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September 20, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Out of the Past

Ebenezer High School Girls’ Championship Basketball Team

(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...

If disaster hits, you better be prepared — here’s how

Bee Editorial

Willingness to help is a trait that epitomizes the people of West Seneca. Residents tend to go out of their way to ensure that neighbors are taken care of and the needs of others are being met.  More...

Spindle items

FAREWELL — It’s a bittersweet feeling for me to tell you that my last day with The West Seneca Bee is this Friday. The daily duties of an editor can be overwhelming, even for a weekly paper. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.How can our school systems claim they are saving money by closing on Fridays? More...

Sports

Ackerman’s four TDs spark East gridders

Scott Ackerman recorded his second four-touchdown game of the still young season Saturday to help propel West Seneca East’s football team past South Park, 35-18, and keep the Trojans’ perfect start to the 2012 campaign intact.  More...

West, East swimmers raise money for Hospice

Lady Trojans teeming with depth

West Seneca East’s girls swimming team may have lost a number of swimmers off last year’s squad that finished 8-2, but the Lady Trojans still have a roster filled with depth — which helped them repeat one of last year’s more m More...

Lady Indians’ roster boasts mix of veterans, newcomers

West Seneca West’s girls swimming team may have a few less club-level swimmers in the pool this season, but that’s not going to stop the Lady Indians from having fun and focusing on individual improvement this season. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Ebenezer Seniors plan guest speaker, meeting   More...

Entertainment

Literature

thurs. 20  Ghosts of the Lakeshore — Supernatural author Mason Winfield will hold a book signing and talk, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 at the Hamburg Library, 102 Buffalo St., Hamburg; Free. 649-4415, www.buffalolib.org   More...

Theater

fri. 21   More...

Film/Video

thurs. 20   More...

Annual chili dinner to benefit new program for community

West Seneca isn’t thought of as a poor community, but the number of people in need of help continues to grow each year.  More...

Teamwork

Mary Kasper, left, and Fran Deppeler, both of West Seneca, prepare chicken dinners during Saturday’s barbecue fundraiser at Southgate Plaza. More...

Local News

Greenans receive Rotary award, increase awareness of autism

2012 Community Heroes

A hero can be defined in many ways, but those who are given such a title tend to argue that they are anything but — they are “normal” and undeserving. That is the case for Julie and Joseph Greenan of West Seneca. More...

Retired school teacher opens garden to public

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

For longtime Orchard Park resident Kathleen “Kitty” Bannerman, gardening is more than just a stress reliever and more than a great way to get exercise. It’s also about an exchange of ideas and new friendships, she says.  More...

Man, 22, critical after being dragged by car

A West Seneca man remains in critical condition after he was dragged by a moving vehicle Sunday on Orchard Park Road.  Steven Lipinski, 22, was driving his vehicle with Jonathan Suarez, 19, also of West Seneca, when an alleged altercation occurr More...

Education

West Seneca West Senior students deemed AP Scholars

Forty-seven students at West Seneca West Senior High School have earned the designation of AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program Exams. More...

Information session planned for trip

An information session will be held next week for any West Seneca families interested in joining Christopher Scozzaro, social worker at East Middle School, on a 10-day tour of Italy.  More...

Teen depression, suicide focus of school program

Parents and community members are welcome to join a discussion on teen depression and suicide awareness at West Seneca West Senior High School, 3330 Seneca St.  More...

Lifestyles

Taking ‘hide and seek’ to the next level

Geocaching phenomenon alive and well in Western New York

About 12 years ago, satellites orbiting the Earth started sharing more accurate coordinates, thanks to the Clinton administration’s decision to stop degrading global positioning satellite signals for civilian use. More...

VFW Post 8113 to hold steak roast

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8113 “Chicken Coop” in West Seneca will host a steak roast dinner from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. More...

Bee Senior News

These activities are scheduled at the West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca St. For more information, call the center at 675-9288, or visit the town’s website at www.westseneca.net.   Friday, Sept. 21  10 a.m. More...

Business

Lorigo meets with 25 bussinesses, owners

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo recently toured his district in an effort to hear the concerns of business owners.  According to Lorigo’s office, the “25 Businesses in 25 Days” outreach was done “to learn about the c More...

In brief

Dr. Shashi Lall, a West Seneca-based general practitioner, is one of the latest practices to join HEALTHeLINK. More...

Olympia Sports donates dollars toward cancer research, institute

Customers of Olympia Sports at Southgate Plaza can help fight childhood cancer by donating an extra dollar with their purchases, now through Oct. 7.  More...