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Brew Crew Continues to Percolate

MUNCY - BYOC, or ‘Bring Your Own Chair’ was the solution devised by regulars who gather at a local Donut Shop near Muncy. The ‘Drive Thru Only’ criteria is met before clients proceed to the south end of the parking lot to retrieve folding chairs from their vehicles. Many individuals and businesses have gotten creative in order to follow State lock-down orders for indoor areas due to Covid-19. Okay, so maybe wind, rain, and dark of dark of night will prevail, but the Governor’s orders, not so much so. As the morning of Labor Day progressed, the groups numbers swelled from ten ...

Hughesville sailor sets record

My name is Samantha Thompson, and I graduated from Hughesville with Airman Derrick Horne. While Derrick and I share this similarity, we were bonded by something much deeper than that, we both ...

Local Sports

Wanted: Muncy wrestling coach

MUNCY-Royce Eyer wasn't looking to move on from coaching wrestling at Muncy. As a matter of fact, he'd just received approval by the school board that his contract had been renewed. But an opportunity recently came along which he said he couldn't pass up.Eyer accepted a job as a full-time ...

Obituaries

Susan L. Edkin

Susan L. Edkin, 59, of Hughesville, died Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at Select Specialty Hospital, Danville.Born December 18, 1960 in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late George C. and Helen L. (Lupold) Deffenbaugh. She and her husband, George A. Edkin, celebrated 39 years of marriage on ...

Tri-Town Locals

Montgomery Locals 7.29

The last few months have been hard on a lot of people. If you or someone you love has been struggling to make ends meet, the Angel Odyssey Cupboard is open to everyone who needs it. The bright red cupboard is located on Henry Hand Drive by the fire department garage. Its shelves are filled with ...

Crime, Fire and Accidents

Charged 7.29

When Hughesville Police Chief Rodney Smith arrived at a crash scene where a pickup truck driven by Francisco Pagan slammed into the corner of a structure at 48 N. Main St. in the borough, the officer found himself dealing with an intoxicated driver and a language barrier.A native of Puerto ...

In Our Schools

Ray of Lights awards

The CTL's Ray of Lights awards was held Saturday afternoon, June 20, and was live-streamed from the building. Only those nominated were permitted to attend in person.The following nominees represented Muncy:Student Design Awards category: Amber Fry, Sacha Alvarez, Faith Mihalick -Choreography, ...

Local Features

From Boise to Muncy—Memoirs, Pt. 2

Editor's note-In the Oct. 15, 1953 issue of the Luminary, the first installment of four articles written by then 76-year-old Muncy native Paul Shoemaker recorded his early memories of Muncy. Mr. Shoemaker left Muncy around 1913, but had always maintained a close association through heavy ...