Weekly Feature



January 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Resource center ready to help all who enter

Bee Editorial

Members of the West Seneca Stakeholders Coalition worked for well over a year in planning to open the West Seneca Coalition Resource Center at New Hope. More...

Spindle items

• WINTER WEATHER — Every tried and true Western New Yorker is familiar with the nuances of winter weather and what it takes to deal with snow.  Driveways must be shoveled and sidewalks cleared for pedestrians, but other actions are ne More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Jan. 24, 1991

• Strength comes in numbers, and for two small West Seneca churches that has meant surrendering their separate identities. More...

Obituaries

Henry A. Poppendeck, former Bethlehem Steel engineer

Henry A. Poppendeck, 93, of Getzville, formerly of West Seneca, died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016.  Born in Buffalo in August 1922, Mr. Poppendeck graduated from South Park High School and served in the U.S. Air Force from 1943 to 1945. More...

Death Notice

SCHRIVER, Louis Albert “Ramblin Lou,” of Grand Island, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2015. More...

Sports

High School Sports Scoreboard

West Seneca East Boys basketball:  def. Sweet Home 65-43 Girls basketball:  lost to Sweet Home 54-50 Boys hockey:  def. Canandaigua 5-1, lost to Penfield 5-1, def. More...

East hockey wins twice in four days

West Seneca East’s hockey team had a busy long weekend this past weekend, competing in Friday and Saturday’s Canandaigua Tournament before hosting Grand Island Monday.  And with just one hiccup along the way, the Trojans continued to More...

FOLLOW THROUGH

Andrew Jerabek focuses on his stroke while competing in the 500 freestyle during the West Seneca district boys swimming team’s 58-44 loss to Clarence Friday.   More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

St. John’s plans monthly community dinner   St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church will hold its monthly community dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, at the church, 3512 Clinton St. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 21   Winter History Course Session 1 — 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, at First Presbyterian Church of Buffalo, 1 Symphony Circle, Buffalo; $. 245-3032  fri. 22-sun. 31   More...

Theatre

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Family Activities

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Coalition preps for outreach event Feb. 3

The West Seneca Stakeholders Coalition Resource Center at New Hope has been open for four months and has seen little attendance. Now, coalition members are re-evaluating their plan.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Local News

West Seneca facility collecting ‘Pennies from Heaven’

Employees, residents and family members from The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca are doing their part for the upcoming Easter season by collecting pennies to benefit the West Seneca Food Pantry.  More...

Library plans 2016 children’s programs

The West Seneca Public Library will hold a number of upcoming activities to engage children. More...

EMPact America to host gardening class

EMPact America of New York will host a free “Grow Your Own Garden” class for all interested Western New York residents.  The class will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, at its facilities, 7615 Seneca St., East Aurora.  More...

Police Blotter

Suspected cocaine found in vehicle

Friday, Jan. 8  • Police stopped a Springville woman on Center Road for speeding in a school zone. During a stop of the vehicle, a computer check showed the driver to have a suspended license. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heards

.How long do town employees have for lunch? A red van was parked outside a house for two and a half hours this past Tuesday. Just curious.  More...

Education

OXBOW

Rachel Kempf shows some of the walnut seeds collected by students at the West Seneca Oxbow wetland for replanting. More...

On the Campus

Justin Blanch of West Seneca, a member of the Class of 2016 at Stonehill College, earned dean’s list honors for the fall 2015 semester. Blanch is a biology major.  More...

DONATE LIFE

Students and staff from the Donate Life Club, a branch of the Science Club at East Senior, team up with Unyts on Jan. 9 to hold a blood drive off-site at Southgate Plaza. More...

Lifestyles

Radiating "BUFFALOVE'

Young preservationist protects, sustains historic neighborhoods on West Side

When Bernice Radle considers the past decade of her life, the only constant has been surges of change and self-perpetuated advancement in the field of preservation, energy efficiency and real estate on Buffalo’s West Side.  More...

Freudig Singers seek singers for audition

The Freudig Singers of WNY, directed by Roland Martin, is auditioning new singers for its spring concerts. To schedule an audition appointment, call 881-0256 or email rmartin@buffaloseminary.org. Leave your name and telephone number. 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, Jan. 21  9 a.m. More...

Business

Buffalo Wheelchair assists resident with wish

Senior Wishes, established in 2013 by the United Church Home Society, recently provided a lift chair to Margery Sixt of Holland. More...

Tyrpak Accounting Services offers tips for tax season

Another tax season is here, and individuals and businesses will likely have questions while preparing their tax returns. More...

Business Brief

The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce will host the 69th annual West Seneca Community Awards Dinner at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11 at Kloc’s Grove, 1245 Seneca Creek Road.  More...