2020-01-16 E-Edition

A demonstration in style

Hair stylist Jacquie Quinn of Wavelengths Hair Design Grand Island puts her professional touch on the hair of Caleb Gaiser as the students watch during Erie 1 BOCES’ Salon Professionals Expo Monday at the Education Campus, 355 Harlem Road, West Seneca. Hundreds of high school cosmetology and barbering students from across Western New York had the chance to speak with […]

School Board gets early update on 2020-21 budget

West Seneca Central School District is getting prepared for budget season a little bit early this year. District Treasurer Brian Schulz and Assistant Manager of Finance and Computer Services Janice Lewandowski gave a brief overview of what will go into putting together the 2020-21 budget. While a more detailed budget will be presented in March, Schulz and Lewandowski wanted to […]

Rosina factory officially coming to West Seneca

It’s official: Rosina Food Products is coming to West Seneca. The Western New York-based sausage, meatball and topping manufacturer received site plan approval Thursday to build a $58 million, 111,223 square foot food processing factory at 3100 Clinton St. The location, which has been vacant for about a half-century after serving as a rail station, is currently considered a brownfield […]

Technology Integrator helping teachers help students

When the West Seneca Central School District decided to hire a technology integrator, no one was more prepared to step up than Torrence Jones. The longtime Winchester Elementary School teacher has been using technology to help him improve his work since before he even entered the field of education. Nearly three decades ago, Jones worked for an advertising agency placing […]


These Trinity Christian School students are part of the ensemble performing “The Carol of the Bells” during their Christmas celebration in December. All students play bells, chimes, ukuleles, percussion instruments and recorders and perform in the annual school musical during their academic years at Trinity. The school is located at 146 Reserve Road. in West Seneca.


Third-grade students at Trinity Christian School in West Seneca share their favorite stories with their preschool reading partners. All preschool 3 through eighth-grade students are eagerly anticipating the celebrations during National Lutheran Schools Week, Jan. 27-31, 2020.

Sen. Gallivan launches petition drive to reverse bail reform law

Calls on Legislature to make changes to law implemented on Jan. 1

Sweeping new bail reform measures took effect Jan. 1, and Sen. Patrick M. Gallivan is urging his legislative colleagues to make changes to the new law, which he says tilt the scales of justice away from law-abiding citizens and crime victims. He is also urging residents to sign an online petition calling for revisions to the law. “In a rush […]

Mount Mercy students complete December service

Mount Mercy Academy’s students and staff continued to be busy serving the community during the month of December. Once again, Campus Minister and senior theology teacher Mary Colby asked members of the senior class to plan and coordinate a service project. Projects are picking up steam, as seven seniors initiated service projects and the school also had four other service […]

Two protestors charged with harassment for incident outside Diocese of Buffalo offices

Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced that 38-year-old Matthew Bojanowski of West Seneca and 46-year-old Stephen Parisi of Williamsville have been arraigned before Buffalo City Court Judge Kevin J. Keane on one count of harassment in the second degree, a violation. Both defendants were arraigned Monday, January 6. It is alleged that on Sept. 3, 2019, at approximately […]