• A rendering of the future Sweden Park Lodge. Provided by the Town of Sweden
    Bids awarded for Sweden Town Park lodge project

    Construction could begin soon on the Sweden Park Lodge. Sweden Town Council members awarded bids for the project during a special meeting at the Sweden Town Hall, August 15. “This has been a long, long time coming,”...

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    Spencerport Rotarians receive Paul Harris Fellow honors

    The Rotary Paul Harris Fellow program recognizes individuals who contribute, or have contributions made in their name, of $1,000 to The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. The honor was established in 1957 to show appreciation for contributions...

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  • Michael Cook was the 100th Veteran served by the program. Provided photo
    Program helps local veterans in need

    Members of Patriot Guard Riders of New York, Inc., (PGRNY) have become a familiar site standing in flag lines at funerals and dignified transfers (at the family’s request) in honor and respect of service members, veterans, and...

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  • Signs of Emerald Ash Borer damage.
    Emerald Ash Borer threatens trees in Brockport

    A presentation on the Emerald Ash Borer and the damage it can cause ash trees in Brockport was given at the August 7 meeting of the Brockport Village Board by Noreen Riordan, Certified Arborist and member of...

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    Brockport High School Class of 1972 holds 45th reunion

      The Brockport High School Class of 1972 held it’s 45th reunion on August 12, at the Brockport Elks Club.  A moment of silence was observed for deceased classmates. A round of applause and a thank you...

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  • Doug Smith with a nice brown trout he caught on a silver and green Cleo off Charlotte Pier. Provided photo
    Charlotte Pier a Hotspot for Shore Anglers

    So far all of the great places to fish here in Upstate New York I’ve written about require a boat to have success. I am sure there were plenty of anglers out there that don’t own said...

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  • Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s replica 1862 canal schooner Lois McClure made a stop at the Spencerport Depot and Canal Museum on Monday, August 7 on her 2017 Legacy Tour commemorating the Erie Canal Bicentennial. As an authentic replica, Lois McClure has no means of propulsion other than sail, so the 1964 tugboat C.L. Churchill provides power. While in port the schooner crew shared a maritime perspective on the relationship between waterways and trees, canal boats and forests, and how they contributed to the transformation of the United States.
    The 2017 Legacy Tour commemorating the Erie Canal Bicentennial 1000 miles…100 days…30+ ports-of-call

        Young visitors enjoyed exploring the 88-foot long boat.     Art Cohn tells the visitors on board the Lois McClure the history of the canal schooner. Cohn is one of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s...

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  • The Sweden Senior Center - now the Lodge on the Canal - on State Street in the Village of Brockport. Provided photo
    Changes in store for former Sweden Senior Center

    The next several weeks will be a time of transition for Seniors in the Brockport/Sweden/Clarkson community who use the former Sweden Senior Center – most recently known as the Lodge on the Canal – located at 133...

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  • Luminaries surrounded the Gazebo, all in honor or memory of those fighting or who have fought cancer. K. Gabalski photo
    Churchville community gathers to remember at annual luminaria lighting

    This year, the luminaries stretched all the way around the gazebo in Village Memorial Park, both in honor and in remembrance of those who are battling or have battled cancer. “It’s getting stronger and stronger every year,”...

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    Local school supply lists now available on TeachersLists

    Parents from local schools have a new tool in their back-to-school bag of tricks this year as all of their school’s supply lists are now posted on TeacherLists.com. Parents can find their child’s exact supply list and...

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