Sports brief

West Seneca East graduate and Brockport State College senior Sarah Lawson put in a team-high six points in a pair of recent women’s soccer team games to earn Female Athlete of the Week honors at the college. Lawson and the women’s soccer team stayed unbeaten to start the year at 5-0-1. She contributed one assist in a 4-0 win over […]

Family Activities

thurs. 27 After-School Escape — Enjoy a one-hour program for kids, grades kindergarten through 5, featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free – no registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html sat. 29 Secrets of the Old-Growth Forest — Take a guided walk among Reinstein Woods’ oldest […]

Walking Tours

thurs. 27 Chestnut Ridge Park – Good Cardio Workout — This 5-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, meet in the casino parking lot at Chestnut Ridge Park, 6121 Chestnut Ridge Road, Orchard Park; Free. 646-5034, www.foothillstrailclub.org Weekday Trolley Tours — One-hour trolley tours provide an informative and lighthearted tour through Forest Lawn’s […]


thurs. 27 Rustling the Leaves — Reading and book signing with Joyce Kessel and Jimmie Gilliam, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 at Talking Leaves Books, 3158 Main St., Buffalo. 837-8554, www.tleavesbooks.com Spit at Spot — Open mic poetry night hosted by Brown Sugar, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 at Spot Coffee, 227 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; Free. 818-3739 Tangential Readings — […]

What’s Going On

Run in the Country to benefit museum Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village’s first 5K Run in the Country will take place at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at the village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst. Proceeds will benefit the care and maintenance of the village’s historic buildings. To register for the race, call Sharon Daniels at 860-0524 or visit www.amherstmuseum.org for […]

Couple honeymoon in Jamaica

Stacy Linneman married Michael Molea during an afternoon ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at Our Lady of Victory Basilica. The Rev. Paul J.E. Burkard officiated. The bride is the daughter of Sandra and Daniel Linneman of West Seneca. The groom is the son of Barbara and Gregory Molea of Hamburg. The bride was escorted by her father. She wore […]

Karaoke crooners

Residents share why they enjoy the popular sing-along machines

Some people are able to hit every high and low note and stay in tune while singing a song. Others, not so much. But for those who have the courage to stand up in front of people at a bar, restaurant or party and sing their favorites tunes, all inhibitions are lost. And according to a few regular karaoke participants, […]

West field hockey needs OT to earn year’s second win

West Seneca West’s field hockey team waited until nearly the last possible moment to take out Sweet Home Monday, as Sara Cary scored with two minutes to play in overtime to lift the Lady Indians to their second victory of the season. Courtney Conley assisted on the game-winning goal, while Morgan Hooley picked up her first shutout of the season […]

Early deficit spells doom for West gridders

West Seneca West’s football team barely had time to blink before finding itself trailing 21-0 in Friday’s game at Jamestown, and when all was said and done, the Indians found themselves on the wrong end of a 42-8 decision that left West 2-2 — in third place — in Class AA South. “As the saying goes, ‘we never got off […]