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August 31, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Taste of West Seneca slated for Sept. 3

The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce and the Police Benevolent Association will hold their third annual Taste of West Seneca and PBA Car Show on Sunday, Sept. 3. More...

Editorial

Mental health crucial aspect of education

Bee Editorial

Children who are facing physical or mental health obstacles cannot be expected to succeed educationally. More...

Spindle items

• CLASS IS IN SESSION — Well, not quite. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Sept. 3, 1992

• The Town of West Seneca is continuing its quest to find funding for a new youth center and will be trying to grab a slice of a $12.5 million statewide grant in coming weeks. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

WESOLOSKI, Gloria M. (nee Rombkowski), of West Seneca, died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. Mrs. Wesoloski is survived by two children, Robert, and Lisa Brown; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

East football playing for respect, New Era appearance

If football teams had comedians associated with them, the 2017 West Seneca East Trojans would be Class A South’s Rodney Dangerfield. More...

Week Two to feature WSLL mini-game, ‘Hometown Heroes’

West Seneca East’s football team will be holding a “Hometown Heroes” Night, saluting members of the West Seneca Police and East Seneca Fire Departments as a small way to remember and honor those lost during the tragic events of Sept More...

East girls volleyball seeking steady improvement in ’17

West Seneca East girls volleyball coach Jenna Yates is hoping that this year’s group of Lady Trojans is able to build off of last season’s accomplishments in an effort to improve on its fourth-place effort in divisional play in 2016.  More...

Business

Grand Island bridges to get cashless tolling

The New York State Thruway Authority is moving forward with the implementation of cashless tolling at the Grand Island bridges, and Sen. More...

Health center receives national accreditation

The GreenFields Health and Rehabilitation Center in Lancaster has received quality assurance and performance improvement accreditation for this year, according to a press release from the business.  This accreditation is evaluated and presented More...

Western New York Pediatric Associates joins physicians’ group

Western New York Pediatric Associates, located at 5800 Big Tree Road, recently became one of four independent and premier pediatric practices to come together to form the Medical Health Associates of Western New York, according to a release from the More...

Bystrak looks forward to coming school year

2017-18

The countdown to the first day of school is underway for interim Superintendent Matthew Bystrak in the West Seneca Central School District.  School starts Tuesday, Sept. 5 in the district. More...

BOCES head to continue search process

Lynn Fusco, district superintendent of Erie 1 BOCES, has been appointed search consultant in the West Seneca Central School District’s saga of looking for a new superintendent of schools. More...

Local News

Lions Club to host last concert of summer series

The West Seneca Lions Club will host a series of concerts on Thursdays this summer at the bandshell behind Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. Music starts at 7 p.m.  The schedule is as follows:  Aug. More...

United Way of Buffalo & Erie County holds 100th anniversary celebration

More than 3,600 volunteers gathered on Aug. More...

Prosit!

German Festival takes over Town Park this weekend

The Buffalo German Festival returns to town this weekend, running from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, and Sunday, Sept. 3, at Cheektowaga Town Park, 2600 Harlem Road. More...

Police Blotter

Desire for bright smile results in larceny charge

Wednesday, Aug. 23  • A Buffalo woman was arrested for allegedly stealing various merchandise worth $103.02 from the Wegmans on Abbott Road. She was charged with petit larceny.  Friday, Aug. 25  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The people who are upset that their children can’t play at the new baseball diamond at Firemen’s   Park should direct their unhappiness where it rightfully belongs: to their elected town officials who sat idly by and allowed a ball More...

Education

Wegmans School of Pharmacy announces new program for Erie Community College

A new partnership between St. John Fisher College and SUNY Erie Community College will offer two qualified students guaranteed acceptance into the Wegmans School of Pharmacy. More...

Lifestyles

Holiday Open...

Showcasing work from more than 100 local artisans

Western New Yorkers will have the opportunity to purchase artwork from local artists in the first weekend of December in preparation for the holiday season.  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...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 31   Erickson Acoustic — 6 p.m., as part of Music On Main, Cabernet Cafe, 9 N. Ellicott near Main St., Williamsville. 631-1044, www.cabernetswinecafe.com  More...

Concerts

thurs. 31   Dave Koz and Larry Graham, in a side-by-side performance, at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, at the Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. 692-2413 or rivieratheatre.org  More...

Film/Video

thurs. 31   Pete’s Dragon — Part of the Flicks on Old Falls Free Outdoor Movie Series, 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. More...