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Annual Lawn Party Canceled

MUNCY-Each June for the last 36 years, the east end of Muncy draws a crowd, beginning with a pancake breakfast, entertainment, craft booths and vendors setting up for most of the day. The mixed aromas of grilled hot dogs, burgers and hot sausages mingle with the smells of tangy fresh lemonade, ...

A century of Alice!

On Thursday, May 14, longtime Hughesville resident, Alice Mae (Confer) DeWire, will celebrate her 100th birthday.Alice grew up on the Confer family homestead in Moreland Township and moved into Hughesville proper upon her marriage to Russell "Bert" DeWire in 1938. The couple raised seven ...

Montgomery Mayor Herb Resigns

Effective May 7, Montgomery Mayor Fae Herb announced her resignation as mayor. Councilmember Shawn Coles also resigned from her council seat.Earlier in the week, Herb confirmed that Eric Winters, officer in charge of the Montgomery Police Department, had beenplaced on paid administrative leave ...

Let’s go to the Pike!

MONTGOMERY-Effective Friday, May 15, a 67-year-old beloved establishment will reopen for business, with COVID-19 guidelines firmly in place.Movie-viewers attending the Pike Drive-In Theatre in Montgomery should anticipate the payment method to also be affected by those guidelines."Cash will not ...

Lasting Legacy

MUNCY--The Poust family had no wrestling history when Earl was enticed to join Muncy's team as a freshman in 1950. The Indians needed a lightweight, and Poust fit the bill. It was a sport he never left, going on to be a three-year letter winner at Penn State before returning to Muncy where he ...

Partial Restrictions Lifted May 8

HARRISBURG-About 1.5million Pennsylvania residents will be able to freely leave their homes next week, and retail shops and other businesses will be able to reopen, as Gov. Tom Wolf on Friday lifted some pandemic restrictions on 24 largely rural counties.All of the counties moving from "red" to ...

Ringing with Gratitude

MONTGOMERY--At 7 o'clock in the evening on Sunday, May 3, bells rang out across Montgomery to thank emergency responders and medical personnel to help those with COVID-19 and to thank essential employees who have been going to work every day to keep society functioning. It was part of a ...

Luminary correspondent spotlight

Editor's note: Each year The Luminary highlights a special group of people known as "Mothers." This year, two little "birds" shared the following information involving one very special mother.Carol Sones Shetler has a humble demeanor, always pushing others into the limelight while sharing her ...

Signs of the Time

National and local news can be a downer during the Covoid-19 crisis. However, locals have come up with ideas of putting wording on signs to lift the spirits of family, community, and those passing-by. The sub-title of this article is a spin-off from the song "Home on the Range," via, 'Where ...

Picture Rocks Borough Council 4.29

Due to the coronavirus and the restrictions placed on people to maintain social distance and our efforts to maintain the health and welfare of our residents, the May monthly meeting of the Borough Council will be conducted over telephonic/computer means. To attend the meeting on Monday, May 4, ...