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February 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Togetherhood projects should elicit volunteers

Bee Editorial

One of the staples of a school or workforce is being actively involved in community service.  In many cases it’s about giving back to the community that you live in or donating your time to an organization you believe to be admirable.  More...

Spindle items

• TROJANS TAKE ACTION — West Seneca East Senior High School students and staff will be participating in their first schoolwide day of service on May 20.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Feb. 14, 1991

• West Seneca School Board Superintendent Vincent Coppola views proposed state aid cuts to education as an opportunity and not a problem for local school districts. More...

Obituaries

Jeffrey Sgroi, chief financial officer of Sgroi Financial LLC

Jeffrey Sgroi, chief financial officer and partner of Sgroi Financial LLC, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. He was 45.  Mr. More...

Sports

Hockey teams battle to 4-4 overtime tie

No matter the sport, no matter the circumstance, whenever West Seneca East and West Seneca West get together for a sporting contest fans can expect to see the best from each of them.  More...

East boys hoops team aiming to halt skid before playoffs

A return to the basics is in order for West Seneca East’s boys basketball team, coach Dan Lutman said, after the Trojans lost to Clarence Monday, 60-51, for what was their fifth consecutive loss.  More...

East names winter’s first Athletes of the Month

West Seneca East’s Varsity “E” Club and Girls Athletic Association recently announced that Sarah Eisenmenger, Matt Walkden, Alex Pszczolkowski, Dan DiPizio, Jake Grzebiniski, Eric Korczynski and Ed Radka were the program’s fir More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Ebenezer Seniors get fit with ‘Eb-Aerobics’   More...

Town Board asks for plan to thin herd

Deer problem

Deer nearly outnumber people in West Seneca, and the Town Board has asked Police Chief Daniel Denz to create a plan with the state Department of Environmental Conservation to thin the herd.  The DEC has previously offered to help the town with t More...

Disaster training helps citizens prepare

The American Red Cross, the West Seneca Office of Disaster Preparedness and the town’s Community Emergency Response Team has again teamed up with Sen. More...

Local News

ECDOH recognizes Cervical Health Awareness Month

An estimated 12,000 women each year are diagnosed with cervical cancer. Of those women, about one third will die as a result of the cancer. More...

Resource Center sets provider 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. offering free services to the public.  Wednesday, Feb. More...

News Brief

Vigilant Fire Company No. 1 scholarship applications are now available for any high school senior who resides in the Town of West Seneca. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Just because there is a “yield to pedestrians” sign for pedestrians in a crosswalk doesn’t mean that Fourteen Holy Helpers people should just blindly cross the street without looking to see if cars are coming, not to mention cars i More...

Education

School district technology plan to emphasize cloud-based learning

The West Seneca School Board heard plans at its meeting on Tuesday as to how the district will seek to integrate its own technology initiatives with those of the Smart School Act at the state level.  More...

Christian School names honor roll

West Seneca Christian School has named the following students to the second quarter honor roll for the 2015-16 academic year.  High School   More...

Meningococcal vaccines required for students in grades seven, 12

As of Sept. 1, 2016, all seventh- and 12th-grade students must have meningococcal vaccines in order to attend school, according to a release from the West Seneca Central School District.  More...

Lifestyles

Domestic violence safe house founded on belief ‘women matter’

In Willette Taylor’s office, the color purple is everywhere you look. Purple curtains envelop the windows behind her desk, and a bouquet of purple flowers sits atop a stack of purple folders. More...

Ebenezer UCC sponsors Vacation Bible School

Ebenezer United Church of Christ will sponsor a Winter Wonderland Vacation Bible School for students in kindergarten through sixth grade. The school will run from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 16, 17 and 18 at the church, 630 Main St. More...

Couple wed in morning ceremony at Our Lady of Victory Basilica

Melanie Diana Horton married James Harold Dirschberger during a late morning ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, in Our Lady of Victory Basilica. The Rev. More...

Business

Gullo to present building codes at Chamber networking event

West Seneca’s building codes will be the topic presented at the West Seneca Chamber of Commerce’s networking meeting, at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. More...

Retailers to participate in Food Bank of WNY fundraising campaign

Western New Yorkers will be able to help feed hungry families in the community while shopping for groceries throughout the month of February.  More...

Volunteering at Wings Flight of Hope one of YMCA Togetherhood projects

Wings Flights of Hope, the Orchard Park-based organization that provides free air transportation for medical and humanitarian purposes, is one of YMCA Buffalo Niagara’s volunteer projects for the 2016 Togetherhood season, a release from the YMC More...