Weekly Feature



November 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber continues to grow under Oldenburg

Group elects new board of directors at annual meeting

In her six months as executive director of the West Seneca Chamber of Commerce, Kelly Oldenburg has seen a lot of new business come into the town.  More...

Editorial

Totes will have immediate impact on town

Bee Editorial

West Seneca residents have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of garbage and recycling totes for a long time.  More...

Spindle items

• BEE HEARD — One of the most talked-about and exciting features in this newspaper for many years has been Bee Heard, though not all people, especially elected officials at times, enjoy its content.  More...

Out of the Past

The Okonomie House

The building known as the Okonomie House had a long and interesting history in the Gardenville section of town. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Since the InBloom organization will be selling our children’s private information with no guarantee of security, we should applaud both Williamsville and West Seneca school superintendents for joining the many districts across our state that h More...

Education

Winners announced in annual Burchfield photography contest

The Burchfield Nature & Art Center announced the winners of its 2013 Photography Contest on Friday during a reception with more than 120 people in attendance.  More...

Students work with Habitat for Humanity through outreach program

Students at the Stanley G. Falk School in Cheektowaga recently spent time refurbishing houses on the West Side of Buffalo with Habitat for Humanity.  More...

West Seneca Central School District

2013-2014 Music Calendar

11/22, 11/23 - NYSSMA Senior High Area All-State Music Festival at Fredonia  12/2 - West Middle School Holiday Instrumental No. More...

Lifestyles

The vegans have spoken, and they’re foodies, too

Buffalo Vegetarian Society initiative challenges area restaurants

With award-winning chefs and a food culture reflecting an array of ethnic influences — some being area traditions — Buffalo restaurants offer inspired everyday fare but often overlook a growing demographic: reformed omnivores, better know More...

West Middle performing “The Wizard of Oz”

West Middle School will be performing “The Wizard of Oz” 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23. It is a young performer’s edition of the story. 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.  Thursday, Nov. 21  9 a.m. More...

Business

Board-certified specialists offer relief for joint pain

With winter weather around the corner, patients suffering rheumatic afflictions may start to feel the ache of finding a specialist.  Staffed by four board-certified practitioners and four midlevel physicians, the office of Rheumatology Consulta More...

Resident honored for 20 years of service with McGuire Group

Simone O’Connor of West Seneca was recently honored by the McGuire Group for 20 years of employment with the company.  The McGuire Group is the operator of five area health care and rehabilitation facilities.   More...

ACP Technologies, Inc. named to fastest-growing technology list

West Seneca-based ACP Technologies was recently named to the Ingram Micro 2013 SMB 500. This is the second consecutive year ACP has made the list, which refers to small and midsize businesses.  More...

WSC athletic director will resign effective June 30

The director of physical education and athletics for the West Seneca Central School District, James R. More...

Totes set to roll out in January

With resident complaints of rats continuing to mount throughout West Seneca, town officials say help is on the way.  (See editorial on page four)  At Monday night’s Town Board meeting, Supervisor Sheila M. More...

Local News

Student to perform in Macy’s parade

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Soon West Seneca West Senior Haley Prenatt will be performing to the beat of Thanksgiving drums. She will be part of the Macy’s Great American Marching Band during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.  More...

November is national ‘Premature Awareness Month’

Every year in the United States more than half a million babies are born prematurely, and the rate of premature births has risen by 36 percent over the last 25 years, according to Dr. Gale Burstein, Erie County commissioner of health.  More...

IMPROVEMENT

The Bee, myself included, is always looking for ways in which we can improve your community newspaper. Are there events going on that we’re not covering? Do we give too much attention to certain topics? More...

Letters to the Editor

Manley thanks voters, supporters for recent election campaign

First of all, I would like to congratulate Bill Hanley on his recent election to the West Seneca Town Board, and I wish him the best of luck. More...

Obituaries

Raymond C. Miller, parts manager

Raymond C. Miller, 73, of North Boston, N.Y., died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013.  Mr. Miller was born in Buffalo on Nov. More...

Sports

Sectional champs highlight First Team picks

2013 All-Bee Boys Soccer

The Clarence, East Aurora and Williamsville East boys soccer teams all had successful seasons, so it’s not a surprise that five of seven selections on the 2013 All-Bee Boys Soccer First Team came from those schools. More...

All-Bee Football Teams slated

The Bee will announce the 2013 All-Bee Football Team in next week’s edition. How many players from your favorite school made the team? Be sure to read the Nov. 27 edition to find out.   More...

South, Clarence dominate First Team selections

2013 All-Bee Girls Soccer

Williamsville South and Clarence were two of the top girls soccer teams in Section VI this fall, so it’s not a surprise that both schools filled up all but two spots on the 2013 All-Bee Girls Soccer Team’s First Team.  More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Special Events

thurs. 21  Memories in the Making: Art Show and Auction — Annual meeting of Alzheimer’s Association WNY Chapter includes awards presentations, art show and auction, 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

Art

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