Weekly Feature



January 6, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Kennedy maintains promise of change

Tim Kennedy went back to his alma mater this weekend. More...

Editorial

District places focus on global citizenship

Before you become a good global citizen, you’ve got to become a good local citizen. Those words struck me as I listened to Dr. More...

Town Clerk’s Office faces several changes in New Year

Here we are, entering a New Year again. More...

Newspapers still valuable to majority of Americans

The future of the print media — specifically newspapers — remains less than clear as the new year dawns. More...

Obituaries

Death notice

Haentges, Russell W., died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2010. He was preceded in death by Rosemarie (nee Heyden) Haentges.  More...

Sports

Lady Trojan cagers enter break searching for first win

West Seneca East’s girls basketball team entered the holiday break still seeking its first win of the year after coming up short in its first six contests of the 2010-11 season. More...

West boys basketball upends East, 55-40

Though the tournament format fell through with one team’s late withdrawal, West Seneca East and West Seneca West’s boys basketball teams were still able to meet last Thursday to renew their crosstown rivalry and stay active during the hol More...

Wrestling

East wins Akron tourney; West takes fifth

West Seneca’s two wrestling teams put on a solid showing at the annual Akron Christmas Tournament Dec. 30, with East taking the team title and West placing fifth in the 14-school field.  More...

What's Going On

Southtowns YMCA hosts breast health programs

The Southtowns Family YMCA will host two breast health and breast cancer awareness programs, thanks to a collaboration with Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The program will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21, and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. More...

Entertainment

Art

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Family Activities

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Special Events

sat. 8   Twelfth Night Ball — A candle and lantern lit fundraiser for Old Fort Niagara including 18th century music for dancing, food, refreshments, games, 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8 at Old Fort Niagara, Youngstown; $. More...

Law firm hired; AmeriCorps asks town to reconsider

After an executive session during the board’s regular meeting Monday night, Supervisor Wallace C. Piotrowski said the law firm Hiscock & Barclay has been selected to seek reimbursement for monies owed to the town by WNY AmeriCorps. More...

Man charged with attempted murder

West Seneca police arrested a Lackawanna man this morning who is being charged with attempted murder in the second degree. More...

Woman charged under Leandra’s Law

A minor hit-and-run accident on Interstate 90 yesterday morning led to the arrest of a North Carolina woman who was allegedly driving while intoxicated. She now faces charges under Leandra’s Law. More...

Local News

Progress being made in West Senior renovation

West Seneca West’s boys basketball team hosted Tonawanda last Wednesday in its home away from home and properly christened the court at West Middle by defeating the Warriors, 54-47, in a nonleague contest that gave the Indians — at the ti More...

West Seneca artist represented at WWII historical site

Western New York is proudly represented at a new World War II historical site in Bastogne, Belgium, the focal point of the famed “Battle of the Bulge.” A West Seneca artist’s sketch of a historic wartime event is featured in the cen More...

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Chamber finds fresh face for New Year

The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce has an annual goal: to increase its membership. Regina Grzankowski is making that part of her New Year’s resolution.  More...

Police Blotter

Store security catches Christmas Eve thief

Thursday, Dec. 23 An out-of-state driver was stopped on Seneca Street for not wearing his seatbelt and was later found to be driving with a suspended license. More...

Bee Heard

Bee heard

What a pleasurable experience it was going to the new Cash for Cans that replaced the old Pasquale’s. More...

Education

Kindergarten registration to begin in February

Kindergarten registration for the West Seneca Central School District will take place throughout the month of February. More...

Lifestyles

Community Leaders share Resolutions for 2011

A s an old year ends and the new one begins, people look for ways to improve themselves and set New Year’s resolutions. More...

Saying ‘thanks’ for saving a life

Derek Garner celebrates two birthdays: the day he was born and the day his life was saved. More...

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, Jan. 7   10 a.m. More...

Business

Waste Management: Creativity can save energy, improve environment

Waste Management is offering the following tips in an effort to reduce the waste that’s been created during the holiday season.  More...

Belmont Housing receives $100K Bank of America grant

Belmont Housing Resources for Western New York has received a $100,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation for the Belmont Housing Resource Center, Elizabeth Huckabone, Belmont president announced on Dec. More...

New state law clears air on rebates

The New York State Consumer Protection Board is alerting consumers to a new state law that provides important information about rebate offers made by manufacturers and retailers.  Effective since Jan. More...