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Fall Festival marks fifth year in Montgomery

MONTGOMERY - The Montgomery Volunteer Fire Company held their Annual Fall Festival and Pumpkin Roll on Saturday, October 2. This tradition debuted in 2016 and is a popular one that a lot of Montgomery residents really look forward to. The Fall Festival was held at the carnival grounds and ...

Realizing half a dream now

MONTGOMERY - Bert and Dori Staman came up with a solution to temporarily satisfy their wanderlust for camping. “We love to travel around the country in our RV, but as we’re not yet retired could not afford to do so full time,” Bert said. Thirteen years ago, Bert formerly of Montgomery ...

Artist captures likeness of church during Heritage Days

TURBOTVILLE - “I’ve been attending Heritage Days since I was a boy of eight years old,” said Jeff Myers of Hughesville. Throughout the years, Jeff had come with his father, Steve Myers, who demonstrates tin smithing and shares information on flintlock rifles. “I’ve tried ...

Local writers enjoy poetry workshop

HUGHESVILLE - Writing can be a lonely business. There are times when help might be welcomed. And there are times when the writer is ready to crumble the work and aim for the wastebasket--just like in the movies. That’s when it’s great to be part of a workshop, as for those in The Second ...

Park bears name of late area native

HUNTERSVILLE - The name of the late Raymond Burrows Winter, a Huntersville area native, was given to a State Park in Hartley Township, Union County, Pa. Formerly known as Half-Way Dam State Park, the site 17 miles west of Lewisburg by way of Route 192, is currently known as R. B. Winter State ...

Montgomery Homecoming celebrates traditions old and new

Montgomery Area High School had their Homecoming Game on Friday, September 17. Montgomery students, alumni, and residents came to enjoy the traditional Homecoming game and ceremony. During the ceremony the candidates were escorted onto the edge of the field and walked through a red and ...

Montgomery holds Alumni Cheer event

Montgomery had their First annual Alumni Cheer event at Homecoming on Friday, September 24. Cheer coach Sierra Aichner said that seventeen alumni came back to cheer with the current varsity team.  Not only did they cheer, but they participated in newer dance routines as the marching band ...

‘Shall we dance’

MUNCY -  Longtime Square Dance enthusiasts Linda and Gerald Gordner, and Linda and Rudy Moyer, all of Muncy, are members of the Country Twirlers Square Dance Club. Recently, we caught up with the couples dancing in the pavilion at Jelly Stone Park, Milton. Muncy residents for 47 years, ...

Veterans recognized during evening of entertainment

MONTGOMERY - On Saturday evening, Sept. 4, more than 200 were in attendance along the Susquehanna at Montgomery Park where the evening air was filled with music by the McNett Country Band. Picking and singing on the stage were Tim McNett, Opal and Carl Schlappi of Huntersville, and a drummer ...