Niagara Catholic Jr./Sr. High School recently awarded several scholarships to members of its student body.

The following students were awarded the Adam J. Krolewski Memorial Scholarship.

From left, they are: Griffin Gansworth, DeAnna Kajfasz, Christina Schulte, Mary Beilman, Danielle Rosini, Mackenzie Lozina, Robert Tavano and Samantha Martineau. In the back row, from left, are Danielle DeVole, Carmen Tripi, Connor Freeburger, Jacob Socha, Ryan Prawel and Ian Prawel.

Recipients missing from the photo are Gemma Pitarresi, Prince Fatunmbi and Gabriella Simoneit.


The winners in judging of entrants for the eighth annual Niagara Electric Lights Parade honoring the Town of Niagara Bicentennial were recently announced. They are:


• J&J Decking – First Place

• Town of Niagara Lions Club – Second Place

• A to Z Rentals – Third Place

• Mount St. Mary’s Hospital – Fourth Place

Dance Groups

Adell’s School of Dance – First Place

Jaclynn Carol’s Dance Academy- Second Place

Time to Dance – Third Place


Boy Scout Troop 847 and Cub Scout Troop 849 – First Place

Girl Scouts of Western New York Troop 70048 and Troop 70165 - Second Place

Girl Scouts Troop 70010 and 70181 – Third Place


Buffalo Clown Alley – First Place

Niagara Clown Alley – Second Place


Islettes’ Elite Majorettes

Color Guard Units

Niagara County Sheriff’s Office – First Place

Niagara Falls Police Department- Second Place

Niagara University ROTC – Third Place

The parade was organized and presented by the Town of Niagara, the Town of Niagara Business and Professional Association and the Niagara USA Chamber


The Kiwanis Club of Niagara-Wheatfield has installed its 2012-2013 officers.

The 2012-2014 board of directors are Jane Cushman, Greg Ford, Gary Heuck and Colin Smith.

The 2012-2013 officers inaugurated were Susan Smith, secretary; Alice Attardo, treasurer; Mary Dohm, president-elect; and Danny Maerten, president.

The Niagara-Wheatfield Kiwanis meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays in the Jetport Family Restaurant. For further information on attending a meeting, contact Danny Maerten at 731-3636 or by email at