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An agricultural company has acquired an Eden warehouse from a prominent family in the town, paying $2.566 million. Timac Agro USA of Reading, Pa., bought the facility at 8639 Depot St., formerly home to Eden Sanitation Service and Paul C. Laing Inc., from Laing Family Properties LLC. The 35,470-square-foot warehouse was built in 1906 on 0.81 acres. Timac Agro, which …

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Pos. Name, School, Year, fast fact OH Troy Gooch, Canisius, 12, Third-year starter and Monsignor Martin Player of the Year earned all-tournament honors five times, recording 569 kills and 62 aces. OH Drew Hesse, Eden, 12, Two-year starter earned all-tournament honors in several events, including the New York State Public High Schools Athletic Association championship…

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The Eden boys volleyball program has recorded its share of memorable victories over the years but earned perhaps its most unforgettable triumph just before Thanksgiving. That's when the Raiders captured the one title – the New York State Public High Schools Athletic Association plaque – that had been missing from their trophy case. Eden capped its season to remember …

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One nickname's roots can be traced back to a joke between teammates, while the other appears to have been born from a statistician's shorthand. Regardless of their origins, there's no denying that the acronyms FLOP and CASH have become as much a part of the Western New York Girls Hockey Federation as the players and late afternoon games. CASH has the jerseys to prove it…

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Eden boys volleyball’s final day of competition was grueling and nerve-racking, featuring a pool play tie-breaker and a back-and-forth five-set championship game. Coach Robert Pierce said the hurdles just made the victory even sweeter. The Raiders left Long Island Division II state champions for the first time in school history. “We’re playing schools that are not o…

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ROCHESTER -- Zach Brosnick has a tough job for the Eden boys volleyball team. But he serves the role well. As the Raiders’ serving specialist, his playing time lasts as long as he is precise on the service line. Brosnick made sure he saw a lot of the court during Saturday’s New York State Public High School Athletic Association Division II Far West Regionals at Webster Sc…

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The Eden Raiders boys volleyball team added some more hardware to an already large trophy case on Thursday as they took a 24-26, 25-16, 25-14, 25-16 win over Sweet Home in the Section VI Division II crossover match on Wednesday at Lackawanna High School. Eden’s win earned the Raiders their 31st Division II title and the third in the last four seasons. Leading the way fo…

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Robert Pierce was rooting for a Sweet Home victory on Tuesday night. He doesn’t want to see them win again, however. “I’m thrilled for them,” Pierce, the Eden coach, said of Sweet Home and coach Rich Cicero, his former club volleyball and Penn State University teammate. “He’s one of my best friends, a great guy. He’s really worked hard and those kids are responding to him…

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The sting of losing sectional championship matches last year propelled Portville and East Aurora to title conquests on Monday night. Portville ended Eden’s dynasty with a straight-set victory in the Class C crossover and East Aurora swept Alden for the Class B crown before an estimated crowd of 350 at Daemen College. The two teams return to Daemen on Friday for Far West …

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Portville will take another swing at trying to end Eden’s run of dominance. The two teams will meet in the Section VI Class C girls volleyball championship rematch on Monday night at Daemen College following their respective sectional title defenses on Thursday night at Brocton. Portville (18-3) swept Cassadaga Valley in the C-2 final after Eden (18-1) won its 19th strai…

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Stephen Pierce will be in an unfamiliar position during Eden girls volleyball games this season — cheering from the stands. For the first time in nearly three decades, it won’t be Pierce running one of the top programs in New York State. The longtime coach retired after a 28-year run that included 995 career wins and 14 state championships, both NYSPHSAA records. The…

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2016 postseason champions: Canisius (Monsignor Martin High School Athletic Association), Clarence (Section VI Division I), Eden (Section VI overall Division II), Hamburg (Section VI Division II-A). 2016 All-Western New York underclassmen: First team – Collin Rigley-11 (Eden). Second team – Drew Hesse-11 (Eden), Brandon Dunz-10 (Frontier), Jesse Donorovich-11 (Lockport),…

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Lions, Tigers and a few Bulldogs: Oh, my Scrimmage Saturday is around the corner for Western New York's scholastic football teams. The scrimmage extravagana begins at several sites at 9 a.m., as it's a chance for teams to hit players not on their own squad for the first time since practices began Aug. 14 throughout the state. Teams' playbooks will be scaled down, but…

Stacey Smith, a former volleyball standout at Eden High School who went on to play collegiately at the University of Georgia and Syracuse, was named women’s volleyball coach at Hilbert College Thursday. Smith, 25, had been serving as the Hawks’ top assistant since 2015. “Stacey has shown a passion for coaching the sport over the last few seasons,” said John Czarnecki…

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Jan. 9, 1933 – July 29, 2017 When Anthony J. St. George graduated from Meyer Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in 1960, he was one of only two men in his class. “He wanted a different, male-oriented career,” his daughter Carolyn says. “He thought he was going to hate nursing, but he loved nursing. He said it was the most rewarding part of his career.” Mr. St. G…