Weekly Feature



November 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

In Flanders Fields

Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, marks the 100th anniversary More...

Editorial

For a healthy holiday season, get a flu shot

Bee Editorial

Each year, some Americans avoid getting vaccinated against the flu because they fear that a flu shot will give them the virus. But this simply isn’t the case, and with less than half of the adult population in the U.S. More...

Spindle items

• SAVE THE DATE — Now that election season is behind us for another year it’s time to turn our attention to more enjoyable activities in the Town of West Seneca.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Nov. 11, 1993

• Town officials are hoping persistence will pay off in the form of two new recreation areas in West Seneca. More...

Obituaries

Robert A. Kaiser, former Bee editor

Robert A. Kaiser, 74, of Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Williamsville, died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018.  More...

Death Notice

AGUGLIA, Frank P., of West Seneca, died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. Mr. Aguglia is survived by his wife, Betty; two children, Donna and Kathie; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. More...

Sports

East tops West in Class A football final

Dolac scores tying, winning TDs as Trojans avenge week-seven loss

Playing in its first Federation final since 2015, West Seneca East’s football team wasn’t focused on Thursday’s Class A title game at New Era Field being a rematch with its crosstown rival, or on the fact that it was going up agains More...

West girls cross-country defends section title

East’s Pagliaccio also earns solo trip to states

West Seneca West’s girls cross-country squad used a solid team effort to fend off 12 other Class A schools and defend its 2017 Section VI championship at Friday’s annual state-qualifying meet, held this fall at Bemus Point Golf Club.  More...

Staffers expect low-scoring affair against Jets

Bills predictions

Sunday’s loss to Chicago was another ugly chapter in what has been an offensive disaster of a season for the Bills.  Buffalo was held to a single-digit point total for the third game in a row and the fifth time this season. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

St. Peter’s offers free Christmas concert   More...

Business

McGuire Group, Seneca honor milestones

The McGuire Group, operator of five skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities in Western New York, and its Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca, honored more than 100 individuals who have been employed for 25 years or more during a special ce More...

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...

Chamber, Geico partner for ‘Hamilton’ ticket giveaway

The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce and the Geico office in West Seneca are teaming up to give one winner a pair of tickets to see “Hamilton.” The orchestra tickets are for the 2 p.m. More...

Voters support upsizing

Say what you will about this year’s election, 2019 will be one for the books, given the vote to increase the size of the Town Board.  West Seneca will see its largest ever election next November following Tuesday’s passage of the pro More...

Veterans Day ceremony set for Sunday

The 46th annual Veterans Day ceremony sponsored by the West Seneca Veterans Committee will be held on Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Walkway of Freedom located in the West Seneca Veterans Memorial Park.  The ceremony will commence at 11 a.m. More...

Local News

Supervisor candidate argues for term limits

Jim Lawson is running for town supervisor next year. During Monday’s Town Board meeting, he called for the current board to open a discussion on term limits.  The topic was brought up during the Oct. 22 meeting by resident David Kims. More...

Free haircuts, party given for veterans

Armstrong’s Barber Shop, at 2852 Seneca St., will offer free haircuts for veterans from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12. Haircuts will be given by appointment only.  More...

VOTE

Judy Burdzy, left, gets her ballot from poll worker Sylvia Grendisa at Vigilant Fire Hall while voters in West Seneca cast their ballots for the 2018 midterm elections Tuesday morning. More...

Letters to the Editor

Gun violence needs to end

Whether it’s a synagogue in Pittsburgh, a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina, or a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, it is too often the case that people simply praying are put in the middle of our nation’s gun violence crisi More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The West Seneca Town Board blames the recent proposed budget increases on workers’ costs, yet they hired two new workers. The town board is totally out of step with taxpayers. More...

Education

MAYBE SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL

Students from Queen of Heaven School participate in the recent National Read for the Record Day. Julia Bottoms, local mural artist, reads to children as the school’s guest reader for the annual event. More...

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...

Fall plays

Both high schools in the West Seneca Central School District will put on their fall plays this week.  More...

Lifestyles

YMCA encourages Turkey Trot participants to donate canned goods

Nonperishables to help families in need

For the seventh consecutive year, the YMCA and the Food Bank of Western New York are teaming up to bring meals to families in need as people participate and cheer at the 123rd annual Turkey Trot.   More...

SPCA begins children’s read to animals, camp programs

This month, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Serving Erie County will begin two new programs for children.  More...

Library premieres local history books

The West Seneca Public Library will soon unveil 27 new books in its Local History Collection.  According to Patricia Wass, president of the Friends of the West Seneca Public Library, the purchase of these books was made possible through a genero More...

Entertainment

Concerts

thurs. 8   More...

Performance

thurs. 8   Miller & The Other Sinners — “Sinfully Re-imagining The Music Of Skynyrd,” 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at The Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St., Buffalo; $. 852-2860, www.tralfmusichall.com, www.ticketmaster.com  More...

Theatre

wed. 14   More...