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Bridge results

Following are the highest-scoring players in the area bridge games reported to the Sun-Gazette: Williamsport Bridge Club Sept. 10 — Eddie Bissell and Mary Ann Churba, 64; Don Dascher and Gene Waltz, 61; Lynn Henry and Joyce Morgan, 58; Pat Todd and Fred Gilbert, 57; Ann Collins and Marge ...

Public Library for Union County to hold fundraisers in October

LEWISBURG — As the season of giving approaches, consider supporting the Public Library for Union County during three upcoming fundraisers in October. Dine out with family and friends and help the library at the same time from 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 10 at Panera Bread. Pick up a Panera Bread flyer ...

Lifestyle briefs

Susquehanna Valley Quilt Guild to meet PENNSDALE — The Susquehanna Valley Quilt Guild will hold it’s next meeting at 7 p.m. Friday at Pennsdale United Methodist Church, 658 Village Road. The program will present instructors from Running with Scissors Quilters. They will demonstrate the ...

New novel featuring Claire DeWitt not a routine crime solver

“The Infinite Blacktop” (Atria), by Sara Gran Claire DeWitt is a private detective not always easy to like. She steals cars. She steals purses. She pops stolen pills. Without warning, she delivers quick, brutal hits and kicks bad folks when they’re already down. But this cocky, ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: This is a burning question I’ve had for a while. As a student, I always have homework, but should I procrastinate or spread out the work over a longer period? Both end up with similar results for me. Procrastinating gives me more time to do the other things I want, and I end up ...

Blooming Grove Historical Society to hold fall meeting

Lycoming College’s Dr. John Piper, retired Dean, professor of history and local historian, is the guest speaker at the fall meeting for Blooming Grove Historical Society at 2 p.m. Sept. 30. at the historic 1828 meeting house. This event is open to the public. Today’s United Methodists, ...

Isabel Allende to receive honorary National Book Award medal

NEW YORK (AP) — Isabel Allende, winner of an honorary National Book Award, sees no reason to discuss her legacy. “I think legacy is a very masculine word,” the author known for “The House of the Spirits” and other novels told The Associated Press during a recent telephone interview. ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: My brother-in-law, “Ted,” and his wife decided to call it quits over the holidays after being together since high school (about 25 years). Their relationship was very strained and was more of a roommate situation than a marriage for at least 15 years, getting worse every year. ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for many years. She was and is my business partner and a great businesswoman. We would not be where we are today without her business acumen, drive and determination. Often, we have occasion to meet with professional women who want to do business ...

Lycoming College continues ascent in College Rankings

Lycoming College rose 16 spots to land in No. 131 on the 2019 U.S. News & World Report National Liberal Arts Colleges list, ascending 33 places since the 2017 ranking. The College also moved up 108 places to the No. 309 in the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education (WSJ/THE) US College ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I have been at my job for almost 12 years. About three years ago, I met a girl who had recently started working there. I should probably mention that I am a bisexual woman. Well, I kind of developed a wicked big crush on her. I have no clue whether she even likes women, and I’m ...

Behind the curtain

For four years, the bad guy known as Joe Perfect on stage and as Joseph Banzhaf, a co-owner of APEX Wrestling, day-to-day, has played the hometown hero and the heel in the local indie wrestling scene. “Independent wrestling is like what college football is to the NFL. It’s like the step ...

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 DVDs ...

‘Everyone has at least one book in them’

WELLSBORO — From raccoons to dogs and cats to Norse mythology, Kevin Coolidge, author, has written a variety of books that are primarily geared towards children and are written to tell a story, educate and spark a love for reading. “I’ve always loved a story well told, whether it was ...

Creature comforts

Dear Walter, My owner has been totally obsessed with this thing on my eyelid. Apparently, it’s been there for a long time (like over a year) but it’s been getting bigger and she keeps touching it and wiping my eye. I admit, that eye seems extra gooey every morning and every night, and if ...

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 ...

High Knob Trail Run to be held

The High Knob Trail Run is a 3.2 mile run and 5 mile walk through the scenic state forest, hosted by the Sullivan county Recreation Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving recreation in Sullivan County, is at 9 a.m. Oct. 13. The race starts and finishes at the High Knob ...

Cooking on Deadline

Beef usually hogs the spotlight when it comes to stews, but there are plenty of other meats that can star in this quintessential, cold-weather comfort food. Pork, chicken and here, lamb, a big favorite of my younger son, Charlie. This rich meat also takes well to many flavor combos, and in ...

Lifestyle briefs

Williamsport Detachment No. 388 Marine Corps League Inc. to hold meeting The Williamsport Detachment No. 388 Marine Corps League Inc. will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the headquarters, 507 Cemetery St. The meeting is open to active duty or honorably discharged Marines, FMF Navy ...

A Word, Please

“Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election took place.” Set aside the meaning of that sentence and look at the structure. It’s weak. The action, most readers would agree, is drained of a certain immediacy found in good writing. So how would you describe that weakness? Would you say the ...