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Doodle Bugs! collects more than 2,000 items in holiday food drive
Tue, Nov 26th 2013 07:00 am
Six Doodle Bugs! Children's Center locations in Buffalo recently hosted an annual food drive and collected 2,026 nonperishable food items to be donated to local organizations in time for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Beyond the brain: Vascular changes in the neck may play role in Alzheimer's
Mon, Nov 25th 2013 12:05 pm
Studies on Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia have long focused on what's happening inside the brain. Now, an international research team studying Alzheimer's and mild cognitive impairment is reporting potentially significant findings on a vascular abnormality outside the brain.
Doodle Bugs! Children's Centers helps Kiss 98.5 with food drive
Tue, Nov 19th 2013 10:30 pm
Doodle Bugs! Children's Centers, a leading education-based child care organization in Western New York, makes it a priority to help teach children about the importance of generosity and thankfulness through the activities in its curriculum. However, staffers also practice what they preach.
Niagara University reaches out to world
Mon, Nov 18th 2013 07:00 am
Last year, Niagara University welcomed Dr. Abdiwelli Ali to campus to talk about his time as prime minister of Somalia, and his experiences in rebuilding his nation.

This year, Niagara is upping the ante, with plans to showcase the campus community's Vincentian impact throughout the entire world.

Time to Dance hosts holiday performance
Mon, Nov 18th 2013 07:00 am
Time to Dance studio will hold its annual holiday performance Thursday, Dec. 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center, 4455 Porter Road. All Time To Dance students will perform, including "Graceful and Gifted" students.
Childhood obesity expert to head UB department of social and preventive medicine
Fri, Nov 15th 2013 11:45 pm
Nutritional epidemiologist Youfa Wang, an internationally recognized expert in childhood nutrition and obesity, has been named professor and chair of the University at Buffalo department of social and preventive medicine in the School of Public Health and Health Professions.
Houghton College first in eastern U.S. to issue student loan repayment guarantee to all new students
Fri, Nov 15th 2013 11:00 pm
Houghton College is the first and only college in the eastern U.S. to offer a loan repayment assistance program to all incoming first year students in the 2014-15 school year.
NCCC to observe 150th anniversary of Gettysburg Address
Fri, Nov 15th 2013 12:00 am
Niagara County Community College will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address on Tuesday, Nov. 19, on the Sanborn campus, in the Arts and Media Theater, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road.
Niagara University honors Levesque, Catholic Health at President's Scholarship Dinner
Thu, Nov 14th 2013 05:40 pm
Niagara University presented awards to the fourth-longest tenured president in the institution's proud history and the second-largest hospital system in Western New York during its annual President's Scholarship Dinner at the Seneca Niagara Casino Hotel and Event Center.
Artpark: Date change for 'Aladdin'
Thu, Nov 14th 2013 05:40 pm
Artpark & Company has changed the date for next summer's "Aladdin & Other Enchanting Tales" to accommodate local school groups.
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School honors veterans
Wed, Nov 13th 2013 01:45 pm
The Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School community celebrated Veterans Day with a flag-raising ceremony conducted by members of the Niagara Falls Air Reserve 914th Airlift Wing.
Archbishop of Ethiopia tours Niagara University, receives President's Medal
Wed, Nov 13th 2013 01:35 pm
The Most Rev. Abune Berhaneyesus D. Souraphiel, C.M., archbishop of Ethiopia, spent most of Tuesday on the campus of Niagara University.
Stingray movement could inspire the next generation of submarines
Tue, Nov 12th 2013 03:50 pm
Stingrays swim through water with such ease that researchers from the University at Buffalo and Harvard University are studying how their movements could be used to design more agile and fuel-efficient unmanned underwater vehicles.
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School announces Christmas musical
Tue, Nov 12th 2013 03:35 pm
The music department at Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School will present "Do You Hear What I Hear? A Christmas Musical" this holiday season. The production highlights the birth of Jesus as told through song, dance and scripture.
All-Pro Tutoring and Test Prep offering SAT/ACT prep at Niagara University
Tue, Nov 12th 2013 07:00 am
All-Pro Tutoring and Test Prep will offer four-hour SAT and four-hour ACT preparation classes at Niagara University on the following dates (Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Dunleavy Hall Room 211):
Niagara University lauded by Military Times as a 'Best for Vets' college destination
Mon, Nov 11th 2013 01:00 pm
Another high-profile, veteran-friendly organization has ranked Niagara University as one of the nation's top institutions when it comes to embracing America's veterans as students.
Ballet breakfast a blast
Sat, Nov 9th 2013 12:40 pm
The Greater Niagara Ballet Co. held its most successful "Breakfast with the Sugarplum Fairy" to date on Saturday. Families packed Antonio's Banquet & Conference Center in Niagara Falls. There, they enjoyed a meal, took pictures with GNBC dancers and bid on a bevy of basket auction items. Young children took part in a dance lesson and heard a holiday story.
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School offers Chinese language and culture program
Sat, Nov 9th 2013 07:00 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School began a Chinese language and culture program this school year in collaboration with the Confucius Institute of WNY, University at Buffalo and Hanban Agency in China.
International Business Academy sets Lew-Port students apart
Sat, Nov 9th 2013 07:00 am
Students graduating from Lewiston-Porter will be prepared to face the challenges of a global economy. This comes from an educational experience they are receiving through the school's Academy of International Business and Finance.
Next-generation crystallography: UB and partner institutions awarded $25 million to develop new X-ray imaging of biomolecules
Wed, Nov 6th 2013 01:00 pm
The University at Buffalo, representing a national consortium of eight research universities and institutes, has been awarded a prestigious $25-million Science and Technology Center grant from the National Science Foundation to transform the field of structural biology, including drug development, using X-ray lasers.
UB's anti-bullying expert says bystanders can make a difference
Wed, Nov 6th 2013 12:45 pm
The Miami Dolphins scandal raises questions about the role bystanders who may witness bullying can play, said Amanda B. Nickerson, Ph.D., director of the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention at the University at Buffalo.
NU's College of Education facilitating training program for Chinese delegates in Ontario
Wed, Nov 6th 2013 12:35 pm
Niagara University's College of Education and SuOn College are co-hosting a training program for 24 Chinese university administrators from Oct. 28 through Nov. 11.
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute to hold open house Nov. 13
Wed, Nov 6th 2013 11:55 am
The Niagara Falls Culinary Institute will hold its annual fall open house Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 6-8pm at 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls.
Niagara University Danceline hosts annual clinic
Tue, Nov 5th 2013 05:25 pm
The Niagara University Danceline will sponsoring its fourth annual dance clinic for girls ages 6 to 14 on Sunday, Dec. 8, at NU.
Niagara Catholic to host high school placement test
Tue, Nov 5th 2013 08:45 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School will host the high school placement test Saturday, Nov. 16, from 8 to approximately 11:45 a.m.
St. Peter School students win art award for peace
Tue, Nov 5th 2013 08:45 am
Lynnette Burg and Jack Larkin, both sixth-grade students at St. Peter R.C. School in Lewiston, received prizes for first- and second-place, respectively, in the Lewiston Lions Club peace poster competition. The students' posters portrayed the theme "Our World, Our Future."
Lew-Port students know safety comes first
Sat, Nov 2nd 2013 07:05 am
Nine hundred kids get on and off the buses at the Lewiston-Porter Primary and Intermediate schools each day. Imagine kids jumping off buses, running and weaving toward the buildings with smaller ones caught in the frenzy.
Errick Road unveils fourth-grade sculpture
Fri, Nov 1st 2013 07:05 am
Proud fourth-graders at Errick Road Elementary recently unveiled their first outdoor sculpture titled "Vertebrate Spines."
NU Student Culture Expo: Student talents return for another one-night exhibition at Castellani Art Museum
Fri, Nov 1st 2013 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum will host its third annual NU Student Culture Expo with an exhibition of student work from 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 14.
West Street School celebrates Fire Prevention Week
Thu, Oct 31st 2013 06:05 pm
Students and staff at Niagara Wheatfield's West Street Elementary School had a visit from the Sanborn Volunteer Fire Department in honor of Fire Prevention Week.
Lewiston Community Lions sponsor fifth annual peace poster contest
Thu, Oct 31st 2013 03:45 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions Club's fifth annual peace poster contest was recently held at the Stella Niagara Education Park. The event, chaired by Lion Marlene Craft and Lion's President Ron Craft, boated 58 entries from Stella Niagara, St. Peter's Roman Catholic and St. Peter's Lutheran schools. This year's theme for the contest was "Our World, Our Future."
NU senior to receive second community service award for Niagara Falls Park revitalization
Thu, Oct 31st 2013 02:10 pm
Niagara University senior Joseph Hotchkiss will soon receive his second award based on his ongoing efforts to rebuild and transform Hydraulic Park, located on the corner of Niagara and Third streets in Niagara Falls.
UB literacy teachers well-prepared for teaching in challenging educational times
Wed, Oct 30th 2013 11:00 am
Graduates of the University at Buffalo's Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction gave their alma mater a meaningful gift to celebrate its 50th year of service: One after another, they have circled back to tell their faculty mentors how the Graduate School of Education's literacy specialist master's degree program made it easier for them to get jobs.
Canisius College announces opening of 'Amazoo: The Rainforest Connection'
Wed, Oct 30th 2013 07:00 am
The Canisius College zoo biology program announces the opening of its ninth mini-zoo, "Amazoo: The Rainforest Connection." Located in Room 102 of the college's Health Science Building, at the corner of Jefferson and Delavan avenues, Amazoo is free and open to the public. It runs Monday through Friday, Nov. 11-21, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Castellani Art Museum offers Art Express Family Workshop in November and December
Mon, Oct 28th 2013 11:40 am
The Castellani Art Museum is offering the Art Express Family Workshop on six Saturdays in November and December. Participants listen to a story, look at artworks in the galleries, and make art.
Lewiston Dance instructors learn from the best at NYC summit
Sat, Oct 26th 2013 07:00 am
This past summer, dance instructors from the Lewiston Dance Center and the Grand Island Dance Center were in New York City for the Capezio NYC Dance Teachers Summit.
AlertID, McGruff the Crime Dog help families keep their kids safe on Halloween
Sat, Oct 26th 2013 06:55 am
Halloween is one of the most anticipated nights of the year. AlertID and the National Crime Prevention Council, home of McGruff the Crime Dog, offer tips on how families can stay safe while trick-or-treating.
Learning about fire safety
Thu, Oct 24th 2013 10:00 pm
In honor of Fire Prevention Month, Wee Havens Preschool in Wheatfield had members of both the Adams and St. Johnsburg volunteer fire departments at the school to teach fire prevention and fire safety.
School supply drive
Thu, Oct 24th 2013 10:00 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Teachers Association sponsored a school supply drive during the month of September.
Musicians perform Oct. 30
Thu, Oct 24th 2013 10:00 pm
Emily Belote and Jack Buddenhagen from Niagara-Wheatfield High School will be members of the 2013 National Association for Music Education All-National Honor Orchestra and All-National Honor Band, joining more than 670 musically talented high school students in the U.S. to perform at a gala concert on Oct. 30 in Nashville, Tenn.