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UB to celebrate Homecoming and Family Weekend
Tue, Sep 17th 2013 07:00 am
The University at Buffalo will celebrate Homecoming and Family Weekend Oct. 4-6 with a variety of activities to be held on the North Campus.
Niagara University designated as a 'Military Friendly School' for 2014
Mon, Sep 16th 2013 04:10 pm
Victory Media ranks Niagara University among the top 20 percent of all colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide that are doing the most to embrace America's military service members, veterans and spouses as students, and ensure their success on campus.
Visit Edward Town Middle School
Mon, Sep 16th 2013 07:00 am
Edward Town Middle School on Saunders Settlement Road will host its annual open house from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19.
Starpoint seeks alumni nominations
Mon, Sep 16th 2013 07:00 am
The Starpoint Central School District is accepting nominations for the Alumni Walls of Fame for the 2013-14 school year.
UB engineer awarded $300K National Science Foundation grant for protein research
Wed, Sep 11th 2013 07:00 am
Thanks to efforts like the Human Genome Project, scientists are unraveling the role that genes play in the development of diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer's.
Katie Kocsis named director of financial aid at Niagara University
Wed, Sep 11th 2013 07:00 am
After a lengthy search, Niagara University has announced Katie Kocsis as its new director of financial aid.
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School, NU team for hospitality and tourism academy
Tue, Sep 10th 2013 11:35 pm
Niagara Catholic, in collaboration with the College of Hospitality and Tourism at Niagara University, is has announced the establishment of a hospitality and tourism academy at the Niagara Falls junior/senior high school.
UB to celebrate with WNY alumni and friends
Tue, Sep 10th 2013 05:15 pm
More than 1,000 University at Buffalo alumni are expected to celebrate their alma mater on Thursday, Sept. 12, during a function in The Buffalo Pierce-Arrow Transportation Museum on Michigan Avenue. The guests will also be among the first to tour the new Frank Lloyd Wright-designed filling station.
Niagara University accepting registrations for fall 2013 continuing education courses
Tue, Sep 10th 2013 05:10 pm
Niagara University's Office of Continuing Education is accepting registrations for its fall 2013 schedule of courses. Credit-free classes are offered in person and online.
Niagara University establishes undergraduate program in gerontology
Tue, Sep 10th 2013 05:00 pm
A new bachelor's degree program at Niagara University will train students to serve society's elderly population.
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum takes part in annual Smithsonian Museum Day
Tue, Sep 10th 2013 05:00 pm
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum is a proud participant in the ninth annual Museum Day, presented by Smithsonian magazine. A celebration of culture, learning and the dissemination of knowledge, Museum Day helps make museums more accessible to visitors across the country.
Grisanti offers facts on maintaining Basic STAR exemption
Tue, Sep 10th 2013 05:00 pm
State Sen. Mark Grisanti offered the following on Monday:
Send kids back to school with healthy meals, snacks
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 09:30 pm
You've got the kids' backpacks ready with notebooks, pencils and paper, but what's your plan for packing healthy back-to-school lunches?
NCCC Foundation announces board of directors
Fri, Sep 6th 2013 08:20 pm
The Niagara County Community College Foundation Inc. has elected its 2013-14 board of directors.
A.G. Schneiderman issues consumer alert on concussion risks in youth football
Thu, Sep 5th 2013 03:25 pm
With football season set to begin, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has issued a consumer alert on the risk of concussions to young football players. Head injuries, including concussions, can happen at any time on the field of play, regardless of the type of helmet being worn.
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School appoints director of special events
Thu, Sep 5th 2013 07:00 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School has announced the appointment of a new director of special events: Kristin R. Hall.
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School welcomes new teachers
Wed, Sep 4th 2013 06:55 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School conducted extensive faculty and staff development Tuesday, in preparation for a strong and progressive school year.
Empire State College at the Niagara Frontier Center to hold information sessions
Wed, Sep 4th 2013 07:00 am
State University of New York, Empire State College, will hold public information sessions about its associate and bachelor's degree programs at its Niagara Frontier Center, Appletree Business Park, 2875 Union Road, Cheektowaga, on:
Higgins fights closure of VA Child Care Services
Tue, Sep 3rd 2013 02:30 pm
In response to notifications that the Buffalo VA Medical Center's Childcare Service Center will be closed on Sept. 30, 2013, Congressman Brian Higgins, NY-26, called on congressional leaders to include continued funding for the Department of Veterans Affairs child care pilot program in a continuing resolution for fiscal year 2014.
New president, new building, new year: Niagara University welcomes new additions to its campus
Sat, Aug 31st 2013 07:05 am
Throughout the short summer months, the students at Niagara University have been preparing for their first day of classes. While new and returning students were buying books and finalizing their class schedules, the university's faculty and staff have been busy at work. This fall, Niagara will welcome a new president and a new science building to campus.
Lewiston Public Library September programs, events and activities
Sat, Aug 31st 2013 07:00 am
The Lewiston Public Library, 305 S. Eighth St., in the Village of Lewiston, announces the following programs, events and activities for the month of September.
St. Peter's celebrates 60 years with Mass, reception
Sat, Aug 31st 2013 07:00 am
On Saturday, Sept. 7, St. Peter's parish in Lewiston will host a celebration to commemorate the 60 years of academic excellence and prestige that St. Peter's School has maintained. The event will begin at 4 p.m. at St. Peter's R.C. Church, where a Mass will be held. It will be followed by a reception at the Barton Hill Hotel and Spa on North First Street.
A small molecule may help reduce damage in aging-related heart attacks
Fri, Aug 30th 2013 04:10 pm
A small molecule developed at Yale University to limit damage done by ischemia - restricted blood flow - during heart attacks or surgery has been shown to reduce by 40 percent the amount of heart muscle damaged by myocardial infarction in animal studies by University at Buffalo pharmacologists.
'Jody Hanson: Imperfect' is new 'TopSpin' exhibition at Castellani Art Museum
Fri, Aug 30th 2013 07:00 am
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University's "TopSpin" series continues with "Jody Hanson: Imperfect." The series of solo exhibitions for emerging regional artists is sponsored by Tops Friendly Markets. An opening reception with a 3 p.m. artist talk will be held on Sunday, Sept. 15, from 2 until 4 p.m.
BOCES offers driving class
Fri, Aug 30th 2013 07:00 am
Orleans/Niagara BOCES will start its fall driver and traffic education course on Monday, Sept. 16. The program is being offered at the Orleans/Niagara BOCES Conference Center in Sanborn and Medina High School to all students who are 16 years of age as of Sept. 16, and who possess a valid state permit and a 48-hour course to learn how to drive responsibly.
Tuscarora Indian School wraps summer school
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 04:50 pm
The Tuscarora Indian School recently finished another successful summer school program.
NCCC Foundation to recognize Distinguished Student scholars
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 07:00 am
Five new Distinguished Student Scholarship recipients from Niagara County Community College will be showcased at the annual NCCC Foundation Scholarship Gala on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute.
William Mattar 'Buckle Your Belt Classroom Campaign' supports safety
Wed, Aug 28th 2013 01:25 pm
The William Mattar "Buckle Your Belt Campaign" was created in hopes of encouraging students in Western New York to practice seatbelt safety while traveling in a motor vehicle.
Niagara County Early Child Care Quality Improvement Project to award certificates to third cohort
Wed, Aug 28th 2013 01:25 pm
Tonight, a third cohort of 10 child care centers will become Niagara Quality Improvement Project ambassador centers.
Keeping kindergartners safe and secure
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 03:00 pm
This fall, many youngsters are getting ready to embark on one of their biggest adventures: starting school.
Zombies to invade UB classroom this semester
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 02:15 pm
The zombie outbreak that has infected American popular culture will spread to the University at Buffalo this fall.
Buffalo Jr. Sabres 12U team tryout information announced
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 06:05 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced tryout information for the Buffalo Jr. Sabres 12U hockey team, set to compete at the 55th Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament from Feb. 12-23, 2014, at Pepsi Coliseum in Quebec.
NU's College of Education offering master's program in developmental disabilities
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 06:00 pm
Niagara University's College of Education has received approval from the New York State Education Department to offer a master of arts degree in developmental disabilities.
Ready to go back to school? BBB says shop smart
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 05:55 pm
Getting ready to go back to school? Join the crowd! In 2012, $83.8 billion was spent on back-to-school shopping in the U.S., according to the National Retail Federation. That breaks down to the average person spending around $688.62 on their children in grades K-12.

"It's important to take your time and plan accordingly when it comes to the shopping process," said Warren Clark, president of BBB serving upstate New York. "Knowing what questions to ask and having a plan can save both time and money."

Huntington Learning Center offers back-to-school tips
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 05:55 pm
It is back-to-school time, and if your student's summer has been filled with trips to the pool, hanging out with friends, television and video games, and other leisurely activities, now is the time to transition from summer to school mode.

"We always encourage families to relax and enjoy the less structured pace of summertime," said Wayne Sutcliffe of the Kenmore Huntington Learning Center. "However, there are several things you can do toward the end of summer break that are immensely helpful in getting students ready to return to the classroom."

Lewiston-Porter High School recognizes Darryl and Ann Johnston
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 05:50 pm
The Lewiston-Porter Athletic Department has announced it is honoring Ann and Daryl Johnston with its Niagara Frontier League Cornerstone Award. The two have been recognized for their tireless commitment to the entire Lewiston-Porter athletic program.
Herschell Carrousel Museum introduces program for Cub Scouts
Sat, Aug 24th 2013 07:00 am
The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum is excited to offer a special morning of activities just for Cub Scouts.
Obama in Buffalo: Opportunity of a lifetime: UB student introduces the president
Fri, Aug 23rd 2013 11:40 pm
Until Thursday, Silvana C. D'Ettorre had never given a public speech.
Islander rolls out new product: The Fact Wheel
Fri, Aug 23rd 2013 03:10 pm
An Island mon's frustration with her third-grader's math homework was the inspiration for a new product.
Terrana, DeMarco awarded Sass scholarships
Thu, Aug 22nd 2013 11:40 am
Nicole Terrana has been awarded the 2013 Ruth and William O. Sass, M.D. Scholarship. Erin DeMarco has been awarded the 2013 Ruth and William O. Sass, M.D. Book Scholarship.