Weekly Feature



December 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Churches organize Christmas observance

Churches around West Seneca will be observing the holiday with services on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.  Below is a listing of the various churches, followed by a schedule of the services being offered.  More...

Editorial

HOPE Buffalo initiative serves more than youth

Bee Editorial

A new collaborative project has the lofty goal of reducing the rate of teen pregnancy by 30 percent by the year 2020.  While the project will need a hearty collective effort on behalf of the several agencies involved, the ultimate goal is worth More...

Spindle items

• HOLIDAY HELP — It’s the most wonderful time of the year. That’s the given sentiment surrounding the holiday season, but it’s not true for everyone.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Dec. 26, 1991

• Dear Santa, I would like a TeckinDram Turtle van, a Turtle blimp and Turtle copter, but most of all, I would like to go home with mom for Christmas. Thank you. Jeremy. (Age 5 1/2)  • Dear Santa, I like your beard. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The people of West Seneca are complaining about what town officials are spending. What do they expect when they have three people handling more than $8 million?  More...

Lifestyles

Musical talents lead to fitting, but unexpected career path for Lorentz

“Everybody has a hot button. It could be cars, hunting or anything else. More...

Freudig Singers seek singers for audition

The Freudig Singers of WNY, directed by Roland Martin, is auditioning new singers for its spring concerts. To schedule an audition appointment, call 881-0256 or e-mail rmartin@buffaloseminary.org. Leave a name and telephone number.   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. 22  9 a.m. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

American Legion Post 735 seeks volunteers   More...

Business

Gallivan recognized for efforts to cut taxes, create jobs

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Macaione celebrates 5-year employment

Nicholas Macaione, LPN, of West Seneca, celebrated his 5-year employment anniversary with The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca, according to a press release from the organization.  More...

West Seneca native named director at Fox Run OP

Matthew Lawless, a native of West Seneca, has been named the new director of facilities at Fox Run Orchard Park, according to a release from the organization.  Lawless has 25 years of experience in the construction industry.  More...

Children’s Psychiatric Center advocates urge Cuomo to retain facility

It has become a tradition for patients at the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center to leave their handprints on the wall once they finish their treatment and leave the facility. More...

Southgate Plaza Jewelers to close after 45 years

After 45 years in business, Southgate Plaza Jewelers will be closing, as owner Mary Scaglione plans to retire.  Loyal customers have been stopping in with well wishes and to make a final purchase from the store, Scaglione said.  Scaglione t More...

Local News

McCabe accepted into Master Teacher Program

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Kristen McCabe, a math teacher at West Seneca East Senior, has been accepted into the New York State Master Teacher program, a SUNY program launched by Gov. Andrew Cuomo for teachers outstanding in science, technology, engineering and math.  More...

MOUNTED FOR MEALS

Capt. Wayne Wolf, left, Deputy Monica Johnson and Deputy Russ Schifano of the Erie County Sheriff’s Office Mounted Reserve Unit participate in the annual Mounted for Meals drive to benefit the Food Bank of WNY Dec. More...

Special permit allows patio home project

The Town Board on Monday granted a request from Ebenezer Community Landings, LLC for a special permit for property located at 4592 Seneca St. for the construction of 31 detached single-story patio homes and 14 two-unit town homes.  More...

Sports

East hockey’s offense produces in trio of wins

West Seneca East’s hockey team wanted to make sure it was more competitive with teams like Niagara Falls and Williamsville South this season — teams that swept the Trojans last winter — and set to work on that goal in its two most r More...

West girls hoops drops pair in league play

League victories proved hard to come by for West Seneca West’s girls basketball team last week, as the Lady Indians fell to both Lancaster and Williamsville North en route to dropping to 2-5 on the season.  More...

Overcoming longtime starter’s graduation among tougher tasks facing East wrestling

It’s hard to come across an athlete at the high school level who is able to compete at the varsity level for all six of the years available to him or her, which is why it was difficult for West Seneca East’s wrestling team to say goodbye More...