Thank you from New York

Recently, two teens from Oneonta, New York, made a detour to visit our own Oneonta and an article about their trip around town was featured in the July 23 edition of The Blount Countian. Since then, the city of Oneonta received a letter and memorabilia from Jennifer Torres, mother of one of the boys who visited. In her letter she […]


THE AMERICAN RED CROSS continues to have anurgent need for blood donors of all types to givebefore the Labor Day holiday. Blood donations oftendecline during the summer months but there is stilltime for eligible donors to make a difference in thelives of patients this summer. To learn more and makean appointment to donate blood, visit or call 1-800-RED CROSS. […]

Mighty gourd crop shatters tree

Journalism 101 requires that objects of interest in a photo be clearly identified in the first dozen words. Being right up front here, we can’t definitely identify the long green ‘things’ in the photo. But we can make a start: it’s either a squash or a gourd. And it’s called either a cucuzza (squash) or a lauki (gourd). Pictures of […]


EVENTSTOWN OF CLEVELAND willhave the annual Labor DayBBQ and special celebrationof the township’s 50thanniversary on Monday,Sept. 1, at Cleveland Park,from 9 a.m. until ? A varietyof bands will provide liveentertainment for the family friendly event. To preorder whole Boston buttsfor $25 and chickens for$12, phone Tommy Swindleat 529-2712, Jerry Corneliusat 353-4187, or OliviaBlackwood at 274-9418.Barbecue plates, sandwiches, and fried pies […]

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