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Rotary awards scholarship to Lew-Port grad
Mon, Aug 27th 2018 02:25 pm
The Rotary Club of Lewiston and Niagara-on-the-Lake held its last picnic meeting of the summer at the home of President John Cich on Aug. 22. At that time, the club awarded a scholarship to graduating Lewiston-Porter High School student Natalie Smith.
Obey 'rules of the road' when it comes to school bus safety
Mon, Aug 27th 2018 02:25 pm
As summer winds down, children across Erie County are heading back to school and the yellow school buses once again dot our roadways.
KeyBank: Make sure budget basics are part of college-bound checklist
Mon, Aug 27th 2018 02:25 pm
All across the country, college students and their families are running through the start of semester checklist:
AAA driver programs offer advice for young drivers
Sat, Aug 18th 2018 07:00 am
With summer wrapping up and students heading back to high school and college, now is the time to ensure their safety on the roads.
Local graduates basic training in Texas
Thu, Aug 16th 2018 05:10 pm
U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman First Class Anthony F. Zelinsky graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Adams recognized for academic success
Thu, Aug 16th 2018 05:00 pm
Recently, Alec Adams, of North Tonawanda, was honored by the National Society of High School Scholars. Adams, a senior at Canisius High School, was recognized as one of the top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment. The announcement was made by NSHSS Founder and Chairman Claes Nobel, a senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prize.
Girl Scouts launches new series of programs in cybersecurity, eco-camping, robotics, college prep, space science
Wed, Aug 15th 2018 04:45 pm
Girl Scouts of Western New York is releasing a host of new programs just in time for the fall and back to school season. With a new series of programs in cybersecurity, eco-camping, robotics, college prep and space science, there is no shortage of all-girl, girl-led adventures for girls in the fall.
Niagara Catholic to hold private alumni sale of school memorabilia
Wed, Aug 15th 2018 12:00 pm
Memorabilia from Niagara Catholic High School, including trophies, portraits, banners and clothing, will be sold at a private sale for alumni, former staff, and family at the school, 520 66th St., on Thursday Aug. 23.The event will run from 4 to 7 p.m., and all items will be sold for cash on a first-come, first-served basis.
NCCC, UB sign articulation agreement to earn pharmacy degree
Wed, Aug 15th 2018 12:00 pm
Niagara County Community College and the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences have signed an articulation agreement that will provide students the opportunity to earn a doctor of pharmacy degree in a streamlined process with the easy transfer of credits from NCCC to UB.
Lew-Port Academy to host summer fundraiser
Sat, Aug 11th 2018 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter High School Academy of International Business and Finance invites all to discover more about the its offerings during a summer fundraiser from 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, on the grounds of the Youngstown Yacht Club.
Porter Empty Return celebrates 5 years in River Region
Sat, Aug 11th 2018 07:00 am
This summer, Ransomville's Porter Empty Return is celebrating five years of serving communities from Lewiston to Olcott, and all areas around and between.
Farewell, Niagara Catholic
Fri, Aug 10th 2018 06:45 pm
On Thursday, former Niagara Catholic students, teachers, administrators, board members, friends and family gathered at Antonio's to reminisce and say farewell to the high school, which is now closed. Those in attendance shared stories, laughs, and even some sad moments as they dined together in the Falls.
Niagara University set to build new veterans lounge in DePaul Hall
Fri, Aug 10th 2018 05:00 pm
Already recognized among the country's top 10 small private schools for American military veterans and their families, Niagara University will make major upgrades to its veterans lounge to better serve the needs of veteran students on campus.
Hospice: Annual scholarship awardees announced
Thu, Aug 9th 2018 03:30 pm
The Hospice and Palliative Care Group, Niagara Hospice, Kalos Health and Liberty Home Care scholarship committee awarded nine $1,000 scholarships to employee children in recognition of their academic achievements and ability to make a difference in the community.
Starpoint HS holds active shooter drill
Thu, Aug 9th 2018 02:50 pm
Last Wednesday, Starpoint High School held an active shooter training drill.
N-W CO '78 member looking to change sport cleat industry
Thu, Aug 9th 2018 02:25 pm
James Portese's experiences as a professional athlete gave him the knowledge for his next endeavor - a cleat to reduce injuries of young and professional athletes alike.
Open house for NCCC Future Leaders Liberty Partnerships Program
Thu, Aug 2nd 2018 02:30 pm
Niagara County Community College sponsored a new initiative this summer to empower girls as part of the Future Leaders Liberty Partnerships Program. Becoming Wonder Woman focuses on supporting students with life and social skills, mentoring, leadership, service learning, community service, wellness, and social and emotional development.
N-W volleyball player finishes top 10 at national event
Thu, Aug 2nd 2018 02:00 pm
Kelsey Tylec, 14, and a freshman at Niagara-Wheatfield High School; and Cassie Thayse, 14, freshman at Penfield High School, participated in the 14 and under division of the USAV Junior Beach Volleyball National Championships in Siesta Key, Florida, from July 24-26.
Girl Scouts of Western New York launches new 'Girl Scout Difference Campaign'
Wed, Aug 1st 2018 01:15 pm
The "Girl Scout Difference Campaign" unleashes the power of the G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader) and states Girl Scouts is the best leadership development experience for girls in the world - one that is designed with, by and for girls. This special Girl Scout awareness and recruitment campaign runs from Aug. 1 through Nov. 30 in Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Orleans and Wyoming counties.
Niagara University early childhood development community programs cited for excellence
Fri, Jul 27th 2018 07:00 am
The Niagara County Early Child Care Quality Improvement Project (QIP), an initiative launched by Niagara University in 2010 to enhance early childhood development, was cited for excellence in a comprehensive study released July 16 that assessed the needs of early childhood education in Western New York.
Security and law enforcement student receives scholarships to pursue career
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 05:30 pm
Claudia Wrate, a student in the security and law enforcement program at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center received a scholarship at closing ceremonies recently
Culinary arts student receives ServSafe Certification
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 05:30 pm
Reanna Hewitt, a recent Niagara-Wheatfield graduate, completed the culinary arts program at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center. 
Champions: Nitro win West Seneca softball tourney
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 05:00 pm
On July 1, the Wheatfield Nitro 16-and-under softball team defeated the WNY Sting to win the West Seneca Magic tournament. The team recorded a 7-1 record throughout the tournament, which included 16 different teams.
NCCC appoints Hesch as soccer coach
Thu, Jul 26th 2018 05:00 pm
David Hesch has been appointed interim, part-time head coach of both the mens and womens soccer programs at Niagara County Community College for the 2018 season.
Lewiston Community Lions present pair of scholarships
Tue, Jul 24th 2018 03:35 pm
The Lewiston Community Lions recently awarded high school scholarships to Abby Cullen of Lewiston-porter, pictured with President Sheila Zuhlke, and Kelsey Lachowski, a member of Tuscarora Indian Reservation shown with Turtle Clan Chief Leo Henry.
Borowicz represents GI in 60th Porter Cup
Mon, Jul 23rd 2018 01:10 pm
This past week, Kevin Borowicz, a Grand Island High School alum, played in the 60th annual Porter Cup at Niagara Falls Country Club.
Walsh wins 60th Porter Cup
Mon, Jul 23rd 2018 11:45 am
On Saturday, Thomas Walsh, an Atlantic Coast Conference champion from the University of Virginia, won the 60th annual Porter Cup at Niagara Falls Country Club.
Orleans/Niagara BOCES implements Workforce Training Center in NF
Fri, Jul 20th 2018 02:00 pm
The staff of Orleans/Niagara BOCES is once again taking steps to help members of the community find employment.
Niagara-Wheatfield classes of 1972 & 73 reunion
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 05:00 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield High School Classes of 1972 and 1973 will hold a combined class reunion at Jack's Grill and Banquet at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11.
Niagara-Wheatfield HS football schedule released
Thu, Jul 19th 2018 01:00 pm
Recently, Niagara-Wheatfield High School released their upcoming football schedule.
Zonta Club of Grand Island awards 5 scholarships
Sat, Jul 14th 2018 07:00 am
The Zonta Club of Grand Island awarded five scholarships at its annual scholarship awards dinner held on June 26 at the Buffalo Launch Club.
Wheatfield Family Dentistry says thanks
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 05:40 pm
Wheatfield Family Dentistry would like to thank everyone who attended its open house event on Thursday, June 28.
Join NCCC Alumni Association for Superhero Night with the Buffalo Bisons
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 05:40 pm
The Niagara County Community College Alumni Association is hosting Superhero Night with the Buffalo Bisons at 6:05 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11.
CSI team takes bronze at the National SkillsUSA competition
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 05:30 pm
Congratulations go out to the CSI team of Austin Briley (Lewiston-Porter), Claudia Wrate (Starpoint) and Kasey Taylor (Wilson).  The security and law enforcement students took third place at the National SkillsUSA competition held in Louisville, Kentucky.
GH Gains hosting 7-on-7 flag football tourney for scholarship fund
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 04:30 pm
Go Hard Gains, a new strength training group in the Niagara County area, is hosting a 7-on-7 flag football tournament to raise funds for two scholarships to be given to local seniors in the area.
Ross re-elected chairman of the NCCC board
Thu, Jul 12th 2018 11:25 am
At the June board meeting, William Ross was re-elected for a second term as the chairman of the Niagara County Community College board of trustees, with Vice Chairperson Gina Virtuoso and Secretary Bonnie Sloma being re-elected into their positions as well. Vincent Sandonato was elected as financial secretary for his first term.
'Nikola Tesla's S.T.E.A.M. Birthday Party' at Hyde Park
Sat, Jul 7th 2018 07:00 am
National Grid, Niagara Falls Community Development and the Niagara Falls City School District are collaborating to bring a new, family-friendly event to the heart of Niagara Falls. From noon until 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, join these partners for a celebration of the 162nd birthday of Nikola Tesla, one of history's most brilliant, under-rated and eccentric inventors, at the Hyde Park Playground (next to 911 Robbins Drive).
Village of Lewiston Recreation Department offers large assortment of summer programs
Fri, Jul 6th 2018 03:10 pm
The Village of Lewiston Recreation Department's summer programming series recently began, with activities at the recreation center within the Red Brick Municipal Building (145 N. Fourth St.) as well as in Toohey Park (adjacent to the recreation center). The Recreation Department is offering many new programs as well as expanded summer hours. Included are sports, arts, crafts, a toddler program and health and fitness.
Early childhood education student wins NYS Senate Youth Leadership Award
Fri, Jul 6th 2018 12:00 pm
Latavia Ward, a senior from Niagara Falls, was recently honored with the New York State Senate Youth Leadership Award.
GNFCU announces 2018 scholarship winners
Fri, Jul 6th 2018 12:00 pm
Greater Niagara FCU recently awarded their 2018 scholarships to two Niagara-Wheatfield High School seniors.

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