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People of all ages thrilled with the return of Jersey Shore Town Meeting

Kathy Ross found a place to watch the Jersey Shore Town Meeting Parade under a tree along Thompson Street more than a half hour before the event began. Munching on a slice of pizza from her chair, her 10-year-old granddaughter, Abby, beside her, she was looking forward to the procession soon ...

Library names new marketing director

The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., has announced the promotion of library employee Dana Brigandi to development, marketing and programming director. She succeeds Robin Glossner, who retired on June 30, after 13 years of service in the role. Brigandi has been at the library in ...

Chalk art festival postponed

Organizers rescheduled downtown Lewisburg’s Sidewalk Chalk Festival for July 16 after weather forecasts for this weekend caused concerns. Organizers reopened online registration due to the postponement. People can register in advance at http://bit.ly/LewisburgChalk and start working as soon ...

Katharine Williams Bennet: Feminist, librarian and local historian

Katharine Bennet (1885–1968) was a librarian, a local historian and a writer. One of her more intriguing works, entitled “Lo, the poor Spinster by One of Them,” begins “I am a spinster and in as far as I know, endocrinally speaking, normal. I am also a virgin — my reasons for as being ...

National Aviary’s new exhibit soars to new heights

A palm-nut vulture soars above guests seated in the Helen M. Schmidt FliteZone Theater. From the corner of the room, an owl exits its cage, flies across the room, and sits perched high on a branch. A red-billed hornbill takes its place on an elevated platform. A gray-crowned crane comes out ...