Weekly Feature



September 19, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Resolution opposing closing draws crowd

Children’s Psychiatric Center

The Town Board has unanimously approved a resolution opposing the state’s planned closing of the Children’s Psychiatric Center on East & West Road, the reading of which stirred up personal feelings and emotion.  Under Gov. More...

Editorial

Deer problem needs solution, but the right solution

Bee Editorial

We all know there is a deer problem in the Town of West Seneca. More...

Spindle items

• FAREWELL — After three years, this Friday will be my final day at Bee Group Newspapers. I have accepted a position as a copywriter with LocalEdge. More...

Out of the Past

Charles E. Burchfield

(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...

Education

Town resident named to Immaculata Academy position

Immaculata Academy has named West Seneca’s Jeanmarie Cieslica as its director of development.  Cieslica brings more than 22 years of experience in fundraising and development from her time with Canisius College and The Hospice Foundation o More...

Library sets fall program schedule

The West Seneca Library, located at 1300 Union Road, is offering three fall programs for children of different age groups.  “Preschool Storytime” takes place at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 8, 15 and 22; Nov. 5, 12 and 19; and Dec. More...

SHE COMES FROM FRANCE

West Seneca Rotary Club has welcomed exchange student Chloe Lebeslourd from Entrammes, France. She is sponsored by the Laval, France Rotary Club. More...

Lifestyles

‘DANGEROUS’ minds seek to limit access to books

“Restriction of free thought free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the un-American act that could most easily defeat us,” said Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas.  More...

St. Teresa’s to present electronics raffle

St. Teresa’s Church will hold an appliance and electronics raffle on Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Parish Center, 33 Mineral Springs Road. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with the raffle beginning at 7 p.m. More...

In the Military

Air Force Airman Brenden J. David graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. David is the son of Jodi David of Main Road, Corfu, and Joe David of Knox Avenue, West Seneca.   More...

Business

The Nail Place owner seeks to increase ovarian cancer awareness

Ali Gaston, co-owner of The Nail Place at 3806 Seneca St., wanted to find a way to increase awareness of ovarian cancer.  For the second consecutive year, Gaston is giving considerable time and effort during the month of September to do just tha More...

Bon-Ton stores present community fundraiser

The Bon-Ton Stores Inc., which operates Bon-Ton, Bergner’s, Boston Store, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers stores, will hold its Community Days fundraising event Friday, Nov. 15, and Saturday, Nov. 16.  More...

Biel’s invites area professionals to expo

Biel’s Document Management will hold its 2013 Users Expo from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, in the Paul McGuire Club at Ralph Wilson Stadium.  More...

Town encouraged to find deer solution

Tim Spirto, the state Department of Environmental Conservation’s regional director in charge of big game, thinks the Town Board should look into a “bait and shoot” program to combat its deer problem.  (See editorial on page fou More...

Fight between neighbors ends in stabbing; Burch residents concerned

Two stabbings from last week have Burch Avenue residents questioning the safety of their neighborhood.  In the first incident, a West Seneca man is facing two charges after allegedly stabbing another man following a fight.  More...

Local News

Red coloring in creek nothing to dread

Residents need not worry about the red coloring they may see in Cazenovia Creek.  “Don’t be alarmed,” said Code Enforcement Officer John Gullo at the Sept. 12 Town Board meeting.  Gullo said the U.S. More...

I-Evolve makes recommendations to Town Board

I-Evolve Technology Services, the town’s information technology provider, has recommended that the town move all its computers off the old system, and update its version of Microsoft Exchange, an email for businesses.  However, Kevin Kell More...

West Seneca woman sentenced on drug charge

Caroline Stuchal, 40, of West Seneca, who was convicted of possession of half a kilogram of cocaine with the intent to distribute, has been sentenced to 36 months in prison by Chief U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.A caller questioned the expense of a high school bonfire, the cost of transporting the West Senior Marching Band to practices, and sending our high school football teams to Syracuse to play in the Carrier Dome. More...

Sports

East sets points record in blowout; West shut out

Football

Week two couldn’t have gone in any more opposite of directions for West Seneca’s two football teams.  More...

East’s young girls soccer squad hoping to be competitive in 2013

With a team-first attitude bolstered by a roster chalk full of veteran players, West Seneca East girls soccer coach Rick Schmitt is hoping that 2013 can be the year the Lady Trojans turn the corner.  More...

YOU CAN’T HAVE IT

West Seneca East’s Bianca Dolac, left, tries to fend off Orchard Park’s Ellie Markarian during the Lady Trojans’ 6-1 loss Monday. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Parkinson’s support group to resume   More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Concerts

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Dance

tues. 24  Lindy Fix — Dance to big band, classic swing and contemporary swing with DJ Mark, 8-8:30 (beginner lesson), 8:30-10 (dance), Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the Polish Cadets Hall, 927 Grant St., Buffalo; $ - no partner necessary. More...