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A look back at the Doughboys of WWI

March 21, 2018 WILLIAMSPORT - Clothing and contents of a haversack carried by Doughboys in the Great War were explained by Michael Mumford of Liberty. more »»

Post-War wedding united local nurse with soldier

March 21, 2018 MONTGOMERY - The date was Dec. 13, 1919; the place, Christ Lutheran (Stone) Church in Washington Township, Lycoming County. more »»

Lillian Kilgus became first nurse assigned to France

March 14, 2018 PENNSDALE - Career opportunities for women in the early 1900's were minimal. Seeking ways of getting out of the house were increased when one was the fourth of five daughters. more »»

Strong hearts need better nutrition

March 8, 2018 MUNCY - The Muncy Public Library is continuing its series on health and nutrition. A program was presented on Tuesday, February 27 by Helen O. more »»

Come paint with Tina

February 28, 2018 MONTGOMERY - Tina Tickle and the Riverside Lounge in Montgomery have a good thing going. They have paired up to offer painting classes, craft nights and just pure family fun. more »»

Quilters' creative ideas highlight WWI theme

February 21, 2018 ALLENWOOD - Bi-annually, members of the Susquehanna Valley Quilt Guild prepare to display their artistry at a show open for public viewing and judged on people's choice. more »»

Stand up to healthy, happy feet

February 8, 2018 WILLIAMSPORT - Despite inclement weather last Tuesday, a full audience filled the Williamsport Regional Medical Center's education and conference center at 5:30 to hear Dr. more »»

Music, God and dreams inspire local author

February 8, 2018 MUNCY - Influenced by vivid dreams, her experiences on life, and doing God's will, Antonia Watts of Montoursville wrote two works of fiction, "My Guardian Angel" and "My Bodyguard. more »»

Repurpose ‘throwaway’ furniture, the easy way

January 24, 2018 MUNCY - “No sanding, no staining, no priming, just paint,” said Jackie Helfmann, co-owner of Blessings by Design and whose vision is to transform old pieces of furniture with a new updated loo. more »»

Gas proven as grave as enemy’s bullets

January 19, 2018 MUNCY – In the crisp, clean air on the Lycoming County side of North Mountain, Leland Edward Green took his first breath on August 2, 1896. more »»

Ice skating was a favorite past time for Montgomery residents

January 10, 2018 MONTGOMERY - Ice skating was once a very popular activity in Montgomery.  Although Montgomery never had an indoor rink, the town had lots of outdoor spots that were used for the sport. more »»

Growing squash can be rewarding for winter culinary delight

January 10, 2018 MUNCY - The Full Circle Future Harvest club continues to meet every month at the Muncy Public Library with the intent of sharing local resources and learning how to grow and harvest food in our own... more »»

Church sanctuary created as an 'ol fashion Christmas scene

December 18, 2017 PENNSDALE - Step back in time when you enter the First United Methodist Church in Pennsdale during this holiday season. more »»

Making spirits bright with Montgomery’s Keep ‘Em Flying Club”

December 18, 2017 MONTGOMERY - For many Americans, Christmas spirit was tainted with shock and mourning in 1941 as the nation was coming to terms with being unexpectedly plunged into the largest global conflict in... more »»

Traveler finds gateway to Christmas

December 18, 2017 MONTGOMERY - T’was the ninth day before Christmas and a decree from the Montgomery Area Historical Society (MAHS) had gone out that all were invited to a candlelight service at the Stone Church. more »»

Great War puts vocation on hold

December 6, 2017 MUNCY - Like many a small town young man, Earnest Emerson Arthur went off to the big city to learn an occupation. more »»

Postcards generated communication among early residents

December 6, 2017 WILLIAMSPORT - During the early twentieth century, postcards were used like today’s mobile phones as a means of quick communication. more »»

Student forges ahead in metal work

November 29, 2017 PENNSDALE - It has been four years since Josh Sweeney began muddling in metal. The self- taught Muncy High School senior educated himself by watching U-tube. more »»

Medical provider practices acupuncture for optimum health

November 22, 2017 MUNCY - Since the 1990s alternative medicine has begun to integrate into modern medicine. One of the more ancient practices is acupuncture, going back more than 5,000 years ag. more »»

New director completes first year with chorale group

November 22, 2017 TURBOTVILLE - Fortunate are communities having among them, persons talented in music and song. One of many in this valley with a long-standing tradition is the West Branch Chorale. more »»



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