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March 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

New master plan will spruce up town’s future

Bee Editorial

An open house and public hearing was held Tuesday night where residents could voice questions and concerns regarding the draft of the town’s Comprehensive Master Plan update. This open comment period will remain open until April 25. More...

Spindle items

• PRIDE IN YOUR PAPER — As a community journalist, I am no stranger to criticism.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago March 28, 1991

• West Seneca Town Councilwoman Barbara Rudnicki has announced her candidacy for West Seneca Town Supervisor. More...

Education

Christian School students place at competition

Students from West Seneca Christian School recently competed in the New York Association of Christian Schools Fine Arts Festival and Academic Competition.  Comprised of 42 Christian schools located throughout the state, the association’s F More...

Northwood raises $4,000 to support Roswell

Northwood Elementary School raised a total of $4,392.25 to aid in the fight against cancer during their Bald for Bucks event held March 11.  Two special moments highlighted this year’s event for teachers in the school.  More...

On the Campus

Miranda Herreid of West Seneca has earned dean’ list honors for the fall 2015 semester at Bard College at Simon’s Rock. Herreid, a freshman, completed 11th grade at Orchard Park High School before leaving to begin college early.   More...

Lifestyles

Maple Weekend taps into sweetest elements of nature

According to NYSmaple.com, the production of pure maple syrup is the oldest agricultural enterprise in the United States. More...

St. John’s plans monthly community dinner

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3512 Clinton St., will hold its monthly community dinner from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Friday, March 25, at the church. Dinner will include a tuna pocket sandwich and homemade tomato soup, dessert and drinks. More...

Couple celebrate 50th anniversary

Sandra and Norb Klinshaw of West Seneca celebrated 50 years of marriage with a family dinner and celebration at Ilio DiPaolo’s in Blasdell.  Norb Klinshaw married Sandra Niedziela on March 19, 1966, at St. More...

Public comment open on Comprehensive Master Plan

An open house and public hearing was held regarding the Town of West Seneca’s Comprehensive Master Plan update in which residents questioned whether the plan takes into consideration individual neighborhoods, preservation of green space and wil More...

PBA plans benefit for Bob Murphy, former officer

Members of the West Seneca Police Department are always watching out for one another, banding together in times of need. More...

Local News

Bill designates Union Road as ‘Veterans Memorial Highway’

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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, March 30   More...

Culinary event to feature area students

The Western New York Chapter of the New York State Restaurant Association recently announced the return of the Taste of Education. More...

Police Blotter

Hand-written inspection sticker deemed fraudulent

Wednesday, March 9 • Police stopped a Canton, Ohio, man on Seneca Street for an expired registration. The driver allegedly handed the officer a non-driver ID card and stated he has no insurance and didn’t believe the vehicle was insured. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I recently became aware of the bait-and-shoot program. I am upset because there is never any notice of town meetings nor any public input or community opinions that go into any of these decisions. More...

Sports

Six schools represented on First Team

All-Bee Boys Hockey

To be respected by your peers is a major accomplishment. For the six members of the 2016 All-Bee Boys Hockey Team, it’s an honor that is truly deserved.  More...

All-Bee hoops teams on tap

With the winter sports season officially closed, The Bee will continue recognizing the efforts of some of the area’s best players next week with the publication of the 2015-16 All-Bee Boys and Girls Basketball Teams in the March 30 and 31 editi More...

Ken East’s Trevor Pray tabbed 2015-16 Player of the Year

No New York State Federation Hockey player performed better than Kenmore East senior winger Trevor Pray in the playoffs.  After a 20-goal, 17-assist regular season, Pray exploded for 17 goals and seven assists in the final six games of his high More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

St. John’s used toy, book sale benefits preschool   More...

Business

PENNIES FROM HEAVEN

West Seneca Food Pantry Director Mary Lou Dietrich, center, accepts a donation of $245 in pennies along with toothbrushes and toothpaste from Jamie Maloney, admissions coordinator, left, and Margarita Merced, restorative technician from Seneca Health More...

7-Eleven to host franchise sales seminar April 6

7-Eleven will host a free franchise seminar from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 6 for entrepreneurs interested in franchising opportunities in the Western New York area.  More...

Check Out Hunger totals showcase growing Food Bank needs

Western New York shoppers helped provide more than 4.4 million meals during the Food Bank of Western New York’s annual Check Out Hunger campaign.  Customers of seven local retailers donated a total of $741,721 to benefit their neighbors in More...