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Ortt delivers a total of $35,000 to eastern Niagara County libraries
Fri, Jul 14th 2017 05:05 pm
New York Sen. Rob Ortt delivered a total of $35,000 in ceremonial checks to the public libraries in eastern Niagara County. Ortt secured the funding as part of the 2017-18 state budget in addition to funding secured last year for public libraries throughout his district.
2017 GNFCU scholarship winners
Wed, Jul 12th 2017 12:30 pm
The 2017 Greater Niagara FCU scholarship for outstanding achievement was awarded to two local high school seniors.
'Dollars for Scholars' at GNFCU
Wed, Jul 12th 2017 12:30 pm
All Greater Niagara FCU members under the age of 18 have the opportunity to participate in the yearly "Dollars for Scholars" program, where students are recognized for good grades.
Free family performance at Kenan Center
Tue, Jul 11th 2017 05:10 pm
The Kenan Center will present the Niagara University Repertory Theatre, or N.U.R.T., for a free family performance at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 12, in the Taylor Theater, 433 Locust St.
Niagara University to begin offering graduate business courses in Buffalo
Mon, Jul 10th 2017 03:45 pm
Niagara University's College of Business Administration will begin offering graduate courses for new and existing students in downtown Buffalo on July 18.
Higgins: $2.42 million-plus in federal funding for University at Buffalo nurse training
Mon, Jul 10th 2017 03:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins recently announced three federal grants totaling over $2.42 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for nurse training programs at the University at Buffalo and community health services in Western New York.
NCCC pitcher drafted by Cincinnati Reds
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 06:15 pm
Christian Young, a sophomore at Niagara County Community College, was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the recent Major League Baseball Draft. Young was selected with the 617th overall pick, in the 21st round. Young, of Hamburg, is a graduate of Frontier High School.
WNY Brain Challenge and Tech Wars announces winners
Fri, Jun 30th 2017 05:35 pm
Students from Lockport, Lancaster, Clarence, and Williamsville were the among the winners of the first WNY Brain Challenge, co-presented by Computers For Children and WNY STEM.
Lewiston Dance Center takes part in Fairy House Festival
Wed, Jun 28th 2017 08:15 am
Lewiston Dance Center ballet students were invited to perform at Artpark's "Summer Solstice Celebration" Fairy House Festival.
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School 6th annual 5K run/walk July 15
Sun, Jun 25th 2017 07:00 am
Niagara Catholic will host its sixth annual 5k run/walk on Saturday, July 15. This year's race will be in memory of Raphael Gonzalez, a 2015 graduate.
Nursery school celebrates 50 years
Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 04:20 pm
The Village of Lewiston has been afforded the opportunity to witness a milestone in education. The First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston is celebrating not only the 200th anniversary of the birth of the oldest church in the village, but also the 50th anniversary of its nursery school/pre-K.
Students break ground for new St. Peter's playground
Tue, Jun 20th 2017 11:05 am
Under a clear blue spring sky on Monday morning, students at St. Peter R.C. School broke ground for what will be the school's new playground.
Honeywell continues support of Western New York Chemistry Olympiad program
Mon, Jun 12th 2017 01:15 pm
Canisius College is the recipient of a $10,000 grant from Honeywell Hometown Solutions, the company's corporate citizenship initiative.
LCTV, LCCC & Spectrum Cable announce 2017 scholarship winners
Thu, Jun 8th 2017 12:05 pm
Lockport Community Television, along with the Lockport Community Cable Commission and Spectrum Cable, announce this year's scholarship recipients.
UB pharmacologist awarded $400,000 grant to improve antibody delivery in lungs
Thu, Jun 8th 2017 11:40 am
With the support of a $400,000 grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), a University at Buffalo researcher will investigate how therapeutic antibodies are handled in the human lung.
WNY STEM Hub, AT&T and partners offer STEM/STEAM experience for teens
Thu, Jun 8th 2017 11:30 am
Students entering grades 7 through 12 in the fall are invited to attend "Hand in Hand, Powered by AT&T," a tech and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math) experience for teens with a special dual purpose.
Castellani Art Museum to offer free Sunday afternoon tours this summer
Thu, Jun 8th 2017 11:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will offer free Sunday afternoon tours throughout June and July. Each tour will focus on a different topic and museum exhibit.
Grand Island Class of 1967 50th reunion
Thu, Jun 8th 2017 10:55 am
The Grand Island Class of 1967 50th reunion committee has been hard at work on lining things up for Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 6-8.
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School 2017 Marty Violante Memorial Golf Classic
Mon, Jun 5th 2017 02:20 pm
Now in its 12th year, the Marty Violante Memorial Golf Classic tournament will take place Monday, July 17, at the Niagara Frontier Country Club. This year's tournament will honor the late Jack Brundage.
Regal Entertainment Group announces $1 movies for 2017 'Summer Movie Express'
Fri, Jun 2nd 2017 04:55 pm
Regal Entertainment Group, a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating one of the largest theater circuits in the U.S., announces the return of the "Summer Movie Express" to over 300 Regal Cinemas across the country for the 2017 summer season.
Niagara University launches online MBA program
Thu, Jun 1st 2017 05:10 pm
Niagara University's College of Business Administration is now offering an online MBA program with a curriculum designed for individuals seeking an edge in understanding and competing in the digital economy.
Niagara University Repertory Theatre presents free children's theater at NU & Artpark
Fri, May 26th 2017 07:00 am
This summer, Niagara University Theatre's 40-year tradition of entertaining children and families with its N.U.R.T. storytelling troupe continues.
Niagara University holds 10th BPS commencement in Ontario
Wed, May 24th 2017 03:35 pm
Niagara University awarded degrees to 125 graduates during its 10th commencement in Ontario on Tuesday at the Toronto Centre for the Arts in North York.
High school baseball: Evans leads Lancers to upset win over Starpoint
Tue, May 23rd 2017 09:25 am
On Monday, Lew-Port showed it belongs with Western New York's best. The No. 5 Lancers upset the No. 1 seed Starpoint Spartans, 3-2, in front of a large crowd at Starpoint High School.
Niagara University receives estate gift totaling more than $4 million
Thu, May 18th 2017 08:45 pm
Niagara University has received a gift from the estate of the late Rose Bente Lee Ostapenko. The gift, which will exceed $4.1 million, will be used for several university projects and initiatives.
Deal Realty awards first scholarship
Mon, May 15th 2017 01:15 pm
Kerstin Crum of Youngstown, a senior at Lewiston-Porter High School, is the recipient of the first Deal Realty Scholarship. Crum has been accepted into the State University of New York College at Brockport, where she plans to major in physical education.
Higgins announces winners of annual student art competition
Mon, May 15th 2017 10:00 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced the winners of the annual Congressional Art Competition. Higgins received 54 pieces of artwork from students from 11 local high schools.
Blue Devils clinch vs. Niagara-Wheatfield
Fri, May 12th 2017 03:55 pm
It's been an up-and-down season for the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons. It's been the opposite for the Kenmore West Blue Devils.
'James & The Giant Peach Jr.' takes stage at Lew-Port
Fri, May 12th 2017 03:45 pm
The Lewiston-Porter Middle School Drama Club presents "James & The Giant Peach Jr.," based on the book by Roald Dahl, May 19-21 in the High School Center for the Arts.
High school baseball: Wolverines get revenge on the Vikings
Wed, May 10th 2017 04:00 pm
One day after the Grand Island Vikings defeated the Niagara Falls Wolverines, 11-4, the Wolverines redeemed themselves in round two.
High school baseball: North Tonawanda survives against CSAT
Wed, May 10th 2017 08:50 am
On a cool night at the historic Sal Maglie Stadium in Niagara Falls, the North Tonawanda Lumberjacks and CSAT Golden Eagles played under the lights on Tuesday.
High school baseball: Vikings get a big league win
Tue, May 9th 2017 09:45 am
Mother Nature has a way of causing baseball games to go certain directions. Monday proved that, as wind and cold temperatures made pitching difficult.
Students explore careers at open house on Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus
Mon, May 8th 2017 12:05 pm
Hundreds of students in grades seven through 12, along with their teachers and parents, took full advantage of the third annual student open house on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus on Monday.
Girl Scouts of WNY announces Siana Jacobs as 2017 Gold Award recipient
Fri, May 5th 2017 04:55 pm
Girl Scouts of Western New York recently announced North Tonawanda Girl Scout Siana Jacobs is a 2017 Gold Award recipient. The Gold Award is the highest award in Girl Scouts. Jacobs' earned the award for a project where she organized a clothing drive and created personal hygiene kits for people in Nicaragua.
Niagara University announces 2017 commencement honorees
Tue, May 2nd 2017 09:05 am
Niagara University's 2017 schedule of commencement ceremonies will be highlighted by addresses from the 2016 National Teacher of the Year, a Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee and the author of the acclaimed biography "Alexander Hamilton."
Adult education teacher Rachael Rossi writes article for textbook
Fri, Apr 28th 2017 03:55 pm
Orleans/Niagara BOCES adult education teacher Rachael Rossi, Ph.D., recently contributed to the textbook, "Confronting Oppressive Assessments."
Applications available for Sass nursing scholarship
Thu, Apr 27th 2017 05:20 pm
Applications are now being accepted for the Ruth and William O. Sass Scholarship to encourage excellence in the field of nursing.
Niagara University holding community 'garage sale' May 17-18
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:25 pm
Niagara University is organizing an end-of-year community garage sale for the fifth consecutive year. The public event will take place in the Kiernan Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, and from 9 a.m. until noon on Thursday, May 18.
Middle & high school students invited to student open house on Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus
Tue, Apr 25th 2017 04:25 pm
The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Inc. (BNMC) and the University at Buffalo's New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (UB CBLS), in collaboration with AT&T, will host the third annual student open house on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
High school baseball: Makeup day at Niagara Falls High School
Sat, Apr 22nd 2017 09:10 pm
Saturday at Niagara Falls High School, there were four games played that had been postponed due to rain, weeks prior. Teams took advantage of the turf fields and made up crucial league games.