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September 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Switzer Park project approved for bid opening

Improvements to Switzer Park on Knox Avenue in West Seneca will be up for bid on Wednesday, Sept. More...

Editorial

The public is owed a comprehensive blotter

Bee Editorial

While it’s not the reason we do our job, no one can deny that the weekly police blotter frequently pulls readers’ attention.  It is our mission here at The Bee to guarantee we do everything in our power to cover all aspects of the to More...

Spindle items

• NEVER FORGET — It’s hard to believe that 16 years have passed since the attack on the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Sept. 17, 1992

• An advertisement purchased by Councilwoman Barbara Rudnicki lobbying against the creation of a special district for sanitation and recycling has put her at odds with Supervisor Paul Clark.  More...

Sports

Return to basics produces shutout for East football

Jacob Maurino’s monster effort results in five total touchdowns

Jacob Maurino made the most of his 15 opportunities to touch the ball during West Seneca East’s game against Lake Shore Friday, scoring on a third of those touches while producing 67 percent of the Trojans’ total yards from scrimmage on o More...

West harriers find success in opening meets

West Seneca West’s cross-country teams kicked off 2017 in style, sweeping crosstown rival West Seneca East in a successful start to the dual meet portion of the season on Sept. More...

Personal improvement high on list of West girls tennis team’s goals

Division I can be the most brutal for high school tennis due to the plethora of talented players who hone their skills year round with private lessons. More...

Business

Gallivan, Chamber to host small business event Oct. 3

Sen. Patrick Gallivan is once again teaming up with the West Seneca Chamber of Commerce and leaders in business development to present a small business summit from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, at Southgate Plaza on Union Road.   More...

M&T Bank launches business challenge to benefit community organizations

M&T Bank recently debuted the “Understanding What’s Important” business challenge, a new initiative that celebrates local businesses and the organizations they support to make a difference in their communities.  More...

Bills, Sabres partner with Airbnb

The Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres have entered a partnership with Airbnb to provide an experience for fans surrounding Buffalo sporting events.  More...

Residents split on proposed local law

The first of two public hearings on Local Law No. 5, West Seneca’s proposed absentee landlord and criminal activity law, brought to light weaknesses within the current document.  More...

Hanley wins Democratic primary

As the unofficial votes were tallied Tuesday night, incumbent William Hanley held a solid lead over challenger Dave Monolopolus in the Democratic primary race for West Seneca Town Council. More...

Local News

Public input sought on Dental Law

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo will hold a series of public input sessions to discuss the details in his proposed “Dental Law,” which would allow patients to know the country where their dental implants were made. More...

Hicks sentenced to 250 hours community service

Former West Seneca Councilman Craig Hicks, who pleaded guilty in June to stealing money from the Carriagers Social Club, has been sentenced by Erie County Court Judge Kenneth Case to a three-year conditional discharge in which he has to perform 250 h More...

Dog Ears Bookstore offers Puppy Tales series

A new six-week Puppy Tales series at Dog Ears Bookstore and Cafe, located at 688 Abbott Road, kicked off recently at the bookstore.  Open to children ages 2 to 4 accompanied by a parent or guardian, Puppy Tales runs on six consecutive Friday mor More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.While other school districts are lowering their school taxes, West Seneca is raising them again, more money than the seniors received in their Social Security raise. One of the districts lowering taxes is one of the top-ranked schools. More...

Lifestyles

Buffalo prepares for 19th annual ‘Light The Night Walk’

Even with the extensive research nationwide and signs of progress being made, cancer still rears its ugly head. More...

Boy Scout Troop 735 seeks new members

Boy Scout Troop 735 of West Seneca is seeking new members who are at least 11 years old or have completed fifth grade. Members enjoy camping, outdoor activities, skill training, and community service. Call Scoutmaster Tim Cych at 821-0352.   More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Bel Canto choirs will hold open rehearsals   More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 14   More...

Performance

thurs. 14   The Bobby Militello Quartet — Part of the Jazz at the Carnegie Art Center, 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at the Carnegie Art Center, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda. 694-4400, www.carnegieartcenter.org  More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 14   Jam — Jam with a musical guest to be announced, 7 p.m., Northtown Music, 3648 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga; Free. 838-3835, www.northtownmusic.com  More...