Weekly Feature



November 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Small-business shopping should stay on your list

Bee Editorial

While this year’s recognition of Small Business Saturday — held Nov. 25 — may be in the past, the event’s message should remain with us during the holiday season and throughout the year. More...

Spindle items

• CHRISTMAS SPIRIT — It’s that time of year, when streets are aglow with twinkling lights, trees frame festive windows, and everyone is getting into the holiday spirit.  For those who will celebrate Christmas, this weekend is th More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Dec. 3, 1992

• The upcoming special district referendum will proceed in the same manner as general elections in the Town of West Seneca, the West Seneca Town Board informally decided Monday. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

. It was made clear that the highway superintendent is compensated $7,000 to be the dog control officer, although he stated he has two highway employees doing his job. More...

Education

Upcoming activities outlined by West Seneca schools

These activities are scheduled for the West Seneca Central School District. For more information, call the district at 677-3100, or visit the district’s website at www.wscschools.org. Events are open to the public and subject to change. More...

District names September Students of the Month

The following West Seneca high school students have been named Student of the Month for September in these specific academic subjects:  East Senior   More...

Sports

Congratulations West Seneca West

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Program alum to guide West boys hoops

There’s an air of newness surrounding West Seneca West’s boys basketball team this season, and for good reason. More...

Pictures of perfection

JUBILATION — West quarterback Matt Myers leaps into the arms of head coach Mike Vastola as the clock hits zero, giving the Indians the 14-6 victory over Yorktown. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

‘A Christmas Carol’ one man show set   More...

Local News

Governor receives bill to save children’s center

Legislation would prevent WNY Children’s Psychiatric Center from merging with Buffalo Psychiatric Center

Legislation that would require the New York State Office of Mental Health to operate the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center in West Seneca as a separate entity has been sent to Gov. Andrew Cuomo for consideration. More...

Vigilant brings Santa Claus to town

Santa Claus is coming to town and visiting group homes this December, thanks to the dedicated members of Vigilant Fire Company.  West Seneca Fire District No. 6 will be embracing the spirit of the season with a warm welcome to Santa on Dec. More...

Amid resident gripe, special use permits granted

Two developments to reach Planning Board for site plan approval

A special use permit has been approved by the Town Board for the site at 216 Orchard Park Road to allow for the construction of a multifamily housing development by Metzger Civil Engineering of Williamsville. More...

Letters to the Editor

Many supported by WNY hospice organizations

All over the United States, every year, nearly 1.4 million people faced with advanced and life-limiting illnesses and their families are being supported by hospice and palliative care organizations.  More...

Obituaries

Jerome Dorr Sr., West Seneca graduate

Jerome “Jerry” Dorr Sr., 79, of Belen, New Mexico, formerly of West Seneca, died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017.   Mr. Dorr attended St. More...

Doris A. Missel, secretary

Doris A. Missel (nee Schnorr), 90, of Marilla, died Monday, Nov. 20, 2017.  Mrs. Missel was born on March 30, 1927, and went to high school in West Seneca, graduating when she was only 16. More...

Death Notice

FABA, Robert E., of West Seneca, died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. Mr. Faba is survived by two stepchildren, Frank and Edward Grzechowiak; four step-grandchildren; and one step-great-grandchild. More...

Lifestyles

Community Services kicks off annual ‘Adopt-A-Family’ campaign

People throughout Western New York will have an opportunity to make a wish come true this holiday season. More...

Senior Center plans holiday luncheon

The West Seneca Senior Center is planning a holiday luncheon at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens on Monday, Dec. 4. After lunch, Terry Buchwald will be featured. A basket auction with prizes will be held. More...

St. David’s Episcopal welcomes its first female priest

St. David’s Episcopal Church will install the Rev. Claudia Scheda as its eighth rector — and first female priest — in a special service at 4 p.m Sunday, Dec. 3.  More...

Business

Fearless Family Zone open for season at KeyBank Center

The Fearless Family Zone, presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, is now open at KeyBank Center. More...

Elderwood to offer enhanced assisted living care

Elderwood Assisted Living at West Seneca recently was approved to offer enhanced assisted living care at 580 Orchard Park Road.  More...

New COO hired for Center for Hospice and Palliative Care

The Center for Hospice & Palliative Care, parent company of Hospice Buffalo, has appointed Roseann McAnulty as chief operations officer.  McAnulty’s role will begin with oversight of all nonclinical operations and evolve with time. More...