Weekly Feature



September 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Resident awarded diploma after more than six decades

After 62 years, Marie Krnjaich finally has her diploma from Hutchinson Central Technical High School.  She was presented with an honorary diploma by state Assemblyman Michael P. Kearns on Sept. More...

Editorial

Feeding starving children makes a world of difference

Bee Editorial

I n 1987, an organization dedicated to benefiting the lives of malnourished children was created.  Feed My Starving Children is a non-profit organization committed to feeding children hungry in body and spirit.  More...

Spindle items

• HELLO — It’s been a busy and exciting few days and I’ve barely even settled into my new desk.  More...

Out of the Past

Ebenezer Clock Shop

(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...

Sports

Trojan gridders top Chiefs, maintain perfect start

West Seneca East’s football team responded to an increase in the physicality of Friday’s crucial league contest against Iroquois by rattling off 20 unanswered points in the second half to break open what had been a close 14-6 game at the More...

Wings travel baseball tryouts slated

The Buffalo Wings travel baseball program will be holding tryouts for its 2014 16U team at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Cazenovia Park in South Buffalo. To be eligible, players may not turn 17 years old before May 1, 2014. More...

Swimmers’ versatility to help West’s first-year coach keep meets close

West Seneca West’s first-year girls swimming coach Matt Moessinger hasn’t been with the team for that long, but the 2009 Iroquois graduate and club-level coach for five years has already seen tremendous improvement from every Lady Indian More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Parkinson’s support group to resume   The National Parkinson Foundation Western New York will resume monthly support group meetings. Meetings take place the third Wednesday of each month at St. More...

Business

Rince na Tiarna dancers prepare to compete against the world’s best

After 27 years of jigs and hornpipes, of ghillies and wigs, of hard work and love, Rince na Tiarna school of Irish dance is still dancing to new heights.  Recently, Mary Kay Heneghan, founder of the school, took a brood of her students to the No More...

Lake Shore Savings hosts Mikey’s Way Month

In an effort to raise awareness, Lake Shore Savings is hosting Mikey’s Way Month throughout September.  Each branch is featuring a Mikey’s Cart display and will be selling raffle tickets to benefit Mikey’s Way Foundation.  More...

Women’s Business Center at Canisius College celebrates 10 years

The Women’s Business Center at Canisius College (WBC) will commemorate 10 years of service with an anniversary reception for clients, and community members and leaders on Tuesday, Oct. 10, from 4 to 6 p.m. More...

Road project moves forward

Route 400 will undergo significant improvement

State Senator Patrick M. More...

Event to supply food for malnourished children

Hunger is a part of life for hundreds of thousands of children in the world.  (See editorial on page four)  Since 1987, volunteers with the Feed My Starving Children organization have been working to provide youngsters across the globe with More...

Local News

Youth baseball coach fights back, says incident wasn’t properly handled

Paul Kline, a coach with the West Seneca Youth Baseball Association, has a very different version of events that occurred during a July 23 game and led to his receiving a one-game suspension.  More...

Traffic stop leads to multiple charges

Orchard Park police arrested a West Seneca woman early Sunday morning on multiple charges, including driving while intoxicated, after she allegedly ran two red lights.  More...

Hanley wins backing of Working Families Party

West Seneca Town Board candidate William P. Hanley Jr. won the backing of the Working Families Party via a write-in vote during the Sept. 10 Democratic Party primary.  The Erie County Board of Elections confirmed the news on Tuesday. More...

Police Blotter

Man arrested for stealing shower curtains, tea bags

Monday, Sept. 16  • A Cheektowaga woman was pulled over for operating a vehicle with a loud, inadequate exhaust system. The exhaust pipe was completely broken off and was almost scraping the ground with the catalytic converter. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.On Saturday, Sept. 14, there was a huge fireworks display at East Senior High School. That day, I also received my school tax bill. Do taxpayers pay for high school fireworks? Is this part of the school curriculum? What a waste of money.  More...

Obituaries

James Harman

HARMAN, James, of Holland, died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. Mr. Harman is survived by his wife, Marilyn (nee Hart); three daughters, Dawne Harman, Jennifer Bartz and Martha Schipp; three grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. More...

Lifestyles

Line dancing isn’t just for cowboys

While country music does play a part in Western line dance culture, it’s a common misconception that cowboy boots and 10-gallon hats are a necessity on the dance floor. More...

Blessing of the Animals

St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 1475 Orchard Park Road in West Seneca, will hold a Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, Sept. 29, during its 10 a.m. worship service. More...

Bee Senior News

These activities are scheduled at the West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca St. For more information, call the center at 675-9288, or visit the town’s website at www.westseneca.net.  Friday, Sept. 27  10 a.m. More...