Weekly Feature



October 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

POWDER PUFF

Sophomore Claire Farry avoids the freshman defense during the West Seneca West Powder Puff football game played on Wednesday.   More...

Editorial

Helpful tips for coping after a tragic event

Bee Editorial

Whether you are at home, work or running errands when you find out about a recent tragedy, it can hit hard. It’s difficult to not get wrapped up in the news or videos that replay on the television or that are posted online.  More...

Spindle items

• POLL RESULTS — The weekly Bee Poll results are often cited as a barometer on hot button issues around town, frequently mistaken to represent how the greater public feels about a certain topic. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Oct. 8, 1992

• West Seneca Supervisor Paul Clark does not expect his 1993 budget proposal, which contains no tax increases, to receive the Bronx cheers that greeted last year’s proposal. More...

Sports

Homecoming win moves West football to 5-0

West Seneca West’s football team moved another step closer to its first undefeated regular season in more than 20 years Friday night when it trounced Lackawanna, 35-8, in this year’s Homecoming Game. More...

RIVALS COLLIDE

West Seneca West’s Kourtney Urbanczyk, left, clashes with West Seneca East’s Anilese Orticelli as they fight for the ball during the crosstown rivals’ meeting on the field hockey field on Sept. 27. More...

Heat index leaves East’s tennis match with South unfinished

A rarity in these parts resulted in West Seneca East’s girls tennis match against Williamsville South on Sept. 25 not coming to a conclusion.  More...

Permit fees doubled for violations

The Town of West Seneca will now double the fee for any permit not applied for prior to work commencing. More...

Community center, library project on schedule

Opening day for the West Seneca Community Center and Library is about seven months away, and Town Engineer Steven Tanner said the building is on track for the May 1 ribbon cutting.  During Monday’s work session, Tanner gave a narrative wal More...

Union Fire Hall nearly complete

Union Fire Company will christen its new firehall next month, with a tentative opening date set for the week of Nov. 13.  Commissioner David Wassel said several construction setbacks have been overcome, and the hall is nearly complete.  More...

Local News

CROCHET CLUB

The Crochet Club at Union Square Senior Apartments makes another donation of lap robes to area nursing homes. Since its inception in September 2016, the club has donated 33 lap robes. More...

Second Oktoberfest presented by Orchard Park Chamber

Providing more German food options is just one of several new features for the second annual Oktoberfest event, presented by the Orchard Park Chamber of Commerce and Constellation.  Oktoberfest will run from 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

News Brief

Fellowship Wesleyan Church will hold a Fall Harvest carnival from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the church, 1645 Southwestern Blvd., across from the YMCA. There will be fun for the whole family with lots of games and candy. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I think the police blotter should be able to be in the newspaper. I will miss it. I look at it all the time. I hope the police department has some kind of news so that you can print it. I like to know what is going on in West Seneca.  More...

Education

District sets 2017-18 concert schedule

The West Seneca Central School District has outlined the 2017-18 concerts, musicals, festivals, rehearsals, auditions and performances for all schools in the district.  The schedule is as follows:  More...

Lifestyles

Chews to help

Donate your appetite on Oct. 10 to fight HIV/AIDS

Restaurant-goers across Western New York will help those affected by HIV and AIDS on Tuesday, Oct. 10, as part of the annual fundraiser Dining Out for Life. More...

Seniors to hear old instruments Oct. 6

Join the Ebenezer Seniors as the group welcomes Daniel Wilke to share some of his collection of antique instruments. Wilke will play some of the instruments for the seniors at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at Ebenezer United Church of Christ. More...

Seminar to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Throughout October, the Breast Cancer Network will host several educational seminars to raise awareness and educate survivors and the public on various topics related to breast cancer.  There will be a genetic testing and counseling seminar with More...

Business

Independent Health named one of country’s highest rated

Independent Health is again one of the highest-rated health insurance plans in the nation, according to the 2017-2018 Health Insurance Plan Ratings by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, a private organization dedicated to improving health More...

Frontier Airlines now offering more destinations from Buffalo

New nonstop flights from Buffalo Niagara International Airport to Denver International Airport are now available through Frontier Airlines.  The low-fare air carrier will also serve Fort Myers, Miami, Orlando and Tampa, Florida. More...

Fall racing league returns to RPM Raceway

RPM Raceway, an all-electric indoor go-kart and entertainment venue, has announced the return of its four-week adult racing league in October at its location inside the Walden Galleria, the company recently announced.  More...