April 7, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Students recognized for achievements

Board of Education

The majority of Monday night’s Board of Education meeting was dedicated to recognizing outstanding student athletes, club members and volunteers. The district’s girls ice hockey team began the meeting by reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. More...

Local News

Teen aids Japan relief, nets $500 through bake sale

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Like many others who saw photographs and video footage of the devastation in Japan following the recent earthquake and tsunami, Lynn Cleversley, a seventh-grade student at West Middle School, felt compelled to help. More...

Collins seeks second term

Erie County Executive Chris Collins is standing on his record and asking constituents to give him another four years at the helm of county government. More...

Hundreds honor fallen trooper

It was a time for people to not only say goodbye, but also to remember a life that tragically ended less than two weeks ago. In addition to family, friends and hundreds of law enforcement personnel from across the state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Lt. More...

Police Blotter

Man loses green card; hotel avoids theft accusation

Friday, March 25 A woman’s purse was removed from her unlocked vehicle while she paid for gas inside a Sunoco gas station on Union Road. Her purse, reportedly worth $75, contained three $100 bills and a Visa credit card. More...

Education

Speakers, movie expands book club’s ‘global awareness’

Global Awareness Book Club has planned a speaker and movie night to continue its look at Sudan. More...

PLTW students prepare for technology fair

West Seneca’s Project Lead the Way students are in the final stages of preparing their inventions for the group’s annual Technology Fair. More...

BOCES accepts career camp registration

Registration is now open for Erie 1 BOCES Summer Career Camp, a weeklong day camp for middle school students in grades five through eight. More...

Lifestyles

Working toward a drug-free community

KED will hold 24th annual telethon

Kids Escaping Drugs has been raising money to build adolescent treatment facilities throughout Western New York since 1986. Prior to that time, no adolescent treatment facilities existed in the area. More...

Gregor’s Grove to host prom dress sale fundraiser

Students at John F. Kennedy High school will be holding a prom and graduation expo and dress sale to benefit Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. The event will take place from noon to 4 p.m. More...

Blessed John XXIII travel group plans wine country tour

The Travel Group from Blessed John XXIII Church in West Seneca is sponsoring a trip to the Finger Lakes Wine Festival at Watkins Glen International, said to feature more than 75 wineries and 500 varieties of wine to sample. More...

Business

Drummer branches from West Seneca to open business, offer lessons

Scott Nadolinski is a musician while his fiancee, Lindsay Taylor, is an artist, and together they have created a business that showcases both their talents. More...

Erie 1 BOCES coordinator honored for leadership

Deborah L. Arlington, service coordinator with Erie 1 BOCES, has been selected as the recipient of the 2011 Leadership and Support Award by the School Administrators Association of New York State. More...

ProActive Sports offers ASTYM treatments

ProActive Sports Rehab, with offices in Orchard Park and Hamburg, now offers ASTYM treatments — said to be an advanced form of soft tissue mobilization and an effective treatment for ailments such as chronic tendinitis and tendinosis. More...

Sewers may cost town $70M, 30 years to repair

In the Town of West Seneca, the sewer problems that many residents have and continue to deal with are as steep as the projected timeline and cost for repairing the leaking system. More...

Key player

Robert Donowick of West Seneca serves as principal viola with the Southtowns Youth Orchestra during a concert held Sunday at Orchard Park Middle School. More...

Editorial

If it’s broken, fix it — but don’t add to it

Bee Editorial

The answer was evident Monday night when the town’s newly hired engineer “pleaded the fifth” in regard to whether or not West Seneca should pursue any new development until its sewer system is repaired. More...

Spindle items

KIMBERLY McDOWELL

KUDOS — I wasn’t able to designate enough space in last week’s Spindle to congratulate the students and staff at East Senior who were instrumental in making this year’s Bald for Bucks campaign a success. More...

Out of the Past

East Seneca Elementary: Class of 1903

Pictured is the class of District 7 School (East Seneca Elementary) of 1903. At the time, it was a one-room schoolhouse comprising eight grades. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

No, Mr. Piotrowski, you are wrong about the flight of youth. It’s the flight of your taxes. My taxes have gone up more than $1,500 over the last three years alone. Please stop with the taxes. How many elderly can tolerate this nonsense? More...

Sports

East girls lax seeking second straight B-2 title

Last season’s first-ever taste of championship glory has provided West Seneca East’s girls lacrosse squad with all the inspiration it needs to strive for another successful spring in 2011. More...

Indians’ boys lacrosse squad to rely on preseason All-American nominee

It’s never easy for a high school lacrosse team to try and replace a three-year starter in goal — but West Seneca West boys coach Chris Galley is hoping to have an ace up his sleeve as his squad faces that scenario this spring. More...

West girls lacrosse working for return trip to B title game

West Seneca West’s girls lacrosse team returns quite a few players from last year’s squad that suffered what the Lady Indians felt was an early exit from postseason play — and with another year’s worth of experience under thei More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Burchfield Center offers new spring programs More...

Entertainment

Theater

thurs. 7 & fri. 8 More...

Family Activities

thur. 7 More...

Special Events

fri. 8. Theme Basket Auction —Fundraiser for Depew High School PTSO,8 p.m. Friday, April 8 at Depew HighSchool’s gym & cafe, 5201 S. Transit Road,Depew; $. 685-2632sat. More...

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