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A Boilermaker to remember

Points of Pride By all accounts, this year’s Boilermaker was one to remember. The sunny, dry weather — after a brutally hot and humid week — seem to energize those who watched the 41st Boilermaker as well as the 15,000 who participated. The Boilermaker 15K presented by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield is the premier event of Boilermaker Weekend. Organizers note this world-renowned race is often... 4:00pm 07/09/18

Today in history — Friday, July 6, 2018

Points of Pride Today is Friday, July 6, the 187th day of 2018. There are 178 days left in the year. On July 6, 1957, sixteen-year-old John Lennon first met 15-year-old Paul McCartney when Lennon’s band, the Quarrymen skiffle group, performed a gig at St. Peter’s Church in Woolton, Liverpool. In 1535, Sir Thomas More was executed in England for high treason. In 1777, during the American... 4:00pm 07/06/18

For service to veterans

Points of Pride The Daily Sentinel often publishes stories about worthy groups that do fine things in the community. We’re glad to do it. Sometimes though, we get a bonus. We get to publish stories about outstanding individuals who devote time, effort and talent to make our cities and towns a better place to live. We spotted such a story recently about a person who has committed who knows how... 4:00pm 07/02/18

Another sweet award

Points of Pride How sweet it is for the VVS agriculture program. For the second time in five years, the Vernon-Verona-Sherrill High School Agriculture Program has been selected as New York State’s Outstanding Middle/Secondary School Agriculture Education Program. This honor is bestowed by the New York State Association of Agriculture Educators. All these titles and names are a mouthful but... 4:00pm 06/25/18

Little Free Library arrives in North Western

Points of Pride Congratulations to North Western and its Little Free Library. For those of you unfamiliar with what a Little Free Library is, the history goes back to 2009 when Todd Bol of Hudson, Wis., built a model of a one-room schoolhouse. A tribute to his mother, the small library was filled with books and placed on a post. This caught the attention of University of Wisconsin-Madison’s... 4:00pm 06/18/18