Weekly Feature



March 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Proposed parking ban not worth the trouble

Bee Editorial

Logic will tell you that something is a crisis only if enough people say it is. More...

Spindle items

• USE CAUTION — The West Seneca police would like to remind people to keep their car doors locked when left unattended, especially overnight.  More...

Out of the Past

West Seneca bus

(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...

Police Blotter

Dogs should be leash-free, man tells police

Monday, March 4  • A Sherwood Court woman reported that someone had taken a designer bag, valued at $100, and $3 in loose change from her unlocked vehicle.  Wednesday, March 6  More...

Education

GOOD SHOWING

— The Queen of Heaven Team of Kathryn Vogl, top left, Allyson Pfeil, Alexandra Hartnett, Christina Federico, Dominic Malacaman, bottom left, and Kevin Matuszak won the third place team trophy a More...

School News

West Seneca residents Leah Bartnik, Jessica Magnano, Kathryn Nigrelli, and Shelby O’Neil were named to the second quarter honor roll for the 2012-2013 school year at Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart.   More...

THE HIP BONE’S CONNECTED TO THE...

— Thirteen students from West Senior, along with physical education teacher Jennifer Bell, attended a class at the Bikram Yoga studio in Hamburg. More...

Lifestyles

A century of service

“Service above self”

That is the motto that Rotarians the world over have been living by for more than 100 years, and the sentiment has not been lost on Western New Yorkers.  More...

East Senior PTG presents fundraiser

The East Senior Parent-Teacher Group will hold a fundraiser from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, in cafeteria 142 at East Senior, 4760 Seneca St. Two tacos, Mexican spaghetti and tortilla chips from The Coyote Cafe will be served for $7. 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, March 15  10 a.m. More...

Business

Ebenezer Ale House gets its Irish on again

Ebenezer Ale House, at 4348 Seneca St., will present the second annual “Largest in the Southtowns” St. Patrick’s Day celebration this weekend.  Beginning at 1 p.m. More...

Tax Department launches improved website

The state Department of Taxation and Finance said its website is now streamlined for easier navigation.  The department’s site revamp comes before taxpayers enter the peak of the income tax filing season. More...

Interior designer joins Marrano team

Longtime interior designer Jeanne Romanello is now part of Marrano’s Design Center consultant team.  For the past 25 years, Romanello has put her expertise to work on new home builds and with private clients.  More...

Local law proposed to ban parking on Seneca

The West Seneca Town Board has proposed a local law that would eliminate parking on a portion of the north side of Seneca Street.  (See editorial on page four)  The parking ban would begin at the westernmost portion of the Senior Citizens C More...

Couple take vows on live TV

Most people get married in a church, perhaps on a beach, but Janelle Leipler and Michael Paradise were recently married on live television.  More...

Local News

HIGHEST RANK

— Michael Lucas, left, of Boy Scout Troop 138, became at Eagle Scout recently. He is shown here with Troop Scoutmaster Daniel Berger. More...

Former pitcher pens book on bout with mental illness

The recent events in Sandy Hook, Conn., have brought the issue of mental health back into the limelight.  A former West Seneca resident is hoping his new book detailing his struggles with mental illness will help the cause.  Daniel Quinn&rs More...

Counselor hopes book helps other caretakers

Darcy Thiel’s new book, “Bitter and Sweet: A Family’s Journey with Cancer,” has a message for everyone involved in the caretaking process. “Who isn’t affected by cancer?” she said. More...

Letters to the Editor

Town again helps Variety Telethon

Once again, the great people, businesses and service organizations of West Seneca came out for the WS Satellite for the Variety Kids Telethon. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.At the corner of Lein and Bullis Road there was a sheet metal company for a while; now we have all kinds of used cars there from across the street and also a car repair shop. More...

Sports

Ninth annual Bowman Cup slated for April 15

The Scotty Bowman Showcase — a series of three all-star hockey games between players from Buffalo and their rivals from Rochester — will take center stage at the First Niagara Center, for the ninth consecutive year, on Monday, April 15.&n More...

Sabres Alumni to guide youth hockey clinics

Members of the Buffalo Sabres Alumni will conduct eight separate hockey clinic sessions for children playing at the Instructional, Mite, Squirt, Peewee and Girls 14-and-Under levels on Tuesday, April 2, at the First Niagara Center.  The goal of More...

SOUTHTOWNS TAKES SECOND

— The Southtowns Volleyball Club 17U boys team recently played in the Gator Classic Tournament in Saratoga Springs, finishing pool play with 13-1 record to claim the top seed heading into the p More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Arthritis exercises available at church   More...