Lifetime Achievement: James R. Sharpe

Jim’s service began in 1966, when he joined the US Air Force. Now, a proud veteran, he serves on the Grand Island Veteran’s Memorial Wall Committee and is treasurer for Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial Park Project. After returning to Western New York, he worked in a...

Educator of the Year: Denise A. Dunbar

There’s a saying around town that Charlotte Sidway Elementary School is the Disneyworld of elementary schools. Because of the atmosphere Principal Denise Dunbar has strived to sustain since she took the helm in 2006, the students love going to school there, the...