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Dignitaries help Ridgeway mark 200th

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 29 June 2013 at 12:00 am

Photos by Tom Rivers

U.S. Rep. Chris Collins, R-Clarence, hands a proclamation to Town Supervisor Brian Napoli today in honor of the town’s bicentennial. Resident Hugh James, back left, was one of about 50 people to crowd into the town hall for the presentations.

Ridgeway Town Supervisor Brian Napoli, left, congratulates Don Marchner, Ridgeway fire chief, for the Fire Company’s award in leading the county in EMS training hours with 994.

Orleans County Legislator Lynne Johnson, right, reads a proclamation in honor of Ridgeway’s 200th anniversary. Johnson is joined by Mary Woodruff, a town councilwoman who last November became the first woman elected to the Ridgeway Town Board. Woodruff is joined by her grandchildren, Amanda and Brennan Woodruff.

Orleans Hub will have more on Ridgeway’s bicentennial later.