• Larry Nau of Bergen Water Gardens & Nursery and his son, Nathan, pose with blooming lotus plants outside the nursery in Churchville. Nathan is a college student and helps out when he can. K. Gabalski photo.
    Love of lotus leads to presentation in China

    It’s August and the lotus at Bergen Water Gardens and Nursery are in full bloom. Owner Larry Nau is captivated by the flower which is rich in symbolism. The elegant blooms stand straight above the aquatic plants...

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  • Annual Peddlers Market in Brockport September 8

    The annual Peddlers Market will be held Saturday, September 6, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the grounds of the Morgan-Manning House at 151 Main Street in Brockport. The landmark historic home, built in 1854, is...

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  • The sign says it - On Tuesday, August 19, the Urgent Care signs at Strong West in Brockport were replaced with Emergency signs. Officials received state Department of Health approval for their free-standing ED earlier in the week.
    Strong West Emergency Department opens in Brockport

    “It’s a very big deal,” said Bryan O’Donovan, Administrator of Operations at Strong West, regarding the long-awaited opening August 19 of the off-campus Emergency Department (ED) at UR Medicine’s Strong West in Brockport. As of 8 a.m....

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  • Sports Balls Fall
    The College at Brockport fall sports previews

    Football They are in a new conference (Empire 8), but the hope is that the Golden Eagles can carry the success of last season into this one. The team won their final seven games, including in their...

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  • Find out what to do if you encounter an Eastern Massasauga rattlesnake.
    Zoo and Bergen Swamp Preservation Society presents swamp’s unique features

    Residents in Genesee County and surrounding areas know the Bergen Swamp is a special place. But how many have actually seen some of the swamp’s most famous denizens? Now’s your chance. At 7 p.m. on Friday, August...

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  • Christopher Kisiel at his Bad Apples Bistro in Spencerport.
    Bad Apples features unique twists on good food

    Successful bistro owned by local entrepreneur Christopher Kisiel is passionate about his profession and his restaurant  - so much so that he bears a tattoo of a fork, knife and spoon on his arm. Kisiel is the...

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    Reduction in hours of operation likely at Kendall Post Office

    Changes the United States Postal Service has in store for the Kendall Post Office are causing concern and consternation for many residents. An informational meeting regarding the changes was held Thursday, July 31 at the Kendall Town...

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  • Shown (l to r) Dave Moore - board president, Bill Fitzgerald, board member, Jill Cordts, Spencerport Area Chamber of Commerce president, Gay Lenhard - Ogden Town supervisor, Nancy Bodhorn - Spencerport Federal Credit Union manager.
    Spencerport Federal Credit Union prepares to expand offices

    Spencerport Federal Credit Union is adding on to the building and adding a drive up teller window at their building located on Lyell Avenue in Spencerport. Renovation and reconfiguring of the existing building is also included in...

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    2014 Kids Special Section

    A primer for busy parents! Click here to view entire Kids Special Section

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  • New High School Equivalency Test available

    Adults who have not graduated from high school or obtained an equivalency diploma may now take The Test Assessing Secondary Completion™ (TASC™). As of January 2014, it replaces the General Educational Development (GED®) assessment in New York...

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