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PATTERSON INN MUSEUM I-86 EXIT 46 59 W. PULTENEY ST. CORNING, NY 14830 607-937-5281 www.pattersoninnmuseum.org Open M-F, 10am-4pm Guided Tours
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Beautiful 37 guest rooms All rooms on first floor Non smoking rooms available Kids stay FREE Cable TV with ESPN,CNN FREE deluxe continental breakfast
• FREE local telephones • FREE parking • Guest laundry • Efficiency rooms with microwave and refrigerator available • Crib, ironing board, hair dryer available upon request
Located close to several attractions including the Corning Museum of Glass, National Warplane Museum, Corning Gaffer District!
10% discount with this ad! e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Not valid with other discounts, holidays or special events. Present at checkin. Based on availability. Expires 4/1/13.
phone: (607) 937-5686 webaddress: www.budgetinncorning.com address: 11385 LPGA Drive, Corning, NY
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Fitzpatricks Crystal City Bakery Breakfast & Lunch Menus Fresh Bakery Goods • Free Complimentary Breakfast • Highspeed Wireless Internet & HBO • 2 Blocks from Historic Market Street and the Corning Museum of Glass
For Reservations Call 607-936-9370
23 Riverside Drive, Corning, NY 14830
Must present coupon at check-in. AAA and senior discounts. Coupon not valid with any other discounts or on special events.
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• Whirlpool Rooms Available • Non-Smoking & Handicap Rooms • Remote Control Cable TV - HBO • Free Deluxe Continental Breakfast • Fax/Copier Service Available • Free Local Calls
• Fitness Center • Tour Bus/Truck Parking • Time Out Cocktail Lounge • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee • In-Room Coffee Makers • Microwave & Refrigerator in Every Room • Free Highspeed Wireless Internet
300 Gateway Drive Mansfield, PA 16933 570-662-3000 Fax: 570-662-2551 E-mail: email@example.com www.choicehotels/hotel/pa139
Directions: Take Lambs Creek Road Off Route 6. Drive 1/4 mile to Comfort Inn on Left Side.
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We offer the largest selection of Antiques & Decorative Arts in New York in over 10,000 square feet of Signature room settings.
304 S.Ham il ton St Painted Post, N Y
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Located 5 minutes East of Corning, NY at Exit 49 off I-86 Open year-round Tuesday – Saturday 10 – 5 & Sunday 12 –4
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6 702 County R d.32 Canandaigua, N Y
Nestled in the heart of the endless mountains. Located on Route 187. Five miles North of Wysox. One mile South of Rome, PA. The entire wine-making process takes place on our premises. Come taste the fruits of Pennsylvania. Open Thursday–Saturday 11AM to 6 PM Sunday 12 PM – 4 PM
Route 187, Pennsylvania (570) 247-7269 www.pickeringwinery.com • firstname.lastname@example.org
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River Valley Country Club Route 249 5 miles South of Westfield, PA (814)367-2202
18 Holes w/ Cart $29.00 ea. Call For Availability
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2locations to serve you 422 M a rket Street Lew isburg, PA 1 78 37 (570)524- 08 23
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On Old Route 15 Business District 2961 Lycoming Creek Rd. • Williamsport
Hepburnville Exit - Turn Right at light. 1/2 mile on right. A s afe place to s tay.
They struggle through wind and rain; they toil in near obscurity; then they’re crushed to a pulp. New York State can be tough on its grapes, but it has to be when they’re competing with the best the city has to offer. Taste New York State’s awardwinning wines for yourself when you visit any of our hundreds of fabulous wineries throughout the state. They hope you like them, they really do. info rm atio n pro vided by ilo veny.co m
John’s Sporting Goods 27 W h is pe ring Pine s Ln G ale to n, PA 16922 (8 14) 435-3544 (8 14) 435-8 369 Fax
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Westfield, PA • Rt 49 • 20 Minutes from Rt 15 Open: Mon – Thu 8-6; Fri 8-8; Sat 8-5; Sun 10-3 (Oct-Dec)
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opposing point of view, what with the number of great football players gracing the pedestals at the Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. One thing Grange did, however, that none of the others could do was bring the game to the American public and make it popular. This at a time when there was no TV and radio was in its infancy.
Red Grange: The Greatest Ever Many football historians regard Harold “Red” Grange as the greatest football player ever. These days it wouldn’t be difficult to find those with an
So while you’re driving along the Route 15/ I-99 Corridor remember that Red Grange was born not too far away, in Forksville, Pa, (just a short drive up Route 220) and should you be a real football fan and want to look a little further in the life of “the greatest football player ever” stop in at the Sullivan County Historical Society in Laporte, Pa. The Granges lived in Laporte until Harold was “five or maybe seven” when the family moved to Wheaton, Il. He became a four-letter athlete at Wheaton High School, where he became the high-
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e stscore r in th e h istory of h ig h sch oolfootba ll.H e late r w e nton to be come a h ug e sta r a tth e U nive rsity of Illinois.A fa ctnotw e llk now n is th a t G ra ng e ne a rly d id notplay footba lla tth e unive rsity – once h e sa w th e compe tition,h e quitth e firstd a y,notbe lie ving h e h a d a ny ch a nce to ma k e th e te a m! H e consid e re d h imse lf too sma ll(17 5 lbs.,5’ 11”).Fra te rnity broth e rs convince d h im to re turn by th re a te ning “th e w orstpa d d ling in h istory” if h e d id n’t.In h is firstplay from scrimma g e a g a instth e va rsity squa d ,h e ca ug h tth e coa ch e s e ye w h e n h e sca mpe re d for 66 ya rd s a nd a touch d ow n.Th e re sta s th e y sa y is h istory. In h is soph omore ye a r,Re d g a ine d 1260 ya rd s in th e se ve n g a me s h e playe d for th e Ilini va rsity a nd w a s na me d to th e 1923 All-Ame rica n te a m.Atth e e nd of h is colleg e ca re e r,h e h a d ra ce d for 3637 ya rd s in 20 g a me s a nd w a s th e firsth a lfba ck se lecte d a n AllAme rica n th re e stra ig h tse a sons. Wh e n Re d G ra ng e be g a n h is ca re e r w ith th e Ch ica g o Be a rs und e r G e org e H a las,th e te a m nor-
ma lly d re w a crow d of a bout400 to its g a me s. “Th e g re a te stfootba llplaye r of a lltime ” ch a ng e d a llth a t; th e crow d s g re w to 7 0,000,justto w a tch “th e G a lloping G h ost” play.Ove r th e ye a rs,h e h a s be e n cre d ite d w ith bring ing profe ssiona la nd colleg e footba llto a tte ntion of th e publica nd ma k ing th e g a me th e country’s fa vorite spe cta tor sport.H e w ould spe nd h is profe ssiona lye a rs w ith th e Ch ica g o Be a rs a nd th e Ne w York Ya nk e e s (ye s, Ya nk e e s).H e re tire d in 1935,d ue to a k ne e injury. In 1963,Re d G ra ng e joine d a h a nd fulof footba ll immorta ls a s a ch a rte r me mbe r of th e Footba ll H a llof Fa me : Jim Th orpe ,Ernie Ne ve rs,Bronk o Na g ursk i,Sa mmy Ba ug h a nd Don H utson joine d ow ne rs G e org e H a las (Ch ica g o Be a rs),Curley La mbe a u (G re e n Ba y Pa ck e rs),Tim Ma ra (N.Y. G ia nts) a nd G e org e Ma rsh a ll(Wa sh ing ton Re d sk ins).H a rold “Re d ” G ra ng e ,th e ma n w h o putth e g a me of footba llin th e publice ye ,d ie d Ja n.28, 1991,a tth e a g e of 87 . Source : Sulliva n County H istorica lSocie ty.