Weekly Feature



June 7, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Man freed from totaled car Tuesday

West Seneca police said a medical emergency is what caused a 28-year-old resident to lose control of his vehicle early Tuesday on Orchard Park Road.  Philip Gott was southbound near East & West Road when he apparently crossed into the opposi More...

Editorial

Out of the Past

Seneca Indian schoolhouse

(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...

State, not schools, should be blamed for changes

Bee Editorial

West Seneca Central School District officials have long been proactive in finding ways to save as well as targeting areas in which reductions can be made.  More...

Exercise caution, safety when grilling this summer season

A s summer approaches, we tend to grill more frequently. However, this poses the threat of grill fires becoming more prevalent. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I agree with the call about the soccer park and the dogs. Why does it have to be that way? Please do something, because it’s not fair to our children who play soccer. Please make a dog park somewhere else.  More...

Sports

West’s Sullivan cruises to 800 title at Section VI track championships

West Seneca West’s Kalen Sullivan won the 800-meter race at the Section VI track championships for the first time Friday to earn a return trip to this weekend’s state meet, at Cicero-North Syracuse, after hitting the state standard last s More...

East’s Madasyn Matusiak posts pair of bests in placing second in pentathlon

Madasyn Matusiak recorded personal-best efforts in both the shot put and long jump en route to finishing second in the girls’ Division I pentathlon at this past weekend’s Section VI Track Championships at Lewiston Porter High School.  More...

Buffalo Soccer Academy to hold clinics, camps, tryouts

The Buffalo Soccer Academy recently announced “Select 18” clinics, camps and tryouts for boys and girls between the ages of 9 and 16.  BSA clinics will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

East’s Student Council announces blood drive   More...

Entertainment

Theater

tues. 7  Memphis — The 2010 Tony Award Winner for “Best Musical.” Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 7; 8 p.m. Friday, June 8; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, June 9; and 2 and 7 p.m. More...

Theatre Preview

Shakespeare in Delaware Park presents Richard III   More...

Concerts

thurs. 7   More...

Evening of elegance

Mike Felong takes his date, Janine Reinagel, by the hand as they arrive by limousine at the West Seneca West Senior prom at Samuel’s Grande Manor in Clarence on Friday. More...

BOE curbs class sizes

Members of the West Seneca Board of Education were divided Monday night during a vote to temporarily suspend the district’s guidelines for class sizes.  More...

Local News

West Seneca East & West Senior Prom 2012

Posing for the camera in the above photo are dates Michael Padak and Laura Sachenik, left, with Courtney Altman and Quinn Danhy before the start of West Seneca West Senior’s prom at Samuel’s Grande Manor in Clarence on Friday. More...

Student gets experience, boosts Chamber presence

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

His business card may say “intern extraordinaire, guitar shredder and cool dude,” but Alex Miskell has proved to be even more than that for the West Seneca Chamber of Commerce.  More...

Teachers share imagination, space at gallery

Most galleries are traditionally hands-off, using barriers to create distance between a person and a work of art, but a new exhibit at the Burchfield Penney Art Center at Buffalo State College is encouraging youth to write on the walls and touch ever More...

Police Blotter

Mother, son allegedly shoplift in tandem

Saturday, May 26 A young female reported that her purse went missing while she was with friends at Tim Russert Park on Indian Church Road. More...

Education

Four awarded by regional association

Three students and a teacher in the West Seneca Central School District were recently recognized by the Western New York Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Educators during its annual awards banquet.  More...

Five teams place, advance in Chalk Walk competition

West Seneca West Senior High School has chosen five teams to compete in this year’s Chalk Walk Competition in Lewiston.  More than 35 students in the Academy of Visual Arts worked in teams of three or four last week at the school to create More...

East Senior plans festival for Friday

West Seneca East Senior High School will host a benefit from 2 to 6 p.m. More...

Lifestyles

Walking the line

Residents share well-wishes, concerns for high-wire walker

Most people wouldn’t risk their lives walking 1,800 feet on a 2-inch-in-diameter steel cable, strung directly over the Niagara Falls. But 33-year-old Nik Wallenda isn’t like most people, so on June 15, he will do just that.  More...

Friends of St. Peregrine plan annual healing Mass

The Friends of St. Peregrine group will offer a special Healing Mass at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at Our Lady of Victory Basilica, located on the corner of Ridge Road and South Park Avenue, in Lackawanna. More...

RECOGNITION

— Troy Eberle of West Seneca Troop 138, left, standing next to Assistant District Commissioner Keith Lang, holds the Medal of Merit award that he recently received for his response to a choking More...

Business

We are a ‘bedroom community’? — I think not

A t the West Seneca Chamber of Commerce office, I recently found in our files a small blue handbook, which contained the constitution and bylaws, in addition to our membership roster. It looks like this was produced in the early ’70s. More...

Trocaire board names new college president

Members of the Trocaire College Board of Trustees have unanimously selected Bassam Deeb as the college’s president, effective July 9.  He will replace retiring president Paul B. More...

In brief

Marie Betti, CEO of Western New York Federal Credit Union, recently presented more than $7,000 in scholarships to 13 high school seniors from Western New York on behalf of the Buffalo Chapter of the Credit Union Association of New York. More...