Weekly Feature



June 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Graduation parties shouldn’t include alcohol

Bee Editorial

It is that time of year when seniors graduate from high school and move on to the next phase of their lives. More...

Spindle items

• COOLER WEATHER — So far, the start to summer has been nothing short of what we’d expect here in Western New York — practically no spring, straight into heat, and immediately to fall.  While I’m not a fan of the col More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago July 2, 1992

• The West Seneca Police Benevolent Association has voted to approve a three-year contract proposal from the town containing increases of between 4 and 4.5 percent throughout the life of the proposal. The pact, which is retroactive to Jan.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The gas company tore up the lawn at the corner of Arcade and Dwyer and left a mess. When is this going to be corrected and by whom? It is very dangerous to have this intersection as is.  More...

Education

Graduation 2017

Grand Finale

Graduating members of the East Senior Chamber Chorus perform together one last time during Wednesday’s commencement ceremony at the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts; Sarah Kociszewski delivers the valedictory to the Class of 2017; and More...

On the Campus

Jessica Pratt, of West Seneca, was named to the dean’s list at Duquesne University for the spring 2017 semester. She is enrolled in the college’s five-year physicians assistant program.  More...

Lifestyles

Buffalo Bookfest highlights printing, book arts

The Western New York Book Arts Center will host its sixth annual Buffalo Bookfest from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 8. Dedicated to celebrating printing and book arts, the free, daylong festival will feature both displays and interactive events. More...

Summer reading, writing camps to be held at Dog Ears

Summer reading and writing camps for children and teens will be offered this summer at Dog Ears Bookstore and The Enlightenment Literacy Arts Center, located at 688 Abbott Road. More...

EARNING RANKS

George Lucas, of Boy Scout Troop 138, sponsored by the Winchester Volunteer Fire Company, was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a June 25 ceremony and dinner in his honor. Lucas is a 2017 graduate of John F. More...

Business

Great Lakes Medical Imaging earns designation

Great Lakes Medical Imaging has been designated a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology, according to a release from the company.  According to the ACR, achieving this status demonstrates that a practice ha More...

Explore & More sets free summer events at Canalside

Explore & More Children’s Museum will host a variety of free summer events at Canalside in downtown Buffalo and at the Gleed Avenue location.  More...

West Herr Subaru donates to Meals on Wheels for WNY

West Herr Subaru recently “shared the love” with Meals on Wheels for WNY, as part of the annual Share the Love campaign, in which local Subaru dealers had the opportunity to add a local charity to the list of organizations to which purcha More...

Noise, safety concerns raised in patio season

A special permit for the service of alcoholic beverages was approved for Rusty Nickel Brewing Co. More...

Homeowners fight empty lots on Fisher Road

Neighbors on Fisher Road have been working to resolve issues stemming from vacant and unkempt lots. More...

Local News

Library installed in new mod space

Starting Wednesday, July 5, the West Seneca Public Library will be in a modular classroom — a large double-wide trailer — across from the town pool in Veteran’s Park.  The current library space at 1300 Union Road will remain cl More...

Central Terminal topic of society talk

The next general meeting of the West Seneca Historical Society and Museum will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 13, at the West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca St.  More...

Police search for knife-wielding assailant

Orchard Park police are searching for a man who reportedly demanded a West Seneca woman’s wallet at knifepoint.  A little before 11:30 a.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

Divestment plan won’t work as anticipated

I’m concerned about the divestment plan put forward by state Sen. Liz Krueger. It’s a bad plan and it won’t work — plain and simple.  Sen. More...

Volunteers make good neighbors

As a resident in the West Seneca 5K neighborhood, every year I have been impressed by the organization of this event.  This year, I owe a debt of thanks to Mr. and Mrs. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

CIANCIOSA, Carolyn L. (nee Andolino), of West Seneca, died Sunday, June 25, 2017. Mrs. Cianciosa is survived by her husband, Robert, and four siblings, Nina Fox, Joseph Andolino, Charlene Colts and Judy Ceraulo. More...

Sports

Seniors dominate First-Team lineup

2017 All-Bee Baseball

The 2017 baseball season was not played under ideal conditions. Consistent and seemingly unceasing rain forced many teams to scramble to make up games where they could. More...

McCarthy selected ‘W’ Club’s ’16-17 Male Athlete of the Year

Recent West Seneca West graduate Sean McCarthy was recently announced as the 2016-17 West Varsity “W” Club Male Athlete of the Year.  To be eligible for this scholarship, an athlete must have been selected an Athlete of the Month dur More...

Sports participation policies outlined

West Seneca School District students who are planning to participate in a sport for the 2017-18 school year have a number of steps that must be completed prior to the start of the school year.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Enchanted Forest event set for July 23   More...