- 'Confucius Classroom' opened at Lew-Port High A party in Lewiston-Porter must always include a dragon. So says Confucius.
- Consumer Credit Counseling offering up free tax prep this season Tax season will be a little less costly for Niagara Falls residents this year.
- Mount St. Mary's recognizes Black History Month Since the late 1970s, February has been recognized as Black History Month. Mount St. Mary's again put its own stamp on celebrations with its annual lunch and recognition ceremony.
- SLIDESHOW: Scenes from a winter's day at Niagara Falls State Park
- NU students working the Super Bowl again An avid sports fan, Professor Jimmy Smith, Ph.D., was ecstatic last fall when the dean of Niagara University's College of Hospitality and Tourism Management asked if he would chaperone its annual experiential learning trip to the Super Bowl.
- Black History display going up at Power Vista The New York Power Authority's exhibit on civil rights in honor of Black History Month and the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act will be on display beginning Monday at the Power Vista.
- Memorial opens center aimed at coordinating mental and medical health care Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Vice President Sanjay Chadha stood in the hospital's new Wellness Connection Center on Thursday afternoon and smiled broadly.
Schools forced to make new plans as snow days pile up
The weather was downright brutal throughout the month of January. Two "polar vortex" storms brought winds whipping chills through parkas while already frigid temperatures mixed with fresh snowfalls to create either a winter wonderland or a mess, depending on the viewpoint.
- Local family warns of invisible killer A North Tonawanda family says they're lucky to be alive after exposure to high levels of carbon monoxide Jan. 5 in their Niagara Parkway home sent several people to the hospital.
- School students painting mural to give Hydraulic Park a lift When students that participate in NCCC's Liberty Partnership Program were asked to come up with a fun way to do some community service, they had a hard time deciding on a project. They all agreed on one thing, however, that the City of Niagara Falls could benefit from having more to look at.
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