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Seneca grad makes name in biker world

A man with local connections recently received one of the highest honors in the motorcycle-building world.

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Saturday 02/06/2016
In the Know: Teamwork on minds of new councilmembers
Posted: February 06, 2016

Editor’s Note: “In the Know” is a weekly series in which Journal Publisher Bob Williams will address city issues based on residents' concerns. Anyone with a question is asked to email kathleen@thecorryjournal.com and we will address the concern.

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Hometown values drive new dealership owner
Posted: February 06, 2016

David Knapp, the owner of DAVID Corry Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, sat at his desk petting his 10-year-old yellow lab, Tucker, Monday afternoon.

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Corry Kids Review
Posted: February 06, 2016

The Corry Journal publishes weekly a collection of stories, artwork and other compositions created by students of the Corry Area School District. 

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Friday 02/05/2016
Fire Calls
Posted: February 05, 2016

• Corry Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle accident near 100 Sciota Street at 10:53 p.m. Feb. 4. When firefighters arrived, they found one vehicle off the roadway and nobody around. Firefighters said they checked for hazards and leaks and then were back in service at 11:25 p.m. 

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Police Beat
Posted: February 05, 2016

Pennsylvania State Police

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EMTA to hold free transit week to boost ridership
Posted: February 05, 2016

The Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority will be offering Corry residents a chance to experience the public transportation system free of charge. 

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Cox seeking legal fee reimbursement after election mix-up
Posted: February 05, 2016

Spartansburg resident Amanda Cox is seeking a $6,500 legal fee reimbursement from Erie County after having to use her own money to get her name back on the November election ballot for a seat on Corry Area School Board. 

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Chorus in Corry
Posted: February 05, 2016

Dr. Christopher Kiver, a choral professor at Pennsylvania State University in State College, Pa., works with the 2016 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) District 2 choir this morning at Corry Area High School. Corry was chosen as the host site for this year’s PMEA District 2 Choral Festival. The three-day festival began on Wednesday and will culminate in a public concert in the CAHS auditorium at 7:30 p.m. today. Tickets are $4 for adults and $3 for students. 

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Winterfest set for Saturday in Mead Park
Posted: February 05, 2016

The cross-country ski race is off, but the “fat bike” and mountain bike race is still on.

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Gernovich addresses Council; lays out recommendations
Posted: February 05, 2016

At Monday's work session, Corry City Councilman Alex Gernovich addressed fellow councilmembers on issues he feels should be given consideration this year.

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Thursday 02/04/2016
City's new office assistant excited about new role
Posted: February 04, 2016

Corry City Council has hired a local woman as the city’s new office assistant, and she couldn’t be happier.

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Corry Area School Board approves personnel items
Posted: February 04, 2016

Corry Area School Board members approved a long list of personnel items during Monday's meeting.

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Winter warm up
Posted: February 04, 2016

Cobblestone Inn & Suites, 864 E. Columbus Ave., Corry, is inviting snowmobilers, the public and hotel guests to warm up this winter with hot soup and sandwiches every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $4 for a sandwich and $4 for soup, or $7 for both. Each Sunday, a different soup will be featured. 

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Mead Park Association seeks board member
Posted: February 04, 2016

The Mead Park Association is looking to fill a position on the board.

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Women’s self defense class to be held Feb. 23
Posted: February 04, 2016

Violence is a fact of life. 

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New program allows Y members free useage of out-of-town facilities
Posted: February 04, 2016

A new statewide reciprocity program will now allow Corry YMCA members to take advantage of participating out-of-town Y's services at no charge.

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Fire Calls
Posted: February 04, 2016

• Crews from the Corry Fire Department were dispatched to Cobblestone Inn & Suites, 864 E. Columbus Ave., today at 3:41 a.m. for an automatic fire alarm. The units were met on scene by a staff member who said the alarm was set off by burnt food. Crews confirmed there was no fire, and firefighters were back in service at 3:57 a.m.

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Police beat
Posted: February 04, 2016

Corry City Police

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Correction
Posted: February 04, 2016

• In a photo caption published in the Wednesday, Feb. 3, edition of The Corry Journal, March 15 was printed as the last day of H&R Block's nationwide contest in which $1,000 is being given to 1,000 entrants daily. The contest runs until Feb.15. 

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Wednesday 02/03/2016
3 SkillsUSA students advance to states
Posted: February 03, 2016

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — Students in Corry’s SkillsUSA program are acquiring the skills to pay the bills.

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Music, beer, wine on tap at Winterfest
Posted: February 03, 2016

Music will fill the air, and beer and wine tasting will be in the offing once again this year at Corry’s Winterfest in Mead Park.

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Trees destroyed on East Washington Street
Posted: February 03, 2016

It appears that vandals may have destroyed trees on East Washington Street.

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1,000 reasons to smile
Posted: February 03, 2016

Jeffrey Durnell, left, receives his $1,000 prize from Darrell Cooper, a tax specialist with H&R Block, 142 N. Center St., Corry. Durnell entered H&R Block's nationwide contest in which $1,000 is given to 1,000 entrants every day until March 15. Durnell was notified by email that he won. "At first, I wasn't sure if it was a scam, but when I found out I really won, I was pretty excited," Durnell said. Cindy Baker, franchisee of H&R Block, said two more winners have been named since Monday. "There is still time for people to get in," Baker said.

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New Union City police officer ready to serve
Posted: February 03, 2016

UNION CITY — The newest member of the Union City Police Department likes to keep up with the local community. 

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Police Beat
Posted: February 03, 2016

Pennsylvania State Police

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Tuesday 02/02/2016
Police Beat
Posted: February 02, 2016

Pennsylvania State Police

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Corry teachers’ union still without contract
Posted: February 02, 2016

About 100 teachers from the Corry Area School District attended a board meeting Monday night to demonstrate their frustrations about not having a valid contract.

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Corry City Council appoints members
Posted: February 02, 2016

New faces are representing the city of Corry.

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School district to host drug trend presentation
Posted: February 02, 2016

What would you do if you suspected your child of using alcohol or drugs? Do you know the signs?

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Monday 02/01/2016
Fruit vendor still brings goods to Corry
Posted: February 01, 2016

Saturday morning was frigid in Corry, but Frank Sabol brought some Florida sunshine to the area.

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Ice-water rescue demonstrations set for Saturday's Winterfest
Posted: February 01, 2016

Making rescues on ice and water can be dangerous business, and takes substantial training.

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Students debate presidential issues
Posted: February 01, 2016

Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump may not have attended a GOP debate in Iowa on Thursday, but he was well represented during a Republican debate that same day at Corry Area High School. 

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Corry to host 200 area students during district chorus festival
Posted: February 01, 2016

Almost 200 students from 39 area schools will arrive at Corry Area High School on Wednesday as the district prepares to host the 2016 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 2 Choral Festival.

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Police Beat
Posted: February 01, 2016

Corry City Police

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Corry City Council to appoint key positions
Posted: February 01, 2016

Some key leadership positions are expected to be filled at tonight's Corry City Council meeting.

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Saturday 01/30/2016
Police Beat
Posted: January 30, 2016

Corry City Police

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Students’ solar panels energize UC radio station
Posted: January 30, 2016

In his autobiography, Nikola Tesla, a Serbian-American physicist known for his contributions to today’s alternating-current electrical system, wrote, “The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention. It is the most important product of his creative brain.”

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In the Know: Community nursing care goes beyond
Posted: January 30, 2016

Editor’s Note: “In the Know” is a weekly series in which Journal Publisher Bob Williams will address city issues based on residents' concerns. Anyone with a question is asked to email kathleen@thecorryjournal.com and we will address the concern.

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Friday 01/29/2016
Relay For Life looks to improve participation, fundraising numbers
Posted: January 29, 2016

Corry resident Barb Kimmy has been participating in the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life since 2000, one year after the fundraiser took root in Corry.

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Organizations clean up blighted Corry properties
Posted: January 29, 2016

Corry Industrial Benefit Association will continue working with Corry Neighborhood Initiative to clean up more blighted properties in Corry.

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Corry FBLA members to compete at state level
Posted: January 29, 2016

Three Corry Area High School seniors have earned the right to compete in the 2016 Future Business Leaders of America state competition this April.

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Several factors dictate Union City school closings
Posted: January 29, 2016

As the region continues to receive more snowfall, school closings and delays begin to occur more frequently. 

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Corry Counseling Services hires Spartansburg woman
Posted: January 29, 2016

Clients may have an easier time scheduling appointments at Corry Counseling Services.

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Vitals
Posted: January 29, 2016

Couple applies for marriage license

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Police Beat
Posted: January 29, 2016

Corry City Police

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Thursday 01/28/2016
Corry Golf Commission tees off for 2016 season
Posted: January 28, 2016

Corry Golf Commission met Tuesday night for the first time this year to discuss issues, plans and 2015 year end results.

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Corry’s Lead & Seed group plants concert plans
Posted: January 28, 2016

Last year, students affiliated with Corry Area High School’s Lead & Seed prevention group held a rock concert to promote awareness of prescription drug abuse.

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UC library resumes normal hours
Posted: January 28, 2016

The Union City Public Library, 2 Stranahan St., will resume its normal hours on Monday.

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Chamber to present 3 annual awards
Posted: January 28, 2016

The Corry Area Chamber of Commerce will present three top honors during its upcoming annual meeting and awards dinner.

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