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‘A Stitch in Time’

October 12, 2014 When people think of “mill girls,” they often picture the women who worked in the cotton mills of Lowell, Massachusetts, in the 19th and early 20th centurie. more »»

A listing of daily and weekly support groups

October 12, 2014 Various times North Central Sight Services offers a variety of support groups throughout the month for visually impaired residents of Lycoming and Clinton counties. more »»

Home Country — What’s the secret password?

October 12, 2014 The Club didn’t last long. It wasn’t the dues, which were nothing. It wasn’t being worried about being elected recording secretary or something if you missed a meeting. more »»

Cutting the sugar? Up the zest so you won’t notice

October 12, 2014 When it comes to sweets, I have a surprising trick up my sleeve. And the best part about it? It probably won’t cost you a penny because most likely you already have it, but throw it in the trash. more »»

A Word, Please

October 12, 2014 It’s not every day that I pick on others’ language errors. Regular readers of this column know that, on the contrary, I think criticizing another person’s grammar or usage is misguided. more »»

New exhibit celebrates women sci-fi, horror writers

October 12, 2014 SENECA FALLS, N.Y. — The writer who brought Frankenstein to literary life is featured in a new exhibit on the contributions women have made in the science fiction and horror genre. more »»

Mary Louise-Parker writing memoir

October 12, 2014 NEW YORK — Mary Louise Parker, the award-winning star of “Weeds,” is writing a book about the “significant men in her life.” The book is called “Dear Mr. more »»

Publishers Weekly best-selling books

October 11, 2014 The Associated Press HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Burn” by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge (Little, Brown) 2. “Edge of Eternity” by Ken Follett (Dutton Adult) 3. more »»

Bridge results

October 11, 2014 Williamsport Bridge Club Sept. 8 — North-south: Susan Greenleaf and Nancy Pfeiffer, 88; Fred and Sandy Gilbert, 85; Joyce Morgan and Carole Apfelbaum 79; Lorraine Lecce and Lisa Godin, 79. Sep. more »»

Annie's Mailbox

October 11, 2014 Dear Annie: Will you please print this for the students of the 21st century: I challenge you to remain in school and get a good education. more »»

Muslim hijabi hipsters fusing fashion with faith

October 10, 2014 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Fashion-conscious Muslim women from Kuala Lampur to Los Angeles who wear the Islamic headscarf, known as the hijab, have had to get creative. more »»

Prosecutor: ID theft ring bought designer goods

October 10, 2014 NEW YORK — Prosecutors say an identity theft and fraud ring used shoppers' stolen information to buy over $400,000 worth of designer shoes, handbags and accessories from Saks Fifth Avenue's flagshi... more »»

Lifestyle briefs

October 10, 2014 Lioness Club to host basket bingo JERSEY SHORE — The Jersey Shore Area Lioness Club will host a “Vera-in-a-basket” bingo at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Wheeland Center, 1201 Locust St. more »»

Herbed vegetable frittata

October 8, 2014 Though fall officially began Sept. 23, up until last weekend the weather had remained mild, giving summer lovers something to hold onto and merely teasing those (me) who prefer fall. more »»

Veggin’ out

October 8, 2014 World Vegetarian Day was Oct.1 — marking the beginning of the celebration of Vegetarian Awareness Month throughout the month of October, then leading into Nov. more »»

Halloween treats don’t have to rot your teeth

October 8, 2014 It’s true ... Despite what the kids think, not all Halloween treats need to rot your teeth on contact. more »»

Studies find DNA, genes linked to coffee consumption

October 8, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — How much coffee do you drink every day? One cup in the morning? Or do you gulp it all day? Scientists have long known that your DNA influences how much java you consume. more »»

Annie's Mailbox

October 8, 2014 Dear Annie: My sister and I have always been close. Usually, little things are forgotten, but on two separate visits, “Susan” and her husband caused me a great deal of anxiety. more »»

Appalachian Horse Help and Rescue to hold fall festival and open house

October 7, 2014 LINDEN — The Appalachian Horse Help and Rescue (AHHR), 1201 Yerger Road, will hold a fall festival and open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. more »»

FBI turns animal cruelty into top-tier felony

October 7, 2014 LOS ANGELES — Young people who torture and kill animals are prone to violence against people later in life if it goes unchecked, studies have shown. more »»

 
 
 

 

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