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The Way We Were

The Way We Were Compiled by Bonnie Chevrier

Jan. 27, 1993

25 Years Ago

Pontiac suffers through mild winter: The lightest winter snowfall in at least 13 years has Pontiac hotels and snowmobile outfitters counting their losses.
Harold Storie, president of the Pontiac Snowmobile Drivers Association says revenue from memberships is half what it was last year, meaning a loss of about $34,000.
This translates into fewer people using trails, getting their machines serviced, buying food and fuel.
Lee Laframboise of Bean’s Service Station in Shawville said his business is down at least 25 per cent. “Everything I do revolves around snow and there is none,” he said.

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