Weekly Feature



September 27, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Vets accepting brick orders for park

The West Seneca Veterans Committee will soon be taking orders for the fourth round of its “Buy a Veterans Brick” program.  More...

Editorial

Cat owners have rights, but so does everyone else

Bee Editorial

The public hearing at the West Seneca Town Board meeting Monday night regarding a proposed local law that would limit households to four cats stirred up strong feelings on both sides of the debate.  More...

Spindle items

GREETINGS — Hello, everyone. More...

Out of the Past

Fourteen Holy Helpers Church

(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...

Sports

East football picks on Williamsville South

Trojan defenders intercept Billies’ QB five times, team moves atop division standings

The West Seneca East football team’s defense made a big statement in Friday’s Class A South showdown against Williamsville South.  Five different Trojans defenders intercepted passes from South senior quarterback Trent Ferguson in Ea More...

Men’s hoops community ed ‘class’ forming

The Williamsville School District’s Community Education program will be holding a basketball for men over 25 “class” at Mill Middle School, 505 Mill St., from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays starting Oct. 3, with no class on Oct. 31. More...

West alum sets D’Youville soccer record

West Seneca West graduate Danielle Gehen didn’t even know what she had done until it was all over.  More...

Entertainment

Literature

thurs. 27  Rustling the Leaves — Reading and book signing with Joyce Kessel and Jimmie Gilliam, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 at Talking Leaves Books, 3158 Main St., Buffalo. 837-8554, www.tleavesbooks.com   More...

Walking Tours

thurs. 27  Chestnut Ridge Park - Good Cardio Workout — This 5-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Family Activities

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Cats don’t tickle fancy of some residents

Approximately 100 people attended a Town Board public hearing on Monday regarding West Seneca’s proposed local law to limit the number of cats per household to four.  The ensuing debate involved arguments over property rights and compassio More...

Rivals collide

West Seneca East’s Chase Sorrentino, left, gets tangled up with West Seneca West’s Matt Barth as the two battle for possession of the ball during the Indians’ 3-1 win Friday. More...

Local News

NEW TRUSTEE

— Gerald Hathaway, executive director of the West Seneca Development Corporation, was recently appointed as a new member to the board of trustees at Bishop Timon — St. Jude High School. More...

Boys & Girls Club sets fundraiser

Jeffrey Petrus, a board member with the Boys & Girls Club of Orchard Park, will be raising money through its annual fundraiser “Dash for Cash $5,000 Give Away.”  More...

Elma man pleads guilty to drug trafficking

An Elma man could spend the next 40 years behind bars after pleading guilty to marijuana trafficking.  Carl Korzkowski, 30, pleaded guilty before Chief U.S. District Judge William Skretny on Sept. 19. More...

Letters to the Editor

Enrollment figures need investigation

Our son attends fifth grade at East Elementary School. We are writing in regard to the recent reorganization of classrooms at East and other schools within the West Seneca District this year. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.A while back, the West Seneca School District tried to get us to vote the approval to purchase property so they could widen the road at East Senior; it was defeated, which made a lot of sense. More...

Lifestyles

Karaoke crooners

Residents share why they enjoy the popular sing-along machines

Some people are able to hit every high and low note and stay in tune while singing a song.  Others, not so much.  But for those who have the courage to stand up in front of people at a bar, restaurant or party and sing their favorites tunes More...

Couple honeymoon in Jamaica

Stacy Linneman married Michael Molea during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at Our Lady of Victory Basilica. The Rev. Paul J.E. Burkard officiated.  The bride is the daughter of Sandra and Daniel Linneman of West Seneca. More...

Library plans fall programs for youths

The West Seneca Public Library is accepting registration for the following three youth programs scheduled this fall.  Preschool Storytime for children ages 3-5 will take place at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning Oct. 2 through Dec. 18.  More...

Business

Legislative Breakfast offers chance to question public officials

Jobs topped the list of priorities mentioned by officials during the Clarence Chamber of Commerce’s annual Legislative Breakfast.  More...

CUSTOMER APPRECIATION

— Employees of Tony’s Hair Styling, at 3606 Seneca St., take a break during the second annual golf tournament at Diamond Hawk Golf Course on Aug. 26. More...

Credit union offers scholarship

Applications are available for the 2013 scholarship program offered through the Credit Union Association of New York, according to Western New York Federal Credit Union in West Seneca.  Scholarships are awarded in the amount of $1,000 or $500 to More...