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HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Mississippi Blood” by Greg Iles (William Morrow) 2. “If Not for You” by Debbie Macomber (Ballantine) 3. “Vicious Circle” by C.J. Box (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 4. “The Cutthroat” by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott (G.P. Putnman’s Sons) 5. “Dangerous ...

At new Easton salon, pursuit of perfection is a ‘lifestyle’

At new Easton salon, pursuit of perfection is a ‘lifestyle’ Vanessa Ungvarsky was on the quest for the perfect manicure. The Easton resident couldn’t find anywhere clean enough, professional enough or safe enough for her nails. She complained to Lorena Bravo, who ran the Allentown ...

Man fined over graffiti wedding proposal doesn’t regret it

SHEFFIELD LAKE, Ohio (AP) — A man who spray-painted a marriage proposal on an Ohio shopping center has been fined for criminal mischief and sentenced to community service but says he doesn’t regret it. After all, she said yes. The Chronicle-Telegram in Elyria (eh-LEER’-ee-uh) reports ...

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Susquehanna Valley CASA to hold superhero 5K run/walk LEWISBURG — Susquehanna Valley CASA will hold a superhero 5K run/walk at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, at Lewisburg Area Recreation Park, St. Mary St. and N. Fifteenth streets. A kids fun run will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the superhero 5K will begin ...

Author’s tale of Somali refugee promotes understanding

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A message of love and understanding was spread last week in the kid’s section at Barnes and Noble in St. Cloud. Author Tammy Wilson and artist Jill Dubbledee Kuhn signed copies of “Through My Eyes” and read from the book. The story follows a Somali girl who ...

Review: ‘Cork Dork’ by Bianca Bosker celebrates wine, sommeliers

Sommelier is a simple yet mysterious job title. The most basic translation from the French might be wine expert, but then how exactly does one attain that status? Bianca Bosker decided to find out in “Cork Dork,” a journey that reads like a wine lover’s equivalent of Dante’s “The ...

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Turbotville author Nancy Magargle will sign copies of her book “A Time to Die, A Time to Live: Making and Moving Beyond End-of-Life Decisions,” about her journey through despair and forgiveness after withdrawing life support from her critically injured daughter,” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: My situation is the classic example you would find in a college psychiatry textbook in a chapter dealing with mental cause and effect, and your input to solve it is necessary. Recently, I had serious financial and medical setbacks, including being informed that I must wear a ...

What’s new at the James V. Brown Library

‘Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger and More Graceful You’ By Misty Copeland with Charisse Jones Celebrated ballerina and role model, Misty Copeland, shares the secrets of how to reshape your body and achieve a lean, strong physique and glowing health. ...

‘Vicious Circle’ by C.J. Box rings with emotional resonance

Decisions that Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett has made to protect his family come back to haunt him in “Vicious Circle,” a stellar installment in C.J. Box’s ongoing series. As the count of stories featuring Pickett and his family grow, so do their lives. All of the children are out of ...

Library patron returns book he took in 1982, plus $200

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A patron who stole a book from a Montana library in 1982 has returned it after reading it at least 25 times, having it restored and having the author sign it. The man said having the stolen copy of Richard Matheson’s 1975 novel “Bid Time Return” had been ...

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Spring bridal expo to be held A spring bridal expo will be held from noon to 4 p.m. April 9 at Herman & Luther’s, Route 87, Montoursville. The expo, co-held by Herman & Luther’s and Jennifer Engel Designs LLC, will feature more than 40 regional wedding vendors. Prospective brides ...

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 ...

Lions District 14-G holds 35th annual convention

The Lions Clubs of District 14-G held their 35th annual convention April 1 at the Genetti Hotel. Lion Maureen Albright, of the Sugar Valley Lions Club, convention chair, opened the convention at the business session. The event included members from 58 Lions Clubs, eight Lioness clubs and 12 ...

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Muncy Public Library to hold April events MUNCY — The Muncy Public Library, 108 S. Main St., will hold the following events and activities in the month of April: • Preschool storytime — 10 a.m. Wednesdays. For children ages 3-5. Join Miss Monica for an hour of games, stories, crafts ...

Mustard and sherry inspire adult-friendly chicken tenders

I mentioned to my husband recently that I had mastered an oven-baked chicken tender recipe, and his response was a little underwhelming; dismissive even. It sounded like a healthier version of a restaurant kid’s meal, and frankly, he wasn’t interested. At the dinner table, however, I ...

Cooking on deadline: Chicken thighs with onions, olives

Passover comes in the spring, but there is often still a chill in the evening air as families and friends gather in their homes for Seder dinners. A richly flavored and warming meal is still very welcome at this time of year. Tender chicken thighs can sit for an extra bit of time in the oven ...

For a summer cocktail, look no further than a Ginnie Meyer

As we ease on down that road toward spring, you might start dipping your toe back into outdoor living. It starts with two minutes of staring into the sunshine before you huddle back under the blanket, but before you know it, you’ll be reading your newspaper al fresco with a cocktail in ...

This strawberry season, make a dessert inspired by cannoli

I developed this recipe to take advantage of strawberry season. Some of you are naturally scratching your head. “Strawberry season? Name a time of year that isn't strawberry season.” And it certainly can feel that way. Strawberries are grown in all 50 states and, depending on the state, ...

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The Bald Eagle Art League will host its next monthly speaker from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Thomas T. Taber Museum, 858 W. Fourth St. The speaker, Wen Redmond, a mixed media artist, will discuss changing perspectives and perceptions of fiber. The Clinton Central Model Railroad Club to hold ...