Weekly Feature



August 29, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

If good, sound buildings exist, they should be used

Bee Editorial

Despite the property being available for purchase from the State of New York for about a year now, there still appears to be no plan of action moving forward regarding the West Seneca Developmental Center on East & West Road.  More...

Spindle items

• STAR PROGRAM RENEWAL — If you’re a homeowner currently receiving the Basic STAR Program, you must register with the New York State Tax Department in order to continue.  To be clear, you must register in order to receive the ex More...

Out of the Past

Ebenezer State Bank

(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 comment recent letters to the editor about politicians and how they react to accusations. People have to realize that politicians will say whatever they need to say. More...

Lifestyles

Geocaching: a digital treasure hunt

A t the park where you walk your dog, at national monuments and even behind local supermarkets may lie “treasures” placed by participants of a global scavenger hunt. More...

Running the rainbow

Buffalo exploded with vibrancy recently as the aptly named Color Run made its way along the waterfront.  More...

Rotary Club meets weekly

The West Seneca Rotary Club will welcome Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard to its Wednesday, Sept. 4, meeting at Alton’s Restaurant, 2221 Transit Road (at Seneca Street), Elma. Rotary Club meetings are held at 7:45 a.m. every Wednesday. More...

Town awards tote contract, but work still remains

The West Seneca Town Board has finally awarded a bid for garbage totes, but residents should not expect them any time soon.  At Monday night’s Town Board meeting, the Board unanimously voted to award the contract for furnishing, assembling More...

Obama: Through the eyes of a journalist

One woman’s take on presidential visit

Energy pulsates through the arena as thousands of people anticipate the president’s arrival. Any minute now.  Writing about the president isn’t something I’ve ever done. More...

Local News

DELICIOUS

Cub Scout Pack 410 member Richard Hibbs enjoys his fried dough at 14 Holy Helpers Church Summerfest on Sunday. More...

Kiosks available for syringe disposal

The Erie County Department of Health has kiosks available to the public for the disposal of syringe needles and sharps.  Two of these kiosks are available at Kmart Pharmacy, 349 Orchard Park Road, West Seneca, and at Family Medical Pharmacy, 120 More...

Resident continues annual barbecue to benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation

Nine years ago, West Seneca resident Robby Pawlik called into WGRF-FM during host Larry Norton’s Radiothon and asked how he could help the Make-A-Wish Foundation.  Almost a decade later, Pawlik’s chicken barbecue fundraiser is still More...

Letters to the Editor

He won’t make same mistake twice

I like to think of myself as an informed citizen of the Town of West Seneca. More...

Police Blotter

Several thefts reported from unlocked cars

Tuesday, Aug. 20  • A Holland man reported the theft of a license plate from his trailer while it was parked in a Harlem Road lot.  More...

Sports

Buffalo Combat Fitness teaches art of self defense

Groundfighting, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu are gym’s specialties

Buffalo Combat Fitness recently opened at Patrick Lane in Depew, and things are busy at the combat-oriented club.  The business operates in the same location as Cobra Wrestling at the corner of Dick Road and George Urban Boulevard by the Departm More...

Alumni Football USA looking for players

Everybody knows that guy that still talks endlessly about all of his accomplishments on the high school football field even if he graduated years ago.  Alumni Football USA gives the former player a chance to suit up once again and try to relive More...

BACK-TO-BACK CHAMPS

Team Mizuno 14U Silver/Weaver won five games, including the WNY Sting in the final, to win the New York State championship at West Seneca June 30 and then went 6-0, including a victory over the West More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Blessed Mother Teresa Parish calling for crafters   Blessed Mother Teresa Parish on Terrace Boulevard in Depew will hold a craft show on Saturday, Oct. 12, and is looking for crafters. For an application or more information, call 683-2746, ext. More...

Business

Ebenezer Ale House to participate in Beer and Bacon Festival

West Seneca business Ebenezer Ale House will participate as a vendor in the second annual Beer and Bacon Festival to support the Breast Cancer Network of Western New York, Inc.  More...

Enos elected to state leadership position

Robert C. Enos, owner of Hoy Funeral Home, Inc., in West Seneca, was installed president elect of the New York State Funeral Directors Association Inc. More...

Queen of Heaven School receives new technology from Ed Tech

The Education Technology Foundation of Western New York installed more than 200 donated computers at 11 sites throughout Western New York on Tuesday to commemorate the organization’s 10th annual Ed Tech Day.  Queen of Heaven School, and An More...