• Staff Sergeant Nicholas Reid’s family are joined by Rep. Louise Slaughter at dedication ceremonies October 18. From left his sister, Susan; Louise Slaughter, his parents, Dorothy and Ken. Photograph by Rick Nicholson.
    Post Office dedication honors fallen Brockport soldier

    While the Brockport community continues to mourn the loss of Staff Sgt. Nicholas J. Reid, it also continues to honor his sacrifice and ensure that he will be remembered in the place that was home. The Brockport...

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    America Recycles Day Nov. 15 – Kendall has new textile drop off site

    November 15 has been designated America Recycles Day. This year, the New York State recycling organization is organizing the first statewide Clothing and Textile collection day. Social Lodge #713 is sponsoring a clothing drop off shed as...

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  • October 2014. Erie Canal in Spencerport. Photograph by Kathy Eichorn.
    NYS Barge Canal listed on the National Register of Historic Places

    The National Park Service has listed the New York State Barge Canal on the National Register of Historic Places. The designation recognizes the New York State Canal System as a nationally significant work of early 20th century...

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  • Knock Out roses edged in frost October 12, 2014.
    Frost visits the garden

    This is a column about that dirty f-word in gardening – Frost. We had the first frost in our garden during the beautiful Columbus Day weekend. It was predicted by the weather folks and because I know...

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  • Pictured from left, Coordinator of Student Services Nick Picardo, Board President Nadine Hanlon, Junior/Senior High School Principal Carol D’Agostino, Board Vice President Chris Gerken, Superintendent Julie Christensen, Board Trustee Chaley Swift, Elementary School Principal Sharon Smith, Board Trustee Martin Goodenbery, and Board Trustee Charles Patt.
    Kendall breaks ground on capital improvement project

    Under a double rainbow the evening of October 15, the Kendall Board of Education broke ground on their capital improvement project. The groundbreaking took place outside the Junior/Senior High School near the soccer fields where the new...

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    Brockport HS grad recognized as ECAC Athlete of the Year

    Sage’s junior utility player Kristen Beikirch (Brockport, NY/Brockport) has been selected as the 2013-2014 Eastern College Athletic Conference Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year. She was honored in conjunction with the ECAC Honors Dinner on Sunday, September 28,...

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  • Marlene Smith gives love to Dena’s 13 puppies, born after Dena was rescued from a high-kill shelter in Ohio. Dena and her puppies have all been adopted and going to their homes October 17. Photo by Dianne Hickerson.
    Hamlin’s No-Kill Shelter

    Saved from cruel abandonment or from euthanasia, dogs at Hamlin’s no-kill shelter go to caring homes Dena was on a table in an animal shelter in Ohio about to be euthanized. Then the technicians found she was...

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  • Ralph Esposito demonstrates how to use a crystal pendulum to communicate with the paranormal.
    A lesson in the paranormal

    Have you ever seen or felt the presence of a ghost or spirit? Paranormal-themed TV shows have brought ghost hunting to the forefront of popular TV. Local ghost hunter Ralph Esposito recently gave a presentation at the...

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  • bikers stop in Hamlin
    On the road

    Three men are determined to bicycle across the United States in an effort to raise money for education in Honduras. On October 9, the trio stopped in Hamlin. Debbie Rath provided this photo of Brett Citrowske, Chris...

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  • The Hamlin Public Library’s official grand opening will be October 25 though patrons have already found it a community asset.
    Hamlin’s new library a dream come true for many

    It’s 11 a.m. on a Monday morning and the Hamlin Public Library is a flurry of activity: Children gather with parents and caregivers in the conference room for  programming; a steady stream of patrons come and go,...

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