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The Big Screen Shines Again

After a windstorm devastated the big screen at the historic Midway Drive In Theatre and an outpouring of support from the community to rebuild, a new screen as big as the old one was erected this week and Friday (Aug. 29) night was lit with moving picture shows.

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Payne Shatters Oswego Track Record in Budweiser International Classic ‘Fast 14’ Time Trials

Oswego Speedway’s Budweiser International Classic ‘Fast 14’ time trials proved to be historic Friday night, as Joey Payne shattered the Supermodified track record with a lap of 15.802 seconds at 142.387 mph, to set on the pole for Sunday’s 58th annual International Classic. Payne’s blistering lap aboard the Graham/Strong Racing Xtreme No. 99 bested a field of 37 Supermodifieds to take time on Friday night, and was the fastest of three drivers to turn the Speedway’s first laps under 16 seconds in a non-wing Supermodified.

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Community Invited to Complete Survey for APW Central School District Website

The Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Central School District invites you (parents, teachers, students, community members, etc.) to take an online survey that will help assist the district in updating the school website. Now is the time to submit your input so that the website can best serve your needs in an effective manner.

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Sandra Scott Travels: A Real Sweet Time In Boston

Whenever John and I visit a new area we check to see if they have free tours, Global Greeters, culinary experiences and/or chocolate tours. While the culinary experience and chocolate tours are not free they add an interesting facet to our travels. When we were in Boston we signed up for the Back Bay Chocolate tour offered by Boston Chocolate Tours, (www.bostonchocolatetours.com). It is just one of their tours. They also offer shopping that includes chocolate stops and cupcake tours. It is all yummy.

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Emergency Bridge Repairs Under Way In Brewerton

UPDATE: As of 8:30 p.m. Friday, August 29 – the Route 11 bridge over the Oneida River in Brewerton has been re-opened to traffic in both directions, with a 20 ton weight restriction. New York State’s emergency bridge repair contractor was onsite at the state Route 11 Bridge in Brewerton Friday (Aug. 29) assessing the work needed after the Department of Transportation declared the structure unsafe for vehicle traffic yesterday.

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