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Anchored to Cope with Today’s Challenges

By CAROL SONES SHETLER HUNTERSVILLE - When Margie Plotts set her sights on becoming a counselor, she was not a wide-eyed teenager but a seasoned individual with many life experiences behind her. After graduating from South Williamsport High School then Bloomsburg University in 1962, she taught ...

Without music life would B

NOTE - The Luminary plans a bi-weekly series noting local music teachers and their students. With so many technical apparatuses replacing musicians, kudos to instructors who strive to continue the art of making their own kind of music. HUGHESVILLE - Jacob Buck, son of Jennifer and Rodney Buck ...

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 ...

Fire warden watches over local area

PENNSDALE - Togetherness in volunteering keeps this Muncy couple on the move. In 1992, Randy and Michelle McCauley came to Muncy where the family has embedded themselves in the community. Randy joined the local fire company as a teenager in his native Blossburg. He has since accumulated 38 ...

Memories recalled from the 9/11 terrorist attack

September 11, 2001, a day all will recall hearing the news of aerial assaults on the United States. Planes, high-jacked by terrorists, crashed in the Twin Towers at the World Trade Center in New York City; the Pentagon at the nation’s capital; and a forced downing near Pittsburgh in western ...

Hughesville sailor sets record

HUGHESVILLE- Matthew Heinrich, a 24-year-old U.S. Navy Sailor from Hughesville, set a record while stationed on the USS San Jacinto, a guided-missile cruiser.Because of the ongoing global pandemic, the USS San Jacinto surpassed 160 days at sea without porting once.It is the first Navy ship to ...

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 ...

DUI arrests 7.29

The following is a list of of DUI arrests made recently by area police:It was the second DUI arrest for Andrew Taylor when he wasfound sleeping behind the wheel of his 2017 Dodge Ram pickup truck-with the engine running-at West Edwin and Market streets in the city about 2:10 a.m. on Feb. 7, ...

Police blotter 7.29

The following complaints were handled by police agencies in LycomingCounty, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center:Thursday, July 91:07 a.m., theft, 100 block of Dugan Road, Muncy Creek Township.2:46 p.m., disturbance, 1000 block of Route 405, Wolf Township.9:31 p.m., missing ...

Sentenced 7.29

Recently sentenced in Lycoming County for various crimes are the following individuals:Sentenced to state prison: Lenard N. Dubose, 33, of 23 N. Main St., Apartment No. 3, Muncy; 18 to 42 months and a drug and alcohol assessment for delivery of a controlled substance.Sentenced to county prison: ...