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Can You Help: Fundraiser for Mason FOREVER Foundation
Mon, May 16th 2022 01:45 pm
My name is Lucia Sanchez. I am a senior at Lewiston-Porter High School and captain of the girls varsity lacrosse team. The girls lacrosse team is proud to be organizing a 5K race to support the Mason FOREVER Foundation. The event is scheduled for June 2 at 6:30 p.m. at Artpark State Park.
Former NFP intern Courtney Corbetta finds her voice
Fri, May 6th 2022 11:40 am
If there is one lesson Lewiston native Courtney Corbetta has learned in her professional career, it's to amplify your voice for yourself and your community.
Niagara University receives $10 million gift from Jeff & Mary Helen Holzschuh
Wed, May 4th 2022 06:15 pm
Niagara University announced that Jeff and Mary Helen Holzschuh have pledged a gift of $10 million to the university. In recognition of the gift, the university will rename the college of business to the Holzschuh College of Business Administration. With this generous gift, Jeff and Mary Helen become the largest benefactors in the history of the university.
Get ready for a 'STEAMsational' event Saturday at the Niagara Power Vista
Tue, May 3rd 2022 04:35 pm
Know a youngster interested in science and technology? Make a visit to the New York Power Authority's free "STEAM Ahead Career Fair" Saturday, May 7, and learn about robots, space, glowing rocks, buried artifacts, the skilled trades, computer programming and more - all at the Niagara Power Vista.
Mount St. Mary Academy student awarded US Figure Skating award
Fri, Apr 29th 2022 01:15 pm
Mia Quarantillo, a senior at Mount St. Mary Academy, was awarded the Graduating Seniors Bronze Award by the U.S. Figure Skating Association. Quarantillo competes for the Niagara University Figure Skating Club, a competitive club in which the members travel and compete individually.
NYAPT calls on drivers to stop for school buses during Operation Safe Stop Day
Mon, Apr 25th 2022 03:20 pm
The New York Association for Pupil Transportation (NYAPT) - a statewide organization dedicated to the support, development and representation of professionals responsible for the safe and efficient transportation of school children - is supporting Operation Safe Stop Day. The annual public awareness event promotes school bus safety and educates the public about the dangers of illegally passing a stopped school bus when its red lights are flashing.
Buffalo State partners with National Grid to offer tech camp to high school students
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 10:40 am
Buffalo State College, in partnership with National Grid, is offering a free technology camp for local high school students July 18-29 on campus.
Diversity, equity and inclusion platform wins UB entrepreneurship competition
Fri, Apr 22nd 2022 10:00 am
A platform that promotes diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts within institutions by empowering instructors and participants through guided social discussion took first place April 20 at the University at Buffalo's Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition (Panasci TEC).
NCCC hosts student showcase during spring open house
Thu, Apr 14th 2022 07:45 pm
Niagara County Community College will host a student showcase from 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21. This event gives students an opportunity to display and explain a project connected to a classroom experience under the guidance of a faculty mentor. Students present their work as either a poster project, table project, art exhibition, or performance.
Greenhouse greens
Wed, Apr 13th 2022 01:10 pm
Thanks to the talents of the conservation students taught by Paul Dewey, at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center, fresh greens are on the menu. In the conservation program, participants have been growing vegetables, herbs and flowers in their new greenhouse.
DiNapoli: State needs to do more for growing mental health crisis in schools
Mon, Apr 11th 2022 02:45 pm
Too many of New York school districts' mental health teams are understaffed, with too few available services and inconsistent and limited oversight of mental health education for students, an audit by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli found.
Tops helps JDRF in 52nd anniversary year with annual campaign
Fri, Apr 8th 2022 10:10 am
Tops Friendly Markets is once again partnering with JDRF (formerly known as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) as it embarks on a 52nd year to find a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D).
Niagara County Youth Bureau accepting applications for summer food service program
Wed, Apr 6th 2022 06:50 pm
The Niagara County Youth Bureau will return as a sponsor for the 2022 summer food service program (SFSP). This program ensures that children who are economically disadvantaged continue to receive nutritious meals during summer vacation. Meals are comparable to the national school breakfast and national school lunch programs throughout the school year.
UB players 'Sack Hunger,' team with Price Rite Marketplace to aid local food pantry
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 02:55 pm
Price Rite Marketplace and the University at Buffalo football program once again teamed up to fight against food insecurity through the annual "Sack Hunger" campaign.
$50 million available to increase student access to mental health services
Fri, Apr 1st 2022 10:05 am
Gov. Kathy Hochul recently announced up to $50 million in available funding for school districts to improve student access to mental health resources and assist students who have experienced trauma that has impacted their education. A request for proposals has been issued by the New York State Office of Mental Health, who will administer the program.
Higgins: $1.5 million in federal funding for Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Fri, Mar 25th 2022 02:00 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins - co-chair of the House cancer caucus - joined Roswell Park CEO Dr. Candace Johnson to announce $1.5 million in federal funding awarded to Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Casseri addresses Lewiston-Porter Middle School incident
Fri, Mar 25th 2022 11:00 am
The Tribune/Sentinel had a sit down meeting with Casseri to discuss his and the district's reactions to the incident, and what steps are being taken to address the matter.
UB to lead $7.5 million project to improve computer chip reliability and security via revolutionary testing advancements
Mon, Mar 21st 2022 10:00 am
The University at Buffalo has been selected by the Department of Defense (DoD) to lead a $7.5 million project to develop new concepts for precision testing of important qualities of semiconductor chips.
What's the prevailing opinion on social media? Look at the flocks, says UB researcher
Wed, Mar 16th 2022 02:05 pm
A University at Buffalo communication researcher has developed a framework for measuring the slippery concept of social media public opinion.
Artpark teaming with BPO for 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert'
Mon, Mar 14th 2022 01:55 pm
The "Harry Potter Film Concert Series" returns to the Artpark Mainstage Theater with "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert," the third film in the "Harry Potter" series. On July 9, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is performing this magical score live while the entire film plays in high-definition on a 40-foot screen.
Averting targeted school violence the focus of upcoming school safety seminar
Fri, Mar 4th 2022 12:40 pm
Educators, parents and other professionals are invited to attend the 18th annual Safe Schools Initiative Seminar to discuss multidisciplinary approaches to quickly identify, assess and intervene with students exhibiting concerning or threatening behaviors.
Castellani Art Museum is celebrating powerful women in art
Thu, Mar 3rd 2022 10:15 am
In honor of Women's History Month, the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University will open two exhibitions on Saturday, March 19: "Dorothy Gillespie: Works from the Radford University Collection," and "Iron Butterfly & Gates to Times Square: The Chryssa and Nicholas Krushenick Portfolios."
Greater Niagara Ballet Company auditioning for spring show
Wed, Mar 2nd 2022 04:35 pm
The Greater Niagara Ballet Company will hold auditions for its spring performance, "Scenes of Spring," on Sunday, March 13. Auditions begin at 10 a.m. for dancers ages 7-11, and 11 a.m. for dancers ages 12 to adult. More information about auditions can be found at greaterniagaraballetcompany.org.
ECDOH shares update to school masking requirements & new CDC community guidance
Mon, Feb 28th 2022 12:35 pm
Following Gov. Kathy Hochul's announcement on Sunday related to mask requirements in New York state schools, as of Wednesday, March 2, students and school staff will not be required to wear masks in school settings.
Steve Stoute named 25th president of Canisius College
Fri, Feb 25th 2022 02:00 pm
The Canisius College board of trustees on Friday announced Steve K. Stoute, J.D., vice president for strategic initiatives and chief of staff at DePaul University in Chicago, was named the institution's 25th president. He will begin his tenure on July 1.
Security & law enforcement teacher celebrates successful grads
Fri, Feb 25th 2022 12:00 pm
Many teachers in the career and technical education programs at Orleans/Niagara BOCES fondly look back at the students who have graced their classrooms and gone on to be success stories.
UB's medical school implements anti-racism as a core principle of its curriculum
Thu, Feb 24th 2022 07:00 pm
A new medical curriculum with anti-racism at its core is being designed and implemented at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo.
Niagara County Department of Health offers children incentives at upcoming #VaxForKids clinics
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 05:45 pm
The Niagara County Department of Health continues to promote coronavirus vaccination for all eligible individuals, with vaccination of children ages 5 and older a top priority.
D'Youville College becomes D'Youville University
Fri, Feb 18th 2022 01:10 pm
D'Youville President Lorrie A. Clemo, Ph.D., and the board of trustees on Friday announced an extraordinary milestone in the 113-year-old history of the institution. D'Youville has been granted university status by the New York State Board of Regents and is now designated as D'Youville University. Touro College and Utica College were also approved for university designation.
Niagara University receives $400,000 grant to grow & strengthen nursing workforce in Western New York
Wed, Feb 16th 2022 02:50 pm
Niagara University has received a $400,000 grant from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation that will support the critical profession of nursing through innovation in education, funded research, and community partnerships to advance public health in the City of Niagara Falls, in Niagara County, and throughout Western New York.
GIHS students share musical experience with School Board
Sat, Feb 12th 2022 07:00 am
In February 2020, a month before the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a nationwide lockdown and months of virtual education, Grand Island High School presented the musical "Beauty and the Beast." None of the performers or their teachers had any idea that it would be two years before another musical would be produced at the high school.
Lew-Port Community Education opens Feb. 14
Fri, Feb 11th 2022 11:00 am
As we move along into 2022, good things continue to happen throughout the River Region and beyond. We are moving ahead on COVID-19, the masks are off (hopefully for good), and a number of neat things are on the horizon - the approach of spring, the thoughts of nicer weather, and a whole slew of exciting things to look forward to this summer.
Canisius College: ABEC professors receive grant from ASPCA
Fri, Feb 4th 2022 01:25 pm
Malini Suchak, Ph.D., along with Christy Hoffman, Ph.D., as a collaborator, received a $12,280 grant from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) to improve the lives of cats surrendered to shelters. Suchak and Hoffman are associate professors of animal behavior, ecology and conservation (ABEC).
D'Youville College to welcome Sam Rapoport as commencement keynote speaker
Wed, Feb 2nd 2022 01:15 pm
Wednesday, on National Girls & Women in Sports Day, D'Youville College announced Sam Rapoport - the National Football League's senior director for diversity, equity and inclusion - as its 2022 commencement keynote speaker. Rapoport will address the graduates and their families at the ceremony to be held Saturday, May 14.
UB researcher recruiting for Buffalo study on concussion in kids and teens
Tue, Feb 1st 2022 01:25 pm
A University at Buffalo concussion researcher is recruiting children and teens ages 8-17 for a study examining the effects of sports-related concussion in youths.
White House recognizes UB School of Law for addressing housing and eviction crises
Mon, Jan 31st 2022 10:10 am
The University at Buffalo School of Law won recognition from the White House and Department of Justice for taking "immediate action to increase housing stability and access to justice" in Erie County during a remote ceremony from the White House on Friday.
Gear up for spring semester with these educational tools
Tue, Jan 18th 2022 11:10 am
The spring semester represents the academic home stretch, that time of the school year when students can see the finish line. But that doesn't mean they should coast their way to the end of the year. Be sure that they're properly equipped to put in their best effort.
Educational Conference Board recommends universal school meals program in New York
Wed, Jan 12th 2022 01:35 pm
The New York State Educational Conference Board, a consortium of seven statewide educational organizations, is calling on lawmakers to launch a statewide universal school meals program.
Hochul announces plan to address truck & bus driver shortage
Wed, Jan 12th 2022 01:35 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday announced a plan to help address a "critical shortage" of truck and bus drivers by "significantly expanding the availability of road tests for commercial driver license (CDL) applicants.
Students offer vocal greetings to area residents
Mon, Jan 3rd 2022 01:15 pm
The Wilson High School vocal ensemble spent a day performing at area assisted living facilities.
 

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