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Stella Niagara hosts tribute dinner
Tue, Oct 2nd 2012 07:00 am
Stella Niagara officials announce the annual "Be an Angel" tribute dinner for the Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at The Buffalo Club, 388 Delaware Ave., in downtown Buffalo.
Dyster, Freund, Guariglia, Layden, Spanbauer honored at Vincentian Heritage Convocation
Mon, Oct 1st 2012 10:20 am
5 individuals were honored during NU's Vincentian Heritage Convocation. The event, which takes place during Vincentian Heritage Week, recognizes the contributions of employees, alumni and community leaders.
Lew-Port gala basket auction preview is Oct. 3
Mon, Oct 1st 2012 07:00 am
A basket auction is one feature of the Lewiston-Porter gala, to be held at the Seneca-Niagara Casino & Hotel on Saturday, Oct. 6. Baskets will on display for viewing at Lewiston-Porter High School Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Oct. 3 to 5, from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Setup will be in the main lobby outside the main office.
Lewiston Public Library October programs, events and activities
Mon, Oct 1st 2012 07:00 am
The Lewiston Public Library, 305 S. Eighth St., in the Village of Lewiston, announces the following programs, events and activities for the month of October.
Castellani Art Museum announces fall 2012 schedule of exhibitions, workshops and events
Sat, Sep 29th 2012 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University has announced its schedule for fall 2012.
NU Family Business Center welcomes Frank Curci to breakfast forum
Wed, Sep 26th 2012 02:55 pm
The Niagara University Family Business Center kicks off the 10th season of its breakfast forum on Tuesday, Oct. 2, at Sonoma Grille, 5010 Main St., Snyder. The special guest speaker is Frank Curci, CEO and president of Tops Markets.
Lions International Peace Poster Contest work on display in Youngstown
Tue, Sep 25th 2012 07:00 am
Youngstown Lions Club President Debby Comerford announces this year's Lions International Peace Poster Contest will take place at the Lewiston Public Library Community Room. The public is welcomed to visit the library during the regular hours to view 20 student posters on display from Monday, Oct. 22, until Friday, Oct. 26.
'Show and Tell' at CAM
Tue, Sep 25th 2012 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University presents "Show and Tell: An afternoon with lace collector and restorer Molly Carroll."
Lewiston No. 2 Fire Prevention Poster and Coloring Contest
Tue, Sep 25th 2012 07:00 am
Lewiston No. 2 Firehall would like to announce its annual Fire Prevention Poster and Coloring Contest for students in grades 3 to 5.
Lewiston-Porter Alumni Association to celebrate 60 years of school history
Fri, Sep 21st 2012 09:35 pm
The Lewiston-Porter Alumni Association has announced its gala, celebrating the 60-year history of the Lewiston-Porter Central School District, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel.
Niagara University names associate deans for academic colleges
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 05:00 pm
Niagara University has announced that four professors were named associate deans, new positions created to allow faculty members to continue their exceptional work in the classroom, while at the same time provide expertise in the day-to-day operations of each of Niagara's academic colleges.
Niagara University celebrates Vincentian Heritage Week
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 10:20 am
Vincentian Heritage Week, an annual celebration of Niagara University's rich history of education and service in the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul, will take place Sept. 24-28.
St. Peter R.C. School students learning to be 'People of God'
Wed, Sep 19th 2012 07:00 am
The second-grade class at St. Peter's R.C. School, under the direction of teacher Miss Jeanne Rougeux, are learning "How to be People of God" by helping out in the community. Students donated two large bags of clothing to the St. Vincent de Paul clothing boxes.
Lew-Port grad recognized in U.S. Navy publication
Sat, Sep 15th 2012 07:00 am
Lewiston-Porter Class of 2011 graduate Meahgan Murphy, a member of the U.S. Navy, currently serving on the USS George Washington, was recently recognized as the "GW/CVW5 Sailor of the Day" in the GW Flyer, a publication for sailors aboard the Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier in the Pacific.
NU, Leadership Niagara partner to offer college credit to LN participants
Sat, Sep 15th 2012 07:00 am
Leadership Niagara markets its program as "one year that will change your life." Soon, that life-changing experience can come with college credit, too.
Niagara Falls: NCCC Culinary Institute opens
Fri, Sep 14th 2012 11:30 pm
Fifty years ago, Niagara County Community College was founded and, a year later, the college opened its doors to 343 students in downtown Niagara Falls. On Sept. 4, NCCC opened doors to the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, just four blocks from the original site of NCCC.
Niagara University selected as a 'Catholic College of Distinction'
Thu, Sep 13th 2012 03:40 pm
Niagara University is one of only 10 Catholic colleges and universities in New York state - and 96 nationwide - to be selected to the 2012-13 list of top colleges by Colleges of Distinction.
Niagara University again ranked among best by U.S. News & World Report
Wed, Sep 12th 2012 01:30 pm
Niagara University is again listed among the best colleges and universities in the north, according to annual rankings released Sept. 12 by U.S. News and World Report. NU is listed 70 among 133 colleges and universities in the northeastern U.S. that provide a full range of undergraduate and master's degree programs.
GNBC hosts 'Nutcracker' auditions
Tue, Sep 11th 2012 07:00 am
The start of the school year marks the beginning of rehearsals for the Greater Niagara Ballet Company's presentation of "The Nutcracker." The family-oriented holiday production showcases dancers and character performers under the direction of artistic director Beverley Feder, FISTD.
NU: Dr. Kalen Churcher recognized by two national organizations
Mon, Sep 10th 2012 09:30 am
In profiling Dr. Kalen Churcher for a March 2012 publication highlighting the "20 most intriguing professor on campus," communication studies student Tiffany Hyman described the fifth-year professor as a rising star. It turns out she's not the only one who thinks so.
NU's College of Education offering academic programs in community habilitation
Mon, Sep 10th 2012 07:00 am
Starting this semester, Niagara University's College of Education is preparing to offer academic degrees and coursework tailored to those working, or seeking to work, in the area of developmental disabilities and community habilitation.
St. Stephen School opens 2012-13 school year
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 11:10 am
St. Stephen School opened for the 2012-13 school year on Tuesday with a half day of classes.
Kaegebein Kleaning Krew recognized for effort
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 10:55 am
Kaegebein Elementary School recognized a group of unsung heroes in education Thursday.
Ceretto announces support for school district bond
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 09:50 am
Assemblyman John D. Ceretto announced Friday his support for the $67 million bond for the Niagara Falls School District. Residents of Niagara Falls will have the opportunity to vote on the bond Sept. 25.
Blessing of St. Peter School
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 09:30 am
St. Peter R.C. Church in Lewiston recently held its "Blessing of the School" along with a family picnic. Families were asked to gather on the front lawn of the rectory where Father Michael Zuffoletto began the school year with a family blessing.
Lewiston Garden Club awards scholarship
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 09:25 am
The Lewiston Garden Club has awarded its 2012 scholarship of $1,000 to Amanda Smith. She is a 2012 Lew-Port graduate who has begun her collegiate career at Niagara University. Smith's goal is to become an environmental lawyer.
BOCES to offer driver education course
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 09:20 am
Orleans/Niagara BOCES is getting ready to start the fall driver and traffic education course on Wednesday, Sept. 19.
Maziarz announces funding for Orleans County schools
Fri, Sep 7th 2012 07:00 am
State Sen. George Maziarz announced Thursday he was able to secure funding for the five school districts in Orleans County from the Legislative Education Aid Grant Process. Each of the five districts - Albion, Holley, Kendall, Lyndonville and Medina - will receive $50,000 to spend in their district on what their top priorities are. Maziarz was joined by the school district superintendents to announce the awarding of the funding as the new school year starts.
Niagara University offering health care programs through continuing education office
Fri, Sep 7th 2012 07:00 am
Niagara University's Office of Continuing Education is offering a trio of new courses tailored for current and future health care professionals. All classes begin in October.
Castellani Gala set for Oct. 13
Fri, Sep 7th 2012 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University is holding its annual gala on Saturday, Oct. 13. This year's event, "Thank You for 10 Years of Support," is the 10th annual dinner and auction to benefit art education programs at the CAM.
N-W supervisor reminds drivers to be vigilant
Fri, Sep 7th 2012 12:00 am
Michael Dallessandro, supervisor of transportation at Niagara-Wheatfield School District, joined area law enforcement representatives at AAA headquarters in Williamsville recently to remind the public about staying vigilant on the roads now that schools are open.
Wilson becomes 'Harbortown'
Tue, Sep 4th 2012 01:20 pm
Calling all first- through fifth-graders: Wilson First Baptist Church is pumped, excited and ecstatic to invite you to visit "Harbortown," its newest ministry designed just for young kids.
Henrietta G. Lewis Campus School awarded $2,200 youth literacy grant by Dollar General Literacy Foundation
Sat, Sep 1st 2012 12:30 pm
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded a youth literacy grant in the amount of $2,200 to Henrietta G. Lewis Campus School at Wyndham Lawn in Lockport.
GIBOE: Transportation center, Staley Road field discussed
Fri, Aug 31st 2012 06:10 pm
Returning students at Charlotte Sidway Elementary School and physical education teacher Kelly Greene greeted each other on the first day of school Wednesday. See more photos from the first day of school at Sidway on the Picture Page. (photo by Larry Austin)
Niagara University set to welcome new students, families to Monteagle Ridge
Thu, Aug 30th 2012 05:05 pm
The Niagara University class of 2016 arrives on Monteagle Ridge Friday morning, and what a welcome they will receive.
Free emergency preparedness training available in Cambria
Wed, Aug 29th 2012 12:40 pm
Beginning Sept. 19, Border Community SERVICE of Niagara University is hosting a free CERT training course at Cambria Fire Co., 4631 Cambria-Wilson Road, Cambria (Lockport). Classes run for nine consecutive Wednesday nights from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., culminating with a disaster simulation on Nov. 14.
Niagara University, Leadership Niagara partner to offer college credit to LN participants
Tue, Aug 28th 2012 09:15 am
Niagara's foremost leadership-training organization is partnering with Niagara University to offer all former, current and future Leadership Niagara participants an opportunity to earn three college credits based on their LN experience.
Niagara University awarded grant to host Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence from Ethiopia
Tue, Aug 28th 2012 07:00 am
Niagara University has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence grant to host a visiting foreign professor for the fall 2012 semester. Assefa Beyene Bassa, a Ph.D. candidate at Andhra University in India and a lecturer at Dilla University in Ethiopia, will work closely with several sectors on Niagara's campus, especially its College of Education.
Peach Festival to hold cheerleading competition
Fri, Aug 24th 2012 08:10 am
This year's Lewiston Kiwanis Club Peach Festival Cheerleading Competition will be held on Friday, Sept. 7, at 5 p.m. in Academy Park.
N-W Board of Education honors retirees, discusses buses, campus exit
Thu, Aug 23rd 2012 08:55 am
The Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education meeting was off to an appreciative start last week with a reception honoring the 2011 and 2012 district retirees.