Monthly Archives: February 2016

  • Woman to Watch: Malin Kan

    Woman to Watch: Malin Kan The new Dryden Theatre manager at the George Eastman Museum fell in love with film in college.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Woman to Watch: Malin Kan

  • Higher minimum wage blamed for Medici House closure

    Higher minimum wage blamed for Medici House closure EAST AURORA, N.Y. (WIVB)- The owner of an East Aurora restaurant blames the higher minimum wage law in New York State for driving him out of business. John Rooney says he is closing the Medici House on Main and Riley Street…

  • Clarkson University holds grand opening of its new capital region campus in Schenectady

    Clarkson University holds grand opening of its new capital region campus in Schenectady pSCHENECTADY — Clarkson University now has a campus in the capital region due to its merger with Union Graduate College in Schenectady./ppClarkson University celebrated the grand opening of its new capital region campus on Feb. 22./pp“There…

  • Why fans stick by perennial losing teams

    Why fans stick by perennial losing teams   BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — It happens ever sports season, especially here in Buffalo – fans say “This is it; it’s our year” before the players even suit up. Then the games start and the notches in the loss column keep ticking upward…

  • Oakdale Mall going tobacco-free

    Oakdale Mall going tobacco-free Johnson City, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The Oakdale Mall in Johnson City will be tobacco-free starting Tuesday, March 1. Source: Binghamton NY Latest News Oakdale Mall going tobacco-free

  • Artist, restaurateur Joseph Parker dies at 92

    Artist, restaurateur Joseph Parker dies at 92 HADLEY — The artist Joseph Parker, known for his kinetic metal sculptures and for his cartoons of customers at the restaurant Chez Sophie, which he founded and ran for many year with his wife, died Sunday of natural causes at his home…

  • William R. Hofbauer

    William R. Hofbauer pWATERTOWN- William R. Hofbauer, 67, of 147 Palmer Street, died on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at the Samaritan Keep Home where he’d been residing for the past few months. He was born April 27, 1948 in Baltimore, MD to the late Clarence Grohn & Betty Marie…

  • Benjamin A. Jones

    Benjamin A. Jones pPhiladelphia, NY- Benjamin A. Jones, (Ben,) “Benny Boy,” Infant, passed away Saturday, February 27, 2016 at the Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital in Syracuse, NY surrounded by his loving family./ppHe was born on January 7, 2016, in Watertown, NY, a son of Jackie Jones./ppBen is survived by…

  • David L. Broadhurst

    David L. Broadhurst pDavid L. Broadhurst, 71, of Greene Street, Adams Center, passed away at his home under the care of Hospice of Jefferson County and his family on Sunday February 28, 2016/ppDavid was born on March 4, 1944 in Mannsville, Ny to John W. and Muriel Hemenway Broadhurst.…