Old News – Summer Sales

If you think about it, this event is way ahead of its time. It is a big sale to get people to buy local. Today local stores are competing against internet retailers. In 1968 the local retailers were trying to compete with large chains that were moving into the area. Some stores were giving bargains …

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Old News – Carnival

This isn’t a very big news story but I wanted to use the ad for the Barnard Fireman’s Carnival. I have lived in the Barnard neighborhood for 28 years. The opening night had a fireman’s parade with units from all over the county. Then the second night was tie children’s parade. The Barnard Carnival continued …

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Old News – Diver Training

A hundred years ago World War I is still going. The Brockport newspaper printed this letter that was from one of the local soldiers that was being trained to be a diver. The Brockport Republic Thursday, July 4, 1918 Soldiers Being Taught Diving Few Brockport people know that some of our boys are getting training …

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