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Town seeks additional grant funding for library expansion

A grant application has been approved for submission to the $14 Million Public Library Construction Grant Program for the expansion and renovation of the West Seneca Public Library. More...

Local News

Enos installed immediate past president of New York State Funeral Directors Association

Robert Enos, owner of Hoy Funeral Home Inc. in West Seneca, was installed immediate past president of the New York State Funeral Directors Association Inc. at the organization’s annual convention, which concluded Aug. 19. More...

Health commissioner reminds parents about vaccinating children

To celebrate the importance of immunizations for people of all ages — and ensure adolescents are protected with all the vaccines they need — the Erie County Department of Health is joining with partners nationwide in recognizing August as More...

Mercy Flight reaches milestone in completed missions

After more than 30 years of service, Mercy Flight Western New York recently celebrated the completion of 24,000 patient missions. More...

Letters to the Editor

Meegan should be voted out of office

I have no skin in this game or primary and have not been involved in politics since I left the West Seneca Youth Bureau. Unfortunately, people in politics are often not authentic and self-serving. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.After hearing that West Seneca schools were the highest opting out of state exams, I’m wondering what kind of message is that sending our students? More...

Education

On the Campus

Buffalo State College has named the following West Seneca residents, followed by their degree field, who completed their baccalaureate degrees in spring 2015: Brittany Ballacchino, business administration; Kasandra Barten, earth sciences; Mindy Bess, More...

Lifestyles

Rare Book collection full of hidden treasures

Bound in a hunter green spine, encased in glass under a spotlight in a climate-controlled room sits the complete original, handwritten manuscript of “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain. More...

Free pool day set for end of summer

Free admission day for the West Seneca town pool will be Friday, Aug. 28. Any resident with a valid resident identification card may be admitted to the pool at no charge. More...

Bee Senior News

These activities are scheduled at the West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca St. For more information, call the center at 675-9288, or visit the town’s website at www.westseneca.net. Thursday, Aug. 27 9 a.m. — Poker 10 a.m. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Walking Tours

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Special Events

sat. 29 Creative Minds Networking Mixer — Featuring artists, performers, service providers and more, and open to all visual and performing artists of all genres and mediums, 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. More...

Proposed town center revitalization plans unveiled

Local government officials, town planners and architectural design representatives gathered at the West Seneca Senior Center on Tuesday night to unveil a potential strategic comprehensive plan for the town as well as a possible blueprint for the revi More...

Students to return Sept. 2

The school bell will soon ring for the West Seneca Central School District, and teachers are busy preparing for the new school year. Superintendent Mark Crawford said this is always a time of year packed with anticipation and promise. More...

Editorial

Library expansion will benefit future generations

Bee Editorial

Walking into a library is an experience like no other and one that is too often taken for granted. More...

Spindle items

• CLASS IS IN SESSION — This week, students from across the nation arrived on college campuses to embark on the next journey of their lives. For some, this is the first time away from home. For others, it is a return to normal. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Sept. 6, 1990

• Beginning next year, West Seneca residents may get an even more accurate account of where their tax money goes. That will happen if a proposed plan to separate funds for garbage collections from the annual town budget is approved. More...

Police Blotter

Taillights stolen from truck on Seneca Creek Road

Monday, Aug. 17 • A Thomas Drive man reported that an unknown person threw eggs at his vehicle, causing $750 in damage to a side light and paint. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

DesSOYE, Patricia J. (nee Alimonti), of West Seneca, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015. More...

Sports

Starting lineup intact for West girls volleyball

West Seneca West’s girls volleyball team is one of the few in the area not to lose a single member off of the previous season’s starting lineup, which has third-year coach Matt Todaro making some bold predictions for the Lady Indians. More...

Wealth of returning talent to guide West girls soccer

West Seneca West’s girls soccer team brings back a large number of players from a 2014 squad that finished just under .500 on the season, and with a veteran presence in nearly all areas of the field the Lady Indians are poised to potentially ma More...

Veteran leads poised to guide East boys soccer

Last fall wasn’t the most fun of times for West Seneca East’s boys soccer team, as the Trojans’ young roster was only able to pick up two victories for the entire 2014 campaign. More...

Business

Medical director details CCS Oncology’s philosophy, expansion

CCS Oncology provides cancer services using state-of-the-art technology and individualized treatment options for all stages and types of cancer. More...

Buffalo Ultrasound joins HEALTHeLINK in West Seneca

Buffalo Ultrasound has joined Western New York’s clinical information exchange as its first mobile imaging data source. More...

NAWBO monthly meeting set for Sept. 2 at Brioso

The Buffalo Niagara Chapter of the National Association for Women Business Owners will hold its kickoff dinner event from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, at Brioso by Butterwood in the Wyndham Garden Hotel, 5195 Main St., Williamsville. More...