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Essex County Fair

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Pete DeMola

WESTPORT | Rep. Elise Stefanik mingled with residents and supporters on a dirt track as a cow named Golden Graham patiently awaited her moment in the spotlight. more

The Sun

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WESTPORT | With patriotic fanfare, the Essex County Fair is ready for its 170th year. more

The Sun

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WESTPORT | Essex County leaders are looking to develop marketing tools to expand use of the Essex County Fairgrounds. more

The Sun

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Sun

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Pete DeMola

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

The Sun

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

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

The Sun

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

Editorials

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

The Sun

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

Letters to the Editor

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

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

The Sun

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Paul Ramsingh

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

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