Weekly Feature



September 1, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Dog days of summer

Cindy Wierzba watches her dog, Gabriel, create a paw-painted work of art with Melissa Calhoun-Angrignon during the “Dog Days of Summer” event held Saturday at Enjoy the Journey Art Galler More...

Editorial

Out of the Past

Buffalo Creek Treaty of 1842

The Buffalo Creek Treaty of 1842 caused the removal of the Seneca Indians from the Buffalo Creek Reservation to the Cattaraugus and Allegany reservations to the south as well as to reservations in Canada.  More...

School safety — practice what you preach

Bee Editorial

Next week, the streets will once again be lined with yellow buses and thousands of children toting books, brown lunch bags and backpacks.  Tuesday, Sept. More...

Spindle items

KIMBERLY McDOWELL

EXPRESS YOURSELF — I was disappointed to receive a copy of an email from a resident expressing his dislike of a recently published column that was apparently too political (or too Republican?) for that resident’s liking. More...

Sports

Indian gridders to start season at state finals’ site

West Seneca West’s football team is headed on the mother of all road trips to kick off its 2011 season.  More...

East football hoping to build off successful end to 2010

Ending the 2010 football season with a victory was a big factor in West Seneca East’s offseason preparation for 2011, according to coach Jim Maurino.  More...

Publish scores in The West Seneca Bee

Anyone wishing to have their team’s football, soccer or other late summer/fall sports results published in The Bee, whether it is a house, travel, town, recreational or other team, can submit articles in a variety of ways.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

The West Seneca Art Society will host a “Meet the Members” night at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, at the Burchfield Nature & Art Center, located at 2001 Union Road, West Seneca. This informal meeting will kick off the group’s 2011-12 year. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 1 . After-School Escape — Children, 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, Sept. More...

Art

thurs. 1 . West Seneca Art Society Membership Meeting — Meet the Members night starting the 2011-2012 season is also an opportunity for membership, share ideas and discuss the fall show.  More...

Symphonic

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Sealed referee’s report unfavorable to supervisor, comptroller

A judge’s order to seal a legal proceeding involving two West Seneca officials has forced the parties involved to be tight-lipped.  The pending lawsuit is against Town Supervisor Wallace C. Piotrowski and Comptroller Robert J. More...

Lorigo vies against Bove for nomination

West Seneca attorney and former West Seneca town justice candidate Joseph C. More...

Local News

Early morning speed, foot chase leads to arrest

After a multi-jurisdictional speed chase early Wednesday morning, West Seneca police have arrested a Tonawanda man in Elma for driving while ability impaired by drugs.   Robert B. Testa, 35, was arrested at approximately 1:50 a.m. More...

Third annual golf outing to ‘boost’ West athletics

For the third consecutive year, the West Seneca West Sports Boosters is holding a golf outing where money raised benefits student scholarships.  The third annual Scholarship Golf Outing will be held on Saturday, Sept. More...

Kennedy proposes stricter penalties against convicted child abusers

New legislation to be proposed by Sen. Timothy M. Kennedy, D-West Seneca, is aimed at strengthening penalties against offenders of child abuse.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Too many FT jobs in town office

I am a 2008 retired employee from the Town of West Seneca Comptroller’s Office (no relation to Comptroller Robert Bielecki). More...

Police Blotter

Stolen vehicle given as ‘marriage present’

Several lawn ornaments were taken from a Cathedral Drive property, including one gnome that held a sign stating, “Gnome, Sweet Gnome,” valued at $30. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

Attention all Democratic voters, we are being scammed by Wallace Piotrowski and Eugene Hart. They are using the system. More...

Lifestyles

Bingo!

...back and better than ever at Queen of Heaven

In September, Queen of Heaven Parish isn’t just bringing bingo back, it is bringing it back in style and completely renovating the way it plays the game. More...

Pie, pumpkin contests planned for Fall Festival

Burchfield Nature & Art Center

Pies and pumpkins are sought for two community contests, to be held in connection with the Fall Festival at the Burchfield Nature & Art Center this October.  Back by popular demand, a pie-baking contest will be sponsored by the Friends of th More...

Carousel carvings marveled

The miniature replica of the former Olcott Beach 1915 Herschell-Spillman Carousel was the most acclaimed item at the opening of the Charles Hunt Retrospective Exhibit on Sunday at the Burchfield Nature & Art Center.  To a crowd of both young More...

Business

‘Tats Fur Cats’

Millennium Tattoo charity event scheduled for Sept. 17

Cats. Tattoos. Kattoos. Millennium Tattoo and Custom Creations in West Seneca has teamed up with a local animal adoption agency, combining their respective missions into one “purfect” blend. More...

New hire

Teresa Majchrzak has been hired at Nussbaumer and Clarke Inc. as an engineer in the company’s Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Department. More...

Upstate Niagara receives quality awards

Several products manufactured by Upstate Niagara Cooperative Inc. More...