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KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — “He was really good… an aggressive driver. He was really, really good on small tracks, kind of a charger,” penned noted sportswriter Pete Zanardi, as … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — It was a race to the finish line at Bethel Speedway on Saturday, August 21 as Hurricane Henri approached the region. Plus, due to a concert later that day at Bethel Woods, … more
An af-fair to remember [Photo gallery]
HONESDALE, PA — On Thursday, August 12, the 159th Wayne County Fair (August 6-14, 2021) featured a series of 10 hot, paced harness races in front of the grandstands. Starting with the first … more
HONESDALE, PA — Running for mayor can be challenging and fast-paced. You have to meet the deadline for getting your name on the ballot and campaigning. There are the debates, the public … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — Tom Crompton of Amherst, NH has a passion for vintage Ford-based racecars running indomitable four-cylinder engines, as well as old racing motorcycles. As a member of … more
HONESDALE, PA — Last year’s retirement of Wayne County Sheriff Mark Steelman means that Republican voters will be choosing a replacement in this year’s municipal primary. Chris … more
HONESDALE, PA — Just as things are dying down on the national stage from last year’s presidential election and its aftermath, it’s election season again in local … more
JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — In a village of 336 people, a voter turnout upwards of 127 is impressive.  On March 16, attorney William Chellis was elected mayor of Jeffersonville with 72 votes. … more
MONTICELLO, NY — It all started with a lucky bet at Monticello Raceway more than half a century ago. On a recent wintery morning, Robert “Bob” Lounsbury sat down in his tack room … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Robert “Bob” Lounsbury bought a $2 ticket at the Monticello Raceway—“the Mighty M”—as a teenager back in 1968. As Lady Luck was riding on … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Jimmy Devaux is one of the winningest harness drivers at Monticello Raceway; he was just 10 years old when the “Mighty M” opened up for business on June 27, … more
MONTICELLO & LIBERTY, NY — A few decades before Monticello Raceway opened its gates on June 27, 1958, the sport of harness racing reined supreme in Sullivan County, NY. While memories … more
MONTICELLO, NY — On Tuesday, January 12, Monticello Raceway presented a card of 11 one-mile races under an overcast sky. The local race track, nicknamed “The Mighty M,” opened on … more
OBERNBERG, NY — “I thought this was going to be a goldmine,” said 86-year-old Jim Greier, who at the age of 19 approaching 20, decided he was going to strike it rich by setting up a … more
FREMONT CENTER, NY — On Sunday, June 28, 1953, a motorsports event advertised as the Sullivan County Sport Car Race wrapped up with a series of races on the local highways and rural byways of … more
MONTICELLO, NY — In a press release issued at 12:39 p.m. on Saturday, November 21, Meagan K. Galligan declared victory in the race for Sullivan County District Attorney. “I have come … more
PENNSYLVANIA — According to Gov. Tom Wolf and Health Secretary Rachel Levine’s weekly COVID-19 update on November 23, the commonwealth had seen a seven-day case increase of 36,133 cases, … more
Three weeks after Election Day, most of approximately 30,000 absentee and affidavit ballots have been counted in the contest for New York’s 42nd State Senate District, and Senator Jen Metzger has conceded the race. more
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