Weekly Feature

August 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Police Department in need of crossing guards

School crossing guards are needed for the 2017-18 school year in the West Seneca Central School District.  Crossing guard positions are part-time, with a minimum commitment of three hours per day when school is in session. More...

Editorial

Uber Zone will aid stadium attendees

Bee Editorial

One preseason game is in the books for the Buffalo Bills, and while the result might have not been ideal for Bills fans, there was one group that won big on Aug. More...

Spindle items

• BACK TO SCHOOL — Every year, The Bee looks for a bright-eyed student to be pictured on our front pages for the first week of September.  For families seeing their little ones off for the first time, consider memorializing the milest More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Aug. 20, 1992

• Members of the West Seneca School Board all thought the district’s budget should be returned to the ballot for a second vote, but it took them longer to agree to a minor reduction in the proposed tax rate at their meeting Monday night.&n More...

Sports

East, West teams to be headed by new coaches

Three teams within the school district will have first-time varsity coaches guiding them this fall. More...

Senior MOGs claim fifth consecutive 60+ title

Glory Days Softball

The Senior Mostly Old Guys recently won their fifth consecutive Glory Days Softball League 60+ Championship via their hard-fought 4-3 victory over the Tigers.  More...

Travel softball squads seek additional players

A pair of Clarence-based travel softball teams are looking for a few extra players to fill out their rosters for the 2018 season.  The 12U Clarence Red Devils-White softball team remains in need of both a pitcher and a positional player, while t More...

Business

Sprouted

Among fresh offerings such as sweet corn from Kate’s Country Cousins and fruit from Weiss Farms, the West Seneca Farmers Market will hold its next Kids Day on Thursday, Aug. 24. More...

Uber Zone established at New Era Field

An Uber Zone has been established at New Era Field for the upcoming Buffalo Bills season, according to a release from the ride-sharing service.  The zone, indicated through both a special in-app feature and customized Uber signs on location, is More...

Museum speaker series to continue on Sept. 9

As part of its continuing speaker series, the Museum of disABILITY History will host author Diana Katovitch from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

School Board sets tax rate

The West Seneca Board of Education recently adopted the 2017-18 tax levy and tax rates for the townships within the school district, with the figures coming in lower than anticipated during the May budget process.  Janice Lewandowski, financial More...

Rugby club to call Tim Russert Park home

South Buffalo Rugby will soon call Tim Russert Park home following usage agreement approval by the West Seneca Town Board on Aug. 7. More...

Local News

New laws to address medical care, housing of inmates

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed two bills related to health care services for county jail inmates and the housing of out-of-state inmates, both sponsored by state Sen. Patrick Gallivan and passed by the Senate and Assembly in June.  More...

Lions Club hosts summer concert series

The West Seneca Lions Club will host a series of concerts on Thursdays this summer at the bandshell behind Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. Music starts at 7 p.m. The schedule is as follows:  Aug. 17 — The Formula Band  Aug. More...

Meetings

Town Board  Monday, Aug. 21  The regular meeting of Town Board will be held at 3 p.m.  — All meetings, unless noted, begin at 7 p.m. and are held in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. More...

Letters to the Editor

Board must face crumbling berms

First, let me state, as I have numerous times in the past, thank you for the tireless efforts of all town employees and volunteers during the initial flood event of January 2014 in the Lexington Green Subdivision.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The Burchfield Center has been closed, so why isn’t the name of the building inspector for the Town of West Seneca at the time it was built being brought up? More...

Lifestyles

Going green by living in less

Woman builds tiny house to embrace more sustainable lifestyle

Michelle Bernas grew up in a duplex with her grandparents, two aunts, parents and older brother in North Tonawanda. She shared a 9-foot by 10-foot room with her brother until she was 12 years old. More...

Library schedules Aug. 19 yard sale

The Friends of the West Seneca Public Library will hold a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, on the hill adjacent to Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. The public is invited to request table space for a $20 donation. More...