November 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Snowvember’

MOUNTAINS OF SNOW — Annunciation Church, located at 7580 Clinton St., Elma, was still surrounded by piles of snow as of Friday afternoon. More...

Local News

Special delivery: Jamison Road Fire assists woman in labor

In the midst of what is now being called “Winter Storm Knife,” dispatch at Jamison Road Fire Company in Elma received a call just before 3 a.m. Wednesday for a woman who was going into labor. More...

West Seneca Youth Baseball ready to hear from community

After undergoing new leadership, the West Seneca Youth Baseball Association is preparing to hear from the community on how to make improvements for the upcoming season. More...

Storm forces venue change, Bills play Jets in Detroit

After a winter storm smashed the Southtowns, the Buffalo Bills were forced to move their scheduled Sunday game against the New York Jets to Monday at Ford Field in Detroit. The National Football League made the decision to move the game on Nov. 20. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.I have a suggestion. When West Seneca has meetings considering its future, try having them in a banquet hall in West Seneca. And that goes also for the Rotary Club. More...

Education

KICKBALL FOR A CAUSE

East Middle School students participate in the second annual food drive and kickball tournament where an estimated 50 boxes of food were collected. The boxes will be given to the West Seneca Lions Club to distribute to needy families. More...

Lifestyles

Memories plentiful with Turkey Bowl games

While most think of a dining room filled with food as the quintessential image when it comes to Thanksgiving, Turkey Bowl football games are also becoming ingrained for bringing families and friends together. The games show no boundaries. More...

Kids to make inventions out of junk at the library

The West Seneca Public Library will hold “Inventions Out of Junk” from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 29, at 1300 Union Road. 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. Wednesday, Nov. 26 10 a.m. More...

Business

Author releases children’s book, ‘magic snow’ kit at Wegmans

Christopher Scott, a Buffalo resident and Depew native, is not an author in the sense that he ever intended it as a career. More...

Business Brief

The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce recently announced the results of the Board of Directors election, filling four seats. More...

HONORED

Jean Spencer has been honored by the McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca for her 15 years of service with the company. More...

Neighbors work with fire company, get man to hospital

Terrible weather has the power to bring out the best in people, as it did on one street in West Seneca last week. On Nov. More...

Foundation looks to donate six furnaces

Six furnaces will be donated this year by the Amanda Hansen Foundation, an increase from last year’s goal of one furnace. The foundation has teamed up with Assemblyman Michael Kearns, who has offered to donate one furnace to a needy family. More...

Editorial

Stores encroach on family time with earlier opening

Bee Editorial

Stores have announced earlier opening times this year in anticipation of Black Friday, with Target opening its doors to shoppers at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, two hours earlier than a year ago, to kick off the holiday shopping season. More...

Spindle items

• SURVIVING THE STORM — Although the Town of West Seneca is still dealing with the aftermath of the terrible storm that paralyzed Western New York last week, the sun was shining Monday. More...

Out of the Past

25 Years Ago Nov. 30, 1989

• The West Seneca school board recently approved half of their five-year strategic plan. More...

Sports

OP’s Ernst repeats as state swim champion

East’s Jaszcz competes in 100 fly

For the second consecutive year, Andrea Ernst is the queen of the 100-yard freestyle. More...

Town of Amherst players dominate First Team

All-Bee Football — Offense

The 2014 All-Bee Football Team’s First Team offensive unit, as selected by coaches within The Bee’s coverage area, has a Town of Amherst flavor. Seven of the eight First Team selections are from schools in the Town of Amherst. More...

Maryvale’s Jeff Buccieri named All-Bee Football Coach of the Year

How many coaches can say they are able to work with their mentor? Maryvale coach Jeff Buccieri can. More...

Entertainment

Holiday Happenings

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Art

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Film/Video

fri. 28 & sat. 29 Hitchcock — (2012), 7 p.m., and “The Lady Vanishes,” 8:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 28 and 29, at the Screening Room, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Northtown Business Center, Amherst; $. More...