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Hamilton-Gibson to hold auditions for 'Blithe Spirit'
January 16, 2018, 3:00 am | Source
Hamilton-Gibson will hold auditions for its performance of "Blithe Spirit" by Noel Coward at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 25, 9:30 a.m. Jan. 27 and 1:30 p.m. Jan. 28 in the Gallery at the Warehouse Theatre, 3 Central Ave., Wellsboro, Pennsylvania.In the play, writer Charles Condomine and his wife Ruth live in the countryside where they are friends with their neighbors Dr. and Mrs. Bradman. Charles loves Ruth but finds the memory of his first wife, Elvira, is never far [...]

'Under the Moonlight' to be performed Jan. 25
January 16, 2018, 1:00 am | Source
Rochester City Ballet will perform "Under the Moonlight," a tribute to David Bowie, at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Clemens Center, 207 Clemens Center Parkway, Elmira.The repertoire will include "Under theMoonlight" with music by David Bowie and Adiemus and Bach de Trois. Tickets cost $28-$48 and half priced for ages 18 and younger.For tickets, visit the Clemens Center box office, call 607-734-8191 or 800-724-0159 or visit clemenscenter.org. [...]

Health departments receive $321,500 for performance incentive
January 15, 2018, 11:00 pm | Source
Public health departments of the S2AY Rural Health Network, including Chemung, Livingston, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne and Yates counties, recently were awarded a total of $321,500 in incentive funding to be used toward chronic disease prevention efforts throughout the Finger Lakes region in 2018.The public health departments applied for the New York State Department of Health General Public Health Work program, related to chronic [...]

First Presbyterian Church of Corning to hold interactive worship
January 15, 2018, 9:50 pm | Source
The First Presbyterian Church of Corning, 1 E. First St., will host an interactive worship where participants will use their hands and heart in the worship of God at 4 p.m. Jan. 20.Opportunities for creative expression will be available such as drawing, sculpting, writing or silent meditation. Traditional and new dynamic Christian music will be included in the service.

Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dead at 46
January 15, 2018, 6:30 pm | Source
Formed in Limerick, Ireland, The Cranberries became international stars in the 1990s with hits including "Zombie" and "Linger" that fused the alternative rock edge with poppy tunefulness.

Twin bombings in Baghdad kill 38, shatter post-IS calm
January 15, 2018, 5:30 pm | Source
The bombers targeted the bustling Tayran Square, in the heart of the capital, setting off their explosive vests among laborers and street vendors during the morning rush hour.

Woman dies after fire on casino boat off Florida's coast
January 15, 2018, 4:40 pm | Source
A casino company said Monday it never had a problem with the shuttle boat that erupted in flames off Florida's Gulf Coast, leading to the death of a female passenger.

Test Drive: 2018 Mazda CX-9
January 15, 2018, 3:01 pm | Source
Entry price: $32,130Price as tested: $45,555This week, we’re driving the 2018 Mazda CX-9, a three row SUV delivered in top class Signature dress with all-wheel-drive (AWD). Although listed as a midsize SUV, you’ll feel like you’re driving a full size SUV when you get behind the wheel.  Built in Hiroshima, Japan, the history of the Mazda CX-9 finds its debut in 2006 with Ford engines under the hood, which means Mazda was a little late to the SUV [...]

Cars We Remember: From Ford Model-T to Plymouth Fury, reader recalls his memorable cars
January 15, 2018, 2:57 pm | Source
Q: Greg, I really enjoy your articles on collectable cars each week in the newspapers and online here in upstate New York. I am attaching four photos of my  older cars for you to view.  The first is of a 1963 Plymouth Fury I once owned with a 361-V8 with 265 horses. I dragged it in the D/Stock class but never did win. It had a manual three on the column. However, my 1965 Sports Fury had a 383 V8 under the hood. I really loved that car but once we had our first child, [...]

Prayers for California mudslide victims; death toll hits 20
January 14, 2018, 9:13 pm | Source
Mudslides on Jan. 9 ravaged Montecito, destroying at least 65 homes and damaging more than 460 others

What happened in Hawaii: Someone pushed the wrong button
January 14, 2018, 7:50 pm | Source
A wave of panic rattled the island state after false missile alert

Program to protect "Dreamers" is "probably dead,” Trump says
January 14, 2018, 6:13 pm | Source
DACA shields thousands of immigrants from deportation

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