Weekly Feature



October 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Elections bring out the worst in candidates, voters

Bee Editorial

Elections create tension no matter where they take place, but the race for West Seneca town supervisor has left a bitter taste in voter’s mouths.  Less than three weeks remain until the Nov. 3 general election.  More...

Spindle items

• CALLING ALL BUS DRIVERS — The West Seneca Central School District is seeking candidates for substitute bus drivers for the 2015-16 school year.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Oct. 18, 1990

• Town Democratic Committee Chairman Christopher Walsh became the most senior of all Democratic chairmen within Erie County when he was re-elected for the 14th year last Wednesday. More...

Education

West students tackle tough topics in ‘Laramie Project’

Seventeen years ago, Matthew Shepard, a student at the University of Wyoming, was brutally beaten, tortured and left to die near Laramie, Wyoming. More...

Aspire celebrates completion of Center for Learning project

Aspire of Western New York marked the completion of its newly renovated Center for Learning in Cheektowaga on Tuesday with a grand opening ceremony.  The nonprofit organization has been in operation for nearly 70 years, according to Thomas Sy, p More...

West Seneca East High School Homecoming 2015

  RUNNING — Junior Madeline Austin makes a nice run against the seniors during West Seneca East’s Homecoming powder puff game last week. More...

Lifestyles

Steel Crazy Iron Art......

Handcrafting interior, exterior products that reflect meaning

Steel is commonly used in the construction of roads, railways and other infrastructure, but Ed and Brian Hogle saw its potential to become a piece of art. More...

Health Force to offer certification classes

Health Force, a home care agency in Cheektowaga, will hold free personal care aide and home health aide certification classes this November. More...

Ebenezer United Church of Christ to install three new pastors

Ebenezer United Church of Christ will formally appoint three new pastors to its congregation during an installation service at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, at the church, 630 Main St.  Newly appointed ministers include the Rev. Gary H. More...

Business

Steps offer assistance with Medicare Open Enrollment

Open enrollment for Medicare runs today through Monday, Dec. More...

New scam uses bank alerts to steal personal information

Con artists are trying to trick cellphone users into sharing personal information by sending text messages that look like bank alerts, according to the Better Business Bureau of Western New York.  More...

Winning Smiles to hold candy buyback

For the ninth consecutive year, Dr. Michael Foley and his staff at the Winning Smiles Pediatric Dentistry are inviting children and schools in the area to bring in their Halloween candy and earn $1 for every pound.  More...

Supervisor debate canceled

With 19 days until the Nov. 3 general election, the candidates for West Seneca town supervisor will continue aggressively campaigning despite rising conflict regarding a proposed supervisor’s debate.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

School Board accepts audit report

The West Seneca Board of Education heard a presentation at its regular meeting on Tuesday from district auditors Drescher and Malecki.  Overall, there were no significant findings in the report for the 2014-15 school year financial statements.&n More...

Local News

Resident visits Branson for Senior Wish

Senior Wishes, the organization dedicated to bringing the dreams of Western New York’s low-income seniors to fruition, recently granted a wish to Barbara Dray of West Seneca.  Dray went on the WXRL Tour to Branson, Missouri, in September. More...

BNAC accepting entries for annual photo contest

Plans are underway for the Burchfield Nature & Art Center’s annual photography contest and exhibit. More...

Correction

A representative of the state Office of Mental Health said it plans to maintain all 46 beds upon relocation of the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center. An article published in the Oct. More...

Letters to the Editor

Residents deserve answers from Bove

I’m extremely disappointed by Christina Bove’s failure to respond to the Candidates’ Debate for town supervisor organized by the West Seneca Chamber of Commerce and the West Seneca School District.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The West Seneca marching band has been practicing for three hours twice a week and has been winning first prizes and there has been no coverage whatsoever. Please have something to say about them.  More...

Sports

West football earns second win in 2OT thriller

West Seneca West’s football team made crucial adjustments in the second half of Friday’s Class A South clash with Lake Shore, and those adjustments not only allowed the Indians to knot the score at 8-8 in the third quarter, but gave them More...

East girls soccer pounds JFK

West Seneca East’s girls soccer team used its 10-0 dismantling of John F. Kennedy’s squad on Oct. More...

Lady Trojan swimmers claim victory in three of four most recent meets

West Seneca East’s girls swimming team continued to cruise along over the past couple of weeks, posting wins in three of its four meets dating back to Sept. 29’s Breast Cancer Awareness meet with Amherst — a 48-46 victory.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

St. John’s prepares annual chili dinner   More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

thurs. 15   Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus — See inside some of the new research facilities and watch the construction cranes at work, 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, meet at Innovation Center, 640 Ellicott St., Buffalo; $. More...

Family Activities

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Special Events

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