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The stock market bull rally that got underway after a giant fall last February and ushered in the COVID era has been relentless. Who would believe record highs were even possible after such a swift drop during a pandemic, followed by political turmoil and civil chaos.

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Adolf Hitler. Emperor Nero. Osama benLaden. Al Capone. Who else? Who do you consider to be the most notorious, worst sinner of all time?  

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As Major League Baseball (MLB) opened its season to sunny skies with every team playing on the same day since 1937, the game’s executives seem intent on beheading the golden goose with the woke ax of the Cancel Culture.

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In 1968, Simon and Garfunkel wanted to know where the Yankee Clipper Joe DiMaggio had gone. Over half a century later, the suits of Major League Baseball (MLB) have to be wondering the same for their younger fan base.

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With fishing season starting today, I'm reminded of two of the oldest fish hatcheries in the state. The Pa. Fish & Boat Commission in Corry was started in 1876 (the oldest one in the state I believe) and the one in Union City in 1905. Those were both before I was born.

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 Arden Earll's legacy lives on. Not only did he serve during the battle of Normandy, and get to be with President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle, when he passed he wanted to say thank you to many of the clubs he loved. So he made quite a contribution in his will to the Union City America…

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Petronius was one of many centurions assigned by Rome to Jerusalem in the first century. Early on this particular Friday morning, he’d just completed his first order of the day: to commission a local carpenter into grafting a sign with only four letters inscribed upon it: INRI.Afterwards, ca…

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Dani Maloney was born to dance. The 2014 Corry Area High School grad's dance studies began at the age of 3 when she started taking lessons at Long’s School of Dance in Erie. Now she runs Dani Maloney Dance Collective, also known as DMD, that was officially established as a nonprofit organiza…

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Families do a lot of things together but this reached new heights. Heather Troyer, her father Ken “Skip” Hunt and her sister Stephanie Jawdy wanted to do something unique — they went skydiving in Sarasota, Fla. "It was on my dad's bucket list," Heather noted. "It's the most amazing thing I'v…

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The Corry Barbell Club still exists and is being held at the old Concord Elementary School. Some of the original members are still there 40 years later. Larry Eastman, who will be 70 in November, has a state and national record in the strict curl and the state record in bench press for his a…

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Corry grad Eric Gurdak has left Jackson Valley Country Club to become the head golf pro/director of golf at Warren's upscale Conewango Valley Country Club. He was the assistant pro there for four years and it was his first job out of the Golf Academy before he went to the Corry Country Club.…

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How cool is this? A candy bar is out that recognizes Union City basketball player Eliza Reynolds for going over a thousand points. It's called Dribble, Pass and into the Hoop. She went over 1,000 on Feb. 13 in a game at Corry Area High School. She claims it was delicious.

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The current session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly, with both houses firmly controlled by the Republican Party, convened on Dec. 1, 2020.

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As the COVID-19 vaccine campaign chugs along, who among us has not heard of or knows of someone who has suffered adverse side effects as a result of being inoculated?

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Garrett "Tuna" Culver has started finding computers for those who really need them. He refurbishes old laptops that should not be thrown out. But do not request a laptop if you do not have a genuine need. If you need to apply for jobs online, take night classes, do homework, or have a kid in…

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The annual Corry Day was held on Feb. 6 at the Golden Corral in Kissimmee, Florida. The usual location at 7702 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway had closed, but they met at the Golden Corral four miles down the road at 6077 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway. They plan to meet next year on Feb …

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Most COVID-19 cases have had mild symptoms and despite an average mortality rate north of 75 years and a 99.6% survival level, vaccination is a must.

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John Fetterman, our man-mountain lieutenant-governor, has announced that he is counting the costs of running for the U.S. Senate.

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When Chip Williams blows his whistle for the final time at today's Union City's girls basketball game, it will be for the last time in his 50-year career as a basketball official. I believe he'll be working with Keith Foust, the son of former baseball legend Paul Foust. I believe Chip will c…

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It has certainly been a strange start to a new year, hasn’t it? Some of us have turned into homeschool parents, many of have lost jobs, and it seems like there is now hand sanitizer waiting for us around every corner (though I suppose this last one isn’t so bad)!