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February 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Weekend fundraiser seeking myocarditis awareness

Though it’s been more than 15 months since the passing of their 10-year-old son, Luke, from myocarditis, Joseph and Amy Skowronski’s work is far from complete.  On the night of Nov. More...

Editorial

Lakeside lawsuit must be heard soon

Bee Editorial

The Article 78 lawsuit against Serafini Sales & Service, which also names town officials, has now been postponed for the third time.  The earliest it will be heard now is Friday, April 5.  No matter what side of the debate you’re More...

Spindle items

MY INNER THESPIAN — For the next two weekends, I will be playing theroleofTybalt in the Amherst Players’production of “Haunted Hamlet” by Steve Cross.  It coincides almost perfectly with East Senior’s performance of More...

Out of the Past

Thompson’s Tavern

(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

.How does keeping the same number of buildings open but transporting East Elementary students to a school farther away from their homes save the West Seneca School District $7.5 million?  More...

Sports

West hockey snuffs Flames for first Fed title

Jamie Tobias named MVP

Jamie Tobias will be busy on Saturday.  During the day, the West Seneca West senior will be running in the 4x400-meter relay at the indoor track state meet at Cornell University.  At night, he will be playing for West’s Federation boy More...

West indoor track squad fares well at sectionals

West Seneca West’s indoor track program will be well represented at Saturday’s state championships at Cornell University, after 13 athletes — including four alternates — qualified for states based on their respective performan More...

YOU CAN’T HAVE IT

— West Seneca East’s Brittany Schuster, right, tries to keep the ball away from Iroquois’ Lauren Jensen during the Lady Trojans’ 61-10 loss in Saturday’s Section VI Clas More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Arthritis exercises available at church   More...

Entertainment

Art

fri. 1  Stretching the Imagination — A solo exhibition from local artist Martin DeVita, opening reception from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, March 1, and continues through Wednesday, March 13 at 464 Gallery, 464 E. Amherst St., Buffalo; Free. More...

Special Events

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Festivals

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Town defendants seek dismissal of Lakeside suit

The Article 78 lawsuit eight residents of Lakeside Drive, Lakeside Court and Clinton Street have brought against the Town of West Seneca has been postponed until 9:30 a.m. Friday, April 5.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Hutch Tech grad honored during ring ceremony

Francis Lafferty’s only regret was not receiving a Regents diploma when he graduated from Hutchinson Central Technical High School in 1946.  While he may not have received it Friday afternoon during Hutch Tech’s ring ceremony for its More...

Local News

WINNERS

— The Vigilant Fire Explorer post entered two teams in the annual Regional First Aid Rally on Feb. 2. More...

Dobson runs for sheriff

A 32-year veteran of the Erie County Sheriff’s Office, Richard “Dick” Dobson announced his candidacy for sheriff on Friday.  “I came up through the ranks: deputy, detective, sergeant, lieutenant and watch commander,&rdquo More...

Calieri marks radio show’s 100th broadcast

On June 2, 2010, former Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga was one out shy of a perfect game when first base umpire Jim Joyce called a batter safe. More...

Police Blotter

Exposure in electronics

Friday, Feb. 15  • A Wedgewood Drive man reported that someone had damaged the vinyl fence gate in his backyard. The reporting officer observed footprints in the snow consistent with someone trying to climb the fence. More...

Education

East Senior awards honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2012-2013 school year.  Grade 9  More...

West Middle awards honor roll

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

East Middle awards honor roll

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

Lifestyles

Dreaming in TECHNICOLOR

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” is not a conventional production, according to the West Seneca East High School students who will be performing it next weekend. More...

Birds of a Feather

Enthusiasts share birding experiences

For more than a year, Sue Barth searched in vain until one day she glimpsed a flash of white. Raising her camera, Barth captured photo after photo of a northern mockingbird perching on a tree branch. More...

Family dinner marks 50th anniversary

Sally and John Miskovski of West Seneca celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at Russell’s Steaks, Chops & More.  John Miskovski married the former Sally Yaskavich on Feb. 23, 1963, in Lackawanna.  More...

Business

Gaming chain to open Seneca Street location

Oogie Games LLC, a locally owned video game chain, will open a new location at 4060 Seneca St. near Union Road.  More...

Phone scam allows hackers to access computers

The Better Business Bureau warns of a phone scam in which the caller claims to be from Microsoft or a representative from computer software companies. More...

Resident named to charity’s board of directors

West Seneca’s Gerard Mazurkiewicz, a partner at Dopkins & Company LLP accounting and consulting firm, has been elected chairman of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo’s Board of Directors.  More...