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Tom Tolleson, Jen (Tolleson) Smith and James Tolleson at Tolleson's Pizzeria in Fairport

Tolleson’s Pizzeria

Genesee Valley Penny Saver honors this week’s Business in your Community: Tolleson’s Pizzeria Business Description: • Family owned Pizzeria featuring specialty pizzas, calzones, salads, subs, wings, fish fries and finger foods • Dine in, take-out or delivered Business History: • Six members of the Tolleson Family opened a pizzeria in Continue reading →

Picture courtesy of Perinton Town Historian

Celebrating 100 Years of Fairport’s Lift Bridge

Fairport’s historic lift bridge is 100 years old! That will be the focus of the September 16 program at the Fairport Museum, 18 Perrin St, at 7:00 PM. (Note the new time.) All are welcome to attend, learn more about this structure’s history, and enjoy some fascinating stories. This unique Continue reading →



Shanasha McCoy, goddaughter of Anne Smeenk, Fairport, graduated recently from Milton Hershey School® (MHS), a privately endowed school located in Hershey, PA. She was admitted to MHS in 2006. Shanasha will continue her education at Monroe Community College. Go to www.mhskids.org to learn more about the amazing opportunities Milton Hershey School has to Continue reading →

Matthew Kemp congressional award

Fairport student earns Congressional Award Gold Medal

Fairport High School’s Matthew Kemp, an 11th-grader, has earned the Congressional Award Gold Medal, and will be recognized with the presentation of the Gold Medal in Washington, DC during the 2014 Gold Medal Ceremony, June 19. The Gold Medal is the highest honor of the United States Congress for young Continue reading →