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Niagara University celebrates Vincentian charism & those who exemplify it
Mon, Oct 2nd 2023 11:00 am
As part of its celebration of Vincentian Heritage Week, Niagara University recognized four individuals who exemplify the charity and mission of its patron, St. Vincent de Paul, at its annual convocation, held in the Alumni Chapel on Sept. 28.
Lew-Port Community Education covering all bases, offering more than 100 classes & 40 new topics
Fri, Sep 29th 2023 11:00 am
Lewiston-Porter's Community Education program for fall 2023 is now underway. With more than 100 class offerings, including 40 new topics, residents from throughout the county and beyond are invited to partake, learn and enjoy.
Niagara Falls City School District superintendent leads national initiative to champion health in schools
Mon, Sep 25th 2023 05:30 pm
Mark Laurrie, superintendent of Niagara Falls City School District, is working with the American Heart Association, a global force for healthier lives for all, and nine other superintendents from across the country to improve the health and well-being of students, families and educators nationwide.
UB to offer free dental care to WNY vets in honor of Veterans Day
Tue, Sep 19th 2023 12:20 pm
The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine will present its eighth annual "Dentistry Smiles for Veterans" on Nov. 11, an initiative dedicated to honoring veterans.
Greater Niagara Ballet Company to host auditions for 'The Nutcracker'
Fri, Sep 8th 2023 07:00 am
The Greater Niagara Ballet Company's "The Nutcracker" is returning Dec. 8-9 to the Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center. The family-friendly holiday show features local dancers, guest artists and character performers.
NCSO: Keeping our children safe as new school year begins
Fri, Sep 1st 2023 11:05 am
A new school year is about to begin, and many preparations are undertaken by parents across Niagara County. Many are out purchasing the latest in backpacks or new clothes to start the year out.
'School's Open, Drive Carefully': A life-saving message for 77 years
Thu, Aug 31st 2023 08:00 pm
AAA Western and Central New York, along with law enforcement, has kicked off its annual "School's Open, Drive Carefully" campaign as back-to-school season gets underway. With school buses back on the roads, commuters should give themselves extra time and be prepared for bus traffic. Motorists should also be cognizant of less-experienced students drivers returning to high school and college.
As schools reopen, New York Association for Pupil Transportation reminds drivers of dangers of passing a stopped school bus
Tue, Aug 29th 2023 04:20 pm
The New York Association for Pupil Transportation (NYAPT) is reminding drivers to be extra careful this year as school districts begin to reopen across the state. NYAPT is also alerting parents and caregivers that there could be disruptions to school transportation this year, as school districts continue to face an unprecedented shortage in school bus drivers driven by the ongoing demand for workers across the state.
D'Youville University kicks off fall semester by giving back to 12 WNY-based organizations
Mon, Aug 28th 2023 03:55 pm
Today, D'Youville University began its 2023 fall semester. In doing so, the school welcomed more than 300 new students (noting prepandemic enrollment numbers) to campus through a refreshed five-day orientation model.
2023 Mason FOREVER Foundation scholarship winners announced
Mon, Aug 21st 2023 10:15 am
The Mason FOREVER Foundation has announced its scholarship winners for 2023:
Falls church teaches youths Bible and cooking lessons
Fri, Aug 18th 2023 11:35 am
Colonial Heights Free Methodist Church has reached out to youths this summer with two special programs: Vacation Bible School (VBS) - and cooking.
'4 U 2 Learn' at Lewiston Public Library
Fri, Aug 18th 2023 11:20 am
Artist Susan Geissler recently gifted a pair of custom-built "alphabet blocks" to the Children's Room at the Lewiston Public Library. As viewers circle the blocks, the message "4 U 2 Learn" can be viewed.
Back to school and back online: Catholic Charities mental health counselors share tips for parents & caregivers
Mon, Aug 14th 2023 03:30 pm
According to a U.S. surgeon general's advisory issued earlier this year, there are increasing concerns about the impact of social media, both positively and negatively, on youth mental health. With the start of a new school year weeks away, the mental health counselors at Catholic Charities of Buffalo are sharing tips for caregivers to help keep their children and teens safe online.
Lewiston Police Department to host informational meeting on Explorers program
Fri, Aug 11th 2023 09:00 am
As a new school year approaches, the Lewiston Police Department announced it would host an informational meeting on plans for the Police Explorer Post for 2023-24.
Consumer alert: NYS DCP provides targeted back-to-school tips for parents & children
Tue, Aug 8th 2023 11:35 am
For this week's "Tuesday's Tips," the New York Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection is providing targeted scam prevention and shopping tips for adults and children ahead of the new school year.
Orleans/Niagara BOCES skilled trades programs connect students with employers
Mon, Aug 7th 2023 10:00 am
Helping local employers connect with new skilled tradespeople is an important goal for the Orleans/Niagara BOCES adult skilled trades programs.
Carnegie Art Center to host 3-day summer art camp for children and families
Thu, Aug 3rd 2023 07:25 am
The Carnegie Art Center will host a summer art camp, Aug. 24-26, geared toward children ages 8-12 years old.
With her first R01, junior faculty member at UB is exploring what drives drug resistance in prostate cancer
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 05:45 pm
Remi Adelaiye-Ogala, Ph.D., knows that choosing a career in science requires a thick skin. An assistant professor of medicine in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, Adelaiye-Ogala is familiar with the ups and downs of competing for grants and peer review, not to mention the uncertainties of microscopic worlds that don't yield their secrets easily.
Consumer alert: As students head to campus, NYS DCP offers tips to avoid roommate, rental & moving scams
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 10:20 am
For this week's "Tuesday's Tips," the New York Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection is providing tips to help avoid roommate, rental and moving scams.
3 Niagara University students awarded Merani Scholarships
Mon, Jul 24th 2023 01:00 pm
Incoming freshmen Valentina Krajacic and Eoin Potwin, and Niagara University junior Gabriella Cole, are the 2023 recipients of the university's Merani Scholarship, a collaboration between Niagara and the Merani Hotel Group to provide opportunities for high-level experiential learning in the hospitality industry. The students will receive an annual scholarship of $7,500 and paid rotating internships at Merani properties.
Hochul announces site for New York State Police Basic School Auxiliary Academy
Wed, Jul 19th 2023 08:40 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Cazenovia College was selected as the site that the New York State Police will lease for its new State Police Auxiliary Academy.
DiMino's Lewiston Tops awards scholarships
Tue, Jul 11th 2023 12:35 pm
The annual DiMino's Lewiston Tops Scholarship dinner was held on June 27 at the Niagara Falls Country Club. Owner Anthony DiMino and store manager John DiMino presented the awards.
First Niagara University 3+3 pre-law student admitted to University at Buffalo School of Law
Mon, Jul 10th 2023 04:15 pm
This fall, Caleigh Castlevetere will be the first student from the Niagara University pre-law advisement program's 3+3 pathway to begin her graduate studies at the University at Buffalo School of Law.
Niagara University's Kids 'n Arts Camp begins July 10
Thu, Jun 29th 2023 10:50 pm
Registration is now open for Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University's Kids 'n Arts Camp, a unique art and theater-fused five-week program entering its 19th year. Camp is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, July 10 to Aug. 11. Participants ages 5-12 can attend one or more weeks of camp. Child care is available before and after camp hours.
Higgins, Niagara University announce plans for science research lab on Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus
Wed, Jun 28th 2023 03:15 pm
Niagara University will open a science research lab on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus this summer, thanks to $750,000 in funding secured through the office of Congressman Brian Higgins.
AFL/CIO Niagara/Orleans Central Labor Council awards scholarships
Mon, Jun 26th 2023 01:50 pm
The board of the AFL/CIO Niagara/Orleans Central Labor Council has announced its scholarship winners following the 39th annual scholarship presentation.
Federal government: $1.7 billion to help put better, cleaner buses on roads across country
Mon, Jun 26th 2023 01:45 pm
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced 130 awards totaling nearly $1.7 billion from President Joe Biden's "Bipartisan Infrastructure Law" for transit projects in 46 states and territories.
Learn2QuitNY text program ideal for quitting smoking during summer months
Fri, Jun 23rd 2023 07:00 am
Help in today's technological world can start with a simple text. For those looking to quit use of commercial tobacco or vape products, daily text reminders can provide focus amidst busy schedules.
St. Joe's students finish strong at state race
Tue, Jun 20th 2023 09:40 am
The St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute's sailing team raced to a second-place finish at the New York State High School Championship races, hosted by the Chautauqua Lake Community Sailing Foundation at the Chautauqua Lake Sailing Club, on May 21.
Castellani Art Museum celebrates its summer exhibitions with reception
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 07:20 pm
Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University (CAM) will celebrate its featured summer exhibitions, "Northward: Niagara River Views, Knowing Land, and Shaping Nature," with a reception from 4:30-7:30 p.m. June 15.
NYSSBA statement on school violence prevention
Fri, Jun 9th 2023 09:20 am
Tuesday's shooting that killed two people celebrating a high school graduation in Richmond, Virginia, including a young woman who had just received her diploma, underscores the relentless heartache felt by students, parents and educators who now face a constant potential for once-unthinkable acts of gun violence.
Canisius College reveals new logo during Alumni Weekend
Mon, Jun 5th 2023 03:05 pm
In a historic moment during Alumni Weekend, members of the Canisius family were treated to the first glimpse of the institution's new logo. Nearly 200 alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends erupted in applause when President Steve Stoute unveiled the new logo at Saturday night's "Celebrating Canisius" event.
Explore & More Children's Museum: Free admission to Buffalo 3rd-grade graduates & families
Mon, Jun 5th 2023 10:30 am
The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum announces a summer-long initiative wherein Buffalo-area third-grade graduates and their families can receive free admission to the museum.
Lew-Port Business Academy holds graduation exercises
Fri, Jun 2nd 2023 09:20 am
The Lewiston-Porter High School Academy of Business and Finance held its 11th annual graduation ceremony this week on the campus grounds.
Excelsior Scholarship open for new applicants for 2023-24 academic year
Tue, May 23rd 2023 02:55 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the application for the Excelsior Scholarship for new applicants for the 2023-24 academic year is now open.
Castellani Art Museum announces summer programs and exhibitions
Wed, May 17th 2023 02:05 pm
Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University is thrilled to announce its summer events and exhibitions, including "Kids 'n Arts" summer camp.
Election 2023: New York state school groups pleased with voting results
Wed, May 17th 2023 10:20 am
New York voters approved 98.5% of proposed school district budgets on Tuesday, May 16, according to preliminary results compiled by the New York State School Boards Association.
CAM: New Niagara University student-curated exhibition showcases works of local potter
Tue, May 9th 2023 12:10 pm
Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University has a new student-curated exhibition, "Shaping Nature," by Buffalo-based Japanese potter Junko McGee that explores the relationship between nature and artistry, on view through Oct. 29. "Shaping Nature" is McGee's first solo exhibition, curated by Niagara University's exhibiting cultures class, led by senior lecturer and CAM Curator of Folk Arts Edward Y. Millar.
3 NCCC students recognized for outstanding achievements
Mon, May 8th 2023 09:40 am
Niagara County Community College students Alexander Minnehan, Meredith Preve and Regan Lytle recently earned awards for their unique contributions in the areas of academics, civic leadership and athletics. The awardees were recognized by local and state leadership including NCCC President William J. Murabito, New York State Sen. Rob Ortt, and State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor John B. King Jr.
Peach Queen prom dress giveaway a success
Fri, May 5th 2023 10:00 am
On Sunday, April 30, the Niagara County Peach Queen Program held a free prom dress giveaway at You & Me Boutique in the Village of Lewiston.

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