Weekly Feature



June 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Man with liver cancer seeks living donor

Second chance at life

Michael and Marilyn Tuberdyck have lived in West Seneca for 38 years. For as many years, Michael has been living with hepatitis C, which he contracted from blood products in the 1970s and ’80s. More...

Editorial

Help is needed for seniors in New York

Bee Editorial

June 15 marks National Elder Abuse Awareness Day. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are around 383,000 people age 60 and older living in Erie County. More...

Spindle items

• BREAKFAST WITH DAD — In honor of dads, the Ladies Auxiliary of AMVETS Post 8113 will host a Father’s Day breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday, June 18.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago June 18, 1992

• As expected, the West Seneca School Board regretfully approved an austerity budget Monday which trims $1.5 million from the plan offered to the public last week. More...

Education

Corrections

West Seneca West students Brooke Smith and Connor Donohue are pictured on page nine of the West Seneca Bee’s June 8 edition. Incorrect names were submitted by the district.  More...

DIGGIN’ DADS

Allendale Elementary School’s kindergarten students participate in Diggin’ with Dad on Friday, when the students, along with their fathers and grandfathers, planted gardens. More...

Lifestyles

Homegrown

Farmers markets offer new twists for 2017 season

Under way for another year of fresh, local food and products — and quality community interaction — farmers markets throughout the region are showcasing their wares for the buying public.  Here’s a look at what some popular mark More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Strawberry social set at St. Nicodemus   More...

Oldenburg named superintendent of Tonawanda City Schools

After 11 years of viewing West Seneca as a second home, Deputy Superintendent Timothy Oldenburg has resigned from his position to become superintendent of schools for the Tonawanda City School District.  During his 11 years with the West Seneca More...

Board anticipates Burchfield litigation

A report regarding the Burchfield Nature and Art Center building has been received by the West Seneca Town Board, but it’s not for public viewing — at least, not yet.  More...

Local News

9-year-old raises $1,100 for SPCA

Mia Warner, a 9-year-old attending West Elementary School, collected bottles and cans for two weeks. After cashing in the aluminum and glass, the total came to $1,100. She didn’t spend it on candy or games. More...

Plymouth Crossroads’ fifth Bluesfest aims to raise $12K for homeless youth

The Plymouth Crossroads’ Bluesfest will be back for a fifth year this weekend, aiming to raise funds to help fight youth homelessness in Western New York and break the cycle of generational poverty. More...

Lorigo to host satellite hours at senior center

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo will host satellite office hours during the annual West Seneca Senior Center Summer Kick Off Party at 5:30 p.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

Many are eligible for STAR rebates

I admit I was wrong in my previous letter in The Bee regarding school taxes, particularly who is entitled to a STAR rebate. Thanks to my “friend” who correctly pointed this out in his Bee Heard rebuttal. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The hazardous drop-off day for the Town of West Seneca looks like a huge success this morning. There are lines an hour long or more. I think we need to do this more often, so people can get rid of stuff and not have to wait in line.  More...

Sports

WSE, Lancaster, Amherst fill First Team

All-Bee Girls Lacrosse

West Seneca East, Lancaster and Amherst are among the top Section VI girls lacrosse teams in Western New York, and the girls’ lacrosse coaches who voted in the Bee coverage area agreed.  West Seneca East, section runner up in Class C, had More...

THE AIR UP THERE

West Seneca West’s Emily Marchitte eyes where she wants her feet to land during the Division I girls triple jump at last weekend’s New York State Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Union-Endicott High School, near Binghamton. More...

Bauda tabbed All-Bee Girls Coach of the Year

West Seneca East has become a premier girls lacrosse program in Western New York, but it has taken a group effort from players and coaches, said head coach Jeff Bauda, the 2017 All-Bee Girls Lacrosse Coach of the Year.  More...

Business

Shopping event to support education for secondary Kenyan students

For children who live in the fourth-largest HIV epidemic area in the world, according to a 2016 UNAIDS report, it’s common to find a child who’s lost one or both parents to HIV/AIDS. More...

Two promoted at Great Erie Federal Credit Union

Great Erie Federal Credit Union, located at 4000 N. More...

Buffalo-Niagara SCORE offers all-day workshop

Buffalo-Niagara SCORE is holding a workshop, “Starting and Managing Your Own Business,” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 24, at the Orchard Park Public Library, 4570 S. Buffalo St., Orchard Park. More...