Weekly Feature



August 4, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Lies must stop for future of WNYCPC

Bee Editorial

Time is again running out for the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center and the vulnerable, emotionally disturbed children dependent on it for healing and reprieve.  More...

Spindle items

• SAVE THE DATE — Although we are about six weeks into summer, there are still plenty of events for people to attend in West Seneca. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Aug. 8, 1991

• Dan and Eleanor Mazurkiewicz had seen enough of inner city crime when they moved into the French Quarter Mobile Home Park in West Seneca. More...

Sports

North holds off South surge in 29-26 win

Lions All-Star Classic

Big plays highlighted the 41st annual Kensington Lions Club’s All-Star High School Football Classic, presented by ADPRO Sports July 27 at Tonawanda High School’s Clinton H. Small Stadium.  More...

Book heralding WNY’s stamp on Olympics due this month

As the Summer Olympics approach, Western New Yorkers are preparing to cheer on the handful of local athletes who are slated to compete.  There’s a long tradition of Buffalo-area athletes participating in the world’s premier athletic More...

‘Blue’ Athletics completes 2016 summer season

The West Seneca “Blue” Athletics program put the finishing touches on its 2016 summer season Thursday by hosting its annual West Seneca “Blue” Athletics “Indian” Summer Track and Field Invitational.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Vacation Bible School sessions in August   More...

Business

State funding to assist residents with heating equipment inspections, servicing

The New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance said Monday that $2 million in funding is available to help low- and middle-income households get their heating equipment inspected and cleaned prior to the start of the heating season. More...

Express Employment shares area job openings

Current job openings in Cheektowaga and surrounding areas will be shared by the West Seneca office of Express Employment Professionals from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. More...

Schulte made president of Rheumatology Consultants

Rheumatology Consultants of WNY has promoted Mark Schulte to the role of president. More...

Children’s center advocates rebut commissioner’s claims

Advocates of Save Our Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center are once again going to bat against the state in the fight to keep the center open for children in West Seneca.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Summerfest 2016 set for Friday

Fourteen Holy Helpers will again hold its Summerfest beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, and running until 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7. Free parking, admission and entertainment will be offered all three days at the parish, 1345 Indian Church Road.  More...

Local News

Erie County introduces program to assist addicts

A press conference was held Monday afternoon by the Erie County Opiate Epidemic Task Force to unveil three new initiatives that will be effective immediately.  These include an Addictions Treatment Hotline at 831-7007, a Crisis Peer Response Tea More...

Farmers market celebrates Artisans Day today

Main Street Marketplace, West Seneca’s open-air farmers and food producers marketplace sponsored by the Western New York Federal Credit Union, continues today.  More...

Pokemon Go popular in Western New York, despite dangers

Western New Yorkers are on a quest to “catch ’em all.”  People of all ages have been been playing Pokemon Go, a smartphone app that was released on July 6. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.To the people living on Wichita Road, we should respect our neighbors by parking on one side of the street as called for. If ever an emergency should arise, help could not reach us because of the size of the trucks. More...

Education

Sacred Heart names honor roll students

The following West Seneca residents were recently named to Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart’s honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2015-16 academic year:  Juniors  Marygrace Rola and Stephanie Wozniak  Sophomores  Ros More...

Lifestyles

Fair opens new heritage center

A new heritage center and one day of 90 minutes of free midway rides are among the latest attractions fairgoers can look forward to during the 177th Erie County Fair.  The fair runs from Wednesday, Aug. 10, to Sunday, Aug. More...

St. Casimir Church plans festival

The St. Casimir Church will host a Shishkababa Polka Roc Fest Aug. 6 and 7 at the church, 160 Cable St., Buffalo. The festival will include food, live music and landmark church tours.   More...

2016 National Night Out

FIRE SAFETY — Members of the East Seneca Fire Department show attendees how fast a fire can grow and how they put it out during National Night Out Tuesday. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 4   Mary Poppins — Part of “Flicks on Old Falls” series, 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, on Old Falls Street’s Middle Block, part of Old Falls Street, USA, a three-block destination in downtown Niagara Falls, N.Y.; Free. More...

Festivals

thurs. 4-sun. 7   Eden Corn Festival — Food, contests, music, parade and rides, 3-11 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4; noon-midnight Aug. 5-6; and noon-10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at the American Legion grounds, 2912 Legion Drive, Eden; Free to attend. More...

Theatre

fri. 5   Alice in Wonderland — The Alden Christian Theater Society presents “Alice in Wonderland,” 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, Saturday, Aug. 6, Friday, Aug. 12, and Saturday, Aug. 13; and 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 7 and Aug. More...