• 2017 – The Year of the Pansy

    2017 has been declared the Year of the Pansy by the National Garden Bureau and the happy, colorful blooms can be enjoyed as much in the fall as in the spring. According to the National Garden Bureau,...

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  • Brockport Mayor Margaret Blackman, center, speaks with New York State Canal Corporation officials during an informational meeting October 4 at the College at Brockport regarding a project that will remove vegetation along the canal embankment. Photo by Kristina Gabalski
    Canal Corporation holds informational session in Brockport

    Brockport leaders and residents had the opportunity to learn more about the New York State Canal Corporation’s vegetation management plan, which will remove trees and brush along the canal embankment in Orleans and Monroe Counties between now...

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  • Brockport Kiwanis holds Installation Dinner

    The Kiwanis Club of Brockport held its annual Installation Dinner on Thursday, September 28 at the Village Inn in Albion. The Genesee Division Lieutenant Governor, Lucien Giancurcio, presided over the formal installation of the club officers for...

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  • Regional meeting on Landmark Society Affiliate Program brings local officials and preservationists to Brockport

    Officials and historic preservation-minded residents from both Monroe and Orleans Counties took part in a regional meeting Thursday, October 5, at the Red Bird Cafe in Brockport, held by the Landmark Society of Western New York. The...

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  • Vets Club, Sons of the American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary raise $2,000 towards restoration

    The Brockport Area Vets Club, American Legion Post 379, Sons of the American Legion 379 and the American Legion Auxiliary raised $2,000 towards the restoration of the clock at the Brockport United Methodist Church on Main Street....

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  • Re-zone for mud run in Sweden denied

    Sweden Town Board members denied the rezoning of vacant land on Sweden Walker Road for the purpose of holding “mud run” events several times each year October 10. Mike and Janice Waeghe, who own the land, had...

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  • Spencerport Rotary MDA Road Block raises $2,723 for Muscular Dystrophy

    The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) announced that the 30th Annual Spencerport Rotary MDA Road Block held on September 16 raised $2,723 to help free kids and adults from the harm of muscular dystrophy, ALS and related life-threatening...

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  • Local farmers eligible for America’s Farmers Grow Communities program

    Nonprofit organizations help rural communities thrive, and farmers in nearby counties have the opportunity to help local organizations. Now through November 1, local farmers can enroll in the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program, sponsored by the Monsanto...

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    Paul Smith’s graduate bakes 100 pies in one night

    It may be Halle Lowry’s most unusual request since graduating from Paul Smith’s College in 2016. Lowry, a culinary major/baking minor who resides in Greece, got what she at first thought might have been a prank call....

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  • Annual Seniors’ Fall Bazaar scheduled

    The Sweden Senior Center Association will hold its annual Fall Bazaar on Saturday, October 21 at the Sweden/Clarkson Recreation Center, 4927 Lake Road South, Brockport from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will showcase a variety...

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