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JVB Check It Out

Local author Carrie Anne Noble will hold a book launch party for her second book, “The Gold Son,” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 30, at the James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St. Noble’s latest Young Adult novel continues her trademark style of blending historical folk mystique and ...

Lifestyle briefs

TODAY • The World of Little League Museum, Route 15, South Williamsport, will give free admission to father’s from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lamade Stadium also will be open for catch from noon to 3 p.m. For more information, contact the museum at 570-326-3607 or ...

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 ...

Upcoming area class/family reunions

Reunion notices are published as a one-time courtesy at no charge in the Sunday Lifestyle section. Information must be received in writing by the Lifestyle Department at least two weeks prior to the desired publication date. Reunion notices not received in time will be published the following ...

Area Bridge Club results

Following are the highest-scoring players in the area bridge games reported to the Sun-Gazette: Williamsport Bridge Club June 5 — Don Dascher and Marge Winder, 46; Marty Hodrick and Lorraine Lecce, 43; Lynn Henry and Ann Day, 41; Sarabelle Leuthner and Joyce Morgan, 38.5; Ann Collins and ...

Why should dogs have all the fun? Try adventure catting

NEW YORK — At the beach, in the snow or on a hiking trail, heading outdoors for adventures with a “house cat” runs counter to the stereotype that all cats really want to do is eat and sleep. Any human who thinks that hasn’t met Ruger, Bug or NouNou. They haven’t encountered Helena ...

The right fit: Many pet shelters choose more ‘open’ adoption

Jillian Behram of Burkittsville, Maryland, has acquired pets in just about every possible way. She found one of her cats as a stray and got the other from a “free to a good home” post on social media. Her dogs have come from a breeder, rescue groups and an animal shelter. Another one moved ...

Local family assists at the 2017 SHAPE America national convention and expo

Using small buckets and water jugs as handheld drums, participants at the 2017 SHAPE America national convention and expo in Boston let loose to Justin Timberlake to kick off the event. The expo is the premier professional development event for health and physical educators. Local YMCA ...

Salvation Army seeks competitors for its ‘Most Amazing Race’

The Salvation Army is seeking adventuresome duos to compete in Williamsport’s first-ever “Most Amazing Race,” to be held Aug. 5. “The Most Amazing Race” is a scavenger-hunt-style event. Two-person teams will scatter across the city to follow clues and complete eight mental and ...

Publishers Weekly best-selling books

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Come Sundown” by Nora Roberts (St. Martin’s Press) 2. “Into the Water” by Paula Hawkins (Riverhead) 3. “Nighthawk” by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 4. “Dragon Teeth” by Michael Crichton (Harper) 5. “No Middle Name” by ...

Lycoming chapter, NSDAR hosts American Girl doll-themed tea

The Lycoming chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, held a tea May 13 at Park Place. “My doll & me, go to Tea” was an 18th century, American Girl doll-themed tea. Girls came donned in dresses and big hats, dolls in tow, along with their mothers, grandmothers or fathers ...

Retired East Lycoming teacher receives national award

HUGHESVILLE — Robert A. Webster Jr. was presented the Daughters of the American Revolution’s Historic Preservation Medal, the society’s most prestigious award, by the Lycoming chapter at a presentation in May at the Trinity Lutheran Church. Webster has been an educator for 65 years, ...

Penn College announces spring food show winners

Pennsylvania College of Technology announced winners of its spring food show, a showcase of food artistry and expertise by students in the college’s hospitality majors. The show included final projects by students in advanced baking applications for culinary arts, who showed high-end plated ...

Scouts celebrate Memorial Day

Cub Scout Pack 21 and Boy Scout Troop 21 have remembered the meaning of Memorial Day and what our country’s flag symbolizes. On May 23 more than 2,000 flags were placed on veterans’ graves at the Montoursville Cemetery. The Pack and Troop worked with the members of American Legion Post 104 ...

Intimate, wrenching ‘Evan Hansen’ takes top honors at Tonys

NEW YORK — An intimate, heart-wrenching musical about loneliness, teen angst and suicide in the age of hyperconnectivity capped its unlikely journey to Broadway smash by winning top honors at the Tonys. “Dear Evan Hansen,” starring 23-year-old Ben Platt in a breakout — and knockout ...

‘Little Treasures’

Little Treasures preschool and day care, 1422 W. Southern Ave., South Williamsport, is celebrating 25 years of service to children in the area. They also recently held a special graduation ceremony on May 18 to honor the achievements of their graduating preschool students, and the 25 years of ...

27 vie for title of ’17 Laurel Queen

WELLSBORO — Twenty-seven Laurel Queen candidates will vie for the 2017 crown during the 76th annual Pennsylvania State Laurel Festival. As part of the festivities, a pet parade will held at 1:30 p.m. today. Judging will begin at 12:30 p.m. at Packer Park. At 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday ...

Fashionably fit

The “unofficial” start to summer has arrived. For those who exercise outdoors, whether running, walking or cycling, this means the need to be well prepared for the increase in temperature. First of all, if the heat and humidity are starting to affect you, it’s OK to cut a workout short. ...

Library offers grief activity bags

Not every grieving child steps through the doors of Heartworks, a family-based peer support program offered at UPMC Susquehanna. That’s why staff and volunteers are piloting a community-wide initiative to make grief-related resources available to children who have experienced a death. “We ...

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 ...