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Orleans Hub breaks 500,000-mark again in November

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 5 December 2014 at 12:00 am

Photos by Tom Rivers – Members of the Monroe County Bomb Squad and Albion police officer David Mogle head into a house on West Park Street on Nov. 4 to remove a live grenade from the World War II era.

Orleans Hub broke the 500,000-mark for page views for the third straight month in November. Overall, we had 501,550 pageviews in November for a daily average of 16,718.

We also averaged 5,440 daily unique visitors, the third straight month we were over 5,000 for a daily average.

We were down a little from the record traffic in October, when we had a daily average of 5,640 unique visitors, and a daily page view average of 17,786. (The November traffic was about double from a year ago.)

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Kelsee Soule and the Albion girls volleyball team captured a Sectional title.

We were in between fall and winter sports seasons for much of November. Mike and Cheryl Wertman captured the playoff action for the local teams. Four teams earned Sectional titles including: Albion girls volleyball, Kendall girls soccer, the Barker field hockey and the Barker boys cross country teams.

Photo by Tom Rivers – A fire on Nov. 7 destroyed the Carlton home owned by Tim and Terry Keller.

The top five articles for the month (for “clicks”) include:

1. Firefighters battle to put out blaze in Carlton

2. Former tavern being transformed to high-end apartments, restaurant

3. Miller is sentenced to 25 years to life in state prison

4. Albion native dies in plane crash in Bahamas

5. Bomb Squad removes WWII-era grenade from Albion house