AUBURN — To coincide with its year-long celebration of William Seward’s final retirement trip around the world, one of the Seward Museum’s top priority projects for collections conservation is a large silk tapestry Seward once received as a gift from the Chinese Embassy.
ROCHESTER — Seneca Waterways Council, a local branch of Boy Scouts of America, has promoted Frank A. Capozzi Jr. from field director to chief operating officer.
PALMYRA — Canal Town Nursery School has identified needs in the community, including after-school programming for school-aged children, summer programming, and classes for parents and their children.
WATERLOO — The Seneca County Chapter of Shooters Committee On Political Education will nominate its officers for 2021 at a 5 p.m. meeting set for Thursday at VFW Post 6433, 29 W. Elisha St.
GENEVA — The Geneva Historical Society will host an online auction as its spring 2021 fundraiser.
PALMYRA — Eagle Scout Andrew Weaver from Troop 96 in Palmyra is going to receive the Medal of Merit for Meritorious Action for his role in saving a life.
LYONS — Family Promise of Wayne County is looking for volunteers to help in their mission to aid local families and their children in need of stable housing.
The Seneca County Republican Committee donated a total of $1,000 to five food pantries late in 2020.
PENN YAN — Penn Yan Public Library has received a $500 stipend from Resilient Communities: Libraries Respond to Climate Change, an initiative of the American Library Association that will help libraries engage their communities in programs and conversations on the climate crisis.
NEWARK — As part of their annual 100th Day of the School Year celebration Feb. 12, Perkins School children and staffers donated 227 items to the Humane Society of Wayne County.
PENN YAN — Penn Yan Middle School Drama Club students will retell the classic “Little Mermaid” fairy tale musically, through their production of “Once on This Island JR.,” beginning March 5.
GENEVA — The Nelson B. Delavan Foundation has given a $5,000 grant to the St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy for equipment and supplies.
NEWARK — Through February a Japanese-style art based on popular animation cartoons and series is filling the display case next to the sixth-grade hallway.
GENEVA — The 14th annual Geneva Spelling Bee is in the books.
MARION — Seneca Foods Corp., a company whose main facility is on Gambee Road in Geneva, reported increases in sales and profits for the third quarter and the last nine months of 2020.
CANANDAIGUA — Finger Lakes Visitors Connection’s ongoing COVID-19 pandemic response is being recognized for its strategic communications and the team’s response to quickly assist small businesses in Ontario County.
CANANDAIGUA — Bristol Mountain resumed snowmaking operations recently, hoping to take advantage of the colder temperatures that arrived early this week.
CANANDAIGUA — The Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce will hold a free, virtual holiday mixer alongside Canandaigua National Bank & Trust. The event is set for 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, and will be streamed live on the Chamber’s Facebook page.
CANANDAIGUA — Ninety-eight museums from across New York state have been selected to participate in the Museum Association of New York’s “Building Capacity, Creating Sustainability, Growing Accessibility”, an IMLS CARES Act grant project designed to help museums impacted by the COVID-19 pande…
WATERLOO — Finger Lakes Health Outpatient Rehabilitation Services at 369 East Main St. will provide radial pulse therapy or “shockwave therapy” as part of their physical therapy offerings.
CANANDAIGUA — UR Medicine Thompson Health’s Associate Wellness Department named not only its Health Heroes for the fourth quarter of 2020, but the 2020 Health Hero of the Year as well.
CANANDAIGUA — The Service Excellence Team at UR Medicine Thompson Health has handed out its awards for the first quarter of 2021.
GENEVA — Dr. Laurel Dallmeyer, a primary care physician with more than 30 years’ experience practicing in Farmington and Canandaigua, has joined UR Medicine Thompson Health.
GENEVA — Finger Lakes Health Rehabilitation Services will conduct its monthly community mobility screening program Feb. 18.
Due to the ongoing uncertainty related to the coronavirus pandemic, Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Northwest NY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team has decided to transition the 2021 Forage Congress into a virtual conference scheduled for March 11.
State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball announced Thursday that applications are being accepted for New York state’s 2021 Agricultural Environmental Management (AEM) Leopold Conservation Award.
SYRACUSE — Wayne County Dairy Princess Kailey Kuhn, a senior at Marion Jr.-Sr. High School, is set to compete in tomorrow’s American Dairy Association North East’s 58th New York State Dairy Princess Pageant.
FINGER LAKES — There are many aspects to consider when starting a livestock farm, such as land, what to sell, and how to sell it. To shed light on these questions, Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Specialists Nancy Glazier and Joan Sinclair Petzen are offering a beginning farmer educational s…