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UB receives Mellon planning grant to support development of Haudenosaunee Archive and Resource Collection
Wed, Nov 10th 2021 12:05 pm
The University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences has received a $175,000 planning grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the development of a Haudenosaunee Archive and Resource Collection, bringing a long-imagined project a step closer to reality.
Aly Raisman to speak at UB
Tue, Nov 9th 2021 08:10 pm
Team captain of two Olympic gold medal-winning U.S. Women's gymnastics teams and positive body image advocate Aly Raisman will speak at the University at Buffalo at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, in the Center for the Arts, North Campus, as part of UB's Distinguished Speakers Series.
NCCC holds annual Veterans Day celebration
Tue, Nov 9th 2021 04:20 pm
The 2021 Veterans Day ceremony at Niagara County Community College will return to its prepandemic format. The event will take place at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, at NCCC's Veterans Memorial Park, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
'Little Women' on stage at Cardinal O'Hara
Tue, Nov 9th 2021 04:00 pm
The Hawk Pride Players at Cardinal O'Hara High School are once again experiencing an opportunity to join live theater, following a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic.
Dr. Tamra Minor Introduced as Niagara University's inaugural vice president for diversity, equity & inclusion
Mon, Nov 8th 2021 09:20 pm
Tamra Minor, Ph.D., whom Niagara University called a "collaborative and visionary leader with extensive education, expertise and experience in promoting diversity in higher education," has come to Monteagle Ridge. She was introduced as NU's inaugural vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion during an event at the Castellani Art Museum on Monday.
With GEICO's backing, UB School of Management trains students to nail job interviews
Mon, Nov 8th 2021 05:30 pm
All undergraduate students in the University at Buffalo School of Management will be better prepared to land their dream job, thanks to GEICO and its renewed sponsorship of the school's practice interview program.
1 year since New York's rear seat belt law: Is it working? Data says yes
Mon, Nov 8th 2021 03:00 pm
One year has passed since New York's rear seat belt law went into effect requiring all passengers to wear a seat belt in the back seat of a motor vehicle, including passengers of ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft.
ECDOH announces COVID-19 vaccine clinics for 5-11-year-olds on Nov. 20
Mon, Nov 8th 2021 01:40 pm
The Erie County Department of Health will hold COVID-19 vaccine clinics for 5-11-year-olds on Saturday, Nov. 20, at:
NW board to meet
Fri, Nov 5th 2021 04:10 pm
The Niagara Wheatfield Board of Education meeting to be held Nov. 17 will begin at 6 p.m. with an anticipated executive session. A public meeting is slated to start at 7 p.m. in the High School Adult Learning Center, 2292 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
Emergency Physicians 'strongly support' COVID vaccinations for all eligible children
Fri, Nov 5th 2021 04:00 pm
As the COVID-19 vaccines become available for children ages 5 to 11, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) urges caretakers and families to get vaccinated and take the necessary steps to protect children during the upcoming holiday and flu season.
Hochul announces guidance & resources to support vaccination of 5-11-year-old children in New York
Fri, Nov 5th 2021 03:40 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday announced the launch of a new website, clinical guidance and additional information and resources in the effort to vaccinate New York's 5-11-year-old children against COVID-19.
Niagara University: Kiernan Center construction progress marked by 'topping off' event
Thu, Nov 4th 2021 09:30 pm
On Thursday, Niagara University hosted a "topping off" ceremony to place the final construction beam into place as part of the university's $11.5 million renovation to the Kiernan Recreation Center.
Applications open for Buffalo-area schools to apply for Get Moving Grant
Wed, Nov 3rd 2021 03:35 pm
Reducing sedentary behavior and increasing physical activity is key to immediate and long-term health for children. That is why the American Heart Association, the world's leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, the National Football League and the Buffalo Bills are encouraging schools to get students moving for an opportunity to win a $1,500 grant for physical activity equipment.
Niagara University receives $5 million gift to support high-achieving students from under-resourced communities
Tue, Nov 2nd 2021 01:50 pm
A $5 million gift from Niagara University alumnus Edward J. Brennan, '78, a global business leader and humanitarian, and Deborah Brennan will enable talented, high-achieving students from under-resourced communities the opportunity to access the transformational education that Niagara University provides.
NW BOE to meet
Mon, Nov 1st 2021 02:10 pm
The Niagara Wheatfield Board of Education meeting to be held on Nov. 3 will begin at 6 p.m. with an anticipated executive session. The public meeting is anticipated to begin at 7 p.m. in the High School Adult Learning Center, 2292 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn.
Computer technology classes visit Seneca One
Mon, Nov 1st 2021 02:05 pm
The computer technology students from the Orleans and Niagara Career and Technical Education Centers, at Orleans/Niagara BOCES, visited Seneca One Tower in downtown Buffalo.
NCSO: Before Halloween, families should check Offender Watch Sex Offender Registry, download free Offender Watch app
Fri, Oct 29th 2021 05:35 pm
There are approximately 620 registered sex offenders in Niagara County, and NCSO wants parents to know which houses their children should avoid when trick-or-treating.
Don't let Halloween haunt you: AAA offers advice to stay safe
Fri, Oct 29th 2021 04:00 pm
Here's hoping for all treats and no tricks this Halloween! With an estimated 41 million children between ages 5 and 14 trick or treating on Oct. 31, it's a busy night on roads and sidewalks - and the worst night for vandalism. Halloween night is a time when motorists need to be extra vigilant on the roads, pedestrians need to light their paths to ensure they're seen, and partygoers must celebrate responsibly.
Hochul signs legislation targeting those who pass a school bus
Fri, Oct 29th 2021 12:55 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday signed legislation S.4661/A.7330 that provides for the transfer of a portion of fines issued for illegally passing a school bus to the comprehensive school bus driver safety training program for the study and promotion of issues involving school bus safety, establishing a school bus motorist education fund. This legislation aims to discourage motorists from illegally passing stopped school buses thus increasing safety to school children.
The 'PodoSighter' uses AI to identify a key indicator of early kidney disease
Fri, Oct 29th 2021 10:35 am
In the early stages of kidney disease, a specialized type of kidney cell called the podocyte undergoes damaging changes in both its structure and function. Those changes are key indicators of the ultimately devastating damage that end-stage renal disease can cause, but these specialized cells are difficult to detect.
Emergency Physicians encourage safe behaviors to avoid an emergency during Halloween
Thu, Oct 28th 2021 09:35 am
Halloween can be a lot of fun, but it is also a busy night for many emergency physicians. The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) offers suggestions to help make sure Halloween scares don't include a trip to the emergency department this year.
Halloween safety: Red Cross offers tips as pandemic continues
Thu, Oct 28th 2021 09:35 am
Trick-or-treating is back this Halloween; however, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic means there are extra factors to consider when planning your activities. The American Red Cross offers these tips and more to help keep you and your loved ones safe.
Hochul announces 23 new #VaxtoSchool pop-up sites
Wed, Oct 27th 2021 04:15 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday announced 23 new #VaxtoSchool pop-up vaccination sites to increase vaccination rates among school-aged New Yorkers.
Consumer alert: NYS DCP reminds New Yorkers to keep safe during Halloween celebrations
Mon, Oct 25th 2021 02:00 pm
The New York State Division of Consumer Protection and the New York State Department of Health continue to urge caution to parents and children during this year's Halloween celebrations to help stay safe from variants of COVID-19. They stated, "Halloween spooktacular traditions may still look different this year, but there are basic tips everyone can follow to allow children and families to have fun and be safe."
Electricity/electronics class helps out at Niagara Career and Technical Education Center
Fri, Oct 22nd 2021 06:15 pm
The maintenance staff at Orleans/Niagara BOCES has been so busy over the course of the school year and summer, there were a few projects they did not get to. One of them was wiring the storage building at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center with electricity.
Niagara Wheatfield Community Education program has diverse offerings, invites new instructors
Thu, Oct 21st 2021 06:35 pm
Community Education has returned and is doing quite well at Niagara Wheatfield.
Award winning poet, scholar Simone White to deliver UB's annual Robert Creeley Lecture
Wed, Oct 20th 2021 11:40 am
Poet, scholar and professor Simone White, a Whiting Award winner whose innovative work has also received New American Poet (2013) recognition from the Poetry Society of America and a prestigious Creative Capital Award, will be the featured speaker for the University at Buffalo's annual Robert Creeley Lecture on Poetry and Poetics.
Hochul announces new #VaxtoSchool pop-up sites
Tue, Oct 19th 2021 06:50 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Tuesday announced 25 new #VaxtoSchool pop-up vaccination sites to increase vaccination rates among school-aged New Yorkers. On Sept. 21, she announced a total of 120 sites will take place over a 12-week period statewide. To date, 86 sites have been established.
Teen Driver Safety Week: AAA says it's never too soon for parents to talk to teen drivers about safety
Tue, Oct 19th 2021 12:50 pm
National Teen Driver Safety Week is underway, running from Oct. 17-24. Now is the time for parents to talk with teen drivers about the importance of safety behind the wheel. Recent AAA research shows that more than 60% of teens got their driver's license before the age of 18. Young drivers need training to understand the rules of the road.
Ellen Owens named director of Castellani Art Museum at Niagara University
Sat, Oct 16th 2021 02:10 pm
Artist, educator and arts administrator Ellen Owens was named director of the Castellani Art Museum at Niagara University.
Niagara County Community College announces new Veterans Memorial Park campaign
Fri, Oct 15th 2021 01:20 pm
Niagara County Community College will be relocating and expanding its existing Veterans Memorial Park to honor the Niagara County veteran community. This park will not only represent those who served in the armed forces, but will also offer community programming to celebrate a proud heritage of military service.
Study: Heartburn drugs may have unexpected benefits on gum disease
Wed, Oct 13th 2021 02:40 pm
The use of heartburn medication is associated with decreased severity of gum disease, according to a recent University at Buffalo study.
'Ransomville Speedway: History, Community, & Culture at a Dirt Track' exhibition on view at CAM
Fri, Oct 8th 2021 10:10 pm
"The Ransomville Speedway: History, Community, & Culture at a Dirt Track" is the Castellani Art Museum's newest folk arts exhibition, on view starting this weekend.
NCCC Child Development Center receives grant to offer subsidized child care to community
Fri, Oct 8th 2021 09:45 pm
Niagara County Community College was recently announced as a recipient of a funding award under the competitive U.S. Department of Education Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) program.
Western New York Girl Scout earns Lifesaving Award
Wed, Oct 6th 2021 02:55 pm
On Sept. 29, Girl Scouts of Western New York presented the Girl Scouts of the USA Lifesaving Award, the Girl Scout Medal of Honor and the GSWNY Certificate of Merit to Leah, a seventh-grade Cadette Girl Scout.
New #VaxtoSchool pop-up sites
Wed, Oct 6th 2021 02:55 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced eight new #VaxtoSchool pop-up vaccination sites to increase vaccination rates among school-aged New Yorkers.
NU's 'Surviving...Thriving: A Journey of Healing Through Art' honors survivors, raises awareness of domestic violence
Tue, Oct 5th 2021 10:10 am
A viewing of artwork created by survivors of domestic violence was the centerpiece of an event Sept. 30 at Niagara University's Castellani Art Museum called "Surviving...Thriving: A Journey of Healing Through Art."
Testing the waters
Tue, Oct 5th 2021 09:00 am
Paul Dewey's conservation students, at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center had a grand day at Grant Wilderness Park in Lockport. They conducted water quality analysis and riparian zone assessment.
Girl Scouts across WNY embrace e-commerce to expand entrepreneurship & digital skills
Mon, Oct 4th 2021 04:45 pm
Girl Scouts of Western New York's popular fall product program has returned, featuring a wide selection of candy, nuts and magazines, plus opportunities to give back to local military personnel and veterans.
Study: Aerobic exercise after a sport-related concussion speeds recovery in adolescent athletes
Mon, Oct 4th 2021 04:05 pm
Adolescents can speed their recovery after a sport-related concussion and reduce their risk of experiencing protracted recovery if they engage in aerobic exercise within 10 days of getting injured, according to a new University at Buffalo study.
 

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