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Niagara-Wheatfield CSD offers free pre-K program
Thu, Dec 27th 2018 01:50 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District recently received word it was tentatively awarded a grant from the New York State Education Department for pre-kindergarten. The district will begin the program starting Jan. 22, 2019.
UB School of Law to accept GRE scores as part of the application process
Thu, Dec 20th 2018 12:30 pm
Beginning with admission for the fall 2019 semester, the University at Buffalo School of Law will accept Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores in place of the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) as part of the application process.
Dr. Doug Tewksbury publishes article in Canadian Journal of Communication
Thu, Dec 20th 2018 12:30 pm
Dr. Doug Tewksbury, associate professor of communication studies at Niagara University, recently published an article in the Canadian Journal of Communication, an independent journal that is produced quarterly to advance the development of communication and journalism education in Canada.
Castellani Art Museum closed for Niagara University holiday recess
Thu, Dec 20th 2018 12:25 pm
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will be closed to the public Friday, Dec. 21, through Tuesday, Jan. 1, for the Niagara University holiday recess. The museum will be reopen at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2.
Majewski ranks up to Eagle Scout
Wed, Dec 19th 2018 07:50 pm
Recently, Benjamin Majewski, a freshman at Niagara-Wheatfield High School, reached the rank of Eagle Scout.
Starpoint sophomore receives 4th-degree black belt
Wed, Dec 19th 2018 07:30 pm
Brendon Lauer, a 10th-grade student from Starpoint, has attained the rank of fourth-degree black belt in tae kwon-do at Jong Park Institute on Erie Avenue, North Tonawanda, after passing his testing on Saturday, Dec. 15. 
Bring Back the 100 game at N-WHS
Wed, Dec 19th 2018 07:30 pm
Coming Jan. 18, Niagara-Wheatfield High School will welcome back all honorees of its Falcons Athletic Hall of Fame for its Bring Back the 100 event.
Niagara Career and Technical Education students learn about respiratory system
Wed, Dec 19th 2018 07:20 pm
Students at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center recently got a very hands-on lesson about the respiratory system. 
NCCC surgical technology program receives continuing accreditation
Wed, Dec 19th 2018 07:20 pm
The Division of Nursing and Allied Health at Niagara County Community College recently announced that the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs awarded continuing accreditation for 10 years to the Surgical Technology program, with an approved satellite campus at Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo. 
VIP Food Service Program decorates cookies for troops
Wed, Dec 19th 2018 07:15 pm
Students in Lisa Cook's VIP Food Service Program at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center recently helped in an effort to make the holidays brighter for our troops. 
Niagara-Wheatfield hockey comeback falls short
Sat, Dec 15th 2018 12:05 am
Friday night, the Niagara-Wheatfield hockey team faced off against their arch-rival Williamsville North, in a rematch of last season's Section VI large schools championship. A lot has changed since that title game, which the Falcons won, 2-0, but in the rematch at Northtown Center, the Spartans took advantage of a bad second period by N-W to get revenge, 5-3.
Culinary Arts students taste sweet success
Thu, Dec 13th 2018 03:05 pm
The team of Wes Shyiah Thompson and Madison St. Cyr from the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center's Culinary Arts program brought home third place from the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute's gingerbread competition.
NCCC Practical Nursing Program to offer evening classes
Thu, Dec 13th 2018 03:05 pm
Beginning in the fall of 2019, Niagara County Community College will begin offering evening classes to students in the practical nursing program.
Falcons Flashback: Boys hockey gets 2 wins in NYC; Wrestling finishes strong in Cheektowaga Duals
Thu, Dec 13th 2018 02:50 pm
This past week in Falcons athletics saw a mix of results for the season's winter teams.
NTHS Honor Society gives back
Thu, Dec 13th 2018 02:30 pm
This past weekend at the Rockin' With Santa Christmas party, the North Tonawanda High School National Honor Society collected and donated over 100 toys to the foundations toy drive.
Holy Ghost hosts Mess Fest
Thu, Dec 13th 2018 12:45 pm
More than 60 students from Holy Ghost Lutheran School's pre-K and kindergarten classes recently attended the school's first ever Mess Fest.
Orrange represents NT at All State Music Festival
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 06:00 pm
North Tonawanda High School senior Paul Orrange was selected to sing with the All State Mixed Chorus and perform at the Eastman Theatre in Rochester.
Falcons wrestling soars at season-opening tournament
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 05:00 pm
After starting off the season with a 76-12 win over North Tonawanda, the Niagara-Wheatfield wrestling team traveled to Webster for the Matthew Marino Invitational Wrestling Tournament. The team traveled looking to see how well they would place and ended up winning the whole tournament.
Falcons Flashback: Winter sports a go at Niagara-Wheatfield
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 04:50 pm
Christmas break may be lurking around the corner, but for now, Niagara-Wheatfield winter athletics is up and in full swing.
Diesel technology program visits ethanol plant
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 04:45 pm
The Diesel Technology students in Wes Blidy's class recently toured the Western New York Energy facility in Medina. The facility is the first ethanol plant in the northeast United States. They are a locally owned company with a mission of developing the full potential of Western New York's renewable energy resources.
NCCC Alumni Association hit the ice at Hyde Park Ice Pavilion
Thu, Dec 6th 2018 04:40 pm
Lace up those skates, grab your family and friends, and join the Niagara County Community College Alumni Association for ice skating at Hyde Park Ice Pavilion in Niagara Falls.
'Lunch with Santa' at St. Peter's School
Tue, Dec 4th 2018 03:35 pm
From 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, St. Peter R.C. School will host "Lunch with Santa." A full pasta lunch will be served in the school cafeteria, compliments of the Macri family and Macri's Italian Grille.
Niagara students experience another kind of PoWR
Mon, Dec 3rd 2018 12:30 pm
As religious intolerance continues to grow across the globe, 10 Niagara University students took advantage of an opportunity to experience the realities involved with, and to gain further understanding of, current efforts and issues in interreligious relations at the Parliament of the World's Religions (PoWR). The conference, held in Toronto Nov. 1-7, endeavored to cultivate harmony among the world's religious and spiritual communities to achieve a just, peaceful and sustainable world.
St. John Lutheran School gives back
Thu, Nov 29th 2018 02:30 pm
The students at St. John Lutheran School had the opportunity to reach out to needy children around the world.
Falcons hockey looking to get back on top after historic season
Thu, Nov 29th 2018 02:15 pm
The 2017-18 Niagara-Wheatfield hockey season can really be summed up in one word - historic. The Falcons finished the season 19-3-3-1, won the program's sixth Section VI title, and reached the team's first-ever state title game. Coming into the 2018-19 season, the team has some holes to fill after losing key scorers such as Nick Peters, Chace Woods, Michael Lotempio, Chris Tobey and Dom Pulli, as well as top defensemen Zack Belter and Nick Breier.
Local gymnasts place well in Rochester
Thu, Nov 29th 2018 02:15 pm
The Niagara Gymnastics level 10 team opened their 2018-19 competitive season on Friday, Nov. 16, at The Judges Cup hosted by Victors Gymnastics in Rochester.
Lynch named interim VP of operations at NCCC
Thu, Nov 29th 2018 01:50 pm
Niagara County Community College has hired Wayne Lynch of Lewiston as interim vice president for operations.
Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation working to gather 20,000 teen opinions across Western New York & Southeast Michigan
Wed, Nov 28th 2018 03:35 pm
The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation is asking teens and adults in Western New York and Southeast Michigan to finish this sentence: "Where I live or work, one thing teens want when they are not in school is ...".
Niagara University senior Justin Crawford earns PRSA scholarship
Tue, Nov 27th 2018 02:40 pm
Justin Crawford, a Niagara University senior majoring in communication studies, received the May C. Randazzo Memorial Scholarship from the Buffalo Niagara chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Crawford was presented with the award during the organization's annual meeting on Nov. 15 at Cole's Restaurant in Buffalo.
N-W boys basketball fresh for 2018-19
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 01:25 pm
Last season, the Niagara-Wheatfield boys basketball team struggled after a 3-0 start to the season. Throw in the fact the team lost six seniors, including team captains Anthony Ruffino, who was the team's leading scorer, and Ben DeVantier, it made some people question how successful the 2018-19 season will turn out.
Carlson finishes strong swim season
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 01:20 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield girls swimming and diving team has been on top of the Niagara Frontier League for four straight years. In that string of success, a fair share of swimmers have left their mark on Falcons swimming and diving. One of those girls is junior Danielle Carlson.
NT High School students learn about self-defense
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 01:15 pm
The freshman and sophomore classes at the North Tonawanda High School recently completed some training how to defend themselves.  The juniors and seniors will be getting training in the near future. 
Culinary arts students help Salvation Army with Thanksgiving
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 01:15 pm
Students in the classes of Bob Ihle and Caitlin Kucharski are continuing a great Thanksgiving tradition at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center. 
Wilsey elected president of SUNY Two Year Engineering Science Association
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 12:40 pm
Jillian Wilsey, instructor of engineering science and engineering studies program coordinator at Niagara County Community College has been elected as the president of the SUNY Two Year Engineering Science Association.
25 Niagara Career and Tech Ed students inducted into National Technical Honor Society
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 12:35 pm
Congratulations were extended to 25 students from the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center who were recently inducted into the National Technical Honor Society. 
Gingerbread Wonderland at NF Culinary Institute
Wed, Nov 21st 2018 12:30 pm
The Niagara Falls Culinary Institute will open its doors to a world of sweet holiday wonder this weekend.  Starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24, the public is invited to view the life-sized gingerbread village created by baking and pastry arts students and chefs of the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute.
3 community leaders honored at Niagara University President's Dinner
Mon, Nov 19th 2018 05:20 pm
Niagara University recognized the accomplishments of three individuals - while raising critical funds for student scholarships - during its 2018 President's Dinner, which was held Nov. 16 at The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls.
Buffalo's thriving startup economy keeps student entrepreneurs in WNY
Mon, Nov 19th 2018 05:15 pm
Through pitch contests, courses on entrepreneurship and more, the University at Buffalo and regional partners have invested increased resources in supporting the local startup community in recent years.
Evans signs baseball LOI with Elon University
Thu, Nov 15th 2018 04:45 pm
Thursday afternoon, Wilson High School's Ian Evans signed his national letter of intent to continue his baseball career at Elon University.
Several Falcons honored by Niagara Frontier League
Thu, Nov 15th 2018 11:50 am
Recently, the Niagara Frontier League released All-League award winners for the league's respective sports. The following is a list of Niagara-Wheatfield fall sport athletes who were honored.
 

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