Weekly Feature



April 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Auto Bureau users to benefit from measure

Bee Editorial

Last week, Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns presented what we believe is an extremely beneficial and proactive proposal to the County Legislature.  More...

Spindle items

• SELECTED FOR SERVICE — Lauren Masset, West Seneca Youth and Recreation supervisor, recently received the Service Award through SUNY Empire State College. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago April 22, 1993

• For more than a month, Michael O’Neill was held by rebel troops in Sierra Leone, a west African country. Not long after he was released, he returned to Africa to do what he was doing before — helping people. More...

Sports

East girls track boasts mix of youth, experience

West Seneca East’s girls track team might have a bit of a different look to it this spring, but coach Ryan Colbert – who is back in the head coach’s role after serving as the team’s assistant coach last season – is confi More...

Larger roster has district’s boys tennis team optimistic

When you go into a high school tennis match automatically down a point because your roster isn’t large enough to put a player in all five matches, it isn’t all that surprising that wins become pretty tough to achieve. More...

Senior-heavy boys squad cruises past East in opener

West Track and Field

West Seneca West’s boys track and field team faced little resistance from crosstown rival West Seneca East in its first meet of the season, as the Indians’ domination was apparent during their 113-19 conquest of the Trojans.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Guest recalls famous Buffalo music stories   More...

Entertainment

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 19   Kevin McCarthy: One Man Band — 7:30 p.m., Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, 88 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo. 259-1810, www.buffalocateringservices.com  More...

Concerts

thurs. 19   Brandon Samtini, Memphis blues harmonica and vocalist, with special guests The Jeremy Keyes Band, 7 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at The Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St., Buffalo; $. More...

Art

fri. 20   Niagara Arts Guild — Fine arts oil painter, Carol Mathewson of Youngstown, will be the demonstrator for the April meeting of the Niagara Arts Guild, 7 p.m. Friday, April 20, at the Dale Center, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. More...

Clinton Elementary rewarded for library fundraiser

Children know it makes “cents” to give back to the local library.  More...

Bohen, Burke to vie for 142nd Assembly seat

Constituents in the 142nd Assembly District will head to the polls on Tuesday to decide which candidate will lead the district going forward.  Erie County Legislator Patrick Burke will take on political newcomer Erik Bohen in a special election More...

Local News

Queen of Heaven vicar to speak at St. Aloysius

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

The Rev. Luke P. Uebler II, parochial vicar at Queen of Heaven Church in West Seneca, will be featured as the guest speaker at the annual Mass and brunch sponsored by the St. Aloysius Gonzaga Holy Name Society.  More...

Meetings

Town Board  Monday, April 23  — 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.  School Board  Monday, May 7  More...

County legislators approve Kearns’ proposal to hire more civil service employees

Last week, the Erie County Legislature voted to approve Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns’ request to hire 11 additional civil service employees for the county Auto Bureaus.  (See editorial on page four)  The resolution passed through a More...

Letters to the Editor

Getting involved may save money

A group of West Seneca citizens have begun circulating a petition to get a referendum on the following proposition: Shall the number of councilmen be increased from two to four in the Town of West Seneca?  More...

Advocates needed for legislation on Alzheimer’s

Misplaced keys or forgetting a name is not Alzheimer’s disease. It is not a normal aging issue. Alzheimer’s is the most expensive disease in our country. More...

Education

District adds two assistant superintendent positions, announces board candidates

It’s no rumor that after nearly a decade of financial uncertainty the West Seneca School District has found its footing. The district is celebrating the upturn by adding and reinstating positions. More...

No Republican takers for student-led town hall

In an effort to continue the conversation on gun control and gun violence in schools following the Parkland, Florida, massacre, high school student activists from across Western New York recently held a “Town Hall for Our Lives” meeting i More...

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...

Lifestyles

Girl Boss

How the Buffalo community is encouraging the next generation of female entrepreneurs

It was an eye-opening moment for dozens of girls on Saturday at the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library as they listened to three women discuss their success in the business and technology field. More...

Pages from the West Seneca Public Library

Teens  More...

PREPARED TO RESPOND

Members of the West Seneca Office of Disaster Preparedness’ 40th Community Emergency Response Team class are recognized following completion of the FEMA course to prepare citizens for future incidents. More...

Business

Women in Business luncheon to feature holistic health expert

The 31st annual West Seneca Chamber of Commerce Women in Business luncheon will be held on Wednesday, April 25, at The Columns Banquet Center.  The luncheon is open to women and men who want to celebrate the women in West Seneca and Western New More...

Community service agency changes name

The agency formerly known as Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled has recently changed its name to Community Services for Every1.  More...

ANNIVERSARY

Charles Haselden, building supervisor at Eden Heights of West Seneca Assisted Living and Memory Care, is recognized for his 15 years of hard work and dedication.   More...