Tag Archives: challenge

Local News
March 21, 2018

Pittsford residents challenge Dollar General plans

By Julia Purdy

PITTSFORD—Since 2016, Pittsford BTS Retail LLC has been trying to gain approval to build a Dollar General store in the north end of the village, on Plains Road. BTS’ latest attempt was its third hearing before the Zoning Board of Adjustment in…

Mountainous courses challenge cyclists
June 1, 2017

Mountainous courses challenge cyclists

KILLINGTON— Over Memorial Day weekend, hundreds of cyclists descended on the region to compete in the annual Killington Stage Race (KSR), a three-day road bike race held May 27-29. The top men’s and women’s cyclists earned $3,000 in prizes.

The first stage of the race,…

Spring on the slopes
April 12, 2017

Spring on the slopes

Spring is here and with it soft bumps for the Bear Mountain Mogul Challenge at Killington and a pond to skim at Okemo this past weekend. Looking ahead, Killington will host its pond skimming event this Saturday, April 15.

Such events have become annual rites…

News Briefs
December 1, 2016

Targeting the untapped market of wearables for elder care

By Rahmat Shoureshi Today’s 20-something tech wizards might not worry about the challenges of old age. But they should. Seniors represent a huge untapped market for tech companies. While just 13 percent of America’s population is 65 or older today, that slice will jump to…

Op - Ed
September 7, 2016

Social media’s challenge to democracy

By Lee H. Hamilton I’ve been involved in politics for the better part of a lifetime and have spoken at a lot of public meetings over the years. There’s one question, I think, that I’ve heard more than any other: “If I want to be…