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Renowned Paleoclimatologist Introduces Byron-Bergen Students to Ice Core Research

Byron-Bergen Elementary School students had a close encounter with 50,000 year-old glacial ice, courtesy of Dr. Vasilii Petrenko, assistant professor of earth and environmental sciences at the . Petrenko, a specialist in ice core research and winner of the prestigious Packard Foundation Fellowship, gave students the rare opportunity to examine Continue reading →

Students learn about life skills in baking

Students learn about life skills in baking

Seventh-graders at Fairport’s Johanna Perrin and Martha Brown Middle Schools learned about life skills – in the kitchen – March 14. A representative from King Arthur Flour taught the students how to bake bread as part of the King Arthur Flour Life Skills Bread Baking Program. Life Skills teaches students Continue reading →


Leadership by example: a tribute to G. William (Bill) Cox

By George Herren, Canandaigua While this brief offering may seem uninteresting to some readers, the intended message is dedicated to the importance contained in its conclusion; capsulizing the daily impact on motor vehicle safety and awareness attributed to the lifelong perseverance of a Finger Lakes area resident, G. William (Bill) Continue reading →