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Women of Excellence

October 19, 2014 The 2014 class of Women of Excellence is comprised of selfless women who, through unique passions and focused determination, have given of themselves in countless ways to benefit the community. more »»

 
 
 
Ear-splitting experiences

October 19, 2014 “My dog was in a dogfight, and the other dog ripped a chunk of his ear off,” the woman on the phone told me. “The bleeding has stopped and he seems OK, although a little shaken up. more »»

Death with dignity

October 19, 2014 A 29-year-old woman diagnosed with terminal brain cancer is making national headlines after she obtained a prescription to end her life on her own terms. more »»

Art and antiques by Dr. Lori

October 19, 2014 When I travel, people ask me what is a good buy and how to spot a bargain. Here are some quick tips about negotiating when traveling abroad: 1. Remember that every price is negotiable. 2. more »»

Market Street Matinees return to Brown Library in November

October 19, 2014 Market Street Matinees will return to the James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., in November. more »»

Free technology assistance offered at Panera Bread and Brown Library

October 19, 2014 The James V. Brown Library is resuming free technology assistance at Panera Bread, 202 Basin St., on the first Thursday of each month from 2:30 to 4 p.m. more »»

Coroner addresses Lycoming Creek Lions

October 19, 2014 The Lycoming Creek Lions Club held a regular club meeting on Oct. 9, at Heller’s Restaurant. Charles E. Kiessling Jr., Lycoming County coroner, was the guest speaker for the meetin. more »»

Scouts participate in archaeological digs

October 19, 2014 Seventeen Scouts from St. Luke’s Troop 12 in Williamsport recently participated in archaeological digs near Canfield Island. The dig was supervised by Andrea Campbell. more »»

Brittany Snyder earns Girl Scouts’ highest honor

October 19, 2014 Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania has announced that Brittany Snyder, of Troop 60274 in Hughesville, has earned the Girl Scouts’ highest honor, the Gold Award, which represents the highest... more »»

Winter splurges and saves

October 17, 2014 Summer is officially over, and winter is on its way — which, sadly, means it’s time to change fashions. more »»

Publishers Weekly best-selling books

October 17, 2014 HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Deadline” by John Sandford (Putnam) 2. “Burn” by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge (Little, Brown) 3. “Edge of Eternity” by Ken Follett (Dutton Adult) 4. “Mr. more »»

New footwear line wants to help African villages

October 17, 2014 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City resident Austin McAllister, 19, hopes to turn his love of sneakers into donations to provide clean drinking water to villages in Malawi with a new shoe line. more »»

Medicare open enrollment has begun

October 17, 2014 Medicare open enrollment began Oct. 15 and ends Dec. 7 for coverage effective Jan. 1, 2015. After Dec. more »»

Burberry sales rise on demand in US, Asia

October 17, 2014 LONDON (AP) — Fashion luxury brand Burberry says revenues grew 7 percent in the six months through Sept. 30, with strong demand for its iconic trench coat, leather bags and men's tailoring. more »»

Bridge results

October 17, 2014 Following are the highest-scoring players in the area bridge games reported to the Sun-Gazette: Williamsport Bridge Club Oct? 6 — Barney Price and Mary Ann Churba, 72; Susan Greenleaf and Judy... more »»

Lifestyle briefs

October 17, 2014 Benefit dinner to be held JERSEY SHORE — The South Avis Inn, 67 Maryland Ave., will host a spaghetti dinner at 4 p.m. tomorrow. more »»

‘Quantum Leap’ plot meets YA fiction in ‘Every Day’

October 16, 2014 Every day a different body. Every day a different life. Every day in love with the same girl. more »»

What’s new at the James V. Brown Library

October 16, 2014 ‘Ballroom: A Novel’ By Alice Simpson “Ballroom” follows a group of strangers, united by a desire to escape their complicated lives at a New York City dance hall that’s about to close its doors for... more »»

Annie's Mailbox

October 16, 2014 Dear Annie: I usually agree with your advice, but I think you missed the mark with “Disappointed,” the frustrated bridesmaid. more »»

McDonald’s invites icky questions about its food

October 15, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s wants to explain why its burgers may not rot and that there are no worms in its bee. more »»

‘Towanda’s Early Water Supply’ to be presented at Bradford County Historical Society

October 15, 2014 TOWANDA — The Bradford County Historical Society will host a program, “Towanda’s Early Water Supply” at 6 p.m. Friday, in the Great Room at Bradford County Historical Society, 109 Pine S. more »»

 
 
 

 

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Hot Spots Be Gone, Dog Gone It!

September 24, 2014 I've spoken with several friends lately who said hot spots have been a major issue this time of year. The only hot spots I have ever liked are ones associated with popular attractions. more »

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