Weekly Feature



May 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Memorial Day: It’s not for the living

Bee Editorial

Memorial Day is meant to remember those who died while serving in our nation’s military. More...

Spindle items

• YOUTH GROUPS SOUGHT — Youth groups interested in participating in a West Seneca youth fair are being sought. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago May 30, 1991

• Remediation work at the chemically-contaminated Madison Wire/Orban Industries site will begin in June, according to the State Department of Environmental Conservation. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The West Seneca Bus Garage employees would like to thank our new boss, Linda, who gave us an appreciation luncheon. We haven’t had this in many years. A great thanks from all of us. More...

Sports

East softball earns spot in A-1 final

West Seneca East’s softball team earned the right to play for a Section VI Class A-1 championship Monday by knocking off the sixth-seeded Williamsville South Lady Billies, 8-2, in a semifinal round clash. More...

East track teams fare well in invitational setting

West Seneca East’s boys and girls track teams went to two different sites to compete in the annual Western New York Classic meets Saturday, with the boys squad placing seventh in the Carl J. More...

Johnny Dolac sets East ground ball record in boys lacrosse’s playoff-opening victory

Johnny Dolac broke assistant coach Ethan Murphy’s eight-year old single-season mark for ground balls to highlight seventh-seeded West Seneca East’s 9-1 win over 10th-seeded Iroquois in Friday’s Section VI Class B prequarterfinal rou More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Covenant to hold rummage, bag sale Covenant United Methodist Church will hold a rummage sale on Saturday, June 4 at the church, 539 Main St. Doors open at 8 a.m., and a bag sale will be held from 11 a.m. More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

thurs. 26 More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 26 Steelhorse — 6 p.m., Santora’s Pizza Pub & Grill, 7800 Transit Road, Williamsville. 634-6000 fri. 27 More...

Film/Video

fri. 27, sat. 28 & tues. 31 More...

Bonding approved for community center project

Groundbreaking for the West Seneca community center and library expansion project may occur as soon as July. More...

Memorial Day events to honor fallen

Memorial Day, a time to honor and remember the fallen, is here, and with it comes the annual commemorations and other events. More...

LEARNING TO FLY

Clarence resident Bill Swarrtz helps Michelle Yun of West Seneca during a fly tying class at “Ray’s Kids Day Fly Fishing Clinic” held Saturday at Reinstein Woods in Cheektowaga. More...

Local News

Students build garage for West Seneca Police Department

Students in the Building Trades program at Erie 1 BOCES Potter Career and Technical Center are putting their carpentry skills to use to build a new garage for the West Seneca Police Department. More...

Public hearing set for local law amendments

A public hearing regarding amendments to three local laws will be held during the regular Town Board meeting on June 20. Laws No. 9, 10 and 11 will be up for discussion as the board continues its process of amending laws. No. More...

Police to take part in ‘Click It or Ticket’ 2016 campaign

West Seneca police will be taking part in the 2016 “Click It or Ticket” enforcement and education campaign. More...

Letters to the Editor

Remember fallen service members

It is so easy to take for granted how significant our freedoms are and how full our lives feel when we overlook the true significance of Memorial Day. More...

Education

N.U. junior chosen for chemistry fellowship

Christopher Fritschi, a junior chemistry major at Niagara University, has been selected to receive a summer undergraduate research fellowship from the Organic Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society. More...

Four West Seneca students to receive Eric Laufer Music Scholarships

Eric Laufer’s passion for music lives on through a scholarship in his name, awarded each year to West Seneca students to further their music education. More...

West Seneca East “Trojans Take Action”

Day of Service

EXPANDING VOCABULARY — Tenth-grade student Kayla Kuzara works with kindergartners at Winchester Elementary playing “Roll a Site Word” to learn new vocabulary as part of the West Sen More...

Lifestyles

Improv, stand-up, producing:

Nora Hurley does it ALL

Sixty seconds, 30 seconds, 10, five, then one. Performing the same scene in decreasing time intervals could seem daunting for those unfamiliar with improv, but for Nora Hurley and her current improvisational team, this was a walk in the park. More...

Scam awareness info meeting scheduled

An informational meeting and open discussion on scamming will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, May 27 at the Ebenezer United Church of Christ, 630 Main St. More...

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. Thursday, May 26 9 a.m. — Poker 10 a.m. More...

Business

McGuire facilities on short list for three consecutive years

The McGuire Group’s six facilities, including Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca, are among a short list of 33 facilities state-wide that have achieved the top quintile status for three consecutive years, 2013-15, with The McGuire Group b More...

YMCA Wellness Wednesdays offered in June

The YMCA is kicking off Wellness Wednesdays beginning Wednesday, June 1. Families can try the YMCA for free by visiting any location on any Wednesday in June. Those who join that day will have the join fee waived — a savings of up to $75. More...

Marrano Homes improves national ranking

Professional Builder’s annual list of the nation’s largest new home builders listed West Seneca-based Marrano/Marc Equity Corp. as 190 on the list — the company’s third consecutive jump in the rankings. More...