Weekly Feature



February 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Engineer calls for code update to rectify sewer issues

Town Engineer Steven Tanner, at Monday’s Town Board work session, gave the council an update on plans to reduce sanitary sewer overflows and called for an update to the Town Code to prevent backups in the lines.  More...

Editorial

Town appears to have hired best person for Rec job

A fter having an assessment done that recommended splitting the directors of the Senior Citizens Center and Youth and Recreation Departments, the Town Board hired Craig Kroll as the new part-time director of the latter at Monday night’s board m More...

Spindle items

COLOR ME INSPIRED — We all go through our rough patches. It’s part of life. Some days are better than others. I don’t need to repeat all the clichéd sayings for you.  More...

Out of the Past

1916 Town Board

(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 town just spent all that money putting a sign up at Main and Union, and it’s always broken. How come it never works?  More...

Sports

West topples crosstown rival East

Boys hockey

West Seneca West’s hockey team scored in nearly every conceivable fashion Monday to earn bragging rights over crosstown rival West Seneca East for yet another season, as the Indians downed the Trojans in their final game at the town rink, 6-2.& More...

Mutton earns first career shutout in girls hockey’s win over Lancaster

Abby Mutton — who had never played hockey before this season — picked up her first career shutout January 30 in guiding West Seneca’s girls team to a 9-0 triumph over Lancaster.  More...

West’s Adey resets own indoor high jump mark

Running and jumping might not normally be tolerated in school cafeterias, but don’t tell that to West Seneca West senior William Adey.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

West Seneca West sets Musical Alumni Night   More...

Kroll appointed recreation director

After receiving 20 applications and conducting nine interviews, the West Seneca Town Board on Monday appointed Craig Kroll to the newly created part-time recreation director position. More...

Tragedy brings friends together again

Many high school friends lose touch, but for West Senior graduates Ryan Monolopolus and Matthew Faulkner, it took quite the event to bring them back together.  Faulkner suffered a traumatic brain injury in an automobile accident on March 2, 2009 More...

Local News

VALENTINES FOR VETERANS

— Hope Willert, left, and Julia Ackley create handmade Valentine’s Day cards that will be delivered to local veterans at Trinty Christian School Wednesday, Jan. 30. More...

GETTIN’ DOWN

— Rebecca Cafarella, left, Johnathan Bauer, Ashley Jindra, and Ashley Silagyi show off their best dance floor moves at East Senior’s Snowball Dance held Friday, Feb. 1. More...

Teen accused of stuffing pants, backpack with beer

An 18-year-old was charged with two counts of petit larceny after he attempted to steal a case of beer, according to West Seneca police.  Theodore Dionne reportedly entered the Sunoco A-plus at 1442 Union Road at approximately 1:45 p.m. More...

Letters to the Editor

Watch what you say about students at other WS schools

To the adults at the Jan. 17 public meeting making disparaging remarks about the West Seneca schools located on the edges of our town — shame on you.  More...

Police Blotter

Man reportedly doing doughnuts in parking lot

Monday, Jan. 28  A Birchwood Square man reported that someone had entered his unlocked vehicle and taken a pair of sunglasses and a bottle of cologne. He was unsure of whether or not a checkbook was taken as well. More...

Education

Community education offers series of classes pertaining to Civil War

For the first time, West Seneca Community Education will offer several classes on all aspects of the Civil War.  Town Historian James Pace said the various classes, to begin in March, will offer “a little sampling” of everything pert More...

Auction to fund scholarships for high school art students

An opening reception for “Creativity Abound,” an art exhibit featuring the work of West Seneca East and West Senior High School Art Academy students, will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. More...

News Brief

West Elementary is in need of volunteers for its Science Night, scheduled from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 22. If you’re interested in helping out, contact John Peck at 677-9507.   More...

Lifestyles

Ringing in the Year of the Snake

For centuries, the Chinese New Year has been celebrated with customary traditions such as family meals and fireworks.  Students of the Confucius Institute at the University at Buffalo and members of the Chinese Club of Western New York will come More...

Garden Club to meet at Burchfield Center

Amana Garden Club will hold a coffee social and brief business meeting at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Burchfield Nature & Art Center, 2001 Union Road. Members will bring in their topiary plant for a horticulture exhibit. 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, Feb. 8  10 a.m. More...

Business

The ultra sales plan for 2013: Keep selling and start networking

The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce coordinates events throughout the year in which members — and future members — can network with colleagues, share information about their businesses and gain business leads.  More...

Buffalo Auto Show features cars, celebrities

The 2013 Buffalo Auto Show will be held Wednesday through Sunday, Feb. More...

AAA honors Life Insurance Month

February is Life Insurance Awareness Month, and AAA Western & Central New York is encouraging members to review their life insurance coverage.  This is the club’s first time honoring the month. More...