Weekly Feature



July 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Reserve Hose sets open house

Reserve Hose Fire Company is inviting the public to a “Meet Your Neighbor” open house in an effort to showcase the relationship between volunteers and the community.  Members of the company encourage the public to meet a firefighter More...

Editorial

Fight continues to save children’s center

Bee Editorial

Once again we find ourselves writing about the effort to save the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center.  This discussion has been going on for more than four years, and from the way Gov. More...

Spindle items

• GARDEN WALK — As someone who has been witness to the slow — and sometimes rapid — demise of many plants and flowers, I have a deep appreciation for colorful and lively gardens. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago July 23, 1992

• West Seneca police participated in a large-scale operation aimed at deterring people from driving while intoxicated and came away with results that were somewhat different than expected. More...

Sports

Marchitte named Bee’s Female Athlete of the Year

At least twice during the portion of her life where track and field — and specifically jumping — is concerned, Emily Marchitte thought there was no way she’d be in the position she finds herself in today. More...

‘Blue’ Athletics members fare well at pair of meets

Four meet records set at Buffalo Track Classic

Multiple members of the West Seneca “Blue” Athletics summer track program turned in solid efforts in their various specialties while competing in Thursday’s first Lake Effect Summer Track and Field competition at Frontier, and the 1 More...

Fall 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...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 20   Kevin Crowley — 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. 20   Country singer-songwriter Eric Paslay will perform 5 p.m. Thursday, July 20 as part of the Canalside Live Concert series, Canalside, 44 Prime St., Buffalo; $. 430-9072, www.canalsidebuffalo.com  fri. 21   More...

Theatre

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Gaelic Games kick off July 27

Anyone looking to play soccer in West Seneca will have to wait. More...

Restraining order halts children’s center move

In the seemingly ceaseless battle to keep the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center in West Seneca, a court has ordered Gov. More...

Local News

Heavy rain handled by town

About 3.5 inches of heavy rain fell in West Seneca last week, causing some minor flooding throughout the town.  Despite the amount of rainfall, Supervisor Sheila Meegan said none of the creeks reached the point of flood stage and no pumps were n More...

St. John Vianney Church to hold 25th annual lawn fete

A 5K race, food truck rally, classic car show and entertainment by Hit N Run and Eric Van Houten are among the highlights of the 25th annual St. John Vianney Lawn Fete, according to a release from the church. More...

Legislator Lorigo sponsors dental safety law

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo announced his sponsorship of a newly proposed, local, dental-care safety law at Evolution Dental in Cheektowaga on Tuesday.  At the press conference, Lorigo delivered his address accompanied More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.How can someone turn a residential property into a commercial business with a big garage and plumbing trucks going in and out all the time? What’s up with that, West Seneca?  More...

Lifestyles

Penn Dixie extends hours for Fossil Fridays

The Penn Dixie Fossil Park and Nature Reserve will hold extended hours at its collection site in Blasdell as part of the Fossil Fridays program, running once monthly now through September.  Debuting in June, Fossil Fridays joins astronomy classe More...

‘Fur Cats Only’ aims for 100 adoptions

Western New York’s Furtastic Adopt-A-Thon will hold “Fur Cats Only,” a pet adoption event, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 29, at the Tri-Town Clinic, 2724 Transit Road. Included in the adoption is a microchip. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Enchanted Forest event set for July 23   More...

Business

Curbell officer recognized as ‘Environmental Champion’

The Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 recently acknowledged two individuals for their work on the Western New York Sustainable Business Roundtable.  More...

One-in-three U.S. drivers cannot pay for an unexpected car repair bill, says AAA

According to a new AAA survey, 64 million American drivers would not be able to pay for an unexpected vehicle repair without going into debt, indicating that some drivers may underestimate the full cost of owning and operating a vehicle.  More...

Welcome Home event planned for all veterans

Veterans Affairs Western New York Healthcare Systems will host its annual welcome home event and memorial ceremony for all veterans from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5. More...