Weekly Feature



October 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Student wins grant for school library

Authors affect readers in many ways, something that one West Seneca eighth-grade student now knows to be true.  After hearing of the James Patterson Grant for School Libraries, Matthew Lindhurst from East Middle School wrote an application askin More...

Editorial

Board needs to rethink its executive sessions

Bee Editorial

Those in attendance for the West Seneca Board of Education meeting this week had the joy of waiting an hour for the meeting to start.  After calling the meeting to order at 6 p.m., the board excused itself for an executive session, leaving the p More...

Spindle items

• TOYS NEEDED — The enCourage Kids Foundation, featured in the Sept. 9 edition of The West Seneca Bee, is seeking toy donations for its upcoming Breakfast with Santa event. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Oct. 17, 1991

The West Seneca Board of Education authorized the formation of a committee to review the district’s policy regarding eligibility rules for student athletes at its Oct. 8 meeting. More...

Education

East Middle celebrates district cultures

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News Brief

The West Seneca Central School District will hold a flu immunization clinic from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17 at West Middle School, 395 Center Road. More...

High schools list ‘Top 10’ students

Each year, students within the West Seneca Central School District are recognized for their hard work and commitment to their education.  The students with the top 10 grade point averages from the Class of 2017 for both West Seneca East Senior H More...

Lifestyles

Radice finds his calling in BUFFALO UKULELE CLUB

The Buffalo Ukulele Club is a group of ukulele enthusiasts who meet at 6:30 every Thursday night at the Gloria J. Parks Community Center, 3242, Main St., Buffalo. More...

Flu shot clinic set at West Middle School

Independent Nursing Care will provide a flu shot clinic from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, at West Middle School, 395 Center Road.   More...

Area native helps create Buffalo Jazz Collective

The smooth sounds of jazz will be coming to this area in the form of the Buffalo Jazz Collective, thanks to the aid of a jazz lover from Orchard Park.  The collective, which is a not-for-profit jazz organization in Western New York, was made pos More...

Business

New electrician apprentices sought

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Electricians, Local Union No. 41, will conduct a recruitment from Oct. 5, 2016, through Sept. More...

Ronald McDonald House of WNY celebrates Day of Change

Ronald McDonald House Charities is celebrating its annual Day of Change and more than 40 years of keeping families close on Saturday, Oct. 15. More...

Fall Festival returns to East Aurora Flea Market

The East Aurora Flea Market will once again host its annual Fall Festival from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday Oct. More...

Coloring book spreads CO awareness

When the weather turns brisk and there’s a chill in the air, people turn on their furnaces for the first time, increasing their risk for carbon monoxide poisoning. More...

Seneca Bluffs set for habitat restoration project

The Seneca Bluffs Natural Habitat Park, which is located off the Seneca Street bridge, was the site of a groundbreaking event on Friday to announce the upcoming Seneca Bluffs Ecosystem Restoration Project.  Headed by the U.S. More...

Local News

Candidates forum highlights local races

Area voters had the opportunity to hear directly from candidates recently, as political hopefuls from several local races attended a meet the candidates night at the Hilton Garden Inn on Oct. 4.  More...

Meetings

Town Board  Monday, Oct. 24  A public hearing on the proposed 2017 ad valorem and benefit basis budgets will be held at 5 p.m.  — All meetings, unless noted, begin at 7 p.m. More...

Blood drive held Saturday in honor of Ken Krawczyk

In honor of former West Seneca resident Ken Krawczyk, who died in June, a “Replenish the Need” blood drive will be held at Fourteen Holy Helpers Church.   The drive will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Yes, school tax bills are out and, yes, there is an increase, but it is below the tax cap. More...

Obituaries

John J. Evans, retired executive VP of Bee Newspapers

John J. Evans, 74, retired executive vice president of Bee Group Newspapers and a past president of the New York Press Association, died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016.  Mr. More...

Sports

Iroquois gridders re-enter Federation’s playoff picture after topping WS East

Iroquois’ football team reinserted itself into the conversation where the Federation playoffs are concerned Friday night by knocking off West Seneca East — which one week earlier had given defending state Class A champion South Park its f More...

East girls tennis wins two of final three matches

West Seneca East’s girls tennis team won twice during its final four matches of the year to record half of its season total. More...

East boys soccer working to find wins

West Seneca East’s boys soccer team entered Wednesday’s regular season finale against Sweet Home seeking consistency at both ends of the field after battling to a 2-14 record with one game to play.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

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Entertainment

Halloween

thurs. 13   Thursday Night Thrillers — The 1980 film that started the slasher franchise, “Friday the 13th,” will be seen at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Family Activities

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Special Events

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