• Shown is the original Wittman homestead on Ogden Center Road, Ogden. It is now the residence of Patricia (Wittman) Brown and her family. At the far right is the home of Mary (Wittman) Rupp. Also on the family farm land, but not shown, is the home now occupied by Mary Rupp’s daughter and her family. Photo by Karen Fien.
    Women of the Westside: Part Two – Mary (Wittman) Rupp

    A series celebrating Women’s History Month by shining the light on local women of wisdom with long lineages of life in towns on the westside “A wonderful life on a farm” were the words that Mary (Wittman)...

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  • Helen Lemcke with her mother Myrtle.
    Women of the Westside: Part One – Helen Lemcke

    A series celebrating Women’s History Month by shining the light on local women of wisdom with long lineages of life in towns on the westside  Tight knit; those are the words that describe Helen Lemcke’s family of...

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  • Edward Suk (left) and Scott Berne (right) in front of the Training Center on Lake Avenue. Photo by Karen Fien
    Local abuduction survivor making a difference in the lives of children

    Eleven years ago Scott Berne, a parental abduction survivor, shared with the world the journey of his childhood experiences in the release of his book Extraordinary Circumstances. The book has been sold worldwide and describes his survival...

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  • Brockport church provides a Pray-Ground for children

      Pastor Nick Dorland of First Presbyterian Church of Brockport envisioned the church to be very welcoming to families and youth. As part of the approach to prioritize families, he and the planning committee decided to implement...

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  • Community event on youth vaping to be held in Hilton

    HPDICE, a non profit organization, is western Monroe County’s coalition that works within the community to raise awareness, educate, help with prevention and provide recovery strategies to families. On Tuesday, February 5, they are providing a free...

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  • Nicavengelists performing at Lakeshore Community Church in Greece.
    Nicavengelists in Brockport while seeking asylum

    Earlier this year, protests in Nicaragua began against the social security reforms decreed by their president. The reforms increased taxes and decreased benefits, which led to demonstrations in several cities protesting against the changes. The reforms and...

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  • Officer Elliot Cave, Chief Mark Cuzzupoli and Lt. Steve Mesiti.
    Beards behind badges in Brockport

    If you saw the Brockport Police officers looking a little scruffier than usual that’s because they are showing their support for those affected by cancer. Chief Mark Cuzzupoli, in conjunction with Sgt. Robert Hagen, made an exception...

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  • In 2016 at the 10th Annual Project Healing Waters Two-Fly Tournament on the Rose River in Virginia. Provided photo
    Helping veterans heal on the fly

    Rob Burke grew up in Greece and graduated from Greece Arcadia High School in 2000. He attended college at SUNY Oswego where he played baseball. In September 2001, Rob was a sophomore at Oswego when the World...

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  • Dog Halloween costume party

    Designer Dogs, in conjunction with the generous donations of local businesses, offered a free Halloween event for dogs and their families. Approximately 60 people and 20 furry friends attended the party at Sweden Lodge on Saturday, October...

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  • Lattimore grand opening in new North Chili location

        Lattimore Physical Therapy recently celebrated their grand opening and Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. The new location is 3237 Union Street in North Chili. The clinical director is Jeremy Sajdak, a lifelong resident of...

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