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January 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Rezoning suit scheduled for Feb. 22; Hart questions its communication

The Article 78 lawsuit brought against Town of West Seneca officials is now scheduled to be heard at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. More...

Editorial

District communications leaves much to be desired

Bee Editorial

A fter attempting to quash rumors at the Jan. 7 West Seneca School Board meeting regarding the closing of East Elementary School, the district announced in a public forum 10 days later that it was recommending that the board do just that.  More...

Spindle items

SCHOOL YEARBOOKS — I always looked forward to receiving my school yearbooks.  More...

Out of the Past

Seneca Street & Union Road

(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...

Obituaries

Death Notice

JUDD, Nancy L., of West Seneca, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. Ms. Judd is survived by her mother, Evelyn (nee Moran); and one sister, Deborah Ward. She was preceded in death by her father, Donald B. More...

Sports

East boys hoops strings together pair of wins

West Seneca East’s boys basketball team earned its first win streak of the season last week, as the Trojans pulled out a pair of close victories to improve to 3-9 overall — even without the services of one of their top players for a good More...

West swimmers top crosstown rival East

West Seneca West’s season long improvement was in the spotlight Friday, as the Indians knocked off crosstown rival West Seneca East, 70-31.  More...

West hockey eager to resume play after Timon snaps streak

West Seneca West’s hockey team remains in control of its own postseason destiny despite suffering a rare loss Sunday, as the Indians look to bounce back from the setback by playing the next two teams in the Small School Division III standings a More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

BPO, Buffalo Chamber to offer scholarships   More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 24 - sun. 27   More...

Family Activities

thurs. 24   More...

Performance

fri. 25  Featuring surreal masks, inventive props and subtle choreography, the Swiss mask theatre troupe Mummenschanz will appear in a one-night-only performance at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. More...

Hansen seeks to pass Amanda’s Law at federal level

It was four years ago on Jan. 17 that Amanda Hansen passed away, the victim of carbon monoxide poisoning. More...

East Elementary may be closed

The building that currently houses East Elementary and East Middle schools could be turned into a middle school complex next year, but at the expense of East Elementary.  (See editorial on page four)  The West Seneca Central School administ More...

Local News

BAKING FOR A CAUSE

— West Senior High students Emily Lusk, left, Nicole Addeo, and Kelsey O’Neill help with the Kids Night Out bake sale on Jan. 9. More...

National Fuel reminds residents of carbon monoxide danger

With the winter heating season upon us, National Fuel is reminding its customers to protect their families from carbon monoxide.  More...

Fiber arts entries sought for exhibit at Burchfield Nature & Art Center

Are you on pins and needles over the Crosstown Quilters’ upcoming fiber arts exhibit?  If so, consider entering your work in the fiber arts show to take place in March at the Burchfield Nature & Art Center, 2001 Union Road, West Seneca More...

Police Blotter

Swearing at officer leads to man’s arrest

Tuesday, Jan. 15  An Indian Church Road man told police he may have lost his debit card sometime in November. He believes an unknown suspect used it to withdraw $800 from his account. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Recently while driving I’ve become aware of the huge amount of above-ground wires and poles crossing streets and road in West Seneca. More...

Education

Open house, tours set at Annunciation School

Annunciation School will hold its annual open house event from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at the school, 7580 Clinton St., Elma.  More...

On the Campus

Erin Barr of West Seneca was named to the president’s list for the fall 2012 semester at Potsdam State College.  Donald Stroka of West Seneca, a Clarkson University senior majoring in information systems & business processes, participa More...

Lifestyles

ALL ABOARD

...for the Model Railroad Club of Buffalo

These are not your childhood train sets.  Tucked in an upstairs room at the Boys and Girls Club at 54 Riverdale Ave. in Tonawanda, an array of train tracks and model trains sits proudly on display. More...

Church, travel group plan casino trip

The Lachat Travel Group and the Classic Citizens are partnering with parishioners and friends of Blessed John XXIII Parish for a trip to Seneca Niagara Casino Tuesday, Feb. 5. The bus leaves the church, 1 Arcade St., at 9 a.m. More...

In the Military

Specialist Nicholas Jonathan from West Seneca has reenlisted to continue service with the Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2-101 Cavalry (Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition) of the New York Army National Guard.   More...

Business

Canine center offers indoor recreation

Fetch n’ Catch is more than simply a place to board a dog. More...

Two West Seneca TOPS honor employees for years of service

Tops Friendly Markets recently honored 206 longtime associates for their years of service to the grocer. More...

Dog Ears Bookstore to host signings

Dog Ears Bookstore, located at 688 Abbott Road, has scheduled four book-signing events during the month of February.  From 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. More...