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Women Joining Together: Margaret Smith Hunter, Club Member Extraordinaire

The women’s club movement was essential to the political and educational advancement of women, and Margaret Hunter (1888–1971) was Williamsport’s club member extraordinaire. Born in Reedville, Margaret Smith and her brother moved to Williamsport to attend Dickinson Seminary (now Lycoming ...

Williamsport man pens tale of treasure

In his debut novel, “Castillo,” Williamsport-based author Joseph Farley weaves together elements of action, suspense and history to tell an engrossing and original story. “I wouldn’t call myself a fan of history as such or even a student of history,” Farley said. “However, the ...

Flaming Foliage Festival returns

The Pennsylvania State Flaming Foliage Festival is set for its 72nd year this October. “It’s a big homecoming, it really is,” said Queen’s Adviser Maria Ransom. The festival will return to an expected 30,000 festival goers in Renovo on Oct. 8, 9 and 10. Returning are the traditions ...

Wedding giveaway winners say ‘I do’

Earlier this year, everyone was feeling pretty drab. Plans were being cancelled, people were lonely, everyone was carrying around a lot of extra weight on their shoulders, especially couples who were hoping to get married this year. Local distillery Nomad Distilling Co., which had just ...

Williamsport 9-year-old mows over 50 lawns

Keeping a lawn maintained can be a difficult task for many. Jack McNett, 9, of the Williamsport area has now mowed over 50 lawns throughout the community with a non-profit organization called Raising Men Lawn Care Services. The non-profit organization gives young people the opportunity to help ...

Celebrate Library Card Sign-Up Month at the James V. Brown

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, a time when James V. Brown Library joins the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide to remind parents, caregivers and students that signing up for a library card is the first step on the path to academic achievement and lifelong ...