• Lakeside hosts Barbara Bush

    Former First Lady Barbara Bush died April 17 at age 92. She visited the area in 1994 to speak at the Lakeside Foundation Annual Dinner. The article below recaps her visit and was originally printed December 12,...

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  • “Team Martha” at the MCC Annual 5K Walk/Run for Scholarships on October 7. Provided photo
    Beacon for a better tomorrow

    Spencerport woman’s legacy lives on in foundation that helps adult students and breast cancer patients For more than 30 years, October has been designated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., death rates from the disease have decreased over time because of...

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  • LaForce Gazebo. Provided photo
    Gracious gardening

    Driving into Hilton from South Avenue, one cannot help but notice the beautiful flowers and decorations around the “Welcome to the Village of Hilton” sign. Such a display doesn’t happen by accident. It’s the work of Donna...

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  • Cudzilo on one of his missions during which his job was CapCom or Capsule Communications, part of Mission Control. Provided photo
    Education beyond the final frontier

    Hilton teacher’s dreams come true as he spends five days at Space Camp Students in Stephen Cudzilo’s eighth grade earth science class at Merton Williams Middle School in Hilton are in for a treat when school is back in session. Their teacher spent five days at the Honeywell Educators...

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  • State Farm Insurance Agent Dominic Agostini with L.A. Clippers basketball players Chris Paul (left) and DeAndre Jordan. Provided photo
    Local insurance agent dribbles his way to fame

    Spencerport’s Dominic Agostini gets a fast break appearing in national commercials If you were watching March Madness or the NBA Finals, you may have seen a familiar face. Dominic Agostini, a State Farm insurance agent in Spencerport, appeared in four State Farm commercials with the likes of...

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  • Be their guest

    Parma Baptist Community Church to offer monthly respite care Parma Baptist Community Church, 4997 West Ridge Road, will soon provide caregivers of family members with memory loss the break they so deserve. The “Be Our Guest” Respite...

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  • Stewart Eugene “Gene” Walker, age 101, displays the medals he received for his service in the U.S. Army during WW II. G. Griffee photo.
    A hero among us

    At 101 years old, Spencerport resident vividly recalls his time serving in WW II At 101-years old, Stewart Eugene “Gene” Walker has seen more than most. The amazing thing is – he remembers almost all of it....

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  • Concordia Lutheran Church in Brockport recently had the stained glass windows from the former church on Spring Street recreated with help from the late Marian Schleede Quackenbush. Her family’s window can be seen to the far right. Photo by Grace Griffee
    Windows of worship

    Corcordia Lutheran Church in Brockport replicates stained glass windows in time for holiday season “When God closes a door, He opens a window,” or so the saying goes. That certainly was the case at the Concordia Lutheran...

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  • Hilton-Parma community group sponsors Light Up Lock Up Parma Night

    A Facebook group is working to create awareness among Village of Hilton and Town of Parma residents to use common sense to protect their cars and homes from break ins. The Hilton-Parma Crime and Virtual Neighborhood Watch...

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  • Brockport native Ann LeSchander Raziel on the set of “The Park Bench,” her award-winning film. Provided photo
    Brockport native becomes L.A. filmmaker

    It’s a long way from Brockport to Los Angeles – both literally and figuratively, but Ann LeSchander Raziel, a 1987 graduate of Brockport High School, has made the leap. Raziel finished her first feature film, “The Park...

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