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Maiorana Art Center to be raised at DeSales  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Development of Nunzio T. Maiorana Art Center at DeSales Catholic School has been announced.



Bomb threat prompts shelter in place order at 3 Lockport schools  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Students and faculty at three Lockport City School District buildings are under currently under a "shelter in place" order while local police investigate a report of a ...



No explosive devices found inside Lockport High  WKBW-TV

A search of Lockport High School has not turned up any explosive devices, according to Lockport Police Chief Stephen Preisch.



Power outage closes three Lockport city schools  Buffalo News

Lockport City School District closed three schools this morning because of a power outage caused when a bus struck some electrical wires. The district said o…



New York canal season begins with launch of new tugboat  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

ROCHESTER — Boating season on the Erie Canal is opening with the dedication of a new tugboat named after women's suffrage movement leader Elizabeth ...



Lockport teen arrested following Monday's bomb threat  WKBW-TV

Lockport Police responded to a bomb threat at Lockport High School Monday morning. After investigation, a fifteen-year-old has been arrested.



Lockport caught in middle of facial recognition fight  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

A controversial facial and shape recognition security camera system has landed the Lockport City School District in the middle of a licensing dispute between ...



Lockport City Schools need protocols for new facial recognition security system  WBFO

The Lockport City School District welcomed back students Wednesday for the new school year, but a new, controversial security software system is not fully.



Juvenile arrested for Lockport High bomb threat  WGRZ.com

Lockport police announced that a juvenile has been arrested in connection to a bomb threat at Lockport High School on Wednesday.



'Grease' on the LHS stage | Community  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Grease, the classic American musical that pays tribute to the 1950s, will be performed at Lockport High School's Visual and Performing Arts Center next week.



Academic Ls awarded at Lockport High | Community  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Lockport High School hosted its annual Academic L ceremony Nov. 15 to recognize students who maintained an overall grade average of 90 or higher in each ...



Lockport school board agrees to limited public hours at school track  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Members of the Lockport school board agreed Wednesday to set a goal of March 20 - the first day of spring - to reopen the Emmet Belknap track for district.



Lockport High School expanding career pathways options  Niagara Gazette

Lockport High School Principal Dawn Wylke has made it her mission to offer students an option to explore as many career pathways as possible.



A LHS 1000-point scorer looks back on his career  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Malik Brooks never saw this path coming. After fracturing his lower leg during a summer league basketball game in 2017, he was unsure of what he would be ...



It's Homecoming Week at LHS | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

This is Homecoming Week at Lockport High School. Events that are open to the community include:



'Adulting 101' seminar held for high school seniors in WNY  WGRZ.com

LOCKPORT, N.Y. — High school students from across Western New York took some time out of their weekend to learn how to be an adult Saturday afternoon.



Lockport Police Department makes arrest in LHS bomb threat incident  Niagara Gazette

Lockport Police Department has made an arrest in a Wednesday morning reported bomb threat.



Top 5: Facial recognition in Lockport becomes national debate  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

The Lockport City School District thought they were done with debating their planned usage of facial recognition software in their cameras when they passed ...



Lockport among schools eyeing facial recognition technology to boost security  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

LOCKPORT — The surveillance system that has kept watch on students entering Lockport schools for over a decade is getting a novel upgrade. Facial ...



Future Forward event in Lockport promises "Adulting 101" skills for high school seniors  WGRZ.com

From car-shopping to present-wrapping and the inner workings of insurance, interest and loans, one Lockport teacher is setting out to help educate high school ...



Concerns loom over Lockport Schools' facial recognition software  WIVB.com - News 4

This summer the NYCLU asked the New York State Board of Education to put the brakes on a controversial facial recognition system planned for Lockport City ...



Dobie: School security takes a big step  Newsday

As technology increasingly inhabits most aspects of our lives, its latest advances were bound to become part of the anxious debate over school security. It's not ...



This school camera maps kids' faces. How do you feel about that?  KUOW News and Information

Facial recognition technology is replacing the password on smartphones. And it's inching into public places, like schools, where they could relieve some of the ...



Rolling out the green carpet: School facilities work changes the landscape in Lockport  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

It won't be long now before students in Lockport City School District begin reaping the benefits of new, all-weather outdoor surfaces that have already proven ...



English teacher organizes life-skills event for LHS seniors  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

How does taxation work? How do loans work? How does insurance work? Those are some essential life questions that a unique event called "Future Forward" ...



Lockport schools keep lawyer fees out of focus  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Lockport City School District received legal help from a private law firm as it took steps last year to implement a new facial recognition software system in district ...



Dream field | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

In 1958, football and cheerleading Lions could never imagine the artificial turf that now covers Max D. Lederer Field behind Emmet Belknap school.



95 LHS students inducted into National Honor Society | Community  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

The Lockport High School chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 95 new members on April 15. Juniors and seniors with demonstrated achievements in ...



Western New York schools eye facial recognition technology to boost security  Sun Sentinel

At schools in Lockport, N.Y., facial recognition technology soon will check each face against a database of expelled students, sex offenders and other possible ...



New principal hired for Royalton-Hartland Middle School  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

MIDDLEPORT — Danielle Alterio is the new principal of Royalton-Hartland Middle School, effective Feb. 25.



BREAKING: Lockport High School Has Been Evacuated  wyrk.com

Lockport High School has been evacuated today and there's no word as to why.



NYCLU tries to block Lockport schools' facial recognition project  Buffalo News

The New York Civil Liberties Union has asked New York State education officials to revoke funding for a project to install facial recognition software in Lockport ...



Public use of Belknap track to be discussed  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

A discussion on public use of the track at Emmet Belknap Intermediate School will take place during the Lockport school board's Wednesday work session.



Lockport schools turn to state-of-the-art technology to beef up security  Buffalo News

On the heels of yet another school shooting in the nation, the Lockport City School District discusses plans to install new security measures. But some question…



Trait Smith is new LHS football coach | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Standing on the Emmet Belknap football field as a younger man in grass-stained sweatpants, playing against guys much older, though not much bigger, ...



US&J 2018 Local Sports in Review, Part 1 LOCKPORT SAYS HELLO, GOODBYE IN 2018  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

It was a year of fond farewells in the Lockport area, for both people, institutions and in many cases, records themselves, in 2018.



US&J 2018 Local Sports in Review, Part 2 FIELD OF DREAMS COME TRUE  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Sure, it may have taken longer that most area sports fans would have wanted, but Oct. 6, 2018 will do — a perfect day, in fact, for Lockport to showcase.



Annual LHS canned food drive is Sept. 23 | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

The annual “Lockport Athletes Fight Against Hunger” canned food drive is slated for 9 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23, in the city and Town of Lockport.



Extensive district 'face lift' set to begin | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

An extensive Lockport School District academic and sports facilities upgrade — including the long-awaited installation of new, artificial turf football and baseball ...



Lockport Fire Department swears in three new firefighters and a lieutenant  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Lockport Fire Department held a special ceremony this week to swear in three probationary firefighters and a new lieutenant.



LHS Foundation names 8 more Distinguished Alumni | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

EDUCATION: Nominees represent a wide range of career fields, from law and medicine to transportation and military *service*. Aug 21, 2018. LHS Foundation ...



'Tobacco 21' policy contemplated in Niagara County | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Niagara County legislators are contemplating a local law that would ban sales of tobacco products to people younger than 21 years old.



RECORD-BREAKING SEASON | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Lockport High School football fans will witness something more than just a football game this weekend at Max D. Lederer Stadium.



Verizon signals growth in the town | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Verizon submitted paperwork last week for a new "pod" at its Lockport data center campus, signaling it's going forward with a planned $32 million investment in ...



TRYING FOR MORE SECURE SCHOOLS: Lockport district turning to facial recognition software  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

In the wake of yet another school shooting, educators across the country are asking what more can they do to prevent or at least mitigate their worst nightmare, ...



Lockport football coach Vermette resigns  Niagara Gazette

Lockport High School varsity football head coach Matt Vermette has resigned after three years with the team, effective last month.



Lockport actress is living her dream | Community  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

It's hard to believe Lauren O'Brien ever suffered from stage fright.



Roy-Hart Middle School gets an interim principal  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

MIDDLEPORT — Retired Lockport High School Principal Frank Movalli has been tapped by Royalton-Hartland Central School District to fill in as its middle ...



Girl Power! set for Saturday at Belknap Intermediate school  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Barge Canal Optimist Club will host Girl Power! from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Emmett Belknap Intermediate School. Girls aged 7 to 13 years are encouraged to ...



As right as rain | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

A sudden cloudburst on Wednesday did little to rattle key members of the 2018 Lockport football Lions, including first-year head coach Trait Smith.



A LONG ROAD TO LONG BEACH | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

The days of lamenting over a bad call or a missed shot were long gone by the time Lockport High School boys volleyball all-star Zach Schneider began his ...



11th annual Race for Fitness scheduled by DeSales school  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

DeSales Catholic School will host its 11th annual Race for Fitness on May 4. The family-focused event includes a 5K race, a 1-mile Fun Run and a Kids Dash for ...



Lockport man charged with making meth after High Street raid  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

A man is facing several charges after police uncovered an apparent meth-making operation in his High Street residence Tuesday.



Lockport teacher enters guilty plea in domestic case  Niagara Gazette

A Lockport teacher who also serves as a Town of Cheektowaga councilman has entered a guilty plea to a lesser charge in a case stemming from a February ...



Exchange Club Circus going strong in its 59th year  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

It's circus time! A sure sign of approaching spring is the coming of the clowns to Lockport.



Drug crisis forum to be held Tuesday at Lockport City Hall  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

A forum will be held at 6 p.m. at city hall on Tuesday to help community members learn about some of the resources available locally to help fight the drug.



Police investigate potential threat involving Lockport school  WKBW-TV

The Lockport Police Chief says there is no credible evidence connected to a threat of violence at the high school.



Lockport High School student charged with falsely reporting another student was a threat to the school  wivb.com

News 4 Staff - LOCKPORT. N.Y. (WIVB) - A 15-year-old Lockport High School student has been charged by New York State Police for falsely reporting an ...



SWIM LIONS SEEK 3RD STRAIGHT WIN | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

It's a recipe for success on any level of sports, but like all things competitive, easier said than done.



LHS POOL HOSTING TWO PROGRAMS | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

There's swimming programs and swimming classes galore for boys and girls of all ages this July at Lockport High School.



Newfane set to stage 'Beauty and the Beast'  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

The Newfane Central School District will be performing Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" this weekend.



Lockport man admits to heading prostitution ring  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Oliver Kimmons of Lockport admitted in federal court Thursday to heading a prostitution ring involving opioid-addicted women whom he paid with drugs.



Fall high school sports practices begin | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

The 2018-19 school year began three weeks ahead of time on Monday for the hundreds of local student-athletes who will compete in fall sports that will include ...



TALENTED LINKS LIONS ARE YOUNG | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

It's a *fresh* start for the 2018 Lockport High School golf team, which not only features a first-year coach in Lou Cercone, but a 12-man roster as youthful as it.



Riding for Goose Gray | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Robert "Goose" Gray was known throughout Lockport as a gifted storyteller, an avid outdoorsman, a dedicated counselor at Camp Kenan and a world-traveler ...



Football Lions bow in historic 'Homecoming' | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

In any other era, on any other day, Max D. Lederer Field would have been mud soup — and that's according to the late Mr. Lederer's four sons, Max, William,



Lockport High School welcomes a new principal | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Lockport High School's new principal, Dawn Wylke, feels right at home in her new position, having previously served in administrative positions at the school ...



Lockport student skating in Gliding Stars ice show  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

WILLIAMSVILLE — Lockport High School student Bethany Vaccaro will skate in the Gliding Stars of Western New York's 15th annual ice show, "Blast From the ...



Dog killed in Plank Road house fire | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

A fire at a Plank Road residence Thursday night displaced the homeowners and resulted in the death of at least one dog, according to Lockport fire officials.



Lockport man convicted of drug trafficking | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Troy R. Gillon of Lockport and a California man were convicted Thursday of operating a drug trafficking enterprise that had ties to Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, ...



BROOKS SETS ALL-TIME VI MARK | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Lockport High School senior wide receiver Malik Brooks blew everyone away on Saturday with his amazing quickness and all-around athletic abilities, great ...



Lockport Boy Scout earns the Eagle rank | Community  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

The highest award from the Boy Scouts of America, the Eagle Scout rank, will be awarded to recent Lockport High School graduate Jacob Smith, a member of ...



Lockport residents charged in connection to deadly drug sales  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

BUFFALO -- Three Lockport residents have been arrested and charged by federal agents with selling heroin and fentanyl that led to the death of one person and ...



Volleyball Lions off to 3-0 start | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

The beat goes on at Lockport High School, where the defending Section VI-champion Lions varsity volleyball team said goodbye over the summer to some true ...



Lockport's DPW director relieved of his duties | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

The city's director of public works was relieved of his duties by Mayor Michelle Roman on Friday afternoon.



Handsome Jack's stars align | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

If Handsome Jack, a Lockport-based blues-rock trio, had to capture their current moment in just four words, they would probably chose, "Everything's Gonna Be ...



Lake Effect Diner suing Lake Effect Ice Cream | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

A wintry battle is brewing in the local restaurant scene, after the owner of the Lake Effect Diner filed a lawsuit against the owners of Lake Effect Artisanal Ice ...



Sheriff's office: Homeland Security presence in Lockport was related to drug investigation  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Upon seeing a heavy police presence in the area of Beattie Avenue and Dysinger Road on Tuesday morning, residents were curious what brought it. Local law ...



Soccer Lions are experienced | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

You can describe the 2018 Lockport High School boys varsity soccer team in a variety of ways, depending on who you talk to.



45 CTE students inducted into National Technical Honor Society  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

MEDINA — Forty-five students from Orleans Career and Technical Education Center were recently inducted into the National Technical Honor Society.



Lockport police audit complete, no charges expected | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

An audit into police payroll practices, ordered more than a year ago, is complete, and city leaders say they will release portions of the final report to the public in.



New year's burglary attempt leads to arrest | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Lockport police apprehended a man who was attempting steal several items from a Walnut Street rental store just before midnight on New Year's Eve.



Recovery house eyed for former Switzer building | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

The new owner of the Davison Road complex, the Mulvey Construction affiliate LHC Holdings, is contemplating turning the former Switzer building into a ...



Chenez Popcorn's out of the basement and into Lockview Plaza  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Chenez Popcorn will be expanding from the home of a local family to a storefront location within a month.



Group working to bring a concrete skate park to Lockport  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Vincent Wiese returned to Lockport eight months ago after a few years away and noticed the Rail Yard Skate Park was not in such great shape.



Lockport's John Godfrey named WNY's top football official  Niagara Gazette

LOCKPORT — John Godfrey has been one of the more highly-regarded high school football officials in Western New York for a handful of years. His on-field ...



Lady Lions outlast Grand Island | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

If you can't stand the heat ... stay out of the Lockport High School gym.



Kodak Black arrested on drug, gun charge at Lewiston bridge  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

LEWISTON — Kodak Black was arrested on drug and weapons charges as the rapper tried to cross from Canada into the U.S. on the Lewiston-Queenston ...



School cameras give illusion of safety at privacy's expense  Times Union

When my daughter returned to classes this fall at Lockport High School in western New York, she and other students in our small district were welcomed by ...



Lockport dentist charged with sexual abuse of minor  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Dr. Louis Surace, a pediatric dentist who runs a practice at 37 Professional Parkway, was arrested Friday on multiple counts of sexually abusing a minor.



Facing Tomorrow's High-Tech School Surveillance  Motherboard

Installed in the wake of recent high-profile mass shootings, controversial facial recognition systems that scan students' faces could be the not-too-distant future ...



NWS: Sunday winds could knock out power for days  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Mild temperatures and gentle breezes are expected to morph into gale-force winds later this weekend, according to the National Weather *Service*.



Police reports published Nov. 21, 2018 | Crime  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

RESISTING: Deon M. Gill, 23, 96 Spalding St., was charged with resisting arrest and second-degree obstruction of governmental administration Nov. 20.



Police reports for March 4, 2019  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

City of Lockport. CONTEMPT: Averie S. Johnson, 24, 317 Washburn St., was charged March 1 with second-degree criminal contempt. According to police ...



Cornerstone CFCU gears up for Hockey Day | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Appearances by Paralympic gold medalist Adam Page, Team USA ice dance pair Jimmy and Joci and the Buffalo Skating Club, Buffalo Sabres' mascot ...



Police find child, 13 controlled substances in sleeping woman's car  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

A woman found sleeping in her car in a Lockport convenience store parking lot was arrested Sunday morning after police found a child and more than a dozen ...



Two sent to ECMC after one-car crash on Chapel Street  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Two people were sent to Erie County Medical Center after their vehicle struck a tree late Wednesday night on Chapel Street.



Meet your western sibling high school: LTHS | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

The “Lockport Porters” probably means very little to most residents of Lockport, N.Y. — unless you're talking about two local towns.



LOCKPORT LORE: The centennial history of New York municipal historians  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Did you know that every municipality in New York state is required to have a historian? 2019 is the 100th anniversary of this law, which commemorates local ...



Rogowski 'can't wait' to return to teaching job in Lockport  Buffalo News

James Rogowski, the Cheektowaga Town councilman arrested February in a domestic incident, will be allowed to return to his teaching job pending the results ...



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