Weekly Feature



April 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Permits approved for three billboards

Three billboards were approved through the authorization of special use permits by the West Seneca Town Board on Monday night following months of no action.  More...

Editorial

National Drug Take Back Day set for Saturday

Bee Editorial

National Drug Take Back Day, an event that allows community members to safely dispose of old medications at various sites across the area, is scheduled for Saturday, April 29.  Local leaders are coming together to encourage the community to take More...

Spindle items

• CONCRETE CONCERNS — Residents concerned with the recent request from Oakgrove Construction Inc. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago April 30, 1992

• The Town of West Seneca took another step toward the beginning of construction on its long-awaited industrial park Monday night, but not all of the town board members offered support for the current deal. The board passed Local Law No. More...

Obituaries

Victoria I. Steele, hair stylist

Victoria I. Steele, 86, of West Seneca, died Thursday, April 20, 2017.  Mrs. Steele was born on May 24, 1930, in Springfield, Nova Scotia. She graduated from Bruno’s Advanced Hair Design in Toronto. More...

Sports

West girls lacrosse cruises to 4-0 start

West Seneca West’s girls lacrosse team has put the rest of Western New York on notice after the first full week of action, and the main message opponents of the Lady Indians should really pay attention to is this: Good luck finding a way to slo More...

HERE IT COMES

West Seneca West’s Abby Hoestermann prepares to relay the ball to a teammate after it was put in play by Amherst during the Lady Indians’ 15-0 loss in one of the team’s two games played in Saturday’s annual Gerry Gentner &ldqu More...

East baseball win streak ends at four

West Seneca East’s baseball team entered Monday’s clash with Iroquois flying high on a four-game winning streak, and after completing the sixth inning holding an 8-5 lead, the Trojans looked poised to extend their streak to five.  More...

Entertainment

Workshops/Classes

thurs. 27   Bending the Basics Drawing — A class that approaches the elements of art and principles of design in three exercises, 4-5 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at ART247, 247 Market St., Lockport; $35 per class. More...

Theatre

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Concerts

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Crawford reflects on legacy in education

Godspeed

As Superintendent Mark Crawford sat in his soon-to-be-vacated office on Tuesday, surrounded by empty shelves and walls no longer filled with books and certificates, he reflected on a storied career. More...

National Drug Take Back Day taking place across Erie County

Local leaders are teaming up with crews across Erie County for National Drug Take Back Day, which will be held on Saturday, April 29. The event allows community members to safely dispose of old medications at various sites across the area.  More...

Local News

Cindy Frank Memorial 5K set for this weekend

The fifth annual Mathletes Cindy Frank Memorial 5K Run will be held Saturday, April 29, at Fourteen Holy Helpers Church, 1350 Indian Church Road. More...

Gallivan to host health, safety fair Saturday

Sen. Patrick Gallivan will host his fourth annual Family Health and Safety Fairs at the end of the month, with an event Saturday, April 29, at the West Seneca Senior Citizens Center, 4620 Seneca St.  From 9 a.m. More...

As ‘Raise the Age’ passes, counties take issue with shouldering costs

When New York Gov. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The highway superintendent of West Seneca is a gem compared to other towns. There is more to oversee in a West Seneca snowstorm.  .The town said they would do something about the deer in West Seneca, but nothing has been done. More...

Education

West Seneca names March Students of Month

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

Lifestyles

WNY Unified Basketball program bolsters community in second year

In an effort to develop community both on and off the court, and throughout the school year, high schools in 12 Western New York districts are creating unified basketball teams this year, in partnership with Special Olympics New York. More...

West side plans ‘Bald for Bucks’ event

West Seneca’s west side schools will hold their “West Side Bald for Bucks” event Friday, April 28, at West Middle. The event begins at 6 p.m. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Pianist to perform at St. John XXIII   Krista Seddon will perform a piano recital at 7 p.m. Friday, April 28, at St. John XXIII Parish, 1 Arcade St. The artist will perform classics and Broadway tunes. More...

Business

United Way of Buffalo and Erie County raises $14 million in annual campaign

The United Way of Buffalo & Erie County raised more than $14 million in its 2016 annual fundraising campaign.  The result was a combination of employee workplace campaigns, corporate and foundation support, endowment gifts, and several spec More...

YMCA Buffalo Niagara to host annual Healthy Kids Day event

YMCA Buffalo Niagara will host its annual Healthy Kids Day event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at any of the YMCA Buffalo Niagara’s eight branches.  More...

Curbell Inc. celebrating 75th anniversary

Orchard Park-based Curbell Inc., parent company of Curbell Plastics Inc. More...