Weekly Feature



July 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Legislature will prepare its budget diligently to save services, funds

This week we conducted the midyear budget hearings at the Erie County Legislature. The content may seem a little routine, but it is the very heart of what we, as county legislators, are charged to do on your behalf. More...

Tips to stay healthy, take caution in summer heat

This month, I want to take a moment to share some great insight I have received about summer safety. First, let me give credit where it is due. More...

Paterson’s use of budget extenders will impact 2010 governor’s race

Take a bow, David Paterson; you deserve it. More...

Sports

Northtowns Thunder announce tryouts

The Northtowns Thunder, a girls’ premier soccer team, is holding open tryouts for their 2010-2011 U16 team. Age appropriate girls from any area are welcome to tryout More...

ESG — Men’s soccer

Completely new roster aiming for scholastic gold

Despite the fact that the Western Region’s men’s scholastic soccer team — which hasn’t won a gold since 2005 — has a roster comprised entirely of Empire State Games rookies, the unanimous goal among the players is to be More...

Rosters announced for Lions Football Classic

The Kensington Lions Club, along with ADPRO SPORTS, will present the 35th annual Kensington Lions All-Star High School Football Classic at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, at Depew High School. More...

What's Going On

Wha t’s Going On

Gardenville Campus sets summer concert lineup   More...

Entertainment

Dance

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Symphonic

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Theater

wed. 28  The Odd Couple, Female Version — Buffalo United Artists present a staged reading of a female version of Neil S imon’s “The Odd Couple,” 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 28 at the BUA Theater, 199 Chippewa St., Buffalo; $. More...

Warm the Children campaign seeks new home

by KIMBERLY MCDOWELL Editor

With Warm the Children fast approaching its 15th season in the Town of West Seneca, the campaign is currently seeking a new 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization to carry out its mission.   The campaign was   More...

West Seneca police

Doyle investigated for 10 months

In a quiet neighborhood in the suburb of West Seneca, a Camelot Drive residence Seneca, a Camelot Drive residence was recently disturbed by West Seneca police when a warrant was served for the arrest of an alleged major prescription drug dealer. More...

Local News

Bee Fire Report

Monday, July 12   — 9:07 a.m.: Vigilant firefighters aided an 89-year-old Norwood Drive female who was unresponsive. More...

Kids Escaping Drugs

New officers installed for ADDSF

Steve Reszka, owner and president of Reszka & Associates, was recently appointed president of the Alcohol and Drug Dependency Services Foundation Inc. board. More...

State money available to college students

Now that the Class of 2010 has graduated from East and West senior high schools, those students headed to college might be looking for some extra financial assistance.   More...

Police Blotter

Clinton Street man finds mailbox used as coffin

(Editor’s note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual, sometimes humorous calls received by the police department. It is not intended to be a complete record of all incidents reported. More...

Bee Heard

Bee call:

(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

On the campus

Canisius names West Seneca residents to dean’s list

West Seneca resident Allison W. Marron recently received a Bachelor of Science degree in diplomacy and international relations from the Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University in New Jersey. More...

Youth baseball

Grass C’s Trophy’s Trophy’s short circuits foe Hot Wired Electrical in a recent West Seneca Youth Baseball Association Grass C Division contest, 20-5, as Jacob Irlbacher went 4-for-4 and scored all four times. More...

School news

Christian Central Academy in Williamsville has named graduated senior Lauren Murphy, of West Seneca, to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2009-10 school year.   More...

Lifestyles

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. Friday, July 23 10 a.m. More...

YMCA issues new brand strategy to further community impact

For the first time in 43 years, the YMCA of the USA has unveiled a new brand strategy to increase understanding of the impact that YMCAs make in communities across the country.   More...

Firemen’s Exhibit slates trunk sale, flea market

The Firemen’s Memorial Exhibit, 4141 Seneca St., is hosting a trunk sale/flea market and hot dog roast from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the following Saturdays: July 24, Aug. 28 and Sept. 25. More...

Business

‘Gear for Grades’

Citizens Bank accepts school supply donations

Citizens Bank is collecting new school supplies for its “Gear for Grades” initiative, an effort to help local children go back to school with the items they need to learn.   More...

Events

Hispanic Women’s League expands   scholarships   More...

Financial Trust Federal Credit Union makes donation to Hospice Buffalo

In keeping with its mission to give back to the community, Financial Trust Federal Credit Union recently made a large donation to the Essential Care for Children program at Hospice Buffalo. More...