Weekly Feature



July 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents participate in Comprehensive Plan forum

Residents of West Seneca are proud to call the town home, but that doesn’t mean they’re not ready to see some changes to the landscape in the near future. More...

Editorial

Hero House Giveaway an opportunity to thank veterans

Bee Editorial

While people in their 20s and 30s and even many in their 40s have no way to fully understand what it felt like to be a part of the generations that experienced the Vietnam War firsthand, we walk among a great number of people who do — and many More...

Spindle items

• CRUISE AND CARNIVAL — The summertime around Western New York is filled with so many fun events that your calendar can get filled up fairly quickly, especially on the weekends.  If you haven’t made plans yet for the next few da More...

Out of the Past

Island Park Picnic

Island Park, located at the current site of the Burchfield Nature & Art Center on Union Road near Clinton Street, was the location of many family and community outings from the late 1800s until the hotel — an original Ebenezer Society build More...

Obituaries

Death

WOLCOTT, Christine M., (nee Korpanty), of West Seneca, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Mrs. Wolcott is survived by her husband, Richard; one son, Matthew; one grandchild; and one sister, Linda Jacobson. A Mass of Christian Burial was held July 12 at St. More...

Sports

West boys volleyball named Bee’s Team of Year

It’s one thing to be good, but to be good in a division where the “weakest” team is close to being on par with the “best” team shows that success isn’t a fluke.  More...

Cross country camp slated

The fourth annual Starpoint Cross Country Camp will be held from 8:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., July 21, 23, 25, 28 and 30.  More...

Young linksters qualify for golf skills contest

A number of the area’s top young golfers recently earned the chance to compete in the sub-regional round of a drive, chip and putt championship based on their performances at the local qualifier at Harvest Hill.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Outdoor marketplace lists July 17 events   More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

fri. 18  Evening Riverwalk — This 6-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 18, meet near the Riverwalk across from Mississippi Mudds, 313 Niagara St., Tonawanda; Free. More...

Art

fri. 18  Hallwalls 2014 Members Exhibition — Opening reception from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, July 18, and continues through Aug. 29, and ends with a closing reception from 7 to 10 p.m. More...

Festivals

thurs. 17-sun. 20   More...

Breaking News - 7/17/2014 10:23 AM

Area fire departments help Roswell patient find positivity

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Ethics Committee hearing involves two town officials

Before the West Seneca Town Board meeting on Monday, the West Seneca Ethics Committee heard two cases of alleged ethics violations.  Councilman Eugene Hart faced the committee first, with his hearing being held in the public forum. More...

Botanical rainbow

Katie Kumro, an employee at Ebenezer Florist in West Seneca, trims some flowers on Monday at the store’s 1347 Union Road location. More...

Local News

Resident finds value in service around the world

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Before arriving at Canisius College, West Seneca resident Ashleigh Maciejewski said the term “social justice” was unknown to her.  As she approaches her graduation, the soon-to-be senior said the term means more to her now, largely d More...

Byron Brown deputy to take role in Seneca Mall project

West Seneca town officials received surprising news Wednesday that Steven Casey, deputy mayor to Byron Brown, had resigned his position to take a lead role in the Seneca Mall development project.  HKS Sports and Entertainment Inc., an architectu More...

Hero House Giveaway to support veterans organizations

Residents have a chance to help veterans and win a house by participating in the Hero House Giveaway.  The giveaway kicked off on Memorial Day in an effort to raise money for three veterans organizations.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Anyone who has attended a few Town Board meetings can see how the supervisor is so upset with two councilmen for having the nerve to try to make changes to her government. Who do they think they are? She will continue until they come to heel.  More...

Education

St. Mary’s names honor roll

The following students from West Seneca have been named to the first honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2013-2014 school year at St. More...

On the Campus

Christina Marshall of West Seneca was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Canisius College. Marshall, a junior, is majoring in communication.  More...

News briefs

Anthony Khoury of West Seneca received first honors at St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute for the fourth quarter of the 2013-2014 school year.   More...

Lifestyles

Families take their hometown on vacation for photo contest

For more than 20 years, Bee Newspapers has featured dedicated readers taking time away from their busy lives to rest, relax and to participate in the Me and My Bee photo contest.  The contest comprises reader-submitted creative vacation photos. More...

Friends of the Library to host annual yard sale

The Friends of the West Seneca Public Library will be hosting the seventh annual community yard sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, on the front lawn of the library at 1300 Union Road. 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, July 18  10 a.m. More...

Business

Family business serves up frozen yogurt

Satisfying dessert cravings

The West Seneca business community recently welcomed a new restaurant to the food scene: Yummy Yogurt Spot.  Boasting 15 flavors of frozen yogurt and more than 50 toppings, Yummy Yogurt, at 1066 Union Road, is the place to satisfy a dessert crav More...

Seminar to discuss health care options

Lawley Benefits Group, the employee benefits branch of Lawley Insurance, is hosting a presentation explaining what private exchanges are and how they can reduce businesses’ health care budgets.  More...

Events

Daniels Restaurant opens under new owner   More...