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Maher to be inaugurated as Niagara University's 26th president April 4
Fri, Mar 28th 2014 07:00 am
Niagara University will formally inaugurate its 26th president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., during a ceremony scheduled for Friday, April 4.
4.8-percent tax levy increase seen for N-W
Thu, Mar 27th 2014 05:15 pm
After some discussion, the majority of Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education members on March 19 proposed a 4.8 percent tax levy increase to its residents for the upcoming budget vote in May.
Higgins extends deadline for congressional art competition
Thu, Mar 27th 2014 12:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins has announced an extended deadline for local high school students interested in participating in the annual congressional art competition. Interested students must submit their original artwork by 5 p.m. Thursday, April 24.
NCCC Alumni Association to host annual 5K run/walk
Wed, Mar 26th 2014 07:00 am
The Niagara County Community College Alumni Association will host the 2014 Alumni 5K Run/Walk Friday, May 2. The course is now USA Track and Field-certified and features a fast, flat route around the scenic campus in Sanborn.
NCCC to host annual spring job and internship fair
Wed, Mar 26th 2014 07:00 am
Niagara County Community College will host a spring 2014 job and internship fair Wednesday, April 2, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Main Cafeteria, G-Building, on the main campus at 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn. The job fair is free and open to the public.
Huth Road Elementary School: Final edition of Newspaper Club begins work
Tue, Mar 25th 2014 05:10 pm
The third and last group of the third-grade Newspaper Club at Huth Road Elementary School, under the direction of Angela Hamilton, began work after school.
Castellani Art Museum will be closed April 4 for the inauguration of Niagara University's new president
Tue, Mar 25th 2014 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will be closed to the public on Friday, April 4, for the inauguration ceremony and events honoring Niagara University's new president, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M.
Ten students inducted into President's Society at Niagara University
Mon, Mar 24th 2014 05:45 pm
The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., will officially be inaugurated as Niagara University's 26th president on Friday, April 4. Last night, 10 high-achieving students were inducted into a prestigious society bearing his office's name.
Niagara University among founding members of Hotel Schools of Distinction
Mon, Mar 24th 2014 10:10 am
Dr. Deborah T. Curtis, CMP, director of Niagara University's Center for Events and Management Development, announced the official founding of Hotel Schools of Distinction during the organization's first meeting March 18 in Helsinki, Finland.
Lew-Port working on 2014-15 budget
Sat, Mar 22nd 2014 09:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Board of Education urges residents of the district to attend its weekly budget workshops on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. in the Community Resource Center (times could vary, visit www.lew-port.com for more information).
Lewiston community assists St. Peter's gala
Fri, Mar 21st 2014 04:30 pm
The Lewiston community is fortunate to have escaped the latest round of diocesan cuts to Catholic schools throughout Western New York. Now, it is rallying around St. Peter R.C. School on Center Street.
Six Niagara University students inducted into communication honor society
Fri, Mar 21st 2014 03:35 pm
Six Niagara University students became lifetime members of Lambda Pi Eta, the honor society for undergraduate communication students, during an induction ceremony held Wednesday in Dunleavy Hall.
Are youthful ad campaigns helping or hurting Obamacare?
Thu, Mar 20th 2014 04:00 pm
With the release of the NCAA basketball bracket, March Madness is now in full swing, and the Obama administration is hoping to capitalize on the excitement that will ensue.
First Niagara teaches financial literacy to refugee youth
Wed, Mar 19th 2014 12:20 pm
The First Niagara Foundation and Jericho Road Community Health Center are partnering to provide afterschool program support for local refugee students and create education opportunities that will enrich their academic and social skills.
Niagara University seeking youth camp counselors
Wed, Mar 19th 2014 07:00 am
Niagara University is looking for motivated, dynamic individuals to help with its Summer Youth Camp. Camps are held June 30 through Aug. 15. Participants are between ages 6 and 12.
GI Dance Center to welcome Flow40! to Island for workshops
Tue, Mar 18th 2014 07:00 pm
The Grand Island Dance Center, 2407 Grand Island Blvd., and the Lewiston Dance Center will host a Flow40 Dance Workshop at the GI location. All dancers of age in the community are invited to attend.
Niagara University professor partners with National Geographic on book
Tue, Mar 18th 2014 12:30 pm
It isn't every day that National Geographic comes calling to partner on an innovative geotourism book. Yet for Niagara University professor Jan van Harssel, Ph.D., that is exactly what happened.
Empire State College at Cheektowaga to hold information sessions
Tue, Mar 18th 2014 12:30 pm
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, Suite 34 Cheektowaga.
NCCC Spring Health Fair Monday
Sat, Mar 15th 2014 07:00 am
Niagara County Community College will host its Spring 2014 Health Fair on Monday, March 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the main dining room on the second floor of the Student Center (G building) on the Sanborn campus.
Public can help UB architects win international awards for waterfront project, dining 'cube'
Fri, Mar 14th 2014 03:50 pm
A sculptural wall and minimalist dining set designed by University at Buffalo architects are finalists in the international Architizer A+ Awards competition — a prestigious recognition in the world of architecture and design.
Voting begins for New York Lottery's statewide singing contest for schools
Fri, Mar 14th 2014 03:40 pm
The New York Lottery announced voting has begun for the "New York Sings" statewide singing contest featuring students from local public schools. The contest provides schools with an opportunity to win $10,000, $5,000 or $2,500 to benefit their music education programs.
More than $25,000 at stake for aspiring entrepreneurs in Panasci Competition semifinals
Fri, Mar 14th 2014 03:35 pm
Ten teams led by University at Buffalo students have been identified as semifinalists in the annual Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition (Panasci TEC), taking them one step closer to the $25,000 in startup funding that will go to the group that presents the best plan for launching a viable new business in Western New York.
'LIVE with Kelly and Michael' announces Liz Norden as grand prize winner of 'LIVE's Search for Unstoppable Moms'
Fri, Mar 14th 2014 03:30 pm
On today's "LIVE with Kelly and Michael," co-hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan announced Liz Norden of Stoneham, Mass., is the winner of the second annual "LIVE's Search for Unstoppable Moms" and will take home the grand prize of $100,000.
Starpoint: Sign up for busing to non-public schools
Fri, Mar 14th 2014 07:00 am
April 1 is the deadline for transportation requests to non-public schools for the 2014-15 school year for children living in the Starpoint School District.
Errick students jump for Heart Association
Fri, Mar 14th 2014 07:00 am
Errick Road Elementary School recently hosted its second annual "Jump Rope for Heart" to raise money for the American Heart Association.
'Bald For Buck$'
Thu, Mar 13th 2014 05:50 pm
Students and staff lined up to be sheared at the "Bald For Buck$" portion of the Buffalo Sabres Alumni vs. Faculty basketball game fundraiser at Niagara-Wheatfield High School. The event raised $8,156.76.
Higgins announces details for annual congressional art competition
Thu, Mar 13th 2014 05:10 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins invites local high school students to participate in the annual congressional art competition. All artwork submitted from students in Higgins' district will be featured in a public gallery and available for viewing in an online gallery. The winning piece will be displayed in the tunnel to the U.S. Capitol.
UB CareerFest '14 to be rescheduled
Wed, Mar 12th 2014 08:50 pm
Due to weather conditions, UB CareerFest '14 will be rescheduled to a later date. Information and details regarding the new date will be posted as soon as confirmed at www.studentaffairs.buffalo.edu/career/calendar.php and via Twitter and Facebook @UBCareerSvs.
Hundreds rally for the resurrection of public education
Wed, Mar 12th 2014 08:50 pm
On Wednesday, hundreds of students, parents and community members from across New York showed up at Gov. Andrew Cuomo's door calling for the resurrection of their school's programs, classes and resources, which have been cut over the past five years.
Nomination process launches for 2014 'Be the Change for Kids' Innovation Awards
Wed, Mar 12th 2014 09:05 am
In accordance with Gov. Andrew Cuomo's vision and strategy for building a world-class nanotechnology workforce in New York, the New York State School Boards Association and SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering announced nominations will be accepted for the third annual "Be the Change for Kids" Innovation Awards, which recognize educational programs that help students gain important 21st century learning and career skills.
Women's History Month luncheon held at NCCC
Tue, Mar 11th 2014 04:50 pm
Niagara County Community College hosted the Western New York ACE Network for Women in Higher Education organization on Friday, March 7, with a luncheon and guest speaker to celebrate Women's History Month. More than 30 members of the organization and their guests attended the annual event held on the Sanborn campus.
Niagara University ROTC named top program with MacArthur Award selection
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 02:10 pm
Niagara University's ROTC program was presented with the prestigious MacArthur Award Monday morning in recognition of its cadets' performance during the 2012-13 school year.
Up to 2,000 engineers expected in Buffalo for summer conference
Mon, Mar 10th 2014 01:55 pm
As many as 2,000 engineers will visit Western New York in August to participate in a four-day conference in downtown Buffalo focusing on advanced manufacturing and design.
Live broadcast brings the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra to Western New York classrooms
Sat, Mar 8th 2014 07:00 am
On March 12, students across Western New York will be able to experience a Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra "Music For Youth" concert from the comfort of their own classrooms.
St. Peter hosts 'An Angelic Evening'
Sat, Mar 8th 2014 07:00 am
St. Peter R.C. School hosts its annual grand gala auction and dinner Saturday, March 22. "An Angelic Evening" will be had by all in attendance at 5 p.m. inside the Four Points By Sheraton, 7001 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls. The evening includes a basket raffle, silent and live auctions.
Host families needed at Niagara Catholic
Tue, Mar 4th 2014 01:45 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School is seeking host families for foreign exchange students from Vietnam through a program with Niagara University.
Niagara University to host 270 high school students for day of workshops, 'Stock Market Challenge'
Mon, Mar 3rd 2014 10:55 am
More than 270 local high school students will convene at Niagara University on March 4 to take part in workshops on business leadership and etiquette, and compete in a new stock market challenge that's based on real-world results.
Lew-Port kindergarten registration approaching
Sat, Mar 1st 2014 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter School District announces the kindergarten registration process for students entering school this fall will be getting underway in coming weeks.
Lew-Port: Roser announces retirement
Sat, Mar 1st 2014 07:00 am
Lewiston-Porter Superintendent of Schools Christopher R. Roser will retire at the end of the 2014-15 academic year.
$3,000 'Super Bingo' at Niagara Catholic
Sat, Mar 1st 2014 06:55 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School will host "Super Bingo" Saturday, March 15, at the school, 520 66th St., Niagara Falls. Admission is $3. Doors will open at noon, and the cash prize games will begin at 2 p.m.