Conductor Robert Hansbrough (Daily Gazette file photo)

ESYO wind ensemble to perform in Hungary

The Empire State Youth Orchestra Wind Orchestra will visit Mako, Hungary for three performances, Aug. 15-22, during the annual conference of the World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles. About 50 students between the ages of 8 and 18 from the…

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Hillside Elementary School students Mia Morrow and Vivian Reeves participated in this year's Jump Rope for Heart.

Pouring their heart into jumping rope

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter Their hearts were bursting with generosity again this year as Hillside Elementary School students tied on their tennis shoes and picked up jump ropes for the annual Jump Rope for Heart event. Last year the…