Weekly Feature



March 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Now is the time to act on opiate, heroin epidemic

Bee Editorial

It’s nearly impossible to tune into a news broadcast or browse local headlines without seeing mention of a death due to opiate or heroin addiction. More...

Spindle items

• SPRING FLOWERS — It may not seem like it now — with dirty snow, brown lawns and bare trees everywhere — but spring is right around the corner. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago March 7, 1991

• They are championship teams, yet they have to pay to get their pictures in the school yearbook. More...

Education

‘Boys on the Right Track’ gives students a healthy start

This spring, West Middle School will offer the “Boys on the Right Track” program, providing all students the opportunity to get healthy and learn life and leadership skills. More...

TREATS

Students in West Middle’s Builder’s Club make homemade dog treats for the HEART Animal Shelter located in the Village of Hamburg.   More...

Lifestyles

Cemetery brought to life by sounds of R&B legends

Forest Lawn

Melodies of Taylor Made Jazz filled the chapel of Forest Lawn Cemetery on Feb. 21 as Van Taylor and a quartet of singers and musicians performed well-known songs by some of the legendary musicians buried in the cemetery. More...

Trojan football to hold chicken, fish dinner

West Seneca East Trojan Football will hold a fish fry and chicken finger dinner on Friday, March 11. Dinners will be available for takeout only from the East Senior parking lot by the football stadium. The cost of each dinner is $11.   More...

Student to perform with UB vocal group

The ABC Bel Canto Choirs, including West Seneca resident Emma Bianchi, will perform a concert at 3 p.m. More...

Business

COLLECTING FOR A CAUSE

Volunteers Dorothy Cieslak and Chris McEwen help organize donated luggage at Union Square Apartments. Items will be delivered soon to the Cheektowaga Senior Center for distribution to foster children.   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. More...

AAA recognizes ‘Top Shops’

AAA Western and Central New York recently recognized more than 100 approved auto repair facilities earning customer satisfaction scores of 90 percent or better in 2015.  The annual “Top Shop” award program distinguishes local, profes More...

Two local laws modified; chief offers deer update

After the West Seneca Town Board tabled two local law modifications at the Jan. More...

Kone King opens for 40th season

Every March 1, people line up at the window of Kone King at 865 Center Road to celebrate the opening of another custard season with a free small cone. This year marks the beginning of the business’s 40th season.  More...

Local News

West Seneca Police Department members awarded for efforts in 2015

Police Chief Daniel Denz and the West Seneca Town Board took time Monday night to recognize the work of the department during the past year.  More...

Meetings

Town Board  Monday, March 14  — All meetings, unless noted, begin at 7 p.m. and are held in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. Meetings are open to the public.  School Board  Monday, March 7  More...

Erie County, Tops Markets support ‘Go Blue’ initiative for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, dedicated to increasing awareness of the importance of early detection of colorectal cancer through a nationwide campaign. More...

Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Man headed to rave faces drug-related charges

Monday, Feb. 22  • A Buffalo man was stopped by police on Seneca Street after being observed driving 40 mph in a 25-mph school zone. During the stop, police discovered the man's license was suspended. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I’m really upset that West Seneca would consider killing the deer because they’re eating people’s plants and things like that. There are tried and true non-lethal methods recommended by professional ecologists that work. More...

Sports

Trio of West indoor track athletes qualify for states

Marchitte becomes first girl to make states in multiple individual events

Three members of West Seneca West’s indoor track team earned spots at Saturday’s state championship meet at Houghton College thanks to their respective efforts at this past weekend’s Section VI Championships, held at Houghton Colleg More...

East names combined top athletes for months of January, February

West Seneca East’s Varsity “E” Club and Girls Athletic Association recently announced that Stephanie Lisecki, Caroline Damian, Kaira Patterson, Jason Nowak, Nick Streczywilk and Tyler Shepard as their respective Athletes of the Mont More...

ECC goalie guides men’s hockey team to second straight national final berth

West Seneca native and Erie Community College sophomore Will Korczynski had a season to remember while competing for Erie Community College in the National Junior Collegiate Athletic   Association.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Spring Mensa admission test set for March 12   More...