Weekly Feature



June 6, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Every employee is important to a school district

Bee Editorial

A s part of the West Seneca School Board’s regular meeting on Monday night, the district also recognized its retirees.  Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources Patrick M. More...

Spindle items

• THE TOUGHEST STORIES TO WRITE — Some people think journalists are all about chasing the story, no matter what. More...

Out of the Past

Lein’s Park Bear Pit

(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

.I was distressed to see that West Seneca’s asthma rate is higher than our neighboring towns. Does anyone know the reason? More...

Sports

West girls track qualifies five for states

West Seneca West’s girls track team continued to turn in the top-notch performances at this past weekend’s annual Section VI track and field championships at Pioneer, as the Lady Indians punched their ticket to this weekend’s state More...

East softball pushes Hamburg to brink

West Seneca East’s softball team found itself in a classic defensive struggle with Hamburg when the two teams met May 29 at Sunshine Park for the Section VI Class A-1 title — until the game went to extra innings, that is.  More...

East girls lax gives defending champ Hamburg fits

Inexperience ultimately prevents Lady Trojans from pulling off upset

Playing in its first championship game since 2010, West Seneca East’s girls lacrosse team refused to be intimidated by the veteran-laden defending champions when the Lady Trojans took on Hamburg for the Section VI Class B title May 29.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Southtowns YMCA to collect American flags   The Southtowns YMCA branch will collect oldAmerican flags from 5:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. through June 7 at 1620 Southwestern Blvd. More...

Business

New exhibit, ‘Garden Art Saturday’ to highlight June events at art gallery

West Seneca’s Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery will host the opening reception for an exhibit titled “The Evans Art Guild — 40 Years and Still Going Strong,” from 7 to 9 p.m. More...

Motor carriers reminded about new state registration

The New York State Police and the state Department of Taxation and Finance remind commercial motor carriers that they must register their vehicles for Highway Use Tax with the Tax Department.  More...

Dog Ears to host author

MJ Maccalupo, author of “The Almost Definitive Collection Vol. 1,” will be the featured guest at a book-signing event from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, at the nonprofit Dog Ears Bookstore & Café, 688 Abbott Road.  More...

West Middle principal to replace retiring Lehman

West Middle School Principal Brian Graham will succeed Charles J. More...

Sixth-grader’s love of running leads to memorial 5K

Devin Miller loved to run.  “He couldn’t wait to join the middle school track team next year,” said his mother, Stephanie, of the Northwood Elementary sixth-grader.  More...

Local News

Attorney honored by State Bar Association

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Matthew B. More...

New group in Buffalo empowers young adults

Life can be difficult to navigate at times, especially for young women facing its demands on a daily basis. Yet, anything can happen when the course is paved with a positive perspective.  More...

East Senior celebrates 10th annual Hometown Heroes Day

The library at East Senior High School welcomed 11 veterans as part of the recent Hometown Heroes Day.  The veterans represented men and women who fought in World War II, Korea, Vietnam and Iraq. More...

Police Blotter

Bulge in pockets reveals coins from carwash

Tuesday, May 28  • A Hamburg man reported that someone had keyed his car while it was parked in a Union Road parking lot.  • A Briarhill Drive man reported that someone stole a license plate off the trailer parked in his driveway. More...

Education

ALC educational program to be moved

Though the Alternative Learning Center will continue to house the West Seneca School District’s Technology Department, as well as handle all of its printing, its educational program will be moving back to the high schools.  More...

Lifestyles

WEST SENECA WEST HIGH SCHOOL PROM

These four students enjoy the grounds at Samuel’s Grande Manor. From left are Aaron Goodspeed, Sean Murphy, Ryan Dougherty and Richard Anderson. More...

WEST SENECA EAST HIGH SCHOOL PROM

Courtney Klubek, left, along with Jenna Cunningham, Sarah Osicjo, Melanie Ford and Jessica Cussier show off their prom dresses at East Senior’s prom at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens. More...

The inadvertent legacy of the Allentown Art Festival

Like a blooming perennial, the Allentown Art Festival hunkers down in the historic district and pops open with color and life each and every summer. More...