September 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Third annual Ryan Purcell Memorial Run scheduled

For his senior year of high school, Ryan Purcell convinced his mother Lisa that he wanted to attend West Seneca West High School by writing a contract filled with reasons why. More...

Local News

Group supports eating disorder recovery

(Editor’s note: The name of this subject has been changed to maintain anonymity.) Once “Tina” had developed an eating disorder, she found it difficult to end the accompanying behaviors. More...

Upcoming Meetings

Town Board Monday, Sept. 22 — All meetings, unless noted, begin at 7 p.m. and are held in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. School Board Monday, Sept. 15 More...

Town receives $500,000 from state for flood damage

The Town of West Seneca will be receiving $500,000 in state funding to cover costs that the locality incurred following the serious damage caused earlier this year when the Buffalo Creek flooded. More...

Letters to the Editor

Main Street Market was a huge success

On behalf of our 31 vendors and numerous community groups and entertainers, we would like to thank everyone who helped make West Seneca’s new outdoor marketplace a huge success. More...

Public assisted station renovation

For years, the police station was in desperate need of renovation to address issues such as prisoner security for public safety, added space and updating. We continued to keep our pursuit of this goal a priority. More...

Education

ECC partners with Journey’s End, refugees

Erie Community College is now offering an English as a second language pre-collegiate studies program to give new educational opportunities to Buffalo’s growing refugee population. More...

Sports

West boys soccer off to best start in nearly 10 years

West Seneca West boys soccer coach Brian DeGlopper talked with his players early on during the preseason about how it’s been nearly 30 years since the Indians last claimed a sectional championship. More...

Indians’ boys volleyball roster drops in numbers, but not talent

West Seneca West’s boys volleyball team, The Bee’s reigning Team of the Year, put together a season for the ages last fall, sharing the ECIC I regular season with Hamburg after going 11-1 in divisional play before falling to Frontier in t More...

East girls soccer seeking first victory for new coach

Former West Seneca East assistant girls soccer coach Jeff Bauda is still searching for his first win as the team’s head coach following the Lady Trojans’ shutout losses in each of their first three games. More...

Business

Ebenezer Ale House owners expand business

With a thriving business in West Seneca continuing to grow, the owners of the Ebenezer Ale House have decided to expand their operation into Eden and Akron. Owners Shawn Schweis and Nathan Springer opened the Eden Ale House at 8557 N. More...

Tops Friendly Markets introduces ‘Price Lock Guarantee’

Tops Friendly Markets, which has a location at 315 Orchard Park Road, West Seneca, is introducing “Tops’ Price Lock Guarantee” on hundreds of regularly purchased items sold at stores through Nov. 1. More...

BBB tells consumers to be smart when buying a used car

Buying a used car can be a great investment that fits your needs while still saving money. More...

Sparks fly during Slominski appointment

During the last few months, West Seneca Town Board meetings have seen some heated exchanges over making Jonathan Slominski a full-time sanitation laborer. At Monday’s meeting, the item, which had been tabled twice, was on the agenda again. More...

Kotecki’s celebrates 25 years

Following graduation from the Culinary Institute of America, Michael Kotecki began moving around the country, working as a chef for Hilton Hotels and Resorts. Career stops included Hilton properties in Kentucky, Atlantic City and Dallas. More...

Editorial

Eating disorders group offers important resources

Bee Editorial

Eating disorders are scary problems that millions of people struggle with each year. They affect both women and men and are often common among teenagers and adults. More...

Spindle items

• BEST WINGS — Few things are as synonymous with this area as Buffalo wings, or as we just call them here — wings. More...

Out of the Past

Seneca Mission classes

These two pictures from 1821 show classes at the Indian Mission House, which was located near the current border of West Seneca and the City of Buffalo. The area was part of the Buffalo Creek Reservation at the time. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

. Let’s keep the politics out of the West Seneca Highway Department. Let Matt English and company do the right thing. They know it better. More...

Lifestyles

The road of Red Knights: Motorcycle club wears two helmets

A Red Knight’s leather vest displays his club’s colors as he clutches the handlebars of his motorcycle. “When I ride, it’s freedom for me,” said Blake Strom, a charter member of the Red Knights NY Chapter 21. More...

Union Fire plans chicken barbecue

The Union Fire Company will be hosting a Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at the fire hall, Union Road at Clinton Street, West Seneca. The cost is $10 per dinner. More...

Exhibit, classes, contest planned at Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery

“Delirium,” with local artist Marleta Stansberry, is the next exhibit that will be featured at Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery, located at 1168 Orchard Park Road in West Seneca. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Nourish the Whole You series coming to library More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 11 The Wiggles — Join Australia’s popular children’s musical group for the Ready, Steady, Wiggle! tour, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. More...

Walking Tours

thurs. 11 Houghton Park/Buffalo River — Join the Foothills Trail Club for this 4- to 7-mile hike (distance will depend on hikers), 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, meet in the parking lot of Houghton Academy on Clinton Street; Free. More...

Special Events

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