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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.
Niagara-Wheatfield spring athletes honored with postseason awards
Thu, Jun 21st 2018 05:00 pm
Recently, several Niagara-Wheatfield athletes were honored for their play during the spring season. The following is a list of award winners by sport.
N-WHS sophomore Cole Janowsky breaks powerlifting record
Thu, Jun 21st 2018 05:00 pm
If there was any example of what hard work and dedication can do, Cole Janowsky is it. Cole competed in the 2018 WNY Powerlifting Championship for the first time and wowed the crowd as he broke the current junior 13-15 year old category record.
N-W girls volleyball player wins Junior Beach National Qualifier
Thu, Jun 21st 2018 05:00 pm
Kelsey Tylec, 14, an eighth-grader at Edward Town Middle School, and Cassie Thayse, 14, a ninth-grader at Penfield High School, participated in the 14-and-under division of the Junior Beach National Qualifier at Charlotte Beach on June 17 in Rochester.
UB School of Law partners with state for pro bono appeals program
Mon, Jun 18th 2018 04:50 pm
The University at Buffalo School of Law's Clinical Legal Education Program has partnered with the New York Bar Foundation and the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)'s Committee on Courts of Appellate Jurisdiction to host the pro bono appeals program for the Fourth Judicial Department.
Brake wins 2018 Women's Porter Cup
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 06:50 pm
People have said, "If you fail, try, try again." For Zoe-Beth Brake, that's exactly what she did. There have been six Women's Porter Cups and Brake has played in all of them. Friday evening at Niagara Falls Country Club, Brake, an Ohio State University graduate, finally reached the top and won the WPC.
Culinary arts students help fund scholarships
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 05:00 pm
The generous culinary arts students at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center recently donated $500 to the Niagara PAL (Police Athletic League) Association. 
Four CTE students bring home Superintendent Scholarships
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 05:00 pm
Every year Dr. Clark Godshall, Orleans/Niagara BOCES District superintendent, awards four $500 scholarships to graduating seniors from the Career and Technical Education Centers.
Niagara County Central Rotary 2018 scholarship recipients
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 04:45 pm
The Niagara County Central Rotary annually awards scholarships to students at Niagara-Wheatfield, Starpoint, and Wilson high schools.
Errick Road Elementary School Falcon Force has soaring year
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 04:45 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield's Errick Road Elementary School began the 2017-18 school year by implementing a new school-wide framework for developing positive behavior called PBIS. PBIS stands for positive behavior interventions and support. PBIS is a statewide-recognized system geared toward teaching students proper behavior, and then rewards students and classes that demonstrate those desired behaviors.
BOCES celebrates practical nursing graduates
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 04:45 pm
Recently, 16 students who graduated from the Orleans/Niagara BOCES practical nursing program were honored. Successful completion of the program entitles the graduates to apply to take the New York State Licensing Exam. 
Edward Town student helping those in need
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 04:45 pm
Mariah Rice, a seventh-grader at Edward Town Middle School, has grown up being a helping hand to those in need. Along with her family, Rice has helped plant vegetables for a community garden and has participated in multiple holiday food drives and school supply drives. It doesn't end there. She also helped with an oil change event to provide free oil changes to those in need.
Frascatore named dean of Niagara University's College of Business Administration
Thu, Jun 14th 2018 10:40 am
Dr. Mark Frascatore has been named dean of Niagara University's College of Business Administration, effective June 4.
Girl Scouts of WNY announces Shavon Scive as 2018 Gold Award Girl Scout
Fri, Jun 8th 2018 07:00 am
Girl Scouts of Western New York recently announced Shavon Scive of North Tonawanda, as a 2018 Gold Award Girl Scout. Scive's project was titled Spreading Awareness Of Childhood Anxiety Disorders and Selective Mutism. Selective mutism is the inability for a child to communicate in social or school settings due to anxiety, but are able to speak where they feel comfortable.
Niagara-Wheatfield student-athletes sign to play in college
Thu, Jun 7th 2018 04:50 pm
On Thursday, Niagara-Wheatfield High School hosted their second college signing day of the year. Several student-athletes who made their college decision following the February signing were honored by N-W Athletic Director Matt McKenna. In all, five students signed in front of their peers, while one student was absent.
Women's Porter Cup returns to NFCC for 6th year
Thu, Jun 7th 2018 04:10 pm
Everyone in Lewiston knows about the prestigious Porter Cup and the excitement it brings to the area. Coming June 13-15, the fun begins as the sixth Women's Porter Cup will begin play.
Niagara University's community garage sale program raises $1,800 for campus ministry
Tue, Jun 5th 2018 05:45 pm
Niagara University's "2 Good 2 Toss" community garage sale program raised nearly $1,800 this year for student outreach programs - while also keeping hundreds of reusable items out of landfills.
Grant program funds summer travel research for Three Niagara University students
Tue, Jun 5th 2018 12:45 pm
Nicholas Atallah plans to debate the chronology of the Cold War through information gathered in part from a summer trip to the National Archives in Washington, D.C. Sophia Smith will compare baby boomers to millennials on both sides of the Canadian-American border. Jacobe Wendell recently returned from a conference in Boston that will contribute to his analysis of the creation and implementation of artificial intelligence.
Jacobs announces passage of law to protect school children from predators, abuse
Tue, Jun 5th 2018 12:45 pm
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs has announced passage of a law he co-sponsored that will provide greater protections for children by making it a criminal offense for a teacher or school employee to have a sexual relationship with a student under the age of 21.
Revitalized Niagara Power get first home win
Mon, Jun 4th 2018 05:20 pm
After a two-year hiatus, the Niagara Power pulled off an 8-3 win against the Genesee Rapids at their home opener on Saturday, June 2. Starting pitcher Conrad Voss had seven strikeouts during the game, which remained tied 1-1 from the top of the third inning until the bottom of the sixth. That's when the Power scored five runs and finished off the victory.
WNY students challenged to put hands & minds to good work this summer
Sat, Jun 2nd 2018 07:00 am
Summer 2018 is all about sun, sand and STEM!
Niagara-Wheatfield softball halted in sectional final
Tue, May 29th 2018 10:20 pm
On Tuesday evening, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons strolled into Williamsville East High School with one thing on their mind: winning a Class AA Section VI title. Unfortunately, the Falcons were halted by No. 5 Lancaster, as the Legends defeated N-W, 7-5.
UB, Buffalo Museum of Science to offer live exhibit of dance & song on how microorganisms impact body
Tue, May 29th 2018 03:45 pm
The University at Buffalo and the Buffalo Museum of Science have partnered to offer a live dance installation that explores the human microbiome and its impact on health, mood and love.
UB scientists receive funding for Great Lakes pollution research
Tue, May 29th 2018 11:15 am
How can public officials improve decision-making related to beach closures, and identify sources of bacterial pollution in Lake Erie?
Summer camps in Medina, Sanborn
Tue, May 29th 2018 11:15 am
Niagara Frontier Industry Education Council and Orleans/Niagara BOCES are teaming up this summer to offer a learning experience for students entering fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grade. Both the Medina and Sanborn Career and technical education centers will offer a variety of three daylong camps running from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Belter brothers making name for themselves at Niagara-Wheatfield
Fri, May 25th 2018 01:30 pm
Brothers - they fight together, cry together, live together and have each other's backs. For Zack, Tyler and Evan Belter, they do all of that and keep each other on the correct path while playing hockey and lacrosse for the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons.
HS Baseball: Niagara-Wheatfield offense halted in semifinals
Fri, May 25th 2018 01:20 am
Baseball is a weird game where one day you can manage 10 runs as a team and the next day you get shutout. For the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons, they came into their Section VI Class AA semifinal battle versus No. 7 Williamsville North red-hot, winning their last nine games. Unfortunately, good things come to an end and the No. 3 Falcons were defeated by the Spartans, 3-2.
Niagara Falls rally comes up short versus Orchard Park
Tue, May 22nd 2018 09:35 pm
The Niagara Falls Wolverines baseball team rallied three times to tie up their quarterfinal playoff game versus Orchard Park, but in the end, it wasn't enough to get past the Quakers. The Wolverines were defeated by the Quakers, 5-4, in nine innings in the Section VI Class AA quarterfinals.
Niagara-Wheatfield softball survives sectional test from Frontier
Tue, May 22nd 2018 07:00 am
When it comes to the postseason in high school sports, the motto everyone lives by is survive and advance. On Monday evening, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons softball team did exactly that. The No. 3 seeded Falcons defeated the No. 6 seeded Frontier Falcons, 2-1, in the quarterfinals of the Class AA Section VI playoffs.
Girl Scouts of WNY: Camille Chambless as 2018 Gold Award Girl Scout
Fri, May 18th 2018 09:05 pm
Girl Scouts of Western New York has announced Camille Chambless of Buffalo as a 2018 Gold Award Girl Scout. Chambless' project, "The Give and Take Closet," provides donated clothes to those in need. The closet is run two to three days a week at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church.

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