Weekly Feature



September 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

CONCENTRATION

West Seneca West’s Courtney Poirier focuses on smacking the ball over the net during the Lady Indians’ 3-0 loss to Frontier Friday. More...

Editorial

Perception of inactivity to blame for Rusinski’s loss

Bee Editorial

I t seems likely at this point that Councilman John M. Rusinski will lose his seat at the end of the year.  Political newcomer William P. Hanley Jr. defeated Rusinski in the Democratic Party primary on Tuesday night.  More...

Spindle items

• BECOME A MEMBER — If you are a woman residing in the Southtowns and are 18 years of age or older, you are welcome to become part of an organization that serves the community and provides friendship and socialization. More...

Out of the Past

Pennsylvania Railroad roundhouse

(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...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.You know what is sad? I have to drive 20 minutes to Hamburg to take my dog to a dog park. Every time I take them to the West Seneca soccer park, there is never enough bags and there is dog poop all over the place. More...

Sports

Breaking News - 9/16/2013 12:32 PM

West boys volleyball to host Canisius in key clash

West Seneca West's boys volleyball team will be hosting Canisius at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, in what should be a competitive non-league contest that will be part of West's homecoming week.  More...

Trojan gridders make most of trip to Carrier Dome

West Seneca East’s football team made the most of its trip to the Syracuse University Carrier Dome Saturday, knocking off section III’s Central Square, 42-16, behind a dominant performance during their game at the annual Kickoff Classic.& More...

West boys soccer repeats as Durick champs

West Seneca West’s boys soccer team helped christen Tonawanda’s new multi-purpose athletic field Aug. 30 and 31 by repeating as Dan Durick Memorial Tournament champions, which gave the Indians their fifth Durick title in six years.  More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Parkinson’s support group to resume   More...

Business

Resident turns carpeting career into own business

After years of working in the sales end of the carpeting business, Jon Miskell decided to open his own carpet remnants retailer.  Carpets Unlimited, at 1900 Ridge Road in the Seneca Square plaza, offers high-quality carpets at low prices, said M More...

Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery plans fall events

Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery will present a variety of exhibits, classes and other events throughout the fall season.  More...

West Seneca practices offer free mammograms for the uninsured

General Physician, PC, Lifetime Health Medical Group and Cancer Services Program of Erie County are teaming up to offer free breast cancer screenings for women without health insurance.  The screenings will be held from 8 a.m. More...

Hanley defeats Rusinski

Councilman John M. Rusinski has conceded defeat in the Democratic Party primary to political newcomer William P. More...

District brings back six teaching assistants

The West Seneca School Board unanimously approved the creation of six certificated teaching assistant positions on Monday night.  Superintendent Mark J. More...

Resident crusades against rare, genetic form of cancer

After seeing her brother pass away and her son misdiagnosed with a form of cancer, West Seneca resident Anne Licker wants to make sure others are aware of it. More...

Local News

West Seneca resident elected to Kiwanis post

Eric Paul, a past president and long-time member of the Kiwanis Club of West Seneca, was elected New York District Kiwanis Governor Elect at the 96th annual district convention held Aug. More...

Backpack causes supermarket scene

A backpack that ultimately turned out to be harmless temporarily caused a frightening situation at the Wegmans at 370 Orchard Park Road on the afternoon of Friday, Aug. More...

Burchfield Nature & Art Center to host fall festivities

The Burchfield Nature & Art Center will hold its annual pie baking contest on Saturday, Oct. 5.  Entries for the pie contest will be accepted through Sept. 23. More...

Letters to the Editor

Baseball memories resonate in column

I recently read David Sherman’s column about A-Rod and his fond feelings for Rocky Colavito turning 80.  I subscribe to XM Radio every year just for baseball season, cancel in fall and renew in spring. More...

Police Blotter

Where there’s smoke … there’s marijuana

Friday, Aug. 30  • A Seneca Creek Road man reported the theft of several golf clubs, valued at $950, from his garage. More...

Education

Daemen set to inaugurate its sixth president

Daemen College will inaugurate Gary A. Olson as its sixth president during a formal ceremony Friday, Sept. 20. Olson began his term Feb. 1.  More...

Lifestyles

Women’s Group fosters friendships for 30 years

When the Women’s Group formed in 1983, its membership included only a handful of women. They would meet, have lunch or dinner, and swap stories and advice. More...

Shriner’s holds chicken barbecue

The Shriner’s of Western New York will have a chicken barbecue from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15 or until sold out at The Shrine Center, 1600 Southwestern Blvd. More...

Couple celebrate 60th anniversary

Dorothy and Gerald Hand of West Seneca celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a luncheon hosted by their children.  Gerald Hand married the former Dorothy Horn on Aug. More...

Entertainment

Theatre

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Concerts

fri. 13  Paul Fracassi will bring his performance tribute to Frankie Valli at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, to the Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster; $. 683-1776, www.lancopera.org.   More...

Festivals

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