Weekly Feature



February 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Firearms safety protects more than gun rights

Bee Editorial

Guns are arguably the subject of one of the most controversial debates in the world right now.  More...

Spindle items

• SPRING UNLOADING — Despite the pleasantly mild winter we’ve enjoyed, cabin fever has reared its ugly head, and I have been itching for the opportunity to get outdoors.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Feb. 28, 1991

• Recent pay raises for West Seneca Central School teachers and administrators has drawn some criticism from town residents lately, but district officials felt West Seneca is getting more than its money’s worth.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.It appears that our town board and school board don’t care about the taxpayers. They are going to do what they want, when they want. More...

Sports

Hockey playoffs

West, East seasons ended in Small quarterfinals

West Seneca’s shot at earning a Federation boys hockey title this winter ended Sunday at the Northtown Center, as both West and East dropped quarterfinal-round contests in the Small Schools bracket to have promising campaigns stopped short of t More...

STARS ALIGN

The Southtowns Stars Bantam Minor team, which includes players from Orchard Park, West Seneca, Elma and Lancaster, ended the 2015-16 season by winning the Rochester Presidential Power Play Tournament on Feb. More...

Spring sports registration deadline approaching

Athletes looking to participate in spring sports for either West Seneca East or West Seneca West must now register for their sport online prior to Thursday, March 3.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Drug epidemic town hall meeting set for March 3   More...

Business

McGuire Development named developer of the year

McGuire Development Company, a local commercial development, real estate consulting and property management firm, was recently named Developer of the Year by the Greater Buffalo Building Owners & Managers Association during its annual awards lunc More...

Witherell named administrator at Seneca Health Care Center

Kathryn Witherell has been appointed as administrator of the Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca, according to The McGuire Group, operator of five local nursing and rehabilitation facilities.  More...

Walmart to hire associates for new Cheektowaga location

Walmart will hire about 85 associates to work at the new location in Cheektowaga, which will open in spring.  A hiring center is now open inside the current store located at 100 Thruway Plaza Drive, Cheektowaga. More...

Firearms safety classes in high demand following terrorist attacks

In the months following the Paris terrorist attacks and the San Bernardino shooting, the demand for firearms training and pistol permits has grown exponentially in New York.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Coalition looks at hosting ‘Thank A Vet’ event

After a successful turnout of more than 50 people at the Feb. 3 Home Energy Assistance Program outreach event, the West Seneca Stakeholders Coalition has again struggled to maintain attendance for the weekly resource center hours.  More...

Local News

District announces 2015-16 concerts

• Erie County Music Educators Association senior high festival — Friday, Feb. 26 and Saturday, Feb. 27, at the University at Buffalo.  • Erie County Music Educators Association elementary rehearsal — Saturday, Feb. More...

Car strikes house at 149 Harlem Road

A Buffalo man is charged with driving while intoxicated after he struck a power pole, propelling the vehicle he was driving into a house at 149 Harlem Road in West Seneca early Friday morning, according to the West Seneca Police Department.  More...

Sixth annual Boy Scouts ‘Fire and Ice’ set for April 7

Tickets are now available for the sixth annual Fire and Ice event to benefit the Greater Niagara Frontier Council of the Boy Scouts of America. The event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

Police Blotter

Multiple traffic stops yield warrant completions

Saturday, Feb. 13  • An unknown person entered an unlocked vehicle on Shirley Drive and stole the vehicle’s registration and insurance cards and approximately $5 in loose change.   Sunday, Feb. 14  More...

Education

On the Campus

Benjamin Blandin and Emily O’Shei of West Seneca have been named to the dean’s list at Brockport College for the fall 2015 semester. Both are graduates of West Seneca West Senior High School.   More...

Lifestyles

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, Feb. 25   9 a.m. More...

Buffalo Mini Maker Faire celebrates invention, ‘do it yourself’ spirit

David Cinquino says the Buffalo Mini Maker Faire is a giant show and tell. More...

East Senior to perform ‘Oklahoma!’ in March

“Oklahoma!” will be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 10, through Saturday, March 12, and at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 12, at East Senior High School, 4760 Seneca St. Tickets are $10 for 7 p.m. shows and $7 for the 1 p.m. show. More...

Entertainment

Art

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Special Events

thurs. 25   Arts, Crafts & Drafts — Annual arts, crafts and drafts event to give local artists a chance to display their work and interact with the public, 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 25   More...