Weekly Feature



August 9, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Burchfield sets August events

The Burchfield Nature and Art Center, 2001 Union Road, has planned several family events for the month of August.  On Sunday, Aug. More...

Editorial

Facility improvements needed for student success

Bee Editorial

Most people would agree that children are entitled to a fulfilling education, but how do you define that term? Does it mean well-rounded, competitive, successful, challenging, safe — or all of the above? Yes. More...

Spindle items

• PURPLE HEART—One action, two words, an unlimited number of ways to say “Thank You.”  On Tuesday, Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns was joined by more than 50 Purple Heart recipients and their families to unveil the new &l More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Aug. 12, 1993

• The town board struck another blow for non-smoking town employees, widening the ban on smoking to all town facilities and vehicles starting Aug. 16. More...

Sports

Section VI Hall of Fame names Class of 2018

The Section VI Hall of Fame will once again grow in size this December when it enshrines its Class of 2018 during a ceremony in the Southtowns.  The Class of 2018 induction ceremony is scheduled to begin with a cash bar and dinner at 5:30 p.m. More...

Semifinalists set in 50+ Division playoff race

Glory Days Softball

Playoffs recently began in 50+ Division play of the Glory Days Softball League, leaving two games to play tonight to determine the participants in this season’s upcoming championship game.  More...

TIDE baseball to hold tryouts

The 15U TIDE Showcase Baseball Program will have tryouts for the 2019 season at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, and Friday, Aug. 10, at Green Lake Park in Orchard Park.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

‘Ministry in Music’ highlights August   More...

Business

Stop at George’s for fresh local produce, flowers

George’s Produce Market, Williamsville’s old-fashioned produce stand, can be found at a new location: 1195 Wehrle Drive, at Aero Drive.  The produce stand, which has been supporting local farmers for more than 40 years, is open from More...

New location revealed for New Era Uber Zone

Pegula Sports and Entertainment announced Tuesday the location of the New Era Field Uber Zone for the 2018 season.  More...

YMCA Turkey Trot registration now open

Registration for the 123rd annual YMCA Turkey Trot has opened, according to YMCA Buffalo Niagara. More...

Resolution moves capital improvement planning forward

Facing a massive capital improvement project involving all 10 of the West Seneca Central School District’s educational buildings, the Board of Education chose to step forward with the planning process on Monday night.  (See editorial on pa More...

New York Times best-selling author to visit library

A New York Times best-selling author will be visiting the West Seneca Public Library this Saturday.  Aimee Molloy, a West Seneca native, wrote “The Perfect Mother” as her first novel.  “Writing is something I’ve alwa More...

Local News

Lease agreement with Enterprise Fleet Management approved

County vehicles will soon be replaced with leased vehicles following the unanimous approval of a 10-year lease agreement with Fleet Management by the Erie County Legislature.  More...

Derby man who fled Wegmans charged with possession

Joshua Diorio, 30, of Derby, is charged with petit larceny, criminal possession of a controlled substance, resisting arrest and obstructing governmental administration.  On July 30, West Seneca Police responded to a reported shoplifting at Wegma More...

Meetings

Town Board  Monday, Aug. 13  — 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, Aug. 28  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Since West Seneca is looking into contracting with an outside firm to do PR, maybe the West Seneca School District could do the same.  More...

Education

On the Campus

Genevieve Clifford, of West Seneca, a senior majoring in wellness management, has been named to the president’s list for the spring 2018 semester at Oswego University.  More...

Lifestyles

Mountstock 2018... to be bigger and better

Mount St. Mary Academy’s Mountstock will be a little different than previous years. The teen bands will battle it out this fall at the event’s 10-year anniversary, and it will be much larger this time around.  More...

Library sets annual yard sale event

The West Seneca Public Library’s 11th annual yard sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, on the Town Hall campus, 1250 Union Road. More...

FIGHT FACE

Members of the Horizon Martial Arts School are ready to show off some moves. Joshua Matteson is in front. Behind him are Dylan Cole, left, Clinton Bacon-Schneider, and Tyler and Ryan Sledz.   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 9   More...

Walking Tours

thurs. 9   Knox Farm State Park - Evening Hike in the Woods — This 3-mile hike is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9. Meet in the parking area by the red barns. Rain will cancel the hike. Call 548-1401. More...

Theatre

thurs. 9-sun. 19   More...