Weekly Feature



May 15, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Iditarod musher delivers speech

On Tuesday night, famed Iditarod musher Hugh Neff and his 10-year-old Alaskan husky, Walter, were in West Seneca at the Trinity Christian school gym to give a speech about life, and life as a musher.  Local attendees, along with the first- and s More...

Editorial

Moratorium gives town time to research quasar

Bee Editorial

The West Seneca Town Board has enacted a moratorium on any facility engaged in anaerobic digestion of solid waste and/or sewage or other sludges.  While it is within the town’s power and duty to fully research any factor that may negativel More...

Spindle items

• NUPEPA LUNA HO’OPONO- PONO — The Hawaiian language is a very interesting one to learn, filled with many colorful words and sayings. For example, the state fish is the humuhumunukunukuapua` a, or reef triggerfish.  More...

Out of the Past

West Seneca Police Station

The West Seneca Police station was located for many years in the back of the old town hall – a building that stood at 4099 Seneca St. In this photograph from 1956, Patrolman Wayne Smith Jr. More...

Sports

East softball blasts Sweet Home, 10-1

West Seneca East’s softball team finally broke out of its one-run loss slump in a big way Monday as the Lady Trojans knocked off Sweet Home in lopsided fashion, 10-1.  Anilese Kelly showed poise beyond her years in the pitching circle, tos More...

Indians’ baseball stays active in search for winning formula

West Seneca West’s baseball team came up empty in its latest bid to erase the goose egg from its league win column, but coach Max Zimmerman proclaimed that the Indians “got better as the week went on.”  “As a young team, More...

Rec Department to offer kickball league

The West Seneca Recreation Department is currently holding registration for its upcoming adult coed kickball league. The cost is $100 per team, with a $5 fee for each non-resident player. Each team is also responsible for referee fees. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Joint Veterans plan Memorial Day parade   More...

Breaking News - 5/20/2014 11:00 PM

Voters pass school budget, propositions

Dalbo, Jarczyk re-elected to school board. Nicholas wins seat

The unofficial results are in for today's West Seneca Central School District vote. The $108.8 million budget for the 2014-2015 school year passed as did a $534,895 bus proposition for the purchase of seven new buses.   More...

Budget vote, trustee election set for Tuesday

Two propositions and five School Board candidates will be on the ballot when voters in the West Seneca School District go to the polls on Tuesday, May 20.  Residents will vote on a $108.8 million budget proposition for the 2014-15 school year an More...

Town comptroller abruptly resigns

West Seneca Town Supervisor Sheila M. More...

Local News

One of three defendants addresses Buffalo Jills lawsuit

Two of three key players in the lawsuit involving five former Buffalo Jills have stepped forward and will be turning in their paperwork to the court by the end of this week.  More...

County Department of Social Services seeks board member

The Erie County Department of Social Services is accepting applications from residents interested in becoming a member of the Erie County Youth Services Board.  The best-qualified candidates will be appointed to the 21-member, unpaid board, subj More...

Board enacts moratorium regarding quasar controversy

The West Seneca Town Board has enacted a six-month moratorium on the establishment or expansion of facilities engaged in anaerobic digestion of solid waste and sewage or other sludges, as well as the processing, storage or disposal of such material w More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.My daughter cannot use the bathroom between classes at West Seneca West Senior High. There are groups of students smoking e-cigarettes in the bathrooms. When is the school going to take care of this problem? More...

Education

Math test ‘opt-outs’ near 40 percent

West Seneca Central School District

Nearly 40 percent of thirdthrough eighth-graders in the West Seneca schools refused the state’s Common Core-aligned math assessments given in late April and early May, according to Superintendent Mark Crawford.  More...

On the Campus

Michael Zarbo of West Seneca has won this year’s Matthew J. Reynolds Memorial Scholarship at Erie Community College.  More...

St. Mary’s High School unites for alumna’s son

Fundraiser for child diagnosed with brain cancer

Students and faculty at St. Mary’s High School came together to support the son of an alumna as he fights a huge battle for a little child.  More...

Lifestyles

Challenger Baseball ...providing joy for all involved

On any weekend, take a stroll through your community, and you’re bound to see masses of Little League teams competing in America’s pastime.  The same is true on Saturday afternoons and Sunday mornings at the Central Amherst Little Le More...

Southgate’s Unyts to visit Rotary

Karen Sorrentino, of the Unyts at Southgate Plaza, will bring the Donate Life message to the Rotary Club at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, May 21, at Alton’s Restaurant, 2221 Transit Road, at Seneca Street. Admission is $10, which includes breakfast. More...

A READY WELCOME

Avery and Ireland Geary, who will be on hand with their red, white and blue paper chain, are counting down the days until their dad returns from Afghanistan. Senior Master Sgt. Bill Geary was due to return this week. More...

Business

New location brings new opportunities for Scharf’s

From tragedy comes opportunity, true at least for a family-run German restaurant in Buffalo.  After 47 years at its Buffalo location, Scharf’s Schiller Park Restaurant will be moving to West Seneca.  The last day of operation at 34 S. More...

Town’s new outdoor farmers market set to open May 15

A ribbon-cutting event at approximately 3:45 p.m. More...

Sgroi Financial sponsors gala supporting P.U.N.T. Foundation

Sgroi Financial in West Seneca was a sponsor of the eighth annual Celebrity Wine Pairing fundraiser of Brian Moorman’s P.U.N.T. More...