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Holyoke Volunteer Fire Department Chief Stacy Rueter, pictured at left, and Assistant Chief Josh Young wrap ribs, cooking up the leftover meat from the HVFD Family Fun Day rib cook-off Sunday, May 21. —Johnson Publications

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Kylee Smith, at right, races ahead of Savannah Emmerich in the Stop, Drop and Run 5K at the Family Fun Day event. —Johnson Publications

Firefighters cook up some Family Fun

    Don’t worry folks — it was the good kind of smoke emanating from Homesteaders Park Sunday, May 21, as the Holyoke Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Family Fun Day brought together grilling, fi

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Sammy Swindell is a three-time World of Outlaws and five-time Chili Bowl champion. —Photo by Max Dolder, HardcoreRaceFans.com

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Sammy Swindell races a winged sprint car. Lucas Oil 360 ASCS Spring Nationals will be held for the first time at the Phillips County Raceway in Holyoke Sunday, May 28. —Photo by SprintCarNews.com

Sammy Swindell headlines national tour stop at PCR

    Phillips County Raceway’s event of the season is slated for Sunday, May 28, with an evening packed full of races, ranging from micro sprint cars to trucks.

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Apsyn Kinnie, pictured at right, takes a turn kicking the punching bag at last Tuesday’s self-defense class hosted by Holyoke Fitness Club. Mario Ortiz observes each kick, offering suggestions to improve its effectiveness. —Johnson Publications

Locals learn martial arts, self-defense

    Two self-defense classes were hosted by Holyoke Fitness Club this month, May 9 and 16, providing a free opportunity for community members age 13 and older to learn some valuable life skills.

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Giving audience members the comedy they craved, Jerry Brandt and Amber Schroetlin play up the drama when a gun is pulled out by a murderer in the play within a play performed at the Holyoke High School auditorium last weekend. —Johnson Publications

The show must go on!

    What this play within a play was lacking in good writing, acting skills and sound effects was made up with plenty of comedy.


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