Weekly Feature

July 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Summer camping offers great health benefits

Bee Editorial

Many people take advantage of the summer weather by planning camping trips with their families. The fresh air and reconnecting with children and spouses are often cited as top reasons that people enjoy spending their vacation days outdoors.  More...

Spindle items

• WACKY WEATHER — Now that we’re on the other side — hopefully — I’m glad to see that everyone in town made it through yet another week of unpredictable Western New York weather.   More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago July 30, 1992

• The fourth United States Transplant Games held two weeks ago in California, and the Olympic competition currently being held in Barcelona, Spain, have several things in common. More...

Education

Student named scholarship winner

Ashley Dibble of West Seneca is among the 2017 Western Division Scholarship Award winners. More...

St. Mary’s High School names honor students

St. More...

Incoming kindergarten students to get practice ride on school bus

Incoming kindergarten students will have an opportunity to experience riding on a school bus prior to the first day of school, according to a release from the Orchard Park School District.  Orchard Park bus drivers will take students on a short More...

Lifestyles

Stop and snare

Top drum corps to perform at 20th annual Drums Along the Waterfront

Imagine a marching band combined with synchronized dance movements and the artistry of a Broadway production. That’s what an audience can expect from a drum corps performance. More...

Summer theater program offered at theWELL

Family Life Ministries will hold a theater workshop for children from Monday, Aug. 14, to Friday, Aug. 18, at theWELL, located at the church’s Southtowns Campus, 2784 Seneca St.  More...

Food Bank of WNY seeks help to ‘Walk Off Hunger’

The Food Bank of WNY is seeking participants for its 10th Annual Walk Off Hunger, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 29, at Island Park in Williamsville. More...

Business

Tornadoes, severe weather cripple Southtowns

Numerous Southtowns are still feeling the impact of severe weather after tornadoes touched down last week in Erie County, causing significant damage.  More...

Street Festival & Sidewalk Sale returns July 29

The Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce’s 48th annual Street Festival & Sidewalk Sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Welcome Home event planned for all veterans

Veterans Affairs Western New York Healthcare System will host its annual welcome home event and memorial ceremony for all veterans from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5. More...

Superintendent search brings need for new consultant

During a Monday night work session of the West Seneca Board of Education, members agreed that after nine months in search of a superintendent, it’s time to get moving. More...

Little League diamond location raises resident’s ire

A concerned resident addressed the West Seneca Town Board on Monday in regard to an ongoing problem involving baseballs that are hit onto her property.  Arlene Weckel said she and several other residents on East and West Road have had problems w More...

Games start today at soccer complex

Continental Youth Championship

It has been a busy two years since the Buffalo Fenians Gaelic Athletic Association entered into negotiations with the Town of West Seneca in the hope of bringing up to 30,000 athletes, families and friends to the area for a four-day Gaelic sports eve More...

Local News

Enchanted Forest rescheduled due to weather

Since the weather forecast for this past Sunday mentioned thunderstorms, and because the Burchfield Nature & Art Center building is still out of commission, the Enchanted Forest event was rescheduled for this Sunday, July 30.  More...

Mychajliw urges lawmakers: No to convention center study

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. More...

Polo play

Turner Wheaton knocks a ball with a mallet during the annual Knox Memorial Cup held at Knox Farm on Saturday in East Aurora. Below, Hailey Liberty sits on her horse “Miss Canada” while watching the action.   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Does West Seneca really need another coffee venue? We already have two Tim Hortons, a Dunkin’ Donuts, Paula‘s Donuts, Market in the Square and even gas stations, all within a little less than 2 miles from each other. More...

Sports

Welling named Bee’s Male Athlete of the Year

Since first trying the triple jump in the last meet of his eighth-grade season, recent West Seneca West graduate Parker Welling’s abilities grew by leaps and bounds.  More...

Senior MOGs earn ninth consecutive victory

Glory Days Softball League

60+ Division   The Senior Mostly Old Guys finished the 2017 regular season with their ninth consecutive victory, which came at the Comfort Funeral Home Senior Cubs’ expense, 11-8.  The Cubs didn’t make things easy, however, as t More...

Falls sports participation policies outlined

West Seneca School District students who are planning to participate in a sport for the 2017-18 school year have a number of steps that must be completed prior to the start of the school year.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

St. John’s to serve community dinner   More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 27   Davey O — 6 p.m., as part of Music On Main, Cabernet Cafe, 9 N. Ellicott near Main St., Williamsville. 631-1044, www.cabernetswinecafe.com  More...

Performance

thurs. 27   Dixie Swing — Performing as part of the Easy Listening Concert series, 7 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at Raymond Klimek Veterans Park, 700 River Road, North Tonawanda. 695-8520  More...

Concerts

thurs. 27   Theory of a Deadman will perform as part of the Canalside Live concert series, 5 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at Canalside, 44 Prime St., Buffalo; $. 430-9072, www.canalsidebuffalo.com  More...