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Art and antiques by Dr. Lori

To date, nearly 100 toys have been inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame at the Strong Museum in Rochester, New York. The National Toy Hall of Fame was established in 1998 and toy inductees include: soap bubbles, Rubik’s cube, rubber duck, stick (yes, cuz every kid plays with sticks), ...

JVB Check It Out

Did you know that the James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., is a major source for Lycoming County genealogical information? The library has free tools available to help you research your family’s history. Patrons can search major local newspapers from 1807 to the present on ...

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 ...

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 ...

This May 12, 2017 photo provided by The Culinary Institute of America by shows a peach crumb pie in Hyde Park, N.Y. This dish is from a recipe by the CIA. (Phil Mansfield/The Culinary Institute of America via AP)

Add ‘crumb’ to a peace pie and pump up the excitement level

Peeling peaches is the pits. And if you’re like us, you end up eating your weight in fresh peaches (ideally over the sink, with juice running down your arms) before you ever work up the motivation to cook or bake with them. But also if you’re like us, once you go through the effort of ...

Rose wine gives chicken breasts flavor of Provence

Boneless skinless chicken breasts are a convenient go-to for so many cooks, from paleo-followers to budget-shoppers to busy moms. The mild flavor makes it incredibly versatile, so it’s easy to slip this cut of chicken into almost any recipe or flavor profile. It’s one of the leanest cuts ...

Gender-fluid fashion

What’s the difference between men’s and women’s clothing? These days, the lines are blurred. On runways around the world, designers are shaking up long-held societal and sartorial views of who should wear what. Take luxury designer Thom Browne. For his spring/summer 2018 men’s ...

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Shown is a frog gig — the mystery artifact presented by the Thomas T. Taber Museum at the Lycoming County Fair.

Thomas T. Taber Museum’s mystery artifact revealed

With the Lycoming County Fair now part of history, the mystery artifact presented by the Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society can be revealed. It was a frog gig, using for spearing and catching frogs. As Francis Getgen, Jr., explained, “the side prongs open, ...

Publishers Weekly best-selling books

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Late Show” by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown) 2. “Camino Island” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 3. “House of Spies” by Daniel Silva (Harper) 4. “Murder Games” by Patterson/Roughan (Little, Brown) 5. “Into the Water” by Paula Hawkins ...

Lifestyle briefs

TODAY • LOCK HAVEN — Wings of Williamsport will hold the 15th annual Wings Over Piper R/C model plane fun fly from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the William T. Piper Memorial Airport, 353 Proctor St. Model plane enthusiasts will have the opportunity to fly their planes at the venue at a cost. There ...

Area Bridge Club results

Following are the highest-scoring players in the area bridge games reported to the Sun-Gazette: Williamsport Bridge Club July 24 — Gene Waltz and Lynn Henry, 29; Ann Day and Judy Stein, 26.5; Lorraine Lecce and Sue Pierce, 26; Don Dascher and Marge Winder, 25; Sally Manning and Kay ...

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Book review: ‘Pursuit’

Every American movie buff knows Gene Hackman. Featuring well over 100 roles, the actor’s impressive resume includes “Bonnie and Clyde,” “The French Connection,” “Hoosiers,” “Mississippi Burning,” “Superman II,” “Night Moves,” “Young Frankenstein,” “Under ...

GourmetGents

As a salad lover, this is the best time of year — the biggest challenge is figuring out what to do with the abundance of ingredients available. I’m prone to falling into habits with food, though, making the same thing week after week, and it’s good to mix things up. That’s why the ...

First Community Foundation Partnership announces 2017 fall grant opportunities

The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) has grant opportunities available for nonprofit organizations serving the residents of Lycoming or Union counties. Applications are being accepted for the Lindig Lewisburg Foundation Fund, Lycoming Economic Development Foundation ...

Watsontown Sesquicentennial Celebration to be held

WATSONTOWN — The Watsontown Sesquicentennial Celebration will be held from Aug. 3-6 at the Watsontown Park, Main Street. The event will kickoff with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 6 p.m., followed by a Vesper Service conducted by the Watsontown Ministry with music provided by the Bowery Boys ...

A Word, Please

For this week’s column, we break from our regularly scheduled program of well-fleshed-out individual topics to reach into my grab bag of language issues popping up in my little corner of the grammar universe. Here are some terms that have been on my mind. Adviser. Have you been seeing ...

Lifestyle briefs

VARIOUS DATES • LOCK HAVEN — Wings of Williamsport will hold the 15th annual Wings Over Piper R/C model plane fun fly from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 6 at the William T. Piper Memorial Airport, 353 Proctor St. Model plane enthusiasts will have ...

JVB Check It Out

Award-winning local photographer John Troisi returns to the James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., for the next multimedia presentation in his “America Through the Lens” series. The next program, “Classic Colorado,” will be presented at 7 p.m. Aug. 9, and will feature a musical ...

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Shown is Logan Roush, center, with his nieces, Ryen and Camron.

Events to benefit area man with Cystic Fibrosis

“It’s been a long time since I’ve received any sort of positive news,” 27 year-old Logan Roush said with a grin, “and I’ve spent the last four years ‘dying’ because ‘life is death so die with some good distractions, right?’ ” Those distractions included going to several ...

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 ...