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August 20, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Fifth annual ‘Tats Fur Cats’ promotes adoptions

For the fifth year, Millennium Tattoo and Custom Creations in West Seneca will host “Tats Fur Cats” to benefit the local animal adoption agency, Precious Paws Rescue, a cat and kitten adoption group.  “Tats Fur Cats” will More...

Editorial

Microbead ban will help combat waterway pollution

Bee Editorial

Recently, the Erie County Legislature passed a law banning the sale of products containing microbeads. This law will play an important role in the future of the county’s waterways and possibly how the state deals with water pollution. More...

Spindle items

• PAPAL PILGRIMAGE — As you may already know, Pope Francis is scheduled to visit the United States from Sept. 22 to 27, making stops in New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Aug. 30, 1990

• Just when you thought it was safe to start putting the pedal back to the metal on French Lea Road... Hah! Radar may be gone for now, but it will be baaack! And you’ll never know when. More...

Lifestyles

Stuck in Time

The dying art of watch repair

Bob Hoffman sits at his workbench, tool in hand, delicately unscrewing a wristwatch component barely visible to the naked eye. The watch is illuminated by a soft light on the desk, while Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 plays quietly. More...

Eden Heights plans basket raffle

Eden Heights of West Seneca will hold a basket raffle and auction from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, at Eden Heights, 3030 Clinton St. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. More...

Funding for library renovations awarded to West Seneca

West Seneca, Lancaster and Elma public libraries have been awarded state aid to allow the branches to expand or make major renovations.  The aid is part of a $14 million capital fund for public library construction statewide provided in the 2014 More...

Business

Arthur’s Hardware to add Benjamin Moore products

Arthur’s Hardware recently struck a dealership contract with Benjamin Moore Paints, and Arthur’s president, Joseph Wales, said the partnership was a long time coming. More...

McGuire Group honors Colts for years of service

Christie Colts of West Seneca is celebrating her 19-year employment anniversary with The McGuire Group Health Care Facility.  As a certified nursing assistant, Colts is responsible for ensuring the wellbeing of the residents by assisting them wi More...

Picone Construction continues renovations at Kids Escaping Drugs

Picone Construction Corp. continues renovations on the Kids Escaping Drugs facility located at 920 Harlem Road. The project started on June 1, and completion is anticipated by the end of October.  More...

West Seneca Coalition Resource Center set to open Oct. 1 at New Hope

After months of discussion and planning, the West Seneca Stakeholder’s Coalition has set Oct. More...

Board approves permit for Upstate Pharmacy project

The West Seneca Town Board approved a restricted use permit for Upstate Pharmacy, located on North America Drive in the town’s industrial park, during a special meeting on Monday morning.  Supervisor Sheila Meegan said Concept Construction More...

Local News

Award winner hopes to raise awareness

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Most volunteers are motivated for their cause for good reason, and for Jeffrey Haxton, that reason is his mother.  More...

Reese announces run for highway superintendent

Tommy Reese has announced his intention to run for West Seneca highway superintendent.  Reese said in a press release that his vision for the town is to create a community in West Seneca that demonstrates the highest quality of services for the More...

Former WS employee faces charges after alleged incident with town truck

Former West Seneca town employee Michael Sherk is facing charges out of the City of Buffalo following an alleged incident last week involving a town work truck.  According to an official with the Buffalo City Courts, Sherk is charged with reckle More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heards

.I arrived home last Saturday and noticed someone had put a political sign in front of my house without asking. I spoke to two other people to whom someone did the same thing.  More...

Sports

Former Bill to sign copies of new book

Cheektowaga’s Bases Loaded included in Bentley’s itinerary

Former Buffalo Bills linebacker Ray Bentley will make Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles in Cheektowaga his first among several area stops to meet with fans and sign copies of the hardcover edition of his soon-to-be-released debut fiction novel, &ldquo More...

Thundering Herd baseball tryouts set

The Cheektowaga Thundering Herd 17U travel baseball team, for which there is no residency requirement, will be holding tryouts for its 2016 team from 12-2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, and 6-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. More...

Full Court Hoops to hold girls clinics during fall

The Full Court Hoops basketball program will soon start holding its Girls Night Out 2015 Fall Clinics to help school-aged players improve their game.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

BBQ chicken, rib dinner to be held Sept. 19   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Festivals

fri. 21-sun. 23   More...

Special Events

fri. 21   Party on the Portico — Join the Buffalo History Museum for the 10th anniversary of this event with the music of The Rockaz, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, at the Buffalo History Museum, 1 Museum Court, Buffalo; $. More...