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Lewiston Library Friends announce scholarship
Mon, Mar 4th 2013 07:00 am
Members of Friends of the Lewiston Public Library have voted to establish a $1,000 scholarship to be available to area high school seniors who will be attending college. The scholarship is for any student who resides within the Lewiston-Porter School District, even if attending a private school.
Bishop Malone visits Stella Niagara
Sat, Mar 2nd 2013 07:00 am
The Most Rev. Richard Malone, bishop of Buffalo paid a pastoral visit to the Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity and to Stella Niagara Education Park on Wednesday, Feb. 20.
Lew-Port kindergarten registration approaching
Sat, Mar 2nd 2013 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter School District announces that the kindergarten registration process for students entering school this fall will be getting under way in coming weeks.
Zonta offers scholarship for non-traditional students
Fri, Mar 1st 2013 12:55 pm
Applications for the 2013 Non-Traditional Student Scholarship are now available from the Zonta Club of Niagara Falls.
Niagara University names Dr. Thomas Chambers associate vice president for academic affairs
Fri, Mar 1st 2013 09:40 am
Niagara University has announced that Thomas A. Chambers, Ph.D., has been promoted to the position of associate vice president for academic affairs.
DOT seeks student proposals for innovations in aviation and aerospace
Fri, Mar 1st 2013 07:00 am
As part of a comprehensive effort by the Obama administration to involve more of the country's youth in science, technology, engineering and math studies, known as STEM, the U.S. Department of Transportation has requested proposals from college and high school students for unique scientific and engineering innovations in aviation and aerospace.
Niagara University earns silver medal at CFA Institute Research Challenge
Thu, Feb 28th 2013 09:40 pm
A four-student team from Niagara University claimed the silver medal at the CFA Investment Research Challenge, held Feb. 19 at Canisius College.
TopSpin Series: 'Carol Carreno: Fragments of a Beautiful Journey'
Tue, Feb 26th 2013 04:45 pm
The Castellani Art Museum's TopSpin Series will resume with an exhibition by Youngstown artist Carol Carreno. "Carol Carreno: Fragments of a Beautiful Journey" opens with a reception and artist talk on Sunday, March 3, from 2 until 4 p.m.
Carrousel Museum introduces new program for homeschooled students
Mon, Feb 25th 2013 07:00 am
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum is excited to offer its first annual "Home School Day," designed specifically for home-educated children and their families.
Local businesses support Niagara University student callers
Sat, Feb 23rd 2013 10:15 am
More than 40 Niagara University students worked the phones to raise almost $100,000 during the college's recent fundraising campaign.
Lewiston-Porter Air Force JROTC hosting basketball fundraiser
Fri, Feb 22nd 2013 06:00 pm
The Lewiston-Porter High School Air Force Junior ROTC will host its fourth annual Cadets vs. Faculty Basketball Fundraiser on Friday, March 1, at 7 p.m. in the high school gym. The Lewiston-Porter Players in Progress (PiPs) will perform during the game and the cadets will hold a basket raffle and selling concessions during the game.
Niagara Catholic's Drama Club Presents Musical 'EXTRA! EXTRA!'
Fri, Feb 22nd 2013 02:45 pm
The Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School Drama Club presents the witty, fast-paced musical revue, "EXTRA! EXTRA!"
SUNY Empire State College to hold information session
Fri, Feb 22nd 2013 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:
Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy holds 15th graduation for basic corrections course
Wed, Feb 20th 2013 09:25 am
On Feb. 13, the Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy awarded certificates of completion to the 14 men and women who comprised the 15th and most recent graduating class of the NCLEA's basic corrections course.
New mobile-friendly website for Grand Island schools
Tue, Feb 19th 2013 09:25 pm
Grand Island Central School District has announced a new, mobile-friendly school district website is now live. In addition to a new look featuring Grand Island's own students, many new enhancements have been made, including improved navigation, a spotlight news section, upcoming events list and easy buttons to frequently visited pages, like the Parent Portal.
NCCC Small Business Development Center offering free business workshops
Thu, Feb 14th 2013 07:00 am
The Niagara County Community College Small Business Development Center and Cornerstone Community Credit Union are sponsoring free business workshops for local business owners to help their business succeed.
'Get a Clue' at Buffalo Museum of Science
Wed, Feb 13th 2013 07:00 am
The Buffalo Museum of Science will hold its second "Get a Clue" happy hour museum mystery event from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 8.
Host families needed at Niagara Catholic
Tue, Feb 12th 2013 08:45 am
Niagara Catholic Junior-Senior High School is seeking host families for foreign exchange students with F-1 Visas from South Korea or China.
Grand Island High School: Job Search Feb. 14
Tue, Feb 12th 2013 07:00 am
Grand Island High School has announced that Job Search Seminar will be held Thursday, Feb. 14, at the Holiday Inn Grand Island, 100 Whitehaven Road, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Breakout sessions will be provided by local colleges.
Scholarships available at NCCC
Sat, Feb 9th 2013 10:30 am
Niagara County Community College understands cost is one of the most important factors in a student's college plans. Through the NCCC Foundation Inc. and many local organizations, a wide variety of scholarships are available to incoming and current students for the fall semester.
Lewiston-Porter Air Force Junior ROTC sets food drive
Sat, Feb 9th 2013 10:25 am
The Lewiston-Porter Air Force Junior ROTC will hold a food drive to support the Ransomville Care-N-Share Food Pantry. The cadets will be collecting non-perishable food items in the high school from Feb. 11 to 15, and at the DiMino's Lewiston Tops Market on Feb. 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sanborn resident studies abroad in Cuba
Sat, Feb 9th 2013 10:05 am
Sanborn resident Stephanie E. Petrie was among a contingent of Canisius students who did something that very few Americans are permitted to do legally: She spent five weeks living and learning in the Republic of Cuba.
Lewiston-Porter sports teams raise money for Niagara Hospice
Sat, Feb 9th 2013 09:25 am
Players and coaches at Lewiston-Porter middle and high schools worked together to raise money for their schools while also collecting donations for Niagara Hospice. Players from the winter sports teams took part in Niagara Hospice's "The Mighty Niagara" Discount Card fundraiser.
Sara Villnave recognized as Niagara University's outstanding employee of the quarter
Thu, Feb 7th 2013 01:00 pm
Sara Villnave, an assistant director in Niagara University's Office of Admissions, received NU's Outstanding Employee Award for February-April 2013. Villnave was presented with the award by the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., Niagara president.
Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame New Era Student-Athlete Scholarship offered to high school athletes
Mon, Feb 4th 2013 07:00 am
The Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame is accepting applications for the newly created New Era Student-Athlete Scholarship.
Lewiston Public Library February programs, events and activities
Mon, Feb 4th 2013 07:00 am
The Lewiston Public Library, 305 S. Eighth St., announces the following programs, events and activities for February.
Niagara University Family Business Center marks 10th anniversary, hosts next breakfast forum
Fri, Feb 1st 2013 07:00 am
Niagara University's Family Business Center will hold its February breakfast forum Tuesday, from 7 to 9:30 a.m., at the Sonoma Grille, 5010 Main St., Snyder. William Wadsworth of Planned Futures Financial Group will speak on "The New Healthcare Laws and Changes that Business Owners Need to Know."
NCCC to offer financial aid seminar
Fri, Feb 1st 2013 07:00 am
Niagara County Community College will offer a financial aid seminar for current and prospective students from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 9, as part of the State University of New York Statewide Student Financial Aid Days.
UB 'Give Kids a Smile Day' takes place on Feb. 1
Thu, Jan 31st 2013 04:20 pm
This year "tooth fairies" will be guiding more than 800 children and parents through the award-winning Teddy Bear Clinic onto dental cleanings and treatment at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine's 12th annual "Give Kids a Smile Day."
St. Stephen School Mission Club support Kairos project
Tue, Jan 29th 2013 07:00 am
Members of St. Stephen School Mission Club lovingly decorated special placemats to be given to incarcerated men and women, through the Kairos prison ministry.
Lew-Port seeks distinguished alums
Mon, Jan 28th 2013 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Alumni Association seeks candidates for its 2013 "Distinguished Alumni Award." Any Lewiston-Porter graduate of at least five years or more is eligible.
BOCES students shine at auto competition
Fri, Jan 25th 2013 07:00 am
Kyle Jung, a senior at Niagara-Wheatfield and Dan Ruble, a senior from Wilson, took first place at the Niagara Frontier Automobile Dealers' AutoTech Competition on Jan. 19 at Erie Community College.
Innovative teaching approaches of Niagara University faculty highlighted in forthcoming book
Thu, Jan 24th 2013 04:00 pm
Niagara University will be well represented in a new resource intended to illustrate best practices for incorporating learning technologies into higher education instruction.
NCCC to offer financial aid seminar
Thu, Jan 24th 2013 04:00 pm
Niagara County Community College will offer a financial aid seminar for current and prospective students on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 10 a.m. to noon, as part of the State University of New York Statewide Student Financial Aid Days.
Niagara University accepting applications for certificate program in applied urban ministry
Wed, Jan 23rd 2013 09:20 am
The fourth cohort of a community outreach program leading to a certificate of applied urban ministry will be offered at Niagara University this spring. Designed by representatives of faith communities in Niagara Falls and Buffalo in cooperation with the university, the interdenominational program is intended to help pastors and lay people become more effective leaders in their respective churches and communities.
New programs at Niagara Catholic Junior-Senior High School
Mon, Jan 21st 2013 01:10 pm
Niagara Catholic Junior-Senior High School is offering several new programs for the 2013-14 school year.
Balancing homework, busy family life
Sat, Jan 19th 2013 07:00 am
Life with school-age children can be quite busy, as any parent knows. "When your family has baseball practice and dance class and many other commitments, including homework, it can be difficult to fit it all in," says Katie Bone, director of the Kenmore Huntington Learning Center.
Niagara University ROTC cadets lauded for academics, fitness & leadership
Thu, Jan 17th 2013 12:25 pm
The results are in, and Niagara University's ROTC program is still outstanding.
Castellani Art Museum announces spring 2013 schedule of exhibitions, workshops and events
Wed, Jan 16th 2013 12:10 pm
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University has announced its schedule for spring. All programs take place at the art museum located on the Niagara University campus.
'Coffee & Conversation' at Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School
Wed, Jan 16th 2013 12:00 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr.-Sr. High School will host a "Coffee & Conversation" night on Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., in the school cafeteria, 520 66th St., Niagara Falls,