Weekly Feature



April 14, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

It’s simple: accept accountability

Bee Editorial

There are many ways for residents to voice their opinions on the political happenings in town. More...

Spindle items

KIMBERLY McDOWELL

COMMUNITY ESCAPING DRUGS — Substance abuse and addiction isn’t just a “kid” problem; it’s been a longtime community issue — one we’re collectively trying to escape — that affects people of all ages.&nbs More...

Out of the Past

Seneca Longhouse

This illustration of an Iroquois longhouse, or “Ga-no-soto,” shows the early type of dwelling used by Seneca Indians who lived in the area that was to become the Town of West Seneca. More...

Bee Heard

call: 632-0390

.About the group homes on Leydecker and Seneca Street, I’m looking at these beautiful homes built with wheelchair access ramps. More...

Lifestyles

Societal norms and underage sobriety

Coalition provides awareness events for parents, community

Sally Yageric stood in front of a large glass cabinet that ran the length of the wall in her office and explained some of the hundreds of “not-so-obvious” drug and alcohol paraphernalia lining the shelves.  “Substance abuse is More...

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, April 15 10 a.m. — Tai chi exercise,pinochle12:30 p.m. — Menu: Macaroniand cheese, stewed tomatoes,sweet green peas, fruit compote *Alternate lunch —grilled chicken salad1:30 p.m. — Bingo More...

In brief

The Burchfield Nature & Art Center, located at 2001 Union Road, West Seneca, is offering a variety of new programs now through April. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

St. Peter’s hosts monthly coffeehouse, open mic   More...

Business

Metro Mattress launches ‘50 Beds in 50 Days’

Metro Mattress has launched its second annual “50 Beds in 50 Days” charitable program, which promises to donate mattresses to charitable organizations throughout Western New York that provide services for children in need, individuals suf More...

Subway owners open new location; host ‘Customer Appreciation Day’

Orchard Park High School graduate Keith Young and his wife, Trisha, recently opened a new Subway restaurant in the Quaker Crossing Plaza, 3515 Amelia Drive.  More...

Local Union No. 74 seeking roofer apprentices

The Roofers Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee of Western New York, Local Union No. 74, located in the Town of West Seneca, will conduct a recruitment for 20 roofer apprentices now through March 30, 2012.  More...

Resident asks Piotrowski, Bielecki to step down

Lawsuit alleges violation of ethics, penal law

When Wallace Piotrowski was elected supervisor of the Town of West Seneca in 2007, he promised a “change” from the 16-year reign of predecessor Paul Clark.  But the community has seen everything but change, at least from the viewpoin More...

Meegan vies for supervisor

Councilwoman Sheila M. More...

Local News

Bee Group Newspapers wins nine state awards

Bee Group Newspapers won a total of nine awards in the 2010 Better Newspaper Contest sponsored by the New York Press Association.  Results were announced last week at the NYPA convention in Saratoga Springs.  More...

Photo

DON’T LOOK BACK — Chris Szpara, left, watches as Jakob Bacher attempts a reverse layup on the basketball court inside the West Seneca Soccer Complex. More...

Earth Day: volunteers sought for events

On Saturday, April 16, volunteers will gather to embark on a “shoreline sweep” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

State Police offer thanks for support

On behalf of all the men and women of the New York State Police and the family of Trooper Kevin P. Dobson, we would like to acknowledge all those who paid their respects and attended the wake and funeral services for Trooper Dobson. More...

Sports

Underclassmen rule on West’s softball team

Senior leadership is nice, but really — who needs it? More...

Untested pitching could hold key to East baseball team’s success

With the top two pitchers off last year’s squad gone to graduation, West Seneca East baseball team coach Sam Sebastian is counting on some sophomore varsity newcomers to pick up the slack and help guide the Trojans further than 2010’s fir More...

‘New’ West baseball coach a familiar face in program

Mike McCowan might be a rookie when it comes to coaching baseball at the high school varsity level, but to anyone who has been around the sport in the town of West Seneca, McCowan is among the wiliest of vets. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 14 . Imagination Theatre! — Celebrate National Library Week at the Clarence Library featuring the talented cast of Imagination Theatre, bedtime snacks and a live appearance from the Easter bunny, 6:30 p.m. More...

CSI: Critter Sign Investigation

tues. 19

Children ages 6-10 are invited to become a nature detective and look for clues left by wildlife along the trails, 10 a.m. More...

Art

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