Weekly Feature



August 16, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Erie County Foreclosure Task Force launched

Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns was recently joined by Kate Lockhart of the Western New York Law Center, as well as representatives from several local housing and realty groups, to announce a new countywide foreclosure task force.  (See editori More...

Editorial

Foreclosure Task Force to fight ‘zombie homes’

Bee Editorial

The term “zombie home” has entered the vernacular in Western New York communities through the past several years, referring to a home that is left vacant by homeowners following the beginning of the foreclosure process by a bank.  More...

Spindle items

• VIVA LAS VEGAS — Greetings from fabulous Las Vegas. This week, I will be visiting the entertainment capital of the world and exploring the many casinos, hotels, restaurants and shows to be found on the Strip.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Aug. 19, 1993

• “Gardenville on the Green” can’t meet town regulations and stay out of the red, according to its developer. More...

Sports

Dudas, Americans to play for 50+ title

Glory Days Softball

Defending division champion Wallenwein’s will attempt to break its 2018 split with ALP Steel Corporation on Diamond Two in Westfalls Park at 6:30 tonight, Aug. More...

MAGICAL MOMENT

The 16U West Seneca Magic - Antalek travel softball team recently won the Metro League “B” Division championship by shutting out top-seeded North Tonawanda Diamond Jax in the final, 2-0. More...

Daemen College to hold sports camp

Young athletes looking to get a taste of sports offered during the Olympics will have two chances to see what they’re all about over the next few weeks.  The Daemen College Olympic Camp, held with the purpose of exposing participants to a More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

‘Ministry in Music’ highlights August   New Hope United Methodist Church will present “Ministry in Music” as part of its worship each Sunday in August. Services begin at 10 a.m. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

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Literature

sat. 18   Silo City Reading Series — With poets Kazim Ali and Marcus Jackson, music with UVb76, and a theatre performance by Torn Space, 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at 85 Silo City Row, Buffalo.  sat. 18-thurs. 23   More...

Royal Car Wash looks to add West Seneca location on Transit Road

A public hearing was held at Monday’s West Seneca Town Board meeting regarding a request for a special permit for a Royal Car Wash at 3400 Transit Road.  This proposed car wash development would be located on the corner of Transit and Clin More...

Newly-published author returns home

Kevin Del Principe grew up on the border of West Seneca and South Cheektowaga. More...

Local News

Parishioners visit new comedy museum, Lucille Ball museum as mystery trip

Fifty-five parishioners from St. John XXIII Catholic Church quickly signed up for the church’s first mystery trip, which they embarked on last Thursday.  Rev. More...

Senate to hold hearings on felons’ right to vote

The state Senate Republican majority will hold hearings on what Sen. Patrick Gallivan said is the Parole Board’s “leniency on cop killers, sex offenders and violent felons” who have appeared before them and received parole.  More...

Fresh Air Fund program returns to WNY

About a dozen families from throughout Western New York gathered last week under a tree outside Erie Community College’s North Campus, waiting for the arrival of “their” children to hop off the bus through The Fresh Air Fund program More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Everyone knew West Seneca was short of office space, but they also knew voters would never approve a new building. So instead, the town board and town superintendent cooked up a scheme to try and sell an improvement to the library. More...

Education

Northwood Elementary receives grant from 7-Eleven

The Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports Team at Northwood Elementary recently received a grant worth $711 from 7-Eleven to help defray the cost of materials needed for the school’s Star Studio Room.  More...

On the Campus

Christopher Lucas, of West Seneca, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics from Albany University with the Class of 2018.  More...

Lifestyles

‘Prescribed to Death’

Exhibit honors 22,000 victims of opioid crisis

None of Michael Israel’s doctors warned him about addiction. 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, Aug. 16  10 a.m. More...

Business

Blue Fund grants to fund local health-oriented organizations and initiatives

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York recently announced the creation of the Blue Fund, a new health-focused grants program. More...

Taste of West Seneca, PBA Car Show slated for Sept. 2

Food and vehicles will be featured at the fourth annual Taste of West Seneca and West Seneca Police Benevolent Association Car Show slated from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. More...

New scam surfaces on Instagram

Users of Instagram should be on the lookout for a newly popular con. Phony companies are reaching out to users and offering them perks in exchange for posting product pictures, according to the Better Business Bureau.  More...