Weekly Feature



February 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

New smoking ban policy in works

Human resources representatives are busy trying to navigate the rough waters of crafting a policy for West Seneca employees regarding the new ban of tobacco use on town property.  More...

Editorial

Residents deserve frequent crime updates

Bee Editorial

After six months of being in the dark about crime in the community, West Seneca residents finally have a glimpse of what’s happening around them thanks to the 2017 Annual Report from the West Seneca Police Department. More...

Spindle items

• ALUMNI NIGHT — The West Seneca West Alumni Association, in partnership with the West Seneca West Theater Department, will hold its annual Musical Alumni Night at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at the school, 3330 Seneca St. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Feb. 11, 1993

Air samples have been taken at the West Seneca Educational Center, but results from the tests likely won’t be available until Friday. More...

Lifestyles

Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum Recently Featured in 'American Pickers'

Jim Sandoro and his wife, Mary Ann, have spent more than 45 years collecting memorabilia, antique vehicles and historic artifacts to visually display the rich transportation history of Western New York, according to a statement on their website.  More...

Covenant UMC plans soup sale for Feb. 10

Covenant United Methodist Church, 539 Main St., will hold a soup sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10. The event is takeout only. Soup is $8 per quart. 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, Feb. 8  10 a.m. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

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Symphonic

fri. 9   Presto Choir of ABC Bel Canto/St. Paul’s Cathedral Choirs — The two vocal groups will combine for this choral concert, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at St. More...

Engineers request fees

Town Engineer Steven Tanner has asked town officials for guidance in creating fees associated with basement and sewer connection inspections in cases where homeowners are not being cooperative or responsive.  More...

Police Department releases 2017 report

The Town of West Seneca Police Department recently compiled its 2017 Annual Report, reinstating the analysis for the purpose of gaining deeper insight into crime trends affecting the town.  (See editorial on page four)  West Seneca Police C More...

Local News

Paczki Day’s 21st edition scheduled for Feb. 11

The 21st annual Paczki Day will take place from 1 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. More...

Kissing Bridge to host town ski day Feb. 17

Kissing Bridge has invited the Town of West Seneca to participate in a community ski day on Saturday, Feb. More...

Shrine center sets chicken barbecue Feb. 18

The Shriners of Western New York will have a winter chicken barbecue from noon to 4:30 p.m., or until sold out, Sunday, Feb. 18.  The cost is $10 per person and includes a two-pound half chicken, two salads and a roll. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I’m wondering if there is going to be a town uproar about taxes when the school district brings up its tax rate again. It’s 2 percent every year, nonstop. When are residents going to start complaining about that? More...

Sports

North gives West boys hoops toughest test to date

Johnson hits 1,000 points for career, passes brother on team’s all-time list

West Seneca West’s boys basketball team found itself in an unfamiliar spot Jan. 30 when it took on Williamsville North in a rematch of the Indians’ 24-point victory on Dec. 19: Trailing for most of the game. More...

East’s Jaskier claims WNY Queens’ Division II title

Bowling

West Seneca East sophomore Kendyll Jaskier has long been a solid bowler in both the scholastic and tournament settings, but she solidified her credentials Jan. More...

East hockey clinches program’s first regular-season title, top seed

West Seneca East’s hockey team locked down its first regular-season championship – and the top seed for the Federation Small Schools tournament to boot – Friday when it took down Starpoint in overtime, 6-5, to improve to 12-2 in the More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Covenant plans soup sale for Feb. 10   Covenant United Methodist Church, 539 Main St., will hold a soup sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10. This event is take-out only and soup is $8 per quart. Many varieties will be available. More...

Business

Arc Building Partners to undertake New Era Field renovations

Arc Building Partners has announced its selection as construction manager for renovations to the sideline clubs, end-zone clubs and other premium areas at New Era Field.  More...

Catholic Charities appoints chief operating officer

Catholic Charities of Buffalo has named Meichle Latham chief operating officer, according to Dennis C. Walczyk, chief executive officer, and Sister Mary McCarrick, diocesan director.  More...

Junior League to offer two scholarships

The Junior League of Buffalo will award two $2,000 scholarships to graduating female high school seniors who are outstanding leaders in the Western New York community. More...