February 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

Nurse practitioner pleads guilty to tax evasion

Scott Leuthe, 43, of West Seneca, has pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Richard Arcara to tax evasion. According to U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr., the charge carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. More...

Man accused in possession of controlled substance

West Seneca resident Scott Polanowski, 35, has been charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance. More...

Man sentenced in burglary of WS home

A Lackawanna man has been sentenced to a determinant seven-year sentence and five-year post-release parole in connection with a Sept. 19 incident at a West Seneca home. Adam P. More...

Letters to the Editor

Thanks to teachers for parent support

On Feb. 9, the West Seneca Teachers’ Association unanimously passed the resolution to support the “I Refuse Movement.” This was a monumental display of support for the parents in West Seneca. More...

Post welcoming new members

Amherst AMVETS Post 49, located at 3758 Sheridan Drive, Amherst, invites all female and male, honorably discharged veterans to receive a temporary membership from now to Sept. 1. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

DEMSKI, John C., of West Seneca, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015. Mr. Demski, a U.S. Navy veteran, was a member of Buddy Knaus Post 14 and the Knights of Columbus. More...

Lifestyles

Scrabble Fest helps spread the word about literacy

When the game “Words with Friends” became increasingly popular with the rise of smartphones, it perpetuated the love for a traditional game-night classic: Scrabble. More...

Historical Society to hold ‘Hymns for the Hungry’

The Historical Society will sponsor a community food drive, “Hymns for the Hungry,” to benefit the West Seneca Food Pantry, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 1, at 919 Mill Road. More...

Lent offers time to reconnect to faith

Faith is an important part of the human experience. It can be as important to our health as nutrition, exercise and health care. It is one of the formative experiences that can shape who we are, just like family and friends. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Taste of Education to feature gourmet food More...

Business

Best Value Wine and Liquors aims for local, neighborhood focus

There’s nothing like the year’s biggest snowstorm to secure a reputation for a new business. More...

Conference to examine injustices toward women

A free conference designed to examine the injustices and violence perpetrated on women will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at 106 O’Brian Hall on the University at Buffalo’s North Campus in Amherst. More...

PROMOTION

Penny Snell, of West Seneca, has been promoted from executive director of the Lancaster Family YMCA to the newly created position of association director of child care operations. More...

Town extends tax deadline

The Town of West Seneca’s tax collection deadline has been extended to June 30 of this year, as approved unanimously by the Town Board at Monday night’s regular meeting. More...

Katherine B. Madey to celebrate 105th birthday

Birthdays mark life’s milestones, with few as rare as 105. On Tuesday, March 3, Katherine B. Madey will celebrate her 105th birthday with friends and family at Eden Heights of West Seneca. More...

Editorial

Frigid weather brings to light needs of community

Bee Editorial

It is during the cold winter months that many people become grateful for the means they possess to take shelter from the frigid outside world. More...

Spindle items

• RIDE ALONG — In this past week’s Citizen Police Academy class, I had the privilege of participating in a ride along with West Seneca Police Patrol Lt. John Mc- Namara. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Feb. 29, 1990

• The long-playing melodrama at the Seneca Mall is about to come to an end and it figures to be a tear-jerker for moviegoers. More...

Police Blotter

Man found asleep in vehicle outside Sunoco

Monday, Feb. 16 • Three employees from the 7-Eleven on Seneca Street were arrested by police after the manager claimed they had stolen money and cigarettes from the store. All three were issued appearance tickets for Thursday, Feb. More...

Education

DEC accepting summer camp applications for end of June

The state Department of Environmental Conservation is accepting online applications for its 68th annual summer camp program. The 2015 camp season begins June 28. More...

Sports

Cavs stomp Tar Heels in Southtowns Y hoops

The Southtowns Family YMCA Youth Basketball League, which draws players from multiple locations that include West Seneca, Orchard Park and Lancaster, saw its teams continue to light up the hardwood during recent action. More...

Stempniak finally makes Rangers’ FNC debut

November’s lake-effect snowstorm delays native’s latest hometown stop

Lee Stempniak has had the opportunity to play in the home of the Buffalo Sabres — the team he grew up following as a young hockey player — 10 times prior to joining the New York Rangers this past offseason. More...

Sharks 19U Baseball seeks pitchers

The Cheektowaga Sharks 19U travel baseball team is in need of a few pitchers to complete its roster for the 2015 CEBA League-Collegiate Division season. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 26 Craft Beer Tasting — Enjoy a four-course tasting menu paired with beers from Galaxy Brewery, 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, at The Roycroft Inn, 40 S. Grove St., East Aurora; $. 652-5552, www.roycroftinn.com More...

Art

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Theatre

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