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Keuka College’s Elizabeth Lambert earns National Honor for Achievement in Student Success

Keuka College’s Elizabeth Lambert earns National Honor for Achievement in Student Success
Keuka College Dean of Student Engagement and Success Elizabeth Lambert has been honored by a national organization for her contributions to student success. EAB, a best-practices collaborative of some 1,400 partners that assists and advises educators, has named Dean Lambert as the winner of its Visionary Leadership Award, one of five 2018 Student Success Collaborative Awards. The honor was announced... more

FLCC’s East Hill campus expansion benefits wildlife, students

FLCC’s East Hill campus expansion benefits wildlife, students
Finger Lakes Land Trust and Finger Lakes Community College announced a 33-acre addition to the college’s East Hill Campus — one of the college’s sites for outdoor recreation and environmental education. The Land Trust worked with the FLCC Foundation and an anonymous donor to facilitate the purchase and transfer of the property, formerly owned by Rachelle Cromwell. “The addition of... more

Sheriff announces local resources as DV awareness month begins

Sheriff announces local resources as DV awareness month begins
October is upon us, and coast to coast domestic violence is getting a closer look. Cayuga County Sheriff Dave Gould says October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and reminds everyone of some resources. According to Sheriff Gould, one tool is the website sheriff-assist.org. It allows victims of domestic abuse to sign up for notifications about orders of protection, or... more

Former Columbine principal talks kindness, understanding at Weedsport

Former Columbine principal talks kindness, understanding at Weedsport
Frank DeAngelis said there is not a single day that goes by where the 13 people killed at the Columbine High School shooting don’t enter his thoughts. DeAngelis, who was the principal at the time of the 1999 shooting, spoke to a crowd of over 45 people at Weedsport Junior-Senior High School Wednesday. He began his presentation by showing the... more

‘Broadway Princess Revue’ benefits St. Peter’s Arts Academy

‘Broadway Princess Revue’ benefits St. Peter’s Arts Academy
Everyone remembers the princesses and their songs. Whether it be Belle in Beauty and the Beast or Ariel from The Little Mermaid, their songs are still remembered and loved by all. Abigail Adams-DuPrau, who grew up in Geneva loving to sing and perform, remembers the songs and she also fondly recalls her experiences in the community choirs at the St.... more

Former Columbine High School principal to hold community forum in Weedsport

Former Columbine High School principal to hold community forum in Weedsport
An educator who dealt with an American tragedy first-hand is set to speak in Weedsport. Frank DeAngelis, who was the principal of Columbine High School in Colorado at the time of the 1999 shootings, will hold a community forum Wednesday at Weedsport Junior-Senior High School, according to a press release. DeAngelis speaks internationally to various school and professional audiences about... more

Midlakes schools to cap off Homecoming Week with fireworks

Midlakes schools to cap off Homecoming Week with fireworks
Phelps-Clifton Springs Central School District will end its Homecoming Week with a community celebration and fireworks display Sept. 22 at Midlakes High School, 1554 state Route 488, Clifton Springs.The event will include a parade with student-built floats at 5 p.m., followed by the varsity football game at 7 p.m. and a fireworks display. Food trucks, a concession stand and face... more

FLCC wines earn industry honors

FLCC wines earn industry honors
For the third straight year, wine produced by students at the Finger Lakes Community College Viticulture and Wine Center has been honored in a competition that’s considered the “Oscars” of the state wine industry. Five of the six 2017 vintage wines produced by students received medals at the New York Wine Classic competition held Aug. 7 and 8 at the... more

Moravia School District welcomes security guard

Moravia School District welcomes security guard
It’s September, the first day for several schools in Central New York, like Moravia School District. “I always still get butterflies I still get the excitement when you wake up in the morning, I got two kids in this district,” Superintendent John Birmingham said. It’s also the first day a security guard is patrolling the halls of Moravia high school.... more

Bonds formed in third grade are still strong in Penn Yan

Bonds formed in third grade are still strong in Penn Yan
It’s the day after youngsters have returned to classrooms, where they will form relationships that can last a lifetime. In many cases, those relationships also involve a special teacher. One retired Penn Yan Elementary teacher who spent most of her career with third graders has stayed in touch with many of her former students, often sending cards and notes or... more

DARE Officers are ready to welcome students back to school with key materials for the DARE program

DARE Officers are ready to welcome students back to school with key materials for the DARE program
Generations Bank announced today that it has distributed key materials for the DARE program for 1,500 students in the 2018/2019 school year. The move comes as part of the Bank’s 5 year commitment to the D.A.R.E. program which runs through 2020. On Thursday, August 23th, 2018, DARE Officers from Cayuga, Seneca and Ontario counties joined bank officials and representatives from... more

Watkins Glen High School graduate awarded police scholarship

Watkins Glen High School graduate awarded police scholarship
Gabriella Decker of Watkins Glen, NY has been awarded the Edward J. Kiernan Scholarship by the International Union of Police Associations. Decker is the daughter of Steven Decker, a member of the New York State Union of Police Association, an affiliate of the International Union of Police Associations. She will be attending the Niagara University where her course of study... more

Ontario County Health Department announcement

Ontario County Health Department announcement
We love our kids! Help our youth return to school safely. Please come to a full stop when a school bus displays flashing red lights. Remember, all motorists approaching the bus from either direction must come to a full stop. Ontario County Public Health, the Ontario County Sherriff’s Office and STOP-DWI remind the public of the importance of following school... more

Downtown Ithaca invites CU, IC and TC3 students to ‘Welcome Student Weekend’ celebration

Downtown Ithaca invites CU, IC and TC3 students to ‘Welcome Student Weekend’ celebration
Live performances, music entertainment and activities will be held on the Commons this weekend to welcome local college students to Ithaca. About 2,500 first-time Cornell University students, along with Cornell resident assistants and staff, are expected to participate in CU Downtown from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Restaurants and stores downtown will offer special samples, discounts and freebies for the... more

Clyde-Savannah alumna set to serve as district’s first school resource officer

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The Clyde-Savannah Central School District has named Rachel Connor, current Wayne County Deputy Sheriff, as its school resource officer for the 2018-19 school year. Connor, a graduate of Clyde-Savannah High School, has worked at the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office since 2006. “School resource officers play an important role in each community, and I’m looking forward to working at the school... more

St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy in Geneva opens on-line registration for new academic year

Continuing its mission of Arts for All, the St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy in Geneva has opened on-line registration for private and group lessons. Returning students and newcomers are encouraged to register quickly at www.stpetersarts.org as the new season will start on Sept. 5th, 2018. For more information, check the Arts Academy website at www.stpetersarts.org or call 315-789-0106. The annual... more

Student sets Cayuga record with finish in national business competition

A Cayuga Community College student set a College record this summer when she finished in the top three of a national Phi Beta Lambda business competition, the best finish for a Cayuga student in the history of the competition. Cayuga Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) member Bethany Jorolemon finished third in a Justice Administration competition at the National Phi Beta Lambda... more
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