Weekly Feature



February 2, 2012 RSS feed / Local News

West grad lands dream job in ‘technology wonderland’

SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Dan Scott was one of the lucky few who knew the career path he wanted to take while still a student in high school. More...

Two workshops remain in series

West Seneca Developmental Center

The West Seneca Environmental Commission has two workshops to present regarding the town’s involvement in the sale of the West Seneca Developmental Center property.  The 400-plus acres that the decommissioned state center sits on is locate More...

West Seneca Food Pantry expansion fund donors

In the last two weeks, a total of $2,726 has been donated to the West Seneca Food Pantry expansion fund by various individuals and organizations in the community.  More...

Kelly, superintendent of SMSD, to serve as chair of 4201 Schools Association

The 4201 Schools Association of New York State has elected Timothy M. Kelly of West Seneca, superintendent of St. More...

Event to benefit homeless vets

The Erie County American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary, Sons of the American Legion and the American Legion Riders will host a ’50s soc hop with a Valentine’s Day theme to support homeless male and female veterans.  This event wi More...

Correction

Incorrect scores were attributed to West Seneca West and West Seneca East’s boys hockey teams, for games played Monday, Jan. 23, in the Jan. 26 edition of The Bee. More...

For C.E.R.T. members, ‘it’s all about preparedness’

Disaster doesn’t strike too often, but when it does, there’s a certain group of people that you’d want at your side.  The efforts of the West Seneca Community Emergency Response Team over the last four years have yielded its ho More...

RSVP Sewers quilt for veteran mothers

Colorful quilts handcrafted by “RSVP Sewers” at the West Seneca Senior Center will be given to women veterans through the Women’s Primary Care Wellness Center at the VA Western New York Healthcare System.  The Wellness Center i More...

BUCKED OUT

— Two bucks go head-to-head in a Seneca Creek Road backyard, as captured in this recent photograph by Midge Van Etten. Residents say that the deer are seen on an almost daily basis. More...

YMCA plans Swim-a-Thon

Swimmers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to take part in the Southtowns YMCA Swim-a-Thon from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18. The facility is located at 1620 Southwestern Blvd. in West Seneca.  More...

In the military

Spc. Adella Carter, formerly Kirchmeyer, of West Seneca, is scheduled to return to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., after being deployed to Afghanistan. Carter was deployed in November 2010 serving in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. More...

In brief

The West Seneca Chamber of Commerce is asking interested parties to “save the date” for its 2012 Women in Business Luncheon, planned for 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 25. More...

Seedlings available for county residents

Order forms for the 2012 Conservation Tree and Shrub Seedling Sale are now available from the Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District.  The district is offering many varieties of conservation trees and shrubs, wildflower seed mixes and More...

VALENTINES FOR VETERANS

— Joe Santiano of Queen of Heaven School in West Seneca crafts a card for the “Valentines for Veterans” program, sponsored by Erie County Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo, right. More...

Police seek ‘citizens’ for 23rd academy

The West Seneca Police Department is accepting reservations for a spot in its 23rd season of the Citizen Police Academy, which will run Feb. 15-April 18.  The 10-week course will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. More...

Man charged in sex abuse case

State Police have arrested David Grochowski of Fawn Trail in West Seneca on sex abuse charges.  Grochowski, 38, is accused of sexually abusing a family friend’s child who is under the age of 11, according to police.  More...

News briefs

The Southgate Plaza in West Seneca annually awards a scholarship to high school seniors who reside in or attend school in the Town of West Seneca. The scholarship is available to both private and public high schools. More...

Feldmann epitomizes meaning of ‘team player’

Chamber Member & Community Service Organization of the Year

It takes more than just a high number of memberships for a Chamber of Commerce to be successful in a community. More...

East seeks crafters for spring show

The Student Council at West Seneca East Senior High School seeks crafters to participate in its annual spring craft show.  The show will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at the high school, 4760 Seneca St., West Seneca.  More...

Put skills to work with volunteer program

Erie County’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is looking for people to put their skills and talents to use by donating their time to the organization.  More...

AAA offers ‘Start Smart’ events for teen drivers

Teenagers are the group most at risk while behind the wheel on the road, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.  The foundation said that crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers in the United States, killing nearly 6,00 More...

Families of Flight 3407 planning candlelight vigil

The Families of Flight 3407 invite the community to join the group for a candlelight vigil on Feb. 12.  More...

Scammers call, email for personal information

The Better Business Bureau is reporting that scammers who claim to be from the agency are contacting consumers via fraudulent calls and emails.  More...