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NEW LEBANON, N.Y. -- New Lebanon's Alex Sotek broke the school record in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5 minutes, 59.83 seconds to win the event in a 50-21 loss to Taconic Hills on Tuesday.
Sotek also won the 100 backstroke in 1:11.31 and teamed with Rose Denue, Chloe Meyers and Katie Tremblay to win the 400 free relay.
The New Lebanon boys won their third meet of the season, edging Taconic Hills, 43-36.
Catherine Roden won two events, taking the 200 individual medley in 2:52.61 and the 100 breaststroke in 1:24.55.
New Lebnanon hosts Monument Mountain on Wednesday.
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Pittsfield Native Promoted to Air force Brigadier General

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Pittsfield native Jeannine M. Ryder was promoted to the rank of Air Force brigadier general.
Ryder, a graduate of the Pittsfield High School class of 1987, was promoted to the rank of Air Force brigadier general where she will command the 711th Human Performance Wing.  
"I am humbled and honored to be provided the opportunity of this promotion and the ability of continued service in the Air Force," Ryder said during her promotion ceremony. "I am fortunate to work with great airmen and medics and care for the most deserving patients in the world."
Ryder will command the 711th Human Performance Wing. Its mission is to advance human performance and integration for air, space and cyberspace through research, education, consultation and operational support. The wing operates at seven geographically separate sites overseas with more than 2,000 personnel and manages an annual budget of $300 million.
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