Weekly Feature



March 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

WSCS teachers decry board division, support Crawford

Finishing a fight that lasted almost two hours at a meeting on March 6, West Seneca Central School District teachers and parents stepped up to the mic at a meeting on Monday to decry the Board of Education’s division on changing the district&rs More...

Editorial

Poison Prevention Week a reminder to be cautious

Bee Editorial

Though most of us don’t even give it a passing thought, there are potential hazards that exist in almost every household, which can pose a threat to our health, particularly to those young enough to not know the ramifications of ingesting every More...

Spindle items

• STUDENTS IN GOVERNMENT — If you’ve attended any town or school board meetings, you may have noticed an increase in young people at these meetings. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago April 2, 1992

• Throughout much of her adult life, Rainy Kerner specialized in getting people involved. Now, however, many former colleagues have banded together to organize a benefit in her name. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Why has the format of the West Seneca School Board meetings changed?  .As a West Seneca resident and an attendant at several school board meetings, I am shocked and embarrassed by the behavior of some school board members.  More...

Education

Creative Force

Fourth-grade students at Northwood Elementary hold up paintings they created in Art Club. The students met once a week for 10 weeks to explore art materials, including painting on canvas and small sculpture reliefs. More...

St. Mary’s High School set for spring fashion show

More than 50 St. More...

Lifestyles

‘Baseball in Buffalo’

New book relives Queen City’s greatest baseball moments

The city of Buffalo has had a baseball team every year since 1859. That’s 157 straight years. 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, March 30  10 a.m. More...

Reinstein Woods mixes tech, nature

The state Department of Environmental Conservation, in partnership with Friends of Reinstein Woods, is offering children an opportunity to explore a new side of nature through five Nature Tech Adventures beginning Monday, April 10.  More...

Business

Check Out Hunger campaigns meet Food Bank needs

The Western New York community will help provide more than 4.5 million meals as a result of the Food Bank of WNY’s annual Check Out Hunger campaign.  According to a press release, customers of seven local retailers donated more than $757,0 More...

‘Tats for Cats’ event slated for April 1

Ten Lives Club Cat Adoption Group and Ink Inc. Tattoo Parlour invite cat lovers throughout Western New York to take their love to the next level with a permanent tattoo, according to a press release.  On April 1, Ink Inc. More...

Ahead of summer, Americans say gas prices are too high

A new AAA survey reveals that nearly a quarter of consumers believe the price at the pump is already too high. AAA projects the national average for a gallon of gasoline to increase 40 cents this summer, peaking near $2.70.  More...

Incentives boost business growth, development

Financial incentives are being offered for new and existing businesses within the Town of West Seneca, following the passage of Local Law No. More...

Kearns meets with NFTA about late arrival of Paratransit services

On March 16, B.J. Stasio, who uses a wheelchair, waited for more than an hour in the cold at Southgate Plaza for a Paratransit bus to take him home. More...

Local News

Social media campaign supports ride-sharing efforts

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Buffalo Bills and M&T Bank kick off “Touchdown for Teachers” contest

For the 9th consecutive year, the Buffalo Bills and M&T Bank are calling on fans to nominate Western New York’s “Hall of Fame-caliber” educators for the 2017 M&T Bank Touchdown for Teachers program, which recognizes local te More...

Police arrest man accused of wielding knife, menacing

A West Seneca man has been charged with menacing a police officer following an incident on March 17.  According to a police report, patrols responded to a Harlem Road address for a report of an intoxicated man who was knocking on a door and thre More...

Letters to the Editor

Website report was fair to town

The Buffalo Niagara Coalition for Open Government is an organization of concerned citizens dedicated to making government more transparent.  More...

Obituaries

Harold C. Steinwachs, accounting supervisor at Ford

Harold C. Steinwachs, 91, of Celebration, Florida, formerly of West Seneca, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. Mr. Steinwachs was born in Buffalo on Feb. More...

Sports

2017 Girls All-Bee Team

Most Valuable Player  Claire Wanzer — Amherst Lady Tigers   More...

2017 Boys All-Bee Team

Most Valuable Player  Dom Welch — Cheektowaga Warriors   More...

Amherst’s Chatelle tabbed Girls Coach of the Year

All-Bee Basketball

Mike Chatelle has seen a lot while coaching basketball. The 26-year coaching veteran coached the Amherst boys team for 18 years before taking over the girls’ team eight years ago. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

St. Theresa’s to hold raffle April 1   More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Symphonic

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Live Local in WNY

thurs. 30   The Hovelists — With ARCADIA, Squatch, Beats of Rage, Volstead Pearls and Scathed, 6 p.m., Stamps Bar, 98 Main St., Tonawanda; $. 694-3475  fri. 31   More...