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St. Mary’s Students Pack Meals for “Kids Against Hunger”

St. Mary’s Students Pack Meals for “Kids Against Hunger”

Students at St. Mary’s School in Manchester are proving that kids can make a BIG impact on the world. The students spent over two hours Monday packing meals for the Kids Against Hunger project. Student Council President and sixth-grader Kieran Monaghan says it’s the first time the school has participated in this cause. Fifth-grader Gabi

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Super Hero Night at Castle Theatre

You could find plenty of superheroes at Castle Theatre in Manchester Thursday night. Prior to the start of the hit movie “Avengers: Age of Ultron”, a special Super Hero Night was held in which moviegoers were invited to come dressed up as their favorite superheroes. Twelve-year old Casey Weber of Manchester was dressed up as

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RMC Awarded Five-Star Rating in Patient Satisfaction

Regional Medical Center has been awarded a five-star rating in patient satisfaction. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services awarded the rating after reviewing surveys that RMC’s Emergency and Medical-Surgical/Special Care Unit patients completed after they were discharged from the hospital. RMC Medical-Surgical/Specialty Care Unit Manager Keila Monaghan says patients are their number one priority,

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Raccoon Causes Power Outage Across Northern Delaware County

Many residents in northern Delaware County were without power for a short time on Thursday morning. Alliant Energy spokeman Ryan Stensland says nearly 1,000 customers in the Greeley, Edgewood and Colesburg areas were affected by the power outage, which happened shortly before 6 am. Stensland says Alliant’s transmission provider, ITC Midwest, had a 69-thousand volt

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Delaware County Jail Bond Issue Up for Vote Tuesday

A special election will be held Tuesday, asking Delaware County voters to approve a four-point-nine million dollar bond issue for the expansion and renovation of the county jail and Sheriff’s Office. State jail inspector Delbert Longley has cited Delaware County for a number of state code violations in recent years due to the aging facility.

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Osler’s Background Checks Showed No Red Flags

No “red flags”… That’s what the West Delaware School District says about their background check on Chad Osler, the 32-year old teacher who was arrested Monday. Osler is accused of having a sexual relationship with a student when he was a PE teacher in the Cherokee school district. He left Cherokee schools in 2013. West

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Manchester Community Gardens Return for Second Year

The Manchester Community Gardens are back this year… The community garden is located at the corner of River and West Butler Streets, and it’s open to any Manchester residents who would like some garden space. Comm Gardens 1 That’s organizer Kathy Guilgot, who says twenty-seven plots are currently available, but if more people sign up,

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