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Midlakes school faces serious allegations of bullying and harassment in new lawsuit

Midlakes school faces serious allegations of bullying and harassment in new lawsuit
Midlakes High School is facing serious allegations of bullying and sexual harassment. A new lawsuit reported by 13WHAM-TV this week claims that a student with learning disabilities, referred to as Janie Doe, was physically attacked ... more
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Midlakes HS names valedictorian and salutatorian for class of 2024

Midlakes HS names valedictorian and salutatorian for class of 2024
Midlakes Middle/High School has announced Paul Lee as valedictorian and Mari Spooner as salutatorian for the Class of 2024. Paul Lee, son of Norma and Christopher Lee, plans to study Nursing/Pre-Med (Biology) at the University ... more
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Clifton Springs woman hurt after crash on County Road 28

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On Monday, Rosemary Vansavage, 78, of Clifton Springs, was involved in a single-vehicle accident on County Road 28 near Fox Road. According to the Ontario County Sheriff's Office, Vansavage was driving southbound in a 2017 ... more
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SUNY Cobleskill honors Midlakes grad Cara Walker with top female performance of the year

SUNY Cobleskill honors Midlakes grad Cara Walker with top female performance of the year
The SUNY Cobleskill Athletic Department announced today that junior Cara Walker, Phelps, N.Y., Midlakes High School, of the women's basketball team has been awarded the 2024 Performance-of-the-Year Award for the outstanding individual performance in competition ... more
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Former Clifton Springs YMCA leader appointed to Geneva executive director role

Former Clifton Springs YMCA leader appointed to Geneva executive director role
The Geneva YMCA announced Todd Freelove as its new Executive Director. Freelove, with over twenty years of YMCA leadership experience, was selected by a subcommittee from the Y’s Board of Directors for his extensive background ... more
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Historic school bell to be dedicated at Midlakes next week

How Covid closed Opening Night in Midlakes
A historic school bell, dating back to the 1870s, will be celebrated with a dedication ceremony at Midlakes schools on May 21. Students, staff, community partners, and local dignitaries will gather on the main varsity ... more
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Ontario County man indicted for second-degree murder in Rochester

Ontario County man indicted for second-degree murder in Rochester
An Ontario County man was indicted for second-degree murder in connection with a fatal stabbing in Rochester last month. Mark Burdick, 54, of Clifton Springs, was accused of stabbing Myron Fair, 53, during an argument ... more
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84-year-old sent to hospital after pickup truck collides with SUV in Hopewell

84-year-old sent to hospital after pickup truck collides with SUV in Hopewell
Authorities say minor injuries were reported after a two-car crash in Hopewell. First responders were called to a motor vehicle crash that happened at the intersection of Hopewell Townline and Boyce roads on Thursday, resulting ... more
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Phelps-Clifton Springs Community Theatre announces ‘Bright Star’ auditions

Phelps-Clifton Springs Community Theatre announces 'Bright Star' auditions
The Phelps-Clifton Springs Community Theatre is set to hold auditions for its upcoming production of "Bright Star," a musical inspired by a true story with music by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell. Auditions are scheduled ... more
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Clifton Springs Rorary supports South Sudan initiative

Mayor James Keyes settling into new role in Clifton Springs
At their meeting on April 23, members of the Clifton Springs Rotary Club received an update on the impactful "Building Minds in South Sudan" (BMSS) initiative by co-founder Sebastian Maroundit. Having escaped a war-torn region ... more
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Clifton Springs man taken into custody on felony charges for skipping court

Clifton Springs man taken into custody on felony charges for skipping court
Johnnie Green-Terry, a 34-year-old resident of Clifton Springs was arrested by Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies on the evening of April 24. The arrest occurred at the intersection of Main Street and Exchange Street in the ... more
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Clifton Springs man charged with murder: Victim stabbed several times

Clifton Springs man charged with murder: Victim stabbed several times
Rochester police say a Clifton Springs man has been arrested as the lead suspect in a homicide that happened Sunday night. The murder happened on Sunday in front of Pinnacle Place apartments. The victim, identified ... more
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Midlakes HS celebrates 2024 graduates of distinction

Midlakes capital project passes with ease
Midlakes High School has announced its 2024 Graduates of Distinction, honoring four remarkable alumni for their professional achievements and community contributions. This year's honorees include Clifford "Casey" Kunes III, a dedicated local farmer; Peter Cheney, ... more
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Shortsville man forcibly steals vehicle, leads police on pursuit, then injures two officers

Shortsville man forcibly steals vehicle, leads police on pursuit, then injures two officers
Deputies say one person is in custody after a vehicle was forcibly stolen on Water Street, leading to a brief pursuit. Two officers were also injured during the incident. Kyle Logen Baker, 29, from Shortsville, ... more
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Clifton Springs man arrested for felony DWI with child in car after Canandaigua stop

Clifton Springs man arrested for felony DWI with child in car after Canandaigua stop
Deputies arrested a Clifton Springs man for felony DWI with a child in the vehicle after a traffic stop in the city of Canandaigua. According to a news release, Matthew Baker, 38, was taken into ... more
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Clifton Springs, Newark among winners of millions for water, sewer projects from state

Newark DRI Local Planning Committee to hear project proposals Wednesday
Governor Kathy Hochul has announced that the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation Board of Directors approved $142 million in funding to enhance water infrastructure across New York State. This funding, part of the state's ... more
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Victor man ticketed for causing three-car crash in Farmington

Victor man ticketed for causing three-car crash in Farmington
The Ontario County Sheriff's Office has provided an update on a personal injury accident that happened in the town of Farmington at the intersection of State Route 96 and Mertensia Road. Deputies say a vehicle ... more
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Midlakes’ Aiden Bryant leaps to two State Titles

Midlakes' Aiden Bryant leaps to two State Titles
Midlakes Sophomore Aiden Bryant won two state titles during the 2024 New York State Indoor Track & Field Championships held on Saturday, March 2, at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island.  Bryant set a ... more
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Clifton Springs YMCA suffers roof damage in wind storm

Clifton Springs YMCA suffers roof damage in wind storm
The Clifton Springs YMCA suffered extensive damage due to Wednesday night's damaging winds. According to CEO Paul Birtel, the Clifton Springs location at 5 Crane Street had its roof surface peeled off. They said repairs ... more
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