Weekly Feature



August 7, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Residents learn valuable information from Night Out

Bee Editorial

Unless you’re a member of law enforcement, it’s nearly impossible to clearly understand what these brave men and women go through each day on the job.  The 31st annual West Seneca National Night Out provided residents with a chance t More...

Spindle items

• SEAN MALONE — I feel like writing about hockey in this space is becoming a regular occurrence. More...

Out of the Past

French Road and Clinton Street

This photograph from the 1930s shows the intersection of French Road (left) and Clinton Street looking east. This is near the Rudolf Galley Nursery. The tavern at the intersection is Earsing’s Grill.   More...

Police Blotter

Dog statue stolen from side of home

Monday, July 28  • A Laurelton Drive woman reported to police that a mountain bike, valued at $50, was stolen from her driveway, along with $3 in loose change from an unlocked vehicle parked there.  Tuesday, July 29  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.Our supervisor says we are going to spend $25 million on a community center. I hope they don’t plan on raising my taxes to get $25 million. More...

Sports

St. Joe’s Davis leads North over South

All-Star Football Classic

Nigel Davis put on a show at the 39th annual Kensington Lions Club/ADPRO All-Star High School Football Classic Wednesday, July 30 at Depew High School’s Frank Constantino Sports Complex.  More...

West harriers to hold fundraiser

The West Seneca West cross country team is holding a fundraiser, in conjunction with the Cash for Cans location at 2990 Seneca St., to raise money to attend a running camp in Long Island. Any returnables brought to Cash for Cans through Aug. More...

Blue Athletics hosts season-ending invitational

The West Seneca Blue Athletics Club recently wrapped up its 2014 summer season by hosting the ninth Indian Summer Track and Field Invitational at West Seneca West High School.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Outdoor marketplace lists Aug. 7 events   More...

Business

Rosina to debut new gluten-free items

Rosina Food Products, which is headquartered in Buffalo, will begin offering several new gluten-free items, including ravioli.  The gluten-free ravioli will be offered in a 13-ounce package and be freshly made under the Celentano brand at the pa More...

JOB FAIR

Phyllis Kavanaugh-Essom, admissions counselor from Iroquois Job Corps, answers questions asked by William Clough of Cheektowaga, left, and Melaniie Weaver of West Seneca during the Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce’s job fair held at the Walden G More...

Business Briefs

Phillip Catanese of West Seneca has been named to the Hilbert College board of trustees. More...

Police to receive 20 new bulletproof vests

Members of the West Seneca Police Department will be feeling a bit safer in the near future following Tuesday’s news that they will be receiving 20 new bulletproof vests.  More...

Ownership situation for Bills takes next step

With the Buffalo Bills being prepared for sale to a new owner, bids to acquire the franchise have been made public.  Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula, businessman Donald Trump and musician Jon Bon Jovi, with support from two Toronto-based backe More...

Local News

Bieler donates kidney, continues to help others

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

When people in Tracie Bieler’s life are faced with a challenge, she jumps in with both feet to help. More...

COFFEE WITH THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz, left, is joined by Randy Hoak, commissioner of senior services, during a recent lunchtime visit to the West Seneca Senior Center. More...

Town Board set to make decision on Ebenezer Square

The Ebenezer Square project faces its final hurdle at Monday night’s meeting of the West Seneca Town Board.  A 100-unit apartment complex for low-income workers and people with a history of mental health issues would be built at 2412 Senec More...

Letters to the Editor

Town has premier soccer facility

I would like to take a moment and send out a long-overdue thanks to Chuck Nigro and his crew at the West Seneca Soccer Complex for the great job they do in keeping the fields and park in such great shape. More...

Buffalo poised for a comeback

I am a native of Western New York and have lived in Cleveland since 1973. I want to thank David Sherman for a very accurate and positive portrayal in his July 16 column of what has been emerging in Northern Ohio for about the last 18 months.  More...

Obituaries

Estella H. Santa Maria, active in community

Estella H. Santa Maria (nee D’Addario), 100, formerly of Buffalo, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014.  Mrs. Santa Maria helped build airplanes for the Curtiss-Wright Corp. during World War II. More...

Lifestyles

The fun of FISHING

A s I unfold my battered red lawn chair on the grass, a familiar feeling of relaxation begins to wash over me. Fishing has been one of my favorite ways to unwind since I was a small child. More...

Friends of the Library to host annual yard sale

The Friends of the West Seneca Public Library will be hosting the annual community yard sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, on the front lawn of the library at 1300 Union Road. The group is currently seeking sellers. 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.west seneca.net.  Thursday, Aug. 7  9 a.m. — Poker/10 a.m. More...