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Castellani Art Museum closed for Niagara University holiday recess
Tue, Dec 18th 2012 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will be closed to the public during Niagara University's holiday break, Saturday, Dec. 22, through Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. The museum reopens with regular hours on Wednesday, Jan. 2.
L-P Primary students honor veterans
Sat, Dec 15th 2012 01:25 pm
Mrs. Rodriguez's kindergarten class and Mrs. VanEgmond's first-grade classes at the Lewiston-Porter Primary Education Center recently performed songs for local veterans.
Celebrate the holidays with Adell's School of Dance
Fri, Dec 14th 2012 07:00 am
If there's one studio that can turn a holiday show into an "Xtravaganza," it's Adell's School of Dance.
St. John Lutheran School students help Food Bank
Thu, Dec 13th 2012 08:35 am
St. John Lutheran School is helping support The Food Bank of WNY. In the past few weeks, students have been donating food items as part of their chapel offerings. They have collected more than 400 pounds of food and plan to donate more to help those in need during the Christmas season.
Houghton: Serving the children of Buffalo
Wed, Dec 12th 2012 12:30 pm
Jaynee Van Wormer, 2008 graduate of Houghton College, is helping to bring hope to children in Buffalo.
NU: Father Levesque receives service award from Turkish Cultural Center
Tue, Dec 11th 2012 01:20 pm
The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, Niagara University president, was recently presented with a service award from the Turkish Cultural Center at Buffalo and the Peace Islands Institute.
Holidays with H.O.G.
Tue, Dec 11th 2012 12:55 pm
In celebration of the holidays, leather- and denim-clad members of Niagara Falls Harley Owners Group recently made their annual convoy to New Directions' Wyndham Lawn Home for Children in Lockport to give the children residents' holiday presents.
Youngstown Free Library December programs
Sat, Dec 8th 2012 07:00 am
The Youngstown Free Library announces the following programs and activities taking place in December.
Dancers perform at NF Firefighter telethon
Fri, Dec 7th 2012 06:55 pm
Approximately 30 dancers from the Grand Island Dance Center performed Saturday afternoon, Dec. 1, at the 84th annual Niagara Falls Firefighters Christmas Toy Fund Telethon, which was broadcast on cable access television on Time Warner.
NCCC to host 'Santa's Workshop' at Culinary Institute
Mon, Dec 3rd 2012 11:00 am
Niagara County Community College, in conjunction with the College Association of NCCC, will host "Santa's Workshop" weekends at the college's new Niagara Falls Culinary Institute through Dec. 24.
Free emergency preparedness workshop offered for Western New York Boy & Girl Scouts
Wed, Nov 28th 2012 07:00 am
Border Community SERVICE of Niagara University is offering a free emergency preparedness workshop for all Western New York Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts.
Niagara University, Niagara Falls schools selected for Investing in Innovation grant program
Tue, Nov 27th 2012 08:10 am
Niagara University and 12 partners, including the Niagara Falls City School District, were awarded an Investing in Innovation (or "i3") grant of $3 million from the U.S. Department of Education.
SUNY Empire State College to hold information session
Mon, Nov 26th 2012 07:00 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:
Castellani Art Museum offers free tour on Sunday
Sat, Nov 24th 2012 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will offer a free guided tour at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 25. The 30-minute tour includes an overview of the museum's current exhibitions. Meet your docent at 2 p.m. at the reception desk. Reservations are not necessary.
Happy birthday, Kaegebein Elementary
Sat, Nov 24th 2012 07:00 am
During the anniversary celebration of its construction, Grand Island Central School District officials said Kaegebein Elementary School is still the school William Kaegebein envisioned 60 years ago: a place where Island children become engaged in learning and begin to make a difference in their world.
Youngstown Lions Peace Poster winner named
Sat, Nov 24th 2012 07:00 am
Last month, the Youngstown Lions Club presented its 2012-13 "Imagine Peace" poster contest winner, Brooke Williams, with a $50 check for taking top honors in this year's contest.
L-P Partners to meet
Sat, Nov 24th 2012 07:00 am
Lewiston-Porter Partners in Education reports its next meeting will be Monday, Nov. 26, at 7 p.m. in the Lewiston-Porter High School library.
Castellani Art Museum announces Thanksgiving weekend hours
Wed, Nov 21st 2012 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University announces hours for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
BOCES culinary arts students help Salvation Army
Wed, Nov 21st 2012 07:00 am
Culinary Arts students at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center have been putting their skills to use to help out the Salvation Army in Lockport.
NCTEC inducts 15 into National Technical Honor Society
Wed, Nov 21st 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara Career and Technical Education Center recently honored 15 students who were accepted into the National Technical Honor Society. The National Technical Honor Society is the highest award that can be given for excellence in career and technical education.
Students learn about careers in construction
Wed, Nov 21st 2012 07:00 am
Recently several classes from the BOCES Orleans and Niagara Career and Technical Education Centers took part in Construction Career Days in Lakeview, N.Y., which exposed high school students and adults to diverse careers in the industry.
Cornerstone CFCU announces scholarships
Tue, Nov 20th 2012 07:00 am
Cornerstone Community Federal Credit Union is offering local high school seniors entering college a chance to win a scholarship to help finance their education.
Kaegebein Elementary School celebrates 60-year anniversary
Fri, Nov 16th 2012 11:00 pm
Students uncovered William Kaegebein Elementary School's time capsule from the 1952 cornerstone in celebration of the school's 60th anniversary.
Sweet treats: Girl Scouts host annual cookie sale
Fri, Nov 16th 2012 07:00 am
It's Girl Scout cookie time again. Enthusiastic hordes of young saleswomen began the time-honored tradition of knocking on doors last month and now are taking advantage of the holiday season by enticing shoppers at stores around the area.
St. John celebrates Dr. Seuss
Thu, Nov 15th 2012 01:15 pm
The kindergarten class at St. John Lutheran School recently celebrated the colors of black and white by having a Dr. Seuss day.
Niagara University participating in America Recycles Day
Wed, Nov 14th 2012 07:00 am
This Thursday, Nov. 15, Niagara University is joining thousands of local organizers holding recycling events across the country to celebrate America Recycles Day, the only nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the U.S.
NU celebrates Veterans Day with unveiling of 1812 Bicentennial Peace Garden plaque
Tue, Nov 13th 2012 03:45 pm
The Niagara University community celebrated Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 12, with a program honoring those who have sacrificed to preserve the freedoms Americans hold dear.
NU: Father Levesque to sign Presidents' Climate Commitment Nov. 15
Tue, Nov 13th 2012 03:15 pm
The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., Niagara University president, will sign the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment at 1 p.m. on Nov. 15, which also happens to be America Recycles Day. The pledge signifies the university's plan to eliminate the campus' net emissions of greenhouse gases over a period of time.
International math journal devotes entire issue to NU professor as birthday present
Tue, Nov 13th 2012 03:15 pm
It's an age-old question: What do you give a world-renowned mathematician for his 75th birthday?
Report on international student exchange finds UB among Top 20 U.S. host universities
Tue, Nov 13th 2012 03:10 pm
The 2012 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, released this week in Washington, D.C., finds that, for the tenth year in a row, the University at Buffalo is among the top 20 institutions in the U.S. hosting international students.
Canisius College to host exhibit of Associated Press presidential photos
Tue, Nov 13th 2012 07:00 am
Canisius College will host "The American President," an exhibit of presidential photos taken by Associated Press photographers over the past 150 years, from Tuesday, Nov. 13, through Friday, Nov. 30, on the first floor of the Andrew L. Bowhuis Library. The exhibit is sponsored by the Department of Communication Studies and The Journalism Program at Canisius.
AOH announces writing contest
Sat, Nov 10th 2012 03:35 pm
The Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians is sponsoring a National Irish History Writing Contest for students grades 6 through 12. The contest is comprised of two levels: Grades 6 to 8 and grades 9 to 12.
Cuomo announces student loan relief for New Yorkers affected by Hurricane Sandy
Sat, Nov 10th 2012 09:00 am
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, on Friday, directed New York State Higher Education Services Corporation to grant temporary student loan relief to New Yorkers who were affected by Hurricane Sandy.
BOCES center plans open house, pasta dinner
Fri, Nov 9th 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara Career and Technical Education Center, at 3181 Saunders Settlement Road in Sanborn, will hold an open house and pasta dinner on Nov. 15.
Learn about careers in law enforcement
Thu, Nov 8th 2012 06:30 pm
Niagara County Sheriff James R. Voutour has announced that a meeting for Explorers interested in law enforcement as a career will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, in the Patrol Room of Building 1, Niagara County Sheriff's Office, 5526 Niagara St. Extension, Lockport.
Canisius College hosts Veterans Day events
Thu, Nov 8th 2012 07:00 am
The Canisius College Office of Veterans Services and Army ROTC will host Veterans Day events to remember the sacrifices of America's 25 million veterans. All events are free and open to the public.
NU Student Culture Expo: Students present one-night exhibit at Castellani Art Museum
Wed, Nov 7th 2012 08:15 am
The Castellani Art Museum at Niagara University will hold its second annual "NU Student Culture Expo" with exhibitions of student work this November. The event is set for Nov. 29, from 7 until 9 p.m.
Niagara Catholic Junior-Senior High School awards scholarships
Wed, Nov 7th 2012 08:10 am
Niagara Catholic Junior-Senior High School recently awarded several scholarships to members of its student body.
UB nursing travels downstate to care for those in aftermath of Sandy
Mon, Nov 5th 2012 01:00 pm
The University at Buffalo School of Nursing is on the frontlines of community service once again. This time, nursing faculty and students are helping the sick and injured during the aftermath of "Super Storm" Sandy downstate.
Absentee ballots must be postmarked by today
Mon, Nov 5th 2012 11:20 am
As a reminder, all absentee ballots must be postmarked by Monday, Nov. 5, in order to be counted in this election.