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Dear Annie

Dear Annie: My husband and I are both in our mid-80s, and we are beginning to experience health issues. We have four children from his former marriage. We have been married for 48 years. I have always expected to go to a nursing home when my health declines to that point. My husband vehemently ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: My husband passed away seven years ago from complications from Alzheimer’s disease. We had very dear friends whom we went everywhere with — church, movies, plays, vacations. The husband of my friend also had Alzheimer’s, and he passed away a year and a half later. The two of ...

WAHS opens registration for art, creative writing summer workshop

The Williamsport Area High School has opened registration for a free, four-day summer workshop for students interested in further developing their artistic talent. The workshop, open to incoming ninth- through 12th-grade students (for the 2018-2019 school year), is scheduled for 9 a.m. to ...

Lycoming student partners with local author on teacher’s guide

Victoria White, ’18, a psychology major pursuing certifications in elementary and special education at Lycoming College, recently created a teacher’s guide for the children’s book, “Uncle Axie’s Ugly Tie,” by Judy Nordstrom. White and the author collaborated on the project, which ...

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Movie review: ‘I Feel Pretty’

By JOCELYN NOVECK AP National Writer If you’ve ever walked into a store and were embarrassed to tell the salesperson your real size, or entered the gym locker room and wanted to hide, you’re part of the target audience for Amy Schumer’s “I Feel Pretty.” Whatever age or gender you ...

Stomp out heroin and opioids

DUBOISTOWN — Seventeen bands will come together, Rockin’ for Life and to Stomp Out Heroin and Opioids at noon Sunday at The Valley Inn, 204 Valley St., to raise money for West Branch Drug and Alcohol Abuse Commission. Eight years ago, Gross was in a car accident and went from doctor to ...

Creative entrepreneurs influence community at the Pajama Factory

Network with creative entrepreneurs throughout the region at a one-day educational event hosted by the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc. (PA Wilds Center) and The Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania (WCO), on Friday at the Pajama Factory, 1307 Park Ave. Registration begins at 8:30 ...

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Pacino, De Palma remember ‘Scarface’ at Tribeca reunion

NEW YORK — Old “Scarface” friends said hello again at a 35th anniversary screening Thursday that reunited stars Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer and Steven Bauer and filmmaker Brian De Palma for an evening full of reflection on how the ferocious and garish gangster epic — like Tony ...

First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and ‘Black Panther’

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The lights dimmed and the crowd of men and women erupted into applause and hoots as Hollywood’s blockbuster “Black Panther” premiered in Saudi Arabia’s first movie theater. Though it was a private, invitation-only screening on Wednesday evening, for many ...

Bridal designers talk princess moments and Meghan Markle

NEW YORK — With the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle approaching, princesses were a hot topic of conversation during the recent market week for the bridal industry. Who will dress the American for her big day May 19 and what style she will choose remains a locked-down ...

Commercial and critical darling Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer

NEW YORK — Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for music Monday, making history as the first non-classical or jazz artist to win the prestigious prize. The revered rapper is also the most commercially successful musician to receive the award, usually reserved for critically acclaimed ...

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Mr., Mrs. Winter observe 60th anniversary

Norma and Joe Winter, of Williamsport, observed their 60th wedding anniversary on April 12, 2018. They were married at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Bastress. Mrs. Winter graduated from Jersey Shore Area High School in 1955 and retired in 1998 from the STEP Office of Aging/STEP ...

Mr., Mrs. Bieber observe 50th anniversary

Loretta Mae (Nunn) and Ira Bieber, of Hughesville, will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on April 19, 2018. They were married by the Rev. Robert Plant at the Huntersville Methodist Church, Huntersville. Mrs. Bieber, a native of Muncy, is the daughter of the late Thelma and J. Harold ...

Mr., Mrs. Rizzo observe 65th anniversary

Evelyn D. (Vandermark) and Anthony Rizzo Sr. will observe their 65th wedding anniversary on April 18, 2018. They were married in Ascension Catholic Church. Mrs. Rizzo, a native of Berwick, is the daughter of Inez Slusser, of Williamsport, and the late Lester Vandermark. She attended ...

Mr., Mrs. Ferrier observe 66th anniversary

Jean Elizabeth (Davis) and Richard D. Ferrier, of South Williamsport, observed their 66th wedding anniversary on April 5, 2018. They were married at the Lycoming Presbyt­erian Church. Mrs. Ferrier is the daughter of the late Aldine (Sweigert) and Walter L. Davis. She is a graduate of the ...

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Clark-Pfirman

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Alyssa Clark and Timothy Pfirman. A September 2018 wedding at First United Methodist Church is being planned. Clark is the daughter of Kimberly Hughes and Jeffery Stiber. She is employed by Real Estate Excel, A Girio Realty Company, as a ...

Ensinger-Tallman

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Robin Ensinger and Scott Tallman, both of Jacksonville, Fla. A May 5, 2018, wedding is being planned. Ensinger is the daughter of Patricia and Robert Wasaff, of Williamsport. She graduated from Williamsport Area High School in 1984. She ...

Brown-Hendershot

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Kristen Brown and Jonathan Hendershot, both of Ohio. A Nov. 10 wedding in Williamsport is being planned. Brown is the daughter of Brenda Bower, of Williamsport, and Johnny Brown Sr., of Cogan Station. She graduated from Williamsport Area High ...

Benway-Confair

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Melinda Lea (Hillyard) Benway and Chad David Confair, both of Jersey Shore. A June 2 wedding at Sacred Oak Vista, Jersey Shore, is being planned. Benway is the daughter of Kathryn A. and James F. Hillyard, of Pennsdale. She graduated from ...

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Keener-Ross

Ann Keener and Micheal Ross were united in marriage on July 7, 2017. The Rev. Brian Van Fossen officiated at the ceremony held at St. Joseph the Worker Parish. A reception was held at The Valley Inn, Duboistown. The bride is the daughter of Nancy Keener, of Montoursville, and David ...

Schalow-Richards

Bethany Jane Schalow, of Norwalk, Connecticut, and Brian Jay Richards, of Bronx, New York, were united in marriage at 4 p.m. May 27, 2017. The Rev. Joel Cooper officiated at the ceremony held at Hilltop Memory Makers, Coral, Michigan, where a reception also was held. A rehearsal dinner was ...

Wiegand-Layre

Jessica Wiegand and Darren Layre were united in marriage at 4 p.m. Sept. 2, 2017. Judge Nancy Butts officiated at the ceremony held at The Wiegand Family Home, Cascade, where a reception also was held. The bride is the daughter of Brenda and Joseph Wiegand, of Cascade. She graduated from ...

Watson-Kuykendall

Devon Watson and Zach Kuykendall, both of Belmont, North Carolina, were united in marriage at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 28, 2017. The Rev. Chris Thompson officiated at the ceremony held at Rolling Hill Farms, Monroe, North Carolina, where a reception also was held. A rehearsal was held at Olde ...

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The Meadows to hold Cruise-In

The Meadows, A Park Home Personal Care Community, 2160 Warrensville Road, Montoursville, will hold a Cruise-In event from noon to 3 p.m. July 28. Registration begins at 10 a.m. The event is free and open to the public. The event will feature classic, hot rod and antique cards on the front ...

Sadie Says …

Q. Why is it important to discuss my end-of-life decisions with family and or friends? A. One of the hardest conversations to have with loved ones and friends is about the end of one’s life. Yet it is one of the most necessary discussions one should have. Statistics indicate that • 90 ...

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. ...

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 ...