Weekly Feature



November 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

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...

Editorial

With the election over, it’s time to move forward

Bee Editorial

The election of 2012 is now officially over. That means no more incessant political commercials and no more seemingly endless coverage of rallies, speeches, debates and such. It seems nothing ever really changes when it comes to politics. More...

Spindle items

WELL DONE, TEAM — Despite a loss to Sweet Home in the Section VI Class A final Friday night at Ralph Wilson Stadium, the West Seneca East football team certainly deserves praise for a wonderful season. More...

Out of the Past

1933 election winners

(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

.The West Seneca Town Board must get a grip on two concepts: the only constant in life is change, so learn to adapt; and, do more with less. We, the taxpayers, do this every day in our jobs, and they need to do the same. More...

Sports

Sweet Home football dominates WSE in ‘A’ title game

Panthers win sixth straight crown

There was a lot of hype going into the Section VI Class A title football game Friday night at Ralph Wilson Stadium.  Could West Seneca East, making its first section final appearance in 25 years, dethrone Sweet Home, winner of the past five Clas 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’s Sullivan earns first appearance at state cross country championships

West Seneca West’s Kalen Sullivan made good on his bid to earn a state cross country appearance in his final chance to do so, as his second-place effort (17:13.0) in Friday’s Section VI Class A race earned him one of Class A’s five More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Winchester sets annual craft, vendor fair   Winchester Elementary School will present its annual craft and vendor fair from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Winchester Community Church, 909 Harlem Road. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

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Theater

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Special Events

fri. 9  A Musical Feast — “Child’s Play for Adults,” music, dance, verse and song with Julia Bentley and Kuang-Hao Huang, 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. More...

Maybe next season

West Seneca East captains Andy Smigiera, (11); Scott Ackerman, (10); and Ryan Johnson (25) receive the runner-up trophy after losing to Sweet Home, 28-7, in the Class A championship game at Ralph Wil More...

Board votes to add two more staff development days

The West Seneca School Board voted 4-2 on Monday to approve two additional days off, one for all students and one for elementary students.  Superintendent Mark Crawford recommended the action, which will result in all students having Friday, Dec More...

Local News

School psychologist receives state award

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

James Sipior, a psychologist in the West Seneca Central School District since 1985, has been honored as the recipient of the Gil Trachtman Award for Leadership in School Psychology by the New York Association of School Psychologists.  The award More...

DRESSED FOR SUCCESS

— The West Seneca Youth Theatre’s Grace Welling, left, Jack Kruezer, Cathleen Fay and Taylor Wilson help out the Kiwanis Club of West Seneca on Oct. More...

Vets Committee to unveil new plaque during ceremony

The 40th annual Veterans Day Ceremony sponsored by the West Seneca Veterans Committee will be held on Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Walkway of Freedom, located in the West Seneca Veterans Memorial Park at Town Hall, 1250 Union Road.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Romney stance hollow, shrill

In the Oct. 24 and 25 editions of The Bee, I read with interest of the managing editor’s endorsement of Mitt Romney for president.  What I expected next was a full-throated argument to convince me why Romney is the right choice. More...

Police Blotter

‘Figure 8’ damages lawn

Saturday, Oct. 27  An employee of a Ridge Road store believes that a white female suspect turned off the camera system and took a rug and potted plant, valued at $50 total. The suspect dropped the plant, leaving it behind.  Tuesday, Oct. More...

Education

School News

West Seneca West Senior High will host high school information nightat6p.m.Thursday,Nov.15intheauditorium.Thetwo-hoursessionis for incoming ninth graders and their parents or guardians. More...

West Seneca School Board member invited to Regents roundtable

Janice Dalbo said she is looking forward to hearing input from the state regarding several issues facing school districts in Western New York.  On Friday, Dalbo will travel to Latham, N.Y., to participate in a roundtable discussion with the stat More...

Lifestyles

Veterans' Voices:

Stories from the Second World War

I magine wondering every time a plane flew over if it belonged to enemy forces and feeling relieved every time you woke up to see another day.  Imagine living in the midst of World War II.  Orchard Park resident Ray Fabiniak enlisted at the 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...

Couple honeymoon in Ireland

Katie Colvin married Jacob O’Hearn during an afternoon ceremony on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at St. Christopher Church. The Rev. David Baker officiated.  The bride is the daughter of Deborah and Joseph Colvin of Depew. More...

Business

Seneca Health Care resident honored for military service

Veteran Richard Hotles is being recognized by The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center for his service during World War II.  Hotles was born in Buffalo in 1923 and attended Lafayette High School. More...

Wegmans donates food, ice to ‘Sandy’ Victims

Wegmans Food Markets Inc. locations in the area, including the one at 370 Orchard Park Road, has begun accepting checkout donations to Feeding America, which will provide resources to food banks in the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy.  More...

Ford dealers offer free wheels

The Ford Dealers of Western New York are continuing their annual tradition of providing new wheels to local nonprofit organizations in need of transportation.  The group is now accepting applications for the 2013 Ford Friendship Express program. More...