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The 2019 Lights on the River will be held on Friday, December 6, from 4 to 8 pm in downtown Owego. Highlights include Santa and Mrs. Claus turning on the holiday lights, live reindeer, ice sculptures, music, food and drinks, and shopping. The evening ends with a fireworks display launched from Draper Park over the river at 8:00 pm. Above: snowflake lights along Court St. Bridge; Below: Santa & Mrs. Claus turn on the holiday lights (file photos).

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years - the focus shifted from a farmers market with woodcrafts and a vegetable market to a store with fine gifts, collectibles, ornaments, and a cafe with a patio overlooking the river. Pat invites everyone to stop by and help celebrate The Hand of Man’s last Christmas.

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Sincerely Yours, a card and gift shop at 32 Lake Street in Owego, will soon close its doors forever. Owner Louise O’Neill has announced her plans to retire and close the store at the end of the year. O’Neill opened Sincerely Yours

Apalachin Lions Club News Annual Coat Drive The Apalachin Lions would like to thank the community for the hundreds of winter coats donated for those in need. A special thanks to Blessed Trinity at St. Margaret Mary’s Church, the Apalachin Library, Johnson’s Pools & Spas, and the Apalachin Methodist Church for collecting the coats, and to the Open Door Mission Outreach for distributing the coats for 2019.

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in 1994 on the other side of Lake Street (pictured above), at the location of Mullen’s card shop. In 2012, a car accidentally crashed into the front of Sincerely Yours, and O’Neill moved her business to its current location.

Tioga Opportunities is offering a “Winter Wonderland” social hour on Thursday, December 19, from 12:45 to 2:00 pm at the Countryside Community Center, 9 Sheldon Guile Boulevard in Owego. Enjoy a holiday performance by students from Owego Free Academy (both singers and instrumentalists) and light refreshments. To register, call 687-4120, ext. 331.

Used Eyeglasses Help give the gift of sight by donating your old eyeglasses to the Apalachin Lions. Used eyeglasses can be dropped off year-round at the Apalachin Library at 719 Main Street or at the Apalachin Lions receptacle at Sweeny’s Plaza on Route 434. Thank you to everyone who participated in SightNight in October.

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Heart Association. Also on his to-do list is a trip to Stray Haven as well as donations to Common Ground Christian Community Center, a New Hope Center, and Tioga County Rural Ministries along with anyone else that might need help along the way. William has also donated 2,000 plastic shopping bags for the VFW 1371 Auxiliary which uses the bags to make sleep mats for homeless veterans. The VFW 1371 Auxiliary has made 12 mats. The mats are 36 inches wide and 72 inches long. It takes 200 hours and 400 bags to make each mat. The mats, which provide a layer of protection against dampness, are given to homeless veterans.

Call Santa Claus 625-HoHo Although he is very busy this time of year, the Apalachin Lions Club has persuaded Santa Claus to take phone calls for three nights in early December. For many years, Santa Claus has been happy to do this for the children in our area. And, as always, Santa is look-

ing forwarded to talking to his many young friends so he will know what to leave under the tree when he visits their homes. To talk to Santa Claus, call 625HoHo (625-4646) between 6:00 and 8:00 pm, December 2 to December 4.

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graphed playbill as a remembrance. Tickets are $5 each or three for $10. They are available at the Music Boosters’ concession table at the upcoming concerts, at the Holiday Craft Fair at OES on December 7, at Katie’s Kreations at 188 Front Street, and at What’s in Store at 187 Main Street. Winners will be drawn live on the Music Boosters Facebook page on January 31, 2020, at 6:00 pm. For more information, contact Joanna Dyer at (607) 644-3400 or email oamusicboosters@gmail.com.

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Christmas Cantata - Dec. 8 A Christmas Cantata “Night of the Father’s Love” will be performed on Sunday, December 8, at 7:00 pm at the Newark Valley United Methodist Church on Rt. 38 in Newark Valley.

The performance is directed by Jewel Griffith, with piano accompaniment by Brenda Yeier. In case of inclement weather, the performance will be on Monday, December 9, at 7:00 pm.

Christmas Tea in Apalachin - Dec. 9 Everyone is invited to the Annual Christmas Tea at 6:30pm on Monday, December 9, at Park Terrace Community United Methodist Church, 30 Glann

Road in Apalachin. Music by harpist Meredith Kohn Bocek. RSVP by December 6 by calling 6254134.

Candor Community Christmas Concert - Dec. 14 The Candor Community Chorus holiday season concert will be held on Saturday, December 14, at 7:00 pm, in the auditorium of the Candor High School on Academy Street. Admission is free. This year’s theme is “He Is Born” and features several new pieces. “The Holding Carol” brings together the themes of joy, peace, and love in a tender tune that underscores the promise of Christmas. Also new to the program are Dan For-

rest’s arrangements of “The First Noel” and “People Look East.” Some favorites from past years include “Beautiful December,” “Candlelight,” “He Is Born,” and “Festival Sanctus.” There will be a carol sing during intermission as well as raffle baskets. Dave Jackson directs the program, accompanied by Brenda Yeier at the piano.

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Leadership Tioga Class of 2019

Leadership Tioga Class of 2019 Left to Right: Jamie Bercaw, Megan Kaminsky, Kristin Sherman, Phil Schofield, Charles Gilbert, Leah Watson, Ryan Banker, Ryan Rennells, Tim Schmidt, Darrel Conklin, Adam Ace, Yvonne Plesnar, Erin Hudak, Christine Curtis, Adrianne Goodrich, Mary Kennedy, Nicholas Weisbrod, Bryan Goodrich The Tioga County Chamber of ComChristine Curtis, Tioga County Indusmerce has announced the graduating trial Development Agency; class of Leadership Tioga 2019. A ComDarrel Conklin, Home Central; mencement Ceremony was held on Erin Hudak, Tioga State Bank; Tuesday, November 13, at Terra Cotta Jamie Bercaw, Children’s Home of in Owego. Wyoming Conference; Leadership Tioga is in its 22nd year Kristin Sherman, Tioga Opportunities, of operation and over 325 people have Inc.; completed the program. Students take Leah Watson, Owego Free Academy; part in a ten-month program designed to Mary Kennedy, Town of Owego; educate, inform, and empower leaders. Megan Kaminsky, Racker; Leadership Tioga enlists people who Nicholas Weisbrod, Lockheed Martin; live or work in Tioga County and are Phil Schofield, Owego Apalachin Ceninterested in developing their leadership tral School District; skills and knowledge of local issues, as Ryan Banker, Lockheed Martin; well as pursuing leadership roles in their Ryan Rennells, Home Central; community. Timothy Schmidt, Tioga County SherMembers of the 2019 Leadership iff’s Office; and Tioga Graduating Class are: Yvonne Plesnar, Chemung Canal Trust Adam Ace, Tioga County Health DeCompany. partment; Congratulations to the Leadership Adrianne Goodrich, Tioga County Tioga graduates. Chamber of Commerce; If you are interested in participating Bryan Goodrich, Tioga County IT and in next year’s class, call the Tioga CounCommunication Services; ty Chamber of Commerce at 687-2020. Charles Gilbert, Tioga County IT and The program begins in January. Communication Services;

Holiday Magic in Newark Valley - Dec. 14 The 14th Annual Holiday Magic will take place on Saturday, December 14, from 4:00 to 8:00 pm, in Newark Valley. Trees decorated by local organizations will be displayed in the Village Green. There will be carolers from local schools and churches, a gingerbread house con-

test, a holiday fair, food, music, a live nativity, basket raffles, vendors, and Santa Claus. Activities will take place at the Village Green, the Tappan Spaulding Library, and in the Noble Room of the Municipal Building.

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day - Dec. 7 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day is Saturday, December 7, the 78th Anniversary, at 12:55 pm at the Glenn A. Warner Post 1371, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Veterans, Pearl Harbor families, Navy Pacific veterans, all Gold Star Families, and the public are invited to attend. Five from Tioga County were there that Sunday morning in 1941. Owego’s first casualty of WWII was 23-year-old Seaman Delmar D. Sibley, still en-

tombed in the sunken USS Arizona. Four others survived and are deceased - Army Air Force Staff Sergeant Bill Kennedy of Owego, Army Combat Infantryman Richard Hopkins of Berkshire, Army Cook Don Stocks, and Marine Buster Dunham, both of Owego. The American flags at the Tioga County Veterans Memorial will be flown at half staff to honor those who died in the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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O’Tannenbaum at Owego Museum Final Day is December 14 Located at

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HTTM’s Board of Directors thanks everyone who visited the museum this past summer making our 20th anniversary a great success. In 2020 the museum will be open on Saturdays from May 16 to August 29 from 10 to 4 p.m. See www.HTTM.org in March for the museum’s 2020 schedule of Saturday programs and weekday workshops. HTTM is a member agency of the United Way of Bradford County, Pa. Promotion is funded in part by the Bradford County Tourism Promotion Agency. The 17th Annual O Tannenbaum Holiday Display and Auction is being held now through December 14 at the Tioga County Historical Society Museum at 110 Front Street in Owego. Decorated trees, wreaths, and a selection of holiday items are available for you to bid on. Each tree and wreath is decorated with a unique theme such as “Star Wars: A New Hope,” “Vintage Disney,” “Book Tree,” and “Victorian Christmas,” and many more. Other Christmas items and toys are on display during the event. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. There will be extended hours during Lights on the River on Friday, December 6, from 10:00 am to 8:00pm. On O Tannenbaum’s closing day of Saturday, December 14, there will be a reception from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Auction bidding closes at 7:00 pm on Dec. 14. All proceeds from O Tannenbaum benefit the Tioga County Historical So-

One of the Santas on display in memory of Howie Newman, a supporter of O Tannenbaum and the Tioga Co. Historical Society. The collection is on display courtesy of Howie’s family. ciety and Museum. For more information, email museum@tiogahistory.org or call 687-2460.

Holiday Craft Fair - Dec. 7 A Holiday Craft Fair sponored by the Owego-Apalachin Music Boosters will be held on Saturday, December 7, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, at the Owego Elementary School. There will be more than 70 vendors with homemade crafts, the TCRM cookie sale, and music performances. Come find uniquely designed hand-

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Winners of the People’s Choice Mirror Ball Trophy, Jen Brockner & Geraldo Iglesias and Winners of the Judge’s Choice Mirror Ball Trophy, Sonny DeWitt & Jean Graham. Photo: Andreea Earley The Tioga United Way’s Dancing United with the Starz ’19 was a great success thanks to their generous donors, sponsors, dancers, volunteers, and supporters. On Saturday, November 2, more than 400 guests sparkled and swayed in Tioga Downs’ Grand Ballroom in Nichols where Masters of Ceremony, Carolyn Palladino and Cate Pichany along with Disc Jockey, Mike Neil, kept the audience engaged. Tioga United Way Executive Director Meredith Sagor announced that Mr. Jeff Gural would once again match half of what was raised for the entire event. The highlight of the event was watching the 10 competing couples light up the dance floor. The couple who won the Judge’s Choice Mirror Ball Trophy was

Jean Graham and Sonny Dewitt, who danced the Fox Trot to “Singing in the Rain.” The couple who took home the People’s Choice Mirror Ball Trophy and raised the most money was Geraldo Iglesias and Jennifer Brockner, CFO at Tioga State Bank. The total amount raised from the event surpassed their goal of $50,000 which will go toward the 31 agencies of the Tioga United Way. The Tioga United Way would like to give special thanks to Jana Bowen, Anne Grant, Barbara Patten, Madison Hornick, Teresa McNamara, Connie Sternberg, Betsy Snyder, Zoe Ann Zielinski, Carolyn Palladino and Dave Astorina for volunteering their time and energy to make this event a success.

Christmas Cantata - Dec. 8 A Christmas Cantata “Night of the Father’s Love” will be performed on Sunday, December 8, at 7:00 pm at the Newark Valley United Methodist Church on Rt. 38 in Newark Valley. The performance is directed by Jewel

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23rd Annual Castellucci Blood Drive - Dec. 19 Donald Castellucci, Jr., Town of Owego Supervisor, will sponsor his 23rd annual Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, December 19, from 1:30 to 6:30 pm, at the Elks Lodge on Front Street in downtown Owego. Castellucci started sponsoring blood drives during his father’s final days battling cancer. For the last 22 years during the month of December, Castellucci has dedicated the drive to the memory of his father. “This has become the tradition that I use to honor my dad’s memory,” stated Castellucci. “I have helped raise awareness of the importance of donating blood over the last 22 years. I have done that by sponsoring blood drives in my father’s memory, recruiting over 690 donations, helping to save approximately over 2,070 lives since his death on December 25, 1997. ” Castellucci’s mother, Grace Castellucci, passed away in May of 2010, also a victim of two cancers. She received blood during her four-year battle. Castellucci stated, “It is comforting to know that many people are willing to give an hour of their time and a pint of blood to help others. I have witnessed both the help and the generosity first hand.” Each year a different combination of donors, young and old, help continue to

make this drive a success. Castellucci’s goal is to get 50 donors again this year. As in the past, there will be a rigatoni and meatball dinner served to all donors. After having a bite to eat, donors can enjoy Christmas shopping in Owego. Donors are encouraged to bring food donations that will be collected for the Tioga County Rural Ministry or cash donations to the Ministry in Don Sr. and Grace’s names. The donations collected last year along with the several boxes of food was much appreciated. There are many ways to make a difference in people’s lives. Using just an hour of your time, you can save a life. Can you think of a better way to make a difference? Perhaps you have donated in the past or maybe you have never donated. Now is the time to give that early Christmas present to a stranger you will never meet. Give it a try and see how great it feels to help save a life! To make an appointment, feel free to contact Don at 687-0965. You can also call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE. “Thank you for taking the time to consider this opportunity. It means a lot to my family that you have been there in the past,” said Castellucci. “Thanks again and I look forward to seeing you on the 19th.”

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One, two and three bedroom units. All ground floor. Available for low income families, elderly and disabled persons of any age. • 15 minutes from Arnot Mall • Non-smoking facility • Rent is based on income • Includes heat, hot water, and garbage pick-up • Laundry on site.

(607) 625-2300 LOCATED IN THE

6845 Route 434 , just east of Pennsylvania Ave. Apalachin, NY Hours: Mon-Fri 8am to 6:30pm, Sat 9am to 3pm (CLOSED SUN) 625-2129

SHIP EARLY FOR THE

Montour Family Apartments, LP 19 Orchard Street, Spencer, N. Y. 14883 Office: 607-589-4630 TDD 800-662-1220

• PRINTING SERVICES • CERTIFIED PACKING EXPERTS • SHIPPING SERVICES • • MAILBOX SERVICES • DOCUMENT FINISHING • NOTARY SERVICE • and more ...

Tax Preparation

Bookkeeping Business Consultant

Martin

Plumbing & Heating Quality Reliable Service 3908 Waverly Road, Owego, New York 13827 (607) FURNACES BOILERS WATER HEATERS GOULDS WATER PUMPS PLUMBING FIXTURES SEWER & DRAIN CLEANING WATER CONDITIONING AIR CONDITIONING

687-1295

“ON THE RUN AROUND THE CLOCK”

DARLING TAX SERVICE Vicki Darling

Phone (607) 625-4395 Fax (607) 625-5488

6276 State Route 434 Apalachin, NY 13732

darlingtax@frontier.com


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Cooking on the Lite Side by Chef Nick Cavataio

NOW LOCATED AT 6278 Rte. 434, Apalachin

Margaret Karpel – E-mail: mkarpel@stny.rr.com

INDEPENDENT AVON REPRESENATIVE

Call today for an appointment (607) 625-3591

SELL YOUR MINERAL RIGHTS IN SOUTHERN TIOGA COUNTY N.Y.

NOW FOR CASH

CALL 772 538-1870

or email jerry@flacondocpa.com

Owego Community Gardens II Housing 1 BEDROOM UNITS NOW AVAILABLE - No Smoking Complex Garbage Pick-up • Furnished Appliances Community Room Activities • Free Off Street Parking Electric Utility Allowance • Laundry Room Heat, Hot Water, and Garbage Pick-up Included

Rent is based on income for qualifying persons 62 years old or older or disabled of any age. 19 Orchard Street, Spencer, N. Y. 14883 Office: 607-589-4630 TDD 800-662-1220

Poblano Cranberry-Orange Relish This relish is a little spicy, and pairs up well over a brick of cream cheese for a dip. 1 navel orange 1 poblano pepper, diced 1 12-ounce package fresh cranberries 2 teaspoons lime juice 1/4 cup white sugar 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin Grate 2 teaspoons of zest from orange; discard remaining peel and pith from orange. Divide orange into sec-

tions. Place orange sections, orange zest, poblano pepper, cranberries, lime juice, sugar, cinnamon and cumin in a food processor; pulse until finely chopped. Transfer relish to a bowl and cover; refrigerate to allow flavors to blend, at least 2 hours. Overnight is better. Serve with crackers of choice.

Crescent Ring - Breakfast or Brunch 3 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled 1/4 cup cooked ham, diced 1/4 cup cooked breakfast sausage (hot or mild), crumbled 1/8 cup green onion, finely chopped 1/8 cup red bell pepper, finely chopped 6 eggs 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese 1 tube crescent rolls salt and pepper to taste 2 tablespoons melted butter 1/4 cup chives for garnish Heat oven to 375°F and line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. In medium bowl, beat the eggs; add first 5 ingredients plus salt and pepper. Whisk until well mixed. Melt coconut oil in a 10-inch non-stick skillet, pour egg mixture into skillet. Scramble until thickened throughout but still moist. Meanwhile, unroll crescent rolls;

separate into 8 triangles. On parchmentlined cookie sheet, arrange triangles with wide sides toward center, overlapping and leaving round circle open in center. Crescent dough triangle points may hang over edge of cookie sheet. Press overlapping dough to flatten. Sprinkle 1/3 cup of the cheese onto widest part of dough. Spoon egg mixture over cheese. Sprinkle with 1/3 cup of the cheese. Pull points of triangles over eggs and cheese, and tuck under dough to form ring. Brush with melted butter and sprinkle with remaining 1/3 cup cheese. Bake 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. With broad spatula, carefully loosen ring from cookie sheet; slide onto serving platter. Garnish with chives. Find more recipes from Chef Nick at conqueringhealthierrecipes.com

At the Apalachin Library

719 Main St., Apalachin www.apalachinlibrary.org 625-3333 Mon, Tue, Thur 10am-8pm; Fri, Sat 10am-2pm Mahjongg Mondays, 5:30pm Everyone is welcome. Learn to play. Pre-School Storytime Tues. and Thurs., 10:30am Includes stories, action rhymes, and music. Children must be accompanied by their adult caregiver. Yoga Thursdays, 6:30pm Beginner classes designed to help you relax and stretch. Holiday Event Saturday, December 7, 10am-Noon There will be gingerbread cookie decorating, and a hot chocolate bar, apple cider, and treats. Listen to the elf reading to children, see therapy mini horses, enjoy the Apalachin Annies singing, and visit with Santa!

STEAM at the Library Tuesday, December 10, 6:30pm Snow storm in a jar. For children age 5 and older. Board Meeting Tuesday, December 17, 6:15pm Everyone is invited to attend. Sewing Sewing will not meet in December. Reading Buddies Would you like to be a reading buddy for a child who has difficulty reading? Could you spend about a half hour a week reading with a child? Ask a librarian for more information. Library Card Getting a Library Card is easy and free - no matter what county you live in. Simply bring in your picture ID, the librarian does the rest.

IS YOU CAR READY FOR VACATION?

TIRES • BATTERIES • OIL CHANGES CAR CLEANING & POLISHING

NEED A TOW? IN AN ACCIDENT? REQUEST THE POLICE TO CALL BECK’S! • Daily & Weekly Rentals • Direct Billing to Insurance Co. •

5780 Route 434, Apalachin, NY 13732 Rental

625-9904

Towing 625-5653

members call us directly


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Christmas Market in Candor

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OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK Sweeneys Plaza, Rt 434, Apalachin

We will be closed Christmas Day

Tippy Cow Peppermint Bark

$14.99

Merrys Salted Caramel Irish Cream $12.49 The Candor Historical Society Christmas Market continues through the middle of December. The society has a large display of many items, from lights, to bulbs, to centerpieces, and much more to choose from, which can be yours for the fee of a donation (proceeds to benefit the History

Center). The History Center is open Mondays from 9:00 am to Noon, but the Christmas Market will only be available, December 2, 9, and 16. Can’t make it on Mondays? Contact Georgia Westgate at 659-7769 to make arrangements.

Holiday Spiced Wine 750 ml. $8.99 1.5 L $14.99 Montezuma Cranberry Bog $13.99 Merry Christmas & Happy New Year Gift Certificates Available • Case Discounts on non-sale wines

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1429 Main Street, Apalachin, N. Y.

Call Earl for an appointment 625-3015

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