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The Second Impact, Geneva Red Wings host role model night at McDonough Park

The Second Impact and the Geneva Red Wings are sponsoring an “Honor Your Role Model” night Thursday night at the Red Wings game at McDonough Park. Individuals and groups are invited to bring their role models to the park for a night ... MORE
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New board member interested in leading for Auburn Enlarged City School District

A new board member on the Auburn Enlarged City School District Board of Education is interested in leading. Current President Ian Phillips, as well as Danielle Wood both expressed interested in the president and vice presidency. The Citizen reports that Superintendent Jeff ... MORE
Cornell AgriTech to receive state funding, resources as newly-certified NYSTAR Business Incubator

Cornell AgriTech to receive state funding, resources as newly-certified NYSTAR Business Incubator

Cornell AgriTech in Geneva is one of three new state-certified Business Incubators, according to Empire State Development’s announcement last week. Each of the newly certified businesses will have a different primary area of focus, according to ESD’s June 9 news release. For ... MORE
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Board of Regents seeks to address NY’s teacher shortage

The New York State Board of Regents sought to address the state’s teacher shortage this week by lifting some of the requirements to teach all grades. The new proposed literacy certificate would allow teachers to complete 50 hours of in-class teaching- versus ... MORE
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Five receive Thompson Health Guild scholarships

The Thompson Health Guild recently awarded scholarships to five 2022 high school graduates. Worth $2,000, each scholarship goes to a recipient registered in a health-related field who must successfully complete their first college semester with the intent to study the second semester in ... MORE
Cayuga County Sheriff’s Deputies receive hostage negotiation training

Cayuga County Sheriff’s Deputies receive hostage negotiation training

Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck is working with county school districts and mental health officials to create a threat assessment team, with the goal of heading off potential school shooting incidents. As part of that effort, Road Patrol Deputies Nikki Loveless and ... MORE
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Local BSA council announces Camp Babcock-Hovey in Ovid will be sold

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this article listed this petition’s goal as being 2,500 signatures. The petition’s original goal was 100 signatures. The 2,500-signature goal referenced is actually a “moving target” goal based on meeting previous signature milestones, according to Kirsch’s ... MORE
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St. John Fisher: Board of Regents approves move from college to university

St. John Fisher is a university. Effective July 1, 2022 the school will become St. John Fisher University. The state Board of Regents approved the change from college to university at a meeting this week. It’s a major change, but one that ... MORE
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Finger Lakes Health College of Nursing & Health Sciences announces Spring 2022 Dean’s List

Finger Lakes Health College of Nursing & Health Sciences is pleased to announce that the following students have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or better placing them on the Dean’s List for the Spring 2022 semester: Alda Asefa – Rochester ... MORE
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The Lyons Central School District Board of Education has appointed Zac Young as the next Athletic Director and Assistant Principal of Lyons MS/HS

Mr. Young will join the Lyons Central School District with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2022. Mr. Young will be transitioning to his new role from his current position as Athletic Director and PE Teacher for Weedsport Central School District ... MORE
Waterloo school board changes ‘Indians’ mascot to _____

Waterloo school board selects tigers as new mascot for sports teams (video)

The Board of Education for the Waterloo Central School District voted last night to replace the district’s former ‘Indians’ mascot a new one- ‘Tigers’- yesterday. Final decision on new name for Waterloo mascot due in June June 13 school board meeting Superintendent ... MORE
Search process underway for new Midlakes school district superintendent

Search process underway for new Midlakes superintendent

The Phelps-Clifton Springs Central School District has begun the search process for a new leader. Superintendent Matt Sickles announced he had accepted the Superintendent position at the Cobleskill-Richmondville Central School District on Thursday, June 9. Sickles has served as the superintendent for ... MORE
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The Lyons Central School District Board of Education has appointed Rhonda Underhill as the next Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

Mrs. Underhill will join the Lyons Central School District with an anticipated start date of July 15, 2022. Mrs. Underhill will be transitioning to her new role from her current position as Principal for Perkins Elementary School in Newark Central Schools. Mrs ... MORE
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Cayuga Community College, Auburn Enlarged City School District partner on High School Equivalency Program

A new initiative designed by Cayuga Community College and the Auburn Enlarged City School District will offer another pathway for district students to earn a Graduate Equivalency Degree (GED). The educational partners will offer a high school equivalency program on Cayuga’s Auburn ... MORE
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502 students named to FLCC Spring 2022 Dean’s List

A total of 502 full- and part-time students were named to the Finger Lakes Community College dean’s list for spring 2022. To be named to the dean’s list, students must have a 3.5 grade point average and meet other criteria as follows: ... MORE