Weekly Feature



April 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Veteran outreach goes cyber

The West Seneca Veterans Committee is now a part of the information superhighway.  More...

Editorial

Out of the Past

Wild West Show at Lein’s Park

(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...

Teen paints portrait of plagued health care system

Bee Editorial

We’re willing to bet that the majority of people who subscribe to our paper and are reading this editorial are parents. More...

Spindle items

AN EASTER VISIT — A short phone conversation with my mom on Tuesday left my arms riddled with goosebumps.  Earlier that day, she spoke on the phone to my cousin — whose mother, my aunt, recently passed away of cancer. More...

Sports

Loaded lineup has East softball coach liking chances

West Seneca East’s softball team is stocked with battle-tested senior veterans this season, which is something coach Sam Gioia hopes translates into another solid season — one that perhaps ends with a title.  More...

West’s senior-laden softball team hoping to make noise

West Seneca West’s softball team found itself in multiple “trial by fire” scenarios — and games — last season with a roster devoid of a single senior. More...

Former West coach assumes East baseball duties

Former West Seneca West baseball coach Dave Giancola is moving over to the East side of town this spring, and he’s hoping to guide a young Trojans squad back to a place of prominence after a four-win season in 2011.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Spring Fine Art Show highlighted by reception   More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 12  After-School Escape — Children, grades K-5, are invited to enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. More...

Special Events

thurs. 12  Elite Spring Fling Quarter Horse Show — 7:30 a.m. April 12-15 and 19-22, Showplex, The Fairgrounds Gaming and Raceway, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg; Free. 649-3900, www.the-fairgrounds.com  fri. 13-sun. 15   More...

Announcements

CALL FOR WORK — The 13th annual Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts is seeking artists and craftspeople to apply for the juried 2012 artist’s market. More...

Breaking News - 4/14/2012 10:09 AM

Pedestrian 'OK' following Friday's accident

 The West Seneca Bee has learned that the pedestrian that was struck on Union Road, near Seneca Street, on Friday morning was released from the hospital later that afternoon. More...

Stronger every day

Family fights for teen’s survival, seeks votes for online contest

The month of May will be an especially trying time for the Loschiavo family of West Seneca, whose lives have been turned upside down since last year. More...

Local News

Bunny Hop at Southgate

Michelle Anderson, above left, a member of the Youth Engaged in Service program, paints an Easter egg on the face of Hayden Penn, of West Seneca, during the Southgate Plaza’s “Bunny Hop&r More...

Garlic Mustard Challenge aims to clean up habitats

Registration is now open to compete in the Garlic Mustard Challenge this spring, a friendly competition to reduce a harmful, invasive plant in Western New York.  More...

Driving without interlock device leads to arrests

Last week, State Police arrested two men charged with violating the probation terms in a driving while intoxicated conviction.  Nicholas A. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

I’d like to know how about the Korean veterans. They fought and died over there, and they received nothing when they returned home. What about Korea? More...

Education

BUCKET FILLERS

  — Northwood Elementary is leading by example after a recent donation to Roswell Park Cancer Institute. More...

Lifestyles

Catering to students’ needs

West Seneca West culinary students prepare food for classmates, organizations

Most high-schoolers are capable of throwing together a grilled cheese sandwich or scrambling a few eggs, but students in Jocelyn Walsh’s culinary classes at West Seneca West Senior High School are creating far more difficult and delicious dishe More...

POPE PIUS XII

— Boy Scouts Luke Marcinkiewicz, left, of Troop 410 and Joshua Redfern of Troop 545 accept the Pope Pius XII Religious Award from Bishop Edward U. Kmiec, middle, on March 31 at St. More...

Events support Relay For Life

Several upcoming events have been planned in support of Relay For Life of West Seneca, which ultimately raises funds for the American Cancer Society.  This year’s event will be held from noon to midnight on Saturday, June 16, at the West S More...

Business

Company honored for ethics

Waste Management Inc. has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2012. This is the fifth year the company has been honored by the Ethisphere Institute.  More...

Longtime Honda sales consultant receives award

Ray Laks Honda sales consultant Chuck Riso was recently honored by American Honda Motor Co. More...

TREO Sports & Fitness offers challenge

Jason and Emily Long, owners of TREO Sports & Fitness in West Seneca, are inviting residents to take part in a new health contest that begins next week.  More...