• The mural after being completely unveiled.  The narrow section below the clearance sign will be painted to blend in with the mural. K. Gabalski photo
    Brockport historic mural unveiled

    The Village of Brockport’s southern gateway is now defined by a historic mural featuring the Erie Canal. The mural, by local artist Stacey Kirby, is located on the south side of the railroad bridge which spans Route...

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  • Rafters experiencing one of the many rapids on the Genesee River in Letchworth State Park. Provided photo
    River raft adventures at Letchworth State Park

    Looking for some family time that provides growth for the mind, the body and the spirit? Adventure Calls Outfitters river rides on the Genesee River in Letchworth State Park in Castile, New York offer all of that...

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  • Charlie Cowling peruses a volume from his Drake Memorial Library archives. The archives contain materials about The College at Brockport since its inception in 1835 to the present day.  It also includes a local history collection covering the wider Brockport area.  Cowling spends about one-quarter of his time as a College librarian and three-quarters as The College’s archivist. Photo by Dianne Hickerson
    Charlie Cowling receives the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Librarianship

    “… Passionate about his job and the history of the college.”  Sue Savard “… A bright and capable professional, and a gentleman.”  Allan Berry by Doug Hickerson In April, Charlie Cowling gave a presentation at Morgan-Manning House...

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  • The Hilton Fire Department and Hilton Volunteer Ambulance work to free passengers during a simulated crash demonstration for juniors and seniors at Hilton High School. Provided photo
    DWI crash simulation drives home important message for students

    Before Hilton High School students headed to prom, graduation parties and other summer festivities, the Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Club held a powerful event to drive home the message that drinking and driving don’t mix. On...

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  • Saints lacrosse player Cheyenne Clark celebrates signing her National Letter of Intent to the University of Albany with parents Mike and Patricia. Provided photo
    C-C senior Cheyenne Clark signs National Letter of Intent to University of Albany

    Churchville-Chili High School Saints varsity lacrosse player Cheyenne Clark has received a partial athletic scholarship to her chosen college, the State University of New York at Albany (UAlbany), to play for the Division 1 Great Danes. The...

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  • Members of the Holley Central School Holley Hawks Trap League team pose with their coaches May 11 at the Holley Rod & Gun Club in Clarendon. K. Gabalski photo
    Holley High School forms clay target trap team

    Students say they love it, school administrators have called it very beneficial, and members of the Holley Rod & Gun Club say they are excited to bring the thrill and discipline of shooting sports to a new...

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  • Community residents in the Town of Kendall came out to the Highway Garage Saturday morning, May 6 to help fill and distribute sandbags to lakeshore residents and businesses. The town filled highway trucks with sand which was then released through a salt spreader at the back of the truck and into sandbags. Prior to Saturday’s efforts, Kendall Highway Superintendent Warren Kruger said 21,000 sandbags had been filled and distributed. About 50 people volunteered on Saturday. The National Guard was also deployed to help with sandbagging efforts. K. Gabalski photo
    High lake levels continue to pummel Ontario shoreline

    High lake levels combined with relentless rain and winds continue to eat up the local shoreline along Lake Ontario. On Friday, May 5, Assemblyman Steve Hawley, State Senator Robert Ortt, and representatives from the offices of Senator...

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    Celebrating the grand opening of Ogden Heritage Park

    Celebrating the grand opening of the Ogden Heritage Park (l-r):  Jill Cordts – President, Spencerport Area Chamber of Commerce; Dave Feeney – Board member, Ogden Town Board; Noelle Burley – Town Clerk, Town of Ogden; Mal Perry –...

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  • Podiatry has recently been added to Orthopaedics and Rehab at Strong West. K. Gabalski photo
    Community residents tour newly renovated third floor at Strong West

    Community residents were welcomed to Strong West in Brockport Saturday, May 6, to get a look at the recently opened multi-specialty suite on the third floor of the former Lakeside Memorial Hospital. The space houses UR Medicine...

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  • The 2017 Hilton Central School District Friends of Education (l-r): Laurie Polatas, Chuck Nichols, John Adams, Frank Thomas, John Corcoran, Sue Raschke, Dr. Michael Fryer, Nancy Guenther, Christine and Charlie Martella and Joe Lee. Not shown, Daniel Butts. Provided photo
    Hilton Board of Education recognizes Friends of Education

    Every school year, the Hilton Board of Education honors individuals and organizations in the Hilton school community who have contributed to the education of Hilton students through volunteering or other efforts. This year’s Friends of Education were...

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