perform at various locations in Buffalo for 11 days as part of a non-profit driven, non-hierarchical grassroots endeavor. More...

Garden Tours

sat. 25-sun. 26   More...

‘Celebrate Summer’ event marks end of 2015 band shell concert season

West Seneca service clubs and McDonald’s of West Seneca will present “Celebrate Summer in West Seneca” from 5 to 9 p.m. More...

Survey deadline approaches for Safety Net coalition

Surveys are trickling in for the West Seneca Stakeholder’s Coalition as the Friday, July 31, deadline approaches.  Little response triggered a discussion of ways to get the survey into the hands of younger parents, as this is a demographic More...

Local News

ARTIST

Nicole Galuszka, right, a graduate of West Seneca East Senior High School, is this year’s recipient of Enjoy the Journey Art Gallery’s annual scholarship given by gallery owner Paulette Krakowski, left. More...

Storm drain marking program takes message about water quality to the streets

This Summer, in conjunction with the West Seneca Engineering Department, volunteers from the West Seneca Environmental Commission will apply aluminum medallions to Town street curbs near storm drains with a permanent message stating, “no dumpin More...

News Brief

A bus trip will be offered to the Seneca Niagara Casino. The bus will depart at 9 a.m. from the Fourteen Holy Helpers Church parking lot, 1350 Indian Church Road, returning at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 27. For more information, call 668-6037.   More...

Police Blotter

Youths steal refrigerator drawers full of alcohol

Saturday, July 11  • Police responded to a call of a man committing lewd acts in a black Nissan outside Kmart on Orchard Park Road. More...

Sports

Rybczynski named Bee’s Female Athlete of Year

West Seneca West freshman-to-be Anna Rybczynski has been running competitively for a long time, which seems odd to say given how young she is. More...

Lions Club All-Star Football Classic turns 40

Former NFLers, other pro athletes among 2,800 participants drawing fans for decades

A lot has changed over the past 40 years but for the last four decades, Milt Dickerson, Harry R. More...

‘Blue’ Athletics competes at Junior Olympic’s Region II meet

West Seneca “Blue” Athletics’ Grace Harrington turned down the opportunity to compete at the upcoming USATF Junior Olympic Track and Field National Championships, which start Monday at the University of North Florida, despite qualif More...

Business

McGuire Group honors VP of administration for 30 years of service

Phyllis Lewandowski celebrated her 30-year employment history with The McGuire Group.  More...

Greater East Aurora Chamber discusses minimum wage

Business owners discussed the potential minimum wage increase for fast-food workers at the July 16 Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce meeting, and it appears the change might not have a smooth transition.  More...

McGuire Group honors resident for years of service

Pauline Clark of West Seneca recently celebrated her five-year employment anniversary with the McGuire Group, operator of five health care facilities in Western New York.  More...