Weekly Feature



August 2, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

National Night Out shows tax dollars at work

Bee Editorial

A t least one day a year the community is welcome to obtain valuable information from police, fire and government officials while participating in a variety of family friendly events.  More...

Spindle items

THANKS, MATT — In a time when the Town of West Seneca seems to be riddled with political problems and looked at negatively, out of the darkness comes a glimmer of hope to give the community some positive publicity.  More...

Out of the Past

West Seneca East Senior High School

(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...

Police Blotter

Woman’s driving habits cause neighbors to fight

Saturday, July 21  A woman with a revoked license was involved in a property damage accident on Route 400 in West Seneca. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.At the July 24 Town Board meeting, I noticed they appointed an assistant to Supervisor Meegan. Isn’t that ironic when they cut the Peer Counseling positions to save money? Mrs. More...

Sports

West’s Alicia Wheeler named Female Athlete of Year

Alicia Wheeler has spent half of her life swimming. More...

Golf tourney to benefit Trench Trophy slated

The Trench Trophy Charity Golf Tournament will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Kis-N-Greens Golf Course, North Road in Alden. More...

North sets multiple records, dominates South

All-Star Football

The North flexed its muscles at the 37th annual Kensington Lions Club All-Star High School Football Classic, presented by ADPRO Sports, pounding the South, 48-6, Wednesday at Depew High School. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

St. David’s announces summer concert lineup   More...

Business

Businesses have opposing opinions on state’s Power Authority programs

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last month that the New York Power Authority would be awarding a second round of allocations and discounts for state businesses under its ReCharge New York Program. More...

TREO owners ‘push up’ goal for fundraising event

TREO Sports & Fitness in West Seneca has reported raising more than $9,000 for the Boot Campaign, a nonprofit organization that raises funds for wounded soldiers as well as awareness for veterans’ issues.  More...

McGuire Group recognizes two for years of service

Two employees of two different McGuire Group health care facilities are being honored for their years of service.  Rachel Bezak of West Seneca, a dietary aide, is celebrating her 15-year anniversary.  She works at the Garden Gate Health Car More...

Flury’s legacy continues through water rescue team

25 years ago

Last month’s near-drowning incident in the Buffalo Creek, which eventually did claim the life of a 14-year-old boy, brought back emotional memories for first responders from 25 years ago. More...

Sentence deemed too weak by victim

Anthony Thompson, 23, of Buffalo, has been sentenced to up to 15 years in prison for last year’s crash that killed one of his passengers and severely injured an off-duty Buffalo police officer. More...

Local News

A style of his own: Artist on display in NYC

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

As many college undergraduates often do, Michael Myers found himself switching majors during his junior year at Fredonia State College. More...

UNDER INVESTIGATION

— West Seneca police are continuing to investigate a fire that broke out at 168 Aurora St. on July 25. More...

‘Bring home the gold’

Young fans Cameron and Anna Blickwedehl, left, and Adison and Ben Pollutro sit before a large crowd of family and friends in support of Olympic volleyball player Matt Anderson, of West Seneca, on Fri More...

Letters to the Editor

Town could use new youth center

Here’s a thought: The West Seneca Developmental Center with 400 acres on East & West Road is closed. I believe one of the buildings (the one with the small pool behind it) is a recreational facility. More...

Garage unnecessary at Senior Center

Building a garage at the West Seneca Senior Center is as stupid as it gets. No other town department has garages for its vehicles, so why do we need one at the Senior Center?   More...

Education

American Legion honors student with scholarship

Jennifer R. Wachala of West Seneca is the recipient of the American Legion Past National Commander Michael J. More...

On the campus

Lauren Lewis of West Seneca has been named to the dean’s list at Brockport State College for the spring 2012 semester.  More...

Lifestyles

‘In Bloom’ winners to be named

Those who proved to be the town’s finest green thumbs during the “West Seneca In Bloom” garden contest will be recognized at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. More...

Beyond the sea

Single ‘fish’ describe online dating experiences

“ T here are plenty of fish in the sea.”  For some, the above cliché is a sign of hope, knowing their soul mate could be right around the corner. More...

Ebenezer Seniors plan a summer Christmas

The Ebenezer Seniors will celebrate a summer Christmas on Friday, Aug. 3, in the Hearth Room of Ebenezer United Church of Christ, 630 Main St. The meeting and a potluck luncheon will begin at noon, followed by an exchange of gifts and games. More...

Entertainment

Walking Tours

thurs. 2  Chestnut Ridge Park - Good Cardio Workout — This 5-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, meet in the casino parking lot at Chestnut Ridge Park, 6121 Chestnut Ridge Road, Orchard Park; Free. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 2  Creatures of the Night — Watch the forest and ponds transform under the setting sun and explore the world of nocturnal animals, 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. More...

Festivals

thurs. 2-sun. 5   More...