April 15, 2010 RSS feed / Local News

Out of the Past

(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...

Collection of grass, yard waste in progress

Highway Superintendent Matt English reminds residents that grass and yard waste collection began the week of April 12. More...

Jazz Festival to feature saxophonist Kris Jensen

The West Seneca Central Music Department will host well-known jazz saxophonist Kris Jensen as the featured guest artist for Jazz Festival 2010. The concert will be held at 7 p.m. More...

Potter student earns second place in graphic design contest

Prior to the Buffalo Auto Show, area high school students were invited to participate in the event’s poster design contest, which had the theme “Reignite Your Passion.” Earning second place was Max Schultz, a graphic design techn More...

School news

Justin Loft of West Seneca, a student at Erie 1 BOCES Potter Career & Technical Center, was awarded first place in the custom painting and graphics category at the regional SkillsUSA competition held at Alfred State College in March. More...

Fire Report

Monday, April 4 — 8: 31 a.m.: Seneca Hose firefighters aided a 76-year-old Lyndale Court male who required medical assistance. More...

West Seneca Satellite nets more than $60,000 for Variety Kids Telethon

For the last 35 years, the West Seneca Satellite of the Variety Kids Telethon has rallied every facet of the community to raise money for a good cause. More...

Cub Scouts collect for local food banks

Cub Scouts from Pack 230 of Nativity of Our Lord Church and Pack 48 of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, both in Orchard Park, are again partnering with Tops Friendly Markets to collect for local food banks. More...

Gardenville Campus calls for community participation

Gardenville Campus at Burchfield, the newly formed nonprofit agency now managing the Charles E. Burchfield Nature and Art Center on Union Road, is inviting all West Seneca artists to participate in its first gallery exhibition of 2010. More...

West Seneca Relay For Life slates ‘Family Fun Nights’

The Purple Hearts team for the West Seneca Relay For Life is hosting a series of “Family Fun Nights” at Friendly’s Restaurant, 2760 Union Road, Cheektowaga. Patrons who dine at the restaurant from 5 to 8 p.m. More...

Cor rections

The Meals on Wheels and Stay Fit Dining programs, featured in last week’s Lifestyle regarding senior services, are available to people of any income level. Participants need not be income-limited to use the services. More...

West Seneca Bee’s Web site offers news, searchable archive

Many of the features readers have come to appreciate in the pages of The West Seneca Bee each week are now available on-line. Now live on the Internet is the site www.WestSenecaBee.com. The public may access the site free of charge until May 1. More...

West Seneca students inducted into NTHS

Nine West Seneca students were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society on Thursday, March 18, at Maryvale High School in Cheektowaga. More...

East Middle to present ‘Night at the Wax Museum’

Pirates, cowboy outlaws, Cleopatra, Henry the VIII and a U.S. More...

Inspired contestant closes in on weight-loss goal

With a few weeks left in the “Bee a ‘10’ in 2010” weight-loss challenge, Ed Howard, the Getzville contestant, is one pound away from his original goal and plans to push himself a bit harder to achieve even more success. More...

Troop 483 to host open house for new Scouts

Boy Scout Troop 483 will host an open house at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, at Reserve Fire Hall, 2400 Berg Road. More...