Weekly Feature



September 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Market concludes today with Customer Appreciation Day

Main Street Marketplace, West Seneca’s open-air farmers’ and food producers’ marketplace sponsored by the Western New York Federal Credit Union, will wrap up its 2016 season today with Customer Appreciation Day.  The market tak More...

Editorial

DWI policy represents new tool for road safety

Bee Editorial

Erie County law enforcement agencies are taking another positive step toward combating individuals who are driving while intoxicated.  More...

Spindle items

• SAVE THE DATE — Throughout September, a number of community events will be offered.  The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce will hold its 26th annual golf tournament on Wednesday, Sept. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Sept. 5, 1991

• Allegheny College senior Ben Cammarano has been waiting for three years in the shadows for his opportunity to take the stage. More...

Education

Board welcomes Marchioli as assistant principal

A special meeting of the West Seneca Board of Education was called Tuesday night to approve the appointment of a new West Middle School assistant principal.  Jason Marchioli has joined the district in this position for the 2016-17 school year. More...

OP residents irked by bus routes

Several parents of students at Queen of Heaven School in West Seneca, who are Orchard Park School District residents, voiced their concerns to the School Board about longer bus rides to and from school for their children.  More...

West serves up taco fundraiser

West Seneca West Senior’s PTG will sponsor a taco night fundraiser from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, at the school, 3330 Seneca St.   Meals cost $8 and will be catered by Coyote Cafe. More...

Lifestyles

MusicalFare Theatre’s 27th season includes regional premieres, classic hits

The intimate space occupied by MusicalFare Theatre will soon be filled with the dynamic sights and sounds of its 27th season, beginning Sept. 7.  Attendees of the season’s performance of “Gypsy,” which will run Sept. More...

Lions Club celebrates with Octoberfest

The West Seneca Lions Club will host their Octoberfest event Thursday, Sept. 8. from 6 to 11 p.m. at the VFW Post 8113 Chicken Coop, 299 Lydecker Road. The event will feature German beer, food, snacks and German music. Tickets are $20. More...

MAMA DUCK

A cruise on the Miss Buffalo provides St. John XXIII parishioners Rose and John Orluk a day on the water Aug. 27. More...

Business

ZPAC dances to Hawaii spotlight show

At ZPAC — Stacy Zawadski’s Performing Arts Center, everyone can find a fun and fulfilling track in the arts. From dancing to singing and acting, there’s something for all skill levels and interests. More...

Enos installed continuing past president NYSFDA

Robert Enos, owner of Hoy Funeral Home, Inc., in West Seneca, was installed Continuing Past President of the New York State Funeral Directors Association, Inc. at the organization’s annual convention Aug. More...

Doctors to be honored at Pulaski dinner

Drs. Robert and Claudia Fosket-Smolinski and Dr. More...

Taste, PBA car show to display best of town

More flavors, vendors and businesses will be present at the second annual Taste of West Seneca on Sunday, Sept. 4.  A few thousand people are expected to attend this year’s Taste event, accord to Chamber Director Kelly Oldenburg.  More...

Quality programs district focus for 2016-17 year

Tuesday, Sept. More...

Local News

Training offered for fire service, preparedness

The Town of West Seneca Office of Disaster Preparedness will present its second annual training event on Oct. More...

Buffalo Wing Festival slated for weekend

Celebrating its 15th year, the National Buffalo Wing Festival will return to Coca Cola Field on Sept. 3 and 4. The festival will feature more than 25 local, regional, national and international eateries serving more than 100 styles of chicken wings. More...

Acting DA, police agencies create new DWI policy

Individuals facing a second felony driving while intoxicated arrest should know that a new policy in Erie County will be seizing a key component from offenders: their car.  Acting District Attorney Michael Flaherty Jr. More...

Letters to the Editor

UB expansion questions linger

Reading David Sherman’s column last week, revisiting the controversy over the location of the university campus of decades ago, was interesting if not totally enlightening.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Why do the manhole covers have to be in the middle of the street? I see people driving down Union Road trying to miss the manhole covers because they are sunk down about two inches, and no one wants to drive over them. More...

Sports

East football boasts large, talented roster

Trojans seek third trip to stadium in five years

Whoever said football participation numbers are down must not have checked in at West Seneca East this fall.  More...

Offense is West girls soccer’s early emphasis

West Seneca West’s girls soccer coach Jenn Bell would like to see her squad put the ball in the back of the net with more frequency this season, which is why offensive skills have been a large point of emphasis during the first two weeks of the More...

Building confidence will be key for East boys volleyball squad

Confidence can play quite the role in an athlete’s ability to perform, and it matters little whether you’ve been playing your sport for most of your life or just a few months. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

New Hope hosts bake, rummage sale   New Hope United Methodist Church will host a baked goods and rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the church, 2846 Seneca St. There is a $1 admission fee. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Walking Tours

sat. 3   Cobb 45 Loop and Boyce Hill State Forest — This 6.3-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 8:45 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3. Meet at Park & Ride off of Route 219 South. 675-3989  More...

Special Events

sat. 3   Buffalo Saturday Artisan Market — Summer market features vendors and music, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...