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Holiday editions

Central PA Food Bank holds annual Thanksgiving distribution

In Lycoming County, 12.7 percent of the population struggles with food insecurity, said Carla Fisher, communication and marketing director for the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, 3301 Wahoo Drive. Of that percentage, 6,663 are children, 1,432 are seniors and 426 are military, according to ...

When the circus comes to the Taber

The second annual ornament sale during the holiday exhibit, “When the Circus Comes to Town,” will be held at the Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society, 858 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, from Dec. 6, 7 and 8. There will be work by talented artists in Lycoming ...

Milton Model Train Museum to honor military trains

MILTON — Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, The Milton Model Train Museum will have military-themed trains running and other military items on display in the lobby of the museum. The Milton Model Train Museum, 139 South Front St., third floor, will be open for the ...

Santa Fund, Happy Thanksgiving and a Merry Christmas

Dear Santa, Happy Thanksgiving! Oops, I mean Merry Christmas! Time sure does fly by. It seems only yesterday we were thinking of things like the beach, sun, watermelon and Little League! Now, as I reflect on all the good things God has provided for me, I am reminded of the blessings that God ...

Continuing a tradition, ‘Kids table’

Traditions, by their very nature, don’t tend to be unique or especially memorable in the moment, but perhaps in repetition they do become special. As such, I look back fondly at my time spent there. It was usually after a fair bit of eye-rolling and feet dragging that I found myself at my ...

Continuing a tradition, ‘Around the table’

Thanksgiving, in a broader sense, to my family has always been about getting together around the table, being thankful to see one another and to eat some good food. To me, the food is just ice cream on my aunt’s famous apple pie, the real treat is getting to see my family together. It’s ...

Visit Santa at the World of Little League

The World of Little League Museum is getting into the holiday season by holding upcoming events. “The Holiday season is always an important time for families to spend together and we wanted to find a way to provide our visitors with a great way to not only learn about the history of the ...

‘Mistakes on holiday greeting cards’

It’s time again for our A Word, Please annual tradition: Saving people from making embarrassing mistakes like “Seasons greetings from the Russo’s,” “Happy Hanukkah from the Weitz’s” and “This will be baby Mile’s first Christmas!” on holiday greeting cards. So before you ...