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BROOKVILLE — The idea of a Veterans Resource Fair and Job Expo began with a request to the Jefferson County Veterans Affairs Office from Gene Young, the veterans rep for CareerLink. “He wanted to do something similar to what Clearfield County” did on Oct. 16, a career fair. “Shortly after that I was approached Rhonda Hessler, from OVR, and she wanted to do a veterans event,” Krupa Steele, Jefferson County VA director, said. Both Hessler and Young wanted to do the events in October, so Steele said, “why don’t we do this together and make it one big event.”

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BROOKVILLE — The idea of a Veterans Resource Fair and Job Expo began with a request to the Jefferson County Veterans Affairs Office from Gene Young, the veterans rep for CareerLink. “He wanted to do something similar to what Clearfield County” did on Oct. 16, a career fair. “Shortly after that I was approached Rhonda Hessler, from OVR, and she wanted to do a veterans event,” Krupa Steele, Jefferson County VA director, said. Both Hessler and Young wanted to do the events in October, so Steele said, “why don’t we do this together and make it one big event.” Read more

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LYONS — While positive identification is still months away, Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts said bones found on a Sodus farm last week are likely those of 14-month-old Owen Hidalgo-Calderon, who police and others have been looking for since May.

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It’s right around the corner. That’s right — flu season. And like clockwork, the familiar muscle aches, coughs, chills, headaches, runny noses, sneezes and sore throats return, too. With the kids back in school, there’s also a much greater chance that they could catch a bug and bring it home to share with the rest of the family.

It’s said that a positive attitude is essential to health and wellness. Keeping a positive attitude in the face of great obstacles — tragedy, anger, violence, illness or hardship — is life’s toughest challenge. Hank Commodore has a simple, unfailing solution: Humble yourself with wisdom, and practice love and kindness to humankind.

Hair loss (or alopecia) for a woman can be emotionally painful. While some men with no hair are considered handsome, this is not the case for women whom often perceive their hair as part of their physical identity. Losing it can be distressing. And yet, according to the American Academy of Dermatology 40 percent of women have visible hair loss by the time they are 40.

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    MUNCIE, IN –NOËL The Musical is accepting auditions for three walk-on roles at their performance at Emens Auditorium on Nov. 20, 2018. NOËL is a stunning new holiday musical from top-selling children’s author Eoin Colfer. Set in modern day London, NOËL tells a heartwarming tale of a little girl who is preparing for her starring role in a school Christmas play when her mother suddenly disappears. To avoid being taken into care, Noël keeps her mother’s disappearance a secret and embarks alone on a quest to find her.