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Archives for August 2009

Rotarians Discuss Struggles of the Deaf

At a recent Sunrise Rotary Meeting, Rotarian Dan Farfaglia told the club about Deaf Awareness Week, which is the last week in September and how some movie theaters are playing a part in helping those that are hearing impaired to enjoy the movie.

Hoffman Blasts Spending & Debt

Hoffman, an Essex County CPA and small businessman, called runaway spending and ever-growing deficits “the one-two punch that is knocking-out the American economy” and repeated his call for his opponents to sign the Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) pledge against raising taxes.

Family And Books Wraps Up A Successful Summer Program

The Family and Books project was a winner for both the children and parents. Preschoolers through first graders and their families attended the sessions in Oswego, Fulton and Pulaski. “The summer program was a great way for parents and children to spend some quality time together as well as getting the children prepared for the upcoming school year “ stated Chena Tucker, the Americorp member and FAB coordinator.

Regular Season Finale Saturday At Fulton Speedway

This Saturday, September 5 at Fulton Speedway, will be the 2009 regular season finale with Track Champions crowned in all divisions. The DIRTcar Big Block Modifieds, DIRTcar Sportsman, DIRTcar Street Stocks, E&V Energy Novice Sportsman and the Gladiators will all look to finish out the point season in style on Town Mechanical Night. One on One Spectator Races will also be contested. The great evening of family entertainment will start at 7 p.m.

Shepard Goes For 1st DIRTcar Big Block Modified Title Friday At Brewerton Speedway

Matt Sheppard is closing in on his first ever DIRTcar Big Block Modified Track Championship at Brewerton Speedway. This Friday, September 4 at the D-shaped Dirt Demon, Sheppard will look for another strong finish to claim his first ever title at the Oswego County facility. Lurking in the second position is Billy Decker, a four-time Track Champion at the Ultimate Drivers Track.

Barclay Urges Governor to Release $150 Million to Help Dairy Farmers

Assemblyman Will Barclay (R,C,I—Pulaski) today sent a letter to the Governor, urging him to release $150 million in federal stimulus funding to help New York’s struggling family dairy farmers. Barclay and other lawmakers are urging the Governor to provide assistance in what has been called the most difficult economic conditions in the state’s dairy industry history.

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