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  • Is Everything Really Nice if is has Pumpkin Spice?

    Is Everything Really Nice if is has Pumpkin Spice?0

    Although autumn doesn’t officially start until September 22, the unofficial end of summer is always the day after Labor Day. As the autumn weather starts to descend upon the Susquehanna Valley, it’s time to put away those flip-flops, ditch the shorts for long pants and prepare yourself for the invasion that’s on the horizon. Pumpkin

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  • Changes beyond the Series0

    The 2021 Little League Baseball World Series, best described by my radio broadcast colleague Ken Sawyer as “a Series like no other,” is now history. Baseball was played, a champion was crowned, and many memories were made by the 16 competing teams and the enthusiastic — but smaller — crowds that followed them. But, as

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  • More Changes are Coming0

    I guess it’s a sign that I’m getting older, but it seems like changes are coming more frequently than they did in the past. As an outdoorsman involved in the business of hunting and fishing for most of my life, in my early years, it seemed like rules and regulations seldom changed much, if at

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  • Williamsport Sun: July 30, 1951 – Sandlotters to Parade at Bowman Field0

    Williamsport’s baseball-might will be on display at Bowman Field, the night of August 11, when the players of all 13 leagues affiliated with the Williamsport Amateur Baseball Association will be guests of the Williamsport Tigers for the Eastern League game between the Tigers and the Hartford Chiefs. Matthew M. Freedman, president of the amateur association

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  • Slow and steady

    Slow and steady0

    “Slow and steady.” No, this is not a story about our over 50 outdoorsmen, although being slow and steady in most hunting situations probably pays off. Rather this piece is about some of our slowest and often stationary critters that we often overlook; I’m talking about turtles. One of the reasons I enjoy the outdoors

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  • New Players Joining the Roster0

    With the 2021 MLB Draft having taken place this past weekend, the Crosscutters will see an influx of new players to the roster. They are slated to include; Steven Nitch (C)- County College of Morris Ramon Bramasco (INF)- University of Washington Jerome Bohannon (LHP)-Southern University Brian Rodriguez (RHP)-Northeastern University David Stiehl (RHP)- Northeastern University Dylan

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  • To Feed or Not to Feed?0

    To feed or not to feed? Lately, it appears that the practice of feeding birds in your backyard may be a problem — at least in recent weeks. Bird feeders and birdbaths have been popular items in backyards for many years, but there may be some problems emerging over the practice. As a photographer and

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  • Logan and Junior Golf

    Logan and Junior Golf0

    Paul McGinn and I have been good friends for a very long time. We coached hoops together and called several games on WEBBWEEKLYLIVE. Paul is a good dude, and he is always around. We don’t see much of each other nowadays as we both focus more on our boys. I reached out to Paul this

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  • Let’s Get “Down to Earth”0

    I suppose a better way of saying “let’s get down to earth” might be to say, “it’s time to start thinking terrestrial.” What I mean is that even though a lot of our mayfly hatches are slowing down and coming to an end, now is the time to start turning to terrestrials or those bugs

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  • Making the Impossible Possible0

    After three years of ‘Making the Impossible Possible,’ the team at My Vision 9 Foundation is pleased to announce funding of $75,000 from the AllOne Foundation. These funds support the welfare of those most likely to “fall through the cracks” and provide a streamlined collaborative approach to access behavioral and mental health services empowering participants

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  • The Roving Sportsman… Walleyes on the Palouse0

    It all began as my friend, Walker, and I laid out plans for a spring bear hunt in the Clearwater Wilderness Area in the Idaho panhandle. We wanted to arrive in the state a few days early so we could wind down from the 35 plus hour drive from home. And we wondered what else

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  • The Lovely American Legion Post 1 Cemetery Plot at Wildwood Cemetery0

    As many of us pay our respects this Memorial Day weekend, it is interesting to note one burial plot in particular, which honors some of our war dead. On the peaceful incline of the eastern part of Wildwood Cemetery is the lovely and picturesque plot of graves owned by the Garrett Cochran American Legion Post

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  • County Hall Corner: The Butterfly Hurricane0

    Consider these three recent events; a ship trapped in the Suez Canal, a virus outbreak in a city in south-eastern China, and a small group of Reddit website users investing in a video game retailer. The first paralyzed world shipping, the second caused a global epidemic, and the third caused a massive stock market upheaval.

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  • Clinton County Speedway Opens Its 33rd Season Of Exciting Racing0

    For 33 years the Clinton County Speedway has provided the thrills and spills of the racing experience to race lovers here in northcentral Pennsylvania. Their 33rd season got off to a good start on Friday, April 23 and promises many more moments of excitement throughout the racing season that extends into October.  The speedway is

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  • Penn College Competes for National Title0

    At week’s end hundreds of graduating Penn College students will walk across the stage at the Community Arts Center and receive their well-earned diploma catapulting them into the awaiting business world. At the same time classmates and members of the Wildcats North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) championship golf team will be competing for NCAA Division

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  • Brood X Ready to Make its Presence Known

    Brood X Ready to Make its Presence Known0

    Just when people thought it may be safe to take a collective breath after the roller coaster year that was 2020, something big is on the way — and they’re planning on arriving in the billions. Brood X, also known as the Great Eastern Brood, will be emerging from the soil after many years developing

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  • The Roving Sportsman: It’s Ramp Gathering Time0

    Among birdwatchers, the robin seems to top the list as the “harbinger of spring,” while for those folks who enjoy harvesting wild edible plants, it is the ramp that best signals that spring is upon us. So, what is a ramp and just what is all the hubbub about ramps, anyway? The scientific name is

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  • Resurrection Life!: Anxious0

    John 20:19-20, “On the evening of that first day of the week (Easter morning), when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!” After he said this, he showed them his hands and side.” Evening? Have you

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  • Unsung Heroes0

    The local sports scene is still buzzing — major props to Coach CI and the Lancers. I can’t begin to tell you how excited I was. No. I wasn’t there in person, but I followed the game via Twitter. 2021 AAA State Champions. Incredible. It takes an entire VILLAGE to pull this off. Everyone played

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  • It’s a Great Day to Be Alive

    It’s a Great Day to Be Alive1

    Happy Easter; may you and your family enjoy a special day of togetherness. As the warmth of Spring renews life and raises the human spirit, so does the celebration of Easter. God’s greatest gift of his only Son and the message He brought to the human realm that ended with Jesus’ death on the cross

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  • Happy Easter!

    Happy Easter!0

    Hey y’all! I’m so excited for Easter this weekend! I have always loved putting together Easter baskets and can’t wait to put together some Easter surprises this year! But before I get too far into my Easter fun, let’s get to the good stuff! We have the winners in our First Annual Webb Weekly Easter

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  • Hallelujah! Christ Arose!

    Hallelujah! Christ Arose!0

    Up from the Grave he arose With a mighty Triumph o’er his foes He arose a Victor from his dark domain And he Lives forever with his saints to reign He arose! He arose! Hallelujah! Christ arose! *Song by Daniel Thornton* Happy Easter everyone! First and foremost, a shout out to the myth, the man,

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  • A Week Like No Other0

    This week, the week before Easter, is a week like no other. In the last week of Jesus’ life, He goes from being hailed as the conquering hero to being executed as a delusional and self-promoting king and insurrectionist. How could His fortunes have changed so drastically in just one week? Our answer begins in

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  • Passover is a Celebration of Freedom

    Passover is a Celebration of Freedom0

    Passover is a Jewish celebration that begins this year at sundown on March 27 and ends on April 4. Passover typically occurs around the same time as Christian Easter. In 2021, the holidays overlap and share April 4 as the culmination of prayer for Jews and Christians. According to the religious resource My Jewish Learning,

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  • Make Your Own Chocolate Easter bunnies

    Make Your Own Chocolate Easter bunnies0

    The Easter bunny is a tradition that has been passed down for centuries. Symbolizing fertility and wealth, the Easter bunny became a holiday standard in Germany during the 16th century. The custom of chocolate eggs came along centuries after the Easter bunny, originating in the 19th century in France and Germany. As Easter celebrations evolved,

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  • Easter Egg Hunt Continues…0

    Once again, boys and girls, you’re about to behold a sight so fuzzy, so adorable, so utterly cute, that I urge you who are easily tickled or prone to the giggles to look the other way…but if you are still here, step right up, everyone has a chance to win a prize! We are officially

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  • Grit: March 25, 1956 – Billies Reach Finals With 77-74 Victory1

    The Williamsport Billies riding along with Big Jack Molinas, the league’s most valuable player and an all-star selection, won the semi-final series in the President’s Cup play-offs of the Eastern Professional Basketball League, by downing the Sunbury Mercuries, Saturday night, 77-74. The Billies, league champions for the season, entered the finals which are expected to

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  • Spring Trends 20210

    One of the things I love about spring is switching out my cold-weather gear for warmer-weather apparel and taking stock of the upcoming season’s trends. This spring, like last spring, will be a bit different, and yes, it may seem frivolous to think about fashion or shopping, but most would agree that a bit of

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  • Finding Faith Over Fear0

    There is a wonderful lady in Montoursville, Mrs. Dora Pioli. She is 86 years young and always lets me know when it’s time to take a break from the political goings-on of our Nation. She encourages me to use the power of the pen for positivity. This to provide hope and understanding of what’s most

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  • We’re Going on an Easter Egg Hunt!0

    Boys and girls, you’re about to behold a sight so fuzzy, so adorable, so utterly cute, that I urge you who are easily tickled or prone to the giggles to look the other way…but if you are still here, step right up, everyone has a chance to win a prize! We needed to mix things

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  • Williamsport Sun: March 18, 1912 – St. Patrick’s Day Observed0

    Good St. Patrick brought the finest day of the whole of 1912 in his train when he displayed the day March 17 on the calendar yesterday, which was almost mild enough in the afternoon to call out snakes, in these parts at least. Certainly, the spring air brought out quantities of green, some of which

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  • Bluebird Nest Boxes Help Connect With Wildlife0

    It’s soon time to say goodbye to winter and hello to spring! Spring might not be “just around the corner,” but bluebirds will be scouting out nesting sites before you know it, and the Pennsylvania Game Commission can help bring them and other songbirds to your backyard. Bluebird nesting boxes built by staff at the

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  • Mardi Gras and Lent0

    I guess we can chalk up yet another thing that the global pandemic has ruined. #ThanksCOVID. Mardi Gras in New Orleans typically means dancing in the streets, standing shoulder to shoulder with strangers, and watching one parade after another roll by while slowly becoming a human bead tree. But Mardi Gras 2021 will be different.

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