November 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Surviving the Storm

Residents on Tampa Drive, West Seneca, attempt the tall task of digging out from the lake-effect snowstorm as a break in the weather finally came Wednesday morning. More...

Local News

Orchard Park, Hamburg to share assessor

The Town of Orchard Park plans to save $50,000 by sharing its assessor, Milton Bradshaw, with the Town of Hamburg. More...

Town passes 2015 budget, stays below tax cap

The Orchard Park Town Board adopted its 2015 budget during its Nov. 12 work session, at a total amount of $24.4 million. More...

Crossroads Springs’ auction, bazaar to benefit AIDS orphans

The board of directors of Crossroads Springs Africa are preparing for their annual “Art for AIDS Orphans” event, running through Nov. 20. More...

Education

Canisius High School posts honor roll

The following Orchard Park students earned first honors for the first quarter of the 2014-15 school year at Canisius High School: Grade Nine Noah Braun, John Collins, Nicholas DeLuca, David Downing, Jeremy Khangi, John Minogue, Brady Nicosia, Joseph More...

Sports

Sweet Home, Will North dominate First Team selections

All-Bee Football — Defense

Football is all about winning, and these All-Bee Football First Team Defense selections have made winning much easier for their respective teams. More...

Gymnastics Unlimited boys fare well in season debut

The Gymnastics Unlimited boys team, which is comprised mainly of Orchard Park residents, had its first meet of the season Sunday at its home gym. More...

All-Bee Football squad selection process explained

Given the tremendous success of last year’s squad, The Bee’s sports staff is once again proud to recognize some of the area’s top talent with the defensive unit’s portion of the 2014 All-Bee Football Team. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

St. Peter’s UCC to hold free Christmas concert More...

Breaking News - 10:36 AM

Travel ban lifted in Orchard Park

The travel ban in Orchard Park has been downgraded to a travel advisory. However, the State of Emergency remains in effect. Orchard Park police urge motorists who need to travel to dive slowly and be aware of road conditions. More...

NYSPHSAA officials delay prelims’ start for weekend’s swimming championships

Robert Zayas can certainly commiserate with the athletes of Section VI whose seasons were still ongoing prior to Monday night, having seen firsthand the havoc this week’s lake-effect snowstorm wreaked on the area after being trapped near the Ha More...

Editorial

Caution, preparedness are of benefit on the roads

Bee Editorial

This week’s lake-effect snowstorm dumped more than 2 feet of snow in the central and southern regions of Erie County, creating unsafe and hazardous driving conditions for motorists. More...

Spindle items

• MAY THE BEST DOOR WIN — I would definitely consider myself to be more of a “summer person,” but as I watched fat snowflakes really fly for the first time last week, I began to feel a little of that warm, holiday spirit. More...

Out of the Past

20 Years Ago — Nov. 24, 1994

• Town Supervisor Dennis Mill was notified that plans for a 12-bed group home on East Quaker Street have been withdrawn by officials of the state Psychiatric Center. More...

Letters to the Editor

Local businesses show generosity

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in West Falls appreciates the generosity of local business owners. More...

Windom assembly honored veterans

This past Veterans Day, legionnaires from the Orchard Park American Legion were invited to the Windom Elementary School’s program honoring veterans. Other military personnel were also present. The kids were great. More...

Lifestyles

Paint Box Project partnership spreads holiday cheer nationwide

Since 1990, The Paint Box Project has been transforming young artists’ artwork into heartwarming holiday cards. More...

Breakfast set to support Boise Lord Home

There will be a pancake breakfast fundraiser from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at Zebb’s Deluxe Grill and Bar, 3349 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park. More...

Orchard Park brings Frankenstein to life

The Orchard Park High School Drama Club will resurrect a classic horror tale in its production of “Frankenstein” this weekend. More...

Business

Support local merchants with Quaker Bucks

One, two, three o’clock, four o’clock shop! Five, six, seven o’clock, eight o’clock, shop! Nine, 10, 11 o’clock, 12 o’clock shop! We’re going to shop around the clock tonight! More...

Tailor moves to larger location

Customers of Chayban’s Formals & Alterations will now travel a little farther down the street for services. The business has opened a new location at 4075 N. Buffalo Road in Orchard Park, across from M&T Bank. More...

Autumn Ball raises $98,000 for Mercy Hospital

More than 250 guests gathered for the Mercy Hospital Foundation’s sixth annual Autumn Ball held on Nov. 7 at Orchard Park Country Club. The event raised $98,000 for patient care unit renovations at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo. More...