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UB launches behavior change and weight loss program for adults with prediabetes
Fri, Oct 18th 2019 04:40 pm
Adults with prediabetes have an opportunity to participate in a powerful behavioral weight control program developed at the University at Buffalo that will help them lose weight, improve their blood sugar, and learn to make healthy decisions about diet and exercise.
DEC invites public comments on proposed 2020 Great Lakes fishing regulations
Fri, Oct 18th 2019 04:00 pm
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced the agency is seeking angler feedback on proposed fishing regulation changes for New York's Great Lakes. The proposed changes are designed to safeguard and expand certain fish populations while enhancing anglers' continued enjoyment of these world-class fisheries. The majority of the proposals are a direct result of DEC's work with anglers during the past several years to identify desired outcomes for Lake Ontario sport fishery management.
Lew-Port soccer shocks Niagara-Wheatfield, win NFL title
Wed, Oct 16th 2019 10:55 pm
After losing to the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons early in the season, 5-0, the Lewiston-Porter Lancers boys soccer team chances of winning the Niagara Frontier League finals Wednesday night may have seemed slim to some. The Lancers were quick to prove the doubters wrong, though, as Lewiston-Porter defeated the Falcons, 1-0, to clinch the program's first NFL title since 2010.
NYSEG, AAA join forces to remind drivers about dangers of distracted driving
Fri, Oct 11th 2019 06:05 pm
NYSEG, a subsidiary of AVANGRID Inc., and AAA New York State, an advocate for traffic safety and security, recently announced they are working together to remind passenger and commercial drivers about the dangers of distracted driving.
Niagara University continues climb up U.S. News college rankings
Fri, Oct 4th 2019 04:50 pm
Niagara University leaped 11 spots on U.S. News & World Report's annual survey of "America's Best Colleges." Niagara secured the No. 32 position in "Best Regional Universities - North." This position is a dramatic climb from No. 70, which was the university's standing in 2013.
Higgins: Nearly $1.5 million for D'Youville College
Tue, Oct 1st 2019 01:25 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced a federal grant has been awarded to D'Youville College from the Department of Education's Academies for American History and Civics Program in the amount of $1,492,475. The funding will be implemented over a period of three years, starting with $499,022 for the upcoming fiscal year.
Villa Maria College hosts first collegewide service day as part of 2019 Heritage Days
Mon, Sep 30th 2019 07:25 pm
On Saturday, Oct. 5, Villa Maria students, faculty and staff will join forces in an effort to make the Buffalo community a better place through service.
Niagara University honors 6 for outstanding work in Spirit of St. Vincent De Paul
Fri, Sep 27th 2019 08:40 pm
As part of its celebration of Vincentian Heritage Week, Niagara University recognized the extraordinary contributions of six individuals who have lived the mission of St. Vincent de Paul at its annual convocation on Thursday.
Higgins & office of Sen. Gillibrand invite high school students & parents to Service Academy Night
Fri, Sep 27th 2019 08:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins and representatives from the office of U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand are hosting Service Academy Night 2019, an opportunity for high school students, families, school administrators and counselors to learn more about service academy institutions, programs and the application process. The event begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, in the auditorium at Williamsville South High School, 5950 Main St., Williamsville.
Lewiston Explorers to hold open house
Tue, Sep 24th 2019 02:30 pm
The Lewiston Police Explorers will hold an open house at from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Lewiston Police Department, 4059 Creek Road (Lewiston-Porter campus).
Girl Scouts of Western New York announces its new executive leadership team
Tue, Sep 24th 2019 02:30 pm
Girl Scouts of Western New York (GSWNY) announced a newly formed executive leadership team consisting of nine staff members and including the promotion of five existing staff to serve GSWNY's nine-county jurisdiction.
NCCC celebrates new Athletic Wall of Fame
Fri, Sep 20th 2019 04:45 pm
Athletes, both present and alumni, coaches, and administration all gathered together Saturday at Niagara County Community College's unveiling of its Athletic Wall of Fame.
Addressing childhood obesity should be a family affair, UB expert says
Thu, Sep 19th 2019 02:20 pm
Parents can best help their children overcome obesity and develop healthy eating habits by adopting a "family treatment" approach to positive habits, including acting as a "champion" for good choices and being a healthy role model.
12% increase in new student enrollment at Villa Maria College
Mon, Sep 16th 2019 01:25 pm
Despite the local and national trends of declining enrollment in higher education, Villa Maria College announced it has exceeded its fall 2019 enrollment goal by 9%. The small, private college welcomed an incoming class consisting of 229 students; a 12% increase over last year's incoming class, and the largest in three years.
TedFest draws hundreds to Bond Lake
Mon, Sep 16th 2019 01:25 pm
TedFest, a music and art festival in honor of Theodore "Teddy" Wishowski, took place on Saturday.
Niagara University cuts ribbon on site at Vaughan, Ontario
Mon, Sep 16th 2019 01:20 pm
Niagara University formally unveiled its new location in Vaughan, Ontario, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sunday. The site, in the Vaughan Metropolitan Center, is also the first university to be established in the City of Vaughan and York region. It supports Niagara University's commitment to becoming the premier binational university within the Province of Ontario.
NCCC Athletic Wall of Fame event this Saturday
Thu, Sep 12th 2019 02:10 pm
The Niagara County Community College Athletic Department will unveil the re-designed Athletic Wall of Fame from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, in the main gym.
Harlem Wizards returning to Falls
Tue, Sep 10th 2019 09:45 am
GJ Mann School and Fidelis Care present the Harlem Wizards, returning to Niagara Falls for a benefit basketball game against a team of Niagara Falls School District teachers and administrators. The game will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at the Niagara Falls High School gymnasium.
With one click, 'digital pipeline' automates classification of diabetic kidney disease
Fri, Sep 6th 2019 04:35 pm
A new method that automates the classification of progressive diabetic kidney disease, reducing variability and boosting precision, has been developed by researchers in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo.
DASNY completes approximately $52.3 million in facility renovations across state
Thu, Aug 29th 2019 02:45 pm
Gerrard P. Bushell, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY), announced more than $7 million in renovations have been completed at Buffalo State College, the University at Buffalo and Alfred State College.
Lew-Port Academy hosts 'Creating Pathways to the Future'
Sat, Aug 24th 2019 07:00 am
The Youngstown Yacht club was the setting Thursday, Aug. 15, for "Creating Pathways to the Future," the signature event for Lewiston-Porter's Academy of International Business and Finance. AIBF advisory board members organized the fundraiser.
Niagara University to host first Niagara County Girls in Sports Day on Sept. 21
Fri, Aug 23rd 2019 04:35 pm
Girls between the ages of 9-12 residing in Niagara County are invited to participate in the Western New York Girls in Sports Day, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, on the Niagara University campus. The event will give girls of all skill levels the opportunity to try their hand at a variety of sports at stations managed by coaches and female student-athletes from Niagara University and Niagara County Community College.
Alumna Courtney Corbetta scheduled to speak at Niagara University's fall open house
Tue, Aug 20th 2019 01:20 pm
Courtney Corbetta, Class of 2015, Niagara University communication studies alumna and feature reporter and co-host of "AM Buffalo" on WKBW-TV Channel 7, will return to Monteagle Ridge as a special guest speaker on Saturday, Sept. 7.
Canisius College receives grant to provide exercise program for children with autism spectrum disorder
Tue, Aug 13th 2019 12:55 pm
Canisius College was awarded a $25,000 grant to support "The GRIFFit High-Intensity Exercise Program for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Western New York" from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation Legacy Fund administered by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo.
ESY starts summer off on a positive note
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 01:05 pm
The Orleans/Niagara BOCES extended school year has been a great experience for many students and teachers so far. 
Didone wins 61st Porter Cup
Wed, Jul 31st 2019 06:00 pm
Another year of the Porter Cup has come and gone at the Niagara Falls Country Club. In the 61st edition of the prestigious tournament, Aiden Didone of Melbourne, Australia, walked away victorious. 
Workforce development's Rhonda Bivins-Talley recognized for educational contributions
Thu, Jul 25th 2019 07:15 am
Orleans/Niagara BOCES recently announced that Workforce Development Case Manager Rhonda Bivins-Talley, MS.Ed, has been recognized by the LaSalle Educational Club Inc. She received the Community Service Award at the 50th annual awards banquet, whose theme was "Why Should We Give Back." 
Niagara Academy celebrates graduates
Thu, Jul 25th 2019 07:15 am
Congratulations was recently extended to the Class of 2019 from the Orleans/Niagara BOCES' Niagara Academy. 
NCCC 1 of 8 in New York to receive state library award
Thu, Jul 18th 2019 08:30 am
The Henrietta G. Lewis Library on the campus of Niagara County Community College serves as a repository for Niagara County regional history, and thanks to a conservation/preservation discretionary grant from the New York State Library, artifacts from this collection will be better preserved with improved access.  The $8,482 grant was one of eight of this nature awarded across the state.
N-W BOE meeting
Thu, Jul 18th 2019 07:15 am
The Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education meeting to be held on July 24, will begin at 6 p.m. with an anticipated executive session. The public meeting is anticipated to begin at 7 p.m.
2019 KanJam World Championship tournament coming to NT
Thu, Jul 18th 2019 07:00 am
On Saturday, Aug. 10, discs will be flying when KanJam hosts the annual World Championship tournament. The event is open to anyone that wishes to participate.
Niagara PAL Soccer tryouts
Wed, Jul 17th 2019 05:30 pm
Those looking for a great soccer club with the best cost around can look no further than Niagara PAL Soccer Club.
Join NCCC Alumni Association for 'Superhero Night' with Buffalo Bisons
Thu, Jul 11th 2019 04:05 pm
The Niagara County Community College Alumni Association is hosting Superhero Night with the Buffalo Bisons beginning at 6:05 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17. The game takes place at Sahlen Field located at One James D. Griffin Plaza in Buffalo.
The Chapel purchasing Niagara Catholic HS facility
Thu, Jul 11th 2019 04:00 pm
When Niagara Catholic High School closed for good in June 2018, many local residents wondered how long the structure would stay closed, and what might eventually become of it. That was until this week, when it was announced the property had been purchased by The Chapel, an Amherst-based megachurch.
2019 Brick by Brick Awards shine spotlight on NCCC Learning Commons
Thu, Jul 11th 2019 04:00 pm
The NCCC Learning Commons was selected as a finalist for the 2019 Buffalo Business First Brick by Brick Award. The exclusive award honors the best of the best in real estate, construction and development, and NCCC's Learning Commons was recognized in the collegiate category.
TNBPA awards scholarships
Thu, Jul 11th 2019 03:50 pm
Saturday, at the Town of Niagara's Pride in the Park celebration, the Town of Niagara Business and Professional Association awarded its scholarship to nine graduating high school seniors.
100 years of teaching excellence at NCCC
Tue, Jul 9th 2019 10:30 am
When Niagara County Community College was created in 1962, the original campus was located in downtown Niagara Falls at the former Nabisco Shredded Wheat plant. By 1973, NCCC had moved to its permanent location to Sanborn, at the intersection of Route 31 (Saunders Settlement Road) and Route 429 (Townline Road).
Lions seek entries for International Peace Poster contest
Tue, Jul 9th 2019 10:30 am
The Lewiston Community Lions are sponsoring the Lions International Peace Poster contest through the Town of Lewiston Recreation Department. Students ages 11, 12 or 13 (as of Nov. 15) are eligible to participate in the contest.
New York State Parks announces 7th annual free learn-to-swim program
Mon, Jul 8th 2019 02:15 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced the start of the seventh annual free learn-to-swim program, which will reach up to 3,000 children this summer at 26 state parks.
Porter Empty Return awards local students
Fri, Jul 5th 2019 03:50 pm
Porter Empty Return has announced the winners of the 2019 Eco - Echo Awards. This year, the scholarships were presented to graduates of both Wilson and Lewiston-Porter high schools.