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November 4, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Bee Editorial

Now it’s time for Kennedy to deliver

Tim Kennedy proved he can talk the talk. But whether he can walk the walk is still unclear. More...

Spindle items

• AN EERIE QUIET — The soft sounds of doorbell chimes and shuffling of little feet were nearly the only sounds made in the Town of West Seneca Sunday evening while young ghouls and goblins begged for treats.   More...

Out of the Past

Seneca and Union More...

Police Blotter

Police nab two in series of shed burglaries

(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...

Lifestyles

Murderous fun

West Seneca West fall play parodies famous mystery writer

West Seneca West Senior High School will perform its fall play at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, and Saturday, Nov. 6, in the school’s auditorium. More...

Couple celebrate 60 years

Dorothy and Joseph D’Amato of West Seneca celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with family and friends with an anniversary Mass at St. More...

MINIATURE CREATIONS —

MINIATURE CREATIONS — Five-year-old Maya Reisch, of West Seneca, holds up a miniature carved-wood milk bottle for her mother to see in hopes of adding it to her dollhouse collection. More...

Business

Subway on Southwestern raises more than $3K for Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Select Subway restaurants throughout Western New York recently participated in a fundraising campaign that yielded more than $30,000 for Buffalo’s Roswell Park Cancer Institute. More...

National Grid contributing $275,000 to Heating Assistance Fund

National Grid is actively reaching out to its customers through awareness and education initiatives to help them identify and apply for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program grants; make cost-saving energy efficiency changes in their homes; and More...

Business briefs

M.K.S. Plumbing Corp. of West Seneca was the apparent low bidder of three firms competing for a contract through the New York State Office of General Services. The low bid was $84,848. More...

Town budget adopted with lower tax rate

Residents of West Seneca will realize a lower tax rate in 2011, but the decrease won’t be quite as large as that projected in Supervisor Wallace Piotrowski’s tentative budget.   On Oct. More...

Runnin’ with a devil

West Seneca West’s Brian Penders, right, and Kenmore West’s John Courtney race towards a loose ball during the 10th-seeded Indians’ 4-3 upset victory over the seventh-seeded Blue Dev More...

Local News

Bee Fire Report

Monday, Oct. 25 — 8:57 a.m.: Reserve firefighters assisted an 83-year-old circle End Drive female who suffered from chest pain. More...

Wilson Farms ‘Step Up to the Plate’ campaign to benefit Meals on Wheels

The Meals on Wheels Foundation of Western New York and Wilson Farms kicked off the seventh annual “Step Up to the Plate” fundraising campaign on Friday to support the homebound elderly and disabled served by Meals on Wheels programs thro More...

Library presents ‘Wisdom & Wealth’

The West Seneca Public Library is offering a free educational event, “Wisdom & Wealth,” for interested patrons.   A certified financial planner will be on hand for the following Tuesday programs, each running from 11 a.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

WS needs change, progressive thinking

My wife and I spent 38 wonderful years in West Seneca. The people were friendly, and we raised four children who did just fine in the West Seneca schools and are now productive members of society. More...

‘WS Cares for Kids’ clarification needed

I would like to clarify some points in last week’s article about West Seneca Cares for Kids.   More...

Student needs votes for scholarship

West Seneca resident Mike Bauer, a 5-foot-2-inch, 130-pound varsity football player at Bishop Timon-St. Jude has been nominated for the High School Rudy Award and Scholarship.   Please go to www.highschoolrudyawards. More...

Sports

West football snaps two-year skid in finale

Indians rally from 25-point halftime deficit to earn first win in 16 games

One final defensive stop with 1.1 seconds to play allowed two years of frustration to melt away last Thursday night as West Seneca West’s football team enjoyed the sweet taste of victory for the first time in two years, defeating Niagara Falls More...

Tony Martin dishes DQ loss in ‘Y’ hoops action

First/second-grade division Tony Martin Awards 28   Dairy Queen 10   Reilly Shea was the leading scorer for Dairy Queen with six points and three rebounds during the Tony Martin Awards’ 28-10 victory over Dairy Queen in a recen More...

East boys soccer blanks South in playoff prequarterfinal, 1-0

West Seneca East’s boys soccer team picked up one of its three wins of the season last Wednesday when it shut out Williamsville South in a Section VI Class A-1 prequarterfinal, 1-0.   More...

What's Going On

Nickel Creek Cafe sets Sunday Polka Party

The Nickel Creek Cafe is hosting a Polka Party on Sunday, Nov. 14. The event features music by The New Direction Band between 4 and 7 p.m., as well as dinner and drink specials. Admission is free. More...

Entertainment

Theater

thurs. 4  Last of the Sensitive Bastards — A world premiere by Justin Karcher. Performances: 8 p.m. Nov. 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 14, 18, 19 & 20 at Buffalo East, 1412 Main St., Buffalo; $. 445-9432. fri. More...

Art

fri. 5  Mike Parker: Drawings — Lif e drawings of the human figure on display through Thursday, Nov. 11 at Blink Gallery, 466 Amherst St., Buffalo; Free. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 4  After School Escape — Children in grades K-5 are invited to enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. More...