Weekly Feature



January 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

RKG, Johnson to present analysis of proposed Seneca Place project tonight

The Town of West Seneca will hold a public presentation regarding the market demand and financial feasibility of the proposed town facilities of the Seneca Place development at 7 tonight in the auditorium of West Seneca East Senior High School, 4760 More...

Editorial

In winter weather driving, caution should prevail

Bee Editorial

Although the community barely experienced a white Christmas, the warmer weather was something to treasure. More...

Spindle items

• MUSIC IN THE AIR — Students in the West Seneca School District are immensely talented, and one platform to experience this talent is at the many concerts, plays and musicals held throughout the school year.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Jan. 10, 1991

• Wallace C. Piotrowski, an attorney with the law office of Ralph C. Lorigo in West Seneca, was appointed to the town justice’s post left vacant by Nelson H. Cosgrove. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.It’s Jan. 1. Why in the world, with our first real snow, did it take until 3 p.m. for my street in West Seneca to be plowed? I realize it’s a holiday; however, plow drivers haven’t had to work yet this year. I think that 3 p.m. More...

Education

East students give to others

Michael Anderson, a senior at West Seneca East High School, made sure this Christmas was a memorable one. When asked what he wanted for Christmas, he realized he had everything he could need and decided to try something new.  More...

On the Campus

Alex Brautlacht, a junior majoring in broadcasting and mass communication, has been named to the President’s List for the fall 2015 semester at Oswego State College.  Kayla Regan qualified for the fall 2015 Dean’s List at Belmont Uni More...

Lifestyles

Photographer captures tourist experience through artistic lens

In the late 1990s, David Noyes left Bahia, Brazil, with a couple of hundred rolls of unprocessed transparency film. More...

History of West Seneca Schools to be presented

Learn about the history of West Seneca Schools at the West Seneca Historical Society’s exhibit at the Burchfield Nature and Art Center, 2001 Union Road. The exhibit will be on display Jan. 7 to 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Business

Family-owned Peter K’s serves up ethnic favorites

Located in Cheektowaga, Peter K’s Restaurant boasts authentic Polish and Ukrainian cuisine while providing a family-oriented atmosphere.  Peter Koschuk opened the restaurant in 1987 on the corner of Harlem Road and Central Avenue as a sma More...

Community Foundation accepting applications for 2016 competitive grants

The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo is now accepting letters of intent for the Foundation’s 2016 competitive grant process, including the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. More...

New phishing scam acts as computer update

A new phishing email scam is masking as an update to protect against scam emails.  The scam works by sending an email that appears to be an update from the IT department in the victim’s office.  More...

Electrical inspection services to be shared with Orchard Park

The Town of West Seneca will now share electrical inspection services with Orchard Park as approved at the annual organizational meeting held Monday evening.  Steve Lomison will carry out the duties of town electrical inspector, splitting his ti More...

Authors pen ‘The Collaboration Breakthrough’

If you’re interested in tools that can help create a happy workplace, you should pick up a copy of “The Collaboration Breakthrough,” by authors Amy Pearl, Stephanie Phibbs and Diane Roesch.  “Investing in people is truly More...

Local News

New laws expected to enhance women’s rights, cut taxes for vets and businesses

Several measures that enhance the rights of women and protect those who are most vulnerable to abuse and discrimination are among the highlights of state laws that will take effect in January 2016, according to Sen. More...

Code Blue Relief clothing drive to support homeless individuals

H&R Block, along with Code Blue Relief, located in West Seneca, will hold a clothing drive to benefit people who are homeless in the area.  Code Blue Relief is a nonprofit organization serving the homeless population in Western New York.&nbs More...

Campbell named first female pastor at church

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

When Sara E. Campbell applied to become pastor at St. Stephens-Bethlehem United Church of Christ in Amherst, she was not expecting to get an interview.  Following a 10-month search process, the Tonawanda resident was selected on Dec. More...

Police Blotter

Homemade wooden cart reported missing

Monday, Dec. 28  • A Silver Creek woman was stopped on Ridge Road for driving 49 mph in a 35-mph zone. During a stop of the vehicle, it was discovered that she had a suspended license for unpaid parking tickets. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

BARDO, John Joseph Sr., of West Seneca, died Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015. He is survived by three sons, John Jr., Michael and James; one daughter, Mary Jo Parsons; seven grandchildren; and one sister, Loretta. More...

Sports

East tops West in Holiday Tourney final

Boys basketball

West Seneca East’s boys basketball team, displeased with how it earned its shot to defend its title at this year’s West Seneca Holiday Tournament, was plenty motivated to make things right in Dec. 30’s championship round.  More...

East hockey posts win, tie in consecutive games

West Seneca East’s hockey team started 2016 off about as well as it could have hoped to this past weekend, knocking off Kenmore West Sunday and tying Niagara Falls Monday to improve to 2-2-1-2 in league play.  More...

West indoor track squad competes at Houghton Invite

West Seneca West’s indoor track program made its Houghton Invitational debut Dec. More...

Entertainment

Performance

fri. 8   Elvis Birthday Bash — With Aron Bott, performing as Elvis for what would have been his 81st birthday, 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, at D-Birds Bar, 2026 Seneca St., Buffalo. 823-2657  More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 7   Doc Licata Plays The Beatles — 7 p.m., Pizza Plant, 7770 Transit Road, Williamsville. 632-0847, www.pizzaplant.com  Real Country — Noon, The Sportsmen’s Tavern, 326 Amherst St., Buffalo; Free. More...

Theatre

fri. 8-sun. 10   More...