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By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 1 January 2017 at 2:57 pm
Photo by Tom Rivers – Holley firefighters are pictured on Feb. 27 with Alexandria Disque, second from left, and a dog Sadie, as well as Sadie’s owner Cassie Wolfanger, left. Disque and Sadie were rescued this afternoon after being swept in a tunnel on Sandy Creek that goes under the Erie Canal. The firefighters were on a boat that went into the dark tunnel. Pictured from left in back include Fran Gaylord, Harris Reed and Justin McMillon.

Photo by Tom Rivers – Holley firefighters are pictured on Feb. 27 with Alexandria Disque, second from left, and a dog Sadie, as well as Sadie’s owner Cassie Wolfanger, left. Disque and Sadie were rescued this afternoon after being swept in a tunnel on Sandy Creek that goes under the Erie Canal. The firefighters were on a boat that went into the dark tunnel. Pictured from left in back include Fran Gaylord, Harris Reed and Justin McMillon.

The story about Jeff Evoy’s death was the most clicked on story in 2016 on Orleans Hub with 10,215 views.

Evoy, 50, passed away on June 23 at age 50, a day before graduation. Evoy, a popular school leader, had been battling a serious illness for a month.

Here are the 10 most viewed stories in 2016:

1. Jeff Evoy, Medina school superintendent, dies unexpectedly

2. Waterport teen rescues man who drove into Lake Ontario

3. Body found off Clarks Mills Road in Carlton (Link missing)

4. Inmate faces numerous charges after attempted escape 

5. Barre home destroyed in Christmas fire

6. Public asked to help ID man in Middleport robbery

7.  Medina woman seriously injured in accident late last night

8.  2 seriously injured after big branch snaps, crashes through windshield

9. 2 face charges for cocaine distribution, marijuana growing operation in Ridgeway

10. Firefighters save woman, dog from drowning

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