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A model wears a creation as part of Christian Dior Men's Spring Summer 2018 fashion collection, presented in Paris, France, Saturday, June 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

Dior designer celebrates decade at helm at Paris menswear

PARIS — Celebrating a decade at the creative helm of Dior Homme on Saturday, designer Kris Van Assche held court with Christian Slater, Jamie Bell and Kata Mara at his catwalk collection that paid homage to the iconic Dior suit. Here are some highlights of the spring-summer 2018 menswear ...

‘A Time to Die, A Time to Live’

A Montour County woman has authored and published her first book, “A Time to Die, A Time to Live, Making and Moving Beyond End-of-Life Decisions,” after recovering from what she calls a “prison of guilt and isolation” as a result of the crippling loss of her 18-year-old daughter, ...

Creature Comforts

To be a 16-year-old boy and have your wisdom teeth extracted two days after school is out for the summer is truly a drag. Only the “Meanest Mommy in the World” (or MMITW) would do this to her boy. Yup, that’s me. I believe I hold the longest running consecutive title of MMITW (since said ...

Moments of motherhood

“We didn’t have a car.” That was my response when my daughter asked why I wasn’t in sports when I was her age. I have our children involved in many activities and each day of the week, each month, every season, we are running to and from practices and games. Yes, it’s suffice ...

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Avocado toast has slowly been advancing across the globe, becoming the  ubiquitous brunch of Millennial hipster champions.

GourmetGents

I’ll try to avoid providing month-late takes on Twitter frenzies as a frequent topic of discussion, but the incident of the avocado toast really got to me. Avocado toast has slowly been advancing across the globe, becoming the ubiquitous brunch of Millennial hipster champions (of which I ...

Veggin’ out

Summer officially began last Wednesday and picnic season is in full swing with the Fourth of July holiday, family and class reunions and gatherings on their way. I picked out a few of my favorite picnic dishes to share with you for this month’s column. Grilled veggies always are a hit with ...

JVB Check It Out

To celebrate this year’s summer reading theme, “Build a Better World,” the James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will host two trolley tours focusing on the historic buildings in Williamsport. Tour guide Susan Henninger Kelly will share stories about the homes along Millionaires Row ...

Lifestyle briefs

VARIOUS TIMES/ EARLY REGISTRATION • WELLSBORO — The Wellsboro firemen’s carnival will be open from 6-10 p.m. Tuesday through July 1 on the grounds at the Firemen’s Annex on East Avenue. There will be carnival rides for children and adults. There will be ride discounts on June 27 ...

Domestic violence: Why we stay

(EDITORS NOTE: Clinton County Women’s Center interns from Lock Haven University have written articles, which will be published in the Sunday Lifestyle section to raise awareness about domestic violence.) The first question people ask when they hear about an abusive relationship is why ...

UGI employees donate sports gear to local organizations

Employees of UGI Utilities Inc. recently conducted a company-wide drive to collect sports, athletic gear, and snacks to donate to a number of non-profit organizations across UGI’s 45-county Pennsylvania service territory. Among the local organizations receiving donations are: • Boys and ...

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 ...

Bridge results

Following are the highest-scoring players in the area bridge games reported to the Sun-Gazette: Williamsport Bridge Club June 12 — Eddie Bissell and Mary Ann Churba, 69; Sarabelle Leuthner and Marie Zurinsky, 63; Judy Stein and Ann Day, 61; Sue Pierce and Amy Pitou, 55; Lynn Henry and Joyce ...

Upcoming 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 ...

Grampian Association holds meeting

The Grampian Association recently held a meeting at the home of Roderick Road, in Williamsport, to discuss topics related to the Grampian Hills area. Members present at the meeting were Carol Sides, Anne Rine, Mary Louise Kissell and Jim Stuchell.

Special Olympics holds summer games

On June 1-3, Special Olympics PA held it’s 48th Summer Games at Penn State University. This is a state wide competition in which this year nearly 2,000 athletes competed. Lycoming County Special Olympics attended the competition sending 25 athletes. They competed in track and field, ...

In this Wednesday, June 14, 2017 photo, Dion Leonard and his dog, Gobi, pose for a photo in New York. During a 155-mile race across the Gobi Desert, the dog sought out the the ultra-runner, who seems genuinely baffled by it all. He marvels at Gobi's ease crossing the Tian Shan mountain range and the distance she covered fending mostly for herself for food and water. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison)

Scruffy little dog named Gobi scores book, movie deals

NEW YORK — As dog stories go, this one about a scruffy little stray named Gobi has legs for miles. The sand-colored pooch with big, soulful eyes has a book out and movie deal after she happened on ultra-runner Dion Leonard last year during a 155-mile race across desert dunes, over mountains ...

Carla Fendi, philanthropist and fashion force, dies at 79

MILAN — Carla Fendi, one of five sisters who transformed the family leather goods business into a luxury fashion house that was one of Italy’s first to win global renown, has died in Rome following a long illness. She was 79. Fendi died Monday and the Rome-based fashion house confirmed ...

Fashion every which way at abbreviated Milan Fashion Week

MILAN — It was every man for himself at Milan Fashion Week. Runway shows for next spring and summer menswear collections were crammed into three days, ending Monday, with some fashion houses opting for presentations, others skipping menswear for combined men’s and women’s shows in ...

Tagge-Barrows

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Carley Tagge, of Montoursville, and Steven Barrows, of Chambersburg. An Oct. 14 wedding in Montoursville is being planned. Tagge is the daughter of Judy Tagge, of Montoursville, and Robert Tagge, of Hughesville. She graduated from ...

Publishers Weekly best-selling books

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Camino Island” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 2. “Come Sundown” by Nora Roberts (St. Martin’s Press) 3. “Into the Water” by Paula Hawkins (Riverhead) 4. “Love Story” by Karen Kingsbury (Howard Books) 5. “Dragon Teeth” by Michael Crichton ...