Weekly Feature



October 4, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Annual Fall Festival set for this weekend at Burchfield

The Friends of the Burchfield Nature & Art Center are planning two days filled with activities for this year’s Fall Festival.  The annual event will take place Saturday, Oct. 6, and Sunday, Oct. More...

Editorial

Common sense says lock your car

Bee Editorial

Several times a year, the West Seneca Police blotter seems to have a serious case of déjà vu, as entry after entry reads the same way: “Vehicle gone through over night, valuables stolen. More...

Spindle items

IN STEP — The West Seneca West Band Boosters will present the fifth annual Music in Motion competition at West Seneca East Senior on Sunday, Oct. More...

Out of the Past

Winchester Baseball Club

(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...

Obituaries

Richard R. Ferrand, first Winchester principal

Richard R. Ferrand, of Albuquerque, N.M., formerly of Lancaster, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2012.  Mr. More...

Dorothy I. Guzzo, active volunteer

Dorothy Irene Guzzo (Grotz), 76, of West Seneca, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2012.  Mrs. Guzzo was the chairperson of the American Cancer Society in the 1960s and was also an active member of St. More...

Lifestyles

Memories & memorabilia

A  lthough many cities love their professional football teams, Buffalo and its citizens seem to have an attachment to the Bills that runs deeper than most. More...

Craft show event to benefit charity

Pocketeer Billiards in Cheektowaga will host a craft show and theme basket auction from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13. 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.   More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Vigilant sets date for fall meat raffle   More...

Business

Universal Chiropractic Western New York focuses on health, wellness

Dr. Richard Ziarkowski, a resident of the Southtowns, says that Universal Chiropractic Western New York is about more that just chiropractic. More...

Women invited to attend healthy event

Catholic Health WomenCare will host its first “Day of Health” event next month that invites area women to enjoy a day devoted to their health and wellness.  This event will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. More...

Tops introduces ‘Click-to-Card’ e-coupons

Tops Friendly Markets recently announced the introduction Click-to-Card coupons located on the company’s website.  More...

From four to two, and back to four?

Town Board places proposition on ballot

After going from four councilpersons to two for 2010, the West Seneca Town Board may be going back to four if a referendum passes next month.  The board held a special meeting on Friday afternoon solely for the purpose of approving a resolution More...

Parent raises transportation consistency concerns

A concerned parent told the West Seneca Central School Board it needs to put a policy in writing about not allowing small children to be left at bus stops without a parent or guardian there to escort them home.  Joanne Walters spoke during Monda More...

Local News

West High senior inspired by YouTube video

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

The life of Robert Donowick, a senior at West Seneca West High School, was changed by watching a YouTube video in eighth grade.  The video was of Israeli musician Itzhak Perlman performing. More...

HELPING OUT

— Fifth-grade students at Potters Road Elementary cheer as their teacher, Aaron Dux, is presented with $1,000 worth of classroom supplies courtesy of the OfficeMax location at 350 Orchard Park More...

Recreation Brief

Ice skating classes began this week at the Centennial Ice Rink, 1250 Union Road. The classes run from 3:45 to 5:15 p.m. Mondays and Fridays for 10 weeks. There will be a recital at the end of the 10 weeks. More...

Police Blotter

Two arrested for DWI

Monday, Sept. 24  A Windtree Lane man reported that the center console of his unlocked truck had been rummaged through. About $10 in change was taken along with a radar detector, valued at $100.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I’m not appreciating the unsightly landscaping along Union Road, especially the bridge near the 400. Overgrown weeds in the cracks in the sidewalks give a very poor impression of our town.  More...

Education

AAA Insurance calls for scholarship applicants

AAA Members Insurance Agency is seeking applications from local high school seniors for the fifth annual AAA Insurance Scholarship for Western and Central New York.  The deadline for consideration is Dec. More...

Sports

East football ignores early deficit, pounds Hamburg

For one of the few instances this season, West Seneca East’s football team found itself trailing after Hamburg broke a scoreless tie with a touchdown early in the second quarter of Friday’s Class A South clash.  But did the Trojans p More...

East boys volleyball improving, seeking season’s first victory

West Seneca East’s boys volleyball team has yet to find the win column this season, but after flirting with victory on a couple of occasions, coach Brandon Kilijanski believes it won’t be long until the Trojans can finally make their mark More...

West harriers fall to Frontier

West Seneca West’s cross country teams came up short in their bid to upset Frontier on its home course September 25, as the Indians lost their ECIC I dual meet opener by 36-19 (girls) and 43-20 marks (boys).  More...

Entertainment

Halloween

thurs. 4  Theatre District Haunted Pub Crawl — History, architecture, folklore and parapsychology focusing on inns and taverns in Buffalo’s historic theatre district, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. More...

Family Activities

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Walking Tours

thurs. 4  Chestnut Ridge Park - Good Cardio Workout — This 5-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, meet in the casino parking lot at Chestnut Ridge Park, 6121 Chestnut Ridge Road, Orchard Park; Free. More...