Weekly Feature

September 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

School Board hears presentation on capital project

Shawn Wright of Young and Wright Architectural delivered a presentation to the West Seneca School Board at Monday’s meeting on the pending district capital project. More...

Editorial

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Bee Editorial

Cancer. It’s a scary six-letter word that can inflict fear in the hearts of those it attacks. It does not discriminate and can ravage the bodies of the smallest people, snuffing out their lights before they ever get a chance to truly shine. More...

Spindle items

• WHY NOT A TRUCK? — For the past three years I have been driving a silver Hyundai Elantra, which I leased. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Sept. 24, 1992

• Most of the hundreds of senior citizens and veterans who streamed into West Seneca Town Hall Monday night left disappointed after resolutions to create special sanitation and lighting districts both passed by 3-2 margins. More...

Obituaries

James K. McCabe, heating plant equipment specialist

James K. McCabe, 61, of West Seneca, died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017.  Mr. McCabe was born on Sept. 11, 1956. He retired from the State of New York as a heating plant equipment specialist after 30 years of service.  More...

Lifestyles

Life of Roycroft founder on display in East Aurora

It’s been a mecca for artisans from across the globe – the birthplace of the American Arts and Crafts Movement. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 21 . Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free - registration required. 332-4375 More...

Festivals

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Special Events

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Town creates director of finance position

The Town of West Seneca now has a finance officer, following the creation of the position at Monday night’s Town Board meeting.  Megan Wnek, a certified financial adviser who has worked with the town during the previous three budget cycles More...

WNY volunteers help Red Cross provide relief to victims of Harvey

From before Hurricane Harvey hit to the days that followed, thousands of disaster workers, including some Western NewYorkers,wereinTexas helping the American Red Cross provide relief to victims.  More...

Local News

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

South Buffalo Charter welcomes new principal

South Buffalo Charter School, the educational choice for a number of West Seneca students and their families, has welcomed a new principal for the 2017-18 academic year.  Dave Ehrle has joined the staff and has big goals for the coming year.&nbs More...

Cemetery headstone a mystery with few clues

Crews excavating around Rock Street in Williamsville recently made an unusual discovery: An 85-year-old cemetery headstone.  Work began on the northern stretch of the short, one-way street in July. More...

Sisters of Mercy celebrate jubilee years

Six Sisters of Mercy are celebrating their jubilees this year during a Mass at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Regarding the baseball diamond at Firemen’s Park, it was poorly designed, located and built. More...

Sports

West gridders top Iroquois in battle of unbeaten

Chiefs salute Indians following 49-17 defeat

As strong as the effort was that West Seneca West’s football team gave on the field Friday, Iroquois’ classy gesture as the victors departed Latimer Field might actually have been the most impressive display of the night.  More...

East girls soccer wins two of year’s first four games

West Seneca East’s girls soccer team bounced back from a tough 1-0 loss to Starpoint on Sept. 7 to win two of its next three games, its only victories of the 2017 campaign to date. More...

Defense sets tone in Trojans’ football victory

Last week, West Seneca East’s football team showed that it can win with a dominant offensive performance. More...

Business

Ace in the hole

Members of the West Seneca Chamber of Commerce participate in the chamber’s annual golf tournament on Sept. 13 at Harvest Hill Golf Course. More...

EVENTS

Czarnecki named 2017 Executive of the Year More...

Lorigo pushes to bring Amazon’s HQ2 headquarters to Erie County

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo is asking Amazon to consider Erie County for its second North American headquarters, according to a press release from the legislator’s office.  More...