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Dear Annie

Dear Annie: My husband has adult children from his first wife. My new daughter-in-law has become quite vocal about jewelry items that I wear. Lately, she’s been commenting on a diamond ring, and it’s the second time she’s made remarks at family gatherings about it, saying, “I want that ...

Welcome to Roushville

Whether you like to celebrate Halloween by trick-or-treating, watching scary movies or going to haunted houses, during the month of October, the Halloween spirit is alive. Logan Roush, of New Berlin, and his family have put on Roushville for 20 years, but this year, the haunted house is ...

Art and antiques by Dr. Lori

The highly collectible ceramics called Cantonware is a cobalt blue and white porcelain first produced in the port city of Canton (Guangzhou), China. Canto­nware is known by various names associated with its sea-trade history including: Chin­ese export porcelain, ballast ware china, China ...

Making a difference in our community

Speakers from the area come to share and discuss different topics within the community at the weekly ecumenical lunches held at the Pine Street United Methodist Church, 441 Pine St. At the fall ecumenical lunch on Sept. 19 Dawn Linn, CEO at the YWCA, talked about making a difference in our ...

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Lycoming College art faculty to exhibit works at downtown art gallery

The Lycoming College Art Gallery will present an exhibition of recent work featuring the college’s studio art faculty, who are professional exhibiting artists, as well as exceptional educators. Coinciding with Williamsport’s First Friday events, the show opens Nov. 2 with an artist ...

Newly-launched website puts regional arts, entertainment events at fingertips

A new online resource was recently launched that curates all of the arts and cultural events in the Bloomsburg, Danville and Berwick areas into one comprehensive arts-focused website. The Exchange, a non-profit arts organization in Bloomsburg, has embarked on this ambitious project to promote ...

‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ delivers with intriguing story

Seven strangers. One hotel. A whole lot of conspiracy, chaos and violence. “Bad Times at the El Royale” flaunts its flair a little too much at times, but still maintains a captivating story, even though it is a Tarantino imitator. The El Royale was once a luxurious, booming hotel that ...

Nearly-perfect ‘First Man’ offers great visuals

Sometimes, when a filmmaker scores an Oscar for direction, he gets free reign on his next project; and this doesn’t always work out well (witness “Heaven’s Gate,” which ended the career of Best-Director winner Michael Cimino). And then there are cases like Damien Chazelle, who has ...

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‘First Man’ blasts off behind ‘Venom,’ ‘A Star Is Born’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Neil Armstrong film “First Man” settled for a third-place landing at the North American box office in its opening weekend in theaters. The Ryan Gosling-starrer and a host of newcomers, like the family-friendly “Goosebumps” sequel and the neo-noir mystery “Bad ...

Beyonce, Jay Z appear at City of Hope cancer charity event

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Beyonce paid homage to a high-profile music executive being honored at a charity event to raise money for cancer research. The singer’s vocals soared as she performed three ballads including her 2009 smash hit “Halo” and “Ava Maria” after saluting the ...

China orders actress Fan Bingbing to pay massive tax fine

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tax authorities have ordered “X-Men” star Fan Bingbing and companies she represents to pay taxes and penalties totaling $130 million, ending speculation over the fate of one of the country’s highest-profile entertainers three months after she disappeared from ...

Opera baritone relishes brief role as Aida’s father

NEW YORK — Quinn Kelsey’s character doesn’t even arrive until late in Act 2 of “Aida,” and he’s killed shortly after the end of Act 3. Yet in his brief time onstage he turns the drama on its head. “My part definitely puts a nice little wrench into things,” said the Hawaiian ...

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Mr., Mrs. Lovell observe 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph K. Lovell, of Linden, observed their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 28, 2018. They were married at East Point United Methodist Church, Roaring Branch. They are members of the Anthony Baptist Church, Jersey Shore. Mrs. Lovell, the former Marian Eldora Messner, of Roaring ...

Mr., Mrs. Haefner observe 70th anniversary

Emma Jane (Ringler) and John F. Haefner, of South Williamsport, observed their 70th wedding anniversary Sept. 21, 2018. They were married by the Rev. John P. Regan at St. Aloysius Church, Raltson. Mrs. Haefner, a native of Trout Run, is the daughter of the late Clara (Bower) and Calvin ...

Mr., Mrs. Stahl observe 60th anniversary

Arlene (Robbins) and Fred Stahl, of DuBoistown, observed their 60th wedding anniversary Sept. 27, 2018. They were married by the Rev. Doran at Messiah Lutheran Church, South Williamsport. Mrs. Stahl, a native of Scranton, is the daughter of the late Edith and Charles Robbins. She graduated ...

Mr., Mrs. Lovell observe 50th anniversary

Delorse T. (Ginoble) and Dean W. Palmer, of Cogan Station, observed their 57th wedding anniversary Sept. 24, 2018. They were married at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church. They are the parents of Dina (Darrin) Wascher, Lori Kilneeney, Mark Palmer and the late Julia Saul. They have 11 ...

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Ciccarelli-Delgado

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Sarabeth Ciccarelli and Roberto Delgado, both of Evans, Georgia. A Sept. 28, 2019, wedding in Williamsport is being planned. Ciccarelli is the daughter of Karen and Francis Ciccarelli, of Williamsport. She graduated from St. John Neumann ...

Walker-Zehner

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Lauren Walker, of Williamsport, and Douglas Zehner, of Muncy. A July 13, 2019, wedding at Trinity Episcopal Church is being planned. Walker is the daughter of Mary Jo and Stephen Walker, of Williamsport. She graduated from Williamsport Area ...

Fakhriyazdi-Pasnello

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Hedieh Fakhriyazdi and Michael A. Pasnello II, both of New York City. A May 17, 2018, wedding in New York City is being planned. Fakhriyazdi is the daughter of Mehrnoush and Farshad Fakhriyazdi, of Burke, Virginia. She graduated from James W. ...

Eboli-Cillo

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Maria Nicole Eboli, of Wilmington, North Carolina, and Joshua David Cillo, of Leland, North Carolina. An Oct. 13 wedding at Saint Mary of Mount Carmel Church, Dunmore, is being planned. Eboli is the daughter of Janice and Stephen Eboli, ...

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Benway-Confair

Melina Lea (Hillyard) Benway and Chad David Confair, both of Jersey Shore, were united in marriage at 3 p.m. June 2, 2018. The Rev. Salvatore Minnella Jr. officiated at the ceremony held at Sacred Oak Vista, Jersey Shore, where a rehearsal dinner and reception also were held. The bride is ...

Sullivan-Hepburn

Abby Sullivan and Ryan Hepburn, both of Columbus, Ohio, were united in marriage on May 5, 2018. Ned Pelger, the bride’s uncle, officiated at the ceremony held at his estate in Lititz where a reception also was held. A rehearsal dinner was held at Mick’s All American Pub, Mount Joy. The ...

Kuhns-Yeagle

Tonia Kristine Kuhns and Robert Leon Yeagle, both of Williamsport, were united in marriage at 2 p.m. July 28, 2018. John McKinney officiated at the ceremony held in Williamsport. A rehearsal dinner and reception was held in Williamsport. The bride is the daughter of Milford and Joan ...

Reeder-Thomas

Kendra Reeder and Derek Thomas were united in marriage on May 19, 2018. Judge Lovecchio officiated at the ceremony held at River Front Park, Montoursville. The ceremony only included the daughters of the bride, Ava Carter and Addyson Harrison, and the nephew of the groom, Travis Kerschner Jr. ...

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Upcoming senior center activities

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Most senior centers have daily events. Senior Sun highlights events that may be of greater interest and importance to local seniors. For the nearest senior center in Lycoming and Clinton counties, call 570-323-3096. In Bradford, Tioga and Sullivan counties, call 570-723-0782. ...

Sadie Says …

Q.: With summer vacation over and my daughter starting back to work, I will be babysitting my young grandson. Can you advise me how to be sure I’m transporting him safely? A: Before you head out with your young passenger, do a safety seat check. • Your grandson’s safety seat is facing ...

Family of former RiverWoods resident donates scooter and walkers

A new scooter and two walkers were donated to Warrior Run Manor by the daughters of a former resident at RiverWoods Senior Living Community. When 88-year-old Robert Johanns passed away in July, his daughters Linda Goldeski, Carol Quinn, Bette Zbinden and Barbara Marquette, contacted Kim Ranck, ...

Senior menus

(EDITORS NOTE: For the nearest senior center in Lycoming and Clinton counties, call 570-323-3096. In Bradford, Tioga and Sullivan counties, call 570-723-0782. For Meals on Wheels, service and transportation, call the Lycoming-Clinton Bicounty Office of Aging-STEP at 570-323-3096.) Week ...