Weekly Feature



March 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Envirothon is opportunity to emphasize science

The Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District will host the 17th annual Erie County Envirothon this spring. More...

Spindle items

SAVE THE DATE — With the start of March comes the path toward spring and Easter observances.  During the next month, a number of events to celebrate the coming season are planned in West Seneca.  More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago March 11, 1993   More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

On the ballot we are going to have for the bond issue, why don’t we vote out Sheila Meegan, Matt English and all the board members and get some people in this town who actually know what they are doing. 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...

On the Campus

Benjamin Blandin of West Seneca was named to the College at Brockport dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester. More...

Lifestyles

Library News

Pages from the West Seneca Public Library

Family   More...

Professional artist workshop planned

Artist Entrepreneur: A Professional Artist Workshop with Sara Goldhawk will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, at Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery, 1168 Orchard Park Road. The cost is $30. More...

Buffalo International Jewish Film Festival set for March 9-15

The 33rd annual Buffalo International Jewish Film Festival — the third-longest-running festival of its kind in North America — will take place from Friday, March 9, through Thursday, March 15, at the Amherst Dipson Theatre, 3500 Main St. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Fourteen Holy Helpers plans Lenten retreat More...

Business

Bee Senior News

These activities are scheduled at the West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca St. For more information, call the center at 675-9288, or visit the town’s website at www.westseneca.net.  Thursday, March 8   More...

‘W.E. Take the Lead’ poses 7-Eleven franchise available to female entrepreneurs

In conjunction with Women’s History Month, 7-Eleven Inc. will hold the “W.E. Take the Lead” women’s franchise giveaway contest, targeted exclusively to female entrepreneurs.  More...

Ironworkers recruit outdoor apprentices

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Ironworkers Local Union No. 6 will conduct a recruitment through Aug. More...

District budget brings slight increase

The West Seneca Central School District Board of Education gave the public its first glimpse of 2018-19 budget numbers during a presentation on Monday night.  The preliminary budget brings with it two propositions: a $120.8 million budget and th More...

With vocal strength, East to present demanding ‘Les Misérables’

One of the world’s most popular and longest running musicals, “Les Misérables” is a complex and demanding show that’s a tall order for any cast, with challenging solos, numerous set changes, and characters who wrestle with dif More...

Local News

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

West varsity cheer coach leaves near-decade legacy

After nine years as the varsity cheerleading coach at West Seneca West Senior High School, Stephanie Schroeder will be retiring. Schroeder began coaching at West in 2009, and in 2011 took over as varsity coach. More...

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. and are held in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. More...

Debut book by Orchard Park native highlights Pan Am Exposition, ‘Cinderella’ stamps

With a collection that numbers in the thousands, Orchard Park native Rick Barrett knows a thing or two about souvenir stamps from the 1901 Pan American Exposition. More...

Obituaries

James P. Pace, railroad conductor

James Paul Pace, 82, of Largo, Florida, formerly of Buffalo, died Monday, Feb. 26, 2018.  Mr. Pace was born in Buffalo and moved to Florida in 1988 from Hamburg. He was a railroad conductor for Conrail/Erie Lackawanna, a U.S. More...

Death Notice

EGAN, Peggy M. (nee Masterman), of West Seneca, died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Mrs. Egan is survived by three children, Timothy, Joseph and Daniel; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one child, Charles. More...

Sports

West boys hoops secures A-1 championship

Indians aiming for overall A title following 4OT thriller with South

For the first time since the 1999-2000 season, West Seneca West’s boys basketball team earned the right to call itself sectional champion when it defeated Williamsville South Saturday night at Buffalo State College. More...

Borzillieri, Rybczynski post top-10 efforts for West at indoor track state meet

West Seneca West’s Peter Borzillieri and Anna Rybczynski further cemented their legacies as two of the best to ever compete for the school’s indoor track program with their respective efforts at this past weekend’s annual state cham More...

West hockey tops Canandaigua, advances to state semifinal round

In almost any other year, West Seneca West hockey coach Kevin Rozo admits his team might’ve reacted differently when goalie Noah Sobczyk was shaken up by a Canandaigua player about five minutes into the third period of Saturday’s State Sm More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 8   More...

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 8   Kevin McCarthy: One Man Band — 7:30 p.m., Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, 88 W. Chippewa St., Buffalo. 259-1810, www.buffalocateringservices.com  fri. 9   More...

Auditions

mon. 12 & tues. 13   More...