Shamrocks, Hoops and Home Improvement
- March 15, 2023
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According to the American Red Cross, National Blood Donor Month, which has taken place each January since 1970, is such an important observance. Winter is “one of the most difficult times of year to collect enough blood products to meet patient needs.” Busy schedules, bad weather, getting dark early, and COVID concerns are all keeping
1980s rock bands that were known as “Hair Bands” such as Van Halen, Mötley Crüe, Guns and Roses and Poison, just to name a few, will be saluted by the Uptown Music Collective in a fundraising concert to be presented at the Community Arts Center on Saturday, January 29, 2022, beginning at 7:30 p.m. This
Pennsylvania College of Technology’s brewing and fermentation science instructor, Timothy L. Yarrington, will share his expertise in a free Penn State Extension webinar, set for 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19. Coordinated by Penn State Berks, the talk, titled “Managing Bitterness When Pursuing Significant Hop Flavor and Aroma in the Brew House,” has already
Has anyone else started binge cleaning or organizing this month? What is it about January that makes you want to deep clean everything? Winter is a good time to tackle inside jobs because, let’s face it, when the weather starts getting nicer, no one wants to be inside cleaning out that junk drawer or closet.
EXISTING TREES: We have recently discussed doing a survey that identifies the trees currently on your property that provide feed for wildlife, such as oaks, beech, black cherry, walnut, butternut, hickory, and old apple trees. Also, note the existence and location of evergreens that provide cover for wildlife. Use this data to help plan where
When Sidney Poitier died on Jan. 6 at the age of 94, he left behind a body of work as weighty, beloved, and ground-breaking as any other actor you can name. Author, director, diplomat, and star of more than 50 films, Poitier was the first black man to kiss a white woman on screen, the
For the hunting and fishing enthusiasts, we’ve hit that brief period of the year where most of our hunting is about over; it’s too cold to wade a local stream with the fly rod, and it’s just now getting cold enough to make ice for the hard-water gang. Yes, we can still hunt deer with
That makes no sense! And yet, there it is: a fact that seems kind of silly but it’s a hundred percent all true. Those kinds of things-to-know are also a hundred percent fun, especially when you’re the smarty-pants who gets to tell them. Trivia, tidbits, word-play, whatever you call it, these great books are calling
Open for Students in Grades 7-12 The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., is sharing that the Days of Remembrance essay contest is now open for students in grades 7-12. Applicants must live in Pennsylvania in Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, or Union County. Students related to anyone affiliated with the essay contest
“I am not a role model.” Spoken 29 years ago by then NBA basketball star and now a TV hoops commentator, Charles Barkley, that famous quote has long been remembered and often referenced. Those six words were the opening line of a 1993 Nike TV commercial during which Barkley went on to say, “I’m not
Brr, kids. It is quite cold. Bundle up and stay warm. They say a major snowstorm is on its way. Great. While COVID continues to dominate the headlines. Several games and practices have been impacted. Schools are starting to go back online. Frustrating. Yes. But hang in there. We will prevail. Get a booster, wear
Scott Metzger could arguably be considered one of the best prepared Lycoming County Commissioners given his three decades of experience in the Adult Probation Department, half of those years as Deputy Chief, as well his lifetime experience as a business owner. Seeing from both the government and business sides of the coin, Scott is also
Williamsport club women made their first definite move last night to enlist themselves in the cause of women’s suffrage. The organization of the nucleus of a committee, which will disseminate suffrage sentiment and make plans for holding a big women’s mass meeting sometime within the next six weeks, was effected under the direction and chairmanship
Every New Year, millions of people, myself included, make a list of goals they want to accomplish in the coming year. Topping the list are favorites such as weight loss, getting into shape, being more assertive, saving more money, and starting a home business. Unfortunately, most people are not successful in reaching their target goals.
Recipes to help boost iron levels, aid plasma donation recovery Chef Nate Appleman knows how important it is to serve healthy meals to your family – ones they actually want to eat. Before having his first child, he transformed his eating and exercise habits and lost 85 pounds to get on a healthier path. Now,
At the start of a new year, it’s customary to make a new goal or resolution. Some of the most common are related to eating healthier or dieting. While these resolutions are set with good intentions, it can be hard to know how to get started and maintain this new lifestyle. Don’t Overcomplicate Your Diet
Last week, I went through some upcoming trends for this year, focusing on women’s fashion. However, trends are not limited to clothes; there are also trends in hair, makeup, and beauty. I’ve recently found myself practicing self-care through at-home manicures and began exploring trends in nail color and art. Here’s a rundown of upcoming manicure
A few years back, shortly before he left us, I had Father John Manno out for a drive around town. I wanted to show him the progress that had been made in the Historic District and around the Annunciation Parish. From there, we rode on up to Historic Bowman Field, which was recently remodeled. As
Two of my New Year’s resolutions were to eat better and save money. How those two work together is by eating more meals (and by more, I mean the majority) at home. That helps with healthier ingredients, portion control and of course, saving money. This means that I am once again on the hunt for
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lived a life dedicated to service to others and calling attention to and helping to fight injustice. This is the theme of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dream Week and Day of Service that will take place from Wednesday, January 12 to Wednesday, January 19. “Martin Luther King Day