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SCRANTON, Pa. – Angela R. Hudock of Sayre was among more than 1,800 students named to The University of Scranton’s dean’s list for the 2020 fall semester.

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ATHENS – Athens Area High School students in art and ceramic classes recently submitted work in a very competitive art competition program. Some students were notified this week that they had received awards. The Scholastic Art Awards is the nation’s longest running (since 1923) and most pre…

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CLASSES FOR ADULTS WISHING TO LEARN ABOUT THE CATHOLIC FAITH meets Tuesday, Jan. 26 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Music Room of the Epiphany School. Access is through the west door at the back of the school building. Topic is “Annointing of the Sick,” presented by Toni Ballenstedt. Everyone is …

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EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. – A total of 1,543 students, including Ashley Austin from Athens, have been named to the dean’s list at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) for the fall 2020 semester of the 2020-2021 academic year, according to Joanne Bruno, J.D., provost and vice preside…

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WEST BURLINGTON – The Bradford County Library announces the 2021 annual original book writing competition. If you are a student in grades 1-8 and live in Bradford County, you can write a book and enter our competition.

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There is an air of uncertainty with many Christians today. In the United States, Christians have pretty much lived their lives with the ability to voice their opinion and worship as they choose.

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CLARION, Pa. – The following local students earned at least a 3.5 GPA to be named to the dean’s list for the fall 2020 semester at Clarion University of Pennsylvania:

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The sun is shining, ah, how wonderful. Yes, it’s cold and breezy, but the sun is shining. After months of minimal sunshine, each cheery day in the great outdoors is quite welcome. The children love curling up inside the south kitchen windows as the gentle rays kiss their cheeks, giving them …

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TOWANDA – Bradford County Pennsylvanians for Human Life will be holding their annual Rally for Life on Sunday, Jan. 24 at 2 p.m., beginning on the steps of the Bradford County Courthouse in Towanda. Everyone is invited to attend, with plenty of room for social distancing.

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SAYRE – Due to the pandemic, Guthrie held a Holiday Coloring Contest for children this year in place of the Annual Breakfast with Santa event at Robert Packer Hospital. The contest was open to all children ages 0-12. Over 300 entries were submitted and displayed in the hospital cafeteria whe…

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TAKEOUT FREE COMMUNITY MEAL will be held Thursday, Jan. 21 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at St. James Catholic Church, Waverly. Takeout only. Menu is roast turkey dinner with all the trimmings. Held from garage behind the church. Please enter from Chemung Street and follow the signs.

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TAKEOUT FREE COMMUNITY MEAL will be held Thursday, Jan. 21 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at St. James Catholic Church, Waverly. Takeout only. Menu is roast turkey dinner with all the trimmings. Held from garage behind the church. Please enter from Chemung Street and follow the signs.

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CLASSES FOR ADULTS WISHING TO LEARN ABOUT THE CATHOLIC FAITH will meet Tuesday, Jan. 19 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Music Room of the Epiphany School. Access is through the west door at the back of the school building. Topic is “Liturgy of the Word,” presented by Father Andrew. Everyone is welcome…

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CLARION, Pa. – Jeremy Marshall of Sayre graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. Physics: Condensed Matter Physics Concentration in December from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

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CLASSES FOR ADULTS WISHING TO LEARN ABOUT THE CATHOLIC FAITH will meet Tuesday, Jan. 19 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Music Room of the Epiphany School. Access is through the west door at the back of the school building. Topic is “Liturgy of the Word,” presented by Father Andrew. Everyone is welcome…

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Joe has mortgaged his home. Within a few days, he hopes to have a check in hand. Joe has a modest house and a few thousand in savings. When everything settles, he will have roughly $100,000.

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Stay tuned for crispy pizza quesadillas at the end of the column! Meanwhile, Julia came bounding in the back door on her return home from school. She enjoys her short trek through the woods that separate us from our little country school. “Mom, this is my memory verse for the week!” she excl…

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The Waverly Free Library will be closed this Monday, Jan. 18, to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Curbside Pickup will resume on Tuesday as usual.

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“FEED MY SHEEP” FOOD PANTRY will be open Thursday, Jan. 14 from 9 a.m.-noon and 4-6 p.m. at Athens United Methodist Church, 118 S. Main St., Athens. A small supply of basic groceries are available for residents of Athens or Sayre school districts. I.D. is required for all clients. Please not…

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“FEED MY SHEEP” FOOD PANTRY will be open Thursday, Jan. 14 from 9 a.m.-noon and 4-6 p.m. at Athens United Methodist Church, 118 S. Main St., Athens. A small supply of basic groceries are available for residents of Athens or Sayre school districts. I.D. is required for all clients. Please not…

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On Dec. 16, 2020, Northern Tier Industry & Education Consortium’s educational coordinator, Carrie Bradley, had the opportunity to virtually present some of NTIEC’s recent successes to PA Career Ready Coalition – a department within the Department of Education.

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DRIVE-BY FREE COMMUNITY MEAL will be held Tuesday, Jan. 12 from 4-5:30 p.m. at Epiphany Church, 304 S. Elmer Ave., Sayre. Menu is chili, toasted cheese sandwich, pistachio salad and dessert. Pull into the parking lot off South Elmer Avenue; we will be set up at the parish garage.

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After having a week off, I’m ready to get in touch with you all again. Why not have a seat in my kitchen and join me as we chat over steaming Amish maple marshmallow hot chocolate? These days I keep thinking of life and jigsaw puzzles. You know how you keep straining your eyes, positive that…

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OWEGO – Are you an older adult looking for a fun and safe way to be more active in the new year? Older residents of Tioga County, N.Y., can gain increased balance, flexibility, and strength through group exercise. Participants are preferred to be ages 60-plus.

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SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Slippery Rock University has announced its dean’s list for the fall 2020 semester. The dean’s list consists of SRU undergraduate students who earned an adjusted semester grade-point average of 3.5 or higher, based on a schedule of at least 12 newly attempted and earned credits.

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OWEGO – Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tioga County has announced that “Cooking Matters” virtual nutrition classes will be held on Jan. 11 and Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. Classes will be held via Zoom video conferencing.