Weekly Feature



June 20, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Rain causes temporary closing of several roads

Heavy rainfall caused several roads in the Town of West Seneca to be closed on the morning of June 13, but all had been reopened by that evening.  The roads were all in the eastern portion of town and included Wedgewood Drive, Angle Road, Robin More...

Editorial

Withholding of information must have valid reason

Bee Editorial

We’ve been hearing calls for openness and transparency by governments at all levels for a while. The most recent actions of the National Security Agency have only fueled the fire.  More...

Spindle items

• CLASS REUNION CALL — The East Senior High School Class of 1978 will hold its 35-year reunion from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, Aug. More...

Out of the Past

Mill Road Ebenezer 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...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Has anyone been down to the soccer field lately and noticed all the deer droppings that our kids are running, tumbling and sliding in? Deer carry Lyme disease. The town is overrun with deer, and something needs to be done. More...

Sports

Perennial contenders represented on First Team

2013 All-Bee Baseball

Orchard Park. Lancaster. St. Joe’s. More...

Cheektowaga’s McGill tabbed Coach of Year

Cheektowaga’s baseball team has undergone quite the resurgence during Jeff McGill’s four years as head coach, and apparently quite a few of his colleagues took notice.  More...

Vision, poise help Heim claim Player of Year honors

Amherst’s baseball team might have officially had one assistant coach this season, but head coach Brian Davis had the luxury of having another pair of eyes — attached to a brain that understands the intricacies of the game and can quickly More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Cazenovia Park sets children’s health event   More...

Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 20  Citybration Launch — Event will officially kick off summer at 5:04 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at CEPA Gallery, The Market Arcade, 617 Main St., Buffalo. 856-2717, www.citybration.com  fri. 21   More...

Family Activities

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Art

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Manley receives Republican nod for Town Board

James E. Manley, public relations officer for American Legion Post 735 in West Seneca, has entered the race for the Town Board seat in contention this fall.  Manley has received the endorsement of the West Seneca Town Republican Committee. More...

Southgate owners won’t comment on rumors

The Southgate Plaza has seen community events such as the arts & crafts show and “Celebrate America” for years, but the plaza’s new owners are not saying whether or not those events will continue.  More...

Community Days to feature rides, bands, fireworks display

The West Seneca Civic & Patriotic Commission’s annual Community Days will take place from 6 p.m. More...

Local News

East grad to attend law school after lacrosse career

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Most people would consider it an honor to either play a sport at the Division I college level or be accepted into law school. More...

News Brief

Kevin Kumor, Brian Cummins and Michele Weaver, all of West Seneca, were elected executive vice president, fifth vice president and corresponding secretary, respectively, of CSEA Erie County Local 815. More...

Fly Fishing Federation member embarks on six-day angling trip

A six-day angling excursion and the chance to meet other fly fishers were just a few aspects of the Bighorn River Youth Adventure that hooked Adam Slavinski’s interest.  The Cleveland Hill student, who will be a junior next school year, e More...

Police Blotter

Man’s attempt to retrieve phone backfires

Monday, June 10  • A Blasdell man reported the theft of several tools from his trailer while he was doing contracting work on Jasmine Avenue. He did not see or hear anything suspicious.  More...

Education

WEST SENIOR STUDENTS HONORED

West Senior High School’s yearbook staff was recognized by Jostens for excellence in yearbook journalism. The staff was presented with an award for Outstanding Photography for 2013. More...

On the Campus

ScottPileckiofWestSenecawas named to the spring 2013 semester dean’s list at the College of St. Rose.  Krista Jacobs of West Seneca was named to the spring 2013 semester dean’s list at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.  More...

Lifestyles

Delight this summer with a garden party

A fter a blustery winter, it’s no surprise that Western New Yorkers like to spend as much time as possible outdoors in the warm, buttery sunshine of summer. It’s also no secret that many enjoy a good, home-cooked meal. More...

Sunset Lanes to host car show

Ten Lives Club non-profit cat rescue and adoption group will hold its sixth annual car show from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 23 at Sunset Lanes Bowling, 331 Old French Road. Registration for cars begins at 10:30 a.m. with a fee of $10. More...

Color your garden with annuals

Flowers are strange little fellows. Somehow, these glorious creatures of Mother Nature know just when it is their turn to bloom in the garden. More...

Business

Digits LLC hires law enforcement veteran for new unit

Digital forensic examiners at Digits LLC are now offering accident reconstruction services.  Christopher Puckett has been hired as manager of Digits’ accident reconstruction unit. More...

Parent-child play group coming to Dog Ears

The nonprofit Dog Ears Bookstore at 688 Abbott Road in South Buffalo will host a new parent-child play group beginning June 24.  The program will be facilitated by Maureen McDonnell, a New York State-licensed speech language pathologist.  More...

Consumer’s teams up with Meals on Wheels for ‘Step up to the Plate’

Through July 15, shoppers at all 17 locations of Consumer’s Beverages stores — including the location on Union Road in West Seneca — can support The Meals on Wheels Foundation of Western New York’s program, “Step up to t More...