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August 11, 2011
OAR Rocks CMAC

By Amanda Holdraker On August 6th, the band O.A.R. (Of A Revolution) headlined a show at CMAC that had excited fans out of their seats the entire evening. The band has been grow­ing a large following of mostly 20 and 30-somethings since their debut album “The Wanderer” in 1997. In my opinion, O.A.R. is one […]

July 31, 2011
Local mom fighting cancer...again

Six years ago Brittany (Drexler) Dippel was diagnosed with and conquered ovarian cancer. Since then, Brittany and her husband Andy have been blessed with two precious children, Graham and Raegan. However, after the birth of Raegan this past spring, Brittany found out her ovarian cancer had returned and was also found in her spine, lungs […]

July 22, 2011
Damn Yankees comes to Ohmann Theatre

Damn Yankees will be presented at the Ohmann Theatre in Lyons, NY Friday August 5 and Saturday August 6 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday August 7 at 2:30 p.m. The story follows Joe Boyd (Garrett Fries of Marion) a loyal Washington Senators fan who makes a deal with the devil, Mr. Applegate (Luke Cornwell of […]

July 16, 2011
Wayne County’s tax foreclosure sale

Some great deals, some not so great deals, some hanky panky by bidders, some property owners calling foul   As tax foreclosure sales go, this was Wayne County’s biggest. Wayne County Treasurer Tom Warnick attributed the increase in properties seized owing back taxes to the slump in the economy. Seventy-four properties, an increase of about […]

July 9, 2011
We Have Lift-Off

The town of Titusville, FL played host to an estimated crowd of one million to view the final launch of NASA’s Space Shuttle program. Despite a slight delay at T-31 seconds to verify the retraction of the Oxygen Vent Arm, also called “Beanie Cap”. There was also a threatening weather forecast which included two lighting strikes to the launch tower that started talks about delaying the launch until Sunday. The Space Shuttle Atlantis would not be denied. With the International Space Station as it target, at 11:29 EST Atlantis roared off into history in the last space shuttle mission. Veteran reporters, astronauts and visitors...

June 18, 2011
WXXI names Williamson Teacher PBS Teacher Innovation Award Recipient

The WXXI Educational Outreach Center is proud to announce that Williamson High School science teacher Brendan Noon has won a PBS Teacher Innovation Award. Noon was one of 12 educators across the country who was recognized for his creative and inventive use of public media to engage students and improve learning. PBS invited educators across […]

June 11, 2011
Jason Oaks spends Fifth Summer in China

From the time that Palmyra-Macedon teacher Greg Russell sparked Jason Oaks’ interest about East Asia in the district’s International Baccalaureate program, he’s been hooked. This week Oaks, now 24 and a PhD candidate in International Relations at Cornell University, embarked on his fifth trip to China. He was one of 575 graduate and undergraduate students […]

June 4, 2011
Marion Youth Score Big at the Aquafina Pitch, Hit and Run

Marion Youth Baseball and Softball hosted one of many local PITCH, HIT & RUN™ competitions on the League’s Opening Day in April. Competitors who achieved scores high enough at the local level qualified for the Regional event. Last weekend the Regional competition took place at Rochester’s Frontier Field. Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks was on […]

June 2, 2011
Newark Junior performs with RPYO

Newark High School Junior and French horn player Kelsey Williams has been performing this school year with the Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. And that’s no small feat. The RPYO is comprised of more than one hundred of the most accomplished middle-and high-school musicians from over thirty schools in the greater Rochester area. Each year the […]

May 28, 2011
Marine from Marion awarded Bronze Star and Purple Heart

A local Marine who was injured in  Afghanistan, was  awarded a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart recently On Friday May 20, 2011, Corporal Zachary D. Byron, a Pashtu linguist from Marion, stationed at Camp Pendelton was presented the Bronze Star and Purple Heart for actions while serving with 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment in […]

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Recent Obituaries

Taber, Kathryn (Wadsworth)

Kathryn (Wadsworth) Taber, 96, of Murrysville, formally of Wolcott NY, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2024. She was born September 11, 1927, in Williamson NY, a daughter of the late Glen and Lilias (Forman) Wadsworth. Kathryn owned several cats throughout her life, her final cat was named Pepper who she doted on. She loved gardening […]

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Comstock Jr., Lyle (Fud) D. 

SODUS: Lyle Comstock, 75, lived a long life before passing away Sunday June 9th, 2024 at his home. In keeping with Lyles’s wishes, there will be a celebration of life for family and friends at Sodus Center Firehall on Saturday June 22nd from 1-4pm. A funeral service will be held at Sodus Center Firehall at […]

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