In a World Divided, We Need a Nation United
- March 22, 2023
One of my favorite exercises at the end of the year is to review all my columns throughout the year. I began writing LION (Leaders In Our Neighborhood) features in April of 2014, and I am always surprised how each year seems to have a certain theme. In 2018, it was good people passing away.
Is there any other holiday that has so many traditions associated with it? Everything from Christmas caroling to baking cookies to candlelight services to Candy Cane Lane, the activities surrounding Christmas and New Years are almost endless. There are personal traditions, like Scott Metzger, the new Lycoming County Commissioner who for the past 39 years
How do most folks in Lycoming County get information about their region? The local daily newspaper has been suffering a shrinking readership and subscriptions for some time now. Newspaper circulars in restaurants and grocery stores have some local items, generally revolved around school activities, sporting events, or award presentations. Webb Weekly has a unique niche
When the Allenwood Federal Corrections Complex opened in 1993, there were some concerned citizens that lived nearby. One of these was a feisty mother of seven, named Liz Steward, who lived about a mile away from the new facility. She had spent years in the 1970s and 80s wrestling with Lycoming County over their efforts