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Niagara University named to Presidential Honor Roll for community service for sixth straight year
Mon, Mar 19th 2012 09:15 am
For the sixth consecutive year, Niagara University has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service to the community.
NCCC spring health fair open to public
Mon, Mar 19th 2012 07:00 am
Niagara County Community College will host its spring health fair from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Monday, March 26. The event will take place in the Student Center (G building) Main Dining Room.
Lewiston Garden Club scholarship available
Sat, Mar 17th 2012 07:00 am
The Lewiston Garden Club is now seeking candidates for its $1,000 scholarship for 2012.
Lewiston-Porter School District art exhibition at NACC
Sat, Mar 17th 2012 07:00 am
The art department of the Lewiston-Porter Central School District presents its annual exhibition, "Growth Through Art," at the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave. The show consists of artwork made in every grade level from kindergarten through grade 12. The opening reception is Saturday, March 24, between noon and 2 p.m.
Registration period opens April 1 for Niagara University's popular summer youth camp
Fri, Mar 16th 2012 08:45 pm
Starting April 1, Niagara University's recreation department will begin accepting registrations for its weekly Summer Youth Camp, which will be held on campus from June 25 to August 17.
Lew-Port Class of 1987 has 'Spirit of the '80s'
Fri, Mar 16th 2012 08:30 pm
To celebrate their 25th high school reunion, members of the Lewiston-Porter Class of 1987 are throwing a "Spirit of the '80s" reunion Aug. 10 and 11. The party will take place at The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q and at Academy Park. Four bands will perform that weekend, including headline act The Spoons.
Lewiston resident receives NU's first Outstanding Employee Award
Tue, Mar 13th 2012 04:45 pm
Mike Skowronski, an employer relations coordinator in Niagara University's Office of Career Services, received NU's first Outstanding Employee Award.
Senate passes Grisanti-backed 'Protect Our Children Act'
Mon, Mar 12th 2012 04:15 pm
State Sen. Mark Grisanti, R-60th, today announced that the Senate has passed the "Protect Our Children Act," which he sponsored, to change the laws of New York to save and protect children from cruel and repeated maltreatment.
St. Peter's Future City Team wins 'Most Unique'
Sat, Mar 10th 2012 07:00 am
The St. Peter R.C. School Future City Team won the award for the Most Unique Engineering Design at the Western New York Regional Competition.
Corporate Bowl March 13, 20
Fri, Mar 9th 2012 06:10 pm
The Grand Island Central School District, in cooperation with the Grand Island School and Business Alliance, will present the 14th annual Corporate Bowl on back-to-back Tuesdays, March 13 and 20.
Readying for 'Dancin' 2012'
Fri, Mar 9th 2012 05:45 pm
Students from the Lewiston Dance Center try on their costumes for the upcoming yearly revue, "Dancin' 2012" taking place this spring at the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center.
'Spirit of 76' memorial scholarship committee seeks applicants
Fri, Mar 9th 2012 07:00 am
Jonathan "JMill" Miller, a member of the Lewiston-Porter High School Class of 2010, was known by his family and friends for his strong faith and the happiness and peace that he achieved by living for the moment.
Imagination Movers - Live! Rock-O-Matic Tour 2012
Thu, Mar 8th 2012 04:20 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, will present Imagination Movers - Live! on Tuesday, April 10, at 7 p.m. in the Mainstage Theatre, located at the Center for the Arts, North Campus.
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School elects slate of officers
Thu, Mar 8th 2012 02:30 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School has recently announced its elected slate of board of trustees members. Judith Nolan Powell is chairwoman, Robert J. McKnight Jr. is vice chairman, and Judith A. Maness is secretary.
Iceberg ahead!
Thu, Mar 8th 2012 12:00 pm
Drama of 'Titanic' sets sail in Starpoint musical
N-W BOE sets budget workshop
Thu, Mar 8th 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education will hold a budget workshop at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, at the Errick Road Elementary School, 6839 Errick Road, Wheatfield.
Niagara Catholic hosts 'Partnering With Parents' program
Tue, Mar 6th 2012 05:10 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center is sponsoring a "Partnering with Parents" program titled, "Grief, Loss and Children," hosted by Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School, 520 66th St., on Wednesday, March 14, at 6:30 p.m.
Niagara University's Sharon Green Presents at national conference
Tue, Mar 6th 2012 05:10 pm
Sharon Green, a reading coordinator in Niagara University's Office of Academic Support, recently presented a poster at the National Association for Developmental Education's 36th annual conference in Orlando, Fla.
Niagara University student gets life lesson in Uganda
Sat, Mar 3rd 2012 07:00 am
While most college students went home to their families for winter break, one local student saw this time off as an opportunity to embark on a selfless venture. Alyssa Miller spent her holiday season on a volunteer mission to Uganda.
Lew-Port kindergarten registration begins
Sat, Mar 3rd 2012 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter School District has announced it will be holding kindergarten registration this month and a kindergarten orientation program for new students in May.
Castellani family makes $1 million gift to Niagara University
Thu, Mar 1st 2012 12:00 pm
Niagara University announced today that it has received a $1 million gift from the Castellani family for continuing support of the Castellani Art Museum on the university's campus.
Club Managers Association of America selects NU student chapter as Chapter of the Year
Wed, Feb 29th 2012 01:20 pm
For the third straight year, the Club Managers Association of America's Student Chapter of the Year resides on Monteagle Ridge.
Niagara Catholic students participate in prestigious history bee
Wed, Feb 29th 2012 11:35 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School students recently competed in The New York State National History Bee, Western Region, held at Nichols High School. The event is an academic competition for qualified candidates from area high schools.
Niagara Catholic celebrates National Honor Society inductions
Wed, Feb 29th 2012 11:35 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School was proud to celebrate the induction of 12 students into the National Honor Society on Wednesday, Feb. 8, with a candlelight ceremony held in the Bishop Duffy Alumni Gymnasium.
UB to celebrate faculty inventors, entrepreneurs at annual reception
Wed, Feb 29th 2012 09:35 am
The University at Buffalo will celebrate faculty inventors and innovative companies that reside in the UB Technology Incubator during the university's annual Inventors and Entrepreneurs Reception on March 1.
Open house scheduled to acquaint potential students with NU's Ph.D. program in leadership and policy
Wed, Feb 29th 2012 07:00 am
Niagara University's College of Education will host an open house at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, for individuals considering its new doctoral program in leadership and policy. The event will take place on the fourth floor of St. Vincent's Hall, located on the Niagara University campus.
Members of NU Class of 1980 establish scholarship for military veterans
Mon, Feb 27th 2012 06:05 pm
With the advent of the post-9/11 G.I. Bill and recent drawdown of forces deployed overseas, the number of veterans choosing to pursue degrees at Niagara University has more than doubled over the past two years.
Lew-Port student musicians selected for All-County
Sat, Feb 25th 2012 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Music Department announced last week that a number of its student musicians were selected to perform with All-County honors ensembles.
Lew-Port thanks community for support of 'Beauty and the Beast'
Sat, Feb 25th 2012 06:55 am
Lewiston-Porter High School instructional music teacher Kevin Duncan, speaking on behalf of Lew-Port students involved in the recent production of "Beauty and the Beast," extended his appreciation to the community for its support.
Preparing for the Future -- Job Search Seminar 2012
Fri, Feb 24th 2012 03:35 pm
Dressed for success with resumes in hand, Grand Island High School students traveled to the Holiday Inn Grand Island on Thursday, Feb. 16, for the annual Job Search Seminar coordinated by the business department at the high school.
NU Theatre presents most magical romantic comedy by Shakespeare: 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'
Wed, Feb 22nd 2012 01:10 pm
From March 22 through April 1, Niagara University Theatre will present the delightful Shakespearean classic, "A Midsummer Night's Dream," directed by Doug Zschiegner, associate professor/associate director of NU Theatre. Young lovers, powerful spirits and a troupe of thespians all collide in a forest in this contemporary production of the most magical romantic comedy in the history of the English language.
Sea Scout open house
Wed, Feb 22nd 2012 11:15 am
Lewiston's new Sea Scout troop will offer free sailing lessons to young adults (ages 14-20) on the tall ship "The Black Pearl." Those interested in getting more details about this program are invited to call Captain Amanda Alexander at 716-698-8399. Or, readers can attend an open house at the Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St., at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23.
Niagara Catholic to showcase new junior/senior high school at open house
Wed, Feb 22nd 2012 07:00 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School will hold an open house from 6 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 29. All future seventh and eighth grade students, as well as those students entering or currently in grades nine through 12 who may be considering attending NC, are encouraged to attend and learn about the catholic education continuum and the many opportunities available to students.
SUNY Empire State College to hold information session
Tue, Feb 21st 2012 03:10 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, Cheektowaga, on:
LDC Family Booster Club formed
Tue, Feb 21st 2012 07:00 am
The families of the Lewiston Dance Center announced formation of the Lewiston Dance Center Family Booster Club, or "LDC Family Booster Club," and are organizing their first fundraiser.
Work of 'Art' wraps at NU
Mon, Feb 20th 2012 04:10 pm
What constitutes art? And why do some people have such dramatic reactions when it comes to viewing and interpreting modern art?
Registration under way for annual Presti Karate Kid's-Only Karate Tournament
Mon, Feb 20th 2012 03:45 pm
Presti Karate Centers is now accepting registrations for its annual Kid's-Only Karate Tournament, to be held on Saturday, March 24, at Niagara Catholic High School, 520 66th St.
Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy accepting applications
Mon, Feb 20th 2012 12:10 pm
The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy is immediately accepting applications for its next class of sworn recruits and pre-employment students.
Niagara University's annual graduate school open house scheduled for March 17
Mon, Feb 20th 2012 07:00 am
Niagara University will host its annual graduate school open house Saturday, March 17, on campus in the Glynn Atrium of Bisgrove Hall. The free event begins at 9:30 a.m. A continental breakfast will be offered to all attendees.