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Parents of 9-year-old shot by brother arrested


ALBION, NY – Officers of the Albion Police Department arrested the parents of a nine-year-old boy who was accidentally shot by his brother on Thursday – not because of the shooting, rather, it was due to the conditions of the home the boys were living in.

Police say John H. Glena, 46, and Kelley S. Glena, 43, were each charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of child on Friday.

They're scheduled to return to the Town of Albion Court on July 1.


Daemen to Host National Conference on Student Affairs for First Time

Daemen to Host National Conference on Student Affairs for First Time

As higher education faces many changes and challenges, student affairs leaders from colleges and universities from across the United States will discuss the latest issues and effective programs at a conference being hosted June 21-24 on the Daemen College campus. It is the first time the national conference will be hosted by Daemen.

The three-day residential program, “2014 Small Colleges and Universities Institute,” is being offered by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Small Colleges and Universities Division. It’s geared to chief student affairs officers and other senior-level leaders from small colleges and universities with enrollments of fewer than 5,000 students.

Niagara Wheatfield's Errick Road Elementary Has Spirit!

Niagara Wheatfield's Errick Road Elementary Has Spirit!

For an end of the year fundraiser the students and staff at Errick Road Elementary School donated money to take part in various theme days for Spirit Week.  The K-Kids organized the event to raise money for Summit Educational Resources.  Anyone who wanted to participate in the Dress Like You are 100, Twin Day, Western Day, 80’s Day and Formal Day had to pay either 25 cents per day or one dollar for the week.  A grand total of $300 was raised for the cause. 

Mount St. Mary’s earns re-accreditation for CT scanning

Mount St. Mary’s earns re-accreditation for CT scanning

Mount St. Mary’s Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in computed tomography (CT) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). CT scanning — sometimes called CAT scanning — is a noninvasive medical test that helps physicians diagnose and tailor treatments for various medical conditions.

Mount St. Mary’s President and CEO Judith A. Maness credited the efforts of Thomas Cuddahee, Senior CT Scan Technologist, Deborah O’Grady, Director of Diagnostic Imaging, and Dr. Peter Ferin, Chief of Diagnostic Imaging, for their work in gaining the accreditation.

Medina Memorial will affiliate with Catholic Health

Medina Memorial will affiliate with Catholic Health

Press release, Orleans Community Health and Catholic Health - Orleans Hub

MEDINA – In an effort to enhance healthcare delivery in Orleans County and expand access to care for residents throughout the region, Orleans Community Health/Medina Memorial Hospital has approved an affiliation agreement with Catholic Health, based in Buffalo.

The affiliation will strengthen healthcare services in Orleans County, while giving residents greater access to medical specialists and advanced medical and surgical services.

Orleans/Niagara BOCES Celebrates Its Lifeskills Graduates

Orleans/Niagara BOCES Celebrates Its Lifeskills Graduates

Students, staff, family and local school district officials gathered at the Rivera Theatre in North Tonawanda to celebrate Taylor Attwood, Jodie Begley, Christopher Bunnell, Emily Curtis, Kelcie Engel, Nathan Johnidas, Tyler Nunnery, Anthony Salvo, Malyssa Spillman and Ryan Thompson’s graduation from the Orleans/Niagara BOCES’ Lifeskills Program. 

 

The Lifeskills program teaches students skills that will help them in the adult world to take care of themselves, use mass transportation, perform various jobs, gain social skills and integrate into society.  Students were serenaded by the Orleans/Niagara BOCES choirs and had a play performed on their behalf based on Dr. Seuss’s “The Places You will Go”.   School District representatives handed out their diplomas to the graduates and wished them many successes on the new phase of their journey. 

 

LEW-PORT CONGRATULATES RECENT ACADEMY OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS GRADS

LEW-PORT CONGRATULATES  RECENT ACADEMY OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS GRADS

Lewiston-Porter High School is proud to announce the graduation of its second cohort of students from the Academy of International Business & Finance.

 

An academy is a school-within-a-school approach to education with a focus on a single academic discipline.  The program is designed for students who seek to broaden their knowledge in the growing and vital area of international business, and it is meant to be a challenging and rewarding program for those who are interested in a unique educational experience.  Students who successfully complete the program are awarded 12 college credits from our higher-education partner, Niagara University, have completed a 150-hour compensated internship, and participated in an international experience that often includes travel to a foreign country.

 

The graduates this year are:  Emily Bartos, David Broderick, Hannah Cupples, Ryan Taylor, Julia Whitney, and Cailey Wright.