Weekly Feature



May 16, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

School Board approves statement of concern after debate on wording

Members of the West Seneca School Board found themselves at odds Monday night regarding the wording in a statement of concern they are sending to the state Department of Education.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Editorial

School Board should be losing with dignity

Bee Editorial

The New York State Department of Education’s Annual Professional Performance Review and Common Core Standards have certainly been the subject of much debate this year.  More...

Spindle items

• LIFE AFTER 50 — If you think the aging process dooms you to a life of “Matlock” re- runs, 4 p.m. More...

Out of the Past

West Seneca Lions Club circa 1950

(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 GINSBERGS

— Kyle Widmer, left, Josh Kujawinski and Ryan Kostek read some of their material as part of the West Seneca School District’s National Poetry Month celebrations. More...

Lifestyles

Alive and wheel

Cycling for the soul

First introduced to the public as the “dandy horse” in early 19th-century Europe, the bicycle has since evolved to become one of the most versatile vehicles today, capable of opening up a world of opportunity for its rider. More...

Guiding eyes dog demo set in West Seneca

The Erie County Region of Guiding Eyes for the Blind will present “Observe the Training Night” from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 20, at East Senior High School, 4760 Seneca St., West Seneca. More...

Lelonek-Bowman

Kathleen and Robert Lelonek of Tonawanda announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Kathleen Lelonek, to Eric Bowman, son of Donna and Gregory Bowman of Erie, Pa.  Miss Lelonek graduated from Kenmore East High School in 2006 and Gannon U More...

Business

McGuire Group’s health care facilities offer alternative to hospice

Receiving a diagnosis of a terminal illness is certainly tough enough in itself, but the planning and care that comes along with it can sometimes be even more difficult.  The McGuire Group has launched the Journeys program, end-of-life care tha More...

Business Briefs

Lauren Ashburn of West Seneca has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship by Freed Maxick CPAs, P.C. Ashburn, who works at Mercy Skilled Nursing Facility, is pursuing a degree in social work at Buffalo State College. More...

Events

Seminar to cover changes in health insurance   More...

District voters to choose three of eight candidates

West Seneca Central School District residents will vote next Tuesday on three School Board seats as well as a $106.8 million proposed budget for 2013-14.  More...

MUST BE GOOD

— Winchester Elementary first-grader Frank Conti enjoys a little breakfast along with his mother, Tammy, at the school’s “Muffins with Mom” event held on Friday morning. More...

Local News

People Inc. employee develops relaxing therapy

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

When Marc Hoffman’s master’s thesis required an entrepreneurial business plan, the West Seneca resident found inspiration from his experience working at Camp Wilton — for the developmentally disabled — and his tenure at People More...

Ersing to perform in Broadway trivia night at RCC

The Roycroft Campus Corporation’s “Little Musical Journey” series will continue at 6 p.m. Monday, May 20, with “An Evening of Broadway Trivia” at The Roycroft Inn. More...

Burchfield facility bids deemed too expensive, will go out again

The proposed restroom and storage facility at the Burchfield Nature & Art Center will be put out for bid again after the original nine bids came in way above the estimated cost.  Town Engineer Steven R. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.There is a house on the corner of Indian Church and Knox Avenue, and the lawn is at least a half foot high, if not more. It is making the neighborhood look ridiculous. More...

Sports

East boys lacrosse wins two of final three

West Seneca East’s boys lacrosse team squeaked out a pair of overtime wins late last week to claim victory in two of its three final regular-season contests and complete that portion of its 2013 schedule with a 6-4 mark.  More...

Lady Indians’ track clinches share of fourth consecutive league title

West Seneca West’s girls track team assured itself of at least a share of its fourth consecutive ECIC Division I regular-season title under coach Pete Szymanski when it defeated Lancaster May 7, 78-63.  More...

West’s boys lacrosse team wins regular-season finale

Last Thursday, West Seneca West’s boys lacrosse team rallied from behind to defeat Grand Island Thursday, 8-6, in what coach Bob Tulowiecki called “West’s best offensive game this season.”  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Trinity Christian School to hold chicken barbecue   More...