100-Year-Old graduates from Spencerport High School

At 100 years old, Pearl Neumann had accomplished many of her life’s dreams. She devoted herself to raising her family, being a longtime leader in her community, and volunteer service. But one dream took more than 80 extra years to accomplish: earning her high school diploma. All of that changed recently when she was honored with a diploma from Spencerport High School. Neumann's...
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May’s Recipe: Watermelon Salad with Arugula, Feta, & Fresh Herbs

Watermelon season starts as early as May in many places, so what better time to kick off the summer than with a delicious recipe featuring this refreshing and healthy ingredient? As with all produce, the less time there is for watermelons between harvest and purchase, the better they’ll taste. Your local farmer’s market is perfect for the freshest watermelons.   This...
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Who Was the First Woman Dentist?

Today, many prominent dental professionals are female. That wasn’t always the case. In fact, it wasn’t until 1866 that the first woman earned the title of Doctor of Dental Surgery. That honorific belongs to Lucy Beaman Hobbs, the very first licensed female dentist. Becoming the First Woman Dentist Hobbs was born in New York on March 14, 1833. When she was 12, she obtained a...
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Seeing Signs of Alzheimer’s Through Your Eyes

We’ve all heard the expression that the eyes are a window to the soul. But a recent study has made a breakthrough discovery that our eyes can also provide invaluable information about our cognitive health. What Is Alzheimer's? Alzheimer's disease is a brain disorder that slowly erodes memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out simple tasks. Most...
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