Weekly Feature



September 20, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

St. Peter’s presents 2018 mystery dinner theater

St. Peter’s United Church of Christ will present its 2018 mystery dinner theater “The Mis-Match Game,” on Friday, Oct. 12 and Saturday, Oct. 13 in the church’s fellowship hall, 1475 Orchard Park Road.  More...

Editorial

Swimmers raise awareness of childhood cancer

Bee Editorial

A lot of people know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with pink ribbons adorning everything as a way to honor those who have battled this disease.  More...

Spindle items

• FIRE GRANTS AVAILABLE — Rep. Brian Higgins will host an Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program Workshop at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, at the Erie County Division of Fire Safety Training and Operations Center, 3359 Broadway. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Sept. 23, 1993

• West Seneca teachers will again receive a bonus from New York State, but may not see more of that money in the future, according to district superintendent Dr. Vincent Coppola. More...

Education

West Seneca schools list upcoming activities

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 returns artwork to former students

West Elementary School Principal Kristen Frawley recently found 15 pieces of student artwork which used to be on display in the former board room. More...

Lifestyles

History comes to life through MARBLE ORCHARD GHOST WALKS

Ghosts of Lewiston’s historic past will emerge from the shadows as the Marble Orchard Ghost Walks return this weekend.   More...

West Seneca Library News

Library hours   The new library hours are from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; and closed on Sunday. More...

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, Sept. 20  10 a.m. More...

Business

Dunn Tire to hold career fair Sept. 26

Dunn Tire is looking to add to its local workforce.  More...

Lactalis hires, promotes two residents

Lactalis American Group recently announced the promotion and hiring of two West Seneca residents.  Ally Kuhn has been promoted to manager of trade marketing administration and analysis. More...

Hillside Speaker Series focuses on peer pressure

The next event in Hillside Family of Agencies’ Side Conversations Speaker Series will focus on how peer pressure, family trauma, social media and other high-tech influences can present serious roadblocks on a teen’s journey to adulthood.& More...

School Board OKs business tax incentive

The West Seneca Board of Education adopted a resolution Tuesday night supporting 485-b, a new tax incentive offered in West Seneca for new businesses, as well as businesses looking to undertake extensive renovations or expansions to increase value. More...

Three candidates vie for Assembly seat

Three candidates will vie for the state’s 142nd Assembly District seat in the November general election, according to unofficial results from the Erie County Board of Elections.  In last week’s primary election, incumbent Erik Bohen More...

Local News

West Seneca Library welcomes new director

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Robert Alessi is no stranger to libraries. In fact, he’s no stranger to West Seneca or its library’s patrons, either.  The new West Seneca Public Library director has been a resident of West Seneca for 15 years. More...

New Bailey bridges, park named in honor of Sheriff Thomas F. Higgins

Union Concrete of West Seneca was the principal contractor on the bridge project

Local leaders gathered for the dedication of the Bailey Bridges and Bailey Peninsula Natural Habitat Park in Buffalo in honor of the late Sheriff Thomas F. Higgins, a law enforcement leader and U.S. Marine Corps Korean War veteran.  More...

Meetings

Town Board  Monday, Sept. 24  — All meetings, unless noted, begin at 7 p.m. and are held in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. Meetings are open to the public.  School Board  Tuesday, Oct. 9  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I think there should be term limits for Board of Education members. They need to be held to the same standards as the president: no more than 10 years. More...

Sports

Home proves sweet for East football

It took three long weeks, but the wait was worth it for West Seneca East’s football fans – and players – as the Trojans successfully kicked off the home portion of their 2018 season Friday night by shutting out Amherst, 35-0. More...

District golf team boasts mix of returning players, newcomers

East’s Piraino becomes squad’s first-ever female participant

The West Seneca district golf team is still searching for its first win of the season with the schedule nearing the halfway point, but one thing coach Lori Potter has been able to check off her to-do list for 2018 was witnessing improvement from her More...

West field hockey team defeats East, reaches shootout in two other games

West Seneca West’s field hockey team added a second win to its season collection Sept. 10 when it took down a short-handed squad from crosstown rival West Seneca East, 7-0. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

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Performance

thurs. 20   Karuna Trio — With Hamid Drake (drumset, vocal), Adam Rudolph (hand drumset, percussion, electronics, multiphone vocal), and Ralph M. Jones (saxophones), 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Festivals

fri. 21 & sat. 22   More...