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KAYLA REIST NAMED OUTSTANDING ELECTRICAL APPRENTICE

KAYLA REIST NAMED OUTSTANDING ELECTRICAL APPRENTICE

 

Kayla Reist, a senior from North Tonawanda, has been named the Outstanding Electrical Apprentice in her class at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center.  Her teacher Tony Botticello says he is very proud of her achievement, especially because she is the first female to ever achieve this award.  “She is an amazing student and a very hard worker, I expect great things from her.” 

 

IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) representative Mark Grozio, who is also a Niagara County Legislator, was on hand to recognize Kayla. 

Americana Days to Highlight July Events at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

Americana Days to Highlight July Events at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

 

Americana Days, celebrated from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 12 and 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. July 13, will highlight a busy July calendar at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, located at 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road in Amherst.

A celebration of America’s greatest pastimes, Americana Days will feature toys and games, live music, food vendors, a petting zoo courtesy of Kelkenberg Farms and a focus on the village’s historic buildings. Activities will include kite making, tin punching, blacksmithing, rope making, lace making, treadle machine demonstrations, cooking, Victorian dance performances, woodworking, Weavers' Guild of Buffalo demonstrations, silhouettes and croquet.

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.