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Author Archives: Diana Louise Carter

Diana Louise Carter is a native of Rochester, NY, and life-long journalist. She and her husband live in the Upper Monroe neighborhood and a daughter and two sons, all of whom are college students.

Pittsford student wins national research award for work at the laser lab (access required)

Simon Narang

A Pittsford Sutherland High School student has won a national science award for a research project he developed while an intern at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics at the University of Rochester. Simon Narang, 17, was named a Top 300 ...

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Peace Corps director will deliver RIT’s commencement speech (access required)

Official Portrait of Dr. Josephine (Jody) Olsen the 20th Director of Peace Corps

Peace Corps Director Josephine “Jody” Olsen will be the keynote speaker at Rochester Institute of Technology’s commencement weekend. Olsen will speak at the university’s academic convocation, 10 a.m. on May 8 in the Gordon Field House and Activities Center. After ...

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Midsize performing arts space opens in Canandaigua (access required)

Artist rendering of the new Sands-Constellation Theatre in Canandaigua. Image supplied.

A theater is opening in Canandaigua, bringing back to life what started as a high school auditorium a century ago. The Sands-Constellation Theater will have its grand opening in two performances this weekend and then be available for rental by ...

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