• Cody Sands receives his trophy from Coach Steve Noyes.
    Westside Challenger Baseball closes out its 4th season with Award Ceremony and Picnic

    Another season came to an end on Saturday, July 12 for the Westside Challenger Baseball program. After the final game, each player was recognized and presented a Champions Trophy for their outstanding play and sportsmanship this season....

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    2014 Canal Days Special Section

    Come Join The Fun! 2014 Canal Days Special Section Click here to view the entire special section

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  • Hilton’s Schwind living the dream

    Jonathan Schwind of Hilton is living the dream of many baseball playing boys growing up – playing professional baseball with the Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate in Bradenton, Florida. Drafted in 2011 in the 41st round, the Pirates tried...

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  • State appeals court dismisses Monroe County Fair neighbors’ lawsuit

    Members of the Monroe County Fair and Recreation Association Board say they are relieved a state appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a group of neighbors of Northampton Park. The Fourth Department Appellate Division of...

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  • Discover Pinta and Nina in Rochester

    On Tuesday, July 29, the Pinta and the Nina, replicas of Columbus’ ships will open in Rochester. The ships will be docked at the Port Authority, 1000 North River Street until their departure early Monday morning August...

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  • Margaret A. McGrath Charitable Foundation awards $63,500 in scholarships

    The Margaret A. McGrath Charitable Foundation announced the awarding of 18 scholarships totaling $63,500 to local students for the 2014-2015 academic school year. The Foundation offers two types of scholarships to residents of the Towns of Sweden...

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  • Hilton High School in 1914.
    115 Years of Hilton High School graduations

    by David Crumb Village of Hilton Historian While reviewing some old documents, the Fifteenth Anniversary Exercises of the Hilton High School, June 1914 surfaced. It occurred to me that this June 2014 would be the 115th Hilton...

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  • Monroe County Fair 2013. File photo.
    Monroe County Fair returns to Northampton Park

    Plans are well underway for this summer’s Monroe County Fair set for July 31 through August 3. For the second year, the fair will be held at the festival site area in  Northampton Park in Ogden. “We...

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  • No, this is not Washington, DC - it’s Delaware Park in Buffalo!  Cherry trees bloom in the Japanese Garden outside the Buffalo History Museum. The statue on the steps is President Abraham Lincoln.
    Gardens with Japanese elements

    I first became intrigued by Japanese gardens while reading “A Song for Nagasaki” by Paul Glynn, S.M. It is the story of Takashi Nagai, a pioneer in radiology research who survived the bombing of Nagasaki in 1945...

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    2014 Summer Guide

    Your guide to all things summer…   Click here to view the entire edition of the Summer Guide

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