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Celebrating Commitment And Community: American Legion Post #14 Turns 90 And Honors Bob Jenkins With A Community Service Award
By Cookie Steponaitis
Throughout American history the role and connection of the citizen and community commitment has been remarked about by presidents, leaders, soldiers, scholars and citizens alike. “The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his own weight,” remarked Teddy Roosevelt and founding father and Philadelphia’s leading citizen Ben Franklin cautioned the new nation that, “ Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither.”
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A New Fire Truck In Town
By Mike Cameron
    Pittsford Volunteer Fire Department has begun their new pumper-truck. The Voice got a look at the new vehicle on Saturday, March 6th 2010 during a training session a the fire station. KME Representative John Cameron Jr. was on hand to demonstrate the capabilities of the new KME “Panther”. The new unit was manufactured in Nesquehoning, P.A. It is capable of delivering 1500 gallon-per-minute operational capacity and has storage of 1000 usable-gallons.
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Porter Hospital Sees Improvement in 2010 CMS Quality Indicator Scores

   During the first five months of its current fiscal year, Porter Hospital has recorded significant improvements in its “Core Quality Measures” scores for the major diagnostic groups reported annually by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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