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Historic Bethlehem Steel plant turns to inferno
Wed, Nov 23rd 2016 02:00 pm
It was not just another weekday morning for the residents of Bethlehem Park, as they woke up to see a massive black cloud covering the sky. It happened to be coming from their neighboring steel plant, now known as Steel Works Industrial Park.
Black Friday: The dark side of the holiday season
Wed, Nov 23rd 2016 02:00 pm
Every year on Thanksgiving, stores all around the U.S. open for the biggest shopping day of the year. On Black Friday, people flock to stores around their area for special offers by retailers. It is noted as the first day of traditional Christmas shopping, because the prices and deals are exceptional this time of year.
Christmas: What would it be without holiday eats & treats?
Wed, Nov 23rd 2016 02:00 pm
What better way to end the year than with Christmas cheer? Food is the one essential variable that brings people together during the holiday season.
The story behind a once well-known Niagara Falls Boulevard landmark
Wed, Nov 23rd 2016 01:30 pm
Before both Melvin and Elton were even born, their parents, Edwin and Lily DeVantier, opened the stand in front of their house at 2761 Niagara Falls Blvd.
Obstacles of theater profession showcased on 'Stage Door'
Wed, Nov 23rd 2016 01:00 pm
As a young girl, Rachael Buchanan had an inner passion for the stage. Never was there a defining moment that particularly sparked Buchanan's interest in acting, but an underlying feeling from within that she just couldn't ignore.
'Spelling' is 'Resplendent': A Glimpse at Niagara University's production of 'The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee'
Wed, Nov 23rd 2016 01:00 pm
Niagara University has produced many grand musicals in the past. In a typical production, the set is elaborate, the costumes are heavily decorated, and numerous actors are present onstage.
The Stock Car Boys: Racing to be top new thing
Wed, Nov 23rd 2016 01:00 pm
If you live in Western New York, chances are you probably haven't heard of the local, alternative band The Stock Car Boys. There isn't anything wrong with that, as the band is relatively new and has a small following, but the band is gaining a following nonetheless.
Niagara University's Alliance provides 'Safe Place' for LGBT+ youth
Wed, Nov 23rd 2016 12:00 pm
Niagara University's Alliance has an annual program called "Awesome People Say Awesome Things," or APSAT, that encourages students to get involved with a community they might not necessarily have previously been in.
The fine act of balancing college sports
Wed, Nov 23rd 2016 12:00 pm
College can be heavily stressful. The workload given each week is massive, homework and exams are tremendously difficult, not to mention trying to balance all of this and a social life. Take into consideration juggling a sport.
Julia Casolo strives for greatness in her collegiate swimming career
Wed, Nov 23rd 2016 11:00 am
"This season I've been trying to remind myself during practice of the immense happiness I felt after winning MAACs my sophomore year. Keeping this feeling in my head helps remind me of what I'm working so hard towards," Julia Casolo said after finishing off a challenging afternoon practice.
Purple Eagles open strong
Wed, Nov 23rd 2016 08:00 am
On Friday, Nov. 11, the Niagara University women's basketball team opened up their season with a home opener against St. Bonaventure.
Trumpism has won over America ... but what is Trumpism?
Wed, Nov 23rd 2016 08:00 am
This presidential election had an outcome many did not expect, in this election the 70-year-old billionaire known for his phrase "You're fired" that lost three of out three debates, has no political background or experience to qualify him to be president won the presidency.
Purple Eagles look to soar on & off basketball court as they look to future
Wed, Nov 23rd 2016 07:00 am
The Gallagher Center on the campus of Niagara University has seen its share of great college basketball since its opening in 1949.
NFP High School Game of the Week: Bennett ruins Starpoint's undefeated record to claim Section VI A title
Sat, Nov 5th 2016 02:40 pm
Inside a stadium built to hold more than 70,000 people, the Bennett Tigers defeated the Starpoint Spartans, 28-13, in front of a much smaller crowd at New Era Field, home of the Buffalo Bills.
NFP High School Game of the Week: Turnovers doom NT Lumberjacks in loss to Bennett
Sat, Oct 29th 2016 05:10 pm
On a cold night at Robert E. Rich All High Stadium, the North Tonawanda Lumberjacks were defeated by the Bennett Tigers, 44-23.
NFP High School Game of the Week: North Tonawanda survives in a playoff thriller versus Iroquois
Sat, Oct 22nd 2016 06:00 pm
On a cold, damp Friday night at George Vetter Stadium in North Tonawanda, the Lumberjacks survived a fight from the Iroquois Chiefs, defeating them 20-16.
NFP High School Game of the Week: Niagara Falls heads into playoffs strong after defeating Orchard Park
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 11:35 pm
In front of a packed house celebrating Senior Day at Niagara Falls High School, the Wolverines defeated the Orchard Park Quakers, 26-23, on Saturday.
NFP's High School Game of the Week: Cheektowaga shows dominance in win over Lew-Port
Sat, Oct 8th 2016 11:15 am
In front of a loud crowd celebrating senior night, the Cheektowaga Warriors defeated the Lewiston-Porter Lancers, 62-0, under the lights at Lew-Port on Friday night.
NFP's High School Game of the Week: Niagara Falls spoils Niagara-Wheatfield's homecoming
Sat, Oct 1st 2016 06:10 pm
In front of a large away crowd, the Niagara Falls Wolverines spoiled the Falcons' homecoming festivities with a 28-0 win over rival Niagara-Wheatfield at Terry Harvey Field on Saturday.
NFP's High School Game of the Week: Clarence outlasts Niagara Falls, 26-16
Sat, Sep 24th 2016 04:30 pm
In front of a large Cataract City crowd on Saturday, the Clarence Red Devils defeated the Niagara Falls Wolverines in the latter's homecoming game, 26-16.
Relay For Life held at Niagara University
Thu, May 12th 2016 03:15 pm
On Friday, April 29, Alpha Sigma Alpha Zeta Chi Chapter at Niagara University attended the Relay For Life event at the Kiernan Center.
Four ways to stay motivated while transitioning into a healthier lifestyle
Tue, May 3rd 2016 04:05 pm
Health and fitness are essential in everyone's daily routine. However, many individuals have trouble sticking to such lifestyle choices.
A good start for Niagara women's soccer
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 04:15 pm
On April 10, Niagara University women's soccer team launched its spring season against St. John Fisher. After finishing in fourth in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference last season, much was expected from the Purple Eagles.
A great golfing opportunity for Niagara University students
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 04:05 pm
Niagara University introduced the club golf team to campus in the spring of 2015. It became the 18th club sport at the university.
Houston, we have a problem
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 02:55 pm
All across the Houston area has faced more than a foot of rain since Monday morning, with flooding low-lying areas all across the region.
Niagara University student athletes prepare for 'Life After Sports'
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 02:35 pm
Niagara University's student-athletes came together in the Gallagher Center gym for the "Life After Sports" event on Friday, April 15.
Take Back The Night leaves a lasting impact on Niagara University students
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 02:15 pm
On April 7, over 400 students at Niagara University joined together in support for Take Back the Night, a national movement whose goal is to create safe communities and respectful relationships through awareness events and initiatives.
The struggles of graduating seniors ... by a graduating senior
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 02:00 pm
As graduation nears for college seniors, the stress starts to weigh on their shoulders. Not only do they have papers and finals, but now they have to do something with the degree they are about to receive.
Bia, the Perico Princess, came from the 'hood' to make her way to Hollywood
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 01:40 pm
On Aug. 16, 1991, the talented female rapper Bianca Landrau was born. The 24-year-old goes by the name of Bia, or the Perico Princess. So far, she has worked with T.I., The Clipse, Big Sean and Pharrell Williams.
Feel the local music: Meet Optic Oppression
Sun, Apr 24th 2016 01:20 pm
Optic Oppression is a Buffalo-based electronic rock group.
Meet Sesame Street's New Afghan character: Zari
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 06:15 pm
Remember watching Sesame Street when you were a kid? Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Elmo and many other characters made the show a huge success, and make it one of the most-watched children's shows in the world. Now there's a new resident on "Sesame Street," and she's promoting women's rights in Afghanistan.
Truly amazing places in Saigon tourists must visit
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 06:00 pm
Saigon, currently named and still also referred to as Ho Chi Minh City, is the largest city of Vietnam in terms of population size and level of urbanization, as well as the economic leader and one of the important cultural and education centers.
Special Olympics games held at Niagara University
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 05:15 pm
On Saturday, April 16, Niagara University held its yearly Special Olympics. This was a time for athletes to come and show off their basketball skills to family, friends and supporters.
College: More than a classroom education
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 12:30 pm
College. It is supposed to be the most wonderful time of young adults' lives. A time to be crazy and let loose and have fun.
College class registration: A horror story
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 12:05 pm
One night every semester, college students all over the country prepare themselves, and their sanity, to take on registration. You don't just pick classes, you fight for them.
Niagara University's Clet Dining Hall undergoing multimillion-dollar expansion
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 12:00 pm
Niagara University has recently begun work on an $8 million expansion and renovation of Clet Dining Hall, the main dining hall for students on campus.
Carmine's: A little slice of family
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 09:35 am
A new Italian restaurant has opened in Niagara Falls. Located at 1701 Pine Ave., Carmine's offers hearty and homemade Italian meals. That selection was too good to pass up on a recent snowy night.
Tech Wars bridges education and recreation
Fri, Jan 15th 2016 09:25 am
Many high school and middle school students wonder how the material learned in many of their classes can be applied to the real world. Several technology teachers found the answer 20 years ago with a unique event called "Tech Wars."
Heart, Love and Soul has needs, meets needs during holidays
Fri, Nov 13th 2015 07:35 pm
This holiday season, hundreds of families in the Niagara Falls area will look to Heart, Love and Soul Food Pantry to help make their seasonal gatherings joyous.
Savory Scoops takes on Lewiston Peach Festival
Sat, Oct 3rd 2015 03:35 pm
The weekend of Sept. 11 was a busy one in Lewiston. The annual Peach Festival brought peach lovers from Western New York up to Niagara County to celebrate this beloved event.
 

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