Weekly Feature



September 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

CDBG grants should be used for ADA upgrades

Bee Editorial

An opportunity for residents to voice their desires on how federal Community Development Block Grant funds should be used passed silently during Monday night’s Town Board meeting. More...

Spindle items

• HALLOWEEN DINNER DANCE — Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. From costumes to candy, it is a day where children of all ages can have fun together. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Sept. 26, 1991

• Two weeks after eliminating the full-time position of community development assistant, the West Seneca Town Board created a part-time position to help manage the town’s low-income housing loan portfolio. At its Sept. More...

Education

News Brief

The West Seneca Central School District has announced early release dates for the 2016-17 academic year, including Friday, Oct. 7; Fridays, Dec. 2 and 9; Fridays, March 10 and 17; Fridays, June 9 and 16; Monday, June 19; and Tuesday, June 20. More...

Battle of the bands

Members of the West Seneca Marching Band are recognized as fifth-place finalists Saturday in the Bands of America Regional Championship held in Monroeville, Pennsylvania. More...

On the Campus

Patrick Harrington of West Seneca learned to identify rocks, collect data and take field notes through the Geologic Experience Outdoors: the First Year Regional Summer Trip, SUNY Oneonta’s six-day pre-semester geology field trip for new student More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Appliance, electronics raffle set for Sept. 24 More...

Entertainment

Special Events

fri. 23 Autumn Tour of Homes: Central Park Neighborhood — Join Explore Buffalo as they tour the interiors of 10 homes on Depew, Morris and Woodbridge avenues in the Central Park area of Buffalo, 5-8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. More...

Family Activities

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Festivals

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Business

Tops products relaunched with local focus

A revitalized Tops Brand line of products, featuring thousands of items, many reformulated with cleaner, simpler ingredients and in new, more attractive packaging, was released recently, according to a press release from the company. More...

Collaboration arms Aspire staff with Buffalo-built Bak tablets

A partnership between Aspire of WNY and Bak USA will put tablets from the Buffalo based tech company into Aspire employees’ hands. More...

M&T to host nonprofit at Bills games

Starting at the Buffalo Bills home opener, M&T Bank will kick off a new initiative to honor local not-for-profit organizations that provide services to the Western New York community. More...

Kiwanis Pavilion to shelter future youth activities

Anyone who has been to West Seneca’s Town Hall campus this week should have noticed something new: The Kiwanis Pavilion shelter is up. More...

Clerk makes request for use of CDBG funds

Town Clerk Jacqueline Felser took the opportunity during a public hearing Monday night to request that federal Community Development Block Grant funds be used to install push-button entrance doors to her office at West Seneca Town Hall. More...

Local News

New Variety hire adds international flair

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Natalie Photiadis was recently named assistant director of the Variety Club of Buffalo, the 88-year-old children’s charity. More...

Community Narcan training set at Vigilant Sept. 27

The Erie County Department of Health, along with Horizon Health Services and Evergreen Health Services, will offer a free training in the use of naloxone, known as Narcan. More...

ReadyErie app designed for preparedness

The Erie County Local Emergency Planning Committee hosted its annual public information forum to discuss emergency preparedness and response in the county. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Was the Town of West Seneca the only municipality in Western New York that did not have its flag at half staff or any message on the message board for Sept. 11? More...

Sports

FLY AWAY WITH ME

West Seneca West’s Megan Otis follows through on her butterfly stroke during the Lady Indians’ 127-59 loss at Clarence on Sept. 13. More...

East girls soccer pushes win streak to three

West Seneca East’s girls soccer team constructed a three-game winning streak thanks to a dominant offensive performance that resulted in a 16-1 advantage in the goals column over that stretch. More...

West honors alum, competes in Ryan Purcell Memorial 5K

West Seneca West’s cross-country program passed on competing in a typical invitational meet Saturday to compete, as a group, in the fifth Ryan Purcell Memorial 5K Run for the first time. More...

Lifestyles

Braille Group of Buffalo...

Celebrating 60 years of service

This past week, the Braille Group of Buffalo celebrated 60 years of service to Western New York with a luncheon at the Protocol Restaurant in Williamsville. President Jill Pariso has been with the group for 33 years. More...

Library offers class on Android basics

The West Seneca Public Library will offer a hands-on learning activity focused on understanding Android Basics. This free class will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30 at the library, 1300 Union Road. More...

Library plans fall children’s programs

Fall programs for children of all ages have been planned at the West Seneca Public Library. Children will experience book talking, storytelling and crafting. “Preschool Story Time” for children age 3 to 5 will be offered at 6:30 p.m. More...