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Dear Annie

Dear Annie: About two years ago, my wife of 20 years, “Cynthia,” and I divorced. Our two children are grown and out of the house. Our divorce wasn’t the norm; we did it without a lawyer or mediator. Everything was civil; no one cheated or was abused. About four months after the ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been together since we were just out of high school. We’ve been married for 18 years, and we have three glorious children. We have a great relationship, but I recently discovered she was extremely promiscuous in high school and found out she slept with many of ...

#WilpoRocks

Walking around town — on your way to the library, bank or in the park — you may have spotted a brightly-colored rock on the ground. Did you pick it up or just pass it by? If you chose to investigate the thing that caught your eye, it might have been one of the hand-painted rocks from a ...

Megan Does Makeup

Not all lipsticks are treated equal in the makeup world. It is not necessary to shell out your yard sale earnings for an expensive lipstick when there are plenty of drugstore ones that are just as good. In my experience, there are some formulas that you will not find at the ...

Creature comforts

Wyatt, a senior (13 year-old) feline member of the Daverio household has been selected to conduct an exclusive interview with Gumdrop Buttons, a 1-year-old guinea pig and beloved pet. The following is a continuation of their riveting discussion about the life and times of guinea pigs. Wyatt: ...

Area Bridge Club results

Following are the highest-scoring players in the area bridge games reported to the Sun-Gazette: Williamsport Bridge Club Sept. 4 — David Winters and Judy Stein, 28; Lynn Henry and Ann Day, 27; Mary Ann Churba and Ann Collins, 25; Sue Pierce and Lois Wentzler, 24; Don Dascher and Marge ...

Upcoming family or class reunions

Reunion notices are published as a one-time courtesy at no charge in the Sunday Lifestyle section. Information must be received in writing by the Lifestyle Department at least two weeks prior to the desired publication date. Reunion notices not received in time will be published the ...

Lifestyle briefs

various times • The Konkle Memorial Library, 384 Broad St., Montoursville, will host the “Bags and Baubles for Books” sale at the Fall Festival at Indian Park in Montoursville Sept. 22 and 23. For more information, call 570-368-1840. • A meditation group will meet from 9-10:30 a.m. ...

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Returning home from the war in June 1919, local National Guardsmen marched under a “victory arch” erected near the corner of West Fourth and Hepburn streets, as shown in this photo courtesy of the Lycoming County Historical Society.

JVB Check It Out

One hundred years ago, the New World came to the rescue of the Old, as nearly five million American troops mobilized to join the Allied cause in World War I. Join local historian John Maietta as he presents a two-part program, “Over There and Back Home: America and World War I,” that ...

A listing of daily and weekly support groups

Various times North Central Sight Services offers a variety of support groups throughout the month for visually impaired residents of Lycoming and Clinton counties. For more information, call Lori Love at 570-323-9401 ext. 123. HAVEN of Tioga County offers free and confidential services for ...

Constitution Week celebrated

This week the U.S. will celebrate the 230th year of the U.S. Constitution. At 4 p.m. today, area churches are asked to ring their church bells to participate in the “Bells across America” program, which signifies the beginning of the Constitution Week. The Lycoming Chapter ...

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Models present the Tracy Reese Spring 2018 collection during New York Fashion Week.

Fashion Week: Tracy Reese gives a voice to her models

NEW YORK (AP) — On the fifth day of New York Fashion Week, Tracy Reese gave voice to her models — literally. Victoria Beckham presented a light-hearted collection that relied on colors inspired by playdough and ice cream. And the Public School label offered a pointed message on ...

Pet Tales

Every day Army Capt. John Kelly sees a reminder of his 2009-2010 deployment in Afghanistan. Inked on his right forearm is a large tattoo of six military “dog tags,” each inscribed with the name of a friend killed in battle. “I saw people get killed — bad guys and good guys ... ...

FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2017 file photo insect burgers are presented in Zurich, Switzerland. Swiss supermarket chain Coop, to a bit of hoopla, began selling ÒburgersÓ and ÒballsÓ made from insects. ItÕs billed as a first in Europe, a continent more accustomed to steak, sausage, poultry and fish as a source of protein rather than bugs that can be found in places like Africa or Asia. (Walter Bieri/Keystone via AP, file)

Yuck or yum? Swiss offer insect burgers of mealworm larvae

GENEVA (AP) — Swallow deeply, pinch the nose and repeat the mantra: “Tastes like beef, tastes likes beef.” Then bite into the burger of rice, chopped vegetables, spices and mealworm larvae. The Swiss supermarket chain Coop, to a bit of domestic hoopla, has begun selling burgers and ...

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Publishers Weekly best-selling books

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Glass Houses” by Louise Penny (Minotaur) 2. “The Right Time” by Danielle Steel (Delacorte) 3. “Y Is for Yesterday” by Sue Grafton (Putnam/Wood) 4. “The Store” by Patterson/DiLallo (Little, Brown) 5. “Camino Island” by John Grisham ...

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Dawn Astin, Kiwanis Club president, shows the ELIMINATE syringe is now full.

Kiwanis Club reaches goal toward ELIMINATE campaign

In underdeveloped countries around the world, maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT) has quickly turned the joy of childbirth into tragedy. MNT kills one baby every 15 minutes. Newborns with MNT suffer repeated, painful convulsions and extreme sensitivity to light and touch, with little hope of ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: After going to college out of state and graduating a few years ago, I moved home with my parents so I could save money while attending graduate school. Recently, my mom has started to get on my last nerve. If I look good in an outfit, she goes out and buys the same thing. Though ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: My father was always a good financial provider to our family when I was growing up. Beyond that, he showed us little affection. He is now 69 years old and has had some health issues over the past few years. My parents recently moved to be closer to me, and I have found that with ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: Last summer, my granddaughter “Emily” got married. Her mother, “Angie” (my daughter), lives in the same town as Emily and said I could stay with her while I was in town. About a week before the wedding, Angie and Emily had a big falling-out. Emily told me she wasn’t ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: My sister had a miscarriage this week, and I’m at a bit of a loss. I want to support her but fear that I am putting too much of a focus on it. I’m not sure whether I’m expecting a certain type of response unfairly from her — sadness, anger, frustration — but she seems to ...