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Tag Archives: Canandaigua

Farmers markets adopt new methods during pandemic

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit and New York State issued its first guidelines on social distancing, farmers markets were among the many businesses that closed down. The seasonal markets that haven’t opened yet for the year, meanwhile, have been contemplating ...

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Midsize performing arts space opens in Canandaigua (access required)

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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Canandaigua farm protected with conservation easement (access required)

A multigenerational farm on Brace Road in the Ontario County town of Canandaigua is more economically secure now that the Brocklebank family has agreed to provide a conservation easement to the state. The easement provides Scott and Travis Brocklebank, the ...

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Helming focuses on the positive face of government (access required)

Helming, who comes from the Midwest but has lived in Canandaigua for more than 35 years, first became active in public affairs after her daughter was born in 1990; becoming a mother made her focus on the future of the environment.

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Guest baristas help draw attention to Northstar Coffee’s mission (access required)

North Star Coffee, an enterprise of Ontario ARC, is featuring “celebrity” baristas every morning during its open house week,  March 11-15. The coffeehouse at 1880 Rochester Road (Route 332), will welcome the town supervisors of Victor and Canandaigua, along with ...

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Irish Mafia takes over Bloomfield (access required)

A new enterprise has set up shop in East Bloomfield, Ontario County, its looming “Irish Mafia” signage casting shadows over Wahlen Road off County Road 20. For residents of the sleepy town, rest easy: The likes of Whitey Bulger and ...

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