Mohawk concludes three-day celebration
Organizers of the 40th annual Mohawk Valley Independence Day Celebration will take a much-needed break this week and then regroup next Monday.
“We’ll talk about what worked and what didn’t,” said Patty Clawson, who, along with husband Michael and longtime chairman Don Clark, co-chaired the three-day celebration.
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Cool cash, hot rods and chili featured for major event in Greenville
Indian Valley Editor
Gold Digger Days organizers have gone all out to make the 2012 event the most spectacular ever for the 50th anniversary of Gold Digger Days and the 150th for the town of Greenville.
The excitement begins Friday, July 20, with a concert by Lacy J. Dalton at 7:30 p.m. on the Main Street Stage, and activities almost every hour throughout the day and night Saturday, July 21.
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Congress extends Secure Rural Schools
Congress voted Friday, June 29, to extend the Secure Rural Schools (SRS) program. The SRS extension is part of the nation’s transportation bill.
The extension moved one step closer to reauthorization Wednesday, June 27, when House and Senate conference committee members reached a compromise on the nation’s long-stalled transportation bill, which was due to expire Saturday, June 30.
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Victim’s wife left homeless: Victim may have been suffering from withdrawal
The officer-involved shooting June 19 at Evergreen Motel and RV Park outside Quincy left one man dead and his wife homeless. Janet Cass, 50, identified the shooting victim as her husband, Dennis Jason William Majewski, 36.
In the course of an hour, Cass lost her husband, her home and virtually all of her belongings. She is temporarily staying at the Gold Pan Lodge.
“I need help,” Cass said Friday, June 22, “with little things. And for donations and stuff to get him cremated.”
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Railroad Days is back on track
Problems that threatened to derail this year’s Railroad Days celebration have been overcome, and a scaled-down event is planned for Aug. 17-19.
“It’s good news,” City Manager Leslie Tigan told the city council during a meeting earlier this month.
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