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In this Oct. 24, 2015, file photo, Dachshunds Eli, left, and Emily in Minion costumes participate in the annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade in New York. It's a trick-or-treating tradition: Dump the night's candy haul onto the living room floor to pick out the gems, or do some horse trading with siblings and friends. The excitement Ñ and sugar rush Ñ may leave humans unaware that all that candy might just be lethal for pet dogs and cats, however. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Beware the pets when handling the Halloween candy haul

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a trick-or-treating tradition: Dump the night’s candy haul onto the living room floor to pick out the gems, or do some horse trading with siblings or friends. The excitement — and sugar rush — may leave humans unaware that all that candy might just be lethal for ...

A cat walks into a bar … and becomes an internet sensation

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — It’s an old story: first they start sneaking out, then wandering the neighborhood and staying out all night, until one day, a cat walks in to a bar. Before you know it, his new friends are lining up to buy him drinks. That’s just a typical Monday night for Cairo, ...

This Oct. 2, 2017 photo shows an Italian sausage frittata in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Sara Moulton. (Sara Moulton via AP)

Flexible Frittata is thick, satisfying omelet

What to do on a busy weeknight when you poke your head into the fridge and discover a variety of souvenirs left over from previous meals — including veggies, protein and starch? Just reach for a carton of eggs and turn the whole thing into a one-skillet meal. Leftovers? Not at all. The ...

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White Deer Ladies golf holds Marion Stopper Tournament

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Sleeping Beauties” by King/King (Scribner) 2. “Don’t Let Go” by Harlan Coben (Dutton) 3. “A Column of Fire” by Ken Follett (Viking) 4. “Haunted” by Patterson/Born (Little, Brown) 5. “To Be Where You Are” by Jan Karon (Putnam) 6. “The Girl ...

White Deer Ladies golf holds Marion Stopper Tournament

White Deer Ladies golf recently held their premier fall golf tournament, the Marion Stopper tournament. They presented the Special Olympics of Lycoming County with a check for $867 as represented by Johanna Schoeneck. Kristen Durrwachter and Donna Bamberger out drove everyone with a final ...

Lifestyle briefs

TODAY • The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society, 858 W. Fourth St., will host a society program at 2 p.m. in its community room. Guest lecturer Sherry Gardner Kuiper, author of “Images of America: Around Picture Rocks,” will present a lecture on the history ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I met my boyfriend, “Tyler,” almost six years ago. For the past two years, I’ve been wondering whether he truly loves me. There is very little physical contact between us. We’re intimate maybe once a year. If I try to touch him at night, he pulls away, even if my foot just ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been together for 20 years and married for four. We have three kids. In the beginning of our relationship, it was bad — and the bad all came from me. I cheated on her and hurt her. She stayed by my side, and that’s when I realized that I have a wonderful ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I need your advice. My very musically gifted high school senior appears to want to go to college and major in music performance. But he is refusing to visit colleges. He won’t discuss why; he just gets very belligerent when the subject comes up and won’t expand on any reasons. ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for more than 40 years. During the first five years of our marriage, he confessed to several instances of infidelity. He begged for forgiveness. I forgave him. Well, recently, I found out he was lying and never actually had slept with other ...

Victoria’s Flock

On Sept. 16, a local 1-year-old little girl with Hydrocephalus and her family attended the Central Pennsylvania WALK to End Hydrocephalus in Hershey. Her family celebrating this little girl’s amazing strength and came together with other families and supporters at the walk in support of those ...

Fashionably fit

We had a lovely September with unseasonably warm weather, but now that it is October — we can expect it to feel more like fall, eventually. I have a friend who recently shared with me her fall shopping haul and asked me what I thought. One item she bought were a pair of open toe booties. I ...

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Halloween-inspired wire, button spiders made using a Pinterest “pin” are shown above.

Pinterest nail or fail

There is an endless amount of information available on the internet, this we know. An answer to just about any question imaginable. Looking for a recipe? You can find it — along with numerous variations on it. Need to know how to make a cocktail, fold an origami crane, get a stain out of a ...

Williamsport Women

Louise Stryker was one of several women of her generation who served the Williamsport community musically by teaching, holding positions as church organists and choir directors and sharing their musical skills with a variety of community organizations and gatherings. As a teacher in the ...

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

(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.) Every ...

JVB Check It Out

The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will host the program, “Music of the Birds,” at 6 p.m. Oct. 16. The program will feature two presenters who will look at bird songs and music in two different ways. Sara Scott, voice faculty member at Lycoming College, will showcase some ...

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‘Little Fires Everywhere’ exposes secrets in a small town

Celeste Ng’s first novel, “Everything I Never Told You,” captivated me for days after I read it, trying to deconstruct the unsaid words that lead to the main character’s death. I was anxiously awaiting her second novel, “Little Fires Everywhere,” and was happy to score an advance ...

Area Bridge Club results reported

Following are the highest-scoring players in the area bridge games reported to the Sun-Gazette: Williamsport Bridge Club Sept. 25 — Doris Plotts and David Lovcik, 70; Marge Winder and Judy Stein, 67; Lynn Henry and Fred Gilbert, 59; Dave Winters and Mary Ann Churba, 56.5; Sarabelle Leuthner ...

Lifestyle briefs

VARIOUS TIMES • LAURELTON — The West End Library, 45 Ball Park Road, is holding a Mr. Sticky’s Fundraiser until Nov. 7. Payment is due at time of ordering and all checks should be made payable to West End Library. The orders may be picked up at the library on Monday, November 20th after ...

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Mr., Mrs. Myers observe 40th anniversary

Kathy Louise (Starr) and Grant Myers, of Linden, will observe their 40th wedding anniversary today, Oct. 8, 2017. They were married by the Rev. Frederick Hasskarl in Williamsport. Mrs. Myers, a native of Williamsport, is the daughter of Byron Starr, of Williamsport, and the late Theresa ...