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Holy Ghost service-learning visits senior citizens
Thu, Apr 4th 2019 12:55 pm
As part of an ongoing service project, seventh- and eighth-grade students from Holy Ghost Lutheran School volunteered at Elderwood Assisted Living Facility.  
Spring cleaning for springers ... and dogs, too
Mon, Apr 1st 2019 04:00 pm
If your four-legged friend needs a little springtime sprucing up, next weekend Medaille College's veterinary technology students have got a great deal for you!
St. Paul Lutheran 'Breakfast with the Bunny'
Thu, Mar 28th 2019 01:45 pm
St. Paul Lutheran Church in North Tonawanda will hold its annual "Breakfast with the Bunny" from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 30. The event will take place at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 453 Old Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda.
Fashion design students help NT Goodwill Store displays stand out
Thu, Mar 28th 2019 01:40 pm
Fashion design and interior decorating students at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center had an interesting and creative shadowing opportunity for the past several months.  
Young N-W boys lax team looking for rebound year
Thu, Mar 28th 2019 01:35 pm
Over the years, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons boys lacrosse team has made deep postseason runs and been in the running for Section VI titles. 
NCCC to participate in NSF Advanced Technological Education program
Thu, Mar 28th 2019 01:20 pm
Niagara County Community College has been chosen to participate in the Mentor-Connect Project funded by the National Science Foundation's advanced technological education program. NCCC is one of only 22 community colleges nationwide to be selected to partake in the unique mentorship opportunity. 
NCTEC cosmetology students impress with creative and sophisticated styles
Thu, Mar 28th 2019 01:20 pm
Students in Jill Beatty's, Cathy Bonaccorso's and Pauline Carney's cosmetology programs at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center put on an impressive runway show recently. 
Niagara University men's hockey season comes to close in conference finals
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 10:40 am
The Niagara University men's hockey team fell in overtime, 3-2, to AIC in the championship game of the Atlantic Hockey playoffs on Saturday night in HarborCenter. Picked to finish last in the conference in the preseason poll, the Purple Eagles earned the sixth seed in the playoffs and bowled confidently through Canisius, two-time defending champion Air Force, and RIT before the Yellow Jackets scored 1:16 into the extra period to end Niagara's season.
Medaille heading to NCAA Tournament
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 10:40 am
While all eyes have been on the University at Buffalo's men's and women's hoops squads, Medaille College's women's bowling team earned the same title shot, claiming the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference title on Sunday over Mount Aloysius College in a best-of-seven championship in the Pittsburgh suburb of Beaver Falls. What's particularly noteworthy is Medaille is a Division III school, and the other programs in the tournament are Division I.
2019 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Championship selections
Mon, Mar 25th 2019 10:40 am
The NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Committee has selected the 16 teams that will participate in the 2019 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Championship.
Locals represent NFL in Silver Hoops Classic
Sun, Mar 24th 2019 01:55 am
Saturday afternoon, several local boys basketball players from Niagara Frontier League schools gathered at City Honors High School for the 2019 Silver Hoops Classic.
Niagara University 'Takes Back the Night' on April 4
Fri, Mar 22nd 2019 05:15 pm
Niagara University is inviting the community to "Take Back the Night" on Thursday, April 4, through participation in an annual event that aims to end sexual, relationship and domestic violence in all forms.
Graphic communication students take top three places at NFADA poster contest
Thu, Mar 21st 2019 01:45 pm
Niagara Career and Technical Education Center Graphic Communications teacher Karen Krull recently had a lot to be proud of. Three of her students took the top three spots for the Niagara Frontier Automobile Buffalo Auto Show Poster Contest in the BOCES Division. 
Brauer named SkillsUSA Adviser of the Year
Thu, Mar 21st 2019 01:40 pm
Congratulations was extended to Orleans/Niagara BOCES' project based engineering teacher, Scott Brauer. Brauer, who teaches at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center, was named the SkillsUSA New York Area 1 Adviser of the Year. 
N-W hoops hosts end-of-the-year banquet
Thu, Mar 21st 2019 01:30 pm
After compiling one of the best seasons in over 10 years, the Niagara-Wheatfield boys basketball team gathered for one final hoorah. 
NT visual artist honored
Thu, Mar 21st 2019 01:20 pm
The North Tonawanda City School District's Department of Fine Arts was recently proud to announce that one of its own visual artists will have a work shown at the famous Albright Knox Art Gallery. 
Klipfel honored with Girl Scout Gold Award
Thu, Mar 21st 2019 01:20 pm
Nora Klipfel, a North Tonawanda student, was recently awarded the Girl Scout Gold Award.  
Former Niagara County spokesperson Christian Peck joins Medaille team
Thu, Mar 21st 2019 12:30 pm
Christian W. Peck, who served as public information officer and chief spokesperson for Niagara County's government for the past decade, took on the newly created role at the 2,200-student college. He will become the primary contact for local non-sports media effective immediately.
Assembly passes bill to install safety cameras on school buses
Wed, Mar 20th 2019 11:25 am
New York Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Transportation Committee Chairman William Magnarelli announced the passage of a measure to install safety cameras on school buses to monitor overtaking and passing violations (A.4950A, Magnarelli).
Niagara Falls hoops dropped in state semis
Fri, Mar 15th 2019 07:20 pm
The entire 2019 playoff run for the Niagara Falls Wolverines boys basketball team the narrative has been that the big shot always goes down. Friday evening, that was not the case, as the Wolverines were defeated by West Genesee in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association semifinals, 59-57.
Morinello announces Italian-American Scholarship opportunities
Fri, Mar 15th 2019 06:00 pm
Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello announced the Conference of Italian-American State Legislators will once again offer four scholarship opportunities (two academic and two athletic) at this year's Italian-American Day on June 3. The four scholarships will be for $3,000 each and are available to residents of the 145th Assembly District who are current college students or high school seniors entering college.
N-W student hosting event for cause at Wurlitzer Building
Thu, Mar 14th 2019 12:00 pm
From 6-9 p.m. on March 22, Maghrak and her team will host the evening at Events at Wurlitzer, 908 Niagara Falls Blvd. Included at the event will be wine and chocolate samples, live music by Queen City Lights, hors d'oeuvres, basket raffles, vendors, a cash bar and giveaways. 
Holycross announces candidacy for NT School Board
Thu, Mar 14th 2019 12:00 pm
Collin Holycross has formally announced his candidacy for the North Tonawanda School Board.
NCTEC scholarship winners
Thu, Mar 14th 2019 10:00 am
Congratulations were extended to Jake DuMond and Colton Whitlock in the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center's auto technology program.
Local Orleans/Niagara BOCES students take home multiple awards at SkillsUSA competition
Thu, Mar 14th 2019 10:00 am
Thirty-one students from the Orleans and Niagara Career and Technical Education Centers placed in the top-three at the Regional SkillsUSA competition held at Alfred State University.
US News ranks UB graduate programs among nation's best
Tue, Mar 12th 2019 10:25 am
Graduate programs across the University at Buffalo were named among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report in its 2020 Best Graduate Schools rankings released Tuesday.
2019 National Girl Scout Week & Girl Scouts' 107th birthday
Mon, Mar 11th 2019 01:45 pm
National Girl Scout Week Sunday, March 10, to Saturday, March 16, is a time to celebrate Girl Scouts as groundbreakers, big thinkers and role models. March 12 marks Girl Scouts' birthday and, at 107 years strong, Girl Scouts continues to offer the best year-round all-girl, girl-led leadership development experience for girls in the world.
Lew-Port's season ends at Far West Regional
Sat, Mar 9th 2019 05:00 pm
It had been the best season in 41 years for the Lewiston-Porter Lancers boys basketball team, but, Saturday, the squad ran into a juggernaut in undefeated Pittsford-Mendon of Section VI. The Lancers historic season came to a close with an 87-55 loss in the Far West Regionals.
NT's Roberts takes prize in Kids Safe Online poster contest
Thu, Mar 7th 2019 12:50 pm
Meredith Roberts, a student at the North Tonawanda Intermediate School, recently received word that she was one of the winners of the New York State Information Security Office's "Kids Safe Online" poster contest.   
Higgins invites high school students to submit artwork for Congressional Art Competition
Wed, Mar 6th 2019 05:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins is inviting local high school students to participate in the annual Congressional Art Competition. All artwork submitted from students in Higgins' district will be featured in a public gallery in Western New York and available for viewing online. The winning piece will be displayed in the tunnel to the U.S. Capitol.
Special Olympics New York, more than 50 schools to 'Spread the Word' for inclusion
Wed, Mar 6th 2019 04:55 pm
Special Olympics New York, in partnership with more than 50 schools across the state, today kicked off the annual "Spread the Word" campaign, a month of events and activities that promote inclusion in schools and communities around the globe.
Harborcenter announces 2019-20 tournament schedule
Tue, Mar 5th 2019 01:50 pm
The 2019-20 Harborcenter Hockey Tournament Schedule has been announced. The upcoming season's schedule will feature 25 individual tournaments, serving both boys and girls from ages 6 to 18.
Are you interested in running for school board?
Mon, Mar 4th 2019 03:45 pm
If you have ever considered running for a school board, now is an excellent time to explore the position and process. This year, the Lewiston-Porter Central School District will hold elections to fill three board positions, each holding a three-year term.
M&T Bank, Buffalo Bills launch 11th annual 'Touchdown for Teachers' contest
Mon, Mar 4th 2019 03:35 pm
M&T Bank and the Buffalo Bills have announced their 11th annual "Touchdown for Teachers" program, which recognizes local educators for their outstanding contributions to their students, schools and communities. Peers, family, friends and students can now submit nominations for deserving educators in the Western New York area.
Scott, Gayle lead Lew-Port to first Sect. VI title since 1978
Sat, Mar 2nd 2019 09:40 pm
It's been 41 years since the Lewiston-Porter Lancers boys basketball team has won a Section VI championship. Saturday night, the Lancers could party like it's 1978, as the team defeated Amherst, 51-40, in the Section VI Class A2 title game.
Gymnasts compete in Nickel City Classic
Thu, Feb 28th 2019 12:50 pm
The Level 3 Niagara team from Gleason's School of Gymnastics participated in the Nickel City Classic in Orchard Park, on Feb. 10.The team achieved third place overall.
McDougald brothers place at state tournament
Thu, Feb 28th 2019 12:45 pm
This past weekend, five Niagara-Wheatfield wrestlers competed at the 57th annual New York State Public High School Athletic Association Intersectional Wrestling Champions in Albany.
Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District pre-kindergarten program
Thu, Feb 28th 2019 12:25 pm
The New York State Education Department has awarded the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District an annualized grant for pre-kindergarten, initiated in February.
UB to propel nurses into leadership roles through new certificate program
Wed, Feb 27th 2019 04:50 pm
To increase the number of nurses in leadership and management positions, the University at Buffalo School of Nursing has launched the advanced certificate in nursing leadership in partnership with the UB School of Management.
Career expo set for March 27 at Niagara University
Tue, Feb 26th 2019 02:30 pm
Niagara University is hosting a Career Expo from 1-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, in the upper level of the university's Gallagher Center.
 

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