Weekly Feature



September 17, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Construction underway for Ebenezer Square

DePaul Properties Inc. received approvals earlier this year to build Ebenezer Square, a new 100-unit apartment building for income eligible tenants at 2400 Seneca Street in West Seneca. More...

Editorial

TNVR resolution a responsible choice by town

Bee Editorial

Feral cats, or free roaming community cats, have become an issue in West Seneca as they have in many communities across the nation. More...

Spindle items

• CROSSING GUARDS — The 2015-16 academic year is already in full swing and the West Seneca Police Department is asking the community for help. School crossing guards are needed for the 2015-16 school year. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Sept. 20, 1990

• The word of God reverberated throughout the Winchester Community Church last week. Most churches would say the same thing, but they can’t say that every word in the Bible had been read. And Winchester did it under three days time. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

GOLOMB, Ann, (nee Slembarski), of West Seneca, died Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015. She is survived by one son, Timothy; one daughter, Cheryl Wailand; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas. More...

Sports

West football learning how to win

Fourth quarter spells doom in latest setback

West Seneca West’s football team remains on the cusp of breaking through for its first win after dropping a 34-12 decision to Hamburg Friday. More...

East, West combine forces to field district golf squad

With numbers remaining low on one side of town or the other for years, there had been talk of how it might be inevitable that West Seneca East’s and West Seneca West’s golf squads might need to combine forces to field a district team, sim More...

West boys soccer crushes Jamestown

West Seneca West’s boys soccer team saw Nate Roberts set up a school single-game record five goals Monday in helping the Indians absolutely obliterate Jamestown, 17-0, and pick up their second league win in as many divisional outings.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Elvis Society presents tribute to military heroes   More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

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Theatre

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Live Local

fri. 18   Gitdrum Bros. — With Carl Motyka, 6 p.m., Dwyer’s Irish Pub, 65 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. 692-4837  Greg & Dylan — From The Muckrakers, 6 p.m., Mac’s On Hertel, 1435 Hertel Ave., Buffalo. More...

Bove leads with narrow margin after Sept. 10 primary

Unofficial tallies are in for the Sept. More...

Resolution aims to control population of community cats

The West Seneca Town Board passed a resolution supporting the trap-neuter-vaccinate-return (TNVR) practice for free roaming community cats. More...

Local News

Eagle Scout candidate helps restore walkway

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Eagle Scout candidate Michael Fabian of West Seneca recently completed a project to clean, repair and stain the wooden walkway that runs along Buffalo Creek in the park at Burchfield Nature and Art Center, 2001 Union Road, as part of his Eagle Scout More...

Adult literacy classes offered to improve employment opportunities

Pre-training literacy classes for the unemployed and underemployed are now being offered at the nonprofit Dog Ears Bookstore, located at 688 Abbott Road.  One-on-one sessions are available to individuals 18 and older who have a high school diplo More...

Mission statement created for opening of West Seneca Coalition Resource Center at New Hope

Only two weeks remain until the grand opening of the West Seneca Coalition Resource Center at New Hope on Thursday, Oct. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.In response to Dave Sherman’s recent column on gun control, unfortunately all these people purchased their guns legally with background checks, but that didn’t stop the violence. More...

Education

Christ the King faculty, seminarians set to make pilgrimage to papal Mass

Next week, Rev. More...

District to have social workers in schools

A new initiative of having Child Protective Services employees assigned to many local schools several days per week, providing district staff faster access to child welfare expertise while streamlining and expediting the investigation process, was re More...

News Brief

School crossing guards are needed for the 2015-16 school year. Any interested candidate should contact Lt. John McNamara at 674-2280 or in person at the West Seneca Police Department, 1250 Union Road. More...

Lifestyles

'In the Heights' opens MusicalFare's 2015-26 season

Lights came up on Washington Heights last week at MusicalFare Theater, when its Curtain Up production of “In the Heights” opened, beginning the company’s 26th season. More...

Appliance, electronic raffle set by church

St. Teresa’s Church will hold its 5th annual appliance and electronics raffle at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at the parish center, 33 Mineral Springs Road. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. More...

INDUCTED

President Jennifer Kulp, left, welcomes new members James Geary, Jesse Wray and Cheryl Kollander to the Harvey D. Morin VFW Auxiliary No. 2940. The new members joined the auxiliary Sept.  More...

Business

Don Juan adds spice to restaurant culture

Things are heating up in West Seneca with the addition of Don Juan Mexican Bar and Grill, where two young restaurateurs are serving up authentic Mexican food to the community’s food scene.  Owner Marco Mendoza said in addition to running D More...

BNSME to hold CEO Roundtable discussion

The Buffalo Niagara Sales and Marketing Executives will hold “Cheers! The Sales and Marketing of Spirits in WNY,” a CEO Roundtable, beginning at 5:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. More...

UB seeks participants for paid focus group

The University at Buffalo’s Center on Knowledge Translation for Technology Transfer and Western New York Independent Living Inc. More...