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Community Sculpture at Syracuse Team Effort Of Chamber, SWCC

Friday, March 18, 2022 8:53 PM Pictured (left to right) are Syracuse-Wawasee Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Renea Salyer and student Christopher Jarvis. Photo provided. SYRACUSE – The Syracuse Wawasee Chamber and SWCC Foundation Inc. are thrilled to share a community sculpture created in partnership with …

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The Catholic Church Welcomes Seeking Souls — Online

Whitney and Cory Deedrick took the first steps to becoming Catholics during the March 6 election rite at Most Pure Heart of Mary Church in Topeka. The Deedricks decided to join the faith after considering the educational future of their children. LEVEN PHOTO BY MARC ANDERSON by Marc and Julie …

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Evelyn E. Racz | Wiscasset Journal

Evelyn Elizabeth Trask Racz died peacefully at home with her daughter, Susan, and son-in-law, Steve, by her side on February 25, 2022. She was 94 years old. Evelyn was the wife of the late Steven Racz, daughter of the late John and Ethel Young Trask, and sister of the late …

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Meet the Candidate: Peter Peckarsky for US Senate

By Dylan Deprey Pierre Peckarsky A candidate may say he’s going to ask the hard questions, but when the time comes, will he really? Peter Peckarsky said it seemed like yesterday when he asked Henry Kissinger, former US Secretary of State, if he “had retained the services of a lawyer …

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Peter R. Cook | Wiscasset Journal

Peter Royce Cook, of Westport, Connecticut and Boothbay Harbor, Maine, died suddenly at his home in Boothbay Harbor on March 2, 2022. He was 65. Peter was born in Portland, Maine on April 6, 1956, to Judith Miller Cook and Phil Cook. He attended Boothbay Region High School where he …

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Serena Williams slams newspaper for using questionable headline and bad photo: ‘Do better’

Serena Williams does not remain silent in the face of an oversight The New York Times. Marco Piraccini/Archivio Marco Piraccini/Mondadori Portfolio via Getty ImagesMarco Piraccini/Archivio Marco Piraccini/Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images The newspaper, which ran a story about Williams raising a whopping $111 million for his new venture capital fund …

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Anthony Doto Obituary (1937 – 2022) – West Chester, PA

Anthony Joseph Doto (August 11, 1937 – February 20, 2022) Anthony “Tony” Doto transitioned peacefully home with his family on February 20, 2022. Tony graduated from Downingtown Senior High School in 1955 where he was an academic and a outstanding sportsman, serving as a member of the student council for …

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Radio Rescue: KDUN goes “all the way” | Local News

The circle is complete for Delilah. The nationally syndicated radio host purchased KDUN Radio, a 50,000 watt AM station from Reedsport. This is the station where teenage Delilah got her start after taking a job with then-station owners Jerome and Steve Kenegy. Today, Delilah is heard by over 12 million …

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WAYNE FIEDLER Obituary (1934 – 2022) – Ossian, IN

WAYNE EDWARD FIEDLER, 87, of Ossian, Ind., died Sunday, February 6, 2022 at Lutheran Hospital. Born April 17, 1934 in New Haven, Indiana home, he was the son of the late Edna and Martin Fiedler. He graduated from New Haven High School in 1952. He served as a mess sergeant …

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John McGinnis Obituary (1946 – 2022) – West Chester, Pennsylvania

John “Jack” P. McGinnis, Sr., 75, of West Chester, Pennsylvania, died Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at Chester County Hospital in West Chester. He was married to Marie Elaine (Frankowski) McGinnis. They were married for 52 years. Marie was the love of his life and his soul mate. Jack had four …

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Pence announces his candidacy for county registration

Sunday, January 30, 2022 5:43 PM Teena Pence Teena Pence has announced that she is running for Kosciusko County Recorder.Pence, who has worked for the county since 2009, first as an appeals specialist in the office of the assessor and currently as a financial assistant in the office of the …

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Hundreds of Chester County families in need receive support from CCIU students – Daily Local

DOWNINGTOWN—The holidays have been a little brighter for Chester County families thanks to students and staff at Chester County Technical College’s (CCIU) three secondary school campuses, Child Development Center and Career (CCDC) and Holiday Hope Chest Program. The Holiday Hope Chest is a charity event that provides a free day …

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Velma Jean Johnson – Mississippi’s Best Community Newspaper

January 31, 1958 – January 17, 2022 NATCHEZ – The funeral of Velma Jean Johnson, 63, of Natchez, who died on Monday, January 17, 2022, will be held on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 11 a.m. at the George F. West, Sr. Memorial Chapel (West Gate Funeral Home) with Pastor …

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James Harrison Obituary (2022) – Rose Valley, PA

Dr. James Pennock Harrison, Jr. of Rose Valley, PA and Seabrook Island, SC, died at the age of 95 on January 14, 2022 of natural causes. Born December 28, 1926, in the old Coatesville Hospital, he lived his last days at Harrison House of Chester County, an assisted living community …

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City and schools considering return of ORS

Wiscasset Police Chief Larry Hesseltine told the Wiscasset newspaper on Friday that he was pleased the school department provided two-year funding for a school resource officer. He hopes to get an ORS back into schools as soon as possible, and residents come to see its value so they support its …

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With one hospital closed and another set to close later this month, Chester County Hospital is a major player in healthcare – Daily Local

CHESTER WEST — Despite the increase in positive COVID-19 cases in Chester County and the closure of the Jennersville hospital, the hospital has not been under pressure and even elective surgeries are going on without interruption. But that could change with the upcoming closure of Brandywine Hospital later this month. …

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CCMLK announces 2022 program with keynote speaker Melvin Adams

Friday January 7, 2022 9:08 PM Melvin adams The Martin Luther King Memorial Committee (CCMLK) announced the 34th Martin Luther King Jr. Day community event. The 2022 celebration will take place on January 17 at the Manahan Orthopedic Capital Center on the Grace College campus. Doors open at 11 a.m. …

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“When communication comes from peers, it has a lot more power”: Quad-Cities high school discusses the importance and challenges of high school journalism

By Alyce Brown Click here for updates on this story BETTENDORF, Iowa (Schedules of the four cities) – Local journalism has long been presented as an important part of every community, seen as an integral part of proper functioning and accountability. High schools are a place where local journalism cannot …

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Rita C. Ketchum-Chubbuck | Wiscasset Journal

Rita C. Ketchum-Chubbuck, 92, of Montsweag Valley Road, Wiscasset died on December 26, 2021 at Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta. She was born in Bath on January 21, 1929, daughter of Lorenzo and Dora L. (Ouellette) Collins. She graduated from Morse High School in the class of 1946 and went …

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John Deisher Obituary (2021) – Pottstown, Pennsylvania

John Carroll Deisher, Jr., 95, of Pottstown, formerly of Royersford and Malvern, died on December 18, 2021 of natural causes while residing at The Landing of Collegeville. Born August 2, 1926 in Royersford, PA, he was the son of the late J. Carroll Deisher, Sr. and Maize (Richmann) Deisher. John …

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Auditor: Wiscasset schools are financially “solid”

Auditor Ron Smith of RHR Smith & Company gave the Wiscasset School Department high marks on December 14. Speaking to the school committee, Smith said the department’s deferral balance fell from $ 1.4 million in 2019 to about $ 1.3 million in 2020. “The good news is you have forecast …

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Chester County area school districts react to mask decision

DOWNTOWN – Most school districts in Chester County have opted to have students and staff continue to wear masks indoors. On Friday, December 10, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturned the PA Health Secretary’s Acting School Masking Order, which required the use of masks inside schools, effective immediately. Most schools are …

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Parents of Michigan boy accused of Oxford school shooting – Daily Local

By COREY WILLIAMS and ED WHITE PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) – A prosecutor on Friday filed manslaughter charges against the parents of a teenager accused of killing four students at a Michigan high school, saying they did not intervene on the day of the tragedy despite being confronted with a scary …

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A different Brian Williams, a high school newspaper, the latest “Jeopardy!” steamroller and more. – Poynter

Here is my Poynter Power Rankings: a look at those people, places and things that have had a big impact on the media. They were the movers, shakers and influencers of the week. Just when we thought it was safe to return to our lives, we got slapped in the …

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Who is Ethan Crumbley? Oxford shooting suspect featured in newspaper for school project

OAKLAND COUNTY, MICHIGAN: The November 30 shooting at Oxford High School that left three dead and eight injured shocked and devastated people. Officials say the gunman – who has been identified as Ethan Crumbley, 15 – opened fire inside the campus just before 1 p.m., killing 16-year-old Tate Myre; Hanna …

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player with local ties continues to shine for Duquesne | News, Sports, Jobs

Nathan Dragisich, a graduate of West Allegheny High School with local ties, continues to shine in Division 1 Men’s College Soccer at Duquesne University. He recently finished his junior season at Duquesne and received the Atlantic-10, 2nd All-Conference Team honors. Duquesne qualified for the A-10 final for the first time …

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When you give thanks, don’t forget your local newspaper

As Thanksgiving approaches, I usually take some time to reflect on who and what I’m grateful for and express my gratitude. That seems to be the point, after all. This year, for various reasons, my thoughts and appreciation are with journalists, newspapers and other news media. Sometimes the people and …

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Wawasee kicks off NLC opening at Concord

Friday, November 19, 2021 11:59 PM DUNLAP – It was an opening conference and the atmosphere was electric.“It was a tough environment to play, but it’s Indiana high school basketball,” Wawasee coach Matt Carpenter said after his Warriors lost 47-41 in a game Northern Lakes Conference women’s basketball roundtrip at …

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Report assesses state of virtual international exchanges

A new survey on the state of virtual international exchanges has found growth in virtual exchange programs driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, but it also identifies gaps in data on these programs, their quality and results. “What the report shows very clearly is that there are a wide variety of …

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Wayne H. Keene | Wiscasset Journal

Wayne Hartung Keene died on October 28, 2021 in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, surrounded by his family. The son of Murray Calhoun Keene and Evelyn Amelia Hartung Keene, he was born in Boothbay Harbor on April 29, 1937. He attended K-12 classes in Boothbay Harbor and won the Mathematics Cup when …

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Florence Horn turns 104 on Tuesday

Sunday, October 31, 2021 3:28 PM Florence Horn, who turns 104 on Tuesday, sits on the sofa in her Warsaw home with a blanket she crocheted behind her. Photo by Jackie Gorski, Times-Union. Florence Horn turns 104 on Tuesday.She said she didn’t think she had any special plans to celebrate …

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IMS Hosts Million Dollar International Student Racing Competition – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana weather

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Indianapolis Motor Speedway hosts the Indy Autonomous Challenge with 21 universities from nine countries on Saturday morning. Germany, Italy, Canada, India and South Korea are among the countries represented in the competition, which is a platform for students to excel in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Nine …

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Support journalism made by The Herald

Readers are now invited to support The Heald and its journalism by sending donations. Rock Hill, South Carolina When it comes to local news, the Rock Hill area has had its share. Your support – as readers, subscribers and through philanthropy – helps us tell the story of this region. …

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Léonard E. Bélanger | Wiscasset Journal

Leonard E. Belanger, 98, of Augusta and Boothbay Harbor, died of natural causes on September 17, 2021 at St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor. He was born in Patten on May 6, 1923. He was the last surviving son of Thomas L. and Edith (Michaud) Bélanger. He was educated at …

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Thomas G. VerKilen – Journal of the Tomahawk Leader

Thomas G. VerKilen, 72, of Tomahawk, died on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, in the care of his family and the Compassus Hospice. Tom was born January 26, 1949 in Marshfield, Wisconsin, to the late George and Dorothy (Moore) VerKilen. He married Patricia Kohlbeck on March 9, 1968; she survives. Tom …

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Indiana Basketball HOF to honor Kessler

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 7:36 PM WINONA LAKE – Next week, Jim Kessler, Grace’s longtime men’s basketball head coach, will be recognized by the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.Kessler was named the recipient of the 2021 Indiana Pacers Silver Medal. Each year, the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame honors a …

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Local Karate Kid Wins National Championship – Daily Local

Claire Wesolowski is looking for gold in August. The National Champion is a fourth grade student at Springton Manor Elementary School in Downingtown. WALLACE – With balance comes clarity. Victory. Claire Wesolowski, 9, a resident of Wallace Township, mastered key martial arts principles this summer as a taekwondo student. She …

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RPBHS teaches students how to overcome adversity

Principal of Royal Palm Beach High School, Dr Jesús Armas, told the Royal Palm Beach Education Advisory Board on Monday, September 13 that his school is dedicated to helping students succeed. Armas, who served as the school principal for 12 years, said the school taught about the events of September …

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Joseph M. Provissiero Jr. | Wiscasset Journal

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Joseph M. Provissiero Jr. Joe, 81, who died on June 18, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia, while undergoing treatment for peripheral T cell lymphoma. . He was born in Paterson, New Jersey on November 1, 1939, the eldest son of …

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Lake County Chief Claims 15 Statewide Newspaper Awards

The Lake County Chief performed well at the Montana Newspaper Association’s 2021 awards ceremony on June 19 at Big Sky. The Leader collected 15 prizes, all in the writing and photography categories, in competition with other weeklies of similar size. Prices are for work completed in 2020. Editor-in-chief Scot Heisel, …

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Emerald Cove student selected as poetry contest winner

Hanna masudi Hanna Masudi, a seventh grade student at Emerald Cove High School, was selected this year as the winner of the Rotary Global Peace Initiative Poetry Contest. Hanna’s poem titled “Pieces of Our Homeland,” a 900-word poem, was inspired by the Peace Poem Competition and her study of Amanda …

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Richard Steager Obituary (2021) – David City, NE

BRAINARD – Richard Louis Steager, 83, of Brainard, passed away on Monday, June 7, 2021 at Ridgewood Care Center in Seward. Rich was born on August 30, 1937 in David City to Mary (Hanus) and Louis Steager. The eldest of three boys, he was a faithful assistant to his parents …

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Whitko appoints Pivarnik as new superintendent

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:01 PM Timothée A. Pivarnik LARWILL – Timothy A. Pivarnik was introduced as Whitko’s next superintendent at a special meeting on Tuesday.Following the approval of a contract of $ 155,500, which includes a base salary of $ 125,000, a contribution to the 403 (b) plan, a …

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End of an Era: More Newspaper Carriers in Detroit Lakes

At one point, Viola Anderson, traffic manager for the Detroit Lakes Tribune, oversaw some 70 walking and driving routes through Becker County and surrounding communities such as Vergas, Hawley and Waubun. On the last day of delivery, the newspaper was reduced to 12 city walking routes and nine motorized routes. …

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Mary E. Friant | Wiscasset Journal

Mary Evelyn Friant reunited with her best friend and husband Howard L. Friant on May 23, 2021, a week before her 92nd birthday. Mary Evelyn was born on May 29, 1929 in Newark, New Jersey, to the Honorable George D. McLaughlin and Evelyn A. McLaughlin, née Amberg. The family moved …

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Let’s Be Whole Healthy Food Mobile Pantry

The local organization hosts a weekly food giveaway at Sole Folks in Leimert Park, as well as in Compton and San Pedro. LA Standard newspaper needs your support so that we can continue to create positive stories about black communities. $ 20, $ 50, $ 100, $ 500, $ 1000. …

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