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July 4, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Independence Day is a celebration of our lives

Bee Editorial

The Fourth of July, to most people, means a day of getting off work, cookouts and fireworks.  While all this may be true, it’s also the one holiday of the year that we can all reflect on how lucky we are to live in the United States of Ame More...

Spindle items

• ROTARY PEACE FORUMS CONCLUDE — Almost a year after Rotary International President Sakuji Tanaka urged clubs to organize peace forums, Rotary District 7090 Area 13’s fourth forum ended the series at Hilbert College, co-hosted by the More...

Out of the Past

Julius Lankes’ woodcuts

(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’d like to thank the West Seneca Highway Department for the excellent paving job on Pinewood and also the Dutchess and Princess areas. I appreciate the excellent job.  More...

Lifestyles

Looking through the eyes of a Civil War re-enactor

“It’s kind of like putting on a really big play with a lot of actors. The script is already written; all we’re going to do is follow it.”   More...

WS Library to hold summer care program

“Operation Self-Care: Summer Survival Guide,” presented by the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy’s chapter of the American Pharmacist’s Association of Student Pharmacists, will take place at 6:30 p.m. More...

Butterflies and vegetables

It is so hard to believe that we are heading into the homestretch now for all of the garden walks and parties that we talked about when we began this column seven weeks ago.  Each week I look at my garden and wish that the garden walk was this w More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Seneca Health Care to host support group   More...

Business

Connors Kennels offers grooming, boarding services

Jeanette Connors knows poodles and Yorkshire terriers. More...

Tops awards scholarship money to 21

Tops Friendly Markets, has awarded 21 West Seneca store associates or family members with scholarships for the 2013-14 school year.  More...

Business Brief

The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce is presenting “A Sunset Cruise on the Moondance Cat” at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at Erie Street in Buffalo, across from Templeton Landing. More...

Resident questions Library Board appointment process

A resident and former member of the West Seneca Library Board has questioned the manner in which appointments were made to the board last year.  More...

Early garbage placement irks resident

A Treehaven Road resident believes more can be done about people and businesses putting out garbage before the allotted time.  Katie McMahon says two properties in particular, the Allstate office on Seneca Street and the Queens Court Apartments More...

School district’s Finance Academy earns national recognition

The academies of finance at East and West senior high schools have achieved “model” status with the National Academy Foundation.  More...

Local News

West grad uses theater to play many roles

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

High honor roll at West Senior High, check.  Member of West Seneca Youth Theatre, check.  Full tuition scholarship to Brockport State College, check.  Certificate of Merit and West Seneca Pin awarded by town councilman, double check.&n More...

WHAT’S THIS ONE SMELL LIKE

Nevada Marschner tests the lotions with her mother, Stacey Iannuzzelli, at the Soaptini booth at Southgate Plaza’s annual arts and crafts show. More...

Tournament to honor memory, support melanoma research

When Ninnette Dusenberry lost her oldest son, Nicholas, to melanoma nine years ago, she made a promise to him.  More...

Police Blotter

Woman charged with DWI drank ‘one of everything’

Saturday, June 22  • A Buffalo woman was charged with driving while intoxicated after patrol responded to a hit-and-run accident. More...

Sports

Section VI champions dominate First Team

2013 All-Bee Girls Lacrosse

Lancaster and Amherst were two of the top high school girls lacrosse teams in Western New York this spring, so it’s no surprise that players from both squads compose most of the All-Bee Girls Lacrosse Team.  Lancaster, the Section VI Class More...

Orchard Park trio grabs nearly half of top spots

2013 All-Bee Boys Lacrosse

Orchard Park dominated Class A high school boys lacrosse in Western New York, and three of its top players were named to the 2013 All-Bee Boys Lacrosse First Team for their efforts during the season.  Clarence, St. More...

Hudecki named All-Bee Boys Lax Coach of Year

Peter Hudecki remembers when the St. More...

Entertainment

Concerts

fri. 5  Highlight your 4th of July weekend with a star-studded concert with Kid Rock, Kool & the Gang, and Uncle Kracker at 6:45 p.m. Friday, July 5, at the Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, 9993 Allegheny Road, Darien Center; $. More...

July 4th

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, in Clarence Town Park, 10404 Main St., Clarence.  wed. 3   More...

Walking Tours

fri. 5  Evening Riverwalk — This 6-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 5, meet near the Riverwalk across from Mississippi Mudds, 313 Niagara St., Tonawanda; Free. More...