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Entrepreneurship Program Sponsors Seminar on ‘Economic Gardening’

The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s entrepreneurship program is presenting a day-long seminar on “Economic Gardening,” a method of growing new and existing businesses, May 13.The seminar will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Room 162 Swarts Hall. The $30 cost includes lunch. There is no cost…

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Derby Gala on Saturday at Pennhills Club

By SANDRA RHODESIt’s a true case of win, place or show. The winners are the ticket holders, the place is Pennhills Club and the show is the Derby Gala.This year’s Derby Gala, an annual event that benefits the Bradford Area Public Library Endowment Fund, will run from 4:30 to 8:30…

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New Market Opening in Foster Township

By SANDRA RHODESA new business is about to spring up in Foster Township just in time for Mother’s Day.Jim and Carolyn Newhouse are set to bring “fruit, flowers and flavors” with the Foster Brook Market, located on East Main Street where Firestone Tire & Service Center used to be.Carolyn Newhouse…

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Horne Reminisces About Childhood;Talks About Value of Pitt-Bradford

By Kimberly Marcott WeinbergAssistant Director of Communications and MarketingFor a moment Sunday afternoon, opera legend Marilyn Horne presented an alternate scenario for not only the city of Bradford, but also for herself. Speaking to the media before addressing the largest graduating class in University of Pittsburgh at Bradford history, she…

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Marilyn Horne Visits Bradford

By ANNE HOLLIDAYWESB/WBRR News DirectorMarilyn Horne has won Grammy Awards, has been honored by The Kennedy Center and has sung at President Bill Clinton’s inauguration. But one of the greatest thrills of her life came about a month ago.During a visit to her daughter’s home her 8-year-old grandson Henry was…

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Project Pride Cleanup

Dean Bauer, top, and Bill Walb of the Kiwanis Club of Bradford join in on the annual Project Pride Cleanup Saturday by sprucing up around the Bradford Area Public Library.

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Sunday Book Talk’The Journey’ by Wanda Brunstetter

Did you know there was an entire genre known as “Amish Fiction?” I didn’t until I got the opportunity to speak with Wanda Brunstetter, the most popular author of Amish fiction. Her latest book, “The Journey,” is the first in a new series. I thoroughly enjoyed this book, and am…

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College Commencement Extra Special for First-Generation Graduate

By Kimberly Marcott WeinbergAssistant Director of Communications and MarketingWhen Lyndon Orinion came to the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, he thought that most other first-generation students would be like himself: children of immigrants. After all, he thought, everyone who’d been in America already had been to college, right? He found…

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Marilyn Horne Honored at Luncheon

A luncheon was held in honor of legendary mezzo-soprano and Bradford native Marilyn Horne today at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. Ms. Horne will be speaking at Pitt-Bradford’s commencement Sunday afternoon. She is shown here gesturing toward Dr. Livingston Alexander, Pitt-Bradford president.Courtesy of Pitt-Bradford