Weekly Feature



December 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Social media involved in widespread cyberbullying

Bee Editorial

The trend may not be immediately visible to the naked eye, but the impact it continues to leave in its wake has been tangible.  Cyberbullying, or peer-to-peer abuse or harassment online, is an issue that continues to drastically affect youth thr More...

Spindle items

• HEY, SANTA CLAUS — Starting this weekend, Santa will make an appearance at a number of holiday events for children around town. West Seneca’s Youth Engaged in Service, or Y.E.S. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Dec. 12, 1991

• The sound is not the tick, tick, tick of a time bomb. Rather, it sounds more like that of a finely crafted watch. But for several months, Mark Pietz’s heart felt like a time bomb waiting to explode. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.As I sit here watching the town highway department pick up a huge pile of leaves from in front of my home, it makes me wonder about something. The town asks homeowners to pile leaves at the curb (like mine are) not in the road next to the curb. More...

Sports

Trojans’ hockey team wins once in busy start to year

West Seneca East’s boys hockey team opened its 2016-17 with about as busy a schedule as possible, playing three games in as many nights — two of which required a five-hour bus ride to some of the northernmost reaches of the state — More...

TOURNAMENT TIME

West Seneca East’s Nick Miller, foreground, works to put away Sweet Home’s Robert Carroll during Friday’s first day of the annual Joe Shifflet Duals Wrestling Tournament at Sweet Home.   More...

Girls hockey team adds Eden to mix

It took West Seneca’s girls hockey team nearly two full years after merging with Hamburg to pick up its first victory as a combined entity.  The wait was nowhere near as long for Eden after it became the second school to join the fray duri More...

Entertainment

Performance

thurs. 8   Rick Holland’s Little Big Band featuring Lindsey Holland — The arrangements are tight, the musicians are the area’s best and the soloists are hot, 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Family Activities

fri. 9   More...

Comedy

thurs. 8   Comedy and writing partners Trae Crowder, Drew Morgan and Corey Ryan Forrester are ready to meet the people on their Wellread Comedy Tour, at 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, at the Helium Comedy Club, 30 Mississippi St., Buffalo; $. More...

Community center project awarded to Resetarits Construction

Resetarits Construction, of West Seneca, has been awarded the bid for the West Seneca Community Center and Library project, estimated to be completed in May of 2018.  More...

Study pegs cyberbullying as prominent issue in WNY

With the prolific use of social media in recent years, the ease and efficiency with which teens can abuse their peers online have skyrocketed, and according to a new study conducted by the Siena College Research Institute, AT&T and the Tyler Clem More...

Local News

Seventh-grade soprano to sing with BPO

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

For most of his young life, Ayden Herreid, 12, has been in love with the stage. More...

Winners named in Burchfield photography contest

Winners of the 2016 Burchfield Nature and Art Center photography contest were announced on Nov. More...

Fire districts to hold Dec. 13 election

Six elections will take place in West Seneca on Tuesday, Dec. 13, one at each of the town’s six fire districts. Residents of those districts are eligible to vote for candidates.  District 1 — Election will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

Police Blotter

Police pursue woman for cuts of meat in purse

Tuesday, Nov. 29  • Police stopped a Lancaster woman for speeding on Seneca Street. During the stop, police discovered that the vehicle was uninsured and the driver’s license and registration were suspended. More...

Lifestyles

Children’s book focuses on reality of losing loved ones

There was one student who always stayed in the back of Sandy Barton’s mind.  More...

New Hope plans Christmas cookie sale

New Hope United Methodist Church will host a Christmas cookie sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 10, at the church, 2846 Seneca St. Sugar and anise cutouts, Mexican wedding cakes and other varieties of cookies will be available. 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, Dec. 8  9 a.m. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Post sets annual holiday basket raffle   More...

Business

BlueCross BlueShield offers new options and resources for 2017

With the start of the open enrollment season that began on Nov. More...

Crash risk increases from missing sleep, says AAA

Drivers who miss between one to two hours of the recommended seven hours of sleep in a 24-hour period nearly double their risk for a crash, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. More...

Scholarship applications sought

The Niagara Military Affairs Council has established a scholarship in honor of Merrell Lane, the longtime chairman of NIMAC. More...