• Debbie Piedmonte, her daughter Kayla Piedmonte and Brockport Rotary Club president Eric Jensen at presentation of gift to Kayla. Provided photo
    Brockport Rotary sponsors student in Oratorical Contest

    Kayla Piedmonte, a Brockport CHS junior, will represent the Brockport Rotary Club in Rotary District 7120’s annual Oratorical Contest.  She presented her speech on Rotary’s Four-Way Test to the club members recently and earned praise for her...

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  • Director Lori Cyr conducts the Kendall Community Band during a concert benefiting the Kendall Food Cupboard held November 22, 2016. K. Gabalski photo
    Kendall Community Band open to all

    If you, “love music, read music and enjoy playing (an instrument),” you have all the qualifications necessary to join the Kendall Community Band, trumpet player and band member Dave Warren says. The band, formed during the Kendall...

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  • Saturday, January 7 on a frozen Erie Canal in Spencerport. Photo by Joe Pompili
    NYS Canal System designated a National Historic Landmark

    As New York State prepares to honor the bicentennial of construction of the Erie Canal in 2017, there is new cause for celebration. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and National Park Service Acting Director Michael T....

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  • Arthur Gay Jr., receives his honorary diploma from Churchville-Chili Central School Superintendent Lori Orologio while school board members, family and members of the Harvey C. Noone American Legion Post look on. K. Gabalski photo
    WWII Vet receives honorary diploma from Churchville-Chili

    The demands of farming, serving his country in the Army in WWII and raising his family in Churchville, kept 90-year old Arthur Gay Jr. from getting a high school diploma … until now. Gay was presented with...

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  • (L-r) Hilton High School Principal Brian Bartalo, Superintendent Casey Kosiorek and 2016 Hilton Sports Hall of Fame inductees David Heise, Carlton Moore, Allison Sawyer, John Picardo, Caroline Schultz, Eric Fontanez, Amanda Griggs, Coach Jeff Merkel and Michael Giruzzi, Director of Physical Education and Athletics. Provided photo
    Eight athletes inducted into Hilton HS Sports Hall of Fame

    Hilton High School Sports Hall of Fame inducted eight athletes on December 28 at Hilton High School. They were recognized for their achievements at Hilton High School and at the college level. This year’s honored Hilton CSD...

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  • More than 100 people, including Brockport Village and Sweden Town leaders and administrators from the College at Brockport and the Brockport Central School District, attended a drug forum held January 4 at Oliver Middle School to discuss how the village can combat drug-related crime.  Brockport Police Chief Daniel Varrenti and his command staff. K. Gabalski photo
    Brockport community discusses drugs and rental property issues during forum hosted by Brockport Police

    Brockport Police Chief Daniel Varrenti, “… did a great job … everybody who came this evening probably learned something they didn’t know,” Brockport resident Kevin McCarthy told the Suburban News following a forum held Wednesday evening, January...

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  • BBQ Chair Lion Phil D’Agostino and Leo volunteers waiting to deliver dinners at the drive through at their 2016 Chicken BBQ. Provided photo
    Kendall Lions hold annual chicken BBQ to benefit Kendall residents

    The Kendall Lions Club will hold their annual Chicken BBQ on Saturday, February 4. Pick-up from noon to 2 p.m. at the Kendall United Methodist Church located at 1808 Kendall Road. Donation is $9 with take outs...

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  • Pauline Lanning of Albion, left, was honored during the Orleans County Cornell Cooperative Extension Annual meeting in December for her 50 years as a 4-H Leader.  Standing on the right is Edward Neal, president of the Orleans County Cooperative Extension Board of Directors. K. Gabalski photo
    Highlights from Orleans County Cornell Cooperative Extension Annual Meeting

    2017 marks the centennial of Orleans County Cornell Cooperative Extension and the celebration got its start in early December during the OCCCE annual meeting held at Tillman’s Village Inn in Albion. OCCCE Interim Executive Director Deb Roberts...

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    Garden in winter

    A garden in winter …  the first day of 2017. Sunshine and shadows at the Ogden Historical Society’s Eastman Colby House. Photo by Kathy Eichorn

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    Brockport wins 19th annual Westcott Tourney

    The Blue Devils opened up a 16-point first quarter lead and never trailed on their way to a 65-49 victory over Spencerport to win the annual Doug Westcott boys’ basketball tournament for the third time in the...

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