Weekly Feature



June 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

June 3 fundraiser honors Eric Laufer

Justice has not been found for Eric Laufer, a 2001 graduate of West Seneca East Senior High School who died in 2008, but his family perseveres in his honor, awarding scholarships each year to high school students seeking to pursue a career in music.& More...

Editorial

Ticks present public health risk in summer months

Bee Editorial

After another mild Western New York winter, the number of ticks in Erie County may be increased compared to previous years. More ticks could lead to more people exposed to tick-borne diseases, such as Lyme disease, which is widespread in Erie County. More...

Spindle items

• SAVE THE DATE — June is stacking up to be another busy month in the Town of West Seneca.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago June 4, 1992

• Supervisor Paul Clark’s request for backing of a proposal to increase pay for town department heads fell on deaf ears Monday night. More...

Police Blotter

Car accident results in drug, alcohol charges

Tuesday, May 23  • The driver of a 2000 Ford Contour failed to signal less than 100 feet prior to turning off Seneca Street into Lutz’s Kwik Fill. More...

Education

News Brief

Mary Catherine Cook, Jane Kent and Hannah Rola were inducted into the National Honor Society at Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart during a ceremony held April 20.   More...

Lifestyles

Eighth-graders visit Buffalo State through College Readiness Program

Amanda Plumtey, an eighth-grader at John F. Kennedy Middle School, took her first steps on a college campus a few weeks ago through the College Readiness Program. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Eric Laufer fundraiser set for Saturday   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

fri. 2   Queen City Roller Girls — Come watch the Queen City Roller Girls Cup Championship, 7 p.m. Friday, June 2, at Buffalo RiverWorks, 359 Ganson St., on the shore of the Buffalo River, Buffalo; $. www.qcrg.net/tickets  More...

Art

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Gaelic Games to kick off July 27 at Soccer Complex

In two months, the 2017 Gaelic Athletic Association Continental Youth Championship will take over the West Seneca Soccer Complex in a tournament to be held from July 27 to 30.  This four-day event will consist of Gaelic football and hurling comp More...

Flame of Hope lit for Special Olympics

Law Enforcement Torch Run to be carried through West Seneca by officers, public

This Sunday marks the third year that the West Seneca Police Department will participate in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for the New York Special Olympics.  For the first time, the public is invited to run with law enforcement officials to rais More...

Local News

Senior Wishes brings ice cream social to West Seneca seniors

Senior Wishes celebrated its 100th wish fulfillment by hosting an ice cream social for residents of People Inc.’s Burchfield Commons senior living apartments in honor of Older Americans Month.  The organization is a nonprofit group dedicat More...

Meetings

Town Board  Monday, June 12  A work session of the Town Board will be held at 3 p.m. prior to the regular meeting. Work sessions are open to the public.  More...

Conductor Sue Fay Allen ends long Bel Canto run

After 23 years of conducting the ABC Bel Canto choirs, Sue Fay Allen decided to retire. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Kudos to the barber shop on the corner of Thorndale and Seneca in West Seneca. You have done a wonderful job cleaning up; it looks beautiful when you get off the Thruway. It’s nice to see something cleaned up. More...

Sports

East girls lacrosse reaches ‘C’ final

Lake Shore awaits Lady Trojans in rematch of 2010 title game

West Seneca East’s second-seeded girls lacrosse team entered Wednesday’s Section VI Class C championship game with top-seeded Lake Shore at All-High Stadium hoping history was on its side. More...

East boys lacrosse tops Amherst, earns date with Vikings in ‘C’ final

Grand Island may have defeated West Seneca East’s boys lacrosse team in both regular-season meetings of the clubs this spring, but if the second-seeded Trojans turned in what coach Jim Maisano called “one of our poorest performances of th More...

West’s Marchitte establishes another girls benchmark at ECIC track meet

West Seneca West senior co-captain Emily Marchitte further cemented her legacy as one of the best performers in the school’s track and field history this past weekend by becoming the first Lady Indian to win ECIC titles in both the long and tri More...

Business

Rusty Nickel plans second anniversary celebration Saturday

Rusty Nickel Brewing Co., Erie County’s first and only Farm Brewery, will celebrate its second anniversary Saturday, June 3, according to a press release from the company.  More...

Bases Loaded to host Beckett card grading event June 9-10

Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles will host Charles Stabile, Northeast regional sales manager from Beckett Grading Services, for a card and memorabilia grading event from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, June 9, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

YMCA offers ‘Free Fitness Fridays’ in June

Summer is quickly approaching, and beginning Friday, June 2, the YMCA is offering “Free Fitness Fridays” at its facilities, including the Southtowns Family YMCA at 1620 Southwestern Blvd.  More...