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Author pens ‘Head, Heart & Hands’ book on Roycroft artisans

The release of Joseph Kirchmyer’s new book, “Head, Heart & Hands: Continuing the Handcrafted Tradition of the Original Roycroft Artisans,” is occurring at a fitting time — during this weekend’s Roycroft Summer Festiv More...

Four Girl Scouts earn Gold Award

Four West Seneca girls recently received their Gold Award, the highest honor in Girl Scouting, during a ceremony on June 6 at Samuel’s Grande Manor in Williamsville. More...

World War II vet receives medals on 93rd birthday

Nearly 74 years ago, Vito “Vince” Caputi joined the U.S. Army Air Corps. But it wasn’t until Friday, his 93rd birthday, that he received recognition for his efforts in World War II. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I’m hoping in this election year that West Seneca residents will ask serious questions about qualify-of-life issues in West Seneca. I think these are the reasons that people consider moving, besides taxes. More...

Sports

First Team lined with clutch performers

2015 All-Bee Softball

The credentials for the players making up the 2015 All-Bee Softball First Team are quite impressive. More...

Fibich tabbed West’s Female Athlete of the Year

The West Seneca West Varsity “W” Club and Girls Athletic Association recently announced Lauren Fibich as the 2015 “W” Club Female Athlete of the Year. More...

Multi-faceted Weimer earns Player of the Year honors

2015 All-Bee Softball

Versatility. Dependability. Leadership. Athletic ability. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Summer registration open for Community Ed More...

Youth Theatre offers every child a chance to shine

Another season of West Seneca Youth Theatre will conclude this weekend with the production of “Beauty and the Beast,” encompassing 73 cast and crew members from West Seneca and the surrounding communities. More...

Amanda Hansen Foundation donates materials to Hillcrest Fire Company

West Seneca residents Ken and Kim Hansen offered a helping hand to the Hillcrest Fire Company, based in Orchard Park, on Sunday, donating a Rad-57 Pulse CO-Oximeter and 25 first alert CO detectors to the department through the Amanda Hansen Foundatio More...

Editorial

Theatre gives children life skills not taught in school

Bee Editorial

After spending an afternoon with the children participating in West Seneca’s Youth Theatre, it is evident how much young people benefit from such a program. More...

Spindle items

• COMMENCEMENT — Photos from both West Seneca East and West Seneca West high school graduations will appear in next week’s Bee, capturing moments with students in cap and gown, crossing the stage, and entering a new phase of their li More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago July 5, 1990

• The West Seneca Youth Baseball League, in existence for about 20 years, now has approximately 890 youths involved in the program. They comprise 64 teams and are run by 70 volunteers. More...

Police Blotter

Woman leaves keys in car, reports car stolen

Monday, June 15 • Police responded to the Tops Markets on Orchard Park Road for a report of a stolen vehicle. More...

Education

West students receive Kiwanis Scholastic Leadership Award

The following West Seneca West Senior High School students are 2015 Kiwanis Scholastic Leadership Awards recipients. *Denotes 2015 Department Award Winners Art More...

Students invited to participate in Congressional Award Program

Young Americans across Rep. Brian Higgins’ district are invited to participate in the Congressional Award program. More...

Canisius names honor students

Canisius High School has named the following West Seneca residents to the fourth-quarter honor roll of the 2014-15 academic year. Grade 9 Michael Marchese, Andrew Nigrelli and Gavin Szarowicz. More...

Lifestyles

Artisan Market part of Canalside’s allure

Julie Leatherbarrow moved back to Buffalo in 2004 after years of traveling the country selling her homemade glass products at malls, festivals and street fairs, Despite some trials, including tornadoes and hurricanes, she found customers everywhere. More...

BNAC seeks baskets for upcoming event raffle

The Burchfield Nature & Art Center is looking for basket donations to raffle at an upcoming event. The event typically attracts 500 people, and the Center is offering acknowledgment on their Facebook page and webstie. More...

Community of Churches concludes programs for the summer

The West Seneca Community of Churches has finished another successful program year. Taking a hiatus for the summer months, its last meeting was held at the Burchfield Nature & Art Center with a potluck luncheon. More...

Business

Credit union leader named NYCUA vice chair

Marie Betti, Western New York Federal Credit Union’s CEO and treasurer, has been named vice chairwoman of the New York Credit Union Association’s board of directors. More...

Senate passes ‘GrowNY’ initiative

The Senate recently passed legislation to create an economic gardening program to help stimulate New York’s economy by providing technical assistance to existing businesses looking to expand, according to Sen. Patrick Gallivan, R-C-I, Elma. More...

West students awarded scholarships

West Seneca West High School seniors Stephanie Pfeiffer and Hannah Saunders are the 2015 scholarship recipients of the Western New York Federal Credit Union. The two high school seniors will receive $500 college scholarships. More...