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Father James J. Maher, C.M., named 26th president of Niagara University
Wed, Mar 13th 2013 12:45 pm
The 26th president of Niagara University will be the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., D.Min.

The Catholic and Vincentian institution announced Maher, currently the executive vice president for mission and student services at St. John's University, would succeed the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M.

Niagara University secures Pittcon grant to bolster equipment, programs in new Golisano science center
Mon, Mar 11th 2013 10:20 pm
As the B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences takes shape on the south side of campus, Niagara University faculty members continue to investigate ways to furnish the state-of-the-art facility with the latest in scientific instrumentation.
Niagara University names Dr. Thomas Chambers associate vice president for academic affairs
Fri, Mar 1st 2013 09:40 am
Niagara University has announced that Thomas A. Chambers, Ph.D., has been promoted to the position of associate vice president for academic affairs.
Carrousel Museum introduces new program for homeschooled students
Mon, Feb 25th 2013 07:00 am
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum is excited to offer its first annual "Home School Day," designed specifically for home-educated children and their families.
Local businesses support Niagara University student callers
Sat, Feb 23rd 2013 10:15 am
More than 40 Niagara University students worked the phones to raise almost $100,000 during the college's recent fundraising campaign.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NCTEC inducts 15 into National Technical Honor Society
Wed, Nov 21st 2012 07:00 am
The Niagara Career and Technical Education Center recently honored 15 students who were accepted into the National Technical Honor Society. The National Technical Honor Society is the highest award that can be given for excellence in career and technical education.
Students learn about careers in construction
Wed, Nov 21st 2012 07:00 am
Recently several classes from the BOCES Orleans and Niagara Career and Technical Education Centers took part in Construction Career Days in Lakeview, N.Y., which exposed high school students and adults to diverse careers in the industry.
St. John celebrates Dr. Seuss
Thu, Nov 15th 2012 01:15 pm
The kindergarten class at St. John Lutheran School recently celebrated the colors of black and white by having a Dr. Seuss day.
NU celebrates Veterans Day with unveiling of 1812 Bicentennial Peace Garden plaque
Tue, Nov 13th 2012 03:45 pm
The Niagara University community celebrated Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 12, with a program honoring those who have sacrificed to preserve the freedoms Americans hold dear.
Niagara Catholic Junior-Senior High School awards scholarships
Wed, Nov 7th 2012 08:10 am
Niagara Catholic Junior-Senior High School recently awarded several scholarships to members of its student body.
Lewiston Lions announces winners for Peace Poster contest
Sat, Nov 3rd 2012 07:00 am
VIDEO: The Lewiston Community Lions Club announces the winners of its annual Peace Poster contest.
Stella students learn patience and pysanky
Sat, Nov 3rd 2012 07:00 am
A group of eighth-grade students at Stella Niagara Education Park recently learned the ancient art of pysanky in one of SNEP's after-school clubs
Tuscarora Indian School students make a difference
Sat, Oct 27th 2012 07:00 am
A small group of students can make a big difference. That is certainly evident at Tuscarora Indian School, where students recently participated in The Mighty Niagara Half-Marathon discount card fundraiser for the Niagara Hospice Alliance.
107th teams with Lew-Port JROTC in CyberPatriot mission
Sat, Oct 27th 2012 07:00 am
Once again the 107th Airlift Wing steps up. This time it's to mentor our young Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps at Lewiston-Porter High School.
Niagara University to honor Brown, Castellani families at President's Scholarship Dinner
Tue, Oct 16th 2012 02:10 pm
Two families with longstanding ties to the Buffalo-Niagara region will be honored during Niagara University's President's Scholarship Dinner, set for Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel Event Center.
Fire companies visit St. John
Thu, Oct 11th 2012 12:30 pm
St. Johnsburg and Adam's volunteer fire companies visited St. John Lutheran School recently to promote Fire Safety Month. Students were reminded of some key fire safety tips such as stop, drop and roll, practicing home fire drills, and to never hide when there is a fire.
Macri earns Niagara University's Outstanding Employee Award
Fri, Oct 5th 2012 11:55 pm
Rosanna Macri, office coordinator in NU's Office of Residence Life, has received the Outstanding Employee Award. Macri, a Niagara Falls resident, was presented with the award by the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque.
Dyster, Freund, Guariglia, Layden, Spanbauer honored at Vincentian Heritage Convocation
Mon, Oct 1st 2012 10:20 am
5 individuals were honored during NU's Vincentian Heritage Convocation. The event, which takes place during Vincentian Heritage Week, recognizes the contributions of employees, alumni and community leaders.
'Show and Tell' at CAM
Tue, Sep 25th 2012 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University presents "Show and Tell: An afternoon with lace collector and restorer Molly Carroll."
St. Peter R.C. School students learning to be 'People of God'
Wed, Sep 19th 2012 07:00 am
The second-grade class at St. Peter's R.C. School, under the direction of teacher Miss Jeanne Rougeux, are learning "How to be People of God" by helping out in the community. Students donated two large bags of clothing to the St. Vincent de Paul clothing boxes.
Lewiston Garden Club awards scholarship
Sat, Sep 8th 2012 09:25 am
The Lewiston Garden Club has awarded its 2012 scholarship of $1,000 to Amanda Smith. She is a 2012 Lew-Port graduate who has begun her collegiate career at Niagara University. Smith's goal is to become an environmental lawyer.
Castellani Gala set for Oct. 13
Fri, Sep 7th 2012 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University is holding its annual gala on Saturday, Oct. 13. This year's event, "Thank You for 10 Years of Support," is the 10th annual dinner and auction to benefit art education programs at the CAM.
N-W supervisor reminds drivers to be vigilant
Fri, Sep 7th 2012 12:00 am
Michael Dallessandro, supervisor of transportation at Niagara-Wheatfield School District, joined area law enforcement representatives at AAA headquarters in Williamsville recently to remind the public about staying vigilant on the roads now that schools are open.
Wilson becomes 'Harbortown'
Tue, Sep 4th 2012 01:20 pm
Calling all first- through fifth-graders: Wilson First Baptist Church is pumped, excited and ecstatic to invite you to visit "Harbortown," its newest ministry designed just for young kids.
Ruby Carey Scholarship awarded
Sat, Aug 18th 2012 07:00 am
At its annual scholarship dinner meeting on July 23, the board of trustees of the Youngstown Free Library presented the library's Ruby Carey Scholarship for 2012 to Corrine Casal.
Lew-Port 4th and 5th graders to participate in 1812 commemoration
Wed, Aug 15th 2012 12:05 pm
More than 300 Lewiston-Porter Elementary School students will take a field trip to Academy Park this October to participate in the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Queenston Heights.
Fresh Air children from NYC take summer vacation in WNY area
Wed, Aug 8th 2012 10:05 am
Twenty-three smiling New York City children boarded buses on Aug. 7, headed for the Western New York area, to reunite with their host families at the bus arrival in Amherst.
Stuffed turtles donated to Mount St. Mary's Hospital
Tue, Aug 7th 2012 07:00 am
First Presbyterian Church's VBS ran from July 16 to 20. Several girls worked on making stuffed turtles as their mission project. These turtles were donated to Mount St. Mary's to be given to young children who are there for surgeries.
Vote 'Duck for President'
Thu, Aug 2nd 2012 07:00 am
NU Theatre is presenting a free musical for all ages, "Duck for President," adapted by James Grote with music and lyrics by George Howe and direction by Terri Filips Vaughan.
Lew-Port students enjoy great tasting water with environmentally friendly fountains
Fri, Jul 20th 2012 08:30 pm
Third-grade students at Lewiston-Porter found this past spring that learning history can also help the environment and their community while teaching them how to live a healthier lifestyle. The subject: water.
 


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