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October 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

High-stakes testing the focus of ire at public education forum

Parents, teachers and residents packed the auditorium at West Seneca West Senior High School on Monday night, holding up signs and chanting, while Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take It” played over the speakers.  The More...

Editorial

Advocates continue Psychiatric Center fight

Bee Editorial

The conversation is progressing on the fate of the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center, located on East and West Road in West Seneca.  In the coming months, it will be imperative for the community to speak out during public foru More...

Spindle items

• ENCHANTED PATH — West Seneca Youth & Recreation will host its annual Enchanted Path event for children in the community from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, at Town Hall, 1250 Union Road.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Oct. 11, 1990

• The West Seneca Republican Committee has put all its eggs in order for another year. Don Cummins, who has been chairman of the committee throughout the 1980s, was reelected by a unanimous vote of the committee members. More...

Police Blotter

Michigan man found driving 10 mph charged with DWI

Monday, Sept. 28   • An unknown individual reportedly broke the glass window of a gas station kiosk on Clinton Street and stole six boxes of cigar wraps, valued at $290. The window damage was estimated to be $500.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

GUZZO, Anthony, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. Mr. Guzzo was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and Korean War. He is survived by one daughter, Vicky Glamuzina; one son, Anthony; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

East football overwhelms Iroquois, 48-3

Chiefs’ coach: One-sided loss ‘a new experience for us’

The official fireworks display won’t come until halftime of Friday’s Homecoming Game against South Park, but that didn’t stop West Seneca East’s football team from giving its fans a little preview when it lit up Iroquois this More...

West girls cross-country nearly topples Clarence

West Seneca West’s girls cross-country team came within a few seconds of knocking off league rival Clarence at Sunshine Park September 29, but the Lady Red Devils had just a few better efforts to escape with a 27-30 victory over the Lady Indian More...

BALL BATTLE

West Seneca East’s Lexi Orzech, right, makes a play for the ball at the same time as Clarence’s Maggie Anderson during the Lady Trojans’ 4-1 loss Monday. Carly Cronin scored East’s lone goal off a pass from Anilese Kelly. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Southeast Works sets Candidates Hour event   More...

Business

Sales of Weber’s three-packs to help Duchenne muscular dystrophy research

Heintz and Weber Company is looking to assist the community by donating a portion of the proceeds from a new three-pack of assorted condiments to benefit Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy, a nonprofit organization focused on Duchenne and Becker muscu More...

Breast cancer survivor opens yoga studio in Orchard Park

Shine Yoga recently held its grand opening in Orchard Park and is providing classes specifically for cancer patients and survivors as well as therapeutic yoga for people who have injuries or want a better understanding of how their body works.  More...

Walden Galleria to host trick-or-treating event

The Walden Galleria will host its annual Galleria of Treats event from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29.  The event will take place on the lower level of the mall. More...

Breaking News - 10/8/2015 11:05 AM

Official primary results name Bove winner

Official primary election results in the race for West Seneca town supervisor were posted this week by the Erie County Board of Elections, declaring Christina Wleklinski Bove the winner on the Democratic line. Bove garnered 1,552 votes to incumb More...

Social activist urges state to save WNYCPC

As the sun sets behind Firemen’s Park and the wind picks up, a woman with a strong laugh and stronger conviction shivers in a camp chair, wrapped in a blanket. More...

TOUGH GOING

West Seneca West’s Tim Skea struggles to stay on his feet while being wrapped up by a Clarence tackler during the Indians’ 27-8 loss in Friday’s Homecoming game for the Red Devils.   More...

Local News

Resource center connects community to services

Members of the community gathered on Oct. 1 to celebrate the grand opening of the West Seneca Coalition Resource Center at New Hope. More...

Spinners skate rink undergoes renovation

Spinners Family Skate Center in West Seneca has recently undergone renovations to make the facility better equipped to handle parties and large events while still offering families the fun they have come to expect.  The rink has been privately o More...

Meegan to speak at supervisor debate

West Seneca Supervisor Sheila Meegan has accepted an invitation to the supervisor candidates’ debate sponsored by the West Seneca Chamber of Commerce, to be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. More...

Letters to the Editor

Nonprofit mirrors pope’s message

Pope Francis’ recent visit to the United States allowed our nation to connect with one of the most progressive and vibrant personalities on the world stage.  His visit provided numerous opportunities for Americans to experience those issue More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heards

.When are school officials going to stop the waste of fresh fruit in the school cafeterias? There is an abundant supply that is tossed daily that is unused, not even bitten. More...

Education

Lorigo presents proclamation to students for taking anti-bullying stance

During an assembly on Friday at Queen of Heaven School in West Seneca, Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo presented a proclamation recognizing National Anti-Bullying Awareness Month and congratulating the school’s students and faculty on thei More...

Lifestyles

Community Music School encourages all students

The Community Music School was established in Buffalo in 1924 as an alternative to expensive private lessons, mostly for the children and families of immigrants. More...

Harvey D. Morin Post sets chicken barbecue

The Harvey D. Morin Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2940 will offer a Krolick’s chicken barbecue from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11 at the post, 965 Center Road. More...

BNAC movie night to feature ‘Bride of Frankenstein’

Get in the spirit of Halloween at the Burchfield Nature & Art Center’s free movie night, which will feature the 1935 classic “The Bride of Frankenstein” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, at the center, 2001 Union Road.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Festivals

thurs. 8-mon. 12   FinnFest USA — Finnish influence on literature, architecture, design and education to be featured at Kleinhans Music Hall, the Burchfield Penney Art Center, and Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Wednesday, Oct. More...

Theatre

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