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Elementary School celebrates being bully-free

Almost 500 Byron-Bergen Elementary School children gathered together on Oct. 20 for an exuberant assembly showcasing their artistic and musical talents and celebrating the school’s culture of diversity and anti-bullying. It’s the second anniversary of the school’s adoption of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, a whole-school program that has been Continue reading →

honoring First Responders

Honoring First Responders

This September 11th two local organizations teamed up to host “First Responders Appreciation Day” at UNO Pizzeria and Grill in Victor and Henrietta. Little Helpers, a family volunteer group, and The Kade Project, a non-profit created in memory of Marine Sgt. Kade O’Brien of Honeoye Falls who died in a Continue reading →

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Perinton Town Supervisor visits students to discuss community

Perinton Town Supervisor Mike Barker visited first-graders in Michele McDermott’s Dudley Elementary School class, Oct. 15 to discuss community helpers and his role in the Town of Perinton as part of the community unit in social studies. Barker answered questions that students had prepared ahead of time, ranging from ‘what Continue reading →

Members of the community enjoying a day at the park with Care-A-Van Ministries

Together we can make a difference in our city!

Care-A-Van Ministries, Inc., a community-based street ministry, has just ended its 2014 cookout season at Austin Park. These free cookouts were held every Thursday night from May 15th until September 18th and encompassed nineteen cookouts and totaled 6,426 free meals served during the summer. The number of free meals served Continue reading →