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Pennsdale farm reaches bi-centennial mark

MUNCY TOWNSHIP-“Ownbrook Farm,” currently owned by Larry Fry of Pond Road, Pennsdale, has reached Bi-Centennial status. This family tied to lands in Muncy Township recently marked its 200th year on April 18, 2021. The account of linage from Henry Ritter to the present includes numerous ...

Motherhood arrived during pandemic

MUNCY - “With some much going on in the world today, it has been quite the time to have a baby. This is definitely not what we expected to happen when deciding to have a baby but babies will be born, whether there's a pandemic or not,” said first time mother Angela Ganther.  While waiting ...

Dialogue continues regarding solar power farms

ANTHONY TOWNSHIP-A written statement  by Anthony Township Supervisors referenced a Second Class Township Code stating responsibility for the health, safety and welfare of its residents. They take this to mean to refrain from making any decisions that will adversely affect residents in a ...

Hurrah for Tuba Day

MONTGOMERY-As May 7 is designated as “International Tuba Day,” we searched and found a local who has a lifetime connection with the instrument. Trey Fox was 10years old when he began playing the tuba. His musical role has since been reversed as the one-time student is now an instructor, ...

Pap Campbell’s young anglers at ‘The Rocks’

“My Father, Carl Campbell, introduced me to fishing at a very young age. I began my fishing experience in small streams such as Laurel Run in Picture Rocks and Rock Run in Glen Mawr. Those small streams allowed me to have success at a young age with very little fishing pressure,” Steven ...

Volunteers keep century-old hall up to date

TURBOTVILLE-There will come a time when those with fond memories of times spent as students in the Turbotville Community Hall will be no more. The Hall, built in 1922 and continuously owned by the borough, has an auditorium seating of 429, a foyer and two rooms on the top floor. Over the years, ...

West Branch Bass Club holds awards banquet

“We do lots of fishing and have lots of fun,” said Montgomery native Wayne Decker, one of the fifteen members of The West Branch Bass Club initiated 36 years ago by his late father Gayle Decker. “There had been as many as 30 in the group, however, some wanted to move on to be part of the ...

Susquehanna Mills hosts outing in Pennsdale

PENNSDALE-Joshua Leidhecker has traded his construction hat for a farmer’s cap after deciding to work with local agriculturalists. The owner of Susquehanna Mills is providing an outlet for foods grown by local farmers at the mill’s epicenter in Pennsdale. From farm to processing, ...

Easter eggs glowed at The Beacon

HUGHESVILLE-An after dark Easter egg hunt at The Beacon United Methodist Church was a new slant on a much awaited annual event. Eggs of many colors were stuffed with candies and a light stick aided scavengers in finding and filling baskets. “I saw the idea last year on the internet and ...