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Old Falls Street, USA, hosts 'Touch-A-Truck' on Aug. 10
Mon, Aug 5th 2013 03:30 pm
Fire trucks and police cars and ambulances, oh my! It's time once again for Old Falls Street, USA's, annual "Touch-a-Truck" event, to be held Saturday, Aug. 10, from 2 to 5 p.m. The afternoon allows children and their families to climb into a variety of municipal and maintenance vehicles to see how they operate.
'E-Scrap 4 Camp' electronics recycling fundraiser raises $12,643 for Camp Good Days
Mon, Aug 5th 2013 10:35 am
Sunnking,Inc., in partnership with Camp Good Days and Special Times, created a program three years ago titled "E-Scrap 4 Camp," which facilitates the recycling of old electronics from participating locations in the Buffalo and Rochester areas to generate funds for Camp Good Days and Special Times.
Ride the carrousel at Teddy Bear Picnic
Sat, Aug 3rd 2013 07:00 am
Bring your best bear friend for a fun-filled afternoon of games, crafts, and treats from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, at the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, 180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda.
High school class reunions
Sat, Aug 3rd 2013 07:00 am
•The Lewiston-Porter Class of 1988 has announced plans for a reunion on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 9 and 10.
Women's Respite Program: Celebrating 25 years
Fri, Aug 2nd 2013 10:50 pm
The Women's Respite Program will mark 25 years of service at a reception Saturday, Aug. 3, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Stella Niagara in Lewiston. The Respite Program, a nonprofit organization, provides time away to rest and renew for single mothers with low incomes, grandmothers raising their grandchildren, and women with cancer.
Empire State College at Cheektowaga to hold information sessions
Thu, Aug 1st 2013 02:45 pm
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:
Dr. Walter Polka recognized as Distinguished Alumnus of SUNY Buffalo's Graduate School of Education
Wed, Jul 31st 2013 01:15 pm
Dr. Walter S. Polka, professor of professional programs and Ph.D. program coordinator at Niagara University, was presented with the 2013 State University of New York at Buffalo Graduate School of Education Alumni of Distinction Award during the school's commencement ceremony held May 10.
Junior Purple Eagles award Gary Hill Memorial Scholarships
Tue, Jul 30th 2013 12:40 pm
The Niagara Junior Purple Eagles Gary Hill Memorial Scholarship Committee has announced Mark Grozio, Antonio Guerrucci, Adam Stanczyk and Stephen Zafuto as the 2013 scholarship recipients.
Canisius: Institute for Autism Research receives grant from Tower Foundation
Fri, Jul 26th 2013 02:40 pm
The Institute for Autism Research at Canisius College received a $359,000 grant from the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation to fund three critical and timely studies to improve the outcomes of children with high functioning autism spectrum disorders.
UB researchers stalk a preventable killer

Thu, Jul 25th 2013 01:50 pm
One in eight adults ages 65 and older suffers falls every year, and since more than 40 million seniors who are aging are in their own homes, many of these accidents occur there.
Niagara University hosting July 30 appreciation reception for Father Levesque
Mon, Jul 22nd 2013 12:35 pm
On Tuesday, July 30, from 1 to 3 p.m., Niagara University will hold a small reception in honor of the Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., as he steps aside as president. The going away gathering will be held on the Niagara campus in St. Vincent's Hall, rooms 405-406.
Niagara Catholic celebrates Alumni Weekend
Mon, Jul 22nd 2013 12:25 pm
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School celebrated its legacy, as well as the storied history of St. Mary's, Bishop Duffy and Madonna, as part of Alumni Weekend 2013.
EquiStar 'Fun Day' fundraiser
Mon, Jul 22nd 2013 07:00 am
EquiStar Therapeutic Riding Center will host its open house "Fun Day" fundraiser on Sunday, July 28, from noon to 5 p.m., for people of all ages with disabilities to saddle up and experience the thrill of horseback riding.
St. Peter's School to celebrate 60th anniversary
Sat, Jul 20th 2013 07:00 am
On Saturday, Sept. 7, St. Peter's School in Lewiston will host a celebration to commemorate the 60 years of academic excellence and prestige that it 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 nearby Barton Hill Hotel & Spa.

Food and refreshments will be available, and an evening program will feature a number of festivities. Alumni, former students, parents, faculty, and those who have shared an experience with St. Peter's are welcome to attend.

Applications now being accepted for Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy
Fri, Jul 19th 2013 02:20 pm
The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy is now accepting applications for its part-time police academy, which begins Sept. 3 and continues through May 9, 2014.
National Grid teams with Niagara Falls City School District, Niagara University for teacher STEM training program, student education camp
Fri, Jul 19th 2013 02:15 pm
National Grid, in partnership with NU and the Niagara Falls City School District, is providing funding for a graduate-level STEM and advance manufacturing professional development course for 45 teachers.
FASNY tuition aid program expanded
Fri, Jul 19th 2013 01:40 pm
Volunteer firefighters now can have up to 100 percent of their tuition costs for online courses at SUNY Empire State College's Center for Distance Learning funded by the Firemen's Association of the State of New York Higher Education Learning Plan.
Town of Niagara: Kids can fish at Elmer's Pond
Fri, Jul 19th 2013 01:40 pm
The Town of Niagara will hold its annual Kids Fishing Day Experience on Saturday, July 20, at Elmer's Pond in Veterans Park, 7000 Lockport Road.
Niagara University students recognized during ROTC leadership training program
Thu, Jul 18th 2013 05:40 pm
Niagara University ROTC cadet Caleb Chin earned the No. 2 ranking among approximately 500 of his peers during a 29-day, leadership-infused training program designed to provide young men and women with the skills to become effective military leaders.
Ceretto announces free 'Reject Bullying' 3-on-3 youth basketball tournament
Thu, Jul 18th 2013 05:30 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, along with the Niagara PAL and the Niagara Christian Basketball Program, announced the free "Reject Bullying" 3-on-3 youth basketball tournament. The tournament will be held at Niagara University's Kiernan Center on Saturday, Aug. 3, starting at 9 a.m.
N.E.H. Landmarks of American History workshops at NCCC schedule announced
Tue, Jul 16th 2013 07:00 am
The National Endowment for the Humanities Landmarks of American History workshops, titled "Clinton's Ditch: the Erie Canal in Western New York," will be hosted at Niagara County Community College in Sanborn. Two sessions will be held: July 21-28 and Aug. 4-11.
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.

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