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Eagle Scout Project Enhances the Mill Road Scenic Overlook

Eagle Scout Project Enhances the Mill Road Scenic Overlook

 

Thanks to the efforts of Quinn Schwab and members of Boy Scout Troop #238, the Mill Road Scenic Overlook has had a cleanup. For his Eagle Scout Service Project, Schwab led the cleanup of debris that was the last remnant of a long-ago farm dump that had been hidden in a ravine on the property. 

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Lyndonville School Staff Makes Holidays Brighter For Local Families

Lyndonville School Staff Makes Holidays Brighter For Local Families

The holidays hold a special meaning to everyone, but especially to children who look forward to unwrapping gifts on Christmas Day.  Unfortunately there are families who have been hit with hard times and are struggling to give their children a day of wonder and a nice family meal.  The Lyndonville Central School District staff is opening up their hearts and their wallets to fourteen local families to make sure that the holiday is brighter for all of them. 

 

Daemen Awarded Highest National Recognition in Community Service

Daemen Awarded Highest National Recognition in Community Service

Daemen College has for the seventh consecutive year been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition an institution can receive for its commitment to community, service learning and civic engagement.

Daemen is one only five institutions in Western New York and among 35 colleges and universities in New York State to receive this national designation in the 2014 general community service category, which is awarded by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).

“This prestigious national distinction is a great tribute to our students’ exceptional dedication and hard work to a range of community service activities that have a positive, meaningful impact in our local, regional and international communities,” said Daemen President Gary A. Olson. “We are immensely honored to be recognized for all of the college’s outstanding civic engagement efforts.”

Daemen and Mongolian Government Finalize Agreement

Daemen and Mongolian Government Finalize Agreement

In a formal ceremony held Dec. 9 at Daemen House, the presidential residence, college officials signed a memorandum of agreement with a high-level delegation of governmental officials from Mongolia that will lead to exchanges of faculty and students between Mongolia and the U.S.

“Daemen College has a longstanding relationship with the Mongolian government and its people, and we are delighted that this agreement will enable many students and faculty from Mongolia to come to our college as well as our faculty to visit Mongolia,” said Daemen President Gary A. Olson.

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Albion fatal fire ruled accidental


ALBION, NY – A fatal fire in an Albion repair shop on Friday that police originally called suspicious in nature has been ruled accidental, according to a statement released by the Village of Albion Police Department on Saturday.

Firefighters responding to a report of a fire at Nayman's, a small engine repair and equipment sales business located at 205 North Main Street just before 4 p.m. They found the building filled with smoke. After putting out a small fire they made a gruesome discovery. A man's body and a wheelchair were on the floor, both burned extensively.

Albion students deliver 30,000 lbs. of food


ALBION, NY – On Saturday morning a group of Albion High School students delivered about 30,000 pounds of fresh food to Community Action of Orleans and Genesee Counties, which serves as a food pantry for residents in need.

The students gathered all of that food on their own by reaching out to local farmers and organizations asking for the donations.


Body found after fire in Albion


ALBION, NY – Firefighters and police were at the scene of a deadly fire that started around 4 p.m. Friday at Nayman's Garage in the Village of Albion. Investigators consider the fire to be suspicious.

Police Chief Roland Nenni says a man was found dead, and the fire was contained to the area around his body.

State police investigators were also on scene.