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“God’s Favorite” coming to Brockport

Per their annual rite of spring, the BUM Players, a local community-theater group, are once again putting the finishing touches on their annual dessert-theater comedy. This year they are proud to present “God’s Favorite,” a lesser known comedy by well-known playwright Neil Simon, with permission from Samuel French Inc. The Continue reading →


God and Jesus, Politics and Government

by Dr. Mark Hendrickson Is God a Democrat? A Republican? Was Jesus a conservative, liberal, socialist, or libertarian? Those are jarring questions. Yet, because faith informs one’s values and values inform one’s political leanings, it is understandable why religion and politics often intersect and overlap. And because there are myriad different Continue reading →

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Students Initiate Legislative Action Designating Yogurt as the Official NYS Snack

Fourth graders at Byron-Bergen Elementary School are on track to making a substantial economic impact on their state and their community. The class has created a well-researched rationale for designating yogurt as the Official New York State Snack, based on job creation and promoting healthy eating. They sent handwritten letters Continue reading →

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Local Author Speaks about the History of New York’s Orphan Train

Abandoned: The Untold Story of Orphan Asylums, by local author Michael Keene, presents eye-opening, true-to-life tales of the Five Points area of New York City and the desperation of a million Irish immigrants who hoped to find better conditions in New York after leaving behind the famine they experienced in Continue reading →