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    SSC Committee seeks input on the future of Sweden Senior Center

    A public meeting is being held at the nationally accredited Sweden Senior Center, 133 State Street, in the Village of Brockport on Wednesday, September 24 at 7 p.m. The SSC Committee is holding this public meeting to...

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  • Walt and Goliath, two birds of a feather. Walter says the long wings stretch to an amazing width and once the owl stabilized on his arm he remained perched there, very still. Paul Schnell photo.
    Eurasian Eagle Owl added to raptor program

    by Walter Horylev It felt so sooo soft, like someone taking a swipe at me with a feather duster, but these were the three foot wings of a Eurasian Owl constantly brushing my hair from behind and...

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    Holley Rotary awards Paul Harris Fellow

    The Holley Rotary Club recognized their immediate Past President Bob Miller with a Paul Harris Fellow Award. Considered one of Rotary’s highest recognitions, the Paul Harris Fellow Award results from a $1,000 donation to the Rotary Foundation....

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  • Julia Ratigan
    Former students celebrate teacher’s 99th birthday

    Churchville teacher for 41 years, Julia Berle Ratigan, was honored on her birthday by students from over 50 years past. Students gathered at Julia’s residence at Beikirch Care Center in Brockport and presented her with a quilt...

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  • Standing near the trophy they created are Jennifer Hecker and Ed Lehman. With them is Dr. Jim Goetz, chairman of the Walk to School project. He requested the one-of-a-kind trophy that would be awarded each year to the Brockport elementary school which had the greatest percentage of participants in the Walk to School Day. Photo by Matthew J. Yeoman, Photographic Services Manager, The College at Brockport.
    “Walk to School Day” now features an annual trophy for the winning school

    The Walk to School Day, on Wednesday October 1 this year, will have a special feature.  Project chairman Dr. Jim Goetz has introduced a trophy to be awarded annually to the Brockport elementary school which has the...

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  • Hundred Club winners (l-r): Michaela Kenward, Adam Walter and Collen Clay were recognized on the first day of school for achieving a perfect score on a NYS Regents exam.
    Byron-Bergen adds Hundred Club for student recognition

    The Hundred Club, a recognition of students who achieve a perfect score on a New York State Regents examination, is the newest facet in Byron-Bergen Central School District’s initiative to create a more academically-minded school culture. The...

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  • The Wall of blues represents the beautiful blue sky on September 11, 2001. “No day shall erase you from the memory of time” is a quote by Virgil, the ancient Roman poet. Photo by Marjorie Beldue.
    Remembering 9/11

    After volunteering during the 9/11 attacks, Spencerport resident returns for opening of 9/11 Memorial Museum Most people remember exactly what they were doing when the attacks on the World Trade Center happened. Marjorie Beldue not only remembers that...

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  • In the dugout during a game. Jeter is standing directly in front of Aaron.
    Second Yankee season for Spencerport native Aaron Patella Ryan savors milestone celebrations

    The New York Yankees have had up and down seasons in 2013 and 2014, the two years that Spencerport native Aaron Patella Ryan has worked as a bat boy. However, that doesn’t mean he hasn’t been able...

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  • Westwood Commons residents Betty Kates, Helen Jakabowski, Robert Holdridge, Frank Ruggerio, Marion Schmeer participate in the DePaul Senior Living Community’s Eighth Annual Walk for Charity.
    Walking for charity

    Pink balloons drifted from the hands of Westwood Commons residents and towards the sky in a show of support for breast cancer survivors. After the balloon release, seniors set off on Westwood Commons’ Eighth Annual Walk for...

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  • Left to right: Cora Schrader, Chet Fery, Hanny Heyen, Harry Shifton, Lori Skoog, Jean Martin Brooks.
    Committee formed to explore the viability of the Sweden Senior Center Report due to Sweden Town Board October 15

    A six-member committee (SSC) was formed following the Town of Sweden’s July 22, 2014 board meeting, where about 50 residents made comments regarding the current status and future of the Sweden Senior Center. According to a press...

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