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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.
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.

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