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July 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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NOTICE: The Dirt Cheap TV insert titled Christmas in July in this week's Bee Newspaper lists a DJI Phantom for $159.99. Due to an error it does not include a camera. More...

Editorial

Residents can save energy by keeping cool

Bee Editorial

West Seneca residents can take advantage of a cool deal this summer that will ultimately reduce energy use and help residents not only save money during the upcoming months but also receive rewards.  This summer, National Grid is offering free d More...

Spindle items

• SOLIDARITY IN BLUE — It has been a sad reality recently that no matter what media is being consumed, reports of violence between the public and law enforcement are among the biggest headlines.  There’s no denying that at times More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago July 25, 1991

• Dim the lights. Major motion films will return to West Seneca next month when Clement Theatres reopens the two-theater complex at the Seneca Mall. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I would like to congratulate West Seneca School Board Members Mrs. Newton, Mrs. Phillips, Dr. Nicholas and Mr. Bedient for having the intelligence and very wise sense to vote out the president and vice president. More...

Sports

West’s Villagomez named Bee’s top female athlete

The third of the Villagomez sisters just wrapped up her West Seneca West high school career a little more than a month ago, and with that conclusion comes to a close one of the best assaults on the girls lacrosse record book that the program has ever More...

‘Blue’ Athletics fares well at Eden ‘Corn’ Invitational

The West Seneca “Blue” Athletics Club once again turned in some solid performances when it traveled to Eden Thursday to take part in the Eden Valley Club’s Summer Track and Field “Corn” Invitational.  More...

Knights stay perfect at Tombstone’s expense

Glory Days Softball

The Tombstone Saloon lost to the still-perfect Knights by just one run, 9-8, in recent 50+ Division Glory Days Softball action.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Seniors present ‘Life in a Beehive’   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 21   Hook — This 1991 Robin Williams’ Peter Pan spin-off is part of the Family Film Series, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Thursday, July 21, at the Riviera Theatre and Performance Arts Center, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. More...

Festivals

thurs. 21-sat. 23   Kingdom Bound — Christian music festival, through Saturday, July 23, at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, 9993 Allegany Road, Darien Center; $. www.kingdombound.org  thurs. 21-sun. 24   More...

Comedy

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Coalition seeks tips from Cheektowaga Resource Hub

After months of struggling with attendance, members of the West Seneca Stakeholders Coalition convened at the Cheektowaga Resource Center on Tuesday to tour operations and ask questions of the Cheektowaga Steering Committee.  This center, held More...

Police continue search for Key Bank robber

West Seneca police continue to search for the man believed to be involved in a robbery at the West Seneca Key Bank Branch, located at 320 Orchard Park Road, at approximately 2:20 p.m. More...

Local News

FINAL ACT OF SERVICE

Supervisor Sheila Meegan and James Manley, right, of the West Seneca Veterans Committee and a former auxiliary policeman, meet with the Rev. More...

New pastor takes helm at Orchard Park UMC

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

The Rev. More...

Area musician finds new groove in latest album

Prior to creating his sixth album, which is now available for purchase, musician Mick Hayes knew he wanted to move into a new sound after his previous records consisted of blues, rock and acoustic-based music.  More...

Police Blotter

Stop on Mineral Springs leads to warrant arrest

Tuesday, July 12  • Police stopped a vehicle on Manhasset Street with a loud exhaust. During the stop it was discovered that the driver had a suspended license. More...

Education

Roycroft artisan VanOstrand to exhibit on Campus

The Roycroft Campus will welcome Roycroft master artisan Ron VanOstrand to the Neil and Barbara Chur Family Gallery for his art exhibit titled “Flora & Fauna: Works Inspired by Nature.”  More...

On the Campus

Madeline Kolesar of West Seneca was named to the dean’s list at Loyola University, in Maryland, for the spring 2016 semester.  Amanda Wilde of West Seneca was named to the dean’s list at D’Youville College for the spring 2016 s More...

Library plans summer programs for children

The West Seneca Public Library, located at 1300 Union Road, has planned a number of summer reading events to keep children busy.  The “Ready, Set, Dive Into Summer Reading” program offers activities for children of all ages throughou More...

Lifestyles

Bisons prepare for STAR WARS NIGHT

The second half of the season is under way for the Buffalo Bisons, and with it comes an array of exciting promotional events.  A fan favorite is the ninth annual Star Wars Night, which will take place at Coca-Cola Field on Saturday, July 23.&nbs More...

Bus trip planned to Seneca Niagara

A bus trip to the Seneca Niagara Casino will be offered Monday, July 25. The bus will depart at 9 a.m. from the Fourteen Holy Helpers parking lot, located at 1350 Indian Church Road, and will return at 6 p.m. For more information call 668-6037. More...

Business

‘Golfapalooza’ to support WNY veterans

“Red White and BBQ Golfapalooza,” presented by the West Seneca Rotary, will be held Friday, Aug. 12, at Elma Meadows Golf Course, 1711 Girdle Road in Elma. More...

ProActive Sports Rehab opens new office

ProActive Sports Rehab, physical and rehabilitation specialists serving the Western New York community, will open a new office in West Seneca Monday, Aug. 1.  More...

Legislature approves charter revisions

The Erie County Legislature last week approved a local law that includes more than 50 revisions to the County Charter that aim to improve how government operates.  According to a press release, the highlights include:  • Provisions t More...