March 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Congressional districts get radical change

The imposition of new congressional districts in Western New York Monday by a federal judge will affect several suburban communities. Rep. More...

Local News

Crafting for comfort - Free Access

Bracelet club supports ECMC rehab patients

Madelyn Julyan may be a whiz when it comes to multiplication, but it’s not certain that she can add up the difference she’s making in other people’s lives. More...

Aspiring nurse advances to state championship

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

“Hi, my name is Michelle Anderson.” That’s the way her speech was supposed to start, but minutes before Anderson’s debut, a fellow student competitor mentioned that presenters are supposed to remain anonymous. More...

Residents lobby for green space at WSDC complex

If you had millions of dollars, how would you spend it? A resident posed that question during last week’s fourth and final workshop regarding the sale of the West Seneca Developmental Center. More...

Letters to the Editor

Recognizing work of Sanitation Dept.

Many of us have come to expect our town services as something that we, as tax payers, are entitled to. While this may be justified, we should not ignore the value of these services. More...

Education

West student represents WNY with All-State Ensemble in Albany

A West Seneca West Senior High School student recently learned that she has something in common with Lady Gaga. More...

Allendale celebrates national literary event

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. More...

NORTHWOOD’S GOT TALENT

— Northwood Elementary students Alaina Lanthier, left, Kayla Kuzara and Jack Turner emcee the March 7 talent show held at East Middle School. More...

Lifestyles

Queen of Heaven Church to host ‘Acies’ ceremonies

The Buffalo Comitium of the Legion of Mary will hold its annual “Acies” rededication ceremonies at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at Queen of Heaven Church, 4220 Seneca St., West Seneca. More...

Exploring potential

Fire Explorers program teaches West Seneca teens valuable lessons

It is best to begin any educational endeavor at a young age, and it seems that firefighting is no exception. More...

Couple honeymoon in Curacao

Amy Eileen Lestition married Jerome “Rusty” Burke, Jr. during a late afternoon ceremony on Saturday, March 17, 2012, at St. Louis Church in Buffalo. Monsignor Francis X. Mazur officiated. More...

Business

Dream of homeownership remains, poll states

According to a recent poll hosted on the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) website, www.DebtAdvice.org, the American dream of homeownership is alive and well. More...

Foreclosure review assistance offered

Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Buffalo (CCCS Buffalo) recently announced that it will be offering assistance with independent foreclosure reviews — specifically to help borrowers who went through home foreclosure in 2009 and 2010 and sti More...

Credit union raises funds for Relay event

Western New York Federal Credit Union has planned a fundraising event in support of the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life on June 16. A beer blast, Chinese auction and 50/50 raffle will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

Green Meadow, Dover drives reconstruction slated for spring

A couple of dozen residents came to the West Seneca Senior Center on Tuesday evening to find out “what’s going on in the neighborhood,” as one man put it. More...

Sewer remediation plan to be discussed at hearing - Free Access

The Town of West Seneca has scheduled a public hearing on Monday, March 26, to discuss improvements to sewer districts 5, 13 and 20, as well as its associated tax increases. More...

Accident fatal on Route 400

West Seneca police are continuing their investigation into the fatal accident that occurred Tuesday night on Route 400. A woman identified as Chelsea Olsen, 24, of Buffalo, was killed shortly before 10 p.m. More...

Editorial

Out of the Past

Ebenezer Free Methodist Church

(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...

State should take responsibility for WSDC cleanup

Bee Editorial

There’s no denying that the parcel of land that the West Seneca Developmental Center sits on is a prime piece of real estate. Its size, residential zoning and wildlife are all attractive qualities. More...

Spindle items

KNOCK ON WOOD — The glorious summerlike weather Western New York has enjoyed for what seems like the entire month of March got me to thinking earlier this week, as I walked along the Niagara River bike path with my wife and our dog, about the p More...

Police Blotter

Caller’s cryptic message causes evacuation

A woman reported that her license plate was stolen but was unaware of when or where the incident occurred. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

Why is it that Cheektowaga stories list the name of someone on the police blotter but in The West Seneca Bee they don’t? If the name was printed with details, maybe there would be less crime in West Seneca. More...

Sports

West names February’s top athletes

The West Seneca West Varsity “W” Club and Girls Athletic Association recently named their respective Athletes of the Month for February: Julie Sciandra, Erin Gehen, Ashley Andrews, Tori Dzaak, Pete Walsh, Christopher Fritschi and Matt Pec More...

Call to Courage Breakfast tickets available

The 11th annual Call to Courage Awards Breakfast, which is open to the public, will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Buffalo. More...

Nichols’ Sean Malone sets sights on Harvard with verbal commitment to hockey program

West Seneca resident and Nichols School junior Sean Malone recently made his intentions known, in terms of the continued development of his hockey career, by recently verbally committing to play collegiately at Harvard University. More...

Entertainment

Special Events

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Family Activities

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Announcements

CALL FOR ARTISTS — The National Garden Festival has issued a call for artists for its inaugural Buffalo-Style Garden Art Sale, Sunday, June 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Parkside Lodge in Delaware Park, Buffalo. More...