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Book Review: ‘A Stranger in the House’ has strong plot

In her second thriller, Shari Lapena poses the question: How well do you know your spouse? It’s not exactly a new story device, but Lapena’s fresh approach makes it seem original in “A Stranger in the House.” While the novel is plot-heavy, the characters are more sketches than fully ...

This June 2, 2017 photo provided by The Culinary Institute of America shows a grilled white pizza with cockles, lemon and kale. This dish is from a recipe by the CIA. (Phil Mansfield/The Culinary Institute of America via AP)

This pizza captures the taste of New England clam chowder

Fresh shellfish is one of the hallmarks of a good summer vacation, and it is best eaten barefoot with a sea breeze and chilled rose. But life is not always a beach and we are, regrettably, not always on vacation. Luckily, with a few staycation-ready recipes stored away, you can easily transport ...

How to keep your pet cool in the heat

It officially is the “Dog Days of Summer,” and while that may bring visions of lazy afternoons and lemonade, it also can mean days of high heat and humidity. This weather can be particularly taxing on our furry friends, especially since they can’t sweat to keep cool. Here are the Lycoming ...

Ask Chef Hosch and Ann

Cheese can be an amazing experience for those of us that love it and enjoy the many varieties available to us. You can either go simple and basic or go bold with complex and amazing artisan creations, either way there are so many flavors to try and savor you can’t go wrong. There are ...

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Zydeco music kicks off Weis Center’s 30th anniversary season

LEWISBURG — Zydeco innovator Corey Ledet and his Zydeco Band will kick-off the Weis Center’s 30th Anniversary season 6 p.m. Aug. 25 outside on the Weis Center Plaza. The family-friendly performance is free and tickets are not required. The rain location is the Weis Center Atrium ...

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Van Wagner makes annual return to the Bullfrog

Van Wagner is a bit of a renaissance man. From mining coal to logging trees to teaching kids, Wagner still finds the time to pursue one of his many passions: Making music about the beauty of Pennsylvania. Known by many as an environmental science teacher at Lewisburg High School, Wagner has ...

Grand Canyon Photography Club announces winners of ‘This Beautiful World’

Winners of “This Beautiful World,” the Grand Canyon Photography Club’s Eighth Biennial Member Exhibit, were named during the opening reception at the Gmeiner Art and Cultural Center on Aug. 4. Awarded were Best of Show and first, second and third place prizes. Overall, judges Molly ...

CTL celebrates 40th season

The Community Theatre League wraps up its historic 40th anniversary season with “CTL Celebrates CTL ” musical celebrations at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. With vocalists recreating songs from the past four decades, the commemorative concerts are presented on CTL’s Main Stage, 100 W. ...

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Charlie Cox, Finn Jones on 2 Marvel-ous ‘Defenders’ roles

NEW YORK (AP) — Maybe you know them as Iron Fist and Daredevil. But now Finn Jones and Charlie Cox, who star as these Marvel superheroes on the Netflix series “Iron Fist” and “Daredevil,” have joined forces with Mike Colter (“Luke Cage”) and Krysten Ritter (“Jessica Jones”) ...

Hollywood’s hacking pains are bigger than movie leaks

NEW YORK (AP) — Piracy is a long-running and even routine issue for Hollywood, whether it’s street vendors hawking bootleg DVDs on street corners or video uploaded to file-sharing sites like Pirate Bay. Now cybercriminals are also putting embarrassing chatter and other company secrets at ...

Pencils, paper, backpacks, oh my! Stars go back to school

NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh pencils and the perfect lunchbox, new clothes and the hottest notebooks. In the wind down of summer as we head into fall, a variety of celebrities time-tripped back to childhood, sharing favorite moments preparing for the first day of school. “I went to a military ...

Filmmaker Michael Moore thinks humor can win the day

NEW YORK (AP) — Things may look bleak for Democrats these days, but Michael Moore thinks he knows how they can get back on top. “Humor is the non-violent weapon by which we’re going to help turn this around,” said the Academy Award-winning director of “Bowling for Columbine” who ...

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Mr., Mrs. Fisher observe 50th anniversary

Ruby Ellen (McCoy) and John E. Fisher, of Montoursville, observed their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 19, 2017. They were married by the Rev. Charles M. Heaps at Bethany Lutheran Church, Montoursville. Mrs. Fisher, a native of Montoursville, is the daughter of the late Stella and H. Edward ...

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Mr., Mrs. Shrimp observe 40th anniversary

Joyce (Brown) and Frederick Shrimp, of Watsontown, will observe their 40th wedding anniversary Aug. 27, 2017. They were married by the Rev. Wayne Holcomb of The Door Fellowship Church at Rooke Chapel on the Bucknell University, Lewisburg. Mrs. Shrimp is the daughter of the late Hazel and ...

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Mr., Mrs. Staiman observe 70th anniversary

Jean (Alpert) Marvin H. Staiman, of Williamsport, will observe their 70th wedding anniversary Aug. 17, 2017. They were married by the late Rabbi Samuel Blinder, of Congregation Ohev Sholom. Mrs. Staiman, a native of Williamsport, is the daughter of the late Rebecca and Benjamin Alpert. She ...

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Mr., Mrs. Ananea observe 45th anniversary

Maria (Salvatori) and Joseph Ananea Sr. observed their 45th wedding anniversary Aug. 12, 2017. They were married at Ascension Catholic Church. They are members of St. Joseph The Worker Parish. Mrs. Ananea is the daughter of the late Mona and Peter Salvatori. She graduated from ...

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MALISSA KARNEY-YOUNKIN
CHRIS HEIM

Karney-Younkin-Heim

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Malissa Karney-Younkin and Chris Heim, both of South Williams­port. A June 9, 2018, wedding at St. Lawrence Church, South Williams­port, is being planned. Karney-Younkin is the daughter of Jane and Mike Karney, of South Williamsport. She ...

SARAH KLUGH
TYRONE THOMAS

Klugh-Thomas

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Sarah Klugh and Tyrone Thomas, both of Lock Haven. A June 16, 2018, wedding at Seaside Park, New Jersey, is being planned. Klugh is the daughter of Julie Klugh, of Shelton, Connecticut. She graduated from New Haven Adult Education in 2001 and ...

EMILY FLOOK
BRIAN HEROLD

Flook-Herold

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Emily Flook and Brian Herold, both of Perkasie. A Sept. 29, 2018, wedding is being planned. Flook is the daughter of Steve (Gwen) Flook, of Jersey Shore, and Deb (Steve) Heverly, of Beech Creek. She graduated from Jersey Shore Area High School ...

AMANDA COMPTON
MATTHEW STANZIONE

Compton-Stanzione

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Amanda Compton and Matthew Stanzione, both of Williamsport. An Oct. 14 wedding in Williamsport is being planned. Compton is the daughter of Carol and Alfred Compton II, of Mont­oursville. She graduated from Montoursville Area High School in ...

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NIHOLAS REINERT
(Lori Incitti)

Incitti-Reinert

Lori Marie Incitti and Nicholas Dean Reinert were united in marriage at 4:30 p.m., July 29, 2017. Dr. Matthew Murphy officiated at the ceremony held at the Historic Hotel Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Pa., where a reception also was held. Incitti is the daughter of Marilyn and John Incitti, of ...

PATRICK GORSKI
(Gretchen Buttorff)

Buttorff-Gorski

Gretchen Buttorff, of Montoursville, and Patrick Gorski, of Hope, New Jersey, were united in marriage at 3 p.m. June 18, 2017. The Rev. John Byrne officiated at the ceremony held at Twin Hills Church of the Nazarene, Muncy. A reception was held at the Bush House Estate, Muncy. The bride ...

ROBERT SWANGER
(Fiona Conroy)

Conroy-Swanger

Fiona Conroy and Robert Swanger, both of Washington D.C., were united in marriage on July 2, 2017. Rabbi Sarah Tasman officiated at the ceremony held at the Ithaca Farmers Market on the Cayuga Inlet, Ithaca, New York. The bride is the daughter of Fullis Conroy and the late Bob Conroy. She ...

DUNCAN TEDD 
MAITLAND
(TONYA NICOLE KRUG)

Krug-Maitland

Tonya Nicole Krug and Duncan Tedd Maitland, both of Williamsport, were united in marriage at 4 p.m. May 27, 2017. Robert Hart officiated at the ceremony held at Brandon Park. A rehearsal dinner was held at Chef Hosch and Ann Catering Tastings and Events Room. A reception was held at The ...

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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 ...

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. ...

‘Seniors For Seniors’ program catnip for the soul

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Peggy Eagan, 89, has quite a pedigree. Her family members are the principals behind the local Leitz-Eagan Funeral Homes and the Eagan Insurance Agency, and her late husband, Frederick Leitz Eagan, was a Louisiana State Senator serving Orleans Parish from 1960-1980. Eagan ...

Exercise tips for older adults

Maintaining physical and mental health are extremely important items on most people’s “to do” lists as they get older. As people age they generally become less active for a number of reasons including fear of injury and a decrease in many physical attributes. Exercising for just 20-30 ...