Weekly Feature



March 24, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Celebration of cultures

Prekindergartner Sasha Mirza, of Potters Road Elementary, satisfies her palate with different ethnic foods during an International Potluck Dinner held Monday at East Elementary. More...

Editorial

‘Proud past, unlimited future’— what about present?

Bee Editorial

If you show up to the West Seneca Town Board meetings frequently enough, you’ll often hear candid conversations among the folks who attend. More...

Spindle items

KIMBERLY McDOWELL

DRUG DROP-OFF — In last week’s edition, The Bee published a common story on the Kids Escaping Drugs “Face 2 Face” summit, which involved several surrounding school districts. More...

Out of the Past

Ebenezer building turned bar

This building, located at 3373 Clinton St., was originally built by members of the Ebenezer Society — or “Community of True Inspiration” — after their arrival from Germany in the 1840s. More...

Education

District’s Elementary Chorus Festival to be held at West Senior

The West Seneca Central School District Music Department will sponsor a district-wide Elementary Chorus Concert at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 2, in the West Seneca West Senior High School auditorium, 3330 Seneca St.  More...

School brief

The following West Seneca residents have been named to the second-quarter honor roll for the 2010-11 school year at St.  More...

West Seneca students’ work to be displayed in annual photo exhibit

For the 26th year, the Kenan Center in Lockport will present the Storrs All-High Photo Show, featuring the work of high school students from across western and central New York.  Among the 37 high schools represented are Clarence, Amherst, Depew More...

Lifestyles

No bones about it

Fetch Home Delivery brings pet supplies to customers’ homes

When Jackie Albarella of West Seneca thought up the idea of a pet product home delivery, she asked friends and family if it was something they would use. More...

Seniors plan trip to Cape May, N.J.

The West Seneca Seniors are planning a five-day and four-night trip to Cape May, N.J., from Sunday, June 12, through Thursday, June 16.  More...

Meeting

The Association of Widowed People meets at 7 p.m. the third Sunday of every month at St. David’s Church, 3951 Seneca St. For more information, call 823-3614 or 542-2772.   More...

Business

Antoinette’s, Nick Charlap’s unite

April 1 will mark the official launch of a joint venture between Nick Charlap’s Ice Cream and Antoinette’s on the Hill, located at 1203 Union Road, West Seneca.  As of that date, Nick Charlap’s Ice Cream will be the official ic More...

Brothers invent drink carrier

Brothers Tom and Hank Boismenu, owners of Boismenu Mechanical in West Seneca, have created a new product, which — according to them — has solved the age-old problem of carrying several drinks at once.  More...

Allstate provides tips for protecting home during flood season

Floods are the most common and expensive natural disasters in the Unites States, causing more than $2 billion in property damage every year.  Despite defective sewer systems that exist in West Seneca, the National Weather Service warns of high o More...

School Board reviews district report card

The West Seneca Board of Education heard a presentation Monday regarding the 2009-10 New York State Report Card, which showed that the entire district was in . good standing. .  Daryl Janus, . instructional . technology and . More...

Town Board hears concerns for safety, ice rink

A resident addressed her concerns for safety at the West Seneca Town Board meeting Monday night when she questioned the authority to establish two group homes near Bullis Road, where she lives with her family.  More...

Three teams to compete in ‘Odyssey’ state finals

Last weekend, teams from across the West Seneca Central School District arrived at Medina High School for the New York State Odyssey of the Mind Region 16 Tournament.  Students competed against teams from Erie and Niagara counties in “cre More...

Local News

Photo

MAJOR ‘ROLL’ IN COMMUNITY SERVICE — During Women’s History Month in March, Erie County Veterans Service Agency Director Marlene Roll was honored with the “Susan B. More...

Arthritis Foundation hosts programs in West Seneca

The Arthritis Foundation is sponsoring and hosting a variety of exercise programs in West Seneca to promote increased joint flexibility, range of motion and muscle strength.  More...

In brief

The Amana Garden Club of West Seneca will award a $500 scholarship to a 2011 graduating senior from West Seneca. The applicant’s intended major must be horticulture, conservation, environment, ecology, floriculture or a related field. More...

Police Blotter

Drunk driver surrenders rewards card, not license

Friday, March 11   A cell phone charger and radar detector were allegedly stolen from an unlocked vehicle on Emporium Drive.  A Circle End Drive woman reported that a navigational system was removed from her unlocked vehicle.  Total ca More...

Bee Heard

call: 632-0390

.Do you think anyone without expertise, education and smarts can actually run a school district? More...

Sports

Inaugural varsity girls hockey season deemed success

West Seneca’s Erin Gehen earns First-Team All-WNY All-star honors

Five years ago, Shauna Clair remembers going to school board meetings to promote high school varsity girls ice hockey. More...

East’s Rambuss among seniors to clash in annual tripleheader

Boys all-star basketball

The area’s top senior boys basketball players will cap off their high school careers Saturday by participating in the ADPRO INC., Silver Hoops All-Stars tournament.  More...

Cheektowaga Lions to hold 13th annual doubleheader

Girls all-star basketball

The Cheektowaga Lions Club will be hosting its 13th annual Senior High School Ladies Basketball Classic all-star doubleheader beginning at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 26, at Cheektowaga Central High School, 3600 Union Road. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

WS Magic softball sets fundraising event   The West Seneca Magic softball team will host a Chinese auction and fundraising event at 6 p.m. Friday, March 25, at Lucarelli’s banquet center, 1830 Abbott Road. More...

Entertainment

Theater

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Family Activities

thur. 24 . After-School Escape — Children grades k-5 are invited to come and enjoy a one-hour program featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity, 4:30 p.m. More...

Special Events

fri. 25 . Blues & Brews — Fundraiser benefiting the Kevin Guest House. More...