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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.
Two Errick Road students make environmental impacts
Wed, Jul 3rd 2019 01:05 pm
Recently, the New York State Department of Transportation responded to two Errick Road Elementary students who were concerned about monarch butterfly population in the area. 
N-W wrestling room dedicated to 'Ace'
Wed, Jul 3rd 2019 12:40 pm
When people think of legendary Niagara-Wheatfield coaches, some names stand out, but none more than Armand "Ace" Cacciatore.  With a resume packed full of accolades, Cacciatore further etched himself into the N-W history books, as the school's wrestling room was dedicated in his name last Wednesday.
Wheatfield Business Association awards 3 Scholarships & 2 members win awards
Thu, Jun 27th 2019 03:40 pm
The Wheatfield Business Association presented three Niagara-Wheatfield High School students with $300 scholarships at its previous meeting. The 2019 scholarship recipients are Nicole Guldin, Sarah LoCurto and Quinn Darlak. 
Picture perfect cuisine at NFCI
Thu, Jun 27th 2019 03:35 pm
Marlee McCabe wears many hats as public relations assistant at Niagara County Community College, and taking photographs at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute.  McCabe is frequently seen behind the lens of her Nikon camera, capturing instructors teaching the next generation of culinary professionals, and showcasing the delicious fruits of their labor. Her images often leave people hungry for more, and NFCI said it's happy to oblige.     
Niagara-Wheatfield students awarded at The Kenny's
Thu, Jun 27th 2019 03:30 pm
Ten schools from Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Allegany counties were recently selected to participate in the 26th annual Kenny Awards at Shea's Performing Arts Center. For Niagara-Wheatfield students it was their first time attending, and a memorable one at that. 
Wrestling stars coming to region
Thu, Jun 27th 2019 03:20 pm
Empire State Wrestling returns to St. Johnsburg Firehall, 7165 Ward Road, on Saturday, June 29, for "Temperature Rising." Pre-sale general admission tickets are $15. Tickets increase $5 on the day of the event. Front and second row tickets are sold out. Doors open at 5 p.m. with bell-time at 6 p.m. "Temperature Rising" will air live on Twitch and be recorded for ESW's streaming service partners. 
St. John Lutheran graduates 8th-grade class
Thu, Jun 27th 2019 03:00 pm
Congratulations was extended to the eighth-grade graduates of St. John Lutheran School. School officials said they're so proud of all the students and wishes them God's blessings as they continue on to their next adventure. 
Lewiston Tops awards scholarships
Tue, Jun 25th 2019 11:25 am
On Wednesday, June 12, DiMino's Lewiston Tops held its annual scholarship dinner at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
First Presbyterian honors students
Tue, Jun 25th 2019 11:20 am
First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston recently announced its four scholarship winners for 2019: John McNally, Andrew Brown, Angelina Steffen and Miguel Bautista. Awards are presented annually in honor of church parishioners.
Niagara University Repertory Theatre presents free children's theater at NU & Artpark
Mon, Jun 24th 2019 11:55 am
This summer, the Niagara University Theater Department's 40-year tradition of entertaining children and families with its N.U.R.T. storytelling troupe continues.
N-WHS alumni reunion
Thu, Jun 20th 2019 07:00 am
Last year, Niagara-Wheatfield High School alumni who graduated 50-plus years ago formed a committee to plan a multi-class reunion. The reunion, which was held in August, was a huge success, so the committee decided to continue the tradition this year.  
NT native wins National Student Advertising Competition
Thu, Jun 20th 2019 07:00 am
Carlie McClinsey of North Tonawanda was part of the Ithaca College Ad Lab team that won the American Advertising Federation's National Student Advertising Competition on Friday, June 7, in Hollywood, Florida.
Starpoint student athletes sign to play in college
Wed, Jun 19th 2019 07:00 pm
Recently, several student athletes of Starpoint High School signed to continue their careers in college.
19 students graduate from BOCES life skills program
Wed, Jun 19th 2019 07:00 pm
The Orleans/Niagara BOCES life skills program graduated 19 students at the Historic Riviera Theatre in North Tonawanda.
NWTA & Clark-Foster Scholarship winners announced
Wed, Jun 19th 2019 07:00 pm
Recently, the Niagara-Wheatfield Teachers Association announced their 2019 scholarship winners - Kierston Klidonas, Nicole Guldin, Brianna Walker and Olivia Gonyea.  All four students attend Niagara-Wheatfield High School and will graduate on June 27.
21 new EMS professionals graduate from AMR academy
Wed, Jun 19th 2019 12:15 pm
American Medical Response graduated its fourth "Earn While You Learn" academy on Tuesday, bringing 21 EMS new professionals to the Buffalo area.
Study: Finding right balance of cloud-computing resources
Mon, Jun 17th 2019 03:25 pm
Researchers in the University at Buffalo School of Management have developed a solution to manage cloud-computing resources more cost-effectively.
Niagara Junior Purple Eagles strong in Lockport win
Wed, Jun 12th 2019 03:00 pm
The Niagara Junior Purple Eagles 9U travel team recently notched a 16-3 victory over the AnJo Bombers. The game was played at Harley Field in Lockport, a unique site that's actually privately owned by the homeowner.
UB's Educational Opportunity Center announces Community College Instant Admissions Day
Tue, Jun 11th 2019 01:50 pm
The University at Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center (UBEOC) invites high school seniors and the community's adult learners to attend its Community College Instant Admissions Day.
PHOTOS: 7 Lancers sign to play in college
Thu, Jun 6th 2019 08:00 pm
Thursday evening, seven student athletes from Lewiston-Porter High School signed to continue their playing careers collegiately.
Eagle Scout project benefiting children
Thu, Jun 6th 2019 07:05 am
At the Greater Niagara FCU annual meeting on Saturday June 1, Levi Siegmann of Troop 824 presented four children's tables he built for his Eagle Scout project.
Sanborn's Kelsey Kwandrans earns Fulbright Award
Thu, Jun 6th 2019 07:00 am
Sanborn native and Mount St. Mary Academy graduate Kelsey Kwandrans has won a 2019-20 U.S. Student Fulbright award to Spain. Kwandrans graduated in May from SUNY Geneseo with a B.A. degree in English and a minor in Spanish.
N-W JV softball raises money for good cause
Wed, Jun 5th 2019 07:35 pm
Recently, the Niagara-Wheatfield JV Softball team raised not only Lupus awareness, but also over $800 for the Lupus Alliance of Upstate New York.
 

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