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NU strengthens binational presence with additional location in Vaughan, Ontario
Thu, Feb 7th 2019 05:20 pm
Niagara University has strengthened its binational presence with the establishment of an additional location for its Niagara University in Ontario program in Vaughan. The site is also the first-ever university to be established in the City of Vaughan and York Region, and supports Niagara University's commitment to becoming the premier binational university within the Province of Ontario.
NT outlasts Wheatfield in NFL action
Thu, Feb 7th 2019 01:50 pm
In basketball, teams "live and die by the three." Wednesday night, the North Tonawanda Lumberjacks lived on it. North Tonawanda defeated Niagara-Wheatfield on the Falcons' senior night, 68-60.
Zone defense aids N-W girls b-ball in win
Mon, Feb 4th 2019 10:55 pm
People have said, "Defense wins championships." Monday night, it didn't win a championship, but it helped the Niagara-Wheatfield girls basketball team secure a 45-20 victory over the Kenmore West Blue Devils.
Niagara-Wheatfield hockey celebrates senior night
Sat, Feb 2nd 2019 09:20 pm
Saturday night, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons hockey team celebrated senior night prior to the team's tilt versus Frontier.
Belter named St. Bonaventure lacrosse captain
Fri, Feb 1st 2019 12:05 pm
Last week, the St. Bonaventure mens lacrosse team named its six captains. One of the six is freshman and Niagara-Wheatfield High School alumnus Zack Belter.
NIMAC seeking applicants for Merrell Lane Scholarship
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 03:25 pm
The Niagara Military Affairs Council has established a scholarship named in honor of Merrell Lane, long-time chairman and co-founder of NIMAC. The annual scholarship will be awarded to enlisted members assigned to the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station who are in pursuit of an aviation-related career. 
N-W cheerleading wins Division 1 large schools at NFL tournament
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 03:15 pm
Last weekend, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons junior varsity and varsity cheerleaders won the Division 1 large schools portion of the Niagara Frontier League Tournament.
Falcons wrestling honors seniors
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 03:10 pm
Last Wednesday, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons wrestling team honored its nine seniors prior to its match versus Ken-Ton.
BOCES students help NT Middle School students explore careers
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 01:30 pm
North Tonawanda Middle School Principal Greg Burgess said he is pleased how the Career Fair at the school went on Jan. 24.
O/N BOCES students shine at Auto Collision Competition
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 01:25 pm
Students in Paul Magyar's auto body program at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center had a chance to show off their skills at the third annual Western New York Auto Collision Competition. 
Strong elected to NYS AHPERD Board of Directors
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 01:15 pm
The New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance has announced the election of Niagara County Community College instructor John Strong as the Executive Council secretary for 2019-20. 
College Information Night at N-WHS
Thu, Jan 31st 2019 12:55 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield, Starpoint and Lewiston-Porter schools are hosting a College Information Night for college-bound sophomores and juniors from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, in the Niagara-Wheatfield High School auditorium.
Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy holding information session
Wed, Jan 30th 2019 07:00 am
The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy is holding an information session for people interested in learning more about becoming a police officer. The session takes place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, in Dunleavy Hall, Room 127, on the Niagara University campus.
NCCC to host Oscar-nominated animator Bill Plympton
Thu, Jan 24th 2019 03:40 pm
The Niagara County Community College animation program will host internationally acclaimed animator Bill Plympton at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, in the NCCC Arts and Media Theatre.
National Guard shows off military vehicle to CTE students
Thu, Jan 24th 2019 03:40 pm
Four members of the National Guard recently talked to Wes Blidy's diesel technology students at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center. 
Cosmetology students partake in Beauty and Fashion Expo
Thu, Jan 24th 2019 03:35 pm
The cosmetology students at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center spent their day talking to professionals in the fields of beauty, wellness and fashion. Their teachers, Jill Beatty, Cathy Bonaccorso and Pauline Carney, arranged for local vendors and colleges to come set up tables at the center and talk to the students. 
N-W Wall of Fame seeking nominations
Thu, Jan 24th 2019 03:35 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District is looking for nominations for its Falcon Wall of Fame and the Athletic Hall of Fame. 
Local author visits Spruce Elementary
Thu, Jan 24th 2019 03:30 pm
Author Jennifer Gold was the honored guest at Spruce Elementary School recently. Gold read to the students from her books "Top Leaf," which tells the story of a very rude leaf who lives at a top of a tree, and "Yes, I Knew the Queen" which is a long poem about letting a story get out of hand. 
Local volleyball players win tournament
Thu, Jan 24th 2019 03:05 pm
Following a championship win at their first tournament at the Niagara Frontier Kickoff on Jan. 13, the Niagara Frontier 15-and-under Navy squad traveled to Cleveland for the JVA Rock n' Rumble Jan. 19-20.
Starpoint Sports Wall of Fame 2019 inductees
Thu, Jan 24th 2019 03:00 pm
'Once a Falcon, Always a Falcon' reunion set for return
Thu, Jan 24th 2019 02:25 pm
All alumni of Niagara-Wheatfield High School are invited to attend the "Once a Falcon, Always a Falcon" reunion event at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at the Niagara Active Hose Hall, 6010 Lockport Road in the Town of Niagara.
N-W wrestling set for states
Thu, Jan 24th 2019 02:15 pm
With Mother Nature dumping a couple feet of snow and bitter temperatures on Western New York, the storm threw a wrench into the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons wrestling season.
Ware leads Falcons boys hoops to fifth-straight win
Tue, Jan 22nd 2019 11:25 pm
The Falcons defeated the Depew Wildcats 79-72 inside the Niagara-Wheatfield gymnasium.
Errick Road Elementary School's annual basket auction
Thu, Jan 17th 2019 02:20 pm
From 5-8 p.m. Friday, March 1, Errick Road Elementary School, 6839 Errick Road, will host its annual basket auction. Admission is free, and there is a wide assortment of baskets and gift cards.
Starpoint CSD Invent-A-Thon
Thu, Jan 17th 2019 02:15 pm
Douglas J. Regan Intermediate School will host its annual Invent-A-Thon program for students in grades 3 through 5 on Thursday, Feb. 7. 
ETMS producing 'The Wizard of Oz'
Thu, Jan 17th 2019 02:10 pm
Edward Town Middle School's Production of "The Wizard of Oz," is playing at Niagara-Wheatfield Senior High School at 7 p.m. Jan. 25 and 26, and at 2 p.m. Jan. 27. The Edward Town Middle School cast of approximately 70 students is directed by Ken Fick and Andrea Letcher.
Niagara-Wheatfield CSD's Community Education Program running through spring
Thu, Jan 17th 2019 02:05 pm
Resolve to learn something new in 2019. The Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District's Community Education program starts on Feb. 4, and continues through spring. The program's motto, "Never stop learning," remains the same, but new classes have been added and old favorites have evolved.
Cosmetology students learn about being Pretty in a Minute
Thu, Jan 17th 2019 02:00 pm
The Cosmetology classes at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center recently had an informative and energetic guest speaker. 
Dress for success with NCCC at JCPenney
Thu, Jan 17th 2019 01:45 pm
The Niagara County Community College Alumni Association, the NCCC Career and Transitional Services Office, and Student Life are teaming up with JCPenney to help people find everything they need for their next job interview.
NCCC nursing program exceeds state and national averages for licensing exams
Thu, Jan 17th 2019 01:45 pm
The Niagara County Community College nursing program routinely ranks above state and national averages for pass rates on the National Council License Examination for both registered nurses and practical nurses. 
Nominations for Starpoint CSD School Board seat available
Thu, Jan 17th 2019 01:40 pm
Nominating petitions are now available for any school district resident interested in running for a seat on the 2019-20 Starpoint Central School District Board of Education.  
NCCC Future Leaders Program raises money for Casey House Youth Shelter
Thu, Jan 17th 2019 01:15 pm
This past holiday season, the Future Leaders Program at Niagara County Community College participated in a community service project to benefit Casey House. The youth shelter is a safe space in Niagara Falls for runaway, homeless or "at-risk" area youth.
Falcons Flashback: Basketball teams go on win streak; hockey does opposite
Thu, Jan 17th 2019 12:45 pm
The winter sports season is getting closer and closer to the postseason, and with that some Niagara-Wheatfield sports teams have begun a steady run to try and increase their value come playoff time.
NU's Cooley, Delmas, Kendall nominated for Hobey Baker Award
Wed, Jan 16th 2019 01:15 pm
Sophomore forwards Eric Cooley and Justin Kendall and defenseman Noah Delmas of the Niagara University men's hockey team have been nominated for the prestigious Hobey Baker Award, presented annually to the top player in NCAA Division I men's ice hockey.
Niagara University summit set to transform lives of children in poverty
Tue, Jan 15th 2019 11:05 am
Niagara University's College of Education, Levesque Institute for Civic Engagement, and Ostapenko Center for Race, Equality and Mission are co-sponsoring a summit titled "Mobilizing the Community to Transform the Lives of Children Living in Poverty." The free event will take place from 4-6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, in the Russell J. Salvatore Dining Commons on Niagara University's campus.
UB's nursing, education online programs ranked among nation's elite by U.S. News
Tue, Jan 15th 2019 11:05 am
Online programs in the University at Buffalo School of Nursing and Graduate School of Education were rated top 10 and 25, respectively, in the nation, in U.S. News & World Report's 2019 Best Online Programs rankings.
Disney to donate up to 1 million books to first book for seventh annual 'Magic of Storytelling' campaign
Mon, Jan 14th 2019 02:35 pm
Disney|ABC Television and Disney Publishing Worldwide announced the seventh annual "Magic of Storytelling" campaign, which aims to donate up to 1 million books to First Book, a nonprofit that provides new free and affordable books to educators and organizations serving children from low-income families. Now through March 31, the campaign aims to inspire families' imaginations, cultivate a lifelong love of reading in kids, and bring books to underserved communities across the country.
Lancers b-ball putting together one of best seasons in history
Sat, Jan 12th 2019 07:00 am
The Lancers have come into the 2018-19 season with, quite possibly, one of the most talented rosters compiled in some time.
Niagara-Wheatfield wins battle at Ken East
Fri, Jan 11th 2019 11:15 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield's Raejaun Smith would be the first to admit he's been struggling at the free throw line the past couple games. Despite the struggles, Smith came through when it mattered most for the Falcons. The Falcons defeated the Kenmore East Bulldogs 71-69 Friday night, in what was a thriller from start to finish.
Orleans/Niagara BOCES graduates new class of LPNs
Thu, Jan 10th 2019 12:50 pm
Congratulations were extended to the 18 students from the Orleans/Niagara BOCES' Licensed Practical Nursing program. The graduation ceremony was held on Dec. 20.  

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