Pittsford couple heads to South Korea to cheer on skier Jon Lillis in the Olympics

A Pittsford couple left the Rochester Airport on Tuesday, headed to South Korea to see their son compete in the Winter Olympics. Bernie and Jamie Lillis...
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Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:31am

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worse still was the prospect of an honorable mention

On Monday night, conductor Eric Townell announced that the Rochester Oratorio Society (ROS) had been invited to enter a singing contest in Beijing, a kind of Chinese Idol with four judges and prizes and everything. After hearing more about it, he decided we would not compete, since three of the judges are Chinese and the other is Polish. It seemed likely, Eric said, that politics might influence the outcome. Needless pressure.

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