Weekly Feature



July 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Town’s livestreaming leaves something to be seen

Bee Editorial

We asked, and not many answered — did you watch the first YouTube livestreamed West Seneca Town Board meeting and how did it go?  The endeavor started off the way nearly every Town Board meeting does, with an excessive struggle to fight th More...

Spindle items

• BEST IN TOWN — Stack Burger is taking the local sandwich scene by storm. Its latest victory came last weekend at the 2018 Taste of Buffalo where the company’s Demon Burger was awarded Best Meat Item and Best Overall Item. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago July 15, 1993

• The search for a new West Seneca police chief came to an end Monday night as John Miskovski, a former lieutenant with the department, was sworn in by Town Clerk Patricia Wisniewski in town hall. More...

Obituaries

Albert E. Zuber, retired ECC professor

Albert E. Zuber, 73, of West Seneca and formerly of North Tonawanda and Elma, died Sunday, July 1, 2018.  Mr. Zuber served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War from 1966 to 1968. More...

Sports

Trio share Bee’s Coach of the Year honors

Two of them pushed their respective squads the furthest they’ve ever been in postseason play this year, while the other helped his team nearly multiply its win total five times over. More...

Football Classic rosters announced

The Kensington Lions Club, along with ADPRO SPORTS, will present the 43rd annual Kensington Lions All-Star High School Football Classic at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at Williamsville South High School, 5950 Main St., Williamsville.  More...

Sports brief

The Clarence School District is seeking lifeguards, as well as an assistant diving coach for both the girls and boys swimming teams, for the upcoming school year. Both positions are scheduled to start on Monday, Aug. 13. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Kiwanis plans arts, crafts show, dancers   The West Seneca Kiwanis Club will hold its annual arts and crafts festival from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 14, and Sunday, July 15, at Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. More...

Business

New office, website, logo, goals for Chamber

My name is Joe Kirchmyer and on May 1, I began my training with Kelly Oldenburg to take over as the Chamber’s new executive director. More...

Chamber, BBB offer member webinar series

Members of the West Seneca Chamber of Commerce are invited to participate in a series of free and informative business builder webinars being offered by the Better Business Bureau. The webinars will take place from noon to 1 p.m. More...

Subaru Buffalo four Mile Chase set for July 20

The 38th running of the Subaru Buffalo 4 Mile Chase brings almost 1,400 runners to the Elmwood Village for the social running event of the summer. The pre-race party starts at 5 p.m. More...

Burchfield enchants with forest event

Friends of Burchfield Nature and Art Center will host its annual Enchanted Forest Sunday, July 15, in the park at 2001 Union Road. Representatives from the Burchfield said the free family fun event from 1 to 4 p.m. More...

Comptroller warns of declining mortgage tax revenue

Housing market seeing less inventory, rising interest rates and fewer mortgages as a result

Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw and County Clerk Michael Kearns met recently with town supervisors across Erie County to discuss the decline in revenue generated from the New York State-mandated mortgage tax due to a drop in mortgage closing More...

Local News

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, July 12  10 a.m. More...

Tours of Open Gardens adds Graycliff Estate

April showers bring May flowers, which make for beautiful gardens in July. In the spirit of summer, the Tours of Open Gardens will showcase various vibrant gardens throughout Buffalo Niagara on Thursdays and Fridays in July. More...

South Buffalo Alive adds to annual garden tour

South Buffalo Alive’s 18th annual Garden Tour will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 15. According to tour organizers, this year’s event will feature an exciting new twist.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Meetings should be held at a good time for residents

As was recently reported in The Bee, the Town of West Seneca finally gave in to the demands of many residents, including myself, to begin live streaming Town Board meetings on YouTube, which is a good thing, but what was not reported in this article More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The new West Seneca Library is a beautiful building; it could have been a beautiful building for half the cost. More...

Lifestyles

Golf tournament to benefit first responders and families

The morning of Sept. 11, 2001, should have been one of fun and enjoyment for New York City firefighter Stephen Siller. Siller, a member of Brooklyn’s Squad 1, had finished his shift for the day and was heading to play golf with his brothers. More...

Seniors recall days spent at Crystal Beach

“Preserving and Sharing the Life Story of Crystal Beach Amusement Park” is the next subject for the Ebenezer Seniors on Friday, July 20. Join the seniors at 1:30 p.m. to watch and chat about those fun days. More...

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...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 12   Speedy Parker Blues Band — Part of the Bikes & Blues Night, 6 p.m., Anchor Bar, 4300 Maple Road, Amherst. 833-9464  More...

Concerts

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Art

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