• Rick Lair gives instructions to college students on the second annual Arbor Day, 2006, on Monroe Avenue. Background reveals other planting activity by more students. Lair was head of Facilities Maintenance at The College at Brockport (retired 2017) and continues as an ex-officio member of the Tree Board. Provided photo
    Brockport’s Arbor Day: Planning, Planting and Politics

    Earth Day international, April 22, began in 1970 to honor the earth Arbor Day international, April 27, began in 1983 to encourage tree planting The Village of Brockport will celebrate its 14th Arbor Day on Friday, April...

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  • School in Mozambique helped by the Hunger for Hope event.
    Local students fast during Hunger for Hope event

    Ignite Student Ministries, (a youth program at Lakeshore Community Church), conducted their 7th Annual Hunger for Hope event on March 16 and 17 from 5 p.m. to 5 p.m. Hunger for Hope is an event where students...

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  • Hilton Education Foundation officers (front, l-r) Aggie Seneway, president; Tim Gagnon, treasurer; and Pat Unterborn, secretary; and (back) Superintendent of Schools Dr. Casey Kosiorek. Provided photo
    Hilton Education Foundation receives Make a Difference Day National Award

    In conjunction with National Volunteer Week during April 15-21, TEGNA Inc., together with its Make A Difference Day (MDDAY) partners, Arby’s Foundation and Points of Light, have awarded the Hilton Education Foundation with a $10,000 grant. The...

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  • Senior Bailey Schubmehl pours coffee for attendees at the breakfast. Provided photo
    Senior Breakfast set for May 3

    The 13th Annual Senior Citizen Breakfast will be held Thursday, May 3, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the Holley Elementary Café. Holley Central School District would like to thank the senior citizens in the community for...

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  • A mature longbeard in full strut is one of the most beautiful sights in the outdoors. Notice the perfectly shaped fan, this is a great indicator, along with the beard that you are dealing with an adult gobbler and not a jake. Provided photo
    Spring turkey hunting … my favorite

    Do you remember that famous speech Buffalo Bills coach Marv Levy gave the team before their first Super Bowl in 1991? “Where else would you rather be than right here right now?” That is how I feel...

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  • Police dog Brock also attended the reading event.
    Reading Rocks held at Seymour Library

    On Good Friday, the Seymour Library and Brockport Kiwanis Club hosted the annual children’s reading event at the library, this year entitled “Reading Rocks!” Children attending the event were provided with a book to keep, and three...

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    Rotary Clubs gather for annual Tri-Club Dinner

    The Spencerport, Fairport and Brighton Rotary Clubs recently gathered for their annual Tri-Club Dinner. Hosted this year by the Spencerport Club, the guest speaker was recently elected Monroe County Sheriff, Todd Baxter. Sheriff Todd was previously the...

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  • This stately building at the intersection of Main Street and Park Avenue has been a Brockport landmark for nearly 170 years.  Since 1851, it has changed ownership many times as a hotel, a nursing home, a private home, and a multi-family rental. In an estimated two more years, it will open as a Bed & Breakfast. Photo by Dianne Hickerson
    Fading 1851 Brockport hotel building to be resurrected as a Bed & Breakfast

    The large brick house at the intersection of Main Street and Park Avenue in Brockport is an imposing sight.  Stopping at the traffic light, the viewer sees the faded glory of a stately old two-story building. With...

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  • The Hilton 2018 Winter Drumline: (front, l-r) Makenna Garbowski, Cameron Ryan, Claire Donohue, Billy Dobles, Haven Tower and Arrieana Brown; (middle) Brian Phung, Cassy Cerone, Graham North, Will North, Michael Coval, Andrew Springer, Andrew Melita, Joey Marino and Joey Chirdo; (back) Nicole Cavallaro, Allison Mattle, Andre Watson, Jonah Mott, Mike Denise and Desirae Kluth. Provided photo
    Hilton Winter Drumline takes first place at NYS Percussion Circuit Championship

    The Hilton School District Winter Drumline brought home the First Place Gold Medal after winning the 2018 New York State Percussion Circuit (NYSPC) Championship held in Syracuse on April 8. In addition to the first place award,...

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    Anthony, Kline lead Saints netters

    Churchville-Chili began defense of their 2017 Monroe County boy’s tennis Division II title with a 6-1 victory over Brockport. Jacob Anthony and Kyle Kline, both Second Team Division III All-County selections one year ago, swept their second...

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