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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.
Grand Island Board of Education: Lions to conduct eye screenings
Fri, Mar 3rd 2017 05:10 pm
Members of the Lions Club will visit Island classrooms to conduct free eye testing. Members of the club made a presentation to the Grand Island Board of Education at the board's regular meeting Monday and told the board they will visit Kaegebein, Sidway, and Huth Road elementary schools next week to do vision screening.
N-W High School to present 'Miss Saigon'
Fri, Mar 3rd 2017 04:40 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield High School will present Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's "Miss Saigon" musical from Thursday, March 9, to Sunday, March 12, in the high school auditorium, 2292 Saunders Settlement Road. Show times are 7 p.m. March 9-11, and 2 p.m. March 12.
Familiar territory for Wolverines: Niagara Falls upsets Jamestown to reach 3rd straight sectional title game
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 03:45 pm
The Niagara Falls Wolverines defeated the Jamestown Red Raiders 58-50 in the Section VI Class AA semifinals on Wednesday night.
Niagara University student viewbook earns national award
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 03:30 pm
The power of Niagara University's undergraduate viewbook was apparent to a national panel of higher education marketers, advertising creative directors, marketing and advertising professionals.
Multilingual Matters conference stresses importance of TESOL teachers
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 02:05 pm
More than 180 school district and school administrators, teachers, teaching assistants and instructional support staff spent the day at Niagara University on Feb. 11 for a Multilingual Matters conference.
Dr. Hope Russell: Addressing importance of women's studies at Niagara University
Thu, Mar 2nd 2017 01:55 pm
Dr. Hope Russell knows a thing or two about the history of women. So much, in fact, that she teaches courses all about it at Niagara University.
HS hoops: Niagara Falls survives late scare from Lockport
Sat, Feb 25th 2017 11:00 am
In front of the Lockport faithful at the "Lions Den," the Niagara Falls Wolverines defeated the Lockport Lions, 48-45, on Friday.
Super Monday Championships scheduled for Feb. 27
Sat, Feb 25th 2017 07:00 am
Western New York's top high school hockey teams will face off for the Super Monday High School Federation Hockey Championships on Monday, Feb. 27, at KeyBank Center.
Niagara University establishes Ostapenko Center for Race, Equality and Mission
Sat, Feb 25th 2017 12:30 am
Niagara University announced Friday the creation of a new on-campus center that will advance the institution's commitment to diversity and social justice.
Falcons stumble late: Clarence's big fourth quarter ends Niagara-Wheatfield's season
Thu, Feb 23rd 2017 01:15 pm
In front of the home crowd, the Clarence Red Devils defeated the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons 76-64 in the first round of the class AA sectional playoffs on Wednesday.
High school hockey: Niagara Falls' Cinderella story falls short
Wed, Feb 22nd 2017 01:05 pm
In front of an excited crowd at HarborCenter in Buffalo, the No. 1-ranked Williamsville North Spartans defeated the Niagara Falls Wolverines by a score of 5-0 on Wednesday.
WNY Mobile STEAM & Maker Lab Powered by AT&T looks to bring 'learning by making' experience to urban school districts
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 02:10 pm
AT&T, Computers For Children (CFC) and the WNY STEM Hub announced the launch of the WNY Mobile STEAM & Maker Lab Powered by AT&T. It is designed to provide public and charter schools across Western New York with comprehensive resources and instruction to engage more students in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) education and career paths through an immersive educational experience.
'Super Sunday' championships scheduled for Feb. 26
Tue, Feb 21st 2017 02:10 pm
Western New York's top high school hockey teams will face off for the 33rd annual "Super Sunday" High School Club Hockey Championships on Sunday, Feb. 26, at KeyBank Center in Buffalo.
Niagara Frontier League: High school sectional playoff brackets revealed
Mon, Feb 20th 2017 12:30 pm
The Niagara Frontier League has been the talk of high school basketball all season. The league was decided by a three-way tie between North Tonawanda, Kenmore West and Lockport. Two other top teams, Niagara Falls and Grand Island, also shared time in first place during the year.
Lewiston-Porter PEC and IEC families are reading!
Sat, Feb 18th 2017 07:00 am
Tuesday, Feb. 7, marked the official community start for the Lewiston-Porter Primary Education Center and Intermediate Education Center reading initiative known as "One District, One Book."
Niagara University seeking youth summer camp counselors
Fri, Feb 17th 2017 06:50 pm
Niagara University is looking for motivated individuals to be summer youth camp counselors.
ECC dental students deliver another successful Give Kids a Smile Day
Wed, Feb 15th 2017 11:20 am
On Feb. 3, SUNY Erie Community College's dental hygiene students partnered with Dr. Marti Peterson's Just 4 Me Pediatric dental team to provide free dental care to children from Erie and Niagara counties as part of the American Dental Association-sponsored Give Kids a Smile Day at the college's north campus dental hygiene clinic.
BPO brings NPR's hit show 'From the Top with Host Christopher O'Riley' to Kleinhans Music Hall
Fri, Feb 10th 2017 04:45 pm
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra has announced NPR's "From the Top with Host Christopher O'Riley," a pre-eminent showcase for young musicians heard weekly on stations nationwide, will come to Kleinhans Music Hall to record a radio broadcast on Tuesday, March 7.
'Sesame Street Live's' 'Make a New Friend' takes stage in Buffalo
Thu, Feb 9th 2017 02:45 pm
Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby and their "Sesame Street" friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to "Sesame Street." Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies.
Girl Scouts: All-female Olympian guest speaker panel to deliver keynote at 2017 leadership luncheon
Tue, Feb 7th 2017 07:00 am
Girl Scouts of Western New York has announced a guest speaker panel of all-female Olympians for its annual leadership event. Iris Zimmermann, Anja Pierce, Meghan Musnicki and Miranda Melville are slated to highlight the leadership luncheon on Friday, April 7, at the Hyatt Regency Rochester Hotel. The event begins at noon.
Adell's School of Dance takes center stage at Harlem Globetrotters show
Mon, Feb 6th 2017 12:45 pm
Adell's School of Dance performed with the Harlem Globetrotters at the KeyBank Center on Friday, Feb. 3. Dancers performed during the Globetrotters' halftime performance.
Grand Island Central School District to hold sub recruitment fair
Mon, Feb 6th 2017 07:00 am
The Grand Island Central School District will hold a substitute recruitment job fair Feb. 28 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.
'Battle at the Border' lives up to billing
Sat, Feb 4th 2017 09:30 pm
The 2017 edition of the "Battle at the Border" did not disappoint. The four games played Saturday were action-packed and had their share of tremendous performances.
Battle at the Border' comes to Niagara Falls
Fri, Feb 3rd 2017 07:10 pm
On Saturday, Feb. 4, Niagara Falls High School will host the "Battle at the Border," consisting of four American high school basketball teams facing four Canadian high school teams.