Weekly Feature



October 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff, comptroller, candidates featured in debate

Candidates seeking the Erie County offices of sheriff and comptroller faced off during a recent forum held by the League of Women Voters at the Aurora Senior Center in East Aurora.  More...

Editorial

Flu vaccine mandate protects all who are involved

Bee Editorial

The state Department of Health has issued a mandate for health care workers and volunteers that some find offensive to their privacy, but we see it as a measure that would benefit both patients and staff.  More...

Spindle items

• OPERATION GRATITUDE — Next week, children everywhere will be knocking on doors in your neighborhood seeking Halloween candy. More...

Out of the Past

Seneca National 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...

Education

West Seneca Central School District

2013-2014 Music Calendar

10/29 - West Senior Fall Choral Concert, 7 p.m.  11/1, 11/2 - New York State School Music Association Junior High Area All-State Music Festival at Akron Central  11/7 - West Senior Fall Instrumental Concert, 7 p.m.  11/14, 11/15 - East More...

West Seneca East High School HOMECOMING 2013

  The homecoming court at West Seneca East High School enjoys the festivities during Friday afternoon’s pep rally. More...

Lifestyles

Passion, optimism precede Buffalo’s Young Preservationists

The grassroots initiative moves more than buildings

Despite the number of ma jor issues webbing the City of Buffalo’s evolution, it’s evident that area natives maintain a sense of pride in the place they call “home.”  More...

Boy Scouts to host annual haunted house

Boy Scout Troop 735 will host its 4th annual Haunted House Saturday, Oct. 26, at the American Legion Post 735 across from the West Seneca Library on 35 Legion Ave. The house will be open from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. More...

Couple wed in garden ceremony along Buffalo Creek

Sarah Flattery married Michael Mc- Cowan during a garden ceremony along Buffalo Creek on Saturday, July 13, 2013, at O’Brien’s Sleepy Hollow in East Aurora. The Rev. More...

Business

Remodeling begins at West Seneca Goodwill center

Construction is underway on an effort to remodel Goodwill’s retail and donation center in West Seneca. The store is being redesigned by shopper marketing experts at Eric Mower + Associates.  More...

Chamber seeks nominations for yearly awards

The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations in several key categories for the 67th annual Community Awards Dinner on Thursday, Feb. More...

RIBBON CUTTING

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held earlier this week at Bridgeview Commons, located at 303 Meyer Road, in West Seneca. The property is owned by EF Burke Realty. More...

Auditor discusses report with School Board

With 132 employees leaving their jobs and taking advantage of a separation incentive offered to them earlier this year, the West Seneca Central School District knew its surplus was going to be diminished.  More...

TROJANS ROLL

Junior running back Brandon Day carries the ball for West Seneca East High School during Friday night’s homecoming game against Hutch Tech. The Trojans won the game easily, 41-8.   More...

Local News

For kids in need of warm clothing, the community cares

With the brisk fall wind blowing, families are bringing out their warm winter clothes and preparing for the snow to fly.  For some families, hard times have made it difficult to prepare their children for the harsh weather. More...

Political Brief

Joseph Lorigo has been endorsed by Buffalo City Comptroller Mark Schroeder in his re-election effort to the Erie County Legislature. On Nov. 5, Lorigo will face Democrat Lauren M. Gray to represent District 10. More...

Department of Health mandates flu shots for health care workers

Hospital and nursing home workers and volunteers who come into contact with patients as part of their job will have to either receive the flu vaccine or wear a surgical mask during their shifts for the duration of flu season.  (See editorial on More...

Police Blotter

Man found asleep in store

Wednesday, Oct. 16  • A Depew woman reported that while shopping at the Market in the Square store on Union Road, an unknown person took a wallet out of her purse. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Here we go again. Taxes are going up. When towns like Amherst and Lancaster can find ways to lower taxes, Supervisor Meegan wants to raise ours again. We cannot afford to pay more. Why doesn’t she get that and work to lower taxes? More...

Sports

Day’s night guides East to homecoming win

Football

West Seneca East’s football team continued its return to early-season offensive juggernaut form Friday when it knocked off Hutch-Tech with ease, 41-8, to put an exclamation point on both the regular season, as well as the school’s homecom More...

Lady Indians volleyball battles adversity, posts wins in three of last four matches

West Seneca West’s girls volleyball team knocked off crosstown rival West Seneca East Monday during the crosstown rivals’ annual “Dig Pink” event at the Buffalo Niagara Court Center to help complete the West sweep — both More...

Travel baseball team seeks players

The South Cheektowaga Sharks 18U travel baseball team is seeking up to two players to finalize its roster for the 2014 season. Players must be born after April 30, 1995, to be eligible, but there is no residency requirement.  More...