Weekly Feature



July 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Gardens on display Saturday for walk

Residents looking for something to do this weekend need look no farther than in town. More...

Editorial

Head injury prevention must start at youth level

Bee Editorial

Those of us who played youth football, even if only 20 or 25 years ago, know that there was nowhere near the focus on concussions and head injuries that there is today.  We are certain, of course, that most of our coaches back then would not hav More...

Spindle items

• A SENSE OF COMMUNITY — I grew up in Williamsville, and I always look forward to “Old Home Days” each year.  Yes, it can make for some hectic traffic conditions along Main Street, but I never fail to run into someone from More...

Out of the Past

Lein’s Park Casino

(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...

Obituaries

Scott M. Manns, retired Air Force master sergeant

Scott M. Manns, 51, formerly of West Seneca, died Tuesday, April 30, 2013. A retired Air Force master sergeant, Mr. More...

Sports

West hockey named Bee’s Team of Year

West Seneca West’s ice hockey team has only played at the Federation level for five years, but for the latter half of its Fed existence, it was right on the precipice of competing for the area’s ultimate goal: a Section VI championship. More...

Lepkowski determined to justify contract signing with Americans

It took a little extra time and was in a bit of a round-about fashion, but the end result was the same: West Seneca native and 2011 Sabres draft pick Alex Lepkowski signed his first professional contract with the Sabres’ organization last week More...

Malone motivated to work hard following first ‘pro’ experience

Sean Malone has no illusions about the effort and perseverance that are going to be required in a bid to turn his recent status of NHL draftee into the ultimate achievement: a roster spot on an NHL squad. More...

Service a way of life for former district clerk

Many people may find clerking work to be monotonous and unexciting, but recently retired West Seneca School District Clerk Marlene A. Leone sees it differently.  “It’s an opportunity to serve those that serve,” she said. More...

Burchfield to host exhibit for Albright graduates

When “Albrightmen 2013” opens next month at the Charles E. Burchfield Nature & Art Center, it will commemorate 50 years of a common interest by the featured artists.  The show, which will open to the public on Aug. More...

Local News

WE’VE COME A LONG WAY

Thomas Kozak Jr. and his daughter, Noelle, take a ride on the pirate ship during Queen of Heaven’s carnival on Sunday afternoon. More...

Research incomplete on concussions

With the number of reported concussion casesatanall-timehigh,the medical world is trying to catch up.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Families welcome stricter standards for pilots

New rules regulating pilot flight experience for U.S. More...

Police Blotter

Man gives new meaning to ‘punch-drunk’

Monday, July 8  • An East Center Road woman reported that someone had removed the door from her mailbox and left it lying in her driveway.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I agree that extra school activities should be funded with fund-raisers. Education is math, science, social studies and English. There are some sports in our schools, especially bowling, that they have to pay for their own equipment and uniforms. More...

Education

On the Campus

Aaron Alexin of West Seneca received a bachelor’s degree from the University at Albany.  Jaime Vona of West Seneca graduated from Assumption College with a bachelor’s degree.  More...

Lifestyles

A chart is worth a thousand words

Astrology offers solace, understanding in stars

Most of us have casually eyeballed the horoscope section of a magazine or newspaper. More...

Seneca Health Care to present aging talk

Seneca Health Care Center, 2987 Seneca St., will present “A Plan for Aging … Understanding the Rising Costs of Health Care,” an educational piece on prudent financial planning, from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 24. More...

Preview: Saving Wild Horses Through Grace Ministries

Man versus nature is a battle for the ages, and it’s probably safe to say that humans will continue to pollute the environment with rogue bits of garbage until we figure a way for matter to vanish into thin air.  It’s just as painles More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Ebenezer Seniors to host Douglass speaker   More...

Business

Scholarship winners buck trend in tough business environment

A survey conducted by the National Federation of Independent Business and the National Association of Manufacturers last year revealed a startling statistic: 55 percent of small-business owners said they would not start a business today given the cur More...

Multisorb names new intellectual property director

West Seneca’s Multisorb Technologies has appointed Brad Salai to the position of corporate intellectual property director as part of its global expansion strategy.  Multisorb owns a significant amount of global intellectual property, inclu More...

Catholic Charities offers intervention service for students

Catholic Charities of Buffalo’s School Intervention Service is available to youth and their families in the Amherst, Sweet Home and Williamsville school districts.  The SIS program is an integrated service grounded in the belief that the b More...