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Honeoye Falls weekly times. (Honeoye Falls, N.Y.) 1987-1989, June 18, 1987, Image 1

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\ -, .... MENDON PUBLlC LIBRARY SPECIAL llONEOYE FALis;:~>l~ lH?2 . ~£OYE FA.t WEEKLyi £8 IMES VOL. 104 NO 24 Independently Devoted to the Best Interests of Honeoye Falls and Vicinity. HONEOYE FALLS, N.·Y. 35c eopy THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 1987 SI0.00year Area Students Mantegna Receives To Attend Girls State Rotary Award Livingston County American Legion Auxiliary will be sending nine young ladies to Cazenovia College for a weck long attendance to the Empire Girls State program on June 21st and returning home on June 27th. The . following young ladies are Cynthia Fearn of Geneseo, Lisa Beyer of Leicester, Susan Reamer of Wayland, Stacey Crowley of Mt. Morris, Peggy Auinger of Conesus, Paula Pike of Dansville, Erinn Hackett of Mt. Morris, Lynn Howe of Hunt, and Christy Crandall of Dalton. They are Juniors at tl:eir respective High Schools and range in age of 16 and 17 years old. We are certainly proud of our selection as well as others from across New York State. Empire Girls State is a program sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary Local Units across the New York SL.1te. Its purpose is to provide citizenship training for the girls in their Junior year of High School in every constituent Department of the American Legion Auxiliary. To afford these young clUZens an opportunity to live together as self-governing citizens, and to infonn them of their duties, privileges, rights, and responsibilities of American Citizenship. The girls become citizens of a 51st mythical state in which they have the thrill of electing their own officials from the local level up through state officials including a Governor. The share in the joys of victory as well as learning to accept defeat, but still working together for the good of their Girls State. They organize into two parties, participate in party caucuses, political rallies, introduce and debate bills and carry out the duties of the offices to which they arc elected or appointed. Other civic, fraternal or patriotic organizations can contribute to the sponsorship of a girl, with the approval of the local unit of the American Legion Auxiliary. It is understood that after the Girls State Session, each girl is expected to appear before her sponsoring organization, the local unit, and her school, to make a report of the activities at Girls State as well as her impression of the program. The sponsoring group or groups are responsible for their fee, as well as transportation to and from, and spending money. The Livingston County delegates attended the 7th District Empire Girls State Orientation on May 16th at the Canandaigua Pos~ #256 for a luncheon, listen to speakers, fonner girls stators, and a few pointers. Livingston County Orientation was held on Sunday, June 7th at the Ker- Robinson Post #905 in Springwater. Virginia Robbins, Empire Girls State Chainnan had a wonderful program which inspired them as well as their parents. It included special guest speakers, former girl stators, and for the first time ever slides from the 1985 & 86 sessions in Albany, New York. We wished them good wishes and good luck in their week long program and hope to see them develope into good adults for the future. Interto\Nn Team Plays First Game Jeff LeFrois went the distance for Honeoye Falls·Mendon as they won their opener 2·1. Photo by Jack Haley The Honeoye Falls- Lima Intertown Baseball Team played its first game of the season on Saturday, June 13th, at the HF-L High School diamond. In a thrilling pitcher's duel, the HF-L entry in the 16 to 18 year old league won against a battling team from Hilton- Parma. Behind the outstanding battery of Jeff LeFrois and Bob Walker, and the superb defense of the HF-L infield and outfield, the HF-L team defeated Hilton- Parma by the score of 2-1. Pitching a complete game, LeFrois gave up only two hits, while striking out seven. Walker threw out a runner attempting to steal 2nd in the top of the 6th inning, breaking the back of.a budding rally by Hilton-Parma. The HF-L team had a· total of five hits, with Jeff Shust banging out two hits, while Kevin Neenan, .Andy Zimmer, and John Baker each had one hit. This is the first year that 16-18 year old boys from the Honeoye Falls-Lima school district have had the opportunity to play in the Intertown League. Each team in the 8 team league will play 14 regular season games, with a post-season double elimination playoff to follow. Managed by Bill Yale, with Doc Templeton as Pitehing - \ f~~ l , ,. Former Honeoye Falls Mayor William Mantegna displays his Rotary award for 40 years of peJiect attendance. To furniture dealer and Since that night fonner Honeoye· Falls Mayor Mantegna has never missed a· William Mantegna, Wednesday meeting. He says that Rotary night's Rotary meeting was just rules dictate that you must attend part or a weekly ritual. ' one meeting each week, but not He was very surprised: c' nccessaril y the one at your own , by, the nearly thirti Rotarians :. club. '., .- gathered at the LocuslLodge~1-Hintcgria.followed the FormerPresiderit: Harvey. Closs .• ,. rulqs;evcl1(Whilc:;.Qn\yacation presented Mantegna,. with a\ \ plaque commemorating,· his. 40' ,.' ,Wilshj'ngi6rr:cp~G:~;E1orida ,and ~~~~y ~~t~~~2 attendenc~,:(f!;'Xit~~:~!;;{\~ii~:~~i;.'~~~iigfuii~s- an Mantegna '. said ,the. {:ii' .'. \·-'of~ the. award, \took me cOO1plciclY:~bY{{):'o .j ji{rihingto. surprise.\ .Mantegna,recalledianwo ,.. ,2';:)Xih','hole evening 40 years earlier ;'wheni rcfr6sI1lnent:\'en(;.dui'ing the former Fire ChieFanrlCharter 'LPGkj;;tei<lliii iriOiilh. af Locust Member CyGrace sponsored HiIlCountf:YCtub.:· him for Rotary. Coach, the HF-L Intertown team is off to a good start. Sixteen players are on the roster, with many players from both the HF- L Varsity and Junior Varsity Baseball teams. The Intertown League enables our HF- L baseball players to continue their baseball careers, as well as providing them an excellent opportunity to further improve their skills and gain additional playing experience. The HF-L entry in th~ Intertown League is sponsored by 7 local business organizations and the Honeoye Falls-Mendon Youth Baseball Committee. If you want to see exciting baseball, as well as, cheering on the current and future stars of tlie HF-L Cougar baseball teams, come out to their next home game against Spencecport at 0: 15 P.M., on Tuesday, June 23rd, at the HF-L High School field.

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