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Worm your way into a book

(Note - For input on their start in reading and current trends, we contacted three members of the Muncy Library Board; Evelyn Derrick, William ‘Bill’ Ring and Diane Schneck). MUNCY - “Look,” was the first word I learned to read,” said Evelyn Derrick a retired English teacher from Muncy High School. Evelyn’s own elementary schooling occurred in her home town of Hughesville and as she described, “I was in Mrs. Helen Gideon’s class where the ‘look — say’ method was used instead of phonetics. Look Jane, see Spot, See Spot run, were the words accompanying the ...

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Rick Mahonski inducted into Wilkes Hall of Fame

Rick Mahonski’s brothers both wrestled, but other than having them kick his butt in the backyard of their Newberry home, he didn’t have much exposure to the sport by the time he had reached middle school. Then one day in gym class, legendary coach Hank Green was having the boys climb a ...



BARTLOW-Eleanor M. Bartlow, 81, a resident of Montgomery, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020 in the Watsontown Nursing and Rehab Center. Born Monday, March 13, 1939 at Hughesville, Lycoming County, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Scott J. and Edna J. (Miller) Umpstead. Interment in ...

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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 ...

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, ...

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