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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Elizabethtown Kiwanis Club, known for their ever-popular bacon burger booth at the Essex County Fair, met at the Deer’s Head Inn in Elizabethtown to discuss ongoing charitable efforts. more

Aug 28, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun


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WESTPORT | A Saturday which drew three times as many patrons helped springboard the 169th Essex County Fair into a successful venture in 2017. more

Aug 22, 2017 4:30 PM The Sun


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WESTPORT — For the 169th time, farmers, food and thrill seekers will come together for the Essex County Fair, held from Aug. 16-20 at the fairgrounds here. more

Aug 11, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun

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WESTPORT — Teams of 4-H kids descended on the Essex County Fairgrounds last Friday with one common goal: get the barns and buildings ready for the fair. more

Aug 10, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN — If you ask what a calf named Lucky, cheese, fresh honey, wood-fired bread and 18 town supervisors have in common, you might answer Essex County. more

Aug 2, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun


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WESTPORT — The local gymkhana season could grow into a 12-month season thanks to a grant to the Essex County Fairgrounds. more

Jul 28, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun


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WESTPORT — County officials have long admitted the Cornell Cooperative Extension building in Westport isn’t exactly in tip-top shape. more

Jun 13, 2017 9:30 AM The Sun


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AU SABLE FORKS — A blue-ribbon winner at the Essex County Fair last week may have found a full-time occupation. And Seth Bushey, of Jay, is only 13-years-old. more

Aug 18, 2016 11:00 AM The Sun


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Rep. Elise Stefanik, Assemblyman Dan Stec among participating dignitaries more

Aug 10, 2016 7:41 PM The Sun

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WESTPORT — Essex County 4-H clubs add color and beauty, order to fairgrounds more

Aug 9, 2016 3:00 PM The Sun

ESSEX COUNTY ­­— Thousands of dogs die each year from being left in hot cars and many more are rescued by emergency services. more

Aug 8, 2016 6:00 AM The Sun

The 168th Essex County Fair rolls into Westport on Aug. 10 more

Aug 3, 2016 6:00 AM Editorials


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WESTPORT — It’s late-July, and the Essex County Fair is primed for takeoff. more

Jul 28, 2016 9:00 AM The Sun

It is that time of year to plan for a trip to the Essex County Fair. more

Jul 22, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

The Essex County Fair is less than one month away, which, for me, brings both anticipation and reflection. more

Jul 13, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor


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WESTPORT — Horseback riders will now be required to wear helmets at all events sponsored by the Essex County Agricultural Society, the group tasked with running the county fairgrounds. more

Jul 5, 2016 12:45 PM The Sun

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There are some things that are worth waiting a year for, and the annual return of county fair season in one of them. more

Jun 15, 2016 6:00 AM NCL Magazine 1 Comments


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Essex County Judge Richard Meyer strolled down the fair’s main drag, nodding at passerby and occasionally stopping to chat with well-wishers. more

Aug 20, 2015 6:00 AM The Sun


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As the carnival chugs into town, so do the treats: more

Aug 19, 2015 8:00 AM The Sun

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Aug 19, 2015 7:00 AM The Sun

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