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Nazareth College students receive prestigious 2014-2015 Fulbright Awards

Nazareth College is proud to announce that the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board has selected three of its students as recipients of the 2014-2015 U.S. Junior Fulbright award.

Teri Bunce, of Spencer is an international studies and history double major with a minor in French. She will teach English in South Korea after she graduates in May. Upon her return, Bunce plans to attend graduate school in the Washington, D.C. area and pursue a career in international relations.

Katelynn Kundrata, of Hamlin, is a graduate student majoring in the School of Education. She will teach English in primary and secondary schools in Malaysia after graduating in May. She plans to continue teaching English upon her return.

Matthew Maloney, of Fairport, is a history and Spanish double major with minors in legal studies and political science. He will travel to Andorra to teach English at Centre de Formació Professional to kids ages 16-18. 

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Meet Champ!

Meet Champ!

Poor Champ has been at Lollypop Farm more than once in his life, most recently because his owner could no longer afford to care for him. He is an 11-year-old Chow Chow mix who will stick to you like Velcro - he loves being around his owner. He likes back scratches and chin rubs, and will gladly keep you company any night of the week! He has a great smile, too. Lollypop Farm recommends Champ go to a home with kids age 10 or older, and he needs to meet any dogs already in the home. Lollypop Farm is celebrating Spring Break with 25% off adoption fees on all cats and dogs through Saturday the 19th. Champ is also eligible for the Seniors-for-Seniors program so approved adopters age 60 or older can bring him home for free. To find out more about Champ, call 223-1330 or visit him at Lollypop Farm at 99 Victor Rd., Fairport 14450. Lex, our "Friday's Friend" from last week, is still available! 

Nazareth College to Host Camp College Prep this Summer

High school sophomores and juniors can learn about the college admissions process during a four-day seminar at Nazareth College. Camp College Prep will run from July 7-10 and July 21-24.  Students may choose a morning class, which runs from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., or an afternoon class from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The registration fee is $275 and is on a first-come basis. A maximum of 25 students are accepted for each session. For a registration form or further information, please contact John Serafine at (585) 330-0103 or campcollegeprep@yahoo.com.

Historic Pittsford Program features local children's author

Historic Pittsford will present a program with local children's author Pat Gorthy.

The program will be held on April 27 at 2:00 p.m. at the United Church of Pittsford on South Main Street.

Gorthy will discuss and sign copies of her book, Peppermint Summer. It is the story of ten-year-old Emily Taylor who travels on the Erie Canal from Rochester to Lyons in 1860 to help her grandparents on their peppermint farm.

The program is free. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.

For more information, click here.

 

 

Update: Daniele family can bid on Clover Lanes

It's a prime piece of real estate that's been caught in the middle of a court battle. Now there are a new set of plans possibly in the works for Monroe Avenue.

Earlier this month, Delta Sonic announced it wanted to buy Clover Lanes, which is located next door to Mario’s Restaurant. But the Daniele family, which owns Mario’s, says they’ve been waiting for the property to go up for sale for years and have plans of their own.

They took their complaint to court and won.

The Daniele family says they are happy to be back in the game. They say they've had plans to purchase and develop the property for years and now they can finally move forward.  

Danny Daniele, Mario’s Italian Steakhouse, said, “The courts ruled in our favor that we can now go forward."

Meeting to focus on Alzheimer's effect on local families

The Alzheimer's Association of the Rochester and Finger Lakes Region is inviting local families affected by Alzheimer's to share their experiences during a town hall meeting. The meeting starts at 5 p.m. on Wednesday at the Brighton Memorial Library on Elmwood Avenue.

Experts will also speak about what's needed to help support those living with the disease. All of the input from Wednesday will be sent to the National Advocacy office in Washington D.C. in an effort to shape the National Alzheimer's Plan.

Dr. Brad Berk to speak at Nazareth College Commencement

University of Rochester Medical Center CEO Dr. Brad Berk will be the commencement speaker at Nazareth College this May.

Dr. Berk suffered a serious spinal cord injury when he fell off his bike in 2009. He returned to work a few months later. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Rochester. He has served on the faculties of Harvard Medical School, Emory University, and the University of Washington and has received numerous awards and honors.

Dr. Berk will deliver the address to the Nazareth College Class of 2014 on Sunday May 11 at the Blue Cross Arena.