Lifestyle News

Bridge results

Following are the highest-scoring players in the area bridge games reported to the Sun-Gazette: Williamsport Bridge Club Feb. 27 — Marty Hodrick and Joyce Morgan, 43; Lorraine Lecce and Sarabelle Leuthner, 40; David Winters and Mary Ann Churba, 39; Don Dascher and Marge Winder, 36; Amy ...

Fashionably fit

Once there was a well-known fashion designer. She was awarded the ACE breakthrough award for excellence in accessories, FAB Fashion Accessories Council awarded her for her innovated brand, she is a founding partner in the Girl Up foundation and Fortune Magazine has named her one of the “40 ...

Paris gets Hadid-mania, as Saab and Mugler channel dark, 80s

PARIS — It was designer Elie Saab’s first collection since his coup of dressing Meryl Streep for the Oscars following the actress’ high-profile spat with Chanel. The deep blue embellishments of Streep’s lauded Oscars gown were picked up again March 4 at the fall-winter Paris show, ...

Lifestyle briefs

Relay team to hold LuLaRoe fundraiser Walking Warriors Relay For Life team will hold a LuLaRoe fundraiser from 1-4 p.m. Sunday at Faith United Methodist Church, 700 Fairview Drive, Montoursville. There will be dresses, skirts, leggings, tops, kid’s clothes and more for sale to benefit the ...

Paula Fox, prize winning author, dead at 93

NEW YORK — Paula Fox, a prize-winning author who created high art out of imagined chaos in such novels as “Poor George” and “Desperate Characters” and out of the real-life upheavals in her memoir “Borrowed Finery,” has died at age 93. Her daughter, Linda Carroll, told The ...

What’s new at the James V. Brown Library

‘A Family for the Rancher’ By Louise M. Gouge Rancher Edmund McKay likes his life simple and quiet — everything feisty neighbor Lula May Barlow is not. But with a cattle rustler on the loose, he’s duty-bound to protect the widowed mother, even without her approval. Yet he never ...

Lifestyle briefs

Susquehanna Valley Spinners and Weavers Guild to hold meeting MIFFLINBURG — The Susquehanna Valley Spinners and Weavers Guild will hold a meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Masonic Lodge, 361 Chestnut St. Social time will begin at 1:30 p.m. The program will be the creative journey of Karen ...

Veggin’ Out

Recently I started experimenting with new foods and ingredients. I ran out of my non-dairy butter at home, so I improvised with olive oil — and not just any olive oil, jalapeno infused olive oil. It’s surprisingly delicious on a baked potato with salt, pepper and a little paprika. It had a ...

Beef tenderloin gets a festive remake

As much as I love prime rib, beef tenderloin is much easier to prepare, easier to carve and the leftovers are good cold. The only challenge with beef tenderloin is that it is lean (little to no fat) and it is best served rare. I wanted to do something that looked a little fancier than plain ...

Chickpea crepes boast flavor — and nutrition

I’ve always loved crepes, those elegant, paper-thin French pancakes. They’re great containers for any filling and — as long as you have the proper pan — they’re really a cinch to make. But let’s face it, the typical flour-based crepe is pretty bland. It’s a messenger, not a ...

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Buffalo Valley Recreation Authority to hold events LEWISBURG — The Buffalo Valley Recreation Authority the following events: • “Wine and Paint: Painting from the Heart” — 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 10 and 25 at the Warming House, St. Lawrence and St. Mary streets. Materials will be ...

Tri-state groomers make pets look pretty

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — The fur flew, and the conversation was one-sided. “You don’t want to keep licking because I might clip you,” said pet groomer Sylvie Schumacher, as she worked on Rusty the golden doodle at My Favorite Place in Dubuque. Rusty wagged his tail and couldn’t help ...

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Montgomery House Warrior Run Area Public Library to hold March events McEWENSVILLE — The Montgomery House Warrior Run Area Public Library, 20 Church St., will hold the following events and activities in March: Celtic coloring contest — All month long. Choose your design from a series of ...

Pet Tales: Trainers, drivers and their horses

Barn Girl, Dapper Dude, Tamarind and two other standard-bred horses live on a farm in Slippery Rock. When they see the horse trailer, they get very excited because they know they are going to The Meadows racetrack. “They really, truly, love to race,” said William Bercury, who trains the ...

For 97-year-old bowler, an active life is right up her alley

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — For 97-year-old Florence Ramsell, life, like bowling, is all in the approach. Square up, focus and launch. A little bit of sass doesn’t hurt, either. “You nailed it,” she said, slapping a high-five with a Courier reporter visiting her at Maple Lanes bowling ...

Minimalist Mama

Welcome back! You’re on your way to living with less and being less stressed. OK, so maybe the “less stressed” part comes after all the cleaning is done, but you’ve committed to working on it and that’s a start. This month I want to provide you with some resources that I have found ...

Autistic husband, wife in Denton County enjoy wedded life

ARGYLE, Texas (AP) — Two weeks passed far too soon for a young couple in uncharted territory. The Denton Record-Chronicle reports Sam Dudley, who was 21 in 2010, was living with his mother in Mitcheldean, England, at the time. She paid for his board and other necessities, so Sam had a ...

Creature Comforts

Yellow is a fascinating color. Light emitted between 570-590 nanometers is seen by our human eyes as yellow. Yellow is the color in the visible spectrum between red and green. It’s a primary color. It brings forth images of warmth and wellbeing, as it is the color of the sun on a beautiful ...

JVB Check It Out

Microsoft Word is one of the most powerful tools for creating documents. Whether you are a working professional, student or active retiree, proficiency in Microsoft Word is a skill that is necessary in today’s digital age. To help adults learn these skills, the James V. Brown Library, 19 E. ...

YWCA Our Voice: How can we help?

Can you sense it? There’s new energy in the air; an urgency in our world to make an impact. At YWCAs across the country, and right here in Lycoming County, people are asking: “How can we help you empower women? How can we help you eliminate racism?” This is an exciting time for the ...