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Easter Lilies donated to area healthcare facilities

WASHINGTONVILLE - "Our greenhouses are full of color with few orders going out due to the coronavirus outbreak," said Nikki Burrows of Muncy, General Manager at Kurt Weiss Greenhouses (formerly Bryfogles) near Washingtonville.What to do with some of the 30,000 traditional Easter lilies whose ...

Alumni Banquet Canceled

MUNCY--Coronavirus not only altered the academic school year for students in the district, but the ripple effect has stretched to squash a tradition many alumni anticipate every year--the alumni banquet.Last week, committee members of the Muncy Alumni Association remotely convened using Zoom, ...

From bids to bytes

MUNCY-An auctioneering company's annual consignment sale, originally scheduled each March, is set to continue this Saturday, April 18. Just don't plan on being there in person.Billed as the largest consignment auction in the northeast, Fraley's yearly sale manages to draw thousands to 1515 ...

$1 million fund established to help local businesses

Businesses throughout Northcentral Pennsylvania can now apply for a grant to help them recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.Ogden Newspapers Inc., the parent company of the Luminary, East Lycoming Shopper, Lock Haven Express and the Williamsport Sun-Gazette, has established a $1 ...

Hughesville borough council minutes

Hughesville Borough Council held their meeting Monday, March 30, remotely using Webex. Council members in attendance were Jerry Daugherty, Todd McCowan, Walt Reed, Rick Smith, Andy Mook, Dan Cale and Brenda Smith.Public works will place caution tape around playground equipment to deter people ...

Remotely working from home

Like many households throughout the nation, online education has become a part of the daily routine for students and teachers. For the Fry guys, working from home has become the current situation. Jacob, currently employed by Currier Plastics in Auburn, NY, continues working remotely for the ...

Remotely working from home

Like many households throughout the nation, online education has become a part of the daily routine for students and teachers. For the Fry guys, working from home has become the current situation. Jacob, currently employed by Currier Plastics in Auburn, NY, continues working remotely for the ...

Business sews masks for area healthcare facilities

MUNCY--A local business is helping to supply area health-care workers with masks, following Governor Tom Wolf's statewide stay-at-home order, in conjunction with requesting all Commonwealth residents to wear a mask any time they leave their living spaces.Keystone Advertising Specialties, 1625 ...

Luminary Subscribers Staying in Place

We randomly telephoned several Luminary subscribers asking how they are coping with the extra time on their hands due to the Covid 19 "Stay at Home" mandate. Our question included the following: How are you spending your time? What is one of the first things you'll do when the mandate is ...