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Local News

No clowning around for CHARLIE Award winner

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

West Seneca can now boast that it has an internationally winning clown among its residents. More...

Coalition explores temporary locations for community center services

Members of the West Seneca Stakeholders Coalition are discussing possible short-term community center locations until a solution can be made for a permanent home. More...

CHILD SAFETY

Isabella Holtmart, above, of West Seneca gets her photo taken by Erie County Sheriff's Deputy Aaron Naegely during Operation Safe Child on Saturday at West Seneca Town Hall. More...

Police Blotter

Woman charged with DWI, held on $10,000 bail

Monday, May 11 • Patrol was alerted to a suspension from a license plate reader. It was further found that the driver, an Orchard Park man, had a suspended license. He was issued a ticket for unlicensed operation of a vehicle. More...

Education

Event to honor coach’s dedication to women’s athletics

How do you honor a woman who is a Hall of Fame basketball coach and has been a mentor to many people throughout her career? More...

BACK TO THE CROSS

Students from Trinity Christian School, 146 Reserve Road, present the Christian musical “Back to the Cross” to a full house on May 8 in the school’s gymnasium. More...

Lifestyles

Jim Kelly looks forward to 28th annual footbal camp

“Kelly Tough” humbles Jim Kelly. The former Buffalo Bill said his increasingly successful recovery from a squamous cell carcinoma diagnosis in 2013 has made him more excited about his annual football camp than he has been in years. More...

Rotary chicken BBQ to benefit youth

West Seneca Rotary will hold a chicken barbecue from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at Southgate Plaza, 950 Union Road. The dinner is $10 and includes a half-chicken, two sides, a roll and drink. Preorders are available by calling 812-3311. More...

Community of Churches works to support West Seneca School District, students

After an exhausting winter, the burst of spring flowers was a welcome gift from heaven. Schools are in the midst of spring concerts and preparing students for upcoming exams and end-of-year moving up and graduations. More...

Business

HIRED

Donald Nowak has joined the Evolution Dental Team as a digital technical connector, responsible for liasing with new customers, providing an understanding of the basics of dentistry and customer service. More...

Catholic Health earns environmental excellence award

Catholic Health has been named a 2015 “System for Change” award winner from the environmental health care organization Practice Greenhealth. More...

Camps offered for small deposit through YMCA

Those looking for a camping experience this summer can find several through the YMCA. Before May 31, campers can register for a $10 deposit per camper, per week. More...

District voters approve budget, re-elect incumbents

West Seneca voters approved the $112.5 million budget for the 2015-16 school year, as well as a $571,528 bus purchase proposition, during the school district vote on Tuesday. More...

RIVALS CLASH

West Seneca East’s Ryan Kryzkowski, middle, takes to the air in an unsuccessful attempt to beat West Seneca West goalie Rusty D’Hilly during the Trojans’ 12-3 victory on May 12. More...

Editorial

Coalition should move forward soon with survey

Bee Editorial

A community center has been the goal of the West Seneca Stakeholders Coalition for many months. Discussions have brought in representatives from various backgrounds to gauge the needs of the community. More...

Spindle items

• MEMORIAL DAY — The annual Memorial Day parade and ceremony, sponsored by the West Seneca Veterans Committee will be held Monday, May 25. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago May 31, 1990

• The days of teaching with a heavy hand are long gone and no one exemplifies that better than this year’s Educator of the Year as awarded by the West Seneca Chamber of Commerce, Dennis Wojtaszczyk. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Any wage and benefit give-backs negotiated in town contracts should cover all present employees and not just new hires. We need to save costs now, not just in some distant future. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

GALEY, Helen Loretta (nee Rzepka), of West Seneca, died Friday, May 15, 2015. More...

Sports

East baseball snaps league losing skid in finale

West Seneca East’s baseball team put an end to its three-game league losing streak Friday by beating Lake Shore, 6-1, in the Trojans’ divisional finale to earn a little bit of positive momentum heading into the playoffs. More...

Lady Trojans’ softball team falls to Iroquois, West

Coin flip gives squad third seed for playoffs

One missed base by a base runner May 13 — which a player on Iroquois’ bench caught that led to the appeal that took away what would have been the tying run — was all it took for West Seneca East’s softball team to miss out on More...

West girls track topples Orchard Park

West Seneca West’s girls track team solidified its hold on second place in Division I play May 12 by beating Orchard Park, 75-66, to improve to 4-1 on the season. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Academy classes to hold fundraising benefit More...