Weekly Feature



December 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Northwood student in critical condition

Eleven-year-old Devin Miller, a sixth-grade student at Northwood Elementary, remains in critical condition at Women & Children’s Hospital after being struck by a car Sunday afternoon on Orchard Park Road.  More...

Editorial

Use common sense when driving: No one is invincible

Bee Editorial

We see billboards, commercials and bumper stickers promoting positive decision making in regard to drinking and driving, texting while driving and substance abuse. We see the photos of those killed. More...

Spindle items

OH CHRISTMAS TREE — Whether your family spends a Sunday searching for that perfect real tree every year, or simply digs out the artificial one from the attic, the West Seneca Office of Emergency Management has some safety reminders about both.& More...

Out of the Past

Diary of Christian Metz

(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

Students to strut for charity

Charity is in fashion this season at West Seneca East High School.  Senior Participation in Government students Kaitlin Vogel and Morgan Glanowski have chosen to satisfy their service learning requirements by holding a fashion show at 7 p.m., Fr More...

West Seneca West Middle School awards honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the first marking period of the 2012-2013 school year.  Grade 7  More...

East Middle School awards high honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the first marking period of the 2012-2013 school year.  Grade 7  More...

Lifestyles

The festival of lights

For some, Hanukkah is a major holiday, brimming with historical and spiritual significance. For others, the emphasis lies in the gathering of friends and family and enjoying good company and traditions. 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.   Friday, Dec. 7  10 a.m. More...

Business

Top 10 reasons why you should ‘Shop 14224’

The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce has a mission statement to support business and to facilitate its development by promoting and encouraging commerce in the community of West Seneca. Here are the top 10 reasons to shop in your community.  More...

New ownership for longtime community staple

For the first time since 1954, Southgate Plaza will be owned by someone not of the Lambein family.  Development company Southgate Associates, LLC has purchased the 550,000-square-foot plaza, which contains more than 100 retail and office tenant More...

Southtowns YMCA makes appointments, promotions

The Southtowns Family YMCA recently made new staff appointments and promotions.  More...

List calls time on School Board service

With “mixed emotions,” West Seneca School Board Vice President Robbin List is resigning his post, effective Jan. 3.  List announced the move at the beginning of Monday night’s School Board meeting at West Middle School.  More...

One-timer

West Seneca West's Brandon Bork lines up a shot that ultimately found its way to the net for his fourth goal during a 9-1 rout of Lockport at the West Seneca Town Rink on Nov. 28. More...

Local News

Slashed county budget passes; Poloncarz warns of cuts

A six-member majority in the Erie County Legislature composed of three Republicans, one Democrat, a Conservative and an Independent passed an amended 2013 budget Tuesday that cuts more than $8.5 million in proposed spending and avoids a 3.4 percent i More...

Seneca Health Care resident celebrates century

Loretta Heide, a resident of Seneca Health Care Center, will celebrate her 100th birthday on Dec. 12.  Heide was born in Cheektowaga in 1912. After graduating from high school, she took a job with F.N. More...

Glam rocker, local residents team up for benefit concert

Rock legend Ian Hunter, former lead singer of 1970’s act Mott the Hoople, will perform in Buffalo for the first time in almost 20 years this weekend.  More...

Police Blotter

Drinks taken from store

Tuesday, Nov. 27  A Wildwood Avenue woman reported that someone took a pumpkin from her porch and threw it through her front window. It appeared that no effort was made to gain entry. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.There is a camper sitting on the lawn at Emporium and Gordon. Don’t they have to remove it at a certain time?   More...

Sports

Indian cagers top host to end tourney drought

West Seneca West’s boys basketball team knocked off host Pioneer in Saturday’s championship game of the annual Pioneer Motorsports Tip-Off Tournament, 52-38, to end a title drought that was approaching 10 years.  More...

East hockey tops Lew-Port, ties defending state champ Ken East

West Seneca East’s hockey team made some early moves towards improving on last year’s 5-12-2 record by knocking off Lew-Port Nov. 26, 4-3, and tying defending state small schools champion Kenmore East Saturday, 3-3.  More...

Former modified coach takes helm with East wrestling team

West Seneca East’s first year wrestling coach Ben Hamm is just as eager to tackle his inaugural season with the squad as his wrestlers are.  More...

Entertainment

Holiday

thurs. 6  Bill Kirchen and Too Much Fun Honky Tonk Holiday Show — Enjoy their eclectic mix of rockabilly, country, blues, jazz, and rock and roll with a holiday twist at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Family Activities

thurs. 6   More...

Auditions

sat. 8   More...