Weekly Feature



May 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Town sows first community garden

Churches partner with Imagine Community Gardens to grow produce, hope for city-line neighborhood

West Seneca’s city-line neighborhood will soon sprout produce from the town’s first community garden. More...

Editorial

Remain vigilant about motorcycle safety

Bee Editorial

In Erie County alone, there are more than 21,000 registered motorcycle riders who use their cycles for commuting, touring and recreational activities. More...

Spindle items

• TALK IS CHEAP — This year’s School Board and budget vote showed a dismal number of voters who turned out for Tuesday’s election.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago May 20, 1993

• The change in date of this year’s Memorial Day festivities does not have many people singing “I love a parade.” In fact, several local clergymen have had their adherence to the old adage “forgive and forget” sever More...

Education

Schools list upcoming 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...

Residents receive honors at Mount Mercy

The McAuley Chapter of National Honor Society at Mount Mercy Academy hosted its annual induction at the Mercy Center Convent Chapel on April 12. Four new senior and 23 new junior members were inducted, joining 27 previously inducted members. More...

District names April Students of the Month

The following West Seneca high school students have been named Student of the Month for April in these specific academic subjects:  East Senior   More...

Lifestyles

Hull Family Home & Farmstead...

prepares for long-awaited reopening

The Hull Family Home & Farmstead is celebrating the completion of the stone dwelling’s most recent phase of renovations with a grand reopening gala set for noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 3, at 5976 Genesee St., Lancaster. More...

New Hope serves roast pork meal

New Hope United Methodist Church will hold a free community meal at 4 p.m. Friday, May 18, at the church, 2846 Seneca St. The menu will include roast pork, potato, vegetable, apple sauce and dessert. More...

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Business

Resident hired as social worker for Meals on Wheels

West Seneca resident Mary Jo Noworyta has been hired as a social worker for Meals on Wheels for Western New York.  More...

Jennifer Meegan named to new position with Food Bank

West Seneca resident Jennifer Meegan has accepted the position of agency and nutrition outreach coordinator with the Food Bank of Western New York.  More...

Amherst Alarm finalizes merger with area company

Tim Creenan, chief executive officer of Amherst Alarm, and Nancy Saad, president of Eastern States Sentinel Alarm Services, on Thursday detailed the merger of both company’s operations.  The merger of the Amherst- and West Seneca-based co More...

Bonus seen in Reserve Hose exercise: more green space for park

Reserve Hose Fire Company, West Seneca Fire District No. More...

Seibert wins seat, Busse re-elected

Lawrence Seibert will take a seat on the West Seneca Board of Education following Tuesday’s election. He will join re-elected incumbent Mary Busse on the board. More...

Local News

Mount Mercy names resident 2018 salutatorian

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

It’s that time of year. Commencement ceremonies are right around the corner, and students are being recognized for their achievements.  Mary Bala, a senior at Mount Mercy Academy, was recently named the Class of 2018 salutatorian. More...

Town of West Seneca launches Facebook page

The Town of West Seneca has officially launched its new Facebook page, “Town of West Seneca,” to serve as a communications channel for disseminating more information to residents and community members.   More...

Kelly Tough 12K set for May 18

Pro Football Hall of Fame member and former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly and his family are inviting individuals from around the area to take part in the fourth annual Kelly Tough 12K.  The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.When the teachers’ union made all those calls last year claiming the board of education had secret meetings, I thought no way. More...

Sports

West baseball ends long drought versus North

Indians complete stretch with victory over rival East

West Seneca West’s baseball team did something on May 9 that it hadn’t done in nearly 30 attempts: Defeat Williamsville North. More...

Morris joins 100-point club in West girls lax win over MSM

When the same official who presided over the West Seneca West’s girls lacrosse team’s earlier triumph over Hamburg showed up to officiate the squad’s non-league clash with Mount St. More...

East softball closes league play on seven-game winning streak

West Seneca East’s softball team closed out the ECIC II portion of its 2018 schedule with a 10-1 victory over Amherst Thursday, a win that gave the Lady Trojans their seventh consecutive divisional triumph.  More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 17-sat. 19   Great Plant Sale — 4-7 p.m. Thursday, May 17 (members only), 10 a.m.-8 p.m. May 18, and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. More...

Walking Tours

thurs. 17   Chestnut Ridge Park Evening Hike — This 5-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, May 17. Meet in the parking lot by the casino. Rain will cancel hike. Call 548-1401. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 17   More...