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Along the Susquehanna River near their homes, where trees have not yet leafed out, Bishop Kenneth R. Bastian of the Bighamton Ward, Oswego New York Stake, and members of his priests quorum remember the Aaronic Priesthood restoration that occurred near that river, as the Del Parson painting depicts. Priests are B. J. Titera, left, Jake Grosek and Pedro Pollanco.

As the first two latter-day priesthood holders, Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery were pioneers, as an article on page 7 points out.

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