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December 5, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire district elections set for Tuesday

CORRECTION: District 3 voting is from 1-9 p.m.

Residents will go to the polls next Tuesday in all of the town’s six fire districts. In District No. 1 (Winchester Fire Company), Jeff Blidy is running unopposed for a five-year term as commissioner. More...

Editorial

Honor area history in attending a War of 1812 event

Bee Editorial

West Seneca East Middle School believes so highly in the importance of the War of 1812 on the area that it started a club several years ago.  Teacher Scott Frank began the War of 1812 Club in 2008.  If our country had been defeated, the War More...

Spindle items

• PEARL HARBOR — Each generation has seminal events that help define it.  Obviously, multiple generations experience the same events, but history usually associates each with a certain age group.  For myself, part of what histor More...

Out of the Past

Ice Cutter

(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...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.You wouldn’t believe all the salt they threw all over Reserve Road and all the side streets for this itty-bitty snow that we got on Monday morning. They should treat it like it’s their own money.  More...

Education

LET IT SNOW

Students from the Potters Road Elementary School Chorus perform “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!” during Tuesday’s holiday concert at West Seneca West Senior High School.   More...

West Seneca Christian lists honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2013-14 school year.  High School Grades 9-12   More...

Business

Postal Service offers tips for holiday shipping

The U.S. Postal Service recently offered tips for holiday shipping.  More...

Children aid in food collection effort

The six Doodle Bugs Children’s Centers in the Buffalo area, including the center at 14 Rehm Road in Lancaster, recently hosted an annual food drive and collected 2,026 nonperishable food items scheduled for donation to local organizations prior More...

West Seneca Chamber of Commerce

Bryant to speak at breakfast

Joshua Bryant, associate district manager at ADP, will be the speaker at the West Seneca Chamber of Commerce’s weekly breakfast meeting at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. More...

Town Board honors McParlane

Monday night’s meeting of the Town Board took on a more somber tone than most.  Supervisor Sheila M. Meegan began the proceedings by asking everyone to stand for a moment of silence to honor Daniel S. More...

Database will offer WWII records on service members from West Seneca

Dusty service-record cards are becoming part of the 21st century, thanks to the work of one passionate community member. More...

Local News

Officials continue push to keep Children’s Psych Center open

With threats by the state to close down the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center in West Seneca, area elected officials are taking no chances in their attempts to ensure it doesn’t happen. State senator Patrick M. More...

Schwabl’s closes after car hits building

In his 13 years working at Schwabl’s Restaurant, the West Seneca institution at 789 Center Road, general manager Justin Moulin has seen the building hit by cars on four occasions. More...

War of 1812’s darkest days to be recalled this weekend

‘Flames Across Niagara’

The British invasion of Western New York 200 years ago this month will be commemorated at several locations on Saturday, Dec. More...

Letters to the Editor

Check out new face of Southgate Plaza

One of the first things I noticed as unusual when we decided to move to West Seneca some 45 years ago was that there was not a single store or restaurant along Main Street.  More...

Obituaries

Monsignor John H. Bugman, retired pastor

Monsignor John H. Bugman, 86, of Lackawanna, died Tuesday, Nov. More...

Lifestyles

Zen and the art of iPhone photography

How one woman captures the extraordinary out of the ordinary

I I t may seem odd to think of modern cellular devices as visionary tools paving the way to personal reflection.  Yet situated in the backside of an iPhone — one of the most popular and technologically capable means of mobile communication More...

Library hosting pop-up books event

The West Seneca Library will be hosting a kids activity, “Pop-Up Creations,” 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at 1300 Union Road. The event is for children between the ages of 8 and 12. Registration is required. More...

Entertainment

Holiday

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Special Events

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Concerts

thurs. 5  You just might want to get up and dance when Miss Tess and the Talkbacks bring their blend of jazz, country swing and early rockabilly to town at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Sportsmen’s Tavern, 326 Amherst St., Buffalo; $. More...