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Hyper-para-whozits? Chasing that elusive diagnosis

“If you hear hoofbeats, think horses, not zebras,” is an old adage most often attributed to Theodore Woodward, MD, a physician, researcher and instructor at the University of Maryland in the 1940s. Most of us who work in the medical fields have heard it and consider it sage advice when ...

Sky’s the Limit

The sky was the limit as Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts reached for the stars at Lycoming College’s Detwiler Planetarium recently. Cub Scout Pack 88, of Montoursville, and the Girl Scout Service Unit 624, of the greater Williamsport area, both attended an educational and entertaining event, Sky ...

Brown Library offers entertaining, life-enriching programs for adults

The James V. Brown Library has several upcoming programs designed to offer the lifelong learning needs of adults in the community. From cooking, to creating, to chatting about books and learning about local history, there’s sure to be something for everyone. Programs include: Jan. 20 — ...

Dear Annie… Don’t want to leave her in the cold

Dear Annie: About a year and a half ago, I met a woman whom I liked very much. She moved in with me after about six months. After living together some time, I’ve come to see that our relationship is impossible and I would like her to move out. The problem is that she has nowhere to go. She ...

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‘Bad Boys for Life’ provides good sendoff for franchise

January. It can be a scary month for movies. Often studios use this release date time right after Oscar season for throw-away films. Seeing that the fan-favorite “Bad Boys” series reserved this time slot (without Micheal Bay returning as director) showed that the studio didn’t have much ...

‘Dolittle’ does little to impress moviegoers

I went to “Dolittle” as an act of protest — because the Motion Picture Academy could not see fit to tap Robert Downey Jr. as Best Actor in “Endgame.” Frankly, rather than sitting through this latest Downey vehicle, I would’ve been better off watching “Endgame” again — or any ...

BTE’s ‘The Children’ offers a thought-provoking play

BLOOMSBURG — As the third production of its 42nd season, the acclaimed Bloomsburg Theater Ensemble is presenting “The Children.” BTE has 7:30 p.m. performances on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, with 3 p.m. matinees on Sundays, now through Feb. 2, at the Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 ...

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‘Halloween’ carves up another $32 million to top box office

NEW YORK — Michael Meyers — or is it Jamie Lee Curtis? — can’t be stopped. “Halloween” dominated the North American box office for the second straight weekend, carving up an estimated $32 million in ticket sales. The top four films were all unchanged at the North American box ...

Author Ntozake Shange of ‘For Colored Girls’ fame has died

NEW YORK — Playwright, poet and author Ntozake Shange, whose most acclaimed theater piece is the 1975 Tony Award-nominated play “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf,” died Saturday, according to her daughter. She was 70. Shange’s “For Colored ...

‘First Man’ blasts off behind ‘Venom,’ ‘A Star Is Born’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Neil Armstrong film “First Man” settled for a third-place landing at the North American box office in its opening weekend in theaters. The Ryan Gosling-starrer and a host of newcomers, like the family-friendly “Goosebumps” sequel and the neo-noir mystery “Bad ...

Beyonce, Jay Z appear at City of Hope cancer charity event

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Beyonce paid homage to a high-profile music executive being honored at a charity event to raise money for cancer research. The singer’s vocals soared as she performed three ballads including her 2009 smash hit “Halo” and “Ava Maria” after saluting the ...

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South Williamsport couple honor diamond anniversary

Raymond and Jean Bodewes, of South Williamsport, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Jan. 23. They were married by Rev. Gerald Hughes at St. Luke’s Catholic Church, Jersey Shore. They have been members of St. Boniface Catholic Church, Williamsport, for 58 years. The former Jean ...

Trout Run couple honors 50th wedding anniversary

Charles F. and Gail L. Sheets, of Trout Run, observed their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 31, 2019. They were married in Ralston by Rev. Milheim. Charles is the son of the late George and Amanda Sheets. He retired from Williamsport Wyrope. He served in the United States Marine Corp from ...

Golden anniversary

Dennis and Karen Bloom, of Liberty and formerly of Williamsport, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 24, 2020, 18,250 days of marriage. The couple was married at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Bloomsburg by Pastor Dorward. They are members of Friedens Evangelical Lutheran ...

City couple honors 55th anniversary

Michael J. and Lorraine C. Cervinsky, of Williamsport, observed their 55th wedding anniversary on Jan. 2, 2020. They were married by Rev. Gerald Hughes at St. Luke Catholic Church, Jersey Shore. They are members of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Williamsport. The former Lorraine Folmar, a ...

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Couple to wed in Jersey Shore

Kaitlyn Vogel and Jerod Corman, both of Williamsport, are pleased to announce their engagement. Kaitlyn is the daughter of Jeffrey and Teri Snook, of Montoursville, and Rae Snook, of Williamsport. She attended Williamsport Area High School and plans to attend California University of ...

Montoursville high school sweethearts plan wedding

Kimberly Foster, of Montoursville, and Isaac Davis Jr., of Lynchburg, Va., have announced their engagement. They are planning a wedding to be held June 6, 2020, at Hepburn Baptist Church, Cogan Station. Rev. David Parker will be the officiant. The couple met in middle school and are high ...

Montoursville native plans wedding

Robert and Fern Jones, of Montoursville, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Jones to Ryan Gatta, both of Malvern. The couple is planning a wedding to be held on July 18 in West Chester. Brittany graduated from Montoursville Area High School in 2010 and received her ...

City couple plans a spring wedding

Lauren Kinley and Thomas Smith, of Williamsport, are engaged and planning a wedding to be held on May 30 in Williamsport. Lauren is the daughter of William and Nadine Kinley, of Williamsport. She graduated from Williamsport Area High School in 2005, received a bachelor of science in ...

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Covington newlyweds plan 2020 honeymoon

Samantha Jane Reed, daughter of Michael and Constance Reed, of Westfield, former city residents, and Brett James Weiskopff, son of Matthew and Cindy Weiskopff, of Covington, were united in marriage at 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 28, 2019, at the Covington Church of Christ, Covington. The groom’s aunt, ...

City native weds at art museum

Terri Lynn Shadle and Andrew Scott Bale, of Harrisburg, were married at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 12, 2019, at the Susquehanna Art Museum in Harrisburg. The wedding was officiated by Paul Keller, brother-in-law of the bride. A reception was held at the Mill Works in Harrisburg. The bride is the ...

City native wedded at Union Station

Nicole Anastasia Salaber, of St. Louis, Missouri, and Dr. Francis Campana Lovecchio, of Williamsport, were married at 6 p.m. Oct. 26, 2019, by Judge Marc F. Lovecchio in Union Station, St. Louis, Missouri. The couple had a rehearsal at the Malt House Cellar, St. Louis, Missouri. The reception ...

Newlywed married at hometown church

Sarabeth Adelina Ciccarelli and Roberto Delgado, both of St. Petersburg, Florida, were united in marriage at 2 p.m. on Sept. 28, 2019. They were married by Father Brian Van Fossen, at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church. A reception was held at the Williamsport Country Club, and a rehearsal ...

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Sadie Says… Keeping children safe, using safety seats

Q. Is it true child safety seats should not be used as cribs? A. Did you know safety seats are safest when they are used as safety seats? Babies should not sleep in safety seats when not traveling. In a recent study of deaths associated with sitting and carrying devices for infants, almost ...

City native celebrates birthday with family, friends

Celebrating resident Jeanne Shuman’s 100th birthday, family and friends of the Presbyterian Home in Williamsport honored Jeanne for this milestone on Jan. 5. Born on Jan. 1, 1920, in Washingtonville, Pa., to the late Ralph and Sue Sidel, Jeanne is the middle child of seven children with ...

Volunteers make deliveries to Santa’s Seniors

Through the generosity of volunteers and donors, 362 boxes full of gifts and food made its way to the home of Meals on Wheels recipients in Lycoming and Clinton counties. The boxes contained ready-to-eat or easily prepared foods, cold weather necessities, personal care items, puzzles, mugs, ...

Sadie Says… Owning intangible and digital assets

Q. What are digital assets and how do they apply to estate planning? A. Do you have a Twitter handle or Facebook account? Listen to music on iTunes? Buy Kindle books on Amazon? Operate an email account? If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, you own digital assets. Your estate ...