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Sidway kids get an extra dose of learning
Tue, Mar 9th 2021 11:50 am
Sidway Elementary students got an early Christmas present this past Wednesday - an extra half-day of in-person learning.
Calling all artists! 13th Annual Taste of Buffalo poster art contest presented by Tops
Mon, Mar 8th 2021 05:25 pm
The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops Friendly Markets is inviting local artists (students and the general public alike) to capture its essence in art by entering in the 2021 poster art contest. This year's festival, taking place July 10-11, will be back as a live event and is planned to take place in Niagara Square and on a portion of Delaware Avenue. This year's event will be modified to comply with any COVID-19 restrictions that may still be in place in July.
Carolyn Cianciosa Memorial Scholarship available at Niagara County Community College
Mon, Mar 8th 2021 05:05 pm
For more than 20 years, Carolyn Cianciosa was a faculty member at Niagara County Community College. She played a critical role in establishing the radiologic technology program, and took pride in growing rad tech from 13 to 100 students before she retired in 2012.
What is Builders Club like in 2020-21 at Lewiston-Porter Middle School?
Sat, Mar 6th 2021 11:25 am
Builders Club has worked extremely hard on many projects this year and each has turned out to be a great success.
Diocese of Buffalo names Dr. Tim Uhl as new Catholic schools superintendent
Sat, Mar 6th 2021 11:20 am
Bishop Michael J. Fisher announced appointment of Dr. Tim Uhl as the new superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Buffalo, a position he will take up on April 19. Since 2014, Uhl has been the superintendent for the Montana Catholic Schools, which includes 23 schools of both the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings and the Diocese of Helena.
'In the Loop': Lew-Port students fare well in hybrid, remote assessments
Fri, Mar 5th 2021 04:20 pm
March is here, and with it comes the one-year mark of the global pandemic shutdown. We have all grown very weary of COVID-19, but unfortunately that does not mean the crisis is over. All aspects of our lives remain affected while vaccination and other mitigation efforts progress.
NYSUT calls for more COVID testing in schools
Fri, Mar 5th 2021 11:35 am
New York State United Teachers called for school districts to ramp up COVID-19 testing efforts for students and staff as many explore ways to bring more students back for in-person instruction for the remainder of the school year.
Price Rite Marketplace, University at Buffalo football team partner to 'Sack Hunger'
Fri, Mar 5th 2021 11:15 am
While last year's college football season was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, it didn't stop Price Rite Marketplace and the University at Buffalo football program from teaming up in the fight against food insecurity through the annual "Sack Hunger" campaign.
Shadowing experience helps BOCES students focus on career path
Fri, Mar 5th 2021 11:05 am
Many of the Orleans/Niagara BOCES career and technical education (CTE) classes encourage students to accept either shadowing (non-paid internships) or capstoning (paid internships) opportunities. Work Based Coordinator Susan Francis says these experiences are invaluable to CTE students.
Dr. Carrie Teresa Isard named inaugural recipient of Klein-Carnell Rising Scholar Award
Wed, Mar 3rd 2021 02:05 pm
Dr. Carrie Teresa Isard, chair and associate professor of communication studies at Niagara University, has been named the inaugural recipient of the Klein-Carnell Rising Scholar Award. The new honor recognizes a graduate of Temple University's Klein College of Media and Communication whose scholarly achievements within the first seven years since graduation indicate promise of a major research career in any field relevant to communication or media.
NCSO, NFPD to host Explorers Post
Wed, Mar 3rd 2021 11:45 am
Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti announced the Niagara County Sheriff's Office will host an Explorers Post in partnership with Superintendent John Faso and the Niagara Falls Police Department.
First virtual hiring event at Six Flags Darien Lake
Wed, Mar 3rd 2021 10:55 am
Six Flags Darien Lake will begin the search for over 1,500 employees with a virtual hiring event on Saturday, March 6, followed by a second virtual hiring event on Saturday, March 13. Applicants may apply and interview online for positions at the park, waterpark, and the hotel and campgrounds.
GiGi's Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Center to throw tailgate party celebrating World Down Syndrome Day
Tue, Mar 2nd 2021 01:40 pm
On Sunday, March 21, GiGi's Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Center will host a tailgate-style party to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day.
100 years young & generations yet to come: AAA's school safety patrol program celebrates centennial
Tue, Mar 2nd 2021 01:35 pm
AAA is proud to celebrate its school safety patrol program's centennial anniversary. For 100 years, patrollers around the world have provided school-aged children an extra sense of safety and security when going to and from school. The program and its more than 440 Lifesaving Award recipients have contributed to the steady decline of U.S. student pedestrian (ages 5-14) deaths - a 24% decrease since 2010.
Orleans/Niagara BOCES receives grant to help youth
Mon, Mar 1st 2021 01:35 pm
Orleans/Niagara BOCES is looking to help at risk youth between the ages of 16 to 24 years of age. The adult education program is the recipient of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) grant that will allow it to coordinate and integrate the delivery of education, workforce and social services for out-of-school youth.
2021 'mega drop': Nearly 1 million packages of Girl Scout cookies are here
Mon, Mar 1st 2021 10:55 am
Nearly 1 million packages of Girl Scout cookies have landed in Western New York for the "mega drop" event. From March 3-6, Girl Scout volunteers will fill their vehicles with cookies to prepare their troops' orders. Girl Scout Cookie lovers across Western New York can support local Girl Scouts and visit in-person, virtual and drive-thru booths March 7-28. Visit www.gswny.org.
Niagara Wheatfield High School high honor, honor, merit rolls
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 02:35 pm
Niagara Wheatfield High School announced the following students have been named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the second marking period of the 2020-21 academic year.
NCCC part-time honors list
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 02:35 pm
Niagara County Community College recently announced the following students in the Tribune/Sentinel coverage area were named to its part-time honors list for the fall 2020 semester.
Lewiston-Porter Middle School high honor, honor, merit rolls
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 02:35 pm
Lewiston-Porter Middle School announced the following students have been named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the second quarter marking period of the 2020-21 academic year.
Stella Niagara first quarter honor roll
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 02:35 pm
Stella Niagara Education Park has announced the following students have been named to its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2020-21 academic year.
Canisius College PA program receives grant from Mother Cabrini Health Foundation
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 10:10 am
Canisius College's physician assistant studies program received a $767,500 grant from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation. The grant will support the program's development and provide scholarships for underserved minority groups.
Morinello, Italian American state legislators announce scholarship opportunity
Fri, Feb 26th 2021 09:20 am
Assemblyman Angelo Morinello and the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators announced they will award four scholarships (two academic and two athletic) at this year's Italian-American Day on May 24.
Higgins: $65,000 for art & cultural programs in Western New York
Thu, Feb 25th 2021 11:40 am
Congressman Brian Higgins announced federal grants totaling $65,000 through the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for the following four local organizations: Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Buffalo String Works and Hallwalls.
NYSUT statement on 'confusion over in-person instruction in schools'
Thu, Feb 25th 2021 11:00 am
New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta issued the following statement Thursday on the ongoing confusion over the standards required to safely return students to in-person instruction in New York districts:
NYSUT announces new advancing racial justice in education agenda
Thu, Feb 25th 2021 08:20 am
New York State United Teachers on Wednesday announced a new state legislative agenda intended to promote racial and social justice in education, calling for funding in the upcoming state budget to help improve school climates, foster implicit bias training programs for educators, and diversify the education workforce.
Niagara County Community College fall scholarship available
Thu, Feb 25th 2021 08:20 am
The Niagara County Community College Foundation is offering scholarships for incoming and current students for the fall 2021 semester.
$59.9 million for school technology upgrades through Smart Schools Bond Act
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 04:25 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced the approval of 78 Smart Schools investment plans aimed at improving school security and reimagining teaching and learning for the 21st century.
Buffalo Sabres join RISE to bring 'Diversity Foundations' program to Western New York high schools
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 04:05 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the team will bring the Diversity Foundations for High School program to local schools through a partnership with national nonprofit RISE and EVERFI. The program will be made available free of charge to all high schools in Western New York.
UB's Human Rights Initiative shares its expertise
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 04:05 pm
Since its inception in 2014, the University at Buffalo Human Rights Initiative, a medical student group, has played an important role in helping to document and assess evidence of torture in people seeking refuge and asylum in Western New York.
Morinello: Standardized testing not a necessity for students during pandemic
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 03:50 pm
Assemblyman Angelo Morinello is in opposition to the U.S. Department of Education's recent decision to require states to administer standardized tests this school year.
Girl Scouts launches a new series of 50+ outdoor programs for girls to have 'Endless Summer Adventures'
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 01:35 pm
Girl Scouts of Western New York (GSWNY) summer camp registration is open for all girls ages 5-17 to preregister to reserve a spot to attend day camp, resident camp, alternative camp and/or family summer camp options.
Cardinal O'Hara honor roll
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 12:50 pm
Cardinal O'Hara High School in the Town of Tonawanda announced the following students were named to its honor roll for the second quarter marking period of the 2020-21 academic year.
Lewiston-Porter High School high honor, honor, merit rolls
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 12:50 pm
Lewiston-Porter High School announced the following students were named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the second quarter marking period of the 2020-21 academic year.
Buffalo State College announces fall 2020 dean's list
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 12:45 pm
Buffalo State College announced the following students have been named to the fall 2020 dean's list. In general, students who have completed at least 12 credit hours and who have attained a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher qualify for the Buffalo State dean's list. Full criteria and grade-type exceptions can be found in the undergraduate catalog.
Edward Town Middle School high honor, honor, merit rolls
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 12:45 pm
Edward Town Middle School in the Niagara Wheatfield School District announced the following students were named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the first quarter marking period of the 2020-21 academic year.
Zonta Club announces YWPA award
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 12:45 pm
The Zonta Club of Niagara Falls, New York's Young Woman in Public Affairs Award recognizes young women, ages 16-19, in the Lewiston-Porter, Niagara Wheatfield and Niagara Falls school districts for their commitment to volunteerism, community service, leadership and dedication to empowering women.
Holy Ghost Lutheran honor rolls
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 12:45 pm
Holy Ghost Lutheran School in Bergholz announced the following students were named to its roll for the first quarter marking period of the 2020-21 academic year.
Lewiston-Porter High School high honor, honor, merit rolls
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 12:45 pm
Lewiston-Porter High School announced the following students were named to its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the first quarter marking period of the 2020-21 academic year.
New York Guard member from NT honored
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 12:45 pm
Maj. Gen. Raymond F. Shields, adjutant general for the state of New York, announced New York Guard Pfc. Nicholas McKinney from North Tonawanda, serving with the 10th Area Command, received the Operational Support Medal during recent unit training events.
St. John Lutheran honor rolls
Wed, Feb 24th 2021 12:45 pm
Katie Gundell, principal of St. John Lutheran School in North Tonawanda, announced the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2020-21 academic year.
 

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