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NY Yogurt Companies Encourage Young Fans to Learn more about Yogurt Industry

Byron-Bergen Elementary students’ quest to make yogurt the Official New York State Snack has garnered well-deserved attention and support from many local yogurt companies. Alpina, Müller Quaker Dairy, and Upstate Milk Cooperative have all visited the school, bringing samples of their products. Students from grades 4-6 were recently invited to Continue reading →

Steve Hawley


Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) and State Sen. Michael Ranzenhofer (R,C,I-Amherst) will welcome the students of Byron Bergen Elementary School’s 4th grade class to Albany to perform original skits to highlight the legislation suggested by them to make yogurt the official state snack. These students are learning important lessons about government Continue reading →

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Students Host Legislators and Industry Representatives for a Celebration of Yogurt

What started as a simple lesson on how bills become laws in New York State has become a vibrant example of democracy in action for students at Byron-Bergen Elementary School. Their crusade to make yogurt the Official New York State Snack took another step forward on April 10 with a 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 →

Dr. Donohue

Family Itching to be Rid of Pinworms

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: Two of my children, a boy in the second grade and a girl in kindergarten, have been scratching their behinds for a week. I mentioned this to my neighbor, and she said they probably have pinworms. That made me sick to my stomach. How do I know Continue reading →