Thursday, October 24, 2013

News of Local Interest

  • A mysterious murder a couple of hundred yards from here — Jeffrey Newland 'loved being around people'.

  • Local historian Jim Memmott reminds us that "the Aqueduct Spring Brewery opened in downtown Rochester in 1819," some "15 years before the city's official start" — Remarkable Rochester: Craft breweries a Rochester tradition.

  • Bill Kauffman, author of Dispatches from the Muckdog Gazette: A Mostly Affectionate Account of a Small Town's Fight to Survive, would be proud — Batavia Muckdogs are well represented at World Series.

  • Matthew Papay of Weaverville rightly protests, "I am from North Carolina and the school is blatantly ignoring my rights to express the cultural identity I choose to identify with, even though the school prides itself on how 'culturally diverse' it is" — Confederate flag raises issues, ire at UR.
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