Weekly Feature



July 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Officer training sessions benefit all of us

Bee Editorial

No matter what your views on gun control may be, we can probably all agree that any sort of gun safety and/or training is a good thing.  On July 15, members of local law enforcement agencies gathered at Erie Community College’s South Campu More...

Spindle items

• WHERE WE COME FROM — I’m a music buff, so I always enjoy writing stories about anything having to do with music.  Therefore, I was naturally excited when Paul Marinaro called me last week, asking if I’d be interested in More...

Out of the Past

Gardenville 1866

(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

Death Notice

HELLMANN, Adam H. II, of West Seneca, died Saturday, July 20, 2013. Mr. Hellmann is survived by his wife, Nancy Auman-Hellmann; three daughters, Tammy Wheeler, Jessica and Mary; two sons, David and Adam III; and four grandchildren. More...

Sports

West’s Gehen named Bee’s Female Athlete of Year

West Seneca West senior-to-be Erin Gehen isn’t a distance runner, but she could certainly be the poster child for endurance.  More...

SECOND BEST

The West Seneca Wolverines 9U travel baseball team took second place out of the 16 teams competing in its division of the recently held Lancers Classic Baseball Tournament. More...

Rotary scoops Kone King

WSGSA

Intermediate Division  West Seneca Rotary 12  Kone King 4  More...

Developmental Center work could prove expensive

Resident Gary Tomporowski has called for turning one of the buildings at the old West Seneca Developmental Center into a youth recreation center, but Councilman Eugene P. More...

Jazz singer pays tribute to father on debut album

Paul Marinaro, a 1991 West Senior High graduate, has gotten to realize his father’s dream of striking it big as a singer.  More...

Local News

KEEPING WATCH

Loren Pavlovic, a lifeguard at the West Seneca Bicentennial Pool, scopes out the scene at the pool last week, when the region experienced some hot and humid weather. More...

Tabernacle set for Kids Camp 2013

The Tabernacle, at 3210 Southwestern Blvd., will present its annual “Kids Camp” from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 29 through Aug. More...

Erie County Fair searches for ‘Ultimate Fairgoer’

Each year, the Erie County Fair holds a search for an individual who lives and breathes the Erie County Fair.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Relay success due to WS community

I would like to extend a huge thank you to the community of West Seneca, a place I proudly call home.  In 2004, a senior at West Senior High approached me to co-chair an event he wanted to bring to West Seneca, and the Relay For Life of West Sen More...

Police Blotter

Ride without helmet leads to man’s arrest

Monday, July 15  • A Cheektowaga man believes a pickpocket stole his wallet while he was at the Queen of Heaven carnival.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I hope people realize that the library board members are volunteers; these are not paid positions.  More...

Education

On the Campus

West Seneca residents Allison Altman, Benjamin Bebak, Brianna Bork, Matthew Broconier, Jane Broda, Christopher Buchholz, Gabrielle Caruana, Kaitlyn Dickey, Christina Dressler, Kirsten Eggleston, Jesse Fodero, Amie Hart, John Heck, Joseph Kapuscinski, More...

Lifestyles

Perry’s Ice Cream churns 95 years of frozen delights

The cutout of a brown sugar cone topped with a dollop of white ice cream, dotted with cherries, is an iconic symbol of summertime. Once the cone is spotted, a hankering for Perry’s Ice Cream usually ensues. More...

St. Stephen’s presents SerbFest 2013

St. Stephen’s Serbian Orthodox Church, 177 Weber Road, will host a celebration of Serbian culture and traditions from noon to midnight Saturday, July 27, and noon to 10 p.m. Sunday, July 28. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

St. Stephen’s presents SerbFest 2013   More...

Business

Weremblewski giving Brite Beginning another go

A Brite Beginning Family Daycare is reopening its doors in September.  Located at 80 Treehaven Road, the facility is near the New York State Thruway.  Gale Weremblewski, a registered nurse, owned and operated the day care for many years. More...

BBB warning: Phone scam aimed at hotel guests

Many people will be traveling during the summer months and scammers will be waiting for you trying to trick you into divulging your credit card information by posing as hotel employees.  BBB of Upstate New York has heard from several recent trav More...

BBB alerts Pinterest users to phishing threat

A phishing scam is targeting Pinterest users. If you have a Pinterest account and receive an email notifying you of a successful password reset, think twice before clicking to see this alleged new password.  More...