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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 ...

Niagara PAL to host awards dinner Sunday | Local Sports  Niagara Gazette

The Niagara Police Athletic League will recognize 22 prep athletes, male and female, from 11 area high schools at the 37th annual Sports Awards Dinner at 4 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.”

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 ...

Bowling Roundup: Barney, Cole, Shelton toss 300s | Local Sports  Niagara Gazette

Doug Barney, Jamey Cole and David Shelton spun perfect 300 games to highlight this selection of submitted bowling scores.

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 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 ...

Falls students step out in support of gun control  Niagara Gazette

When dozens of Niagara Falls High School students walked out of classes Friday they kept walking three miles in the sunny cold to the steps of city hall.

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.

Kramer, Daniel  Cleveland Jewish News

Dr. Daniel “Danny” A. Kramer had always been a man on a mission. Born Aug. 19, 1947, in Niagara Falls, N.Y., Danny showed determination during his early ...

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.

Niagara Catholic closure draws parents' ire | Local News  Niagara Gazette

Anger and sadness inside Niagara Catholic High School's gymnasium spilled onto 66th Street Wednesday evening following the announcement of the school's ...

VIDEO: Niagara Falls students rally against gun violence  Niagara Gazette

Niagara Falls High School students who walked out of classes earlier Friday rally on the steps of city hall in another effort to bring attention to national and local ...

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.

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.

Toy Fund Telethon is set for today | Local News  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 ...

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 ...

SUPPORT'S TUNED IN | Local News  Niagara Gazette

Falls Firefighter John O'Malley sat on the Niagara Falls High School auditorium stage Saturday night with a smile that beamed as bright as the television lights ...

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.

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 ...

Manning giving back with scholarship | Local Sports  Niagara Gazette

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

Longtime Niagara Falls School District employee Joey Altobello honored  Niagara Gazette

You can call Joey Altobello the Cal Ripken Jr. of the Niagara Falls City School District.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Wilson, GI fall on first day of Cataract Classic  Niagara Gazette

NIAGARA FALLS — The hardest part Wilson's game Friday extended beyond playing a tough Williamsville North team. The Lakemen were playing their fifth ...

'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.

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 ...

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 ...

Returning to the 'Nutcracker' after decades away | Night and Day  Niagara Gazette

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

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 ...

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, ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 Firefighters Toy Fund welcomes new chairman | Local News  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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Nancy L. Brittell  The Altamont Enterprise

GUILDERLAND — Nancy L. Brittell who was, her family said, “profoundly proud of her 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren,” died peacefully Friday, Jan ...

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 ...

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.

Admitted killer sentenced to 15 years in Falls shooting  Niagara Gazette

LOCKPORT — Standing in his jailhouse blues in a Niagara County courtroom Monday afternoon, Charles L. Walker Jr. looked sullen and irritated.

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 ...

Colleagues mourn Falls firefighter | Local News  Niagara Gazette

Firefighters across Western New York are mourning the death of Carl “Keifer” Stahlman, a veteran of the Niagara Falls Fire Department who was killed in an ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Falls prostitution sweeps net eight | Local News  Niagara Gazette

One-by-one, Falls police narcotics detectives were propositioned by Cataract City streetwalkers.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Pine Avenue defendant sentenced as youthful offender | Local News  Niagara Gazette

LOCKPORT — No one, it seemed, was happy with Judge Matthew J. Murphy III's sentence. Not Niagara County prosecutors nor Stephanie Raymond's defense ...

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.

Wrestlebash set for Saturday at Frontier Fire Hall  Niagara Gazette

Tired of spending the Thanksgiving holiday weekend at the stores, at home watching Christmas movies or at the theater taking in a flick?

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 ...

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.

Schedule of area July 4th fireworks displays | Night and Day  Niagara Gazette

Once again, local fireworks displays will be spread out between Sunday and Independence Day holiday on Wednesday — and beyond.

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 ...

Restaino to formally announce Falls mayoral candidacy | Local News  Niagara Gazette

Confirming his long rumored intention, Robert Restaino officially declared his candidacy for next year's mayoral election on Friday.

Showing off the historic Holley Rankine house in the Falls  Niagara Gazette

In a community with decreasing evidence of its once rich history, a home owned by two men who played important roles in the city's past has been put up for.

Ron Barstys Seeks Re-Election to Niagara Falls School Board

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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 ...

Upset hockey player charged after damaging Falls rink  Niagara Gazette

A player tossed from a pickup hockey game at Hyde Park Ice Pavilion took his frustrations out on the property Tuesday evening.

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 ...

Raid targets Main St. resident | Local News  Niagara Gazette

Falls police narcotics detectives seized drugs and a loaded high-capacity handgun while executing a recent search warrant in the 2100 block of Main Street.

Niagara Catholic falls to Regis in CHSAA Class B championship  Niagara Gazette

BUFFALO — Niagara Catholic wasn't expected to be a championship contending team this year. With new faces and a youthful squad, the Patriots were looking ...

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 ...

GI's Sweeney shines at PAL Summer League | Sports  Niagara Gazette

Lydia Sweeney continued her rise on the basketball court. *Fresh* off first team finishes on the All-Niagara Frontier League and Gazette All-Area teams as a ...

Facebook group sparks speculation in Falls mayoral race  Niagara Gazette

A group called “Restaino for Mayor of Niagara Falls” appeared on social media Friday, then suddenly disappeared.

NFFD hosts annual toy fund telethon at NFHS  Niagara Frontier Publications

On Saturday, the Niagara Falls Fire Department continued one of its most favorite traditions: the annual toy fund telethon at Niagara Falls High School.

Seneca Casino ready to ring in new year  Niagara Gazette

The Seneca Niagara Casino is getting ready to ring in the new year.

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.

Hotel Niagara developer discusses Falls project | Local News  Niagara Gazette

No matter how magnificent the Hotel Niagara becomes following its planned restoration by 2020, it will only survive if the community supports it, the developer ...

Lancers dominate in Cataract Classic opener | Sports  Niagara Gazette

NIAGARA FALLS — In last year's Cataract Classic, Lewiston-Porter ran out of gas toward the end of its game against Sweet Home.

Police find more than 100 marijuana plants in home  Niagara Gazette

Officers with the Niagara County Drug Task Force raided a North Tonawanda home earlier this month.

Sean Kirst: Three years into cancer, 'Baby Shawn' to again lead a march  Buffalo News

Those who have lost loved ones to cancer will join 7-year-old Shawn Kennedy in a pediatric cancer awareness march in Niagara Falls Saturday. Shawn was ...

Colleagues mourn crash death of veteran firefighter | Local News  Niagara Gazette

Firefighters in Western New York are mourning the death of a veteran professional firefighter who was killed in an off-duty traffic accident on Christmas Eve.

Como Deli coming to Village of Lewiston | Local News  Niagara Gazette

LEWISTON — The family owned business that includes the Como Restaurant on Pine Ave. and Como at the Airport on Niagara Falls Boulevard is expanding to ...

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.

County DA speaking out against prosecutor conduct commission  Niagara Gazette

District attorneys across New York, including Niagara County DA Caroline Wojtaszek, have launched an effort to block the creation of a new commission on ...

What's on tap Friday at the Niagara County Fair  Niagara Gazette

The 2018 Niagara County Fair continues today at the fairgrounds, 4487 Lake Ave. The schedule of events is:

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.

Former Falls cop faces sentencing | Local News  Niagara Gazette

BUFFALO — A former Falls police officer could be on her way to prison later today, but she could also face a probation term when she's sentenced in U.S. ...

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 ...

Niagara Falls schools offering mental health first aid  WKBW-TV

Niagara Falls City Schools are taking steps to address school violence.

Congressman's arrest throws NY's safest Republican district into play  Niagara Gazette

As the bombshell of Rep. Chris Collins' arrest on insider trading and fraud charges exploded across Western New York Wednesday, few felt its aftershocks more ...

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 ...

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 ...

Canadian lawmaker targets Niagara River sewage discharges | Local News  Niagara Gazette

Canadian provincial lawmaker Wayne Gates has told Ontario's government he wants the Niagara Falls Water Board to stop discharging sewage into the lower ...

NCCC makes officer official | Local News  Niagara Gazette

Niagara County Community College has officially signed an agreement with the Niagara County Sheriff's Office for the hiring of a school resource officer.

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.

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