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November 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Garbage totes expected in 2013

Councilman Eugene P. Hart thinks that while West Seneca will eventually have garbage totes, it most likely will not happen until next year.  (See editorial on page four)  “It’s been tabled for now,” Hart said. More...

Editorial

Onus on residents to use garbage totes properly

Bee Editorial

A ccording to Councilman Eugene P. Hart, it appears the Town of West Seneca will have garbage totes in place by the summer of 2013. More...

Spindle items

WHILE SUPPLIES LAST — Orders for West Seneca East Senior High School Class of 2013 senior sweatshirts and sweatpants are now being taken. Orders are presale only and due by Friday, Dec. 7. More...

Out of the Past

Sturm’s Feed Store truck

(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...

Education

School News

Brett M. Bosinski, Gordon S. Donacik, Matthew D. Fabian, Michael J. Maroney, Michael V. Mendola, Brendon L. Misterman, Alex M. Negron, Matthew T. Pronko, Tyler J. Siminski, Nicholas M. Weikle and Timothy D. More...

Lifestyles

Extreme Couponing

Thrifty ways to save big on bills

Everyone loves a good bargain, but people who delve into extreme couponing take it to another level.  The phenomenon swept the nation two years ago with the debut of “Extreme Couponing,” a television show on TLC.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Fourteen Holy Helpers to hold cookie sale   Fourteen Holy Helpers Parish, 1345 Indian Church Road, will present a Christmas cookie sale sponsored by the Fourteen Holy Helpers Sodality of Our Lady from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. More...

Breaking News - 11/30/2012 11:54 AM

Take a stand against ‘fiscal cliff’ danger

As a stalemate between Washington Democrats and Republicans has the country headed toward the dreaded “fiscal cliff,” The West Seneca Bee is encouraging all residents to contact their local representation to demand a deal be struck by Christmas to pr More...

School Board eyes program savings

West Seneca School Board President Daniel A. More...

‘Outstanding citizen’ recognized by Town Board

The Town Board at its Nov. 19 meeting accepted a winter scene of the Burchfield Nature & Art Center painted by the Rev. Thomas Dalbo. The painting is named simply for the building it represents.  More...

Local News

Lions Club looks out for vision problems

Early detection plays a key role in fighting many diseases, and eye conditions are no different.  More...

Actor returns for final performances as ‘Scrooge’

Each holiday season for the past 15 years, actor John Smeathers has traveled from his home in Manchester, England in anticipation of portraying a miserly character on stage.  Every November, Smeathers begins growing his muttonchops for his role More...

THANKS FOR GIVING

— Louise Ramunno, left, and Mary Lou Dietrich join Assemblyman Michael P. Kearns on Nov. More...

Police Blotter

Baby formula stolen

Monday, Nov. 19  The manager of a Union Road store said an Indian Church Road man had stolen a six-pack of beer.  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

. I’d like to know when the Seneca Street bridge is going to be completed. Center Road is getting a lot of traffic lately.  .I just read Mark Poloncarz’s proposed budget. He so eloquently puts it: oh, for only $18 a year extra. More...

Sports

Finishing above .500 among West boys hoops’ priorities

West Seneca West’s boys basketball team knows that contending on a nightly basis in the meat grinder that is ECIC Division I is challenging enough, so the Indians feel comfortable setting a goal of finishing above .500 with aspirations of a div More...

Players in newer roles hoping to guide West girls basketball back to greatness

West Seneca West’s girls basketball team will have a fresh look to it for the 2012-13 season, thanks to the relentless trait of roster turnover at the high school level.  More...

Trojans’ small boys hoops roster hoping to gel quickly, score often

It’s not the most ideal of situations, but West Seneca East second-year boys basketball coach Dan Lutman is prepared to make the most of a smaller-than-usual roster as the Trojans fight to improve on last year’s 2-16 mark.  More...

Business

Southgate Plaza barber shop retains ‘old-fashioned’ feel

Burns Barber Shop owner David Rizk says there’s a major difference between being a barber and being a beautician.  “Beauticians are never taught how to use the clippers, the scissors or tapering,” he said.  More...

Body by Vi challenge offers better health in 90 days

Tomasz Racult was overweight, overworked and unhappy with his life.  “I had a very poor diet,” said the East Aurora resident, who used to weigh 275 pounds and consumed junk food and numerous cups of coffee to get through his 12-hour More...

Union Road Tim Hortons achieves national distinction

The Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop at 1481 Union Road has been recognized as one of the best among the company’s nearly 100,000 employees in a chainwide competition to identify the fastest and friendliest teams who deliver the best customer s More...