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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 — More years ago than this sports scribbler will admit to, he covered numerous noteworthy events at Monticello Raceway. There were the famous “The Mighty M” … 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
HONESDALE, PA — After riding motorcycles for three decades, first racing them on tracks and then in hill climbs for the last 20 years, Bill Marshall figured it was time to put the brakes on his … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — “I have a good wife who lets me do my thing,” said veteran modified driver John Cote of New Milford, CT. For the last 20 years, he has considered Bethel Motor … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — What better way to spend a sunny Sunday afternoon, along with more than 1,000 motorsports fans, than watching cars crash into each other until one driver crawls out of a … more
FREMONT CENTER, NY — This one’s for you, Jack. More than a few years ago, John “Jack” Niflot, a friend and co-conspirator in the world of words, loaned me his cherished … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — Return with us now to the halcyon days of open-cockpit motorsports in America. That bygone era when racers competed wheel-to-wheel in what are now considered to be … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — On Sunday, July 12, Bethel Motor Speedway hosted a varied program of motorsports racing action on the local legendary quarter-mile asphalt oval. Members of the Atlantic … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — NASCAR-sanctioned motorsports returned to our area in June with a series of practice sessions, followed by the official opening of the racing season at Bethel Motor … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — On October 9, 2018, racecar driver Dan Dulin’s life shifted gears dramatically; the professional landscaper of Par 5 Landscaping lost both arms after being … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — Now that the curve has been flattened, PA counties have moved into the green phase and many people have resumed living their lives as normal—most conversations about … more
OBERNBERG, NY — Maybe it’s in the blood, or perhaps it resides in the genes. But whatever the case, 14-year-old Monika Deckelman is following her father’s passion for speed at … more
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Grey Towers won’t open for Memorial Day Weekend MILFORD, PA — For the first time in more than 20 years, Grey Towers National Historic Site won’t be opening the mansion doors for … more
BETHEL, NY — There’s always a sense of rebelliousness in the air at the local quarter-mile oval asphalt track. Picture Robert Mitchem in the cult classic flick “Thunder Road” … more
Of course, the fair is about Ferris wheels, funnel cakes and family fun, but for many, it’s also a time to honor dedication, tradition and a slate of people who worked for years to make the fair possible. more
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