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Local Powerlifter is Training Other Athletes to Win

In his early teens, Steve Helmicki considered himself a bit of an undersized football player, which led him to begin training in his parents’ attic with a DP vinyl and sand weight set and a Bill Grant fitness manual. While countless other young athletes might have a similar story to tell, very few — if any — have ever taken it quite as far as Helmicki.

Pheasant-Raising Programs Bolster Hunting Opportunities

ALBANY, NY (09/14/2010)(readMedia)-- New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Pete Grannis today announced that approximately 30,000 adult pheasants will be released on lands open to public hunting for the upcoming fall pheasant hunting season.

Orleans County Rotary Derby in August

For the 24th year in a row, the Rotary Club will hold a fishing derby on Lake Ontario.

The 2010 installment of the event will take place from August 7th until August 22nd.

Prizes will be awarded in four major categories: Salmon, Rainbow/Steelhead, Brown Trout and Lake Trout.

Grand Prize for the overall biggest fish is $4,000. 

For more information, call (585) 798-3986.