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March 9th, 2015

Bowlers help raise money for JA

March 9, 2015

    The annual Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon fundraising event was held Saturday at Villa Lanes in Decatur. Bowlers of all ages and styles turned out to help raise money for the organization’s local programs.
    According to Nicci Gamble, area JA coordinator, Junior Achievement provides in-school, economic education for more than 1,200 students in the North Adams and Adams Central School districts. Local community leaders and parents donate their time working in partnership with educators to bring JA programs into the classrooms.

For that big day

March 9, 2015

    The Daily Democrat’s annual Bridal Show attracted a large crowd Sunday to the Mirage banquet ball. Businesses offering everything from wedding dresses to DJ services and photography to wedding cakes took part in the event.

March 6th

Rims go cold for Bellmont; Norwell advances to final, 59-28

March 7, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY— The last of the three county schools fell in boys basketball sectional semi-finals action Friday night as the Bellmont Braves had no answer on offense or defense against cross-county rival Norwell, 59-28.
Behind the impressive shooting of senior Ian Kissell, the Knights outscored the Braves by a gaudy 22-2 score after the first eight minutes of play.

Trending video: Seven tips for delicious burgers

March 6, 2015

Video of the day: Seven tips for delicious burgers

Hearing on Monroe utility rates delayed

March 6, 2015

    A public hearing to accept comment on a proposal to raise sewer and water rates in the town of Monroe has once again been delayed.
    Monroe Town Council President Al Lehman opened Thursday night’s monthly council meeting by telling the council the hearing could not legally be held because he didn’t deliver the legal notices announcing the public hearing to the media in the required time frame.

Rotary Club auction will return to Spotlight

March 6, 2015

Geneva eyes maintenance software purchase

March 6, 2015

    Geneva Town Marshal Rob Johnson, who has been researching preventative maintenance and management software programs, gave a PowerPoint presentation to town councilors at their regular monthly meeting Tuesday recommending the purchase a particular program to help the town track the activities of its various departments.

Ysidron, Petersen sign with Bethel

March 6, 2015

TWO LETTERS, ONE SCHOOL—Bellmont tennis stars Sidney Petersen and Christina Ysidron recently signed a Letter of Intent to continue their tennis careers at Bethel College in Mishawaka starting in the fall of 2015. In the photo above starting in the front row (L-R) are: Deb Ysidron, Sidney Petersen, Christina Ysidron, Donna Thompson. Back: Bellmont boys coach Joe Selking, Bellmont AD Dale Manis, Bethel coach John Natali, Rob Ysidron, Bellmont girls coach Dan Thompson. (Photo provided)

March 5th

Local group plans fundraisers in effort to preserve former Decatur railroad depot

March 5, 2015

    A group of Decatur residents seeking to preserve the Penn Central railroad depot off 7th Street have put together plans for raising some $80,000 to reach several goals.
    The restoration proposal was read by Mayor John Schultz at Tuesday night’s city council meeting, with two members of the group, Cheri Scherry and Karen Baker, on hand.

County ready to shift all hiring to R&R Employment

March 5, 2015

    R & R Employment CEO Leslie Rhoades appeared before the Adams County Commissioners Monday to clarify hiring practices and agreements with the local employment agency, charged with pre-screening employees who interview with county department heads when filling staff openings.

    Adams Central continued their dominant tennis run in the early part of the...
    MONROE— Andrew Hammond went the distance on Thursday night shutting out...
    The Bellmont Braves continue to make their case as the sectional favorites on...

 

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