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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…

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Every year, I have a column named “Why Easter?” It is not the same column every year, but the goal is the same – to get people to think about what they think about Easter.

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Okay, here we go with part two. A week ago, we chatted a bit about the Amish way of life and covered some interesting questions some of you have had. Rita, from Lehman, Pa., also remarked how children are a gift from God and that it stands out to her that we can care for them while a loving …

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Pictured is Marolyn enjoying a visit from pet therapy dog Kassie during Kassie’s recent stop at the Sayre Personal Care Center.

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TOWANDA – The following students at Northern Tier Career Center earned perfect attendance for the first half of the 2019-2020 school year, by attending every day of the first and second marking periods. Regular attendance is a vital employability skill and NTCC is proud to recognize their co…

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KEUKA PARK, N.Y. – Kayla Eyer, daughter of Jason and Sheri Eyer of Athens, has been named to the dean’s list at Keuka College.

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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.