One couple camping at State Fair for 54th year
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One couple camping at State Fair for 54th year


ROD: GOOD EVENING EVERYONE — A COUPLE FROM GENEVA IS GETTING SETTLED IN AS THEY ARE SET TO CONTINUE A CELEBRATION THAT SPANS MORE THAN 50 YEARS. CHRISTIE: SINCE 1965– PHYLIS AND JON WINTERS HAVE LOADED UP THE CAMPER AND COME TO CENTRAL NEW YORK FOR THE GREAT NEW YORK STATE FAIR. OUR JOSH MARTIN PULLED UP A LAWN CHAIR TO SEE HOW THE COUPLE KEEPS THINGS FRESH EACH YEAR. JOSH: MUSIC JOSH: COUNTY MUSIC– AND THE CALM BEFORE THE STORM. THE STATE FAIR IS SO CLOSE– NAT FAIR JOSH: AND THE TRAILER LOTS ARE ALMOST FULL. PHYLLIS AND JON WINTERS KNOW THIS FEELING ALL TOO WELL. JOSH “How long have you guys been coming here?” JOSH: SINCE THE PRESIDENT JOHNSON ERA OF THE MID- 60S–THEY HAVE TRAVELED EVERY YEAR TO BE HERE JON WINTERS “One of our favorite parts is spending time with the family” JOSH: THE GENEVANS HAVE WATCHED THEIR GROUP GROW FROM KIDS, TO GRANDKIDS TO GREAT GRANDKINDS. THEY’LL ALL BE STOPPING BY AT SOMEPOINT TO SEE THEM AND THE FAIR. JON WINTERS “There is everything here and when you are here to camp and you’re camped out you can come and go as you please.” JOSH: EACH YEAR THE COUPLE COMES UP WITH A LIST OF NEW THINGS TO TRY. SOME CONSTANTS FOR THEM HAVE BEEN BUYNG 25 CENT MILK– AND THE BUTTER SCULPTURE. PHYLLIS NO CG “Somebody says don’t you get bored coming back every year to it? I said no. Because everything knew that comes in– we can go see it do it. Comeback and go at your own pace.” JOSH: THESE LOTS ARE SO POPULAR– REGISTRATION STARTS IN APRIL. THE WINTERS WILL BE HERE ALL 13 DAYS. AT FAIRGROUNDS JOSH MARTIN NEWS CHANNEL NINE. ROD: IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN A DAY PASS FOR YOUR CAMPER OR R-V, THE COST — INCLUDING FEES — IS 25 DOLLARS PER DAY. THAT DOES NOT INCLUDE ADMISSION TO THE FAIR. ROD: AND HAPPENING TOMORROW — IT’S

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