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Lewiston-Porter Middle School conducts K-9 search
Fri, Feb 10th 2012 04:40 pm
On Feb. 8, the Lewiston Police Department in conjunction with the Lewiston-Porter School District conducted a random K-9 drug search at Lewiston-Porter Middle School.
Niagara University's Bill Newton named Campus Event Planner of the Year
Fri, Feb 10th 2012 09:05 am
Niagara University has announced that Bill Newton, assistant director of campus activities, has been named Campus Event Planner of the Year by Power Performers Inc., a national speakers and entertainment bureau.
Scholarship honors former N-W student
Fri, Feb 10th 2012 05:35 am
Nominations are open for the 14th annual Andrew John Zuccari Memorial Scholarship award of $1,000 for a graduating senior in the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District's Class of 2012.
Academy students speak out against bullies
Fri, Feb 10th 2012 05:35 am
The Orleans/Niagara BOCES Niagara Academy Middle School students were assigned the book "The Misfits" by James Howe to read.
Shawn P. Daly named dean of Niagara University's College of Business Administration
Thu, Feb 9th 2012 10:30 am
Shawn P. Daly named dean of Niagara University's College of Business Administration
Money for college
Thu, Feb 9th 2012 05:35 am
The New York State Higher Education Services Corporation is working with financial aid professionals and other volunteers across the state to inform and educate students and families about all of the financial aid opportunities available to help them pay for college and promote the completion of the most important tool in securing financial aid, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
Audition for Greater Niagara Ballet Company's spring production
Thu, Feb 9th 2012 05:30 am
The Greater Niagara Ballet Company announces auditions for its spring production, "Peter and the Wolf," will take place Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Feder School of Classical Ballet, located within the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave.
Sheriff's scholarship available
Thu, Feb 9th 2012 05:30 am
March 5 is the deadline for applications for the third annual Thomas A. Beilein Scholarship award for high school seniors residing in Niagara County who will seek a career in criminal justice/law enforcement.
Edward Town student competes in Empire Games
Thu, Feb 9th 2012 05:25 am
The Empire State Winter Games, a multiple day sporting event, took place Feb. 2-5 in Lake Placid.
Aviation class gets inside look at airport
Thu, Feb 9th 2012 05:00 am
The aviation class at Niagara-Wheatfield High School, taught by science teacher Norm Utech, recently visited the Buffalo-Niagara International Airport's TSA secure facility as well as the FAA's air traffic control tower.
Listen up: 5 easy steps to avoid college burnout
Wed, Feb 8th 2012 12:30 pm
Feeling overwhelmed with school and work? You really want to go out with your friends, but you have a 10-page paper due tomorrow? Is your social life suffering because of how you are managing your time? Well, we have all been there and done that, but you can prevent it!
NCCC scholarships available
Wed, Feb 8th 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara County Community College Foundation is offering scholarships for incoming and current students for the fall 2012 semester. Applications are due Friday, March 2.
NU students making cross-country bike ride to support cancer patients
Mon, Feb 6th 2012 11:40 am
Although the spring semester began just weeks ago, Vince Schiano and Chris Zukas are already making ambitious summer plans.
Reality Café brightens Valentine's Day
Fri, Feb 3rd 2012 04:00 pm
Youth patrons of Reality Café at Nike Base Park on Whitehaven Road are holding another Valentine Get Crafty Night project on Friday, Feb. 3, to make St. Valentine's Day cards for seniors. Their handiwork, pictured at right, will brighten the tables and rooms for Grand Island Golden Agers and residents of the Riverwood at Elderwood Nursing Home.
GI Rotary, GIHS Interact get cooking
Fri, Feb 3rd 2012 02:45 pm
Grand Island High School senior Kate Gilbert likes her chili medium hot, with some cheese, and Fritos Scoops corn chips.
GIHS takes on epic 'Les Misérables'
Fri, Feb 3rd 2012 02:20 pm
Everything about "Les Misérables," the musical based on the epic Victor Hugo novel, is big, so it's only fitting that Grand Island High School is producing the show with its biggest cast ever.
Artist explores the conflict between humankind and the natural world
Fri, Feb 3rd 2012 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University's TopSpin Series of exhibitions for emerging regional artists continues with "Betsy Potter: Breaking Nature."
February storytellers share tales at Aquarium of Niagara
Thu, Feb 2nd 2012 08:00 am
Looking for something for the kids to do in February? How about bringing them to the Aquarium of Niagara, making yourself comfortable (and warm) as you and the kids listen to a story, or two?
The cure for cabin fever?
Thu, Feb 2nd 2012 07:00 am
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.
Students learn first-hand about government
Thu, Feb 2nd 2012 07:00 am
As a part of their social studies unit, fifth-graders at Colonial Village Elementary ran for election as class governor.
William Gacioch and family make $2 million gift to Niagara University
Wed, Feb 1st 2012 11:40 am
Niagara University has received a $2 million gift from William Gacioch, Class of 1961, and his family for the renovation of Meade Hall, which will be renamed the Gacioch Family Alumni and Admissions Center.
Catholic schools in Niagara Falls to merge
Wed, Feb 1st 2012 10:45 am
Niagara Catholic to become a junior/senior high school; Catholic Academy of Niagara Falls to become pre-K-6 site.
Niagara Catholic hosts freshman enrollment night
Tue, Jan 31st 2012 07:00 am
Niagara Catholic High School is hosting its freshman enrollment night on Thursday, Feb. 9, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the school, 520 66th St., Niagara Falls. The event is for those incoming freshman students who have been accepted as a member of Niagara Catholic's Class of 2016.
Artpark offers musical theater apprentice program
Mon, Jan 30th 2012 12:15 pm
Artpark has reinstated its highly successful musical theater apprentice program for a third year. The apprentice program provides an opportunity for up to eight high school music theater students of exceptional talent to participate in the company's Broadway musical production of "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella." Artpark will present the timeless fairy tale musical in the Mainstage Theater Aug. 9-17.
N-W college info night
Mon, Jan 30th 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara-Wheatfield High School Counseling and Career Department hosts a college information night at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, in the auditorium.
20 school districts compete in annual Tech Wars
Fri, Jan 27th 2012 05:25 pm
On Jan. 13, Niagara County Community College hosted Tech Wars 2012, a multi-district technology competition for middle and high school students. Twenty school districts competed in events such as mousetrap cars, Sumo-Bots, and CO2 car racing. In attendance were about 300 students, teachers, and spectators.
Students raise funds for Save-A-Pet
Thu, Jan 26th 2012 12:40 pm
The Alternative Parenting Program students at Orleans/Niagara BOCES recently put together a fundraiser to help support Save-A-Pet of Niagara County, a non-profit animal rescue organization.
N-W offers event with Sabre Hall of Famer Simonick
Thu, Jan 26th 2012 08:15 am
Niagara-Wheatfield's Community Education program is offering a night with Buffalo Sabres Hall of Famer Robert "Rip" Simonick.
Students receive college funds with FASNY
Thu, Jan 26th 2012 08:10 am
In 2011, the Firemen's Association of the State of New York unveiled an educational initiative called the FASNY Higher Education Learning Plan.
Niagara-Wheatfield board, superintendent under fire
Thu, Jan 26th 2012 08:10 am
Strained relations among Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education members, superintendent and staff members appear to be continuing as the school district reacts to budget problems.
Niagara University accepting registrations for spring continuing education courses
Tue, Jan 24th 2012 12:25 pm
Niagara University's Office of Continuing Education is accepting registrations for its spring schedule of courses. Credit-free classes are offered in person and online.
Artpark inviting schools, Scouts, groups to create fairy houses
Tue, Jan 24th 2012 12:00 pm
The second annual "Fairy House Festival" extends to two days in June.
'Haydar Hatemi: The Istanbul Painter' at Castellani Art Museum showcases opulence of Ottoman Empire
Tue, Jan 24th 2012 07:00 am
A new folk arts exhibition at the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University features paintings in miniature and on a grand scale, depicting scenes from Istanbul in the time of the Ottoman Empire.
SUNY Empire State College at Cheektowaga to hold information sessions
Tue, Jan 24th 2012 05:20 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 the following dates:
Do you hear the people sing?
Mon, Jan 23rd 2012 03:55 pm
The GIHS edition of 'Les Misérables' opens Feb. 2.
St. Peter's in National Geographic Geography Bee
Mon, Jan 23rd 2012 03:30 pm
Students at St. Peter R.C. School in Lewiston recently participated in the National Geographic Geography Bee.
Deirdre Bartholomew named dining manager at Niagara University
Mon, Jan 23rd 2012 12:30 pm
Niagara University has announced that Deirdre Bartholomew has been named the new dining manager for Sodexo, the company that provides dining and hospitality services on campus.

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