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Suzanne Johnson, a resident of Willseyville for over 16 years, is inviting women to take gardening apprenticeship classes with her. One weekend a month for six months for the past three years, women have been taking gardening apprenticeship classes with Johnson. In these classes the women le…

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Due to social distancing, the 57th Tioga County Dairy Princess Coronation was held outdoors at a private location on June 20, where the 2020–2021 Dairy Princess, Megan Henry, was crowned by outgoing Dairy Princess Arianna Aman.

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The Candor Board of Education held their regular June 18 meeting via Google Meet. The virtual meeting, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, was attended by some of the younger members of the school community who were curious about why their parents were talking on the computer.

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Candor Planning Board Chairman Ed Evans called the June 2 meeting to order under novel circumstances: this was the first time they incorporated Zoom to allow residents to participate remotely. “We’re using the free service offered through the county,” Evans said, noting that people attending…

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Joshua Soper and Nathan Brace are seeking reelection to the Candor Central School District Board of Education this month. Both candidates sat down with the Chronicle to discuss their candidacies.

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Faith is a central part of many people’s lives. So back in mid-March, state stay-at-home orders left congregations in a quandary. How do you hold a service with groups limited to ten? For Bill Puckey, pastor at McKendree Methodist Church, the solution was in plain sight: stream the services.

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Tioga County Legislative Chairwoman Martha Sauerbrey reported on June 4 that a 22nd person has passed away from COVID-19 in Tioga County. According to the press release, the death is "associated" with the Elderwood Nursing facility in Waverly.

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Fighting the spread of COVID-19 has brought big changes to the way one does things, from shopping to community service. The volunteers preparing meals for the Wednesday night Open Hearts Dinners have found the past couple months anything but business as usual. To accommodate public health an…

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Martha Sauerbrey, Chairperson of the Tioga County Legislature, started the fourth press conference on May 20 by stating, “Phase one has started, sun shining, numbers flattening out and hope is gaining.” She went on to stress caution for this weekend as residents pay tribute to our veterans. 

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Fighting the spread of COVID-19 has brought big changes to the way one does things, from shopping to community service. The volunteers preparing meals for the Wednesday night Open Hearts Dinners have found the past couple months anything but business as usual. To accommodate public health an…

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On May 6, Tioga County Legislature Chair Martha Sauerbrey held her second press conference on the coronavirus. 

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The COVID-19 death total in Tioga County has risen to 18 after two more deaths were reported by the health department on May 10. These are the second and third deaths reported in the past two days, and the third and fourth this week.

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Tioga County Legislative Chairwoman Martha Sauerbrey reported on May 9 that one individual passed away today from COVID-19, bringing the death total to 16 in the county.

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During this time of enforced solitude (day 55, if you are counting), historians recommend that people chronicle the events of their daily lives. Not only are diaries and letters a wonderful resource for future historians, but writing is therapeutic. Writing things down helps put events into …

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In a press release issued on April 29, Tioga County Legislative Chairwoman Martha Sauerbrey reported that four more individuals have died at the Elderwood nursing home in Waverly due to COVID-19, bringing the total to 10 in Tioga County.

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The April 16 Candor School Board of Education meeting was held by video conference, as the NY PAUSE law is still in effect. Board members, district superintendent Jeff Kisloski and school administrators connected via the web. This time the district made accommodations for public access, post…