Weekly Feature



July 29, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

National Night Out set for Tuesday

As a way to promote the partnership between police and the community, towns and villages across the country will celebrate National Night Out, now in its 27th year, on Tuesday, Aug. 3.   More...

Editorial

Thruway reconstruction, NYPA legislation among recent successes

As we reach the midpoint of the summer of 2010, we have had much success; however, there is still a lot of work ahead for us. More...

‘Worldwide leader in sports’ reached low point in journalism

It was a meltdown of epic proportions. More...

Spindle items

• MY V-BALL BLUNDER — During the last few months, I’ve played outdoor recreational volleyball at Flattery’s on Orchard Park Road.   More...

Sports

ESG — Girls ice hockey

Western strikes gold in hard-fought finale

It was as if Kristen Spulecki could see the future. More...

West is best

Western’s Kevin Layer, right, is congratulated by Hudson Valley’s Tyler Crill following a doubles match Thursday afternoon at UB. Layer and Michael Lusk won 6-2, 0-6, 10-8. More...

Buffalo Broadcasters 5K run set

The second annual Buffalo Broadcasters 5K Celebrity Run will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, beginning at the WNED-TV studios, 140 Lower Terrace, Buffalo. More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Free summer concerts hosted by St. David’s More...

Entertainment

Workshop

mon. 2  Willy Wonka Jr. — This workshop, for kids ages 12 to 16, will focus on the many theater skills needed to produce a musical concluding with two public performances. Workshops run 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 2 through Friday, Aug. More...

Speakers

thurs. 29  Ask the Expert: Addressing Cancer in the Workplace — Denise Mercurio-Riley, MS, CRC discusses issues related to work life when you have cancer. More...

Theater

thurs. 29 & fri. More...

Former WSPD officer faces federal charges

Former West Seneca Police Officer Sean Kelley faces federal charges following an incident at a local bar in March while he served as a member of the force. More...

Christmas in July

Megan White, 8, plays with some seasonal decorations during the “Christmas in July” event, sponsored by the West Seneca Recreation Department. The event was held Friday inside the Kiwanis Youth Center due to inclement weather. More...

‘Jaws of Life’ used in SUV rollover on Ridge

West Seneca police responded to the intersection of Ridge Road and Slade Avenue around 8:30 p.m. Sunday after a two-car collision caused a sport utility vehicle to flip, pinning the driver inside. More...

Local News

Ironworkers Hall to host fundraiser for English

Nat ional Th e F rien ds of We st Senec a Highway Superi ntendent Matthew English will hold a fundraiser on Friday in support of his campaign to retain his post. “Summer Bash 2010” will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. More...

Search for money owed

State has $10.5 billion in ‘lost money’

According to the Comptroller’s Office of Unclaimed Funds, the state has $10.5 billion in “lost money,” or unclaimed funds.   Sen. More...

Groundbreaking takes place for Eagle Crest Senior Village

A groundbreaking ceremony with construction company Calamar was held on Friday morning for the Eagle Crest Senior Village, which is expected to be open at its Weiss Avenue location, on the border of West Seneca, in summer 2011. More...

Police Blotter

Woman’s mood ‘flip-flops’ when caught stealing

(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

On the campus

The following West Seneca residents have been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2010 semester at Medaille College: Stephen Griffey, Sandra Foltyniak, Jacqueline Hannon, Alicia Kozmycz, Adam Majewski, Daniel McMahon, Sean McParlane, Ch More...

Lifestyles

A Message of Hope

Benefit raises funds for local car-accident victim

K en Pawlowski will always remember last Halloween as the night that almost claimed the life of his daughter, Ashley. More...

American Legion Post 721 schedules pig roast

South Buffalo American Legion Post 721, 136 Cazenovia St., will host its first pig roast from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 31. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 on the day of event. The price includes food, draft beer, soft drinks and music. More...

Myers-Newell

Concetta and Michael Myers of West Seneca announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa Marie Myers, to Patrick Newell, son of Kim Fries and Thomas Newell, both of Williamsville.   More...

Business

Small businesses to receive big support from $50 million loan

According to Gov. David A. Paterson, a $50 million Small Business Revolving Loan Fund has been created to provide capital to minority and women-owned enterprises and other entrepreneurs that are having difficulty accessing regular credit markets. More...

Events

Hispanic Women’s League expands   scholarships   More...

Niagara Popcorn owners use technology to help business grow

When West Seneca residents Brad Mazon and Thomas Coates created their business just over one year ago, they wanted to create a quality product that was “deliciously different.” After researching the market for popcorn products, they dev More...