Hometown stories can be about people, places or events from our community and include a photo. We select the best stories to run in our publications each week.

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          West of Brockport, in Orleans County, lie the neighboring towns of Clarendon and Holley, two fairly quiet neighborhoods, each home to a beautiful waterfall. The southern-most waterfall is situated in tiny Clarendon Falls, a park containing two benches, green space and a pavilion. T…

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             July 27, 2018 (Canandaigua, NY) ─  Caroline Garnaat is making art approachable to all ages and abilities. An artist for 40 years and teacher with the nonprofit organization Fine Art Miracles, Inc. Caroline helps residents at Horizons a DePaul Senior Living Community in Canandaig…

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     Even from a distance, the pitched, white tents and the luscious scents wafting along warm summer breezes suggested one thing: this place has good food. The twin rows of tents lining the LeRoy Junior/Senior High School grounds boasts many delicious options, including kettle Corn, cotton …

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     Summertime heat can be dangerous for anyone. Some people are at risk of serious health effects – even death – from getting overheated. Here's what you need to know about the effects of hot weather and what you can do to keep cool.

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Native plants are adapted to the local climate and soil conditions where they naturally occur. These important plant species provide nectar, pollen, and seeds that serve as food for native butterflies, insects, birds and other animals. Unlike natives, common horticultural plants do not fit t…

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     Don't play ketchup. Mustard up the courage to relish in cleaner air this summer! Look for local New York State products to use for your summer cookouts and events. By purchasing local products, such as hot dogs, hamburgers, veggies and condiments, you'll be decreasing air pollution by s…

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     The  New  York  State  Department  of  Environmental  Conservation  (DEC)  has  completed  cleanup  of  City  of Batavia (City) property located at 299 Bank Street that is adjacent to the Former Batavia Iron and Metal Company,  Inc. Site (Site No. 819018), located at 301 Bank Street in …

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VICTOR – Grace M. Meise, daughter of Michael and Rebecca Meise and a Senior at Victor Senior High School, earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36. On average, only around one-tenth of 1 percent of students who take the ACT earn a top score. In the U.S. high school graduating cl…

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