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He wasn’t your average everyday giant. In fact he was a kid of only 13 when he made his first attempt at my premature demise. I was 5 years old. All it took was the Stare of Death from his seat at the dinner table, accompanied by a severely arched eyebrow. It never failed to make me break in…

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The Sayre Historical Society recently had The Valley Record a Sayre based newspaper founded by Joseph H. Murrelle that spanned 1905 to 1907 microfilmed and digitized. The Sayre public Library acquired a set of the microfilm and while looking through the films I came across today’s story. It …

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Marcus Mills “Brick” Pomeroy

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Just six months ago — it seems like so much longer — many Democrats were supremely confident about their prospects in the 2020 election. Some saw Joe Biden winning in a landslide over then-President Donald Trump. Speaker Nancy Pelosi believed House Democrats would increase the size of their …

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Today is Thursday, April 15, the 105th day of 2021. There are 260 days left in the year.

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Today is Wednesday, April 14, the 104th day of 2021. There are 261 days left in the year.

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Today is Tuesday, April 13, the 103rd day of 2021. There are 262 days left in the year.

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Today is Monday, April 12, the 102nd day of 2021. There are 263 days left in the year.

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There are things that happen in your head in the course of a lifetime that bear thoughtful scrutiny. Until recently I feared that maybe I was the only one to experience them, and I worried. I no longer worry--at least not as much--because I discovered during a deeply intellectual conversatio…

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Pictured here is the Athens Girls Basketball Team from 1921. Back from left: Mary Curtiss, Marie Langeland, Rita Frisbie Front: Doris Williams, Captain Emma Langeland, Ruth Campbell.

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When I was looking for a photo of the Athens High School Baseball team for last week’s article, I came across the photo that inspired my research for today’s article of the Athens High School Girls Basketball team of 1921. The following is what I was able to find.

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Today is Friday, April 9, the 99th day of 2021. There are 266 days left in the year.

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While warming up for a recent tennis match, a pal said, “We’ve all been vaccinated. Can’t we ditch our masks?”

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This week, on the basis of whole-cloth lies, major corporations went to political war with the state of Georgia. The lies at issue revolved around Georgia’s new voter law, characterized by both Stacey Abrams and President Joe Biden as a new form of Jim Crow. What do these dastardly new voter…

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Am I the only one who feels like I’m living in an old-fashioned monster movie, with mobs of chanting peasants bearing pitchforks and torches as they march upon on a dark, foreboding castle? Or am I just spending too much time watching TV news and reading about politics online?

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Today is Tuesday, April 6, the 96th day of 2021. There are 269 days left in the year.

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Biden following Wolf’s footsteps?