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Thank you to all who participated in this year’s Candor Fall Festival Scarecrow Contest. Every entry was a winner. There were three categories: Group/Nonprofit; Individual; and Business.?

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Milton Dougherty, past president of the Candor Historical Society, was presented a plaque of appreciation at the Sept. 29, Historical Society Talk, for his twenty-two years serving as president. Dougherty was one of the initial members of the Candor History Group when it started in 1996. A y…

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County officials from across New York State this week elected Tioga County Chairwoman Martha (Marte) Sauerbrey as the new president of the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC). Her one-year term begins immediately and extends through Sept. 2022, during the Association’s next Fall Seminar.

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The Catatonk Valley Wood Carvers are at it again. After having to put a hold on their Fall Festival Show last year, due to Covid, these award winning carvers have continued to spend hours perfecting their craft, and are ready to show it off this year. Case in point is their new special raffl…

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As of this past June, the Candor Historical Society has a new President. Nancy Ward Riggs, previously the Vice-President, was voted in as president, due to Milton Dougherty stepping down. Riggs’ father moved the family to Candor where her ancestors had been among the first settlers in Candor…

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At the Sept. 14 meeting of the Candor Town Board, highway superintendent Kevin Noble was not present, so board member Jim Brixey gave the report. The town’s highway department has had two catalytic converters stolen from its equipment along with two batteries. He also reported that a big tru…

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At the Sept. 16 meeting of the Candor School Board of Education, elementary and high school principals reported the first days of opening the schools went well, even despite the downpour that hit while trying to load buses. Now they have worked on a plan for downpours.?

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Native New Yorker and Owego-Apalachin and SUNY schools graduate Irena Raia has announced she will run for Tioga County Legislature in District 1 this year.?

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Candor resident Nicole Mathews, with the support and help of her spouse, recently opened Nicole’s D.O.G Salon at 770 Honeypot Road. in Candor, where she has lived for 17 years.?

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Good news for Southern Tier wine and beer enthusiasts: Madrona Tasting Room, based in Chenango Forks, just announced at last weekend’s Gusto Fest in Endicott that it will offer two brand-new locations next year.?

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Local Author, Sue Heavenrich, brought her fly catcher net with her to Candor’s Story Hour this past Tuesday. She also brought her latest children’s picture book, “13 Ways to Eat a Fly,” so storyteller Debbie Collier could read it to the group. Besides all the many ways there were to eat a fl…

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At the Aug. 10 regular meeting of the Candor Town Board, the board accepted the resignation of Ed Evans as Planning Board Member and Chairman, then appointed Evans as town board member, filling the vacancy left by the passing of board member George Williams.

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On Thursday July 22, the Tioga County Dairy Princess, Megan Henry, and members of her court, attended the Candor’s Farmers’ Market to help promote the dairy industry. Henry, along with Dairy Ambassadors, Grace Giles, Laura Ludwig and Kate Guiles, served milk and cookies to children who visit…

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Ulysses S. Grant came to Spencer on July 16 and gave a very interesting talk on the years of his presidency. He smoked his trademark cigar, answered many questions, and told many stories from his life—not limited to his years as President. Grant was dressed in period costume, complete with t…

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At the July 13 meeting of the Candor Town Board, the newest executive director of Cornell’s Cooperative Extension (CCE), T. Hanson, was on hand to report exciting news to the board. Cooperative Extension has purchased the old Schumacher Dairy Farm at 345 Cass Hill Road in Candor.?

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The 58th Tioga County Dairy Princess Coronation was held outdoors at a private location, hosted by Ruth Strong, Dairy Princess Coordinator, on June 12, where the 2021-2022 Dairy Princess, Megan Henry, was crowned, for a second year.