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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.

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.”

T-shirt sale raises $2,000 and counting for victims of Christmas Eve tragedy in Webster

A limited edition t-shirt sale held by the Rochester Lancers has raised more than $2,000 in a week’s time for the families of the West Webster Fire Department.

These custom t-shirts have the patches of the West Webster Fire Department, Webster Police and 911 Dispatchers and were sold in advance of a special game tribute for all first responders on Sunday, January 27.

During Sunday’s game, the Lancers will be wearing special tribute jerseys which will be later auctioned.

All proceeds from t-shirt sales, game promos, pass the boot and jersey auction will benefit the families of the West Webster Fire Department.

Click here to order a t-shirt

Confederate Railroad performs in Rochester; portion of ticket sales to benefit West Webster FD

Country act Confederate Railroad will be putting on a concert at the Main Street Armory in February with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the victims of the West Webster Fire Department tragedy.

West Webster firefighters will be in attendance at the February 8 concert to collect donations.

Tickets are available at TicketFly.com or charge by phone at 1-877-4-FLY-TIX. Prices are $25 in advance for general admission, $30 at the door and $45 for VIP seating.