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AAA announces call for insurance scholarship applicants
Sat, Oct 12th 2013 07:00 am
AAA Members Insurance Agency is seeking applications from local high school seniors for AAA's sixth-annual insurance scholarship for Western and Central New York. The deadline for consideration is Dec. 31, and applications are available for download by visiting
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School awards free year of tuition
Sat, Oct 12th 2013 07:00 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School recently offered visitors of its open house events an opportunity to win a full year of free tuition. Niagara Catholic has announced Kaitlyn Simmons is the recipient of a full year of free tuition at Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School.
Errick Road Elementary program is for the birds
Fri, Oct 11th 2013 08:15 pm
Thanks to a unique program run by the Audubon Society, the fourth-grade classes at Errick Road Elementary School are increasing their environmental awareness.
Columbus Day is 'Kids Day' at the Museum of disABILITY History
Fri, Oct 11th 2013 08:15 pm
Is your child looking for something fun to do on the upcoming school holiday? The Museum of disABILITY History will be open for a family-friendly event on Columbus Day. "Kids Day" events will be held Monday, Oct. 14, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., at 3826 Main St., Buffalo.
UB employees campaign for community
Fri, Oct 11th 2013 08:00 pm
The University at Buffalo has launched its 2013 UB Employees Campaign for the Community, with a goal of raising $850,000 for charitable organizations in the community.
Higgins to host Academy Night 2013 for local high school students
Fri, Oct 11th 2013 08:10 am
Congressman Brian Higgins, NY-26, is set to host Academy Night 2013, an opportunity for high school students and their families, as well as school administrators and counselors, to find out more about military academy institutions, programs and the application process that surrounds them.
New York Power Authority issues guidelines for achieving energy cost savings at K-12 schools
Thu, Oct 10th 2013 06:30 pm
A new report by the New York Power Authority on best practices for achieving energy cost savings at New York schools highlights significant economic and environmental benefits from increased investments in energy efficiency and clean energy technologies at public and private K-12 schools.
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School conducts open house events
Thu, Oct 10th 2013 07:00 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School recently held its open house events. Perspective students for grades 7 through 12, along with their parents, were able to enjoy a tour of the school conducted by current students and parents of students.
St. Peter School students 'Read for the Record'
Thu, Oct 10th 2013 07:00 am
On Thursday, Oct. 3, St. Peter R.C. School celebrated Jumpstart's "Read for the Record," along with schools across the country, to raise awareness for the importance of early childhood education and the power of literacy.
Video: Niagara University cuts ribbon on B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences
Wed, Oct 9th 2013 11:50 pm
"This truly is a historic day at Niagara University, one that will forever change the scientific research and teaching that happens on our campus."
Niagara University accepting reservations for Student Chef Series
Wed, Oct 9th 2013 07:30 am
Niagara University is now accepting reservations for this fall's edition of its highly popular Student Chef Series, which showcases the culinary skills of student managers in the university's College of Hospitality and Tourism Management.
UB: Alumna gives to help create visiting professorship in College of Arts and Sciences
Wed, Oct 9th 2013 07:30 am
Eileen Silvers, BA Class of 1970, has pledged $500,000 to help establish a visiting professorship in the University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences.
Can You Help: Students Without Borders
Wed, Oct 9th 2013 07:30 am
Students Without Borders of Daemen College is a humanitarian club that serves rural villages in the Dominican Republic.
Peter Stansberry recognized as NU's Outstanding Employee of the Quarter
Wed, Oct 9th 2013 07:00 am
Peter Stansberry, shift supervisor in Niagara University's Office of Campus Safety, received NU's Outstanding Employee Award for October-December 2013. The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., Niagara president, recently presented Stansberry, a Cheektowaga resident, with the award.
UB's anti-bullying center presents annual conference during National Bullying Prevention Month
Tue, Oct 8th 2013 07:00 am
The University at Buffalo's Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention will present its annual conference and two film screenings this week to raise awareness for the nationwide problem of bullying abuse and to coincide with National Bullying Prevention Month.
UB-led team receives $1.4M grant to mine 'big data' for transportation improvements
Mon, Oct 7th 2013 11:50 am
Traffic is light as you merge on the highway. But a few miles ahead, near a busy intersection, it starts to snow and cars are spinning off the road.
German exchange students experience Lewiston-Porter, US
Sat, Oct 5th 2013 07:00 am
What do you think of when you think of Germany?
NCCC announces 2013 Distinguished Alumni
Thu, Oct 3rd 2013 06:55 pm
The 2013 Niagara County Community College Distinguished Alumni Award will be presented to Dr. Paul Churder '75 and Peter Robinson '91.
NCCC SBDC to present QuickBooks workshops
Thu, Oct 3rd 2013 06:55 pm
The Small Business Development Center at Niagara County Community College will offer QuickBooks workshops this fall on the NCCC campus in Room CA126, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
Niagara-Wheatfield changes October meeting dates
Thu, Oct 3rd 2013 06:55 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District has announced two new board meeting dates for the month of October: Wednesday, Oct. 9, and Wednesday, Oct. 23.
NCCC named military friendly school for 2014
Thu, Oct 3rd 2013 07:00 am
Niagara County Community College has been named a "military-friendly school" for the fourth consecutive year.
Biomedical engineer Jonathan Lovell receives prestigious National Institutes of Health grant to improve cancer treatment
Wed, Oct 2nd 2013 01:30 pm
University at Buffalo researcher Jonathan Lovell will receive a five-year, $1.9 million grant to work on a new nanotechnology that could greatly improve how doctors treat and understand cancer, the National Institutes of Health announced Monday.
Niagara University welcomes first visitors to Gacioch Family Alumni and Admissions Center
Mon, Sep 30th 2013 09:20 am
Niagara University recently welcomed its first visitors to the newly renovated Gacioch Family Alumni and Admissions Center.
Collins invites high school students and parents to military academy information night
Mon, Sep 30th 2013 07:00 am
Congressman Chris Collins has announced there will be an information night for local high school students interested in applying to a U.S. military academy. Representatives from each of the academies will brief attendees on the nomination process, provide information on the academies, and be available to answer any questions.
'Art Express' workshops return to Castellani Art Museum
Sat, Sep 28th 2013 01:10 pm
Join in the family-fun as you hop aboard the "Art Express" on Saturdays at 2 p.m. at the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University. "Art Express" family workshops begin with storytelling in the galleries, followed by a tour of selected artworks, and finally a trip to the classroom for art projects.
NU's Michael Freedman named 'Spotlight Professional' by Buffalo Niagara 360
Sat, Sep 28th 2013 12:35 pm
Michael Freedman, Niagara University's associate director of public relations and manager of online content, has been chosen as a "Spotlight Professional" by Buffalo Niagara 360, a program for young professionals that's coordinated by the Buffalo Niagara Partnership.

Freedman was recognized during the Buffalo Niagara 360 Kickoff Celebration, which was held Thursday at Shea's Performing Arts Center.

"This is a well-deserved honor for Mike and his family," said Tom Burns, Niagara's associate vice president for PR, communications and marketing.

Craig and Lisa Rivera, Father John Sledziona, Judy Willard honored at Vincentian Heritage Convocation
Fri, Sep 27th 2013 07:55 pm
Four individuals were honored during Niagara University's annual Vincentian Heritage Convocation. The event, which takes place during the university's celebration of Vincentian Heritage Week, recognizes the extraordinary contributions of NU employees, alumni and community leaders.
Lew-Port Alumni Association announces 2013 class
Fri, Sep 27th 2013 07:20 pm
The Lewiston-Porter Alumni Association announces four area residents will be inducted into its 2013 class of Distinguished Alumni. The ceremony will take place during Lew-Port Spirit Week, on Thursday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the high school auditorium on the Creek Road campus. The program is open to the public.
Sculpture of folded steel rises in the shadow of Buffalo's grain elevators
Fri, Sep 27th 2013 07:00 am
University at Buffalo architecture faculty members Nick Bruscia and Chris Romano commute to a studio in an awe-inspiring location: Silo City, where iconic grain elevators rise like giants on the banks of the Buffalo River.
Niagara University Students hosting third annual 'Play Day' for area children
Wed, Sep 25th 2013 12:40 pm
Niagara University students are once again inviting children in grades 3-6 to take part in a day full of fun and games this Saturday, Sept. 28, on the playing fields outside of the Kiernan Recreation Center. Events and activities will include kickball, soccer, street hockey, arts and crafts, and much more.
UB and Canisius: A new approach to managing hazardous waste sites
Wed, Sep 25th 2013 07:00 am
An engineer, a philosopher, a sociologist and an oral historian walk into a room.
LYNC, Leadership Niagara youth program, begins at Camp Kenan
Tue, Sep 24th 2013 10:55 am
Leadership Niagara kicked off a new program year for its eight-month youth leadership development program, LYNC, at Camp Kenan in Barker this weekend. Eighty student leaders from 12 Western New York high schools gathered together for two days of orientation, leadership skills and concepts, high ropes and camping.
Niagara University celebrates Vincentian Heritage Week
Mon, Sep 23rd 2013 05:45 pm
Vincentian Heritage Week, an annual celebration of Niagara University's rich history of education and service in the spirit of St. Vincent de Paul, will take place Sept. 24-28.
Niagara University receives $30,000 grant in support of nursing programs
Mon, Sep 23rd 2013 05:15 pm
Niagara University has a received a $30,000 grant from the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York in support of its nursing programs.
International performance at Niagara Catholic
Sat, Sep 21st 2013 07:00 am
Students from the Capital Normal University in Beijing who are training to be teachers in China recently visited Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School. They presented Chinese music, dance and culture to the entire student body, faculty, staff and numerous guests as a part of their Moon Festival Celebration Performance Tour.
Lew-Port teacher honored, board receives capital project update
Fri, Sep 20th 2013 09:35 pm
Lewiston-Porter Superintendent Christopher Roser made a surprise announcement to the Board of Education Tuesday, when he announced Ashli Dreher was selected as the 2014 New York State Teacher of the Year.
Earn a GED
Fri, Sep 20th 2013 07:00 am
Free GED classes are being offered by the Orleans Niagara BOCES at 3181 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
St. John remembers 9/11
Thu, Sep 19th 2013 07:00 pm
St. John Lutheran School commemorated Patriots Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance, which honor those who were injured or died during the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
NCCC offers free business workshops
Thu, Sep 19th 2013 07:00 am
The Niagara County Community College Small Business Development Center and the North Tonawanda Library are sponsoring free business workshops for local business owners.
Columbus Day pirate and privateer program for children at Niagara History Center
Wed, Sep 18th 2013 11:10 am
Children ages 7-12 are invited to celebrate Columbus Day at the History Center of Niagara County on Monday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This year's program will highlight the life of a pirate and the lesser-known privateer.