Weekly Feature



June 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Claims auditor outlines 2017-18 fiscal year

The West Seneca Board of Education heard a presentation from the district’s claims auditor, Janice Maglich, during Monday’s regular meeting.  Maglich said that during the fiscal year, 17,316 claims were audited to date with few erro More...

Editorial

Be smart about your vehicle’s fuel conservation

Bee Editorial

It seems as if we are living the same sad story every year: Warm weather arrives, and so do higher gas prices. People have vacations to get to and weekend getaways, yet the cost of even getting there forces them to reconsider. More...

Spindle items

• SUMMER CONCERT SERIES — Anyone looking to hear some wonderful and free music should plan to stop by the Burchfield Nature and Art Center Park, 2001 Union Road, on Tuesdays this summer for one of several summer concerts to be offered. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago June 17, 1993

• Several months after West Seneca told the state it could not use a Bartnett Drive residence as a group home for the developmentally disabled, the state told the town it still plans to do just that.  More...

Education

West Seneca schools list year-end events

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...

On the Campus

Ryan Byrne, of West Seneca, was one of nearly 520 students who were awarded bachelor degrees from St. Lawrence University during Commencement ceremonies May 20 in Canton, New York. Byrne is a member of the Class of 2018 and majored in history. More...

West Seneca East Prom 2018

MY FAVORITE COLOR IS BLUE — Jacob Warden and Torrie Jenkins enjoy the sunshine as they get ready to enter the prom on Friday evening at Samuel’s Grande Manor. More...

Sports

Four programs represented on First Team

All-Bee Softball

The 2018 All-Bee Softball First Team features a slew of familiar faces. Two of the six girls who were honored were also on last year’s first team, while two others were honorable mentions.   More...

All-Bee Softball Teams named; selection process explained

The Bee’s sports staff decided to once again honor some of the area’s best softball players with the seventh annual installment of the All-Bee Softball Team.  Being selected for the team is an honor that the recipients are proud to r More...

OP’s Stewart earns Player of the Year honors

Madison Stewart’s four years on the Orchard Park girls varsity softball team have been eventful. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Strawberry festival set at New Hope Church   New Hope United Methodist Church will hold its annual strawberry festival from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, at the church, 2846 Seneca St. Shortcake, hot dogs and burgers will be served. More...

Business

Golfers, sponsors, donations sought for Chamber’s annual golf outing

The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce’s 28th annual golf tournament will take place Monday, Sept. More...

‘Fitness Fridays’ waive YMCA join fee

Only three weeks remain in YMCA Buffalo Niagara’s “Fitness Fridays” membership promotion. More...

Shell Fab celebrates 30 years in business

Shell Fab celebrated its 30th anniversary recently at its current location with a barbecue for all employees, and to honor owner Marty Monaco.  More...

District appoints staff, recognizes retirees

Familiar faces departed to make way for new leaders in the West Seneca Central School District as the Board of Education honored more than 35 retirees and welcomed others to the district.  A number of appointments in various disciplines and gra More...

Community Days kicks off June 21

The West Seneca Civic and Patriotic Commission will host the annual West Seneca Community Days at Veterans Memorial Park on Thursday, June 21; Friday, June 22, and Saturday, June 23.  Starting at 6 p.m. More...

Local News

Milestones recognized at Reserve Hose Fire Company

Celebration of service

Reserve Hose Fire Company Chief Robert Kaminski and President Joseph Evans came together with all of their members on the evening of June 4 to recognize the service of those who have been committed to the organization for more than 50 years.  &l More...

Book, media sale to benefit radio reading service

The Niagara Frontier Radio Reading Service welcomes the public to the “Book and Media Sale” open house during weekends in June, inside the Niagara Frontier Radio Reading Service, 1199 Harlem Road in Cheektowaga.  The sale will take p More...

Clerk, Mercy Hospital release blood pressure results

Heart disease and stroke remain top health concerns for Erie County

Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns and C.J. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.What a disappointment the farmers’ market was. Food trucks that were supposed to be there didn’t show. It was very sparse. I don’t know if we’ll ever return.  More...

Obituaries

Charles A. Sharp Jr., vice president of Viking Tool & Steel Co.

Charles A. Sharp Jr., 86, of Buffalo, died Friday, June 8, 2018.  Mr. Sharp was born as a “leap year baby” on Feb. 29, 1932. He was a graduate of Canisius High School and Canisius College. He also served in the U.S. More...

Mary C. Penders, real estate agent

Mary Concetta “Connie” Penders (nee Fiore), of West Seneca, died Tuesday, June 5, 2018.  Mrs. Penders was born in Lackawanna and worked in downtown Buffalo as an executive secretary. More...

Death Notice

ROSATI, Carl A. Jr., of West Seneca, died Sunday, June 10, 2018. Mr. More...

Lifestyles

Rigidized River Fest Regatta to launch on June 16

Creativity will be on full display when the 18th annual Rigidized River Fest Regatta takes place on Saturday, June 16, at River Fest Park, 249 Ohio St., Buffalo. More...

Pages from the West Seneca Public Library

Library hours   Starting Monday, July 2, the new library hours will be 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, June 14  10 a.m. More...