April 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Support group offers comfort for alienated grandparents

(Editor’s note: Names of subjects have been changed to maintain anonymity.) For many, being a grandparent is a time of great joy and an opportunity to share knowledge and experiences with descendants. More...

Local News

Student inducted into Phi Kappa Phi honor society

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Emily Nehl, already in two honor societies, has been inducted into another: Phi Kappa Phi. More...

Erie County announces hazardous household waste dropoff dates

The Erie County Department of Environment & Planning, in cooperation with the Town of Amherst, Erie Community College, and the Northeast Southtowns Solid Waste Management Board (“NEST”) has announced that “Hazardous Household Wa More...

Cuomo makes case for fourth on-time budget

Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in Amherst on Thursday to round the bases in a victory lap surrounding the 2014-15 state budget, which was passed in the Legislature before the April 1 deadline. More...

Obituaries

Margaret Schmidt, nurse, West Seneca schools

Margaret Schmidt (nee Dear), of West Seneca, died Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Mrs. Schmidt was born in Binghamton, N.Y., the eldest daughter of Anthony and Frances (nee Barsch) Dear. She grew up in Johnson City, N.Y. More...

Sports

West girls track wins initial invite

West Seneca West girls track coach Pete Szymanski admits that, going into this season, he wasn’t 100 percent sure what he would have on his roster. More...

Recent West grad returns to coach boys tennis squad

One of West Seneca West’s own has come back to coach the Indians’ boys tennis program. More...

East boys track to feature mix of veterans, newcomers

West Seneca East’s boys track team is shaping up to have all the tools necessary to enjoy a successful 2014 season — some of whom are varsity tested, and others who will be looking to have an impact despite their relative newness to the s More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Best Fitness sponsoring Blue 4 Ben fundraiser More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 17 The Sunshine Boys — By Neil Simon and presented by Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre, 6 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. More...

Family Activities

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Comedy

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Feds continue cuts to anti-violence efforts in schools

With area educators at his side on Monday morning, Sen. More...

Wonders of spring

Connor Young and Leo Baldelli look over a Venus fly trap while learning about horticulture on Tuesday at the Burchfield Nature & Art Center’s Spring Wonders Camp. More...

Editorial

Feds need to rethink anti-violence cuts in schools

Bee Editorial

Sadly, the middle of the month of April has become synonymous with mass acts of violence in the United States, especially over the last 20 years or so. More...

Spindle items

• NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK — Among the many area treasures is the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library system. More...

Out of the Past

Bellwood School 1932 faculty

Located on Seneca Street near Harlem Road, the Bellwood School educated children from 1912 until 1982. More...

Education

West Senior High names honor roll

The following students have been named to the high honor roll for the third quarter of the 2013-2014 school year at West Seneca West High School. 12th Grade More...

District students to display art at show

West Seneca Central School students will be exhibiting artworks at the district-wide Art Show at the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, 453 Porter Ave. Buffalo, New York 14201. More...

Lifestyles

Camp Pathfinder’s golden anniversary

Through two world wars, the Great Depression and all that has happened since, one boy’s summer camp has managed to stand the test of time for 100 years. More...

Burchfield to feature Marx Brothers’ movie

All are welcome to a free movie night on Thursday, April 17, at the Burchfield Nature and Art Center, 2001 Union Road in West Seneca. “A Night at the Opera,” a 1935 classic featuring the Marx Brothers, will be shown at 7 p.m. More...

HAPPY EASTER

Helen Porter sports her rabbit ears on Tuesday while playing pinnacle at the West Seneca Senior Center. More...

Business

Attorney General issues consumer alert on wedding planning services

With wedding season rapidly approaching, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued tips to protect New Yorkers from dishonest wedding vendors looking to take advantage of couples planning their weddings. More...

National Grid reminds customers to dial before they dig

As spring weather brings more outdoor work by individuals, contractors and excavators, National Grid offers an important safety message: Call before you dig. More...

NEW POSITION

Adam Hedberg of West Seneca has joined the Williamsville branch of AXA Advisors, LLC. More...

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