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Area Bridge Club results

Following are the highest-scoring players in the area bridge games reported to the Sun-Gazette: Williamsport Bridge Club July 3 — Michael Todd and Pat Todd, 69; Craig Netzley and Marty Hodrick, 58.5; Don Dascher and Marge Winder, 58; Mary Ann Churba and Ann Collins, 56; David Winters and ...

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 ...

Megan Does Makeup

Most people who have been doing makeup for years have their own tricks for creating their perfect look. I have been slathering makeup on my face since I was in seventh grade, so I have learned a thing or two about makeup application. These tricks will help improve makeup application and a ...

JVB Check It Out

Where did those beautiful plants in your backyard originate? Join Richard Hill of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources as he discusses the forest impact of invasive plant species at 6 p.m. July 24 at the James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St. During the program, Hill will ...

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Christ & Culture celebrates it 10th anniversary

When Joe Smith first started his film series “Christ & Culture” over ten years ago, he had no idea he would still be doing it today. In fact, in Smith’s own words, he had “little to no motivation” to even start the series in the first place. “Some friends from Agape Church ...

‘We Come From Afar’

For eight years, the Pajama Factory’s Artist-in-Residence program has been providing an extensive work experience during which artists have time to create two- and three-dimensional work in studio space. The seven-week residency program typically concludes at the Factory Works Gallery, Studio ...

Movie review: ‘The Beguiled’

By JORDAN MUSHENO jmusheno@ sungazette.com Sofia Coppola’s Civil War-set drama, “The Beguiled,” which earned her the coveted Best Director prize as the Cannes Film Festival this past May, is perhaps everything you’d expect from the director of “The Virginia Suicides.” It’s a ...

Sculptor Heather Ramsdale explores travel, time with new exhibit

Works by sculptor Heather Ramsdale evoke feelings about the passage of mind and body through space, emotions and time in her exhibit, “Slide Out of View,” held July 28 through Sept. 9 in the Lycoming College Art Gallery, 25 W. Fourth St. A reception will be held 5-9 p.m. Sept. 8, with a ...

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2 new Harry Potter books set to be published in October

LONDON (AP) — Two new books from the Harry Potter universe are set to be released as part of a British exhibition that celebrates the 20th anniversary of the launch of the series. The British Library’s Harry Potter exhibition, “A History of Magic,” opens in October and runs through ...

Ryan Seacrest back as host of ‘Idol’ when it returns on ABC

NEW YORK (AP) — Seacrest in! Ryan Seacrest will be back hosting “American Idol” when it returns for its first season on ABC. Kelly Ripa made the announcement on Thursday’s “Live with Kelly and Ryan,” which she has co-hosted with Seacrest since he joined her in May. Seacrest has ...

‘Hawaii Five-0’ signs 3 new stars in wake of cast departuresA

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS says Ian Anthony Dale, Meaghan Rath and Beulah Koale are set to join the cast of “Hawaii Five-0” with its eighth season. Wednesday’s announcement followed the recent departures of original cast members Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park, who exited the police drama ...

FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2014 file photo, Chester Bennington poses in the press room at the 25th annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas in Inglewood, Calif. The Los Angeles County coroner says Bennington, who sold millions of albums with a unique mix of rock, hip-hop and rap, has died in his home near Los Angeles. He was 41. Coroner spokesman Brian Elias says they are investigating BenningtonÕs death as an apparent suicide but no additional details are available. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington dies in LA at 41

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington, who sold millions of albums with a unique mix of hard rock, hip-hop and rap, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday, the Los Angeles County coroner says. He was 41. Coroner spokesman Brian Elias said authorities ...

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MR., MRS. KOCH

Mr., Mrs. Koch observe 40th anniversary

Rhonda Lynn (O’Brien) and Robert David Koch, of Williamsport, will observe their 40th wedding anniversary today, July 16, 2017. They were married at St. Mark Lutheran Church. Mrs. Koch is the daughter of Gail L. (Shemery) and Rodney E. O’Brien. She graduated from Williamsport Area High ...

MR., MRS. WOODRING

Mr., Mrs. Woodring observe 55th anniversary

Nancy K. (Belcher) and M. Wayne Woodring, of Clearwater, Florida, will observe their 55th wedding anniversary July 13, 2017. They were married at emmanuel Lutheran Church. Mrs. Woodring is the daughter of the late Emma (Lloyd) and Roy H. Belcher Jr. She graduated from Williamsport High ...

MR., MRS. JOHNSON

Mr., Mrs. Johnson observe 50th anniversary

Elaine Marie (Bussom) and Lou Johnson, of Williamsport, observed their 50th wedding anniversary June 24, 2017. They were married at St. Boniface Roman Catholic Church. Mrs. Johnson, a native of Jersey Shore, is the daughter of Catherine Bussom, of Williamsport, and the late William C. Bussom. ...

MR., MRS. DINCHER

Mr., Mrs. Dincher observe 50th anniversary

Elizabeth “Betty” Louise (Stopper) and Carl Dincher, of Bastress, observed their 50th wedding anniversary July 1, 2017. They were married by the Rev. Paul Baier at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Bastress, where Mrs. Dincher is a member. Mrs. Dincher, a native of Bastress, is the ...

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Rainey-Campman

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Victoria Rainey, of Jersey Shore, and Jarrin Campman, of Clearfield. An Oct. 14 wedding at the Bush House Estate, Muncy, is being planned. Rainey is the daughter of Courtenay and Howard Rainey, of Jersey Shore. She graduated from Jersey Shore ...

LAURA HARTRANFT
MATTHEW COLE

Hartranft-Cole

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Laura Hartranft and Matthew Cole, both of Linden. Hartranft is the daughter of Sonya Scott and James Hartranft, both of Jersey Shore. She graduated from Jersey Shore Area High School in 2008 and attended Lock Haven University. She is employed by ...

CORNELL LORSON
MICHAEL HOFFMAN

Lorson-Hoffman

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Cornell Jean Lorson, of Linden, and Michael Grant Hoffman, of Mount Pleasant Hills. An October wedding is being planned. Lorson is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony M. Lorson, of Linden. She graduated from Lock Haven University. She is ...

ASHLEY TYLER
SHANE BARGER

Tyler-Barger

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Ashley Tyler and Shane Barger, both of Williamsport. A Sept. 2018 wedding is being planned. Tyler is the daughter of Sharon and William Cohick, of Scranton. She graduated from Mont­oursville Area High School in 2004. She is employed by ...

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DAVID ROGGE
(Kelli Rowedder)

Rowedder-Rogge

Kelli Rowedder and David Rogge, both of Washington D.C., were united in marriage June 17, 2017. The Rev. Dr. Laura Lee Morgan, of Littlestown, officiated at the ceremony held at the Lodge at Little Seneca Creek, Boyds, Maryland. The bride is the daughter of Martha and Dr. Mark Rowedder, of ...

LAWRENCE 
SENGEWALD
(Katie Jo Brelsford)

Brelsford-Sengewald

Katie Jo Brelsford and Lawrence William Sengewald, both of Linden, were united in marriage at 6 p.m. June 20, 2017. Barbara Horn officiated at the ceremony held in Loyalsock Township. The bride is the daughter of Karen and Robert Brelsford, of Williams­port. She graduated from Loyalsock ...

JEFF DETRICK
(Grace Hockenberry)

Hockenberry-Detrick

Grace Hockenberry and Jeff Detrick, both of South Williampsort, were united in marriage at 1 p.m. June 25, 2016. The Rev. Alice Rauch officiated at the ceremony held in Windfield. A rehearsal dinner was held at Country Cupboard, Lewisburg. The bride is the daughter of Martha and Bill ...

ETHAN WALTERS
(Karissa Dickerson)

Dickerson-Walters

Karissa Joy Dickerson, of Rocky Mount, Virginia, and Ethan Kenneth Wayne Walters, of Lynchburg, Virginia, were united in marriage May 20, 2017. The Rev. Philip Crandall officiated at the ceremony held at Blue Ridge Gospel Tabernacle, Rocky Mount, where a reception also was held. The bride is ...

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Sadie Says …

Q: “I’m concerned about my grandson’s driving. He’s always in a hurry, running red lights and blowing through intersections as if stop signs don’t exist. I say he’s driving aggressively. He says he’s just fast. Which of us is correct? A: Your young driver may not have a ...

State Rep. Matt Baker to host Senior Expo

WELLSBORO — State Rep. Matt Baker, R-Wellsboro, will host a Senior Expo from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Wellsboro Area High School, 225 Nichols St. The event will feature more than 75 vendors from federal, state and county agencies; area businesses; and health organizations providing ...

Senior menus

(EDITORS NOTE: For the nearest senior center in Lycoming and Clinton counties, call 570-323-3096. In Bradford, Tioga and Sullivan counties, call 570-723-0782. For Meals on Wheels, service and transportation, call the Lycoming-Clinton Bicounty Office of Aging-STEP at 570-323-3096.) Week ...