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    “Pick Up The Parks”

    Join Cascades Recovery and the Monroe County Department of Parks, along with many local recreation and environmental groups for “Pick Up the Parks.”  This event is designed to foster stewardship of our 21 parks and 12,000 acres...

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    Find out more about Birds of Prey during events at Braddock Bay April 24-26

    The 27th annual Bird of Prey Days at Braddock Bay Park are April 24 – 26. This park, located on the south shore of Lake Ontario, lies in the path of 17 species of raptors and vultures as...

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  • The Frederick Douglass Marker will be placed near the  Fuller Block on Main St. in Medina’s Historic District, the site of the former Methodist Episcopal Church where Douglass spoke in 1849. The exact location of the 1869 speech is not known. K. Gabalski photo.
    Medina marker will commemorate famous abolitionist Frederick Douglass

    Members of the Medina community will gather Friday, April 24, to place a state historic marker at the site where abolitionist Frederick Douglass made a speech on April 3, 1849. The two-sided marker will also commemorate a...

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  • Ruthann Slossar in vintage attire.
    Local woman shares family ties to Titanic experience

    The 103rd anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic was marked on Wednesday, April 15, but a local family with ties to one of the survivors can also mark a far happier anniversary which occurred just...

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  • Byron-Bergen K-2 students move to the music as they celebrate the start of several new healthy initiatives at the school: Fuel Up to Play 60 and Jump Rope for Heart.
    Byron-Bergen Elementary ‘Fuels Up to Play’

    March 27 marked the kick-off of several healthy initiatives at Byron-Bergen Elementary School: the 2015 Jump Rope for Heart Campaign, benefitting the American Heart Association (AHA), and the celebration of the school’s recently-awarded NFL Fuel Up to...

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  • First Place All Around Winners:  Camryn Trybuskiewicz (Chili), McKenna Kiesel (Chili), Katrina Daly (Spencerport), Lucy Ray (Rochester), Meredith Fingler (Chili)
    Bright Raven Gymnasts Win in Jamestown

    Bright Raven Gymnastics Teams swept first place in every age division of the Level 3 Large Team competition at the 15th Annual Lucky Stars Invitational March 20-22 in Jamestown. In the different level team competitions, Bright Raven brought...

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    Students participate in Invention Convention

    St. Lawrence Students Participate in Diocese of Rochester Catholic Schools Invention Convention On Thursday March 19, 2015, 4th and 5th Grade students from St. Lawrence School presented their inventions at this year’s Invention Convention held at St....

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  • Recreation Assistant Beverly Stevens, The Center in Brockport Building Supervisor Deanna Irvine and Carrie Serow, employment specialist at Lifetime Assistance, are shown inside the Café, formerly the game room at the Sweden Senior Center in Brockport. The room was refurbished as part of the transformation of the building from the Sweden Senior Center to The Center, located at 133 State Street in the Village of Brockport. K Gabalski photo.
    Transformation of senior center brings fresh interest in programs

    Staff at The Center continues program – building A transformation is well underway at The Center – formerly known as the Sweden Senior Center – in the Village of Brockport. “We’ve moved rooms around, cleaned out and...

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  • Be careful when cleaning garden beds. Tender shoots of perennials are emerging now. K. Gabalski photo.
    Springtime garden chores abound

    There’s no lack of yard and garden work in the spring, especially following such a brutally cold and snowy winter. If you’re having a hard time prioritizing which job to take on first, here’s a list of...

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  • Hilton’s Quest Elementary School students Julia Sciortino (left) and Ashley Simons serve up Peruvian cookies as part of their first Culture Day. They are students in David Budgar’s intermediate class.
    Hilton Quest students celebrate Culture Day

    Students and staff at Quest Elementary School in Hilton held their first Culture Day on March 27 and it was a resounding success. Primary student Luke Pisani, with the guidance of Greg Booth, REACH (gifted and talented)...

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