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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.
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.