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FLCC Foundation scholarships are available

FLCC Foundation scholarships are available
The deadline to apply for private scholarships through the Finger Lakes Community College Foundation is April 24. The application is online at give.flcc.edu. Last year the FLCC Foundation distributed more than $155,000 in scholarships from funds established in honor or memory of local residents. Some new scholarships have been added to the list, including the Tom Albanese Memorial Scholarship, a... more

Diplomat to deliver commencement address at Keuka College

Diplomat to deliver commencement address at Keuka College
A veteran diplomat who represented U.S. interests during some of the most heated international crises of the past generation will deliver the keynote address at Keuka College’s 111th Commencement May 18. Ambassador Robert R. Gosende served for 36 years in Foreign Service with the U.S. Information Agency and the Department of State before joining the State University of New York... more

Honeoye to present ‘The Beverly Hillbillies’

Honeoye to present ‘The Beverly Hillbillies’
The Honeoye Central production of “The Beverly Hillbillies” will run at 7 p.m. May 3-4 and 3 p.m. May 5 in the Auditorium, 8528 Main St., Honeoye. The Clampett family will take the stage for a night of hillbilly hilarity. Starting in their mountain cabin, the play follows the family through the discovery of oil, their invasion of Beverly Hills... more

Summit in the Valley series coming to Naples

Summit in the Valley series coming to Naples
Two events open to the public, along with one for food and beverage professionals, will take place next week for the third annual Summit in the Valley. The free events, part of a grassroots project in Naples, invite people to participate in presentations geared toward learning simple ways everyone can combat climate change. What is “Drawdown?” How can “The Story... more

Reliant donates sneakers to Midlakes schools

Reliant donates sneakers to Midlakes schools
The Phelps-Clifton Springs Central School District took in a recent donation from Reliant Community Credit Union that will encourage students to lead an active lifestyle. The Sodus financial institution based donated 75 pairs of sneakers during a visit to Midlakes Intermediate and Primary schools. The donation was made through Reliant’s Feet Forward program, designed to give back to the areas... more

Constellation exec to speak at FLCC commencement

Constellation exec to speak at FLCC commencement
Ginny Clark, executive director of the Sands Family Foundation and former Constellation Brands executive, will give the commencement address at Finger Lakes Community College on May 18. Clark recently retired as senior vice president for public affairs at Constellation Brands, following a more than 20-year career with the global corporation. She held several positions, including VP of corporate communications and... more

Tips for students to manage their digital footprints

Tips for students to manage their digital footprints
We all have digital footprints. Some are active and some are passive, some are disguised through VPNs and proxy servers, and some are bigger than others. My digital footprint and your digital footprint are very different, but we both have them. It’s unavoidable. By now, you’re probably asking, “What is a digital footprint?” Google’s digital footprint definition calls it “the... more

Families turn out to learn about science in Newark

Families turn out to learn about science in Newark
More than 88 Perkins, Lincoln and Kelley School families had fun learning about some of the marvels of science together as they participated in the fourth annual Family Science Night at Perkins School April 3rd. The 90-minute, Perkins School PTA-sponsored event featured 18 engaging, hands-on stations in three areas that included: building molecules, human anatomy, hovercrafts, life cycles, microscopes, rocks,... more

Keuka College group enjoys working vacation

Keuka College group enjoys working vacation
As Keuka College students headed out on spring break recently, a number of them opted — instead of rolling out the beach blankets — to roll up their sleeves. Twenty-one members of the Keuka College community spent their break on a “working vacation” in Puerto Rico, in partnership with Community Collaborations International. The group stayed in the town of Ceiba,... more

Uncertainty doesn’t discourage leaders in public radio

Public radio still a staple in Finger Lakes
With recent headlines gathering attention, WEOS.FM Station Manager of Finger Lakes Public Radio Greg Cotterill weighs in on Trump’s third annual barrage upon the institution of public access radio and the station’s prominence throughout the region.  When discussing the role of funding the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, “Trump may say things but Congress approves spending,” Cotterill said. Cotterill says he... more

Last Gas on stage at Keuka College

Last Gas on stage at Keuka College
The curtain rises on Keuka College’s spring play, the comedy Last Gas, at 8 p.m. Friday, April 5 at the Barn Theatre. Additional performances are 8 p.m. Saturday, April 6, and 7 p.m. Sunday, April 7. Love is lost and found in northern Maine in this funny and touching comedy by John Cariani, author of Almost, Maine, which Keuka staged... more

Award-winning author Jamison to teach, read at Wells College

Award-winning author Jamison to teach, read at Wells College
Essayist and novelist Leslie Jamison will come to Wells College in Aurora for a master class and reading Wednesday, April 10. The master class, “Writing Other People’s Lives,” takes place at 12:30 p.m. in the Faculty Parlors lounge of the Main Building. The reading follows at 6:30 p.m. in the Art Exhibit Room of Macmillan Hall. The college is located... more

Penn Yan Middle School cafeteria, kitchen re-opens

Penn Yan Middle School cafeteria, kitchen re-opens
Penn Yan Middle School students are getting to eat their meals prepared in a new kitchen. They enjoy those meals in a newly renovated cafeteria, after having spent most of this school year eating their breakfast and lunch in classrooms near the gymnasium. The new cafeteria opened last week just a few days after the Penn Yan School Board of... more

NYCC to graduate 35 new doctors

NYCC to graduate 35 new doctors
New York Chiropractic College will host its Winter 2019 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. in the NYCC Standard Process Athletic Center. During the event, 35 graduates will take the Chiropractic Oath and receive their Doctor of Chiropractic degrees. This degree is earned after 10 fifteen-week trimesters of study, including courses in areas like biochemistry, gross... more

Ten graduate FLCC-GW Lisk program with jobs

Ten graduate FLCC-GW Lisk program with jobs
Ten students in a training program operated by Finger Lakes Community College and G.W. Lisk Co. recently graduated with waiting full-time jobs. Most graduates of the six-month advanced manufacturing machinist program will work for G.W. Lisk, which has hired dozens of students since the first class graduated in 2011. “Suffice it to say, we would have a tough time without... more

Newark CSD designated one of the best for music education for 7th year

Newark CSD designated one of the best for music education for 7th year
For the seventh year in a row, the Newark Central School District has been designated as one of 623 Best Communities for Music Education in the United States by the NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Foundation. Now in its 20th year, the Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to... more
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