Weekly Feature



October 28, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

West Seneca Cares for Kids

Efforts to clothe needy children to continue

Disappointment was undeniable when Warm the Children ended after 14 years of clothing the needy youngsters of West Seneca. But necessity prevailed. More...

Editorial

Young entrepreneurs: sure-fire stimulus program

Take a closer look at the next high school student you see. Ignore the earbuds and the iPod. Don’t focus on the hairstyle or tattoos. More...

Exercise your right to vote Nov. 2

I think it’s safe to say that this is not a normal election year here in New York State. More...

Spindle items

• TRICK OR TREAT — To any child who will be trick- or- treating this weekend, envy you.   More...

Police Blotter

Road-rage incident becomes Blockbuster ‘hit’

(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 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

Volleyball

Crosstown rivals collide in annual doubleheader

West Seneca East’s and West’s boys and girls volleyball teams met up last Tuesday for what has become an annual tradition of playing each other in a doubleheader — and they raised money for a good cause in the process.   More...

Indians’ boys cross country finishes with just third-ever perfect regular-season record

West Seneca West’s boys cross country team wrapped up just its third undefeated regular season in program history last Tuesday when it knocked off both Frontier and Lancaster to close out 2010 6-0.   More...

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCOREBOARD

West Seneca East Football: lost to Starpoint 28-14 Boys soccer: lost to Williamsville South 3-1 Girls soccer: lost to Starpoint 8-0, lost to Iroquois 5-0, def. Sweet Home 4-0, lost to Lew-Port 4-1 in a Section VI Class A first round playoff More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

UNYTS offers community blood drive Oct. 29 Upstate New York Transplant Services Community Blood Service will host a community blood drive from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, at the Southgate Neighborhood Donation Center, 1000 Union Road. More...

Business

Chamber of Commerce accepts nominations for 64th Awards Dinner

The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for its 64th annual Awards Dinner. More...

DIGITS LLC completes merger, appoints COO

DIGITS LLC has recently merged with Promileon LLC, a software development company, which was spurred by the securing of private-equity financing. More...

Becoming ‘All about Buffalo’

A Friday evening in Buffalo can mean only one thing for natives — heading out to the local pubs or restaurants for a fish fry. And that’s exactly one of the images captured in the new line of prints offered by Signatures Sign Art.   More...

Voters to decide local, state races

West Seneca voters will head to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 2, to decide the outcome of two high-profile local races, as well as county, state and national contests.   Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.   More...

County Library System preps for funding cuts

The Buffalo and Erie County Library System is expecting reductions in county funding for next year, so its library board met on Thursday to devise a budget to prepare for the reduction.   (See editorial on page four)   More...

Local News

ANNIVERSARY —

ANNIVERSARY — Steve Dawson speaks to a crowd of people last week during the Renaissance Campus’ 20th anniversary celebration. More...

Kathy Hochul County Clerk

D, C, I, WF   In January 2008, I began my first term as Erie County clerk. Since then I set an aggressive agenda with many new initiatives to expand service while implementing cost-savings measures.   More...

Jeffrey Harrington, Town Justice

D, I, WF   As the winner of all three town justice primaries, I, Jeffrey Harrington, have been endorsed by the West Seneca Police Benevolent Association and the WNY Police Association. More...

Letters to the Editor

Bee special section story misleading

Your newspaper ran a supplement titled “Parenting” in the last week of August. I am addressing what I thought to be an error in judgment on the part of your staff.   More...

Feature story rekindled memories

Never have I enjoyed an article so as the one published recently in the Bee Newspapers’ supplement, Life After 50, about the life and times of accordion player Henry Chimes, written by Naomi Spencer.   More...

Out of the Past

Lower   Ebenezer   More...

Lifestyles

Ghostly legend surrounds Old Main Cemetery

W ith Halloween comes the telling of ghost stories — some of which may be true. One haunting tale takes place at West Seneca’s Old Main Cemetery, located on the south side of Main Street east of Mill Road in Ebenezer. More...

St. David’s to hold clam chowder luncheon

St. David’s Episcopal Church, 3951 Seneca St., will host its annual Election Day clam chowder luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2. The cost is $6 and includes soup (plus one refill), bread, dessert and a beverage. More...

YMCA Teen Leaders host used book sale

A book sale has been scheduled from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, with all proceeds benefiting the Southtowns Family YMCA Teen Leaders Club. More...

Entertainment

Film/Video

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Live Local in WNY

thurs. 28  John Allen & Billy — 5 p.m., Nietzsc he’s, 248 Allen St., Buffalo; $. 886-8539, www.nietzsches.com fri. 29  AJR Halloween Party — 11 p.m., Mr. Goodbar, 1110 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; $. More...

Concerts

fri. 29 British post-punk rockersThe Cult — will be playing “Sanctuar y,” “Love Removal Mac hine” and “R ain,” 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29 at The Town Ballroom, 681 Main St., Buffalo; $. More...