Have you ever wondered who came up with the signs umpires use in baseball?
That’s exactly what local filmmakers sought to discover in their award-winning documentary, “Signs of the Time,” which recently took home three New York State Emmy Awards.
The film explores the somewhat controversial origins of umpire signals by telling the story of two men credited with inventing baseball signs. It features interviews with former major league ballplayers and present day baseball experts.
On Tuesday, the East Rochester Board of Education was joined by members of the local community for an official ribbon cutting and re-dedication of the Kate Gleason Memorial pool on Tuesday, June 18.
The outdoor pool has been a summertime attraction for ER families since it first opened to the public in 1949.
Any dedicated gardener will tell you the best garden is one that's a work in progress.
"It's an ongoing labor of love, and we truly love it," said Jan Coon. "It's like an addiction, but a good one."
The Villages at Unity will serve seniors facing memory loss.
It was no easy decision for Angelica "Angel" Curley to leave behind her 30-year career as a substance abuse counselor in the Fairport school district.
The toughest part will be saying goodbye to the students, she explained.
“They have kept me young,” Curley said with a warm laugh.
Suddenly, her eyes become moist.
By the time she was 29 years old, Annie Parker had lost her mother, sister, and a cousin to breast cancer. A film based on Parker’s story, “Decoding Annie Parker,” will premiere in Rochester at the Dryden Theatre in the George Eastman House on Monday, June 24.
If a great picture studs an art show, you pay a visit before the exhibit ends. If a classic car is for sale, you raid the piggy bank before your dream auto vanishes. If a popular broadcaster announces his retirement, you try as long as possible to postpone the inevitable. Tim McCarver is about to leave us. Let us bid him an affectionate farewell.