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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.
Jacobs, Rath, Zucchetti honored during Niagara University convocation
Wed, Oct 23rd 2013 12:40 pm
NU's College of Hospitality and Tourism Management held its 13th annual convocation in Alumni Chapel. Sponsored by the Maid of the Mist Corp., the convocation is the college's showcase event, during which it annually honors national and international leaders in the hospitality and tourism industry.
NCCC to hold fall open house Nov. 7
Wed, Oct 23rd 2013 07:00 am
Niagara County Community College will hold its annual fall open house on Thursday, Nov. 7, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on the Sanborn campus located at 3111 Saunders Settlement Road.
UB works to increase colorectal cancer screening among African-Americans
Wed, Oct 23rd 2013 07:00 am
More African-Americans get colorectal cancer and die from it than any other ethnic or racial group.
First Niagara presents Music for Youth with Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Tue, Oct 22nd 2013 03:25 pm
The First Niagara Foundation and Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra are presenting the Music for Youth concert series. Nearly 40,000 students from across Western New York in grades K-12 will participate in the program over the course of the season.
NU freshman receives Overcoming Obstacles Award, $10,000 scholarship
Tue, Oct 22nd 2013 03:25 pm
Enuel "Matthew" Caraballo, a Niagara University freshman from Brooklyn, will receive the 2013 Overcoming Obstacles Student Achievement Award from the Community for Education Foundation at a dinner to be held at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers in Manhattan.
Empire State College at Cheektowaga to hold information sessions
Tue, Oct 22nd 2013 07:00 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:
UB medical technology graduates fill growing national shortage
Mon, Oct 21st 2013 04:05 pm
In an economy that's still fighting toward recovery, medical technology students have something to smile about.
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School holds walk-a-thon, 'Car Smash' as part of Homecoming Week
Fri, Oct 18th 2013 09:20 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School recently held its annual walk-a-thon, "Car Smash," after-walk picnic, and dodgeball games as a kick-off to Homecoming Week. Students in grades 7 through 12, along with faculty and staff, were able to enjoy a rally, followed by a seven-mile walk to raise funds for their school expenses.
Jacobs, Rath, Zucchetti to be honored during Niagara University convocation
Fri, Oct 18th 2013 04:10 pm
Three titans of the hospitality and tourism industries will be recognized at Niagara University on Tuesday, Oct. 22.
Errick Road sculpture to be unveiled
Thu, Oct 17th 2013 05:45 pm
On Friday, Oct. 18, at 5:45 p.m. this year's fourth grade class will unveil the first outdoor sculpture at Errick Road Elementary School.
Endowment for Robert Frost collection at $65,000 and growing
Thu, Oct 17th 2013 03:15 pm
English poet Robert Graves reportedly once said: "There's no money in poetry, but then there's no poetry in money either."
St. Peter School celebrates community
Wed, Oct 16th 2013 07:00 am
St. Peters R.C. School in Lewiston recently celebrated a Mass to give back to the community. Mrs. Diane Lemke's fourth-grade class challenged the entire student body to collect canned goods for the Heart & Soul food pantry in Niagara Falls.
NU's College of Education honors seven at annual recognition dinner
Wed, Oct 16th 2013 07:00 am
Niagara University's College of Education hosted its annual professional recognition ceremony Thursday, Oct. 10, at the Castellani Art Museum. The event honored the contributions of educational leaders, counselors, teachers and community members from Western New York and Ontario.
UB breaks ground for new medical school in downtown Buffalo
Wed, Oct 16th 2013 02:25 am
In downtown Buffalo Tuesday, the University at Buffalo broke ground on a milestone project in the university's history and in the city's efforts to reinvent itself as a destination for world-class health care.
NU's College of Education hosting Halloween-themed literacy event for kids
Tue, Oct 15th 2013 11:00 pm
Niagara University's College of Education is inviting the community to participate in its annual "Trick r' Treat Monster Reader" program on Saturday, Oct. 26.
UB: Taking the Internet underwater
Mon, Oct 14th 2013 12:40 pm
Wireless networks span the globe. But like a frightened toddler, they don't go underwater.

That may soon change, because University at Buffalo researchers are developing a deep-sea Internet.

Eighth UB Scholarship Gala set for Nov. 8
Mon, Oct 14th 2013 12:30 pm
The University at Buffalo will hold the eighth UB Scholarship Gala from 6-11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, in the Edward Wright Practice Facility on the North Campus.
Stella Niagara campus observe Peace Week
Sat, Oct 12th 2013 07:00 am
Students, faculty and administrators of Stella Niagara Education Park recently celebrated Peace Week.

Peace Week at Stella Niagara coincides with the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of the Sisters of St. Francis.

AAA announces call for insurance scholarship applicants
Sat, Oct 12th 2013 07:00 am
AAA Members Insurance Agency is seeking applications from local high school seniors for AAA's sixth-annual insurance scholarship for Western and Central New York. The deadline for consideration is Dec. 31, and applications are available for download by visiting
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School awards free year of tuition
Sat, Oct 12th 2013 07:00 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School recently offered visitors of its open house events an opportunity to win a full year of free tuition. Niagara Catholic has announced Kaitlyn Simmons is the recipient of a full year of free tuition at Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School.
Errick Road Elementary program is for the birds
Fri, Oct 11th 2013 08:15 pm
Thanks to a unique program run by the Audubon Society, the fourth-grade classes at Errick Road Elementary School are increasing their environmental awareness.
Columbus Day is 'Kids Day' at the Museum of disABILITY History
Fri, Oct 11th 2013 08:15 pm
Is your child looking for something fun to do on the upcoming school holiday? The Museum of disABILITY History will be open for a family-friendly event on Columbus Day. "Kids Day" events will be held Monday, Oct. 14, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., at 3826 Main St., Buffalo.
UB employees campaign for community
Fri, Oct 11th 2013 08:00 pm
The University at Buffalo has launched its 2013 UB Employees Campaign for the Community, with a goal of raising $850,000 for charitable organizations in the community.
Higgins to host Academy Night 2013 for local high school students
Fri, Oct 11th 2013 08:10 am
Congressman Brian Higgins, NY-26, is set to host Academy Night 2013, an opportunity for high school students and their families, as well as school administrators and counselors, to find out more about military academy institutions, programs and the application process that surrounds them.
New York Power Authority issues guidelines for achieving energy cost savings at K-12 schools
Thu, Oct 10th 2013 06:30 pm
A new report by the New York Power Authority on best practices for achieving energy cost savings at New York schools highlights significant economic and environmental benefits from increased investments in energy efficiency and clean energy technologies at public and private K-12 schools.