• Meet Michael Boedicker, the new Director of Seymour Library

    Mike Boedicker is the new Director of Brockport’s Seymour Library. In his first week on the job, we met in the library. Mike spoke about his background and the goals he has for Seymour. Looking much younger...

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  • Students enjoyed Walk to School last year. Photo courtesy of Brockport Central School District.
    “Walk to School Day” October 2 in its fourteenth year

    Wednesday, October 2, is set for the sixth annual “Walk to School Day” in the Brockport Central School District. A similar event takes place that day in 40 countries, involving millions of children, parents, and community leaders....

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  • Fine Art Show coming to Morgan Manning House September 28-29

    The second Morgan-Manning Fine Art Show will be held on Friday, September 27 and Saturday, September 28 in the Carriage House of the Victorian Morgan-Manning Home, 151 Main Street in Brockport.   The event will showcase and...

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  • Brenda Tremblay sits at the console of St. Luke’s new pipe organ. The photo shows some of the new pipes and the “case” made of white oak. Photo by Dianne Hickerson
    St. Luke’s blessed with new priest and new pipe organ

    St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Brockport has had an exciting summer. They announced a new priest being ordained in the fall. And, the church received a rare pipe organ from an anonymous donor. On June 1, The...

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  • Bill Andrews stands next to an 1858 Monroe County map, one of many maps on display in the second-floor hallway of Hill School. On February 15, he addressed the Hill School students about history. Ending his remarks, he said, “There are many ways to learn about history, and many ways you can be involved in making history real for other people. The maps in your halls are only one small way, but they are a start. Make good use of them.” Photo by Dianne Hickerson
    Bill Andrews receives state “Excellence in Promoting Local History Award”

    Historians of New York State (APHNYS) selected Dr. William “Bill” Andrews for the 2019 “Excellence in Promoting Local History Award.” The award will be presented at the Awards Banquet of the APHNYS Annual Meeting on September 10....

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  • Peddlers Market features auctioning of Chippendale mahogany highboy

    The Western Monroe Historical Society at Morgan-Manning House, 151 Main Street in Brockport, will present its annual “PEDDLERS MARKET – Community Household and Carriage House Sale” on Saturday, September 7. The event runs from 9 a.m. to...

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  • Two world-traveled, well-published poets call Brockport “Home”

    I agree with my neighbor’s self-assessment, calling herself “The wandering poet who knows there’s no place like home.” Karla Linn Merrifield has been traveling to promote her poetry. She just published a book, Athabaskan Fractal: Poems of...

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  • The “What’s It?” project at Seymour Library

    Want to solve a mystery? Every so often an artifact is on display in the Seymour Library, 161 East Avenue, Brockport, near the information desk and is posted simultaneously on the Brockport Community Museum website. Seeing the...

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    An Old Fashioned Fourth of July at the Morgan-Manning House

    The Brockport Community Band returns It was a bright sunny day for the annual Fourth of July at the Morgan-Manning House.  The day began at 10 a.m. with the Children’s Parade, which had about 600 people, adults and children, all decked...

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  • Brockport Community Concert Band at Morgan-Manning on July 4

    This July 4, the Brockport Community Concert Band returns to the Morgan-Manning House grounds after an absence of some years. “We are hoping for a record number of participants this year,” Director Shawn Halquist said. A wide...

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