Voters to elect new supervisor, two town council members

West Seneca residents will have plenty of decisions to make when they head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Voters will choose between two candidates for town supervisor, a four-year term. (Click here for editorial) This includes incumbent Wallace C. Piotrowski, who will run on the Republican and Conservative party lines, and his challenger, Sheila M. Meegan, on the […]

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‘Haunted Mansion’ on Westgate raises funds for Roswell

On Halloween, more and more young trick-or-treaters have been adding a West Seneca home to their list of “must-stop” places. It’s not so much about the candy as it is for the cheap thrills for charity. The holiday is 13-year-old Michael Herod’s favorite, but he quit begging for the sweet treats about six years ago. Instead, he transforms his backyard […]

Southtowns man hopes for late-blooming career


At the age of 41, Peter Bisuito is not unlike many people who decide to switch careers. “I needed to challenge myself,” he said. Bisuito is following his dream of being a stand-up comedian. Bisuito, who pays his bills with his production company, BMD Video, said he’s been told he’s a funny person since his teenage years. It took a […]

‘Cares for Kids’ seeks donations for youth in need

West Seneca Cares for Kids is already reporting progress, with $330 having been collected so far this season, according to chairman Brian Graham. Individuals who recently donated are Robert and Nancy Morey; Elaine Haid, of Haid & Company Inc.; Sharon Siraguse; Roxanne and Robert Schultz; Raymond Bauman Jr.; Patricia and Thomas Walsh; Ethel Munro; and Daniel and Diane Crowe. “We […]

Ebenezer UCC donates $10K to pantry expansion fund

Twenty years since the Christ Mission Team at Ebenezer United Church of Christ formed, members have recently made their largest contribution to date. A $10,000 check was presented to West Seneca Food Pantry Director Mary Lou Dietrich on Monday by the church’s senior pastor, Dr. Ralph Anderson. The monetary gift has literally doubled the pantry’s existing funds for its expansion […]

Town Board approves 2012 budget with few changes

Only a few changes were made to the supervisor’s originally proposed 2012 budget before members of the West Seneca Town Board approved it last week. Among those . changes, approved . at the Oct. 27 public . hearing, was the . addition of $35,000 . back into the . spending plan. . The funding was . initially cut due to […]

National Drug Drop-off

What does it take to be a good leader?

By now, every resident should have a clearer idea of who each would vote for when heading to the polls next week. There are plenty of decisions to make and we hope that each and every one of you were able to educate yourself before formulating an opinion and casting that ballot. To start, The Bee has provided its annual […]

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VETERANS DAY — The Town of West Seneca will observe Veterans Day with its annual ceremony at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11. This will take place at the “Walkway of Freedom,” located between the West Seneca Public Library and Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. This year’s guest speaker is Capt. Lance Mauro of the U.S. Navy. Sponsored by the West […]