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Nichols School Prep A Hockey Team Earns Championship Title

Nichols School Prep A Hockey Team Earns Championship Title

On Monday, March 7, the Nichols School Boys Prep A Hockey team became Conference of Independent Schools of Ontario Champions! Nichols student, Andrew Poturalski ’12, scored 43 seconds into overtime to clinch the 6-5 win over Ridley College of Ontario.

It was an exciting game two in the best-of-three series. The entire team put forth an incredible effort to secure the coveted championship title.

Nichols School Student Composer Wins Honorable Mention at Competition

Nichols School Student Composer Wins Honorable Mention at Competition

Nichols School freshman, Jason Zhou, won an Honorable Mention in the First Annual Persis Vehar Competition for Excellence in Composition. Corinne Damerau-Best, Nichols' Director of Choral and General Music for the Middle School, encouraged Jason to submit the sonata he wrote in her composition class as an eighth grader last year.

An event will be held at Canisius College on Tuesday, March 29 at 7:30 p.m. and includes a program at the Montante Cultural Center. Jason will have the opportunity to share information about his piano composition and himself. In addition, a CD recording of his work will be made at the Montante Cultural Center and provided to him following the performance.

Innovative New Program Aimed at Drinking Drivers

Innovative New Program Aimed at Drinking Drivers

The Resource Training Center (TRTC) has been selected by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles as one of just four authorized providers in Erie County for its Drinking Driver Program (DDP). The program allows motorists convicted in New York State of alcohol- or drug-related driving violations to qualify for a conditional license or conditional driving privileges upon completion, thereby avoiding having their license or privilege to drive revoked or suspended. It fulfills both DMV and court-mandated training requirements.

"Bullying, Parenting & Healthy Relationships" Speaker Series

"Bullying, Parenting & Healthy Relationships" Speaker Series

CLARENCE, N.Y. - According to Bullying Statistics, thirty percent (30%) of U.S. students in grades six through ten are involved in moderate or frequent bullying — as bullies, as victims, or as both. The Town of Clarence Youth Bureau is offering the guidance and support needed to deal with this pervasive issue. 

Tomorrow night we present the first installment of our "Bullying, Parenting & Healthy Relationships" Speaker Series. Internationally known lecturer and leading expert in the field Michael Nerney will be making a presentation titled "The Social-Emotional  Impact of Bullying."

In April we present John Rosemond, one of America’s leading experts in the field of parenting.

Call the Town of Clarence Youth Bureau at 407-2162 for more information, or visit our website.

Local Medical Professionals Comment on New First Aid Cap for Kids

Local Medical Professionals Comment on New First Aid Cap for Kids

What are local medical professionals saying about Cool Gel ’n Cap, the first aid cap brought to market by Western New Yorker Timothy Panicali, the company’s president and product co-inventor?

“Cool Gel ’n Cap is a practical, user and kid friendly device which can ease our little patients’ pain from head bumps, headaches or earaches,” said Dr. Robert Schulman, a pediatrician with Forestream Pediatrics in Depew. “The concept is genuinely well thought out and should be a value to parents.”

“The ‘Toby’ Cool Gel ’n Cap is a welcome addition to help our children get the appropriate local care for the lumps and bumps they get day to day,” said Dr. Shawn Cotton of East Aurora Family Practice.

Now Accepting Applications for Fair Camp At This Year's Erie County Fair

Now Accepting Applications for Fair Camp At This Year's Erie County Fair

Have you ever wondered what it is like to sleep in the barns at the Erie County Fair, or to take care of those precious animals that stay right there too?  What about riding in the parade or seeing just how cotton candy and taffy is made?  Well, now here’s your chance!

The Erie County Fair is inviting all 8, 9, and 10 year olds to fill out an application for the chance to be one of the “campers” chosen in the third (3) year of Fair Camp.  Campers (& their same sex parent or guardian) will sleep in the barns, help take care of the Ag-Sperience animals, have the opportunity to show a calf, learn more about that yummy fair food, and even ride in the parade.  Campers & their guardians will come away from the ultimate Fair Camp experience with a greater knowledge of agriculture and livestock, not to mention and inside view of the great Erie County Fair, through hands-on activities under the supervision of qualified staff (camp counselors).

Tumble Towards A Cure

Tumble Towards A Cure

On February, 13 The Jacquie Hirsch For A.L.L. Foundation and Greater Buffalo Gymnastics & Fitness Center will be hosting The 3rd Annual Jacquie Hirsch Memorial Boys Buffalo Challenge.

This competitive gymnastics meet will take place at Greater Buffalo Gymnastics & Fitness Center, 1641 North French Rd. Getzville, NY 14068.  Competition begins at 10:00 am on Sunday.  Admission is $7.00 for adults and $3.00 for children.  The public is encouraged to attend.

Proceeds from the meet benefit The Jacquie Hirsch For A.L.L.