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Ceretto joins with Niagara Falls High School students to fight bullying
Wed, Dec 14th 2011 09:00 pm
Assemblyman co-sponsors legislation to stop cyberbullying.
Mount St. Mary's presents preventative practices to students
Wed, Dec 14th 2011 10:40 am
Staff members from Mount St. Mary's Hospital visited Lew-Port earlier this month to give students a presentation on the importance of hand washing to prevent the spread of infection.
Visit 'Santa on the Carrousel'
Tue, Dec 13th 2011 11:30 am
Take a Christmas tour with "Jolly Old St. Nick" this weekend.
Free emergency preparedness workshop offered for Western New York Boy & Girl Scouts
Mon, Dec 12th 2011 03:35 pm
Border Community SERVICE of Niagara University is offering a free emergency preparedness workshop for all Western New York Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts.
NU Theatre presents annual Short Play Festival
Mon, Dec 12th 2011 09:50 am
From Jan. 20-28, 2012, NU Theatre's annual Short Play Festival makes for a fascinating dose of theater - and at bargain prices.
Movie night for family at Village of Lewiston Recreation Center
Fri, Dec 9th 2011 03:00 pm
The Village of Lewiston Recreation Department and Lewiston Kiwanis Club are sponsoring a "Movie Night for Families for the Holidays." Movies will be shown in the Red Brick gym at 7 p.m. on the following dates: Friday, Dec. 9, Friday, Dec. 16, Thursday, Dec. 22, and Thursday, Dec. 29.
Niagara Catholic hosts 3rd annual 'Christmas Cookies & Cocoa Concert'
Fri, Dec 9th 2011 02:35 pm
Niagara Catholic High School will host its third annual "Christmas Cookies & Cocoa Concert" on Saturday, Dec. 17, at 7 p.m. in the Bishop Duffy Alumni Gymnasium located at the school, 520 66th St.
Castellani holiday sale
Fri, Dec 9th 2011 01:15 pm
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University's annual Museum Shop Holiday Sale will run from Dec. 11 to 21.
Top students at Edward Town Middle School
Fri, Dec 9th 2011 01:00 pm
Edward Town Middle School Principal Laura Palka and assistant principals John Fitzpatrick and John Griesmer have announced the high honor, honor and merit rolls for the first marking period of the 2011-12 school year.
Niagara University students settle soda/pop debate in support of foundation run by blind teen
Thu, Dec 8th 2011 03:00 pm
Pop or soda, the generic term for carbonated beverages has been a source of friendly debate between soft drink aficionados for decades.
Join the NU Danceline
Wed, Dec 7th 2011 07:00 am
The Niagara University Danceline is sponsoring its third annual dance clinic for girls ages 6 to 14 on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012 at Niagara University.
NU student reads to ESL children from G.J. Mann as part of 'Standards for Santa Week'
Tue, Dec 6th 2011 04:40 pm
Chelsea Riedl, a 2010 Niagara University graduate currently pursuing a master's degree in literacy instruction, reads to ESL (English as a Second Language) students from Geraldine J. Mann Elementary School in Niagara Falls.
NU Family Business Center attendees learn to 'Sink or Swim'
Tue, Dec 6th 2011 04:30 pm
Patricia McGee, founder of McGee Coaching, presented "Center of the Hourglass - Middle Management - Sink or Swim?" Tuesday as part of the NU Family Business Center breakfast forum at Sonoma Grille.
NU student intern helps launch Student Culture Expo
Mon, Dec 5th 2011 12:50 pm
About 45 minutes into Thursday's Student Culture Expo, Kaitlin Slowe hurried across the Castellani Art Museum's main gallery to seek the counsel of event organizer Laura Brownlie.
Lewiston Public Library December programs, events and activities
Sat, Dec 3rd 2011 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 December.
Lew-Port Pre-K applications
Sat, Dec 3rd 2011 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter School District is now accepting applications for children who turn age 4 by Dec. 1 for its universal pre-kindergarten program.
Belin receives teaching honor
Sat, Dec 3rd 2011 07:00 am
Former Youngstown resident Katie Belin was recently honored with the prestigious Sloan Award for Excellence in Teaching Science and Mathematics. The award was presented Nov. 16 in The Great Hall at The Cooper Union in Manhattan.
CAM holiday sale
Fri, Dec 2nd 2011 08:15 pm
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University announces its annual museum shop holiday sale. Start your holiday shopping with unique artistic gifts.
AOH Scholarship for Niagara Catholic
Fri, Dec 2nd 2011 08:00 pm
Applications for the Ancient Order of Hibernians annual scholarship for Niagara Catholic High School students are now available at NC, 520 66th St.
St. Stephen School: Thank you, Mrs. Ende
Fri, Dec 2nd 2011 01:00 pm
Students recognized principal on Principal Appreciation Day.
NU professor to hold book signing at campus store
Thu, Dec 1st 2011 07:00 am
Dr. Shannon Risk, an assistant professor of history at Niagara University, has published her second book, "The Madame." Risk will hold a book signing for her latest work of fiction, which follows the adventures of a time-traveling historian, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, in Niagara University's Campus Store.
'Creating Healthier Niagara Falls' partners to host 'Neighborhood Vision Meeting' Dec. 3
Wed, Nov 30th 2011 07:10 pm
A Niagara University-facilitated initiative aimed at improving the health of Niagara Falls residents received a significant boost in the form of a $10,805 grant from the Community Health Foundation of Western and Central New York. The funding will supplement a $300,000 grant that was awarded for the project by The John R. Oishei Foundation in spring 2011.
Father Michael J. Tumulty, C.M., passes away at age 89
Wed, Nov 30th 2011 11:15 am
Father Michael J. Tumulty, C.M., who served in a variety of capacities at Niagara University over the course of 42 years, passed away Saturday, Nov. 26, at St. Catherine's Infirmary in Philadelphia. He was 89.
Local students asked to participate in holiday-themed art contest
Wed, Nov 30th 2011 07:00 am
The Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp., in partnership with the Niagara Holiday Market, The Giacomo hotel, the Sheraton at the Falls and the Aquarium of Niagara, will give away holiday-inspired prize packages to two local elementary school art students.
Niagara University hosting graduate school information session on Dec. 8
Tue, Nov 29th 2011 10:30 am
Niagara University will host a graduate school information session Thursday, Dec. 8, on campus in the Glynn Family Atrium of Bisgrove Hall.
Oddo named professor emeritus of accounting at NU
Mon, Nov 28th 2011 03:15 pm
When Al Oddo retired in June, members of the Niagara University community agreed it would be difficult to imagine a faculty roster that didn't include the accounting professor of 38 years. Now they won't have to.
Grand Island High School: High honor, honor, merit rolls announced
Mon, Nov 28th 2011 02:00 pm
Grand Island High School has announced its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the first quarter of the 2011-12 academic year.
Spotlighters drama club concludes three days of shows
Mon, Nov 28th 2011 02:00 pm
The Spotlighters drama club of Grand Island High School finished a three-day, four-performance run of Woody Allen's "Don't Drink the Water" on Saturday night.
Veronica E. Connor Middle School: High honor, honor, merit rolls announced
Mon, Nov 28th 2011 01:00 pm
Veronica E. Connor Middle School has announced its high honor, honor, and merit rolls for the first quarter of the 2011-12 academic year.
Kaegebein Elementary School transformed for Colonial Day
Mon, Nov 28th 2011 01:00 pm
The fourth grade class at Kaegebein Elementary School celebrated "Colonial Day."
PTA has students Hooked on Books!
Mon, Nov 28th 2011 01:00 pm
Children at Kaegebein Elementary School hunted over tables covered with paperbacks last Friday in search of that perfect book.
Board tackles subject of bullying
Mon, Nov 28th 2011 12:00 pm
The Grand Island Board of Education worked through a varied business agenda Monday evening, including hearing a presentation from the district's Bullying Committee.
Giving thanks
Thu, Nov 24th 2011 09:00 am
St. Peter R.C. School celebrated a traditional Thanksgiving luncheon on Nov. 17. Parents and grandparents were invited to share in the celebration.
Niagara University students support food pantry at Thanksgiving
Wed, Nov 23rd 2011 09:30 pm
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, NUSGA was challenged by the offices of student affairs and campus ministry to assist a Niagara Falls food pantry at one of its neediest times of year.
Lockport dancers to appear with Moscow Ballet
Wed, Nov 23rd 2011 09:00 pm
Several Lockport area youth have been selected to perform alongside the Russian professionals in Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker at the Palace Theater in Lockport on Monday, Dec. 5, and Tuesday, Dec. 6. Both shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Dyan Mulvey Dance Academy of Lockport is the host studio for Moscow Ballet's Student Program, with a Moscow Ballet Russian master dance instructor and soloist serving as the audition and rehearsal director.

Dyan Mulvey Dance Academy combines the excitement of dance, the power of music and the feeling of self-confidence for students in classes that include ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, acro, and cheer dance.

Moscow Ballet has worked with dance studio owners in 70 cities across the country for almost two generations making a significant impact on aspiring dancers' lives.

Lewiston-Porter Alumni Association awards mini-grants
Wed, Nov 23rd 2011 08:45 pm
In news from the Nov. 15 Lewiston-Porter Board of Education session, the Lewiston-Porter Alumni Association awarded $3,500 in mini-grants to provide teachers with funds to conduct special projects at the school.
Ceretto sponsors bill to protect abused children
Fri, Nov 18th 2011 09:45 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, R-I-Lewiston, has signed legislation that seeks to address a dangerous loophole in state law and help protect children from abuse.
Open house, financial night set for Wilson Central
Fri, Nov 18th 2011 05:40 pm
The Wilson Central School District reports the middle/high school will hold an open house on Monday, Nov. 21. Classes are not being held and students will not have to report that day. The school's faculty will be on hand to meet with parents in two sessions - from noon to 4 p.m. and from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
Proposed capital project forums planned
Fri, Nov 18th 2011 01:55 pm
Monday evening, members of the Grand Island Board of Education met with school administrators and members of the district's facility committee to formulate an effective public information plan regarding the possible 2011 capital project. Two separate propositions, in the amounts of $46,822,155 and $4,596,629, will go to public vote on Tuesday, Dec. 20.
'Don't Drink the Water' Friday (but eat the spaghetti)
Fri, Nov 18th 2011 01:20 pm
A Saturday matinee performance by the Spotlighters drama club at Grand Island High School will be a family reunion of sorts.