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How a struggling Rochester sculptor helped carve Mount Rushmore while keeping love alive  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

A son discovers a steamer trunk of love letters telling the untold story of his father's time carving Mount Rushmore and his parents' love.



Whatever Happened To ... West High School?  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

It opened on Genesee Street in 1905 as the second high school in the city.



Paul Feely's City Hall: Vargas looks to leave district 'a little better than when I found it'  The Union Leader

The number of days left for Dr. Bolgen Vargas as superintendent of the state's largest school district is dwindling, but one doesn't get the impression he's in any ...



Manchester schools Superintendent Bolgen Vargas resigns | Education  The Union Leader

Citing personal and professional reasons, Manchester school Superintendent Dr. Bolgen Vargas abruptly submitted his resignation on Friday.



School reform initiative finds national inspiration  New Hampshire Business Review

Dr. Bolgen Vargas, superintendent of schools in Manchester, believes that the reform effort being spearheaded by the Manchester Proud public school reform ...



Kenmore native accused of vandalizing Frederick Douglass statue in Rochester  Buffalo News

A standout high school football player from Kenmore is one of two college students charged Sunday with vandalizing a statue of Frederick Douglass in ...



WNY's Great Grads: Kenmore West Student Undergoes 10 Brain Surgeries, Heading To RIT  WGRZ.com

KENMORE, N.Y. — Daybreak loves celebrating the "Great Kids" who make Western New York a better place to live. During the month of May, 2 On Your side is ...



Cross Country/Track & Field Announces 2019 Recruiting Class  Hartfordhawks.com

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Thirty-eight recruited student-athletes have committed to the University of Hartford cross country and track and field programs, ...



Reports: Woman 'infatuated' by Columbine shooting found dead after manhunt  USA TODAY

Police said the woman, Sol Pais, 18, traveled from Miami to Colorado and bought a pump-action shotgun and ammunition.



RailRiders drop series opener to Rochester after quiet trade deadline  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

As it turned out, injuries in New York did more damage to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre's roster than the trade deadline did. Heading into Wednesday's 6-1 loss in…



'The Miracle Season' based on true story of Iowa City West High School girls' volleyball team | Catholic News & Multimedia | Diocese of Rochester  Catholic Courier

NEW YORK (CNS) -- Make sure you have your tissues handy when you go to see "The Miracle Season" (Mirror). As he did with 2011's "Soul Surfer," director ...



2019 baseball honor roll: All-stars from all over WNY  Buffalo News

All-Western New York Player of the Year: Dom Schmidt (Kenmore West) Pos. Name School Yr. P Alex Bellet St. Mary's 12 P Dom Schmidt Kenmore West 12 C ...



Officers tried but couldn't extinguish flames in wreck that killed teen  Buffalo News

As West Seneca Police Lt. James Unger was updating reporters Monday afternoon about Sunday mornings fiery crash that killed a 17-year-old from Sloan, ...



Students from Germany will come to West next year  Quad City Times

A group of students from Germany will visit West High School next year after Davenport West students visited Germany in June.



Singer Family Prizes recognize inspirational high school teachers  University of Rochester Newsroom

The Singer Family Prizes for Excellence in Secondary School Teaching honor the high school teachers and staff that have made a tremendous impact on a ...



Investigators look for fresh clues in 55-year-old double murder on Lover's Lane  13WHAM-TV

Pittsford, N. Y. (WHAM) - Investigators with the Monroe County Sheriff's Office are asking for any clues to help them solve a double murder case from 1963.



The latest problem in education: How to attract new teachers  Buffalo News

It may seem odd, having to woo a new generation into the teaching ranks – but the state's teachers union has embarked on a mission to do just that. Fearing ...



Chase Elliott returns to The Glen looking to repeat  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Chase Elliott heads into turn one during a practice run for the NASCAR Cup Series at Watkins Glen International on Saturday in Watkins Glen, N.Y. - AP photo.



Chloe DeLyser honored as Gatorade New York Girls Soccer Player of the Year  Soccerwire.com

In its 34th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced Chloe DeLyser of Marion Jr-Sr High School as its ...



Vaping in schools: Symptom of the bigger problem  WGRZ.com

The problem of youth vaping goes way beyond what they're seeing in schools. In this second report in our 2 On Your Side series, we take a look at the latest ...



What you need to know about Juston Johnson eligibility case  Buffalo News

Will Juston Johnson be allowed to play in West Seneca West's next boys basketball game? That will be decided Wednesday in State Supreme Court. Johnson is ...



Reporters' Notebook: April 12, 2019  Buffalo News

OLAF FUB SEZ: A thought for the weekend from comedian and retired talk show host David Letterman, born on this date in 1947, “Everyone has a purpose in life ...



New York High School Changes 'Oriental' Mascot Name After 112 Years  TheBlaze.com

A New York high school that's gone by the "Orientals" for more than a century is getting a name change. Ditch the fake news ==> Click here to get news you can ...



Bloom, Shirley Burton  The Daily Progress

Shirley Burton Bloom passed away peacefully on January 27, 2019, in Charlottesville, Virginia. Born on July 22, 1923, to Esther Burton and Charles Bernstein, ...



Grand Island, St. Joe's, Orchard Park capture boys hockey titles  Buffalo News

Grand Islands band of brothers mentality has paid off. Mitchell Fusillo scored the game-winning with 23.1 seconds left in regulation as the Vikings topped W…



Gordon A. Hetherington | Obituaries | auburnpub.com  Auburn Citizen

AUBURN — Gordon A. Hetherington, 84, formerly of West Lake Road, Auburn, died June 4, 2019, at Huntington Living Center.



Brian Przybyl, 46, owned Petals and Pines in West Seneca for more than 20 years  Buffalo News

Aug. 16, 1972 — Nov. 18, 2018 As a child, Brian Przybyl worked in his familys home garden and tended his mothers house plants. His playtime became a ...



Reporters' Notebook: June 11, 2019  Buffalo News

OLAF FUB SEZ: According to the first female member of Congress, Jeannette Rankin, born on this date in 1880, “You can no more win a war than you can win ...



See a video of Patriot Tour launch and interactive map  WiscNews

The 10th annual Patriot Tour launched Saturday from downtown Beaver Dam with overcast skies and the threat of rain.



How 98 Degrees cleaned index cards out of Buffalo (and why it still means something)  Buffalo News

There was a time nearly 20 years ago when you couldn't buy an index card in Buffalo. You could try to hit up an office store, grocery, pharmacy or convenience ...



RailRiders sweep a doubleheader from Rochester  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders scored a comeback victory in the second game of a doubleheader Sunday to earn a sweep against the Rochester Red ...



Meet the New Head of the State's Largest School District  New Hampshire Public Radio

Some call it the toughest job in the state of New Hampshire: superintendent of the Manchester School District. To know why, it helps to understand just how.



The Top 1,000 Returning Junior Boys In XC  MileSplit

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Here Are The Best Sophomore Girls Returners In XC  MileSplit

Up next in our compiling of best XC returners are the sophomore girls.



Flooding leads to Oklahoma and Arkansas evacuations  WHEC

May 25, 2019 05:52 PM. TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees ...



Prep softball: Lakota West surging into D-I state matchup with Perrysburg  Hamilton Journal News

It's back to the big stage for Lakota West High School's softball team.



Tragic yet heartwarming movie 'The Miracle Season' based on family of Batavia's Ernie Found Sr. opens today  The Daily News Online

“Life is big and messy. Climb in with your boots and hope for the best.” — Caroline “Line” Found, June 19, 1994 - Aug. 11, 2011. A 5-foot-10 setter, Caroline ...



Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



SOME JUST DESSERTS: Mendes, Tietjen twins, Semioli, Lips inducted into the LI Soccer Player Hall  frontrowsoccer.com

Feb 24, 2019 | College, Youth |. SOME JUST DESSERTS: Mendes, Tietjen twins, Semioli, Lips inducted into the LI. Tom Lips, Jennifer Tietjen, Carlos Mendes, ...



Fall 2018 High School All-America Teams announced (Boys)  Soccerwire.com

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Via United Soccer Coaches) – United Soccer Coaches announced on Monday the association's High School Boys and Girls All-America ...



US&J 2018 Local Sports in Review, Part 1 LOCKPORT SAYS HELLO, GOODBYE IN 2018  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

It was a year of fond farewells in the Lockport area, for both people, institutions and in many cases, records themselves, in 2018.



The Nation's Up-And-Coming Girls High Jumpers  MileSplit

Take a look at the next big names in the girls high jump.



Covering Walk-outs, Protests and Teacher Strikes  Student Press Law Center

From student walk-outs over gun violence to teacher strikes over low pay, student journalists are faced with tough questions when it comes to covering protests ...



B-BP Students To Attend NYSSMA Conference  Patch.com

B-BP Students To Attend NYSSMA Conference - Sayville-Bayport, NY - Nine Bayport-Blue Point High School students have been recognized as premier ...



Parkland high school students walkout, march to memorial set up for 17 shooting victims  USA TODAY

PARKLAND, Fla. --- Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Fla., walked two miles from their school on Wednesday to memorials set ...



Unshakable roots: Granite Building faces metamorphosis  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

When it opened in the late 19th century, the Beaux Arts building gracing the northeast corner of East Main and St. Paul streets was the first skeletal steel ...



FAME FOR FIVE: Mendes, Jennifer and Margaret Tietjen, Semioli, Lips to be inducted into LI Soccer player hall  frontrowsoccer.com

Feb 22, 2019 | College, New York Cosmos, Youth |. FAME FOR FIVE: Mendes, Jennifer and Margaret Tietjen, Semioli, Lips to be. Five players who made an ...



Joseph P. Starck, 74, patriarch of a sailing family  Buffalo News

Jan. 25, 1944 – Nov. 21, 2018 Joseph P. Starck not only came from a sailing family, but also passed his enthusiasm for the sport along to his children and gr…



Retired Ken-Ton teacher, wife dead in Florida murder-suicide  Buffalo News

A husband and wife from Western New York died in a murder-suicide in Florida last week. Joseph C. Sutton Jr., 74, and Karen L. Sutton, 73, were found dead in ...



Festival of Trees announces winners | Home and Garden  Quad City Times

A door wreath made of blue and yellow shapes of blown glass won best of show in the non-tree category of this year's Kwik Star Festival of Trees.



High School Football’s Friday Night Bloat  New York Times

High school football playoff season has begun across the country, and continues nearly till Christmas. The result will be not 50 titlists but at least 425 state high ...



West Seneca plans 4 percent tax hike in tentative budget  Buffalo News

Next years tentative West Seneca budget would increase taxes about 4 percent, half of the tax rate increase in this years budget that sparked bitter budget me…



This Life with Gracie: How Morehouse dean of King chapel found fresh faith  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Dean of King chapel at Morehouse College writes memoir laying out spiritual journey that revitalized his hope, faith.



Police: Bank frauds linked to Wilkes-Barre raid  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — A man captured after he attempted to escape authorities armed with assault rifles when they stormed a four-story apartment building Friday ...



Closing the gap between school and work  USA TODAY

Dressed in hospital scrubs, Manida My heard "code blue" and saw her first patient's heartbeat displayed on the monitor next to the bed. All she could think was, ...



Five to Be Inducted Into the Long Island Soccer Player Hall of Fame This Saturday  LongIsland.com

This year's class is a mixture of men and women who have excelled at soccer on Long Island and beyond.



Marjory Stoneman Douglas students must use only clear backpacks after shooting  USA TODAY

Students at the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people will be required to carry only clear backpacks on campus once they return from spring ...



— BURKE— | Obituaries | unionspringsherald.com  Union Springs Herald

With humble respect, Carter Funeral Home announces the transition of Mrs. Beatrice Johnson - Burke, 65, on Thursday, July 5, 2018. Celebration of Life ...



Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame honors Lackawanna College Mark Duda  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

The Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame recently honored Mark Duda, head football coach at Lackawanna College, with the Meritorious Achievement Award ...



ATF special agent talks to Victor students about 2nd Amendment  MPNnow.com

VICTOR — Sean Martineck is a Blue Devil through and through. They seem to follow him everywhere. The Buffalo native went to Kenmore West High School, ...



College golf job blog: News from around the coaching community  Golfweek

Interested in which college-golf coaching jobs are open around the country? Get the latest updates on this page. If you have information to share on this page, ...



Two Rochester Students Named as Minnesota's 2013 Presidential Scholars  St. Paul Asian American Press

Washington, D.C. (May 6, 2013) — U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the 49th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 ...



Wayne O'Connor on leadership: Give praise that is specific and measurable  Syracuse.com

"One of the wisest things I learned is that you are constantly a work in progress as a leader. Don't ever think you've got it figured out."



Tom Tenney -- Wabasha  Post-Bulletin

Tom Tenney, age 88, of Wabasha, passed away peacefully at his Lawrence Blvd. E. home on Sunday, July 8, 2018.



Family details daughter's escape from Mayo Clinic  KYMA

One winter afternoon last year, Duane Engebretson sat in his stepdaughter's hospital room at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, trying to figure out how ...



Three Davenport classes graduate | Local News | qctimes.com  Quad City Times

Hundreds of Davenport Schools students took the stage Sunday at the TaxSlayer Center, Moline, while, one by one, three graduating high-school classes took ...



Former NEAD President Thomas Banister dies  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The longtime community activist and church deacon helped create a summer school. He also worked with a program that trains student-physicians in patient ...



Mulherns lead Allan Tournament at Fox Hill Country Club  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

The team of John Mulhern Jr.-Zach Mulhern shot a 6-under-par, 65 Friday at Fox Hill Country Club for a one-stroke lead after one round in the championship…



Four PHS students walk out despite written warnings, may not be punished after all  Pensacola News Journal

Three freshmen and one junior at Pensacola High School held an unsanctioned school walkout Wednesday despite alleged resistance from school deans.



141 Students from Across the Country Named 2014 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the 50th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 high school seniors for their ...



New MAG show presents WPA murals  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Art For the People: Carl W. Peters and the Rochester WPA Murals opens at the Memorial Art Gallery.



Remarkable Rochesterians: Rebels with a cause  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Our roll of one-time residents includes a lengthy list of rabble-rousers and rebels, and along with the historic rebels we know about, there are numerous ...



The Briefing: He's one of America's leading optimists, and he grew up in WNY  Buffalo News

The latest book by Gregg Easterbrook — author of the Atlantics football column Tuesday Morning Quarterback — proves theres been plenty of global progress, ...



Pro basketball team, league, to debut Wednesday in KC, but without Sherron Collins  Kansas City Star

The Kansas City Tornados will open play in the North American Premier Basketball League at 7 p.m., Wednesday at Municipal Auditorium, the team and league ...



Newfane names Baumann as district superintendent | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

NEWFANE — Michael Baumann is the new superintendent of Newfane Central School District.



2019 Naismith Trophy Boys High School Player of the Year Preseason Watch List  USA TODAY High School Sports

Check out the Naismith High School Boys Basketball Player of the Year Watch List.



Reporters' Notebook: Aug. 1, 2018  Buffalo News

OLAF FUB SEZ: According to guitarist and singer Jerry Garcia, born on this date in 1942, “Choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil.” • • •. THIS JUST ...



Price was right in Fredonia victory over Newfane  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

BUFFALO — Thursday's storm came early and it came with a fury — and we're not talking about the weather. No. 5-seeded Fredonia got a game-high 20 points ...



National school walkout: Katy Perry, Chris Evans cheer on student protests  USA TODAY

Katy Perry, Chris Evans, Mark Hamill, Susan Sarandon, Yara Shahidi and more famous names tweeted their praise for the students marching Wednesday.



ACLU: Student suspended for cursing after call to congressman's office during gun protest  USA TODAY

RENO — School officials in Nevada unconstitutionally retaliated against a 17-year-old student after a congressman complained about a call the student made to ...



Work to begin soon on artificial turf at Ken-Ton's Crosby Field, Kenmore West  Buffalo News

With the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District's capital construction project ahead of schedule, the School Board on Monday agreed to move forward ...



Twenty-two outstanding high school students win full, four-year Presidential Scholarships to attend UB  UB News Center

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo has awarded Presidential Scholarships to 22 students, a distinction reserved for the top 1 percent of students in each ...



Susan M. Zebro, fundraiser and advocate for Roswell Park and its art  Buffalo News

July 8, 1950 — July 8, 2018 A talented painter, gardener and decorator, a devoted mother and friend to many, Susan M. Zebro is best known as a tireless ...



Army National Combine participants  247Sports

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2014 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 3.



Married 57 years, Edward and Margaret Raiff die within days of each other  Buffalo News

Edward J. Raiff - Feb. 18, 1929 - July 15, 2018 Margaret T. Raiff - March 2, 1931 - July 23, 2018 It was love at first sight for Edward J. Raiff when he m…



Back Mountain National claims title  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Back Mountain National rallied from a 3-1 deficit to defeat Greater Wyoming Area, 5-3, on Sunday to win the District 31 10-11 year old baseball championship.



Dylann Roof's sister charged with carrying weapons at South Carolina school  USA TODAY

Morgan Roof, 18, the sister of the Charleston church gunman, was arrested for having marijuana, pepper spray and a knife at her South Carolina school.



Ormie King: The history of the legendary Auburn Civic Band  Auburn Citizen

Today's article comes to us from Sue Walker in Auburn, and is a great story about the history of our own Auburn Civic Band, which started way back in 1910!



America's Top High Schools 2016  Newsweek Europe

The Newsweek High School Rankings assess schools based on a broad range of data to determine which institutions do the best job of preparing students for ...



Down through the years with Rochester Community Players  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

On Jan. 19, 1925, Wedding Bells, became the first production for the Rochester Community Players, one of the oldest community theater groups in America.



Students make a difference in Ghana | Local News  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Most people take trips to warmer climates to relax. Several students from Lockport High School and other local schools recently traveled to the country of Ghana ...



Upstate connection brought new AD Wildhack back to SU  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The feeling washed over John Wildhack on a Saturday morning, shortly after his meeting with Syracuse University chancellor, Kent Syverud, and the rest of the ...



A year after son vanished, Cheektowaga parents struggle with 'not knowing'  Buffalo News

For almost a year now, Connie and Tony Paoletti have been waiting. Waiting for word – a phone call, a text, an anonymous tip, anything – to help them find ...



RailRiders stumble late  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs rallied for a run in the bottom of the eighth inning to defeat the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, 4-3, Friday night.



Shaquille O'Neal: More cops in schools, not gun ban, will prevent shootings  USA TODAY

Shaquille O'Neal says the government should give law enforcement more money to spend on the policing of schools.



UCLA, Stanford, USC top VBM NCAA 2017 recruiting-class ranking  Volleyball Magazine

Once again the usual suspects find themselves parked atop our men's college top recruiting-class rankings. Our 2017 VolleyballMag.com rankings are based on ...



Pocono Raceway announces more details for 2020 doubleheader  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Pocono Raceway announced the schedule for its 2020 NASCAR race weekend which will have four races, including a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series ...



Beating the Odds 2016: Top High Schools for Low-Income Students  Newsweek

Newsweek's 'Beating the Odds' list seeks to identify schools that do an excellent job of preparing their students for college while also overcoming the obstacles ...



Copy His Success: Joe Wilson Zeroed In On Innovation At Xerox  Investor's Business Daily

Joe Wilson became president of Haloid Corp. in 1944. Fifteen years later, he turned the photographic paper company into Xerox, king of photocopying.



IronPigs rough up RailRiders  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Shane Robinson clubbed two home runs to lead an offensive surge by the Lehigh Valley IronPigs on Saturday night as they defeated the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre ...



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