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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.
Small Business Development Center offering free workshops
Thu, Jul 5th 2018 04:00 pm
The Niagara Small Business Development Center will present free workshops this summer aimed at individuals who are planning, work in, or own a small business.  Information provided in the sessions is geared towards assisting with starting, operating, or enhancing a small business. 
Niagara University graduate students present research at cybersecurity conference
Tue, Jul 3rd 2018 05:35 pm
Two Niagara University graduate students presented their research at the 13th annual Symposium on Information Assurance, which was held June 5-6 at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany.
Niagara University Repertory Theatre presents free children's theater at NU & Artpark
Fri, Jun 29th 2018 07:00 am
This summer, Niagara University Theatre's 40-year tradition of entertaining children and families with its N.U.R.T. storytelling troupe continues.
And on his farm he had a ... 'Click, Clack, Moo'
Thu, Jun 28th 2018 08:25 pm
From July 19-28, Niagara University Theatre will continue its mission to present engaging, delightful theater for young audiences productions with "Click, Clack, Moo," presented by The Friends of Niagara University Theatre.
BOCES legal studies program first year proves successful
Thu, Jun 28th 2018 05:00 pm
The Niagara Career and Technical Education Center rolled out the legal studies program this past school year to expand upon the very successful security and law enforcement program that is offered at both the Niagara and Orleans Career and Technical Education Centers.
Niagara Catholic set to close doors; other districts would welcome students
Wed, Jun 27th 2018 09:35 pm
Wednesday evening, parents, students and staff received the official word that Niagara Catholic Junior and Senior High School would close for good during an emergency parents meeting.
Leadership program with Ret. Gen. Tommy Franks announces Lewiston student as participant
Tue, Jun 26th 2018 10:15 am
Four Star Leadership with General Tommy Franks has announced Katherine Terryberry, 16, of Lewiston, as one of 67 students worldwide to be selected to participate in this year's leadership program, July 8-13 in Edmond, Oklahoma.
Mount St. Mary High School names new principal
Sat, Jun 23rd 2018 01:00 pm
Mount St. Mary Academy has named Katherine M. Spillman, M.Ed., its new principal.
Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School slates 7th annual 5K run/walk
Fri, Jun 22nd 2018 08:00 pm
The seventh annual Niagara Catholic 5K Run/Walk is set for Saturday, July 14. The official start time is set for 10 a.m., with packet pickup and walk-up registration beginning at 8:30 a.m.
PHOTOS: Niagara-Wheatfield HS graduates Class of 2018
Thu, Jun 21st 2018 09:10 pm
Thursday night, Niagara-Wheatfield High School graduated its class of 2018 at Artpark in Lewiston. Below is a list of this year's senior class.
NTHS class of '58 celebrating 60-year reunion
Thu, Jun 21st 2018 05:30 pm
The North Tonawanda class of 1958 is notifying all classmates of the 60th reunion gathering at Gratwick Hose Banquet Hall, 6110 Ward Road, at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 13.
West Street Elementary reveals Community Rock Garden
Thu, Jun 21st 2018 05:00 pm
On June 7, the students at Niagara-Wheatfield's West Street Elementary School showed off their new rock garden at the entrance of the school.
National travel youth football comes to Niagara County
Thu, Jun 21st 2018 05:00 pm
Cataract Youth Football and Cheer announced that registration for their 2018 campaign is now open and one can register (securely) online at or in person from 10 a.m. to noon and 2 - 3:30 p.m., Saturday, June 23 and Saturday, July 7 at Cataract's home field, 4455 Porter Road, Niagara Falls. Players and guests should enter the athletic complex from the Pine Avenue entrance.

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