Weekly Feature



February 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

CAUSE FOR CELEBRATION

West Seneca West’s Matt Myers, at left on the ice, and Kyle Haettich, Michael Flury, Tyler Sacco and Aaron Highway are saluted by their teammates on the bench following Myers’ goal just over halfway into the first period of the Indians&rs More...

Editorial

‘Buyer beware’ when using on-demand services

Bee Editorial

It seems that when the calendar turns to February thoughts turn to the warm weather ahead and a reprieve from shoveling heavy, wet snow. More...

Spindle items

• HELP AT THE HEARTH — The West Seneca Food Pantry will be conducting a new and used kitchen utensil collection on the last weekend of February.  Families who have relocated from Puerto Rico and residents of the West Seneca community More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Feb. 18, 1993

• What will the budgetary outlook be in the West Seneca School District for 1993-94? Not too rosy, judging by preliminary reports from district officials Monday night. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

MARTIN, Dolores M. (nee Oddo), of West Seneca, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. Mrs. Martin is survived by one child, Mark, and several grandchildren. A funeral service was held on Feb. 7 at Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home Inc. More...

Sports

Indian cagers complete perfect regular season

For the first time in program history, West Seneca West’s boys basketball team went without a loss during regular-season play after the Indians closed out their 20-0 effort Friday with an 80-76 victory at Jamestown. More...

Bauer’s third-place finish highlights West’s efforts at wrestling sectionals

Four wrestlers, led by Kyle Bauer at 138 pounds, placed in the top six to highlight West Seneca West’s efforts at Saturday’s annual Section VI Division I Wrestling Championships at North Tonawanda High School. More...

Win over East helps West secure top-three finish, first-round bye

Hockey

West Seneca West’s hockey team played as if its playoff life depended on victory Friday against crosstown rival West Seneca East, as the Indians’ relentless attack on offense from the opening puck drop helped them secure an 8-3 win in wha More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Seniors study spooks at February meeting   More...

Business

BlueCross BlueShield to present series of winter activities

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York presents Fearless February, a series of free, healthy activities for families to enjoy during Winter Break. Fearless February includes a mix of indoor and outdoor events taking place across Western New York. More...

Blood pressure screenings to kick off American Heart Month

As part of American Heart Month in February, the Erie County Clerk’s Office and Mercy Hospital of Buffalo have teamed up to offer free blood pressure screenings at auto bureaus across the county.  Cardiovascular disease remains the leading More...

Housing organization awarded federal grant

U.S. Rep. Brian Higgins last week detailed the award of a $900,000 competitive federal grant for Housing Opportunities Made Equal, Western New York’s principal fair-housing organization.  More...

Gullo warns of SnoHub flaws

Code enforcement officer urges caution when requesting snow-clearing services through new app

As thoughts turn to the warm, sunny days of spring, the snow continues to fall, causing residents to seek snowplowing services. Last week, SnoHub expanded to include West Seneca in its service region. More...

Advisory committee member balks at superintendent search result

When he addressed the West Seneca Central Board of Education Monday night, superintendent search advisory committee member Brendon Najm said he’s not sure he wants to be part of the group, despite being invited.   More...

Local News

NATURAL ELEMENTS

West Seneca and Cheektowaga residents Aiden Mecca, top left, Chris Plew, Juliana Mecca, Eva Cline and Owen Cline examine skulls of Reinstein Woods animals. More...

Grant funding to help with town infrastructure

The Town of West Seneca will receive $100,000 for road milling and resurfacing as part of a grant for community initiatives and infrastructure upgrades from Legislator Joe Lorigo.  Benson Avenue, Dirkson Avenue and Wichita Road will be the focus More...

Erie County Health confirms case of hepatitis A

The Erie County Department of Health has confirmed a case of hepatitis A in an individual who is employed as a food handler at two different locations in Erie County, according to County Executive Mark Poloncarz and county Health Commissioner Dr. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Just received the letter from the board. So much for open disclosure. One candidate and someone with zero experience. More...

Education

Upcoming activities outlined by West Seneca schools

These activities are scheduled for the West Seneca Central School District. For more information, call the district at 677-3100, or visit the district’s website at www.wscschools.org. Events are open to the public and subject to change. More...

District names December Students of the Month

The following West Seneca high school students have been named Student of the Month for December in these specific academic subjects:  East Senior   More...

On the Campus

Maxwell Barrile, of West Seneca, earned dean’s list honors at Saint Joseph’s University for the fall 2017 semester. Barrile studies international relations in the University’s College of Arts and Sciences.  More...

Lifestyles

Catholic Charities puts focus on job training for 2018 appeal

In its 94th year, the annual Catholic Charities of Buffalo appeal will once again work to raise $11 million to fund a host of programs that meet the needs of roughly 153,000 Western New Yorkers who live in poverty or are in crisis. More...

Wine, women and art set for Feb. 22

Wine, Women and Art with Andrea Oswald is scheduled from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22 at Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery, located at 1168 Orchard Park Road. Photos are available on the website. Cost is $30 per person. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Symphonic

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Live Local in WNY

thurs. 15   Kevin McCarthy: One Man Band — 7:30 p.m., Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, 88 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo. 259-1810, www.buffalocateringservices.com  More...