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Ortt presents $50,000 to Lockport City School District for 'TechMobile'
Thu, Sep 22nd 2016 08:00 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt presented a ceremonial check Thursday to the Lockport City School District in the amount of $50,000 to help purchase a van that'll be used as a "TechMobile."
Grand Island Schools: Meet your superintendent
Sat, Sep 17th 2016 11:05 am
Superintendent of Grand Island Schools Dr. Brian Graham enjoyed meeting the public in his first meet-and-greet as much as the public enjoyed meeting him.
Teen driving program comes to Darien Lake
Tue, Sep 13th 2016 05:55 pm
On Oct. 1-2, Darien Lake will play host to an award-winning teen safe driving program called "Ford Driving Skills For Life. "Schools across the region have been receiving an open invitation for their students to participate in a free training for driving-aged students.
Niagara University religious studies professor celebrates golden jubilee, publication of fifth book
Wed, Sep 7th 2016 05:15 pm
As Niagara University welcomes its students back to campus this week, one of the institution's foremost scholars is celebrating a pair of milestones.
Niagara County Peach Queen contestants participating in community service
Tue, Aug 30th 2016 11:30 am
The Niagara County Peach Queen contestants have participated in many community service activities and events in August, all of which have centered on teamwork and getting to know each other better.
Insulin formulation developed at Niagara University could eliminate pain from diabetes treatment
Thu, Aug 25th 2016 12:35 pm
Every day, millions of Americans with diabetes have to inject themselves with insulin to manage their blood-sugar levels. But less painful alternatives are emerging.
ECC: President Jack Quinn to retire in June 2017; search committee formed
Mon, Aug 22nd 2016 03:00 pm
SUNY Erie Community College President Jack F. Quinn Jr. will retire following the school's 2017 commencement. The college will embark on a presidential transition plan that includes creation, this week, of a search committee.
Meet your Peach Queen contestants
Thu, Aug 11th 2016 11:45 am
The Lewiston Kiwanis Club held its annual Niagara County Peach Festival Dinner at Niagara Falls Country Club Wednesday evening. The annual dinner is a chance for the Kiwanis Club members to meet the Niagara County Peach Queen contestants.
Niagara University student Jacey Diez chosen for OLV Youth Service Award
Wed, Aug 10th 2016 11:00 am
Jacey Diez, a Niagara University senior studying TESOL and elementary education, has been chosen as the recipient of this year's Our Lady of Victory Youth Service Award.
Niagara University: STEM career preparation for children prioritized
Mon, Aug 8th 2016 11:55 am
When the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., was invested as Niagara University's 26th president, he stated in his inaugural address the Catholic and Vincentian institution would become an even greater regional partner by forging a "distinctive role in STEM education, computer science, logistics and other fields that support the advancement of industry in our region."
Register for dance classes at Miss Bev's
Tue, Aug 2nd 2016 08:50 pm
Students of all ages from the Miss Bev's Dance Studio recently competed in Rochester at the Summerdance Competition.
St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church youth group makes pilgrimage to France
Sat, Jul 30th 2016 07:00 am
A church youth group has returned from a pilgrimage that served to help them grow in their faith and connect to an Island hero who is honored 5,000 miles from home.
Social media study by NU dean earns Paper of the Year Award from major international journal
Thu, Jul 28th 2016 12:25 pm
A scholarly article co-published by the dean of Niagara University's College of Hospitality and Tourism Management has been chosen as the 2015 Paper of the Year by one of the world's foremost academic journals.
Buffalo Museum of Science 'Make It Up' Summer Experience, 'Stay Cool' science promotion presented by M&T Bank
Thu, Jul 21st 2016 03:55 pm
The Buffalo Museum of Science presents the "Make It Up" Summer Experience, now open through the summer months.
NT students and staff go to bat for student with cancer
Fri, Jul 8th 2016 03:30 pm
When North Tonawanda student Anthony Schiavone was diagnosed with stage two lymphoma, school faculty, staff and students rallied around him by organizing a whiffle ball game.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: KidBiz 20th anniversary
Fri, Jul 1st 2016 04:50 pm
Sales were as hot as the weather Saturday for some of the young businesspeople at the 20th annual KidBiz in the Town Commons.
Higgins announces student winners of Congressional Art Competition
Mon, Jun 27th 2016 04:55 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the winners of the annual Congressional Art Competition. The 2016 grand prizewinner from his district is Ricky Chen, an exchange student from China, living in Williamsville and attending Cardinal O'Hara High School in Tonawanda.
PHOTOS: Fairies take flight at Artpark
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 11:00 pm
Fairies flew high above the state park Saturday as costumed characters performed sketches and took pictures with winged youngsters. Audiences were spellbound with visual, whimsical and just plain unusual performances from The Lost Wheels of Time (Israel), Circus Orange (Canada) and Giraffe Royal (Estonia).
New Niagara University Lions roar on campus
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 06:10 pm
Lions International's newest branch club is located on Monteagle Ridge.
Lew-Port student to compete in National Junior High Finals Rodeo
Sat, Jun 11th 2016 07:00 am
Michaila Raby, a sixth-grade student at Lewiston-Porter Middle School, has earned a position on the New York State National Junior rodeo team.
Main carousel returns to Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum
Fri, Jun 10th 2016 11:10 am
The 100-year-old carousel at North Tonawanda's Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum has been reassembled and is back in operation after it was taken down for repair.
Grand Island High School Music Dept. committed to Memorial Day performance
Sat, May 28th 2016 07:00 am
Monday's Memorial Day ceremony at the DeGlopper Memorial will feature another contribution from the award-winning Grand Island High School Wind Ensemble.
Lewiston Kiwanis Club holds fishing derby
Sat, May 21st 2016 06:40 pm
The Lewiston Kiwanis Club is sponsoring a fishing derby for children. It will take place from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, June 11 (rain or shine) at the Niagara River Anglers Association fishing preserve on Balmer Road in Youngstown.
Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduates 61st class
Fri, May 13th 2016 10:50 pm
The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduated its 61st class during a ceremony held May 11 at Niagara University's Castellani Art Museum.
'Race for Education' at 2nd annual St. Peter's 5K Run/Walk
Tue, May 10th 2016 10:50 am
St. Peter R.C. School invites the community to participate in its second annual St. Peter's 5K Run/Walk to raise awareness for the school. Beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21, runners will travel through the historic Village of Lewiston and Artpark.
Grand Island Central School District: Folks respond to first Health & Wellness Family Fair
Mon, May 9th 2016 11:55 am
More than 30 vendors gathered in the Grand Island High School cafeteria Saturday, April 23, to promote mind, body and spirit in a first-ever Health & Wellness Family Fair.
NU Family Business Center explains 'Understanding the Family Business'
Mon, May 2nd 2016 12:55 pm
The Niagara University Family Business Center hosted a breakfast forum April 5 on the topic "Understanding the Family Business."
Lew-Port grad serving aboard U.S. Navy destroyer
Thu, Apr 28th 2016 03:45 pm
A 2004 Lewiston-Porter High School graduate and Niagara Falls native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Milius. Petty Officer 2nd Class Sarah Bellreng is a fire controlman aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer operating out of San Diego.
'Picture Yourself on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus' attracts hundreds of students, families
Mon, Apr 25th 2016 12:15 pm
Hundreds of middle and high school students and their parents took part in the second annual "Picture Yourself on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Powered by AT&T" event Saturday.
Mount St. Mary's Hospital: For the children
Fri, Apr 22nd 2016 10:25 am
Ohana100, a private foundation that promotes literacy throughout local communities, is assisting with the 2016 Mount St. Mary's Hospital "Mommy & Baby Expo." The foundation's "GO! READ Project" includes reading to children and giving them free new books, which are theirs to keep.
NU biology major wins Outstanding Research Presentation at National Conference
Fri, Apr 8th 2016 09:30 am
Niagara University senior biology major Sonja Opper won the Outstanding Research Presentation award at the 70th annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference, which was held April 2 at Western New England University.
NIOGA Library System launching campaign aimed at engaging young adults
Thu, Mar 31st 2016 01:50 pm
NIOGA, a nonprofit cooperative library system, is launching a new campaign aimed at young adults in Niagara, Orleans and Genesee counties to call their attention to the vast resources available at their local library, including free Wi-Fi, video games, music and video streaming, and eBook downloads.
DECA students honored at Board of Education meeting
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 07:00 am
Nine Grand Island High School students were honored at Monday's Grand Island Board of Education meeting for earning one of the highest awards for DECA seniors.
Eight students inducted into President's Society at Niagara University
Mon, Mar 14th 2016 01:30 pm
Eight outstanding students were inducted into the Niagara University President's Society during a ceremony held Sunday, March 13, in the Statler Dining Room of St. Vincent's Hall.
Niagara University CMAA student chapter best in nation for seventh straight year
Mon, Mar 7th 2016 09:50 am
Niagara University's student chapter of the Club Managers Association of America scored some impressive victories at the recent 89th World Conference on Club Management in San Diego.
Pasta Sauce-Off raises $6K for Carly's Club
Sat, Mar 5th 2016 07:00 am
The Pasta Sauce-Off was another big success for its teenage co-founders.
UB architect builds weather station on two wheels
Thu, Feb 25th 2016 03:45 pm
It's a bizarre scene: A man on a cargo bike tricked out with lots of strange-looking equipment labors up and down the streets of Cleveland and surrounding suburbs.
Best for a reason: Students, parents praise Adell's School of Dance
Thu, Feb 18th 2016 02:25 pm
In the nearly 10 years since Adell opened Adell's School of Dance, her studio has developed a reputation for seamlessly tying together hard work and fun.
Niagara University's partnership with Niagara Falls Schools chosen for Model of Excellence Award
Wed, Feb 10th 2016 06:00 pm
Niagara University's longstanding partnership with the Niagara Falls City School District has been chosen for the Model of Excellence Award from the Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education.