Model railroad trains first became popular when department store owners incorporated them into their Christmas window displays in the 1920’s, and they've been a fixture of childhood and beyond ever since. Today model railroading is an extremely popular hobby, with both collectors and modelers who focus on every imaginable aspect of railroad history and operations.
It was a true “hoop-la” at the first of hopefully many Palmyra Gus Macker basketball tournaments.
A 3-on-3 tournament with a festival atmosphere attracting many, the Gus Macker games aim to promote sportsmanship, voluntarism and community through family-oriented activities. With its debut tournament over the weekend at the Palmyra Community Center on Stafford Street as well as on the Wayne County Fairgrounds, the spirit was alive and well, and community members are hoping to return next year.
The five honorees represent a collective 150 years of service.
The Board of Education will decide tonight (Wednesday) whether it will take the next step in exploring a proposed solar project with the town and village.
For more information, call the Humane Society of Wayne County at 946-3389 Tuesday through Saturday or stop by the Humane Society at 1475 County House Road in Lyons.
Newark High School senior Leah Marvin is the 2013 recipient of the $500 scholarship the Newark Teachers’ Association gives annually to an aspiring teacher.