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First lady Melania Trump arrives at the San Damaso courtyard ahead of her husband President Donald Trump's private audience with Pope Francis, at the Vatican, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Melania turned to one of her favorite fashion houses, Dolce & Gabbana, for her audience with the pope and her arrival in Italy. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Why Melania Trump covers her head one day and not the next

WASHINGTON (AP) — To cover up or not to cover up? Melania Trump wore a veil to the Vatican on Wednesday to meet the pope, but no head covering a few days earlier to meet the king of Saudi Arabia, a religiously conservative country where most women cover themselves up from head to toe. Why ...

Area Bridge Club results

Following are the highest-scoring players in the area bridge games reported to the Sun-Gazette: Williamsport Bridge Club May 8 — Lorraine Lecce and Russ Palkendo, 46; Eddie Bissell and Mary Ann Churba, 41; Marge Winder and Marty Hodrick, 41; Judy Stein and Ann Day, 37. May 10 — Shirley ...

Megan Does Makeup

I have no shame in admitting that I have a makeup bag filled with probably 20 lipsticks inside my purse at all times. This is excessive and I am fully aware. Instead of carrying around dozens of lip products, here are some of the best affordable alternatives. Everyone has different ...

Lifestyle briefs

TODAY • WATERVILLE — A ham dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 21 at the Waterville fire hall, 11009 N. Route 44. There is a cost for the dinner with discounts for children 4-12. Children 3 and under are free. The dinner is “all you can eat” style and takeouts will be ...

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‘Twin Peaks’ revival picks up more than 25 years later

The journey back to the black lodge begins right where it left off. “I’ll see you in 25 years,” Laura Palmer’s (Sheryl Lee, returning) doppelganger says to Dale Cooper (Kyle McLaughlin, returning) , before whispering a mysterious message in his ears. More than 25 years later, the Twin ...

Williamsport Music Club celebrates National Music Week

Mayor Gabriel Campana declared May 7-14 as National Music Week in the city of Williamsport. The proclamation stated that music plays an increasingly important role in our world, is one of the most sublime of human pursuits and is the language of all peoples. The Williamsport Music Club ...

Canton native to make Carnegie Hall debut

Andrew McLaughlin, native of Canton, will make his Carnegie Hall debut in New York City performing Brahms’ “A German Requiem” on Sunday. McLaughlin is the son of Kim McLaughlin of Canton and Jerry McLaughlin of Williamsport. McLaughlin began singing in the children’s choirs at the ...

Movie review: ‘Alien: Covenant’

In Ridley Scott’s new “Alien” film, the danger is less from extraterrestrials than — as so often in these sci-fi epics — from technology. It’s the humanoid robots that present a real threat. And then there’s the matter of a lackluster script. The sixth film in this ...

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FILE - This is a April 22, 1996   file photo of veteran British actor Roger Moore, poses for a portrait,  in the Studio City section of Los Angeles.  Roger Moore's family said Tuesday May 23, 2017 that the  former James Bond star has died after a short battle with cancer ?(AP Photo/Chris Pizzello/ File)

Roger Moore, star of 7 James Bond films, dies at 89

LONDON (AP) — Roger Moore, the suavely insouciant star of seven James Bond films, has died in Switzerland. He was 89. The British actor died Tuesday after a short battle with cancer, according to a family statement posted on Moore’s official Twitter account. “We know our own love and ...

FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2014 file photo, Billy Bush arrives at the Operation Smile's 2014 Smile Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif.  Bush, who was fired after an old video emerged of him engaging in offensive sex talk with then ÒApprenticeÓ host Donald Trump, says heÕs a better man now and ready to get back into television. In an interview posted Sunday, May 21, 2017, Bush told The Hollywood Reporter the past seven months have Òbeen a roller coasterÓ beginning with saying sorry to his three daughters.  (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Billy Bush says he’s ready to get back into television

NEW YORK (AP) — Former “Today” co-host Billy Bush says he’s a better man and ready to get back into television seven months after being fired from his job at NBC following the release of a videotape in which he can be heard engaging in lewd talk with Donald Trump. In an interview ...

DJ Khaled calls former Sony executive L.A. Reid a ‘legend’

LAS VEGAS — L.A. Reid is no longer with Sony’s Epic Records, but DJ Khaled believes the former chairman will bounce back in no time. “L.A. Reid, he a legend. I’m sure he got some amazing things about to happen. You know nothing but love for L.A. Reid,” said DJ Khaled at Sunday’s ...

Rebel Wilson’s defamation trial against publisher begins

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rebel Wilson was devastated by a series of magazine articles that she says painted her as a liar and subsequently cost her roles in Hollywood, a lawyer for the actress said Monday. Wilson is suing Australian publisher Bauer Media for defamation over several ...

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Mr., Mrs. Luke observe 65th anniversary

Helen Marie (Helminiak) and Joseph Earl Luke, of Williams­port, observed their 65th wedding anniversary April 26, 2017. They were married by the Rev. Pointek at Mater Dolorosa Church. They are members of St. Boniface Church. Mrs. Luke, a native of Williamsport, is the daughter of the late ...

Mr., Mrs. Allison observe 55th anniversary

Ann (Frey) and Donald Allison, of Williamsport, observed their 55th wedding anniversary today, May 7, 2017. They were married by the Rev. William Kearney at Annunciation Catholic Church. Mrs. Allison, a native of Williamsport, is the daughter of the late Carolyn and Frank Frey Sr. She ...

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Mr., Mrs. Wertz observe 50th anniversary

Judi (Steward) and Bob Wertz, of Middle­burg, observed their 50th wedding anniversary April 22, 2017. They were married at Montgomery Methodist Church. Mrs. Wertz, a native of Jackson, Tennessee, is the daughter of the late Elizabeth and Bill Steward. She retired as a registered ...

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Mr., Mrs. Harvey observe 50th anniversary

Wanda (DeWitt) and John Harvey, of Williamsport, observed their 50th wedding anniversary April 29, 2017. They were married by the Rev. Larry Clark at Wallis Run United Methodist Church. Mrs. Harvey, a native of Williamsport, is the daughter of Ruth DeWitt, of Williamsport, and the late ...

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TIMOTHY LEHMAN

Rhoads-Lehman

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Heather Marie Rhoads and Timothy Michael Lehman, both of DuBoistown. A July 8 wedding at Herman & Luther’s, Montoursville, is being planned. Rhoads is the daughter of Donna and Jay Rhoads, of South Willia­m­sport. She graduated from ...

Kiessling-Cohick

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Heather Kiessling and Trevor Cohick, both of Williamsport. A Nov. 22 wedding in Williamsport is being planned. Kiessling is the daughter of Sharon Fetzer, of Williamsport. She graduated from Williamsport Area High School in 1999. Cohick is ...

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JASON COMBS

Williams-Combs

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Maria R. Williams and Jason Combs, both of Bristol, Virginia. An Oct. 28 wedding at the Meadowview Conference and Convention Center, Kingsport, Tennessee, is being planned. Williams is the daughter of Bonnie M. and Dr. Robert L. Williams, of ...

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Joyce-McKenzie

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Kelsey Joyce, of Pittston, and Ryan McKenzie, of Hunters­ville. A June 29, 2018, wedding is being planned. Joyce is the daughter of Laurie and Tom Joyce, of Pittston. She graduated from homeschool in 2015 and is pursuing a nursing degree at ...

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Young-Andrews

LaRhonda Young and Dominique Andrews, of Williamsport, were united in marriage May 13, 2017. They were married at a ceremony in Philadelphia. The bride is the daughter of Mary and James Young, of Williamsport. She graduated from Williamsport Area High School in 2012. Andrews is the son ...

JUSTIN GAMERL
(Jenna Lorson)

Lorson-Gamerl

Jenna Ann Lorson and Justin Michael Gamerl were united in marriage at 5:30 p.m. April 7, 2017. The Rev. Glenn E. McCreary, VE, officiated at the ceremony held at Riverdale Manor, Lancaster, where a reception also was held. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ron Lorson, of ...

TAYLOR HILL
(Chelsea Shearer)

Shearer-Hill

Chelsea Shearer, of Montoursville, and Taylor Hill, of Williamsport, were united in marriage at 5 p.m. Aug. 6, 2016. Ben Hazen officiated at the ceremony held at The Farm on Beeber Drive, Muncy, where a reception also was held. The bride is the daughter of Cindy L. Iusi and Steven E. ...

RYAN J. PYSHER
(Melissa J. Maiorino)

Maiorino-Pysher

Melissa J. Maiorino and Ryan J. Pysher were united in marriage on Feb. 18, 2017. The Rev. Theresa Gilberti officiated at the ceremony at Riverdale Manor, Lancaster, where a reception also was held. The bride is the daughter of Debra and Jim Maiorino, of Quakertown. 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 ...

PEER graduates new class at Albright LIFE

Seven residents from Albright LIFE in Lycoming County completed five weeks of two hour sessions on April 28, to become STEP Office of Aging’s latest “graduates” of the PEER (Pennsylvania’s Empowered Expert Residents) program. The classes, which were hosted by Albright LIFE, were taught ...

Sadie Says …

Q: “It’s been years, but now that I’m retired, I’m ready to get back on a motorcycle and have some fun. Any suggestions before I take off?” A: Be in the know before you go. A lot has changed since your early riding years. There is more traffic, faster traffic, motorcycles are ...

The Meadows to hold Veterans Breakfast Club

The Meadows, a Park Home Personal Care Community, is forming a Breakfast Club for veterans that will meet once a month from 8-10 a.m. The date is to be determined. The breakfast is open to veterans from all military branches regardless of when you served or where you served. Active military ...