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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             Defending champion Geneseo Central School left the 2020 Interscholastic Competition in English with the coveted ICE Cup.               Seven area school districts met at SUNY Gene…

            Remember being five years old, counting down the days until your birthday? Imagine if when your big day finally arrived, there were no party decorations, streamers, balloons and no…

        Kendall fourth grade teacher Justin Staebell recently received a Golden Apple Award. He was surprised by WROC-TV (Channel 8) News Anchor Lia Lando on Jan. 9 with his award. The Golden …

             When Justin Calhoun and his fiancé moved to Honeoye from Kentucky last year, he quickly fell in love with Honeoye Lake, Sandy Bottom Park and its walking trail. While Calhoun enjo…

             “She’s one of the most giving persons in our community.” That’s how Mary Serafine described her sister, Helen Serafine, owner of the Angry Rooster Deli in Caledonia. Helen Serafin…

             When Brooke Bennett’s glasses broke for the second time, she was devastated. Bennett, an 11th grade student at the Mount Morris Academy, broke her glasses two times within a week.…

       The Ferdinand DiBartolo NYS Distinguished Foreign Language Leadership Award was presented this year to Elizabeth Slocum. Slocum is a teacher of French and Spanish at the middle, high sc…

             We lived at 43 North Main Street in Honeoye Falls.  The house is still there. Next door lived and old man who on the 4th of July would bring out a portable crate with his rocket l…

             Mama Cindy Strasburg of Hemlock has become well known serving our troops, sending hundreds of packages and letters to our soldiers abroad each year. What is perhaps not as recogni…

             OXBO International of Byron stepped up to support the town of Byron in helping others! The Byron Rescue Squad ambulance was showing its age. At twelve years old, it was in dire ne…

             She’s the go-to person for those in need, especially deployed soldiers. Cynthia Strasburg of Hemlock, affectionately known as “Mama Cindy,” has sent 9,445 care packages to America…