NEWARK — There were over 234 participants at the 7th Annual Laurel House 5K Walk/Run ON June 11. Rochester Regional Health was Platinum Sponsor of the event held under clear skies, starting in front of the Newark Post Office and ending at the entrance to the Alex Eligh Community Center parking lot.

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.


GENEVA — The Water Street Café has many loyal customers, but you would be hard-pressed to find one as faithful — and beloved — as Samuel Ferugia III, a World War II veteran and city resident who will be 96 in less than two weeks.

CANANDAIGUA — In the wake of the tornadoes that devastated and destroyed many towns and communities in Kentucky in early December, Kiwanis Club of Canandaigua launched an initiative to collect relief items for those affected in Kentucky.

NEWARK — The village Police Department, Reliant Federal Credit Union, and Newark Rotary joined hands and hearts recently to provide monetary contributions to make the holiday season a little brighter for 26 children from 14 local families.


SENECA FALLS — Sen. Pam Helming has announced that Dina Stuck of Seneca Falls has been named the 2021 Woman of Distinction for the 54th Senate District, as part of the New York State Senate Women of Distinction program.