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Posted Feb 6, 2016 at 2:01 AM

A CHEER ... to two people who have recently ended decades of public service, both including lengthy tenures as town supervisors. Robert Multer, supervisor of the town of Middlesex in Yates County, retired at the end of 2015 after serving in the role since 1986, previously having served as Barrington town supervisor. He also was a Yates County legislator, serving for years as legislative chair. Ralph Angelo, who was defeated in the general election for re-election to...

Posted Jan 30, 2016 at 2:01 AM

A CHEER ... to the Ontario County Historical Society, whose series of 12 short videos on assorted vignettes of county history earned a certificate of commendation from the Museum Association of New York, to be presented at...

Posted Jan 23, 2016 at 6:29 AM

A CHEER ... to Erika Martin, who was sworn in Jan. 6 as the first female justice to be seated in the Manchester Town Court. Martin continues the trend of women stepping into positions that have been predominately...

Posted Jan 22, 2016 at 10:45 AM

It’s a truism that should — and, thankfully, often does — transcend partisan politics: The people from whom our country asks the most should be able to expect the best from our country in...

Posted Jan 15, 2016 at 2:01 AM

Parents and politicians who succeeded in getting New York to back down from its poorly implemented effort to craft a standard curriculum along with evaluations to assess the progress of students and quality of teaching may not get...

Updated Jan 14, 2016 at 2:21 PM

Soon after Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign with a promise to build a wall on the southern border to keep illegal immigrants out, Latin American workers building Trump’s new hotel steps from the White House groused about his...

Posted Jan 9, 2016 at 2:01 AM

A CHEER ... to 2001 Canandaigua Academy graduate Meghan Musnicki, named one of the Top 15 Team USA Women of 2015. A five-time world rowing champion, in 2012 she won a gold medal with the U.S. women’s eight at the...

Posted Jan 2, 2016 at 2:01 AM

  A thankful CHEER ... to the members of the FBI who helped thwart a Rochester man's plot to kill as many civilians as possible as part of his supposed initiation into ISIL. According to the criminal complaint under...

Posted Dec 31, 2015 at 2:01 AM

Since New Year’s Eve traditionally is a time of celebration, too often expressed by excessive drinking, we hope you will take a moment to read this article written years ago by Bill Kiley of the old Los Angeles Mirror-News. Every...

Updated Dec 27, 2015 at 6:31 PM

One holiday down, one more to come. Unfortunately, while many will be continuing to celebrate the spirit of the season over the next week, some will be celebrating the season with spirits. And when those spirits become too...

Posted Dec 24, 2015 at 2:01 AM

In keeping with a Daily Messenger tradition, we are presenting in these final days before Christmas a series of editorials that have become classics of a sort in the holiday season. Perhaps the most famous editorial ever...

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