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While his sister Meg Goodsel had a great season playing volleyball at Penn State Behrend, Austin Goodsel is an assistant coach at Juniata College. Juniata's women's team won the Huntingdon Regional this past weekend and has now won 24 straight matches and is 31-1 overall. Juniata competes to…

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With Veterans Day coming up on Friday, the Corry VFW has an unveiling of military statues planned at an event that is also sponsored by the Corry Redevelopment Authority. It is set for 3 p.m. with several dignitaries expected to attend featuring the keynote speaker, County Executive Brenton …

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Jody Burrows has landed another women's basketball position. The former all-star softball and basketball player at Corry Area High School is now the director of basketball operations at Marymount University in California. Her uncle, Dan Gates, tells me it's close to her home.

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I did not see him, but Corry graduate Jeb Becker was in the football press box Friday night doing statistics for the Titusville Rockets. His son, Jimmy, is on the team as a freshman quarterback and free safety. He's named after the late Jim Becker, longtime school teacher who also worked at …

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Janet Woodruff tells me that Corry grad Dave Crowell recently went into the District 11 All-Sports Hall of Fame. He has coached three different schools to state championships (now at Nazareth) and has had a boatload of individual champs at the district and state level. Dave went into the Nat…

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Remember Charlie Campbell when he was mayor of Corry? He's not that anymore, but he's still racing cars. He and his brother, Tom (the car owner), recently competed in the rain at the National Runoffs at the Virginia International Raceway, where they placed third for Campbell Brothers Racing. 

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Corry native Jeff Black has long been a Tennessee Volunteers football fan. Things have been up and down the past years, but that all changed this past Saturday when the Vols pulled off a dramatic victory over heralded Alabama. Jeff, who now lives down there, was so excited he smoked a victor…

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Kudos on the recent promotion of Shana Bailey to marketing manager at Viking Plastics. In her new role, Shana will direct and manage all marketing operations for the company. And to Pat Migliaccio for coming on board as an ERP manager at Viking.

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Kudos to North East chiropractor Tom Mack who is celebrating 35 years of practicing. Tom started out in practice with his father, Dr. William "Doc" Mack, before starting his business in North East in 1989. He's also big into golf as a USGA medical volunteer for the U.S. Open. He has a love f…

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Beth and Jim Dolan are back from a "vacation" to Florida. But this trip was like none of their many trips there before. They went to Fort Myers, which was blasted by Hurricane Ian. The went with Jim's Cadillac but it didn't make it home. Nor did his golf clubs that were inside. Their condo w…

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Remember Derek McCray? He was one of Corry's finest three-sport standouts back in 2000-01, an all-star in football, wrestling and track. He now runs a bar in Fernandina Beach, Florida, which is just north of Jacksonville. Hurricane Ian was going through the other day, so Fox News interviewed…

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The Brown Leaf Open, a fundraiser for Corry's softball programs, is set for Sunday, Oct. 16, at North Hills Golf Course. It's a four-person scramble and has a 9 a.m. shotgun start. There's lunch at the turn followed at the end with a chicken and biscuit dinner. The cost is $35 for members an…

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Jackie Joy can cross an item off her bucket list — attending a Green Bay Packers game at Lambeau Field. She saw the Pack beat the Chicago Bears in person last Sunday. She's been a Green Bay fan for 25 years and saw the Packers play in Buffalo during the Brett Favre era.

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There's going to be a Veil Hospital reunion Oct. 1 at the Corry Area Historical Museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Karen Amos will do a history of the Veil Hospital and a dedication of a monument. It has been 101 years since Veil Hospital came to Corry and the building on the corner of East Main …

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There's going to be a Veil Hospital reunion Oct. 1 at the Corry Area Historical Museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Karen Amos will do a history of the Veil Hospital and a dedication of a monument. It has been 101 years since Veil Hospital came to Corry and the building on the corner of East Main …

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Ralph Amoroso was one of a kind. His family and friends gathered Sunday at the VFW to remember the longtime auto mechanic and golfer and much more. I got to talk to his sons Aldo and Roberto who were my neighbors 50 years go on Spring Street. Tonja Amoroso Messinger made an awesome flag in h…

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It was like old home week at the cross-country meet earlier this week at Corry Area High School. First off, the official was ex-CAHS all-state runner and longtime Titusville coach Brent Henderson. He told me his son Corey is moving into the Hendersons’ old home on Wayne Street. There was lon…

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Scott Earll is busy these days as the new commander of the Sons of the American Legion (SAL) at the Union City LeBaron Post 237. He's been going through all the past and present files in his office, or the "giggle" room. His father, Arden, was a great leader at the UC Legion and an icon in t…

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There was a nice story on Corry native Pete Zaphiris and his efforts to transform a downtown section of Erie in Sunday's newspaper. Pete is the owner of Great Lakes Insurance where my brother-in-law Mark Majewski and his son Mark both work. Young Mark is a basketball official and usually get…

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Kenny Nichols loves to play baseball, anywhere, any time. The 2017 Corry Area High School grad has started a new adventure. With Covid allowing him an extra two years of eligibility, Kenny left the Community College of Baltimore (Md.) and is now at Lycoming College in Williamsport. At age 23…

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Deacon Bill Sproveri was one of a kind. From his involvement in the church to serving in Vietnam to being a volunteer fireman to his love of music. He was Corry High School's class president in 1965. Here's what classmate Julia Savko Fedders had to say: "He was proud to stand beside me to co…

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The Montanis (Tony and Claudia) recently hosted a family reunion and 59th wedding anniversary at their Wayne Street home. Present were their daughters Deirdre Finneran and her husband, Kevin, and Jennifer Montani-Hicks and her husband, Gary. Visiting from New Jersey were their nieces and nep…

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I've been going to North Hills Golf Course for some 50 years, but this past Wednesday was a first for me. Dave Brumagin, who grew up in the Findley Lake-French Creek area, told me about getting his first hole-in-one, at age 75. He was playing with Jim Taylor, George Carutis and Eric Kahl, an…

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Being at the YMCA Flag Football League playoffs this past week brought back memories from 40 years ago when there was a hard-hitting competitive league that played in the outfield at the old Wright School. Among the many standout players were Joe Sanford, Dan Taylor, Stub McChesney, Sonny Sa…

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Bryce Hinsdale was a freshman standout on the Clymer-Sherman-Panama football team, and on the CSP baseball team. A few years ago, he was an all-star for Corry's Little League team after playing for the Elks Club. Now he's doing it on the golf course. The other day, while playing with his old…

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We lost a couple of important men with the passing of Jim Donaldson and Larry Jaggi. Jim was one of a kind, the backbone in working on the Little League baseball fields for many years, in addition to everything else he was known for. Larry was also a special guy, many remember when he and hi…

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A local couple was featured on Erie News Now the other day after they participated in the 2nd annual New Blossom New Life 5K at the Harborcreek Community Park. Mike and Coty Anderson, along with five-month-old son Bryce, were on camera and interviewed as grant recipients.

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Things will be a little different at Faith Church tomorrow after Rev. Lynn Cirigliano retired as the senior pastor. He's been a pastor since 1983, and for 34 years in Corry. He'll still be doing things like rest home and hospital visits and assisting his son and new pastor, Jake. And he stil…

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The Warren County Claybusters did well at the recent state competition. Coached by Sherry Anderson, one of the high school varsity teams, consisting of Blake Mitchell, Jacob Swartzfager, Nate Shirey, Cole Nickerson and Tate Tasker, finished in third place out of 26 teams, with a score of 481…