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2017-04-06 / Editorial

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West Seneca Editor

WELL WISHES — To all those in the West Elementary community, the district announced Tuesday evening that Principal Carolyn Anderson will be taking an extended medical leave until June of this year.

For the coming days, Jon Dalbo, chief information officer, director of instructional technology and science teacher, will serve as the ad hoc administrator in the building. Additionally, Holly Quinn, Kim McCartan, Timothy Oldenburg and Superinten- dent Mark Crawford will offer administrative support.

During the next several days, this team will go about finding an interim principal to cover the period of time that Anderson will be out of the office. More information will be shared by the district as it becomes available.

Anyone who needs to contact the administration may call 677-3100 or visit the district’s webpage at www.wscschools.org.

Our thoughts go out to Anderson and her family at this time, and we wish comfort to all those at West Elementary and the district as a whole.

SAVE THE DATE — On Sunday, April 9, the West Seneca Youth and Recreation Department will host “Skate with the Easter Bunny” from 1:15 to 3:05 p.m. at the West Seneca Ice Rink, 1250 Union Road.

Children are invited to join an afternoon of ice skating with the Easter Bunny, as well as face painting and organized games. Admission is $4 for a resident with a valid ID card and $6 for nonresidents.

For more information, call 674-6086 or stop by the department, 900 Mill Road, Room 211.

The West Seneca District Art Show will display original student artwork until Saturday, April 22, at the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, 453 Porter Ave. in Buffalo.

About 25 students from each school in the district are chosen to participate in the show. A closing reception will take place from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 22, and the public is invited to attend. Free street parking will be available around the museum.

Sen. Patrick Gallivan will host his fourth annual Family Health and Safety Fairs at the end of the month, with an event Saturday, April 29, at the West Seneca Senior Citizens Center, 4620 Seneca St.

From 9 a.m. to noon that day, local organizations will offer health screenings, advice and safety information free of charge. Participants will include health-related organizations, law enforcement agencies and other first responders. Call 656-8544 for more information.

TYING THE KNOT? — Are wedding bells in your future? Perhaps you’ve already exchanged vows and want the wider world to know. If you have recently become engaged or married, or are celebrating a special anniversary of 40 years or more, The Bee wants to publish your happy news. For information on how to submit your announcement, contact reporter Holly Lipka at 204-4914 or at hlipka@beenews.com.

SOCIAL MEDIA — The West Seneca Bee is on social media. Don’t forget to follow the paper on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @West SenecaBee for more news and photos.

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