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February 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Questions regarding sex offenders go unanswered

Bee Editorial

Lack of transparency grows as more people turn their attention to removing the sex offenders now housed at 510 and 526 Leydecker Road in West Seneca.  With everyone asking questions and the state seemingly ignoring the concerned community member More...

Spindle items

• KIWANIS HONORED — It was brought to my attention earlier this week that the West Seneca Kiwanis Club was honored as a distinguished club for 2013 at the midwinter New York District Kiwanis Conference in Albany.  More...

Out of the Past

Werner’s Park Hotel

Originally built by the Ebenezer Society in the mid-1800s, the building standing at 3373 Clinton St. in the Gardenville section of town has housed many businesses over the years. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

FELSER, Charles, formerly of West Seneca, died Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. Mr. More...

Sports

West’s Marchitte qualifies for states in triple jump

Indoor track

West Seneca West freshman Emily Marchitte overcame improbable odds Friday, according to indoor track coach Emilio Mancino, to earn her first trip to the state championships by virtue of her personal-best triple jump of 35-feet-1¼ that was good for se More...

Late foul trouble prevents Lady Indians from pulling out hoops playoff victory

For three quarters of Thursday’s Section VI Class AA prequarterfinal, West Seneca West’s girls basketball team was in control of host squad Kenmore West. More...

Walker scores career-high 21 in West boys hoops’ finale

Chris Walker picked the best possible time to post a career-high 21 points for West Seneca West’s boys basketball team, but unfortunately for Walker and the rest of the ninth-seeded Indians it wasn’t enough as their run through the Sectio More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Library hosting “Teen Lounge” night   More...

Entertainment

Concerts

fri. 28   More...

Theatre

fri. 28  American Idiot — This one-act musical, an adaptation of punk rock band Green Day’s rock opera of the same name, will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St., Buffalo; $. More...

Speakers

sun. 2   More...

Cuomo presents 2014-15 state budget

IBM to bring 500 jobs to Buffalo

Approximately 500 high-tech jobs will be brought to Buffalo by IBM, according to Gov. More...

Local News

Residents demand action in flood-prone neighborhood

Though the physical damage caused by last weekend’s flooding was minor compared to the devastation of Jan. 11, the mental anguish was felt just the same by residents of the Lexington Green neighborhood of West Seneca.  More...

Hearthstone Manors’ apparent closure to follow 48 years in business

Although Hearthstone Manor, at 333 Dick Road in Depew, has not yet formally announced its closing, clients and other local businesses are certainly under that impression.  More...

Upcoming Meetings

Town Board  Monday, March 10  Monday, March 24  — All meetings, unless noted, begin at 7 p.m. and are held in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 1250 Union Road.  School Board  Thursday, Feb. 27  Monday, March 17  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Placing violent sex offenders in our neighborhood on Leydecker Road is an unconscionable decision. The low-level bureaucrats who put expediency above the health and safety of our kids should be fired. More...

Education

Honor Roll

Anthony Khoury, of West Seneca, recently received First Honors for the second quarter of the 2013-2014 school year at St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute. Khoury is a senior.   More...

Mount Mercy Academy names honor roll

The following students, residing in West Seneca, have been named to the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2013-2014 school year at Mount Mercy Academy: Samantha Budzinski, Megan Fabian, Caylee Ford, Amelia Greenan, Kaitlyn Griffin, Margaret Ka More...

Lifestyles

Contemporary design redefined

Commonplace appearance second to individual aesthetic in decorating with ‘junk’

Finding the extraordinary within the ordinary is a process individual to those who dare view an object or item in a different light. More...

Woodcarving exhibit coming to Burchfield

An exhibit of art created by the Burchfield Woodcarvers will be on display through Wednesday, March 5, at the Burchfield Nature & Art Center, 2001 Union Road. Gallery events are free and hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

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, Feb. 27  9 a.m. More...

Business

Old world desserts baked fresh daily in West Seneca

Enjoying fine European desserts, candies and baked goods without traveling to Europe is now possible with the opening of Sweet Retreats Bakery.  Located in West Seneca, owners Susan and Tony Mazur have made Buffalo communities a little sweeter b More...

Home care facility opens in response to need

FirstLight HomeCare of East Buffalo, a provider of non-medical in-home care for adults, is now open in Williamsville.  FirstLight HomeCare is owned and operated by Perry Ciambella and will service Erie County residents from its office in the Buf More...

Events

Update slated on aviation regulations   More...