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Updated Apr 24, 2015 at 3:40 PM

Do you use Wood Library or know someone who does?Personally, I don’t use it as much as I’d like, but I know a great many people do. It is important to our community. Having good schools, health care, municipal services, a community college, parks, houses of worship, businesses, the VA, and a vital library — all these say we are a strong, vibrant community. It helps the real estate market remain attractive, businesses grow, prosper and attract skilled employees.

Updated Apr 24, 2015 at 2:57 PM

Newark-Wayne Community Hospital and the DeMay Living Center thank their fabulous volunteers for over 30,000 hours of service in 2013. These hours represent support to many departments, with such programs as the Patient Care Crew — spending...

Updated Apr 24, 2015 at 1:25 PM

 I would like to thank the Daily Messenger for having the insight to do an article on Garrett, Michael and Mandie Shelhart’s story (“Embracing each...

Updated Apr 24, 2015 at 1:04 PM

 The April 16 article on Medicare once more perpetuates the myth that Medicare contributes to budget deficits. But nothing could be further from the truth, although the Tea Party radicals who have taken over the GOP would like everyone to...

Updated Apr 21, 2015 at 12:27 PM

Our granddaughter came home from school all excited the other day. She told her parents that her teacher said, "If two more students opt out of the Common Core test they wouldn't have to take it. She just couldn't understand why her parents...

Updated Apr 21, 2015 at 12:05 PM

A commentary by Richard Hermann on March 20 (“A week worth forgetting”) deserves response. I would like to respond to two items in the...

Updated Apr 16, 2015 at 11:39 AM

National Volunteer Week marks a special time of the year for The Fresh Air Fund, and I would like to take this opportunity to extend my sincere thanks to our wonderful Fresh Air volunteers, hosts and supporters in the Rochester area. Their...

Updated Apr 16, 2015 at 11:29 AM

As usual, your editorial about smoking (“Public/private space compromise needed on smoking,” April 1, MPNnow.com) is off the mark.The tobacco product scare is way overblown, especially the second-hand smoke argument.

Updated Apr 15, 2015 at 4:26 PM

Kudos to Wood Library for offering a most informative program last Thursday night: Crisis Hotline, Veterans Press 1. This award-winning documentary was riveting. The question-and-answer period with one of the hotline’s mental health...

Updated Apr 9, 2015 at 2:24 PM

The Colony Caregivers would like to thank everyone who donated to the organization to help pay for our additional liability insurance need for 2015. With the help of many people within Ontario and the surrounding counties, we met our goal and...

Updated Apr 8, 2015 at 10:04 AM

I am writing on behalf of the Wayne County Education Federation regarding the New York State grades 3-8 Common Core assessments. As parents, you need to consider the facts in deciding whether to have your child take these tests. Refusing the test...

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