• Jo Ann Newkirk as a young woman serving in the Air Force.
    A view of a changing world through the camera lens

    Jo Ann Newkirk’s life began in Hamilton, Ohio, in the early 1930s and transcended almost 90 years to include a military career, ultimately leading her to Rochester, New York. Jo Ann grew up during America’s most severe...

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  • Cupcakes for Cancer eighth annual fundraiser

    Shear Emotion Salon and Spa, located in Hilton, began a Cupcakes for Cancer fundraiser eight years ago after seeing cancer affect so many of their friends, family, and clients of the salon. “It was heart breaking,” said...

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  • Naomi went skydiving to celebrate her 28th birthday. Provided photos
    Naomi’s leap of faith

    Naomi Hannah, a vibrant 17-year old from Churchville, was on her way home from a youth retreat when she accidentally ran a flashing stop light. She was hit on the driver’s side by the oncoming car, which...

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  • Chris Wilson window with cross Julia
    The view through a window of the barn

    A homegrown musician’s dream of buying and renovating an old hay barn into a fully functioning production studio, concert house and home finally came true for Chris Wilson and his family.  In 2013, this dream began to...

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  • The Summer Slump! How many workouts can I miss before I backslide?

    by Tami Mungenast CPT, CNWC, CCES With summer vacation underway, trips, picnics and outings quickly filling our calendars, finding the time to work out can be tricky. Often one missed workout turns into a week or more...

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  • Nicavangelists “tricking” in the streets of Hamlin.
    Freedom Run 5K to benefit Nicavangelists

    On Saturday, June 22, the streets of Hamlin will be the site of the Freedom Run 5K being hosted by Hamlin New Testament Church. The event is a fundraiser to benefit the boys who are part of...

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  • The silent epidemic: youth suicide

    A silent epidemic sweeping our nation claims an average of more than 100 young lives each week. Youth suicide knows no social, racial or economic barriers. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for young adults...

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  • Tips for Parents: Going Out Check-list

    As the nice weather approaches and children are on break from school, families often head out for some family fun at amusement parks, movie theaters, the mall or other public places. Use this checklist provided by National...

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  • Dick Clifford with Happy the Clown at the 2017 Jamboree. Photo by Kathryn Dishong.
    Linda Clifford Memorial Jamboree scheduled for Sunday, May 5

    Dick Clifford is preparing for the third annual Memorial Jamboree at the Brockport Elks Lodge to honor his wife Linda who passed away three years ago from throat cancer. April 29, 2016 Linda passed away, taking a...

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    Women of the Westside: Part three – Jean Martin Brooks of Brockport

    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 “We as women have the complete freedom to pick and choose what...

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