Weekly Feature



January 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

FRITSCHI’S FREESTYLE

— West Seneca West’s Chris Fritschi comes up for air while competing in the 200 freestyle during the Indians’ 82-20 loss to Clarence on Jan. 17. More...

Editorial

Out of the Past

Race Street woodcut

(Do you have a memory of the West Seneca area you would like to share with Bee readers? Send it to “Out of the Past,” West Seneca Bee, 5564 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14221-5410). More...

Lack of words speaks louder than actions

Bee Editorial

When several real estate agents voiced their concerns Monday night on the Town Board’s decision to amend a portion of the town sewer ordinance, an action approved months ago, we paused. More...

Spindle items West Seneca Editor

MEMORIES — There’s a story my sister likes to tell from our childhood about a time that I had left her “out to die” in the middle of winter.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

Regarding the ATV on Seneca Creek Road, the resident does have a permit. ATVs have been here a long time, and they are not a nuisance. Many people on that road do not mind, and yet now you are causing a stink. More...

Sports

Wrestling

East hands Iroquois its first loss; West cruises past OP

West Seneca East’s wrestling team knocked off previously undefeated Iroquois in a crucial league match January 18, 42-33, behind a number of standout performances. More...

East edges West in swimming battle

West Seneca East’s freshmen components of its pair of 400 freestyle relays responded to coach Dave Papke’s challenge to step up Friday, which helped the Trojans close out a 50-48 victory over crosstown rival West Seneca West.  More...

STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU

West Seneca West's Pat Ryan, middle, splits a pair of Kenmore West defenders during the Indians’ 4-1 victory Monday at the West Seneca Town Rink. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Art

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Comedy

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Unsafe speed causes tractor-trailer to flip

A tractor-trailer moving at what authorities say was an unreasonable speed Monday afternoon overturned on the bridge at Exit 53, the eastbound interchange from Interstate 90 to Interstate 190-North.  More...

Town suspends sewer code change

More than a dozen outraged real estate agents made their presence known Monday night at the West Seneca Town Board meeting, each one frustrated by an altered town code that could potentially affect their business. More...

Local News

Five areas seen for improvement in state budget

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NFTA bus routes face elimination

Lorigo advocates to keep services intact in District 10

In one of his first actions since taking office, Erie County Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo is asking the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority to reconsider cutting bus routes in District 10.  More...

Assembly candidate Fahey receives support from three parties

The Erie County Democratic, Conservative and Working Families parties have nominated Chris Fahey for the seat in the state Assembly’s 145th District.  This district includes Orchard Park and West Seneca, as well as parts of the cities of B More...

Police Blotter

Impaired driver confuses numbers with letters

(Editor’s note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual calls received by the West Seneca Police Department. It is not intended to be a complete record of all incidents reported. More...

Education

Kindergarten registration to begin next week

Registration for those students eligible to enter kindergarten in September 2012 will soon be held at the individual elementary schools in the West Seneca Central School District.  More...

Schools plan open houses for February

Two parochial schools in the Town of West Seneca have each scheduled an open house for parents of prospective students.  Queen of Heaven School, located on Mill Road at Seneca Street in West Seneca, will host its open house at 6:30 p.m. More...

BOCES recognizes aspiring educator

Staff and administration at Erie 1 BOCES Potter Career & Technical Center in West Seneca have selected Danielle Crowley as the featured student of the month for January.  More...

Lifestyles

Students from Italy, Germany spend year at East High School

This fall, West Seneca East High School opened its doors to two students who brought a dash of diversity to the classroom. More...

Burchfield exhibit reflects on nature

The “My Vision ... An Eclectic Journey” art exhibit by Veronica Benes will be on display in the Burchfield Nature & Art Center Gallery from Sunday, Feb. More...

Bookstore offers poetry sessions

Dog Ears Bookstore, 688 Abbott Road in South Buffalo near West Seneca, will begin a new season of the Fourth Friday Poetry Series at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. More...

Business

West Seneca Chamber announces latest Breakfast Speaker lineup

The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce hosts a variety of networking events each year, including its Breakfast Speaker Series held at various locations around the Town of West Seneca. More...

Canisius College to offer Executive Leadership Series

The Canisius College Center for Professional Development is starting an Executive Leadership Series to be held at the Center for Professional Development, 300 Corporate Parkway, Amherst. The course, for early professionals, will run Tuesdays, Feb. More...

Donation benefits Stroke Center at Mercy Hospital

The Mercy Hospital Foundation was recently selected as the beneficiary of a $3,500 donation made by the Grzybowski family of Lackawanna.  Relatives donated the proceeds from the third annual golf event that’s held in memory of their mother More...