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  • Coat Trends0

    Winter is by far not my favorite season; adults don’t get snow days, and the older I get, the more I feel those Arctic winds in my bones. The silver lining to this less-than-ideal time of year is all of the outwear trends from which to choose to complete your look! As we switch from

  • Giving Thanks and Just Plain Giving0

    While the actual Thanksgiving Day has just passed, that single day to many signals not just a day but a season of being thankful, sharing time with family and friends and celebrating all of the good things in our lives. Thanksgiving Day marks the beginning of the holiday season that runs through to Christmas and

  • Six Holiday Gifts for Teens and Young Adults They’ll Actually Like

    Six Holiday Gifts for Teens and Young Adults They’ll Actually Like0

    One of the best parts of the holidays is being together with those you love, and for many families that time together involves the exchanging of gifts among loved ones young and old. Finding the right gift for everyone can be a challenge, especially if teenagers and young adults are on your shopping list. It

  • Lycoming Fall Golf0

    Yes. I am back at Lycoming as the Head Golf Coach. This is my second stint with the Warriors after a five-year hiatus. I was with the team from 2001 to 2016. I got out of the business and stepped away because of a midlife crisis. I retired from hoops two years ago. It left

  • Clark & the Hawkeyes0

    It was a bit early for Halloween, but as I flicked by the channels, remote in hand, I thought my eyes must have been deceiving me. Amid a Sunday full of NFL football, soccer, motor cross, drag racing, tennis, cornhole, pickle ball, and even a rodeo available on the TV screen, the Big Ten channel


    I struggle when it comes to difficult questions. Sometimes, it is better not to ask. I continue to support and think of Coach Tom Gravish and his Jersey Shore Bulldogs. They have handled every curveball with class. It is hard to even comprehend. Words cannot describe how proud I am of this 2023 squad. I

  • More Frightening than a Ghost Story0

    I think editor Steph made a great choice for our annual Halloween contest. This year, the kids will be Guessing Ghosts. She has all the details and information on the next page. My favorite part of the kids showing off their counting skills is when the winners come in to pick up the prizes. I

  • 74th Flaming Foliage Festival in Renovo To Take Place This Weekend October 13, 14 and 150

    It is that time of year again. The time in which one of the most anticipated events that takes place in this area, particularly the Endless Mountains area, happens. It celebrates the beauty of the autumn canopy of leaves that appear throughout the region and locally and throughout the rest of the state as well

  • Hunting, Fishing and Lovin’ Everyday

    Hunting, Fishing and Lovin’ Everyday0

    There’s no better time of year to get out and about and enjoy all the outdoors have to offer in our little neck of Penn’s Woods. And yes, my title is from Luke Bryan’s hit song. The lyric pretty much sums up how so many of us feel and only wish we had more time

  • Pennsylvania Fall Hunting Opportunities0

    The ever-shortening days and the cooler temperatures are clear indicators that we have finally entered the fall season. With that come the various hunting opportunities within our state. Sure, many hunters daydream about hearing a bull elk bugle across a mountain meadow in the Rocky Mountains or pursuing big game in the great state of

  • The Facts About Insulation and Home Efficiency

    The Facts About Insulation and Home Efficiency0

    Insulation can go a long way toward making a home more comfortable. Insulation reduces the transfer of heat from indoors and outdoors so homes stay more comfortable in both the winter and summer. Insulation also can block exterior noise. A properly insulated home is a must, particularly in the wake of rising energy costs. Insulation

  • The Most Likely Spots Where Mold Will Grow in a Home

    The Most Likely Spots Where Mold Will Grow in a Home0

    Mold is a type of fungi that is found both indoors and outdoors. When mold grows inside, the health of people who spend time in the home or business where it grows can be in jeopardy. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, moldy environments may cause stuffy nose, wheezing, red or itchy

  • Never Forget0

    “Even the smallest act of service, the simplest act of kindness, is a way to honor those we lost, a way to reclaim that spirit of unity that followed 9/11.” – President Barack Obama Monday will mark the 22nd anniversary of the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks on the US. After you enjoy your weekend with friends,

  • Tinted Sunscreen0

    School may have started, but summer is not over just yet. Weather-wise, we can be looking at high temps, bright sunshine, and humid days well into October. So, while you may be ready to bust out your autumnal beauty routine, we still have several weeks to eke out the last of our summertime cosmetics. The

  • Horoscopes0

    ARIES – Mar 21–Apr 20 Get outside and enjoy as much fresh air and exercise as possible this week, Aries. A weekly outdoors excursion can recharge the batteries and provide some time to reflect. TAURUS – Apr 21–May 21 Taurus, it’s not possible to have everyone like you all of the time. Emotionally it can

  • Simple Strategies to Protect Kids’ Vision Over the Long Haul0

    • August 23, 2023

    Parents recognize there’s no aspect of kids’ health that can be taken for granted. Common colds can appear overnight, and injuries on the playground can occur in the blink of an eye. Such issues may be hard to see coming, but the risk for colds, playground injuries and other health-related conditions, including childhood vision problems,

  • The Roving Sportsman… Recent Tick Information Updates0

    With the peak of the tick season about to be upon us, it is important to learn all you can about ticks in Pennsylvania and why it is so critical to be aware of the dangers they can present. Within the borders of Pennsylvania, most folks know about the “deer tick,” but actually, there are

  • The College Bookbag0

    I recently retired the bookbag I’ve been using since 2016. She was a good one, but all of her zippers finally busted, and now I’m in search of a new daily bag that can hold my laptop, lunch, makeup pouch, umbrella, water bottle, books, notebook, and all of the various sundries I’ve been carrying around

  • The Roving Sportsman… Take Tick Awareness Seriously!0

    For anyone about to spend an increasing amount of time in the out of doors in the upcoming months, it is only a matter of time until you come in contact with ticks. Whether you are fishing at your favorite mountain stream, preseason scouting for this coming fall, or working on food plots according to

  • LH Jams Festival 20230

    It’s that time again, the LH Jams Festival is back in Lock Haven! “We are busy pulling together a great schedule of vendors, artists, and musicians for the 8th annual LH JAMS summer festival!” said Steve Getz, LH JAMS Director and CCAC Board President. “Last year’s festival set attendance records along with our expanded schedule

  • UPMC Eye Doctor: Shield Your Eyes This Summer0

    How many times have you been told to not look directly at the sun? While this age-old advice should be common sense, the following eye information and protection tips may be new and helpful to you in time for summer. Common Eye Problems Caused by Warmer Weather One of the most common eye problems during

  • Five Tips for Keeping Pets Pest-Free

    Five Tips for Keeping Pets Pest-Free0

    Naturally curious, many pets sniff and explore other animals and objects, unaware they may expose themselves to potentially harmful parasites and conditions. According to the Companion Animal Parasite Council, 1 in 100 dogs tested positive for heartworm in 2022, and more than 1 in 4 indoor cats were positive for heartworm infection. External parasites –

  • The Roving Sportsman… The Future of Hunting in Pennsylvania0

    For several years now, Pennsylvania hunters have been able to mentor youths while hunting for several species of game birds and animals. Pennsylvania was the first state to adopt a Mentored Youth Hunting Program, and the program has enjoyed a growing success as adults take young hunters under their wing and spend valuable time outdoors

  • Stay Hydrated0

    It has been what can only be described as disrespectfully hot outside. And you know what? Normally I don’t mind, but the humidity being at 1,053% is making it unbearable (and not doing my curly hair any favors). Since it’s eleventy billion degrees, but also in prime time for outside summer fun, it’s important that

  • 152nd Lycoming County Fair Takes Place July 12-July 220

    For more than 150 years, the Lycoming County Fair has been provided a fun event for people of Lycoming County and nearby areas. It has — and continues — to feature various types of entertainment, and highlights through displays, the agricultural bounty of this county. This always highly anticipated event is at hand again and

  • The Roving Sportsman… Looking for New Hunting Locations?0

    Sometimes it seems like the only thing that is constant is change. It sounds a bit contradictory but think about it. We graduate from school and leave home, get a job, then change jobs. We move to new areas and sometimes even move to a different state. Meanwhile, all around us, new businesses crop up,

  • Five Tips to Make Summer Entertaining a Breeze0

    Summertime is all about gathering together and having fun outdoors. The warm sunny days and long, balmy evenings make it easier than ever to enjoy spending quality time with your friends and family. To ensure an easy and nutritious get-together this season, Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist Dawn Jackson Blatner shares some of her tips to

  • Three Tips for Creating a Summer of Unplugged Fun

    Three Tips for Creating a Summer of Unplugged Fun0

    Between school, work and entertainment, there are times when screens can seem like a pervasive part of modern life. For all the positive aspects of technology, there can also be a desire for children to have stretches of unplugged learning and participate in educational activities that do not require a screen. Why Unplugged Learning Matters

  • Air Conditioning Maintenance Tips

    Air Conditioning Maintenance Tips0

    There is no denying the relief cool air provides when the temperatures outdoors are particularly steamy. In fact, having a place to cool off is a necessity for those who have succumbed to heat exhaustion or have difficulty regulating their body temperatures. Even though air conditioning can provide relief, some people are reluctant to turn

  • The Valley, River and Mountains

    The Valley, River and Mountains0

    This week we are preparing for ten glorious days on the river over the fourth of July. It’s always such a fun two weekends. Fireworks going off, boats all over the river, and everyone enjoying the outdoors. In the mornings, I’ll go lay in our hammock along the riverbank or sit on our swing off

  • UPMC Pediatrician: Keeping Kids Active This Summer0

    What are your children doing this summer? Taking time off from school is fun and often highly anticipated, but it’s important that they stay productively engaged during this down time. Keeping them mentally and physically strong will help benefit them in the long run, especially when it’s time to return to school in August. Physical

  • The Roving Sportsman… Respect Mother Nature!0

    The springtime birth of this year’s crop of young birds and animals is still going on. For the next few weeks, the tail end of the process will continue, offering us the chance to observe the antics of the newborns. While whitetail does have been dropping their fawns for several weeks now, there will still

  • The Roving Sportsman… New Beginnings0

    It happens every spring, without fail. It has been happening for several weeks now, and if you are fortunate, you may witness this phenomenon over the next few weeks as well. It is Mother Nature’s replenishing of the species — the birth of birds and mammals throughout our fields and forests. If you have been


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