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Hop aboard 'Art Express' at Castellani Art Museum
Thu, Jan 9th 2014 12:25 pm
Join in the family fun as you hop aboard the "Art Express" on Saturdays at 2 p.m. at the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University.
UB selected to co-lead state efforts to position New York as national leader in genome research
Wed, Jan 8th 2014 11:40 pm
As a premier research university with world-class capacity in life sciences research, innovation and analytics, the University at Buffalo is uniquely positioned to help New York state become a national leader in genomic medicine and advance new ways to treat, prevent and manage serious disease.
Niagara University accepting registrations for winter/spring 2014 continuing education courses
Tue, Jan 7th 2014 10:45 am
Niagara University's Office of Continuing Education is accepting registrations for its winter/spring 2014 schedule of courses. Credit-free classes and certificates are offered in person and online.
Kenmore Huntington Learning Center rolls out new Common Core State Standards
Mon, Jan 6th 2014 11:50 am
As schools commence the second half of the year, parents and students are continuing to acclimate to the changes taking place as a result of the implementation of the Common Core State Standards. The Huntington Learning Center of Kenmore is making adjustments of its own, said Sara Young, center director.
Alert: Education summit postponed due to inclement weather
Mon, Jan 6th 2014 11:50 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto has announced the education summit scheduled for 6 p.m. today at Niagara County Community College is postponed due to inclement weather. The summit will be rescheduled for a later date.
Ceretto to hold education summit
Sat, Jan 4th 2014 07:05 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-C-I-Lewiston, in conjunction with the Partnership for Smarter Schools, State Sen. George Maziarz, R-C-I-Newfane, and the Niagara Region PTA, will hold an education summit Monday at 6 p.m., at Niagara County Community College to discuss Common Core's impact on New York schools.
Errick Road K-Kids helps out Olivia's Bears
Thu, Jan 2nd 2014 04:05 pm
At one time, Olivia Gonyea was a typical student at Niagara-Wheatfield's Errick Road Elementary School. Then the unthinkable happened. When she was 8 years old, she was diagnosed with a form of cancer called Ewings sarcoma.
A wonderful meeting of young and the old
Thu, Jan 2nd 2014 04:00 pm
On Dec. 4, Starpoint Central School students, in collaboration with a handful of students from Sacred Heart Academy, visited the Sterling House Niagara, a senior living community in Wheatfield. The students brought with them 47 handmade fleece blankets, which they made for the residents over the past two months.
St. Peter R.C. School gives back
Thu, Jan 2nd 2014 11:05 am
St. Peter R.C. School students in Lewiston decided to give back to families in need during the holiday season. Instead of exchanging gifts among themselves, the students decided to purchase new clothing and toys and household items for families in the area.
St. Stephen School: Spirits lifted by annual Christmas Concert
Tue, Dec 31st 2013 07:00 am
The students at St. Stephen School performed their Christmas Concert on Wednesday, Dec. 18, in the parish church.
Lew-Port students participate in Alexa Foundation program
Sat, Dec 28th 2013 11:00 am
The It Happened to Alexa Foundation recently held a poster contest for students of Mr. Antonelli's eighth-grade class at Lewiston-Porter Middle School.
Empire State College to hold information sessions
Thu, Dec 26th 2013 10:20 am
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, Cheektowaga, on:
NCCC's Marguerite Newton receives Jamieson Award
Thu, Dec 26th 2013 07:00 am
Marguerite C. Newton, design drafting technology professor at Niagara County Community College, received the Dr. Carol Jamieson Award at a ceremony held recently on the NCCC Sanborn campus.
Lew-Port teachers highlighted at BOE meeting
Sat, Dec 21st 2013 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Board of Education recognized Ashli Dreher for being named the 2014 New York State Teacher of the Year. Dreher is a special education teacher at Lew-Port, and the first special education teacher to receive the state designation.
Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduates 56th class
Fri, Dec 20th 2013 08:35 pm
Christmas came a few days early for the 22 men and women who unwrapped hard-earned certificates of completion this afternoon at Niagara University, where the Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy held its 56th graduation ceremony.
Venturing Crew 829 forming in Youngstown
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 03:10 pm
Venturing is a program from the Boys Scouts of America for young men and women ages 14 to 21 that's coming to Youngstown.
Delaware North establishes new culinary scholarship for Niagara County Community College
Thu, Dec 19th 2013 09:20 am
Delaware North Companies, a global leader in hospitality and food service with operating companies in the lodging, sporting, airport and gaming and entertainment industries, has established an endowed $10,000 scholarship at Niagara County Community College for culinary and hospitality students.
AOH scholarship for Niagara Catholic
Tue, Dec 17th 2013 09:35 am
Applications for the Ancient Order of Hibernians annual scholarship for Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School are now available at NC. Applicants, who must be registered for the 2014-15 school year as an incoming freshman, will be asked to write a short essay.
St. Peter's helps the needy
Tue, Dec 17th 2013 09:00 am
Recently, the Junior St. Vincent DePaul Club at St. Peter R.C. School in Lewiston, under the direction of Mr. James Allen, collected nonperishable foods for the less fortunate.
Buffalo is serving as an incubator for the bus of the future
Mon, Dec 16th 2013 02:20 pm
A temporary building on the University at Buffalo's South Campus houses a humble-looking contraption that could serve as a spark for improving public transit everywhere: a full-scale replica of a 40-foot public bus, complete with a fare box, seats and wheelchair ramp.
Houghton College rapidly expands its footprint in Buffalo
Mon, Dec 16th 2013 01:30 pm
This month, Houghton College has significantly increased its presence and viability as a major player for offering higher education in the Buffalo region.
State awards UB $1 million for supercomputer expansion
Fri, Dec 13th 2013 07:40 pm
The University at Buffalo will receive $1 million from New York state to make its downtown Buffalo supercomputing center more accessible to businesses in Western New York and beyond.
Reunite with Class of 1964
Thu, Dec 12th 2013 02:50 pm
The N-W Class of 1964 is planning its 50th year reunion.
Niagara Catholic presents Christmas musical
Thu, Dec 12th 2013 02:50 pm
The music department of Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School is presenting "Do You Hear What I Hear? A Christmas Musical," telling about the birth of Jesus through song, dance and scripture.
Oishei Foundation gives award to support St. Bonaventure/Hilbert study
Thu, Dec 12th 2013 08:45 am
The John R. Oishei Foundation has awarded St. Bonaventure University and Hilbert College $250,000 to support the two schools' efforts to create a strategic alliance.
ECC students, employees rally together for annual holiday drive
Thu, Dec 12th 2013 08:35 am
The holiday season is a time for communities to come together, celebrate and cherish their good fortune. For Erie Community College's community, it's a time to lift up fellow students - those pursuing a better future one class at a time.
'One year that will change your life': 29 regional leaders graduate from Leadership Niagara
Wed, Dec 11th 2013 03:00 pm
Leadership Niagara will recognize 29 regional leaders for successful completion of the organization's 12-month leadership development program during a graduation ceremony Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel Mezzanine Room.
Cuomo congratulates 180 State Police graduates
Wed, Dec 11th 2013 03:00 pm
Earlier this week, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo congratulated 180 new members of the State Police at the 200th session graduation ceremony from the Basic School of the New York State Police Academy.
Stella Niagara students collect returnable bottles to fund clean water project
Tue, Dec 10th 2013 01:30 pm
Students at Stella Niagara Education Park spent weeks collecting returnable plastic bottles in order to raise $300 to provide clean water for people in a developing nation. Through Heifer International, SNEP is donating the funds to purchase a treadle pump that will help to irrigate fields.
Lewiston Dance Center participates in Village of Lewiston Christmas tree lighting
Tue, Dec 10th 2013 01:25 pm
The Lewiston Dance Center dance team and a group of younger students from the dance school kicked off holiday festivities in the Village of Lewiston at the Christmas tree lighting in Hennepin Park.
Father Maher spends 13 days in Asia, eyes expansion of Niagara University's global presence
Mon, Dec 9th 2013 11:00 am
When the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., was appointed as the 26th president of Niagara University, he made it an immediate priority to establish a worldwide presence for the Catholic and Vincentian institution.

His escalating frequent flyer miles indicate he is a man of action.

West St. K-Kids compose letters to military personnel
Thu, Dec 5th 2013 05:45 pm
The 2013 K-Kids (Kiwanis Kids) of West Street Elementary School recently opened the first assembly at their school. As each member introduced themselves on stage they articulated the "7 Habits of Highly Effective People," a book by Stephen R. Covey, a leadership/ take responsibility outline.
Six Niagara University ROTC cadets rank in top 20 percent of nation
Wed, Dec 4th 2013 12:55 pm
Six Niagara University students are among the top 20 percent of the 5,479 ROTC cadets nationwide that were ranked via the U.S. Army Cadet Command's cadet accessions and branching board.
NC gives back
Wed, Dec 4th 2013 08:20 am
Niagara Catholic Students prepared for their Thanksgiving service on Tuesday, Nov. 26. Giving thanks for all that they have in their own lives, the faculty, staff and students collected enough food and turkeys to help 12 families and three local food pantries.
Host family needed at Niagara Catholic
Wed, Dec 4th 2013 08:15 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School is seeking a host family for a foreign exchange student from Vietnam.
Sabres, AT&T encourage students never to text while driving
Wed, Dec 4th 2013 08:15 am
AT&T is teaming up with the Buffalo Sabres to offer Western New York high school students the chance to win the Sabres experience of a lifetime - and save lives, too.
Milk, cookies, songs ... oh my! Doodle Bugs! hosts holiday event
Mon, Dec 2nd 2013 11:15 am
The holidays are just not complete without sweet treats and caroling. To celebrate this festive time of year, Doodle Bugs! Children's Centers are hosting a "Milk & Cookies featuring a Holiday Sing-Along" event Dec. 11 at 5 p.m.
St. Peter School gives back at Thanksgiving
Mon, Dec 2nd 2013 11:10 am
St. Peter R.C. School spent a morning creating cards for servicemen and servicewomen, and wreaths for the residents at Our Lady of Peace nursing home.
Holiday-themed community open house comes to Niagara University Dec. 6
Fri, Nov 29th 2013 07:00 am
Santa Claus, meet Monte the Eagle.

Jolly Old St. Nick is coming to Monteagle Ridge on Friday, Dec. 6 - St. Nicholas Day, no less - for a holiday-themed community open house.

Castellani Art Museum holiday happenings
Wed, Nov 27th 2013 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University announced the following holiday hours and happenings: