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This Feb. 14, 2017 photo provided by The Culinary Institute of America shows fish and chips in Hyde Park, N.Y. This dish is from a recipe by the CIA. (Phil Mansfield/The Culinary Institute of America via AP)

Go for the king of English street food: fish and chips

Thanks to our global food community, we have more opportunities than ever to sample cuisines from the farthest corners of the world. Even in America’s smallest towns, food lovers are exploring traditional Indian, Ethiopian, or Spanish tapas restaurants, and we’re constantly on the hunt for ...

YWCA Cuisine & A Cause set for April 2

The YWCA Northcentral PA is thrilled to announce its third biennial Cuisine & A Cause set for 1 p.m. April 2 at at the Holiday Inn. There is space for 18 eateries to compete in the categories of appetizer, salad, soup or chili, entree, dessert and this year’s one-time-only specialty ...

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Granola ranks among my very favorite foods, to the degree that (like Biscoff cookie spread) I’m better off not even keeping any in the house lest I simply devour it by the bagful. Crunchy-sweet-salty is totally my jam, and the typical inclusion of nuts and berries also is right up my alley. ...

Michelin Guide misguided as local cafe gets star in error

BOURGES, France (AP) — It’s a case of culinary mistaken identity. The Michelin Guide has accidently awarded one of its coveted stars to a lowly local cafe that shares its name with a gastronomic restaurant 150 kilometers (93 miles) away. In the annual restaurant list unveiled Feb. 9, ...

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Today’s birthdays

Actress Carlin Glynn (“Sixteen Candles”) is 77. Singer Smokey Robinson is 77. Singer Lou Christie is 74. Actor Michael Nader (“All My Children”) is 72. Guitarist Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath is 69. Actor Stephen Nichols (“The Young and the Restless”) is 66. Actor Jeff Daniels is 62. ...

Lawyer: Client subpoenaed in Fox federal securities inquiry

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors recently subpoenaed a former Fox News employee to testify before a grand jury investigating how 21st Century Fox Inc. handled a sexual harassment scandal, according to her lawyer. Attorney Judd Burstein disclosed the subpoena Wednesday at a court hearing ...

San Francisco’s Summer of Love concert hits major hurdle

SAN FRANCISCO — Aging rockers from Jefferson Starship led a protest on the steps of City Hall to send a message to San Francisco officials: We built this city on free rock and roll. Thursday’s protest and a hearing inside City Hall that followed marked the latest twist in a battle with ...

Exhibit pushes boundaries on clothing, art

SALEM, Mass. –– They are outfits you might expect to see in Lady Gaga’s closet: a flamingo pink Fiberglas frock and a wooden one-piece replica of Notre Dame Cathedral. But these wild and whimsical ensembles are part of the “WOW –– World of Wearable Art” exhibition opened ...

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FILE - This image released by Roadside Attractions and Amazon Studios shows Michelle Williams, left, and Casey Affleck in a scene from "Manchester By The Sea." The film has been nominated for an Oscar for the best picture and best directing categories. Movie fans can watch a variety of Oscar-nominated flicks online from their couches for a fee. The films ÒArrivalÓ and ÒHell or High WaterÓ can be rented through Amazon, Google Play or AppleÕs iTunes, but viewers will have to buy downloads of ÒHacksaw Ridge,Ó ÒManchester by the SeaÓ and ÒMoonlight.Ó  (Claire Folger/Roadside Attractions and Amazon Studios via AP, File)

Online options for Oscar-nominated flicks expand Tuesday

By ANICK JESDANUN AP Technology Writer NEW YORK — More movies and cheaper options arrive online Tuesday for movie fans still needing to catch up on Oscar-nominated flicks. Of the 62 full-length movies and shorts nominated for any category , 45 are available in some form online. That ...

3 men convicted in $110 million Paris modern art heist

By MASHA MACPHERSON Associated Press PARIS — An agile thief nicknamed “Spiderman,” an antiques dealer and an art expert were sentenced to prison Monday and ordered to pay Paris for stealing five masterpieces from the city’s Modern Art Museum worth 104 million euros ($110 ...

FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, file photo, Country music singer Eric Church performs at halftime during an NFL football game between the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas. Church has been battling ticket scalpers for years as his popularity grew and he began selling out arenas. But heÕs taken his biggest step yet by canceling more than 25,000 tickets to his spring tour that were purchased by scalpers and putting them back on sale for fans to purchase. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)

Eric Church cancels 25K tickets bought by scalpers

By KRISTIN M. HALL Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country star Eric Church has been battling ticket scalpers for years as his popularity grew and he began selling out arenas. But he’s taken his biggest step yet by cancelling more than 25,000 tickets to his spring tour that were ...

Jolie hopes family will come out ‘stronger’ after breakup

NEW YORK (AP) — Angelina Jolie says that she and her family have been going through a “difficult time” since the breakup of her marriage to Brad Pitt, but added that hopefully they would come out “stronger for it.” The actress and filmmaker spoke briefly about her personal struggles ...

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Mr., Mrs. Powell observe 50th anniversary

Jeanne (Gottshall) and George A. Powell, of Palm City, Florida, formally of South Williamsport, will observe their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 25, 2017. They were married by the Rev. Thomas J. O’Mally at St. Ann’s Church. Mrs. Powell is the daughter of the late Ida Jefferson and Harry ...

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Mr., Mrs. Wenner observe 60th anniversary

Elizabeth J. (Keller) and Paul E. Wenner, of South Williamsport, will observe their 60th wedding anniversary Feb. 14, 2017. They were married by the Rev. Vito Zimitas at St. Boniface Church. Mrs. Wenner, a native of Williamsport, is the daughter of the late Helen E. and Robert L. Keller. ...

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Mr., Mrs. Vandine observe 64th anniversary

Jane and Dio Vandine observed their 64th wedding anniversary Feb. 7, 2017. They were married by the Rev. Clay Reed at the Moreland Community Church, Muncy. They are members of the Friends Church, Hughesville. Mrs. Vandine, a native of Muncy, is the daughter of Claire and Daniel Ellis. She ...

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Mr., Mrs. Follmer observe 35th anniversary

Crystal L. (Guinter) and Steven C. Follmer, of Plunketts Creek Town­ship, will observe their 35th wedding anniversary today, Feb. 5, 2017. They were married in Montoursville. Mrs. Follmer is the daughter of Doris and Harold Guinter. She graduated from Mont­oursville Area High School in ...

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Kerstetter-McFalls

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Elisabeth Anne Kerstetter and Joshua Adam McFalls. An April 2017 wedding is being planned. Kerstetter is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Kerstetter, of Watsontown. She graduated from Lancaster Bible College in 2016. McFalls is the son ...

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Sholder-Himmer

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Elizabeth Sholder and Daniel Himmer, both of Rising Sun, Maryland. An October wedding at St. Boniface Church is being planned. Sholder is the daughter of Diane and Stephen Sholder, of Williamsport. She graduated from the former Bishop Neumann ...

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Announcement has been made of the engagement of Tiffany L. Fritz and Bradley M. Lusk, both of DuBoistown. A May 6 wedding in Williamsport is being planned. Fritz is the daughter of Joanne and Mike Fritz, of Trout Run, and Roxana and Richard Emery, of Waterville. She graduated from Liberty ...

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McTague-Weaver

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Jennifer McTague, of Wyoming, Pennsylvania, and Michael Weaver, of Wilkes-Barre. A Sept. 9 wedding in Scranton is being planned. McTague is the daughter of Debbie and Ted McTague, of Wyoming. She graduated from Dallas Area High School in 2000. ...

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Fink-Simon

Miranda Sue Fink and Joseph John Simon were united in marriage at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 24, 2016. Thomas Tarantella II, cousin of the groom, officiated at the ceremony held at The Farm on Beeber Drive, Muncy, where a reception also was held. The bride is the daughter of Karen and James Fink, of ...

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Kilgus-Farr

Catherine Kilgus and Ethan Farr, both of Unityville, were united in marriage at 2 p.m. Dec. 3, 2016. The Rev. Glenn McCreary officiated at the ceremony held at the Church of the Resur­rection, Muncy. A reception was held at the Farrington Place. The bride is the daughter of Mary and ...

Holmes-Conway

Alisha Justine Holmes and Dalton Jeffrey Conway, both of Schnecksville, were united in marriage at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 22, 2016. C. Roger McRae and Jon Miller, uncle of the bride, officiated at the ceremony held at The Genetti Hotel, where a reception also was held. The rehearsal dinner was held ...

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Gregory-Steppe

Krystle M. Gregory and Joel D. Steppe, both of Jersey Shore, were united in marriage at 3 p.m. Oct. 8, 2016. Gary Wasson officiated at the ceremony held at the Wheeland Center, Jersey Shore. The bride is the daughter of Debbie and Edward Gregory, of Trout Run. She graduated from ...

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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 ...

The Meadows schedules senior seminar series Age Vibrantly

The Meadows will host a Senior Seminar Series at their community, 2160 Warrensville Road, Montoursville. The seminars will be geared toward the senior population and those that care for them. Depending on the topic, the seminar format may include lecture, question and answer time, screenings ...

Donna Emmick to present Golden Afternoons program

WELLSBORO — Donna Emmick, of Wellsboro, will present the Golden Afternoons program chair PiYo for seniors at 1 p.m. Feb. 21 in the Deane Center lobby, 104 Main St. It is free and open to people ages 55 and older. Fruit, veggies, coffee, tea and cookies will be provided. “For this Golden ...

ADVANCE FOR THE WEEKEND OF FEB 11-12 AND THEREAFTER - In a Jan. 13, 2017 photo, Diann Murdock sets up her laptop before a recording session in her apartment at Primrose Retirement Community in Gillette, Wyo. Murdock has been working to record herself playing the piano at home, in hopes of leaving behind a body of music for her family.  (Steel Brooks/Gillette News Record via AP)

Seniors in the digital age show it’s never too late to learn

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Beth McGee can be in two places at once. One is in the building where she lives, the four-story home of Primrose Retirement Community in Gillette. She’ll sit in a chair in her room, a nightstand to her right. Or she’ll sit in a similar chair in the library on the ...