Weekly Feature



June 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Days festivities to run Friday, Saturday

The West Seneca Civic and Patriotic Commission’s annual Community Days will take place Friday and Saturday, June 24 and 25, at Veterans Memorial Park, behind Town Hall, at 1250 Union Road. Events will run from 6 p.m. More...

Editorial

Domestic violence requires discussion, community action

Bee Editorial

With the EXPOSURE Concert approaching in Depew, it is time to take a moment to discuss the difficult topic of domestic violence. More...

Spindle items

• HIGHLIGHTING HELPERS — For as many times as I have asked the community to reach out with story ideas, it has never happened. Until now. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago June 27, 1991

Since birth, 5-year-old Kelly Metz has lived in a world of silence. In three weeks, the West Seneca girl may hear sounds for the very first time. More...

Education

West students present bioinformatics research

Students from West Seneca West and East high schools attended a capstone event at the University at Buffalo on May 20 to present their bioinformatics research project. More...

Father writes letter to daughter, Class of 2016 on graduation

It’s been a year of reflecting as to what I would say as you graduate, and hopefully you would remember these words as you prepare to leave West Seneca West. This journey has been your reward. More...

On the Campus

Nina Santarpia of West Seneca has been named to the dean’s list at the University of Dayton for the spring 2016 semester. Miranda Herreid of West Seneca has been named to the dean’s list at Bard College for the spring 2016 semester. More...

Lifestyles

Craft Cruisers

...a hot summer attraction

With all of the exciting summertime activities in Western New York, there is one that stands out because it combines two hobbies that many people enjoy: bike riding and drinking. More...

Ebenezer plans Strawberry Festival

Ebenezer United Church of Christ, located at 630 Main St., will hold a Strawberry Festival from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 27. Along with strawberry desserts, the 716 and Chef’s food trucks will be on site. More...

Photos

REFLECTING REMARKS — Valedictorian Michael Janak addresses his classmates during the commencement ceremony for the West Senior Class of 2016. More...

Business

Harlem Road Tops receives $1.4 million upgrade

Tops Friendly Markets has completed renovations to its store at 800 Harlem Road in West Seneca. More...

Employee honored for years of service

The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca recently announced that Teresa Wutz of Lackawanna celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. More...

Free train rides offered during NHL Draft

Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority Metro, Coors Light and the Buffalo Sabres are teaming up to provide hockey fans with free and safe transportation to the 2016 NHL Draft this weekend. More...

Town amends three local laws

Following three public hearings, the West Seneca Town Board approved modifications to Local Laws No. 9, 10 and 11 during its regular meeting on Monday night. This is a continued effort by the board to amend laws. No. More...

Summer fun, safety theme of July 20 event

The West Seneca Stakeholders Coalition will hold a family fun and summer safety day on Wednesday, July 20, to connect families to services available at the Resource Center at New Hope. More...

Local News

Lions Club plans summer bandshell concert series

The West Seneca Lions Club 2016 Summer Concert schedule includes musical events throughout the summer. All concerts will begin at 7 p.m. at the Lion’s Bandshell behind town hall, 1250 Union Road. More...

$15 million in funding awarded to upgrade Harlem Road bridge

Federal funding has been secured for repairs to the Harlem Road Bridge, located on Route 240 in West Seneca, according to Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand. More...

Busse presented Diana R. Miller Service to Education award

West Seneca Board of Education Vice President Mary Busse was presented with the Diana R. Miller Service to Education Award at a dinner held June 2 at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Recently, in the Out of the Past, there was a photo of the old Watch and Clock Shop on Indian Church Road. More...

Sports

First Team’s majority reached state playoffs

2016 All-Bee Softball

Great teams typically comprise great players, and the 2016 All-Bee Softball Team is no exception. More...

Depew’s Karsen Cotton repeats as All-Bee Pitcher of the Year

Karsen Cotton has built quite the reputation among softball circles near and far over the past few years. More...

State semifinalist Depew’s Seelig tabbed All-Bee Coach of the Year

Sometimes, for a coach, the toughest thing to do is to make a strategic or lineup change, even if things aren’t going as well as planned. More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 23 Rich & Dylan — 8 p.m., Crazy Jake’s, 26 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. 693-9309, www.crazyjakesnt.com More...

Concerts

thurs. 23 More...

Literature

thurs. 23 Finding the Seams: The Practice of Poetic Collage — With poet Michael Flatt, 7 p.m. Thursday, June 23, at Just Buffalo Literary Center, 468 Washington St., second floor, Buffalo. 832-5400, www.justbuffalo.org More...