Weekly Feature



May 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Fight at East leads to seven arrests

Police responded to West Seneca East Senior High School the morning of May 11 to handle an incident involving a number of students.  According to a press release from the West Seneca Police Department, seven students were arrested during the cou More...

Editorial

Methadone clinic needed in Southtowns

Bee Editorial

Finding treatment for addiction should not be a hassle for a Southtowns resident who is trying to find the way to sobriety.  More...

Spindle items

• COMMUNITY 5K — The West Seneca East Spirit Boosters, West Seneca West Sports Boosters clubs and the West Seneca Police Benevolent Association are hosting a USA Track and Field-sanctioned 5K run and walk on Thursday, June 22.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago May 21, 1992

• Barring unforeseen complications, construction should finally begin on the first phase of the West Seneca industrial park within two weeks, officials said this week. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Thanks to the editor for the article in last week’s paper. More...

Sports

West tops five-time defending division champs

Girls track

West Seneca West’s girls track team avenged last year’s largest loss in coach Emilio Mancino’s tenure with the program on May 9 when the Lady Indians knocked off five-time defending ECIC II champion Sweet Home, 78-63.  Sweet Ho More...

East names April’s top athletes

The West Seneca Varsity “E” Club and Girls Athletic Association recently announced that Tanner Zubler, Matt Klos, Joe Krzeminski, Drew Werner, Kassie Vogel, Madison Brzezicki and Emma Grzebinski were named Athletes of the Month for April. More...

East girls track squad falls to Hamburg, 86-55

Wins by five different competitors weren’t enough to lift West Seneca East’s girls track team to victory when the Lady Trojans squared off with Hamburg on May 9, as they ultimately came up on the wrong side of an 86-55 decision.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Free community meal offered at New Hope   More...

Business

AAA predicts highest Memorial Day travel level since 2005

AAA projects that 39.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this Memorial Day weekend. More...

OfficeMax marks milestone with celebration

OfficeMax retail store No. More...

Shannon Scarpello named Nurse of the Month

West Seneca resident Shannon Scarpello, BSN, has been named the Stroke Nurse of the Month at Mercy Hospital’s Comprehensive Stroke Center.  According to a press release from the organization, she is the first nurse to receive this award, w More...

Incumbents, Beres top vote for School Board

Budget, bus propositions approved

As many predicted, the West Seneca Board of Education will welcome back two familiar faces following Tuesday night’s election and budget vote.  Incumbents Janice Dalbo and Carol Jarczyk were the top two vote-getters in the election, with n More...

Methadone clinic to be added to addiction services facility

Citizens in the Southtowns dealing with addiction to opioids will soon be aided by the addition of a methadone clinic in Hamburg that is attempting to make it easier for those battling addiction to find help in the region.  (See editorial on pag More...

Local News

Officers honor fallen in Washington

Many people do not realize that there is an actual National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial located in the 400 block of E Street, NW No. 100, in Washington, D.C. This is a national monument very much like the Vietnam wall.  More...

Woman accused of $430 theft from Orchard Park Tops

Orchard Park police say a West Seneca woman stole more than $430 worth of property from a Tops Market on Southwestern Boulevard.  Friday morning, officers responded to the Tops plaza at 3201 Southwestern Blvd. More...

Kathy Hochul kicks off Craft Beer Week

The 42 North Brewing Company received a special visit from Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul as she helped kick off Craft Beer Week on Monday. More...

Education

Congressional Art winners announced

Winners of the annual Congressional Art Competition were announced recently by Rep. Brian Higgins, who received 54 pieces of artwork from students from 11 local high schools.  More...

Lifestyles

Preparing for retirement, Quinn reflects on career in education, government

All good things must come to an end, and for Erie Community College President Jack Quinn Jr., that is occurring this week, as he steps down from the post following Wednesday’s commencement ceremony. More...

Grys- Monaco

Angela J. Grys of Cheektowaga and Joseph G. Grys of Tonawanda announce the engagement of their daughter, Kassandra L. Grys, to Devon A. Monaco, son of Michelle M. and Marino A. Monaco Jr. of West Seneca.  More...

Joe Crowley honored as Volunteer of the Year

Joe Crowley of West Seneca was recognized as the McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility’s 2017 volunteer of the year.  Crowley said he has been volunteering at Garden Gate since 2004. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

ongoing: now-May 21   More...

Performance

thurs. 18   More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 18   Thursday Night Jam Session — With guitarist Andy Bialek, 7 p.m., Northtown Music, 3648 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga; Free. 838-3835, www.northtownmusic.com  More...