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    Strong West debuts Surgical Center

    UR Medicine’s Strong West in Brockport opens a new Ambulatory Surgical Center this week after having received approval from the New York State Department of Health. The first surgeries are scheduled to begin September 2. The center...

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  • Jocelyn Giarratano, 15, a student at Greece Arcadia, rides Khia, who is available for adoption. Jocelyn said Khia would be happiest at a home with no other horses.
    A home for every horse

    H.O.R.S.E. Rescue and Sanctuary at Do Over Acres celebrates one year with Open House Sept. 6 Khia, an eight-year old Saddlebred horse, is not a fan of other horses, but she loves people and has made that...

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    Master Gardeners in three counties hold fall events

    As the summer season winds-down, there’s no reason to slow down in the garden. Master Gardeners in Monroe, Orleans and Genesee counties have special events planned into the fall which offer inspiration and guidance to keep your...

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  • The 2014 Girls 10-12 Youth Hamlin Recreation Soccer Team with Coach Doug Kurz. Provided photo
    Hamlin soccer coach brings three decades of experience to the field

    Doug Kurz of Hamlin says he has “… a 64-year-old body with a 10-year-old mind.” That’s good, because he continues to coach soccer in the summer for Hamlin Recreation after doing so for decades. In all, Doug...

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    College at Brockport students volunteer in Brockport during annual day of service

    Saturday, August 23 was the fifth Annual Day of Service, a cooperative venture between the College at Brockport and 50 community organizations, agencies, churches, libraries, parks, and other entities in the Greater Rochester area, including the Village...

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  • Teacher training sessions were led by LearnPad implementation specialist Mara Berkun.
    Byron-Bergen CSD prepares for district-wide implementation of LearnPad technology

    The students are intently focused, full of questions, and buzzing with enthusiasm. But this isn’t a normal class at Byron-Bergen Jr./Sr. High School. The eager-to-learn scholars are teachers from all levels of the district – elementary through...

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  • Larry Nau of Bergen Water Gardens & Nursery and his son, Nathan, pose with blooming lotus plants outside the nursery in Churchville. Nathan is a college student and helps out when he can. K. Gabalski photo.
    Love of lotus leads to presentation in China

    It’s August and the lotus at Bergen Water Gardens and Nursery are in full bloom. Owner Larry Nau is captivated by the flower which is rich in symbolism. The elegant blooms stand straight above the aquatic plants...

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    “Hilton’s Classic Wheels on Main Street”

    Parma residents Jim and Gladys Gooding flank a 1926  Ford Model T roadster, owned by Gladys. Jim thought it was the oldest vehicle in the competition. Adding a humorous touch to the inaugural “Hilton’s Classic Wheels on...

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    Senator Chuck Schumer visits Holley

    Photos and text by Walter Horylev U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer D-N.Y. speaks to the media in front of the former Diaz Chemical  Corp. office building backed with local officials: Village of Holley Mayor John Kenney, Trustees Kevin...

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  • CM Roofing made it possible for the Pilon family of Hilton to have their roof replaced. The roof is just the beginning of the renovation project that will help the family cope with the health challenges that are affecting five family members.
    Hilton cares

    Local businesses, school community rally to renovate home for family with health challenges The Pilons have always been a family known for “paying it forward.” Whether it is children or animals in need of a home, the...

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