Weekly Feature



June 27, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Hansen Foundation golf outing slated for Saturday

Golfers will honor the memory of Amanda Hansen this weekend by holding a memorial golf tournament.  The 2013 Amanda Hansen Foundation Golf Outing will be held Saturday, June 29, at Harvest Hill Golf Course, 3052 Old Transit Road, Orchard Park. More...

Editorial

Lessons from hard times still hold true today

Bee Editorial

Most of us can say that we don’t have it too bad when it comes to quality of life.  We don’t live in a Third World country, have never had to experience a dictatorship and nowadays can communicate with someone across the world in an More...

Spindle items

• MEETING (HOPEFULLY) THE MAN — Buffalo Bills fans Cindie Johnson of West Seneca, Dennis Longo of Cheektowaga, and Ryan Spadaccini of Canton, N.Y., all correctly chose E.J. More...

Out of the Past

New Hope United Methodist Church

(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...

Police Blotter

Scrap metal disappears in Dumpster diving forays

Monday, June 17  • An Angle Road woman reported that someone had egged her car overnight, causing paint damage.  Tuesday, June 18  More...

Education

West Senior High School awards high honor roll

The following students have been named to the high honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2012-2013 school year.  Grade 9  More...

Library sets schedule of summer children’s programs

The West Seneca Public Library will hold several children’s programs during the summer.  Charlie and Checkers Family Entertainers will be at the library at 2 p.m. More...

West Seneca East

Class of 2013

CELEBRATION — Members of East Senior High School’s Class of 2013 throw their caps into the air after receiving their diplomas. More...

Lifestyles

ComedySportz gives 'em the one-two laugh

Buffalo to host world championship

From humble beginnings to world championship host, Buffalo ComedySportz, known as “Western New York’s longest-running comedy show,” is dynamite, and it’s exploding.  According to jersey number 38, Dale “Superfly&rdq More...

West Seneca Library to hear history of city

The Friends of the West Seneca Public Library will present “Buffalo Tours” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27, at the library, 1300 Union Road. More...

Hummingbirds — invite them in

So often you hear gardeners complain about the local critters that enjoy their gardens a little too much. More...

Councilman sees need for two new commissions

Councilman Eugene P. Hart has called for the establishment of town architectural and historic preservation commissions, and a public hearing has been set on the matter at the Aug. More...

Water line breaks up Community Days

A water main break that occurred within 20 minutes of the Community Days fireworks caused Town Hall to close on Monday, although the regularly scheduled Town Board meeting went ahead as scheduled.  More...

Local News

REACHING THE TOP

Anthony Golba enjoys the rock-climbing wall during Saturday’s West Seneca Community Days. More...

Kollander elected county ALA committee president

West Seneca’s Cheryl Kollander has been elected to a second term as president of the Erie County Committee of the American Legion Auxiliary for the 2013-14 program year.  More...

Thomas Wekenmann retrospective to open July 5

A retrospective exhibit of Thomas Rae Wekenmann’s art will be on display from Wednesday, July 3, through Sunday, Aug. 4, at the Burchfield Nature & Art Center Gallery, 2001 Union Road.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Partake in Meals on Wheels fundraiser

Francesca’s Restaurant has teamed up with the Buffalo Meals on Wheels to help with a group fundraiser to raise funds to support the funding gap in providing seniors in need in our community with healthy meals on a regular basis.  More...

Renew awareness of motorcycles

June is Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month. Warmer weather and nicer days mean many more motorcycles sharside, ing the road. Let’s renew our awareness and refresh our attention to sharing the road with motorcycles. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.This past Tuesday, my daughter was told busing would be provided by the district to math review classes before the exam. She waited and waited where she was supposed to be and passed by two empty buses. More...

Sports

Versatile group of players named to First Team

2013 All-Bee Softball

It was another solid spring for softball in Western New York, with programs reaching milestones and players bolstering their resumes for prospective colleges in a quest to continue their athletic careers at the next level.  More...

Lancaster’s Ambrose tabbed Coach of Year

Time and time again in the world of high school sports, the best coaches often graduated from the institution where they work, as they bring a special passion to the job that began during their days as a student.  More...

All-Bee Lax Teams set for next week

The Bee will announce its second annual All-Bee Lacrosse Teams — both boys and girls — in next week’s edition. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

West Seneca Library to hear history of city   More...

Entertainment

Independence Day

sat. 29  Town of Clarence Fireworks — The Town of Clarence will hold its Fourth of July fireworks display at dusk Saturday, June 29, as part of the Day in the Park event, in Clarence Town Park, 10404 Main St., Clarence.  wed. 3   More...

Family Activities

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Special Events

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Business

Family mentality central to Sgroi Financial

At Sgroi Financial, located across from the Southgate Plaza at 965 Union Road, it’s all about family.  More...

Collins gives tips for small businesses to succeed

During a roundtable discussion at the Clarence Public Library on Friday, Rep. More...

Parent-child play group held at Dog Ears Bookstore

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