Aug 29, 2013
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Fishers: Seed potato capital of world
The sandy loam soil was the perfect earth in which to grow seed potatoes. The boom all started in 1877 when the Valentown Grange sent Charles W. Ford to the Farmers Alliance convention in Morristown, N.J. The New Jersey growers were complaining about the difficulty that they were having keeping potato seed between seasons.
Canadian residents charged with leaving dog in hot car
The Ontario County Sheriff's Office said Alberto Garcia Sanchez, 34, and Annette Irwin, 32, were arrested at Eastview Mall after they allegedly left their dog in a car with the windows closed and without water.