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Lockdown at Niagara Falls High School ends - News 4

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) - Niagara Falls High School went into lockdown for about eight minutes on Thursday after a male student reported that a violent ...

Greater Niagara Ballet Company performing the Nutcracker - News 4

The Nutcracker is being performed by the Greater Niagara Ballet at Niagara Falls High School on Friday and Saturday.

Softball Welcomes Four NLI Signees  NU Purple

NIAGARA UNIV., N.Y. – Niagara University softball head coach Larry Puzan announced four players signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) during the early ...

SMITH, Raymond  Buffalo News

Smith - Raymond A., Sr. Raymond Alvin Smith, Sr. was born May 8, 1928, to the late Olivia Byrd Smith and Raymond Duval Smith of Niagara Falls, New York.

Niagara Falls High School holds open house for Niagara Catholic students  WIVB-TV News 4

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) - Students who attended Niagara Catholic Junior-Senior High School have a better idea what their fall semester might look like.

GUEST VIEW: Setting the record straight at Niagara Falls High School  Niagara Gazette

As we begin a new academic year, I want to take a moment to address concerns in the school community relative to Niagara Falls High School. I have recently ...

H.S. principal ends fast food delivery for students

Cynthia Jones transferred this summer from being the principal of an elementary school in Niagara Falls to being named principal at Niagara Falls High. One of ...

Officials describe school incident claims as false | Local News  Niagara Gazette

Niagara Falls School District officials and Falls police dismissed social media postings made on Wednesday that claiming a school principal was assaulted as ...

Niagara Falls High School students join national student walkout movement

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) -- Students sat in silence for 17 minutes in the Niagara Falls High School auditorium as the names of the 17 people killed in ...

NF Schools Plan for Students in Heat Advisory

With yet another heat advisory in the forecast, school district officials in Niagara Falls are making adjustments and even planning ahead to try to provide a ...

NFHS Class of 1958 to celebrate 60-year reunion  Niagara Frontier Publications

The Niagara Falls High School Class of 1958 reunion committee has planned a busy weekend of events in celebration of its 60-year reunion, set for Sept. 7-9.

Social media post about NFHS prompts probe | Local News  Niagara Gazette

An added police presence at Niagara Falls High School Wednesday morning prompted several calls from concerned parents to district administrators.

Award-winning teacher on tap for Niagara Falls School District speaker series  Niagara Gazette

Peter Herr, author of "10 Things We Should Teach You in High School," will kick off the Speakers Series of the Niagara Falls School District at 5:30 p.m. today in.

Niagara Catholic eyed for vocational training | Local News  Niagara Gazette

The Niagara Falls School District's top administrator is taking what he called “preliminary” steps to explore the acquisition of the former Niagara Catholic Junior ...

NFHS alumni hit the stage in 'Smokey Joe's Cafe'  Niagara Gazette

Graduates from as far back as 1985 will return to the stage at Niagara Falls High School this weekend with three performances of “Smokey Joe's Cafe.”

High schoolers, too young to remember September 11, reflect on the 2001 terrorist attacks  WKBW-TV

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WKBW) - For many Americans, it is a day we will never forget. For a whole new generation of Americans, it is a day they can't remember.

Jalen Bradberry headed to Niagara Falls | Sports  Niagara Gazette

Jalen Bradberry, a 6-foot guard, will attend Niagara Falls High School in the fall, his dad, Carlos, confirmed Wednesday morning. The move was first reported by ...

'Fiddler on the Roof' hits the stage | Night and Day  Niagara Gazette

"Fiddler on the Roof," is Thomas Vitello's 121st production for Niagara Falls High School.

VIDEO: Falls student honor Parkland victims during walkout event  Niagara Gazette

Niagara Falls High School students gathered outdoors for a short program including speaking the names of the 17 victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman ...

NFCSD announces '18 Hall class | Sports |  Niagara Gazette

The Niagara Falls City School District announced the newest class of its Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, and it includes a few very familiar names.

Police investigating fight at NFHS | Local News  Niagara Gazette

Niagara Falls police have confirmed an investigation into what's been described as a melee involving juveniles attending an after-school program at Niagara ...

Niagara Falls: one in 10 students has a child  WKBW-TV

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WKBW) - Students at Niagara Falls High School are having a real conversation about sex, or the lack of sex education if you ask high ...

Niagara Falls High School will be open on Wednesday

In addition to closing school, the break also caused low water pressure throughout the city.

Manning giving back with scholarship | Local Sports  Niagara Gazette

Returns trips to Niagara Falls are few and far between these days for Rick Manning.

Three NFHS alumni to be honored on Thursday  Niagara Gazette

Three former Niagara Falls High School students, including Latina Importing founder, Charles Marazzo, Carmelo Fortuna of Fortuna's Restaurant and Planned ...

LaSalle Educational Club to hand out scholarships | Local News  Niagara Gazette

Members of the LaSalle Educational Club will celebrated the academic success of students from Niagara Falls High School and Niagara Catholic Sr. Jr. High ...

NFHS fast food delivered multiple times a week

NIAGARA FALLS, NY - Its been one of the most commented on and shared stories on our website the past 24 hours -- the practice of parents delivering fast food ...

'Spirits with the Spirits' is coming up on Saturday at Oakwood  Niagara Gazette

There will be two new “ghosts” at the annual Spirits with the Spirits fundraiser at Oakwood Cemetery this Saturday.

Something in common: Niagara Falls and Niagara Catholic look to extend postseason runs  Buffalo News

NIAGARA FALLS – For years the only thing Niagara Falls High School and Niagara Catholic really have had in common is the fact both are located within the ...

High School Roundup: Lew-Port boys cross country grabs fourth win  Niagara Gazette

The Lewiston-Porter boys cross country team stayed undefeated on the year in its tri-meet against Niagara Falls and CSAT on Tuesday.

Harvard-bound Falls student awarded Gates Scholarship | Local News  Niagara Gazette

Patrick Singleton's mom says he was around 5 years old when he told her he wanted to go to Harvard University.

GUEST VIEW: Falls School board member Ronald Barstys' education experience  Niagara Gazette

I am a 45-year-old father of one son, Ryan, who attends Harry F. Abate Elementary and husband to Christine Barstys — a highly talented, respected, tenured, ...

Niagara Falls Mayor Issues State of the City  WGRZ-TV

Paul Dyster spoke for 49 minutes during his annual state of the city address, which was held at Niagara Falls High School.

Niagara Falls Athletic Hall of Fame induction dinner at The Como  Niagara Frontier Publications

The Niagara Falls City School District Athletic Hall of Fame induction dinner will take place at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at The Como, 2220 Pine Ave. The cost is ...

6lack, J. Cole film video at Fantasy Island, Woodlawn, old Niagara Falls HS  Buffalo News

The two rap moguls shot Pretty Little Fears around J. Coles Buffalo show in late September.

Falls police, school administrators check district buildings, dismiss idea of arming teachers  Niagara Gazette

They are tours neither Falls Schools Superintendent Mark Laurrie nor Police Superintendent Bryan DalPorto want to take.

Three Falls alumni being honored Wednesday remember high school days  Niagara Gazette

In the years since they graduated from Niagara Falls High School, one served for decades on the school board. Another went on to write a book of love letters to.

High School Roundup: Lancers headed to A-2 boys soccer championship  Niagara Gazette

Joey Zachary was in a giving mood Friday, assisting on every goal as the second-seeded Lewiston-Porter Lancers cruised into the Class A-2 boys soccer ...

Spirits with the Spirits coming up at Oakwood | Local News  Niagara Gazette

Oakwood Cemetery, 763 Portage Road, will host its second annual Spirits with the Spirits event from 5 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 6.

Niagara Falls leaders emphasize importance of School Resource Officers in light of school shooting

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) - As students across the Western New York area, go to class knowing school violence can happen anywhere, police and ...

Several Niagara Catholic events cancelled; school looking into partnership with NU  Niagara Frontier Publications

After recently closing its doors for good, Niagara Catholic High School has announced the cancellation of several school related events.

Quartet of seniors help Niagara Falls basketball to regionals  Niagara Frontier Publications

The Niagara Falls High School basketball program has a rich history of winning and is always held to high expectations. In the 2017-18 season, they won the ...

NFHS star Crumpton headed to Luxembourg | Local Sports  Niagara Gazette

The wait is over. Jermaine Crumpton is going pro. The Niagara Falls High School and Canisius College alumnus, two-time Niagara Gazette Boys Basketball ...

GNBC to hold 'Nutcracker' auditions  Niagara Frontier Publications

The Beverley Feder-directed show features local dancers, guest artists and character performers. It will be staged Dec. 7-8 at the Niagara Falls High School ...

GUEST VIEW: Niagara Falls schools capital project vote is coming up  Niagara Gazette

This month, the residents of Niagara Falls are being asked to vote on a proposition authorizing the Niagara Falls City School District to bond $55 million for ...

Theatre in the Mist gives 'A Spoonful of Sugar' with 'Disney's Mary Poppins.'  Niagara Frontier Publications

Theatre in the Mist, along with Cornerstone Community FCU, presents.

Falls native taking to role as president of the Erie County Bar Association  Niagara Gazette

BUFFALO — Her dad was a long tenured Falls City Court judge.

Michigan player bringing story of triumph to the Falls  Niagara Gazette

Austin Hatch dreamed of playing basketball for the Michigan Wolverines since he was a child. He played the game in his driveway, helping him build a strong ...

Working through poverty in Falls City School District  WBFO

Many students in the Niagara Falls City School District are dealing with poverty. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says the district works to stop.

McDougald, Robinson win state titles | Sports  Niagara Gazette

Niagara County has some of the best wrestlers in New York State, as evidenced by the results of this weekend's New York State Public High School Athletic ...

Ron Barstys Seeks Re-Election to Niagara Falls School Board

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NIAGARA PEOPLE: Falls scholarship winner loves math, science  Niagara Gazette

Jessica Evans is not sure what she's going to do with her life. But when she graduates in May with double degrees in aerospace and mechanical engineering, ...

Paretto, Neveu, & Barstys Battle for Two Open Seats in Niagara Falls School Board Race

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High School Roundup: Pitching keying NF baseball's hot start  Niagara Gazette

The Niagara Falls Wolverines are out to a hot start despite the slightly colder weather to start the 2018 season. The Wolverines have amassed six wins and 56 ...

Niagara woman is stylin' on Buffalo Avenue | Web Extra  Niagara Gazette

Courtney Martino, the owner of the new Flawless Hair Studio on Buffalo Avenue, comes from a long line of small business owners in Niagara Falls.

100 area students complete youth leadership program | Local News  Niagara Gazette

One hundred student leaders representing 12 high schools across Niagara County and Grand Island were recognized for successful completion of LYNC ...

Deluca: Leading a Falls Rotary Club revival | Opinion  Niagara Gazette

Patrick Whalen gave a much needed boost of energy to the Niagara Falls Rotary Club on Wednesday.

Pointed production: Greater Niagara Ballet Company's summer show is Saturday  Niagara Gazette

An trio of renowned ballets and an original dance will be presented by the Greater Niagara Ballet Company for its summer performance called “Balletic ...

Dyster to hold State of the City on Feb. 27  Niagara Gazette

Mayor Paul Dyster will address the public later this month in his annual State of the City address.

Falls going gold for pediatric cancer awareness | Local News  Niagara Gazette

April Robertson's fateful journey to Niagara Falls for the third annual "Golden Steps 4 Pediatric Cancer Awareness" began in 2010.

BLOTTER: Police reports for Oct. 18 | Crime  Niagara Gazette

Niagara Falls. • THEFT: Officers are looking into a theft from a car in the 100 block of 59th Street. A 56-year-old man told police that sometime between 9 p.m. ...

Falls native returns to bring joy of stage to local theater students  Buffalo News

Dennis Wilson tries to have a smile for everyone he meets. “Every morning, I get up and walk my dogs and think positive thoughts,” he said. “Everyone I encou…

Historic Memorial Medical Center webcast brings area students into operating room  Niagara Frontier Publications

Students watch a livestream webcast of robotic surgery being performed at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center in their classroom at Niagara Falls High ...

Falls native recalled as master magician | Local News  Niagara Gazette

Family and friends are gathering today to honor Brian Gillis, 71, a Niagara native who was a professional magician in Hollywood and who died July 2.

NIAGARA PEOPLE: City girl is a rodeo star  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

It's a good bet that Makayla Rubin is the only girl at Niagara Falls High School that knows how to tie a goat.

6 students honored with TNBPA scholarships  Niagara Frontier Publications

From left, Kelsey Lachowski, Callista Zayatz, Amanda Waliszewski, Santino Manzare, Teresa Buchner, and Lisa Sanders and Michael Sanders Sr. (the parents ...

BLOTTER: Police reports for Oct. 3 | Crime  Niagara Gazette

Niagara Falls. • ARREST: A Falls man was arrested on drug charges after police found him passed out at the wheel of his car in a parking lot in the 6800 block of ...

Niagara Falls HS basketball looking to stay dominant  Niagara Frontier Publications

Coach Sal Constantino addresses his team prior to Tuesday's practice. Constantino is now in his eighth year as head coach of the Niagara Falls program.

Wolverines fall in I-90 Tournament | Sports  Niagara Gazette

CHEEKTOWAGA — The Niagara Falls High School boys basketball team had its wheels turning in the snow Saturday evening as the Wolverines could not keep ...

Letters led the way to leniency in Cowart case  Niagara Gazette

BUFFALO — He has talked the talk and walked the walk when it's come to his handling of public corruption cases.

Wellness by collaboration | Lifestyles  Niagara Gazette

Jim Scaringi likes to quote Thomas Edison who once said: “The doctor of the future will give no medication but will instruct his patient in the care of the human.

Water main break in Niagara Falls still not fixed  WGRZ-TV

A water main break reported on Sunday in Niagara Falls is still causing problems for some residents.

'Beauty and the Beast' opens today | Local News  Niagara Gazette

Theatre in the Mist will present Disney's "Beauty and the Beast," opening today and running through Nov. 4 at Niagara Falls High School.

Locals have strong showing at Section VI championships  Niagara Gazette

Lauren McGrath was bitter a year ago when she fell 50 points shy of a state appearance as a pentathlete. She was determined to represent Lewiston-Porter in ...

Another Area Catholic High School Is Closing

A surprise announcement this week that Niagara Catholic Junior/Senior High School in Niagara Falls will be closing.

Summer Food Program sites announced | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

The Niagara County Youth Bureau has announced the sites of its Summer Food *Service* Program.

BLOTTER: Police reports for Oct. 15 | Crime  Niagara Gazette

Niagara Falls. • ARREST: A Falls man was arrested after he was found with property stolen from a business in the 2400 block of Allen Avenue. Jesse G. Peal, 50, ...

Gayle leaving NF for Lew-Port | Sports  Niagara Gazette

Roddy Gayle Jr., who helped Niagara Falls High School to its third straight Section VI Class AA boys basketball championship as an eighth grader this past ...

Falcons spikers make history, win first ever sectional title  Niagara Gazette

AMHERST — Jenna Sonnenberg's energy bleeds through the team, even when she's not on the court.

Falls school officials name Outstanding Alumni | Local News  Niagara Gazette

The 2017 class of Outstanding Alumni from the NFCSD have been selected for 2017.

United Way announces new board members | Web Extra  Niagara Gazette

The United Way of Greater Niagara recently announced the addition of five new members to its board of directors.

Locals showcase talent at PAL/ACE all-star games  Niagara Frontier Publications

On Saturday afternoon, local high school basketball talent stormed into Niagara Falls High School for the annual PAL/ACE all-star games. The day of basketball ...

BLOTTER: Police reports for Oct. 22 | Crime  Niagara Gazette

Niagara Falls. • ARREST: A Falls man was arrested after an incident inside the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino. Donnell C. Parker, 38, 2258 Grand Ave., Apt. 1 ...

Lions end three-year winless drought in Niagara Falls  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

NIAGARA FALLS — After the teams shook hands and the character athlete's of the game were announced, Lockport's Trait Smith was greeted in the team ...

Niagara Falls Bridge Commission announces 2018 officers | Web Extra  Niagara Gazette

The Niagara Falls Bridge Commission, the bi-national entity that owns and operates the Rainbow, Whirlpool Rapids and Lewiston-Queenston bridges between ...

Niagara Falls High School hosting new invitational | Sports  Niagara Gazette

Niagara Falls is always home to some of the top athletes in Western New York.

Austin Hatch's inspirational story

NIAGARA FALLS, NY - Austin Hatch has survived not one, but two plane crashes. And, on Monday was speaking to students in Niagara Falls. His story is truly ...

Hands Healing Heroes event on Saturday | Local News  Niagara Gazette

An event created to thank area veterans for their *service* will be held Saturday at the John Duke Senior Center on Hyde Park Boulevard.

Roller coaster ride for seniors leading Niagara Falls High School Wolverines  Niagara Frontier Publications

Lamar and the Sanders twins have seen it all for Niagara Falls. By David Yarger. At the end of the 2013-14 Niagara Falls High School basketball season, it was ...

Falls murder suspect takes plea deal | Local News  Niagara Gazette

LOCKPORT -- With jury selection for his trial on murder and other charges set to begin this week, a Falls man has pleaded guilty in a deal with prosecutors.

Final cuts coming for a pair of Joes  Niagara Gazette

Stepping into the the Kut & Style barbershop on 19th Street is like traveling back in time.

Falls firefighters ready for Toy Fund telethon | Local News  Niagara Gazette

Hosting a live TV telethon — like the one being broadcast today by city firefighters — is not easy for someone who feels uncomfortable in front of bright lights ...

SLIDESHOW: Saluting veterans on Memorial Day weekend in the Falls  Niagara Gazette

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HS Basketball: Niagara Falls storms past Niagara-Wheatfield  Niagara Frontier Publications

Niagara Falls High School has been a thorn in the side of Niagara Frontier League basketball teams for years. Tuesday night, the Wolverines proved to the ...

Prominent friends help former Niagara Falls housing chief avoid prison  Buffalo News

Twenty-eight letters of support from prominent friends convinced a federal judge Wednesday to keep Stephanie W. Cowart out of prison, even though federal ...

BLOTTER: Police reports for Oct. 10 | Crime  Niagara Gazette

Niagara Falls. ASSAULT: A Falls man was arrested after he reportedly threw a rock at the head of a store owner in the 1100 block of 19th Street at 5 p.m. Sunday ...

Mayor Dyster's State of the City: Niagara Falls "Finally on a Roll"

Niagara Falls High School, home of the Wolverines, was the venue for a different type of event on Tuesday afternoon as Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster gave.

Teacher stays connected to her roots | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Anna Adjei-Barrett, a Spanish teacher at Lockport High School, hasn't forgotten where she comes from.

Three Plays Opening at the NACC  Niagara Gazette

Three plays will open within the next eight days at the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center in Niagara Falls.

Lewiston Art Festival winners announced | Night and Day  Niagara Gazette

Here's the rundown on this weekend's winners at the Lewiston Art Festival held on Center Street in the Village of Lewiston:

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