Hoax exposed, ice fishing warning, superstar and more

Here's a look at what's news on the local social networking scene.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jan 4, 2013

 

Locals in the limelight

Durable Corporation’s Tom Secor of Willard was the subject of a Wall Street Journal article about the fiscal cliff deal cut earlier in the week by the president and Congress. Sorry, but a subscription is required to view it. The gist: Secor might have to pay 4 percent more taxes on his projected $400K in income this year and he appears to be a little less than pleased about it:

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323689604578217692142045594.html

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Hoax exposed

The Daily Dot, the Web site founded by former Reflector reporter Nick White, was cited by an industry publication for it’s exposure of a massive Wikipedia hoax that fooled the site’s editors for half-a-decade. The hoax concerned the 1640-1641 Portugal-India Bicholim Conflict which, it turns out, was completely made up.

http://www.dailydot.com/news/wikipedia-bicholim-conflict-hoax-deleted/

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Ice fishing warning

A warning tweet: City of Willard ‏@CityofWillard

For those who ice fish at the reservoir, please note this will cause the ice layer to thin from the bottom up; it's not as safe as it looks!

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Drag strip of the year

You can vote here (We think you should vote for Summit Motor Sports Park):

http://www.competitionplus.com/drag-racing/news/16323-cast-your-votes-2012-dot-com-awards-ballot

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Superstar

From Pinterest, Lesley King of Norwalk is a National Parkinson Foundation Parkinson’s Superstar.

http://pinterest.com/pin/96475616987825620/