Weekly Feature



July 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Task Force sets field hearing on opioid addiction

Bee Editorial

Issues related to increased heroin and opioid use are not something to stop talking about. There are many people in the community who may know a friend, neighbor or family member who has or is still battling a drug addiction. More...

Spindle items

• SAVE THE DATE — July is setting itself up to be the biggest month yet in the Town of West Seneca. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago July 9, 1992

• West Seneca Town Prosecutor Timothy J. Greenan, hoping to ride the current anti-incumbency wave, announced his candidacy for the Assembly seat in the 148th District, which has belonged to Democrat Vincent Graber since 1974.  More...

Education

University at Buffalo students named Prosperity Fellows

Brett Bosinski and Christopher Courtney, of West Seneca, have been named WNY Prosperity Fellows for 2017-18 at the University at Buffalo.  The fellowships, which are made possible through support from the Prentice Family Foundation, are awarded More...

High schools name June Students of Month

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

Christian School lists honor students

West Seneca Christian School has named the following students to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2016-17 academic year.  High School   More...

Lifestyles

Artist illustrates talent in upcoming film 'Marshall'

MJ Myers continues to develop his career as a “fly on the wall” artist. “I like observing how people act around each other in different surroundings,” said Myers. More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 6   Aaron Smith — 6 p.m., as a part of Music On Main, Cabernet Cafe, 9 N. Ellicott near Main St., Williamsville; $. 631-1044, www.cabernetswinecafe.com  More...

Concerts

thurs. 6   More...

Performance

thurs. 6   The Cabaret Big Band — Featuring Katy Miner, Harry Grasser, Paul Zapalowski, Tom Kasperek, Tim Clarke, Phil Sims, Ken Kurisak and Russ D’Alba, 7 p.m. Thursday, July 6, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; $. More...

Sidewalk project awarded to Master’s Edge

A bid was awarded to Master’s Edge Inc. of Cheektowaga for the repair and replacement of sidewalks in the northeast zone of West Seneca. More...

Carnival to mark 36th year

Queen of Heaven

Queen of Heaven is gearing up for its 36th annual carnival this weekend.  Amusement rides and attractions, a theme basket raffle, live bands, children’s magic shows, and games of skill and chance will again be featured.   More...

Local News

Eagle Scout candidate gives back to Burchfield

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Eagle Scout is the highest rank a Boy Scout can achieve. For 17-year old Andrew Luchowski, that ranking is within reach.  More...

Home health care aide sentenced for stealing from elderly client

Mary Talbot, 54, of Cheektowaga, has been sentenced to five years’ probation by Erie County Court Judge Kenneth Case for stealing money from an 82-year-old West Seneca woman.  In April, Talbot pleaded guilty to grand larceny and five count More...

Lions Club hosts summer concert series

The West Seneca Lions Club will host a series of concerts on Thursdays this summer at the band shell behind Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. More...

Police Blotter

Man asks for break on no inspection charge

Monday, June 26  • An open burn with offensive smoke was reported on School Street. Upon arrival, police located a Briarhill Drive resident who said he had started the burn and had been given permission to be on the property. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Upon reading the comment in Bee Heard that the West Senior yearbook was full of mistakes, my immediate reaction was, why was this not reported in local media? Also, why did no one speak on this issue at a School Board meeting? More...

Sports

Papke named Bee’s Coach of the Year

Dave Papke has been synonymous with swimming at West Seneca East for nearly the past decade, guiding both the girls and boys squads to solid finishes more often than not. More...

West Seneca youth hoops camp teaches fundamentals

The third annual West Seneca Basketball Camp, a development camp for students in grades 4-8, was held June 26-29 at West Seneca East High School.  The camp, run by Ryan Colbert, West Seneca East girls varsity basketball coach, and Jason Overton, More...

Comfort Funeral Home Cubs down Window Panes

Glory Days Softball

50+ Division  It was the battle of Comfort in South Wales with the Comfort Funeral Home, Inc. Cubs defeating the Comfort Window Panes, 14-2.  The Comfort Funeral Home, Inc. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Brainstormers plan memory loss reading   More...

Business

Personal service, education contribute to solar industry growth

While the popularity of solar energy continues to grow in communities across the nation, many industry experts are coming to the conclusion that the best way for solar — and solar companies — to grow is to take a regional approach, accord More...

Meals on Wheels’ Donna Sutz honored with award

Donna Sutz, social worker at Meals on Wheels for Western New York and a resident of West Seneca, has received the Exemplary Service Award from the Council on Elder Abuse.   More...

AAA unveils grocery discounts for members

AAA Western and Central New York recently introduced a program that allows members to save money on brand-name groceries and household items.  When members shop at Tops Friendly Markets, with West Seneca locations at 355 Orchard Park Road and 80 More...