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SEPTEMBER 2011

Volume 26

8th Annual Traci’s Hope Fund Raiser

Number 9

Tioga Center Annual Pumpkin Festival Saturday, September 24

Pictured above: Traci Gibson, center, with her sisters, Terry (left) and Tami (right) from Traci’s Hope 2005

The 8th Annual Traci’s Hope fund raiser will be held on Saturday, October 1, at the Firemen’s Field Day Grounds in Apalachin from 12:00 Noon to 6:00 pm, rain or shine. Barbecue, Music Raffles and lots for the kids to do. Admission is $12 adults, $5 kids ages 6-12 years.

All proceeds will benefit those fighting breast cancer in Tioga, Broome and Susquehanna Counties. Traci’s Hope is a non-profit organization founded by Traci Gibson. Her family would like to thank you for coming and supporting her dream.

The Tioga Center Pumpkin Festival will be held on Saturday, September 24, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, at Ransom Park, Rt 17C in Tioga Center. Events include pumpkin decorating and carving, baking contests, big pumpkin contest, Chinese auction, raffles, music, exhibits,

crafts, food, games, mountain men, and chain saw carving. Pumpkin Festival Soup at the Pumpkin Shack in the Park. Free admission and parking. For more information, go to www.TiogaCenterPumpkinFest.com

100th OLD HOME DAY IN NICHOLS The Nichols Ro-Ki & Community Club sponsored the 100th Annual Old home Day in Nichols on Labor Day, Monday, September 5, 2011. It was a day filled with fun activities, including a parade.

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Irish Festival on September 11

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An Irish Festival will be held on Sunday, Sept. 11, on the grounds of St. Francis Xavier Church in Friendsville, Pa. The festival hours are 12:00 Noon to 7:00 pm. There will be an 11:00 am Mass in St. Francis Xavier Church before the festival. Music at the Irish Festival will be provided by The Irish Lads and Old Friends. There will be pub foods and Irish libations, games, Irish store, and grand prizes awarded. The Irish Festival is sponsored by the parishioners of St. Brigid’s Parish which includes St. Francis Xavier Church in Friendsville and St. Augustine Church in Silver Lake, Pa. Admission is $7.00. For more information, call (570) 553-2288.

“See you at the Irish Festival”

Free Hot Dog Roast & Yard Sale Bridget Kane and Ann Ellis, candidates for the Tioga County Legislature, are pleased to announce that a free Hot Dog Roast and Yard Sale will take place from 12:00 Noon to 3:00 pm on Saturday, September 10, at Hickories Park in Owego. The roast will include a free hot dog, chips, and a soda for all attendees and music will be supplied by DJ NO-1. The main feature of the event is a yard sale of reasonably priced items including household goods, children’s toys, and books. All proceeds from the yard sale go to purchase lawn signs for the campaigns of Bridget Kane, who is running for the Tioga County Legislature in District 2, and Ann Ellis, who is running for the Tioga County Legislature in District 4. Both Kane and Ellis are running as Independents and created The Tioga United Party in an effort to convey their conviction that the only way to meet the challenges facing Tioga County in the immediate future is through county leadership united in the wish to do what is best for all of our citizens.

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Tioga United Way Welcomes New Director The Tioga County United Way Board of Directors is pleased to announce that they have selected Mr. Brian Eldridge as their new Executive Director, effective August 23, 2011. Mr. Eldridge comes to the United Way after thirty years of service with NYSEG as well as recent experience with Corning Natural Gas Corporation and Synergy Energy Holdings, LLC. During his career, Mr. Eldridge has served as President of the United Torch Fund of Gowanda, Chairman of the

Board of Tri County Memorial Hospital and was a founding member of the Southern Tier Health Coalition. Additionally, while with Corning Natural Gas, he very successfully chaired the United Way campaign for the corporation. He also serves as a volunteer for the CHOW Pantry at Northminster Presbyterian Church. Mr. Eldridge looks forward to continuing the good work of Tioga United Way along with its Board of Directors. He looks forward to meeting everyone at this year’s Campaign Kick-Off celebration to be held on September 15, 2011 at the Tioga County Boys and Girls Club.

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1st Annual 5K Harvest Fun Run: Strides Toward Health! Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tioga County is hosting its first annual 5K Harvest Fun Run: Strides Toward Health event. This event was developed in collaboration with National Family Health and Fitness Day to promote wellness to Southern Tier families and individuals. All ages are encouraged to participate. Funds raised during this event will support Cornell Cooperative Extension, Tioga County’s Community Wellness Programs. It

will be held Sunday, September 25 at Hickories Park in Owego. Registration opens at 1pm, race starts at 2pm. Preregistration is open now through September 12 – includes a T-shirt: Adults 18 and up: $18, Youth 10-17 $12. Day of registration: Adults $20, Youth $15, Kids free. For a registration form, go to cce.cornell.edu/tioga/5k or the CCE office at 56 Main Street in Owego. Questions? Call 687-4020.

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Apalachin Lions Peace Poster Contest The Children Know Peace is the theme for the 2011 Peace Poster Contest. The Apalachin Lions Club is sponsoring the program in two local schools. Students ages 11 through 13 are eligible to participate. Students select a medium as outlined in the contest rules and draw, paint or sketch

their interpretation of the theme. The deadline is October 7, 2011. Contact Person in the schools is: Owego Apalachin Middle School - Sue Anderson, and at the Vestal Middle School - Leigh Kaminsky

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HIGHEST PRICES PAID FOR: Crocks, jugs old toys & other antiques. Also vintage collectables made before 1970. Call Dave 607-240-9546 12/11 DOG BOARDING: Pleasant Valley Dog Boarding Kennel, 5367 State Route 38, Newark Valley, NY 13811 30 years in business Indoor/outdoor runs. Daily rates: $12 one dog, $18 two dogs same run 607-642-8776 12/11 WORK SHOP SALE: One day only, Saturday Sept 10, 8am no early sales. Carpentry, plumbing, electrical tools and supplies. 313 Stocks Road, Owego 09/11 TOP DOLLAR PAID: Wanted! Old fishing tackle, lures, reels, etc. Some items worth $500. and more!!! Call me first, collector not a dealer so I pay more. Walt 687-5750 02/12 APPLES PEARS Garlic more: U-pick and pre-picked. Call for hours and availability. Mountain Meadows Orchard Little Meadows Pa 570-623-2204 09/11 DO YOU HAVE OLD STUFF IN YOUR ATTIC? Would you like cash for it? We pay more than most. Call 607-240-9546 12/10 FOR SALE: Furnace oil wood coal combination excellent shape call 687-2782 any time asking $1,000 09/11

BUYING TRAPS and trapping equipment call 607-687-2337 11/11 THINK CLEAN UP: we can help with hauling, clean outs, local moving, house cleaning, lawn work. Call for free estimate 607-699-0212 11/11 NEED IT CLEANED OUT & HAULED AWAY? One room to the whole house. Also: garages, barns & sheds. MK’s AFFORDABLE CLEANOUTS 607-2177455 12/11 Angel Face Pageants & Baby Contest is now accepting applications for our next pageant. For more info, Please go to www.angelfacepageants.com or call 607-727-3600 09/11 CHUCK’S CHAIR CANING: Save that old family heirloom. Chair caning at reasonable rates. For more details go to: ww.chuckschaircaning.com or call 607321-9148 10/11 DENT REMOVAL: door dings, hail damage, dents removed without harm to car finish! Olympic Detailing 607-625-2332 FOR SALE: Wood stove - double wall inside, triple wall outside, tee and slate. $700 Near new Call 206-2283 or 2054334 WANTED: Your classified ad for our October issue. Please send in form below by September 24.

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Death of a Salesman The Ti-Ahwaga Preforming Arts Center will perform "Death of a Salesman," on Oct. 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, Fri. & Sat. 8:00pm, Sun. 2:00pm. Ti-Ahwaga Performing Arts Center, 42 Delphine St., Owego, NY, call 607-687-2130 for tickets, $18 General, $15 Senior Sunday, $10 Student Friday w/ID, www.tiahwaga.com.

CCNN Golf Tournament The Community Care Network of Nichols holds its 8th Annual Golf Tournament September 11th at the Tioga County Country Club, Nichols. Check in at 12:30, Shotgun start at 1:00 Format Captain & Crew. $30 per person, includes lunch and prizes, (pay your own green fees/cart). To learn more about the Community Care Network of Nichols or to register for the tournament, website www.ccnnichols.org. The Tioga County Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Event for Bella Couture Boutique, 64 North Avenue, Owego. Owner Rachelle Pursell is pictured cutting the ribbon. Their hours are Tuesday through Saturday 10 am to 5 pm.

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(607) 687-4042 The Tioga County Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Event for Wildlife & Country Collectibles, Alder Swamp Road, Smithboro. Owners Myron and Beverly Randall are pictured cutting the ribbon.

Looking For a Fun and Educational Activity To Do? Adults and children are invited to stop at the Tioga Tourism Office, 80 North Avenue in Owego to pick up the new and exciting Historic Owego iSpy booklet! The booklet is a fun way to explore the Historic Owego Shopping District and learn about its unique architecture. With its riddles and pictures, the iSpy booklet will keep you “on your toes” searching for the most fascinating artwork and architecture that makes

Owego remarkably historic and interesting. Those who complete the booklet receive a Certificate of Completion and a small prize! So come to the Tourism office in Owego to spend a fun-filled day in the Historic District playing detective! For more information, call the Tourism Office at 607-687-7440 or email info@visittioga.com.

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Lion Jake Brown (left) and Lion Lee Blood (right) At the Apalachin Lions Installation meeting, Lion Jake Brown was presented the Lion of the Year recognition award by Lion Lee Blood. Lion Jake has been active within the club in the projects to get the total membership involved in events where club members socialize which allows the membership to understand one another. His efforts in

this project and participation in all of the club projects has made the club more active. Lion Jake Brown is currently a vice president, a position that reflects his dedication to the club's future and his pursuit of activities that benefit the community and ultimately the advancement of the goals of Lionism.

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Senator Tom Libous helped kickoff his Community Office Hours this week at the Waverly Village Hall. Members of his staff were also available to meet with constituents in Windsor and Whitney Point. Community Office Hours is part of a series of meetings the Senator and his staff are holding throughout Broome, Chenango and Tioga coun-

ties. While the Senator won’t be able to attend every meeting, he still wants to hear about the issues important to folks throughout his district. Meetings are already scheduled in Oxford, Spencer, Greene, Candor and Norwich with more locations to come. For an updated list of dates and locations for Community Office Hours, visit www.TomLibous.com.

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Two Apalachin Lions Recognized

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Soup & Salad Supper There will be a Soup & Salad Supper at the First United Methodist Church, Main Street, Newark

Valley, on September 17, from 4:30-6:00 pm. Takeout is available. Free will donation.

Serving Lunch & Dinner or Just a Snack! ~ TERRACE SPECIALS ~

• Monday – Buy 1 dozen wings get 1/2 dozen FREE • Tuesday – FREE Pitcher of Domestic Beer or Soda with purchase of 2 dozen wings or Plain Pizza • Wednesday - Shrimp Nite • Thursday - Clam Nite

NAME THAT TUNE TRIVIA - Sat Sept 24 (every last Saturday of the month)

Bryon Wollf –First Thursday of the month Karaoke –First Saturday of the month L-R Lion Terry White, Pres. Lion Dave Whritenour, Lion Vince Hawley Lion Vince Hawley of the Apalachin Lions Club has been awarded the Grass Roots Lion of the Year by District 20 E2. Lion Vince, who is close to 50 years of service in Lionism, has worked on all of the club projects. His current focus as chair of membership has resulted in increased membership and retention of current members. A second project which Vince works tirelessly on is the Christmas Baskets for the needy. He is dedicated to working with the community on gathering food and gifts for children and families that receive these baskets from the club.

Lion Terry White of the Apalachin Lions Club has been awarded the Humanitarian Lion of the Year by District 20- E2. This is a reflection of his effort on Drug Awareness programs, coaching Special Olympics, Peace Poster Contest and the Boy's and Girl's Committee, which includes the awarding of scholarships to graduating seniors at four local schools and the HOBY program where participants from two local schools are sought to participate in a leadership program. Lion Terry has chaired and advanced the function of the Boy's and Girl's Committee for the last 7 years.

HUGE GARAGE SALE

Saturday September 10th starting at 9:00 am!

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BBQ Friday Nights –Clams, Steak Lobster & Fish Dinners (weather permitting • call ahead)

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Whitetails Classic Golf Tournament October 8th - Tall Pines Golf Course Captain & Crew - stop in for details and to sign up

Local High School Girls basketball standouts (left to right) Brittany Rando (Owego Free Academy) Kara McDuffee (Tioga Central) , Amy Ludovici (Seton Catholic) and Hannah Runyon (Norwich) competed in two Gus Macker 3 on 3 Basketball Tournaments this summer. They took 1st place in Norwich in July and most recently took 1st place in Cicero on August 6th.

Ponies Win Bagsai Summer Sizzler

Front Row: Laura Knight, Lauren Castellucci, Sydney Bendert, Kaitlyn Hewitt, Jessie Terrano, Hannah Secord Second Row: Morgan Starley; Kim Shaheen, Kayla Paige, Taylor Stupski, Kim Jones Coaches: Mariesha Marker, Dennis Hewitt, Head Coach Todd Stupski, Stu Secord The 16-u Ponies finished the season with a 35-9 record. They recently won the BAGSAI Summer Sizzler, Maryland Summer Finale and the Busch Gardens Tournament at Williamsburg, Va.


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Audition Notice The Ti-Ahwaga Community Players is looking for two women ranging from 20-30 years of age for the production of Arthur Miller’s Death Of A Salesman at the Ti-Ahwaga Performing Arts Center, 42 Delphine Street, Owego. Auditioners should prepare a short monologue to recite and be prepared to read selections

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Owego Rotary 3rd Annual Arts, Antiques & Craft Fair from the script of Death of A Salesman. The play will begin October 7, 2011 and is being directed by James Osborne. Please call the Ti-Ahwaga Community Players at 687-2130 to make an appointment for an audition. Ti-Ahwaga Community Players www.tiahwaga.com

The Owego Rotary Club is sponsoring the 3rd Annual Arts, Antiques and Craft Fair on Sunday, November 20, from 8 to 3 at the Elk’s Lodge on Front Street in Owego. The Craft Fair is held in conjunction with the Elk’s Antiques Emporium which is held in the downstairs hall. All funds raised will benefit

the eradication of Polio throughout the world, with only four countries remaining that carry this poliovirus. Applications for vendors are available at the Tioga Council on the Arts, 179 Front St., Owego, or contact Janelle Malia at: jelmalia@stny.rr.com for questions or for an on-line application.

Berkshire Heritage Day

There will be a parade at Noon, Cobblestone Crossing will play at 1 pm. The honorees for this year Heritage Day are the Veterans and 9/11 Volunteers.

Tioga Chamber of Commerce Business Show The Tioga County Chamber of Commerce is now registering businesses for the Annual Business Show that will be held on Thursday, October 6th at the Owego Treadway Inn and Conference Center. Tioga Business 2011 is an excellent

opportunity to market your business and increase your bottom line. For more information call the Chamber at 607687-2020 for check out the web site at www.tiogachamber.com. Be sure to register soon. Booths fill up fast.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY POP ! Thanks for all your help “The Gang At BECK’S

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The 24th Annual Berkshire Heritage Day will be held Sunday, September 11.

Cooking on the Lite Side By Chef Nick Cavataio These recipes are not fancy culinary creations by any means, but they are just right for any occasion. Blue Cheese Bacon Burgers 1 pound ground turkey 4 thin slices of Canadian bacon 3 ounces blue cheese, crumbled ¼ teaspoon onion powder ¼ teaspoon hot pepper sauce ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 4 hamburger rolls In a large bowl, mix the ground turkey, blue cheese, Worcestershire sauce and the rest of the seasonings. Cover, and refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours. Preheat grill for medium high heat. Gently form the burger mixture into 4 patties. Oil the grill grate. Grill patties until done, about 5 minutes per side. Serve on rolls.

Strawberry Pretzel Salad 1 ½ cups crushed pretzels 4 ½ tablespoons white sugar ¾ cup butter, melted 1 cup white sugar 2 (8 oz) packages cream cheese 1 (8 oz) container frozen whipped topping, thawed 1 (6 oz) package strawberry gelatin 2 cups boiling water 1 (16 oz) package frozen strawberries Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix together the pretzels, 4½ tablespoons sugar and melted butter. Press into the bottom of a 9x13 inch pan. Bake for 10 minutes, or until lightly toasted. Set aside to cool completely. In a medium bowl, beat the sugar and cream cheese until smooth. Fold in whipped topping. Spread evenly over the cooled crust. Refrigerate until set, about 30 minutes. In a medium bowl, stir together the gelatin mix and boiling water. Mix in frozen strawberries, and stir until thawed. Pour over cream cheese mixture in pan. Refrigerate until completely chilled, at least 1 hour.


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Sauerbrey Announces Run for Re-Election

Martha Sauerbrey is officially announcing her run for the Tioga County Legislature representing District 2. Martha Sauerbrey, Marte as she is better known, has served on the Tioga County Legislature since 2005. Marte serves as committee chair of Public Safety which includes Road Patrol, Corrections, DWI Program, Probation, Fire Safety, and the Office Emergency Management. For the past three years she has served as Deputy Chair of the Legislature. Marte’s focus on the legislature has been to keep property taxes low. For the past several years she worked on a special budget committee whose goal it

was to cut costs and reduce the size of government by working on creative ways to reduce spending. “Responsible fiscal management is of utmost importance; taxes must be kept low yet we must serve the needs of the community. It is critical that Tioga County keep taxes down,” says Sauerbrey. “The two largest concerns of people in my district are taxes and jobs. My goal is to reduce taxes and get more jobs in Tioga County.” Marte and her husband Lew are lifelong residents of Tioga County. They live in the Village of Owego; have four grown children and one grandchild. Marte is employed by the Tioga County Chamber of Commerce and serves as President and CEO of that organization. Most recently Marte was recognized by the Susquehanna Chapter of NYS Women Inc. as 2010 Women of Achievement. Marte is practical and good at problem solving. She is proud to represent her constituents and listens and acts on their concerns. Over the years Marte has worked to develop a positive working relationship with county employees and legislators. She fells strongly that government can be responsive and efficient, bringing the best value to the Tioga County taxpayers.

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Chenango Piecemakers Quilt Guild presents

“Festival of Quilts 2011”

Saturday, Sunday and Monday October 8, 9 & 10, 2011 10am to 4pm Location: Oxford Academy High School Gym 50 South Washington Ave., Oxford, NY 13830 Admission: $4.00 adults, children under 12 free (must be accompanied by an adult)

Roadshow style event with Genie Barnes AQS Certified & nationally renowned Quilt Appraiser Genie Barnes will be giving verbal appraisals FREE of charge for new or vintage quilts or quilted clothing from 10:00-3:00 on Saturday - Limit 2 items per person. From 3:00-4:00 she will provide written appraisals for insurance. Written appraisals are $35.00 each and require an appointment. If you are interested in a written appraisal, please call Kim at 607-843-6837 for a time slot. If there is enough interest, Ms. Barnes will return on Sunday for written appraisals.

Vendors • Mini Shop Hop • Daily Demonstrations • Food Visit us on line at: www.chenangopiecemakers.com

ATTENTION! REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES

Jake Brown Apalachin Methodist Church Plans Harvest Dinner The Apalachin United Methodist Church’s Annual Harvest Dinner will be on Saturday, September 24, from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. Take outs will be available.

The proceeds will go toward supporting the various program needs of the church. The church is on Pennsylvania Avenue in Apalachin, across from fire station #1.

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Yard Sale & Concert The Ransom Park Yard Sales & Music Concert will be held at the park, located on Old Route 17C, Tioga Center, N.Y. on Saturday September 17 from 9 am to 2 pm. Music will be provided by Dean Smith & "Phillips Head" Band from 11

2012 Historic Calendar am to 1 pm. There will also be a Chicken BBQ, 1/4 dinner, donation $5.00 Call now to reserve yard sale space, $5.00, Joanne 607-687-1833 before 7:30 pm. Proceeds to help with park upkeep.

Is this in your immediate future?

The Historical Societies of Berkshire, Newark Valley and Richford are selling a 2012 historical calendar. Ray Hunt has restored the photographs used in the calendar. The front cover is the Newark Valley village green in 1904 or 1905. Proceeds from the sale of the calendar will be used to continue to restore the old photographs from the towns.

The price of the calendar is $10. You can order your calendar by contacting Town Historians Nancy Hunt of Berkshire at 607-657-4416, Shirley Callahan of Newark Valley at 642-3361, Bill Sherwood of Richford at 539-6283. You can also pick up the calendar at Stoughton Farm on Route 38 or NBT Bank in Newark Valley.

Local Churches to Hold 9/11 Remembrance

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Several United Methodist Churches in the Apalachin area are coming together to offer a special service on the 10th anniversary of the tragedy of September 11. This September 11 not only marks the 10th anniversary of the events that shook the nation, but also falls on a Sunday. In addition to their regular morning services, the following churches are working together to plan a special community service to mark the event. They include: Apalachin’s Park Terrace Community and Apalachin United Methodist Churches, Endicott’s Campville United Methodist Church, Little Meadows’

Little Meadows United Methodist Church, Owego’s Gibson Corners and Whittemore Hill United Methodist Churches. The Special Remembrance Community Service on 9/11 will include reflections from speakers who went down to Ground Zero to help others during that difficult time such as EMT’s with the Apalachin Fire Department as well as others. The service will be held on Sunday, September 11, at 7:00 pm at the Apalachin United Methodist Church located at 303 Pennsylvania Avenue, Apalachin, New York.

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The 32nd Annual Newark Valley Apple Festival will take place on October 1-2, from 10AM-5PM each day, 20 S Main St., Newark Valley (607)642-8836 10% off 1/2 Case of Wine at the Bement-Billings Farmstead Museum at 9142 State Route 38, one mile north of Newark Valley, NY. 20% Off Full Case Mix & Match Always fun for the whole family, this event includes Mon– Thurs 9-9; Fri & Sat 9-10; Sun 12-7 "apple everything," kids' activities, great food, crafts, FROST-KLOSSNER- horse & wagon rides, a well-stocked gift shop, and demonstrations of 1800's skills by costumed guild SWAN, INC. members. This year’s Living History event will depict Revolutionary War skirmishes and colonial camps from 14 Main St.,Newark Valley, NY (607) 642-3224 Sullivan’s March in 1779. 2640 Route 26, Maine, NY (607) 862-3222 There will be 13 different groups on 2 stages (Barn and Tent) playing music that includes folk, bluegrass, MAZE OPENS Celtic, traditional fiddle music, string band, and Gospel. SEPT Several of the groups have performed for numerous 17 Home of the Area’s Original Large Scale Corn Maze Apple Festivals and are well known throughout the re10898 Route 38, Newark Valley, NY gion, while others are new to Newark Valley. The popu642-3675 www.CornFieldMaze.com lar Pat Kane returns, and Driftwood, Joe Crookston, and the Hickory Project will perform this year. New VALLEY REDEMPTION CENTER this year will be the Jam Tent from 1-4 PM, hosted by BOTTLE & CAN REDEMPTION CENTER singer/songwriter Dannielle Swart on Saturday, and 2 Wig St., Newary Valley, NY Eric and Melanie Rees, of Melanie and the Boys, on Hours: M-Th 10-5; F 10-7 & Sat 10-3 SWAGW2000@YAHOO.COM Sunday. Bring an instrument along and join the fun, or 607-642-3658 See Becky or Bill 607-222-8554 BOTTLE DRIVES • PICK UP AVAILABLE just stop by, listen, and enjoy. nvhistory.org.

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Ken & Carol Decker Benefit Pasta Dinner A Benefit Pasta Dinner for Ken & Carol Decker will be held on Saturday, September 10, from 4 pm to 7 pm, at St Marks Church, 17 Main Street in Candor. The benefit is to help defray expenses in gaining custody of grandchildren retained in Texas. This benefit is hosted by St. Mark‟s

Episcopal Church, 17 Main St., Candor. The dinner menu is pasta with a choice of sauces (chicken alfredo, meat sauce, and marinara), mac n cheese, salad, bread/butter, and jello. There will also be a Sing-a-long with Winnie Allen‟s music from 5 to 7 pm. Good Will Donation.

Craft Fair and Bake Sale Start your holiday shopping early! Saint Paul‟s Episcopal Church, 117 Main St., Owego, will hold their 3rd annual craft fair and bake sale on September 10 from 9 am to 3 pm. Many vendors, unique gifts, decora-

A former Pennsylvania Railroad train made its way through the area last month. “The Pacific Express” historic passenger train carried 60 passengers from all over the country on a rail excursion trip through the Southern Tier. The excursion was part of the “Rare Mileage Riders” a group that tours North America traveling railroads no longer used by passenger trains Photo by: Dan Hudson

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Ryan Crispell (16) a member of Boy Scout Troop 32 in Apalachin, son of Wayne and Cindy Crispell, is pictured above working on his Eagle Scout Project along with Marty Donovan. Ryan has been in scouting since he was in 1st grade. For his Eagle Scout Project, Ryan chose to recoat fire hydrants in Apalachin. Ryan noticed that over the years the hydrants had become faded. Our volunteer firefighters need to be able to easily see and access the hydrants during a fire emergency. This project was very important to Ryan because he is currently a member of the Apalachin Fire Department and plans to pursue a career in Fire Science.

Ride for the Library The Tappan Spaulding Memorial Library in Newark Valley is planning its first annual Fundraiser, “Riding for the Library,” on September 17, 2011. Adult participants will cycle from the Newark Valley Library to the Berkshire Free Library and back approximately 12 miles. Children under 18 will ride from the Trout Ponds Park to the end of Elm Street. Adult participants will acquire monetary sponsorships for how many miles they can ride while

children acquire monetary sponsorships for how many trips they can make. Registration for adults is $10.00, registration for children is $5.00. Registration fee includes a t-shirt, and bottled water the day of the ride. Registration forms can be found at the library at (607) 642-9960 or by contacting Peggy Head at (607) 6425421. All proceeds will benefit the Library Building Fund.

Joe Doty announces Candidacy for the Town of Candor Supervisor Joe Doty, one of six children, was born and raised in the Southern Tier. Joe lives in the town of Candor with his wife and five children. He has been an active member in this community for the past twenty years. Joe Doty has over a decade of management experience. Whether it is a group of four employees or as many as three dozen, Joe has successfully exercised his management skills to benefit the parent company. Of his time in the work force, Joseph Doty spent nearly twenty years working with customers one-on-one. His main priority in that time was to ensure the best treatment of anyone and everyone walking through his doors. Wanting to take a leadership role in

his community, Joseph Doty has been involved in town events for years. He has volunteered for local initiatives often, working to better his community. Joe was most recently elected to a threeyear position on the Board of Directors in the Tioga Chamber of Commerce in 2007 and serves on the Leadership Tioga Advisory Board. Joe feels strongly that open communication between the citizens and elected members of government is extremely important. “It‟s important to hear from the community about their concerns, what they care about and what is important to them. That is what I plan to do” says Doty. “Teamwork is critical in getting things done.”

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News from the Apalachin Library Book Discussion Groups Sept 13 - Mystery Readers, 1:00 pm to discuss New Tricks by David Rosenfelt. * New Time! Sept 26 - Books Du Jour, 7 pm to The Red Queen by Phillipa Gregory. Sept 27 - Tea and Tale, 12:00 pm to discuss The Red Queen by Phillipa Gregory Story hour will continue on Tuesday and Thursdays at 10:30 am. Themes for September will be butterflies, school buses, cars and trucks and birds and bird feeders. History of Apalachin: Library Assistant Dai Newman is working on a history of Apalachin. She is framing lots of pictures to hang in the meeting room so anyone can stop in and look

at them. We have a lot more materials dealing with the history of the library. Would you have some free time to help us put together scrap books or photo albums? We are setting up a table in our new workspace and would like to invite interested people to help. If you (or you and a friend) would like to be involved, please let us know. Crafters! We will be starting a craft time for anyone interested in getting together to work on a craft that they like or to learn something new. Please join us for meeting to get things started on Thursday, September 8, at 2 pm. Tea will be served. Lobby Book Sale: Buy on hardcover fiction book and get one free. A great

in District 2, and Ann Ellis who is running for the Tioga County Legislature in District 4. Both candidates are running as Independents and created The Tioga United Party in an effort to convey their conviction that the only way to meet the challenges facing Tioga County in the immediate future is through county leadership united in the wish to do what is best for all of our citizens.

Castellucci Joins Red Cross After 12 ½ years with the New York State Insurance Fund, Donald Castellucci, Jr. of Apalachin has joined the American Red Cross Blood Services Division. He will be the Account Manager for Tioga Co., NY, and Susquehanna Co., Pa. Don has sponsored many blood drives and understands the need

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Candidates Announce Run for Tioga Legislature Bridget Kane and Ann Ellis are pleased to invite the public to their joint announcement of their intent to run for the Tioga County Legislature. The event is scheduled to take place on September 7, 2011, at 10am at the Fireman’s Fountain located behind the courthouse in Owego. For more information, contact Bridget Kane, (607) 321-7170 or Ann Ellis, 625-5920. The announcement will kick off the campaigns of Bridget Kane who running for the Tioga County Legislature

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