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Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I am a 13-year-old boy in Kentucky, and my friend told me about you and said you could probably help me. My mom and dad had a bad marriage and divorced when I was 8 years old. They got into a lot of fights, and my dad could get really hateful and mean. I have visitation with ...

Recyclable material collection schedule

Curbside recycling is offered in participating municipalities at no cost to the resident. Items collected at the curb are limited to clear glass bottles, brown glass bottles, green glass bottles, steel/tin cans and aluminum cans. Use any color 5-gallon bucket (no bags) to hold recyclables and ...

Horoscope

Oct. 22, 2017 Cast Change in Libra Mars moves into Libra, and the sun moves out. This is a definite mood change for the realm of partnership. The aggressive warrior energy will both agitate and energize certain relationships. Keep in mind that it’s often the irritating or intimidating ...

In year of Wonder Woman, the remarkable tale of her creation

NEW YORK (AP) — Superman and Batman were born, like brothers, in 1938 and 1939, respectively. But psychology professor William Moulton Marston had grander and more progressive aspirations for his comic creation. “Frankly, Wonder Woman is psychological propaganda for the new type of woman ...

Warrior Run Woman’s Club donates funds, plans tea

The Warrior Run Woman’s Club, affiliated with the international General Federation of Women’s Clubs, recently met and voted to donate nearly $4,000 to various organizations. Donations included the Warrior Run Fire Dept., Montgomery House Library in McEwensville, Father’s Hope, Carl Reed ...

STEP to hold ribbon cutting and open house at Round Hills Campus

STEP will host a ribbon cutting and open house at its newest facility, the former Round Hills Elementary School, on Oct. 30. The ribbon cutting will be held at 4:30 p.m., with an open house and fall harvest festival to follow immediately. The fall harvest festival will feature refreshments, fun ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I use Facebook to keep up with relatives and friends, but I hardly post anything — especially not pictures of myself. I am attractive enough, but I’m not photogenic. These days, I find myself having to discreetly ask people at parties and events not to take pictures with me in ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: A close friend, “Jenna,” has a mental illness: She hoards. Her house would be condemned if the health administration were to go there. I can start tracing this behavior back to when she first became a mother and discovered that raising children requires more than just buying ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I love reading your column so much that I have decided to ask your opinion on a sensitive issue. I recently found out that I am expecting, which is exciting news! However, we have run into a situation with my mother-in-law, as she is a smoker. My husband has mentioned to her several ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: My daughter is single and raising two sons. Her husband died in an automobile accident four years ago. I am worried about the relationship between her sons, “Steven,” 16, and “Frederick,” 10. I think they are too close and too affectionate with each other. Steven is very ...

Halloween doesn’t have to be scary on the wallet

It’s exciting to get into the spirit of Halloween, but the Ghost-of-Christmas-Yet-to-Come is just on the horizon ready to haunt with credit card bills, gift spending and travel expenses. It is estimated that Americans will spend $9.1 billion to celebrate Halloween this year, according to ...

Megan Does Makeup

Almost everyone has woken up after their alarm clock has gone off. Most have at least once, looked at the clock and sprung up from their bed because they overslept by 40 minutes. It happens to the best of us. I nearly never go to work without a little makeup on, it’s just who I am. Even if ...

Important facts to know about financial abuse

(EDITORS NOTE: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Clinton County Women’s Center interns from Lock Haven University have written articles, which will be published in the Sunday Lifestyle section during the month of October, to raise awareness about domestic violence.) Did you ...

Ask Chef Hosch and Ann

For thousands of years ginger has been adding flavor and a healthy zest to our lives. The culinary aspects of this delicious root or spice alone are wondrous, but added to all that flavor are the numerous health benefits of it as well. The root of underground stem (rhizome) of the ginger ...

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This pet rat had a tumor that had become larger and heavier than the rat itself. Its owners elected not to pursue surgery.

Creature Comforts

Originally, the idiom “to take one’s lumps” had physical connotations, most often referring to lumps acquired via bodily injury, sustained in violent altercations, or while competing in contact sports such as boxing or football. Through time, “taking one’s lumps” has taken on more ...

World of Little League Museum to host Halloween costume contest

The World of Little League: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store will host a Halloween costume contest for two weekends — Oct. 21-22 and Oct. 28-29 — where participants will have the opportunity to win prizes in 10 categories. Anyone 14 and younger who comes dressed in costume on ...

JVB Check It Out

If you are looking for something to do in the Williamsport area, check out the Connect Williamsport website at www.connect­ williamsport.com. Connect Williamsport is a free service of the James V. Brown Library and is a clearinghouse for all community events taking place in the region. ...

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Shown in this photo provided by Family Features are orange-cranberry scones.

Scary good Halloween-inspired treats

Whether your tastes tend toward the spooky or spectacular, or maybe a little of both, this Halloween you can set the scene for a scary good time with a menu that entices goblins big and small. You won’t have to scour a witch’s lair to find the right ingredients for these treats. All you ...

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 ...

Area Bridge Club results reported

Following are the highest-scoring players in the area bridge games reported to the Sun-Gazette: Williamsport Bridge Club Oct. 2 — Lynn Henry and Ann Day, 65; Judy Stein and Mary Ann Churba, 62; Kay Dando and Saly Manning, 59; Lisa Godin and Russ Palkendo, 57; David Winters and Glenn ...