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Bridge results

Following are the highest-scoring players in the area bridge games reported to the Sun-Gazette:Williamsport Bridge ClubSept. 12 - Ed Bissell and Mary Ann Churba, 65; Susan Greenleaf Lowery and David Winters, 60; Amy Pitou and Ann Collins, 58; Joyce Morgan and Lynn Henry, 58; Lois Wentzler and ...

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13th annual FallFest to be heldLIBERTY - The 13th annual Fall Fest will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at C&N Bank, 4534 Williamson Trail. The event covers 10 miles from Buttonwood Old Route 15 through Liberty to the top of Bloss Mountain Road and Route 414.There will be vendors, ...

Rihanna, new top designers debut at Paris Fashion Week

PARIS - New designer debuts from powerhouses Lanvin and Saint Laurent - and popstar Rihanna's first Paris catwalk show for Fenty Puma - marked the start of Spring-Summer 2017 shows in the City of Light.Here are the highlights of ready-to-wear collections.SAINT LAURENT DEBUTA huge crane in the ...

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Lioness Club to host 'Fall Harvest of Scarecrows'MUNCY - The Newberry Lioness Club is hosting a Fall Harvest of Scarecrows Saturday and Sunday at Fort Muncy Garden Center, 1375 Lycoming Mall Drive, to raise funds to give back to the local community.Scarecrows on display have been donated by ...

What’s new at the James V. Brown Library

'Jedi Academy'By Jeffrey BrownYork Times bestselling author/illustrator Jeffrey Brown takes readers to a middle school in a galaxy far, far away. This incredible, original story captures all of the humor, awkwardness, fun and frustrations of middle school - all told through one boy's comics, ...

Historical program about immigration scheduled Oct. 3 at library

Popular historian John Maietta will return to the James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., to present the program, "E Pluribus Unum: How immigration made the United States," at 6 p.m. Oct. 3.As the current election season shows, immigration is a hot topic on the American political scene: ...

Patterson pulls ‘The Murder of Stephen King’

NEW YORK - James Patterson has decided that an upcoming novel, "The Murder of Stephen King," wasn't a good idea after all and is having the scheduled Nov. 1 publication withdrawn.In a statement released recently through Little, Brown and Company, Patterson said he didn't want to cause King or ...

Stablers hold 87th reunion

The 87th Stabler reunion was held Sept. 5 at Indian Park, Montoursville. 27 descendants of George and Elizabeth Ulmer Stabler were in attendance.Recognition and gifts were given to the oldest and youngest present. Oldest was Edna Stabler Strouble, of Montoursville, 95. Youngest was Emerson Jude ...

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West House to hold apple dumpling saleWest House Personal Care Home, 500 W. Third St., is selling Wentzler's apple dumplings. Sugar-free dumplings also are available. Order by Oct. 5 for pick-up after 12:30 p.m. Oct. 14.To order dumplings, send a check payable to West House, 500 W. Third St., ...

GourmetGents

We are now in undisputed apple season. In my hometown, September always is marked by the Apple Peach Festival, sadly this year just an apple festival after the late spring frost laid waste to the peach blossoms.Intending to console myself with copious amounts of apples, I had my heart set on ...

Cooking on deadline: Quesadillas for dinner on Halloween

If you have kids, then you know that thinking about dinner on Halloween is not easy.Getting the kids out the door with a little something in their stomachs besides candy is one of the few things you can do to wrangle a bit of order into this free-for-all holiday.My kids are too old to really ...

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Herr Memorial Library to hold October eventsMIFFLINBURG - The Herr Memorial Library, 500 Market St., will hold the following events and activities in the month of October:Adult programs Special Stitches knitting group - 11 a.m. Wednesdays. Open to all skill levels. Thursday's Threads ...

Louisiana pet owner fights to get her monkey back from state

CHURCH POINT, La. (AP) - A Louisiana woman is fighting to get her pet monkey back after state officials seized the animal.Justine Quinn of Church Point is presenting her case in court to have the spider monkey, named Darwin, returned to her.A 2006 state law bans residents from owning exotic ...

Ceremony assists in dealing with death of one’s pet

The death of a loved one is never easy and, in fact, can be quite overwhelming. And it's not just the people in our lives we grieve when they're gone.Coping with the loss of a dog, cat or other family pet you've lived with and loved for years can be extremely hard, too, especially since there's ...

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Hughesville libraryto hold October eventsHUGHESVILLE - The Hughesville Public Library, 146 S. Fifth St., will hold the following events during the month of October: "Wee Tales" - 10:30-11:15 a.m. Oct. 3, 17, 24 and 31. This is a four-week program for children 12 months to 3 1/2 years old and ...

New class of pampered purebred dogs emerges in Cuba

HAVANA - Lourdes Ortega spent nine years castrating cattle and ridding pigs of parasites until a chronic nerve disease forced her out of veterinary medicine, leaving her struggling for two decades to raise three sons as a single mother on disability.Then opportunity appeared in the form of a ...

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West End Library to hold October eventsLAURELTON - The West End Library, 45 Ballpark Road, will hold the following events and activities in the month of October:Adult programs Borrowing eBooks and eAudiobooks - 5 p.m. Oct. 3. Jeff Seebold, technology training services coordinator, demonstrates ...

Brown Library to feature Chris Bohjalian at 14th annual author gala

The James V. Brown Library's 14th annual author gala will feature award-winning and New York Times best-selling author, Chris Bohjalian, who has authored 18 books that have been translated into more than 30 languages and three made into movies.The event will take place Oct. 6, at Le Jeune Chef ...

Trending: Dogs across America ringing doorbells

Humans have quite an advantage. When we "gotta go," we, well, we go! We simply find the nearest facility and take care of business. But for our furry friends, this simple act is not so easy. Dogs rely on barking, jumping in place or silently suffering when the urge strikes.Pet lovers wishing ...

Moments of Motherhood

As a mother, or parent in general, the people who are teaching your child in school every weekday is very important to you. They are the people who are responsible for your child for the better part of the day while you are at work and you want to feel good knowing that your child is in good ...