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Popular Tuscarora beadwork artist to conduct classes at NACC
Thu, Mar 9th 2023 07:00 am
Master bead artist Rosemary Hill will share the history and techniques of traditional Tuscarora raised beadwork in a series of workshops this spring and summer at the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, thanks to a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts.
Gliding Stars presents 17th annual ice show, 'Skating Across Land and Sea!'
Wed, Mar 8th 2023 04:15 pm
The Gliding Stars of Western New York will present its annual ice show, "Skating Across Land and Sea!" at the Northtown Center at Amherst, 1615 Manor Drive in Williamsville. The show is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 25.
Wheatfield Business Association announces scholarships for 2023
Wed, Mar 8th 2023 04:00 pm
The Wheatfield Business Association's scholarship applications are now available at area high school guidance departments.
Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield hosting pancake breakfast & basket raffle
Wed, Mar 8th 2023 04:00 pm
On Sunday, March 19, the Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield will host its annual pancake breakfast and basket raffle at the American Legion Post, 6525 Ward Road, in Sanborn.
Niagara Esports 'levels up': Prepares for 2023 MAAC Championships & joins ECAC
Tue, Mar 7th 2023 04:40 pm
The Niagara University Esports program will be competing March 9-11 in the 2023 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Esports Championships occurring at The Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Stella Niagara second quarter honor roll
Tue, Mar 7th 2023 03:10 pm
Stella Niagara Education Park announced the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2022-23 academic year.
St. John Lutheran School honor roll
Tue, Mar 7th 2023 03:10 pm
Katie Gundell, principal of St. John Lutheran School, Ward Road and Niagara Falls Boulevard, has announced the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2022-23 school year.
Lewiston-Porter Middle School honor rolls
Tue, Mar 7th 2023 03:10 pm
Lewiston-Porter Middle School announced the following students were named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the second quarter marking period of the 2022-23 academic year.
Edward Town Middle School high honor, honor, merit rolls
Tue, Mar 7th 2023 03:10 pm
Edward Town Middle School announced the following students were named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the second quarter marking period of the 2022-23 academic year.
Canisius High School honor roll students
Tue, Mar 7th 2023 03:00 pm
Canisius High School has announced honor roll students for the second quarter of the 2022-23 school year.
Niagara University's women's studies program celebrates National Women's History Month with slate of events
Tue, Mar 7th 2023 02:55 pm
The Niagara University women's studies program is hosting a roster of events in celebration of National Women's History Month. All events are free and open to the public.
National Football League returns as title sponsor of annual 2023 HBCU Battle of the Brains
Mon, Mar 6th 2023 11:55 pm
Today, the National Football League (NFL) announced that it will once again serve as the title sponsor for the sixth annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Battle of the Brains (HBCU BOTB).
Federal grant is helping UB address shortage of public health workers
Mon, Mar 6th 2023 10:20 am
The U.S. needs more public health workers. The COVID-19 pandemic exposed that. But many students need to be able to afford the education that's required to enter the public health workforce. That's where a new training grant awarded to the University at Buffalo's School of Public Health and Health Professions comes in.
Spring activities for families to enjoy together
Mon, Mar 6th 2023 09:20 am
Spring is one of the most popular seasons of the year. After several months of chilly temperatures in many regions, spring provides a welcome reprieve from the cold.
Grand Island: State aid for schools expected to increase for 2023-24 school year
Sat, Mar 4th 2023 07:00 am
The Grand Island Central School District anticipates receiving $1.96 million in foundation aid for the 2023-24 school year, an increase of 14.7% over the 2022-23 school year, said Dr. Rubie Harris, assistant superintendent for school business and finance. Two programs that are anticipated to receive increases in state funding are the universal prekindergarten program and a new state program initiative called "high impact tutoring."
2023 scholarship opportunities for Grand Island women
Sat, Mar 4th 2023 07:00 am
Zonta Club of Grand Island is offering two scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each to Grand Island women looking to advance their careers.
YWCA now accepting scholarship applications
Fri, Mar 3rd 2023 12:20 pm
The YWCA of the Niagara Frontier is accepting applications for the YWCA of the Niagara Frontier Munk/Human scholarships for Niagara and Erie County women returning to post-secondary education for the 2023 fall semester. Scholarships in excess of $5,000 are available.
GNBC, NACC to stage grand spring show, pairing 'The Twelve Dancing Princesses' with 'Les Patineurs'
Fri, Mar 3rd 2023 11:35 am
Further establishing it's not "The Nutcracker Company," but rather the Greater Niagara Ballet Company, the GNBC and its artistic directors have prepared an intricate spring show that is whimsical, ambitious and fun.
Lew-Port High School to host first career expo
Fri, Mar 3rd 2023 10:15 am
Lewiston-Porter High School has put out the call for participants to be a part of its first career expo for students. The event will be held from 1:15-2:40 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, on the school's Creek Road campus.
Niagara Pride announces LGBTQ+ scholarship application portal open
Fri, Mar 3rd 2023 09:35 am
Niagara Pride announced the 2023 Jean Hopkins Memorial Scholarship portal is now open and accepting applications from high school students.
Mental Health Association in Niagara County offering college scholarship
Fri, Mar 3rd 2023 09:30 am
The Mental Health Association in Niagara County (MHA) is again offering its annual Justin Budwey Memorial Scholarship to a Niagara County high school senior and/or adult who is entering and/or returning to a higher learning institute, who plans on working in the field of human services.
'Girl Talk Group' starts at Cardinal O'Hara
Thu, Mar 2nd 2023 08:55 am
A Girl Talk Group to assist in building girls' confidence and self-esteem has been established at Cardinal O'Hara High School.
While long-awaited student loan forgiveness is blocked by lawsuit, Parachute Credit Counseling offers encouragement & free student loan counseling
Wed, Mar 1st 2023 09:20 am
The financial futures of nearly 43 million borrowers across the country are in limbo as the Supreme Court considers the legality of President Biden's student debt forgiveness program.
Niagara Wheatfield, Wilson students partner with Rotary Club to spread 'Lasagna Love'
Wed, Mar 1st 2023 08:00 am
"Lasagna Love's" mission says, "We believe that kindness, however big or small, is the key to strengthening our communities."
Former North Tonawanda Girl Scout leader to serve 15 years in prison for sexually abusing two child victims
Tue, Feb 28th 2023 09:05 am
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 34-year-old Marty M. Walton of North Tonawanda was sentenced yesterday afternoon before State Supreme Court Justice Deborah A. Haendiges to 15 years in prison followed by 20 years of post-release supervision. He will be required to register as a sex offender upon his release.
Buffalo Collegiate withdraws charter renewal application
Tue, Feb 28th 2023 09:05 am
The Buffalo Collegiate Charter School board of trustees voted unanimously to withdraw its charter renewal application to the State University of New York, meaning the school will close in June after five years of operation.
PARP is coming to SSPP School Williamsville
Mon, Feb 27th 2023 05:15 pm
Learning to read is the single most important activity in a child's education. Studies show that children who read at home are better prepared to succeed in formal education, yet, due to the coronavirus pandemic, literacy among grades kindergarten through second have been negatively impacted the most.
WNY Vaccine Hound to shut down Feb. 28 after two-year run of success
Fri, Feb 24th 2023 05:00 pm
The WNY Vaccine Hound website, developed by the University at Buffalo, is shutting down at month's end after a nearly two-year presence online that helped tens of thousands of people get COVID-19 vaccinations, especially in the early rollout stages of the immunization campaign when the vaccine was still relatively scarce in the face of overwhelming demand.
Price Rite Marketplace, UB football team partner to 'Sack Hunger'
Fri, Feb 24th 2023 04:50 pm
Price Rite Marketplace and the University at Buffalo football program donated 24 "sacks" of food to the New Beginnings Food Pantry this week. The donation is a result of the organizations' annual "Sack Hunger" campaign, designed to help tackle food insecurity in the Amherst community.
St. Peter's, Stella basketball team posts undefeated regular season
Fri, Feb 24th 2023 08:50 am
The combined St. Peter's/Stella Niagara girls varsity basketball team is having a season for the ages.
Niagara County Community College expands child care; opens infant room
Fri, Feb 24th 2023 08:45 am
Niagara County Community College was awarded nearly $39,000 from the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) to aid in the stabilization of the child care sector. The college used this grant to expand the John R. Oishei Childhood Development Center on the Sanborn campus, making room for a space dedicated to caring for infants.
FBI junior special agents meet with Niagara Falls youth
Wed, Feb 22nd 2023 05:25 pm
On Tuesday, members of the FBI Buffalo agents and support staff partnered with the Boys and Girls Club of Niagara Falls, and were assisted by members of the Niagara Falls Police Department narcotics intelligence division, to conduct an FBI junior special agent program at Harry F. Abate Elementary School.
Buffalo State hosting 'Fresh Check Day' for mental health on Feb. 27
Wed, Feb 22nd 2023 04:15 pm
At a time when college students nationwide are struggling with mental health, Buffalo State University is hosting a proactive, positive event to provide its students with concrete coping tools in an interactive environment.
As Taste of Buffalo celebrates its 40th birthday, a call for local artists for poster art contest
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 07:00 pm
The Taste of Buffalo, presented by Tops Friendly Markets, is inviting local artists (students and the general public alike) to capture its essence in art by entering in the 15th annual poster art contest. This year's festival, which celebrates the event's 40th birthday, is taking place July 8-9 in Niagara Square and on a portion of Delaware Avenue.
Niagara Wheatfield High School high honor, honor, merit rolls
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 03:40 pm
Niagara Wheatfield High School announced the following students have been named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the second quarter marking period of the 2022-23 academic year.
Lewiston-Porter High School high honor, honor, merit rolls
Tue, Feb 21st 2023 03:35 pm
Lewiston-Porter High School announced the following students were named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the second quarter marking period of the 2022-23 academic year.
Andrea Manyon is new chair of UB department of family medicine
Mon, Feb 20th 2023 04:25 pm
Andrea T. Manyon, M.D., clinical professor and interim chair of the department of family medicine in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, has been appointed chair of the department.
Niagara University sports teams managing very different weather conditions in spring months
Mon, Feb 20th 2023 10:25 am
The Niagara University Purple Eagles women's lacrosse and softball teams are navigating their practice and game schedules around the winter weather on the ridge. The women's softball team is preparing both indoors and outdoors for its upcoming spring series games in Hawaii, as the women's lacrosse team bundles up outdoors as the unpredictable weather continues.
'VillaCon: The Second Edition' is March 25
Mon, Feb 20th 2023 07:00 am
For the second consecutive year, Villa Maria College will host "VillaCon," a one-day convention featuring gaming, cosplay, animation, film, vendors and artists. This year's con will take place from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 25, on Villa Maria's campus, located at 240 Pine Ridge Road, Buffalo. Last year's inaugural event drew more than 500 people from across Western New York, and the college expects this year's event to attract even more people.
Island students participate in environmental summit
Sat, Feb 18th 2023 07:00 am
Grand Island High School student Megan Pinzel said that being part of Jeff Green's environmental science class has had a big effect on her way of thinking about the natural environment.

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