Weekly Feature



August 14, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

School planning group sets community forums

The 21st Century Commission will have recommendations for the West Seneca School Board in October, according to its chairmen and Superintendent Mark Crawford. More...

Editorial

Tragedy reminds us to make responsible decisions

Bee Editorial

I n the past, The Bee has unfortunately had to report on numerous tragedies in which victims have been seriously injured or killed due to the actions of a person who was driving while intoxicated. More...

Spindle items

• GREASE IS THE WORD — “Grease” is one of the most beloved musical films of all-time. Most fans of the movie can recite every word of every song that plays during the nearly two-hour cinematic experience. More...

Out of the Past

Who am I?

The West Seneca Historical Society Museum has many great photographs in its archives. Unfortunately, many have no identification. Here is one example.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.About the West Seneca Library, Councilman Hart wants to spend $4.1 million of West Seneca taxpayers’ money on the town library. Mr. Hart, in case you haven’t heard, libraries have gone the way of the dinosaurs. More...

Education

On the Campus

Kathleen Ang of West Seneca was chosen from among 19 other candidates for a fellowship at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. She graduated from West Seneca West Senior High School in 2004 and Canisius College in 2008.  More...

Buffalo Seminary prepares girls for education’s next step

Buffalo Seminary is the oldest school for girls in Western New York. While the school has a long history, the learning style the school implements keeps it on the cutting edge.  More...

Lifestyles

Martial arts provides exercise WITH KICK

Regardless of the season, there always seems to be a focus on exercising and staying physically fit. More...

St. Peter’s to sponsor Cub Scout Carnival

St. Peter’s United Church of Christ is sponsoring a Cub Scout Carnival/Round-Up from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, to help Boy Scout Troop No. 430 restart a Cub Scout pack at 1475 Orchard Park Road in West Seneca. 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, Aug. 14 9 a.m. — Poker 10 a.m. More...

Town Board approves DePaul project

Ebenezer Square, the 100-unit apartment complex for people with a history of mental health issues, was approved at Monday’s meeting of the West Seneca Town Board.  DePaul Community Services, a nonprofit organization based out of Rochester, More...

Father of two seeks to get people home safely

Designated driver business launches Aug. 22

For David Lipinoga, preventing people from driving while intoxicated is a personal pursuit.  Lipinoga wants to make sure that fewer lives are negatively impacted by a person’s poor decision. More...

Local News

New Rotary district governor to speak at Templeton Landing

Samuel “Jack” Amico of West Seneca, the newly elected Rotary District No. 7090 governor, will speak on at 12:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. More...

Internships available through NYS

Hundreds of fall internships are being offered in New York State government for college students, according to Jerry Boone, civil service commissioner, noting that applications are due Sept. 8.  More...

Upcoming Meetings

Town Board  Monday, Aug. 25 (2 p.m.)  — All meetings, unless noted, begin at 7 p.m. and are held in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 1250 Union Road.  Planning Board  Thursday, Aug. 14  More...

Letters to the Editor

Summer camp gave my children many awesome memories

I offered my children, ages 10 and 12, the chance to attend the West Seneca Recreation’s summer camp program. More...

Police Blotter

Thief saws catalytic converter off automobile

Monday, Aug. 4  • Police were called to the 7-Eleven on Southwestern Boulevard on a report of an intoxicated Orchard Park man reportedly swearing at employees. More...

Obituaries

Caryn J. Reardon, Cayuga Heights teacher

Caryn J. Reardon (nee Brown), 39, of Lancaster, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014.  Mrs. Reardon was born in Buffalo and attended the Depew schools through her adolescent years. More...

Gallivan introduces school violence legislation

State. Sen. Patrick Gallivan (R-West Seneca) has introduced a bill in the Senate (S-7931) that would toughen the penalty for those who threaten mass violence against a school. More...

Sports

Wolverines to hold tryouts following ’14 success

The West Seneca Wolverines travel baseball program, having just come off successful campaigns at multiple levels this summer, already has its eyes set on the 2015 season by way of setting up tryouts for next year.  Players must be the age of the More...

WSYHA registration slated for 2014-15 house season

The West Seneca Youth Hockey Association is currently holding registration for its 2014-15 house hockey season.  Openings are still available at all age levels but are expected to be snapped up quickly, so an early response is suggested. More...

Golf results

WNYPGA - National Car Rental Rochester Classic Monroe Golf Club - August 4 Place/Name Residence Score Professional Division 2. Tim Fries East Amherst 70 T-3. Rob Krajewski Williamsville 71 T-5. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Friends of the Library to host annual yard sale   More...

Business

Buffalo Medical Group opens new location

Buffalo Medical Group recently opened its new patient care building at 3900 North Buffalo Road in Orchard Park, expanding the group’s integrated care model to to the Southtowns.  More...

Seneca Health Care Center honors 15-Year employee

Vicki Kader of West Seneca was recently honored for 15 years of service with The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca.  More...

NEW VICE PRESIDENT

Joseph Brennan of West Seneca has been named senior commercial banker and vice president at Five Star Bank. He will be responsible for developing the bank’s portfolio of commercial accounts in the Buffalo area. More...