Weekly Feature



January 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

East Aurora resident, author appears on Travel Channel show

An East Aurora resident known for his knowledge of the supernatural is sharing his experience on working with the Travel Channel. More...

Editorial

Academy programs are invaluable career prep

Bee Editorial

We don’t know what the future holds, but given the work being done by students in the West Seneca Central School District, we know it will be innovative and impressive.  The district’s academy program is one of the top in the state, More...

Spindle items

• CAPITAL PROJECT PRESENTATION — West Seneca Central School District’s Parent Council will host a presentation at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Jan. 14, 1993

• Wednesday, Jan. 20, the wraps will come off a multi-million dollar technology plan of more than two years in the making for the West Seneca School District. More...

Sports

East hockey douses Flames, 4-0

In both instances that West Seneca East’s hockey team found the back of the net in its game with Williamsville East on Saturday, the Trojans wasted little time adding a second tally in short order en route to defeating the Flames, 4-0.  More...

OP’s confidence not enough as Indian cagers move to 10-0

Going into Thursday’s game with Orchard Park, West Seneca West boys basketball coach Des Randall and his players had heard some rumblings by the Quakers that, despite their sub-.500 record, they had what it was going to take to hand the Indians More...

West boys bowling wins one of first two matches after break

West Seneca West’s boys bowling team picked up a 4-3 split in its first two matches of 2018, bouncing back from a tough 6-1 loss to Orchard Park on Jan. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

New Hope plans free community dinner   New Hope United Methodist Church, located at 2846 Seneca St., will host a free community dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19.  St. John’s to host pasta bake dinner   More...

Entertainment

Comedy

thurs. 11   ComedySportz Minor League provides improv training to local residents. They have been working hard with their coaches — so come out and see what they’ve learned so far, 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 11   Kevin McCarthy: One Man Band — 7:30 p.m., Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, 88 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo. 259-1810, www.buffalocateringservices.com  More...

Symphonic

fri. 12 & sat. 13   More...

Students design, build apps

Academy students in the West Seneca Central School District are receiving hands-on experience developing mobile app technology through the Lenovo Scholar Network.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

District launches new website

Visitors to the West Seneca Central School District website may have noticed something is a little different. A new site launched Jan. More...

Local News

Scenic Byway, Railway Historical Society get county funding

Legislator John Mills recently announced that the County Legislature has approved his requests to allocate funding for the WNY Southtowns Scenic Byway and the WNY Railway Historical Society in the 2018 budget.  More...

Driver charged with DUI-drugs after crash

Thomas Capitano of West Seneca is facing multiple charges, including driving under the influence of drugs, after a crash Dec. More...

Buffalo man charged with robbery of Kmart on Orchard Park Road

Paul Kowalski Jr., of Buffalo, is charged with felony robbery and grand larceny after he allegedly robbed the Kmart at 349 Orchard Park Road in West Seneca on Nov. 18.   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Another holiday week and people in Fisher Court aren’t sure when to put out their trash and recycling totes for garbage collection. Is it one day later because of the holiday or not? More...

Education

Safety net ensures students with disabilities earn local diplomas

New regulations adopted by the Board of Regents to increase options for students with disabilities to graduate from high school with a local diploma have been supported by Sen. More...

St. Mary’s names dean’s list

St. Mary’s High School has named the following West Seneca residents to the dean’s list for the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year.  High honors  More...

Students make honors at Sacred Heart

The following West Seneca residents were recently named to Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart’s honor roll for the first quarter of the 2017-18 academic year.  Seniors  Mary Catherine Cook, Jane Kent and Hannah Rola.  Juniors & More...

Lifestyles

So, you want to write a book …

Workshop to navigate nonfiction publishing process

Are you interested in publishing a book and becoming an author? If so, there is an opportunity available throughout the month of February. More...

Intro to fly fishing adult course set

The Lake Erie Chapter of Fly Fishers International will hold “Introduction to Fly Fishing,” a course for adults, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at East Middle School, 1445 Center Road, West Seneca. Classes start Jan. More...

Business

Consumer protections proposed for life insurance, annuity products

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo last week said the Department of Financial Services has proposed new consumer protections that would adopt a “best interest” standard for those licensed to sell life insurance and annuity products.  More...

McGuire facilities, BOCES partner for nursing program

The McGuire Group, operator of five health care facilities in Western New York, has partnered with Erie 2 BOCES to provide a 12-month Licensed Practical Nurse certificate program. More...

Maria Love Fund accepting grant applications

The Maria M. Love Convalescent Fund has announced that grant applications are available at www.marialove fund.org. Submissions will be accepted from Erie County nonprofit organizations. Grant requests may range in amounts from $1,000 to $10,000. More...