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YWCA ready for Gala and Auction in historic district

The YWCA will host its highly anticipated and not-to-be-missed biennial Gala and Auction fundraiser on June 4 under a tent on the front lawn of The Park Place in the historic district of Williamsport. Beginning at 6 p.m., attendees will have the opportunity to bid on a variety of packages, all ...

Check it Out: Library to celebrate National Creativity Day

The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will observe National Creativity Day on Sunday, May 30. Embrace your own creativity and support the creative people in your life. Set aside some time on May 30 as an opportunity to refocus your energy on your craft. Recommit to your talent and ...

Celebrating a century

Donald Koons, of Williamsport, was the guest of honor at a surprise birthday party at the Williamsport Community Woodshop. Koons, who turned 100 years old on May 7, was joined by many family members that include his wife Bertie, five children, 12 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and ...

Check it Out: Library to offer summer learning with ‘Page Turner’

The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., has again partnered with Page Turner Adventures, an Emmy-Award winning program, for the 2021 Summer Learning Program. Starting June 1, the James V. Brown Library will give patrons access to a Virtual Summer Reading Program geared toward children ...

Program today to discuss bluebirds, purple martins

Sean Minnick, a member of the Tiadaghton Audubon Society, will present a free informal program at 1 p.m. today for the public about two different cavity-nesting bird species, the bluebird and the purple martin and how people can help. The program, according to a news release, will be about ...

Lycoming County Normal Schools’ history tied to stories of county’s women

In the 10 years of writing this column, we have profiled several young women who attended “the Normal.” With a little research, we determined that this would have been the Lycoming County Normal School, located first in Montoursville and then in Muncy. Among the young women are Jennie ...