Weekly Feature



April 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

DYNGUS DAY

Women in the traditional colorful attire pass the Broadway Market in Buffalo at the start of Monday’s annual Dyngus Day parade. The day is one of the most popular Polish traditions.   More...

Editorial

Fight for children’s center a victory, years later

Bee Editorial

The fight is over. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been weighed, he has been measured, and he has lost. More...

Spindle items

• SAVE THE DATE — If you’re hungry and looking for a way to give back to the community, April is the month for you. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago April 8, 1993

• Although the state aid picture appreciably brightened this week for the West Seneca School District, spectators would have been hard-pressed to find any district officials popping champagne corks over the news.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I think the West Seneca Town Board, if they are going to pass laws specifically pertaining to smoking, should post signs stating there is no smoking on town property or in town vehicles. More...

Education

Upcoming activities outlined by West Seneca schools

These activities are scheduled for the West Seneca Central School District. For more information, call the district at 677-3100, or visit the district’s website at www.wscschools.org. Events are open to the public and subject to change. More...

Comptroller presents sales tax checks to school districts

Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw recently updated school districts throughout Erie County on their share of collected sales tax from the first quarter of the year.  Mychajliw hand-delivered many of these checks that support programs and More...

Zonta Club offering multiple scholarships

The Zonta Club of Hamburg and Orchard Park is once again offering scholarships to local high school seniors pursuing further education. More...

Lifestyles

Prospects and promotions highlight Bisons outlook

A reclusive James Earl Jones character in the movie “Field of Dreams” once called baseball “America’s constant.” He posited that no matter how much America had changed, there was always baseball and always would be. More...

Art Society seeking artists for show

The West Seneca Art Society has put out a call to artists for its “Spring Art Show, Fine Arts” exhibit, which will be held Friday, April 13, at the West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca St. More...

Pages from the West Seneca Public Library

Teens  More...

Business

Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation launches initiative to provide free play in WNY

The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. More...

Jeffrey Bean named to Meals on Wheels board

The Meals on Wheels Foundation of Western New York has appointed West Seneca resident Jeffrey Bean to its board of directors for a three-year term.  According to the agency, the Meals on Wheels Foundation assists the agency in its efforts by fun More...

Exxon Mobil lawsuit dismissed

A lawsuit filed by Exxon Mobil Corp. against New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has been dismissed.  More...

Saved

Children’s center to remain open

Late Tuesday afternoon, following yet another local press conference on legal action against Gov. More...

Students inducted into National Technical Honor Society

A total of 174 students from 27 area high schools were inducted into Erie 1 BOCES’ chapter of the National Technical Honor Society during a ceremony on March 20. More...

Local News

Survey shows DMV registrants don’t want personal information sold

A new survey, conducted at the Erie County auto bureaus, indicates that vehicle registrants would choose to opt out of having their information sold by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, according to Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns.&nbs More...

Meetings

Town Board  Monday, April 9  A work session of the West Seneca Town Board will be held at 3 p.m. prior to the regular meeting.  — All meetings, unless noted, begin at 7 p.m. More...

BETTER TOGETHER

Representatives of People Inc., Dog Ears Bookstore and Cafe and elected officials gather at the South Buffalo bookstore March 28 in celebration of Disability Awareness Month. Dog Ears and People Inc. More...

Letters to the Editor

School Board embraces debate

I am a resident of the Town of West Seneca. At the March 12 West Seneca Town Board meeting, I proposed an idea to solve a problem that I knew many people may have experienced. More...

Alzheimer’s must be addressed as major health issue

Alzheimer’s is a major public health issue that we must urgently address. The burden is large, the impact is major and there are ways to intervene. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

WAGNER, Thomas J. “Beaver,” of West Seneca, died Saturday, March 17, 2018. Mr. More...

Sports

West girls lacrosse tops Clarence in opener

Second-year West Seneca West girls lacrosse coach Sara Raniero “could not be happier” with her team’s performance in its season opener against Clarence on March 28, as the Lady Indians – without the benefit of a turf field, un More...

East boys lacrosse opens season with win in Class C final rematch

Seven Trojans to play collegiately starting in 2018

Senior midfielder Danny Flynn helped West Seneca East’s boys lacrosse team open its 2018 with a big splash March 27, scoring four goals and assisting on three others as the Trojans avenged last spring’s 10-6 loss to Grand Island in the Se More...

Replacing scoring among East girls lacrosse’s goals

West Seneca East’s girls lacrosse team blasted its way to the Section VI Class C championship game last spring, compiling a whopping 249 goals along the way to runner-up status. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Library plans annual trivia fundraiser   More...