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    “Spring Ahead” and check lifesaving smoke and CO alarms

    The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY) urges all New Yorkers to check their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to ensure that they are functioning properly. FASNY recommends cleaning all alarms to remove any...

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    Harsh winter impacts road upkeep

    It’s been a busy winter for local highway department snow plow crews, but town highway superintendents say they are coping with winter’s onslaught and should have enough salt to get them through the end of the season....

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  • Alicia Fink is shown in her Brockport home near a painting by her uncle Leonardo Tejada. Continuing a tradition of many artists in her family, she has been designing jewelry for a decade. Photo by Dianne Hickerson.
    Alicia Fink: Leader, educator, and artist serving locally and in her birthplace Ecuador

    Alicia Fink lives a comfortable life in the Town of Sweden. She has pursued her jewelry design for a decade as a retired teacher. She is president of the Western Monroe Historical Society in Brockport, ending a...

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    Food Pantries offer help for neighbors in need

    MONROE Brockport Ecumenical Food Shelf – 14 State St., Brockport, 585-637-8169. First four Thursdays of the month – 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., 2 – 6:30 p.m. Pantry accepts monetary donations and donations of food and personal...

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    Take a class – “Catch the Gardening Bug” series begins March 25

    Genesee County Master Gardeners will be offering their popular Coffee and Dessert Series this spring. A variety of gardening topics taught by Master Gardeners along with coffee, tea and desserts are planned. •March 25 – “Late Blight in...

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    Empty Bowls raise funds for hunger outreach

    Hilton School District’s Elementary Art Department will be hosting the Second Annual Empty Bowls Open House and Dinner on Wednesday, March 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Northwood Elementary School, 433 North Greece Road. Last year’s...

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    Youth complete gun safety course

    Silence prevails as the 7-14 year olds concentrate on the firing line of the Holley Rod & Gun Club’s BB Gun Safety and Marksmanship course. The club and instructor, Sandy Shay (NRA Certified Long Gun Instructor) provide...

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    Helping Out

    Eleven-year-old Timothy Chaney helps out in his grandmother’s, (Linda LaGorio) neighborhood in Hilton by shoveling out a buried fire hydrant. “He’s a great boy and loves to help,” says his mother, Tracey LaGorio. “He was the first child...

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    Wishful thinking

    The sign says it all … 2.18.15 — Outside, spring seems far off, but inside shoots and seeds get growing. Photographs by Rick Nicholson.

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    More is better – Jay gets greedy with the peanuts!

    Jack Antinore of Holley, a retired social worker from Lakeside Beikirch Care Center, enjoys watching and feeding the birds, especially in winter. Of this season’s experience he writes:  The 2’ by 3’ platform feeder I built, along...

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