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Farmers say ‘We need trade, not aid’

Farmer says: ‘We need trade, not aid’
United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue joined U.S. Rep. Tom Reed at Ravines Wine Cellars in Geneva May 29, where the two met with representatives from various agriculture businesses, including Farm Bureau officials, dairy, produce, crop farmers and wine producers. Much of the round table discussion was centered on trade and labor issues, with dairy farmers giving the most... more

Rising waters create frustration for some, silver lining for kayakers

Rising waters create frustration for some, silver lining for kayakers
The flooding from Lake Ontario caused serious damage to homes and businesses along the lakeshore. Clean-up efforts are already underway – but there is one silver lining to the rising waters, and many are taking advantage of it. Tuesday was a busy day at Baycreek Paddling. Kayakers were rushing to get their boats in the water. “All the trees are... more

Hearings set next week on marine sanctuary proposal along Lake Ontario

Hearings set next week on marine sanctuary proposal along Lake Ontario
The four counties proposing a national marine heritage sanctuary for a 1,700-square-mile area of Lake Ontario are hosting a series of public meetings on the proposal next week. Wayne County Administrator Rick House noted that in 2017, Wayne, Cayuga, Oswego and Jefferson counties, as well as the city of Oswego, applied to the federal government to have the southeastern waters... more

Gananda Blue Panthers punch ticket to regionals

Gananda Blue Panthers punch ticket to regionals
With one out in the fourth inning, the Bolivar-Richburg Wolverines brought the tying run to the plate. Bill McClare knew he had to make a pitching change. The Gananda Blue Panthers head coach decided to bring on senior first baseman Zach Ciprich in relief. “Cip just pounds the strike zone,” coach McClare said after the Blue Panthers’ 5-1 win over... more

Students partner with NYS to address food waste

Students partner with NYS to address food waste
Forty percent of the food that’s grown in the United States is never eaten. Often what’s left over is tossed and ends up in landfills which can impact the environment. On Tuesday, members of the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute at RIT talked about ways to consume 100% of the food grown in our country and around the world.... more

Honeoye heading to Class D regional with 6-5 win over Avoca

Honeoye heading to Class D regional with 6-5 win over Avoca
Honeoye’s Dom Trippi drew a walk with two outs in the 6th inning followed by a steal of second base with Jacob Slocum already on third. Trippi made it safely to second after a wild throw which allowed Slocum to score the game-winning run for Honeoye which sends the Bulldogs to the NYSPHSAA Class D Far West Regional on Saturday.... more

Craig Rideout’s sister opposes Alex’s early release

Craig Rideout’s sister opposes Alex’s early release
It’s been three years since the Penfield father of seven, Craig Rideout, was murdered. His body was dumped in Yates County. His estranged wife Laura Rideout and his son Colin were convicted of murder and tampering with evidence in the death of Craig Rideout. Alex Rideout, another son, was convicted of tampering with evidence and could get an early release... more

End of Beginning celebration held for Newark seniors

End of Beginning celebration held at Newark seniors
Newark High School’s outstanding Project Lead The Way – BioMedical Sciences Program celebrated another significant milestone at the third annual “End of the Beginning Celebration” for nine graduating seniors. They are: Noah Arnold, Kailyn Crawford, Amanda Colombo, Adian Elliott, Koebi Gorske, Jaiden Hernandez, Alexis Horn, Elizabeth Lang and Phillip Ross. Each received a distinctive medal for completing the core course... more

Former NBA players advocate for statewide legalization of marijuana

Former NBA players advocate for statewide legalization of marijuana
Two former New York Knicks were in Albany on Tuesday to lobby for the legalization of marijuana as the outcome for the measure remains in doubt for the remaining days of the legislative session. The appearance by the athletes — shooting guard JR Smith and retired power forward Al Harrington — continued a long tradition of bold-faced names traveling to... more

Pal-Mac girls lacrosse headed to States for a third year in a row

Pal-Mac girls lacrosse deaded to States for a third year in a row
Pal-Mac is headed to their third straight state tournament following a regional win over Eden on Saturday, but another final four appearance isn’t enough for the Red Raiders. “We have a lot of motivation,” Pal-Mac Senior Midfielder Emma Arnold said. “We’ve made it twice and just come short every game so I think this year we’re like, ‘Let’s take it... more

Keuka Lake Music Festival opens with Instagram stars

Keuka Lake Music Festival opens with Instagram stars
This Friday, June 7 at 7 p.m., Instagram stars Brothers Page open the third season of the Keuka Lake Music Festival at Penn Yan Academy. The duo, consisting of Zach and Josh Page has amassed a following of more than 1.8 million on the popular social media application, Instagram. Brothers Page will be joined by KLMF Artistic Director and Penn... more

Two school guards will return to Skaneateles for 2019-20 academic year

Two school guards will return to Skaneateles for 2019-20 academic year
Two school guards who have been employed by the Skaneateles Central School District since last year are set to return for the 2019-20 academic year. The district board of education approved Aileen Sherman and James O’Brien, both retired state troopers, for the next school year at its board meeting Tuesday night. Sherman and O’Brien started in April 2018 and the... more

19th annual PGA golf clinic a success at NR-W

19th annual PGA golf clinic a success at NR-W
The North Rose-Wolcott Central School District recently put on the 19th annual PGA golf clinic, where participants received tips from PGA professionals. Approximately 30 people attended the event in Wolcott. Jon Fowler, PGA pro from Springbrook Greens in Fair Haven, helped participants with their putting game. Larissa Carter, PGA Assistant from Highland Country Club in Auburn, NY, assisted with chipping.... more
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