Weekly Feature



June 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Despite uncertainty in Albany, good news prevails for WNY

Despite the uncertainty going on in Albany, I am pleased to report back to the citizens of the 58th Senate District on several important issues that mean good news for our residents and for Western New York. More...

Sick of New York’s negativity? Check out these prosperous places

It seems that no matter what we see and read these days, when it comes to New York State, all we hear is negative news, specifically when it comes to declining figures in the categories of population, income and employment. More...

Out of the Past

The Buffalo Creek Reservation, including the territory that was to become West Seneca, was home to members of a number of tribes of Indians. More...

Sports

Maryvale to hold boys hoops camp

Maryvale varsity boys basketball coach Mark Kensy will be directing his annual Basketball Summer School at Maryvale High School, 1050 Maryvale Drive in Cheektowaga, on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning June 29. More...

Physicals being offered for prospective athletes

West Seneca School District students who are planning to participate in a sport for the 2010-11 school year have three options for obtaining a mandatory physical before the school year begins.   More...

Hockey clinic set for August

The fourth annual Gamevision Ice Hockey Clinic will be held Aug. 2-6 at the Amherst Ice Center, 1615 Amherst Manor Dr. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Firemen’s Exhibit slates trunk sale, flea market More...

Entertainment

Performance

thurs. 24  Find the Good Way — A contemporary, original musical production presented by Spirit Bound, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 24 at Zion Lutheran Church, 9535 Clarence Center Road, Clarence Center; $. 741-2656 More...

Special Events

thurs. 24  Buffalo Spree magazine “Best of WNY” Party — This fifth annual event celebrates the best our region has to offer as the 2010 Buffalo Spree magazine “Best of WNY” winners are revealed! More...

Festivals

thurs. 24-sat. More...

Police use new technology to find missing persons

West Seneca police are in the initial phases of using a tech-savvy tool to aid in their search for missing persons.   Police Chief Edward F. Gehen Jr. More...

Seat safety

Erie County Sheriff's Deputy Jeff Ely adjusts a car seat bearing 1-year-old Kendall Finbar, who was brought to the “Car Seat Safety Check and Family Fun Day” by her mom, Amanda, of West Seneca. More...

Local News

Teams wanted for tournament, CAID benefit

Teams are being sought for the third annual Crusade Against Impaired Driving softball tournament, to be held Saturday, Aug. 14, at Sunshine Park in West Seneca. More...

Fire Report

Monday, June 14   — 6:38 a.m.: Vigilant firefighters assisted a 40-year-old Mill Road female who experienced low blood sugar. More...

News brief

Sen. William Stachowski, D-West Seneca, is sponsoring a free event for computer and electronics recycling, as well as document shredding, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday June 26, at Hamburg Senior High School, 4111 Legion Drive.  More...

Police Blotter

Missing license plate leads to repeat offender, drugs

(Editor’s note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual, sometimes humorous calls received by the police department.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

(Editor’s note: Call The Bee at 632-0390 and record a one-minute comment on our Bee Heard line. It gives readers an opportunity to comment quickly and candidly on items of local or regional interest. More...

Education

Resident receives SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence

West Seneca resident Colleen Hannen, principal counselor of Erie Community College, was one of 274 individuals recently honored by State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher with the 2009-10 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence. More...

On the campus

John Fenz, son of Mark and Elaine Fenz of Seneca Street in West Seneca, has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2010 semester at Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, where he is in his third year.   More...

Lifestyles

Covenant UMC sets rummage sale for Saturday

Covenant United Methodist Church, 539 Main St., will hold a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 10. A “bag sale” will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. which allows customers to purchase all they can fit into one bag for $5. More...

Friends of West Seneca Library granted nonprofit status

The Friends of the West Seneca Library group has a lot to celebrate these days. After years of discussion and a lengthy process, the group has finally been granted nonprofit 501(c)(3) status. More...

Mudd-Napierala

Andrea J. and Thomas J. Mudd Sr. of Cheektowaga announce the engagement of their daughter, Natalie Andrea Mudd, to Brian M. Napierala, son of Judith Mangle of Hamburg and Paul Napierala of Lackawanna.   More...

Business

Events

Buffalo Niagara   SCORE offers   Speaker’s Bureau   More...

Group aids job hunt for professionals

After losing his job at ADP as a human resource consultant, West Seneca resident John Radwan began attending networking group meetings at the Erie Community College One-Stop Center to aid him in his job search. More...

Borrelli joins Orchard Park’s Hearing Evaluation Services

Hearing Evaluation Services of Buffalo Inc. has welcomed to its staff the newest doctor of audiology, Nicole Borrelli. More...