The community continues to find ways to help the 11 families who lost their apartments and most of their possessions in the downtown blaze May 3.
The 'Erie Fiddlers', a group of 12 musicians who play a variety of old time fiddle music on fiddles, mandolins, banjos and guitars, is scheduled to perform at St. Michael's Family Festival on Saturday, June 8, at 6 p.m.
Two teams of students from local schools recently took first place for outstanding videos highlighting science, technology, engineering and mathematics at the STEM You Can! Video Contest Awards Gala April 30 at the Rochester Museum and Science Center.
Ed and Jackie Snyder are crying fowl.
The couple has had chickens at their Vienna Road home in Arcadia for 17 years, but complaints by neighbors may force them to get rid of their feathered friends. The Snyders pleaded their case before the Town Board at its meeting May 14, requesting an explanation of the notice of violation they received from Code Enforcement Officer Chuck Verkey. According to the letter they received, the Snyders are in violation of town zoning ordinance, section 2.34 by possessing four hens and one rooster at their home, which is zoned residential. The violation states they are raising the chickens for financial gain like a farm misusing the property as it is zoned.
Every spring since January 1996 Democrats convene from all over rural N.Y. to discuss important issues relevant to the day to day lives of people living in rural counties. The Democratic Rural Conference grew out of frustration that Rural County leaders were not being heard at the State level of government and rural issues were not being addressed.
Two Lyons men were charged with second-degree assault after a fight involving at least 10 people and sending one person to the hospital in the early morning hours of May 17, Newark police said.