Around Town

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…

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.

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.

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.

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.

Schools

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 – 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.

Business

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…

Health

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.

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.

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