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Blossburg V.I.B.E. presentation

Blossburg Borough Council invited Blossburg V.I.B.E. to present at the Tioga County Association of Boroughs meeting tonight, March 27. Here’s the presentation (.ppt, 29MB – very large!) for your review! Presenters: Tonya McNamara, president Jill Nickerson, vice president Heidi Jones, … Continue reading

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Heidi Goes to Washington

L-R: Richard Stickler, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health; David A. Jones, great grandson; Robert A. Wilson, great grandson; Cecil Roberts, President, United Mine Workers of America; Elaine L. Chao, Secretary of Labor; me; Raymond Keith Lindie, … Continue reading

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Voting in Tioga County

Letter to the Tioga County Director of Elections/Voting Registration 11/7/07 George – Here’s a chart of the number of voters the Blossburg precinct had per hour (PDF) yesterday. The 7-9 am block, with about 24 voters/hour worked fine, but when … Continue reading

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Restaurant inspection reports

http://www.agriculture.state.pa.us/pafoodsafety and a recipe: Try with white chocolate chips instead of peanut butter chips… very yummy! http://www.hersheys.com/recipes/recipes/detail.asp?id=5366&page=26&per=25

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New V.I.B.E. place mat, newsletter

New version of the place mat (published 11/1/07) New newsletter! All about V.I.B.E.’s projects….

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William B. Wilson biography

William B. Wilson will be inducted into the U.S. Department of Labor Hall of Fame on Nov. 13, 2007, at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. Here’s the biography I wrote for the program: William Bauchop Wilson (1862 – 1934) William … Continue reading

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Blossburg FreeNet

My final post of the day… Here’s the powerpoint presentation about the Blossburg FreeNet (community mesh wireless network using Meraki technology) for Blossburg Borough Council’s meeting tonight. Josh Jones put the original presentation together for a V.I.B.E. meeting and a … Continue reading

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3rd grant application narrative

Here’s the narrative Jill Nickerson & I co-authored for playground equipment at Blossburg Elementary School: Blossburg V.I.B.E. (Visions in Business and Entertainment) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization initiated in 2004 as a project of Blossurg Borough Council and Blossburg Improvement … Continue reading

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Battle of the Books

Robin Glowatz, English teacher at North Penn High School, is coach of the “Battle of the Books” teams for junior and senior high school. I’m helping her out some. For the school’s homecoming block party last Friday on Morris Street, … Continue reading

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Community revitalization program funding

Here’s the narrative of a grant application I submitted on behalf of V.I.B.E. last week for $10,000 from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, in conjunction with state Sen. Scarnati: Blossburg V.I.B.E. (Visions in Business & Entertainment) is … Continue reading

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