Diamonds, Deadlifts, and Yardsticks
- March 29, 2023
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In last week’s piece, I mentioned that versatility was a key to catching more fish. In fact, the whole point was that the more different species of fish you were willing to pursue the better your chances of hooking up — literally. I would like to continue that theme of versatility but with a different
Well, it appears that spring has finally sprung! With the warmer temperatures and intermittent rains, we should turn our attention to habitat work that will benefit all forms of wildlife. First things first. Probably the most important key to success in creating viable food plots is the gathering and analysis of soil samples. In a
This Sunday superheroes and evil villains bent of mayhem will overtake the Genetti Hotel’s ballroom for the second annual Williamsport Comic-Con. If you think comic cons, short for a comic convention, are strictly about nerdy geeks and their obsession with old comic books once sold at drug stores, think again. “If you’ve never been to
The Bookworm Sez By Terri Schlichenmeyer “An American Marriage: A Novel” by Tayari Jones c.2018, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill $26.95/higher in Canada 308 pages He did it on one knee. One knee, with a nervous grin on his face and a velvet box in his shaking hands, asking you the Question of a Lifetime.
By Tracie L. Witter – Regional Affairs Director, PPL Electric Utilities Last time we saw leaves, we were hurrying to rake them off the lawn before the fall snow arrived. But now a warmer season is here, and the trees are ready to start sprouting this summer’s cover again. It’s a nice part of every
Mike Wrench marches to the beat of a different drummer — because he IS that drummer. This 33-year old native of Nippenose Valley, and Jersey Shore High School grad has a unique passion. He uses percussion as therapy. That’s right — get to beat to get better. His program, entitled ‘Upbeat Outreach’, is designed to
Just an opinion. I’m not asking that you agree with me. Christmas, birthdays, anniversaries, special family commemoratives are all occasions holding distinctive meanings most worthy of celebration, carrying with them dire consequences should one fail to recognize them properly. But since the days of my early childhood, the day marking the start of another Major
There are many interesting and unusual ways to raise funds to benefit organizations or causes. For the third straight year, the Williamsport High School Millionaire Football Team will be conducting a mattress sale fundraiser as a way of defraying the extensive costs of a football program so that the taxpayers aren’t footing the entire bill.
As the basketball season came to a close Loyalsock softball coach Tom O’Malley knew the majority of his team would need a break before heading to the diamond to start practice. Loyalsock’s historic run through the district and a portion of the PIAA state playoffs meant six players of the 14 listed on the softball
I’ve seemingly got a double agent working inside of me — code name Sidney. Information: declassified. Risk status: medium. Flee factor: high. By the sounds of things (sheer groans), many of you are also “entertaining” a host who is annoyingly proving not to be the utmost. In fact, it’s a real pain in your side!
Though it may not seem like it, spring has officially sprung, and soon it’ll be time to switch out your cold weather gear for warm weather apparel. The change of seasons is also the perfect time to freshen up your style. You don’t have to totally reinvent your style wheel with each season, instead try
On April 27th and 28th the Uptown Music Collective will take the stage at the Community Arts Center to perform the music of the group frequently called the “The Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World,” The Rolling Stones. The performance, Gimme Shelter: A Tribute to the Rolling Stones, will feature Uptown Music Collective students bringing some
Friends of the James V. Brown Library Spring Book Sale To Be Held April 19, 20 and 21 By Lou Hunsinger Jr. If you like high quality used books for those upcoming beach trips this summer, then the Friends of the Library Book Sale this weekend will be the place for you. Book lovers, don’t
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), “this year, SAAM is celebrating its 17th anniversary with the theme ‘Embrace Your Voice’ to inform individuals on how they can use their words to promote safety, respect, and equality to stop sexual violence before it happens.” There are
Graduating high school seniors from each of the league’s 14 markets competing for over $10,000 The Class-A Short-Season New York-Penn League and its member clubs, including the Williamsport Crosscutters, are proud to announce that the league’s philanthropic arm, the NYPL Charitable Foundation, will once again award over $10,000 in scholarships this summer to deserving high
For us outdoor types, two big openers come up in April; first, the regular trout season for our part of the state opens on April 14, and then on April 28 spring gobbler season opens. Those of us who are serious about these activities don’t sit around and wait for the opening day, but rather
“A bad day of fishing is better than a good day at work.” How many times have you heard that little quote? Well, I don’t buy it; a better thought is, “A good day of fishing is better than a good day at work.” Yea, I know it’s nice to just be out there enjoying
Several luxury vacation packages and fine dining experiences are among the highlights of this year’s Eighth Biennial YWCA Chair.ity Auction to be held Friday, April 13 at Farrington Place, 416 W. Third St., to support its life-changing programs. The auction preview and cocktail hour begins at 6:00 p.m. and the live auction starts promptly at
When storms roll in, they might bring along high winds, thunder and lightning and drops in temperature. Many people ride out storms indoors, but some may find themselves suddenly caught in a storm and not know what to do. For the unprepared, the potential for injury is significant. So it’s important to routinely brush up
Susquehanna Trailways invites you to attend a Promotional Night to be held on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 to learn more about “Iceland’s Magical Northern Lights” in conjunction with Collette. Travel to the Nordic Island nation of Iceland, a country forged by fire and ice. From streaming lava fields to massive glaciers, pounding waterfalls to plunging