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Meet Rex!

Meet Rex! Rex is a ten-month-old Pit Bull mix who was brought to the shelter because the landlord wouldn't let him stay. If you're looking for a happy, sweet, and social young dog then Rex is your match! Rex has a beautiful black and white coat, and weighs in at 55 pounds. He's a very lovable dog, and starts to wiggle when you give him attention. He has lots of energy since he is only 10 months old. Rex does get a bit nervous sometimes when being handled so he may take time to warm up to new situations. Training classes would help Rex to build confidence as well as perfect his doggy manners. Lollypop Farm recommends that Rex go to a home with children 6+ and he must meet any dogs already living in the household as he has a bit of a physical play style. If you’re looking for a wonderful dog, come meet Rex at Lollypop Farm in Fairport. This happy boy would make a great addition to any family.

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NYS DOT to auction surplus property

The New York State Department of Transportation will auction nine parcels of land in Monroe, Ontario and Livingston counties next month as part of the state’s Surplus Property Program.

Each parcel had been acquired by the state for highway improvements but the remaining land is no longer needed and will be available for purchase by public auction.

The auction will be held on February 27 at 10:30 a.m. in the NYSDOT Regional Office, on Jefferson Road in Henrietta.

Prospective bidders may obtain more information by contacting Steven Wanamaker 585-272-3447.

Cuffs and Hoses fundraiser to benefit the West Webster Fire Department

Quaker Steak & Lube on Buffalo Road in Gates will be hosting the Cuffs & Hoses Fundraiser on January 29.

Starting at 6 p.m., local fire and police departments will battle it out during a wing eating contest to benefit the West Webster Fire Department.

The restaurant will donate 10-percent of their daily sales to the cause and there will also be a silent auction.

Anyone who makes a donation to the West Webster Fire Department will received a surprise envelope to bring back to the restaurant on their next visit. The envelopes will contain special offers such as a free appetizer, free dessert or $5 off a $25 purchase.

Webster Thomas hockey beats Irondequoit in overtime thriller

Tristen Peterson's overtime goal gives Webster Thomas the 4-3 win over division rival Irondequoit.

First place Thomas moves to 13-1-1.

Irondequoit is now 9-5-2.

Parents raise concerns over Jeremiah's Tavern proposal in Penfield

Some have voiced their concerns about a proposal to build a new Jeremiah’s Tavern in Penfield, saying it could create problems due to its proximity to a child care facility.

Jeff Reddish, owner of the restaurant, presented his tentative plan to build the restaurant on Route 250, next to Doodlebugs Day Care Center and Preschool during a public hearing before the Penfield Town Board on Wednesday, January 23. If approved, this would be the restaurant’s third location in region.

“I want to stress very clearly that we are definitely not a bar,” said Reddish, saying the establishment has had an “impeccable record” at its Rochester and Gates locations, referring to behavior from customers. “We have gone through great lengths to make sure Jeremiah’s Tavern is family friendly.”