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Niagara University presenting summer STEM camps for children
Mon, Apr 23rd 2018 12:50 pm
Niagara University's College of Education is once again offering summer camps intended to engage young people in the practical application of science, technology, engineering and math.
Ostapenko Center for Ethics in Medicine and Healthcare coming to Niagara University
Wed, Apr 18th 2018 05:10 pm
A new center at Niagara University will investigate ethical issues related to health care and medicine facing local and global communities.
Niagara County seeks youth for summer jobs
Tue, Apr 17th 2018 03:45 pm
Niagara County youth looking for jobs are being urged to consider applying for work through Niagara County Employment & Training, E&T Director Donald Jablonski said Tuesday morning. He explained the county anticipates filling approximately 150 openings.
Western New York high school students invited to create videos showcasing evolving relationship between technology, humans
Fri, Apr 13th 2018 05:15 pm
The challenge, "Machine Vs. Mankind," strives to engage high schoolers to take a close look at how technology is changing their world and encourage them to think how their futures will be structured vastly directly than today with the growing dependencies of technology in our everyday lives.
Christian Academy celebrates 25th year
Fri, Apr 13th 2018 03:25 pm
Christian Academy recently announced the celebration of its 25th year of operation. The event will include a public open house and basket raffle from noon-3 p.m. on Saturday, April 21. More than 100 baskets, including many gift cards, a 28-inch Samsung TV, silver necklace and items from several area businesses, will be available. Admission is free.
Digital guitar tech shreds to victory in UB entrepreneurship competition
Thu, Apr 12th 2018 12:35 pm
A team of electrical engineering and MBA students took first place on Tuesday in the University at Buffalo's Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition (Panasci TEC) for a technology that integrates digital sound effects directly into guitars.
Higgins: $3.1M for UB project examining use of mobile produce markets to improve health in underserved communities
Thu, Apr 5th 2018 05:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins announced a five-year, $3.1 million federal grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for a project led by University at Buffalo department of community health and health behavior assistant professor Dr. Lucia Leone to expand access to fresh food in underserved communities through mobile produce markets.
Youth Month at Greater Niagara FCU
Mon, Apr 2nd 2018 02:05 pm
Every child dreams about their future. Many of those dreams will require money to come true. How does one help the children in their life achieve such dreams? One way is to help them learn "The Science of Saving."
Scout seeks supplies to help Family & Children's Service of Niagara
Mon, Apr 2nd 2018 12:40 pm
Andrew Brown of Troop 855 announces his Eagle Scout project and seeks the community's help. The beneficiary of his project will be Family & Children's Service of Niagara, a local nonprofit organization that provides a wide range of human services for the community.
Girl Scouts celebrate National Volunteer Month
Fri, Mar 30th 2018 02:00 pm
April 1-30 is National Volunteer Month. Girl Scouts of Western New York is leading the way by celebrating all the volunteers who inspire and help build girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. April 22 is especially important, as girls celebrate National Girl Scout Leader's Day.
Ostapenko Center youth event popular with participants
Fri, Mar 30th 2018 01:45 pm
On March 22, the Rose Bente Lee Ostapenko Center for Race, Equality, and Mission hosted the Youth, Race, and Equality Conference.
Buffalo readies for first-ever blockchain 'buildathon'
Mon, Mar 26th 2018 04:35 pm
Chances are you're familiar with Bitcoin. But how much do you know about blockchain, the technology behind the headline-grabbing cryptocurrency?
NU Lions Club sees sharp increase in students willing to participate
Sat, Mar 24th 2018 07:00 am
For Niagara University students interested in helping others, the college's NU Lions Club is the perfect outlet.
A Niagara University student coordinating a Disney conference? Hakuna matata!
Tue, Mar 20th 2018 12:55 pm
The answer last week was Lindsay Yates, a Niagara University senior from Gasport who coordinated the Disney Institute's training seminar in Niagara Falls through an internship with the Niagara Global Tourism Institute.
Public invited to NCCC student showcase
Mon, Mar 19th 2018 12:30 pm
"The Holocaust: Restitution and Recovery of Stolen Art," "A Bug's Life," "India-Japan Relations" and "Grocery Store Gardening" are just a few of the projects to be featured in the student showcase hosted by Niagara County Community College. The event is part of the college's spring open house and will take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday on the college's Sanborn campus (main gymnasium, H Building). The showcase is open to the public.
Higgins invites high school students to participate in Congressional Art Competition
Fri, Mar 16th 2018 08:30 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins is issuing a call for art to local high school students interested in participating in the annual Congressional Art Competition.
Morinello announces Italian-American Scholarship opportunities
Thu, Mar 15th 2018 03:40 pm
Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello announced the New York Conference of Italian American State Legislators is accepting applications for its annual college scholarship contest. The conference will award four $3,000 scholarships to future and current college students. Two of these will be awarded for academic achievements while two will be awarded for athletic achievements.
Artpark invites fairy house creations for competition at annual Fairy House Festival
Thu, Mar 15th 2018 03:40 pm
Artpark & Company is seeking artists, schools, groups and families to create fairy houses for display and competition at the eighth annual Fairy House Festival. The event returns as part of the Summer Solstice Celebration on June 16.
Study: RIA scientist shares breakthrough discovery in neurotransmission
Thu, Mar 15th 2018 03:30 pm
Samir Haj-Dahmane, Ph.D., senior research scientist at the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions, has discovered how certain neurotransmitters are transported and reach their targets in the brain, which could lead to new drug therapies to help anxiety and other negative brain functions.
Niagara University camp to help children get ready for kindergarten
Tue, Mar 13th 2018 04:15 pm
Niagara University is once again offering a summer camp designed specifically for young children entering kindergarten in September.
Just short: Niagara-Wheatfield falls in state championship
Sun, Mar 11th 2018 04:50 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons hockey team has been through it all this season. Coming off the previous season where they didn't make the sectional final; a middle of the season where they weren't playing their best hockey; a historic end of the season run; and the tragic loss of a classmate mixed into four months was just tidbits of what the Falcons went through. After the tragedy in the community, the team uplifted many Wheatfield spirits with a run to the New York state large schools championship. Unfortunately, good things come to an end, and on Sunday evening, the Falcons were defeated by the No. 1 team in New York state, the Victor Blue Devils, 5-1.
HS Basketball: Niagara Falls upset in Far West Regional
Sat, Mar 10th 2018 11:40 pm
It was a season many believed could be "the year" for the Niagara Falls Wolverines basketball team. The team compiled one of their best seasons in recent history and hopes were high. The hopes and dreams of the state tournament are now let to be "what if's?" The Wolverines were defeated by the McQuaid Knights, 65-57, in the Far West Regional game at Buffalo State.
HS Hockey: Falcons cruise to state title game
Sat, Mar 10th 2018 12:55 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield community has been down in the dumps the last few days, but Saturday morning, the Falcons hockey team gave some joy to those hurting. The Falcons defeated the North Rockland Raiders in the New York state semifinals, 4-0.
'Win it for Ziggy': Niagara-Wheatfield hockey ready for state tournament
Fri, Mar 9th 2018 10:25 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield hockey team is playing some of their best hockey at the right time. Winners of six straight, the Falcons are looking to make a push for their first state championship in school history.
Quartet of seniors help Niagara Falls basketball to regionals
Thu, Mar 8th 2018 01:20 pm
The Niagara Falls High School basketball program has a rich history of winning and is always held to high expectations. In the 2017-18 season, they won the Niagara Frontier League and their 20th Section VI title dating back to the old Niagara Falls High School on Pine Avenue, but this year seniors Quran Dubois, Syquan Ralands, Tazaun Rose and Marquise Miller want more than just another sectional title: they want the states.
Niagara-Wheatfield HS holds basketball game for Bald for Bucks
Tue, Mar 6th 2018 11:30 pm
Tuesday night a couple thousand people gathered at the Niagara-Wheatfield gym for a basketball game between the Niagara-Wheatfield faculty and the Buffalo Sabres Alumni. The evening was more than a fun pickup game, though, as proceeds from the game benefitted the Bald for Bucks association in honor of the late James Campbell, who passed away in August due to cancer.
M&T Bank, Buffalo Bills kick off 10th annual 'Touchdown for Teachers' to honor outstanding educators
Mon, Mar 5th 2018 03:05 pm
For 10 consecutive years, M&T Bank and the Buffalo Bills have teamed up to honor local educators for their extraordinary service to their schools and communities with the annual "Touchdown for Teachers" program.
NU offering free activities, developmental, literacy & vision screenings for children
Mon, Mar 5th 2018 01:25 pm
Back by popular demand, Niagara University is offering a spring-themed edition of "Books, Balls and Blocks," a children's educational program that also presents opportunities for early childhood, literacy and vision screenings.
3-peat: Niagara Falls wins 20th sectional title in school history
Sat, Mar 3rd 2018 07:20 pm
There are few schools who have a storied basketball program like the Niagara Falls Wolverines. On Saturday afternoon, the Wolverines added to that history, defeating the Williamsville North Spartans, 61-42, to win their third consecutive Section VI Class AA title.
2 North Tonawanda students named top youth volunteers
Fri, Mar 2nd 2018 06:35 pm
North Tonawanda sisters, Bailey and Shelby Walter, were recently recognized by the New York State Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. The awards are a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. The awards are in their 23rd year and conducted by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals. Honorees were judged on criteria including personal initiative, effort, impact and personal growth.
HS Hoops: Niagara Falls survives scare from Jamestown in semifinals
Thu, Mar 1st 2018 10:00 pm
The Niagara Falls Wolverines came into the Section VI Class AA playoffs as the favorite to win it all. On Thursday night, they were put to the test late, but survived a fight from the No. 4 seed Jamestown Red Raiders, winning 48-39.
Girls HS Hoops: Falcons suffer season-ending loss to Jamestown
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 10:40 pm
Of all times for the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons offense to get cold, the last place coach Gary Jackson wanted it to be was in the Section VI playoffs. Unfortunately, for the Falcons, points were hard to come by and they were defeated by the Jamestown Red Raiders, 48-39.
UB to offer advanced graduate certificate in public health beginning this fall
Tue, Feb 27th 2018 09:35 am
An advanced graduate certificate in public health will be offered at the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) beginning in the fall of 2018.
Summer of '69, LEC donate to Lew-Port students
Sat, Feb 24th 2018 07:00 am
The Lewiston Event Center was the site, Saturday night, for a fundraiser to benefit the Lewiston-Porter High School Summer of '69 Music Scholarship. The event featured a performance by the Summer of '69 All-Star Band with special routines by Lewiston-Porter High School students.
HS Hoops: Book leads North Tonawanda past West Seneca East
Fri, Feb 23rd 2018 10:00 pm
Trevor Book has been the anchor of the North Tonawanda Lumberjacks offense all season. Friday night versus West Seneca East he showed how he can take over a game at any time. The Lumberjacks defeated the Trojans, 59-43, in the Section VI Class A-1 quarterfinals.
Section VI hockey holds annual presser at KeyBank Center
Fri, Feb 23rd 2018 02:00 pm
On Friday morning, eight Section VI hockey teams came together for an annual press conference. The conference was held to present the eight teams playing in the girls, small schools, large schools and private schools championships.
HS Hoops: Niagara-Wheatfield falls to Frontier in opening round of sectionals
Wed, Feb 21st 2018 10:35 pm
It's been the story all year for the Niagara-Wheatfield basketball team. The team competes and keeps the game close, but the opposition goes on a second half run to pull away. The story lived on Wednesday night and ended Niagara-Wheatfield's season, as the Frontier Falcons used a big 39-15 second half to pull away N-W.
Buffalo: Students create their vision for UB GRoW Home's next move
Wed, Feb 21st 2018 09:10 pm
The University at Buffalo's award-winning GRoW Home will soon need a change of address form. That's because the 1,100-square-foot, ultra-efficient dwelling will be relocated from its current spot on UB's South Campus to a more prominent, and permanent, location next to the Solar Strand on the university's North Campus.
On the brink: The inspirational story of Dante Moultrie
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 02:40 pm
The 2017-18 North Tonawanda Lumberjacks boys basketball team came into this year off one of their best seasons in program history. Coming off a sectional title, there were some unknowns as to how the team would perform this season. New faces surrounded the varsity squad, including 10th-grader Dante Moultrie.
HS Hoops: North Tonawanda survives test from Grand Island
Wed, Feb 14th 2018 10:05 pm
Wednesday night, the North Tonawanda Lumberjacks faced the Grand Island Vikings in the Niagara Frontier League's third place crossover game. The Lumberjacks got off to a hot start, but the Vikings continued to push their way back, falling just short. North Tonawanda defeated Grand Island, 59-53, in front of a loud Vikings crowd.

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