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    There’s still a lot of Summer Fun!

    There’s still a lot of summer fun to be had, even though back to school days are approaching. These photos provided by Diane Church show come backyard fun in the sun. Campers at the Little Red Schoolhouse...

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  • Find out what to do if you encounter an Eastern Massasauga rattlesnake.
    Zoo and Bergen Swamp Preservation Society presents swamp’s unique features

    Residents in Genesee County and surrounding areas know the Bergen Swamp is a special place. But how many have actually seen some of the swamp’s most famous denizens? Now’s your chance. At 7 p.m. on Friday, August...

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  • X’Kari Hare volunteers at St. George’s Community Garden harvesting vegetables.
    Healthy eating for all

    St. George’s Episcopal Church in Hilton plants community garden that meets many needs It’s not often that you see large vegetable gardens on church property, but drive by St. George’s Episcopal Church on Wilder Road in Hilton...

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  • Christopher Kisiel at his Bad Apples Bistro in Spencerport.
    Bad Apples features unique twists on good food

    Successful bistro owned by local entrepreneur Christopher Kisiel is passionate about his profession and his restaurant  - so much so that he bears a tattoo of a fork, knife and spoon on his arm. Kisiel is the...

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  • 5 K race
    6th annual Clarkson Classic 5K and Neighborhood Contest set for August 23

    The 6th Annual Clarkson Classic 5K Run/Walk to benefit the Clarkson Historical Society will be held on Saturday, August 23. The race starts promptly at 9 a.m., at Hafner Park, Lake Road North in Clarkson (1/4 mile...

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  • In transition - (l to r) John Bonczyk, Archie Kutz, Pat Kutz, and Cody Steffen stand in the Lift Bridge Book Shop on Main Street in Brockport. In January 2015, ownership will transfer from Archie and Pat to John and Cody.
    Continuing 42 years of local ownership

    A new generation to take the helm of Lift Bridge Book Shop Archie and Pat Kutz have owned and operated Brockport’s beloved Lift Bridge Book Shop for 42 years. On January 1, 2015, they will retire and...

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  • Visitors Spen
    Depot welcomes visitors to Spencerport

    The Spencerport Depot, Museum and Visitors Center as of August 1 has had over 2,000 visitors, nearly 100 boat docking and continues to be one of the best stops on the Erie Canal.  A large grocery store...

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  • “Kid Clover,” aka summer assistant Niki Wachob, on the left with 4-H Educator Robert Batt, sporting a clover-green bodysuit he agreed to wear if more than 35 new 4-H members signed up during Orleans County Fair week in late July. Batt said the total will likely top 40 new youth participants.
    Local 4-H Clubs

    You may be surprised to learn that 4-H (the Hs stand for head, heart, hands and health) is the nation’s largest youth development organization. More than six million youths participate in urban neighborhoods, suburban school yards and...

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  • Shown (l to r) Dave Moore - board president, Bill Fitzgerald, board member, Jill Cordts, Spencerport Area Chamber of Commerce president, Gay Lenhard - Ogden Town supervisor, Nancy Bodhorn - Spencerport Federal Credit Union manager.
    Spencerport Federal Credit Union prepares to expand offices

    Spencerport Federal Credit Union is adding on to the building and adding a drive up teller window at their building located on Lyell Avenue in Spencerport. Renovation and reconfiguring of the existing building is also included in...

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  • A summer squash ready for picking.
    Get out and Grow! It’s veggie time

    This is it. The best time of year in the vegetable garden! The work of planning and planting, tending and weeding is now paying off with a harvest of delicious home-grown produce. Tomatoes ripen on the vine,...

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