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Erie Canalway Impact Grants to Expand in 2019
Over the past 11 years, Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor has made 75 grants to communities and non-profit organizations. These grants, totaling $526,000, have spurred $2.63 million in additional investments in heritage preservation, recreation, and education. Our next round of grants opens in September and we encourage non-profits and municipalities to plan ahead and apply
This year, we…

Pelin never thought he would spend three decades with the Rangers and calls the end, "Bittersweet."

Spencerport’s Julia Zigrossi watches approach shot on the ninth hole during the NYSPHSAA Girls Golf Championships played at Deerfield Golf & Country Club, Sunday, June 2, 2019. Zigrossi finished tied for 27th place at 34-over par.

For much of the country, the weather has begun to change and warm up so that children are starting to play outside more often. We all know the importance of spending time being active, and there is no better place for this than the outdoors. For parents, this means having a new set of safety
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Roberts Wesleyan College is proud of its 18,000+ living alumni. Roberts alumni are working in the fields of healthcare, social work, business, education, non-profits and entrepreneurship – to name a few! After graduation, the soul of Roberts stays with our alumni -- read these short updates to learn more about their lives after college.
Here are this month’s Redhawks Who Soar:
Alexandria Marci’18 (Graphic Design and Marketing) is a Graphic Artist with WNYT NewsChannel 13 in Albany,...

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Roberts Wesleyan College’s Justice and Security Institute (JSI) partnered with the Association of Threat Assessment Professional’s(ATAP) Northeast Chapter for a day-long threat assessment and management training event on Wednesday, May 22. Over 150 people attended this first joint JSI/ATAP event to learn from experts on topics including
Threat assessment and threat management in a major national corporation
Protecting houses of worship in an increasing threat environment…

Dalton Letta'16 (B.E.L.L.) received the Young Professional Award from the Gates Chili Chamber of Commerce on May 21 at the Awards Gala Dinner. The Gates Chili Chamber of Commerce annually recognizes individuals who have made a significant impact on the quality of life in the Gates and Chili communities.
The Young Professional Award is given to an emerging leader, between the ages of 22-36, who demonstrates excellence, creativity and initiative in their business or profession, has...

By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian Sometimes after a long day at work getting your family to sit down at the dinner table seems like a chore in itself. So packing it up and taking it outside whether to your backyard, a local park or the beach can makes it fun for you your kiddos!
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On May 11th, Christina and John Northrup followed in their parents’ footsteps and walked across the stage to get their degree in Organizational Management (OM). Their parents, Marie’04 and Stephen’06, also completed the OM program. “It was the perfect program to do alongside my brother,” said Christina. “We both learned a lot while working full-time and we were able to apply the concepts we learned in the modules to our jobs,” she said. Christina, John...

Spin your wheels along these three biking trails, all fit for a weekend getaway, whether you're looking for family friendly fun or a bucket list adventure.

Mark Virkler'74 (Religion-Philosophy) was recently featured in Ministry Today. "I discovered my story was similar to the life stories of those I was teaching. People resonated with my story, my battles, with my defeats and with my victories. People latched on to these stories and used them to take steps forward in their own life's story," Virkler said.
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Former Spencerport Central School District Superintendent Mike Crumb and current Superintendent Dan Milgate have wanted to start an education foundation for many years. Foundations supplement school budgets in times of decreasing school budgets and increasing governmental mandates, and have demonstrated success and benefits at area school districts like Hilton, Greece, BOCES and nationwide
The newly established Spencerport Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization with a mission…

Top moving tips on how to move smoothly. Use these tips to protect yourself against any costly mistakes before, during, and after moving.

This month, let’s take a closer look at the Cognitive Development Domain, focusing on nature and science.   Cognitive development involves how children think, explore, and figure things out. It refers to things such as memory, and the ability to learn new information. This domain includes the development of knowledge and skills in math, science, social studies, and creative arts.   Research shows
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Join the Great Conversation and grab a cup of theology with Kristen Brown, Executive Director of Seminary Administration and Assistant Professor of Church an...

A touch-optimized web application for exploring the Erie Canalway Trail.

“I am unique! I am Latina!” event empowers young Latina women
On Saturday, May 18 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Roberts Wesleyan College will proudly host the ¡Soy Unica! ¡Soy Latina! (SUSL) rally, an event that empowers young Latina women, encouraging them to develop self-confidence and celebrate their heritage. The event is open to young Latinas ages seven to 18, however, participants 13 or younger must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or authorized adult.
SUSL translates to...

Pam Braman, Superintendent of the Genesis Conference of the Free Methodist Church, partnered with Northeastern Seminary to create a custom course of study fo...

Parking for Tonight's Easter Vigil
Holy Saturday, April 20
St. Paul Church
Tolles Parsons Center at 500 Washington Street.
Easter Sunday Mass Schedule
9:00am Family Mass St. John Church
(with simulcast in Powers Hall)
11:00am Mass St. John Church
(with simulcast in Powers Hall)
St. Paul
9:00am Family Mass St. Paul Church
(with simulcast in the Parish Hall)
11:00am Mass St. Paul Church
11:00am Mass St. Paul Parish Hall
Wishing you and your family a blessed Easter.

9:00am Family Mass St. John Church
(with simulcast in Powers Hall)
11:00am Mass St. John Church
(with simulcast in Powers Hall)
St. Paul
9:00am Family Mass St. Paul Church
(with simulcast in the Parish Hall)
11:00am Mass St. Paul Church
11:00am Mass St. Paul Parish Hall
Morning Prayer During Holy Week
Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday
9:00am St. Paul Church
12:00pm Walk with the Cross
St. John Church
12:00pm Living Way of the Cross
St. Paul Church
3:00pm Stations of the…

“Keep your eye on the prize and never give up.” Are you someone who does that? Do you persist? Perseverance is defined, in the Merriam-Webster dictionary, as the “continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure or opposition”. As a college student, this is a quality you need in spades to make it to the end of the semester and, ultimately, to your main goal, the graduation stage. This time of year can...

The Draper Center for Dance Education is coming off a big win at this year’s Youth America Grand Prix regionals in Toronto. It was named “Outstanding School” at the competition, and its teen dancers won several awards. The performers’ next stop will be the finals in New York City. They're heading out this week. Ahead of their departure, we’re joined by artistic director Jamey Leverett and dancer Abra Geiger of Pittsford to talk about the recent win, and what’s ahead in the final…

The Good News recently caught up with David Dunn, Director of the Howard Stowe Roberts Cultural Life Center and Conferences, to gain insight into the increased attendance at CLC events. Dunn attributes the 20% increase (over last year) in attendance to the quality of the shows and the artists booked, as well as "experiences enabled by the best technicians for lighting, sound, and video that go beyond industry standards."
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OUR 2019 COLLABORATIVE LENTEN GIFT
April 6-7
As you know, each year in Lent we reach out as a community to one particular place of suffering, amid so many in the world, through our Collaborative Lenten Gift. This Lent, we open our eyes and hearts to the plight of those who are suffering right here in our own community – and who are so often unseen amid the abundance that surrounds us. With our Collaborative Lenten Gift, we reach out to help through…

It's time to take a drive with another of the treasured faculty members at #neseminary. This month Dr. J. Richard Middleton, reknowned theologian and a regul...

CFC is honored to help refugees find safety, peace, and independence in the U.S. For over 100 years, we have helped refugees resettle in Rochester, and the community had consequently been enriched by the music, art, culture, and tradition they have shared.

Join the Great Conversation and grab a cup of theology with Dr. Beth Gerhardt, Professor of Theology and Social Ethics, and Kevin Wilson, Recruitment Manager...

Big League Chew released a package with a female athlete for the first time in the company’s nearly 40-year history.