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Zippo Wins Big at Addy Awards

After the Oscars comes the Addys – The Pittsburgh American Advertising Awards – and Zippo was a big winner.The company received the Judges Award of Excellence for its advertisement by ad agency Brunner. The ad is for Zippo’s Outdoor Line. More than 400 entries were in the running.

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Sunday Book TalkSo Close the Hand of Death

I had the pleasure of, once again, speaking with best-selling author J.T. Ellison about the latest book in her Taylor Jackson series, “So Close the Hand of Death.”You can listen here.For more information, go to JT Ellison.com.Remember, you go to the Bradford Area Public Library to check out the books…

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Flood, Winter Storm Watches

A Winter Storm Watch has been added to the flood watch.The flood watch is still in effect until 10 o’clock tonight but, the National Weather Service says the heavy rain will change to a period of mixed precipitation early Sunday morning, then will change to heavy snow from late Sunday…

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Phillies Rally to Beat Pirates

The Philadelphia Phillies rallied for a 7-4 victory today in Grapefruit League play.The Pirates had taken a 4-3 lead in the sixth as Neil Walker scored on Garrett Jones’ groundout and Andy Marte’s second RBI, a double.The Phillies rallied for three runs in the seventh and added an insurance run…

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SBU Honored by Arbor Day Foundation

St. Bonaventure University has earned Tree Campus USA recognition for 2010, capping a year-long effort to demonstrate its commitment to promoting healthy management of its campus forests and engaging the campus community in that effort. Launched in 2008 by the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation, Tree Campus USA recognizes colleges and…

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Six Players Chosen for Big 30 Game

Six players have been chosen for the 38th annual “Big 30 Don Raabe Charities Classic football game that is scheduled for Saturday, August 6, 2011 at Parkway Field in Bradford.You can also hear the game on 1490 WESB, 100.1 The HERO and at WESB.com.The first 37 games have produced nearly…

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Thompson Votes to Halt 1099 Small Business Reporting Requirement

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard an original cosponsor of H.R. 4, a measure repealing the authority of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to require that businesses report every expense they incur over $600, voted in favor of the bill earlier today.Passage of H.R. 4, which gained…

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PA Wilds Offers Grants to Help Businesses with New Signage

A popular mini-grant program that helps businesses in the Pennsylvania Wilds region pay for new business signage has re-opened and is accepting applications through April 15.The PA Wilds Business Signage Grants are designed to encourage businesses in the Pennsylvania Wilds to improve their prospects – and the look and feel…

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Russian National Ballet Returns to Bradford with ‘Romeo and Juliet’

The Russian National Ballet Theatre will return to Bradford with a performance of “Romeo and Juliet” on Tuesday, March 15, at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.The renowned ballet troupe, which presented a sold-out show at the campus in 2009, will perform its rendition of William Shakespeare’s classic love story…