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November 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Burchfield book outlines watercolorist’s career

Author celebrates self-published book with signing event Nov. 11

“The Gardenville Years: 1925-1967,” written and self-published by author Nancy Tom- chuck Barlow, follows watercolor artist Charles Ephraim Burchfield in a collection of stories, poems, photos and illustrations from his neighbors and frie More...

Editorial

Veterans Day: Honoring those with past service

Bee Editorial

A few years ago we wrote about the meaning of Memorial Day, which many observers seem to have confused with Veterans Day or Armed Forces Day. More...

Spindle items

• PARKING BAN— In preparation for the impending snow, West Seneca’s parking ban will begin Wednesday.  According to the Highway Department website, the Town of West Seneca’s parking ordinance prohibits parking on any roadw More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Nov. 12, 1992

• Property taxes will increase and four sheriff’s road patrols will be eliminated in a proposed budget released Tuesday afternoon by Erie County Executive Dennis Gorski. More...

Sports

West gridders earn program’s first sectional title

Karmazyn pick-six helps clinch 27-24 victory over South Park

West Seneca West’s first appearance at New Era Field in program history proved to be well worth the wait, as the Indians rallied from an 18-6 deficit early in the third quarter of Saturday’s Federation Class A championship game to pull ou More...

West girls cross-country wins fourth sectional title

After two years of heartache, West Seneca West’s girls cross-country team was able to leave Friday’s annual Section VI Championships on cloud nine after claiming the fourth sectional title in program history by cruising past second place More...

Clarence, EA land multiple players on top squad

All-Bee Boys Soccer

Clarence and East Aurora always field outstanding boys soccer teams and the trend continued this season.  Neither squad suffered a loss to a Section VI team on their way to sectional championships as Clarence won the Class AA title and East Auro More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

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Entertainment

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Family Activities

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Holiday

sat. 11   Kenmore Veterans Day Ceremony — Honoring veterans and active duty members of the military, 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Village of Kenmore Municipal Green, 2919 Delaware Ave., Kenmore; Free. www.villageofkenmore.org  More...

Hanley claims victory over Monolopolus

The votes are in, and by unofficial tally from the Erie County Board of Elections, Democratic incumbent William Hanley has claimed a sweeping victory in the race for a seat on the West Seneca Town Board.  More...

Committee to honor veterans Saturday

The 45th annual Veterans Day ceremony sponsored by the West Seneca Veterans Committee will be held Saturday, Nov. More...

Local News

Man on mission to quash bullying after grandson’s death

A little more than six months since cyberbullying pushed his grandson to take his own life, Joe Smajdor is organizing what he hopes will be a solution to the growing problem.  More...

Library to host medicine safety information session

The West Seneca Public Library will offer a free program about over-the-counter medicine safety from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the library, 1300 Union Road. More...

ELECTION LUNCHEON

Laurie Bogdan, left, Joanne Cummins and Kathy Stegner volunteer on Election Day to serve the annual chowder luncheon at St. David’s Episcopal Church. The luncheon is a 50-year tradition.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Together, we can defeat cancer

I never underestimate the heart and generosity of the people of West Seneca.  Last year, my dear friend, Sonia Basko, asked me if I would be a “Real Man Wears Pink” for Western New York to raise money for the American Cancer Society. More...

Education

District sets 2017-18 concert schedule

The West Seneca Central School District has outlined the 2017-18 concerts, musicals, festivals, rehearsals, auditions and performances for all schools in the district.  The schedule is as follows:  • Thursday, Nov. More...

Garden Club to offer camp scholarships

The Orchard Park Garden Club is offering scholarships to the state Department of Environmental Conservation Education camps for one week during the summer.  More...

West Elementary students run to Las Vegas in runners club

Third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students at West Seneca West Elementary School ran more than 2,200 miles during morning runners club and in physical education class this fall.  The distance covered — 875 miles in runners club and just shor More...

Lifestyles

‘Buffalo’s The Last Waltz’: Musicians to recapture The Band’s farewell shows

For 16 years, five musicians traveled together, beginning with performances at dive bars and small clubs before taking the stage at the 1969 Woodstock concert and eventually headlining auditoriums and stadiums.  More...

New Hope plans soup sale Nov. 11

New Hope United Methodist Church will host a soup sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 11, at the church, 2846 Seneca St. A variety of soups will be available for $9 per quart. Takeout only. Come early for the best selection.   More...

SPOOK-TACULAR

Rachel Eshenour receives the “spooky trophy” for her efforts to raise $150 for Make-A-Wish through a Halloween door decorating contest held at West Seneca West by Key Club. Participants helped raise $700 this year.   More...

Business

Buffalo-area Applebee's celebrate 10 years of honoring veterans

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Adam Haker promoted at Entercom Buffalo

Entercom Buffalo LLC, which owns seven radio stations and Smart Reach Digital, has promoted Adam Haker, of West Seneca, to the position of local sales manager.  Haker will be responsible for leading a team of account executives at the broadcast More...

Tops to offer veterans discount

Tops Friendly Markets will offer military personnel and their immediate families an 11 percent discount off of their grocery bill on Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. More...