Weekly Feature



November 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

VETERANS DAY

Elderwood Assisted Living at West Seneca resident Clayton Steinwachs, front, is flanked by members of American Legion Post #735 from left, Ted Kniazuk, Tony Drzyzga and Leroy Carpenter, during the Pledge of Allegiance at a Veterans Day ceremony. More...

Editorial

Rowing gives girls chance to receive financial aid

Bee Editorial

The mission of the West Side Rowing Club is a rather simple one. More...

Spindle items

• JFK ANNIVERSARY — Though I wasn’t alive when President Kennedy was assassinated on Nov. 22, 1963, I’ve always been fascinated by the historical event.  More...

Out of the Past

Frederick Moll — World War I Casualty

This newspaper article from Nov. 15, 1918, contains the obituary of Pvt. Frederick L. Moll of West Seneca (Ebenezer), who died of wounds suffered in France during World War I. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Apparently, the tax increase in West Seneca is required so they can continue paying more for retirement. I have a novel idea, like private industry, how about it they start a 401K and they pay their own money? More...

Lifestyles

JFK

Ordinary people have vivid memories of president’s assassination 50 years ago in Dallas

The memories remain vivid for a young airman stationed hundreds of miles from home.  “I saw him. I saw her. I saw her pink outfit. I was probably 50 feet away. I saw him get out of the limo and go up the gateway to the plane. More...

Young at Heart holding baby diaper shower

The Young at Heart Group is holding a baby diaper shower and brunch Sunday, Nov. 17 at the Queen of Heaven Church Hall, 4220 Seneca St., West Seneca. The event will go from 1 to 4 p.m. and all are invited. More...

Couple wed, make home in Pennsylvania

Rebecca Lelonek married Eric Bowman during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at St. George Church in Erie, Pa. The Rev. Michael Polinek officiated.  The bride is the daughter of Kathleen and Robert Lelonek of Tonawanda. More...

Business

Ferro’s Famous offers familiar taste, new face in NY-style pizza

In 1983, Mike Ferro just happened to fall into the pizza business, and “bada-bing-bada-boom, the rest is history,” he said.  On Nov. More...

Roycroft Copper Shop Gallery plans Holiday Open House

The Roycroft’s Copper Shop Gallery will hold its Holiday Open House on Friday, Nov. More...

Eagle Ridge Kennels marks 30 years of service

More than 30 years ago, while enjoying a career in business administration at the Buffalo Zoo, Sally Cataldo, considered the idea of starting her own small business.  More...

Councilman-elect Hanley ready to face challenges

On Nov. 5, Democrat William Hanley Jr. defeated Republican candidate Jim Manley to win a council seat on the West Seneca Town Board. More...

Town’s 2014 budget approved after second hearing

After holding a second public hearing on Tuesday night, the West Seneca Town Board unanimously adopted the nearly $35 million 2014 town budget.  The hearing was held at the West Seneca Senior Center, with the budget being approved near the concl More...

Local News

County reminds residents of health risks during National Diabetes Month

According to the office of the Erie County commissioner of health, Dr. More...

Girls learn the benefits of sports, discover new passions

Amid a sea of swirling tie-dyed T-shirts and flying athletic gear, young girls from Buffalo Public Schools got a chance on Saturday to play with some local athletes.  More...

Winter parking ban set to go into effect

The Town of West Seneca’s winter parking ban will take effect this week.  This ordinance bans the overnight parking of any vehicles on any town or county road within the geographical boundaries of West Seneca between the hours of 1 and 7 a More...

Letters to the Editor

It’s an honor to serve as county legislator

I want to take this opportunity to express my heartfelt gratitude to everyone who supported me in my recent re-election. More...

Police Blotter

Man drives vehicle without brakes

Sunday, Nov. 3  • A South Fisher Road man reported that two bikes left unlocked outside his apartment were stolen. More...

Sports

East, West fare well in year’s penultimate meet

Girls swimming sectionals

West Seneca East just missed out on earning a second entry to the upcoming state girls swimming championships to highlight the efforts of East’s and West’s participants at Thursday and Friday’s Section VI Championships at ECC’ More...

West opens early Cross Town Cup lead

West Seneca West’s varsity sports programs made an early claim for this year’s Cross Town Cup, jumping out to a 9-3 lead in the standings following the conclusion of the fall sports season.  More...

Clubs combine to form premier wrestling option

Cobra Wrestling Academy and NYSS recently combined forces to form the Buffalo Wrestling Club — and the new entity is looking to begin its winter session soon.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Photography exhibit to open at Burchfield   More...

Entertainment

Theatre

thurs. 14   More...

Special Events

fri. 15 & sat. 16   More...

Art

fri. 15  Aryn Morrison — Buffalo State College Student Exhibition, with an opening reception from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, and continues through Tuesday, Nov. 19, at Glow Gallery, 224 Allen St., Buffalo. 983-2112  sun. 17   More...