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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.
Parent Network of WNY announces free workshop at Orleans-Niagara BOCES Center
Mon, Jan 23rd 2012 09:10 am
Parent Network of WNY presents "Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA)," a free workshop for families of individuals with disabilities. The workshop will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. on Feb. 7 at Orleans-Niagara BOCES Center, 4124 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
Celebrating local business
Mon, Jan 23rd 2012 09:05 am
The Niagara University Family Business Center celebrated its ninth anniversary with a celebration and awards banquet at Rich's Renaissance.
Lew-Port BOE looks to future
Fri, Jan 20th 2012 09:00 pm
The Lewiston-Porter Board of Education is looking into the future, the immediate as well as the distant, after listening to three presentations during its monthly meeting Tuesday.
Newspaper Club begins work
Fri, Jan 20th 2012 08:35 pm
Approximately 20 students at Huth Road Elementary School have begun work on the next installment of the school's newspaper.
Be our guest!
Thu, Jan 19th 2012 07:00 am
Students at Edward Town Middle School are excited about their school's musical production of "Beauty and the Beast."
Village of Lewiston Recreation January, February activities
Tue, Jan 17th 2012 02:00 pm
The Village of Lewiston Recreation Department announces the following activities of interest taking place in the months of January and February. All programs are held in the Village of Lewiston Red Brick Municipal Building, North Fourth and Onondaga streets.
Niagara University again offering free tax preparation assistance to Niagara Falls community
Tue, Jan 17th 2012 01:30 pm
Continuing a tradition that has become almost as inevitable as taxes themselves, accounting students from Niagara University's College of Business Administration will again provide free tax preparation assistance to members of the Niagara Falls community this tax season.
'Betsy Potter: Breaking Nature' opens at CAM
Tue, Jan 17th 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."
Learn about emergency preparedness
Mon, Jan 16th 2012 11:55 am
Lewiston-Porter High School Partners in Education is hosting Border Community SERVICE of Niagara University for an emergency preparedness presentation on Monday, Jan. 30, at 7 p.m. in the high school library on Creek Road.
Cyber-bullying presentation at Niagara-Wheatfield
Mon, Jan 16th 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara-Wheatfield counseling staff will present a digital awareness and cyber-bullying presentation in conjunction with Northpointe Council from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, in the high school's Adult Learning Center.
Tips to better navigate the financial aid frenzy
Sat, Jan 14th 2012 06:40 am
For 2 million-plus college applicants, how to pay for college is always top-of-mind, particularly during today's tough economic times. Competition for much-coveted financial aid remains as fierce as the college admissions process itself, so it's imperative that applicants and their parents know fact from fiction. Below are three common myths about the college financial process, followed by advice for students and their parents.
5 earn awards at DECA competition
Fri, Jan 13th 2012 06:00 pm
Students from Lewiston-Porter High School tested their business acumen against hundreds of others at the Region 12 DECA competition.