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Past articles by Jim:

Celebrating the rewards of driveway basketball at sectional championship time

Memories of hoop dreams past come alive this time of year. → Read More

After three decades in an elevator, an immigrant artist’s mural will leave Strong Memorial Hospital

“I kept my brushes in a special place and painted little by little in my spare time.” → Read More

From 'Go Bills' to 'Gone Bills': A fan's perspective on a crushing playoff loss

It may have been an experience so depressing, so strange, that it should be ignored, never talked about, like politics or religion at Thanksgiving dinner. → Read More

Frozen feet and further review: Delays are no fun for any Bills fan in frosty Buffalo

Upon further review, I’m getting tired of further reviews. → Read More

Two Marines reunited decades after a horrific battle in Vietnam

When John White and Bill Seymour reconnected this year after 55 years, from time to time they laughed. It was, perhaps, an unexpected reaction. The last time they had seen each other, John was seriously wounded, perhaps near death, as he was placed on a helicopter to be evacuated from a warzone. But their laughter perhaps came from the absolute surprise that they both were survivors. And, for… → Read More

'I can’t explain the feeling.' After 80 years of missing her sister, some closure is found

Earlier this year and thanks to a DNA registry, a mystery was solved. → Read More

Picking the perfect Christmas tree can be a strain, but so worth it

Many of us have our stories of how the search for the right Christmas tree was a strain on a relationship. → Read More

Small talk can lead to unexpected connections. Even on a subway

These brief moments of connection may be called incidental contacts, but, of course, they aren’t incidental at all as they bring us together. → Read More

In the wake of an epic Bills loss, slow movement through the stages of grief

Years from now, especially if the Bills start winning again, we may treat the Vikings game as an amusing blip. → Read More

Rochester woman remembered as 'a miracle' and remarkable nurse who overcame great odds

Lisa, who grew up in Greece in an unusually large family, beat extraordinarily long odds by even being born. → Read More

It's likely you'll find a very young Josh Allen or two at your front door this Halloween

Young Josh will hold up a plastic pumpkin or a bag and say, “Trick or Treat.” → Read More

Yes, it is fall. But should we just call October 'pumpkin season'?

It’s that time of year when pumpkins spice up our lives. → Read More

Dazed and confused, is this grandparent ready for an even better Strong Museum?

Already terrific, the museum will be even better, a multi-million and transformative investment in Rochester, in kids and in adults. → Read More

Take a bow, Rochester: You've been ranked the Most Neighborly City in the U.S.

Rochester got high marks for volunteering, charitable giving, citizen happiness and county parks. → Read More

Bills fans stacked up more wins than showed on the scoreboard in home opener. Many more

If you believe in stacking wins, you give yourself credit for the little and big achievements in life. Bills fans have been stacking a lot of wins. → Read More

Retired RIT professor documents the healing powers of fly fishing

Longtime fly fisherman and retired Rochester Institute of Technology professor Patrick M. Scanlon's new book details the healing power of fly fishing. → Read More

As the sun sets on another summer, it's best to reflect on the season's magic

It's a great time to remember the green magic of late summer in western New York. Why would you live anywhere else? → Read More

This Rochester nonprofit has been making a difference for 100 years

The Rochester Hearing & Speech Center will celebrate its history this year. → Read More

Some Wegmans customers will need to find their way after being 'reset'

This time Wegmans is rearranging items in the store in Geneva and the one on Calkins Road in Henrietta. → Read More

On a soggy Sunday in Saugerties, a Woodstock '94 gospel performance made for a happy day

The Sisters of Glory was an ad hoc group led by Mavis Staples that brought gospel to Woodstock '94. → Read More