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March 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Out of the Past

World War II ration book

(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...

Sunshine Week celebrates your right to know

Bee Editorial

Sunshine week celebrates your right to know. It sheds light on business your West Seneca governments sometimes would rather keep behind closed doors.  Sunshine Week started March 11 and ends on Saturday, March 17. Enjoy the few days left. More...

Spindle items

AFFECTED — I don’t think I ever fully appreciated the bonds I share with my two sisters until I watched the one between my mom and her only sister break.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I know the West Seneca School Board is concentrating on the budget, but I feel they should look into the coaching positions.  More...

Sports

Kenmore dashes girls hockey team’s title bid

West Seneca’s girls hockey team was anxious to avenge its loss to Monsignor Martin in the Girls Hockey Federation Championship Game when it took on Kenmore March 6 for the Public Schools Championship.  More...

Eighth annual Bowman Showcase slated

All-star hockey games pit top juniors, seniors against Rochester counterparts

The eighth annual Scotty Bowman Showcase, a three-game hockey all-star festival pitting the best Buffalo players against their counterparts from Rochester, will be held starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at the First Niagara Center.  More...

Summit Gymnastics’ Level 5 Junior Olympic Team perfect through year’s first three meets

The Summit Gymnastics Level 5 Jr. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Fellowship Wesleyan plans auction night   More...

Entertainment

Theater

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Announcements

MEETING—The Western New York Rose Society will have its monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 21 at 7 p.m. Meeting will be held at St. Stephens-Bethlehem UCC, 750 Wehrle Drive, Amherst in the lower hall. All are welcome to attend. More...

Holiday .

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Town repeals second law in one month

Downsizing proved to be disadvantageous once again on Monday night when the three-member Town Board was in disagreement over whether to repeal the certificate of occupancy law. More...

Four arrested in multi-jurisdictional drug investigation

After months of investigation, several people have been arrested and 50 pounds of marijuana and two illegal firearms are off the streets, and that may just be the tip of the iceberg.  More...

Rezoning request sparks outcry from residents

A rezoning request by Edbauer Construction Company caused many homeowners to voice their concerns at the March 8 Planning Board meeting.  The proposal calls for six acres of a property at 2735 Clinton St. More...

Local News

Special election to decide seat in 145th District

It’s been three months since Orchard Park and West Seneca have had representation in the New York State Assembly. But that will change next week. More...

MEET THE CANDIDATES

ELECTION DAY TUESDAY, MARCH 20 —6 A.M. - 9 P.M.

Chris Fahey Assembly candidate D, C, WF I am the endorsed Democratic candidate running for New York State Assembly. A special election will be held on March 20, and I would be honored to earn your support. More...

Putting an I-STOP to drug abuse

Prescription drug abuse is said to be the second most prevalent illegal drug problem in the United States — and Western New York is not exempt.  A coalition of various individuals gathered in West Seneca last week to urge the passage of I- More...

Letters to the Editor

Bravo to cast, crew of East’s musical

My wife and I recently attended the West Seneca East Senior High School musical, “All Shook Up,” and I have to say it truly was a great performance.  More...

Education

On the campus

James D. Messana of West Seneca, a junior civil engineering major at Clarkson University, received the Benson G. Diefendorf Endowed Scholarship during the 2011-12 academic year.   More...

East Senior to ‘go bald’ on March 23

Approximately 90 students at West Seneca East Senior High School have registered to participate in the third annual Goin’ Bald for Bucks campaign, which is under way this month.  More...

WEST’S SUCCESS

— Physical education teachers Matt Marinaro, left, and Cale Nicosia represent West and East middle schools, respectively, during the Rock-N-Jock faculty basketball game on Friday. More...

Lifestyles

Irish rovers

Ebenezer Ale House provides fun, safe St. Patrick’s Day transportation

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Rince Na Tiarna Irish dancers make major strides

Rince Na Tiarna is a Gaelic phrase meaning “lord of the dance.”  It is also the well-earned name of an Irish dance school, which has turned out numerous internationally ranked dancers, presents more than 50 shows in the St. More...

Entries sought for spring show

The West Seneca Art Society invites Western New York painters, sculptors and photographers to be a part of its Spring Art Show at the Burchfield Nature & Art Center, 2001 Union Road, West Seneca.  Show dates are Sunday, April 8, through Wedn More...

Business

Western New York FCU ranked 31st in nation

A West Seneca credit union is now being deemed a national leader in the financial industry. Based on its membership growth during a 12-month period, Western New York Federal Credit Union was recently ranked No. More...

Chamber plans networking events

The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce is reminding current and prospective members of upcoming networking events.  The next Breakfast Speaker Series will be held Thursday, March 22, at Ryan’s Greyside Grille & Flappy’s Pub, located More...

Online purchasing carries risk

With more and more commerce being transacted online, the Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about the dangers of doing business on the Internet.  More...