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Power outage closes 4 Lockport school buildings  WIVB.com - News 4

High school students who were on a bus were sent back home by bus.



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.



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 ...



Minnick, Crocker make a splash at states | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

LONG ISLAND — A pair of Lockport High School junior swimmers competed with distinction on Friday and Saturday at the 2019 New York State Public High ...



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.



Bomb threat prompts evacuation at Lockport High School  Niagara Gazette

Students were dismissed from Lockport High School early Wednesday as part of what district officials described in a message to parents as a "precautionary ...



Juvenile arrested for Lockport High bomb threat  WGRZ.com

LOCKPORT, N.Y. — Lockport police have arrested a juvenile for making a bomb threat at Lockport High School on Wednesday. Students at Lockport High ...



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.



Out-of-this-world success for Lockport students  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

A team of students from Lockport High School has become finalists in the Student Spaceflight Experiments program.



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 ...



SCOTT, Roger Patton  Roanoke Times

October 30, 1931 February 21, 2019 Roger Patton Scott, 87, of Callaway, Va. passed away at his home on February 21, 2019. He was cherished and loved by ...



Saskatchewan Roughriders begin a new day under O'Day  Regina Leader-Post

Growing up in Lockport, N.Y., Jeremy O'Day pored over rosters as a self-described "sports kid." Such was the impetus for a career in sports. Rob Vanstone ...



Gun Scare at Lockport High School Causes Panic At Homecoming Dance  CBS Chicago

Lockport Township High School students returned to class today after reports of a student with a gun at their homecoming dance on Saturday.



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:



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Lockport High School expanding career pathways options | Local News  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.



BREAKING: Lockport High School Has Been Evacuated  wyrk.com

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



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 ...



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 ...



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…



RED RAIDERS ARE SURVIVORS | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

LACKAWANNA — Staring down at defeat on four different occasions, Section V's boys volleyball champions Fairport brushed off the ultimate pressure with ...



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 ...



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 ...



Vote 'no' on spy cameras in Lockport's schools  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

The leaders of Lockport City School District genuinely care about our children and want the best for them. I have no doubt of that. But sometimes people who run ...



Lockport football coach Vermette resigns | High School Sports  Niagara Gazette

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



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, ...



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.



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.



LHS drama club presents 'David and Lisa' | Community  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

The Lockport High School fall play, "David and Lisa," will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The story, which deals with the topic of mental health, ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



ExxonMobile, Reid donate to LHS robotics | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

For the sixth consecutive year, ExxonMobile and Reid Petroleum are sponsoring Lockport High School's robotics team in next year's FIRST Robotics ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



THE RIGHT CALL | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Walking the talk | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Ethan Menges found out about the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, through CNN while he was in school on Feb. 14.



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 ...



School security plan's licensing agreement not finalized | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Superintendent Michelle Bradley says that while records on file with the Lockport School District included a copy of a software licensing agreement with a private ...



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 ...



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 ...



Lockport teachers bring students to Ghana to install water well  wivb.com

Ghana is not equipped with safe water to drink, so a group of 23 teachers and students went there to try and change that.



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

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



MISS CONSISTENCY | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Lockport High School's veteran diving coach Jasper Adams is extremely proud of Lexi Madden's six-year body of work as a Lady Lions diver.



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.



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 ...



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.



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,



Norris says 'examine my record' for election | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Mike Norris says he wants voters in New York's 144th state Assembly District to examine his record.



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 ...



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.



'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.



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.



KNIGHT SHIFT: DeSales honors its undefeated swimmers | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

It truly is the end of an era in DeSales Catholic Middle School swimming history.



Teacher stays connected to her roots | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Anna Adjei-Barrett, a Spanish teacher at Lockport High School, hasn't forgotten where she comes from.



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 ...



DiPasquale promising 'better days to come' | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Joseph DiPasquale says he has something his opponent in the 144th state Assembly District lacks: A vision for a brighter future.



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 ...



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 ...



PEMBROKE, Joan (Ward)  Buffalo News

PEMBROKE - Joan (nee Ward) She was born on January 15, 1928, in Lockport, NY. Joan was the daughter of Albert and Madeleine (Murray) Ward.



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 ...



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.



FIJALKOWSKI SIGNS FOR MORGAN STATE | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Those who knew her exploits best on the softball diamond like Lockport High School varsity head coach Megan Kowalski and New York Inferno 18-U Elite Team ...



Lions outlast McKinley | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

It was a first half worth forgetting about, but a second half that will live long in Lockport High School soccer lore.



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.



Can Facial Recognition Help Prevent School Shootings?  Voice of America

An increasing number of American schools are examining the use of facial recognition technology to improve security. School officials say the equipment is ...



Grid Panthers roll over Raiders, 55-14 | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

NEWFANE — The big blue tank they love to call “Brucie” was at it again on Saturday, rumbling around, over, through and past opponents in Newfane's 55-14 ...



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.



Turning the page | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Life goes on enthusiastically at the Lockport High School pool without Katie Pollock, but the graduation last spring of the greatest swimmer in program history ...



Dale Association recognizes key contributors at awards dinner  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

The Dale Association celebrated several community members and organizations for their efforts in supporting the organization and the Lockport community.



LCTV announces scholarship winners | Community  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Eleven local students have been awarded scholarships by the Lockport Community Cable Commission and Charter Cable. The combined value of the awards is ...



Community lacrosse day grows | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

What began as an afternoon set aside to celebrate lacrosse's exciting birth at Lockport High School has today grown into one of the most anticipated city-wide ...



Changes coming to city's Independence Day celebrations | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

If your Independence Day plans revolve around fireworks at Outwater Park and the parade down Locust Street, you may need to change your plans.



Students make a difference in Ghana | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Most people take trips to warmer climates to relax. Several students from Lockport High School and other local schools recently traveled to the country of Ghana ...



Six LHS students win awards in DECA 'states'  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Six Lockport High School students won awards at the DECA State Career Conference and two advanced to the highest-level DECA conference that's taking ...



Wife accused of murdering Lockport native  WGRZ.com

HUNTSVILLE, A.L. — A Western New York native is dead and his wife is accused of murdering him. Jim Cappello was reported missing late last week in ...



Who's on the ballot in Niagara County primary elections?  Buffalo News

Voters in Niagara County on Sept. 13 can vote in primary elections to help pick candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and town ...



2 charged after fight at LHS | Crime  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

A disorderly student was taken away from Lockport High School by police on Thursday, and so was a man who police say tried to stop the teen's arrest.



Friends recall Lockport teen killed in stabbing as funny, humble  Buffalo News

Friends and family of 16-year-old Elijah Wedington gathered Monday afternoon to build a small memorial of flowers and balloons at the street corner where he ...



ABDALLAH RETIRES | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

He's a Bronx native — unless you live in Lockport, N.Y., where “The Boxing City” will forever claim him as one of their own.



Goodbye, old friend: YMCA members recall good times at the now-closed downtown facility  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Lockport Family YMCA on Main Street closed its doors for the last time on Wednesday.



Bill Gregory returning for Community Space Days | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

A public lecture by retired astronaut Lt. Col. William G. Gregory will cap off Community Space Days, a three-day celebration taking place starting Tuesday at the ...



Local high schools prep for commencement | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

One of the biggest days in the lives of thousands of local teenagers is upon us once again — high school graduation.



Lockport's road warriors | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Either at home or on the road, the Lockport High School boys and girls varsity outdoor track teams are always among the best in Section VI.



Turning things around | Local Sports  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

You can count the seniors on one hand and the total number of upperclassmen on one panda paw, but you certainly can't count the Lockport Lady Lions out in ...



Local entrepreneurs bring sound and vision to Lockport  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

The City of Lockport has welcomed many new artistic additions in the past few years. And now the city has just added two new companies that will offer sound ...



24 Lockport students bound for state DECA competition | Community  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Twenty-four Lockport High School students were category finalists in DECA regional competition at Grand Island High School on Jan. 7. The students, all ...



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