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Williamsport Women: Sarah Elizabeth Fulton Heiney

Elizabeth Fulton Heiney (1883–1959) retired from the Williamsport YWCA in 1955. Much of what we know about her, including all of the quotations in this article, comes from undated newspaper clippings from the Williamsport Sun. One article, “Director Feted By Residence Women,” celebrated ...

Creature Comforts

May 2, 2017 Main agenda: Discussion of the new dog Attendees: Walter (moderator), Miriam, and Kevin (collectively, “the dachshunds”), Wyatt and Virgil (the cats), Tom (the tortoise), Jenny (the turtle) and the Fish Cooperative (represented by the largest goldfish) Walter: Call to order. ...

Fashionably fit

With the warmer weather now here, we are itching to get out our spring wardrobe. If you are finding yourself a little uninspired with your lackluster wardrobe from last year (or even years past), try giving it a fresh look with these pieces that are hot for spring. All year I’ve been seeing ...

Father’s Hope seeking donations

Father’s Hope, a Central Pennsylvania based nonprofit organization, is accepting donations to assist with the purchase of a new school bus for the Oasis de Amor orphanage in Choluteca, Honduras. Kevin Mertz, Father’s Hope director, has made multiple visits to the orphanage over the last ...

JVB Check It Out

Preserving family videos and home movies is a great way to make sure you don’t lose precious memories of your loved ones. To help with this task, the James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., offers a service to convert VHS tapes to DVDs. You can even create multiple copies of personal ...

Lifestyle briefs

MONDAY • Penn State Extension will hold Mediterranean Cuisine Comes to Pa classes from 6-8 p.m. at the Penn State Extension Office, 545 County Farm Road, Suite 205, Montoursville. There is a cost for the course. Registration is required. For more information or a detailed, agenda, ...

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 ...

American Legion Auxiliary holds awards program

Members of the William Marshall Crawford American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 131 of Lock Haven, held their Americanism Awards program on April 18 at the Lock Haven American Legion. Americanism Chair­man, Carol Wert Walker, along with assistants, Linda Womeldorf and Mary Ellen Switzer, ...

Bill Clinton and James Patterson co-writing a thriller

NEW YORK (AP) — Neither Bill Clinton nor James Patterson has ever tried something like this before. The former president and the best-selling novelist are collaborating on a thriller, “The President is Missing,” to come out June 2018 as an unusual joint release from rival publishers — ...

Minnesota prof’s coloring book pokes fun at college life

MINNEAPOLIS — Julie Schumacher found plenty of fodder for her career detour into adult coloring books from two decades teaching at the University of Minnesota, which has its own therapy animals for stressed-out students to pet. With simple line drawings by illustrator Lauren Nassef, ...

When ‘will you go to prom with me?’ just doesn’t cut it

NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — The term “promposal” has taken the internet by storm, circulating in the halls of high-schools and across the country as teenagers find elaborate and public ways to ask their dates to prom. It’s no longer a simple “Will you go to prom with me?” but a ...

Chanel recreates Parthenon for Paris show

PARIS — Karl Lagerfeld climbed Mount Olympus for inspiration in creating Chanel’s latest resort collection, presenting a spectacular Grecian-themed show to a celebrity audience in Paris on Wednesday. While Gucci will go to Florence, Louis Vuitton to Kyoto, and Dior to Los Angeles to show ...

Publishers Weekly best-selling books

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Golden Prey” by John Sandford (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 2. “The Fix” by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing) 3. “The Black Book” by James Patterson and David Ellis (Little, Brown) 4. “Anything is Possible” by Elizabeth Strout (Random House) 5. ...

Newberry Lioness celebrate charter night

At a recent meeting of the Newberry Lioness, the members celebrated charter night, the 32nd anniversary of the beginning of their club. The charter night committee included Peggy Barbour, chairman; Bea Remick; Lori Markel; Beverly Weaver; and Sherry Ault. Sandy Bastian, president, presided, ...

A bigger picture

Like many college students, Stephen Daily wasn’t sure where the path would take him when he decided to major in broadcasting. But, as with many circumstances, life has a funny way of leading the way. And he’s awfully glad he stuck the course. After all, without that degree, he may never ...

Minimalist Mama

This month I tackle an area that was especially difficult for me: books and bookshelves. Many people keep books for sentimental reasons, they like the way they look on the shelves or they just like having a lot of books. Newsflash — books are taking up space in your life! In Marie ...

YWCA Our Voice

A mother’s work is never done. From sun-up to sun-down and sometimes all night long, the duty of parenting calls. For moms staying at the YWCA, motherhood is even more overwhelming due to the increased stress, fear and trauma brought on by violence or homelessness. But over the past few ...

A Word, Please

Serial comma fans were giddy recently with the news of a Maine court case that was decided by a missing comma. A group of delivery drivers were suing their employer for overtime pay. The statute they based their suit on notes that the state doesn’t require employers pay overtime for a ...

Tips for baby’s 1st foods

There are endless firsts in your baby’s life, from the first smile and laugh, to the first time they sit up or speak. It can be beautiful, but also uncertain and messy. Introducing solid foods is no different — new and a time for celebration — but you also know that your walls, floors ...