Weekly Feature



November 17, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Budget process brings out worst in citizenry

Bee Editorial

The difference between empathy and sympathy is both minor and incredibly significant. More...

Spindle items

• CAN DRIVE — East Middle School’s National Junior Honor Society and Parent Teacher Organization invite the community to donate non-perishable food items to their food drive between the hours of 3 and 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Nov. 21, 1991

• A bid to rezone a section of land on Lein Road to accommodate two four-family apartment units was rejected by the West Seneca Town Board Monday night. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Mrs. Meegan’s campaign was people, not politics. A $17,000 raise is not in the best interest of the people. Mr. Hanley and Mr. Hart, do the right thing: Vote no on the raise. Not one dime.  More...

Sports

East names October’s Athletes of the Month

Advisors for West Seneca East’s Varsity “E” Club and Girls Athletic Association recently announced that Alaina Lanthier, Julia Slowik, Maddy McCartan, Karlie Mann, Cara Carson, Emily Dauer, Tanner Zubler, Ian Dolac, Andy Gulcynski a More...

Black Watch West Soccer Academy holding winter programs

Black Watch NY West Soccer will hold its winter academy programs at the Epic Center, 2793 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville.  An 18-week, 60-minute field player academy for boys and girls ages 7 to 18 will be held from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. More...

COME ON DOWN ... TO WEST VIRGINIA

West Seneca West’s Ian Barker, front row middle, recently signed his national letter of intent to continue his volleyball career at NCAA Division I’s University of Charleston in West Virginia.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Historical society sets Christmas luncheon   More...

Thank you, vets

James Manley, left, a member of the West Seneca Veterans Committee, speaks to attendees at the 44th annual Veterans Day ceremony on Friday. Units and color guards from each branch of the military line up at Veterans Park on the Town Hall campus. More...

Budget passes

Meegan receives reduced salary increase; Hanley votes ‘no’

A contentious budget cycle came to an end Monday night as the West Seneca Town Board approved the 2017 ad valorem budget of $37.7 million. The vote passed 2-1, with Councilman William Hanley dissenting.  More...

Local News

Vet’s experience fuels passion for WNY Heroes

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Lancaster mother of two Lynn Magistrale started her military career right out of high school, joining the Navy in 1992 and giving 13 years of her life before deciding to switch over to the Air Force.  Between positions in these two capacities, a More...

‘Veterans Memorial Highway’ dedicated on eve of Veterans Day

On the grounds of the Veterans Memorial Park at West Seneca Town Hall, elected officials and veterans gathered last Thursday morning for the formal dedication of “Veterans Memorial Highway.” More...

Parties react to election of Donald Trump

Pulling off seemingly the biggest presidential election upset in history, those in Erie County are still talking about Donald Trump’s election night victory.  Trump, the Republican candidate, attained 290 electoral votes as compared to 228 More...

Education

Sacred Heart names honor students

The following West Seneca residents were named to Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart’s honor roll for the first quarter of the 2016-17 academic year:  Seniors  Marygrace Rola and Stephanie Wozniak. More...

Board of Education recognized

Monday marked School Board Appreciation Night in the West Seneca Central School District. More...

"Peter & Wendy"

West Seneca East Senior High School’s production...

LOST BOYS — Wendy, Peter and Tinker Bell play with the lost boys, Devyn Chudzik, Grace Dauer, Matthew Kielma, Andrew Kowalczewski, Timothy Reinard and Sara Ruettiman. More...

Lifestyles

‘Music on the Front Lines’

Veteran entertainer still saluting troops with music after 42 years

For keyboardist Van Taylor, it’s always been about the troops. More...

Boy Scout Troop 735 seeks new members

Boy Scout Troop 735 of West Seneca is seeking new members. The troop is seeking new members. New members must be at least 11 years old or have completed the fifth grade. Those interested may contact Scoutmaster Tim Cych at 821-0352.   More...

Business

Food Bank seeks turkey donations for Rock Out Hunger

In an effort to provide holiday meals to hungry local families, the 11th annual Operation: Rock Out Hunger will be held through 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, in the Eastern Hills Mall parking lot, 4545 Transit Road, Williamsville.  More...

Dental practice seeks to make veterans smile

Westermeier Martin Dental Care, located at 950 Main St. in East Aurora, is seeking applications from any veteran interested in a complimentary smile makeover now through Nov. More...

New electrician apprentices sought

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Electricians, Local Union No. 41, will conduct a recruitment from now through Sept. More...