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Niagara University professor becomes 10th recipient of 'Champion of Education' award
Tue, Jun 5th 2012 10:05 am
Dr. William D. Frye will soon join an exclusive list of hospitality and tourism educators that includes Michael E. Hurst, J.W. Marriott Jr., Anthony Marshall and only six others.
Niagara University students launch soup kitchen in downtown Niagara Falls
Mon, Jun 4th 2012 11:15 am
NU grad Kalani Personius and seniors Mary Gibson and Jessica Spellane work to help those in need at St. George's Church.
NU: Castellani Art Museum opens War of 1812 Bicentennial exhibition
Mon, Jun 4th 2012 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will open a new exhibition presented in conjunction with the War of 1812 Bicentennial celebration on Sunday, June 10. The event runs from from 2 until 4 p.m. and features a talk by guest curator Dr. Robert Giannetti as well as an information fair for Niagara 1812 Legacy Council partner organizations to promote their own events and programs.
11 participants complete joint work-readiness program offered through NU and Opportunities Unlimited
Thu, May 31st 2012 02:00 pm
Niagara University recently held a graduation ceremony. It didn't come with the pomp and circumstance that came with commencement exercises, but it was no less important.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: 16th annual KidBiz is June 23
Thu, May 31st 2012 01:00 pm
The 16th annual KidBiz Sidewalk Sale will be held Saturday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Grand Island.
St. John rocks
Thu, May 31st 2012 08:55 am
St. John Lutheran School performed "Schoolhouse Rock Live Jr." in two recent performances. Students in kindergarten through sixth grades sang familiar toe-tapping songs.
Niagara-Wheatfield budget hearing June 6
Thu, May 31st 2012 08:50 am
Residents of the Niagara-Wheatfield School District will have a chance to voice their opinion of the new version of the school district's 2012-13 budget on Wednesday, June 6, at the Adult Learning Center at the high school, 2292 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
Get a sneak peek of summer at YMCA 'Passport to Summer' camp event
Wed, May 30th 2012 09:55 am
With the school year winding down, it's time to start securing your child's plans for summer. Join the YMCA on Saturday, June 2, for its "Passport to Summer" event and get a sneak peak of all that the YMCA has to offer this summer at camp.
Niagara Catholic to celebrate graduation
Tue, May 29th 2012 08:45 am
The administration, faculty, staff and the Class of 2012 announce the 37th commencement exercises of Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School will take place on Friday, June 8, at 7 p.m. at the Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda.
Moms get royal treatment
Thu, May 24th 2012 07:00 am
Students in Cathy Bonaccorso's, Anne Carnahan's and Pauline Szathmary's cosmetology classes at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center recently spent a day pampering their moms in honor of Mother's Day.
St. Peter's Golf Classic July 30 at Niagara Frontier Country Club
Wed, May 23rd 2012 09:50 am
The eighth annual Golf Classic, sponsored by St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church and School, will be held Monday, July 30, at Niagara Frontier Country Club.
Lewiston's Relay For Life shoots for cancer cure
Tue, May 22nd 2012 05:30 pm
Team Hope of Lewiston's Relay For Life held a basket auction and a skeet-shooting fundraiser at the 3F Club in Lewiston. The money raised from the events will benefit the American Cancer Society.
Stella Niagara cleans attic for 10 Mile Garage Sale
Tue, May 22nd 2012 04:50 pm
The Stella Niagara community is preparing for the 10 Mile Sidewalk and Garage Sale by cleaning out the attic.
NU Theatre to present free children's theater shows and musical this summer
Mon, May 21st 2012 04:00 pm
Niagara University Theatre's repertory troupe, N.U.R.T., will present a rotating repertoire of free children's stories outdoors in the Village of Lewiston at Artpark, where it has not performed since the 1990s.
Niagara University professor lectures in Slovenia on U.S. imprisonment policies
Mon, May 21st 2012 04:00 pm
Dr. Paul Schupp, an associate professor of criminology at Niagara University, recently spent a week in Slovenia lecturing to college students on the international implications of American imprisonment policies.
Dr. Timothy Lauger joins Niagara University's criminal justice department
Mon, May 21st 2012 03:50 pm
It's been a busy couple of years for Timothy R. Lauger, Ph.D. The Wisconsin native earned his doctorate from Indiana University Bloomington in 2010 and recently finished his first book, which is set to be published in September.
Niagara Catholic students volunteer at national food drive
Mon, May 21st 2012 03:45 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School students recently volunteered with the U.S. Postal Carriers food drive. Pictured, from left, are Niagara Catholic students Shannon Lawson, Alexandra Lawson and Zachary Sicoli.
It's Time to Dance
Mon, May 21st 2012 03:45 pm
Time to Dance hosts a free class for students interested in its competition team on Sunday, June 10, from 1 until 3 p.m. At 5000 Saunders Settlement Road. A parent informational meeting will take place at the same time. Spots are limited. Call 716-946-7909 for more information.
St. Peter's first grade celebrates Mother's Day
Sat, May 19th 2012 06:55 am
Miss Carly Posa's first-grade students at St. Peter R.C. School visited Lewiston business Enchanted Florist to buy Mother's Day presents.
Niagara University presents several scholarships to theater studies students
Fri, May 18th 2012 06:00 pm
Dr. Sharon Watkinson, chair of Niagara University's department of theatre and fine arts, awarded several scholarships this spring to outstanding students in memory of deceased friends of the theater program and in honor of a College of Nursing alumnus with ties to the program.
Catholic Academy of Niagara Falls Student wins honorable mention
Fri, May 18th 2012 06:00 pm
Hailey Crawford, a kindergarten student at the Catholic Academy of Niagara Falls, was recently awarded honorable mention for her poster entry in the Diocese of Buffalo Vocation Awareness Contest.
Back to drawing board for Niagara-Wheatfield budget
Thu, May 17th 2012 01:20 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield School District's $61.78 million budget for 2012-13 failed Tuesday by a 2,004 (no) to 1,713 (yes) vote in what was described as the largest voter turnout in recent memory.
Next Generation Realtor scholarships awarded
Wed, May 16th 2012 07:00 am
Representatives from the New York State Association of Realtors and Buffalo Niagara Association of Realtors were present to award two scholarships at a recent reception ceremony at BNAR headquarters.
Niagara University presenting summer class on preparing the perfect barbecue
Wed, May 16th 2012 07:00 am
With Mother's Day now on the back burner, Niagara University's Office of Continuing Education is offering a great gift idea for all the fathers out there.
Au revoir
Tue, May 15th 2012 08:35 am
This summer, 10 Niagara University theater studies students and a number of students from the university's College of Business will study abroad for eight weeks at London's Anglo-American University.
Niagara Catholic celebrates Class of 2012
Tue, May 15th 2012 08:30 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School will honor the members of the Class of 2012 as part of its baccalaureate mass and senior awards night on Tuesday, June 5, at St. Leo's Church, 2748 Military Road, Niagara Falls.
Catholic Academy of Niagara Falls elects home school association's slate of officers for 2012-13
Thu, May 10th 2012 07:25 am
At its annual meeting, in conjunction with the Teacher Appreciation Banquet, the Catholic Academy of Niagara Falls Home School Association elected its slate of officers for the 2012-13 academic year.
Metropolitan Museum of Art researcher will speak at Castellani Art Museum
Tue, May 8th 2012 03:35 pm
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University's popular "Meet Me at the CAM" film and lecture series is back for a fourth year with "Paris: La Ville Lumière (The City of Light)." This year's series celebrates the Castellani Art Museum's loan of Pablo Picasso's 1905 drawing, "Leo Stein," for the exhibition "The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso and the Parisian Avant-Garde."
NU's 'Sing for Somalia' concert raises money and inspiration
Tue, May 8th 2012 09:30 am
Niagara University presented "Sing for Somalia," a benefit concert organized by NU junior Jeannine Alsous.
Perfect pair
Mon, May 7th 2012 03:30 pm
Sisters Sophie and Lexi Lindamer received perfect scores on their 2012 NYSSMA Spring Evaluation Festival solos on April 21at Royalton-Hartland. Sophie and Lexi are both students at Lewiston-Porter Intermediate Education Center and take private lessons at Lewiston Music.
Niagara University students take five awards at Eastern Colleges Science Conference
Thu, May 3rd 2012 01:35 pm
Twenty-one colleges and universities from the northeastern U.S. attended this year's Eastern Colleges Science Conference, held April 14 at William Paterson University in Wayne, N.J. Most of the 267 students and 74 faculty members in attendance made research presentations (in the form of a poster, oral, or manuscript) in search of one of the ECSC's 16 awards.
Earth Day tree plantings in Niagara Falls State Park
Wed, May 2nd 2012 07:25 pm
PHOTO GALLERY: Henry J. Kalfas Elementary School teachers Randy Broeker and Chris Kusk brought three-dozen sixth-grade students to Niagara Falls State Park Wednesday to plant new trees.
Niagara University leadership conference to address bullying, cyber-bullying
Tue, May 1st 2012 03:30 pm
John Curtin knows what it's like to be bullied. The Niagara University junior communication studies major acknowledges that he was harassed by his peers from age 8 through his freshman year in high school.
11 NU students inducted into communication honor society
Mon, Apr 30th 2012 07:50 pm
Eleven Niagara University students became lifetime members of Lambda Pi Eta, the honor society for undergraduate communication students, during an induction ceremony held April 28.
Winners of annual Lewiston Kiwanis Spring Fling One Mile Race for Kids
Mon, Apr 30th 2012 07:45 pm
The winners of the 17th annual Lewiston Kiwanis and Lewiston Service Guild Spring Fling One Mile Race for Kids (held on Sunday, April 29) are: Brandon Castellani for the boys in a time of 5:52 and Alexandra Whitney for the girls in a time of 5:44.
Greater Niagara Ballet Co. presents 'Peter and the Wolf,' 'Pas de Quatre'
Mon, Apr 30th 2012 07:00 am
The Greater Niagara Ballet Company, well known for its traditional holiday production of "The Nutcracker," is adding a spring ballet to its repertoire.
Balloons Over Niagara seeking volunteers
Fri, Apr 27th 2012 07:00 am
Niagara County Community College will kick off its 50th anniversary year July 27 to 29 with the return of the Balloons Over Niagara weekend.
Niagara Catholic to host Niagara University showcase
Thu, Apr 26th 2012 04:40 pm
Niagara University secondary education students will share their achievements, accomplishments, theories and methods of education with members of the larger community on Friday, April 27, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School, 520 66th St., Niagara Falls.
Budget hearing, candidate forum ahead in N-W
Thu, Apr 26th 2012 07:00 am
Niagara-Wheatfield School District voters will have another chance to speak out about the proposed 2012-13 budget, as well as meet the candidates for the Board of Education on Wednesday, May 2.

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