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Songs Of The Season Concert This Saturday

NORTH FORK – The sounds of Christmas will fill Kennedy Hall this Saturday, Dec. 5, as the Squirrel Cage Theatre Co. presents its annual “Songs of the Season.” As always, the show will feature the North Fork Community Choir, conducted by Gina Clugston, and the Sierra High Mountain Chorale from Sierra High School, directed by Bruce Weinberger. Also on the ...

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Sheriff’s Crime Log Nov. 22 – 29

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally during the week beginning Sunday, Nov. 22 through Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. North Fork domestic violence On Sunday, Nov. 22 at 3:19 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 59000 block of South Cascadel Drive regarding a domestic assault with an intoxicated male subject ...

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Christmas Comes To North Fork Town Hall

NORTH FORK — It’s time to get a good start on your holiday shopping as the Christmas Bazaar returns to the North Fork Town Hall. Dozens of local artisans, vendors, and creators of delicious jams, jellies and other holiday delectables will be set up from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5. This is the perfect opportunity to ...

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Artisans Create Grand “Mother Ginger” Costume

Submitted by Susan Joy NORTH FORK — Early in the summer of 2015, Marij Bouwmans, a prominent artist residing in North Fork, had a vision. Inspired to manifest an ambitious project, involving 20+ artisians, she put out a calling for knitters and crocheters. With much foresight, Marij began the journey to hand-craft a magnificent dress of grand proportions. Time was ...

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Scout Christmas Tree Sale At North Fork Library

NORTH FORK — The North Fork Scout Fund’s annual Christmas Tree Sale will begin on Saturday, Dec. 5. Fresh, locally grown red fir (silver tip) in a variety of sizes through at least 14 ft. will be available. Tree sales will begin at 9 a.m. on Dec. 5, and continue daily until sold out. The Christmas tree lot, located behind ...

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Cal Fire Lifts Burn Permit Suspension On Nov. 23

MOUNTAIN AREA — Effective Monday, Nov. 23, at 8 a.m., the burn permit suspension in Madera Mariposa Merced Unit (MMU) of Cal Fire will be lifted, which will affect State Responsibility Areas within Mariposa, Madera and Merced Counties. Cal Fire MMU Unit Chief, Nancy Koerperich, is formally cancelling the burn permit suspension, with no elevation restrictions, and advises that those ...

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Local Artists’ Work Now Graces Courthouse Walls

Submitted by The North Fork History Group – MADERA COUNTY — With the new courthouse recently opened in Madera, there were a lot of bare walls just waiting to display beautiful works of art for visitors and employees to enjoy. Rather than purchasing artwork for the building, the County decided to offer local photographers the opportunity to submit digital photographs ...

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Family Shows Their Gratitude To Local Lifesavers

NORTH FORK – It was a day of joy and celebration last Saturday as the family of Mike Nolen expressed their gratitude to the first responders and community members who made it possible for Mike to live to tell the tale. Cal Fire’s Rancheria Station, just south of North Fork, played host to the firefighters, Emergency Services personnel, and citizens ...

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North Fork Boys Scouts In Council-Wide Camporall

Submitted by Dave Smith Late last month the Sequoia Council, Boy Scouts of America, held a council-wide camporall at Camp Chawanakee, Shaver Lake. The last council wide camporall was five years ago. Boy Scout troops and Cub Scout packs from throughout the council participated in the weekend event: over 600 Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, parents and leaders gathered together. Numerous ...

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Classes Cancelled In North Fork After Power Pole Fire

NORTH FORK – A fire on a power pole at the transformer behind the North Fork School caused classes to be cancelled this morning. At about 6:30 a.m., a staff member working at the school noted that the power was out, and went to investigate. That’s when it was discovered that water had gotten into the conduit of a line ...

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