Weekly Feature



March 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Museum’s placement on register opens many doors

Bee Editorial

Every municipality must strike a delicate balance related to encouraging business, keeping residents happy, and preserving historic structures and properties.  The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation’s deci More...

Spindle items

• REVITALIZ- ING THE WATERFRONT — Canisius College student Olivia Hill served as team leader for a project in her public administration class that explored the possbility of a downtown sports stadium along the waterfront.  More...

Out of the Past

Miss West Seneca 1851

(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...

Education

FUTURE RESTAURATEURS

— Winchester Elementary students Jacob Newman, left, Jaidyn Marini and Laurie Smietana, along with PTA volunteer Denise Pikuzinski, work the refreshments table at the school’s annual Lead More...

School district sees slight bump in state aid

The West Seneca Central School District will see its state aid increase by 4.77 percent next year.  Both Superintendent Mark Crawford and Treasurer Brian Schulz confirmed this, and Schulz said it equates to approximately $369,000 more in state f More...

PARLEZ VOUS FRANÇAIS?

— Nick Foti, left, Travis McDonald, and Scott Fedyk make some music during West and East Senior’s combined French classes trip to Quebec City during St. Patrick’s Day weekend. More...

Lifestyles

Old traditions, new twists for Dyngus Day 2013

Perhaps Ed Nabozny summed up Dyngus Day the best. “It’s the Polish More...

Vigilant to host Red Cross blood drive

The American Red Cross will present a blood drive at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, at the Vigilant Fire Company Banquet Hall, 666 Main St. All donors can enter for a chance to win a $50 music gift card. 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. More...

Business

Local designers prepare for Show House

Designers are hard at work transforming a bare space into an oasis for the 2013 Decorators’ Show House.  More than 50 spaces will be decorated in this year’s Junior League of Buffalo Show House, to be held from April 27 to May 19 at More...

Auto Bureau to host free tax prep event

The Northtown Auto Bureau will host free tax preparation assistance to help working families and individuals filing tax returns, claim the Earned Income Tax Credit and other tax credits, according to Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs.  Tax preparat More...

Chamber seeks donations for annual women’s luncheon

The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce will hold its 26th annual “Women in Business” luncheon on Wednesday, April 24.  This year’s lunch features a baseball theme.  As part of the event, the Chamber will have a basket auction More...

WSPD honors 12 at annual awards luncheon

After fielding more than 24,000 calls throughout 2012, the West Seneca Police Department honored several officers and Houghton College employees recently at its annual awards luncheon.  Chief Edward Gehen said the awards are meant to recognize o More...

ELECTRIFIED

— Lily Peck makes use of the Van de Graaff generator at Friday’s science night at West Elementary. More...

Local News

Alix’s Law would increase accountability for drunken drivers

The New York State Senate passed “Alix’s Law” on Monday, which it says will close a legal loophole and hold drunken drivers accountable for leaving the scene of an accident.  The legislation, sponsored by Sen. Patrick M. More...

Church food pantry looks to expand

For David Buczek, his involvement with the Fourteen Holy Helpers Church Emergency Food Pantry comes with being a good citizen.  “I love volunteering,” he said. More...

Two charged in prostitution scam

West Seneca police, along with State Police, have arrested a man and a woman in connection with an alleged extortion scam involving prostitution.  Robert M. Wozniak, 59, of Cheektowaga, and Amber L. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Please put the no parking signs on Seneca Street near the West Seneca Senior Center. After the winter ban is lifted, cars and trucks park just past the bend in the road making it hard and hazardous to turn out of the center.  More...

Sports

Inaugural squad stocked with talent

2013 All-Bee Boys Hockey

The inaugural All-Bee Boys Hockey Team, determined by 14 coaches from the Bee’s coverage area, includes some of the area’s top players at their positions.  More...

League, individual champions represented on First Team

2013 All-Bee Girls Hockey

Western New York continues to produce some of the best ice hockey players in the state.  With the continued growth of girls teams, the Bee felt it was time to honor the standout players within our coverage area by rolling out the inaugural All-B More...

How the All-Bee Teams were determined

Given the tremendous annual success of the All-Bee Basketball Team, along with the successful debut of the All-Bee Baseball, Softball, Lacrosse, Soccer and Football teams over the past year, The Bee’s sports staff decided to expand the papers&r More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Arthritis exercises available at church   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 28   More...

Holiday

fri. 29  Spring Egg-stravaganza! A Celebration of Animals that Hatch from Eggs — Drop in for an egg-stremely fun time at Tifft Nature Preserve, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. More...

Theatre

thurs. 28  Cannibal the Musical — Written by Trey Parker, one of the creators of “South Park” and “The Book of Mormon,” and directed by Drew McCabe for Theater Jugend. Performances: 8 p.m. More...