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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,
Guest speakers, community service activities, youth programming highlight MLK Week at NU
Wed, Jan 16th 2013 12:00 pm
Niagara University will present a full slate of service and awareness activities beginning Monday, Jan. 21, in observance of the federal holiday that marks the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Canisius College hosts 'Cats in Context' symposium
Wed, Jan 2nd 2013 01:40 pm
The Canisius College Institute for the Study of Human-Animal Relations will host a symposium, titled "Cats in Context," on Sunday, Jan. 20, from 4:15-6:15 p.m., and Monday, Jan. 21, from 8:45 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Regis Room located in the Richard E. Winter '42 Student Center.
Coloring contest winners
Thu, Dec 27th 2012 07:00 am
Winners of the Niagara-Wheatfield Tribune's Christmas Coloring Contest gathered Saturday at Kinetic Kitchen and BathPlanet, 1655 Fashion Outlet Blvd., the company that sponsored the contest this year.
Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduates 54th class
Fri, Dec 21st 2012 08:50 pm
Call it an early Christmas present.

Fourteen brave men and women unwrapped certificates of completion Friday, as the Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy held its 54th graduation ceremony - its third on the campus of Niagara University.

Veronica Connor Middle School students bring the seasonal creativity
Fri, Dec 21st 2012 08:00 pm
The Christmas spirit brought out the creative spirit in students at Veronica Connor Middle School. The school and its students continued a tradition of holding a door decorating contest.
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.