April 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Environmental video stresses sustainability

The West Seneca Environmental Commission and Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper aired a public viewing on Monday of “Know Your Backyard,” an educational video highlighting the conservation efforts in the Buffalo River Watershed. More...

Local News

Town Board proposes moratorium on Buffalo BioEnergy project

Amid concerns of a potential expansion project by Quasar Buffalo BioEnergy, the West Seneca Town Board plans to schedule a public hearing to discuss the possibility of a moratorium on future activity by the company. More...

CLUB SCORES FUNDS FOR BLUE 4 BEN

The Niagara Frontier Volleyball Club recently held a fundraiser at the Buffalo Niagara Court Center to benefit 4-year-old Benjamin Sauer of Clarence, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor. More...

Area leaders say stadium meetings should be open to public

In the weeks following the death of Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson Jr., the uncertain future of the team weighs on the minds of fans and others in Western New York. More...

Police Blotter

Woman accused of hiding 83 items in purse

Friday, April 11 • Two Thorndale Avenue women reported that two wallets, a Smokey Bones gift card, loose change, and insurance and Social Security cards, were stolen from their vehicles, which were parked in their driveway. More...

Sports

West baseball seeking to better 2013’s record

West Seneca West’s younger- and larger than-usual baseball team came up short in a pair of early tests, dropping contests to Frontier and Timon after having little practice time outdoors to work out kinks before the games took place. More...

Women’s rec softball teams sought

The Town of West Seneca Recreation Department is seeking women’s softball teams to add to its Thursday Night Modified Fast Pitch League. The cost to play in the league is $200, with a $10 surcharge for each non-resident team member. More...

West Seneca Recreation holding registration for summer programs

Registration for all of the Town of West Seneca’s summer recreation programs are currently being accepted at the Kiwanis Youth Center, 50 Legion Parkway, off Holland Ave. and Union Road. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Library to show classic Cary Grant film The West Seneca Public Library, 1300 Union Road, will be having a free movie showing of the Cary Grant classic “Arsenic and Old Lace” from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, April 25. More...

School Board approves budget

Five candidates will vie for three spots on Board

Voters will be busy next month when they will decide whether or not to approve the 2014-15 budget for the West Seneca Central School District, while also choosing among five candidates for three seats on the School Board. More...

Easter egg hunt

Zayden Rodriguez, left, and Charlotte Conrad scoop up Easter eggs on Saturday morning at the Harlem Road Park playground. More...

Editorial

Environmental Commission continues green message

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A t Monday night’s meeting of the West Seneca Town Board, Supervisor Sheila Meegan applauded the work of the West Seneca Environmental Commission, which recently submitted its annual report. More...

Spindle items

• UNLOCKED CARS — This isn’t the first time I’ve used this space to discuss the frequency of blotter items involving larcenies from unlocked cars, but it seems like a perfect time to remind residents to be more careful. More...

Out of the Past

Gardenville Blacksmith Shop

Located on the north bank of Buffalo Creek on Clinton Street, the Gardenville Blacksmith Shop was operated by Joseph B. Dusch. These photographs are both from 1908. More...

Education

New courses to be offered for Community Education

Graphic artist Don Jackson is presenting several new courses in the West Seneca Community Education program this spring. More...

Summer day camp registration underway

At the Apri. 7 meeting of the West Seneca Town Board, resident John Domagala discussed his desire for the town’s upcoming summer day camp to emulate the “successful summer recreation program” already run in the Town of Orchard Park. More...

Lifestyles

Forest Lawn Cemetery spins life into Buffalo’s history

An actor walks amidst gravestones and the expansive landscape wearing a duster, cap, goggles, scarf and tie. More...

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day set

This spring, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) offers residents a chance to get rid of pills, cough syrup, and other unwanted medications during the eighth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The event will be held from 10 a.m. More...

CERAMICS CLASS

Diane Schible gets some tips from instructor Barbara Brooks during a ceramics class last week at the West Seneca Senior Center. More...

Business

BBB alert: Travel scams circulating

If ever there was a winter to prompt a getaway, this was it. As spring arrives for upstate New York, many will be planning their summer getaways. The U.S. More...

Sgroi Financial LLC expands fiancial planning staff

Sgroi Financial LLC, an independent, comprehensive financial planning firm located at 965 Union Road in West Seneca, has announced it will increase its financial planner staff by five. More...

Univera Healthcare issues “last call” for Forgotten Funds

More than 10,000 individuals and health care providers in New York state, including many in Erie County, have forgotten about more than $1.4 million in checks sent by Univera Healthcare and its parent company. More...

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