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Medaille College sports teams finally have a place to call their own — after completion of the school's new athletic facility in the city's Valley neighborhood, near the Buffalo River. The new Medaille Sports Complex at Buffalo Color Park will formally open at 427 Elk St. on Wednesday, with the men's and women's soccer teams taking on Thiel College in a pair of late-aft…

Medaille College's first appearance in the NCAA Women's Bowling Championship ended with a 2-0 loss to Arkansas State on Tuesday at the RollHouse Wickliffe in Wickliffe, Ohio. The Red Wolves won the traditional portion of the match, 960-899. Medaille was led by Ysobel Conrad (Olmsted) with a 227. Elizabeth Minnard shot 281. Arkansas State won the Baker Five Match, 95…

Crime

A 21-year-old Buffalo man has been charged with making a threat online against Medaille College, according to police. Dion Morrison faces a felony charge of making a terroristic threat, Buffalo police announced Friday morning on Twitter. The Medaille campus was closed Thursday after a "possible threat" was made on social media, the college announced in a statement. …

Education

Classes were set to resume Friday at Medaille College after the campus was closed Thursday following a possible threat made against the school through social media, according to a statement released by the college. A voice message on the school's telephone answering system informed callers all classes and extracurricular activities scheduled Thursday on the campus had b…

Education

The University at Buffalo attained all-time highs in the annual U.S. News & World Report ranking of national universities. UB moved up eight spots – to No. 89 – in the national university rankings, which were released Monday as part of the magazine's 2018 edition of "America's Best Colleges." UB was also among the top 50 public universities in the country for the…

Buffalo

By the end of the fall, Medaille College soccer teams will be playing on a brand new field in an industrial area near South Buffalo. But college leaders say their new athletic facility is about much more than just the school's needs. The goal is to benefit the entire community, they say, including surrounding neighborhoods, area soccer clubs, nearby schools and even bus…

Buffalo

Medaille College on Monday officially confirmed that it will be the anchor tenant of the planned new $4 million athletic complex that is now being developed by developer Jon M. Williams at the former Buffalo Color site on Elk and Lee streets in Buffalo. The new facility, dubbed the Medaille Sports Complex at Buffalo Color Park, will become the school's home field for pr…

Buffalo

Two schools – a charter school and a college – are looking to refinance some of their bonds issued by the Erie County Industrial Development Agency to lower their interest expenses. Global Concepts Charter School is asking the Erie County Industrial Land Development Corp. – an ECIDA affiliate – to issue $7.7 million in new tax-exempt bonds. The proceeds would be used to…