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Ministering to Mind, Body and Spirit

Thompson Health’s Chaplain’s Volunteer Program was initiated in 1996 by Rev. Richard McCaughey and a handful of volunteers. Today, there are close to forty members. Mark Henson, full time director of spiritual care at Thompson Health, has overseen the program since 2009. Many hospitals the size of Thompson do not Continue reading →


Electronics Recycling Day to benefit Camp Good Days & Special Times

St. George’s Episcopal Church, located at 635 Old Wilder Road in Hilton, announces its 6th Annual RECYCLING DAY to support the community and the environment with responsible disposal of unwanted electronics of all sorts. Again this year they have joined forces with SunnKing Electronics Recycling of Brockport to support Camp Continue reading →

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Local Mites Hockey Team plays in MA tourney!

The Firland Flyers, a Mite Level travel hockey team out of Batavia, NY, took to the road last weekend to play in the 2014 Mullins Mite Madness Tournament in Amherst, MA on the UMass campus! The Firland Flyers , the only NY team in the tournament, faced teams from Massachusetts, Continue reading →

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President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” Initiative

By Dr. Gary Smith Recently, President Obama announced the creation of a new program to help Latino and African-American males. Not surprisingly, he called this initiative “My Brother’s Keeper.” During his presidency, Obama has used this biblical phrase more than 60 times to support his commitment to aiding the disadvantaged Continue reading →

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Holley faculty basketball game raises $1,700 for local charities

The stands were packed at the Holley Middle School/High School Wednesday evening, March 5, 2014 as Holley and Kendall faculty faced off in a basketball fundraiser to benefit local charities. In the end, the event raised $1,700 for the “Cause for the County” contest. Proceeds were divided and donated to Continue reading →