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Cultural Alliance of Niagara elects officers
Thu, Aug 9th 2012 07:00 am
The Cultural Alliance of Niagara, the arts and culture advocacy coalition serving Niagara County, has announced the election of officers for 2012-13.
Fresh Air children from NYC take summer vacation in WNY area
Wed, Aug 8th 2012 10:05 am
Twenty-three smiling New York City children boarded buses on Aug. 7, headed for the Western New York area, to reunite with their host families at the bus arrival in Amherst.
Stuffed turtles donated to Mount St. Mary's Hospital
Tue, Aug 7th 2012 07:00 am
First Presbyterian Church's VBS ran from July 16 to 20. Several girls worked on making stuffed turtles as their mission project. These turtles were donated to Mount St. Mary's to be given to young children who are there for surgeries.
UB Distinguished Speakers Series announces 2012-13 schedule
Mon, Aug 6th 2012 05:50 pm
Comedian Steve Martin, political commentator David Brooks and former First Lady Laura Bush will bring their voices to the lineup for the University at Buffalo's 26th annual Distinguished Speakers Series, which will run from Sept. 20 through April 27, 2013.
Lewiston Public Library August programs, events and activities
Fri, Aug 3rd 2012 08:15 pm
The Lewiston Public Library, 305 S. Eighth St., in the Village of Lewiston, announces the following programs, events and activities for the month of August.
Niagara University students offer tongue-in-cheek 'Guide to Facebook'
Thu, Aug 2nd 2012 07:00 am
How soon is too soon to "friend" a new acquaintance on Facebook? What does it mean to give someone a virtual poke?
Vote 'Duck for President'
Thu, Aug 2nd 2012 07:00 am
NU Theatre is presenting a free musical for all ages, "Duck for President," adapted by James Grote with music and lyrics by George Howe and direction by Terri Filips Vaughan.
Lew-Port hires principal
Sat, Jul 28th 2012 08:10 am
Dean Ramirez was named Lewiston-Porter Middle School principal at a special meeting of the Lewiston-Porter Board of Education on July 18.
NCCC celebrates 50 years
Thu, Jul 26th 2012 02:30 pm
Niagara County Community College will celebrate its 50th anniversary this weekend with plenty of balloons rising into the sky, as well as three days of activities and entertainment.

Balloons Over Niagara returns to the campus, July 27 to 29, repeating the excitement of 25 hot air balloons taking to the sky in 2008 to celebrate the county's bicentennial.

NU students travel overseas to investigate international justice
Tue, Jul 24th 2012 11:20 am
Twelve criminal justice majors from Niagara University recently joined Assistant Professor Dr. Diana Falco on a three-week study abroad program that examined law enforcement policies in four European countries.
Niagara University dean named to finance committee at Memorial Medical Center
Sat, Jul 21st 2012 09:10 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has appointed Shawn P. Daly, Ph.D., P.E., to serve on its finance committee.
Lew-Port students enjoy great tasting water with environmentally friendly fountains
Fri, Jul 20th 2012 08:30 pm
Third-grade students at Lewiston-Porter found this past spring that learning history can also help the environment and their community while teaching them how to live a healthier lifestyle. The subject: water.
NIMAC reaches out to N-W art students
Thu, Jul 19th 2012 09:45 am
Flanked on each side by a billowing American flag, "Western New York Supports our Air Base" can be seen on bumpers across Western New York.
Niagara University adds master's and certificate programs in TESOL
Thu, Jul 19th 2012 09:40 am
Beginning this fall, Niagara University's College of Education will offer a new master's degree program for candidates seeking certification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).
Miss Bev's sponsors 'National Dance Day' celebration
Mon, Jul 16th 2012 07:00 am
Miss Bev's Dance Studio will sponsor its third annual "National Dance Day" celebration on Saturday, July 28. This day has been created to encourage people of all ages to get out and enjoy all that dance has to offer.
Town of Lewiston offers babysitting class
Sat, Jul 14th 2012 07:00 am
The Town of Lewiston Recreation Department announces it will offer a Red Cross-certified babysitting class this summer. The class is open to boys and girls ages 11 and up. It will be held on Friday, July 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lewiston Town Hall, 1375 Ridge Road.
Former Lew-Port Superintendent Polka promoted at Niagara
Fri, Jul 13th 2012 11:25 pm
Dr. Walter S. Polka, former Lewiston-Porter superintendent of schools, was recently granted promotion to full professor with tenure at Niagara University.
Local teen publishes e-book on Amazon and Barnes & Noble
Thu, Jul 12th 2012 03:00 pm
Emily Spina, a senior at Starpoint High School, has been writing novels since she was 13. Now, her dream of being a published author is becoming a reality, as her novel, "Book of the Legion," is currently available as an e-book on both and
Niagara University to high school students: Earn college credits by taking summer classes
Thu, Jul 12th 2012 07:00 am
High school juniors and seniors looking for a way to earn college credits outside of the Advanced Placement curriculum should look no further.
NU: Harry Gong recognized for contributions as chair of National College Fair
Wed, Jul 11th 2012 09:30 am
Harry Gong, NU director of admissions, was honored by Visit Buffalo Niagara with a Buffalo Ambassador Distinguished Service Award in recognition of his leadership and service in support of the region's tourism industry.
Niagara University Alumni Magazine receives APEX Award for Publication Excellence
Tue, Jul 10th 2012 09:35 am
Niagara University has announced that its newly redesigned Eagle magazine has won a 2012 APEX Grand Award for Publication Excellence.
Open house at ABC Preschool
Tue, Jul 10th 2012 09:00 am
ABC Preschool is hosting an open house for parents of prospective 3 and 4 year olds from 6:30 until 8 p.m. on Aug. 21.
Peach Blossom, Peach Fuzz competitions open for entrants
Mon, Jul 9th 2012 12:05 pm
Children can now register for the 55th Niagara County Peach Festival Peach Blossom and Peach Fuzz competitions.
Kaegebein Elementary School Students support Bags of Love
Mon, Jul 9th 2012 07:00 am
Patients who are receiving home health care from Hospice of Buffalo and Erie County received a special surprise with their pharmacy delivery over the Fourth of July holiday, thanks to the faculty and students at Kaegebein Elementary School.
Builders Club has a busy year
Sat, Jul 7th 2012 01:10 am
As another school year has come to a close, members of the Lewiston-Porter Middle School Builders Club can reflect on the fun and fulfilling volunteer work they participated in.
Junior Honor Society assists Old Fort Niagara
Sat, Jul 7th 2012 01:00 am
Proceeds from a spaghetti dinner presented by the Lewiston-Porter National Junior Honor Society will assist Old Fort Niagara with its upcoming bicentennial celebrations.
BOCES Alternative Parenting Program graduates
Thu, Jul 5th 2012 12:40 pm
Four young women celebrated a milestone recently at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center. All are teenage mothers and have been taking their classes at the Alternative Parenting Program taught by Peg Behnke.
Gerald L. Miller tribute July 11 at NCCC
Thu, Jul 5th 2012 09:30 am
A celebration of the life and legacy of former Niagara County Community College President Gerald L. Miller will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, in the NCCC Arts & Media Theatre.
Niagara Catholic hosts super-sized alumni weekend
Tue, Jul 3rd 2012 07:00 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School is bringing together several of its popular events to form one deluxe alumni weekend this summer. Past and future students and families are invited to participate in the festivities July 14 through 16.
IRS tax workshop offered to nonprofit organizations
Mon, Jul 2nd 2012 07:00 pm
A one-day IRS tax workshop designed to help small and medium-size nonprofit organizations gain a better understanding of tax-exempt responsibilities, employment issues and related areas will be hosted next month by the Hilbert College Center for Adult and Graduate Studies.
Lasallian Youth Conference comes to Niagara University July 15-19
Mon, Jul 2nd 2012 11:45 am
Brothers of the Christian Schools, District of Eastern North America (DENA), will hold its annual Lasallian Youth Assembly at Niagara University July 15-19, with more than 110 secondary school students and educators expected to gather for a week focused on the Lasallian core concepts of faith, service, community and justice.
Stella Niagara holds annual D.A.R.E. graduation
Fri, Jun 29th 2012 07:20 pm
Lewiston Police Department Officer Scott Stafford opened the D.A.R.E. graduation ceremonies at Stella Niagara Education Park by stating that he was "blown away by what the essay writers came up with."
Lew-Port extends Roser's contract
Fri, Jun 29th 2012 06:55 pm
The Lewiston-Porter Board of Education has extended the contract of Superintendent Christopher Roser to Sept. 30, 2015.
GIHS holds 47th annual commencement
Fri, Jun 29th 2012 05:50 pm
The Grand Island High School Class of 2012 heard Sunday that graduating isn't the end of the learning process.
Girl Scouts celebrate in Niagara Falls
Thu, Jun 28th 2012 04:15 pm
Nearly 3,000 Girl Scouts from North America, including Canadian Girl Guides, descended upon Niagara Falls for an inaugural and unprecedented sing-a-long of traditional and historical Girl Scout songs.
N-W hires new interim superintendent
Thu, Jun 28th 2012 02:55 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education named James Knowles as interim superintendent last week, replacing current Interim Superintendent Kerin Dumphrey.
Ceretto joins efforts to combat bullying
Wed, Jun 27th 2012 09:15 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto is teaming up with the City of Niagara Falls to help promote efforts to combat bullying. The city's anti-bullying campaign kicked off Wednesday night at the True Bethel Baptist Church and was sponsored by the Niagara Falls Police Department, Niagara Christian Basketball League and Niagara Falls School District.
N-W grad earns ElderWood scholarship
Tue, Jun 26th 2012 07:00 am
Gaenhyenhawi "Hawi" Solotes of Lewiston has been awarded the ElderWood Senior Care Mary S. and Robert R. Chur Scholarship.
Students explore career options with local roofer
Tue, Jun 26th 2012 07:00 am
Jeff Valone, owner of Try-Lock Roofing in North Tonawanda recently spent some time with the Building Trades Program at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center.
Week at the museum: A new all-day art camp for teens at Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University
Tue, Jun 26th 2012 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University is offering a brand new art camp for teens ages 12-15 during the week of July 16 to 20.

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