Weekly Feature



April 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

National Grid hatches bird sanctuary

Bird watchers and nature enthusiasts alike will soon flock to West Seneca to visit the town’s bird sanctuary. More...

Editorial

Represent your cause with respect at meetings

Bee Editorial

While we admire the passion of residents at area town and school board meetings, we believe it is important for the public to understand the etiquette in speaking at government meetings. More...

Spindle items

• WELL WISHES — To all those in the West Elementary community, the district announced Tuesday evening that Principal Carolyn Anderson will be taking an extended medical leave until June of this year.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago April 9, 1992

The combination of unexpected state aid funds and added cuts in spending led to the West Seneca Board of Education unanimously passing a preliminary budget proposal with tax increases of less than $1.  More...

Education

West Seneca names February Students of Month

The following West Seneca high school students have each been named Student of the Month for February in these specific academic subjects:  East Senior   More...

District announces 2016-17 concerts

• Thursday, April 27 — Mother’s Day rehearsal, 6 p.m. at West Senior High School, 3330 Seneca St.  • Tuesday, May 2 — Mother’s Day rehearsal, 6 p.m. at East Senior High School, 4760 Seneca St.  More...

Mount Mercy students inducted into NHS

West Seneca residents were inducted into the McAuley Chapter of National Honor Society at Mount Mercy Academy on March 29, according to a press release from the school.  More...

Lifestyles

WNY sisters to support women hurt by mental health industry

On Jan. 16, Martin Luther King Jr. Day of this year, 32-year-old Jessica Lake Mason was taken to a psychiatric hospital.  More...

South Line to hold babysitting course

The South Line Fire Company will host a free babysitting course from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at the fire hall, 1049 French Road, Cheektowaga. Doors will open at noon for registration. The course is open to all potential babysitters age 12. 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, April 6  10 a.m. More...

Business

National Fuel reminds public to call 811 before digging

Now that spring is here, many homeowners, business owners, schools and communities are planning outdoor landscaping projects.  More...

County kicks off alcohol awareness month

Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon and the Erie County Council for the Prevention of Alcohol and Substance Abuse announce the kick off of Alcohol Awareness Month. More...

New dental facility opens in Lancaster

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Breaking News - 4/7/2017 9:00 AM

Kristen Frawley named acting principal at West Elementary

Kristen Frawley,  teacher on special assignment, will serve as the acting assistant principal at West Elementary School. Frawley will fill the position for Principal Carolyn Anderson until June. More...

Effort put forth to keep WNYCPC stand alone facility

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SEEDS OF HOPE

Alessandra Biondolillo and Rachel Fuerst, students at East Middle School and members of National Junior Honor Society, guide children in the recent planting of “Seeds of Hope” for the Women and Children’s Hospital’s vegetable More...

Local News

Sgt. King recognized as Patriotic Employer

Erie County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Sgt. Brian King was recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Navy Reserve as a Patriotic Employer in a ceremony on March 28 at the Harvey D. More...

Rec department to hold open interviews

Open interviews for summer 2017 employment in the West Seneca Youth and Recreation department will be held next week to fill a number of vacancies.  From 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, April 12, and from 2 to 4 p.m. More...

DEC summer internships available

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is encouraging students who have completed at least two years of college to apply for summer job opportunities through the department’s annual internship program.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I wish to make a concern that the West Seneca supervisor should be trying to reduce taxes along with her board, because the seniors and veterans are being overtaxed and it is too costly to live in West Seneca.  .Is the School Board president so 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

ALL-WNYers poised to help East girls lax excel

As is the case with virtually every team out there, West Seneca East’s girls lacrosse team will be looking toward some new players to step up and contribute to its success this spring after graduating six players off a roster that won 11 of 12 More...

Offseason work could be key for young West boys lax team

With just five players gone from a team that went 6-10 last season, West Seneca West’s boys lacrosse squad is looking toward the spring as an opportunity to do better. More...

Balanced roster has East’s boys coach optimistic about upcoming lax season

Though it wasn’t exactly an easy proposition for West Seneca East’s opposition last season, the Trojans’ opponents on the boys lacrosse field knew that they’d have a shot at success if they were able to slow down Johnny Dolac, More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Trivia fundraiser, raffle to benefit library   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Art

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Special Events

sat. 8   Craft and Vendor Fair — Presented by the Mended Little Hearts of WNY, and featuring more than 50 local crafters and vendors, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 8, at the Fire Rescue Hall, 1241 Strad Ave., North Tonawanda.  More...