Weekly Feature



August 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Law to address crimes at rental properties

Bee Editorial

Annoying neighbors can be quite a nuisance, even more so if the neighbors happen to be renters without oversight from a landlord. More...

Spindle items

• PART OF THE SUN — Walking into Town Hall Monday afternoon, I witnessed something not entirely unusual for a meeting day.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Aug. 27, 1992

• Residents living near a truck repair site at 3020 Clinton St. will have to wait until Sept. 2 for a ruling on the legality of the operation. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Why is the Town of West Seneca renting out Tim Russert Park to a Buffalo group while the kids in that neighborhood don’t have a decent playground? More...

Sports

East boys soccer’s small roster hoping for big results

Out of necessity, the members of West Seneca East’s boys soccer team will more likely than not be in better shape than a good number of their opponents this season.  More...

West boys soccer squad trending younger in 2017

West Seneca West’s boys soccer team will have a more youthful appearance on the pitch this fall after graduating 12 players — nine of whom were starters, including six ECIC I all-stars — off a squad that came close to posting a .500 More...

Lady Indians’ soccer roster boasts multiple club players

West Seneca West’s girls soccer team might have a youthful appearance, but opponents shouldn’t let that fool them: the Lady Indians are about as soccer-savvy of a team as can be. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Casino trip planned to Seneca Allegany   A bus trip to the Seneca Allegany Casino will be offered Tuesday, Sept. 5. The bus will depart at 8:30 a.m. from Fourteen Holy Helpers parking lot, 1350 Indian Church Road, returning at 6:30 p.m. More...

Business

Marrano Homes promotes three executives

West Seneca-based Marrano/Marc Equity Corp. More...

Food Bank of WNY earns maximum 4-star rating from Charity Navigator

The Food Bank of WNY’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have again earned a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.  This is the third consecutiv More...

Alzheimer’s chapter offer new program

The Alzheimer’s Association Western New York Chapter is offering a program for those recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, mild cognitive impairment or another related dementia.  More...

Law to address renter nuisance, crime

The Town of West Seneca is working to solve issues with criminal activity at rental properties and absent landlords with the passage of a new law.  (See editorial on page four)  A public hearing on the absentee landlord and criminal activit More...

School board prepares for next superintendent search

As the West Seneca Board of Education gets ready for the start of the 2017-18 school year, it is also beginning the search for the next district superintendent. More...

Local News

HOPE Buffalo sees grant funding cut by two years

When HOPE Buffalo received a federal grant in July 2015 that would bolster the nonprofit’s efforts to reduce skyrocketing teen pregnancy rates in certain zip codes within Erie County, it seemed as if the mountainous task was now capable of clim More...

Mosquitoes in Erie County test positive for West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus has been identified in a mosquito pool in Erie County, in the Town of Amherst, according to the New York State Department of Health, which regularly conducts this testing and recently identified this case.  More...

Buffalo man pleads guilty to vehicular assault

Maxamillion Hernandez, 21, of Buffalo, has pleaded guilty before Erie County Court Judge Sheila A. DiTullio to vehicular assault in the second degree and driving while ability impaired by a drug, according to Erie County District Attorney John J. More...

Education

District sets meal prices, income eligibility guidelines

In time for the start of the 2017-18 academic year, the West Seneca Central School District has released the free and reduced-price meal policy for children in the district.  School lunch prices for the year are: $2.25 for elementary schools, $2 More...

On the Campus

Brandon Nicholson of West Seneca has reserved a place as a transfer student at Oswego University for the fall 2017 semester. He last attended Canisius College and intends to major in business administration.  More...

Lifestyles

Tour celebrates Erie Canal bicentennial

In celebration of the Erie Canal’s bicentennial — and more specifically, the beginning of its construction — the Heartland Passage Tour will travel the state next month, bringing award-winning musicians, storytellers and a special d More...

Woman’s Club welcomes members

The West Seneca Woman’s Club is seeking new members. The club meets at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 1475 Orchard Park Road. The meetings start at 7:30 p.m. Members socialize and support community service events. More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 24   Michael Faltyn — 6 p.m., as part of Music On Main, Cabernet Cafe, 9 N. Ellicott near Main St., Williamsville. 631-1044, www.cabernetswinecafe.com  More...

Performance

thurs. 24   Zepparella — The all-female Led Zeppelin powerhouse will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, at The Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St., Buffalo; $. 852-2860, www.tralfmusichall.com, www.ticketmaster.com  More...

Concerts

fri. 25   Country will dominate with Luke Bryan, Brett Eldredge and Craig Campbell starting at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25, at the Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Lake; $. darienlake.com. livenation.com or ticketmaster.com  More...