Weekly Feature



January 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Parents need to be aware of social media dangers

Bee Editorial

The advent and widespread access to the Internet and other devices that allow everyone access to information is one of the greatest technological revolutions of our time. More...

Spindle items

• FISH TAIL — Lent is around the corner and following shortly after that is the explosion of fish fry dinners.  While my family is not Catholic they have always enjoyed partaking in this aspect of the celebration by enjoying a nice lo More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Jan. 31, 1991

• West Seneca Town Board members approved a new solid waste disposal contract Monday night after their previous contract expired in December and three days before a 30-day extension ran out. More...

Education

ART ADVENTURE

Prekindergarten students from Trinity Christian School in West Seneca visit the Burchfield Penney Art Center with other students at the school. More...

COLLECTING FOR A CAUSE

Canned goods and winter clothing collected by West Seneca East Middle School fifth-grade D.A.R.E. students are donated to the West Seneca Community Food Pantry and the West Seneca School District Clothing Closet. More...

Cantafio takes pride in inspiring students to succeed

West Seneca Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year

Teachers believe public education allows all students the opportunity to succeed. More...

Lifestyles

Year of the monkey

Lunar calendar celebration begins Feb. 8

The Chinese New Year, or Lunar New Year, is a centuries-old festival, which marks the beginning of the Chinese lunar calendar. More...

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 Feb. 6, March 5 and April 2. For more information, call 667-3004.   More...

West Seneca farmers market seeks vendors for 2016 season

Main Street Marketplace, West Seneca’s open-air farmers and food producers’ marketplace sponsored by the Western New York Federal Credit Union, is seeking several new vendors for its 16-week 2016 season.  The market, held on the gras More...

Business

Marrano celebrates 60 years

Pasquale Marrano and his brothers founded Marrano Corp. in 1956 as their realization of the American dream. Marrano continues to be a family-oriented business 60 years later.  More...

Chamber offers tour of HJS Supply

The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce and its members will be touring HJS Supply Company at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2. The tour is also open to nonmembers of the Chamber.  More...

Massage therapy services added to Partners in Rehab West Seneca

Massage therapy has recently been added to the services offered at the Partners in Rehab facility located at the Mercy Diagnostic and Treatment Center, 550 Orchard Park Road, West Seneca.  In addition, massage therapy continues to be offered at More...

Social workers host ‘Social Media App Awareness’ night

The Internet can be a dangerous place for children, and the West Seneca School District social work department wants to help parents become aware of certain dangers associated with social media sites.  More...

INSTALLATION

Assistant Chiefs Roger Leising and Joseph Fox Jr. are sworn in by Police Chief Daniel Denz during the Reserve Hose Fire Company installation dinner.   More...

Local News

Resource Center plans HEAP outreach event

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. More...

‘To Justin, With Love’ fundraiser to benefit Baumgardner family

For more than two decades, Dawn and Peter Baumgardner along with their three sons, Justin, Craig and Kyle, have faced challenges.  More...

News Briefs

Summer Day Camp registration for 2016 begins for West Seneca residents on Feb. 1 and for nonresidents on March 1. More...

Police Blotter

Woman refusing sobriety tests claims she never watched ‘Sesame Street’

Tuesday, Jan. 19  • Police stopped a Lackawanna man on Orchard Park Road for not having a muffler. During a stop of the vehicle, the driver was found to have a suspended license. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heards

.I’m trying to figure out why West Seneca has a driving ban in the middle of the night for plow purposes when the plow trucks lately have been coming after the school buses or after the garbage recycling trucks. More...

Obituaries

‘Ramblin’ Lou’ Schriver, country music broadcaster

For more than 65 years, the melodious voice of Louis Albert Schriver pervaded the radio waves of Western New York and provided the area’s country music community with a distinctive haven. More...

Death Notices

EICHNER, John D., of West Seneca, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016. More...

Sports

Leukemia Night win among East boys hoops’ streak

West Seneca East’s boys basketball team picked up wins in three of its four most recent games — including a pair in just a four-day span that saw the Trojans play three times — to improve to 10-4 on the year.  More...

East boys bowling’s Shepard rolls career’s first 300 game

West Seneca East senior captain Tyler Shepard showed signs as recently as Thursday’s bowling match with Lancaster that he had it in him to throw a perfect game.  Four days later, potential became reality as Shepard rolled the first 300 of More...

Indian grapplers crush Jamestown

West Seneca West’s wrestling team destroyed Jamestown on Jan. 20, 74-12, to remain unbeaten in ECIC Division I competition.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

District to hold SAT prep course for juniors   More...