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South Williamsport, PA
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  • First Community Foundation Partnership “Raise the Region” Set For March 140

    One of the most important and unique fundraisers that takes place in the area each year will be taking place on March 14 when the First Community Foundation Partnership holds its “Raise the Region” fundraiser. The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) is excited to announce 314 nonprofits have registered to participate in Raise

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  • Help! I’ve Fallen Into Middle-Age and Can’t Get Up! Gray is the New Red0

    It was a simple plan. Foolproof. No one would ever find out. Best of all, it would look natural. I drove to Mill Hall, where I wouldn’t be recognized. This part of my plan was paramount. To further shield my identity, an oversized sweatshirt, an old baseball cap, and sunglasses would be my disguise. Run

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  • Thru The Years: Williamsport Sun March 4, 1937 Recommend Change in Street Name0

    Williamsport Sun March 4, 1937 Recommend Change in Street Name Compiled by Lou Hunsinger Jr. A proposal to rename Campbell Street in honor of Peter Herdic, who was instrumental in accomplishing the incorporating of Williamsport as a city 70 years ago, was recommended to City Council today. It was submitted by the City Planning Commission

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  • From Good to Better to Best0

    The county commissioners normally meet twice weekly — a work session on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 a.m. and the regular session at the same time on Thursday. The work session is designed to discuss and review agenda items that would be voted on in the regular session. Because of this, it is more informal in

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  • Biddy Ball0

    Don’t get me wrong folks. I enjoy spending a few hours in a local gym every weekend, but this has been a very hectic winter. Jensen and his extracurriculars certainly keep us busy. From baseball practices to basketball games. “Call of Duty” competitions and neighborhood Nerf Gun wars. We are always on the go, and

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  • Safety Renovations for Seniors’ Homes0

    Feeling safe and secure at home is a priority for any homeowner. But safety is of particular concern for aging men and women who are at greater risk of being involved in accidents at home than younger men and women. Harvard Health Publishing says that accidents at home are among the leading causes of injury

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  • Potential Long-Term Expenses to Account for in Retirement0

    Retirement planning involves more than just investing in a 401(k) and/or IRA. Individuals who hope to live comfortably in retirement must account for various expenses, including those associated with their health. A 2013 report from the U.S. Senate’s Commission on Long-Term Care found that each year an estimated 12 million adults in the United States

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  • More Fishermen Wanted0

    Take someone fishing. Understand, the word “fishermen” in the title is meant to include men, women, and children. Now that I’ve cleared that up, what am I talking about when I say more fishermen are wanted? For starters, it’s no secret that the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has been seeking a license fee increase

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  • The Roving Sportsman… Sooner Than You Think0

    I don’t really know anyone who likes to wait until the very last minute and then be unprepared. This is especially true of most of the turkey hunters I know. So, with less than eight weeks until the opening day of our upcoming spring gobbler season (and less than seven weeks until the Youth Spring

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  • March 11 to 17 is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week0

    Multiple Sclerosis or “MS” is a crippling disease that is currently being fought on many fronts. The week of March 11 to 17 is “MS Awareness Week.” The Mayo Clinic website describes MS this way, “Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a potentially disabling disease of the brain and spinal cord (central nervous system). In MS, the

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  • PPL and the People of Puerto Rico

    PPL and the People of Puerto Rico0

    By Tracie Witter, PPL Regional Affairs Director Everything I thought about the quality of the workforce at PPL Electric Utilities was reinforced when I was in Puerto Rico a few weeks ago. Our team is committed, talented, and caring. Thirty-seven linemen and support workers left their families and spent 30 straight days working long hours

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  • Family Takes the Day as Brothers and Sisters Both Reach the Next Level After Successful District 4 Meet0

    Records, medals, and a lot of cheering were the highlights of the District 4 Swimming Championships at Williamsport. Swimming is a different kind of sport to follow. It’s one where swimmers represent schools just like every high school sport, but where the difference starts is in the offseason when most team up with their local

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  • A Special Moment

    A Special Moment0

    Generally speaking, the sports world is not a homogeneous spheroid. As the recently concluded Winter Olympic Games clearly demonstrated, some sports that excite a particular region of the globe are looked upon by others with a bit of curiosity or indifference. While the world of sports may differ, those who indulge in the same at

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  • Brain-Healthy Habits to Embrace0

    Cognitive decline is a condition that is often associated with aging, but even middle-aged people can experience memory loss or cognition issues. The Alzheimer’s Association says that more than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. By 2050, that number could rise to as high as 16 million people. More than

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  • Jersey Shore Elementary Students Have “WONDERFUL” Skype Experience0

    One of the most highly acclaimed and popular films of 2017 was “Wonder,” that starred, Julia Roberts and several very talented and gifted child actors. The film is based on a New York Times bestselling book about a fifth-grade boy who suffers from a rare medical facial deformity condition called, Mandibulofacial Dysostosis. The main character,

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  • The Bookworm Sez: “Robicheaux” by James Lee Burke

    The Bookworm Sez: “Robicheaux” by James Lee Burke0

    “Robicheaux” by James Lee Burke c.2018, Simon & Schuster $27.99 / $36.99 Canada 449 pages You don’t want to talk about it. You’ve been through rough times, had a few problems, but that’s all in the past. Today’s a new day, a new beginning and besides, as in the new book “Robicheaux” by James Lee

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  • Enjoying Penns Woods Traditions0

    Well, it’s great to see the month of March just on the horizon. Before you know it everybody will be migrating back outside. The baseball, softball, and soccer fields will come to life. Everybody will resume those warm weather activities we love in the West Branch Valley. We’re only a few days away from the

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  • Made It!0

    OK guys! This is it, the end of February. That means we are a mere 20 days from spring! It’s amazing how January seemingly took five years to get through, but February was gone in a week. With what will hopefully be warmer weather and plentiful sunshine on the horizon, it’s time to start making

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  • The Roving Sportsman: Bat Facts0

    I recall very well the four homes where I lived with my parents and two siblings as I grew up in Lycoming County from the late 1940’s up through the early ‘60s. Initially, we stayed in the upstairs level of my Grandparents’ home “up the ‘Sock”, just north on Route 87 beyond Snyder’s farm. Our

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  • Through The Years: February 27, 1950: Jackson School Destroyed by Morning Fire0

    Williamsport Sun February 27, 1950 Jackson School Destroyed by Morning Fire Damages $100,000 From Flames Which Ate Out Interior of Building   Compiled by Lou Hunsinger Jr.   A $100,000 fire of undetermined origin destroyed the 57-year old Andrew Jackson Elementary School at 2216 Linn Street early today as firemen from eight companies battled the

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