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Adult education teacher Rachael Rossi writes article for textbook
Fri, Apr 28th 2017 03:55 pm
Orleans/Niagara BOCES adult education teacher Rachael Rossi, Ph.D., recently contributed to the textbook, "Confronting Oppressive Assessments."
Big second inning pushes Niagara Falls past North Tonawanda
Fri, Apr 28th 2017 12:10 pm
One day after being shutout, the Niagara Falls Wolverines offense came back to life.
Niagara University holding community 'garage sale' May 17-18
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:25 pm
Niagara University is organizing an end-of-year community garage sale for the fifth consecutive year. The public event will take place in the Kiernan Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, and from 9 a.m. until noon on Thursday, May 18.
Middle & high school students invited to student open house on Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:25 pm
The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Inc. (BNMC) and the University at Buffalo's New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (UB CBLS), in collaboration with AT&T, will host the third annual student open house on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
High school baseball: Makeup day at Niagara Falls High School
Sat, Apr 22nd 2017 09:10 pm
Saturday at Niagara Falls High School, there were four games played that had been postponed due to rain, weeks prior. Teams took advantage of the turf fields and made up crucial league games.
Niagara University establishes BA, BS programs in environmental science
Sat, Apr 22nd 2017 07:00 am
In commemoration of Earth Day, Niagara University on Friday announced the establishment of two new bachelor's degree programs in environmental science.
Coloring Contest winners receive prizes
Fri, Apr 21st 2017 03:25 pm
Winners of the Island Dispatch/Grand Island PennySaver Easter Coloring Contest were awarded their prizes Saturday at Tops Market on Grand Island Boulevard.
Wolverines' offense halted by Blue Devils
Wed, Apr 19th 2017 07:30 pm
Coming into the 2017 season, Niagara Falls' lineup was built to hit and score runs. On Tuesday against Kenmore West, the Wolverines did the opposite.
Niagara University's Food Marketing Center of Excellence hosting summit
Wed, Apr 19th 2017 09:50 am
Niagara University will host "Innovation Summit: Innovations and Strategies for Food and Consumer Packaged Goods" on Thursday, April 20, at the Conference Center Niagara Falls.
Niagara University offering lifeguard certification course
Tue, Apr 18th 2017 02:25 pm
Niagara University's Kiernan Recreation Center is offering an American Red Cross lifeguarding certification class April 28-29. The two-day course is geared toward individuals seeking summer jobs as camp counselors and/or lifeguards.
Niagara County Police Academy holding info session April 27
Sat, Apr 15th 2017 07:00 am
The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy will hold an information session for interested individuals at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 27, in Dunleavy Hall (Room 127) on the Niagara University campus.
NU junior Ashley Groll receives NYCLSA's Promising Student Award
Wed, Apr 12th 2017 06:10 pm
Ashley Groll, a junior elementary education major at Niagara University, is the 2017 recipient of the New York College Learning Skill Association's Promising Student Award.
2 Niagara University Vincentian Scholars honored by Heart, Love & Soul
Tue, Apr 11th 2017 09:50 am
Niagara University students Justin Crawford and Gabriella Simoneit were recognized by Heart, Love & Soul during the food pantry and dining room's annual recognition dinner on April 6.
Empower offers free theater camp to kids with autism
Tue, Apr 11th 2017 09:40 am
Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy, will offer a free theater camp to children with autism, beginning June 6. Up to 40 students who are between the ages of 7 and 15 and who have autism spectrum disorder, will be accepted.
Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara presents photos to NU Police Academy directors
Tue, Apr 11th 2017 09:40 am
Individuals from Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara presented a collection of photos on Friday to Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy co-directors Lt. Aaron Schultz and Det. John Faso.
YouTube sensation bringing music sign language interpretation workshop to NU
Tue, Apr 11th 2017 09:35 am
Amber Galloway Gallego, the pink-haired YouTube sensation who brought American Sign Language music interpretation into the mainstream, will present a free workshop at 6 p.m. April 19 at Niagara University's Clet Hall Dining Commons.
Higgins announces details for annual Congressional Art Competition
Fri, Apr 7th 2017 05:40 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins is inviting 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 online. The winning piece will be displayed in the tunnel to the U.S. Capitol.
NU Goes Green: Niagara University club has new leadership, Earth Day plans
Fri, Apr 7th 2017 03:35 pm
NU Goes Green is a small club on campus that is currently planning major changes for this semester.
Young guns get it done for Lewiston-Porter
Wed, Apr 5th 2017 11:55 pm
Coming into the 2017 baseball season, the Lewiston-Porter Lancers put together one of the youngest varsity rosters in the area. On Wednesday, they used a couple of young players to their advantage.
NU Theatre presents 'The Pajama Game'
Wed, Apr 5th 2017 07:35 pm
Exploding with fun and nostalgic theatricality, Niagara University Theatre tops off its 53rd season with an energetic production of "The Pajama Game" April 20-30. The show is based on the book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell, with and music and lyrics by Richard Adler & Jerry Ross.
Girls on The Run underway at Lew-Port
Mon, Apr 3rd 2017 07:00 am
The third spring season of the Girls on the Run program has begun on the Lewiston-Porter campus. Seventeen girls from the Primary and Intermediate education centers will participate in the 2017 season, which began Monday, March 21, and runs through Sunday, June 4.
Lewiston-Porter District Art Show at NACC
Fri, Mar 31st 2017 07:30 pm
The 2017 Lewiston-Porter District Art Show opened Saturday, March 25, at the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, with a reception for the many participating Lewiston-Porter student artists.
Grace does it all for the Wolverines in a win
Wed, Mar 29th 2017 11:00 pm
Niagara Falls coach Rob Augustino called senior Matt Grace "an example kid," due to his hard work and ability.
High school baseball preview: Niagara Falls looking for 3rd straight title appearance
Mon, Mar 27th 2017 10:00 am
The 2017 Niagara Falls High School baseball team is coming into the season with high expectations and revenge on its mind.
Morinello announces Italian-American scholarship opportunities
Mon, Mar 20th 2017 02:55 pm
Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello joined his colleagues in the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators and announced the conference is now accepting applications for its annual college scholarship contest.
School Board candidates sought to fill 2 seats
Sat, Mar 18th 2017 07:00 am
Candidates interested in a seat on the Grand Island Board of Education must file nominating petitions with District Clerk Janet Schuster by 5 p.m. April 17.
2017 Scotty Bowman Showcase rosters announced
Fri, Mar 17th 2017 04:20 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Friday announced the rosters for the 13th annual Scotty Bowman Showcase, which will take place on Wednesday, March 22, at KeyBank Center in downtown Buffalo.
TV spots net Niagara University national award
Fri, Mar 17th 2017 03:35 pm
Earlier this month, it was an accolade for Niagara University's undergraduate viewbook. Today, the spotlight has turned to NU's television advertising campaign.
Camp Hope helps children heal through fun
Fri, Mar 17th 2017 03:35 pm
To address the special needs of grieving children, the bereavement department of Niagara Hospice is offering its 17th Camp Hope for grieving children. The event runs from June 23-25 at the YMCA's Camp Kenan in Barker.
Career expo set for March 30 at Niagara University
Thu, Mar 16th 2017 06:00 pm
Niagara University is hosting a career expo from 1-3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30, in the Gallagher Center gym.
YWCA Munk/Human scholarship applications available
Tue, Mar 14th 2017 03:30 pm
The YWCA of the Niagara Frontier will be providing YWCA Munk/Human scholarships for Niagara County women returning to secondary education effective for the fall 2017 semester.
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School presents 'School House Rock'
Mon, Mar 13th 2017 05:05 pm
At 7 p.m. March 17-18, and 2 p.m. March 19, the culture of the phenomenon "School House Rock" comes to life on Niagara Catholic's stage. Audiences are invited to come out and watch Tom, a nerve-wrecked school teacher, played by Michael Sanders, as he faces his first day of teaching.
Niagara Falls halted in Far West Regional
Sun, Mar 12th 2017 04:00 pm
The Niagara Falls Wolverines had seen their share of ups-and-downs all season. Saturday night vs. the hometown favorite Fairport Red Raiders summed up the power Section V had to offer.
North Tonawanda's historic run comes up short
Sun, Mar 12th 2017 12:35 pm
In front of a loud crowd at Genesee Community College on Saturday, the North Tonawanda Lumberjacks record-breaking season came to a close. The Irondequoit Eagles defeated the Jacks 65-41 in the Class A Far West Regional.
Roller coaster ride for seniors leading Niagara Falls High School Wolverines
Fri, Mar 10th 2017 06:10 pm
At the end of the 2013-14 Niagara Falls High School basketball season, it was tough to judge in which direction the Wolverines were heading. The team had just finished 7-13, the program's worst record since the opening of the new high school in 2000. But the program had a storied past.
'About Boating Safety' classes offered
Fri, Mar 10th 2017 11:10 am
In preparation for the upcoming boating season, U.S. Coast Guard Flotilla 3-1 will be offering a series of "About Boating Safety" one-day classes this spring and summer, taught by certified instructors. Classes will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, March 25, April 29, May 13, June 10 and July 15, in the Officers Club at Fort Niagara State Park in Youngstown.
NU's Family Literacy Centers presents children's enrichment book club
Thu, Mar 9th 2017 03:00 pm
Niagara University's Family Literacy Center is offering an enrichment book club for local student in grades 3-8.
Vincentian seminarian spends apostolic month at Niagara University
Wed, Mar 8th 2017 03:20 pm
As an undergraduate student at St. John's University, Thomas King became acquainted with the Vincentian community. The Oakdale native was studying toward a degree in adolescent education (with a concentration in biology) - all while growing active in campus ministry and taking on a minor in theology.
North Tonawanda Hoops: Connecting past to present
Sun, Mar 5th 2017 03:40 pm
The 2017 North Tonawanda High School basketball team accomplished a feat that hadn't been accomplished since 1961: The team won its first Class A-1 Section VI title in more than 55 years, and its fifth in program history.
Knights of Columbus Mary Star of the Sea Council No. 4752 Poster contest winners announced
Sat, Mar 4th 2017 07:00 am
The Knights of Columbus Mary Star of the Sea Council No. 4752 presented a pair of Kaegebein Elementary School students with awards for winning the council's annual Substance Abuse Awareness Poster Contest.