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Adell's School of Dance presents student awards
Wed, Jul 2nd 2014 10:45 am
Adell's School of Dance recently gave more than $2,000 in award scholarships to students who participated in the 2013-14 dance year. Adell Hoover-Manarino, owner of Adell's School of Dance, said she was excited to once again give back to her students who worked hard all year.
Niagara Catholic receives Oishei STEAM grant
Mon, Jun 30th 2014 06:40 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School was one of 16 BISSNET Schools to receive the Oishei STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics) grant. The grant will provide $40,000 for three years and is intended to promote STEAM education in the school and community, as well as collaboration with other education institutions.
Covanta Niagara makes major contribution to NCCC
Sat, Jun 28th 2014 12:35 am
Covanta Niagara presented $250,000 to Niagara County Community College President James P. Klyczek and several members of the NCCC board of trustees, NCCC Foundation board of directors, and NCCC distinguished alumnus State Sen. George Maziarz Tuesday evening.
Student, teachers, board members thanked for service
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 05:00 pm
The June 18 Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education meeting was a night of "beginnings and endings, from celebrating retirees and graduates to welcoming aspiring youth."
Summer children's programs at History Center of Niagara
Thu, Jun 26th 2014 12:15 pm
For four weeks in July and August, the History Center of Niagara will offer weekly children's programs. Each week has a different historical theme. The programs are open to children ages 7 through 12.
Daemen to celebrate Rosary Hall's 'Historic Landmark' designation
Thu, Jun 26th 2014 09:00 am
Daemen College's Rosary Hall, recognized for its Italian Renaissance Revival architecture, and designed by one of most prominent Buffalo architects of the early 20th century, will be officially designated a "Historic Landmark" at 3 p.m. July 1.

The college will host a celebration in Rosary Hall in honor of this distinguished designation by the Amherst Historic Preservation Commission. Daemen President Gary A. Olson, Amherst Deputy Supervisor Guy Marlette, commission representatives, and members of the college community are expected to be in attendance.

"We are honored to have Rosary Hall receive 'Historic Landmark' status in Amherst, which has been home to the Daemen campus since it was founded," Olson said.

Niagara Catholic High School celebrates 'Green Day'
Thu, Jun 26th 2014 09:00 am
The Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School community recently celebrated "Green Day" on the school's campus, 520 66th St., Niagara Falls. The event was the brainchild of student and event coordinator Jeana Franjoine, who will be a senior at NC in September.
Student's fundraiser helps out SPCA and vets
Sat, Jun 21st 2014 12:00 am
Kyle Stoddard, 8, a student at Errick Road Elementary School and founder of Kyle's Guarding Warriors, was successful with his recent fundraiser for the SPCA and Dog Tags Niagara.
Poreda attends Space Academy
Sat, Jun 21st 2014 12:00 am
Sara Poreda, a middle school math and science teacher at Holy Ghost Lutheran School in Bergholz, has been selected to participate with approximately 210 teachers - both national and international - in the Honeywell Educators @ Space Academy in Huntsville, Alabama, from June 18 to 24.
BOCES offers driver education course
Sat, Jun 21st 2014 12:00 am
Orleans/Niagara BOCES will offer a driver and traffic safety education course from July 1 to Aug. 14 at the Orleans/Niagara BOCES Conference Center in Sanborn, Medina High School, and at Niagara Falls High School.
Artpark: Lewiston Dance at Fairy House Festival
Fri, Jun 20th 2014 11:35 pm
Lewiston Dance Center students recently took part in the Fairy House Festival a yearly event held at Artpark. The students dressed in their ballet costumes with fairy makeup and fairy wings and performed their ballet dances for onlookers.
Application deadline extended for Sass nursing scholarship
Thu, Jun 19th 2014 08:30 am
The application deadline for the 2014 Ruth and William O. Sass Scholarship for health care professions has been extended to July 15.
Niagara University senior initiates enhancements to Niagara Falls soup kitchen
Wed, Jun 18th 2014 02:10 pm
It's been a couple of years since Niagara University launched a much-needed soup kitchen at the former St. George's Church on Niagara Falls' east side. And while the guests may have noticed some of the differences between then and now, much has changed behind the scenes as well.
Niagara University, SuOn College sign memorandum of understanding
Tue, Jun 17th 2014 11:30 am
Niagara University and SuOn College agreed to a memorandum of understanding on academic exchange during a signing ceremony held in Toronto May 23.
Niagara University's Golisano Center earns LEED Gold Certification
Thu, Jun 12th 2014 04:15 pm
Niagara University's B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences has earned a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Certification - Gold Rating from the United States Green Building Council.
Spots available for 'Kid's Creativity Camp' sponsored by International Center for Studies in Creativity at Buffalo State College
Thu, Jun 12th 2014 04:05 pm
Spots are available for a "Kid's Creativity Camp" to be held Aug. 4-8 and Aug. 11-15 at Buffalo State College. The Beyonder Academy, affiliated with the International Center for Studies in Creativity at Buffalo State College, is an organization focused on helping the youth develop essential life skills such as creative thinking and problem-solving.
First responder disability awareness training program receives state award
Wed, Jun 11th 2014 07:30 am
The Niagara University first responder disability awareness training program received the New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council 2014 Forging Pathways Award during an awards luncheon in Saratoga.
American Lung Association's Champ Camp for Kids with Asthma offers full scholarships
Sat, Jun 7th 2014 10:15 am
The American Lung Association of the Northeast is now accepting applications for its Champ Camp for Kids with Asthma, which is being held this year at Camp Chingachgook, located on Lake George in Kattskill Bay (from Sunday, Aug. 17, through Friday, Aug. 22).
Niagara University offering Summer Academy for students to get head start on college
Sat, Jun 7th 2014 10:00 am
Niagara University is presenting high school students and incoming NU freshmen with an opportunity to begin working on their college degrees early.
Rotary honors Students of the Year
Fri, Jun 6th 2014 03:15 pm
The Rotary Club of Grand Island and the Grand Island Central School District's PTSA honored 12 graduating seniors from Grand Island High School Tuesday at the annual Rotary/PTSA Students of the Year award banquet, held at Byblos Niagara Resort & Spa.
Therapeutic summer fun helps kids with communication disorders
Tue, Jun 3rd 2014 02:10 pm
The University at Buffalo Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences will offer a number of creative and fun intensive speech and language programs July 8 to Aug. 7 for school-age children and adolescents who have any of a wide range of communication difficulties.
DiNapoli urges parents to open a college savings account for their children
Sat, May 31st 2014 12:15 pm
New York state's 529 College Saving Program has helped New York residents pay for more than $230 million in college-related expenses in 2014, New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli said this week in recognition of 529 College Savings Day. The investment program, overseen by DiNapoli's office and the Higher Education Services Corp., is designed to help parents save for college and offers tax deductions up to $10,000 annually.
Lew-Port ends year on high note
Sat, May 31st 2014 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Central School District is ending the 2013-14 academic year on a high note with the receipt of a major grant and several faculty and students being honored Tuesday night.
Audition for 'Peter and the Wolf,' a 'Free Family Saturdays' event
Sat, May 31st 2014 07:00 am
The Greater Niagara Ballet Company will present two performances of "Peter and the Wolf" Saturday, July 19, as part of "Free Family Saturdays" at Artpark. The free performances begin at noon and 2:30 p.m. in the outdoor amphitheater.
Niagara-Wheatfield officials happy with annual vote
Fri, May 30th 2014 08:00 pm
A sense of relief and celebration was in the air at the May 21 Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education meeting. Unlike the past several meetings, the Adult Learning Center was virtually empty with just a few scattered residents in attendance.
Maher to carry Special Olympics' 'Flame of Hope' June 2
Fri, May 30th 2014 07:45 pm
Figuratively speaking, Niagara University carries the torch for individuals with developmental disabilities through its many outreach services and academic programs.
Niagara University to offer B.A. in early childhood development and cognition
Fri, May 30th 2014 07:40 pm
Niagara University's College of Education has received state approval to offer a bachelor's degree program in early childhood development and cognition.
Niagara University accepting registrations for summer youth camp
Fri, May 30th 2014 07:40 pm
Niagara University's recreation department is now accepting registrations for its popular summer youth camp, which will be held on campus from June 30 to Aug. 15.
Niagara Catholic to recognize Niagara University with Community Service Award
Thu, May 29th 2014 07:40 am
Niagara University's longstanding commitment to community service will be recognized during Niagara Catholic High School's baccalaureate Mass tonight at 6 p.m.
Youngstown teen provides dance lessons for children at Heart & Soul
Sat, May 24th 2014 03:00 pm
Hannah Mergi is giving love and care to Heart & Soul.

The 13-year-old Youngstown dancer has started a program to provide students attending Niagara Falls' Heart, Love & Soul Food Pantry with a fun, stress-reducing activity through her Turning Pointe Foundation.

Niagara Hospice's Camp Hope helps grieving children cope with loss
Sat, May 24th 2014 07:00 am
Samantha Tremko lost her mom suddenly when she was just 7 years old.

Her family was just settling down from a family vacation in Florida, making the long drive home to North Tonawanda. After dropping grandparents off at their home, Samantha's mom, Robin, suffered a blood clot to the heart.

Samantha's whole world suddenly changed.

Lew-Port voters approve $41.2 million spending plan
Fri, May 23rd 2014 08:35 pm
With just over 1,300 voters coming out to cast their ballot, the Lewiston Porter School District $41.2 million spending plan was passed. The vote, unofficial and without absentee votes counted, was 926 in favor, and 439 against.
GIHS student brings home prestigious music award
Fri, May 23rd 2014 08:20 pm
Jill Sheehan, pictured, a senior at Grand Island High School, was honored in April with the Outstanding Soloist Award at the Dixie Classic Festival in Washington, D.C., April 3 and 4.
Niagara-Wheatfield: Voters OK school district budget
Thu, May 22nd 2014 07:15 pm
"I feel like 20 pounds lighter!" the tired but happy Niagara-Wheatfield School District Superintendent Dr. Lynn Fusco exclaimed Tuesday night.

Unofficial results had just been announced that voters approved the $64.6 million N-W budget for 2014-15 by a vote of 2,559 to 1,528, despite an expected 4.78 percent increase in the tax levy (right at the district's tax cap).

Casseri earns top honor
Thu, May 22nd 2014 07:00 pm
Paul J. Casseri, Lewiston-Porter High School principal, was honored at the Region 12 Awards dinner on May 15 for his leadership at the school. He earned the prestigious title of Western New York's high school principal of the year, selected by the School Administrators Association of New York State.
Niagara-Wheatfield students selected for Boys State, Girls State
Thu, May 22nd 2014 07:00 pm
The American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary Wheatfield Post 1451 have selected their candidates to represent Niagara-Wheatfield High School at the Empire Boys State and Girls State Program this summer.
'LIVE with Kelly and Michael' announces Stacie Starr as winner of 'LIVE's 2014 Top Teacher Search'
Tue, May 20th 2014 08:55 pm
This morning on "LIVE with Kelly and Michael," hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan announced Stacie Starr from Elyria, Ohio, was chosen as the winner of "LIVE's 2014 Top Teacher Search."
BBB call for scholarship entries: $21,000 in funds available for high school seniors
Mon, May 19th 2014 07:00 am
College-bound students are full of expectations. But many are worried when it comes to paying for their education. Better Business Bureau serving Upstate New York is proud to again offer the Edward A. Schmidt Student of Integrity Memorial Scholarship, which honors students who exhibit high standards of ethical and honest behavior.
New Dunkin' Donuts restaurant opens in Amherst near University at Buffalo campus
Sat, May 17th 2014 11:45 am
Dunkin' Donuts recently announced the opening of its newest Buffalo-area restaurant at 1280 Sweet Home Road in Amherst. A grand opening celebration offering gift baskets, giveaways and prizes for guests will be held Saturday, May 17, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Lew-Port presents $41.2 mil budget
Sat, May 17th 2014 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Board of Education will present a $41.2 million spending plan to the voters of the district Tuesday, May 20.
 


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