Canandaigua schools have festive last day

The walk is only about a half mile, but it’s the beginning of Canandaigua Middle Schoolers’ four-year journey on their way to graduation from Canandaigua Academy, where they learned about the expanded opportunities awaiting them in September. Cloudy skies gave way to sunshine Thursday morning as more than 200 eighth-graders left their school for the last time for the short... more

Naples’ Sherwood part of ‘Million Dollar Quartet’ at Geva

Carl Perkins is surely the unsung hero of rock and roll. He was there at the beginning, making music for Sam Phillips at Sun Records in Memphis, which also discovered the likes of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis. But most casual music fans, if they know him at all, know him simply as the writer of “Blue... more

YMCA showcases Camp Cory expansion

The first major expansion at Camp Cory in nearly a century was unveiled during a special reception June 6. Completion of this phase — the first in a multi-year project — doubles day camp capacity at Camp Cory, giving the Y the ability to positively impact more children and increase its reach into the communities near Keuka Lake, according to... more

Traveling 9/11 exhibit brings firefighters’ stories to life, and Tyre

The 9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit is in the Rochester region for the first time. It is part of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation. Siller, a NYFD firefighter, died on September 11, 2001 after running through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to the World Trade Center towers. The exhibit features artifacts from Ground Zero and lets you hear first-hand... more

Dunham nominated for Grammy Music Educator Award

Dundee Central School band teacher Patrick Dunham has been named as a quarterfinalist for the 2019 Grammy Music Educator Award. He is one of just 188 music teachers nationwide and just seven from New York who have been announced as quarterfinalists for the Music Educator Award presented by the Recording Academy and Grammy Museum. In total, more than 2,800 initial... more

Pro wrestling bout set for Penn Yan June 23

A pro-wrestling benefit will be held at Penn Yan Middle School from 6 to 9 p.m. June 23. Following a successful country music concert, “A Night Out in Nashville,” June 2, local live entertainment company WorldxStorm continues to provide Yates County with new live entertainment options. WxS and Skull Wrestling Promotions present the International Wrestling Federation (IWF) in the gymnasium... more

Auburn Presents – Music on the Mall & City Summer Concert Series

Music on the Mall Second Fridays June 29 – September 7 from 7 – 10PM Auburn BID and the city are again partnering to sponsor Music on the Mall featuring live outdoor music performances in the State Street band shell from 7 – 10 p.m., second and fourth Fridays June – September. The rain location for Music on the Mall... more

Piano recital with John Liberatore

When: Sunday July 1st at 2PM Where: Willard Memorial Chapel Composer and pianist John Liberatore returns to the Willard Chapel for an eclectic program including works by Haydn, Bach, and Mendelssohn, Fats Waller, a set of Ukrainian Dances, original compositions, and jazz improvisation. An Auburn native, Liberatore now serves on the faculty at the University of Notre Dame. His compositions... more

Residents spruce up Centreport Aqueduct Park in Brutus

The planting of a red maple tree in Centreport Aqueduct Park on Tuesday night culminated the town of Brutus’ efforts, which began in April, to have a community-wide tree planting event. In April, the town received a $400 Arbor Day grant from the state’s Urban Community Forestry Council which provided the impetus the town needed to plant more trees in... more

Skaneateles’ graduation, other summer events stay at Clift Park despite construction

Skaneateles’ high school graduation ceremony and other summer activities will continue to take place at Clift Park this summer in the midst of construction activity. The city of Syracuse is executing what officials are calling a critical infrastructure project, expected to be completed in October, to replace the chemical feed lines in the raw water supply intakes from Skaneateles Lake,... more

SF to host services fair to highlight available resources in Seneca County

After gaining valuable feedback from the community earlier this spring, the Town of Seneca Falls and multiple agencies will partner to host a Community Services Fair. The event is slated for Thursday, June 28th at the Seneca Falls Community Center, located at 35 Water Street. Pizza, wings, and salad will be available and provided by the Town of Seneca Falls... more

Ford Library Summer Programs

Mark Benjamin, Seneca Meadows Relations Director, presented the Ford Memorial Library with a $1,300 grant to fund the Rick Riordan inspired Camp Half-Blood. Youth ages 8 and up will be immersed in mythology from diverse cultures while enjoying hands-on activities, including catapult launching, and games with library staff. This is a must-attend camp for all Percy Jackson fans. Students may... more

Waterloo Library is presenting a special adult and teen reading show open to the community

Waterloo Library is hosting a professional teen and adult reading show, open to the community, on Monday July 23rd at 6PM, at the Waterloo Library, located at 31 East Williams St Waterloo, NY 13165. The show, titled “Mind Control: Fact Or Fiction?,” is being used as part of the library’s efforts to encourage young adults to read more during the... more

Cruise in to Penn Yan Friday night

It’s time for the 22nd Annual Cruisin’ Night and Block Party in downtown Penn Yan. “The weather is going to be on our side and we are looking forward to setting a new record of show vehicles,” says Jessica Bacher, CEO of the Yates County Chamber of Commerce, explaining organizers are planning a great night with classic and antique vehicles... more

Marcus Whitman’s littlest Wildcats host spectacular Flag Day

Patriotic songs, music, poems and the wonderment in children’s voices filled the air outside of Middlesex Valley Elementary School Thursday as students in grades UPK-2 celebrated Flag Day and honored local veterans. “Good morning, Valley,” Principal Bonnie Cazer called from a podium on the edge of the sidewalk where first-grade teacher Joanne Emerson welcomed the Marcus Whitman Central School (Gorham-Middlesex... more
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