Weekly Feature



October 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Board passes two local laws

Adoption to affect veterans’ tax exemptions, tax-levy limit

Two local laws were adopted Oct. 16, approving a tax exemption for Cold War Veterans and a tax-levy-limit override by the West Seneca Town Board. Both laws were passed following a public hearing.   More...

Editorial

Ghoulishly good safety tips for Halloween

Bee Editorial

It’s that time of year again, when all the ghouls, goblins, and an array of paw patrol characters emerge into the night to knock on decorated doors in the hopes of receiving a tasty treat. More...

Spindle items

• HALLOWEEN — Ghosts, ghouls and goblins delight — the Town of West Seneca will celebrate Halloween from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Oct. 29, 1992

• Supervisor Paul Clark thinks West Seneca could hit a “major home run” next Tuesday if the Jobs Bond Act passes. More...

Education

POLLINATORS

Kim Vlahoff’s fourth-grade students at Clinton Street Elementary School learn to pollinate their plants with bee sticks.   More...

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:  • Thursday, Oct. More...

Lifestyles

Ronald McDonald House Charities to initiate new programs at Oishei Children’s Hospital

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York will sponsor a Family Lounge and a Happy Wheels Cart within the new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital, which will open on Friday, Nov. 10. More...

Bee Senior News

These activities are scheduled at the West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca St. For more information, call the center at 675-9288, or visit the town’s website at www.westseneca.net.   Thursday, Oct. 26  9 a.m. More...

Business

BlueCross BlueShield to offer Medicare Advantage plans

With the annual enrollment period less than two weeks away, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York today announced a broad suite of Medicare Advantage options for 2018, including a new, $0 premium plan available to the more than 300,000 Medicare-el More...

YMCA program brings awareness of childhood obesity

YMCA Buffalo Niagara is working to help families understand the dangers of childhood obesity and ways to improve eating habits and increase physical activity.  More...

Line workers recruit apprentices

The Northeastern Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Outside Electrical Industry will conduct a recruitment now through Oct. More...

Forum helps parents address student suicide

To better equip parents in the fight against suicide in children and teens, mental health staff from West Seneca Central held a public forum at West Middle School Tuesday night, providing resources and strategies to the community. More...

Boy Scouts scare in Haunted House event

In the spirit of Halloween, Boy Scout Troop 735 of West Seneca will be hosting its eighth annual Haunted House from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Local News

SUPPORT FOR PUERTO RICO

Students Jack Bojarski, left, Shay Ciezki, Megan Flanagan, Dominique Khoury, Grace Russo and Luke Nowak from Queen of Heaven School, in conjunction with the West Seneca Food Pantry, collect and deliver supplies to the Armory to support the Hurricane More...

Leaf pickup underway in town

Residents may arrange to have leaves at the curbside the night before or before 7 a.m. during regular garbage days in:  1. More...

Book club helps build new facility in South Sudan

During the 2010-11 school year, West Seneca Central School District Librarians Haley Warren and Michele Pava joined forces and created the “Global Awareness Book Club” for students in fourth to eighth grades and their parents at East Elem More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.It’s time to impeach the West Seneca Board, especially the supervisor. They weren’t honest with us about the cost of the library and the extent of the library rebuild. More...

Sports

Second-half surge propels East football to victory

With it still looking like anyone’s game following a first half in which both teams appeared to be getting acclimated with one another, West Seneca East wasted little time in taking control of Friday’s Federation Class A quarterfinal on b More...

East needs OT to beat West in A-1 prequarterfinal

Girls soccer playoffs

West Seneca girls soccer had a date with destiny waiting in the form of top-seeded Grand Island in Thursday’s Section VI Class A-1 quarterfinal round, but the question facing East’s and West’s squad two days earlier was: Which team More...

West football cruises to lopsided Fed playoff win

A slow start by West Seneca West’s standards this season did little to contain the Indian gridders once they got rolling, as they took down Sweet Home with relative ease, 59-24, in Friday’s Federation Class A quarterfinal.  More...