January 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Silver to vacate position as Speaker

Charges of conspiracy and bribery against New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver did not appear to shock many in the Assembly — most notably, Assemblyman Michael Kearns, who has been demanding Silver’s resignation since 2013. More...

Local News

Art Society teams up with library to enhance creativity

Artists with the West Seneca Art Society are setting up shop at the West Seneca Public Library to bring attention to both the artists and the library. More...

RELAY FOR LIFE

Specialist Missy Stolfi was the speaker at the Relay for Life kickoff event held Tuesday evening at the West Seneca Senior Center. She is working to get many people involved in the Relay for Life, slated for June 5 in Orchard Park. More...

Ethics Board moves forward with violation form

The West Seneca Ethics Board met on Monday to discuss creating a set term length and appointment system for members, as well as approving a submission form and amending parts of the current code. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

JARMUZ, John T., of West Seneca, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. More...

Sports

Radka’s career night helps East top West

Boys basketball

West Seneca East’s Ed Radka went to the free-throw line and East boys basketball single-game record 19 times during the Trojans’ clash with crosstown rival West Seneca West Saturday, which not only helped him score a career-high 26 points More...

Daemen College to host hoops camp

Daemen College basketball coach Mike MacDonald will host a winter break basketball camp for boys and girls in grades K-8 who are on vacation from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, Feb. 16 to Thursday, Feb. More...

West Seneca/Hamburg girls hockey seeking win before postseason starts

Following a nearly month-long hiatus due to the holidays, the weather and the regularly-scheduled slate of games down the stretch of the season, the West Seneca/Hamburg girls hockey team is winding down a tough campaign that has seen fewer victories More...

Town to host 2017 tournament

Gaelic Athletic Association

Buffalo Fenians Gaelic Athletic Association has entered into negotiations with the Town of West Seneca in the hope of bringing 18,000 athletes, families and friends to the area for a four-day Gaelic sports event. (See editorial on page four) More...

Children to move to Buffalo Psychiatric Center

If Gov. Andrew Cuomo cuts the WNY Children’s Psychiatric Center in West Seneca out of the state budget, the children it serves will be forced to move to the Buffalo Psychiatric Center by April, according to representatives from the center. More...

Editorial

CYC 2017 will bring international experience to town

Bee Editorial

Gaelic sports may soon be taking hold of West Seneca. More...

Spindle items

• CPA WEEK ONE — Last Wednesday I sat through the first week of the Citizen Police Academy with Chief Daniel Denz and Assistant Chief Michael Boehringer. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Feb. 1, 1990

• It was during the waning days of the Age of Aquarius that West Seneca East Senior High School came into being. Charles Moden was 27 then. More...

Education

West Seneca Christian School to hold open house

West Seneca Christian School is now accepting students from prekindergarten through grade 12 for the 2015-16 school year. The school will hold an open house at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, at 511 Union Road. More...

On the Campus

Haley Bajdas of West Seneca was named to the dean’s list for Ohio Northern University’s fall 2014 semester. She is a second year pharmacy major. More...

HOME scholarship promotes commitment to human rights

Housing Opportunities Made Equal Inc. is accepting applications for the Joanne Champion Granger Scholarship. More...

Lifestyles

From sketch to casting off, Maritime students craft wooden boats

A group of Western New York Maritime Charter School students practice a centuries old skill: building boats with their hands. More...

Ebenezer Seniors to explore elder care

Ebenezer Seniors will hear The Brainstormers present “What Matters to Me,” at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6 at Ebenezer United Church of Christ, 630 Main St. 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, Jan. 29 9 a.m. — Poker 10 a.m. More...

Business

YMCA announces new campaign goal

YMCA Buffalo Niagara recently launched its 2015 annual campaign and has set out to raise $707,000. More...

Conservation tree, shrub seedlings available

The Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District has order forms available for the 2015 conservation tree and shrub seedling sale. More...

Photo

MICHAEL SZYMANSKI of West Seneca has been hired as facilities coordinator for The Meals on Wheels Foundation of Western New York. More...