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When it comes to elections in Pennsylvania, one of the few places of comity in the General Assembly, until recently anyway, is the Senate State Government Committee, where the Republican majority chairman, David Argall, and the Democratic minority chairman, Sharif Street, have co-sponsored r…

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The Corry Memorial Auxiliary Fall Craft & Vendor Show is set for next Saturday at the First United Methodist Church. It runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and they expect more than 75 crafters and vendors. There will be raffles, prizes and a chicken and biscuit dinner. For tables, phone 814-664-9148.

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Twenty-six years ago, the vote of a single United States Senator prevented a Constitutional amendment for a balanced budget from going to the states for ratification. How might the history of the last quarter-century been different had that amendment been ratified? Would we have invaded Iraq…

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The recent Senate Armed Forces Committee hearings on the Biden’s administration’s Afghanistan cut and run was political theater at its most forsaken. Claiming it an “extraordinary success” in unconditionally surrendering to a homicidal band of 8th century renegades made it such. President Bi…

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In redistricting the legislature, the thorniest issue for the five-member commission entrusted with the process is to avoid the effect and the perception of gerrymandering. The next thorniest may be dealing with “communities of interest.”

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The adjective “milling” is described as moving around in a confused mass. It certainly sounds like what is taking place daily throughout the Biden administration from COVID, Afghanistan, to the southern border.

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David Argall is chairman of the Pennsylvania Senate State Government Committee. He is also a college instructor in public policy. He often speaks of dialogues between students and himself about how to restore trust in our government.

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Remember former Journal reporter Gwen Albers? She's been in the newspaper business for some 30 years, but she was off the last six years. That changed this week as she is now a reporter for The Optic, a paper in New Mexico where she now lives.

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Among the ways Christianity has influenced the world is the general acceptance, in principle anyway, of St. Augustine’s four criterions for a just war. They are:

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  Remember Sandy and Bob Howles? They now live in Tucumoari, N.M. and are still active ministers and preachers in two Methodist churches out there. They were in Texline, Texas. They left Corry in 2010 for Sugar Grove and later Chandler's Valley and Bear Lake. Oh ya, Sandy was the city women'…

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Since we are on the cusp of Labor Day, have you ever noticed when leftists gather, COVID precautions are never – belabored. 

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During a recent hearing about election audits in Pennsylvania, state senator Cris Dush, a Republican, lectured officials from the Department of State for their adherence to decisions rendered by the state supreme court concerning the 2020 general election.

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Mary Norton is sad to announce that 45 years of Saturday kids bowling is coming to an end for her. "Hopefully there is someone ready to jump into this spot with lots of energy and new ideas for the young bowlers," she posted. We'll all miss you, Mary. You taught hundreds (maybe thousands) of…

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A Corry grad has earned honors as the 2021 PA Stone Skipping Competition champion, pro division. The 2003 CAHS graduate, now 38, is nicknamed Spiderman. He works for Cinta in Erie and has made his mom, Nancy Miller, proud.

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The nation’s Founders recognized that a government of the people, by the people and for the people needed a consistent census. That is why every 10 years a census is required by the Constitution. 

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Tomorrow you can help celebrate Spring Creek Township's 200th birthday. It runs from noon to 4 p.m. There will be local history collectors and vendors as well as a basket raffle and bake sale plus games. All proceeds go to the Spring Creek Park. And for those that enjoy the fiddler conventio…

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Tomorrow you can help celebrate Spring Creek Township's 200th birthday. It runs from noon to 4 p.m. There will be local history collectors and vendors as well as a basket raffle and bake sale plus games. All proceeds go to the Spring Creek Park. And for those that enjoy the fiddler conventio…

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Taylor Willis was quite a student-athlete at Corry Area High School. He's now working at North Hills Golf Course and is playing golf often since he just started a year ago. He's changed his major at Mount Vernon College to music ministry and will be a sophomore when school resumes. Like on t…

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In a chapter of Mark Twain’s Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, the king enters a hut in which a family is dying of smallpox. He dismisses a warning from an advisor not to expose his royal person to the disease. He enters the hut knowingly, and without fanfare, because he regards it …

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Steve Diduch sure did a lot for his country from serving in the U.S. Army and Marines in several places here in this country as well as Korea and Germany and others. He was a backbone at the Corry VFW in many capacities. At 88 years young, he has so many stories. One of my favorites was when…

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Corry is bringing back a classic, the Potato Festival, and looking for artisans to join in the fun at Mead Park on Sept. 18 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. It's a first-come, first-served format as space will be limited. You can sell your handmade crafts, honey, etc. Contact the Corry Area Chamber of…

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An American billionaire flies through space, but in his quest for outer worldly experiences, he needs to look no farther than 94-miles south of Key West, Florida. Cubans rely on family and friends outside the island nation to survive. Food shortages, power outages, along with controlled and …

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When Scottie Frisina was setting passing records as the quarterback for the Corry football team, he wasn't able to play on the golf team that also played in the fall. After playing baseball in college at Pitt-Bradford, he started his own home improvement business and eventually wound up in F…

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The McCray reunion 2021 avoided Saturday's rain and had about 50 relatives on hand at the old farm (no more cows, just cats) up from the McCray Church. The family members gathered around icons Alice and Willard McCray with Kathy and Jeff McCray in from Olean and Charlie and Rich Root from ce…

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The Festival of Lights returns to Harecreek Campground on July 23-24 with a drive-thru from 9-11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. You can enjoy the Christmas lights as you drive through the campground. Donations will be collected at the end with all donations going to local volunteer fire departments.