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'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.
Lions International Peace Poster Contest work on display in Youngstown
Tue, Sep 25th 2012 07:00 am
Youngstown Lions Club President Debby Comerford announces this year's Lions International Peace Poster Contest will take place at the Lewiston Public Library Community Room. The public is welcomed to visit the library during the regular hours to view 20 student posters on display from Monday, Oct. 22, until Friday, Oct. 26.
'Show and Tell' at CAM
Tue, Sep 25th 2012 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University presents "Show and Tell: An afternoon with lace collector and restorer Molly Carroll."
Lewiston No. 2 Fire Prevention Poster and Coloring Contest
Tue, Sep 25th 2012 07:00 am
Lewiston No. 2 Firehall would like to announce its annual Fire Prevention Poster and Coloring Contest for students in grades 3 to 5.
Lewiston-Porter Alumni Association to celebrate 60 years of school history
Fri, Sep 21st 2012 09:35 pm
The Lewiston-Porter Alumni Association has announced its gala, celebrating the 60-year history of the Lewiston-Porter Central School District, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel.
Niagara University names associate deans for academic colleges
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 05:00 pm
Niagara University has announced that four professors were named associate deans, new positions created to allow faculty members to continue their exceptional work in the classroom, while at the same time provide expertise in the day-to-day operations of each of Niagara's academic colleges.
Niagara University celebrates Vincentian Heritage Week
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 10:20 am
Vincentian Heritage Week, an annual celebration of Niagara University's rich history of education and service in the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul, will take place Sept. 24-28.
St. Peter R.C. School students learning to be 'People of God'
Wed, Sep 19th 2012 07:00 am
The second-grade class at St. Peter's R.C. School, under the direction of teacher Miss Jeanne Rougeux, are learning "How to be People of God" by helping out in the community. Students donated two large bags of clothing to the St. Vincent de Paul clothing boxes.
Lew-Port grad recognized in U.S. Navy publication
Sat, Sep 15th 2012 07:00 am
Lewiston-Porter Class of 2011 graduate Meahgan Murphy, a member of the U.S. Navy, currently serving on the USS George Washington, was recently recognized as the "GW/CVW5 Sailor of the Day" in the GW Flyer, a publication for sailors aboard the Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier in the Pacific.
NU, Leadership Niagara partner to offer college credit to LN participants
Sat, Sep 15th 2012 07:00 am
Leadership Niagara markets its program as "one year that will change your life." Soon, that life-changing experience can come with college credit, too.
Niagara Falls: NCCC Culinary Institute opens
Fri, Sep 14th 2012 11:30 pm
Fifty years ago, Niagara County Community College was founded and, a year later, the college opened its doors to 343 students in downtown Niagara Falls. On Sept. 4, NCCC opened doors to the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, just four blocks from the original site of NCCC.
Niagara University selected as a 'Catholic College of Distinction'
Thu, Sep 13th 2012 03:40 pm
Niagara University is one of only 10 Catholic colleges and universities in New York state - and 96 nationwide - to be selected to the 2012-13 list of top colleges by Colleges of Distinction.
Niagara University again ranked among best by U.S. News & World Report
Wed, Sep 12th 2012 01:30 pm
Niagara University is again listed among the best colleges and universities in the north, according to annual rankings released Sept. 12 by U.S. News and World Report. NU is listed 70 among 133 colleges and universities in the northeastern U.S. that provide a full range of undergraduate and master's degree programs.
GNBC hosts 'Nutcracker' auditions
Tue, Sep 11th 2012 07:00 am
The start of the school year marks the beginning of rehearsals for the Greater Niagara Ballet Company's presentation of "The Nutcracker." The family-oriented holiday production showcases dancers and character performers under the direction of artistic director Beverley Feder, FISTD.
NU: Dr. Kalen Churcher recognized by two national organizations
Mon, Sep 10th 2012 09:30 am
In profiling Dr. Kalen Churcher for a March 2012 publication highlighting the "20 most intriguing professor on campus," communication studies student Tiffany Hyman described the fifth-year professor as a rising star. It turns out she's not the only one who thinks so.
NU's College of Education offering academic programs in community habilitation
Mon, Sep 10th 2012 07:00 am
Starting this semester, Niagara University's College of Education is preparing to offer academic degrees and coursework tailored to those working, or seeking to work, in the area of developmental disabilities and community habilitation.
St. Stephen School opens 2012-13 school year
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 11:10 am
St. Stephen School opened for the 2012-13 school year on Tuesday with a half day of classes.
Kaegebein Kleaning Krew recognized for effort
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 10:55 am
Kaegebein Elementary School recognized a group of unsung heroes in education Thursday.
Ceretto announces support for school district bond
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 09:50 am
Assemblyman John D. Ceretto announced Friday his support for the $67 million bond for the Niagara Falls School District. Residents of Niagara Falls will have the opportunity to vote on the bond Sept. 25.