• The Churchville contingent attending the 86th MEUA Annual Conference in Ellicottville pose with Mayor Nancy Steedman, who was installed as the first woman MEUA president. Provided photo
    Churchville Mayor installed as first woman MEUA president

    Churchville Mayor Nancy Steedman made history September 1 when she was installed as the first woman president of the Municipal Electric Utilities Association of New York. “I am humbled and honored,” Mayor Steedman says.  “I really have...

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  • The busy Route 259 lift bridge in Spencerport. K. Gabalski photo
    Stakeholders preparing for Route 259 lift bridge reconstruction in Spencerport

    Work is not expected to begin until 2018 on major repairs to the Route 259 lift bridge over the Erie Canal in Spencerport, but  a group of stakeholders including municipal, fire department, emergency services, and New York...

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  • The crew of Tug Syracuse:  (l to r) Captain Wendy Marble, deck hand Seth Brant, marine engineer Jim O’Connor, and deck hand Jerry Spicer. They stay on the tugboat overnight. Photo by Dianne Hickerson
    Inspecting Brockport’s Erie Canal lift bridges

    A top official honors his career roots and the canal’s historical significance On a sunny September 14, about a dozen Erie Canal staff, most in hard hats and safety vests, clustered around Brockport’s Main Street and Park Avenue...

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    Class of 1947 celebrates 69th anniversary

    Several members of the Hilton High School class of 1947 observed the 69th anniversary of their high school graduation recently in August at Carmestro’s in Hilton.  Nine class members along with several spouses, guests and widows of...

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    Goodman, Patt lead Rangers netters to win first of season

    The Spencerport girls’ volleyball squad registered their first win of the campaign 3-1 over host Brockport as senior captain Kaitlin Patt and junior Taylor Goodman combined for 13 kills. Brockport led in the first game 14-7 before...

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  • Stephanie Harney, Hilton CSD Teacher of the Year, with (l-r) Lois Clearwater, mother; Kevin Harney, husband; and children Aidan and Sonia. Provided photo
    Hilton CSD names Stephanie Harney Teacher of the Year

    The Hilton Central Schools Teachers Association (HCSTA) 2016-17 Teacher of the Year Award was presented at the annual staff convocation at Hilton High School in September. This year’s honoree is Quest Elementary School Library Media Specialist Stephanie...

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  • Congressman Chris Collins unveils the memorial plaque at the Post Office in Bergen Saturday, September 10.  It will now be the Barry G. Miller Post Office in honor of Miller who was killed a year ago in an accident involving ambulance in which he was riding to answer a call for help. Members of the Miller family are on the left. K. Gabalski photo
    Bergen pays tribute to a fallen hero

    The Bergen community established its own hometown memorial to Barry Miller Saturday, September 10, when a memorial plaque was unveiled during a dedication ceremony naming the Bergen Post Office the Barry G. Miller Post Office in honor...

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    “Pajama Party” at Ogden Farmers’ Library

    The Spencerport Rotary Club members hosted a “Pajama Party” at Ogden Farmers’ Library for World Literacy Day. Rotarians read to the children and the children read to the Rotarians. Afterwards, everyone enjoyed an ice cream treat. Provided...

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  • Charlotte Wright has been a familiar face at the Seymour Library for years. She is stepping down as president of the Friends of the Seymour Library group and a “retirement” event is planned at the library September 28. K. Gabalski photo
    Long-time president of Friends of the Seymour Library stepping down

    Charlotte Wright may be “retiring” as president of the Friends of the Seymour Library, but she has no intention of leaving the group and will continue her work on the semi-annual book sales. Her seventeen years with...

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  • The student-built house made possible by the BOCES 2 Career program is available for auction through Thursday, September 29. Provided photo
    BOCES 2 CTE student-built house set on auction block

    BOCES 2 Career and Technical Education students have built the walls, run the plumbing and checked the electrical on a 1,056 square foot ranch that is listed for auction. The student-constructed three-bedroom, one-bath home is listed on...

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