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Sandra Scott Travels: There Is Plenty To Do In Nearby Rochester

The George Eastman house

Rochester is a great destination. Often dubbed the Flower City, it was first known as the Flour City. At one point in time Rochester made more flour than any other place in the world. Even Queen Victoria reportedly stocked her kitchen with 6,000 barrels of Rochester flour because, “…it made the best cakes.” In the mid-1800s, Rochester became the Flower City due in large part to nurserymen George Ellwanger and Patrick Barry then later Frederick Law Olmsted, called the Father of American Landscaping, who created the city’s park system.

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Sandra Scott Travels: Enjoy The Stunning scenery Outside of Las Vegas

Red Rock Canyon

Las Vegas has changed dramatically over the years. Before the glitzy gambling areas of Las Vegas, the area was a stopover on the way west. Much has changed since John C. Fremont traversed the valley in 1844. At that time it was still part of Mexico. The one thing that hasn’t changed much is the stunning scenery just outside the city.

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Christina’s Credits – Mad Max: Fury Road Lives Up To The Hype

Mad Max: Fury Road opens with a stunning first shot and haunting narrative – not to mention incredible action sequences – and the film’s momentum does not slow from there. Before buying a ticket, I’d consult your doctor to see if Mad Max: Fury Road is right for you. The action is so oppressively consistent that you will leave the theater with your heart rate up and the desire to accomplish some extreme athletic feat.

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Sandra Scott Travels: Stop and Smell The Tulips – in Albany

Tulip Festival

If you haven’t been to Albany recently, put it on your travel calendar. The city hosts many festivals, concerts, and special events throughout the year but the most popular is the Tulip Festival held each year in May, but anytime is a good time to visit. Albany’s history spans four centuries. Commissioned by the Dutch East India Company in 1609 to report on the new world, Henry Hudson sailed the Half Moon to the upper reaches of the Hudson River. He told of the magnificent river and the bountiful area.

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East Second Street Re-Opens Near Oswego Library

In regards to the road closure issued by the Oswego Codes Division of the Oswego City Fire Department on May 27, East Second Street has been re-opened for traffic between East Bridge Street and Oneida Street. Due to the continued concerns with the decorative façade of the Oswego Public Library, there are barriers indicating a lane shift.

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Pulaski Resident James Hefti To Study in Belize

Pulaski resident James Hefti, a master’s student in the Global Field Program from Miami University’s Project Dragonfly, will travel to Belize in summer 2015. Hefti will study coral reefs, manatees, howler monkeys, jaguars and other wildlife while learning the methods communities are using to sustain them.

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Pulaski Historical Society Invites You To Join Them For Something Different For Lunch

On June 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., you are invited to bring your lunch (or pick up some take-out at a local eatery) and come join us at the Carriage House at the Pulaski Historical Society. Take time to talk with your coworkers and neighbors, and perhaps make new friends.

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Rotarians Support Pregnancy Care Center

According to the 2010-2012 NYS Vital Statistics Data (as of March 2014) the teen pregnancy rate in Fulton is 60.9 per 1,000 women. This is the second highest in the county.

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SUNY Canton Students Named to Spring 2015 President’s List

More than 400 students made President’s List by earning a GPA of 3.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

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