November 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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Thanksgiving workout benefits Food Bank of WNY

TREO Sports & Fitness will again offer a free “Turkey-Burn- ing Workout” this Thanksgiving, providing the opportunity for area residents to get in a workout before indulging while also helping the Food Bank of Western New York. More...

Meetings

Town Board Monday, Dec. 1 — All meetings, unless noted, begin at 7 p.m. and are held in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. Meetings are open to the public. School Board Monday, Nov. 24 More...

Town finds solution to property issues

Vacant and abandoned homes in West Seneca will soon be foreclosed on by the Town Board through the Land Bank Act. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I see we voted to raise the taxes in West Seneca again. Let’s see, Mrs. Meegan is out at Schwabl’s worried about that, not worried about raising taxes. More...

Sports

Sweet Home, Will North dominate First Team selections

All-Bee Football — Defense

Football is all about winning, and these All-Bee Football First Team Defense selections have made winning much easier for their respective teams. More...

WSYBA seeking board members

The West Seneca Youth Baseball Association, under its new leadership, is already gearing up for the 2015 season. More...

Stumpf’s gymnasts open season in OP

The boys of Stumpf’s Gymnastic Center, led by coach Dan Molnar, kicked off their competitive season in Orchard Park Sunday with their participation in the Nickel City Invitational. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Meals on Wheels starts annual wreath sale More...

National Grid issues safety tips with potential flooding on the horizon

As frigid temperatures, ice and snow begin to thaw, the potential for localized flooding increases. More...

NYSPHSAA officials weighing options for weekend’s swimming championships

Robert Zayas can certainly commiserate with the athletes of Section VI whose seasons were still ongoing prior to Monday night. More...

Editorial

Caution, preparedness are of benefit on the roads

Bee Editorial

This week’s lake effect snow storm dumped more than two feet of snow in the central and southern regions of Erie County, creating unsafe and hazardous driving conditions for motorists. More...

Spindle items

• SNOWING AND BLOWING — West Seneca, along with other Southtowns neighborhoods, experienced the first taste of winter weather this week. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years AgoNov. 23, 1989 • By a 3-1 vote, the West Seneca town board decided to approve a budget for 1990 that would call for a 10.98 percent spending increase. More...

Education

Author dazzles students with thrilling storytelling

As the snow swirled outside the window, author Cynthia DeFelice captivated students at West Elementary School with tales of her writing experiences and stories from her books. More...

Board to make decision soon, impact budget gap dilemma

Members of the West Seneca School Board narrowed their options for closing an expansive budget gap during a public work session on Monday. More...

Lifestyles

Paint Box Project partnership spreads holiday cheer nationwide

Since 1990, The Paint Box Project has been transforming young artists’ artwork into heartwarming holiday cards. More...

Craft and flea sale slated for Dec. 7

The Harvey D. Morin VFW Post 2940 will hold a craft and flea sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 7 at 965 Center Road in West Seneca. Vendor tables are available for $10 each. Call the post at 674-2940 or Bobbie at 912-2417 to reserve a table. More...

Couple honeymoon in French Polynesia

Jennifer M. Willman married Robert D. Huff Jr. during an early afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at Baker Memorial United Methodist Church in East Aurora. The Rev. David Derk officiated. More...

Business

‘Cheers’ star will visit Made In America Store

Noted television and film actor John Ratzenberger is on his way to the Made in America store in hopes of bringing some attention to the myriad of American-made products that the businesses have to offer. More...

Pharmacy home delivery available

Univera Healthcare members who take maintenance drugs to treat chronic conditions now can get free home delivery of their prescriptions from Wegmans Pharmacy. More...

Long lines anticipated during opening of HEAP program

Applicants urged to apply online for benefits

Applications for regular Home Energy Assistance Program benefits began being accepted Monday, and Erie County’s Department of Social Services anticipates receiving more than 20,000 HEAP applications by the end of December. More...