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THE PICTURE PAGE

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An outing in Olcott: Carousel Park hosted a Roaring '20s Community Appreciation Day on Sunday at Olcott Beach. At left, participants take a free spin on an Olcott Fire Company firetruck. Above, Alexis Case, 7, left, and her sister Brittney, 4, of Lockport, ride the historic carousel.

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A fair goodbye

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Time to take cover: A thunderstorm blows in Sunday, the last day of the 172nd Erie County Fair.

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Scenes from closing day: The Erie County Fair was winding down Sunday, but there was still plenty of fun and action for all. In photo at left, Tricia Hulton, right, plays the card game "Spit" to pass the time with Lila Hansen in one of the cow barns. Charlie the Stilt Man, center, show balance and dexterity as he juggles pins. At right, it's crunch time as cars collide during the afternoon session of the "World's Largest Demoliton Derby," a closing day tradition at the fair.

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Bugging out: Lauren Rhodes, 7, of North Tonawanda, above, gets a close-up look at the cricket she caught Sunday at BugFest in Bond Lake Nature Center in Lewiston. At left, Lauren lets her new pet take a walk on her hand as "Bug Lady" Mary Kate Fonzi watches.