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Mount St. Mary Academy 3rd quarter honor roll
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 10:05 am
Mount St. Mary Academy announced its list of honor roll students for the third quarter. Local pupils include:
Diversity, equity and inclusion platform wins UB entrepreneurship competition
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 10:00 am
A platform that promotes diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts within institutions by empowering instructors and participants through guided social discussion took first place April 20 at the University at Buffalo's Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition (Panasci TEC).
Treating chronic pelvic pain without drugs focus of $3.3 million NIH award to UB expert on drug-free treatments
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 10:35 am
A University at Buffalo expert on the behavioral treatment of chronic pain disorders has been awarded $3.3 million from the National Institutes of Health to conduct a five-year clinical study of drug-free behavioral treatments for chronic pelvic pain in men and women.
'Survive, Remember, Thrive: Armenian Traditions' in Western New York at CAM
Wed, Apr 20th 2022 10:35 am
"Survive, Remember, Thrive: Armenian Traditions in Western New York" is a documentary video series celebrating local expressions of Armenian culture and heritage. The series is produced by the folk arts program at the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University and the Buffalo Documentary Project.
Web development and game design students 'breakout'
Tue, Apr 19th 2022 02:25 pm
Students in Michelle LeFauve's web development and game design program at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center recently completed a fun project. In order to prepare for their final project of the year - building a breakout game/escape rooms - they tried their hands at solving a breakout game.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Auxiliary awards scholarship
Tue, Apr 19th 2022 02:25 pm
The Auxiliary of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has awarded its Esther Werner & Helene Barter Scholarship to Jaedyn Hoyt, payroll coordinator at the Schoellkopf Health Center.
Improving outcomes for children, adolescents living with Type 1 diabetes is goal of collaboration between UBMD Pediatrics & Cecelia Health
Tue, Apr 19th 2022 02:25 pm
The majority of children living with Type 1 diabetes in the United States are not meeting their hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) goals, a measure of how much sugar is in the blood, and a leading indicator of both short- and long-term disease-state complications. Current research indicates that this trend is particularly prevalent in underserved communities lacking access to appropriate health resources.
Inaugural VillaCon set to take place April 23 at Villa Maria College
Tue, Apr 19th 2022 02:25 pm
The first-ever VillaCon will take place from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at Villa Maria College. The one-day convention will bring gaming, cosplay, animation, film, vendors, artists and more to the college, which is located at 240 Pine Ridge Road, Buffalo.
UB, University of Zimbabwe HIV research training partnership receives $1.4 million from NIH
Mon, Apr 18th 2022 06:15 pm
A partnership between the University at Buffalo and the University of Zimbabwe to train future HIV researchers in Zimbabwe has received a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health John E. Fogarty International Center to continue the program through 2027.
NCCC hosts student showcase during spring open house
Thu, Apr 14th 2022 07:45 pm
Niagara County Community College will host a student showcase from 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21. This event gives students an opportunity to display and explain a project connected to a classroom experience under the guidance of a faculty mentor. Students present their work as either a poster project, table project, art exhibition, or performance.
Greenhouse greens
Wed, Apr 13th 2022 01:10 pm
Thanks to the talents of the conservation students taught by Paul Dewey, at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center, fresh greens are on the menu. In the conservation program, participants have been growing vegetables, herbs and flowers in their new greenhouse.
Wheatfield Business Association announces 2022 scholarship
Tue, Apr 12th 2022 11:25 am
Wheatfield Business Association scholarship committee chairman Daniel Maerten announced the WBA has resumed its scholarship program after a two-year hiatus.
Veteran-owned businesses can benefit from Niagara SBDC's free entrepreneurship classes
Mon, Apr 11th 2022 04:35 pm
The Niagara Small Business Development Center will host a series of free entrepreneurship classes for veterans and their family members. These courses enhance business skills and strengthen a new or existing business.
DiNapoli: State needs to do more for growing mental health crisis in schools
Mon, Apr 11th 2022 02:45 pm
Too many of New York school districts' mental health teams are understaffed, with too few available services and inconsistent and limited oversight of mental health education for students, an audit by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli found.
Budget issues presented at Grand Island Board of Education meeting
Sat, Apr 9th 2022 07:00 am
As of April 4, New York State's budget had not yet been passed. At the Grand Island Central School District Board of Education meeting on that date, Dr. Rubie Harris, assistant superintendent of budget and finance, said, "We're confident that the aid that was allocated in the January funds is what we will receive. We'll be blessed if we receive more than that. We don't expect it to be less."
Niagara County Youth Bureau accepting applications for summer food service program
Wed, Apr 6th 2022 06:50 pm
The Niagara County Youth Bureau will return as a sponsor for the 2022 summer food service program (SFSP). This program ensures that children who are economically disadvantaged continue to receive nutritious meals during summer vacation. Meals are comparable to the national school breakfast and national school lunch programs throughout the school year.
Higgins invites high school students to submit artwork for Congressional Art Competition
Tue, Apr 5th 2022 02:10 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins is inviting high school students living in the 26th congressional district to participate in the annual Congressional Art Competition. The winning piece from each district is sent to Washington, D.C., and displayed in the Capitol Building.
Niagara University offering free spring-themed activities & screenings for children
Tue, Apr 5th 2022 02:10 pm
"Books, Balls and Blocks," Niagara University's popular children's educational program, is back this spring and will be offered in several Niagara County locations during the month of April.
Niagara Pride's scholarship for WNY LGBTQ+ youth accepting applications
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 02:55 pm
Niagara Pride is accepting applications for its 2022 Niagara Pride LGBTQ+ youth scholarship.
UB players 'Sack Hunger,' team with Price Rite Marketplace to aid local food pantry
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 02:55 pm
Price Rite Marketplace and the University at Buffalo football program once again teamed up to fight against food insecurity through the annual "Sack Hunger" campaign.
Niagara Falls City School District, NCCC celebrate Bloneva Bond
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 10:25 am
Niagara County Community College and Niagara Falls City Schools were part of the statewide "Women's Empowerment Draft" throughout the month of March. The two schools joined 24 other colleges and 30 grade schools to collectively celebrate Women's History Month. The program, created by Alfred University's Art Force 5, uses a pro-sports theme to build enthusiasm for historic icons.
$50 million available to increase student access to mental health services
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 10:05 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul recently announced up to $50 million in available funding for school districts to improve student access to mental health resources and assist students who have experienced trauma that has impacted their education. A request for proposals has been issued by the New York State Office of Mental Health, who will administer the program.
Niagara University 'Takes Back the Night' on March 31
Tue, Mar 29th 2022 10:00 am
Niagara University is inviting the community to "Take Back the Night" on March 31 through participation in an annual event that aims to end sexual, relationship, and domestic violence in all forms.
Hochul announces opening of 2022 New York state master teacher program application
Mon, Mar 28th 2022 01:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the opening of the 2022 New York state master teacher program application for K-12 STEM teachers in all regions.
Lewiston-Porter K-12 district art show at new LEVEL Gallery
Fri, Mar 25th 2022 02:00 pm
A new era begins with the Lewiston-Porter district art show taking place at the new LEVEL Gallery located in the Lewiston-Porter Center for the Arts.
Casseri addresses Lewiston-Porter Middle School incident
Fri, Mar 25th 2022 11:00 am
The Tribune/Sentinel had a sit down meeting with Casseri to discuss his and the district's reactions to the incident, and what steps are being taken to address the matter.
Vietnam Veterans Chapter 268 donates $20,000 to new NCCC Veterans Memorial Park
Fri, Mar 25th 2022 11:00 am
Members of the Vietnam Veterans Association Chapter 268 attended the Niagara County Community College's board of trustees meeting on Tuesday. The chapter, founded in 1985, has donated more than $180,000 to the Niagara County community - including scholarships to high school graduates to attend college.
Niagara University College of Nursing presents discussion on UN sustainable development goals
Tue, Mar 22nd 2022 03:50 pm
Niagara University's College of Nursing will present a discussion focusing on the United Nations' sustainable development goals and their implications on the nursing profession.
NCSO: School incident at Starpoint
Mon, Mar 21st 2022 01:55 pm
Niagara County Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti announced the arrest of a Starpoint Middle School student.
UB to lead $7.5 million project to improve computer chip reliability and security via revolutionary testing advancements
Mon, Mar 21st 2022 10:00 am
The University at Buffalo has been selected by the Department of Defense (DoD) to lead a $7.5 million project to develop new concepts for precision testing of important qualities of semiconductor chips.
Niagara County now accepting applications for seasonal help
Wed, Mar 16th 2022 03:10 pm
The Niagara County Department of Public Works is now accepting applications for seasonal help for the 2022 season. Positions are currently open at the five county parks, the Niagara County Golf Course, and the highway department. Seasonally employees earn $14.20 per hour.
What's the prevailing opinion on social media? Look at the flocks, says UB researcher
Wed, Mar 16th 2022 02:05 pm
A University at Buffalo communication researcher has developed a framework for measuring the slippery concept of social media public opinion.
Lockport Lions Club to support American Diabetes Association's Camp Aspire
Tue, Mar 15th 2022 04:20 pm
American Diabetes Association (ADA) camps bring thousands of campers together to share a week of summer fun to make memories that last a lifetime. Camp Aspire provides up to 240 children a full camp experience. It focuses on educating children about the importance of blood glucose (blood sugar) management, and empowers them to manage their diabetes actively and independently.
Hochul: $2.5 million in funding for mental health resource center for schools
Mon, Mar 14th 2022 03:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the availability of $2.5 million over five years to create and support a Mental Health Resource and Training Technical Assistance Center for Schools. The center will support all New York state public and private schools, and assist them in providing mental health education as part of the K-12 health curricula.
Shea's Performing Arts Center announces spring & summer camps
Mon, Mar 14th 2022 12:45 pm
Shea's Performing Arts Center has announced 2022 spring and summer camps. Students of all ages will have the opportunity to train in acting, dance and singing with three different camps: Stories in Motion, Shea's Summer Musical Theatre Intensive, and The Actor's Edge Summer Acting Intensive.
Niagara County Central Rotary Earth Day cleanup at Wilson-Tuscarora State Park
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 03:10 pm
Niagara County Central Rotary Club President Dan Ljiljanich and Wilson Central School District Superintendent Tim Carter - a fellow Rotarian - announced the second annual Earth Day cleanup will take place from 8-11 a.m. April 23 at Wilson-Tuscarora State Park Roosevelt Beach.
WNY kids to hone their cooking skills with 'Y on the Fly' in Buffalo
Fri, Mar 11th 2022 11:55 am
YMCA Buffalo Niagara's "Y on the Fly" program will be partnering with FeedMore WNY for "Kids in the Kitchen," a hands-on education program with children in Buffalo.
Northern Niagara County Kiwanis Club college scholarship opportunities
Thu, Mar 10th 2022 08:55 pm
The Northern Niagara County Kiwanis Club has college scholarships available. The group is looking to award three scholarships to graduating seniors in the school districts of Wilson, Newfane and Barker. Applications are available in the guidance department of these three school districts and must be returned by Tuesday, May 10.
Niagara Falls City School District, NCCC team up to celebrate Women's History Month
Tue, Mar 8th 2022 04:45 pm
Twenty-five New York state colleges are sponsoring 31 primary and secondary schools to create one of the nation's largest Women's History Month collaborations. The program, titled "The Women's Empowerment Draft," uses a pro-sports theme to build enthusiasm for historic icons, specifically those with New York state schools named for them.
Sheriff's deputies help early childhood education students learn role of law enforcement
Tue, Mar 8th 2022 04:35 pm
The Orleans/Niagara BOCES' Niagara Career and Technical Education Center's school resource officer, deputy Michelle Ohar, made a guest appearance in the early childhood education class.
 

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