Weekly Feature



March 1, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Burchfield void deadens town’s culture

Bee Editorial

Ferns and aluminum and birds nests, oh my. More...

Spindle items

• FARMERS MARKET — The West Seneca Farmers Market is gearing up for the 2018 season and is in search of vendors.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago March 4, 1993

Many residents of West Seneca have been slightly cranky the past week. Two major power outages in the span of two weeks will have that effect on people, according to Supervisor Paul Clark.  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...

St. Mary’s announces dean’s list

St. Mary’s High School has named the following West Seneca residents to the dean’s list for the second quarter of the 2017-18 school year.  Freshmen  Maeve Lawless, Madison Meredith and Laura O’Brien. More...

East Middle welcomes Olympian Shelley Looney

There were many exciting and memorable moments that took place at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, but one of the most talked about was the women’s ice hockey team winning gold against Canada.  More...

Lifestyles

Girl Scouts of WNY launches new summer camp activities

In an effort to help girls develop a greater appreciation for the outdoors and interest in science, technology, engineering and math, the Girl Scouts of Western New York has launched a series of new summer camp activities. More...

East Seneca to hold meat raffle March 10

East Seneca Fire Company will hold a meat raffle on Saturday, March 10, at the fire hall, 100 Lein Road. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the raffle starting at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 and includes sandwiches and refreshments. More...

Resident a finalist in ‘Buffalo Sings’ contest

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra put out a call for the area’s top vocal talent, and Western New York responded.  More than 60 singers, including 22-year-old Leah Berst of West Seneca, applied to be the “Buffalo Sings” champi More...

Business

Second emergency HEAP grants now available in New York

Help for heating is still available. A second emergency benefit is now available for households who have exhausted both the regular and first emergency Home Emergency Assistance Program benefits.  More...

Catholic Health names new president, CEO

The Corporate Members and Sponsors Council of Catholic Health recently appointed Mark Sullivan the new president and chief executive officer of the Buffalo based health system, according to a statement from the health organization.  More...

BBB warns of fake opioid treatments

The Better Business Bureau is cautioning the public about scammers capitalizing on the opioid epidemic by marketing phony treatments. More...

Spending stops on town project

Supervisor calls for evaluation of Community Center Library status

Spending has been halted on the West Seneca Community Center Library project due to a petition filed Feb. 16 that triggered a referendum on financing $5.1 million for the completion of the project in May. More...

Worry grows for Burchfield

The greenery associated with the Burchfield Nature & Art Center generally has to do with the adjoining park — not the building itself. And that’s a problem, according to resident Barb Lipiew. More...

Local News

ALL CLEAR

Jason Miszuk clears snow and ice from his driveway on Osgood Avenue. More...

Police Department names 2017 award winners

Many members of the West Seneca Police Department were recognized for a job well done during the department’s annual awards ceremony on Monday night. More...

Meetings

Town Board  Monday, March 12  A work session of the town board will be held at 3 p.m. prior to the regular meeting to be held at 3:30 p.m.  — All meetings, unless noted, begin at 7 p.m. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.The West Seneca Town Board’s hiring policy of friends and family is as strong as ever. The rich get richer in West Seneca.  .I see our supervisor wants to borrow more money on a bond. More...

Sports

West hockey wins Fed Small Schools title

Sobczyk’s penalty-shot save propels Indians to 2-1 victory

For the second consecutive winter, a boys hockey team from West Seneca used a strong game from its goalie and some timely goal scoring of its own to claim the Federation Small Schools championship at the KeyBank Center. More...

West boys hoops cruises in playoff opener

It’s hard to imagine a coach doubting himself after guiding his squad to a 20-0 mark during the regular season, but that’s exactly the spot West Seneca West’s Des Randall admitted he was in ahead of the top-seeded boys basketball te More...

East girls hoops’ best season in decades ended in A-1 quarter

West Seneca East’s girls basketball team put together its best effort – and first finish north of the .500 mark since the 1996-97 campaign this winter – when it entered the Section VI Class A-1 playoffs sporting a 12-8 record. More...

Entertainment

Workshops/Classes

thurs. 1   Art Inventory for Artists with Jayne Hughes — 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 1, EDU Room 506 of Buffalo Arts Studio, Tri-Main Building, 2495 Main St., Buffalo; $45. 833-4450, www.buffaloartsstudio.org  More...

Family Activities

sat. 3   Woods Walk: Food For Wildlife — Join a guided nature walk to search for things that wild animals eat in the woods, 11 a.m. More...

Art

thurs. 1   West Seneca Art Society Live Demonstration — The West Seneca Art Society will present “Demo by Mari, Abstract, Contemporary and Modern Artist,” 7 p.m. More...