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Grisanti announces grants for Buffalo and Erie County public libraries
Fri, Jul 12th 2013 04:00 pm
State Sen. Mark Grisanti brought good news to local libraries Thursday afternoon when he announced $128,000 in grants through the "Bullet Aid" targeted education fund for libraries.
Stella Niagara announces 4th quarter honor roll
Wed, Jul 10th 2013 09:10 am
Stella Niagara Education Park is proud to announce the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2012-13 academic year.
Peach Queen applications now accepted
Tue, Jul 9th 2013 10:50 pm
Applications are now being accepted for the Peach Queen Scholarship Contest, held as part of the Niagara County Peach Festival. Applications are online at
UB pediatrics professor receives Excellence Award from National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Tue, Jul 9th 2013 07:00 am
Toward the end of his undergraduate days at Oberlin College in 1970, Luther K. Robinson, the son of a Ford plant worker and a hospital housekeeper, who planned to go to medical school, was given "the talk" by one of his professors.
Darlene Jones recognized as Niagara University's Outstanding Employee of the Quarter
Tue, Jul 9th 2013 12:50 am
Darlene Jones, administrative assistant in Niagara University's Admissions Office, received NU's Outstanding Employee Award for July-September 2013. The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., Niagara president, presented Jones, a North Tonawanda resident, with the award on Monday.
CEO Magazine ranks Niagara University's MBA program among best in world
Mon, Jul 8th 2013 10:05 am
Niagara University's MBA programs are among the best in the world, according to CEO Magazine.
Carroll awarded Memorial Junior Volunteer Scholarship
Sat, Jul 6th 2013 07:00 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has awarded the 2013 Junior Volunteer Scholarship to Jenna Carroll. The scholarship is funded by the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Foundation and Auxiliary.
Gentile elected Lew-Port board president
Fri, Jul 5th 2013 01:00 pm
Michael Gentile has been elected president of the Lewiston-Porter Board of Education for the coming year. Serving as vice president will be outgoing president Jodee Riordan.
Higgins introduces Veterans Education Flexibility Act
Fri, Jul 5th 2013 12:30 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins was joined by veterans at Daemen College in Amherst to announce the introduction of H.R. 2169, the Veterans Education Flexibility Act.
Niagara Academy graduates 51 students
Fri, Jul 5th 2013 12:25 pm
Fifty-one students from various school districts in the area proudly walked through the gymnasium to cheers and smiles from their loved ones and the staff at Orleans/Niagara BOCES' Niagara Academy.
Hillary Rodham Clinton among UB Distinguished Speakers
Fri, Jul 5th 2013 12:20 pm
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will head a lineup of luminaries taking the stage at the University at Buffalo for its 2013-14 Distinguished Speakers Series.
Niagara University begins new program in developmental disabilities
Tue, Jul 2nd 2013 01:05 pm
Seventeen agencies serving individuals with disabilities participated in a reception Wednesday evening to announce a new bachelor's degree program in developmental disabilities that will be offered by Niagara University's College of Education.
Niagara University alumni magazine chosen for American Inhouse Design Award
Tue, Jul 2nd 2013 12:20 pm
Niagara University's Eagle alumni magazine has won a 2013 American Inhouse Design Award.
UB student wins award for thesis on neural stem cells and MS
Mon, Jul 1st 2013 03:00 pm
The Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools awarded University at Buffalo student Alexandra Keller the NAGS Master's Thesis Award for 2012-13.
University at Buffalo Alumni Association elects first out-of-town president
Mon, Jul 1st 2013 02:55 pm
Carol Gloff of Natick, Mass., was elected to serve a two-year term as president of the University at Buffalo Alumni Association, a group that represents the interests of more than 230,000 graduates around the world.
Local families needed for cultural exchange students
Sat, Jun 29th 2013 07:00 am
ASSE International Student Exchange Programs is seeking local host families for boys and girls from a variety of countries around the world - France, Spain, Norway, Finland, Germany, China, Thailand and many others.
Lewiston-Porter High School Class of 2013
Sat, Jun 29th 2013 06:55 am
On Friday, June 21, Lewiston-Porter High School held its commencement exercises at Artpark for the Class of 2013.
St. Stephen School: Student rally honors Ende
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 04:00 pm
A student rally at St. Stephen School was held recently to honor Donna Ende as she retires as principal of St. Stephen School. The students, parents, and staff at St. Stephen School are thanking Ende for 12 years of service as the school's beloved principal.
Congratulations, N-W Class of 2013
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 02:45 pm
The list of graduated seniors from Niagara-Wheatfield High School.
Moving ahead
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 02:45 pm
On Friday, June 14, eighth graders at St. John Lutheran School took their last steps as middle schoolers.
UB engineering student testifies at Collins subcommittee hearing on mobile medical apps
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 08:10 am
The House Small Business Subcommittee on Health and Technology, under the chairmanship of Congressman Chris Collins, held a hearing to highlight the contributions of mobile applications entrepreneurs to economic growth and improved health care.
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School hosts Alumni Weekend for St. Mary's, Bishop Duffy, Madonna, NC grads
Fri, Jun 28th 2013 08:00 am
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School announces Alumni Weekend for St. Mary's, Bishop Duffy, Madonna and Niagara Catholic high schools will take place July 19-22. Numerous activities are planned for the weekend, including a donor appreciation social on Friday, July 19, at 7 p.m. at the high school, 520 66th St., Niagara Falls.
Niagara University joins Catholic Colleges in calling for 'renewal' of Catholic elementary and secondary education
Thu, Jun 27th 2013 12:45 pm
Responding to the growth of media attention about the changing landscape of Catholic schools, deans of schools of education at 19 major Catholic universities called for a greater role in supporting and sustaining a seamless Catholic education last week at a historic meeting in New York City hosted by Dr. Jerrold Ross, dean of The School of Education at St. John's University.
Chris Collins invites engineering students to address Congress about hospital discharge app
Wed, Jun 26th 2013 09:45 am
Dubbed "Discharge Roadmap," the app is a mobile platform designed to help patients and their caregivers more effectively navigate the health care system upon being discharged from a hospital.
Lewiston-Porter voters approve budget
Sat, Jun 22nd 2013 07:00 am
Voters in the Lewiston-Porter Central School District responded positively to the $39,647,771 budget presented at the second vote on Tuesday night.
Do you remember?
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 04:00 pm
Niagara Wheatfield classes of 1973 and 1972 will host a 40th class reunion celebration on Aug. 9 and 10, and the invitation to attend is extended to members of any and all N-W graduating classes.
NCCC: Free business workshops
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 03:30 pm
The Niagara County Community College Small Business Development Center is sponsoring free workshops for local business owners to help their business succeed.
Niagara University community mourns loss of Dr. Brian Murphy
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 03:30 pm
Dr. Brian Martin Murphy, the chair and associate professor in the communication studies department at Niagara University, has passed away unexpectedly of natural causes. Murphy had been a member of Niagara's faculty since 1999.
HVAC awards given out at BOCES
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 03:30 pm
Several students in Tom Destino's heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration program were recently recognized for their hard work and dedication at the end of the year ceremony at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center. Kevin Dillion, Michael Greaser, Kyle Hanes and Korey Kelly were awarded scholarships.
Niagara-Wheatfield school budget passes
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 03:30 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield's second vote on its $62.4 million 2013-14 school budget was successful Tuesday night.
Law enforcement disability awareness training offered at NU
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 03:15 pm
The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, Office of Public Safety and the Niagara University First Responders Disability Awareness Training Office have announced a series of "Disability Awareness Training for Law Enforcement" train the trainer courses. This series of courses is designed specifically for police officers.
Barth, Brumfield among 55 North American Tourism Cares scholarship recipients
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 09:25 am
Niagara University students Nicholas Barth and Christine Brumfield have been awarded academic scholarships from Tourism Cares, the tourism industry's premier charitable organization for preservation, conservation, restoration and education.
Houghton College boasts one of the largest solar installations on a college campus in New York
Fri, Jun 21st 2013 09:15 am
Houghton College and Smart Energy Capital have signed a power purchase agreement for the college to purchase solar electricity from a 2.5 megawatt solar system located on campus. Houghton College will become a site for the one of the largest solar systems on a college campus in New York.
Higgins fights to keep college student loan rates low
Tue, Jun 18th 2013 01:25 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins, NY-26, is urging leadership in the House of Representatives to act quickly to prevent college student loan rates from doubling. The current interest rate under the Federal Direct Student Loan Program is 3.4 percent. That number is expected to increase to 6.8 percent on July 1, unless preventative action is taken.
Niagara University establishes Office of International Relations
Tue, Jun 18th 2013 12:40 pm
The Niagara University Board of Trustees recently approved the creation of an Office of International Relations, which will provide a central point of contact for international students studying at NU and domestic students seeking global experiences.
Lew-Port: Roser details revised budget, impact on district
Fri, Jun 14th 2013 05:00 pm
The Lewiston-Porter School District has reduced its budget each year since 2009, but New York state has also reduced its aid in each of those years, leaving the gap up to the district to be filled.
Grisanti, Peoples-Stokes, DPCC, Buffalo ReformEd, community leaders call on Assembly to vote on legislation to reform City of Buffalo public schools
Fri, Jun 14th 2013 04:45 pm
State Sen. Mark Grisanti, R-I-60, was joined today by representatives of the District Parent Coordinating Council, Buffalo ReformEd, and other community leaders to urge the State Assembly to act on two pieces of legislation that he said would increase parents' involvement and save taxpayers money in the City of Buffalo.
Could have danced all night
Thu, Jun 13th 2013 01:25 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield's Class of 2013 held its prom on June 7 at Classics V on Niagara Falls Boulevard. Prom king and queen were Anthony Cappuccilli and Kali Ryan.
Niagara Catholic has scholar athletes
Tue, Jun 11th 2013 01:30 pm
Western New York Section VI Athletics recently nominated these senior scholar athletes from Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School for spring honors: DeAnna Kajfasz and Madeline Sweeney (girls tennis), William Whisker (boys tennis) and Francesca Costanzo (softball).