• Mid-summer vegetable garden issues

    No matter what the weather, keeping on top of pest and disease issues in the vegetable garden is a constant process during the growing season. My pumpkin and squash crops have been assaulted heavily this year by...

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  • Over 200 attendees showed up for the meeting. Photo by Stephen Herbeck
    United Shoreline plans Hilton rally

    Members of United Shoreline are planning their next Friday evening rally for July 28 at the Hilton High School Auditorium – 400 East Avenue at 7 p.m. Dr. Daniel Barletta, a well-known expert on lake level management...

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  • Developers continue to pursue funding for old Holley High School project/eight Diaz homes are sold

    Good news for the Village of Holley in recent weeks as developers who want to turn the old Holley High School into senior housing/village offices say they are continuing in their efforts to secure tax credits and...

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  • Sweden Town Board approves zoning change for townhomes project

    Following a public hearing Tuesday, July 11, members of the Sweden Town Board unanimously approved a zoning change for the proposed Townhomes at Stonebriar Glen project.  Town officials say the project will now go to the Planning...

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  • VoteTilla event marks centennial of women’s suffrage

    The Erie Canal, which is getting much attention with the bicentennial of the start of its construction, will be the site of a commemoration of the centennial of women’s suffrage in New York State. The National Susan...

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  • The Albany Symphony performing from a barge in the Erie Canal in Brockport on Saturday, July 7. K. Gabalski photo
    Albany Symphony plays to hundreds on the canal in Brockport

    Albany Symphony Music Director David Alan Miller promised “the most spectacular night on earth,” and the Albany Symphony delivered with a “Water Music New York” performance to remember Friday evening, July 7, in Brockport. While the sun...

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  • Slug damage in the garden

    Slugs and snails can do a surprising amount of damage in the garden. I have had plants “disappear” after the foliage and stems have been eaten down to the ground by slugs. Slugs eat the leaves of...

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  • Bergen artist David Burke dedicates the mural he painted on the rear exterior wall of the Byron-Bergen Public Library in the Village of Bergen. K. Gabalski photo
    Byron-Bergen Public Library mural dedication completed

    Byron-Bergen Public Library manager Nancy Bailey says she initially envisioned flowers being painted on the back exterior wall of the library; but the final result, painted by Bergen resident David Burke, is flowers and much more. The...

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  • Buildings in the business district along Lake Avenue in Bergen had posters in the windows depicting what they could look like if Main Street Grant improvements are made. K. Gabalski photo
    Village of Bergen focus of START-UP Genesee “Think & Drink” entrepreneurial

    The Village of Bergen was touted for its walkability, historic preservation, plan for the future, and welcoming environment for businesses during a START-UP Genesee Entrepreneurial Walking Tour held Thursday, June 22. “I’m so glad we did this,”...

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  • Spencerport Rite Aid store continues to update

    The Ogden Town Board will hold a public hearing July 12 at 7 p.m. at the Ogden Community Center on extension #1 to the Nichols Street Sanitary Sewer District. “The public hearing is in connection with creating...

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