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2006-08-30 07:30:00

By Scott Malone LOWVILLE, New York -- From the front of the Flat Rock Inn, a restaurant and campground on a gravel road, owner Gordon Yancey can see more than 100 windmills spinning, part of the electricity-generating wind farm that surrounds his property in upstate New York. The sight and sound of them burns Yancey, 47, who grew up on a nearby farm and considers Lowville, 300 miles northwest of New York City with a population of 3,500, too crowded to live in. "The noise, it's all a matter of...

2006-08-30 07:17:52

By Scott Malone LOWVILLE, New York (Reuters) - From the front of the Flat Rock Inn, a restaurant and campground on a gravel road, owner Gordon Yancey can see more than 100 windmills spinning, part of the electricity-generating wind farm that surrounds his property in upstate New York. The sight and sound of them burns Yancey, 47, who grew up on a nearby farm and considers Lowville, 300 miles northwest of New York City with a population of 3,500, too crowded to live in. "The noise,...

2006-08-30 07:10:07

By Scott Malone LOWVILLE, New York (Reuters) - From the front of the Flat Rock Inn, a restaurant and campground on a gravel road, owner Gordon Yancey can see more than 100 windmills spinning, part of the electricity-generating wind farm that surrounds his property in upstate New York. The sight and sound of them burns Yancey, 47, who grew up on a nearby farm and considers Lowville, 300 miles northwest of New York City with a population of 3,500, too crowded to live in. "The noise,...

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2005-07-14 23:04:55

LOWVILLE, N.Y. -- Peter Ostrum takes off his hay-scratched cap and gloves, then walks into a classroom at Lowville Academy. "This is the boy," a teacher says, introducing a smiling, 47-year-old mustachioed man. And 120 small fans start cheering. Ostrum is the original Charlie Bucket, the boy star of "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory." Now he's a veterinarian specializing in cattle and horses in New York's dairy country. He's also a husband and a father. Just as Charlie Bucket was...


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  • Good cheer; viands.
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The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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