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Cardinal O'Hara sets 'O'HaraFest'
Tue, Jun 6th 2023 12:05 pm
Cardinal O'Hara High School will host its annual O'HaraFest from 7-10 p.m. Friday, July 28, at the school.
Free touch-a-truck and family safety fair event Saturday at Niagara Power Vista
Tue, Jun 6th 2023 09:15 am
The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will hold a touch-a-truck event on Saturday, June 10, displaying dozens of official and heavy equipment vehicles and allowing members of the public to test drive electric vehicles outside the Niagara Power Vista at the Niagara Power Project.
Canisius College reveals new logo during Alumni Weekend
Mon, Jun 5th 2023 03:05 pm
In a historic moment during Alumni Weekend, members of the Canisius family were treated to the first glimpse of the institution's new logo. Nearly 200 alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends erupted in applause when President Steve Stoute unveiled the new logo at Saturday night's "Celebrating Canisius" event.
Wreaths Across America offers free Flag Day lesson plans for educators
Mon, Jun 5th 2023 03:05 pm
TEACH Program provides free access to curriculum and educational resources specific to character and service-based learning.
New York National Guard soldiers complete 10-month mission in Africa
Mon, Jun 5th 2023 01:45 pm
The New York National Guard's Task Force Wolfhound completed its mission providing security at U.S. installations in the Horn of Africa on Saturday, June 3. The 1,130 soldiers of the task force had been providing security at locations in Djibouti, Somalia and Kenya since Sept. 19, 2022.
Explore & More Children's Museum: Free admission to Buffalo 3rd-grade graduates & families
Mon, Jun 5th 2023 10:30 am
The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum announces a summer-long initiative wherein Buffalo-area third-grade graduates and their families can receive free admission to the museum.
Lew-Port Business Academy holds graduation exercises
Fri, Jun 2nd 2023 09:20 am
The Lewiston-Porter High School Academy of Business and Finance held its 11th annual graduation ceremony this week on the campus grounds.
UB School of Social Work offers boundaries training to meet new continuing education requirement
Thu, Jun 1st 2023 09:05 pm
Under a new regulation from New York state, all licensed psychologists, social workers and mental health practitioners in New York must complete three hours of coursework in appropriate professional boundaries during each three-year registration period.
Just Buffalo announces winner of the 2023 poetry fellowship
Tue, May 30th 2023 11:35 am
Just Buffalo Literary Center announced Ae Hee Lee as the 2023 poetry fellow. The award, which is open to adult poets of all ages and career stages, includes a $1,500 honorarium; a month-long residency in Buffalo this August, and the opportunity to perform as a featured reader at Just Buffalo's Silo City Reading Series.
Summer Music Institute at Buffalo State University
Mon, May 29th 2023 07:00 am
Buffalo State University will offer local middle and high school students the opportunity to immerse themselves in one week of instrumental music, vocal instruction, or musical theater during the 11th annual Summer Music Institute held on campus.
AAA, community partners warn drivers of '100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers'
Fri, May 26th 2023 02:15 pm
The "100 Deadliest Days" is the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when fatal teen crashes increase dramatically. AAA coined the phrase after examining troubling data regarding fatal crashes among teen drivers.
Ortt honors youth leadership recipient Brooke Johnpier
Fri, May 26th 2023 01:15 pm
Senate Minority Leader Ortt recognized Brooke Johnpier from Ransomville with the Senate Youth Leadership Award. The program was established to distinguish outstanding high school students for their leadership in the classroom, on the sports field, in extracurricular or community activities.
Project Play WNY announces awardees for 'Summer Free Play Series' inaugural grant process
Fri, May 26th 2023 01:15 pm
Project Play Western New York (WNY), driven and funded by the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation's youth sports and recreation focus area, in partnership with the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, announced 12 organizations received a 2023 "Summer Free Play Series" grant award.
Dancers needed for GNBC 'Summer Showcase'
Thu, May 25th 2023 09:05 am
The Greater Niagara Ballet Company is looking for dancers ages 13-plus with strong ballet skills to perform at its "Summer Showcase" the evening of Friday, July 14, at Academy Park in Lewiston.
Daughter of Lew-Port principal following in mom's shoes as sports star
Thu, May 25th 2023 08:10 am
Reyes Rodriguez is on a fast-track to sports success - which isn't surprising, considering her mom, Tina (Williams) Rodriguez, was the GOAT at Niagara Catholic High School.
SONIC Drive-In donates to Niagara Falls-area schools this Teacher Appreciation Month
Wed, May 24th 2023 08:55 pm
In honor of May's Teacher Appreciation Month, SONIC Drive-In's SONIC Foundation donated $1.5 million to match all public contributions made to requests on DonorsChoose, a national nonprofit that allows individuals to donate directly to public school classroom requests submitted by teachers.
Recreational Festival raises awareness for inclusive programs & activities for children with special needs
Wed, May 24th 2023 08:00 pm
Parent Network of WNY's annual Recreational Festival sponsored by Northtown Auto, Prime Care Coordination, Robert Warner Center for Developmental Pediatrics and Rehabilitation at Oishei Children's Hospital, and the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism is set from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. June 3.
Excelsior Scholarship open for new applicants for 2023-24 academic year
Tue, May 23rd 2023 02:55 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the application for the Excelsior Scholarship for new applicants for the 2023-24 academic year is now open.
NFL announces leaguewide expansion of initiative to increase diversity in sports medicine
Mon, May 22nd 2023 01:30 pm
The NFL, together with the NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) and the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society (PFATS), today announced the leaguewide expansion of the NFL Diversity in Sports Medicine Pipeline Initiative, providing medical students with the opportunity to complete a clinical rotation with NFL club medical staff.
Wilson Lions Club announces Floyd 'Red' Clark Memorial Scholarship
Mon, May 22nd 2023 12:25 pm
Wilson Lions President Anne Basile announced the Floyd "Red" Clark Memorial Scholarship will once again be given to a worthy senior in the Wilson Central School District.
Area school budgets find voter approval
Fri, May 19th 2023 08:35 am
Voters in Western Niagara County joined with those from throughout New York on Tuesday in approving school budgets despite the ongoing inflation and economic challenges facing the state.
Former Niacet Corp. managing director named chair of Niagara University board of trustees
Thu, May 18th 2023 08:45 pm
Larry A. Montani, a former chemical manufacturing executive, has been named chair of the Niagara University board of trustees. Christopher D. Ross, principal at Lawley Insurance, has been named vice chair. The appointments were announced by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of the university.
Castellani Art Museum announces summer programs and exhibitions
Wed, May 17th 2023 02:05 pm
Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University is thrilled to announce its summer events and exhibitions, including "Kids 'n Arts" summer camp.
Election 2023: New York state school groups pleased with voting results
Wed, May 17th 2023 10:20 am
New York voters approved 98.5% of proposed school district budgets on Tuesday, May 16, according to preliminary results compiled by the New York State School Boards Association.
Niagara University and Medaille University partner on teach out agreement
Tue, May 16th 2023 06:35 pm
Niagara University and Medaille University have entered a "teach out" agreement to provide students from Medaille an opportunity to continue their academic studies at NU. Medaille, which announced it is closing as of Aug. 31, sent a letter to all of its students on behalf of Niagara University on Monday afternoon.
More than 300 graduates participated in NCCC's 59th commencement
Tue, May 16th 2023 06:30 pm
The 59th annual commencement ceremony at Niagara County Community College took place on Saturday, May 13, at the Sanborn campus. More than 300 students crossed the stage to receive their degree.
Villa Maria finalizes teach-out agreement with Medaille University
Tue, May 16th 2023 06:30 pm
Villa Maria and Medaille University have reached a teach-out agreement that will allow Medaille's students to complete their degrees at the college once their university closes in August.
Buffalo State University commencement is May 20
Tue, May 16th 2023 06:25 pm
SUNY Buffalo State University will confer degrees on roughly 1,300 undergraduate and 500 graduate students during its 151st commencement celebration on Saturday, May 20, in the Buffalo State Sports Arena.
Mason FOREVER Foundation Niagara Pioneer Scholarship opportunity
Tue, May 16th 2023 07:00 am
The Mason Forever Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes youth sports and students pursuing a degree in the health/fitness fields.
Buffalo State creates 5.14 Memorial Scholarship for east Buffalo students
Fri, May 12th 2023 04:50 pm
The Buffalo State University Foundation has established a 5.14 Memorial Scholarship designed to cover the cost of books and other educational supplies for Buffalo State students who hail from Buffalo's 14208 ZIP code. That is where 10 Black people were shot to death by an avowed white supremacist at Tops Market on May 14, 2022.
Boy Scout to raise funds for flag retirement box
Fri, May 12th 2023 10:30 am
Alexandre Vanderlip, a member of Boy Scout Troop 855, is working on a plan to acquire a mailbox-sized container that would hold up to 50 flags until they can be properly burned. He intends to install the waterproof, locked drop box outside of the Village of Lewiston's Red Brick Municipal Building, along the main driveway.
Meet the Grand Island School Board candidates
Fri, May 12th 2023 08:45 am
The Grand Island Central School District budget and trustee election will be Tuesday, May 16. In this article, we meet the candidates.
Kids Escaping Drugs 25th 'Walk for Kids' is Saturday
Thu, May 11th 2023 07:00 am
Kids Escaping Drugs (KED) will hold its 25th "Walk for Kids" on Saturday, May 13, at South Park Lake.
Post-pandemic, UB business students rebuild free tax service program
Thu, May 11th 2023 07:00 am
During the 2023 tax season, 85 IRS-certified accounting students from the University at Buffalo School of Management brought nearly $240,000 back into the Buffalo community through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.
UB social work researcher introduces a new tool for treating alcohol & drug addiction
Wed, May 10th 2023 08:35 pm
A multidisciplinary team led by a University at Buffalo social work researcher has developed and tested a new assessment tool that has the potential to help people recover from alcohol and drug addiction.
Proud seniors
Wed, May 10th 2023 11:15 am
With only a few weeks left until graduation, seniors at Cardinal O'Hara High School showed off their college choices at a recent special signing event. Each senior was given a triangular banner, "I'm College Bound!," on which they put their name and the name of the college they will attend in the fall.
Bruner Foundation's $5 million gift will support new center at UB
Wed, May 10th 2023 09:50 am
A decades-long partnership has resulted in a significant gift to the University at Buffalo's School of Architecture and Planning and will support the creation of a new research and educational center focused on innovative thinking and conversation about the role of design in cities.
Cardinal O'Hara names top seniors
Tue, May 9th 2023 04:35 pm
Marissa Taylor has been named valedictorian of the Class of 2023 at Cardinal O'Hara High School. Wilson Hendershot was named salutatorian.
'NCCC at Night'
Tue, May 9th 2023 04:30 pm
Niagara County Community College will keep the lights on later beginning this fall.
Former US congressman, global nurse leader join Niagara University board of trustees
Tue, May 9th 2023 04:30 pm
John Katko, former U.S. congressman, and Dr. Dianne Morrison-Beedy, chief talent and global strategy officer and Centennial Professor of Nursing at The Ohio State University, have been named to Niagara University's board of trustees. The appointments were announced by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of the university.

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