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Libraries receive over $65,000 from fundraiser

WELLSBORO — Citizens & Northern employees raised over $65,000 in support of 23 local public libraries through its community giving program, Giving Back, Giving Together. Also, over 3,000 items were donated and employees volunteered on 35 occasions to assist their library partners. ...

Local author to hold book signing

From the memories of Clarence Smoyer to the pages of “Spearhead,” Adam Makos, formerly of Montoursville, brings the story of a curly-haired World War II tank gunner into the spotlight. This Friday, Makos will have a book signing at Otto’s book store to debut his book ...

Snore fest: A nightly event at the Daverios

My husband’s snoring has affected my sleep quality for years, because when he’s snoring, I’m not sleeping. He snores pretty much every minute he’s asleep. In bed, on the couch, slumped over the dining room table, behind the wheel of his car (parked, of course), he can sleep anywhere, ...

Dante the church cat

Dante is a 12-year-old female cat. She came to Christ Church, 426 Mulberry St., Williamsport, when a new dog entered her home who decided he did not want to be friends with a cat. Since she has been with the church and it has been a win-win for all. She likes her new home and has free reign of ...

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Unncutt has been rocking area music fans for nearly a decade

The Williamsport area’s budding music scene has produced several stellar rock bands over the years, and one of them goes by the name Unncutt. The high-energy cover rock band based out of the city was formed in 2010, playing ‘80s and ‘90s alternative rock and Top 40 radio hits that ...

FUSE Productions set to present ‘Sunday in the Park with George’

UNIVERSITY PARK — Change-makers are often neither accepted nor appreciated in their own lifetime, and sometimes are just called “crazy.” George Seurat was one of those change-makers. FUSE Productions focuses upon this enigmatic painter in the regional professional premiere of “Sunday ...

Open Stage of Harrisburg presents ‘The Wolves’

HARRISBURG — If anyone is out in the woods and hears a lot of howling, it’s probably just from wolves.. Theatregoers know, however, that “The Wolves” are not the four-legged variety, but the name of a fiercely competitive girls’ soccer team, preparing to defend their undefeated ...

Broadway star Lindsay Mendez headed to CTL for fundraiser

Whenever Seth Sponhouse first reaches out to the agent of a big-name Broadway star to try and convince them to participate in the Community Theatre League's annual “Evening with a Star” fundraiser, he must inevitably answer questions about where exactly Williamsport is and what CTL does. ...

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‘Halloween’ carves up another $32 million to top box office

NEW YORK — Michael Meyers — or is it Jamie Lee Curtis? — can’t be stopped. “Halloween” dominated the North American box office for the second straight weekend, carving up an estimated $32 million in ticket sales. The top four films were all unchanged at the North American box ...

Author Ntozake Shange of ‘For Colored Girls’ fame has died

NEW YORK — Playwright, poet and author Ntozake Shange, whose most acclaimed theater piece is the 1975 Tony Award-nominated play “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf,” died Saturday, according to her daughter. She was 70. Shange’s “For Colored ...

‘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 ...

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DuBoistown couple celebrates 50th wedding anniversary

Connie and Myron “Dave” Miller, of DuBoistown, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 15. They were married by the Rev. Edward Zawodniak in Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Connie, a native of Williamsport, is the former Connie Kuna. She is the daughter of the late Bernice and ...

Naughton’s celebrate 50 years of marriage

Phillip “Phil” J. and Barbara A. Naughton were married on Feb. 15, 1969 by Rev. John Manno at Mater Delarosa Church in Williamsport. Phillip, a native of Williamsport, is the son of the late Joe and Zina Naughton. He graduated from Williamsport High School, served four years in the Air ...

Couple celebrates 50 years

Raymond and Barbara Frederick, of Williamsport, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 22. The couple met at a Halloween party in 1963. They are native New Yorkers who now live in the area. The Frederick’s were married at St. Leo’s Roman Catholic Church Queens, New York, in ...

Vandines celebrate 66th anniversary

Dio and Jane Vandine plan to observe their 66nd anniversary Feb. 7. They were married by Rev. Clay Reed at the Moreland Community Church, Hughesville. Jane Vandine, a native of Muncy, is the daughter of Daniel and Claire Ellis. She retired from her own business in 2008. Dio Vandine, a ...

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Couple plans a summer wedding

An announcement has been made for Nicholas J. Kreighbaum, of Mifflinburg, and Sadie A. Fellinger, of Montoursville. A wedding has been planned for June 29 at the Barn at Greystone in Watsontown. She is the daughter of Jennifer and Greg Savoy. She attended Montoursville Area High School and ...

Lock Haven couple to get married this summer

The engagement for Brittany Anne Morlock and Ryan Charles Spangler, of Lock Haven, has been announced. The couple is planning a wedding set for June 15 in Jersey Shore, Morlock said. Morlock is the daughter of David and Judy Morlock, of Jersey Shore. She graduated from Jersey Shore Senior ...

Montoursville native to wed in Ireland

Elizabeth Long and Brad Mathers, of Atlanta, Ga., have announced their engagement. They plan to having a wedding in spring of 2020 in Dublin, Ireland. Long is the daughter of Kevin Long, of Boca Raton, Fla., and Helen Long, of Johns Creek, Ga. She graduated from Marjory Stoman Douglas High ...

Linden couple announces plans for summer wedding

Kylie Kiess and Forrest Letterman, of Linden, have announced their engagement. They are planning a June 22 wedding to be held at Bloomingrove Dunkard Church in Cogan Station. Kiess is the daughter of Jeff and Tammy Kiess, of Cogan Station. She graduated from Williamsport Area High School in ...

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Newlyweds’ Disney World honeymoon

Luke Hedgcock, of Linden, and Rachel Mancuso, of Kingston, were united in marriage on Nov. 17, 2018. The ceremony was officiated by family friend Todd Ankiewicz at Apple Tree Terrace in Dallas, Pa. The bride is the daughter Ralph Mancuso and the late Filomena Mancuso, of Kingston. Mancuso is ...

Area natives summer wedding

Emily Karas and Brian Zysset, of Bloomsburg, were married at 3 p.m. Aug. 4, 2018, by Rev. Gary Weaver at The Barn at Greenwood in Millville with a reception to follow. The rehearsal dinner was held at the Lightstreet Hotel, Bloomsburg, Emily Zysset said. Karas is the daughter of Tim and ...

Williamsport newlyweds

Samantha K. Wallace and Eric M. Ecker, both of Williamsport, were united in marriage on Oct. 27, 2018. The ceremony and reception were held at Fairmont Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, officiated by Rev. Andrew France. The bride is the daughter of Kathleen Wallace, of Pittsburgh, and Mark Wallace, ...

Montoursville native’s Finger Lakes honeymoon

Erica Joy Souter, of Montoursville, and Cody Scott Warner, of Elizabethtown, were united in marriage at 2:30 p.m. Oct, 6, 2018. Rev. Donald P. Edwards officiated at the ceremony held at Elizabethtown Brethren in Christ Church and reception held at Nissley Winery, Bainbridge. The bride is ...

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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 ...