Weekly Feature



November 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

West Seneca Cares for Kids to continue

West Seneca Cares for Kids will continue this year, marking the seventh year the program has aided children in the community.  The mission of the West Seneca Cares for Kids initiative is to help needy West Seneca families purchase warm winter cl More...

Editorial

Survivors of Suicide Loss Day to provide forum

Bee Editorial

Suicide rates in the U.S. have surged to the highest level in nearly 30 years, according to a study released by the National Center for Health Statistics in April.  More...

Spindle items

• PUBLIC HEARING — According to the West Seneca Town Board, a public hearing on the proposed 2017 ad valorem and benefit basis budgets which was opened Oct. 24 will reopen at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Nov. 7, 1991

• More than 100 police officers, town employees, friends and family members braved blizzard conditions Monday night to protest the elimination of a town police officer’s position. More...

Education

‘Putnam County Spelling Bee’ takes stage at West

“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” will take the stage at West Seneca West Senior High School next week, challenging the audience and cast to dust off their alphabets for a one-act musical.  At a fictional middle school, a More...

East takes audiences to second star on right

For the boys who never want to grow up, and the girls dreaming of one more adventure, the story of beloved characters Peter Pan and Wendy Darling will be presented by West Seneca East Senior High School.  More...

District announces 2016-17 concerts

• Thursday, Nov. 3 — West Senior Fall Instrumental Concert, 7 p.m. at West Senior High School, 3330 Seneca St.  • Friday, Nov. 4, and Saturday, Nov. More...

Lifestyles

Students create international club, welcome all

I t all started with a place to watch futbol. Yes futbol, not football. Sweet Home High School is home to students from many different countries. In the International Student Alliance club, there are 20 cultures represented. 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, Nov. 3  9 a.m. More...

Business

Empire One changes locations

Now equipped with a brand new facility in Orchard Park, Empire One Federal Credit Union is prepared to cater to members’ credit union needs.  The new facility, at 3020 Orchard Park Road, West Seneca, opened in July.  More...

Resident named Elderwood director of financial reporting

West Seneca resident Joseph Hoestermann has joined Elderwood Administrative Services as director of financial reporting.  More...

Breast cancer ‘Education Day’ slated for Nov. 12

Although Oct. 31 is the last calendar day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the education component of breast cancer never really ends.  More...

Design standards meeting set

The Town of West Seneca will hold an informational session regarding proposed design standards from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. More...

Election to decide congressional, Senate, DA seats

Voters in the Town of West Seneca will head to the polls next week to decide races at the county, state and federal level.  Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, in West Seneca. More...

Local News

Clinton library to host award-winning author

The library at Clinton Elementary School will host Eric Litwin, a song-singing, guitar-strumming, No. 1 New York Times best-selling author who brings early literacy and music together.  More...

Union Road to be dedicated ‘Veterans Memorial Highway’

The dedication of part of Union Road to be named as “Veterans Memorial Highway” will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10 at West Seneca Town Hall, 1250 Union Road.  More...

PASS IT FORWARD

John Gullo, right, West Seneca’s Emergency Coordinator, and Dan Sikorski are pictured at a national Firehouse Expo conference held in Nashville, Tennessee. More...

Police Blotter

Woman kicks down door of fellow tenant

Tuesday, Oct. 25  • An officer responded to the Home Depot on Ridge Road for a complaint of larceny and determined that an individual had committed petit larceny, passing all points of purchase with a Dewalt drill worth $119. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.When West Seneca considers the raise for the superintendent, they should also keep in mind how much that raise will cost us in the superintendent’s pension for many, many years to come. More...

Sports

Lady Indian harriers win ECIC title

West Seneca West’s girls cross-country team defeated all five ECIC I teams competing at Saturday’s 38th annual ECIC Championships at Alden to finish the year with an unblemished 11-0 overall record.  It was the first time the program More...

West gridders snuff Flames in low-scoring finale

Though it wasn’t in the most ideal of playing conditions, West Seneca West’s football team was able to send its players into the offseason on a winning note Thursday when the Indians edged Williamsville East in a matchup game, 7-2.  More...

BLOCK PARTY

West Seneca West’s Jack Koller, left, elevates for a block attempt against Kenmore East’s Joe Grisanti during Friday’s Section Division II-A prequarterfinals. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Concerts

thurs. 3   Two-time Grammy Award-winning rapper Lecrae will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, at the Rapids Theatre, 1711 Main St., Niagara Falls; $. 205-8925, www.rapidstheatre.com  More...

Performance

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