Weekly Feature



January 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Winter’s one chance

West Seneca West’s Chris Walker, left, shadows West Seneca East’s Brandon Guzda during Dec. More...

Editorial

Out of the Past

West Seneca’s railroads

Since 1867, railroads have played a prominent role in the Town of West Seneca. Pictured at left is the old Ebenezer Railroad Station that stood east of Union Road, as well as steam engine No. More...

All eyes on new supervisor, Town Board

Bee Editorial

A fter four years of the last administration taking criticism for its predecessor’s mistakes, a new Town Board has been elected into office to bring much-needed change to West Seneca.  That’s the hope, anyway.  More...

Spindle items

KIMBERLY McDOWELL

NEW YEAR, NEW COLUMNS — Several newly elected or re-elected officials were sworn into office on Friday, including new Town Clerk Jacqueline “Jackie” A. Felser.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.. Why do the people in West Seneca have to pay for The Bee, yet you can travel into Orchard Park and there are boxes that are set out that say free Orchard Park Bee. I know they are also in Cheektowaga. More...

Sports

Girls hockey heads into key clash unbeaten

West Seneca’s district-wide girls hockey team enters this afternoon’s battle with league powerhouse Monsignor Martin hoping to avoid the season’s first setback after entering the holiday break with an unblemished 6-0 record.  More...

SCBA registration set for 2012 season

The South Cheektowaga Baseball Association will be holding registration for the 2012 season from noon to 3 p.m. on Sundays, Jan. 15, 22 and 29, at the Alexander Community Center, 275 Alexander Ave., Cheektowaga.  More...

East names December’s top athletes

West Seneca East’s Varsity “E” Club and Girls Athletic Association recently named their respective Athletes of the Month for December: Tom Morrone, Ben Wilamowski, Alex Fursman, James Milley, Jarmel Caldwell, Bailey Zubler, Emily Pi More...

Lifestyles

Roots that run deep

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church celebrates 150 years of faith, family

Being a part of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, located at 421 Main St., Elma, is truly a family affair. More...

Library schedules youth programs

The West Seneca Public Library will soon accept registration for the following three programs planned for youth this winter.  More...

Register for YMCA summer camp

The YMCA will hold registration for its summer camp from Jan. 2 to Feb. 29. The registration fee is $10 per week per camper. More...

Business

Forget the bad; what’s the good news?

FRANK CALIERI

Don’t you just love when someone tells you, “I have some good news and some bad news?” It just makes me want to grab for the Rawlings baseball bat next to my desk.  More...

Rosina Food Products aims to grow WS operations

Rosina Food Products Inc. More...

Five Star’s senior vice president completes leadership program

David A. More...

West Seneca Food Pantry expansion fund

More than 20 individuals, businesses and organizations contributed $1,470 this past week to the West Seneca Food Pantry expansion fund. More...

Supervisor’s sights set on town grants, projects

According to Supervisor Sheila M. Meegan, there’s quite a few projects already “in the cooker” that she hopes will benefit the Town of West Seneca during 2012 and beyond. More...

Local News

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

New senior pastor finds his ‘calling’ in West Seneca

A few people called Jason Drapeau crazy when he decided to leave his tenured position as a mathematics teacher, where he made a steady income in an unsteady economy, and enter the Christian ministry. He didn’t quite see it that way, though. More...

Chamber selects 2012 honorees, sets date for annual awards dinner

The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce will hold its 65th annual Community Awards Dinner on Wednesday, Feb. 29, at Kloc’s Grove, located at 1245 Seneca Creek Road, West Seneca. More...

Drunk driver pleads guilty to manslaughter charge

A Tampa Drive man has admitted to driving drunk the night that he struck and killed another man with his vehicle.  James J. More...

Letters to the Editor

Many issues require attention in 2012

I belong to a group of citizens who encourage a government that is open, deliberative and accountable to its citizens. More...

Police Blotter

Mario Brothers fanatic punches man in the face

Kmart store security stopped two females in the parking lot on Orchard Park Road. The pair reportedly left the store without paying for nearly $80 worth of lingerie, which they concealed inside a purse. More...

Education

Potsdam Pointercounts

  POTSDAM POINTERCOUNTS — Alumni Andrew Pacer, fourth from left, and Bobby Morano, seventh from right, perform with the Potsdam Pointercounts for students at West Seneca West Senior High School. More...

West Seneca schools set to launch sixth Academy in life science

Academy information night scheduled for Jan. 19

The West Seneca Central School District will host an informational meeting for ninth-grade students and their parents regarding Academy programs at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, in the auditorium at West Seneca West Senior High School, 3330 Seneca St. More...

School news

The following Immaculata Academy students from West Seneca have been named to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2011-12 school year: Amy Griffin, Brianna Messana, Natalie Rieman, Kasey Schulz, Nina Simoncelli, Rachel Simoncelli, Rachael Ste More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Monday night dinners served at Post 721   South Buffalo American Legion Post 721 will serve the following dinners from 5 to 7 p.m.: roast beef on Monday, Jan. 9, and spaghetti and meatballs on Monday, Jan. 23. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 5 . 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, Jan. More...

HOLIDAY

ongoing now - Jan. 8  More...

Performance

sun. 8 . Collegiate Members in Recital — Music performed by the Community Music School and the Chromatic Club, 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. More...