Author Archives

  • Socializing in three-quarters time

    By Cora Bennage It was during the biggest stock market crash when swing dance was invented. Now, in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, swing dance is on the rise.  Swing Buffalo and Groove Juice in Rochester were around long… Read More ›

  • Stitch by stitch

    By Cora Bennage Some of the most famous paintings are of women, yet art by women has been underrepresented for centuries. “The Mona Lisa,” “Girl with a Pearl Earring,” and “Penitent Magdalene” are celebrated pieces by men, but artists like… Read More ›

  • Starting from scratch: Holley Donuts

    By Cora Bennage The heart of Holley is in the village square. Holley residents often gather for a cup of coffee, an ice cream cone, or take a Pilates class. Many Holley businesses, however, have been forced to close while… Read More ›

  • Reading in a time of internet craze

    By Cora Bennage A book display instead of a greeter, another display dedicated to banned books, and many of romance author Colleen Hoover’s works are arranged beside the register at Lift Bridge Bookstore. While the layout of the store has… Read More ›