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Throughout this pandemic, much focus has been on supporting the needs of children. Businesses are offering free lunches to school students, and that's very generous, but it begs the question: what about the senior citizens? Are you aware that 83 percent of low-income, food-insecure seniors are ...

Montgomery Locals 4.15

The Montgomery Area Public Library is closed until further notice due to the mandatory shut down; however, Library Director Nicole Loffredo is using technology to reach out and provide digital resources to keep everyone happy and entertained until the library is open again.The library's web ...

Muncy and Hughesville area locals 4.8

Announcement was made of the cancellation of the annual Billtown Blues Festival, held at the Lycoming County Fairgrounds in Hughesville. This would have been the festival's 31st year. The event was rescheduled to an undetermined date in June 2021.Also canceled is the annual spring concert ...

Montgomery Locals 4.8.2020

There's no denying that we're living in challenging times right now as the number of new cases of COVID-19 continue to rise. As people make the best of a bad situation by staying home and taking care of themselves and their families, an unsung hero in downtown Montgomery is doing her best to ...

Montgomery Locals 4.1.2020

The COVID-19 situation continues to govern our daily lives. The safety of ourselves, our families, and our community depends on each of us doing our part to make sure that we stay healthy against this highly contagious virus. Please stay safe and well! The sooner we can get this virus ...

Muncy and Hughesville Locals 4.1.2020

What impact has our area experienced regarding the coronavirus?The income tax filing date has been pushed back from April 15, to July 15, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said. All taxpayers and businesses will have this additional time to file and make payments without interest or penalties. ...

Muncy Locals 3.25.2020

Before Spring officially "sprung" last week, full crocus beds, daffodils, forsythia and other early-season flowers are brightening landscapes. Their presence begs for our attention, so make it a point to get outside (while remaining six feet apart from others, darn you, COVID-19!).Social ...

Montgomery Locals 3.25.2020

Many businesses, offices, churches, and all K-12 schools and libraries across Pennsylvania have been mandated to close temporarily in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. Restaurants are offering carry-out or delivery options as dine-in service isn't allowed right now. Due to the closures, ...

Montgomery Locals 3.18.2020

You may notice that the events section of my column is relatively light this week. That's due to the many precautions that are being taken in response to the Coronavirus. In an attempt to keep the illness from spreading, many gatherings and events in public places are being canceled.As of my ...

Muncy Locals 2.26

Due to the sudden and quickly-changing events caused by COVID-19, many events that were previously scheduled have either been canceled or postponed. Because we are a weekly newspaper that publishes on Wednesdays, keeping our readers "in-the-know" remains a challenge, but we will do our best in ...