Lifestyle News

‘House With a Clock in Its Walls’ ticks to No. 1 in theaters

NEW YORK — The gothic family fantasy “The House With a Clock in Its Walls” exceeded expectations to debut with an estimated $26.9 million in ticket sales at the weekend box office, while audiences showed considerably less interest in Michael Moore’s Donald Trump-themed documentary, ...

CBS star Weatherly says Moonves situation is ‘complicated’

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Weatherly is a fixture at CBS. He played Anthony DiNozzo on “NCIS” from its premiere in 2003 until 2016, when he left to star in his own CBS series, “Bull.” It’s that history with the network that Weatherly says makes it difficult to comment on Les ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: What’s with people saying “I apologize” instead of “I’m sorry”? The former is just used to tell somebody that you know you did something wrong. When you tell somebody that you apologize, to me it means nothing. But when you go up to somebody and say you’re sorry for ...

Falling for fashion

From plaids, wide-legged pants, dainty jewelry to deep, rich-toned colors, autumn is back with oversized cardigans and comfortable staple pieces to snuggle up in when the weather starts to cool down. “For fall, everyone should have a comfy flannel or chambray button-up shirt, a good pair of ...

A Word, Please

I don’t remember where, I don’t remember when, but at one point in my childhood I found myself holding a copy of “Helter Skelter,” Vincent Bugliosi’s bone-chilling account of the Charles Manson murders. I didn’t read it. I was probably 9 or 10 at the time, and not really one to ...

London fashion

LONDON (AP) — Victoria Beckham brought her fashion brand home to London Fashion Week for the first time to mark the 10-year anniversary of the label that solidified the former Spice Girl’s status as a fashion icon. Her show was one of the most sought-after at the current edition of the ...

Home Country

Doc didn’t expect any patients before 10 o’clock this morning, so he was up and coffee’d and gone by 6:30. Lewis Creek. The Lunker’s hole on Lewis Creek. The Lunker is a huge rainbow trout that everyone knows about and no one has caught. So far he has resisted flies, worms, salmon ...

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 ...

A nutty and dense coffee cake that’s pure decadence is here

This ultra-rich coffee cake is pure decadence, from its nutty topping and dramatic swirls of cinnamon sugar to its supremely moist, dense crumb. We cut softened butter into the dry ingredients for a tight, velvety crumb, and sour cream delivered distinct tang. Sprinkling a simple streusel ...

The secret to a deep-dish apple pie? Precooking the apples

There’s no better way to enjoy fall’s abundant apple harvest than in a towering deep-dish pie. Unfortunately, this dessert often yields unevenly cooked, shrunken apples swimming in an ocean of their own exuded juices atop a pale, soggy crust. We wanted each slice to be dense with juicy ...

Berry scones that are a flaky, honey-glazed brunch delight

These scones are a flaky, honey-glazed brunch delight, brimming with juicy, sweet berries in a buttery, rich crumb. We achieved a perfectly crumbly texture by incorporating butter in two ways, processing some with flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt for even distribution, then pulsing more ...

Bridge results

Following are the highest-scoring players in the area bridge games reported to the Sun-Gazette: Williamsport Bridge Club Sept. 10 — Eddie Bissell and Mary Ann Churba, 64; Don Dascher and Gene Waltz, 61; Lynn Henry and Joyce Morgan, 58; Pat Todd and Fred Gilbert, 57; Ann Collins and Marge ...

Public Library for Union County to hold fundraisers in October

LEWISBURG — As the season of giving approaches, consider supporting the Public Library for Union County during three upcoming fundraisers in October. Dine out with family and friends and help the library at the same time from 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 10 at Panera Bread. Pick up a Panera Bread flyer ...

Lifestyle briefs

Susquehanna Valley Quilt Guild to meet PENNSDALE — The Susquehanna Valley Quilt Guild will hold it’s next meeting at 7 p.m. Friday at Pennsdale United Methodist Church, 658 Village Road. The program will present instructors from Running with Scissors Quilters. They will demonstrate the ...

New novel featuring Claire DeWitt not a routine crime solver

“The Infinite Blacktop” (Atria), by Sara Gran Claire DeWitt is a private detective not always easy to like. She steals cars. She steals purses. She pops stolen pills. Without warning, she delivers quick, brutal hits and kicks bad folks when they’re already down. But this cocky, ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: This is a burning question I’ve had for a while. As a student, I always have homework, but should I procrastinate or spread out the work over a longer period? Both end up with similar results for me. Procrastinating gives me more time to do the other things I want, and I end up ...

Blooming Grove Historical Society to hold fall meeting

Lycoming College’s Dr. John Piper, retired Dean, professor of history and local historian, is the guest speaker at the fall meeting for Blooming Grove Historical Society at 2 p.m. Sept. 30. at the historic 1828 meeting house. This event is open to the public. Today’s United Methodists, ...

Isabel Allende to receive honorary National Book Award medal

NEW YORK (AP) — Isabel Allende, winner of an honorary National Book Award, sees no reason to discuss her legacy. “I think legacy is a very masculine word,” the author known for “The House of the Spirits” and other novels told The Associated Press during a recent telephone interview. ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: My brother-in-law, “Ted,” and his wife decided to call it quits over the holidays after being together since high school (about 25 years). Their relationship was very strained and was more of a roommate situation than a marriage for at least 15 years, getting worse every year. ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for many years. She was and is my business partner and a great businesswoman. We would not be where we are today without her business acumen, drive and determination. Often, we have occasion to meet with professional women who want to do business ...