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Long driver invents aid for golfers (access required)

A quick quiz: What do you get when you take a piece of cloth about the size of a hand towel and connect it to a flexible cord and rigid handle? If you guessed a kite that won’t fly, you’re ...

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Ontario County Fair honors George A. Payne (access required)

George A. Payne has been providing dedicated service to the Ontario County Fair for 74 years, and now he’s being honored. The George A. Payne Fund and Apprenticeship Program, established by the Ontario County Agriculture Fair Society, will provide students ...

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RIT represented on multiple levels at international game conference (access required)

Rochester Institute of Technology is making a splash at the largest game development conference in the world this week, with more than 100 RIT students, faculty, alumni and staff in attendance. Game Developers Conference 2019, at the Moscone Conference Center ...

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Polar Plunge is simply a day at the (chilly) beach (access required)

If Monday’s record-high temperature of 63 for Feb. 4 had you thinking about a day at the beach, you’re in luck. The annual Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics New York takes place at noon on Sunday at Charlotte Beach. ...

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Flexx Mobility expands workout space at Auditorium Theatre (access required)

In moving down, Flexx Mobility and Performance is moving up. The fitness center that features customized workouts and full-body health has expanded, abandoning a 600-square-foot space on the third floor of the Auditorium Theatre for a 2,500-square-foot area in the ...

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So you’ve always wanted to drive a Zamboni? Now you can (access required)

If you’ve been to a hockey game in the past 20 years, or listened to the soundtrack of a Mighty Ducks movie, you’ve no doubt heard the Gear Daddies singing “I want to drive the Zamboni.” Well, now you can ...

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Club Pilates eyeing expansion to Rochester (access required)

Club Pilates is targeting Rochester, Buffalo and Syracuse as part of a nationwide expansion effort for 2019, pending the procurement of franchisees. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., Club Pilates operates more than 450 locations nationwide and has plans to open 300 ...

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Vacations on the lake are his specialty (access required)

Growing up in Rochester, Brian Zerges saw firsthand the benefits of owning lakefront property. His parents bought two cottages on Keuka Lake near Branchport. The family vacationed in one and rented out the other to pay for them, he said. ...

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Stantec honored for revitalization of downtown park (access required)

Stantec, the Rochester-based design firm, was recognized for its work to revitalize Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park at Manhattan Square. The project received a Diamond Award in the annual Engineering Excellence Awards from the American Council of Engineering ...

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Nonprofits can learn about Ralph Wilson youth sports grants (access required)

A pair of informational meetings will be open to area nonprofit organizations that may qualify for grants from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Legacy Fund for Youth Sports. Organizations from Monroe, Livingston, Ontario, Seneca, Wayne and Yates counties are welcome ...

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Jazz fest passes go on sale Friday; all are shareable this year (access required)

Jazz Fest fans will be able to freely swap their club passes this year, and a few venues are swapping in and out, too. Co-Producers John Nugent and Marc Iacona released an announcement on Tuesday saying that club passes for ...

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Greece Chuck E. Cheese shows off rebranding (access required)

Chuck E. Cheese is getting a facelift. The company has started renovation of its more than 500 restaurants, and the Greece store at 3130 West Ridge Road is among the first dozen to receive a makeover. Corporate officials visited the ...

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