Weekly Feature



November 29, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Gift of Warmth sets goal of 3,500 donations

“Gift of Warmth,” the area’s longest-running warm clothing collection program for local families in need, will again be hosted by all 65 M&T Bank branches throughout Western New York. More...

Editorial

Think twice before buying a pet for Christmas

Bee Editorial

It’s a scene straight out of a movie — children waking up on Christmas morning, rubbing their sleepy eyes when suddenly they spot the tree, surrounded by presents. One of those presents is a puppy, with a bow for a collar. More...

Spindle items

• REAL OR FAKE? — It’s my favorite time of year: Christmas tree season. Growing up, we always had artificial trees. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Dec. 2, 1993

• The West Seneca School Board probably won’t attempt to tackle the task of finding a new superintendent on its own. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

ROYCE, Maureen C. (nee Broad), of West Seneca, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. Mrs. Royce is survived by two siblings, Eileen Broad and William Broad Jr. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Royce Jr. More...

Sports

Indian cagers enter 2018-19 wearing bull’s-eye

West Seneca West boys basketball coach Des Randall knows that the Indians have zero chance of sneaking up on anyone this year, not after the season they had last winter.  Setting 15 separate team records will do that.  More...

Johnson’s status unknown; currently deemed ineligible

If you read the main story on West Seneca West’s boys basketball team first, you’re probably wondering why Juston Johnson, one of the premier players in Western New York, wasn’t mentioned.  That’s because his eligibility More...

East’s best football season ends with loss in ‘A’ final

All good things must come to an end, which is just what West Seneca’s reign as title town for New York State Class A high school football did Friday at Syracuse University’s Carrier Dome when Section IX’s Cornwall edged out West Sen More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

St. Peter’s to present ‘A Christmas Carol’   More...

Entertainment

Film/Video

thurs. 29   More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 29   Pack of Blues Pro Jam — With Speedy Parker and others, 8 p.m., Club 861, 861 Military Road, Kenmore; $. 322-0309, www.club861.com  More...

Concerts

thurs. 29   West Awake the Dead will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at The Sportsmen’s Tavern, 326 Amherst St., Buffalo; $. 874-7734, www.sportsmenstavern.com  More...

Voters to decide $75 million capital project

Tuesday proposition

Residents in the West Seneca Central School District will again head to the polls on Tuesday, this time to vote on a $75 million capital improvement project proposition designed to address district needs throughout the next six to eight years.  More...

St. Peter’s presents ‘A Christmas Carol’ tomorrow

St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 1475 Orchard Park Road, will kick off the holiday season with “Charles Dickens Presents ‘A Christmas Carol,’” a solo performance starring Mike Randall tomorrow evening.  More...

Local News

Federal grants aid anti-trafficking efforts

The International Institute of Buffalo has been awarded two federal grants through the U.S. Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime. According to Rep. More...

Meetings

Town Board  Monday, Dec. 3  A work session will be held at 3 p.m.  — All meetings, unless noted, begin at 7 p.m. and are held in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. More...

HEAP outreach scheduled for Jan. 17

Residents will receive a little help as they apply for the Home Energy Assistance Program during two upcoming outreach programs, one in West Seneca and another in East Aurora.  HEAP is a federally funded program to assist income-eligible Erie Co More...

Letters to the Editor

People with disabilities need better transportation services

I live with a disability, but it does not define me.  The transportation situation for people with disabilities is not as it ought to be in New York State, and I have a hunch it is also not as it should be for people with disabilities in the Uni More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The West Seneca School Board would have you believe that the state is going to completely honor its commitment to fund a massive capital project. I, for one, don’t buy it. More...

Education

St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute lists first quarter honors

St. More...

West Seneca schools list district 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.wsc schools.org. Events are open to the public and subject to change. More...

Lifestyles

The new kitty in the city

Animal rescue moves to new location

It looks like the cat’s out of the bag. A Purr-fect Fit Animal Rescue & Adoption Center recently moved from the Transitown Plaza to its new home at 2231 Wehrle Dr., near Youngs Road, Amherst. More...

St. Peter’s UCC plans Dec. 1 craft fair

St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 1475 Orchard Park Road, West Seneca, will hold a vendor event and craft fair in the fellowship hall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. 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...

Business

Chamber, Geico offer new speaker series

The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce and the Geico office in West Seneca are teaming up to offer a series of six lunchtime events in 2019 featuring a variety of business speakers.  More...

Buffalo Solar Solutions placed among industry leaders nationwide

It’s amazing how much one great idea can help grow a small business. That’s exactly what happened at Buffalo Solar Solutions, resulting in a year that can only be described as a whirlwind. More...

Aurora Theatre sets free holiday screenings

The Aurora Theatre will show a series of free holiday movies during its annual “Hollywood Holidays” event.  The theatre will show the holiday films starting at 11 a.m. on the following dates:  Saturday, Dec. More...