Weekly Feature



April 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

East grads invited to present research at undergraduate symposium

Two West Seneca East graduates will have the opportunity to present their research in chemistry at the Western New York section of the American Chemical Society’s ninth annual undergraduate research symposium on Saturday, April 9, at Canisius C More...

Editorial

Attitude toward addiction, Narcan must change

Bee Editorial

The residents of Erie County and beyond can no longer afford to pretend the problem doesn’t exist. They can no longer afford to ignore what’s going on in the homes, parks, sidewalks and streets in their neighborhoods. More...

Spindle items

• IT CAN BE TAXING — One of the biggest challenges a writer faces when reporting on local news is determining what information is of most importance to readers.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago April 11, 1991

• Having no aspirations to move on to a higher political office, West Seneca Town Supervisor Joan Lillis has announced her bid for re-election to a fourth term. “I enjoy people and I enjoy my town,” Lillis said. More...

Police Blotter

Multiple thefts reported from unlocked cars

Thursday, March 31  • An unknown person entered an unlocked vehicle parked in a driveway on Fernwood Avenue and stole one carton of Seneca cigarettes and a Canon Cool Pix camera. Both items were valued at $210. More...

Education

West Seneca names February Students of Month

The following West Seneca high school students have each been named Student of the Month for January in these specific academic subjects:  East Senior   More...

Former UB President Steven B. Sample enhanced university’s global stance

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Scholarship applications due

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Lifestyles

Boy Scouts participate in cyber, digital safety program

The Boy Scouts of America and the Greater Niagara Frontier Council have teamed up with AT&T and its Digital You program to provide a cyber and digital safety program for Scouts of all ages throughout the region.  More...

St. John’s sets used toy, book sale

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church will hold a used toy and book sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16 at the church, 3512 Clinton St. More...

Easter is a time to celebrate new life

Signs of spring are all around.  Although winter was not particularly harsh this year, the sight of bright spring flowers, buds on trees and birds returning are a welcome experience.  It is a reminder of a quote by Martin Luther: “Our More...

Business

Messina named director of property management at Montante Group

West Seneca resident Michele Messina has joined the Montante Group as Director of Property Management. She will direct and oversee all property management activities for Montante Group’s commercial and residential portfolio.  More...

Eco Serve Pest Services earns QualityPro Certification

Eco Serve Pest Services of West Seneca has earned QualityPro Certification, a mark of excellence in pest management services recognized throughout the industry, according to a press release from the company.  Eco Serve has been meeting the pest More...

Sav-Rite Pharmacy opens West Seneca location

Sav-Rite Pharmacy has recently moved into the Wimbledon Plaza at 290 Center Road in West Seneca. More...

Clinton rallies WNYers ahead of primaries

Hundreds pack Depew banquet center as former president stumps for Democratic favorite

Former President Bill Clinton told a crowd of approximately 850 people at The Grapevine Banquets in Depew on Tuesday that New York’s April 19 primaries could prove a watershed victory for Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton.  More...

‘Libraries Transform’ theme of National Library Week

The West Seneca Public Library will celebrate National Library Week with an open house from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 13.  April is Library Awareness Month, and the week of April 10-16 is National Library Week.  More...

Local News

Manager to tread new territory at Knox Farm

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

What began as a summer job became a 31-year career, a change in a family’s future and an opportunity to give people places to enjoy. More...

WS man, OP native create new message with Buffalo poster

Mark Brice and Alex Miller are enjoying their own “paradise” after correcting an incorrect depiction of the City of Buffalo.  Brice, an Orchard Park native and owner of Buffalo Aerial Pictures, was contacted by Miller, a Buffalo Publ More...

The other side of an epidemic: Remedying opioid overdoses

As the opioid epidemic plagues communities in Erie County and opioid overdoses continue to climb, the push for education on recognizing these overdoses and training to administer the antidote Narcan are also on the rise.  (See editorial on page More...

Letters to the Editor

Library meeting offers no answers

During the open meeting for the library expansion, Town Engineer Rick Henry, of Clark Patterson Lee, stated that taxes in the town would increase 1.5 percent to finance the expansion. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I am a 48-year resident in West Seneca, and a senior and veteran. I am very disappointed in the way the town council has been operating the last five years. More...

Sports

West girls lax returns top three scorers

Teams might try to key in on them, but West Seneca West’s girls lacrosse team should still be able to rely on its two three scorers from last spring to do plenty of damage this spring.  More...

East boys lacrosse wins opener for first time in coach’s career

It’s been a long time since West Seneca East’s boys lacrosse team has started a season on its home field — and even longer since the Trojans emerged victoriously from their first game of the year.  So it’s certainly under More...

Lady Trojans’ lacrosse squad makes first trip outside in 13-6 loss to Hamburg

West Seneca East’s girls lacrosse team finally stepped outside for the first time this season Friday. Unfortunately for the Lady Trojans, it was to play Hamburg, a squad that has the luxury of practicing daily on a turf field.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Chicken BBQ benefits West Sports Boosters   More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Family Activities

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Special Events

thurs. 7   Roycroft Campus Art Lottery — Everyone is guaranteed to leave with a beautiful piece of art from this unique fundraising event, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, April 7, at the Roycroft Campus, 31 Grove St., East Aurora; $. More...