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Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I am a 75-year-old woman in good health, and I’ve been married for 54 years. I have wonderful children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. My problem is that many lifelong friends and most of my family members don’t seem to want to maintain a relationship with me. When I ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I would like your opinion on a recent incident that happened to me. I went to my son’s house to go out to dinner with him and his family to celebrate his birthday. When I arrived, the only person there was my granddaughter. My son was meeting us at the restaurant, and my ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: About two years ago, my wife of 20 years, “Cynthia,” and I divorced. Our two children are grown and out of the house. Our divorce wasn’t the norm; we did it without a lawyer or mediator. Everything was civil; no one cheated or was abused. About four months after the ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been together since we were just out of high school. We’ve been married for 18 years, and we have three glorious children. We have a great relationship, but I recently discovered she was extremely promiscuous in high school and found out she slept with many of ...

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The Community Theatre League presents ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’

The Community Theatre League will be one of the first theatre organizations in Pennsylvania to present the musical “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” 100 W. Third St. This CTL production will be presented with performances at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and Sept. 28-30, and 2 p.m. on Oct ...

In ‘Battle of the Sexes,’ King passes a baton to Emma Stone

By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer TORONTO (AP) — Walking through a tunnel alongside Billie Jean King at the grounds of the U.S. Open, Emma Stone gasped at the size of its main court. King, of course, was more familiar with the sprawling tennis center in Queens, New York — it’s named after ...

Millbrook Playhouse shows what fancy really is with ‘Fancy Nancy’

By JACK FELIX Sun-Gazette Correspondent MILL HALL — It’s perfectly permissible to try to be fancy a second time. Millbrook Playhouse’s artistic director David Leidholdt announces the return of “Fancy Nancy” after the show’s popular run this summer as part of the Saturday ...

Americana mountain music comes to the Campus Theatre

LEWISBURG — Americana mountain music will be performed by Anna & Elizabeth at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Campus Theatre, 413 Market St.. Featured during the performance will be the Bucknell University Choir; Beth Willer will serve as conductor. There will be a free lecture and ...

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Showtime making series of Clinton-Patterson thriller

NEW YORK (AP) — Showtime has won a bidding war to develop former President Bill Clinton and powerhouse author James Patterson’s upcoming thriller, “The President is Missing,” into a television series. The network announced the deal Friday, months away from the book’s publication ...

Jimmy Kimmel transforms debate, and shows comedy’s new role

NEW YORK — If the latest Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare doesn’t work, it may become known as the Jimmy Kimmel Non-Law. The comic’s withering attacks this week have transformed the debate over the bill (sponsored by Sens. Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy) and, in the process, ...

Anthony Rapp embarks, thrilled, on ‘Star Trek: Discovery’

NEW YORK (AP) — The original “Star Trek” was born into a world of hurt. The United States was embroiled in a war that wouldn’t end. The president was increasingly embattled. Americans were polarized. Now, a half-century later, “Star Trek: Discovery” lands in a nation that seems no ...

‘Stronger’ spawns a friendship for Gyllenhaal and Bauman

TORONTO (AP) — As the cast and makers of “Stronger” collectively rose to take a bow after the film’s Toronto International Film Festival premiere, Jake Gyllenhaal realized that Jeff Bauman, whom he plays in the film and who wears prosthetic legs, was still sitting, overwhelmed with ...

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MR., MRS. SWISHER

Mr., Mrs. Swisher observe 40th anniversary

Sue Ann (Fry) and Scott Swisher, of Unityville, observed their 40th wedding anniversary Sept. 3, 2017. They were married by the Rev. Rengrini Buri. Mrs. Swisher is the daughter of Reba (Shaner) Fry and the late Floyd S. Fry Sr. She attended Muncy schools and retired from Millville Nursing ...

Mr., Mrs. Nace observe 50th anniversary

Jacquelyn Kay (Haberstroh) and Dale A. Nace, of Williamsport, observed their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 27, 2017. They were married by the Rev. David C. Davis at Grace United Methodist Church, South Williamsport. Mrs. Nace, a native of South Williamsport, is the daughter of June ...

MR., MRS. KARSCHNER

Mr., Mrs. Karschner observe 5th anniversary

Alyss Erin (Evenden) and Justin Karschner, of Williamsport, observed their 5th wedding anniversary Sept. 1, 2017. They were married at First Christian Church, Montoursville. Mrs. Karschner, a native of Williamsport, is the daughter of Debbie and Tom Evenden, of Williamsport. She graduated ...

Mr., Mrs. Kaczmarek observe 50th anniversary

Pat (Zelner) and Tom Kaczmarek, of South Williamsport, observed their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 26, 2017. They were married by the Rev. W. Grahm at Mother of Consolation Church, Mt. Carmel. Mrs. Kaczmarek, a native Mt. Carmel, is the daughter of the late Mary and Pete Zelner. She ...

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STEPHANIE  WOODHOUSE JOHN ROLAND

Woodhouse-Roland

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Stephanie Woodhouse and John Roland III, both of Williamsport. A Nov. 25 wedding at the Genetti Hotel is being planned. Woodhouse is the daughter of Pamela Hill, of South Williamsport, and Alan Woodhouse, of Lock Haven. She graduated from ...

KAYLEEN MAIHLE
ALEXANDER DUFFY

Maihle-Duffy

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Kayleen Maihle, of Jersey Shore, and Alexander Duffy, of Ephrata. A June 1, 2018, wedding in Gordonville is being planned. Maihle is the daughter of Tena Bock, of Watsontown, and Evan Maihle Jr., of Jersey Shore. She graduated from Jersey ...

KRISTI R. ZIMMERMAN
MICHAEL J. SWARTZ

Zimmerman-Swartz

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Kristi R. (Acor) Zimmerman and Michael J. Swartz, both of Montoursville. A Nov. 4 wedding at Newberry Church of Christ is being planned. Zimmerman is the daughter of Patsy and Harold Page, of Milton, and graduated from Milton High School in ...

TONYA ERGOTT
LARRY WATTS JR.

Ergott-Watts

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Tonya Ergott and Larry Watts Jr., both of Williamsport. A May, 24, 2018, wedding in Williamsport is being planned. Ergott is the daughter of Jane Hetzel, of Williamsport, and Raymond Ergott Sr., of Jacksonville, Florida. She graduated from ...

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SADIE STEPPE
JOSHUA FOLMAR

Steppe-Folmar

Sadie Laine Steppe, of Jersey Shore, and Joshua Michael Folmar, of Lancaster, were united in marriage at 3:30 p.m. June 24, 2017. Jeffrey Pennycoff officiated at the ceremony held in Lock Haven, where a rehearsal dinner and reception also were held. The bride is the daughter of Ronald ...

MICHAEL SHIPMAN
(Kathleen Eckhardt)

Eckhardt-Shipman

Kathleen Joy Eckhardt, of Mt. Lebanon, and Michael David Shipman, of Williamsport, were united in marriage on May 20, 2017. The Rev. Jack Demnyan officiated at the ceremony held at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, Mt. Lebanon. A rehearsal dinner was held at DeLallo’s Restaurant, ...

McCollin-Armstrong

Jennifer McCollin and Jason Armstrong, both of Muncy, were united in marriage at noon July 15, 2017. The Rev. Charles Teffeteller officiated at the ceremony held at Grace Baptist Church, Muncy, where a reception and rehearsal dinner also were held. The bride is the daughter of Luann and ...

PERRY ROGERS
(Christina Eisner)

Eisner-Rogers

Christina Michelle Eisner and Perry Jonathon Rogers, both of Williamsport, were united in marriage at 4 p.m. June 24, 2017. The Rev. Joshua Reinsburrow officiated at the ceremony held at Messiah Lutheran Church. A rehearsal dinner was held in Williamsport. A reception was held at Bastress ...

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Upcoming senior center activities

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Most senior centers have daily events. Senior Sun highlights events that may be of greater interest and importance to local seniors. For the nearest senior center in Lycoming and Clinton counties, call 570-323-3096. In Bradford, Tioga and Sullivan counties, call 570-723-0782. ...

Hospice of Evangelical welcomes new volunteers

Hospice of Evangelical recently held a volunteer training Sept. 11 and 12 for those interested in giving their time and assisting with end-of-life care for families throughout the Susquehanna Valley or supporting the work of Hospice through non-patient activities. Topics covered during ...

Sadie Says … Answers to frequently asked questions about safe driving

Q.: With summer vacation over and my daughter starting back to work, I will be babysitting my young grandson. Can you advise me how to be sure I’m transporting him safely? A: Before you head out with your young passenger, do a safety seat check. • Your grandson’s safety seat is ...

Master Gardeners and STEP RiverWalk Center partnership continues into fall

Since this spring, the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners and participants at the STEP RiverWalk Center have had hands-on classes covering soil, composting, watering and growing vegetables and flowers. Upcoming topics include seed saving, putting your garden to bed and planting ...