Weekly Feature



October 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Rotary builds another library in Mexico

The Rotary Club of West Seneca has a long history of doing goodwill throughout the immediate community, but it’s also making a difference in other parts of the world.  More...

Editorial

Disabled workers need permanent NFTA solution

Bee Editorial

For the employees of the West Seneca Developmental Disabilities Service Office that found out last week their transportation concerns have resulted in a six-month extension of their current service, this should be a celebratory time.  More...

Spindle items

• THE COLOR PINK — When it comes to the world of charity, a colored ribbon is often used to draw awareness to the specific cause.  For some of them, people have instant recognition when they see the color of the ribbon.  More...

Out of the Past

Wenro Indian

(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...

Police Blotter

Trucker who hit stop sign has no time to pull over

Monday, Oct. 7  • A Warren Avenue man reported that at some time during the last two weeks an aluminum ladder valued at $100 was removed from behind his rear shed.  More...

Sports

East wins third straight rivalry game

Football

The 44th installment of the West Seneca East-West Seneca West crosstown rivalry football game looked like it was heading down to the wire Friday, as East held just a 7-0 lead with just over three minutes to play in regulation.  More...

Lady Indian harriers place fourth at Seneca Invite

West Seneca West’s girls cross country team missed out on third place by a mere point after putting together one of its most impressive efforts to date at Saturday’s annual Seneca Park Invitational, held at the Seneca Park Zoo in Rocheste More...

West boys soccer blanked

After scoring six goals in two games, West Seneca West’s boys soccer team was shut out in back-to-back games its next two times out, falling to Orchard Park, 2-0, on Oct. 9 before losing to Frontier two days later, 3-0.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Lorigo holding meeting at Senior Center   More...

NFTA extends paratransit service for six months

BJ Stasio is like every other hardworking person in West Seneca. The only difference between him and some others is that he needs a little assistance in getting to his job.  (See editorial on page four)  More...

Two parishes, 300 years

It was the year 1864, and the United States was fully engaged in what would become known as the Civil War.  Amidst all the tension in the country, two parishes began worshiping in West Seneca and they continue welcoming parishioners to this day. More...

Local News

Documentary screening gives hope, aims to inspire

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

After recovering from a traumatic brain injury resulting from a severe car accident in 2009, Matthew Faulkner’s story will be presented in the documentary, “Recovery.”  More...

Two charged in store robbery

Two suspects — one from West Seneca — were arrested on Oct. More...

Parking prohibited near senior center

Parking is no longer allowed on Seneca Street in front of the West Seneca Senior Center in order to improve safety along that stretch of roadway.  More...

Letters to the Editor

Deer part of town’s unique fabric

The tranquility of an early autumn campfire on Friday night was interrupted by a shotgun blast after sunset around 7:30 p.m. just downstream from where we were.  All of us quickly identified the sound as gunfire. More...

Chronic pain robs people of their lives

After reading The Bee’s full page article on Project Hope, I am writing to you to present the opposite side of the issue.  Cauda Equina Syndrome has left me with chronic pain and it has become as much a part of me as my own skin — it More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.If you want more police protection, you must pay for it. You pay for what you get. If you don’t like it, you can move.  More...

Education

Buffalo Bills accepting Touchdown for Teachers nominations

The Buffalo Bills and M&T Bank recently began their fifth annual Touchdown for Teachers Program, which honors local teachers for their service to their schools and communities.  More...

Students get backstage glance at what it takes to be an actor

With a little talent, some big dreams and perseverance, becoming a successful actor is within anyone’s reach. More...

State cancels Common Core meeting set for Oct. 24

A town hall-style meeting to detail the state’s Common Core learning initiatives in school districts, which was originally scheduled to be held Thursday, Oct. More...

Lifestyles

Graphic novel CRASHES Buffalo Comicon, ZAPS competition

In a world full of superheroes and villains, one man’s vision will soon sweep in and take control of the comic book culture. Queen City Books will be releasing its first collaborative graphic novel since 2001 at this year’s Comicon. More...

Union Fire hosting Night at the Races

The Union Fire Company, located at 2055 Union Road in West Seneca, is hosting a “Night at the Races” Saturday, Oct. 26. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the cost of the event is $8 per person. The price includes food and refreshments. 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, Oct. 18  10 a.m. More...

Business

Breast Cancer Network provides knowledge, resources, hope

The Breast Cancer Network of Western New York is full of people who are not just surviving, but thriving following a diagnosis of breast cancer. Some have been cancer-free for years; others are waging a more daily battle. More...

Brick Oven Bistro & Deli readies for Local Restaurant Week

Western New York will celebrate its 10th annual Local Restaurant Week from Oct. 21 through Oct. 27, and the Brick Oven Bistro & Deli in South Buffalo is busy preparing for the big event.  More...

Small Business Summit will be held on Oct. 22

The Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce will partner with state Sen. Patrick Gallivan to offer a Small Business Summit from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the Southside Municipal Center, 300 Gleed Ave.  More...