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Build confidence with the ELYMCA

MUNCY - To kick off the new year, the Eastern Lycoming YMCA in Muncy Township held their 2nd annual Self Love Saturday event. According to Heather Graham Branch Executive Director, this is a an event to celebrate the self and give yourself some time. "You are a valuable and worthy person." ...

What is Tinkergarten?

MUNCY - This winter the Heritage Park in Muncy will be offering a place for young children to come and experience some well-guided, play-based learning activities, meet others and share those foundation skills that matter most for development.Tinkergarten is an early childhood education program ...

High school junior wins talent contest for Farm Show

HUGHESVILLE - On Saturday, Jan. 5, Hughesville High School junior Ashia Savage was chosen to perform the "Star Spangled Banner" at the 103rd Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg.The talented 16 year old singer posted herself singing the song on Facebook which set the stage for her musical ...

Early invention mechanized sock knitting 

WILLIAMSPORT The reality of the phrase "Necessity is the Mother of Invention" was affirmed by Joy McCracken when demonstrating a sock knitting machine during the coffee hour at the Taber Museum in Williamsport on December 13, 2018.In raising sheep on her rural Lairdsville farm, McCracken ...

First American Christmas came at age eight  

WARRIOR RUN - "Christmas may start in July at Walmart, but for me, it truly doesn't begin until after this candlelight service," said Alfred Reeves when welcoming those gathering for the 40th annual Christmas Candlelight Service at the historic Warrior Run Presbyterian Church. Reeves also ...

‘Here We Go Again’

LEWISBURG - USAgency Entertainment in Lewisburg just released a new song "Number 9 Mine" a remembrance and tribute to the 1968 West Virginia mining disaster. Owner Rick Gathman, a native of Williamsport, said he was inspired to write the song when he came across a documentary on the ...

Gold will last forever

MUNCY - Two goldsmiths were guests of honor at the Muncy Women's club on Wednesday night, November 28 when they met at the First United Methodist Church in Muncy.Rick Mahonski started his career in teaching after graduating from art school. He taught art at East Lycoming School District for 35 ...

War militia adds visual impact to WWI program

HUGHESVILLE - World War I was the main topic for the East Lycoming Historical Society's program held Monday night, November 19 at the social hall of Trinity Lutheran Church in Hughesville.Guest speaker, Jack Craft from the Endless Mountains War Memorial Museum brought some historic war weaponry ...

The American Rose finds an open door

MUNCY - A thankful gift was well received last month when a knock on the door came upon the Muncy Garden Club during their annual tea party held at the St. James Episcopal Church parish hall on S. Main Street in Muncy.On October 18 John Somits, Jr. of Muncy paid a special visit to the club with ...

Sprouting made easy

MUNCY - Although cold weather is upon us, there is still a way to produce fresh greens inside the home. This was well demonstrated when Suzie Styer from Lairdsville returned to the Muncy Public Library in mid October for a second program on harvesting foods. In the summer, she presented a ...