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POTSDAM — A pair of local students have been named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2020 semester at Clarkson University.

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BRADFORD COUNTY – Sarah Gray, fifth grade student at Northeast Bradford Elementary School, was pleasantly surprised during a mid-day Zoom meeting with representatives from United Way of Bradford County and Northeast Bradford School District to announce she won first place in the United Way f…

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LEWISBURG — Bucknell University has released the dean’s list for outstanding academic achievement during the spring semester of the 2019-20 academic year. A student must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0 to receive Dean’s List recognition. Athens grad Ariana Gambr…

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BRADFORD COUNTY — The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, beginning June 1, provides $24.00 in vouchers for fresh Pennsylvania produce to eligible seniors. You may qualify if you are a Pennsylvania resident age 60 or older, or turning 60 by December 31, 2020, and meet income criteria. …

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SAYRE — Good Grief Day Camp, a bereavement support day camp for children ages 6-18, has been canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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PHILADELPHIA — Drs. Scott and Lauren Fisher recently graduated with degrees from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, respectively.

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Do you remember studying for a test back in your school days? You are spending the evening reading a text over and over, answering study questions at the end of a chapter.

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HAWAII — Aaron Shipman’s parents Robin Darrow, along with Misty and Keith Shipman, are proud to announce that Aaron has completed his bachelor’s in tropical plant science with a minor in molecular cell biology and bimolecular science. The bachelor’s was received at the University of Hawaii a…

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ONEONTA — Kylee Thetga, of Nichols, a Theatre major at SUNY Oneonta, was part of the college’s production of “The Wolves,” which has been recognized by The National Awards Committee of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival for “distinguished production of a play” and “outstand…

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ELMIRA — Jenna Cowder, of South Waverly, was one of several students recently recognized by the Center for Mark Twain Studies for the Annual Portraying Mark Twain Art Contest and the Mark Twain Essay Contest.

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Most people know it as 666. It is the mark of the beast and comes from Revelation 13:16-18, "And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or …

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ELMIRA — Elmira College released its Dean’s List for Academic Achievement for the Winter 2020 Term. The Dean’s List recognizes full-time undergraduate students who were registered for at least 12 computable credit hours and who earned a term grade point average of 3.6 or higher.

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On a chilly Sunday morning nearly two thousand years ago, a group of women set out before sunrise to a tomb. They carried with them spices commonly used for embalming. Their leader, their friend, was murdered three days prior. Because of the religious holiday, He was buried quickly without t…

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North Rome Christian School recently celebrated Dr. Seuss Week. It was a fun-filled week with each day a different theme – Colorful Day, Hat Day, Wacky Wednesday, Dress Up as Thing 1/Thing2/Cat in the Hat, Sock Day. Ending the week were different centers for the children to enjoy. They decor…

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A few days ago, life was normal. People were going to work, children going to school, and the stores had toilet paper enough to sell. 

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I don’t recall ever before relishing so much those first warm sunny days of spring. After wiping so many tears from little boys who wanted to play outside when it was simply not practical to spend hours in freezing temperatures, we won’t take beautiful weather for granted right away. A coupl…

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OWEGO – Akiva Silver, owner and operator of Twisted Tree Farm in Spencer, N.Y., will be at Riverow Bookshop at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, to discuss his new book, “Trees of Power: Ten Essential Arboreal Allies.” A tree walk will follow.

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OWEGO – In response to the Coronavirus pandemic and in order to keep our community safe and healthy, Tioga Opportunities, Inc.’s Countryside Community Center, 9 Sheldon Guile Blvd., Owego, will be closed for the following effective Tuesday, March 17 until Monday, May 18:

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St. Mary’s Guild of the Church of the Redeemer, Sayre, made a generous contribution of dog and cat food, and kitty litter to the Bradford County Humane Society on Tuesday, March 3. Maryanne Bell, executive director of BCHS, is pictured by the shopping basket of plenty with Bonnie Garrity, wh…

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Adult Medical Day Services Program, Elderwood at Waverly, 37 N. Chemung St., Waverly, NY 14892. Held Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Registration is required. Please contact the Admissions Department at (607) 565-6289 for details.

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INDIANA, Pa. – The following students from Bradford County have been named to the fall 2019 dean’s list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Students achieve dean’s list status when they are full-time (12 or more credits) with a grade point average of 3.25 or higher.

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ELMIRA – The Pi of New York chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at Elmira College held its annual induction and banquet on Friday, March 6. The newly-elected members included 15 seniors of high scholarly attainment. Prizes were also awarded to five outstanding juniors and four promising sophomores.

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ATHENS – Beginning this past Sunday, worship at Trinity Episcopal Church moves to a new time, 10 a.m. After nearly 15 years of a 9 a.m. service, the parish members have decided that 10 a.m. is a more convenient time for members, friends, and visitors to gather for the Sunday worship service.

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DALLAS TOWNSHIP, Pa. – The Misericordia Players will present “Play On,” a hilarious comedy about a play within a play, on March 19-22, and three sensory-friendly productions of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” on May 2-3 on the campus of Misericordia University.

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OWEGO – March is National Nutrition Month. Would you like to learn how to make small tweaks to your diet that could result in big changes? Join Tioga Opportunities, Inc. for one of two educational sessions:

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NICHOLS – Would you be prepared in the event of a natural disaster? Do you know what to expect if there is a major disease outbreak? Join us for an Emergency Preparedness Seminar offered by Katie Wait of the Tioga County Public Health Department. The seminar will be held on Tuesday, March 24…

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SAYRE – The Susquehanna Valley Audubon Society will meet on Tuesday, March 17 at the Athens Wesleyan Church, 3903 Wilawana Road, Sayre. The meeting starts with a covered dish supper at 6 p.m. Those attending the meal, please bring your own table service and a dish to pass. There will be a sh…