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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 ...

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…

New York high school basketball coach resigns because of 'public harassment'  USA TODAY High School Sports

Longtime Niagara Falls boys basketball coach Sal Constantino resigned citing aggressive harassment against his family in public.

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.

Niagara Falls basketball coach stepping down due to harassing comments - News 4

Sal Constantino is one of the most decorated coaches in the school's history, but he says a small group of people in the community were making it hard to do his ...

A summer off for Niagara Falls High School  Niagara Gazette

Niagara Falls High School is like home to Mark Laurrie.

LAUZONIS, William Peter  Buffalo News

Lauzonis - William Peter William Peter Lauzonis, formerly of Niagara Falls, died April 2, 2019, in Richmond, VA, after a brief illness. Born December 23, 1934, …

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.”

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 ...

Lightfoot leads Niagara Falls to 4th straight Class AA title  Niagara Frontier Publications

Saturday afternoon, there were times where it looked like the goliath Niagara Falls High School basketball team would fall to the Williamsville North Spartans in ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Dyster offers bright outlook during final state of city address  Niagara Gazette

In his twelfth and final state of the city address, Falls Mayor Paul Dyster said he laid the foundation for the Cataract City's future.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

SUPPORT'S TUNED IN  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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Bright lights, big city  Niagara Gazette

A group of Niagara Falls High School students enjoyed the bright lights of the state's biggest city recently during a school trip to New York City.

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 ...

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  Niagara Gazette

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

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 ...

Pedulla named Falls fire chief | Local News  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.

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.

Manning giving back with scholarship  Niagara Gazette

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

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.

'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.

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, ...

Arrest made in Falls double shooting | Featured  Niagara Gazette

Larry Kensinger/contributorNiagara Falls police are investigating a double shooting that caused serious injuries to two men late Sunday. Police say the shooting ...

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 ...

Santarosa Holdings puts Falls on notice for lawsuit  Niagara Gazette

Months after the city demanded it cease operations, a company that was storing feedstock for a local cardboard recycling plant has signaled it may sue for ...

Five-time Falls felon charged again | Local News  Niagara Gazette

A Falls man, with four prior drug convictions, is facing new drug charges after a traffic stop on Niagara Falls Boulevard on Thursday night.

Falls cab company snared in Medicaid fraud probe  Niagara Gazette

Five representatives of a Niagara Falls cab company have been arrested in a Medicaid fraud investigation dubbed "Operation Ghost Ride" by the New York ...

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.

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.

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.

Ron Barstys Seeks Re-Election to Niagara Falls School Board

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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.

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.

LaSalle Educational Club to hand out scholarships  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 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 ...

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.

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 ...

Falls native recalled as master magician  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 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.

Police investigating fight at NFHS  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 ...

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 ...

NFHS Unified BB works to slam dunk R-word  Niagara Gazette

Michele DeLuca/Staff. Watch for our story on Monday's effort by the new Unified Basketball League in the region — where special ed and regular ed students ...

Paretto Announces Re-Election Bid to Niagara Falls School Board

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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 ...

'Fiddler on the Roof' hits the stage  Niagara Gazette

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

Man struck on Buffalo Avenue dies from injuries  Niagara Gazette

A 65-year-old Falls man has died following a Wednesday night accident on the 8700 block of Buffalo Avenue.

Local vet receives overdue medals for Korean War service  Niagara Gazette

It took nearly seven decades for Korean War veteran Angelo Ciraolo to finally receive the recognition he deserved for serving his country.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Harvard-bound Falls student awarded Gates Scholarship  Niagara Gazette

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

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 ...

Taking a closer look at voting results in Niagara County  Niagara Gazette

Democrats, historically and famously, have lagged any year the ballots lack a line for U.S. President, but this election day, party leaders got the turnout levels ...

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

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12.3.2018 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 ...

The story of the NACC | Night and Day  Niagara Gazette

Kathryn Johnson knew the place was special from the first day she walked in the door.

Hockey team to go pink for dedicated mom in the Falls  Niagara Gazette

Renee Kinney was an avid fan of her son A.J.'s sports.

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.

Falls voters approve school district capital project  Niagara Gazette

Local voters have given the Niagara Falls City School District the OK to spend $55 million to update school facilities.

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.

New sex education coming to Niagara Falls schools  WGRZ-TV

The Niagara Falls City School Board voted Thursday to adopt a new sex and health program.

Halloween Trunk-or-Treat walks planned for Falls, Lewiston and Grand Island  Niagara Gazette

A series of inaugural Trunk-or-Treat events will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 29 in the communities of Grand Island, Lewiston and Niagara Falls.

Pro Football Hall of Fame Academy bringing NFL-style combine to Falls  Niagara Frontier Publications

The Pro Football Hall of Fame Academy is coming to Niagara Falls to evaluate top youth and high school football players Memorial Day weekend. The goal is to ...

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 ...

Democrat-controlled NY Legislature passes gun control bills  Niagara Gazette

ALBANY — The Democrat-controlled New York Legislature on Tuesday passed a package of bills aimed at making the state's already tough gun laws even ...

Falcons Flashback: Girls swimming and diving start strong; football 2-0  Niagara Frontier Publications

This past week, the Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons fall athletic teams continued their ways. A couple teams also started up their seasons: the girls swimming and ...

Niagara Falls High School hosting new invitational  Niagara Gazette

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

NFHS star Crumpton headed to Luxembourg  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 ...

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 ...

'Art of Beer' returns to NACC on March 8  Niagara Frontier Publications

From 6-9 p.m. Friday, March 8, craft beer lovers and supporters of neighborhood revitalization, and those who appreciate great food and music, will pack the ...

Legalized marijuana could be game changer for schools

Governor Andrew Cuomo says the legalization of recreational marijuana will not be in his budget this year due to opposition. Some of that opposition is coming ...

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 ...

Warnings issued on eve of winter storm, wind chill warning  Niagara Gazette

Falls Department of Public Works Director john Caso has some sound advice to local residents for the next couple of days.

GI's Sweeney shines at PAL Summer League  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 ...

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.

City issues cease and desist letter at North End storage site  Niagara Gazette

City officials have ordered the company that runs a College Avenue repository for large cardboard bales, which caught fire earlier this month, to immediately ...

Niagara County Youth Bureau makes summer food service program available  Niagara Frontier Publications

The Niagara County Youth Bureau is sponsoring the summer food *service* program (SFSP) and announced the open program site locations. This program ...

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