Dansville, NYThe Dansville Online

Empire Strikes Back Against Cancer Benefit honors memory of Jon Shay

DANSVILLE — The Empire Strikes Back Against Cancer Benefit honored the memory of Jon Shay at Brae Burn. On June 12 all proceeds gathered from this golf tournament went to Noyes Health Foundation in Jon Shay’s memory for the renovation of the third floor. There were 104 players and 50 new sponsors for the Fourth Annual Empire Strikes Back Against Cancer Benefit held at Brae Burn. Brae Burn is the third oldest golf course of its kind in the country.
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Corning, NYFingerLakes1

Corning Pride hosts car event for Pride month

Members of the LGBTQIA community gathered in celebration of Pride in Corning on Saturday by attending a car pride event hosted by Corning Pride. Attendees decorated their vehicles with bright colored balloons, ribbons, signs and banners riding together towards Market Street. Many businesses on Market Street honored pride month after...
Corning, NYNewsChannel 36

Corning Pride holds a car event, honoring Pride Month

CORNING, N.Y. (WENY)-- Corning Pride hosted a car pride event on Saturday. Members of the LGBTQ community gathered to start the celebration on West William Street. Many decorated their cars and motorcycles with friends and family and rode together heading towards Market Street. Balloons, ribbons, signs, and banners in bright colors could be seen hanging from car doors, windows, and bumpers.
Wellsville, NYTimes-Herald

Retiring 'Old Glory': Wellsville Legion disposing of flags today

WELLSVILLE — Today is Flag Day, and tattered and torn United States flags will be put to rest in an official flag-burning ceremony at the Wellsville American Legion and other area veterans organizations. “Each physical U.S. flag eventually reaches the end of their lifespan,” according to Legion Post 702 in...
Olean, NYTimes-Herald

Zonta Club of Olean awards two student scholarships

OLEAN — The Zonta Club of Olean awarded two scholarships to area students — Alexa Hill of Wellsville and Jaime Snyder of Allegany received scholarships in their pursuit of higher education. Hill received the Young Woman in Public Affairs Scholarship in the amount of $1,500. Zonta awards the scholarship to...
Locust, NCwlea.net

Golf Fundraiser For Canisteo Native Who Has Cancer

LOCUST, NC – Canisteo native Bob Forshee is suffering from cancer, in North Carolina. The Forshee family is having a golf tournament fundraiser in Locust, North Carolina, this Friday at 1:30pm. There is a website for those who want to donate.
Steuben County, NYNewsChannel 36

Local woman creates 'Bags of Hope' for those in need

STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. (WENY) -- First Presbyterian Church in Bath has partnered with the Steuben County Sheriff's Department to help distribute "Bags of Hope" to those in need. Campbell resident, Kathleen Johnson came up with the idea to create the "Bags of Hope" Outreach Program to help make a difference in the community.
Allegany County, NYHornell Evening Tribune

Allegany County United Way awards $210K in grants to local nonprofits

Allegany County United Way on Thursday announced $210,000 in grants awarded to local nonprofits serving Allegany County. “Over the last year, we have witnessed firsthand the hard work and perseverance of our community partners. Even during a global pandemic, their dedication to the people in Allegany County remained unshakable,” ACUW Director Amanda Joyce-Phelps stated.
Atlanta, NYspectrumlocalnews.com

Bernice King: Racial justice activism must focus on strategy

ATLANTA (AP) — The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s youngest daughter said she's afraid American society is unraveling, telling a Christian radio network on Thursday that "I don’t know what’s going to happen ultimately to democracy." But Dr. Bernice King also said she is determined to be part of the...
Dansville, NYlifeinthefingerlakes.com

The Dansville Festival of Balloons Announcing Their 40th Season

There’s excitement in the air in the Genesee Valley as the Dansville Festival of Balloons LTD. The Board of Directors has announced the return this Labor Day Weekend of the 40th Annual Dansville Festival of Balloons. The festival will take place from Friday, September 3, 2021, through the evening of Sunday, September 5th, hosting the New York State Festival of Balloons at the Dansville Municipal Airport.
Corning, NYNewsChannel 36

Crystal Lanes Hosts Links and Lanes

CORNING, N.Y.(WENY)-- Crystal Lanes bowling is hosting its 9th annual Links and Lanes event on June 12th at 10 AM to raise money and food for homeless and low-income community members. The event will consist of both bowling and golfing and is sponsored by the Corning Community Food Pantry. The...
Corning, NYNewsChannel 36

Celebrating Pride Month in The Crystal City

CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) — June is pride month, a time when people celebrate members of the LGBTQIA+ community and members of Corning Pride are bringing a rainbow of events to the Crystal City. Equality, acceptance and togetherness, that's what Corning Pride is focusing on as they prepare to bring back...