Around Town

NEWARK — June is National Dairy Month, and to celebrate, Wayne County Dairy Princess Gabriella Taylor of Newark visited one of the first babies born in June at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital.

PENN YAN — A chicken barbecue to benefit Hope Walk of Yates County will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot of Lyons National Bank at 205 Liberty St.

PHELPS — The Administration for Community Living celebrated May as Older Americans Month with the theme of this year being “Communities of Strength,” and the Rochester Finger Lakes Chapter of the National Aging in Place Council is honoring four older adults who are living this theme through …

Schools

SODUS — Twelve area students received scholarships through Reliant Credit Union’s 2021 Donald K. Rhine Scholarship program. The awards are open to any Reliant member who currently attends or plans to attend an accredited two- or four-year college full-time in the coming school year.

NEWARK — Newark High School seniors reached an important milestone in the waning days of their high school careers May 26, making the signature presentations of their NHS Capstone Project requirements to graduate.

Business

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 — 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.

Health

GENEVA — Finger Lakes Health held its annual Employee Recognition celebration June 17-21 at its Geneva, Penn Yan and Waterloo campuses. It honored employees for years of service to the community and thanked them for their contributions and dedication to the ongoing success of the health system.

ROCHESTER — Beginning July, UR Medicine Home Care will be moving to a $15 minimum wage for personal care aides and other hourly positions. Home health aides will have a starting rate of $15.50 per hour.

GENEVA — Finger Lakes Health is introducing “108 Holes for Hearts,” a virtual golf fundraising event that will benefit cardiac rehabilitation scholarships at Geneva General Hospital and Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital in Penn Yan.

Finance

If a person close to you has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, it may be time to address some serious financial questions. Due to the debilitating nature of Alzheimer’s and related forms of dementia on your loved one’s ability to make sound financial decisions, the sooner you can get …

Farming

For many people issues like climate change, threats to the food supply, increase in the prevalence of invasive species and contagious disease have been thought of as things of science fiction. For those of us who work to research, develop and implement new technologies to combat any and all …