July 7, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Fun on the Fourth

William Weakland, 2, plays in a sandbox during a private Fourth of July celebration on Kelsey Drive in West Seneca this past weekend. Photo by Daniel Rosati Purchase color photos at www.BeeNews.com More...

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PLAYGROUND FUN

Krystal Fiegl takes her nephew, Zachary Elvers, down the slide at Harlem Road Park in West Seneca during the holiday weekend. Photo by Daniel Rosati Purchase color photos at www.BeeNews.com More...

Gullo among world’s few with CFO designation

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Being a volunteer firefighter in the Town of West Seneca has always been a privilege for John Gullo, but his efforts as chief of Vigilant Fire Company, District No. 6, are now being recognized worldwide. More...

Family completes one-year journey through library system

When Al and Stacey Jafarjian watched the film “Julie and Julia,” it inspired a yearlong experiment and blog of their own. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

It’s amazing to me that Sen. Tim Kennedy votes for same-sex marriage and gets no flack at all from the Catholic Church or any other church group, but poor Sen. More...

Sports

West’s Kalen Sullivan named Male Athlete of Year

Successful cross country debut, state meet berths in track lead to honor

You could almost say that Kalen Sullivan joined the “family business” this year. More...

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WINNERS — The West Seneca Magic 12U travel softball team recently opened their 2011 season and came away from the Cayuga Gamblers Lady Luck Tournament with its first tournament win of the seaso More...

Fowlers Chocolates earns first softball win of season

Intermediate Division Fowlers Chocolates 13 Evans National Bank 11 Fowlers Chocolates picked up its first victory of the year with a 13-11 win over Evans Bank. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

Artists invited to paint outside at Burchfield More...

Business

Financial Trust sponsors Care For Kids golf event

Financial Trust Federal Credit Union is sponsoring the “Credit Unions Care For Kids Golf Outing,” which has been planned for Wednesday, July 27, at Chestnut Hill Country Club, located at 1330 Broadway, Darien Center. More...

Chamber hosts two events this month

‘Save the date’ for September golf tourney

The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce will host its Breakfast Speaker Series from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 12, at Connor’s Restaurant, 3465 Seneca St. More...

Garden Gate honors five-year employee

Kathy Mathis of West Seneca recently celebrated her five-year employment anniversary with the McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga. More...

Recovering teen transfers out of ICU; rehab likely in near future

The past few weeks have been a string of pivotal moments for the Loschiavo family of West Seneca. More...

Scoops & More finds home at Southgate

There’s a lot that could be said about the latter part of the Scoops & More name — more items on the menu, more bang for your buck and certainly more entertainment than most ice cream parlors in the area offer. More...

Editorial

Residents, youth should not go bored this summer

Bee Editorial

The Town of West Seneca has an unparalleled presence when it comes to the arts and recreational activities. Landmarks like the Charles E. More...

Spindle items

KIMBERLY McDOWELL

BOLDT TO BUFFALO — This past holiday weekend, I lived my life vicariously through the Zac Brown Band song “Toes.” More...

Out of the Past

Constable Charles Hageman

In the late 1800s and early 1900s, West Seneca’s police officers were known as “constables.” Pictured is Charles Hageman, who was a town constable from 1904 to 1911. More...

Police Blotter

Bad day, pink eye used as excuses by drunk driver

A woman suspected of shoplifting was said to have passed all points of purchase at Kmart on Orchard Park Road with more than $900 worth of merchandise. More...

Education

School news

The West Seneca Board of Education will hold its reorganizational meeting at 5 p.m. tonight in the Board Room, located on the second floor of West Elementary, 1397 Orchard Park Road. More...

Lifestyles

"Flurries"...

with a sunny disposition

I t’s not too often one hears the word “flurry” and associates it with a warm, welcoming atmosphere. The SubZero All Star Flurries, however, are melting hearts everywhere, and when together, proving they can weather any storm. More...

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EAGLE PROJECT — Timothy Pronti, second left, of Boy Scout Troop 410 of Fourteen Holy Helpers Church in West Seneca recently received his Eagle Award. More...

In the military

Airman Joseph R. Allen of the U.S. Air Force graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Allen graduated from West Seneca East Senior High School in 2006. More...

Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 7Children’s Gallery Summer Class — The HerschellCarrousel Factory Museum is hosting a summer camp for childrento teach them about carrousel-related history. More...

Theater

thurs. 7 & fri. 8. Peter Pan — J. M. Barrie’s classic tale presented by WeeFolk Little Theatre, 6:30p.m. Thursday, July 7 and Friday, July 8 at the Gateway Building Auditorium, 3556Lakeshore Blvd., Blasdell; $. 392-0267fri. More...

Announcements

 Twin Village Art Society —The Twin Village Art Society is seekingsubmissions for their second annual “LastShow of Summer” exhibition to be heldSunday, Sept. 18, 2011. More...