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September 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Addiction Hotline will assist with opioid crisis

Bee Editorial

Crisis Services has long been a point of contact for callers dealing with suicide and mental health issues, domestic violence, sexual assault, elder abuse, homelessness and other issues. More...

Spindle items

• FELLOWSHIP CLUBS — Some great things are going to be happening at Fellowship Wesleyan Church this fall.  A recent announcement noted that a Royal Rangers Post, which meets at the church on Wednesday nights, is expanding.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Sept. 12, 1991

• Residents living near a proposed housing facility for the elderly voiced some of the same concerns made six months ago when the project was introduced to the West Seneca Town Board. More...

Education

Blickwedehl nominated for 2017 Music Educator Award

John Blickwedehl, a music educator in the West Seneca Central School District, has been named one of 290 quarter-finalists remaining in the running for the 2017 Music Educator Award, presented by The Recording Academy and the Grammy Foundation. More...

Lifestyles

Buffalo gets set to 'Light The Night'

Even with the extensive research nationwide and signs of progress being made, cancer still rears its ugly head. More...

Bee Senior News

These activities are scheduled at the West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca St. For more information, call the center at 675-9288, or visit the town’s website at www.westseneca.net.   Thursday, Sept. 8  9 a.m. More...

Business

Mayer Brothers celebrates 164 fruitful years of history this fall

With extremely dry conditions and hotter-than-usual temperatures, orchards are reporting their apple crops will be impacted.  According to a press release from Mayer Brothers Cider Mill, one surprise from the orchards this year is that the sugar More...

Southtowns Surgery Center provides options for patients

Its first surgery conducted on July 26, the Southtowns Surgery Center aims to provide everything a patient needs for an efficient surgical procedure. More...

Farmers affected by drought seek disaster relief

Sen. Patrick Gallivan is urging farmers impacted by this summer’s drought to seek assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture after the federal government declared 24 counties across Upstate New York a natural disaster.  More...

CLASS OF 2029

Connor Coe heads off for his first day of kindergarten at Allendale Elementary School with his sister, Deanna, who started second grade Tuesday morning in the West Seneca Central School District.   More...

Primary races loom for Democrats, Conservatives

Erie County district attorney

Registered voters in Erie County will have an opportunity to choose candidates in a handful of local primary elections on Tuesday, Sept. 13. More...

Local News

Winchester plans Fall Fest

Winchester Fire Company will host a Fall Fest on Friday, Sept. 9, and Saturday, Sept. 10.  Live music by “Impact,” and fire trucks will be available from 6 to 11 p.m. Friday. More...

MARCHING ON

West Seneca West Marching Band members Ben Weiner, right, Jamie Denny, David Sharkey, Ken Saunders and Maria Mager perform at the Labor Day parade in South Buffalo on Monday.   More...

Crisis Services opens addiction hotline

Within the first 24 hours of the Crisis Services addiction hotline launch, there were 79 calls. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.There is a burning ordinance in the Town of West Seneca, so why does someone on Allendale Road burn all day Saturday and Sunday without anyone saying anything about it? I thought it was illegal. Do we all follow the law or just some of us?  More...

Sports

Key players return for West field hockey

West Seneca West’s field hockey team enjoyed its best season of coach Kelli Ruchalski’s 10-year tenure with the club last fall, posting a 9-9 record. More...

Lady Indians take two points in tennis scrimmage

West Seneca West’s girls tennis team came close to victory in its scrimmage with Maryvale on Aug. 25, but in the end the Lady Flyers had just a little bit more on the day in pulling out the 3-2 decision. More...

Late rally not enough to propel West football to victory

West Seneca West’s football team dug itself into a deep hole in the first half of Friday’s season-opening clash with Hamburg and then spent the fourth quarter furiously climbing back out of it, but the clock wasn’t quite friendly en More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Performance

fri. 9   The Fieldhands with Kathy Moriarty — 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at Unitarian Universalist Church of Amherst, 6320 Main St., Williamsville; $.  sat. 10   More...

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