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Five dogs wagged their tails, and some barked with excitement. Each was eager to get to the “work” of using their noses to sniff every inch of a fenced indoor course randomly strewn with dog toys and other items. One at a time, each dog entered the course on a 10-foot leash held by their ...

Lifestyle briefs

Herr Memorial Library to hold April events MIFFLINBURG — The Herr Memorial Library, 500 Market St., will hold the following events and activities in the month of April: Adult/teen programs • Special Stitches knitting group — 10 a.m. Wednesdays. For all skill levels. • ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I’m a 46-year-old woman who has been married (and divorced) twice. Both marriages were filled with abuse — physical, emotional and sexual. Add to that severe child abuse — which has me permanently disabled now — and, well, I’m scared to be intimate with anyone ever ...

Owning a dog can be a big health boost for seniors

Walking his dog, Roscoe, on a winter day three years ago, Edgewood resident Tom McMullin fell hard to the icy ground and broke his wrist. McMullin, now 71, didn’t blame his nearly 80-pound pit bull-terrier mix, even though he wouldn’t have been outside in hazardous conditions if not for ...

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Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble presents ‘The Foreigner’

BLOOMSBURG — Some who view “The Foreigner” will bemoan the loopy jokes and its loony characters. Others will praise “The Foreigner” because of its loopy jokes and loony characters. He’s back! For the third time in the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble’s 39 year history, Larry Shue’s ...

Golden Dragon Acrobats to bring artistry and athletics to Weis Center

LEWISBURG — The spellbinding artistry and amazing athletics of the Golden Dragon Acrobats will thrill adults and children alike at 7:30 p.m. March 30 at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. This Family Discovery Series performance is suggested for ages 2 and above; it is 90 minutes ...

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Competitive dancers Tom Inman and Sylvia Lukpetris will talk about different styles of ballroom dancing 7 p.m. Tuesday, at the Robert M. Sides Family Music Center, 201 Mulberry St.

Williamsport Music Club explores ‘The Rhythm of Dance’

At 7 p.m. Tuesday, in the auditorium of the Robert M. Sides Family Music Center, 201 Mulberry St., the Music Club will enjoy hearing about the various aspects of the world of dance. Two local dance groups will give background on and perform different types of dances. Competitive dancers, Tom ...

Local rock group Audiobox releases new music

By ISAIAH BRITTON Sun-Gazette Correspondent The spirit of the 90s is alive and well in Central Pennsylvania. Thanks to local band Audiobox, the unique sound of bands like the Smashing Pumpkins and Weezer live on, to harken days past and to inspire and console new generations of listeners. ...

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Holly Taylor shines as Russian spies’ all-American daughter

By FRAZIER MOORE AP Television Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Learning and keeping secret that your parents are Russian spies would be a lot for any teenager to handle. That’s been the heavy burden for Paige Jennings on FX’s Cold War-era thriller “The Americans.” The responsible, ...

Actress Shailene Woodley reaches deal in pipeline protest

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Hollywood actress Shailene Woodley has reached a plea deal that calls for no jail time over her involvement in protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota. The “Divergent” star was among 27 activists arrested Oct. 10. She livestreamed her arrest ...

Adele: ‘I don’t know if I will ever tour again’

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Adele fans who didn’t catch her on her world tour that’s winding down may be out of luck in the future. The New Zealand Herald reports Adele told the audience during Sunday night’s show in Auckland that “touring isn’t something I’m good at” and she ...

Arrest made after shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A hip-hop promoter was charged Monday with pistol whipping someone during an altercation that included a shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap in his New Jersey hometown that left three people wounded, authorities said. The shooting happened outside a 24-hour deli ...

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Mr., Mrs. Breen observe 15th anniversary

Laura J. (Weaver) and Patrick M. Breen, of Williamsport, will observe their 15th wedding anniversary March 23, 2017. They were married by the Rev. Robert Wallace at the Third Street United Methodist Church. Mrs. Breen, a native of Williamsport, is the daughter of Cynewyn and Larry W. ...

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The Rev., Mrs. Harbaugh observe 50th anniversary

Ruthie L. (Kisner) and the Rev. Donald L. Harbaugh, of Jersey Shore, will observe their 50th wedding anniversary March 17, 2017. They were married by the Rev. Paul G. Gehris at the Community Baptist Church, Colonial Park, Harrisburg. Mrs. Harbaugh is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. ...

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Mr., Mrs. Martin observe 40th anniversary

Donna Rae (Fetter) and James E. Martin Jr., of Williamsport, will observe their 40th wedding anniversary today, March 12, 2017. They were married by the Rev. Iven M. Haughan in McLean, Virginia. They are members of St. John Lutheran Church, Jersey Shore. Mrs. Martin, a native of Lock ...

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Mr., Mrs. Gardner observe 50th anniversary

Holly (Smith) and Gene Gardner, of Williamsport, observed their 50th wedding anniversary March 11, 2017. They were married by the Rev. Ronald James at East End Baptist Church. They are members of Community Baptist Church, Montoursville. Mrs. Gardner is a native of Williamsport. She retired ...

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Banzhaf-Heeman

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Erika Banzhaf, of Williamsport, and Christopher Heeman, of Troy. A June 10 wedding at the Williamsport Country Club is being planned. Banzhaf is the daughter of Elizabeth and Keith Banzhaf, of Williamsport, and the late Linda R. Banzhaf. She ...

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Watson-Kuykendall

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Devon Watson and Zachary Kuykendall, both of Belmont, North Carolina. An Oct. 28 wedding in Monroe, North Carolina, is being planned. Watson is the daughter of Kelly and Mark Watson, of Linden. She graduated from Williamsport Area High School ...

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Yarison-Strouse

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Linda S. Yarison, of South Williamsport, and Max E. Strouse Jr. A summer wedding is being planned. Yarison is the daughter of Joseph R. Girio, of South Williamsport, and the late Doris E. Girio. She graduated from Loyalsock Township High ...

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Pearson-Prowant

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Mary Jeanne Pearson and Zachary Phillip Prowant, both of Montoursville. A July 29 wedding in Williamsport is being planned. Pearson is the daughter of Patricia and Daniel McNamara, of Monto­ursville. She graduated from the former Bishop ...

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Reynolds-Frey

Susanne A. Reynolds and Kevin E. Fry, both of Hughesville, were united in marriage at 11 a.m. Sept. 17, 2016. Stephen Gray III officiated at the ceremony held at Delaware Run Wesleyan Church, Watsontown. A rehearsal dinner was held at Crystal Graves residence, Watsontown. A reception was ...

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Dalton-Wollet

Christine Dalton and Christopher J. Wollet were united in marriage Oct. 8, 2016. The Rev. Dick Motzing officiated at the ceremony held at Kittanning Country Club, Kittanning, where a reception also was held. The bride is the daughter of Shirley and Fred Dalton, of Indiana, Pennsylvania. ...

Knipe-Davis

Courtney Alysha Knipe and Michael Anthony Davis, both of South Williamsport, were united in marriage Nov. 5, 2016. The Rev. Robert Regan officiated at the ceremony held at Newberry Church of Christ. The bride is the daughter of Sandra and Craig Knipe, of Cogan Station. She graduated from ...

Miller-Colegrove

Lindsey G. Miller and Damian E. Colegrove, both of Williamsport, were united in marriage Feb. 14, 2017. District Judge Gary A. Whiteman officiated at the ceremony held in Montoursville. The bride is the daughter of Jane A. Miller, of Williamsport, and Carl A. Miller, of Jersey Shore. She ...

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The Meadows schedules senior seminar series

The Meadows, A Park Home Personal Care Community, will host a Senior Seminar Series at their community located at 2160 Warrensville Road in Montoursville. The seminars will be geared toward the senior population and those that care for them. Depending on the topic, the seminar format may ...

ManorCare Williamsport celebrates National Social Work Month

The month of March marks the annual celebration of National Professional Social Work Month. This year’s theme, “Social Workers Stand Up,” was selected by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) to highlight how social workers stand up for millions of people each day. They ...

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. ...