Cable television wants to hear your ghost stories
Perhaps Geneseo ghosts are giving up. A pleasant e-mail was received from researcher Mike Burns of A&E Biography Network asking for great ghost stories that readers would like to share.
Mike can be reached at biography.com/tv/my-ghost story.
Kay and Ray Robinson reported that their Marine son Patrick escaped from harm’s way during a recent attack on his base in Afghanistan. (Letter)
Sustainability was a challenging concept explained by professor Jason Hamilton from Ithaca College at a recent SUNY Geneseo program.
This concept is more complex than working toward a livable environment. It is postulated as being, orally acceptable as taking responsibility for future generations, as the balancing of natural earth ecosystems with problems addressed simultaneously and realizing the present system is not broken but asking is it the right system?
Kudos to Professor Gary Towsley who was named one of the Nation’s top 300 professors. (“Lamron”) Dr. Towsley of Elm Street is a Distinguished Teaching Professor of Mathematics.
Reverend Paul Metzger of the Assembly of God was honored at the October 7th worship service for 47 years of dedicated service followed by a reception hosted by family members. Pastor Metzger took the pastoral place of his father.
Loreen Burdick and Mynabelle Hilts are reported as homebound, cards appreciated.
William Derby, Oct. 26; Judy Claprood, Oct. 28, Matt Gaynor, Nov. 12; Jan Montanyo-Castillo, 13.
Rotary Cog Grindings
Another early- evening meeting at the Big Tree Inn brought several potential members as Diana Cannon from the Dept. of Health, Tobacco Cessation Coalition, spoke as program guest. She mounted an interesting display.
Howard Stewart, Marilyn Lyons, Chris Rider, Tim Brinduse and D. W. Parish were delegates with 300 Rotarians from the District. The Club marked its 87th birthday on April 23. Maurice Dalton reported on our incoming student from Chili.
The Nunda Club offered a prize for the final Rotary group standing the longest in the recent Spelling Bee. Geneseo did not win. Art Hatton returned from Ft. Myers, Florida with a gift for the president. Several attendees reported their first deer kill.
We realize graduation time has passed by, this year with a new eye on underage suspected drinkers, illegal drug use and resulting crimes. CASA Prevention Services, the Council on Alcohol and Substance Abuse established a Tip-Line for action.
Parents, community members, teachers and very young people could report suspicions. Tips went to the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office. CASA reminds this on going project can divert tragedies and even save lives.
Next up on the Ecumenical Book Review front are Amie Alden and Edith Matthews reviewing “A Disposition to be Rich” by author Geoffrey C. Ward on Nov. 1, at noon, Wadsworth Library. If there is ever a book closely connected with Geneseo, this is it! William Cook will be the Dec. 6 reviewer.
From the Geneseo Central School bulletin boards- Geneseo Central is great for music, friendship, cheerfulness, soccer, fun and even free hugs. Grade eight posted some creative Super Doodles from Jessie Chen, Chara Mendez, and Damon Malone to mention merely a few.
Congratulations to Susan and Matthew Gaynor celebrating a wedding anniversary on Nov. 6.
A personal plea- Realizing the legal complexities, can’t something be done to correct the traffic dangers for those from Crossett Road onto South Street?
Geneseo delegates attending the County Office for the Aging Advisory Board were told by Kaaryn Smith that the State Epic health insurance program is fully reinstated.
In compiling her Annual Report Ms. Smith extolled the many programs that work together helping to keep senior citizens in their homes. A Countywide hearing is scheduled for Oct. 31.
169 Years Ago in Geneseo
The African-Amercian Methodist Church was incorporated, meeting at members’ homes. Geneseo hunters were told the killing of robins, quail, partridge, ruffled grouse and pheasants within the town limits was illegal from Jan. 1 to Sept. 1. The fine was one dollar.