In response to the local impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, United Way of Greater Rochester and Rochester Area Community Foundation activated the Community Crisis Fund to raise flexible resources to support organizations in our region working with communities disproportionately impacted by cor…
You don’t have to go to the Post Office to use many postal products and services. In fact, most simple tasks can be done from the convenience and safety of your home with or without a computer.
Take 5 for New York is a new county-wide campaign being launched to encourage Yates County residents to take five minutes out of each day to call a friend, loved one, or acquaintance who may be alone and feeling isolated during this period of social distancing.
PENN YAN — Hope Walk of Yates County is looking for any yard signs from previous walks.
PENN YAN — Hope Walk of Yates County organizers are seeking to collect yard signs that the public may have.
WATERLOO — A new historic preservationist award will be presented this year on May 22, during the Illumination and Remembrance Ceremony at the American Civil War Memorial at Washington and Locust streets.
South Central Regional Library Council has awarded a technology and digitization grant to the Yates County History Center to digitize historical items held in nine rural townships underrepresented in the historical record of Yates County.
Registration is open for Krossin’ Keuka with a throwback theme to the roaring ’20s.
CANANDAIGUA — The theater at the Fort Hill Performing Arts Center, 20 Fort Hill Ave., has a new name.
Application forms are available for the 2020 Marcia Dugan Interrupted Studies Grant offered by the Yates County Branch of American Association of University Women.
NEWARK — With the intermittent snow fall this year, having enough of the white stuff to participate in the annual snow sculpture contest was difficult, but families and local businesses rose to the challenge.
PENN YAN — The Yates County Tuberculosis and Health Association is accepting grant requests.
OSWEGO — Oswego Harborfest is accepting applications from vendors for consideration for the July 23 to 26 celebration.
CANANDAIGUA — All local not-for-profit organizations whose programs improve the health and wellness of the community within the service area of UR Medicine Thompson Health are encouraged to apply by April 15 for Mary Clark Thompson Community Health Grants offered by the F.F. Thompson Foundation.
ROCHESTER — The Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation is activating $1.25 million in emergency funding to support health and hunger relief organizations on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response.
NEWARK — With access to school buildings being temporarily restricted, Jamie Sonneville, the Newark school district’s technology director, has devised an innovative location at which students or staff could have problems with their district-owned laptops or iPads addressed from 3 to 7 p.m. M…
NEWARK — Kelley School Principal Jeff Hamelinck tweeted out an important message from his front porch March 19 that he hopes Kelley School students will read and heed.
NEWARK – The following students have been named to the honor rolls for the second marking period of the 2019-20 academic year at Newark Middle School.
CANANDAIGUA — The following students have been named to the honor rolls for the second marking period of the 2019-20 academic year at St. Mary’s School.
NEWARK — The following students have been named to the honor rolls for the second marking period of the 2019-20 academic year at Newark High School.
BURDETT — La Bourgade On Seneca has increased the availability of virtual tours of rental houses and apartments.
ROMULUS — Swedish Hill Winery, 4565 Route 414, has teamed with O’Begley Distillery in Pittsford, to produce hand sanitizer that will be donated to hospitals.
CANANDAIGUA — The Service Excellence Team at UR Medicine Thompson Health recently announced the first-quarter recipients of the health system’s Service Excellence Awards:
Finger Lakes Health is welcoming Elizabeth Smith, MSN, FNP to its team of providers.
LYONS — Mack Detorio opened Mack’s Body Shop on Water Street, Lyons, in 1945. His son Jack later took over the business. As the business grew Jack moved from Water Street to 37 Forgham St., operating the body shop until 1999. That’s when Gary Shumway, a technician with Mack’s Body Shop, purc…
In the Service
- In The Service: Rochester re-enlists in Army National Guard
- Penn Yan graduate serves with Navy helicopter squadron
- In The Service: Webber re-enlists in National Guard
- SF Guard member receives commendation medal
- In The Service: National Guard members promoted
- In The Service: Miller re-enlists in Army National Guard
BATH — Starting today, the VA Finger Lakes Healthcare System is limiting the Urgent Care Center hours at the Bath VA to 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week.
Planned Parenthood of Greater New York has launched virtual health care services to connect patients to trusted providers without having to visit a health center.
GENEVA — Geneva General Hospital will host an American Red Cross blood drive on Friday, March 27. The drive will run from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Geneva Adult Day Health Care located at 116 Lewis St.
LYONS — Wayne County Public Health is offering tips for those who are voluntarily quarantining or isolating themselves.
ROCHESTER — Mosaic Health’s six owned and operated health centers across New York state will limit hours and services during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure treatment for emergency situations while safeguarding staff, patients, and the communities it serves.