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Candor High School was busy on Thursday, Aug. 15. Not only was it Meet the Coaches night, but also the regular meeting of the Candor School Board of Education. Six board members were present: President Raymond Parmarter, Vice President Josh Soper, and board members Mike Blake, Hannah Murray,…

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On Aug. 17, Jason Gorman, Nature Preserve Manager for the Fingerlakes Land Trust (FLT), along with one of the founding board members, Betsy Darlington, led a group of naturalists from Candor and surrounding communities on a trek up Logan Hill Nature Preserve in Candor to celebrate the 30th a…

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There were only a couple of items on the Aug. 6 Candor Planning Board agenda, leading Chairman Ed Evans to declare that it would be a short meeting. “The mail slot was pretty empty for once,” he chuckled. With four of the five board members present, Evans called the meeting to order. Also in…

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Knock the dust off your indoor shoes because Candor Tai Chi classes start right after Labor Day. Fall classes will focus on Sun Style, which incorporates qi gong moves for improving health. The gentle, low impact movements are beneficial for all ages and abilities, and the challenge of learn…

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A Brooktondale motorcyclist is dead after succumbing to his injuries from a motor vehicle crash on State Route 96B on July 21. According to the Tioga County Sheriff’s Office, a 2002 Harley Davidson was traveling south on State Route 96B at the intersection of Gridleyville Crossing when it st…

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Since 1873 Candor has celebrated Independence Day. Many community organizations have organized the event. The American Legion organized it from the parade to the fireworks, carnival and all the events in between for many years. In the past few years, the Legionnaires have passed along and we…

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On April 26 at Carol’s Coffee and Art Bar, a historic café on Front Street in Owego, a tribute was held celebrating the life and woodcarving art of Roger Westgate. Robert Bassett was master of ceremony as the café filled with family, friends and acquaintances, all on hand to show their respe…

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On April 24, the Candor Historical Society invited Skip and Jeanne Jackson to come and talk about their business, Iron Kettle Farms, about to open for its 50th season.  

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Candor Community Services has named Lou and Sue Heavenrich its Candor Citizens of the Year for 2019, and a public reception will be held in their honor on May 5 from 2 to 4 p.m. 

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In the late afternoon of April 21, Karena Efthimiou was driving by 20 Liberty St. in Spencer and noticed smoke coming from the house. She immediately called 911 to send the fire department. The house is owned by Nicole O’Connell and Mark Avery. O’Connell and their three children live there b…

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At the regular Candor Town Board meeting of April 9 discussions went on among the board about the reapplication to FEMA for more funds for the dam project, but still no word from FEMA.  

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At the March 12 meeting of the Tioga County Legislature, Legislative Chair Martha Sauerbrey gave her annual State of the County Address. Below are her full remarks, which comment on a range of issues from the local workforce to State mandates. 

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The last thing you expect when attending a Candor Historical Society program is a pop quiz. And yet there we were, photos of two maple leaves projected onto a screen and a challenge issued: name those trees. 

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At a meeting of the Candor Central School District Board of Education March 21, David Parsons, assistant superintendent for Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga (TST) BOCES (Board of Cooperative Educational Services) administrative services, gave a presentation about TST BOCES’s financials.