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WAVERLY – Summer is finally here! Waverly First Baptist has some special activities planned. Our fellowship cafe has been expanded to include tables. A grand opening celebration will take place at the Shepard’s Brew Cafe on Sunday, June 30 at 10:25 a.m. Along with our usual coffee, we will b…

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Waverly High School Class of 1956 will hold a dinner on July 27 at Yanuzzi’s Restaurant.

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The Snow Queen visited Storytimes at the Spalding Memorial Library in Athens on June 21. Children enjoyed visiting with Elsa, making their own crowns and listening to stories. Storytimes are held at the library every Friday morning at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. New families are always welcome. For …

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SAYRE – This weekend’s rummage sale at the First Church of God, 416 N. Keystone Ave., Sayre, includes the following items from an estate: ladies’ clothing, linens, knick-knacks, household goods, seasonal decorations, porcelain dolls, furniture and much more.

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KEUKA PARK, N.Y. – Ryan Murrelle, son of Gregg and Michelle Murrelle of Sayre, Pa., has been named to the dean’s list at Keuka College.

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The following marriage licenses have been issued in Bradford County:

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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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The Annabel Family Reunion will be held Saturday, July 6 from noon-5 p.m. at Round Top Park, Athens Township.

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HARRISONBURG, Va. – Sayre resident, Mary Catherine Landy, has been named to the dean’s list at James Madison University for the spring 2019 semester. Students who earn dean’s list honors must carry at least 12 graded credit hours and earn a GPA of between 3.5 and 3.899.

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SCRANTON, Pa. – Local residents were among more than 1,650 students named to the University of Scranton’s dean’s list for the 2019 spring semester. The dean’s list recognizes students for academic excellence. A student must have a grade point average of 3.5 or better with a minimum number of…

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WAVERLY – As the final days of spring fade, so do the vernal pools. But, despite the appearance of being a seemingly inactive world, life continues. Have you ever wondered where those critters go until next spring? How do they magically spring to life months later? How do they survive for ni…

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WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Wilkes University Senior Vice President and Provost Anne Skleder announced the dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester. To be named to the dean’s list, students must obtain a minimum 3.5 grade point average and carry at least 12 credits.

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Athens High School Class of 1974 will hold its 45th class reunion. The event will take place on Aug. 24 at Round Top Park at noon.

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The Che-Hanna Rock & Mineral Club recently presented a book to the Spalding Memorial Library in Athens. Bob McGuire presented the book “Wire Wrapped” to library director Tiffany Robbins-Gigee in memory of Honorary Life Member Hilda Gardiner. Hilda loved making jewelry and teaching others…

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One day, I was about 13, we could hear the neighbor’s lawnmower. Dad was at work, and mom and I were in the house. A little later, I noticed Al, our neighbor, mowing our yard. This act of kindness started events over the next few days, usually only found in sitcoms.

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Wyatt Meyers, son of Jessica Mitchell and Brandon Meyers of Sayre, Pa., celebrated his first birthday on June 21.

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From my perch inside the sewing room window where I am writing, I’m enjoying birds’ morning songs. They are just going for it. I love early mornings. These last few weeks, the little boys are sleeping better and am only awakened four or five times during the night. I love taking advantage of…

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ULSTER – The Athens Senior Citizens Club’s Father’s Day luncheon was held at the Ulster United Methodist Church on June 12 at noon. The church ladies prepared our group a chicken and biscuit dinner with mashed potatoes, biscuits, gravy, mixed vegetables, coleslaw and strawberry shortcake for…

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The Rev. Dr. Cynthia Huling Hummel of Elmira was invited to display her artwork at the National Gallery of Art in Stockholm, Sweden, for the International Dementia X Forum which was held in May of 2019. The collection, titled, “UnMasking Alzheimer’s,” traveled to Stockholm at the invitation …

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The Spalding Memorial Library in Athens hosted a petting zoo on June 14. Members of the Mt. Pisgah 4-H brought a variety of animals to pet.

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NEWARK VALLEY – The Newark Valley Historical Society will host an Arrow Making Workshop on July 20 from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Join flintknapper Michael McGrath as he walks you through making your own replica arrow. This workshop will interest re-enactors, flintknappers, hobbyists and those seekin…

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WILKES-BARRE – Dr. Joseph Evan, provost and vice president for academic affairs at King’s College, recently announced the students who have qualified for the spring 2019 dean’s list.