Weekly Feature



November 1, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Collaboration leads to new sign for Town Hall

A new digital sign in front of Town Hall was made possible by the West Seneca Police Benevolent Association and a local resident and businessman.  The PBA also donated money to purchase the previous sign about 12 years ago, but West Seneca PBA B More...

Editorial

Department heads had town prepared for the worst

Bee Editorial

I n Western New York, we are accustomed to all types of weather, but when news broke that remnants of Hurricane Sandy, a storm that made its way up the East Coast during the past week, was predicted to wreak havoc on our area from Monday night into T More...

Spindle items

• TAKE TWO — I never thought my school pictures came out well, no matter what. More...

Out of the Past

Seneca Street

(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...

Education

West Seneca West to present fall play

West Seneca West High School’s fall play, “Francine’s Will,” will run for the next three days, beginning tonight.  In this family friendly show, a wealthy businesswoman, Francine Faraday, dies and leaves the bulk of her e More...

Lifestyles

Conventional wisdom

To say that some individuals are passionate about politics would be an understatement. Presidential elections every four years only exacerbate the intensity of those emotions, and this year is no exception.  More...

Church sets annual Christmas bazaar

Fourteen Holy Helpers’ Ladies Sodality, 1345 Indian Church Road, will present its annual Christmas Bazaar from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11 in Msgr. Ebner Hall. Santa Claus will be on hand from 1:30 to 4 p.m. More...

Simoncelli-Stenzel

Laina and Michael Simoncelli of West Seneca announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Simoncelli, to Brandon Stenzel, son of Patty and Doug Stenzel of Tonawanda.  Miss Simoncelli graduated from West Seneca East High School in 2007 and Bu More...

Business

Guardians of Small Business need support on Nov. 6

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BBB: ‘storm chasers’ will follow Sandy

Although the damage from hurricane Sandy wasn’t felt in Western New York as much as it was downstate, residents still saw downed tree limbs, flooding, and loss of electricity.  And that opens the door for possible deceit.  More...

National Fuel offers flooding precautions

It’s anticipated that the heavy rains Western New York received from Hurricane Sandy would cause flooding throughout the area.  National Fuel offers customers the following information should they experience flooding in their basements:&nb More...

Residents to again decide size of Town Board

West Seneca voters will decide this week whether or not they want to return to a four-member Town Board.  Residents previously voted in 2009 to downsize the board from four members to two, but the board voted to place the proposition on the ball More...

Public input given on proposed budget

¦ Second hearing slated for Nov. 13

Some residents feel there was a lot of missing information in Supervisor Sheila Meegan’s tentative 2013 budget and that the figures need to be better explained as to what they include.  Resident Paula Minklei believes the budget should cle More...

Local News

National American Legion commander visits Orchard Park

Orchard Park American Legion Post 567 hosted National Commander James E. More...

FAR OUT

— West Seneca’s Aileen Dille looks at a tie-dyed sweatshirt from Steele Tie Dye of North Tonawanda during Saturday’s fall craft show held at West Seneca East High School. More...

Vets still remember experiences, good and bad

Herb Huber, Ed Josefiak and Erich Vogel all served in the military during World War II, but each carry very different memories from it today.  Huber, who was born in Austria, met his wife, Johanna, while stationed in Buffalo working on the C-46 More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I really hope the new owners of the restaurant across from the high school install siding on the side of the building facing Seneca Street. Hopefully, the new owner will fix it up and get rid of that shabby-looking banner for fish frys, also.  More...

Sports

Big plays lead East football over South

¦ Trojans reach first sectional final in 25 years

West Seneca East football’s top players made big plays when it mattered most in its Section VI Class A semifinal home game against Williamsville South Friday and the result was the team’s first trip to Ralph Wilson Stadium in a quarter-ce More...

Recruiting Night to be held at Bills’ Fieldhouse

The Section VI Football Federation will present the 2012 College Football Recruiting Night at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, in the Buffalo Bills Healthy Zone Fieldhouse. More...

West football captures ‘AA’ Chuck Funke title

West Seneca West’s football team capped off its season with a 23-6 victory over the Riverside Frontiers Thursday night at Depew High School to capture the Chuck Funke Memorial Bowl AA championship.  More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Special Events

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Concerts

thurs. 1  Hear the sounds of Wadada Leo Smith and the John Lindberg Duo at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 at the Burchfield-Penney Art Center, 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo. 878-6011, www.burchfieldpenney.org   More...