Weekly Feature



October 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Now is the time to get vaccinated

Bee Editorial

Autumn is officially upon us. It is a season full of carving pumpkins, navigating corn mazes and sipping hot apple cider. Unfortunately, it is also the advent of flu season. More...

Spindle items

• MARCHING BAND — The West Seneca Marching Band took ninth place in the Bands of America competition on Sept. 19, marking the first time the band has ever placed in a top 10 spot.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Oct. 25, 1990

• Responding to one of the largest crowds ever to attend a budget hearing, the West Seneca Town Board unanimously voted Monday night to reject a plan to create a separate garbage tax district. More...

Police Blotter

Police say thirsty thief thwarted by Tops worker

Monday, Oct. 12  • A Buffalo man was stopped on Seneca Street for not having a valid inspection sticker. During a stop of the vehicle the driver told police he did not have a license because it was suspended for unpaid tickets. More...

Education

West Seneca West High School Homecoming 2015

NICE TRY — West Seneca West freshman Cassidy Blake tries to turn the corner past sophomore defenders during the freshman versus sophomore flag football game during West’s Homecoming. More...

Lifestyles

Bookshop gives life to forgotten works

Imagine that you have a friend or relative who is about to graduate from college or celebrate a birthday. Imagine that person enjoys the work of Shakespeare. More...

Long-term-care planning classes being offered

Two educational classes on long-term-care planning by Lester Robinson will be offered this fall at West Seneca East High School, 4760 Seneca St. 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, Oct. 22  9 a.m. More...

Business

Eyes on America to honor WS man, four others

The Eyes On America Foundation will honor five community leaders, including Daniel Dunn of West Seneca, with community service awards from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. More...

Meetings

Town Board  Monday, Oct. 26  — All meetings, unless noted, begin at 7 p.m. and are held in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. Meetings are open to the public.  School Board  Monday, Nov. 16  More...

‘Life After Breast Cancer’ theme of Education Day Nov. 7

The Breast Cancer Network of Western New York will hold its 22nd annual Education Day from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. More...

Progress being made in streetlight repair

The need for streetlight repair has been a hot topic in West Seneca, and Town Engineer Steven Tanner announced at the Oct. More...

Resource center to be open Wednesdays under focused schedule

Members of the West Seneca Stakeholders Coalition pushed to create a set, focused schedule of providers for the West Seneca Coalition Resource Center at New Hope during their Tuesday meeting.  There was much disagreement on what kind of schedule More...

Local News

Senior Center celebrates ‘Do Something Nice Day’

NICE DAY — A celebration in recognition of national “Do Something Nice Day” was held recently at the West Seneca Senior Citizen Center. Don and Diane Schoenl arrive at the party with their food donations, ready to have fun.  More...

Author of ‘Ed Undead’ to hold book signing event

West Seneca resident Edward Kent has been chosen by Visit Buffalo Niagara’s Visitor Center as the Artisan of the Month for September and October 2015.  A book signing event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Erie County budget keeps tax rate steady

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz unveiled the county’s proposed budget for 2016 last week — a proposal that holds the line on the tax rate, increases investment in public safety and infrastructure, supports tourism promotion and provi More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.To the person who called regarding the speed limit at Potter Road School, do you not realize there is another school at that corner? The BOCES Potter Center. At least the speed limit there is 30. More...

Sports

East football spoils West’s Homecoming

With win, Trojans even series’ all-time record

West Seneca East’s football team defeated crosstown rival West Seneca West in Friday’s regular season finale, 49-14, dashing the Indians’ hope for a Homecoming Game victory and deadlocking the series’ overall record at 23-23 w More...

Undermanned East boys soccer pulls playoff surprise

West Seneca East’s boys soccer team traveled to All-High Stadium Monday with a roster of just 14 players for the start of its Section VI Class A-1 run.  More...

SPLISH SPLASH

West Seneca West’s Sarah Ziemba follows through on her stroke while swimming the breaststroke portion of the 200 medley relay during the Lady Indians’ 126-53 loss to Williamsville East on October 13.   More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Historical Society to hear Theodore Roosevelt talk   More...

Entertainment

Halloween Events

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Family Activities

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Festivals

sun. 25   Zupapalooza Polish Soup Festival — Event features a plethora of authentic, freshly prepared Polish soups, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, at the Knights of Columbus Father Justin Hall, 2735 Union Road, Cheektowaga; $. 864-6110   More...