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'What we've got here is failure to communicate' which might actually be helpful
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:40 am
Failing to clearly communicate when problem solving can actually benefit groups that lack diversity, and the degree to which miscommunication helps or hinders the search for a solution is strongly based on factors such as team dynamics, according to a new paper co-written by a University at Buffalo researcher.
Higgins invites high school students to submit artwork for Congressional Art Competition
Mon, Mar 27th 2023 10:40 am
Congressman Brian Higgins is inviting high school students living in the 26th District to participate in the annual Congressional Art Competition. The winning piece from each site is sent to Washington, D.C., and displayed in the hall to the Capitol Building.
The Rotary Club of Grand Island wants your shoes!
Sat, Mar 25th 2023 07:00 am
The Rotary Club of Grand Island is extremely appreciative for everyone who has donated to its unique shoe drive fundraiser. Members spent hours last weekend in the Visitor Center filling bags of shoes that will raise much-needed funds for the club, while helping others by redistributing them throughout the Funds2Orgs network of microenterprise (small business) partners.
Grand entrance: New GIHS foyer design features Viking mascot, bridges
Sat, Mar 25th 2023 07:00 am
The Grand Island High School foyer has graduated from being just a walled area to being a welcoming and dazzling statement of school pride.
Wilson & Niagara Wheatfield hold active-shooter training drills
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 02:45 pm
On the Superintendent's Conference Day on March 17, the Wilson Central School District and Niagara Wheatfield Central School District hosted emergency training and active shooter drills at Wilson Middle School/High School and the Niagara Wheatfield High School and Middle School.
Lewiston Porter Youth Football League shares football field plans with Village of Lewiston
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 11:00 am
The Lewiston Porter Youth Football League has grand expansion plans for Richard F. Soluri Park at the Lewiston plateau off Portage Road.
UB, Instacart partner on project designed to make it easier for families to eat healthy
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 10:45 am
University at Buffalo researchers who study what makes people buy and eat healthy foods are teaming up with Instacart, the leading grocery technology company in North America, to test nutrition intervention programs for families at higher risk for obesity. Their upcoming project aims to enroll 70 families, about half of whom will be low-income.
St. Peter's invites local celebrities, public to bowling & bartending fundraiser
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 09:35 am
St. Peter R.C. School invites the community to "Strike Out for St. Peter's" and enjoy a family-fun bowling fundraiser. The event will take place from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at the Lewiston Event Center.
Youngstown Lions Club offering Neil Riordan $1,500 Memorial Scholarships
Fri, Mar 24th 2023 07:00 am
All graduating high school seniors living in the Lewiston-Porter School District, including parochial and home-schooled seniors, are invited to apply for the Neil Riordan Memorial Scholarships sponsored annually by the Youngstown Lions Club in memory of former Youngstown Mayor Neil Riordan. Up to three recipients will be chosen this year to receive awards of $1,500 each.
Culinary arts students rise to National Guard meal challenge
Thu, Mar 23rd 2023 09:45 pm
Chef Lisa Cook's and chef Caitlin Kucharski's culinary arts students took on a challenge issued by the National Guard.
Niagara University 'Takes Back the Night' on March 30
Thu, Mar 23rd 2023 09:40 pm
Niagara University is inviting the community to "Take Back the Night," Thursday, March 30, through participation in an annual event that aims to end gender-based violence in all forms, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
UB: University Libraries to present an exhibit dedicated to Louise Blanchard Bethune, America's first professional female architect
Wed, Mar 22nd 2023 08:50 pm
The University at Buffalo Libraries will host an exhibit celebrating the life and career of Louise Blanchard Bethune, America's first professional female architect, beginning on March 29 in 420 Capen Hall on the university's North Campus.
Shining light on aging hearts
Wed, Mar 22nd 2023 07:50 pm
Light therapy has demonstrated its usefulness in treating a variety of diseases. But can it delay the occurrence of age-related disease?
Buffalo Police Explorers accepting recruits to join 12-week police youth academy program
Tue, Mar 21st 2023 01:05 pm
Now through April 4, the Buffalo Police Explorers program is looking for a new group of participants to join a 12-week-long police youth academy program at the Larkin Commerce Center in downtown Buffalo.
Girl Scouts of Western New York extending 2023 Girl Scout Cookie season
Tue, Mar 21st 2023 09:50 am
There's now more time to get your favorite Girl Scout Cookie flavors, as Girl Scouts in Western New York have extended the Cookie Program throughout April.
Lewiston Garden Club offers scholarship
Mon, Mar 20th 2023 10:50 am
The Lewiston Garden Club is seeking candidates for a $ 1,000 scholarship. To be eligible, the student must be a resident of the Town of Lewiston or reside in the Lewiston-Porter Central School District.
Local author and NU graduate's debut novel releasing soon
Mon, Mar 20th 2023 10:45 am
Local author Brandon Sturak will debut his new science-fiction novel "Imperium: Adventure Reality" on Wednesday, March 22. The story is a culmination of his professional writing career and life-long passions in the gaming and esports industries.
Grand Island Board of Education honors top 10 seniors
Sat, Mar 18th 2023 07:00 am
As a student in Huth Road Elementary School, Reagan Fast was assigned to a self-contained special education class.
'Soaring, A Story of Courage' released in partnership with acclaimed 'CSI' creator Anthony E. Zuiker
Fri, Mar 17th 2023 12:05 pm
Suneel Ram, a 26-year-old Western New York resident who lives with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD,) has released an inspirational book he co-wrote with Anthony E. Zuiker, the famed creator of the "CSI" television series. The book strives to help educate young people and build awareness of the genetic disease, and how it drastically impacts the lives of those living with the condition.
WNY kids eligible to get Lyme disease vaccine through Pfizer clinical study conducted at UB
Wed, Mar 15th 2023 08:40 pm
Springtime brings warm, sunny weather, more outdoor playtime for kids and, unfortunately, Lyme disease.
Hochul: New online tool to help New Yorkers access child care
Wed, Mar 15th 2023 08:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced efforts to help working families access child care throughout New York state, including launching a new online screening tool for them to check eligibility and reestablishing a statewide task force to develop an implementation plan for universal child care.
Unstoppable: UB student conquers cancer, prepares for graduation
Wed, Mar 15th 2023 08:20 pm
In a few months, Kara Skrubis will be graduating from UB - a milestone that wasn't guaranteed after a cancer diagnosis in 2020.
Aero Club of Buffalo scholarships
Wed, Mar 15th 2023 08:15 pm
The Aero Club of Buffalo is offering two $2,000 scholarship awards to students who are planning a career in the field of aviation:
Canisius receives $1 million gift for Urban Leadership Learning Community
Tue, Mar 14th 2023 03:25 pm
Canisius President Steve K. Stoute announced the college received a $1 million gift to support its Urban Leadership Learning Community (ULLC) from an alumnus who wishes to remain anonymous.
UB, partners awarded $2 million to study equitable grading in computer education
Tue, Mar 14th 2023 03:25 pm
Researchers from the University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have partnered with two universities to administer a collaborative $2 million grant to promote equitable and inclusive grading practices in the computing education community.
Niagara University announces new Master of Science in accounting program
Tue, Mar 14th 2023 03:20 pm
Niagara University's Holzschuh College of Business Administration is accepting applications for its new Master of Science in accounting program. The program, which will start in the fall of 2023, is designed to prepare students for successful careers in the field of accounting, offering a comprehensive curriculum that covers both traditional and contemporary accounting practices.
Orleans/Niagara BOCES celebrates LPN program graduates
Tue, Mar 14th 2023 11:30 am
At a ceremony on March 8, Orleans/Niagara BOCES celebrated the accomplishments of Ashleigh Brownlee, Arianna Chiappone, Nina D'Arcangelo, Katie Dunning, Emily Koerner, Brennen O'Connor, Tikera Ralands, Danielle Walker and Lauren Wiley. The nine adult learners graduated from the licensed practical nursing (LPN) program at the Lockport Community Education Center.
Niagara University women's studies writing awards program honors 3 students
Mon, Mar 13th 2023 02:20 pm
Three students were honored during Niagara University's annual women's studies program writing contest at a ceremony on March 9 in Dunleavy Hall on the Niagara University campus. Established in 2004, the award program recognizes students for work that examines gender, sexuality, race and other diversity-related topics.
Boosting kidney transplants in Western New York
Mon, Mar 13th 2023 12:50 pm
Of all the organs that can be transplanted, kidneys, by far, are the organ in greatest demand.
Voice actor leads public workshop at NCCC
Mon, Mar 13th 2023 12:45 pm
Veteran actor David Autovino will lead a voice acting workshop at Niagara County Community College's Arts and Media Theatre from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 21. The course is free and open to the public.
Patrick P. Lee Foundation announces new mental health scholarships at Canisius College, Daemen University
Mon, Mar 13th 2023 11:00 am
The Patrick P. Lee Foundation is partnering with Canisius College and Daemen University to address the local mental health workforce shortage by providing scholarships to students pursuing graduate level degrees in clinical mental health counseling and social work.
Students work teddy bear clinic
Mon, Mar 13th 2023 07:00 am
The health occupation technician seniors in Laura Vendryes class at Niagara Career and Technical Education Center (NCTEC) conducted a teddy bear clinic recently with the early childhood education class' preschool. The intention was to help the preschool students become more comfortable when they interact with medical professionals.
Niagara Falls Education Foundation Scholarship & Alumni Recognition Dinner
Mon, Mar 13th 2023 07:00 am
At 5 p.m. May 3, the Niagara Falls Education Foundation will hold its annual Scholarship & Alumni Recognition Dinner at Antonio's Banquet & Conference Center, 7708 Niagara Falls Blvd., Niagara Falls.
NCCC seeking film and animation submissions
Mon, Mar 13th 2023 07:00 am
Niagara County Community College is looking for filmmakers to submit their works to the NCCC Film and Animation festival, which will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at the school's Sanborn campus.
Harris discusses preliminary school budget
Sat, Mar 11th 2023 07:00 am
Both inflation and an expected increase in state aid will be factors in the process of crafting a final 2023-24 budget, said Dr. Rubie Harris, assistant superintendent for business and finance, speaking after the Grand Island Board of Education's first budget input session on Feb. 13.
Araujo named dean of UB School of Dental Medicine
Fri, Mar 10th 2023 11:35 am
Marcelo W.B. Araujo, D.D.S., Ph.D., an internationally recognized clinical researcher and epidemiologist who currently serves as chief science officer of the American Dental Association (ADA) and CEO of the ADA Science & Research Institute (ADASRI), has been appointed dean of the University at Buffalo's School of Dental Medicine.
Scotty Bowman Showcase slated for April 10
Thu, Mar 9th 2023 07:55 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the 17th Scotty Bowman Showcase will take place Monday, April 10, at KeyBank Center.
Popular Tuscarora beadwork artist to conduct classes at NACC
Thu, Mar 9th 2023 07:00 am
Master bead artist Rosemary Hill will share the history and techniques of traditional Tuscarora raised beadwork in a series of workshops this spring and summer at the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, thanks to a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts.
Gliding Stars presents 17th annual ice show, 'Skating Across Land and Sea!'
Wed, Mar 8th 2023 04:15 pm
The Gliding Stars of Western New York will present its annual ice show, "Skating Across Land and Sea!" at the Northtown Center at Amherst, 1615 Manor Drive in Williamsville. The show is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 25.
Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield hosting pancake breakfast & basket raffle
Wed, Mar 8th 2023 04:00 pm
On Sunday, March 19, the Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield will host its annual pancake breakfast and basket raffle at the American Legion Post, 6525 Ward Road, in Sanborn.

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