Weekly Feature



January 4, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Common sense, preparedness beneficial in winter

Bee Editorial

As we move through winter and even in the early spring, there will always be a possibility of snow accumulation. More...

Spindle items

• SAVE THE DATE — While the lead up to the holidays was packed with events, January is shaping up to be a quiet month. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Jan. 7, 1993

• Efforts to permanently install special districts for sanitation and lighting were again shot down by the residents of West Seneca, this time after a town-wide referendum Tuesday. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

PIECZYNSKI, Debra L. (nee Donohue), of West Seneca, died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017. Mrs. Pieczynski is survived by her husband, Thomas, and two children, Gregory and Zachary. A funeral service was held on Jan. More...

Lifestyles

After Broome County decision, Poloncarz says Erie County still wants state-funded opioid treatment center

Following a Dec. 27 decision to approve a state-funded opioid treatment center in Broome County, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz tweeted that he’s still seeking one for Western New York. More...

Woman’s Club welcomes members

The West Seneca Woman’s Club is seeking new members. The club meets at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 1475 Orchard Park Road. The meetings start at 7:30 p.m. Members socialize and support community service events. More...

New year — new start in faith, 2018

There is something mysterious and tantalizing about turning the page of the calendar to the beginning of a new year. It offers a new start and a clean slate, so to speak, upon which we can write a new direction to our lives.  More...

Business

BlueCross BlueShield encourages residents to think carefully before surgery

It’s estimated that 48 million people undergo surgery each year in the United States and preparation plays a significant role in their overall experience and recovery process. More...

Chamber to honor award winners Feb. 15

The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce recently announced the winners of the 2018 West Seneca Community Awards.  More...

Join-a-thon urges membership for prospective Scouts

Girl Scouts of Western New York will hold the Girl Scout Join-a-thon from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. More...

Gallivan, DiPietro introduce bill to provide school supplies to state’s students

More than two dozen sixth-graders gathered in Joe Minnuto’s class at Iroquois Middle School for a special visit from Assemblyman David DiPietro and Sen. Patrick Gallivan.  More...

Local film industry workers decry bill aimed at repealing film production tax credits

Nearly one month after state Sen. More...

Burke announces candidacy for Assembly’s 142nd District

Erie County Legislator Patrick Burke on Tuesday officially announced his candidacy for the New York State Assembly’s 142nd District, which includes West Seneca, Orchard Park, South Buffalo, Kaisertown and Lackawanna.  More...

Local News

Bill to strengthen Freedom of Information Law, recover legal fees

A new law will make it easier for residents and organizations suing to obtain information from state and local governments under New York’s Freedom of Information Law to recover legal fees.  State Sen. More...

Dog Ears Bookstore to offer new Puppy Tales session

A new six-week Puppy Tales series at Dog Ears Bookstore and Cafe, located at 688 Abbott Road, will kick off at 10:15 a.m. Friday, Jan. 5.  More...

World Junior Championships at New Era Field Orchard Park

Friday, Dec. 29, 2017

USA junior hockey player Quinn Hughes, left, takes a slap shot from the blue line during the outdoor game against Canada at New Era Field. Fans of Team USA, lower left, celebrate during the outdoor game. More...

Letters to the Editor

History made with Little Rock

I concur with Mr. Sherman on the excitement of the historical 75-minute ceremony for the commissioning of the USS Little Rock. More...

Commissioning a great occasion

The USS Little Rock commissioning was a great occasion for our city. David Sherman’s column in The Bee was wonderful. I was moved.  I tried to get tickets but could not. I saw the ceremony on TV and was on the waterfront when it left. More...

Sports

Lady Trojans win Springville hoops tourney

West Seneca East’s girls basketball team continued to impress in one of its best starts to a season in ages when it knocked off host Springville, 57-47, in Thursday’s championship round of the Lady Griffins’ Holiday Tournament to im More...

MAKING IT OFFICIAL

West Seneca West’s Matt Myers, front row middle, recently capped his standout high school football season by inking his national letter of intent to continue his gridiron career at the University at Buffalo starting in the fall.  More...

West hockey wins Mohawk Tourney

West Seneca West’s boys hockey team quickly and successfully put a tough 5-1 loss to Hamburg behind it over the holiday break, making the most of their road trip to Schenectady to win the Mohawk Tournament for the first time in 10 years.  More...

Entertainment

Comedy

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Live Local in WNY

thurs. 4   Kevin McCarthy — 7:30 p.m., Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, 88 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo. 259-1810, www.buffalocateringservices.com  More...

Walking Tours

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