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A summer off for Niagara Falls High School  Niagara Gazette

Niagara Falls High School is like home to Mark Laurrie.

Columbine survivor speaks at Niagara Falls High School

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — Students at Niagara Falls High School got a powerful message from the brother of one of the victims of the Columbine High School ...

Salutes to service on Memorial Day weekend  Niagara Gazette

Memorial Day parades and special events are taking place this weekend.

Niagara Wheatfield Schools address community concerns about rape case

The Niagara Wheatfield School District is addressing concerns about allegations of a student being forced to attend school with a student who admitted to rape.

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 ...

Special Olympics NY Unified Sports Pair of the Week

Since 2013, Special Olympics New York (SONY) and the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) have offered Unified Champion ...

High school's 'Once on this Island' opening this weekend  Niagara Gazette

A musical about the power of love will open tonight onstage at the Center for the Performing Arts at Niagara Falls High School.

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 ...

Acclaimed high school coach quits after he's harassed  Associated Press

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York coach who led one of the top high school basketball teams in the state has resigned after being subjected to ...

EDITORIAL: Niagara Falls basketball coach situation is acceptable  Niagara Gazette

It's really a shame to hear the now-former Niagara Falls varsity boys basketball coach describe the real reasons for his decision to step away from the district's ...

NF winning coach resigns due to public harassment  WKBW-TV

After nine seasons leading the Niagara Falls High School "Wolverines" varsity basketball team, Coach Sal Constantino is resigning his position due to public ...

Falls Education Foundation holding alumni event | Community  Niagara Gazette

The Niagara Falls Education Foundation has announces its Distinguished Alumni & Emerging Leader Alumni honorees for 2019.

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.

Constantino steps down from NF hoops  Niagara Gazette

The Cataract City has pushed one of the most successful high school coaches in Western New York out of the premier program at Niagara Falls High School.

Youth Court offers unique alternative to suspensions in Niagara Falls - News 4

BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) Twice a month, on a Saturday morning, in an actual Niagara Falls City Courtroom, the Youth Court convenes. Niagara Falls High school ...

Niagara Falls boys basketball coach Sal Constantino steps down  Buffalo News

Sal Constantino still will walk the halls of Niagara Falls High School during the day. He'll still keep track of grades of members of the boys basketball tea…

GUEST VIEW: Time for a new voice on the Niagara Falls school board  Niagara Gazette

With spring hopefully just around the corner, it tells me that it is that time of year once again, the time for school board elections.

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.

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.”

New benches offer a message of hope and help  Niagara Gazette

In the fight against the opioid epidemic, Myrla Gibbons Doxey thought she needed a different, unique perspective.

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 ...

Bruce Brundidge seeks seat on school board  Niagara Gazette

Bruce E. Brundidge has announced he is running for a Niagara Falls school board seat.

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.

Gadacz the pick to lead NF hoops  Niagara Gazette

Brent Gadacz is as familiar a face as any in Niagara Falls basketball.

Stage set for Niagara Falls, Lew-Port b-ball thriller  Niagara Frontier Publications

On Friday, Western New York high school basketball lovers are in for a treat. Niagara Falls High School and Lewiston-Porter will battle for the first time this ...

19th Cataract City Classic around the corner  Niagara Frontier Publications

High school basketball season is right around the corner, and with that brings the 19th Cataract City Classic at Niagara Falls High School.

Memorial Medical Center webcast brings area students into operating room  Niagara Gazette

Two Western New York schools were treated to an eye-opening, real-time learning experience Thursday when a surgical procedure was webcast live from ...

NT school board votes to fire embattled athletic director  Niagara Gazette

The North Tonawanda Board of Education unanimously approved a motion to terminate the probationary employment of their athletic director on Wednesday, ...

Dominant second half leads NF over Canisius  Niagara Gazette

BUFFALO — Niagara Falls High School is known for its defense. It may not have the most consistent offense and may struggle to get its shots to fall, but one.

Vilardo Vows to Cont. Delivering on Niagara Falls School Board

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

Students at Niagara Falls High School are having a real conversation about sex, or the lack of sex education if you ask high school junior, Caleb Harris. “I had a ...

Spring cleanup time in the Falls  Niagara Gazette

Falls Department of Public Works Director John Caso looked out the window of his home last weekend and had just one thought.

Memorial Day Parade looking for funds, marchers  Niagara Gazette

With a little more than a month to go, plans for the city's annual Memorial Day parade are on track.

Lew-Port school officials 'sickened' over flyer  Niagara Gazette

LEWISTON — In a statement issued Thursday, officials at the Lewiston-Porter Central School District said it was "the target of a vile, defamatory and racist flyer."

NIAGARA DISCOVERIES: The Packard Family  Niagara Gazette

In the past, Niagara Discoveries has looked at a number of roads named after early families who settled in Niagara County, several of them in the town of ...

Local worries over plan to clean up Niagara Falls Storage Site  Niagara Gazette

LEWISTON – A federal budget proposal has local stakeholders concerned about the fate of a plan to remove radioactive waste buried at the Niagara Falls ...

Martin Luther King awards honorees each help make kids lives better  Niagara Gazette

Were he alive today, Martin Luther King would have likely approved of the three people being honored in his name by the Niagara Falls School District.

Salon’s new salt cave adds natural option for wellness  Niagara Gazette

Maria Bergeron has built a cabin in the woods inside her Niagara Falls beauty salon. Sort of.The veteran stylist, who owns Northern Attitude Southern Charm ...

Weather-related closings  Niagara Gazette

Well, at least the kids will be happy for the next couple of days. The arrival of a strong blast of winter weather — highlighted by stiff winds and blowing snow ...

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 ...

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 ...

Former Bills player to speak at Falls MLK celebration  Niagara Gazette

Former Buffalo Bills safety Shamiel Gary will deliver the keynote address at the Niagara Falls City School District's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ceremony set for 6 ...

Advocate for disabled people enters Niagara Falls Council race  Buffalo News

Jennifer M. LaMoy has become the fourth Democrat to enter the race for the Niagara Falls City Council, where two seats are up for election this year. LaM…

Niagara Catholic eyed for vocational training  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 ...

GUEST VIEW: A journey back home to Niagara Falls  Niagara Gazette

Who said you can never go home again? Sometimes “going back to the well” as the old folks used to call it, is just the thing for replenishing one's mind,

Falcons get revenge win on senior day  Niagara Frontier Publications

The last time the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons softball team played Kenmore West, the team witness the Blue Devils celebrate on their own field after an ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Suspects sought in pair of Falls shootings  Niagara Gazette

Niagara Falls police are investigating a pair of shootings in the last two days, including one inside a busy 18th Street convenience store.

Ten boys basketball players to watch in WNY this season  Buffalo News

The boys basketball season has already begun, but it really kicks into high gear Friday with marquee tournaments.

Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper brings Young Environmental Leaders Program to Niagara Falls students with Community Block Grant  Niagara Frontier Publications

Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper has begun a new chapter of its successful Young Environmental Leaders Program with Niagara Falls High School students, thanks ...

City may get 'lighter and brighter'  Niagara Gazette

Niagara Falls is about to enter the green energy revolution in a big way.

Higher standards, lower profits have recycling costs skyrocketing  Niagara Gazette

Not too long ago, local municipalities were rebated for their residents' recycling, and consumers had little reason to worry about the cleanliness of the plastics ...

Dyster talks Parkway removal, drop in crime in final State of the City - News 4

Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster gave his 2019 State of the City Address on Monday.

Schumer takes aim at nuclear waste site | Local News  Niagara Gazette

LEWISTON – Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer wants the removal of thousands of gallons of nuclear waste buried in Niagara County to be expedited by ...

Jalen Bradberry headed to Niagara Falls  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 ...

Myles makes his entrance in city council race  Niagara Gazette

Growing up in the Falls, Donta Myles might have had a hunch that music would play an important role in his life.

Toy Fund Telethon is set for today  Niagara Gazette

Falls Firefighters Toy Fund Telethon airs today. The annual Niagara Falls Firefighters Toy Fund Telethon hits the air today from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.. The event will ...

US Army Corps authorizes NFSS cleanup | Local News  Niagara Gazette

LEWISTON – Officials at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District announced Tuesday that a project to remove radioactive waste from the Niagara Falls ...

HIGGS: A walk down 22nd Street – a neighborhood of musicians  Niagara Gazette

I gave Al Giambattista the pen this week to get his take on the fact that he grew up on a street in Niagara Falls that could be called “the street of future musicians.

NFHS baseball flying under the radar in '19  Niagara Frontier Publications

The Niagara Falls High School baseball team for 2019 is one that not many people charted high expectations for.

Police and teachers set to face-off in charity hockey game  Niagara Gazette

For Falls cops it's a "relatively new opponent" and the beginning of a new tradition as the Niagara Falls Police Department hockey team faces-off against the ...

Portion of Cayuga Drive closed as Falls officials prepare for possible flooding  Niagara Gazette

City officials are closing a section of Cayuga Drive as state and local agencies work to remove a large tree that fell across the nearby creek, Mayor Paul Dyster ...

Court filing sparks long-standing Demler legal case  Niagara Gazette

LOCKPORT – State Supreme Court Justice Frank Caruso has again been asked to remove one-time Niagara County GOP Chairman Henry Wojtaszek as an ...

High School Roundup: Previously undefeated NF swimming falls to N-W  Niagara Gazette

Going into Tuesday night, both Niagara Falls and the Niagara-Wheatfield swim teams were undefeated (3-0). It was the Lady Falcons who came out on top in the ...

Falls council rejects bid to preserve Johnnie Ryan building  Niagara Gazette

Historic preservationists and the Niagara Falls city historian all made impassioned pleas.

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

6lack, performing in London, England, filmed “Pretty Little Fears” at several Buffalo-area locations, with J. Cole. Right is Fantasy Island on Grand Island ...

Town, county primary battles in focus  Niagara Gazette

LOCKPORT — Dozens of candidates have filed petitions to run for county and town offices this year, setting the stage for several primary fights in June 25 and ...

Falls Firefighters Toy Fund welcomes new chairman  Niagara Gazette

Growing up in what he calls “downtown Niagara Falls,” John O'Malley knew about the Falls Firefighters Christmas Toy Fund long before he joined the ...

Heart Love and Soul, Part I: How a city food bank and soup kitchen was born  Niagara Gazette

Editor's Note: This is part one of a four-part series about the origins and evolution of Heart, Love and Soul food pantry and soup kitchen. The facility will be ...

Parkway removal crews ready to deal with contaminants  Niagara Gazette

It appears likely that construction crews will encounter contaminated soil, and possibly groundwater, as a portion of the former Robert Moses Parkway north is ...

100-year-old veteran John Gawel lauded at three recent parties  Niagara Gazette

John Gawel was doing pretty good for an old soldier on Tuesday when some area veterans, friends and family braved the stormy weather to celebrate his 100th ...

Falls shooting sends man to ECMC  Niagara Gazette

A man was sent to the hospital after being shot three times near the corner of Tennessee Avenue and 23rd Street late Friday evening, according to Niagara Falls ...

Trolley service back on the road in the Falls  Niagara Gazette

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority on Friday announced its seasonal launch of Metro's Trolley *Service* to guests staying at participating Niagara Falls ...

Civil War vet's grave finally marked in Oakwood  Niagara Gazette

The surviving family of a 16-year-old Civil War veteran has been found and will soon be visiting the site where he is buried at the Temple Beth El cemetery ...

Globe to suspend production, idle 100 workers | News  Niagara Gazette

Globe Metallurgical has announced plans to shutdown its silicon plant on Highland Avenue in Niagara Falls.

Lunch with the Boss: Food made fresh at Indian Kitchen King  Niagara Gazette

Editor's Note: The following is an irregular series following the Niagara Gazette/Lockport Journal publisher John Celestino as he discovers restaurants in the ...

Lockport woman faces chase charges | Local News  Niagara Gazette

A Lockport woman is in custody after she led multiple law enforcement agencies on a high-speed chase down Route 31, from the Falls to her home town, early ...

Falls man pleads guilty to cocaine possession  Niagara Gazette

A Niagara Falls man pleaded guilty Friday to federal charges that he distributed thousands of grams of cocaine throughout the Buffalo-Niagara region.

Pedulla named Falls fire chief  Niagara Gazette

A longtime member of the Niagara Falls Fire Department and its labor union, Joseph Pedulla, will take over as city fire chief next week.

High winds cut power, inundate Lake Erie shoreline with ice  Niagara Gazette

BUFFALO — High winds howled through much of the eastern U.S. for a second day Monday, cutting power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses, ...

BLOTTER: Police reports for May 11  Niagara Gazette

Niagara Falls. • ARREST: A Falls man was arrested after an incident at a restaurant in the 1700 block of Pine Avenue at 10:25 a.m. Thursday. James Calvin ...

Falls woman charged with throwing boiling water on sister  Niagara Gazette

A Niagara Falls woman pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges that she threw a pot of boiling water on her sister May 29, 2018.

Teachers union seeks bus monitor mandate  Niagara Gazette

ALBANY -- New York State United Teachers, representing public school educators across the state, has put its lobbying clout behind a measure that would ...

FROM THE VALLEY: Sand castles in the wry  Niagara Gazette

It's that time of the year, again: March Madness, the NCAA basketball tournament, has started. That's the two-and-a-half week span of college hoops when I, as a ...

Putting the 'park' in Snow Park — city to convert site into lot  Niagara Gazette

Some new parking is coming to the Falls' tourist district courtesy of USA Niagara.

Wind damage prompts countywide travel advisory  Niagara Gazette

Damage caused by high winds across Niagara County on Sunday afternoon have prompted the Niagara County Sheriff's Office and the Niagara County Office of ...

Wolverines use 3-ball for victory on Children's Hospital Night  Niagara Frontier Publications

It had been 14 days since the Niagara Falls Wolverines played its most recent ballgame, but the team got back on track Friday night with a 78-37 victory over ...

Spot Coffee coming to Webster as firm transforms former NT museum  Niagara Gazette

NORTH TONAWANDA — The building at 54 Webster St. may not be occupied by the North Tonawanda History Museum anymore, but its new owner said he ...

'Run, Hide, Fight' mindset making way into US schools  Niagara Gazette

BALTIMORE — The actions of students who died tackling gunmen at two U.S. campuses a week apart have been hailed as heroic. At a growing number of ...

County resolution to demand OTB 'high rollers' list  Niagara Gazette

Democrats in the Niagara County Legislature want lawmakers to demand Western Region Off Track Betting Corp. publicly release a list of the people who were ...

Niagara Falls Bike Stampede on Saturday  Niagara Gazette

GObike Niagara is hosting the Niagara Falls Bike Stampede, a free and inclusive 10-mile bike ride around the city of Niagara Falls at 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Hoover's Dairy delivering on tradition  Niagara Gazette

SANBORN — Amazon may be developing drones to deliver packages now but that isn't stopping consumers from participating in more traditional forms of ...

NU students ready to 'Take Back the Night'  Niagara Gazette

The community is invited to join students at Niagara University to Take Back the Night on Thursday, in an event that joins their voices in a call to end sexual,

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.

Authorities issue all clear following search at Edward Town Middle School  Niagara Gazette

WHEATFIELD - Authorities have given the all clear for staff and students to return to Edward Town Middle School following a security sweep of the building ...

Returning to the 'Nutcracker' after decades away  Niagara Gazette

Tina Filippelli Certo is returning to dance in the beloved holiday ballet "Nutcracker" several decades since her last performance.

PICCIRILLO: A new Niagara Falls story  Niagara Gazette

Editorials from political candidates sound similar, written more for the author than the reader. I am going to share a memory, or the lack of one, instead.

Bed taxes eyed for short-term rentals  Niagara Gazette

City lawmakers have asked their state counterparts to submit legislation that would add short-term rentals, like those found on websites such as AirBnB and ...

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