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Children can learn about Civil War presidency
Tue, Feb 3rd 2015 07:00 am
Children ages 7 through 12 are invited to celebrate Presidents' Day at the History Center of Niagara County.
Niagara County Community College: Fall scholarships available
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 01:50 pm
The Niagara County Community College Foundation is offering scholarships for incoming and current students for the fall semester.
Niagara Catholic hosts 'Super BINGO'
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 11:55 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School is hosting "Super BINGO" Saturday, March 14. The 2 p.m. event will take place in the school gymnasium, 520 66th St., Niagara Falls.
Starpoint announces board positions available
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 11:35 am
The Starpoint Central School District announced nominating petitions are available for persons interested in running for a seat on the school board.
Dr. Debra Colley earns Community Leader Award in Education
Mon, Feb 2nd 2015 11:35 am
Dr. Debra Colley, dean of Niagara University's College Education, recently received the Community Leader Award in Education from the National Federation of Just Communities of Western New York.
DiNapoli report finds Niagara-Wheatfield, Lew-Port remain in 'fiscal distress'
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 07:55 pm
Ninety school districts statewide, including two in Niagara County, have been designated as fiscally stressed under New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli's Fiscal Stress Monitoring System.
Lewiston-Porter School Board hears about achievements
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 05:55 pm
In news from Tuesday's Lewiston-Porter Board of Education January meeting:
Starpoint Board of Education votes 'no' on veterans exemption
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 05:45 pm
Veterans and community members filled the conference room of the Starpoint Central School District Monday to hear the Board of Education vote on the adoption of the Alternative Veterans' Tax Exemption.
Niagara Catholic opens doors to prospective families
Fri, Jan 30th 2015 10:00 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School will host an open house specifically catered to the junior high school, Thursday, Feb. 5. All prospective families are encouraged to attend for a tour of the school, the opportunity to meet teachers and speak with students, and to see a short preview of the upcoming musical "The Wizard of Oz."
UB team partners with NASA to design, implement, evaluate global obesity prevention programs
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 11:10 am
A University at Buffalo obesity prevention research team headed by epidemiologist and childhood obesity expert Dr. Youfa Wang is working with NASA as an official collaborative partner in its global "Mission X: Train Like an Astronaut" program.
NU ramps up volunteer income tax assistance program for 2015
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 10:45 am
For a 34th year, students from NU's College of Business Administration will help members of the Niagara Falls community file state and federal income taxes this spring.
Stella Niagara first-grader has a scientific birthday
Sat, Jan 24th 2015 07:00 am
Stella Niagara Education Park first-grade student William Wagner treated his classmates to a visit from the Buffalo Museum of Science for his seventh birthday. William, whose actual birthday fell during the Christmas break, said, "It was my mom's idea!"
Niagara University accepting registrations for winter/spring continuing education courses
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 07:00 am
Niagara University's Office of Continuing Education is accepting registrations for its winter/spring 2015 schedule of courses. Credit-free classes are offered in person and online.
Certificate program in applied urban ministry offered at NU
Thu, Jan 22nd 2015 01:55 pm
A community outreach program leading to a certificate of applied urban ministry will again be offered this spring at Niagara University.
NU's Purple Eagle Battalion posts highest GPA, physical fitness score in Northeast
Tue, Jan 20th 2015 02:05 pm
Niagara University's Purple Eagle Battalion was recognized with having the highest overall average grade-point average, highest average physical fitness score and highest average order of merit score during the U.S. Army Cadet Command 2nd Brigade Leader Conference, held Jan. 6-9.
NCCC offering free business workshops
Fri, Jan 16th 2015 10:00 am
The Niagara County Community College Small Business Development Center, Cornerstone Community Federal Credit Union and Lockport Main Street Inc. are sponsoring free workshops for local business owners this spring.
Daemen's economic impact on region reaches nearly $132 million
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 02:45 pm
Daemen College's economic impact on the Buffalo Niagara region in 2013 reached nearly $132 million, representing a $17 million increase for the Amherst-based institution, according to a new study released today by the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities.
Castellani Art Museum 'TopSpin' series: Gary Sczerbaniewicz's architectural vignettes invite viewers into distorted world
Mon, Jan 12th 2015 07:00 am
Buffalo artist Gary Sczerbaniewicz's exhibition "High Strangeness" features a series of seven small architectural vignettes housed within scorched periscope forms and a central terminal from which the vignettes emanate.
Lewiston ice rink gets 'Frozen'
Sat, Jan 10th 2015 07:00 am
Do you want to build a snowman?
Starpoint approves multimillion-dollar capital project
Fri, Jan 9th 2015 01:00 pm
Voters in the Starpoint Central School District recently approved the district's $15.4 million Student Health, Safety and Technology Capital Project.
Vincentian archbishop - recent NU honoree - elevated to cardinal
Thu, Jan 8th 2015 03:25 pm
Pope Francis elevated 15 new members to the College of Cardinals Sunday, Jan. 4, one of them a Vincentian archbishop who was honored by Niagara University in November 2013.
Program by UB and community partners could help reshape national rural health care landscape
Thu, Jan 8th 2015 09:50 am
Rural health departments across the country are under considerable economic constraint as they try to maintain essential health services.
NU offering emergency preparedness workshop for Scouts
Thu, Jan 8th 2015 09:50 am
The Border Community Special Emergency Response Volunteer Initiative for Community Empowerment of Niagara University is offering a free emergency preparedness workshop for all Western New York Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts.
Master of health care administration program coming to Niagara University
Wed, Jan 7th 2015 03:10 pm
A new master's program in health care administration is the latest addition to Niagara University's repertoire of advanced degree options.
Lewiston Dance Center team busy
Sat, Jan 3rd 2015 09:00 am
Lewiston Dance Center's Dance Team has wrapped up its performance season. Over the past weeks, the girls have entertained crowds throughout the Niagara County community. A final holiday performance took place at the Lewiston Family Ice Rink.
Village of Lewiston sets boys basketball tournament
Fri, Jan 2nd 2015 01:55 pm
The Village of Lewiston Recreation Department is sponsoring a three-on-three boys basketball tournament Monday, Jan. 19, starting at 9 a.m. in the Red Brick Municipal Building gym, North Fourth and Onondaga streets.
Niagara University hockey hands out teddy bears to children at Roswell Park
Wed, Dec 31st 2014 03:00 pm
The Niagara men's hockey team spent an afternoon in December handing out teddy bears to the children at Carly's Club at Roswell Park in downtown Buffalo.
ECC celebrates continued success through state's FASNY tuition reimbursement program
Mon, Dec 29th 2014 11:00 am
Back in the spring of 2012, Erie County's community college students couldn't take advantage of a New York grant program that allows volunteer firefighters to receive tuition reimbursement in exchange for first responder service.
NU: Maher inks MOU with Meio University
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 06:50 pm
The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara University president, was in Okinawa, Japan, Sunday to sign a memorandum of understanding with Meio University.
Canisius presents lecture by Michael Tobias
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 11:30 am
The Canisius College Institute for the Study of Animal Human Relations presents acclaimed filmmaker Michael Tobias, Ph.D., Friday and Saturday, Jan. 16-17, in the Science Hall Atrium. Both events are free and open to the public.
Empire State College at Cheektowaga to hold information sessions
Mon, Dec 22nd 2014 03:00 pm
State University of New York Empire State College will hold public information sessions about its associate and bachelor's degree programs at its Niagara Frontier Center, Appletree Business Park, 2875 Union Road, Suite 34, Cheektowaga:
Lew-Port in holiday mode
Sat, Dec 20th 2014 08:00 am
Sounds of the season greeted everyone at the Community Resource Center for the Dec. 16 Lewiston-Porter Board of Education meeting. Those sounds were provided by members of the Lew-Port High School musical ensembles, including band, orchestra and choral.
Trauma institute honored for service to HIV and AIDS treatment
Fri, Dec 19th 2014 07:55 pm
The University at Buffalo School of Social Work's Institute on Trauma and Trauma Informed Care has received the 2014 Ronald Gonzalez Red Ribbon Community Award presented by the AIDS Network of Western New York.
Niagara Catholic's music department celebrates Christmas
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 02:00 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School's music department celebrated the Christmas spirit Wednesday, Dec. 10. Its Christmas cantata and concert, titled "Season of Wonders," was performed at Prince of Peace Church.
ECC community rallies together for annual holiday drive
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 02:00 pm
The holiday season is a time for communities to come together. For Erie Community College's community, it's a time to lift up fellow students pursuing a better future one class at a time.
Daemen among top military friendly schools
Wed, Oct 15th 2014 07:00 am
For the sixth consecutive year, Daemen College has been selected by Victory Media for the Military Friendly Schools list, a designation awarded to only the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that have demonstrated a commitment to supporting student veterans on campus and in their careers.
UB's Gifted Math Program accepting applications for another class of future achievers
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 07:00 am
UB's Gifted Math Program is accepting nominations of outstanding sixth-grade mathematics students submitted by schools and parents for its fall 2015 entering class.
UB engineers explore new ways to extend smartphone battery life
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 07:00 am
Charger-toting smartphone users have reason to rejoice. Three University at Buffalo research groups have received $1.3 million in combined funding to improve energy management in smartphones.
NYSETA fall conference hosted by NCCC
Mon, Oct 13th 2014 07:00 am
On Thursday, Oct. 16, Niagara County Community College will host the New York State Engineering Technology Association conference at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute on Old Falls Boulevard in Niagara Falls.
Reception for 'Between Two Worlds: Poured Paperworks' by Sarah Brayer
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 05:20 pm
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University, in partnership with the Japan Culture Center of Western New York, cordially invites readers to a reception for the exhibition "Between Two Worlds: Poured Paperworks by Sarah Brayer" Sunday, Oct. 26, at the Castellani Art Museum.