• Ogden Planning Board gives site plan approval to first commercial solar array project

    Members of the Ogden Planning Board November 9 gave preliminary and final site plan approval for a 2.6 MW solar array on Whittier Road just west of the Washington Street intersection.  The approval is conditional – developers...

    • Posted 3 days ago
    • 0
  • May the force be with you – growing bulbs indoors

    Growing bulbs indoors during the long winter months is a way to get your flower fix when nothing is blooming outside. There are two different types of bulbs which can be forced to grow and bloom inside...

    • Posted 1 week ago
    • 0
  • The Village of Brockport has purchased 127 Main Street for use as a village hall. The move will make more space available at 49 State Street for the village court. K. Gabalski photo
    Brockport will move village offices to make more space available for court

    Leaders and residents question Canal Corp regarding ongoing vegetation management project Brockport Mayor Margaret Blackman says the village has purchased the former Lifetime Assistance building at 127 Main Street for use as a new village office building. Mayor Blackman made the announcement during the regular...

    • Posted 1 week ago
    • 0
  • 2017 Election Results

    Some races too close to call Some west side races were still too close to call following voting on Election Day 2017. In the Town of Clarkson, challenger Gerald Underwood (Dem., CG) is ahead of long-time incumbent Paul Kimball (Rep., Con., Ind.,...

    • Posted 1 week ago
    • 0
  • The Sweden Senior Singers perform in the Sage Pavilion during the first Bergen Senior Recognition Day October 28. Photo by K. Gabalski
    Bergen holds first Senior Recognition Day

    Dozens of Senior Bergen residents enjoyed the first-ever Village of Bergen sponsored Senior Recognition Day, Saturday, October 28, at the Sage Pavilion in Hartland Park. Participants were able to visit information tables in the meeting room set...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
    • 0
  • Frost crystals on crabapples taken in early December, 2015.  Photo by K. Gabalski
    Many factors affect first frost dates

    The first killing frost brings an end to the growing season, but many areas this fall were frost free right through much of October. David Thomas, general forecaster for the National Weather Service in Buffalo, says there...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
    • 0
  • On the ballot for Election Day 2017

    Local elections will be the focus on Election Day, Tuesday, November 7. Monroe County In the Town of Chili, incumbent David Dunning is endorsed by the Republican, Conservative, Independence and Reform parties. He is challenged by Christopher...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
    • 0
  • Saving Seed

    Gardeners owe much to seed savers.  There would be no heirloom varieties of vegetables and flowers if someone had not made the effort to save the seed from year to year. Seed saving requires some planning and...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
    • 0
  • Sweden Town Board takes no action on proposed zoning change

    Residents in the Crestview Drive neighborhood off Lake Road in the Town of Sweden told town council members during a public hearing October 24, that they do not want more commercial development near their homes. A public...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
    • 0
  • File photo.
    Planning for 2018 Brockport Arts Festival already underway

    Organizers of the 2017 Brockport Arts Festival held August 12 & 13 are calling the popular annual event a success and are already working on the 2018 event. “Many people came to enjoy the art, crafts, music,...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
    • 0