Weekly Feature



January 3, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Development of ‘triangle’ key to town finances

Bee Editorial

This week, when asked about their goals and priorities for 2013, Councilmen Eugene Hart and John Rusinski and West Seneca Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Frank Calieri all brought up economic development and encouraging business.  More...

Spindle items

TOUGH  TIMES — It’s been a rough couple of weeks.  More...

Out of the Past

Clinton Street — 1918

(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

School Board to discuss replacing List

West Seneca School Board President Daniel Nagy said three people have expressed interest in succeeding outgoing board Vice President Robbin List.  He added that members have not yet discussed replacement options but plan to discuss the matter at More...

In Brief

Clinton Street Elementary School is in need of volunteers and baked goods for its family spaghetti dinner and bingo night, scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 17. Call Kristen D’Aquino at 308-4303 if you’re able to help out. More...

School News

Jack Arnold, Annalise Casciano, Michael Casciano, Brody Gray, Zoe Gray, Andrew Jank, Tyler Kelley, Emily Kessler, Garrett Kessler, Courtney Kline, Kailey Kline, Kyle Kwitowski, Sydney Kwitowski, Brady Nicosia, Braden Reaska, Molly Sheehan, Anna Unger More...

Lifestyles

Artsy ice carves out frozen fun

Shaved, cubed, creamed. Ice comes in an array of shapes, sizes and variants. But for Paul Strada, ice serves as a canvas. More...

Ebenezer Seniors hold meeting at church

The Ebenezer Seniors will meet at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18 at the Ebenezer United Church of Christ, 630 Main St. Videos of Victor Borge will be shown. For more information, call Camille at 674-4566.   More...

In Brief

The West Seneca Youth Theatre is presenting a Broadway review, spaghetti dinner and basket raffle from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, at the West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca St. Tickets are $8 presale and $9 at the door. More...

Business

West Seneca Academy of Life Sciences inducts first class

More than 45 10th-grade students from the first class of the West Seneca School District’s Academy of Life Sciences celebrated their participation in the program and their commitment to pursuing studies and careers in the life sciences industry More...

Chamber names board of directors, executive board for 2013

The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce has named its 2013 executive board and board of directors.  Frank Calieri will once again serve as executive director, with John Morrison serving as president until his term ends in 2015. More...

Seneca resident to enter second century

Another resident of The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center will reach the century mark on Jan. 17.  Carmen Harper was born in Puerto Rico in 1913. At the age of 18, she decided to venture to New York City to start a new life.  More...

Economic development among 2013 goals for Town Board

All three members of the Town Board have called for more economic development and touted the progress made on the sewer issue in 2012.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Vigilant commissioner reflects on Webster services

Vigilant Fire Company sent five members to Webster, N.Y., on Saturday for the services of two firefighters killed on Christmas Eve as they responded to a fire.  The five Vigilant members were part of an Erie County firefighter contingency of abo More...

Local News

Southtowns YMCA to offer Get Fit Program

A new, free fitness program is being offered at YMCA branches across Western New York, including the Southtowns YMCA.  Growing Up Fit will be offered from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Wednesdays and from 9 to 10 a.m. More...

HELPING OUT

— For the sixth year, the Western New York Federal Credit Union has adopted the Kathleen Mary House, a home for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. More...

Matthew Foster Foundation helps families affected by childhood cancer

This Christmas, the last thing Samantha Latona had time to worry about was a proper holiday meal.  Luckily, someone was there to worry about it for her.  Latona, a Niagara Falls mother of three, is struggling to make ends meet after she sto More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.A caller suggested a joint East/West High School student production in order to save $10,000 in production costs. I’ve attended a few such events, and the auditorium is usually full. More...

Sports

Breaking News - 1/8/2013 9:44 AM

West wrestling alumni to be honored Jan. 9

West Seneca West’s wrestling program will recognize the undefeated 2003 Section VI championship and ECIC divisional championship squad -- which finished that season ranked eighth in the state -- at this year’s team’s meet against Hamburg on Wedn More...

West indoor track wins WNY Relays

West Seneca West’s boys and girls indoor track teams won the first-ever combined large schools title at Saturday’s Western New York Large Schools Relays at Fredonia State College.  More...

East boys hoops team earns year’s first win in tourney

West Seneca East’s boys basketball team cracked the win column for the first time this season Friday when it knocked off the Buffalo Academy of Science, 61-53, in the consolation round of the annual West Seneca Holiday Tournament.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Historical Society to present exhibit   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 3   More...

Art

ongoing  now-Jan. 3, 2013  The Limits of Stability — On display now through Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Buffalo Arts Studio, 2495 Main St., Buffalo; Free. 833-4450, www.buf faloartsstudio.org   More...

Comedy

thurs. 3 - sat. 5   More...