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New book chronicles stock car racing in the ’50s

Stock Car Racing in the 50s, by Ford Easton, highlights 48 tracks in western WNY and NWPA that operated in the ’50s. WNY tracks include those from the Chemung Speedrome east of Elmira, Wellsville Raceway, Angelica Raceway, Hunt Raceway, Olean Raceway and Stateline Speedway at Busti in the west, including Continue reading →

Matthew Kemp congressional award

Fairport student earns Congressional Award Gold Medal

Fairport High School’s Matthew Kemp, an 11th-grader, has earned the Congressional Award Gold Medal, and will be recognized with the presentation of the Gold Medal in Washington, DC during the 2014 Gold Medal Ceremony, June 19. The Gold Medal is the highest honor of the United States Congress for young Continue reading →