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January was second-biggest month for Orleans Hub

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 2 February 2016 at 12:00 am

Photos by Tom Rivers – Firefighters work to put out a fire at the corner of Bennetts Corners Road and Fourth Section Road (Route 31A) in Clarendon on Jan. 6.

January was the second-biggest month in terms of traffic for Orleans Hub since the on-line news site started in April 2013.

Last month, Orleans Hub had 715,769 pageviews, a daily average of 23,089. Only in September, during an intense primary election season, has the Hub had more pageviews. We had 765,677 that month, a daily average of 25,523.

We also topped 7,000 as a daily average for unique visitors. That’s only the second time we’ve been over 7,000. We had a 7,054-average in January. September remains the record for highest daily average for unique visitors with 7,671.

Here are the top 5 most-viewed stories in January.

1. 2 arrested in Albion for kidnapping, robbery in separate incidents

2. Former public defender from Medina gets 5 years in prison

3. Fire Destroys Garage in Albion

Firefighters work to put out a fire on Jan. 2 at a garage at 140 South Clinton St. in the Village of Albion

4. Fire Damages Home in Clarendon on 31A

5. Fire at Medina apartment house sends 2 to hospital