Weekly Feature



July 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Town to ask state for sound barriers

The West Seneca Town Board will make a formal request to the state Department of Transportation for sound barriers in the town. More...

Editorial

Superintendent change hints at board strife

Bee Editorial

Many decisions are made behind closed doors — the paths of which the public can only speculate. Much speculation surrounded a more-than-90-minute-long executive session at the start of Monday’s West Seneca Board of Education meeting. More...

Spindle items

• OUR ANTIQUES — Years ago, when I moved into my apartment, my mother passed along items from my grandparents that she had saved for me.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago July 16, 1992

• Bob Rosenhahn thought the 16-and-under ASA Girls Fastpitch Mid-Atlantic Regionals tournament would be easy to host at Firemen’s Park in West Seneca. He was wrong. More...

Sports

East hockey, West boys bowling share Bee’s Team of the Year honor

There’s nothing quite like being the first to accomplish something. More...

Malone hopes to make good mark on Sabres’ new coaching staff

Harvard grad invited to fifth development camp

West Seneca native Sean Malone admitted there was a different vibe when he participated at Buffalo Sabres’ Development Camp Saturday through Tuesday at HarborCenter.   More...

Murray tabbed West GAA’s Female Athlete of the Year

Swimmer and track star Kayla Murray closed out her high school athletic career in style, as the recent graduate was named the West Seneca West Girls Athletic Association Female Athlete of the Year for the 2016-17 school year. More...

Entertainment

Historical Tours

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Festivals

thurs. 13-sun. 16   Galbani Italian Heritage Festival — Italian entertainment, food and beverages, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 13   Stories in the Woods — Enjoy hearing a nature story, followed by a guided walk in the woods, for children ages 3 to 7, 10 a.m. More...

Vantine ousted as interim school head

Matthew Bystrak named new interim superintendent

Matthew Bystrak, director of pupil personnel services for the West Seneca Central School District, was named the new interim superintendent on Monday night.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

‘Pretty Funny The Musical’ hits stage at MusicalFare Theatre

After more than three years of preparation, an original musical has reached the stage at MusicalFare Theatre.  “Pretty Funny The Musical,” written by Williamsville’s Marisa Guida, premiered on Wednesday, and shows will be prese More...

Local News

Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery lists upcoming creative events

West Seneca’s Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery, located at 1168 Orchard Park Road, has announced a variety of upcoming creative events.  A members’ exhibit, “Influence of the 20th-Century Masters,” continues to run through F More...

Survey results show support for Children’s Psychiatric Center

Assemblyman Michael Kearns has received more than 1,400 responses from the community on the first day of returned mailers regarding the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center, according to a press release from the assemblyman.  More...

Community Center control systems purchased by board

Control systems for the mechanical components at the West Seneca Community Center and Library will be purchased off state bid for work not in the Energy Performance Contract portion of the building, as discussed during Monday’s Town Board work More...

Education

Scholar athletes earn West Seneca ‘School of Excellence’ distinction

West Seneca East and West senior high schools have each been named a 2016-17 Scholar-Athlete School of Excellence by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association for having 75 percent of their varsity teams qualify for and receive the S More...

On the Campus

Tiffanie Pecoraro, of West Seneca, has been named to the dean’s list at Buffalo State College for the spring 2017 semester. Pecoraro is a 2014 graduate of West Seneca West Senior High School who is majoring in public relations.   More...

Lifestyles

Ice Creamcycle business...

Serving more than just city kids for 10 years

In 2007, North Buffalo native James Karagiannis had a corny idea. At least he thought it was. Inspired by street vendors in New York City, he wanted to break into Buffalo’s restaurant scene by selling ice cream by bicycle. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Seneca Health Care to host yard sale   The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center, at 2987 Seneca St., will host a yard sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, July 14. More...

Business

Marrano makes strides in Housing Giants list

Marrano Homes, located at 2730 Transit Road in West Seneca, is now ranked as the 175th largest new home builder in the nation, according to the 2017 Housing Giants list released by Professional Builder magazine.  More...

National Grid funding provides for Boys and Girls Clubs of Buffalo

National Grid will continue its support for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Buffalo’s STEAM — Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics — program, according to a press release from the organization.  More...

Lions Club summer concert series continues

The West Seneca Lions Club will host a series of concerts on Thursdays this summer at the band shell behind Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. More...