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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.
NIMAC reaches out to N-W art students
Thu, Jul 19th 2012 09:45 am
Flanked on each side by a billowing American flag, "Western New York Supports our Air Base" can be seen on bumpers across Western New York.
Niagara University adds master's and certificate programs in TESOL
Thu, Jul 19th 2012 09:40 am
Beginning this fall, Niagara University's College of Education will offer a new master's degree program for candidates seeking certification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).
NU: Harry Gong recognized for contributions as chair of National College Fair
Wed, Jul 11th 2012 09:30 am
Harry Gong, NU director of admissions, was honored by Visit Buffalo Niagara with a Buffalo Ambassador Distinguished Service Award in recognition of his leadership and service in support of the region's tourism industry.
Open house at ABC Preschool
Tue, Jul 10th 2012 09:00 am
ABC Preschool is hosting an open house for parents of prospective 3 and 4 year olds from 6:30 until 8 p.m. on Aug. 21.
Kaegebein Elementary School Students support Bags of Love
Mon, Jul 9th 2012 07:00 am
Patients who are receiving home health care from Hospice of Buffalo and Erie County received a special surprise with their pharmacy delivery over the Fourth of July holiday, thanks to the faculty and students at Kaegebein Elementary School.
Stella Niagara holds annual D.A.R.E. graduation
Fri, Jun 29th 2012 07:20 pm
Lewiston Police Department Officer Scott Stafford opened the D.A.R.E. graduation ceremonies at Stella Niagara Education Park by stating that he was "blown away by what the essay writers came up with."
Girl Scouts celebrate in Niagara Falls
Thu, Jun 28th 2012 04:15 pm
Nearly 3,000 Girl Scouts from North America, including Canadian Girl Guides, descended upon Niagara Falls for an inaugural and unprecedented sing-a-long of traditional and historical Girl Scout songs.
Tuscarora kids kick off summer biking season
Sat, Jun 23rd 2012 07:00 am
Students at the Tuscarora Indian School kicked off the summer biking season this month with their 10th annual Bike Rodeo.
Eagle Scout creates patriotic garden at Lew-Port
Sat, Jun 16th 2012 02:20 am
18-year-old student Kevin Foley, a member of the Lewiston-Porter High School Class of 2012, has created a patriotic garden on the Lewiston-Porter Creek Road in honor of the brave men and women who serve in the U.S. military.
Prom royalty
Thu, Jun 14th 2012 07:15 pm
Dean Venturin and Rachel Aquino were recently crowned king and queen at Niagara-Wheatfield's senior prom.
Niagara University students launch soup kitchen in downtown Niagara Falls
Mon, Jun 4th 2012 11:15 am
NU grad Kalani Personius and seniors Mary Gibson and Jessica Spellane work to help those in need at St. George's Church.
11 participants complete joint work-readiness program offered through NU and Opportunities Unlimited
Thu, May 31st 2012 02:00 pm
Niagara University recently held a graduation ceremony. It didn't come with the pomp and circumstance that came with commencement exercises, but it was no less important.
Moms get royal treatment
Thu, May 24th 2012 07:00 am
Students in Cathy Bonaccorso's, Anne Carnahan's and Pauline Szathmary's cosmetology classes at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center recently spent a day pampering their moms in honor of Mother's Day.
NU Theatre to present free children's theater shows and musical this summer
Mon, May 21st 2012 04:00 pm
Niagara University Theatre's repertory troupe, N.U.R.T., will present a rotating repertoire of free children's stories outdoors in the Village of Lewiston at Artpark, where it has not performed since the 1990s.
Niagara University presents several scholarships to theater studies students
Fri, May 18th 2012 06:00 pm
Dr. Sharon Watkinson, chair of Niagara University's department of theatre and fine arts, awarded several scholarships this spring to outstanding students in memory of deceased friends of the theater program and in honor of a College of Nursing alumnus with ties to the program.
NU's 'Sing for Somalia' concert raises money and inspiration
Tue, May 8th 2012 09:30 am
Niagara University presented "Sing for Somalia," a benefit concert organized by NU junior Jeannine Alsous.
Earth Day tree plantings in Niagara Falls State Park
Wed, May 2nd 2012 07:25 pm
PHOTO GALLERY: Henry J. Kalfas Elementary School teachers Randy Broeker and Chris Kusk brought three-dozen sixth-grade students to Niagara Falls State Park Wednesday to plant new trees.
11 NU students inducted into communication honor society
Mon, Apr 30th 2012 07:50 pm
Eleven Niagara University students became lifetime members of Lambda Pi Eta, the honor society for undergraduate communication students, during an induction ceremony held April 28.
Greater Niagara Ballet Co. presents 'Peter and the Wolf,' 'Pas de Quatre'
Mon, Apr 30th 2012 07:00 am
The Greater Niagara Ballet Company, well known for its traditional holiday production of "The Nutcracker," is adding a spring ballet to its repertoire.
Niagara Index, Random present '20 to 1: The 20 Most Intriguing Students on Campus'
Wed, Apr 25th 2012 02:00 pm
The Niagara Index, the student newspaper at NU, unveiled its third annual list of "The 20 Most Intriguing Students on Campus" as the kickoff event to the college's annual "RidgeFest" celebration on Monday.
Two NU students recognized at undergraduate research conference
Mon, Apr 23rd 2012 04:55 pm
Niagara University has announced that two of its students were presented with awards for presentations they made at the Conference for Undergraduate Research in Communication, held April 18 at RIT.
Grand Island Shadow Day
Fri, Apr 13th 2012 03:55 pm
The students of Grand Island High School recently had the unique opportunity once again to "shadow" a career for a day.

Beginning the day with breakfast and inspiration from guest speaker, the Hon. State Supreme Court Judge Henry Nowak, the students were prepared for a peek into the world of work. Locations this year included: the Buffalo FBI office, 98.5 WKSE radio station, Sweet Beginnings Bakery, Cannon Design, and local Grand Island schools.

Adult Education Program reported successful at N-W
Fri, Apr 13th 2012 02:45 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education last week gave its approval to proceed with planning for an Adult Education Program for fall 2012, despite budget constraints.
ETMS Cleaner Appreciation Day
Fri, Apr 6th 2012 02:20 pm
It's no secret that school cleaners have a difficult job. That's why 10 students at Edward Town Middle school helped out after school on March 14 as part of the school's "Cleaner Appreciation Day."
Niagara Catholic preparing to welcome seventh and eighth graders
Wed, Apr 4th 2012 06:55 am
The faculty and staff of Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School, Catholic Academy of Niagara Falls and St. Dominic Savio Middle School recently attended a professional development day to discuss the transition of the seventh and eighth grade middle school students to the high school.
BOCES students shine at Regional SkillsUSA
Thu, Mar 29th 2012 07:00 am
35 students from the Orleans and Niagara Career and Technical Education centers came home victorious from the SkillsUSA Region 1 Leadership Conference and Skills Competition recently held at SUNY Alfred.