Graduation: OV grads succeed in classroom and beyond

Emily Peduto of Brandon, daughter of Anthony and Donna Peduto, is this year’s valedictorian. Abigail Adamsen of Pittsford, daughter of Keith and Lisa Adamsen, is the salutatorian.

Junked car yields cremated remains of military serviceman

Justin Grassano has grown accustomed to finding items squirreled away in vehicles making their last road trip into his Pittsford scrapyard. But nothing could have prepared him for what he’d discover this past spring.

Pittsford board takes a stand on gun rights

PITTSFORD – The Pittsford selectboard has unanimously supported a resolution making the Sunshine Village a gun owner sanctuary. The resolution claims the right to nullify, or invalidate, laws that infringe on what a gun rights organization calls “the lawf … (read more)

Vermont State Police Log: Local police recruit injures himself at training

ADDISON COUNTY — Detectives from the Vermont State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations were called to the Vermont Police Academy in Pittsford on Oct. 1 at around 8 p.m. for a training accident involving a trainee for the Middlebury Police Department. … (read more)

Lincoln couple buys New England Maple Museum

PITTSFORD — The New England Maple Museum, on Route 7 in Pittsford, has been open for four decades, but until recently the future of the museum was in jeopardy. New owners Tom and Rhonda Gadhue said they are not only trying to keep the museum alive, but ar … (read more)

New hemp plants sprout up in local market

PITTSFORD — “Our secret’s out,” grinned Sam Markowski as he surveyed a dirt field full of different farm equipment. “We’re growing hemp up here in Pittsford.” A close relative of the marijuana plant, hemp looks and smells just like it, but is absent the m … (read more)