• The Rt. 259 lift bridge in Spencerport will close in July for major repairs that are exected to take 15 months. Photo by Maggie Fitzgibbon
    Big changes for Spencerport commuters in summer 2019

    Those who travel through the Village of Spencerport crossing the Erie Canal Lift Bridge can expect big changes in their routes this summer. The 115-year-old lift bridge is set to undergo major repairs. This extensive work will...

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  • Ducks are launched into the Canal for the start of the 2018 Duck Derby. Provided photo
    Volunteers needed for the Brockport Arts Festival

    The year was 1995.  A group of Brockport community and business people came together with the idea to create a community event to attract visitors to the Village of Brockport.  Ralph Parmelee is one of those folks...

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  • Fusion reactor 1:  Paul Beck’s design for his senior project, a fusion reactor. Provided photo
    Science is his passion

    He describes himself as being inquisitive. Paul Beck, a senior at Spencerport High School, admits that his love of science can be traced back to when he was an elementary student. “When I was in fifth grade,...

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    A well-written life

    When Stu Krieger was a young boy, he knew that he wanted to be in the movie business. “My mom would tell the story of how I would take a photo out of the family photo album...

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    A Tour of the Past

    This year marks the Bicentennial of the Town of Ogden and Sesquicentennial of the Village of Spencerport. Many events took place over the last year that noted important markers in the history of the town and village....

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  • Noah Mundt’s team:  Front row left to right:  Lainey Mead, Zach Lamerton, Gio Valerie.  Back row left to right:  Dawson Cooper, Jamie Keens, Coach Noah, Gage Berry and Hunter Streb. Photo by M. Fitzgibbon
    Sharing his love for basketball

    Noah Mundt loves basketball. He’s played this sport since he was in third grade. Noah is a 17-year-old senior at Spencerport High School, and a member of the Varsity Basketball team. His passion for this sport has...

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  • Community service comes easy to Sam Lobene

    Community service comes easy to Sam Lobene. It’s in his blood. His father and uncle, Mike and Jim Lobene, have served the Spencerport Fire Department for decades.  His late grandmother, Joyce Lobene, served as a trustee and...

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  • Frances Tantalo Fonte – a fountain of youth

    Frances Tantalo Fonte is 105 years old and claims that her fountain of youth has been eating a lot of hot peppers. Her vivid memory attests to a life well lived. The year was 1912. Eggs were...

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  • Homesteads for Hope sign. Photo by Maggie Fitzgibbon.
    Homesteads for Hope

    Hope for a life and a new beginning Jennyrae Brongo has a vision to help others. This young woman is determined to make her vision become a reality. Six years ago, Jennyrae and her mom Luann had...

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  • The Seymour Library in Brockport. Photo by Maggie Fitzgibbon
    The Seymour Library – a community resource for 80 years

    When James Horatio Seymour passed away in 1931, he bequeathed his home to the Village of Brockport. In his will, he outlined the details to establish a public library in memory of his father William H. Seymour. ...

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