Potter Center class conducts work productivity experiment

The last thing most people want to do when they come home from a tough day at work is go to the gym to exercise. Students in Justin Prusak’s certified personal trainer class at Potter Career and Technical Center conducted an experiment to see if people are capable of working and exercising at the same time. Using wireless remotes from […]

Town resolutions oppose recent state laws

The West Seneca Town Board approved resolutions on Monday that oppose two recent laws enacted by the New York State Legislature. The first resolution opposed part of a recent law that calls for portions of fines now kept by local governments to instead be given to the state. The fines involve cases of vehicular and traffic violations that are reduced […]

District schools partner to help fund cancer research

After East Senior adopted the Bald for Bucks program four years ago, other schools in the West Seneca School District expressed an interest. As a result, the district is making a full community push this year. “The West Seneca School District is making Bald for Bucks a districtwide initiative,” said Dyan Scritchfield, an English teacher at East Senior. “West Senior, […]



Faulkner documentary screening set for Saturday

The grand Buffalo screening of “Recovery,” a documentary about West Seneca resident Matthew Faulkner’s journey back from a traumatic brain injury, will take place this weekend. The doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the event beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts, Room 112. Also, presale copies of the DVD will […]

Same theology, different style: Bishop Malone reflects on new pope

A “happy mystery” is how Buffalo Bishop Richard J. Malone describes the recent election of Pope Francis, the former Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Buenos Aires. “No one that I know of even had this cardinal’s name on the list as a possible candidate,” said Bishop Malone. He added that he has never met Pope Francis and that there will […]

Winchester seeks to shape future leaders

Winchester Elementary is holding its fourth annual Leadership Day today with its motto of “creating leaders, one child at a time.” The event is based on FranklinCovey Education’s “The Leader in Me,” a process for schoolwide transformation designed to enhance students’ life skills and workforce readiness. In short, the process involves FranklinCovey staff training the respective school’s staff in Stephen […]

News Brief

A Dwyer Street woman has been charged with possession of a controlled substance following a search warrant. Caroline Stuchal, 39, of 169 Dwyer St., allegedly had a bag of 71 hydrocodone pills, a narcotic painkiller, hidden under a bedroom dresser. The search warrant was issued after a three-month police investigation.West Seneca police and federal agents previously arrested Stuchal and her […]

Passage of SAFE Act rushed, deserved more debate

Bee Editorial

The West Seneca Town Board, like many other governmental bodies in New York State, approved a resolution at Monday’s meeting officially opposing the recently enacted NY SAFE Act. Where one stands on the issue of gun control has nothing to do with most of the reasons behind the opposition and will not be debated here. We live in a republic, […]