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LaVersa M. Scott, active in Granby Center United Methodist Church

LaVersa M. Scott, 96, of Granby Center, passed away Sunday, June 29 surrounded by her loving family.

A native of Sandy Creek, she lived in Granby Center most of her life.

LaVersa was an active member of the Granby Center United Methodist Church for many years.

She was predeceased by her husband, John Scott, a son, Ellison Scott and by her brothers, Mason and Robert McNeilly.

Surviving are her children, Ann (Robert) Kastler of Fulton, Jean Scott of Sterling, Mildred Flett of Baldwinsville, Linda (Thomas) Leonard of Hannibal and John (Karen) Scott of Redmond, OR; a sister, Freeda Benham of Auburn; nine grandchildren, Laurie Thompson, Rosanne Cornell, Shelly Murphy, Kelly Jett, Aaron Flett, Holly Scott, John Scott, Jr., Scott Leonard and Penny Leonard; 11 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 1 (today) at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 2 at the funeral home with burial at Fairdale Rural Cemetery in Hannibal.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Granby Center United Methodist Church.

Volney Elementary students honored for positive behavior

The Volney classroom role models for June for displaying citizenship are: in front, from left, are Kyler DiRenzo, Saige Conger, Aidan Greeney and Wyatt Pastorell. In the second row, from left, are Danielle Boyce, Emma Kerfien, Sawyer Clark, Addison Pickard, Evan Zimmerman and Kendall Williamson. In the third row, from left, are Huntter Clark, Noah Cordone, Summer-Rae Kennedy, Anthony Bennett and Nicholas Miceli. In the back row, from left, are Principal Lisa Garofolo, Rachel Rowlee, James Salisbury, Noah Smith, Mary Jerred and Nicholas Vant.
The Volney classroom role models for June for displaying citizenship are: in front, from left, are Kyler DiRenzo, Saige Conger, Aidan Greeney and Wyatt Pastorell. In the second row, from left, are Danielle Boyce, Emma Kerfien, Sawyer Clark, Addison Pickard, Evan Zimmerman and Kendall Williamson. In the third row, from left, are Huntter Clark, Noah Cordone, Summer-Rae Kennedy, Anthony Bennett and Nicholas Miceli. In the back row, from left, are Principal Lisa Garofolo, Rachel Rowlee, James Salisbury, Noah Smith, Mary Jerred and Nicholas Vant.

Volney Elementary School students earned recognition during a recent assembly for their positive behavior throughout the year and for being role models to their peers. Continue reading

Local students achieve honors, degrees at colleges, universities

Union College – Evan States, of Phoenix, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.

Clarkson University – Will attend this fall, Nicholas Robert Baxter of Central Square, a mechanical engineering major, who previously attended SUNY Canton; Dana L. Rowe of Mexico, a civil engineering major, who previously attended SUNY Potsdam.

Buena Vista University – Alyssa Stout, of Pulaski, graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in athletic training and exercise science.  Continue reading

Longley Brothers honored by Chrysler

Members of the Longley family at Longley Bros. Inc. in Fulton, N.Y., pictured above, received a 50-year award for Dodge from Chrysler Group’s Northeast Business Center. Pictured seated, from left, are founders Harold Longley and Earl Longley. Pictured standing, from left, are John Longley; Gene Longley, general manager; Dennis Longley, dealer principal; and Doug Longley, sales manager.
Members of the Longley family at Longley Bros. Inc. in Fulton, N.Y., pictured above, received a 50-year award for Dodge from Chrysler Group’s Northeast Business Center. Pictured seated, from left, are founders Harold Longley and Earl Longley. Pictured standing, from left, are John Longley; Gene Longley, general manager; Dennis Longley, dealer principal; and Doug Longley, sales manager.