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Summer Reading Program30 viewsCatherine Wheeler (left) paints Grace McCarthy's face like a cat during the party at Plumb Library, which celebrated the success of its summer reading program, which saw a doubling in the number of participants and hours read. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Summer Reading Program30 viewsParticipants in the summer reading program were encouraged to sign a card and leave a brief note describing one of their favorite parts of what they experienced during the "Dream Big: Read" program. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Summer Reading Program35 viewsFor each hour participants read, they placed a button in this jar. At the end of the "Dream Big: Read" summer reading program, students and their families had spent 7,106 hours reading. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Summer Reading Program33 viewsPlumb Library had a party on Saturday, September 15, 2012, to celebrate the success of its summer reading program, "Dream Big: Read." They did a different style of program this year which was open to students and their families, as well as their teachers. Students chose their own books and logged their hours a website. The program nearly doubled its participation from last year and doubled the amount of reading done by students. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Summer Reading Program81 viewsKids who participated in the Plumb Library summer reading program were invited to draw a favorite scene inspired by a book they read. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Foster Homes40 views For the last decade, the Shaw family of Rochester has opened their home to 20 foster kids. While some children are placed in their home for a few months and others for a few years, they welcome every child who needs a safe, nurturing place to live. (from left) Megan, Amy, Mark Shaw. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Rochester Wrestling43 viewsFormer wrestling super star Ox Baker was on hand to sign autographs and meet fans during the Rochester Country Fair's wrestling contest on Friday, August 17, 2012. The show featured local and regional performers in a variety of formats, from singles fights to tag-team. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Rochester Wrestling49 viewsOn Friday, August 17, 2012, the Rochester Country Fair played host to a wrestling match that featured many area performers. While the hits may be fake, the falls are quite real. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Rochester Wrestling61 viewsOn Friday, August 17, 2012, the Rochester Country Fair played host to a wrestling match that featured many area performers. While the hits may be fake, the falls are quite real. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Rochester Wrestling50 viewsDoink the Clown milks the audience for applause while spinning his opponent in the air. Doink was a popular wrestling character in the early to mid 1990s, with several different men performing under the moniker. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Rochester Wrestling59 viewsHall of Fame wrestler Tony Atlas (left) made an appearance at the Rochester County Fair’s annual wrestling match. Atlas, popular in the 1970s and 1980s, was a professional body builder, and most notably, beat Hulk Hogan in 1981 at Madison Square Garden. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Rochester Country Fair68 viewsHundreds of local residents ventured to Rochester for the Annual Rochester Country Fair held from Thursday, August 16 through Sunday, August 19. This was the first year the fair was held at its new grounds on Pine Street. Photos by Felix Perez.
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