March 3, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Weather contributes to last week’s crash

The West Seneca Police Accident Investigation Unit continues to explore possible causes of last week’s two-car crash on Ridge Road, though inclement weather was believed to have been a major contributing factor. On Friday, Feb. More...

Local News

SAMPLE OF SUCCESS

Eric Zubricky pours a sample of Premier’s speciality wine for West Seneca resident Joe Jatta, right, during the second annual wine tasting benefit held Saturday at Seneca Hose Fire Hall. More...

Dance choreographer pilots Disney musical

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Dancing and teaching are two passions West Seneca resident Megan Sreniawski combines in her choreography work for the Orchard Park Middle School musical productions. More...

Kennedy presses DOT for answers, transportation funding

At Monday’s joint legislative budget hearing of the state Senate and Assembly, which was held to discuss transportation and infrastructure, Sen. Timothy M. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

I would like The Bee to look into the hiring practices in the Town of West Seneca. More...

Sports

Glynn stops 54 shots in girls hockey finale

It didn’t end with a championship, but West Seneca girls hockey coach Pete Tonsoline didn’t hesitate for a moment to deem the team’s first season of existence one of the most positive experiences he’s had in the sport. More...

West qualifies five for indoor track states

West Seneca West’s indoor track team will be represented at this Saturday’s state indoor track championships at Cornell University after five athletes qualified with their performances at last Sunday’s Section VI championships, held More...

East cagers post comeback win in A-1 opener for first playoff victory since 2001-02 season

West Seneca East’s boys basketball team broke a long postseason drought last Wednesday, when the sixth-seeded Trojans used a fourth-quarter rally to knock off 11th-seeded Lafayette, 63-60, for their first playoff victory since the 2001-02 seaso More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

St. John’s Church slates chicken, fish dinner More...

Entertainment

Art

ongoing: now-March 4. Objects of Venerable Decay /Big Fat Baby — Tim Roby and Shelby A.Baron works on display through Friday,March 4 at Hallwalls Contemporary ArtsCenter, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; Free.854-1694, www.hallwalls.org More...

sat. 5

You’ve Gotta Have Art Festival

Sales and display of a variety of fine arts featuring 40 Western New York artisans. Music, crafts for kids and much more, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, March 5 at the Clarence Presbyterian Church, 9675 Main St., Clarence; Free. 689-1039 More...

Special Events

thurs. 3. SEAsonings — The original “Taste of Niagara,” a mouth-watering fundraiser for theAquarium of Niagara Falls. More...

Parents take action to restore state aid for schools

While the state continues to cut its funding for school districts, the number of concerned parents, educators and taxpayers continues to grow. More...

Victorious debut

West Seneca’s Erin Gehen, right, chases down a loose puck in the corner as Amherst/Sweet Home’s Katherine Galbo gives chase during West Seneca’s 4-3 victory Tuesday, Feb. More...

BOOT DRIVE

Barbara Mann, a volunteer firefighter with Vigilant Fire Company, collects donations during Sunday’s Boot Drive along Union Road in West Seneca. More...

Editorial

Take no chances with personal information

Bee Editorial

Last week, the chief executive officer of Western New York Federal Credit Union filed a complaint with West Seneca police after fielding 15 to 20 calls from members and nonmembers — over a two-day period — who were targets of an alleged s More...

Spindle items

KIMBERLY McDOWELL

DID YOU NOTICE? — Last week, all eight Bee Group Newspapers were published without the sidebar “teaser” photos. More...

Out of the Past

Ebenezer UCC pastor

Ebenezer United Church of Christ has had a long presence at 630 Main St. It was established in 1863 as the Ebenezer Evangelical and Reformed Church, first occupying the original Ebenezer Society church building in Lower, or Nieder, Ebenezer. More...

Police Blotter

Driver’s obstructed view caused by ‘middle finger’

Saturday, Feb. 19 Patrol stopped a vehicle that was traveling 16 miles per hour over the speed limit on Clinton Street. Further investigation revealed the driver’s license was suspended. More...

Education

Travel ‘Around the World in One Night’ to support American Cancer Society

Community members are invited to join West Seneca West Middle students and take a trip “Around the World in One Night” on Wednesday, March 9. More...

PENNIES FOR HAITI

Allendale Elementary’s Leadership Club recently raised more than $1,500 to purchase 30 water filter systems for Haiti. The funds were turned over to a Hamburg-based nonprofit group that will assemble the filters and deliver them to Haiti. More...

Fish fry, raffle to support Allendale playground

Allendale Elementary, 1399 Orchard Park Road, will host a fish fry and basket raffle night on Friday, April 1, to benefit ongoing work on the school and its community playground. More...

Lifestyles

‘Anything Goes’’

West Seneca East presents classic Cole Porter musical

Memorable show tunes, along with several cases of mistaken identity, are just a few aspects of the West Seneca East High School production of the Cole Porter musical “Anything Goes.” More...

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. Friday, March 4 10 a.m. — Tai chi exercise, pinochle More...

Meeting

The local chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association invites all federal employees and retirees in Buffalo and surrounding areas to join. Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month. More...

Business

‘Exercise is preventative medicine’

Curves in West Seneca to host Mardi Gras benefit

The owner of Curves in West Seneca is dedicated to promoting healthy living to women. But for one day, the owner is giving her members a “free pass” to indulge in chocolate and wine to benefit a charitable cause. More...

Events

BNSME to host Marketing Awards Gala More...

Meeting

The West Seneca Rotary Club will meet at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 9, at Alton’s Restaurant, located at 2221 Transit Road (at Seneca Street), Elma. More...

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