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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.

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Mark "Paco" Sita may not have a bucket list, but he's now done something he's long wanted to do. He went rattlesnake hunting earlier this week. Most people travel to Benezette to see the roaming Elk, or perhaps the nearby Straub Brewery. Paco hooked up with brewmaster Jeremy Potocki and has …

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Kudos to the Corry Arts Council and those who helped put on the fantastic fireworks show last Saturday night near the American Legion. Several people posted great videos including Cindy Thompson. Other places are having them tonight and Sunday night.

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The Berkhous family had a reunion with Cathy, Georgia, Jeannie, Russell, Vicki, Mike, Jackie and Kenny on hand. Georgia Berkhous Hawkins spent a night in her childhood bedroom. "It was probably 45 plus years since I slept here," she claimed. Mike came from Georgia. Kenny's sons Charlie and S…

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When I first learned of him, there was nothing for me to dislike and much to admire in the resumé of state senator Doug Mastriano, who represents all of Adams County and parts of Cumberland, Franklin and York counties.

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Softball has been in the spotlight with Union City and Cambridge Springs doing so well. Another team from the same region, Saegertown, also had a great season. The assistant coach for the Lady Panthers was 2013 Corry grad Brittany Zajac. Brittany previously coached at Bethany College in Kans…

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Congrats to Corry's JP Goodsel for earned his fourth straight AMCC all-academic berth as a senior captain on the Penn State Behrend men's volleyball team. He had a 3.93 grade point average and will graduate in August. He will then go to grad school.

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You do not have to be a scholar with a dollar to notice how prices are increasing.  The Consumer Price Index that measures costs for goods and services increased 4.2% in April.  Gas jumped 9%, while housing prices rose 17%. 

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No one knows with certainty the origin of Memorial Day, once called Decoration Day. It seems to have begun with women of the South who decorated with flowers the graves of their war dead during the Civil War – even while the war yet raged.  

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With it being Memorial Day weekend, remember all of our veterans and what they have done to make America great. The memorial service for Arden Earll is today at 2 p.m. at Pine Grove Cemetery. There will be a wake at the American Legion LeBaron Post 237 in Union City following the service. Ar…

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Jimmy Carter is a retired peanut farmer and among historians is arguably one of the nation’s most maligned chief executives. Current White House occupant Joe Biden has a trillion-plus-dollar “infrastructure bill” with only peanuts set aside for actual infrastructure that has the potential to…

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Dr. Tom Mack turns 60 on Tuesday, May 25. If people want to reach out to wish him a happy birthday, he can be contacted at his office phone numbers 814-665-1032 or 814-725-2225. He and Anne's son Aidan Zaphiris Mack is being treated for leukemia. He has about three months of chemotherapy bef…

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It was turn back the clock day earlier this week at Denny Brown's place off Blue Eye Road. Some members of the Corry 1968 undefeated track team (8-0) got together. "It was great, co-captains Bob Swart and Dick Harrington were there along with Nick Waltier, Don Johnson, Don Krasa and of cours…

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I was asked to post the names from the Crotty & Ferrando softball team. This is the photo (about 1970) that I received from Mary Norton. In front are Dave Brooks, Dan Clark, Bill Norton and Dexter Sandburg. In the center are Harold Bromley, Don Sperry and Jim Black. In back are Bob Hunt,…

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Kudos to Avery Sontheimer for her phenomenal Make-A-Wish. As she battles cancer, and could have asked for something for herself, she instead chose the ANNA Shelter with a mobile pet food pantry called Avery's Pawsitive Change, which is also the name of her nonprofit which she started in Marc…

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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?