Weekly Feature



February 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Kroll looks forward to serving town

The town’s new recreation director, Craig Kroll, called the position “a great opportunity.”  Kroll, who grew up in West Seneca, said he’s always enjoyed sports and working with children.  “It’s a passion More...

Editorial

School budget crises will only worsen without reform

Bee Editorial

The buck needs to stop here. More...

Spindle items

LEADER- SHIP INITIATIVE — Allendale Elementary will be the site of a series of free parent workshops titled “The 7 Habits of Highly Successful Families,” based on the Stephen Covey book with a similar name.  More...

Out of the Past

West Seneca Town Seal

(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

.Last night was the East and West hockey game. It’s a disgrace today on Facebook that a father of a team member from West Seneca West would post a video of a fight that broke out and use foul language in the post. More...

Sports

West enters postseason on five-game win streak

Boys hockey

West Seneca West’s boys hockey team spent the entire year as one of the division’s “hunted” squads, according to coach Kevin Rozo — and things aren’t about to change for the Indians now that the postseason has begu More...

SMIGIERA SIGNING

— West Seneca East senior Andy Smigiera, front, signed his National Letter of Intent to continue his football and academic careers at Robert Morris University beginning in the fall, during a ce More...

East’s Graham qualifies for states

Wrestling

West Seneca East junior Danny Graham became the first Trojan to qualify for the state wrestling championships since Corey Mentel did the same in 2005, after Graham posted a 3-1 decision over Lockport’s Kirk Feeney in their 138-pound weight clas More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Arthritis exercises available at church   More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 14   More...

Irish Classical Theatre Company presents ‘Dancing At Lughnasa’

The Irish Classical Theatre presents the Tony and Olivier Award-winning play, “Dancing At Lughnasa,” by Brian Friel, Ireland’s greatest living playwright, Thursday, Feb. 14 through Sunday, March 10.  More...

Torn Space presents ‘Buried Child’

“Buried Child,” Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, is a vision of the lost American Dream. Using humor and vivid theatrical imagery, the playwright reimagines American identity. More...

Board approves district changes

Despite parents continuing to raise their concerns, the West Seneca Board of Education unanimously approved the district’s reconfiguration plan on Monday.  The plan, which takes effect July 1, has Allendale, Potters Road, West and Winchest More...

Variety Club organizers seek donations

Marge Werdein has put out a call to action to West Seneca residents and businesses.  “Normally, my hallway and cellar were so packed with donation baskets that you couldn’t walk through it,” she said. More...

Local News

MUSIC FOR A CAUSE

— Hope Riga, right, of West Seneca, plays a song with her guitar teacher, David Internicola, also of West Seneca, during a benefit concert presented by Guitar Factory at the Cove on Transit Road. More...

Boy Scouts to hold annual Fire and Ice event

Community service, leadership skills, and instilling moral and ethical values are all part of being a Scout.  The Greater Niagara Frontier Council Boy Scouts of America hopes to continue those traditions with its annual Fire and Ice gala fundrai More...

‘Made in America’ bill stresses job training, partnerships

Equipment upgrades, collaboration and training the workers of the future.  These are the key elements to a bill created by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and titled the “Made in America Manufacturing Act.”  More...

Police Blotter

Cheeseburger run leads to DWI charge

Monday, Feb. 4  KeyBank contacted a Chamberlain Drive man regarding some suspicious, attempted charges with his bank card. No charges went through due to insufficient funds in his account. The bank was to issue him a new card.  Wednesday. More...

Education

Winter Wonders Camp promises fun during school break

Children in grades kindergarten through four are invited to enjoy nature-themed activities at the Winter Wonders Camp at the Burchfield Nature & Art Center, 2001 Union Road.  The camp will run from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. More...

On the Campus

Molly Stanton of West Seneca was named to the fall 2012 semester president’s list at Brockport State College.  Lauren Lewis, Emily O'Shei, Stephanie Szeluga and Christopher Zimmerman, all of West Seneca, were named to the fall 2012 semeste More...

Lifestyles

Young sweethearts ... grow into lifelong couples

For many, teenage flames flicker out to become nothing but a fond memory. For some, though, the person they fell for as a teenager becomes the person they’ll say “I do” to. More...

Library, Art Society to feature show

The West Seneca Art Society and West Seneca Library will present the show “Art Over the Stacks” from Saturday, Feb. 16, through Saturday, March 30, at the library, 1300 Union Road. More...

Boersma-Rocco

Deborah and Joseph Boersma of West Seneca announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Lynn Boersma, to Nico Antonio Rocco, son of Peggy and Anthony Rocco of Ellwood City, Pa.  More...

Business

Legislators, school officials discuss budget woes

A panel of local and state legislators fielded questions and comments from administrators and board of education members on Saturday at the Erie County Association of School Boards’ annual legislative breakfast, held at Michael’s Banquet More...

Second Startup Weekend returns to Medaille College

On the heels of the inaugural Startup Weekend Buffalo held in November, planning for the second Startup Weekend Buffalo is under way.  More...

West Senior graduate hired by law firm

West Seneca native Andres D. More...