Diamonds, Deadlifts, and Yardsticks
- March 29, 2023
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Most athletes in high school aspire to reach the next level of competition but making that adjustment can be difficult. The game’s pace picks up, and the players seem to get bigger. Despite the challenges, it’s rewarding as an education is likely to come along with the new challenges. As a player at Lewisburg Akilah
Even in a world where just about anything is a few clicks away, finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list can still be a difficult task. One trick to winning the holidays is bringing back the basics by choosing presents you know your loved ones need and can actually use. Consider these crowd-pleasing
A chance to vote on beautifully decorated Christmas trees and the opportunity to help support the Salvation Army will again happen when the 16th Annual Salvation Army Festival of Trees is held at the Lycoming Mall on Friday, December 7, beginning at 7 p.m. This annual event is sponsored by the Lycoming Mall, Backyard Broadcasting
You’ve spent the last nine months readying for your new bundle of joy, but is your home ready, too? As baby grows, so does his or her curiosity and ability to explore—and with the holidays fast approaching, even more people and hazards are afoot. Make sure your home is ready for a safe holiday celebration
Winter is upon us and, while you may have a handle on your skin care, protecting your hair in colder months can be a bit more complicated. As colder air draws moisture from the scalp and follicles, it can leave hair dry and more susceptible to damage like breakage, frizz, and split ends. You may
I know, there are a lot of people who don’t want to hear about the lakes freezing over because that means bitter cold days, snow that needs to be shoveled, windshields that need to be cleaned, and a whole lot more that comes with winter. To the “walk-on-water crowd” however, the freezing temperatures mean it
On Saturday, December 8th, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Uptown Music Collective will be holding an Open House at the school’s facility located at 144 West Third Street in Downtown Williamsport. The facility features 8 private lesson suites, 2 classrooms, 2 ensemble rooms, a computer lab, a recording studio, video studio, and more.
Festive decorations, twinkling lights, the smell of freshly baked cookies, and crowded shopping malls with shoppers scurrying about with packages, these signal the approach of the Holiday Season. During this special time of year, countless individuals will purchase every kind of toy imaginable, from stuffed animals to remote control cars and video games. The United
Speedy fighter planes and the gigantic B-36 bomber sped through Williamsport skies Thursday as Air Power Day was observed. Work, business and traffic stopped all over the area to watch the air display. Fire whistles and sirens heralded the arrival of the aircraft as residents throughout the city and the area looked skyward for glimpses
The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation (WASDEF) announced it recently awarded $24,009 in grants to support six programs and initiatives across the district. Those awarded were among the foundation’s first round of grants this school year with the potential to impact thousands of students this year and beyond. Three programs were funded through the
The historic Repasz Band will present its 2018 Holiday Concert on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. at the Community Arts Center, 220 West Fourth Street, Williamsport. As always, the Repasz Band seeks to channel many of the various spirits of the winter holidays through an exciting variety of repertoire. This concert includes music
Skiing and snowboarding remain very popular among athletes and outdoor enthusiasts who refuse to be relegated to the couch upon the arrival of winter weather. For the millions of men, women and children who can’t wait to hit the slopes each winter, the thrill of racing down snow-covered mountainsides is a feeling unlike any other.
Have you ever noticed that people do awful things to each other? Silly question, right? We’ve all been on the receiving end of rude and hurtful behavior. And if we care to admit it, we’ve also dished out our fair share, even if unintentionally. We live in a tough world and trespasses happen all the
Let’s say that you are one of the lucky hunters who have tagged a bear, or perhaps tagged a buck and/or doe and is now finished trying to obtain wild game for the freezer and dinner table. The bear skin is at the taxidermist to become a rug and your buck’s antlers are being prepared
Even in death, Gerry Ayers marched to the beat of his own drum. Or maybe a better way to say it is that he drove to the sound of his own music. He was truly one of the good guys that just had a little different approach to life than most, or maybe I should
More than ten years. Over 300 columns. Gerry Ayers was one of Webb Weekly’s most dedicated columnists. His columns were smart, funny and well written. He will be missed. Missed by the Webb staff. Missed by the folks at the Country Club. Missed by those at Fairfield. Missed by everyone he played tennis with or
The YWCA Northcentral PA recognizes the month of November as Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Month. As the only long-term shelter for homeless women and women with children, our goal is to make the community more informed about how homelessness plagues many individuals in Lycoming County. Liberty House is a permanent supportive housing program for women
There are three reasons that the general public attends public municipal meetings — to engage, enrage, and enjoy. The Lycoming County Board of Commissioners meets twice weekly with occasional exceptions due to holidays or training events. The Tuesday meeting is a “work session,” meaning that the commissioners review the items that will be voted on
On this past Monday, more than a million hunters hit Penn’s woods in pursuit of whitetail deer. Schools closed for the day throughout the Commonwealth since a great percentage of students, teachers and staff would, no doubt, have been absent for the day with some variation of “buck fever” or “one-day deer flu”! Being a
The statewide archery season and the statewide firearms season for bears in Pennsylvania is now over however we still have the extended season for several days in late November that varies according to the wildlife management unit being hunted. With around 20,000 bears now roaming Pennsylvania’s woodlands your chances of success are pretty reasonable. While