Weekly Feature



October 21, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

PUSH MY BUTTONS —

PUSH MY BUTTONS — Aiden Pernick, 4, dressed as a calculator, gets his buttons pushed by 2-year-old sister Natalia, who posed as Cinderella, during the West Seneca Town Halloween Parade along Uni More...

Editorial

Renovated Convention Center a great attraction

I was honored to speak at the grand opening of the newly remodeled Buffalo Niagara Convention Center on Oct. 4. More...

Reducing size of Legislature; ensuring your voice is heard

On March 4, 2010, the Erie County Legislature passed a local law directing that a referendum be placed on the ballot in November asking the voters if they wish to reduce the size of their Legislature from 15 members to 11. More...

Paladino is the most entertaining and dysfunctional candidate ever

I dare any of you to go into a restaurant, tavern, hair salon or grocery store and find someone who can argue with this statement: Carl Paladino is the most entertaining candidate to run for public office in the history of New York State. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

RICH, Frederick W., of West Seneca, died Sept. 19, 2010. He is survived by his son, Jason; daughter, Sarah Campbell; two grandchildren; brothers, Franklin Jr., David Sr., Kenneth Sr. More...

Lifestyles

Fourteen Holiday Helpers: Christmas Bazaar set for Nov. 14th

The Sodality of Our Lady group of Fourteen Holy Helpers Church has some experience planning Christmas bazaars. More...

Library offers fall adult programs

The West Seneca Public Library, 1300 Union Road, is offering two programs this fall for any adult resident to join.   More...

ST. Peter’s Chancel Choir takes part in benefit concert

The Chancel Choir from St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in West Seneca will perform in a benefit concert for the Hispanic ministries of Pilgrim-St. Luke’s United Church of Christ at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24. More...

Entertainment

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Performance

sat. 23  Teen Concert — Hosted by Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary and featuring a talk and performance by Catholic recording artist Noelle Garcia, as well as games, food, refreshments and a bag auction, 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. More...

Peters picks a pumpkin

West Seneca resident Joshua Henneberry, 9, left, and Kalub Peters, 3, of Elma, play in a patch of pumpkins for sale along Union Road on Sunday. Photo by John Rusac Purchase color photos at www. More...

HUD grant applications include road, sidewalk reconstruction

Two West Seneca projects will be submitted to the county for inclusion in the Federal Community Development Block Grant program. More...

Local News

AAA Insurance seeks scholarship applicants from local high schools

AAA Members Insurance Agency is seeking applications from local high school seniors for the third annual AAA Insurance Scholarship for Community Excellence.   The deadline for consideration is Dec. More...

Assemblyman Schroeder endorses Kennedy

State Assemblyman Mark Schroeder, D-West Seneca, has officially endorsed New York State Senate candidate Tim Kennedy, who is vying for the seat in the 58th District. More...

MUSICAL MASQUERADE

MUSICAL MASQUERADE — Freshman Jonah Snyder plays tuba alongside senior Alex Gundel, both of West Senior, while representing the West Seneca Marching Band in costume during the Town Halloween Par More...

Letters to the Editor

McLeod provides court with integrity

As Election Day looms, the right decision regarding the seat for Erie County Court judge is imperative. Judge James A. W. McLeod proves to be a worthy candidate through his experience, integrity and promise of social justice.   More...

Police Blotter

Woman duped by credit card scammer

(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...

Sports

East names school year’s first Athletes of Month

West Seneca East’s Varsity “E” Club and Girls Athletic Association recently named their respective Athletes of the Month for September to kick off another school year of recognizing standout student athletes.   More...

West blanks East in boys soccer battle, 4-0

West Seneca West’s boys soccer team hosted crosstown rival East under the lights Saturday night and posted its third consecutive rivalry-game victory, 4-0.   More...

Sports brief

West Seneca East’s boys modified volleyball team continued its strong season by recently defeating Cheektowaga, 4-1, to improve to 7-3. More...

Business

WNY Federal Credit Union raises more than $1,000 for Hunter’s Hope

The generosity of both the members and staff of Western New York Federal Credit Union yielded more than $1,000 in funds raised for a worthy cause through the statewide Credit Union’s Care For Kids program.   More...

Better Business Bureau warns against identity theft

Identity theft is a sneaky crime. Someone creeping into your personal files, your home computer and even looking through your trash. The crook can be a stranger, a neighbor or more often than not, a family member or friend.   More...

Events

Relatives of 3407 crash victims   to speak to BNTP   More...