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Dickens of a Christmas coming

WELLSBORO — It’s one of the hottest events in Wellsboro and it happens in the dead of winter. The 35th annual Dickens of a Christmas celebration starts on Nov. 30 and continues on Dec. 1 and Dec. 2. It’s one of the best getaway weekends of the year. Dickens of a Christmas was the ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I’ve always been great at gift-giving. I enjoy giving others things that they will thoroughly enjoy. But others are rarely as good at getting gifts for me. I don’t think I should feel bad for being a little materialistic; I think everyone likes getting thoughtful presents. I ...

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 ...

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Millbrook Playhouse announces shows for 56th season

MILL HALL — Although summer is more than six months away, Millbrook Playhouse is already gearing up for next summer’s season. Millbrook’s board of directors and Artistic Director David Leidholdt have announced the theater’s 2019 summer attractions. The 56th season consists of eight ...

Disney cashing in with live-action reboots

With the impressive performance of such live-action reboots as “Jungle Book,” “Cinderella” and “Beauty and the Beast,” Disney has a true cash-cow on its hands. The latest of these — “Mary Poppins Returns” — will no doubt be another box-office bonanza when it opens on Dec. ...

Catch the Spirit event coming to city

Those looking to get in a festive frame of mind while taking in the atmosphere of downtown Williamsport will be in luck tomorrow, when the Williamsport Business Association and Lycoming Arts partner together for Catch the Spirit, an evening of shopping and music. The event, scheduled to run ...

Williamsport Symphony Orchestra to present ‘Holiday Gathering’ concert

The Williamsport Symphony Orchestra is ready to help spread seasonal joy yet again, as it is set to host its “Holiday Gathering” concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Community Arts Center, 220 West Fourth Street. The show, which will see the WSO joined by the musical duo Revamped and the ...

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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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Mr., Mrs. Glace to observe 50th anniversary

Gary and Sharon Glace, of Williamsport, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Dec. 13, 1968, by Rev. John Pittenger at Wallace Run Methodist Church. The former Sharon Lee Pittenger is the daughter of Doris and the late Rev. John Pittenger. Sharon attended ...

Mr., Mrs. Krause observed 50th anniversary

John and Joyce Krause, of Williamsport, observed their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 20, 2018. They were married by Rev. John R. Shafer at St. John’s United Methodist Church in Newberry. Mrs. Krause is employed by STA of Williamsport as a third party tester, school bus trainer and driver ...

Mr., Mrs. Kriger observe 40th anniversary

Scott and Sandy Kriger, of Williamsport, celebrate their 40th anniversary. They were married on Dec. 9, 1978 by Rev. John Shaffer at Trinity United Methodist Church, Williamsport. They are members of South Williamsport U.M.C. The former Sandy A. Ludwig is the daughter of Phyllis I. and the ...

Mr., Mrs. Meyer to observe 30th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Bernard “Bo” Meyer will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on Dec. 17, 2018. Mrs. Meyer, the former Lisa Ramin, is the daughter of the late Fronce and Ann Ramin. She graduated from Loyalsock High School, Bloomsburg University and Wilkes University. She retired from ...

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Way-Reaser

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Cassedy Way and Adam Reaser, both of South Williamsport. A Sept. 21, 2019 wedding in Williamsport is being planned. Way is the daughter of Kevin Way and Mary Bellizia-Way, of Cogan Station. She graduated from St. John Neumann in 2011 and ...

Siddle-Hillyard

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Andreanna Siddle and Derek Hillyard, both of Williamsport. A Sept. 7, 2019, wedding in Muncy is being planned. Siddle is the daughter of Tammy Boyle, of Bellvue, Colorado, and Thomas Siddle, of Williamsport. She graduated from Jersey Shore Area ...

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 ...

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Schramm-Ramin

Valerie Lynn Schramm and Eugene “Freddie” Frederick Ramin III, both of Williamsport, were united in marriage at 4 p.m. Aug. 25, 2018. The Rev. Dr. James Behrens officiated at the ceremony at Bush House Estate, Muncy, Pennsylvania, where a reception also was held. The bride is the ...

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 ...

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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 ...