Weekly Feature



September 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

New church gives hope to community

TheWELL

Drink deep. Live free.  This is the message of theWELLbuffalo, a church that is opening its doors to the West Seneca community after more than a year of quiet existence.  Tucked away in the former St. More...

Editorial

Youth safety should be a priority every school year

Bee Editorial

With the school year under way, we should take it upon ourselves as responsible parents and citizens to be more mindful of the physical safety of children within these first few hectic weeks. More...

Spindle items

• SAVE THE DATE — With children and families back to the school year rush, it’s important to take time to enjoy community events taking place around West Seneca, and the month of September has a lot to offer.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Sept. 10, 1992

• West Seneca residents made it clear they did not want students attending the first day of classes under an austerity budget, passing a revised budget 4,078 to 2,638 Tuesday. More...

Sports

Buffalo will win a snoozefest

Bills predictions

Much has changed in the NFL since 2007. Passing numbers have exploded, concussions have changed the way we look at football.   More...

West football wins opener with ease

West Seneca West’s football team outgained Amherst by a nearly four yards to one margin in Friday night’s season opener, using a punishing ground game that produced 330 yards and four touchdowns to the Tigers’ 96 yards and no scores More...

Replacing top scorer of last four seasons top among West field hockey’s concerns

It’s hard enough for any high school team to bounce back a season after losing a good number of players the year before, as is the case with West Seneca West’s field hockey team.  More...

Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 8   Picnic for Roswell Park — With music by Getting Better, along with wine tasting, face painting and home tours, 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at 5543 Cooper Ridge, Hamburg; $5 (per family, goes to Team Roswell). More...

Walking Tours

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Theatre

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Breaking News - 9/12/2017 11:42 PM

Primary results

With all districts reporting, incumbent William Hanley has been named the unofficial winner of the democratic primary election. Hanley defeated challenger Dave Monolopolus with 1,014 votes to Monolpololus' 777 votes. More...

Board drafts letter for district update

Superintendent search

Last week, the West Seneca Board of Education released a letter to the West Seneca Central School District staff and community members with an update on plans the board has made in order to select a new superintendent of schools.  On Aug. More...

Primary election to feature council seat

West Seneca voters will head to the polls on Tuesday, Sept. More...

Local News

Rabies clinics to be offered in fall

Three free fall rabies clinics will be offered, including one in West Seneca, according to Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo, who is encouraging pet owners to vaccinate their dogs, cats and ferrets.  More...

Artist uses Buffaloes as backdrop for pieces

Eta Rottenberg has an innate ability to incorporate a Buffalo into any type of art she creates.  They are present in everything from baby clothing to coasters, mugs and magnets.  The Williamsville artist, who has a background in graphic de More...

Police Department in need of crossing guards

School crossing guards are needed for the 2017-18 school year in the West Seneca Central School District.  Crossing guard positions are part-time, with a minimum commitment of three hours per day when school is in session. More...

Education

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL

Rory Krempholtz, on left, of Eastwood Drive, holds a sign listing his favorite things as he starts kindergarten at Clinton Street Elementary School this year. More...

On the Campus

Spencer Roberts, of West Seneca, is one of nine first-year student-athletes to continue men’s cross country careers at Baldwin Wallace University this fall.   More...

Lifestyles

Couple wed in ceremony at Old Orchard Inn

Megan Elizabeth Spelman married Maxwell Thomas Eisenbaum during a late afternoon ceremony on Sunday, June 18, 2017, at the Old Orchard Inn in East Aurora. The Rev. More...

Family dinner to mark 60th anniversary

Delores and John Ryndak of Buffalo will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at The Polish Villa and a tour of Hawaii.  John Ryndak married the former Delores Przewozny on Sept. 7, 1957, at St. More...

‘Peter and the Starcatcher’

... opens MusicalFare’s 28th season

The 28th season of MusicalFare Theatre begins Wednesday, Sept. 6, with the story of a boy who would not grow up. More...

Business

Lodge a microcosm of city’s rebirth

Above the fireplace at the Tewksbury Lodge is a stone engraving that reads, “Enter as a stranger, leave as a friend.”  More...

TCIE to offer new safety course this fall

A training program that addresses safety enhancing manufacturing workplace practices debuts this fall at the University at Buffalo. This is part of The Center for Industrial Effectiveness’ professional development schedule of offerings.  More...

BNSME to hold season kickoff cocktail party

Buffalo Niagara Sales and Marketing Executives will be hosting a season kickoff cocktail party from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11. Sponsored by Abbey Mecca, the event will take place at the Curtiss Hotel, 210 Franklin St., Buffalo. More...