Weekly Feature



September 13, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Bond refund brings savings

Under current market conditions, the net budgetary savings is an estimated $110,000 with the refunding of nearly $3.8 million in serial bonds by the West Seneca Town Board. The bonds were issued between 2006 and 2010.  More...

Editorial

Code updates a necessary safety measure

You’ve likely heard the adage that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, but have you heard the one about a neighbor’s friendly bonfire smoking out the town?  If you summered in West Seneca, you more than likely deal More...

Spindle items

LOUD AND CLEAR — Those who criticized the video and sound quality of the West Seneca Town Board meeting YouTube channel will be happy to know that it sounds, and looks, much better now than it did before. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Sept. 16, 1993   More...

Education

West Seneca schools list upcoming district activities

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...

Lifestyles

‘Light the Night Walk’

celebrates 20-year anniversary

Even with extensive research nationwide and signs of progress being made, cancer still rears its ugly head. More...

What's Going On

Union auxiliary plans Ladies Nite Out

The Ladies Auxiliary of Union Fire Company will hold its Ladies Nite Out at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Union Fire Company hall, 1845 Union Road. More...

Car show, barbecue to benefit mission

Fellowship Wesleyan Church, 1645 Southwestern Blvd., will host a charity car show and chicken barbecue from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. All proceeds will go toward the Guatemala mission trip in February. More...

Business

Vintage Chamber sign to be unveiled at Firemen’s Memorial Exhibit Center

Many years ago, most major thoroughfares into West Seneca featured large metal signs with the words “West Seneca Chamber of Commerce, Church and Service Clubs Welcome You.” According to Joseph Kirchmyer, director of the Chamber, the desig More...

Seniors are at risk for specific scams

Older consumers have the lowest risk of being scammed, but that doesn't mean scammers aren’t targeting this demographic, according to the Better Business Bureau. More...

Shuttle rides available to and from Bills games

Walden Galleria and Rally, the official fan shuttle of the Buffalo Bills, have teamed up to get football fans to and from New Era Stadium safely.  More...

Town fire code in the pits

Code enforcement looks to amp up regulations on open, pit burning

The smoke is clearing for residents who have spent the summer months battling inconsiderate neighbors and their large bonfires.  During Monday afternoon’s Town Board work session, West Seneca Code Enforcement Officer Jeffrey Schieber spoke More...

Meadery to open on Center Road

The site at 290 Center Road, next to Buffalo Ultrasound, will soon house West Seneca’s first meadery.  Approval of a special use permit was granted to Queen City Meadery Monday night during the Town Board meeting.  More...

Local News

License plates commemorate 9/11 attack, provide scholarship funds

Legislation creating a new license plate commemorating the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks has been signed into law. According to state Sen. Patrick Gallivan, the bill was passed by the full Legislature earlier this year. More...

Historical Society features ‘Mark Twain Live’

The next general meeting of the West Seneca Historical Society and Museum will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. More...

Meetings

Town Board  Monday, Sept. 24 — All meetings, unless noted, begin at 7 p.m. and are held in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. Meetings are open to the public.   More...

Letters to the Editor

Capital project for school district not a ‘Taj Mahal’

It’s deja vu all over again. During the library/community center project, a Bee Heard caller would call Bee Heard and lambaste the project as being like a Taj Mahal. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

They did a poll on Mix 96. Well, they found out that West Seneca teachers are the highest paid in the county. A real surprise. Let’s see, I pay high pensions, and I’m still waiting to see West Seneca schools in the top 10 rankings. More...

Sports

Second-half rally pushes East football over South

For the second straight week, West Seneca East’s football team rallied from a halftime deficit on the road and recorded a victory. More...

East harriers fare well in opening meets

Several returning members of West Seneca East’s cross-country program got their 2018 seasons off on the right foot recently with their performances in the Knox Invitational and the Stephan Siller 5K. More...

Lady Indians’ swimming team ends longtime drought at East’s expense

For the first time in nearly six years, West Seneca West’s girls swimming team emerged from a meet victoriously when it took down crosstown rival West Seneca East Friday, 56-46, in co-coaches Jeff and Alison Kunkel’s debut with the squad. More...