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Luminary brings on new leader

HUGHESVILLE - The leadership of the Muncy Luminary is changing with the retirement of Barbara Barrett as its editor.Cindy Knier, who had served as editor from 2005 to 2009, has been named as her replacement.Barrett, who has a degree in education and journalism and comes from a publishing ...

Annual quilt show reveals symbolic patriotism of colonial life

MUNCY - The Muncy Historical Society continues to capture a piece of history and share it within its community. A perfect example was the 15th annual quilt show held on July 19 and 20. The two day event highlighted an exhibit that was part of a couple's collection who have acquired some very ...

Muncy resident shares strategies for Disney World

MUNCY - All budgets can work to organize a trip to Disney World according to Muncy resident, Kate Frey who has been taking her family to the theme park every year for the past ten years.With proper planning and some tricks of the trade, Frey is always available to share her travel tips and ways ...

Life not so good during Civil War

MUNCY - July 4th is a celebration of freedom. Hughesville resident, Helen Grosso, certainly brought this fact to the attention of many seniors during her presentation at the Meck Senior Center last month when she spoke on the hardships the soldiers and citizens endured during the Civil ...

How far is far for fish?         

LAIRDSVILLE This is not your usual fish story and as there were several witnesses, every word is true. We often hear of die-hard fishermen who own a boat, the latest tackle and even 'fish finders.' They travel to Canada, Florida, or nearby lakes to catch the big one. This account however, is ...

Moreland the Magician visits Muncy

MUNCY - The area libraries were able to blast off with a sizzling summer season. Commander David Moreland started with a universe of tricks in his high energy show that lasted close to an hour. He spoke of books and how much he loves summer and his space travel mission.Moreland used magic and ...

Elvis escorts pastor into retirement

CLARKSTOWN - At the conclusion of the benediction, sanctuary doors at the Clarkstown United Methodist Church swung open to reveal that Elvis had entered the building. The entertainer of yesteryear walked to the platform, took Pastor Connie Waugh's arm in his and proceeded down the aisle leading ...

Age well with UPMC senior lifestyle programs

MUNCY - National Senior Health and Fitness Day was celebrated here in Muncy on Wednesday, May 27 at the Lycoming Mall. Several seniors over age 65 were able to take advantage of many screenings and health plans.All attendees were eligible for a free drawing and many of the resource vendors were ...

Montgomery student holds post as Dairy Maid

ALLENWOOD - Fifteen-year-old Katelyn Taylor of Allenwood has been named as this year's Lycoming County Dairy Maid. She is the daughter of Brett and Laura Taylor.The program is part of Lycoming County Dairy Promotion, which operates under Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion. Taylor was selected for ...

Micro-gardening made simple with small spaces

MUNCY - Master Gardener Mike Flanagan learned how to grow his own food with very little space and shared numerous ideas for doing so during a presentation last month at the Muncy Public Library. Providing wholesome food does not require a 40 acre homestead, a massive tractor and a life of ...