Weekly Feature

August 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Lions International recognized in 100th year

Bee Editorial

Lions Club International has a simple but powerful mission statement: To empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions clubs.  Lions clubs have many More...

Spindle items

• SAVE THE DATE — It has been one full summer in West Seneca, and August is looking to follow suit. Here are a few upcoming community events to keep in mind when planning your month.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Aug. 6, 1992

• The scenario for the athletic department at the West Seneca School District is not new, but remains challenging, nonetheless. More...

Education

Erie Community College to reorganize leadership, create efficiencies

In an effort to right-size his senior executive staff and pursue efficiencies in time for the fall semester, new SUNY Erie Community College President Dan Hocoy has announced plans to reorganize executive functions of the college in numerous departme More...

On the Campus

Juliana Rose Shanahan and Robert Breidenstein, of West Seneca, have been named to the dean’s list at the University of Rochester for the spring 2017 semester. More...

Lifestyles

Erie County Fair celebrates 178th anniversary

Food and agriculture take center stage as the new commodities for the 178th Erie County Fair.  More...

Gaelic Games 2017

HIGH KICK — Jack Rooney of Dunkirk jumps for a pass during a game for the Sperrin Ugs Gaelic Football team. 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, Aug. 3  10 a.m. More...

Business

Erie County officials seeking faster internet speeds for all residents

There are few things more infuriating than a slow internet connection. This is especially true in Erie County, where a large swath of the population does not have access to the fastest broadband speeds. More...

People Inc. to host annual golf tournament

The People Inc. Foundation will host its 16th annual “Drive Fore Disabilities Golf Tournament and Auction” on Monday, Aug. 21, at the Orchard Park Country Club, 4777 S. Buffalo St., Orchard Park.  More...

AAA now provides bicycle towing

AAA Western and Central New York bicycle towing benefits were initiated as of last month.  According to a press release, the benefit has been added to all AAA WCNY memberships at no additional cost.  More...

YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP

Ryan Reynolds and Daniel Proctor participate in hurling during the Gaelic Games for Rockland against Philadelphia Glanshead in the 2017 Continental Youth Championship, held July 27 to 30 at the West Seneca Soccer Complex. More...

Former town employee named to county post

West Seneca native William Geary Jr. has been appointed commissioner of the Erie County Department of Public Works.  County Executive Mark Poloncarz said Geary is “a great choice for commissioner.”  More...

Local News

Resident’s ride aims to cure multiple sclerosis

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

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Appraisal day to be hosted by historical society

The West Seneca Historical Society and Museum is holding an antiques and collectibles appraisal day from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6, at the museum, 919 Mill Road.  Two experts will be on hand to perform appraisals. More...

West Seneca Lions Club honored by Lorigo for six decades of service

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo presented a proclamation to West Seneca Lions Club President Mike Yost at the club’s Celebrate Summer Show and Hot Dog Roast on July 27.  (See editorial on   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.While driving down Clinton Street, the weeds and broken down greenhouses are a disgrace to West Seneca. Isn’t there an ordinance against this? Get this mess cleaned up before wild critters take over the neighborhood.  More...

Sports

South snaps three-game skid against North

Lions All-Star Classic

The 42nd annual Kensington Lions All-Star High School Football Classic had all of the makings of a big win for the South all-stars.  More...

Sports participation policies outlined

West Seneca School District students who are planning to participate in a sport for the 2017-18 school year have a number of steps that must be completed prior to the start of the school year.  More...

Fellowship of Christian Athletes to host camps at area churches

The Buffalo branch of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be offering camps in multiple sports during each of the remaining Wednesdays in August.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Benefit to be held for Marlene McMillian   More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 3   The Barn Katz — 6 p.m., as part of Music On Main, Cabernet Cafe, 9 N. Ellicott near Main St., Williamsville. 631-1044, www.cabernetswinecafe.com  More...

Performance

thurs. 3   Bobby Militello — Performing as part of the Easy Listening Concert series, 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, at Raymond Klimek Veterans Park, 700 River Road, North Tonawanda. 695-8520  More...

Comedy

thurs. 3   More...