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June 4, 2022
Heritage Square announces special programs

June 26, 2022 - Ice Cream Social with music by “The Mad Kings” - 1:30 – 4:00 – Bring your lawn chairs (Admission fee: $5 per car, ice cream and guided tours extra) July 9/10, 2022 - The Red Coats Are Coming - 9:00 – 5:00 Daily – The H.M. 64th Regiment of Foot, Ltd. […]

June 4, 2022
Mind Games winners in Newark

For the second year in a row, the Newark High School MasterMinds Club has won the regional MasterMinds League Championship. The five high schools in the MasterMinds League are Dundee, Midlakes, Newark, Penn Yan  and Romulus. Newark High School Social Studies Department Leader Mark Eakins, who teaches 11th grade Social Studies and is the MasterMinds […]

May 28, 2022
Newark’s Krista Lewis honored for School Supervision

Immediately upon becoming Superintendent of the Newark Central School District in February 2021, there was one thing Susan Hasenauer kept hearing as she was becoming acquainted with the NCSD community. It was how “wonderful” Krista Lewis, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction was to work with. Not only was Hasenauer greatly relieved since she would […]

May 28, 2022
Newark Musical wins awards

The Newark High School Spring Musical Production of “Singin’ in the Rain” won awards of recognition at the Rochester Broadway Theater League’s 24th Stars of Tomorrow Recognition Ceremony. The awards of recognition included: • Excellence in Production Crew • Overall Excellence in Performance in a Leading Role Cody Acquista* as Don Lockwood • Overall Excellence […]

May 21, 2022
BSA Life Scout Brea Shaver Rappels Kodak Tower

Scouts BSA Life Scout Brea Shaver got a chance to do something most of us would be unwilling to do.  Last Friday, she rappelled 21 stories down the outside  of the  Kodak tower in Rochester.  Brea is in the eighth grade and Senior Patrol leader of Scouts BSA Troop 6125 of Williamson. Thanks to the […]

May 18, 2022
Two local women team up to help young girls thrive

 If you have never heard of Glow Up Girl, you are in the company of almost every other resident in Wayne County.  Girls Leading Our Way through Unlimited Potential (Glow Up Girl) is a startup organization devoted to, you guessed it, girls! Imagine if you can, a place where girls can go to feel safe! […]

May 7, 2022
East Palmyra Christian School dedicates new addition to building

East Palmyra Christian School (Palmyra, NY) is grateful to God for a 5,200 square-foot building addition in a dedication ceremony on Saturday, April 30. The addition includes five additional classrooms and additional student bathrooms. Students and teachers had moved into the new classrooms earlier in the year, as soon as they were complete, to accommodate […]

May 7, 2022
Ontario’s latest Little Free Library

Heritage Square Museum, 7147 Ontario Center Road, Ontario is the site of the latest Little Free Library situated in Ontario, NY.  The library was designed and built by Jim Codding of Ontario.  The mission of the Little Free Library organization is to be a catalyst for building community, in-spiring readers, and expanding book access for […]

May 1, 2022
Local Rotary Clubs pitch in on Erie Canal bank cleanup

 A large crew of Newark Rotarians observed the 52nd anniversary of Earth Day week with their annual Erie Canal bank cleanup. They picked up trash, raked and swept the canal right of way finding numerous discarded items. Another crew policed the roadsides of State Route 88. Rotarians are committed to taking action in Newark with […]

April 23, 2022
New Mural Mania projects pop up around the County

Mark DeCracker of the Mural Mania project, on Thursday, announced the latest installment of an historic mural. Mural Mania installed a mural for the Wayne County Humane Society.  The artists were  grateful to the Lyons Community Center Inc. who allowed them to use the space to paint over the last few months. The spectacular new […]

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Recent Obituaries

Briggs, Sandra J. 

NEWARK: Sandy Briggs passed after a lengthy struggle with cancer, surrounded by family and friends. She was born in Pittsford, New York to a family of four siblings. After high school she worked at Kodak and lived independently. Her green MGB was her pride and joy, but she eventually had to give it up due to speeding tickets. She spent […]

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Bouwens, Laura Sproul

NEWARK: Age 54, passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at home in Newark, Funeral services will be held at 10AM on Saturday, August 20, 2022 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 400 S. Main St., Newark, NY.   Burial will be in East Newark Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials in her name can be […]

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