Old News – Tidbits from Brockport

Here is some more news from the past. This time some small items from Brockport, NY. THE BROCKPORT REPUBLIC Thursday, July 16, 1914 LOCAL AND VICINITY NOTES IN NEIGHBORING TOWNS AND VILLAGES Look out for pickpockets who have been operating extensively of late on the trolleys between Rochester and Ontario Beach Park. From June 25th …

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Old News – Dedication of Clock

More news from the past. This time about the dedication of a clock and bronze tablet. The clock was renovated by the Village of Brockport in 1981 THE BROCKPORT REPUBLIC. Thursday, June 25, 1914 IN HONOR OF OUR PATRIOTIC ANCESTORS WHO GAVE THEIR SERVICE AND LIVES IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. Main Address Given …

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2014 Local Libraries of the Year

The Rochester Regional Library Council (RRLC) recently announced their libraries of the year in three categories. The public library of the year is Chili Public Library. The judges were impressed by the large number of heartfelt nominations. They all agreed that “The staff and the library are loved by their community.” Some of the comments …

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Old News – May Festival at Brockport

More news from the past. This time a festival at Brockport Normal school, now SUNY Brockport. THE BROCKPORT REPUBLIC Thursday, May 14, 1914 ANNUAL COLOR DAY TOMORROW TO BE GALA EVENT > The Color Day Special on Friday, the 15th, has the right of way. This is the running order for this week. Every one …

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Old News – Small Items

More old news. This time just some small news items. THE BROCKPORT REPUBLIC Thursday, April 9, 1914 LOCAL AND VICINITY NOTES Items of General Interest Gathered from our Newsy Exchanges Rochester has acquired a motion picture studio which was incorporated last week with a capitalization of $50,000 and which is the only one between New …

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Old News – March Snowstorm 1914

More news from the past. THE BROCKPORT REBUBLIC Thurs. March 5, 1914 BIGGEST STORM SINCE 1888 Brockport streets were never in more impassable condition than on Monday morning after the heavy storm on Sunday night had piled them high with drifts in some places so high that entrance to buildings was impossible until three or …

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2 Monroe Co. Nominations for Historic Preservation

The New York State Board for Historic Preservation has recommended the addition of 2 properties in Monroe County to the State and National Registers of Historic Places. “Survival of these noteworthy places is crucial in preserving the great diversity of New York’s communities,” said Rose Harvey, Commissioner of the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic …

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