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Friends of JBV Library to host May book review talk

The Friends Book Review Committee will host Dr. Kerry Richmond on May 6, 2022, who will review “The Sun Does Shine: How I found life and freedom on death row” by Anthony Hinton. This moving memoir brings the death penalty into focus as Hinton serves 30 years in prison for a crime he did ...

James V. Brown Library receives $10K grant, highest nonprofit recognition

The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., is one of 200 libraries nationwide to receive a $10,000 grant through ALA’s American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grants for Libraries opportunity. The American Library Association (ALA) has awarded $2 million in humanities funding to libraries ...

Trees, shrubs and winter: an arborist’s take on all things snow

Heavy snows, wind, ice and rain. That’s winter. It’s not uncommon to see a lot of limbs down on properties after serious winter storms. Cleanup takes care of the debris, but an arborist should make a careful inspection of the trees and shrubs on their client’s property to ensure that the ...

Lycoming County Brotherhood Alliance honors five

Lycoming County Brotherhood Alliance will honor five community members for their service at its annual citation banquet May 4 — two with the Ray Keyes Sports Award, three with Pickelner Brotherhood Citation Awards. It will be the first citation banquet since 2019. Ann Weiss will be the ...

Lycoming County Brotherhood Alliance invites speaker to annual banquet

Ann Weiss is the daughter of two survivors from Poland, a region that is now in Ukraine. Author, and Founder/Director of Eyes from the Ashes Educational Foundation, Weiss has interviewed hundred of Holocaust Survivors in an effort to identify pre-war photos found in a locked room in Auschwitz, ...

From Jersey Shore to Siberia: The Remarkable Journey of Alice Eck

Nurses have always been heroic. Their work during the current pandemic reminds us of that every day. A century ago, a young woman from Jersey Shore cared for patients in Philadelphia during the Spanish Flu epidemic and then joined the American Red Cross and travelled to Siberia to care for ...