Weekly Feature



September 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Training offered for fire service, preparedness

The Town of West Seneca Office of Disaster Preparedness will present its second annual training event on Oct. 1. More...

Editorial

Residents should understand 2017 budget

Bee Editorial

Budgets are dull and complicated, and for taxpayers, they can be aggravating. More...

Spindle items

• BNAC PHOTO CONTEST — Do you enjoy taking pictures? Have some shots that you think are pretty great? The Burchfield Nature & Art Center, located at 2001 Union Road, will host its annual photography contest in November. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Oct. 3, 1991

• Calling it the most difficult budget prepared in her 12 years as budget officer, Town Supervisor Joan Lillis submitted a proposed 1992 budget this week calling for a 22 percent tax rate hike. More...

Education

West Seneca names September Students of Month

The following West Seneca high school students have each been named Student of the Month for September in these specific academic subjects: East Senior Allison Cutrona, art; Nicole Harris, business; Andrew Gulcynski, English; Matthew Poole, community More...

On the Campus

Buffalo State College announced the following West Seneca residents, followed by their major, who completed the requirements to earn their baccalaureate degrees in summer 2016: Tyler Marriott-Wells, business administration; Matthew Pellerite, dieteti More...

West Seneca East Highschool Homecoming 2016

TEAMWORK — No. 58 Joshua Bartz leads a group tackle with No. 36 Dylan McNulty and No. 4 Anthony Bullis during East’s Homecoming game on Friday. More...

Lifestyles

Buffalo Beauts... getting ready for a second year in National Women's Hockey League

The National Women’s Hockey League had its inaugural season in 2015, and Buffalo is lucky enough to call itself home to one of the four teams in the league. More...

Race benefiting homeless women veterans set for October

The ECAL Veterans for Veterans Inc. will hold its second annual 5K race/walk honoring homeless female veterans on Sunday, Oct. 9, at the South Buffalo American Legion Post 721, 136 Cazenovia St., Buffalo. More...

Bee Senior News

These activities are scheduled at the West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca St. For more information, call the center at 675-9288, or visit the town’s website at www.westseneca.net. Thursday, Sept. 29 9 a.m. — Poker 10 a.m. More...

Business

A family recipe: Louie’s is ‘all about the sauce’

Louie’s Texas Red Hots has a longstanding family history and will soon celebrate 50 years of business. More...

Summit aims to engage small-business owners

Sen. Patrick Gallivan is once again teaming up with the West Seneca Chamber of Commerce to host a series of small-business summits, welcoming local business owners. More...

Harvest Fest highlights fall beers

“Harvest Fest 2016” will be hosted by Rusty Nickel Brewing Co. Saturday, Oct. 1, and Sunday, Oct. 2. The two-day fall event will run from noon to 8 p.m. More...

Tentative 2017 budgets released online

Tentative 2017 ad valorem and benefit basis budgets for the Town of West Seneca were made available for the public to view on Sept. 20 via the town’s website. More...

Author finds voice in South Buffalo novel

Developing author Paul Kane confronts his childhood feelings toward Irish Catholic South Buffalo in his debut novel, “Written In The Stars: The Book Of Molly.” The book centers on Molly Shea, a young girl growing up in South Buffalo in 19 More...

Local News

Annual Rotary Shred-It event slated for Oct. 1

West Seneca Rotary will host its annual fall Community Shred-It service event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 1, at Southgate Plaza, according to a press release from the organization. More...

Bills, Sheriff’s Office set policies for home games

Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard and Andy Major, vice president of operations and guest services for the Buffalo Bills, announced new security policies for Bills home games during a Tuesday press conference. More...

Funding supports at-risk, low-income teens, young adults

The Service Collaborative of Western New York Inc. will receive $50,000 in state funding to support the organization’s WNY YouthBuild program, according to Sen. Patrick Gallivan. More...

Police Blotter

Child jumping around in van leads to tickets

Monday, Sept. 19 • A Cheektowaga man was stopped on Indian Church Road for a revoked license. He was arrested and charged with unlicensed operation. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.For the 39th year of paying school taxes with no children, I need an answer as to why I pay school tax on an empty lot I am using for the preservation of green space in West Seneca when people who rent still don’t pay taxes or receive a tax bi More...

Sports

West harriers post split in league opener

West Seneca West’s cross-country team was unable to pull off the sweep at Frontier in the Indians’ ECIC I opener Sept. 20, as the Lady Indians recorded a 22-35 win but the boys were handed a 41-19 defeat. More...

Bartz’s big plays clinch East’s football Homecoming victory

Josh Bartz had already been having a strong game for West Seneca East’s football game Friday night when he made two of the biggest plays of his career — on consecutive downs — to prevent Hamburg from spoiling the Trojans’ Home More...

East girls volleyball places third at Lake Shore tourney

West Seneca East’s girls volleyball team won its pool and advanced to the semifinals of Lake Shore’s tournament Saturday before having its hopes for a championship dashed by the host squad, but that’s not stopping coach Jenna Yates More...

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