• The Rose Bowl Parade float will feature butterflies emerging from storybooks to symbolize the enduring power of organ, eye and tissue donation and transplantation.  A florograph of Paul Guyette is included in the float design.
    Local residents prepare for Tournament of Roses parade

    Three families share unique and special life-giving bond Three local families will be part of the 2015 Tournament of Roses Parade in  Pasadena, California on New Year’s Day. Laurie LoMonaco of Brockport, Mary Guyette and Gates Orlando...

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    BISCO donates to Brockport DPW

    Bisco (Brockport Integrated Service Community Organizations) donated 50% of the cost of a new sidewalk grinder to the Brockport DPW. The new equipment will be used to even up sidewalk sections and make walking to school and...

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  • Jayna Burris, 4, visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus. She is from Brockport and was at the parade with mother, Jessica.
    Brockport Festival of Lights Parade

    Parade entry winners Best Overall: Hamlin Fire Department  ($250 winner) Best Non-profit:  Hamlin Dog Shelter Most Creative:  Bentley Brothers and the Brockport DPW  (tie) Santa’s Choice:  Kendall Lawn Chair Ladies Honorable Mentions:  Brockport High School Marching Band...

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    Western Monroe Historical Society celebrates its Golden Anniversary in 2015

    Fifty years preserving the Morgan-Manning House for the community The Morgan-Manning House is the stately mansion at the corner of Brockport’s Main and South Streets. In 1964 it was damaged by a disastrous fire. Volunteers who restored...

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  • Churchville-Chili’s 7th Grade Band used their holiday spirit and extra practice time to raise over $1,238 in funds to buy new shoes for underprivileged children in Central America.
    C-C 7th grade band members give the gift of shoes

    This holiday season there will be 344 happy children in Central America who will have new shoes, thanks to the hard work, talents and generosity of Churchville-Chili teacher Shelley Sadler’s 7th Grade Band members. “This is the...

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    Hilton hands Irondequoit first loss

    John Rutherford pounded in his first goal of the season and fifth in his career on a rebound with just five seconds remaining in the second period to break a 3-3 tie and give Hilton a 5-3...

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  • Donna Haire with books
    Newman Riga Library Director begins new chapter

    Donna Haire expert at knowing good books Donna Haire, Director of the Newman Riga Public Library, was a nine-year-old in the small village of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii when the idea of what a public library should be like...

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    Churchville Veterinary Hospital donates to pet friendly environment

    New to the Village of Churchville is a dog watering station at the Village Office near the Memorial Park for all four-legged friends to stop and have a drink thanks to the Churchville Veterinary Hospital in the...

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  • Bergen Swamp Preservation Society Trustee Lee Drake, Sr., Bloomfield, NY (left) awards a “Partner-in-Preservation” award to Joseph Whitcomb, Newark, NY (right). Provided photo by Barb Drake.
    Bergen Swamp Preservation Society awards two “Partner-in Preservation” awards

    The Bergen Swamp Preservation Society (BSPS) awarded two “Partner-in-Preservation” Awards at the Society’s annual meeting held October 26. The “Partner-in-Preservation” award is given to an individual or organization for partnering with the Bergen Swamp Preservation Society (BSPS)...

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    Gift ideas for gardeners abound

    There is an abundance of wonderful gifts available for the gardener on your holiday shopping list. Here are just a few ideas to inspire you for the 2014 holiday gift-giving season. Gift boxes and baskets for gardeners...

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