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SAYRE – The Athens Senior Citizens Club held its Jan. 8, 2020 meeting at St. John’s Lutheran Church. The invocation was given by Larry Turner. We all enjoyed our dish-to-pass meal consisting of beef noodle casserole, broccoli rice casserole, baked beans, scalloped potatoes, butternut squash,…

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The Annual Medicare Open Enrollment has ended, and the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period has begun. Medicare beneficiaries can switch from one Medicare Advantage Plan (excluding Medical Savings Accounts, cost plans, and PACE) to another Medicare Advantage Plan, or to Original Medicar…

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WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Justin Gentile of Athens received the Master of Science in Nursing degree with a major in Nursing at Wilkes University’s winter commencement ceremony on Jan. 19. The University awarded 302 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees at the event, which was held in the Arnau…

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Chelsea Sellars, daughter of Colleen and Joe Sellars, has been named to the fall 2019 president’s list at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, N.Y. The president’s list is reserved for students who have demonstrated an exceptional level of academic performance by earning a semester GPA in…

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OWEGO – Speakeasy 2020 is the is the theme for the Tioga County Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner Meeting, Community Awards and Silent Auction sponsored by M&T Bank. The event will be held Thursday, Feb. 13 at the Terra Cotta Banquet Center in Owego.

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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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OWEGO – Are you a caregiver for a loved one? Make a positive difference in your life! Join Tioga Opportunities, Inc. for Powerful Tools for Caregivers, an educational program designed to empower caregivers. You can benefit from this class whether you are caring for a parent, spouse, friend, …

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PENSACOLA, Fla. – Tyler Comstock of Ulster was named to the dean’s list by Dr. Troy Shoemaker, president of Pensacola Christian College, for academic achievement during the 2019 fall semester. This was a result of earning a semester grade point average of 3.00 or higher.

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The Apostles asked Jesus, “Tell us, when shall these things be? And what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?” (Matthew 24:3)

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Thinking about what I am going to fill you in on this week brought to mind the dearest person to me on earth. Meet my husband, Daniel Yoder! I got to know him 14 years ago and was immediately impressed with his easygoing personality and Godly character. To this day I’m still impressed and, y…

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The second Tuesday of each month, Sayre American Legion Post No. 283 visits Elderwood to enjoy coffee and doughnuts with the veterans residing there. Sayre American Legion Post No. 283 has provided this service for more than eight years to remember those who served at some time in the past. …

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The following marriage licenses have been issued in Bradford County:

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On Dec. 17, 2019, several Tioga County foster children were delighted when they opened their front doors and were greeted by Santa and some of his local elves (aka the Tioga County Foster Care team), bringing them their first Christmas gifts. As is his tradition, Santa provided each child wi…

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OWEGO – During the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period (MA OEP), Jan. 1 through March 31, Medicare Advantage plan enrollees may enroll in another Medicare Advantage plan or disenroll from their Medicare Advantage plan and return to Original Medicare. Individuals may make only one elect…

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During a recent preschool story time at the Waverly Free Library, residents from the Sayre Personal Care Center enjoyed reading and sharing stories with the young children who attended.

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LEWISBURG, Pa. – Ariana Gambrell, a Undeclared major in the Class of 2023, from Sayre, Pa., was named to the dean’s list at Bucknell University during the fall semester of the 2019-20 academic year.

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ATHENS – The Valley Active Living Center, located at 118 S. Main St. in Athens, will host the eight-week course Healthy Steps in Motion on Tuesdays from 9-10 a.m. starting Feb. 18. Healthy Steps in Motion is a fun and free class for adults ago 60 and over to help build body strength, increas…

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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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OWEGO – Congratulations to Lynn Bennett, Tioga County Public Health’s Team Member of the Second Half of 2019. Lynn is an Accounting Associate III, and this recognition is no surprise to the rest of the department. She had multiple nominations, with her coworkers describing her as “super gung…