GENEVA — The Geneva City School District Food Service Department will sponsor the Summer Food Service Program.
CANANDAIGUA — Light Hill/Canandaigua Comfort Care Home received a grant from the Joseph E. Brown Fund of the Rochester Area Community Foundation.
CANANADAIGUA — The Child Advocacy Center of the Finger Lakes is holding One Too Many NY 5K virtual race/walk this fall to raise funding to support its services for abused children and their families.
AUBURN — Auburn Community Hospital has decided to delay allowing visitation at ACH this week, following a meeting with medical leaders and hospital leadership.
WATERLOO — The Waterloo school district will again participate in a summer food service program for children from July 6 to Aug. 7.
NEWARK — For the eighth year in a row, the Newark Central School District has been designated as one of 745 Best Communities for Music Education in the United States by the NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Foundation.
PENN YAN — Catholic Charities Community Services has received a $5,000 grant from the Yates Emergency Relief Fund of the Yates Community Endowment to be used to upgrade and replace necessary appliances and equipment due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
NEWARK — Streets, front yards and parks got cleaner and greener recently during the village’s 14th Annual Community Pride Day.
CANANDAIGUA — The Child Advocacy Center of the Finger Lakes’ first Shine Bright for Children virtual auction raised more than $36,000 to benefit the CACFL and children living in Ontario, Seneca and Yates counties.
PENN YAN — The Tourism Advisory Committee is seeking applications for funding, which is made possible through the collection of the Yates County Occupancy Tax.
LYONS — Do you know a family looking for stable housing? Are you and your children without a safe and sustainable roof over your heads? Family Promise of Wayne County is accepting referrals for families in need.
CANANDAIGUA — The Inclusion in Motion Playground committee is continuing to solicit funds for its planned all-abilities playground on Outhouse Road.
AUBURN — Christina Warter, owner of Soul & Mind Evolution in Auburn, has joined the board of directors for Unity House.
WATKINS GLEN — Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association will hold a fish-fry-to-go fund-raiser at 11 a.m. Friday.
SENECA — The Town Board will hold a special meeting at 7:30 a.m. Thursday to discuss the paving of Lake-to-Lake Road between Little Church Road and Goose Street.
WATERLOO — The following students have been named to the honor rolls for the third marking period of the 2019-20 academic year at Waterloo Middle
NEWARK — Perkins School reading teacher Mikey Davanzo recently had a heart-warming remedial reading videoconference experience with first-grader Josyah Fagner, 6.
NEWARK — Newark High School instrumental music teacher Bob Humphrey, with musical input from his students, remotely produced a memorable concert for members of the Class of 2020.
Charter Communications Inc. is accepting applications for the 2020 Spectrum Digital Education grant program, which supports nonprofit organizations that educate community members on the benefits of broadband and how to use it in their lives.
NEWARK — Perkins School Reading Week “We’re Wild About Reading” featured fun virtual activities in early May for Pre-K students through second-graders to promote the love of reading.
PHELPS — Z-Axis Inc. has launched a new product introduction line for surface mount technology printed circuit board assembly at its contract design and electronics manufacturing center.
BINGHAMTON — NYSEG and RG&E, subsidiaries of AVANGRID Inc., have filed a proposed rate case settlement with the New York Public Service Commission.
GENEVA — Finger Lakes Health honored Teri Dagnesi, RN, with “The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses” on May 19 at Geneva General Hospital. She cares for patients on 2 West at Geneva General Hospital.
OVID — Melissa and David Pittard recently purchased Toro Run Winery on Route 89.
CANANDAIGUA — Finger Lakes Visitors Connection, the official tourism promotion agency for Ontario County, has created an outdoor dining guide on its website at VisitFingerLakes.com/FLXtogo/Outdoor-Dining.
In the Service
- Smolinski completes Air Force pilot school
- In The Service: National Guard members promoted
- In The Service: National Guard members promoted
- 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
NEWARK — The Victim Resource Center of the Finger Lakes, which serves people affected by domestic violence and sexual assault, is offering in-person services.
GENEVA — A local diabetes expert has joined Rochester Regional Health’s endocrinology and diabetes practice in the new multi-specialty Geneva Medical Campus at 875 Pre-Emption Road.
Thinking about getting screened? And no, I don’t mean for COVID-19.
The state Office of Mental Health has implemented “Coping Circles,” a first-in-the-nation program providing free six-week support and resilience group therapy sessions, held by video or phone and facilitated by licensed mental health professionals.
CANANDAIGUA — UR Medicine Thompson Health’s Stroke Support Group will host an online meeting, via Zoom video conferencing, at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 2.
Cornell Cooperative Extension has partnered with the state Department of Agriculture and Markets to distribute free sanitizer (from NYS Cleans) and cloth face coverings for farmers and farm employees.
Asian jumping worms, and the majority of earthworms in the United States, are non-native species. We are all familiar with European earthworms like the night-crawler, and don’t generally worry about their presence too much in most environments, and even find their ability to enhance soil str…
There is a serious outbreak of gypsy moth caterpillars this year in the Bristol Mountain area and several other locations within Ontario County.
Recently there has been an outbreak of salmonella in 42 states and as of June 23, 465 people have been infected. This is nearly twice the number of illnesses compared to last year’s outbreak. Symptoms include fever, diarrhea, and stomach cramps. All of these cases have been attributed to bac…
As its name implies, giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum) is a large plant, but although grandeur and showy in its appearance, it is an invasive plant that you don’t want to touch. Also, in the same family, Apiaceae — the carrot family, is wild parsnip (Pastinaca sativa), another invasiv…