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Williamsport Women

The Muncy Female Seminary was chartered in 1840 “for the education of Female Youth in arts, sciences, and useful literature.” The school attracted young women from Muncy and boarding students from as far away as Baltimore and New York state. The Female Seminary, similar to a private ...

Pinterest nail or fail

When one of my best friends was having a baby, I wanted to make something special and different to give to her at her shower. I looked up some ideas on Pinterest and found a really cute motorcycle made out of baby supplies. It was perfect. It had a ton of stuff she would actually need for the ...

JVB Check It Out

The James V. Brown Library’s has several upcoming programs designed to offer the lifelong learning needs of adults in the community. From art to music to cooking to graphic novels and outdoor activities, there’s sure to be something for everyone. Programs include: • Adult Laser Tag at ...

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 ...

Life Changes: ‘A Year to Clear’

Many of us are going through significant transitions. There are decisions to be made with new, unchartered roads to take. Yet where does one begin? Let’s take a look at this topic, and see if some ideas might resonate with you. To help create a framework, I believe people can focus ...

YWCA Our Voice

Countless individuals from near and far have stepped foot in the YWCA Northcentral PA. For 125 years YWCA staff, volunteers, board members as well as community members have been the pinnacle of our success as an organization. Over the past year I have chatted with a few women who dedicated ...

Lifestyle briefs

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

Bridge results

Following are the highest-scoring players in the area bridge games reported to the Sun-Gazette: Williamsport Bridge Club July 30 — Gene Waltz and Jody Stein, 47; Fred Gilbert and Ann Collins, 43; Sue Pierce and Marge Winder, 41; Jim Mather and Ruth Lamade, 37; Craig Netzley and Ann Day, 36; ...

Publishers Weekly best-selling books

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The President is Missing” by James Patterson and Bill Clinton (Little, Brown) 2. “Thrawn: Alliances” by Timothy Zahn (Del Ray) 3. “The Other Woman” by Daniel Silva (Harper) 4. “The Outsider” by Stephen King (Scribner) 5. “Cottage by the Sea” by ...

Book review: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

Kevin Kwan is having a moment. The popular author’s “Crazy Rich Asians” (2013) currently stands at No. 8 on Amazon; and he’s followed that up with two best-selling sequels: “China Rich Girlfriend” (2015) and “Rich People Problems” (2017). Plus, a highly anticipated movie ...

Drop-off day for book donations at Brown Library

The Friends of the James V. Brown Library are looking for donations of books for all age levels, DVDs, audiobooks and music CDs for fundraising activities. Donation day is from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. Volunteers will unload cars outside by the Library’s east-side entrance on State Street ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: A man who extends his hand demanding a handshake is presumptuous and arrogant. Handshaking is unsanitary and disgusting, in my opinion. Any gentleman with any intelligence should know how abhorrent it is to most ladies. Especially repulsive are workmen who have dirty hands or ...

Strong Women/Growing Stronger program to be held

NAUVOO — Penn State Extension will host the summer/fall session of the Nauvoo Strong Women/Growing Stronger program from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays from Aug. 27 to Nov. 14 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 44 Linck Hill Road. An orientation for first-time participants will be ...

Parkinson’s support group to be held

The Williamsport Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Cafeteria Room 3A of UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport Hospital (use East Entrance). The program will feature Cindy Murphy from the Miller Recreation Center discussing Rock-Steady Boxing and other Parkinson’s exercise ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I know I am stuck in the “old ways,” but I am trying to adapt to changing times. It is becoming very common for couples to live together before marriage. While I have come to accept traditional and extravagant weddings as an occasion to finally declare their commitment before ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I have a friend, “Rosie,” who kicked me out to the curb (metaphorically speaking) when her sister moved into her mobile home park. Prior to her sister’s moving into the neighborhood, Rosie and I saw a lot of each other. I was always sewing for Rosie, her husband and her ...

Reunion

Secules-Richart-Flick UNITYVILLE — The Secules-Richart-Flick family reunion will be held on Aug. 19, 2018, at Secules Park, 3028 Harriman Road. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Attendees should bring table service and a dish to share. Cold drinks and coffee will be ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: Like “Childless With No Regrets,” my husband and I also decided not to have children. After 33 years, we don’t ever regret being childless, either. To this day, when I see a baby, I smile and comment how beautiful he/she is to the proud parents, and am truly happy for them, ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I recently turned 27 and feel as if life is just passing me by. I try so many different things to find career opportunities and to meet other people but nothing leads to anything, and I am always stuck back at square one. It seems like nobody ever gives me a chance. Is there a ...

LeRoy Heritage Museum to host Barclay Mountain Heritage Day

LeROY — The LeRoy Heritage Museum will host Barclay Mountain Heritage Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the community grounds next to the museum, 257 Mill St. The event will feature the Pennsylvania Lumberjack Organization demonstrating the tools and work of the old time lumbermen on ...