Weekly Feature



February 1, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Don’t discount ways to live healthier this year

Bee Editorial

With the gluttony of the 2017 holiday season firmly in the rearview mirror, January aptly marks National Healthy Living Month. While it may be the first day of February, it is never too late to begin a healthier lifestyle.  More...

Spindle items

• SAVE THE DATE — February is shaping up to be quite a busy month in the Town of West Seneca. With everything on the calendar already, it’s hard to believe that anyone could be without entertainment. A select few events are below. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Feb. 4, 1993

• The Buffalo Bills 1992 season ended in a way none of us liked Sunday night, with a 52-17 loss leaving fans disappointed and dejected. But it capped a season full of better moments. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I thought West Seneca was doing something about the zombie properties in the town. I see one on Union Road by Clinton Street; oh that’s right, that’s the Burchfield Center. 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...

High school students to compete in 14th annual Taste of Education

The WNY Chapter of the New York State Restaurant Association has announced the return of the Taste of Education — a friendly culinary competition featuring local high school students pursuing a career in the restaurant and hospitality industry. More...

Workshop set for prospective school board candidates

The Erie County Association of School Boards will host a workshop for prospective school board candidates from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at Erie 1 BOCES, 355 Harlem Road, West Seneca.  More...

Lifestyles

Buffalo Olmstead Park Conservancy...

Celebrating 150 years of Olmsted in Buffalo

In 1868, architect Frederick Law Olmsted was approached by William Dorsheimer, a prominent Buffalo attorney, who asked Olmsted to develop a plan for a park, but also a comprehensive public park system within the city of Buffalo. More...

Seniors study spooks at February meeting

Mason Winfield will join the Ebenezer Seniors at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, to discuss supernatural and paranormal occurrences around the Buffalo area. The program will take place at Ebenezer United Church of Christ, 630 Main St. 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, Feb. 1  10 a.m. More...

Business

Clear Choice offers flu-fighting services

With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting widespread influenza cases in 49 states, preventive measures can help keep families healthy.  According to Ed Bedient, owner of Clear Choice Cleaning Services in West Seneca, there ar More...

Curbell Plastics continues environmental focus

Orchard Park-based Curbell Plastics, along with its parent company, Curbell, Inc., continued its aggressive focus on sustainability and environmental practices in 2017, according to the company.  More...

Servpro continues partnership with PGA Tour

Servpro of the Southtowns has extended its sponsorship with the PGA Tour through the 2020 season, retaining its designation as the official cleanup and restoration company of both the PGA Tour and the Champions Tour, according to Thomas Braun, owner More...

First two 2018 laws passed

Local Law No. 1 addresses point-of-sale inspections, No. 2 amends areas of special flood assessment

Purchasers of abandoned homes that are in poor condition will now be required to have point-of-sale inspections approved by the town following the passage of the first local law of 2018.  More...

Lease ended for 965 Center Road

As of Monday night, the West Seneca Town Board has terminated the lease of property at 965 Center Road, home of the former Harvey D. Morin Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2940. The lease between the town and the West Seneca Veterans Club Inc. More...

CROSSTOWN RIVALRY MEETS CANCER AWARENESS

West Seneca East varsity boys basketball coach Dan Lutman, right, presents West Seneca West High School Principal Jay Brinker with a plaque commemorating his status as a colon cancer survivor during East’s fourth annual Leukemia Awareness Night More...

Local News

Resident Michelle Urbanczyk named CEO of Explore & More Children’s Museum

West Seneca resident Michelle Urbanczyk is a Buffalo girl through and through.  “I’m a typical Buffalonian; I love to go away, and I love to come home,” she said, adding that she isn’t even complaining about the recent sn More...

Fastpitch World Series returns to town July 21 to 29

This July, West Seneca will be home to the 2018 National Softball Association Class B North Eastern Softball Fastpitch World Series.  West Seneca has been selected by the NSA as a host for the series, scheduled from July 21 to 29.  Council More...

Correction

Gary Dickson’s name was misspelled in the Jan. 25 edition story about the Sewer Department’s new truck.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Jim Manley a key figure in town

A community is defined by the number of people who care about what goes on within it.  I can list a plethora of individuals who go above and beyond in many areas of West Seneca, from activists to educators to religious leaders. More...

Caregivers act will address Alzheimer’s

On Jan. 22, the president signed into law the Recognize, Assist, Include, Support and Engage Family Caregivers Act of 2017, which was supported by Rep. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

WINTER, Eugene G. “Jeep,” of Orchard Park, died Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Mr. More...

Sports

East girls hoops tops Sweet Home

West Seneca East’s girls basketball team sent its seven seniors out in style during Thursday’s Senior Night game, as the Lady Trojans cruised to a 61-39 triumph over Sweet Home in which all seven seniors had a hand in the team’s suc More...

Indian cagers tie season wins mark, reset single-game scoring record twice

Boys basketball

West Seneca West’s boys basketball team tied the program’s single-season record for wins Friday when it moved to 16-0 at Lancaster’s expense. More...

East hockey wins three straight, finishes 5-1 in eight-day span

West Seneca East’s hockey team capped its recent stretch of six games in eight days on a strong note, winning three one-goal games in a four-day span to complete its run with a 5-1 record that moved the Trojans to 13-3-1 on the season.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Library plans annual trivia fundraiser   More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Family Activities

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Special Events

thurs. 1   Sweet Charity — 12th annual benefit for the Food Bank of WNY featuring savory food, sweet treats, wine, beer, spirits and coffee tastings from some of WNY’s finest establishments, 5-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. More...