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Addressing childhood obesity should be a family affair, UB expert says
Thu, Sep 19th 2019 02:20 pm
Parents can best help their children overcome obesity and develop healthy eating habits by adopting a "family treatment" approach to positive habits, including acting as a "champion" for good choices and being a healthy role model.
TedFest draws hundreds to Bond Lake
Mon, Sep 16th 2019 01:25 pm
TedFest, a music and art festival in honor of Theodore "Teddy" Wishowski, took place on Saturday.
12% increase in new student enrollment at Villa Maria College
Mon, Sep 16th 2019 01:25 pm
Despite the local and national trends of declining enrollment in higher education, Villa Maria College announced it has exceeded its fall 2019 enrollment goal by 9%. The small, private college welcomed an incoming class consisting of 229 students; a 12% increase over last year's incoming class, and the largest in three years.
Niagara University cuts ribbon on site at Vaughan, Ontario
Mon, Sep 16th 2019 01:20 pm
Niagara University formally unveiled its new location in Vaughan, Ontario, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sunday. The site, in the Vaughan Metropolitan Center, is also the first university to be established in the City of Vaughan and York region. It supports Niagara University's commitment to becoming the premier binational university within the Province of Ontario.
NCCC Athletic Wall of Fame event this Saturday
Thu, Sep 12th 2019 02:10 pm
The Niagara County Community College Athletic Department will unveil the re-designed Athletic Wall of Fame from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, in the main gym.
Harlem Wizards returning to Falls
Tue, Sep 10th 2019 09:45 am
GJ Mann School and Fidelis Care present the Harlem Wizards, returning to Niagara Falls for a benefit basketball game against a team of Niagara Falls School District teachers and administrators. The game will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at the Niagara Falls High School gymnasium.
With one click, 'digital pipeline' automates classification of diabetic kidney disease
Fri, Sep 6th 2019 04:35 pm
A new method that automates the classification of progressive diabetic kidney disease, reducing variability and boosting precision, has been developed by researchers in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo.
DASNY completes approximately $52.3 million in facility renovations across state
Thu, Aug 29th 2019 02:45 pm
Gerrard P. Bushell, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY), announced more than $7 million in renovations have been completed at Buffalo State College, the University at Buffalo and Alfred State College.
Lew-Port Academy hosts 'Creating Pathways to the Future'
Sat, Aug 24th 2019 07:00 am
The Youngstown Yacht club was the setting Thursday, Aug. 15, for "Creating Pathways to the Future," the signature event for Lewiston-Porter's Academy of International Business and Finance. AIBF advisory board members organized the fundraiser.
Niagara University to host first Niagara County Girls in Sports Day on Sept. 21
Fri, Aug 23rd 2019 04:35 pm
Girls between the ages of 9-12 residing in Niagara County are invited to participate in the Western New York Girls in Sports Day, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, on the Niagara University campus. The event will give girls of all skill levels the opportunity to try their hand at a variety of sports at stations managed by coaches and female student-athletes from Niagara University and Niagara County Community College.
Alumna Courtney Corbetta scheduled to speak at Niagara University's fall open house
Tue, Aug 20th 2019 01:20 pm
Courtney Corbetta, Class of 2015, Niagara University communication studies alumna and feature reporter and co-host of "AM Buffalo" on WKBW-TV Channel 7, will return to Monteagle Ridge as a special guest speaker on Saturday, Sept. 7.
Canisius College receives grant to provide exercise program for children with autism spectrum disorder
Tue, Aug 13th 2019 12:55 pm
Canisius College was awarded a $25,000 grant to support "The GRIFFit High-Intensity Exercise Program for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Western New York" from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation Legacy Fund administered by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo.
ESY starts summer off on a positive note
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 01:05 pm
The Orleans/Niagara BOCES extended school year has been a great experience for many students and teachers so far. 
Didone wins 61st Porter Cup
Wed, Jul 31st 2019 06:00 pm
Another year of the Porter Cup has come and gone at the Niagara Falls Country Club. In the 61st edition of the prestigious tournament, Aiden Didone of Melbourne, Australia, walked away victorious. 
Niagara Academy celebrates graduates
Thu, Jul 25th 2019 07:15 am
Congratulations was recently extended to the Class of 2019 from the Orleans/Niagara BOCES' Niagara Academy. 
Workforce development's Rhonda Bivins-Talley recognized for educational contributions
Thu, Jul 25th 2019 07:15 am
Orleans/Niagara BOCES recently announced that Workforce Development Case Manager Rhonda Bivins-Talley, MS.Ed, has been recognized by the LaSalle Educational Club Inc. She received the Community Service Award at the 50th annual awards banquet, whose theme was "Why Should We Give Back." 
NCCC 1 of 8 in New York to receive state library award
Thu, Jul 18th 2019 08:30 am
The Henrietta G. Lewis Library on the campus of Niagara County Community College serves as a repository for Niagara County regional history, and thanks to a conservation/preservation discretionary grant from the New York State Library, artifacts from this collection will be better preserved with improved access.  The $8,482 grant was one of eight of this nature awarded across the state.
N-W BOE meeting
Thu, Jul 18th 2019 07:15 am
The Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education meeting to be held on July 24, will begin at 6 p.m. with an anticipated executive session. The public meeting is anticipated to begin at 7 p.m.
2019 KanJam World Championship tournament coming to NT
Thu, Jul 18th 2019 07:00 am
On Saturday, Aug. 10, discs will be flying when KanJam hosts the annual World Championship tournament. The event is open to anyone that wishes to participate.
Niagara PAL Soccer tryouts
Wed, Jul 17th 2019 05:30 pm
Those looking for a great soccer club with the best cost around can look no further than Niagara PAL Soccer Club.
Join NCCC Alumni Association for 'Superhero Night' with Buffalo Bisons
Thu, Jul 11th 2019 04:05 pm
The Niagara County Community College Alumni Association is hosting Superhero Night with the Buffalo Bisons beginning at 6:05 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17. The game takes place at Sahlen Field located at One James D. Griffin Plaza in Buffalo.
2019 Brick by Brick Awards shine spotlight on NCCC Learning Commons
Thu, Jul 11th 2019 04:00 pm
The NCCC Learning Commons was selected as a finalist for the 2019 Buffalo Business First Brick by Brick Award. The exclusive award honors the best of the best in real estate, construction and development, and NCCC's Learning Commons was recognized in the collegiate category.
The Chapel purchasing Niagara Catholic HS facility
Thu, Jul 11th 2019 04:00 pm
When Niagara Catholic High School closed for good in June 2018, many local residents wondered how long the structure would stay closed, and what might eventually become of it. That was until this week, when it was announced the property had been purchased by The Chapel, an Amherst-based megachurch.
TNBPA awards scholarships
Thu, Jul 11th 2019 03:50 pm
Saturday, at the Town of Niagara's Pride in the Park celebration, the Town of Niagara Business and Professional Association awarded its scholarship to nine graduating high school seniors.
Lions seek entries for International Peace Poster contest
Tue, Jul 9th 2019 10:30 am
The Lewiston Community Lions are sponsoring the Lions International Peace Poster contest through the Town of Lewiston Recreation Department. Students ages 11, 12 or 13 (as of Nov. 15) are eligible to participate in the contest.
100 years of teaching excellence at NCCC
Tue, Jul 9th 2019 10:30 am
When Niagara County Community College was created in 1962, the original campus was located in downtown Niagara Falls at the former Nabisco Shredded Wheat plant. By 1973, NCCC had moved to its permanent location to Sanborn, at the intersection of Route 31 (Saunders Settlement Road) and Route 429 (Townline Road).
New York State Parks announces 7th annual free learn-to-swim program
Mon, Jul 8th 2019 02:15 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced the start of the seventh annual free learn-to-swim program, which will reach up to 3,000 children this summer at 26 state parks.
Porter Empty Return awards local students
Fri, Jul 5th 2019 03:50 pm
Porter Empty Return has announced the winners of the 2019 Eco - Echo Awards. This year, the scholarships were presented to graduates of both Wilson and Lewiston-Porter high schools.
Two Errick Road students make environmental impacts
Wed, Jul 3rd 2019 01:05 pm
Recently, the New York State Department of Transportation responded to two Errick Road Elementary students who were concerned about monarch butterfly population in the area. 
N-W wrestling room dedicated to 'Ace'
Wed, Jul 3rd 2019 12:40 pm
When people think of legendary Niagara-Wheatfield coaches, some names stand out, but none more than Armand "Ace" Cacciatore.  With a resume packed full of accolades, Cacciatore further etched himself into the N-W history books, as the school's wrestling room was dedicated in his name last Wednesday.
Wheatfield Business Association awards 3 Scholarships & 2 members win awards
Thu, Jun 27th 2019 03:40 pm
The Wheatfield Business Association presented three Niagara-Wheatfield High School students with $300 scholarships at its previous meeting. The 2019 scholarship recipients are Nicole Guldin, Sarah LoCurto and Quinn Darlak. 
Picture perfect cuisine at NFCI
Thu, Jun 27th 2019 03:35 pm
Marlee McCabe wears many hats as public relations assistant at Niagara County Community College, and taking photographs at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute.  McCabe is frequently seen behind the lens of her Nikon camera, capturing instructors teaching the next generation of culinary professionals, and showcasing the delicious fruits of their labor. Her images often leave people hungry for more, and NFCI said it's happy to oblige.     
Niagara-Wheatfield students awarded at The Kenny's
Thu, Jun 27th 2019 03:30 pm
Ten schools from Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Allegany counties were recently selected to participate in the 26th annual Kenny Awards at Shea's Performing Arts Center. For Niagara-Wheatfield students it was their first time attending, and a memorable one at that. 
Wrestling stars coming to region
Thu, Jun 27th 2019 03:20 pm
Empire State Wrestling returns to St. Johnsburg Firehall, 7165 Ward Road, on Saturday, June 29, for "Temperature Rising." Pre-sale general admission tickets are $15. Tickets increase $5 on the day of the event. Front and second row tickets are sold out. Doors open at 5 p.m. with bell-time at 6 p.m. "Temperature Rising" will air live on Twitch and be recorded for ESW's streaming service partners. 
St. John Lutheran graduates 8th-grade class
Thu, Jun 27th 2019 03:00 pm
Congratulations was extended to the eighth-grade graduates of St. John Lutheran School. School officials said they're so proud of all the students and wishes them God's blessings as they continue on to their next adventure. 
Lewiston Tops awards scholarships
Tue, Jun 25th 2019 11:25 am
On Wednesday, June 12, DiMino's Lewiston Tops held its annual scholarship dinner at the Niagara Falls Country Club.
First Presbyterian honors students
Tue, Jun 25th 2019 11:20 am
First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston recently announced its four scholarship winners for 2019: John McNally, Andrew Brown, Angelina Steffen and Miguel Bautista. Awards are presented annually in honor of church parishioners.
Niagara University Repertory Theatre presents free children's theater at NU & Artpark
Mon, Jun 24th 2019 11:55 am
This summer, the Niagara University Theater Department's 40-year tradition of entertaining children and families with its N.U.R.T. storytelling troupe continues.
N-WHS alumni reunion
Thu, Jun 20th 2019 07:00 am
Last year, Niagara-Wheatfield High School alumni who graduated 50-plus years ago formed a committee to plan a multi-class reunion. The reunion, which was held in August, was a huge success, so the committee decided to continue the tradition this year.  
NT native wins National Student Advertising Competition
Thu, Jun 20th 2019 07:00 am
Carlie McClinsey of North Tonawanda was part of the Ithaca College Ad Lab team that won the American Advertising Federation's National Student Advertising Competition on Friday, June 7, in Hollywood, Florida.

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