Weekly Feature



November 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

If it’s fall, it’s time for your flu shot

Bee Editorial

We’ve all heard it before: “I’m afraid the flu shot will give me the flu.” Health professionals say that’s the biggest misconception about the influenza vaccine — as well as one of the most dangerous as we head int More...

Spindle items

• SAVE THE DATE — When the page on the calendar reads “November,” people turn their attention to Thanksgiving and the looming holidays. Before the festive madness ensues, a number of events are lined up for West Seneca. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Nov. 5, 1992

• The West Seneca School Board Monday decided to leave present high school and junior high school students at their schools, but asked for more time to decide the fate of elementary redistricting. More...

Education

On the Campus

West Seneca East Senior High School has announced the top 10 students for the Class of 2018.  More...

Town, school librarians team up to furnish new library

Employees and Friends of the West Seneca Public Library met with the librarians of the West Seneca Central School District to share details about the new town library that is under construction.   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, Nov. More...

Lifestyles

Amherst resident aims to bring hope, freedom through new poetry collection

Local poet “Mother” Minnie Thedford Johnson loves nature.  When she sees the leaves turning in fall or budding in spring, she’s inspired to write. 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, Nov. 2  9 a.m. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Special Events

fri. 3   Meat Raffle — Features special meat raffles and prize raffles, to benefit Bishop Timon - St. Jude High School, and sponsored by the BTSJ Parent Guild, 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. More...

Family Activities

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Breaking News - 11/7/2017 11:36 PM

Hanley takes unofficial victory

In the race for a seat on the West Seneca Town Board, incumbent William Hanley has claimed the unofficial victory with 7,505 votes to 3,485 votes for challenger Dave Monolopolus. More...

Hanley, Monolopolus vie for Town Board seat

Next week’s elections will decide one town council race and county challenges for the posts of sheriff, comptroller and legislator.  Polls in town will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. More...

IN MEMORIAM

The Rev. Gregory Faulhaber offers a prayer during a memorial service for Donald Schultz, a West Seneca Highway Department worker who was killed while on the job last fall. More...

Local News

Sporting goods drive to collect equipment for children in need

Erie County Legislator Patrick Burke, D-Cheektowaga, announced the start of his Youth Sporting Goods Drive on the steps of Bishop Timon-St. Jude High School on Friday. More...

Meetings

Town Board  Monday, Nov. 13  A work session of the town board will be held at 3 p.m. prior to the regular meeting.  — All meetings, unless noted, begin at 7 p.m. and are held in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. More...

Veterans Committee sets 2017 ceremony

The 45th annual Veterans Day ceremony sponsored by the West Seneca Veterans Committee will be held Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Walkway of Freedom, located in the West Seneca Veterans Memorial Park.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Thank a veteran today, every day

As Veterans Day approaches, we need to take a little time out of our busy lives to remember and thank our veterans for all they have done for our country.  More...

Suffrage battle had Illinois roots

I read David Sherman’s piece about the New York suffrage centennial, and feel moved to stand up for the claims of the great state of Illinois.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I would like to thank the resident of Pinewood Drive for the amazing Halloween display which is a daytime Star Wars theme and a wonderful nighttime theme with thousands of lights choreographed to music. I wish I had a neighbor like him. More...

Sports

West football to make first visit to New Era Field

Indians’ 35-14 triumph over Iroquois puts two unbeaten teams in ‘A’ final

West Seneca West’s football team took its name off the list of schools that have never played at New Era Field when it defeated Iroquois in Friday night’s Federation Class A semifinal, 35-14, to earn its chance to compete for a Section VI More...

West girls win Division I, overall titles

ECIC Cross-Country Championships

For the first time in West Seneca West cross-country program history, its girls team finished 11-0 against ECIC I competition and also beat all 23 other teams present at Saturday’s annual ECIC Championships at Alden to claim the unofficial titl More...

East harriers finish fifth in Division II

West Seneca East’s cross-country teams each placed fifth in the ECIC II standings — with the girls finishing 17th overall and the boys 18th — to begin postseason competition Saturday by taking part in the annual ECIC Championships a More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

West Senior presents ‘The Matchmaker’   More...

Business

District seeks donations to clothe needy families this winter

West Seneca Cares for Kids, a program supporting families in the West Seneca Central School District, is again seeking donations for this holiday season.  More...

Independent Health’s Medicare Advantage plans earn quality rating

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released its star ratings for Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plans. More...

YMCA to host 6th annual Costume Contest

After Halloween, keep your costume handy and join YMCA Buffalo Niagara for its sixth annual costume contest on Thanksgiving morning, before the start of the YMCA Turkey Trot. More...