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The Lycoming County Fair and surrounding community in 1870

The beginnings of what is now the Lycoming County Fair, was chronicled by guest speaker David Richards at the fair grounds on July 17, 2021. The Picture Rocks native and historian was introduced by fair president, Rocky Reed, a former high school classmate. Snippets taken from local newspapers listed happenings in 1870 when the speaker said, “The Muncy Valley Farmer’s Club of Hughesville organized in August 1868 with 10 members, the forerunner of the fair.” Serving as president and secretary unto 1873, were Dr. George Hill and Daniel Steck, respectively. The first exhibition ...

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MICHAEL-Verna L. Michael, 96, a longtime resident of Muncy, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2021, at Embassy of Loyalsock. Born March 24, 1925, in Pennsdale, she was the last surviving child of the late Charles and Grace (Harman) Fry. Graveside services held at the Old Immanuel Lutheran Church ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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