PITTSFORD — On the cusp of its 75th anniversary, St. John Fisher College will transition to become St. John Fisher University. The new name will be effective July 1.
GENEVA — Beginning this fall, Geneva City School District residents will be asked to pay their school taxes in a single fall payment.
OVID — The South Seneca school district is returning to the administrative model it used about 10 years ago.
GENEVA — Following the final week of school this week, Geneva 2030, in collaboration with Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Finger Lakes Community College, Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES and Geneva City School District, is offering a week-long, half-day “What’s Next?” college and career readiness…
WATERLOO — The Waterloo Central School District is teaming up with the Village of Waterloo to offer the Waterloo Enrichment Program this summer.
NIAGARA FALLS — Jared Hartwell, of Seneca Falls, was named to Niagara University’s Dean’s List for the spring 2022 semester.
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — Connor Fisher, of Canandaigua, was named to the Dean’s List at the College of William & Mary for the spring 2022 semester.
LYONS — Rhonda Underhill will join the Lyons Central School District starting on July 15, as the next assistant superintendent for instruction. Underhill will be transitioning to her new role from her current position as principal of Perkins Elementary School at Newark Central School. Underh…
SENECA FALLS — After a two-year break due to Covid concerns, the Finger Lakes East Area of the New York State Association of Family and Consumer Science Educators held its celebration dinner recently. Retired and current Family and Consumer Science teachers from area schools attended the eve…
NEWARK — Kari Hamelinck, who has served as assistant principal at Newark Middle School since July 2021, will soon become principal of Lincoln School in July.
WATERLOO — The valedictorian is Abigail Burm, the daughter of LeVern and Victoria Burm. The salutatorian is Stephanie Greunke, the daughter of Dawn Manley and Lloyd Thomas Greunke III.
POTSDAM — Sydney Sandroni of Seneca Falls, a sophomore majoring in engineering and management, was named a presidential scholar for the spring semester at Clarkson University.
PENN YAN — Johnson-Costello American Legion Post 355 of Penn Yan awarded two Penn Yan Academy seniors scholarships during the organization’s monthly meeting.
GENEVA — Finger Lakes Health College of Nursing & Health Sciences has announced that the following students have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or better placing them on the Dean’s List for the Spring 2022 semester:
CANANDAIGUA — The Thompson Health Guild recently awarded scholarships to five 2022 high school graduates.
NEWARK — The Wayne County New York Genealogical Society (WCNYGS) is gearing up to help Wayneconians — past and present — celebrate the 200th anniversary of the founding of Wayne County through its genealogy project “Pioneering Families of Wayne County 1783-1899.” It begins in January 2023 an…
WATERLOO — It’s official. The nickname for Waterloo school district’s athletic teams, from here forward, will be the Tigers.
OVID — The South Seneca school district is working toward adding a second school resource officer this fall.
WATERLOO — So long Waterloo Indians.
PHELPS — After five years, the superintendent of the Phelps-Clifton Springs school district is leaving to take the same job in another part of the state.
GENEVA — The Ontario County Justice Coalition announced the winners of the Students Against Gun Violence essay contest!
PENN YAN — The Penn Yan Action Coalition is reminding area residents of the third annual community read, which is being held this month.
ROMULUS — All Romulus Central School seventh- through 12th-graders participated in a full day of service in late April at nearby sites.
CLYDE — The Clyde-Savannah Central School District Board of Education has appointed Jennifer Kelsey to the position of elementary principal.
SENECA FALLS — Michelle Reed, this school district’s new superintendent, considers herself living proof of public education’s power.
KEUKA PARK — Two vivid examples — one on campus, the other halfway around the world — provided words of encouragement and advice to the Keuka College Class of 2022 at the school’s 113th annual Commencement Saturday.
GENEVA — The commencement ceremonies at Hobart and William Smith Colleges Sunday were held under dry skies, with moderate temperatures, in spite of threatening precipitation and the previous day’s searing heat.
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WATERLOO — For decades, sports teams from the Waterloo school district have been known as the Indians.
GENEVA — Hobart and William Smith Colleges announced that William Smith Dean Lisa Kaenzig has received the Public Leadership Education Network’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
SENECA FALLS — This Seneca County school district has hired a woman with 20+ years in public education as its next superintendent.
SENECA FALLS — The Seneca Falls school district has selected its next superintendent.
CANANDAIGUA — Property owners in the city school district with an assessment of $100,000, and having basic STAR savings, will pay about $58 more in school taxes this year if the proposed 2022-23 budget is adopted by voters May 17.
WATERLOO — The Seneca County Substance Abuse Coalition, a program of the United Way of Seneca County, and Students Against Destructive Decisions are teaming up on a weeklong focus aimed at preventing impairment.
GENEVA — Last year, Matt and Santa Abraham created a scholarship with the Finger Lakes Community College Foundation called The Geneva High School Alumni Scholarship. It was founded to help a Geneva graduate alleviate financial hardship to be able to attend FLCC.
CANANDAIGUA — St. Mary’s School hosted the annual St. Mary Smith Invitational Spelling Bee on April 7, 2022.
CLIFTON SPRINGS/PHELPS — The Midlakes Graduates of Distinction program returns to recognize a successful entrepreneur, a senior executive at the National Science Foundation, and an educator who taught at Midlakes for 35 years.
KEUKA PARK — The 2021 cohort of Keuka’s occupational therapy graduates wasn’t just one of the biggest in the college’s history, it was one of the most successful.
WATERLOO — This Seneca County school district’s proposed 2022-23 school district budget shows a 5.1% increase in expenditures over this year.
SENECA FALLS — For the first time in 16 years, the Seneca Falls school board election will be contested.
SENECA FALLS — In what will amount to a switch of duties, the school board appointed Kevin Korzeniewski as the district’s new athletic director Wednesday.
PENN YAN — The Penn Yan Action Coalition has announced its third annual community read will take place in June. The book selection this year is “Dancing in the Mosque: An Afghan Mother’s Letter to Her Son,” by Homeira Qaderi, which “challenges you to reconsider the meaning of motherhood, sac…
There must be something about April. Geneva College, now Hobart and William Smith, received its provisional charter from the State of New York on April 10, 1822. Seventy-five years later, nearly to the day, Geneva was designated a city.
NEWARK — Newark Middle School presents a production of “Willy Wonka Kids.” Enjoy the imaginative musical based on the Roald Dahl classic.
WATERLOO — There will be a contested election for three seats on the Board of Education.
KEUKA PARK — A veteran White House advisor whose lengthy political resume includes serving as chief of staff for former First Lady Laura Bush will deliver Keuka College’s 32nd annual Carl and Fanny Fribolin Lecture.
NEWARK — Musical oriented seniors at Newark High School will have one more scholarship opportunity starting in 2022 with the establishment of the Daniel Bailey Scholarship Fund.
WATERLOO — The Waterloo Library & Historical Society is proud to announce Gracie Ferguson as its first Student Artist of the Month.
CANANDAIGUA — Instructors from the Canandaigua Emergency Squad will teach the steps needed to save a life, part of a CPR class planned for 6 p.m. Thursday.
GENEVA — The Geneva Reads’ StoryWalk has opened at the Finger Lakes Visitors Center. The first featured book is “One Potato, Two Potato” by Geneva’s Cynthia DeFelice, the author of more than 30 published novels and picture books.