Weekly Feature



June 13, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Board sets new bid date for garbage totes

Due to some local companies saying they never received bid specifications for proposed garbage totes, West Seneca will rebid them.  At Monday night’s Town Board meeting, Supervisor Sheila M. More...

Editorial

App should be useful for all NFTA transport users

Bee Editorial

During the June 6 Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority event to unveil the new See Say App, officials geared their presentation toward the frequent users of the system, but they should really be pushing to get those who don’t typically use More...

Spindle items

• GARDEN WALK — As I’m sure many of you have noticed, The Bee is running a series of articles by Master Gardener Lois Weinstein, partly in preparation for the community garden walks.  More...

Out of the Past

Junction House

(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

On the Campus

Lauren Altman of West Seneca received a bachelor’s degree in health sciences with a minor in psychology from Nazareth College.  James D. More...

In the Military

Navy Capt. Mark P. Dibble recently retired after 24 years of active duty service and received a Legion of Merit commendation while assigned to Naval Supply Weapon Systems Support, Mechanicsburg, Pa. More...

Lifestyles

The apple doesn’t fall far from the sport

Fathers’ devotion to athletics influences children, community

There’s something sacred about the time a father devotes to helping his children grow as athletes and individuals.  More...

Legion Post to host Father’s Day breakfast

AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Post 8113 will hold a Father’s Day breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday, June 16, at American Legion Post 735, 35 Legion Parkway. Tickets are $8 for adults and $3.50 for children younger than 10. More...

Ready, set, let’s go shopping

If you have been following this column for the last three weeks, you are now ready to go shopping for your first round of flowers.  More...

Business

Relay for Life true team event for WNY Federal Credit Union

When the West Seneca Relay for Life began 10 years ago, Marie Betti, president and CEO of the Western New York Federal Credit Union, was looking to get involved in something meaningful in the West Seneca community.  More...

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

James Messana of West Seneca has joined TVGA Consultants’ engineering team as an engineer I. He is a recent graduate of Clarkson University’s civil engineering program. More...

Moe’s Southwest Grill to open Transit Road location

Moe’s Southwest Grill is coming to the Town of Cheektowaga.  The restaurant will open Friday, June 14, at 4944 Transit Road, Cheektowaga, near Losson Road and William Street.  The new location is owned and operated by Kevin DiPirro, a More...

West Seneca teachers speak out at education rally

Fifty-four members of the West Seneca Teachers Association joined other area teachers associations, as well as parents, students and community members from across New York State, in a rally in Albany on Saturday against over-testing and under funding More...

Civil service exam required for new recreation position

If Recreation Director Craig D. More...

Local News

STAGE CREW

West Seneca Youth Theatre’s Trevor, left, and Tom Foster paint sets for the upcoming “Fiddler on the Roof.” The production will run at 7 p.m. More...

West Seneca resident celebrates a century

Ethel Morgano, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center, celebrated her 100th birthday on Sunday, June 9.  Morgano was born in South Dayton, N.Y., and was baptized in Buffalo. More...

Crime reporting to the NFTA: There’s an app for that

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority’s Transit Police Department on June 6 introduced a new high-tech way for its passengers to report criminal or suspicious activity via a smartphone application.  (See editorial on page four)&nb More...

Police Blotter

Tea time lands man in hot water

Monday, June 3  • A Buffalo man was charged with driving without a license after patrol pulled him over on Clinton Street for not wearing his seatbelt. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Here it is June 1 and not a sign of the road patch truck. The condition of Onondaga has never been worse; I’ve lived here since 1941. It’s deplorable, so are Brookside and Densmore. More...

Sports

West, East representatives record solid efforts

State track championships

Seven members of West Seneca West’s team were joined by West Seneca East’s Andy Smigiera at Saturday’s state track and field championships, where everyone involved from the district enjoyed a good deal of personal success. More...

Woodard earns Vonsik Scholarship

West Seneca West senior three-sport athlete Nate Woodard was recently tabbed the 2012-13 recipient of the annual Skip Vonsik Memorial “Big Guy” Scholarship.  More...

Physicals being offered for prospective athletes

West Seneca School District students who are planning to participate in a sport for the 2013-14 school year have three options for obtaining a mandatory physical before the school year begins.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

St. Peter’s sponsors chicken barbecue   More...