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One of the chief pleasures of the Altamont Fair its its link to the agrarian past, a time when hens were raised in the backyard, horses were part of everyday life,sheep were shorn for wool, and that wool was spun and worked into wearable garments by hand.

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Riley Carlone raised a rabbit he loved, named Snickers, and was proud to see him judged best of breed.

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Smoothies are extremely nutritious, and Jim Haas was really excited about it. 

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First leg of Hilltown Triple Crown was run last Saturday; two to go.

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ALTAMONT — The Giraffe Menagerie is a big draw for kids at The Altamont Fair because they get to feed a variety of animals, including Twiggs.

Twiggs is the Coronas family’s 16-year-old giraffe. They have owned him, as part of their Coronas of Hollywood show, since he was 3.

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For many, The Altamont Fair offers a chance to appreciate gravity. Fairgoers are testing their stomachs and their skills this week, in the participatory side of the annual attraction.

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Girls who ranged in age from 6 to 20 were crowned Tuesday at the Altamont fair pageant. They'll reign all week at the fair, and the winners and their alternates will do community-service projects and make appearances throughout the year.

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On Aug. 5, the Old Men of the Mountain met at the Country Café in Schoharie. This scribe has to tell a tale of a whopping mistake he made.

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