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HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Dark in Death” by J.D. Robb (St. Martin’s) 2. “Still Me” by Jojo Moyes (Viking/Dorman) 3. “The Woman in the Window” by A.J. Finn (William Morrow) 4. “Fall From Grace” by Danielle Steel (Delacorte) 5. “Little Fires Everywhere” by Celest Ng ...

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Quizzo to be held at Taber Museum The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society, 858 W. Fourth St., will hold quizzo from 7-10 p.m. Saturday. Jon Mackey, who regularly poses questions to curious guests of local eateries, is going to challenge folks who attend the ...

This undated photo shows PJ, a Shiba Inu, with UW-Green Bay student Mackenzie Schopf in Green Bay, Wis. PJ serves as an emotional support animal for Schopf, who lives in the dorms on campus. (Sarah Kloepping/Herald-Times Reporter via AP)

More college students seek emotional support animals

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — If Sam Okhuysen is feeling anxious, sometimes all it takes is for her emotional support cat, Cleo, to curl up on the small of her back to calm her down. “That instantly almost relieves all of the anxiety that I have. So, I’ll pretty much take a nap almost with her ...

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The YWCA Northcentral PA celebrate their 125th anniversary throughout the years. Young girls attend a stay-at-home camp.

YWCA Northcentral PA celebrates 125 years

This year, the YWCA Northcentral PA, 815 W. Fourth St., celebrated their 125th anniversary in Lycoming County on Jan. 17. The YWCA is “eliminating racism and empowering women” by providing programs that are needed in the area and by helping those to become who they want to be. The ...

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Andrew Barrett and Kathleen Malenke to perform Feb. 25

Andrew Barrett, accompanied by Kathleen Malenke will present a recital at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 25, as part of the ongoing Friends of the Pipes at Great Island Winter Recital Series. Barrett will be performing selections from operas by Mozart, Rossini, Verdi, Puccini and Wagner, as well as selections ...

Movie review: ‘Peter Rabbit’

“Peter Rabbit” proves that Beatrix Potter’s children’s book can be turned into a film that is a “hoppy” experience for any age. The live-action and animation mixed adventure of “Peter Rabbit” tells the mischievous deeds of the rebellious Peter Rabbit (James Corden) after he ...

Arthaus Projects opens group exhibit ‘Transformations’

Arthaus Projects, 140 W. Fourth St., is excited to announce the opening of “Transformations,” a group exhibition by Kurt Herrmann and Tom Svec, highlighting the work and influence of mutual mentor Bill Foster. The opening reception for “Transformations” will be held 6-9 p.m. Friday. ...

Movie review: ‘15:17 to Paris’

There was some concern over casting real-life heroes in Clint Eastwood’s new film about the 2015 terrorist attack on a Paris-bound train. As it turns out, there should have been more worry about who wrote the script. In “The 15:17 to Paris,” Spencer Stone, Anthony Sadler and Alek ...

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The bad, the good and the none –– a look at Oscar hosts

NEW YORK — The very first Oscars were held on May 16, 1929. They were only 15 minutes long, watched by only 270 people at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Guest tickets cost $5 and statuettes were handed out by Academy President Douglas Fairbanks, the first host. Here’s a look at memorable ...

Bachata music from the Dominican Republic coming to Downtown Lewisburg

LEWISBURG — World musician Joan Soriano will present bachata music from the Dominican Republic at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Campus Theatre, 413 Market Street. Born in the countryside near Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Joan Soriano infuses steel-string bachata with equal parts romance ...

Wallace and Gromit creator goes prehistoric with ‘Early Man’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The kooky caveman characters that come to life in “Early Man “ have been kicking around in Nick Park’s imagination for decades. Long before he created Wallace and Gromit, Park was taken with Ray Harryhousen’s animated dinosaurs in the 1966 Raquel Welch movie ...

Agnes Varda is happy, but not proud, of her Oscar nomination

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Documentarian Agnes Varda is not only the oldest person ever nominated for an Academy Award, she's the first woman to receive an honorary Oscar and a competitive nomination in the same season. And while she's quite delighted by the recognition, the 89-year-old notes that ...

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Mr., Mrs. Wenzel observe 50th anniversary

Sandra (Emmons) and Robert Wenzel, of Montoursville, observed their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 3, 2018. They were married at St. Matthews Cathedral, South Bend, Indiana. Mrs. Wenzel is the daughter of the late Ella and Dale Emmons. She graduated from Mishawaka High School in 1964 and ...

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Mr., Mrs. Vandine observe 65th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Dio Vandine will observe their 65th anniversary on Feb. 7, 2018. They were married by the Rev. Clay Reed at the Moreland Community Church, Muncy. They have been members of Hughesville Friends Church for 59 years. Mrs. Vandine, a native of Muncy, is the daughter of the late ...

Mr., Mrs. Miller observe 60th anniversary

Sylvia Ruth (Grimes) and John D. Miller, of Montoursville, will observe their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 1, 2018. They were married by the Rev. Benjamin Heiser at the former St. Paul’s Evangelical United Brethren Church, now St. Paul Calvary United Methodist Church. Mrs. Miller, a ...

Mr., Mrs. Cendoma observe 35th anniversary

Stephanie Louise (Earnest) and Emanuel “Mike” Cendoma, of Williamsport, will observe their 35th wedding anniversary. They were married by the Rev. Raymond “Bud” Baker in Muncy. Mrs. Cendoma is the daughter of the late Shirley and Foster “FJ” Earnest. She graduated from ...

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DAVID S. DIETRICK

Engel-Dietrick

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Holly N. Engel and David S. Dietrick, both of South Williamsport. A Sept, 15, 2018, wedding in Jersey Shore is being planned. Engel is the daughter of Deb and Steve Engel, of Linden. She graduated from Williamsport Area High School in 2013 and ...

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PHILIP MARTIN 
JOHNSON

Mondell-Johnson

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Angela Mondell, of Hummelstown, and Philip Martin Johnson, of Lebanon. A June 9, 2018, wedding in Cornwall is being planned. Mondell is the daughter of Joanne and David Mondell, of Montoursville. She graduated from Montoursville Area High ...

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Announcement has been made of the engagement of Alanna Sponsler and Geoff Noviello, both of Lewisburg. A May 11, 2019, wedding at Wynding Brook Golf Club, Milton, is being planned. Sponsler is the daughter of Margaret Devaney, of Williamsport, and Barry Sponsler, of Lewisburg. She graduated ...

Berninger-Egly

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Danielle Berninger and Dan Egly, both of Hughesville. A July 2019 wedding is being planned. Berninger is the daughter of Becky and Dan Berninger, of Muncy. She graduated from Muncy High School in 2011. She received a bachelor’s degree in ...

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BRIAN JAY RICHARDS

Schalow-Richards

Bethany Jane Schalow, of Norwalk, Connecticut, and Brian Jay Richards, of Bronx, New York, were united in marriage at 4 p.m. May 27, 2017. The Rev. Joel Cooper officiated at the ceremony held at Hilltop Memory Makers, Coral, Michigan, where a reception also was held. A rehearsal dinner was ...

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DARREN LAYRE

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Jessica Wiegand and Darren Layre were united in marriage at 4 p.m. Sept. 2, 2017. Judge Nancy Butts officiated at the ceremony held at The Wiegand Family Home, Cascade, where a reception also was held. The bride is the daughter of Brenda and Joseph Wiegand, of Cascade. She graduated from ...

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Watson-Kuykendall

Devon Watson and Zach Kuykendall, both of Belmont, North Carolina, were united in marriage at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 28, 2017. The Rev. Chris Thompson officiated at the ceremony held at Rolling Hill Farms, Monroe, North Carolina, where a reception also was held. A rehearsal was held at Olde ...

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GARY LEE CARSON JR.

Curtice-Carson

Georgia Ann Curtice and Gary Lee Carson Jr., both of Antes Fort, were united in marriage at 6 p.m. Dec. 13, 2017, in Lock Haven. Jenny R. Shirk officiated at the ceremony held in Lock Haven, where a reception also was held. The bride is the daughter of Karen Curtice, of Abilene, Texas. She ...

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Sadie Says … Answers to frequently asked questions about older adult issues

Q: Why are the medicare cards changing and when will this take effect? A: Your new Medicare card is coming. Mailings will begin this April and cards will be mailed out over the next year through April 2019. The new cards, which are replacing your current cards, will no longer list your ...

STEP and Artpost Awareness partner for artistic journey

George Stefanski and Marianne Olivo, of Artpost Awareness, are using the art of drawing to take care of the community. In February 2016, STEP, Inc. and Artpost Awareness embarked on a drawing journey with a group of 17 senior citizens at STEP’s Clinton County Community Center. Since then, the ...

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. ...

STEP delivers to Santa’s Seniors

“Thank you to the ones with special hands who made this for me.” That sort of heartfelt refrain was echoed by many recipients of the Santa’s Seniors boxes that came with their delivered meals just before Christmas. The gift boxes contained ready to eat or easily prepared foods, cold ...