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Libraries across OWWL network will host reading programs in March and April

In celebration of family literacy, libraries across Ontario, Wayne, Wyoming, and Livingston Counties will be hosting the One Book, OWWL Kids community read program throughout March and April. The program, now in its second year, ... more
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EXCLUSIVE: Rochester teen musicians to celebrate milestone with special concert (video)

The Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra is gearing up for a big performance next month. RPYO is an ensemble of top high-school musicians in the region. “The upcoming performance is a side-by-side with the Rochester Philharmonic ... more
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Finger Lakes Health welcomes Megan Lafferty as part of Rural Medical Education program

Finger Lakes Health welcomed SUNY Upstate Medical University Rural Medical Education student Megan Lafferty this week. RMED is an elective experience that allows third-year medical students the opportunity to live and train in small-town communities ... more
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TALKING COLLEGE: What’s GREAT About Community Colleges (podcast)

Editor's Note: Watch the premiere LIVE on the FingerLakes1.com YouTube channel at 4 p.m. On this edition of Talking College, John Dragone is joined by special guests Matthew Stever and Mehegan Murphy from Finger Lakes ... more
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Auburn superintendent says decision to close due to dangerous cold was a ‘no brainer’

With dangerous cold overtaking all of Upstate New York school superintendents are taking action to protect students from extreme weather. On Thursday, Feb. 3, Auburn Superintendent Jeffrey Pirozzolo announced that schools in the area would ... more
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DISCUSS: Re-imagining School Lunches in New York State (webcast)

Can school lunches at districts in New York State feature more locally sources ingredients? Can healthier options be provided at the scale necessary to serve thousands of lunches daily in individual school cafeterias? ... more
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TALKING COLLEGE: New Vision Medical: An Amazing Hospital-Based Career Exploration Program for High-Achieving Seniors (podcast)

Editor's Note: Watch the premiere LIVE on the FingerLakes1.com YouTube channel at 4 p.m. On a special edition of Talking College, host John Dragone is joined by four guests to discuss an amazing program aimed ... more
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Gananda Central School District celebrates 50th anniversary

The Gananda Central School Board celebrated the 50th anniversary of the district's founding on January 10th, 2023. A special ceremony was held prior to the regular board meeting, where former board members were honored with ... more
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Bath CSD names Kelly Houck as new superintendent of schools

The Bath Central School District Board of Education has named Kelly Houck as the new Superintendent of Schools, effective July 1, 2023. Houck, who currently holds the position of GST BOCES District Superintendent, has previously ... more
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Odessa-Montour teen suffers stroke: Family launches GoFundMe to help with recovery

A GoFundMe has been established for a local teen who suffered a stroke. According to family, Keyonna Garrison, a junior at Odessa-Montour High School, suffered a stroke, which resulted from issues with her vertebral artery ... more
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Classrooms will be shuffled between North Street, West Street schools in Geneva

The Geneva City School District says second grade is on the move. Those classrooms will be moved back to the West Street School next year. The move comes after district officials weighed options as it ... more
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Sensory pathways make a big difference in the classroom

Going to school and navigating to their preschool classrooms has new meaning for a select group of local children, thanks to a community service project that received a boost from SUNY Cortland’s Physical Education Department ... more
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Cayuga Community College offers new online course for researching, writing historical fiction

Cayuga Community College will be offering a new online course on how to research and write a historical fiction novel. The course, which will be led by Professor Sheila Myers, will take place on Wednesdays ... more
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SUNY ESF students visit Seneca Meadows, recycling facilities for solid waste engineering class

Recently, students at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse had the opportunity to supplement their classroom curriculum with a visit to the Seneca Meadows landfill and recycling facilities. These Environmental Resources Engineering ... more
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$5M donated to HWS Science Center

For Kevin Stein ’88, studying science and math is like “learning a language” — one that’s “practical, pragmatic and teaches wonderful problem-solving skills.” To expose more students “to a topnotch science education in a liberal ... more
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SUNY Cortland named one of the top-online universities in U.S.

SUNY Cortland has been named one of the top online universities in New York state for 2023, according to a recent ranking based on cost, student success and reputation. The university ranked No. 14 in ... more
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UR’s Warner School awarded grant to develop English language program for low-income immigrants

The University of Rochester’s Warner School of Education and Human Development was awarded a grant that will develop a flexible English language program to prepare low-income immigrants and refugees for employment and career advancement in ... more
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Northeast College holds fall ceremonies honoring graduates

Northeast College of Health Sciences recently held Fall 2022 ceremonies honoring its latest graduates, new chiropractic students beginning their healthcare education journeys and seventh-trimester chiropractic students starting their experiential clinical education. Seventy-six Degrees Conferred The ... more
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TALKING COLLEGE: Why Higher Acceptance Rates for Early Decision Applicants Can Be Misleading (podcast)

Editor's Note: Watch the premiere LIVE on the FingerLakes1.com YouTube channel at 4 p.m. John Dragone returns to the studio for a new topic on Talking College. Early Decision is one of several options prospective ... more
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