Weekly Feature



December 10, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Frequent thefts from cars are easily preventable

Bee Editorial

Without a doubt, theft from cars is the most popular item in the police blotter these past few weeks. More...

Spindle items

• WRAPPING THINGS UP — While I much enjoy the task, wrapping gifts can be stressful and frustrating for many people.  For those who feel a little bah-humbug about wrapping, Meals on Wheels for Western New York offers an alternative op More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Dec. 13, 1990

• Lorraine Masset believes in recycling. And — if she has anything to say about it — everyone else in the Town of West Seneca will believe in recycling, too. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

NISTLER, Robert H. “Bob,” of West Seneca, died Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. More...

Sports

West hockey nets 13 goals in first two wins

West Seneca West’s hockey team put its opponents on notice with its effort in its first two games of the season: the Indians aren’t going to be afraid to light up the scoreboard this winter.  More...

East hockey blanks St. Francis for first win

West Seneca East’s hockey team allowed just three shots during the third period of its 4-0 triumph over St. Francis Sunday at Harbor- Center, as first-year head coach Phil Prynn picked up the first win of his reign.  More...

East tops West in first round of season-opening tourney

Girls basketball

West Seneca East girls basketball coach Ryan Colbert wasted little time in picking up his first win with the team — at crosstown rival West Seneca West’s expense, no less — when the Lady Trojans knocked off the Lady Indians, 43-39, More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Our Famous Flea Market returns to VFW Post   Our Famous Flea Market will return to the Harvey D. Morin Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2940, 965 Center Road, on Saturdays including Jan. 9, Feb. 6, March 5 and April 2. More...

Entertainment

Holiday

thurs. 10   Santa Claus Conquers the Martians — The 1964 movie features then child actor Pia Zadora, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, at the Screening Room, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Northtown Business Center, Amherst; $. More...

Family Activities

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Art

Announcement   More...

Inspector general to investigate Leydecker Road group homes

It has been nearly two years since seven sex offenders were moved into two group homes on Leydecker Road in West Seneca without notice to elected officials.  Now, Assemblyman Michael Kearns is fighting for legislation that would prevent the situ More...

Local News

HEAP outreach events planned

For those in need of some help with utility bills, the Erie County Department of Social Services is accepting applications for the Home Energy Assistance Program. More...

Resource Center sets schedule

The West Seneca Coalition Resource Center at New Hope will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays at New Hope United Methodist Church, 2846 Seneca St.  The schedule is as follows:  Wednesday, Dec. 16   More...

PSC approves sale of utility-owned streetlights to town

The New York State Public Service Commission, as part of its continuing effort to lower municipal energy costs across the State, has approved separate requests to sell utility-owned streetlights to three municipalities including the Town of West Sene More...

Police Blotter

Residents report damaged holiday decorations

Monday, Nov. 30  • A Wildwood Avenue woman reported that an unknown person had entered her locked vehicle through a partially opened rear window and ransacked the glove box. No items were taken. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I’d love to know who the genius at Reserve fire house was who gave the OK for the police to do a live fire training exercise behind the Berg Road fire hall using tactical grenades and live fire grenade launchers. More...

Education

Resolution approved in support of ‘Pledge for Our Schools’

The West Seneca School Board is taking another step forward in its continuing opposition to the state-mandated Common Core standards.  More...

District announces 2015-16 concerts

The West Seneca Central School District has announced the following musical events for the 2015-16 academic year:  • Allendale Winter Concert — 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, at Allendale Elementary, 1399 Orchard Park Road.  More...

News Brief

Sophomore students from West Seneca East and West Seneca West Senior were recently inducted into the Academy of Life Sciences Class of 2018.  More...

Lifestyles

Cookie party passes test of time

If you drive down Bank Street in Clarence on a certain Friday in early December, you will inevitably see women of all ages leaving their homes with arms full of cookies. More...

Woman’s Club welcomes new members

The West Seneca Woman’s Club is seeking new members. Women who reside in the Southtowns and are 18 years old or older are welcome to attend monthly meetings held the second Monday of the month. The club meets at St. More...

East Seneca supports West Seneca Cares for Kids with clothing drive donation

Kelly and Jeff Locher of East Seneca Fire Company and Auxiliary visited Brian Graham, assistant superintendent of pupil services for the West Seneca Central School District, on Dec. 1 to present a check for $1,000 to West Seneca Cares for Kids.  More...

Business

Workout your entire body at Reform Fitness

If you’re looking for a workout where you never stop moving, Reform Fitness is the spot for you.  The studio, located at 6562 E. Quaker St., is owned by Orchard Park resident Brittany Gabryel.  More...

Postal Service making Sunday deliveries this month

The Postal Service will be delivering packages seven days a week through Christmas Day due to the volume of packages and mail sent.  Also, in high- traffic areas, mail will be retrieved from blue collections boxes on Sundays as well.  More...

‘Share the Love’ to benefit Meals on Wheels

Subaru of America will again hold its “Share the Love” event this winter — allowing customers who purchase or lease a new vehicle to designate a charitable donation that Subaru makes on their behalf.  That will be the case for More...