Weekly Feature



October 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Mold puts Metz House’s future in jeopardy

Due to a mold issue, the future of the Christian Metz House could be in jeopardy.  The building was acquired by the Town of West Seneca around 2000, and Town Historian Jim Pace called it “probably the most historically significant building More...

Editorial

Communication in West Seneca must improve

Bee Editorial

We’d like to take this opportunity to clarify a few things through this week’s Bee editorial, and to comment about communication not only between town officials, but between town officials and residents as well.  More...

Spindle items

PARLEZ VOUS FRANCAIS? — West Seneca West Senior High French students invite students of any age and their families to a Halloween film night fundraiser.  All are welcome to view the  PG-rated movie,  “Scooby Doo 2:  More...

Out of the Past

Buffalo Creek Reservation

(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...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.West Seneca Central Schools are crying they are going broke and they are cutting jobs and hours. More...

Sports

East gridders defeat West for perfect regular season

West Seneca West’s football team went into Friday’s annual clash with crosstown rival West Seneca East looking to keep the ball out of the hands of the Trojans’ dynamic offense, knowing that strategy would be the Indians’ best More...

GIMME THAT

— Clarence’s Amanda Burns, left, fights with West Seneca West’s Morgan Amoia for possession of the ball during the Lady Red Devils’ 7-0 win in Wednesday’s final home lea More...

West boys volleyball wins Lockport Tournament

West Seneca West’s return to the Lockport Boys Volleyball Tournament after a couple of years’ absence proved to be a smart decision, as the Indians bolstered their confidence for their stretch run by knocking off Williamsville South in th More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

‘Wines At The Shrine’ event to be held   More...

Entertainment

Literature

thurs. 18  Russell Banks — The American fiction and poetry author is the first writer in the Babel 2012/2013 series, 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 at Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo; $. More...

Special Events

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Symphonic

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Paladino given special use permit for digital sign

Developer Carl Paladino says an electronic billboard on his property at 164 Slade Ave. will not affect nearby residents. The residents are not so sure.  More...

Party lines erased at Southeast Works event

Public officials, candidates discuss special needs

In a room filled with Democrats, Republicans and independents during election season, one would think the tension would be overwhelming.  But that wasn’t the case during Candidates Hour held Friday at Southeast Works in Depew.  More...

Forecast for 2013 is topic of Community Outlook Section

Readers and advertisers will want to plan to be a part of Bee Group Newspapers’ upcoming special section titled “Community Outlook: A Local Business Forecast.”  More...

Local News

Plunge into the unknown leads to BPO award

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

A task that West Seneca resident Deb Stachura was unsure of at first has led to her receiving recognition for outstanding service, while enjoying it at the same time.  More...

FITS PERFECTLY

— West Seneca Little League Coach Tim Hourihan was given a jacket during his retirement party Sunday at the West Seneca Legion Post. More...

Historical Museum could receive national status

The West Seneca Historical Society Museum could be on its way to being designated as a National Historic Landmark.  The Town Board has hired Katie Comeau of Bero Architecture, PC to assist with filling out the necessary paperwork in the applicat More...

Letters to the Editor

Gaughan should debate residents

I am writing in response to your piece on Mr. Gaughan’s debate challenge to the Town Board.  More...

Police Blotter

Several car thefts reported

Sunday, Oct. 7  A Bellwood Drive man was charged with petit larceny after an Orchard Park Road department store reported a shoplifter. More...

Education

School Brief

On Friday, Oct. 19, West Seneca East Middle School students will be released from school at 11:50 a.m. More...

Lifestyles

Overcoming the obstacles of FEAR

Fear is what makes our hearts palpitate, our mouths go dry and our bodies tense up. For some people, fear only comes in the form of a scary movie. More...

Masonic Lodge hosts Fall Breakfast

The West Seneca Masonic Lodge presents its Fall Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Lodge, 647 Main St. The all-you-can-eat buffet costs $9 for adults and $5 for children. More...

Starr-Turner

Linda and John B. Starr of North Tonawanda announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Starr, to Cory M. Turner, son of Marie and James D. Turner of West Seneca.  More...

Business

Stop & Shop offers on-tap beer, grocery delivery

Having grown up in West Seneca and enjoying its “hometown feel,” Ebenezer Stop & Shop owner Shari Kozminski brings some minor tweaks to the typical convenience store.  More...

West Seneca staple celebrates milestone

Schwabl’s Restaurant, a locally owned and operated family restaurant, recently celebrated its 175th anniversary.  In celebration of the anniversary, several local elected officials gathered at the restaurant to present proclamations and ce More...

Events

Empire State College to hold info session   More...