Weekly Feature



June 17, 2010 RSS feed / Local News

Tiffany excited to visit Western New York, headline 80s Bash

When singer-songwriter Tiffany visits Lancaster later this month to perform during the 80s Bash, she also will be returning to an area she called her hideaway during the time when she was a pop icon. More...

West senior awarded Taste of Buffalo scholarship

Five graduating seniors from the Western New York area, including a student from West Seneca, were named recipients of a $1,000 scholarship by Taste of Buffalo. More...

Water conservation tour comes to West Seneca

The most direct way to reduce water bills and cut energy costs, while also managing a precious resource, begins with water conservation at the local level.   More...

Community news

John Heck has been awarded a $500 scholarship through the second annual AAA Insurance Scholarship for Community Excellence. Heck is graduating from West Seneca East High School and plans to study chemistry at Canisius College. More...

Repaving approved for Indian Church Road

On June 10, an Intermunicipal Agreement between Erie County and the Erie County Water Authority was approved by the Legislature regarding the repaving of Indian Church Road in West Seneca. More...

Community News

A new, informal singing group is seeking members. The group will hold its first meeting on July 26 at Timon Towers, 1015 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo. It will meet the fourth Monday of every month afterwards. 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. Friday, June 18 10 a.m. More...

Bee Fire Report

Monday, June 7   — 2:02 a.m.: East Seneca firefighters aided a 33-year-old Lein Road male who had trouble breathing.   — 4:20 a.m.: Vigilant firefighters assisted an elderly Evelyn Avenue male who had difficulty breathing. More...

Program offers air conditioning units

As the summer months bring warmer temperatures, Erie County’s Department of Social Services, Heating and Energy Assistance Program has announced an AC Cooling Assistance Program.   This program began Monday and will last until Aug. More...

Out of the Past

(Do you have a memory of the West Seneca area you would like to share with Bee readers?   Send it to “Out of the Past,” West Seneca Bee, 5564 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14221-5410). More...

Community Days scheduled

The West Seneca Civic & Patriotic Commission has scheduled its annual Community Days for 6 p.m. to midnight Friday, June 25, and noon to midnight Saturday, June 26, in Centennial Park, located behind West Seneca Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. More...

Great Expectations hosts safety, family fun event

Great Expectations Child Care Center Inc., 4534 Clinton St., in conjunction with the Erie County Sheriff’s Department, will host a “Care Seat Safety Check and Family Fun Day” from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 19.   More...

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

East grad named among ‘Most Influential Women’

by KIMBERLY MCDOWELL   It’s been nearly 30 years since the voice of Heidi Raphael was heard broadcast throughout West Seneca schools.   More...

Resident’s art on display at BNAC

The exhibit “Margaret Hart Retrospective: Part 2” will be on display at the Burchfield Nature & Art Center, 2100 Union Road, beginning with an opening reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 18. More...

New memorial garden in place at Children’s Memorial Park

When the daughter of Ken and Kim Hansen passed away unexpectedly early last year, the parents began a long, difficult journey of learning how to deal with their pain. More...