Weekly Feature



May 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Memorial Day parade, ceremony set for Monday

The annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony sponsored by the West Seneca Joint Veterans Committee will be held on Monday, May 28.  More...

Editorial

Camp counselors earn more than a paycheck

Bee Editorial

While it may not seem like the most glamorous way to spend the summer, taking a job with the town Recreation Department is a way for young people to fill more than just their wallets.  More...

Spindle items

• MEMORIAL DAY — It’s not for the living.  Every year, our small department at The Bee has the same discussion regarding the proper usage of terms relating to Memorial Day and members of the U.S. military.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago May 27, 1993

• After 14 years of steady leadership, West Seneca Police Chief Bruce Manning will be retiring on a high note. His department will receive official accreditation from the state soon after he steps down as chief June 20. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

CARUANA, Jane Q. (nee Quinn), of West Seneca, died Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Mrs. Caruana is survived by three children, Debbie Lorigo and Dennis and Michael Caruana; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. More...

Sports

West girls track clinches share of regular-season championship

West Seneca West’s girls track and field team won 15 of the 17 events contested in its regular-season finale with Williamsville East on May 16, allowing the Lady Indians to cruise to a 108-29 Senior Day triumph that secured a share of the regul More...

East boys lacrosse heating up in time for playoffs

West Seneca East’s boys lacrosse put together one of its best stretches of the spring to close out its final four games of the regular season, winning three of those contests and putting forth an effort in its only loss that coach Jim Maisano c More...

East baseball falls in playoff opener

West Seneca East’s baseball team received the effort on the mound that it needed to have a chance in Saturday’s Section VI Class A-1 quarterfinal against third-seeded Hamburg, but the sixth-seeded Trojans were unable to produce at the pla 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...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 24   Kevin McCarthy: One Man Band — 7:30 p.m., Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, 88 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo. 259-1810, www.buffalocateringservices.com  fri. 25   More...

Concerts

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Performance

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Business

Chamber of Commerce to increase outreach

It is truly an honor to be taking over as executive director of the West Seneca Chamber of Commerce, and I look forward to working with members and nonmembers alike to make West Seneca a more desirable place to live and work. More...

McGuire Group to offer free community forum

The McGuire Group will offer a free community forum, “Health and the Human Spirit — Holistic Care at the End of Life,” on Tuesday, June 5 at Giancarlo’s Restaurant, 5110 Main Street, Williamsville. More...

East senior named scholarship winner

Julie Schnurstein has been named the winner of the 2018 Southwestern Association of Volunteer Firemen Scholarship. She is a resident of Cheektowaga and will be graduating from West Seneca East High School this year.  More...

Rec looks to summer, staff

The West Seneca Youth and Recreation Department is gearing up for a busy and fun-filled summer, and Recreation Supervisor Lauren Masset is looking for enthusiastic individuals to join her team. More...

Dan Barone continues to move up in filmmaking industry

For West Seneca native and filmmaker Dan Barone, movies are a big part of his life. More...

Local News

Bebak honored for service to community

Detective Robert Bebak of the West Seneca Police Department was honored on May 17 by the Erie County Law Enforcement Foundation for his service to the community.  More...

Gallivan sponsors resolution in honor of Police Week

Sen. Patrick Gallivan is helping to recognize area law enforcement officers. Gallivan recently sponsored a resolution approved by the New York State Senate proclaiming May 13-19 as Police Week across the state.  More...

HELPING HAND

Elisa Lamoreaux and Delaney Stutz carry a box of snacks and activities to be donated to patients and families at Oishei Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. Peyton Brych and Mia Lempko are behind them. More...

Letters to the Editor

Catholic Charities reaches entire region

With our June 30 deadline fast approaching, the 2018 Appeal in support of Catholic Charities needs your help. The 94th annual Appeal has raised $9.5 million, far short of our $11 million goal.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.To anyone who thinks that adding two more board members is going to increase our taxes, I suggest you wait until September or October when the budget comes out. More...

Education

On the Campus

Sarah Delmont, of West Seneca, graduated from Nazareth College with a master of science in education degree in educational technology specialist during the 91st commencement ceremony at the Blue Cross Arena May 13.   More...

District sets 2017-18 concert schedule

The West Seneca Central School District has outlined the 2017-18 concerts, musicals, festivals, rehearsals, auditions and performances for all schools in the district.  The schedule is as follows:  • Thursday, May 24 — West Middl More...

Students named winners in Burchfield ‘Pollinators’ poster contest

Awards were given Sunday to nine of 165 students, from 21 schools in Western New York, who submitted a colorful array of posters to encourage saving pollinators.  Awards were based on effectiveness, clarity and creativity.  More...

Lifestyles

Carnegie Art Center exhibition explores building blocks of life, cities

While it may look merely like an interesting collection of shapes and lines, or perhaps synapses, Joshua Nickerson’s art has a grander concept, which often incorporates the tiny structures of which we are made: atoms and cells. More...

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FLOWERS FOR MOM

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo visits Eden Heights of West Seneca Assisted Living and Memory Care to hand out flowers for Mother’s Day. More...