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Try a free family-friendly alternative to trick-or-treating
Wed, Oct 31st 2012 07:00 am
A free family-friendly Halloween alternative event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, at the Kenan Center Arena, 433 Locust St., Lockport.
Lewiston-Porter Middle School students show school spirit in a generous way
Tue, Oct 30th 2012 11:35 am
During the first week of October, students and staff at Lewiston-Porter Middle School enjoyed excitement and activities in preparation for the annual homecoming football game.
NU cancels Tuesday evening classes
Mon, Oct 29th 2012 04:00 pm
Due to the possible extreme conditions, the university is canceling all classes scheduled to begin after 4 p.m. today. In addition, all university offices will also close at 4 p.m. to allow employees ample time to commute before the wind warning takes effect. Because of this, the fall community meeting scheduled for today will be postponed to Monday, Nov. 5, at 3:30 p.m.
SUNY Empire State College to hold information session
Sat, Oct 27th 2012 07:00 am
State University of New York Empire State College will hold public information sessions(s) about its associate and bachelor's degree programs at its Niagara Frontier Center, Appletree Business Park, 2875 Union Road, Cheektowaga on:
Tuscarora Indian School students make a difference
Sat, Oct 27th 2012 07:00 am
A small group of students can make a big difference. That is certainly evident at Tuscarora Indian School, where students recently participated in The Mighty Niagara Half-Marathon discount card fundraiser for the Niagara Hospice Alliance.
War of 1812 lecture series continues with book-signing by Dr. Thomas Chambers
Sat, Oct 27th 2012 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University continues its series of Sunday afternoon lectures related to the exhibition, "The Picturesque and War: Visual and Literary Aspects of 19th Century Tourism." Dr. Thomas Chambers will give a lecture and sign books from 2 until 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Castellani Art Museum.
107th teams with Lew-Port JROTC in CyberPatriot mission
Sat, Oct 27th 2012 07:00 am
Once again the 107th Airlift Wing steps up. This time it's to mentor our young Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps at Lewiston-Porter High School.
Building trades students aid in humanitarian effort for cats
Fri, Oct 26th 2012 07:00 am
Anthony Molinaro's Orleans-Niagara BOCES building trades program has helped out in the community numerous times. With winter approaching, the students got a special request to help out with a structure to house feral cats.
Local students assist with HANCI senior prom
Thu, Oct 25th 2012 07:00 pm
Students from Niagara-Wheatfield and Starpoint school districts will be assisting with the Health Association of Niagara County's 10th anniversary senior prom on Sunday, Oct. 28, at Antonio's Banquet and Conference Center in Niagara Falls.
Decorative contact lenses: Is your vision worth it?
Thu, Oct 25th 2012 06:45 pm
Halloween is almost here, when thoughts often turn to getting the coolest and most fun look to go with a costume. And for many people that involves buying decorative contact lenses, which change the appearance of the eye.
Crossroads Culinary Center to open at UB
Wed, Oct 24th 2012 11:30 am
The grand opening ceremony of the University at Buffalo's new Crossroads Culinary Center (C3), a student dining facility that puts UB at the forefront of the collegiate dining experience, will take place beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Guided tours will follow.
Niagara University Danceline sponsors dance clinic
Tue, Oct 23rd 2012 03:25 pm
The Niagara University Danceline will sponsoring its fourth annual dance clinic for girls ages 6 to 14 on Sunday, Dec. 16, at NU.
Niagara University fall open house is Oct. 27
Mon, Oct 22nd 2012 09:30 am
Niagara University is opening its doors to prospective students Saturday, Oct. 27, from noon to 3:30 p.m. The university's fall open house is an opportunity for prospective students and their families to obtain information and ask questions relevant to their academic and extracurricular interests.
Niagara University offering new B.A. program in art history with museum studies
Mon, Oct 22nd 2012 07:00 am
Starting in the fall of 2013, Niagara University will offer a new bachelor's degree program in art history with museum studies.
Lew-Port, University at Buffalo win national award
Sat, Oct 20th 2012 07:00 am
Lewiston-Porter High School and the University at Buffalo are in the national spotlight with news that Lew-Port teachers Michelle Hinchliffe and Colleen Glor, together with UB Professor of Chemistry Diana Aga, Ph.D., are the recipients of a national science education award for their efforts to train student scientists to measure pharmaceutical contamination in Niagara County waterways.
Niagara County PTA challenges standardized testing
Fri, Oct 19th 2012 08:00 pm
The Niagara County PTA has joined in voicing its objections to the state's newest testing protocols for students in grades 3 to 8.
Johnson, Lieberman, Schweitzer honored during Niagara University convocation
Fri, Oct 19th 2012 10:15 am
Niagara University's College of Hospitality and Tourism Management held its 12th annual convocation Thursday, Oct. 18, in the university's Alumni Chapel. Sponsored by the Maid of the Mist Corp., the convocation is the college's showcase event.
Niagara University, BN 360, Alliance Advisory Group hosting event to support Buffalo Vet Center
Thu, Oct 18th 2012 01:00 pm
November is Veterans Awareness Month and three local organizations are kicking it off with an event to support the cause. Niagara University, Buffalo Niagara 360, a program of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, and Alliance Advisory Group Inc. are teaming up to present "Happy Hour For-A-Cause," a networking event for college students and young professionals that will also raise funds for the Buffalo Vet Center.
'Howl-O-Ween Hayrides' at the Buffalo Zoo
Wed, Oct 17th 2012 07:00 am
The 16th annual Howl-O-Ween Hayrides at the Buffalo Zoo will kick off this weekend. The zoo's friendly, not-too-frightening Halloween event offers something for boys and "ghouls" of all ages.
SHIP 1812 open house
Tue, Oct 16th 2012 05:00 pm
Sea Scouts Ship 1812 will host a recruitment and open house on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Village of Lewiston Red Brick Municipal Building, 145 N. Fourth St.
'CHEERS' to Mount St. Mary's, Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School
Tue, Oct 16th 2012 03:20 pm
Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center is teaming with Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School to present "Choosing Healthy Eating and Exercise Routines for a Healthier Life," or "CHEERS," on Tuesday, Oct 23.
Johnson, Lieberman, Schweitzer to be honored during Niagara University convocation
Tue, Oct 16th 2012 02:20 pm
Niagara University's College of Hospitality and Tourism Management will hold its 12th annual convocation Thursday, Oct. 18, at 4 p.m. in the university's Alumni Chapel. Sponsored by the Maid of the Mist Corp., the convocation is the college's showcase event, during which it annually honors national and international leaders in the hospitality and tourism industry.
CAO Parent Engagement Conference welcomes Tim King to Buffalo
Tue, Oct 16th 2012 02:15 pm
The Community Action Organization of Erie County Inc. will present its 2012 Parent Engagement Conference on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Burgard Vocational High School, 400 Kensington Ave., Buffalo.
Niagara University to honor Brown, Castellani families at President's Scholarship Dinner
Tue, Oct 16th 2012 02:10 pm
Two families with longstanding ties to the Buffalo-Niagara region will be honored during Niagara University's President's Scholarship Dinner, set for Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel Event Center.
Niagara Catholic's TAG group sponsors blood drive
Tue, Oct 16th 2012 07:00 am
Niagara Catholic High School's Transplant Awareness Group is sponsoring an Upstate New York Transplant Services blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25, in the school chapel, 520 66th St.
Tips for reviewing your child's first report card
Mon, Oct 15th 2012 07:00 am
Your child has gotten back into the swing of the school routine, and now it's time for an academic check-up. "Think of the first report card as a great opportunity to communicate with your child about school," says Wayne Sutcliffe, Kenmore Huntington Learning Center operator. "It is the first true academic checkup of the year, and a good time to talk about how things are going."
St. Peter R.C. School celebrates Jumpstart's Read for the Record
Fri, Oct 12th 2012 09:15 pm
St. Peter's R.C. School in Lewiston has recently participated in Jumpstart's Read for the Record, which is an annual reading celebration in the U.S. that highlights the need for a quality early education by mobilizing adults and children to set a record for the largest shared reading experience.
Veronica Connor Middle School: 'Flat Stanley' flat out fun musical
Fri, Oct 12th 2012 05:20 pm
Seventy students at Connor Middle School will present another musical based on a popular children's book this week.
Fire companies visit St. John
Thu, Oct 11th 2012 12:30 pm
St. Johnsburg and Adam's volunteer fire companies visited St. John Lutheran School recently to promote Fire Safety Month. Students were reminded of some key fire safety tips such as stop, drop and roll, practicing home fire drills, and to never hide when there is a fire.
Nine Niagara University ROTC cadets earn placement on National Order of Merit List
Thu, Oct 11th 2012 08:50 am
With last week's results in from the 2013 Army Cadet Command Accessions Board, Niagara University's ROTC program continues to extend its distinguished record of achievement.
Get ready: Connor Middle School musical runs Oct. 11, 12, 13
Sat, Oct 6th 2012 07:00 am
It's already time for a "spring" musical at Veronica Connor Middle School.
Macri earns Niagara University's Outstanding Employee Award
Fri, Oct 5th 2012 11:55 pm
Rosanna Macri, office coordinator in NU's Office of Residence Life, has received the Outstanding Employee Award. Macri, a Niagara Falls resident, was presented with the award by the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque.
Zora Raglow-DeFranco named Commended Student
Thu, Oct 4th 2012 03:30 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield High School senior Zora Raglow-DeFranco has been named as a Commended Student in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program.
NU offering affordable, six-week paralegal certificate course starting Oct. 16
Tue, Oct 2nd 2012 04:30 pm
With November elections on the horizon, have you found yourself wondering which candidate's platform offers you the best job prospects? Instead of leaving your economic well-being in the politicians' hands, consider updating your skill set so that you'll be in high demand regardless of the election outcomes.
Stella Niagara hosts tribute dinner
Tue, Oct 2nd 2012 07:00 am
Stella Niagara officials announce the annual "Be an Angel" tribute dinner for the Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at The Buffalo Club, 388 Delaware Ave., in downtown Buffalo.
Dyster, Freund, Guariglia, Layden, Spanbauer honored at Vincentian Heritage Convocation
Mon, Oct 1st 2012 10:20 am
5 individuals were honored during NU's Vincentian Heritage Convocation. The event, which takes place during Vincentian Heritage Week, recognizes the contributions of employees, alumni and community leaders.
Lew-Port gala basket auction preview is Oct. 3
Mon, Oct 1st 2012 07:00 am
A basket auction is one feature of the Lewiston-Porter gala, to be held at the Seneca-Niagara Casino & Hotel on Saturday, Oct. 6. Baskets will on display for viewing at Lewiston-Porter High School Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Oct. 3 to 5, from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Setup will be in the main lobby outside the main office.
Lewiston Public Library October programs, events and activities
Mon, Oct 1st 2012 07:00 am
The Lewiston Public Library, 305 S. Eighth St., in the Village of Lewiston, announces the following programs, events and activities for the month of October.
Castellani Art Museum announces fall 2012 schedule of exhibitions, workshops and events
Sat, Sep 29th 2012 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University has announced its schedule for fall 2012.
NU Family Business Center welcomes Frank Curci to breakfast forum
Wed, Sep 26th 2012 02:55 pm
The Niagara University Family Business Center kicks off the 10th season of its breakfast forum on Tuesday, Oct. 2, at Sonoma Grille, 5010 Main St., Snyder. The special guest speaker is Frank Curci, CEO and president of Tops Markets.