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October 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

East and West Road to see rehabilitation

A public information meeting was held Tuesday night to update the community on a proposed rehabilitation of East and West Road.  From Orchard Park Road to Leydecker Road, the Erie County Department of Public Works has outlined plans to address d More...

Editorial

Combating bullying during ‘National Bullying Prevention Month’

Bee Editorial

On Oct. 4, the Erie County Legislature made a proclamation to recognize October as “National Bullying Prevention Month” in Erie County.  More...

Spindle items

• HAPPY BIRTHDAY — When I first started with The Bee as a reporter, one of the story assignments to frequently hit my desk was that of individuals celebrating milestone birthdays.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Oct. 14, 1993

• The types of items West Seneca residents will be able to recycle rather than throw away are about to multiply. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

WELCH, Andre, of West Seneca, died on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. Mr. Welch is survived by his wife, Eujahanna (nee Flippen); two children, Kevon and Katrina; one grandchild; and two siblings, Sheena and Shawn Welch. More...

Sports

Efficient attack lifts East football to 6-0

For the second time in three weeks, West Seneca East’s football team flirted with scoring 60 points as it dominated Western New York Maritime Charter, 56-8, in Friday’s Homecoming Game. More...

Indian gridders pitch Homecoming shutout

West Seneca West’s football team took to the air to take Niagara Wheatfield out of contention early on in Friday’s Homecoming Game victory, scoring its first three touchdowns of the game via passes to dominate the Falcons, 42-0. More...

East, West to enter finale unbeaten for first time

Football rivalry

In the 49 years since the West Seneca School District split into East and West branches, there has never been a football rivalry game where both squads entered the contest with identical undefeated records.  That changes Friday.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Ebenezer plans fall rummage sale   Ebenezer United Church of Christ will hold a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 and Saturday, Oct. 20, at the church, 630 Main St. For more information, call 674-4566. More...

Entertainment

Halloween Happenings

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Performance

thurs. 11   Big Martha — Allman Brothers tribute band, 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at The Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St., Buffalo; $. 852-2860, www.tralfmusichall.com, www.ticketmaster.com  More...

Festivals

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Vote set on capital project

Tuesday night, the West Seneca Board of Education passed resolutions pertaining to the proposed capital improvement project, issuing a negative SEQRA declaration and setting a special meeting and vote on the proposition.  The vote will be held T More...

Brave Little Fighters takes children, families on outings

Brave Little Fighters Foundation eases the heartache, uncertainty and challenges faced by children with serious and terminal illness and their families in Western New York through joyful and care-free events year-round. More...

Local News

Church plans ‘Night on Forgiveness’ to heal

A “Night on Forgiveness” program will be offered by Fourteen Holy Helpers at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, in the Monsignor Ebner Hall, 1345 Indian Church Road.  More...

Meetings

Town Board  Monday, Oct. 22  The first 2019 Tentative Benefit Basis Budget and 2019 Tentative Ad Valorem Budget public hearing will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, in the auditorium at West Senior High School, 3330 Seneca St.  More...

West Seneca East Homecoming

  HOMECOMING COURT — Timothy Reinard and Samantha Rompala are recognized as members of the East Senior Homecoming court during halftime of Friday’s football game. More...

Letters to the Editor

Emergency response plans are lacking

Situational awareness is a terminology used by first responders to describe your understanding of an emergency scene. The present situation of emergency medical services within the smaller towns of Erie County is not what it appears to be.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Another bad accident on Southwestern in West Seneca this morning. The stretch of Southwestern running between Milestrip and Transit is 55 mph. The other side of Milestrip it is 50. Once you hit Transit, it is 45. More...

Education

West Seneca schools list district activities

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 receives positive opinion on financial statements

Matthew Montalbo, an accountant with Drescher and Malecki, brought good news to the West Seneca Board of Education Tuesday night as he presented a positive opinion of the district’s 2017-18 financial statements.  More...

East senior Travis Hintzman commended in 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program

West Seneca East senior Travis Hintzman was named a commended student in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. More...

Lifestyles

The Great Pumpkin Farm provides fun for all ages

Pumpkin pie eating contests, pig races and more

The giant pyramid of pumpkins at The Great Pumpkin Farm is hard to miss when driving down Main Street in Clarence. The farm has been around for more than two decades and has become part of traditions for many families. More...

West Seneca Library News

Library hours  The new library hours are from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; and closed on Sunday. 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, Oct. 11  10 a.m. More...

Business

BlueCross BlueShield announces new Medicare Advantage options

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York recently announced a suite of Medicare Advantage options for 2019, including a $0 premium plan, available to more than 300,000 Medicare-eligible consumers in Western New York.  More...

New Era Field earns safety designation

New Era Field has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security with SAFETY Act Designation in recognition of the Buffalo Bills’ security practices. The announcement was made Friday by Pegula Sports and Entertainment. More...

Galleria Mall to host 24th annual indoor trick or treat

The Walden Galleria Mall will host the 24th annual Galleria of Treats event from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. More...