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Ribbon cut at NU's Clet Hall dining facility
Fri, Apr 28th 2017 03:50 pm
Niagara University cut the ribbon Thursday on an $8 million renovation and expansion of its dining facility located at Clet Hall.
High school baseball: Big first inning pushes Lancers past Vikings
Wed, Apr 26th 2017 11:30 pm
On one of the warmest days of the spring, the Lewiston-Porter bats were even hotter.
Island of Hope: Student Ambassadors to Paint the Town Purple
Fri, Apr 21st 2017 03:20 pm
The 2017 Relay For Life Student Ambassadors will head up this year's Paint the Town Purple Day in support of the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life of Grand Island.
Students 'Meet the Professionals' at NU PRSSN event
Fri, Apr 14th 2017 10:10 am
A few steps through the open doors into a tightly packed conference room led students who attended Niagara University's second annual "Meet the Professionals" night to many other doors full of opportunities.
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.
St. Peter R.C. Church presents 3rd annual 5K run/walk
Sat, Apr 8th 2017 10:25 am
St. Peter R.C. Church invites the Western New York community to participate in its third annual 5K run/1k walk on Saturday, May 20.
Ask the expert: How to win the Island Dispatch Easter Coloring Contest
Sat, Apr 1st 2017 07:00 am
Anna Bartlo knows a thing or two - or five - about winning an Island Dispatch Coloring Contest.
Island of Hope: Dynamic Duo named Relay For Life honorary survivors
Sat, Mar 25th 2017 07:00 am
Mark Gorton, an audiovisual technician for the Grand Island school system, and Matthew Eggers, a second-grader at Huth Road Elementary School, have been named as "Dynamic Duo," who will serve as the honorary survivors in the 2017 Relay For Life, scheduled for 4 p.m. to midnight on Friday, June 9, at Veterans Park.
Home improvement expert shares tricks of trade with building trades students
Mon, Mar 20th 2017 05:35 pm
Buffalo home improvement expert Dominic Cortese recently stopped into the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center to spend some time talking to the building trades students in Anthony Molinaro's and Gary Benker's respective classes.
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.
Courtney Corbetta joins 'AM Buffalo'
Fri, Mar 10th 2017 10:55 am
Courtney Corbetta has joined WKBW-TV's "AM Buffalo" as a multimedia journalist.
NU's Sharon Green honored by Nat'l Association for Developmental Education
Mon, Mar 6th 2017 02:20 pm
Sharon Green, coordinator of instructional services in Niagara University's office of academic support, is the 2017 recipient of National Association for Developmental Education's (NADE) Gladys Shaw Outstanding Service to Developmental Students Award.
Scouts donate to children at firefighter event
Tue, Feb 28th 2017 03:20 pm
Junior Girl Scout Troop 70291 donated toys to the annual Niagara Falls Toy Telethon in December as part of their work to earn a Bronze Award. The girls were able to fundraise money by hosting a bake sale at their school in order to purchase the toys.
8 is great: NU's CMAA student chapter again named best in nation
Mon, Feb 20th 2017 12:25 pm
For an eighth straight year, the Club Managers Association of America's Student Chapter of the Year resides on Monteagle Ridge.
Girl Scouts of WNY celebrate diversity of world, connections with others
Thu, Feb 16th 2017 09:25 am
Girl Scouts from all over Western New York gathered together for the International World Thinking Day event on Saturday. The Girl Scouts of Western New York spent the afternoon at Herbert Hoover Elementary School in Buffalo with 152 girls in attendance.
Limited time discount offer for Artpark Theater Academy
Thu, Feb 9th 2017 12:20 pm
Artpark & Company will present a unique and new opportunity for local youth to let their talents shine in a full production of "Fiddler on the Roof Jr." presented at the Mainstage Theater. The production includes a complete set and will be created, designed, rehearsed and performed by Artpark Theater Academy students.
America's Warrior Partnership awards grant to Canisius
Sat, Feb 4th 2017 02:10 pm
Canisius College is the recipient of a $7,500 grant from the America's Warrior Partnership Community Integration.
Remembering Gary Raby Sr.
Sat, Jan 28th 2017 07:00 am
Coach Gary Raby Sr. goes by many names. No matter what you call him, though, you can't deny his heart of gold. He taught us so much in his life that sadly was cut too short last week while he was surrounded by his loving family at Hospice House. He will, however, continue to inspire us to believe in ourselves every day.
Catholic Charities receives $1 million grant to help fund renovation of former Niagara Falls School
Wed, Jan 25th 2017 06:05 pm
Catholic Charities of Buffalo is the recent recipient of a $1 million grant from the Nonprofit Infrastructure Capital Investment Program (NICIP) through the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York to help transform the former Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Parish School in Niagara Falls into a family services center.
Tuscarora visitor at Holy Ghost Lutheran School
Fri, Jan 20th 2017 11:10 am
Fifth-graders at Holy Ghost Lutheran School were recently visited by Leona Gonzales, great grandmother of student Gabriella Gonzales.
Speech by daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King highlights NU's MLK Celebration
Thu, Jan 12th 2017 09:00 am
Niagara University's annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will include a plethora of activities, the centerpiece of which is a keynote address by the late civil rights leader's youngest daughter, Dr. Bernice A. King.
ECC unveils wrapped shuttle fleet for spring
Wed, Jan 11th 2017 09:05 am
Starting with the upcoming spring semester, SUNY Erie Community College students traveling between their three Western New York campuses will be a lot more identifiable.
ECC dental students to help local children on Give Kids a Smile Day
Fri, Dec 30th 2016 09:30 pm
SUNY Erie Community College's dental hygiene students will partner with Dr. Marti Peterson's Just 4 Me Pediatric dental team to provide free dental care to in-need children from Erie and Niagara County as part of the American Dental Association-sponsored Give Kids a Smile Day on Friday, Feb. 3 (8 a.m. to noon), at ECC's North Campus Dental Hygiene Clinic, 6205 Main St., Williamsville.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Auxiliary awards scholarship
Wed, Dec 21st 2016 02:20 pm
Gloria Tarpinian, left, and Judith Shahin, right, scholarship co-chairs of the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Auxiliary, flank Alvenia L. Harris, winner of the 2016 Esther L. Werner & Helene Barter Scholarship.
Major gift from Finns pushes NU nursing scholarship over $1 million
Mon, Dec 19th 2016 10:35 am
E. John and Jeanne C. Finn have made an $875,000 gift to support the Jerome Patrick and Alice Conley Corcoran Scholarship at Niagara University.
'Breakfast with Santa' at Aquarium of Niagara
Thu, Dec 8th 2016 04:35 pm
Jingle and mingle with Santa on the weekend of Dec. 17-18 for 9 and 10:30 a.m. breakfast sittings at the Aquarium of Niagara, 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls.
Lewiston Family Ice Rink opens
Fri, Dec 2nd 2016 09:35 pm
The Lewiston Family Ice Rink opened Friday, on time, thanks to herculean efforts made last month by the Town of Lewiston recreation and highway departments.
Niagara University honors 5, raises scholarship dollars at President's Dinner
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 02:55 pm
Niagara University recognized the accomplishments of five extraordinary individuals - while raising critical funds for student scholarships - during its 2016 President's Dinner, which was held Nov. 18 at the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls.
Niagara University formalizes partnership with China's Hunan University of Commerce
Wed, Nov 30th 2016 01:50 pm
Niagara University entered into a formal partnership with the Hunan University of Commerce, a provincial institution located in the historically and culturally renowned city of Changsha, China, on Nov. 15.
Niagara Law Center's expanded mission means more toys for local kids
Tue, Nov 22nd 2016 03:45 pm
Last year, the Niagara Law Center combined a unique recipe of holiday party, legal seminar, swearing-in ceremony and toy drive. The goal was to collect as many toys as possible for the children of Niagara County.
'Vaticanologist' John Allen addresses popularity & philosophy of Pope Francis during NU talk
Wed, Nov 16th 2016 03:05 pm
Nearly 300 students, faculty, staff, administrators and community members assembled in the Castellani Art Museum's main gallery to listen to a candid, unscripted presentation by "Vaticanologist" John L. Allen Jr.
Niagara University students perform service at Habitat for Humanity site
Thu, Nov 10th 2016 04:10 pm
Back in July, 22 soon-to-be Niagara University freshmen participated in a day of service at a 60th Street site that had just been acquired by the Niagara Area Habitat for Humanity.
NFP High School Game of the Week: Bennett ruins Starpoint's undefeated record to claim Section VI A title
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 02:40 pm
Inside a stadium built to hold more than 70,000 people, the Bennett Tigers defeated the Starpoint Spartans, 28-13, in front of a much smaller crowd at New Era Field, home of the Buffalo Bills.
Niagara Community Center opens, begins to serve area youth
Fri, Nov 4th 2016 11:35 am
The new Niagara Community Center is now up and running, providing a new place for youth to thrive and learn through sporting and educational activities.
Niagara University's communication studies department launching careers around the country
Sat, Oct 22nd 2016 07:30 am
The Niagara University communication studies department instills drive within its students.
Kim Heffler earns outstanding employee award at Niagara University
Wed, Oct 12th 2016 05:25 pm
Kim Heffler, administrative assistant in Niagara University's Office of Human Resources, was presented with NU's outstanding employee award Wednesday by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president.
Ortt delivers a total of $80,000 to area BOCES & Cornell Cooperative
Wed, Oct 5th 2016 05:35 pm
During a ceremonial check presentation on Wednesday, New York State Sen. Rob Ortt delivered a total of $80,000 in state funding to support educational programs, services and projects throughout Niagara, Orleans and Monroe counties.
NFP's High School Game of the Week: Niagara Falls spoils Niagara-Wheatfield's homecoming
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 06:10 pm
In front of a large away crowd, the Niagara Falls Wolverines spoiled the Falcons' homecoming festivities with a 28-0 win over rival Niagara-Wheatfield at Terry Harvey Field on Saturday.
Lewiston Lions host bowling event
Wed, Sep 28th 2016 05:45 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions recently hosted a bowling event at the Lewiston Event Center for the Niagara Falls High School special needs students. The teens were able to take a field trip from school, and meet the Lewiston Lions for an afternoon of bowling, pizza, pop and laughter.
NFP's High School Game of the Week: Clarence outlasts Niagara Falls, 26-16
Sat, Sep 24th 2016 04:30 pm
In front of a large Cataract City crowd on Saturday, the Clarence Red Devils defeated the Niagara Falls Wolverines in the latter's homecoming game, 26-16.