Willard history Here is a brief history of the Willard site: 1842: New York State College of Agriculture organized with plans to build on Willard site. 1860: The agricultural college opens. 1862: College closes after Civil War takes most of its students. 1864: New York State Legislature pass…

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BEVERLY, MA. — Hobart College ice hockey head coach Mark Taylor has been the bench boss for the Statesmen for 23 years. After 605 games coached, Taylor and the No. 2 ranked Hobart Statesmen will play for the Division III National Championship for the first time in program history after a 3-1…

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CANANDAIGUA — One of two men accused of torturing someone during a home invasion in Geneva has been sentenced to a long prison term — and he still faces a murder charge in another county.

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BEVERLY, MA. — Not since Jan. 21, 2022 has the Hobart College ice hockey team been outshout in a game. That streak ended Sunday night at Raymond J. Bourque Arena in the Division III national championship game against Adrian College. But, given that Hobart hockey hoisted its first ever nation…

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Never a fan of the cold, I’ve mentioned in this column previously that I now escape to Daytona Beach, Fla., for a bit each winter. Though Kim is able to work remotely, I can’t and tend to get itching to photograph something … anything.


GENEVA — Diners from around the Finger Lakes were heartbroken when the owners of the beloved Red Dove Tavern, Rune Hilt and Giulietta Raccati, closed its doors two years ago in the throes of a pandemic that proved deadly for so many restaurants.

I hope you had a chance to see the commemorative photo page (Page 3B, March 21) Spencer Tulis put together about Waterloo’s spectacular run to a state girls basketball championship (and by the way, congrats to the Tigers and coach Mike Bree on that incredible postseason).


On Oct. 2, 1943, the autumn fog that sometimes rises from Italy Valley hung low over the steep hills in this corner of Yates County. Even as the day progressed, the fog did not burn off, instead obscuring the peaks of Italy Hill and High Tor. According to a local Italy man, the fog was “so t…


In 1925, journalist Irving Gillette wrote about Chimney Bluffs: “Nature’s craftsmen, the elements, often create masterpieces in the landscape that are unexcelled by human hands. People appreciate them more because centuries are required to perfect them and hidden forces, the winds, storms, a…

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In January 1898, the Brush Electric Light and Power Co. declared bankruptcy. This sparked a protracted, often heated debate about whether the city should develop a municipal electric company or contract with another private company.

On October 1, 1943, Adolf Hitler ordered the roundup and deportations of all Jews residing in Nazi-occupied Denmark. The Danish resistance movement, assisted and supported by a majority of Danish Christians, evacuated 7,742 of Denmark’s 8,200 Jews to nearby neutral Sweden, where the Jewish r…

In order to fulfill Gov. Hochul’s dream of an all electric New York state, wind definitely needs to be in the picture. The current recommendation in the Scoping Plan is for 9 gigawatts of electricity by offshore wind by 2035. Several projects are in the works, all of which off the shores of …


NEWARK — The Wayne County chapter of Moms for Liberty and the Frederick Douglass Foundation Finger Lakes are hosting the inaugural Liberty Conference of Wayne County. It is scheduled for 5 p.m. April 21 at East Palmyra Christian School, 2023 Palmyra-Port Gibson Road, Palmyra.