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March 31, 2012
Local businessman establishes three Pal-Mac scholarships

John Graham, an alumnus of the Palmyra-Macedon Class of 1984, recently established three new scholarships with the Palmyra-Macedon Chapter of Dollars for Scholars. Each of these scholarships will be presented for the first time at the Senior Awards Ceremony on June 7, 2012 at the High School. Graham Enterprises will sponsor the Lock 29 Scholarship […]

March 24, 2012
Wayne County adopts new logo

‘Apples’ are at the core of the new Wayne County logo adopted by the Board of Supervisors at last Tuesday’s (3/20) meeting. The logo went through several revisions, including the addition of water showing a pleasure boat, meant to emphasize not only the importance of the apple to the local economy, but the County’s recreational […]

March 14, 2012
Organ Dedication Concert at North Ontario United Methodist Church

The North Ontario United Methodist Church, 7200 Ontario Center Road, Ontario, NY is celebrating a new era in the music ministry of the church. Wayne Skinner will on Saturday March 31, 2012 at 6 P.M. at the Church with a concert to dedicate our new Allen organ. Mr. Skinner is a graduate of Boston Conservatory […]

February 23, 2012
Constellation Energy Nuclear Group exceeds United Way Campaign Goal

Constellation Energy Nuclear Group (CENG) recently announced that employees at its Ginna Nuclear Power Plant raised more than $187,000 to benefit United Way of Wayne County during the 2011 campaign year. The campaign total includes CENG’s corporate match of fifty cents for every employee dollar. “The remarkable support of our employees, particularly in these challenging […]

February 18, 2012
Outrage and sadness in dispute over Historic collection

Thursday’s meeting of the Palmyra Community Library’s Board of Trustees was loaded with public comment, pleadings and outrage, as the ownership of certain historic records were challenged. According to Executive Director of Historic Palmyra, Bonnie Hays, she and the members of the Historic Palmyra board were present at the Library meeting under the assumption that […]

February 16, 2012
Gananda student is Horse Show winner

Cortney O’Connell, a junior at Gananda High School  travelled in November to the Color Breed Congress Horse Show in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The show hosted almost 700 exhibitors,  representing 31 states and three different countries for five days of  competition between five different horse breeds. Cortney won her division of 14 to 18 years olds and […]

February 11, 2012
Friend, family man, funeral director Mike Murphy remembered

When initial reports came in Friday morning, the news was not good, Macedon resident Michael Murphy, age 41, had been ill for several days. On Friday morning while at home, Mike collapsed and was found by his wife, Kristine. The father of two, active in scouts, Rotary and local Chambers, was rushed by ambulance to […]

February 8, 2012
Sea Cadets honor Four Immortal Chaplains

Five members of the United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps, Rochester CA 124, paid tribute to Chaplains: Father John Washington (Catholic) Reverend Clark D. Poling (Dutch Reformed), Rabbi Alexander Goode (Jewish) and Reverend George Fox (Methodist), at a service held at Western Presbyterian Church, Palmyra on Feb. 5. The four Chaplains were honored posthumously with […]

February 3, 2012
Local Students to be immersed in State Government

Palmyra-Macedon High School senior, Allyson Blazey, and Wayne Central senior, Marina Barci, have a lot of interests, including government and politics. After hearing about the League of Women Voters (LWV) Students Inside Albany program, they applied for the local League sponsorship and were selected from several highly qualified applicants to represent Wayne County at this […]

January 29, 2012
County Board freezes support for Legal Aid Society of Wayne County

When Executive Director David Lee Foster asked the Wayne County Board of Supervisors for an additional $141,245 for the Legal Aid Society of Wayne County, Inc., it set off bells and whistles and raised eyebrows. Not only did the Agency not get the additional funds, but it brought to the surface tensions between the Board […]

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Christopher, Francis Joseph

8 August 1937 - 18 May 2024 Williamson: Francis (Frank) Christopher was born on August 8, 1937, in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. He was raised by his mother, Dorothy Mackaravitz, and stepfather, Andres McDaniels. Frank served in the US Army, rising to the rank of Sergeant while stationed at McKee Barracks in Crailsheim, Germany. It was […]

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Bush, James Bernald

MACEDON: Died on Friday, May 17, 2024, at the age of 81.  A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 28th, at the Western Presbyterian Church of Palmyra, 101 East Main Street, Palmyra, NY 14522.  A reception will follow the service in Fellowship Hall.  Please consider donations in Jim’s memory to […]

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