Weekly Feature



August 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Crossing guard costs should not fall to town

Bee Editorial

Bright yellow vests and red “stop” signs may soon be a thing of the past in West Seneca, as the town board looks for a financial and responsible solution to a failing crossing guard program.  More...

Spindle items

• CALLING ALL MERMAIDS — The West Seneca Middle School Drama Club will present Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Junior” on Dec. 2 and 3. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Aug. 15, 1991

• Plane for a West Seneca Industrial Park cleared a major hurdle Monday when the town board granted approval to the findings of a four-volume Environmental Impact Statement. More...

Education

News Brief

Kindergarten registration for the 2016-17 school year is now taking place at the West Seneca Central School District Central Registration Office, located at 675 Potters Road, room No. 104. More...

Lifestyles

BNHV to host international athletes, celebrate Scottish tradition during Highland Games

There is a Scottish legend that tells the story of an invading Norse army planning to ambush Scots while they slept. The attack required as much stealth as possible, so the invaders attacked barefoot. More...

St. John’s plans community dinner

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church will host its monthly community dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. (or until gone) Friday, Aug. 26, at the church, 3512 Clinton St., West Seneca. More...

Highly realistic paintings to exhibit at Burchfield Gallery

The Burchfield Nature and Art Center Gallery in West Seneca will host a display of 50 highly realistic acrylic paintings by artist Conrad Borucki through Sunday, Aug. 28. A public reception for the exhibit will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 11   Twelfth Night — A free, professional performance of Shakespeare’s comedy “Twelfth Night,” 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at the Springville Youth Park on South Buffalo Street, Springville. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 11   Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free. 332-4375  More...

Art

ongoing: now-Aug. 12   Candy Land — A new Starlight Studio Artists exhibit will be on display now through Friday, Aug. 12, at Starlight Studio & Gallery, 340 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; Free. More...

End may be near for crossing guard program

Children in West Seneca may soon be responsible for crossing the street alone on their way to and from school, as the town seeks a solution to its dwindling crossing guard program.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Resident stings board on backyard bees

The West Seneca Town Board meeting Monday night was buzzing after one resident addressed the board with concerns for those in her neighborhood. More...

Local News

Girl grows hope for brother’s cure

Three-year-old Arlo Stadler has a rare form of kidney disease. More...

Funds sought in fight against ‘zombie homes’

In the apocalyptic setting which has become the foreclosure process, West Seneca is working to be a leader on the forefront of the “zombie home” issue.  Following a presentation Monday, the board has agreed to seek grant funding whic More...

Roof replacement awarded to Sahlem’s of West Seneca

A bid was awarded to Sahlem’s Roofing and Siding, Inc. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I see they are putting a new Tim Hortons at the corner of Indian Church and Union. Well, isn’t that a great idea? Traffic is bad enough. Go over there on a Friday and see if you can get out on to Union Road. More...

Sports

Program aims to change sport’s culture locally

Empress Lacrosse

It’s no secret that Western New York girls lacrosse has struggled against Rochester-area competition over the years, with Section VI’s champions going 1-55 all time against Section V in the Far West Regionals.  More...

THE BEST

The WNY Diamond Girls 12U softball team capped off a 10-0 weekend with a 6-0 victory over the Waukesha, Wisconsin, Hurricanes in the championship game to win the platinum bracket at the North American All-Sanctioned World Series July 31 in Columbus, More...

Lake Effect Baseball seeks 16U players for ’17 season

The Lake Effect Baseball independent travel team will be fielding a 16U squad during next summer’s second year of existence for the program, and is looking for interested players to try out for the club.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

St. John the Baptist taking registrations   More...

Business

M&T Bank to add new signage in West Seneca

M&T Bank recently announced a comprehensive replacement of corporate signage throughout Western New York.  In West Seneca signs will go up at the Slade Avenue Branch, 10 Slade Ave.; Southgate Plaza branch, 1024 Union Road; and Union Square b More...

Company to host architectural workshop

Architects, engineers and ceramic artists from across the country and Europe will explore innovative ceramic facade solutions to architectural challenges at the Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop being held in Buffalo this week through Friday, More...

Chamber seeks candidates for board of directors

The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce is seeking candidates to run for three, 3-year term positions on its Board of Directors.  The Board meets monthly to discuss and make decisions that positively impact not only the business community, but the More...