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Nominations are open for 2016 YWCA class of Women of Excellence

July 31, 2016 Each year, the YWCA Northcentral PA hosts a Tribute to Women of Excellence, honoring the dedicated and selfless women who work tirelessly to make the community great. more »»

Julia Lazorka celebrates 100 years

July 31, 2016 She was born in 1916 — a year that leapt and wept. World War I raged as the Battle of the Somme would claim the lives of 1 million soldiers that leap year. more »»

Summer squash makes flavorful ‘pasta’ dish

July 31, 2016 Summer squash reproduces so energetically that calling it prolific is understating the case. more »»

LAPS seeks donations

July 31, 2016 The Lycoming Animal Protection Society (LAPS), 195 Phillips Park Drive, River Front South Complex, South Williamsport, is seeking items used in the everyday care of the shelter cats. more »»

JVB Check It Out

July 31, 2016 The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will host the next installment in the Armchair Travelers Series with the program, “The Chandler Family Goes to Germany and France,” at 6 p.m. Aug. 8. more »»

American Life in Poetry

July 31, 2016 Dorianne Laux, who lives in North Carolina, is one of our country’s most distinguished poets, and here’s a poignant poem about a family resemblance. It’s from her book “Smoke,” from BOA Editions. more »»

Public Library for Union County to hold August events

July 31, 2016 LEWISBURG — The Public Library for Union County, 255 Reitz Blvd., will hold the following events and activities in the month of August: Teen and adult programs • Knitting — 10:30 a.m. Mondays. more »»

Three Scouts earn Eagle rank

July 31, 2016 On July 17, three local Scouts celebrated their Eagle recognition together. more »»

Publishers Weekly best-selling books

July 30, 2016 HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Black Widow” by Daniel Silva(Harper) 2. “Magic” by Danielle Steele (Delacorte) 3. “First Comes Love” by Emily Giffin (Ballantine) 4. more »»

Book review — ‘Rightful Heritage’

July 30, 2016 Franklin Delano Roosevelt is remembered primarily for rescuing America from the Great Depression and guiding her through World War II. In “Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. more »»

Bridge results

July 30, 2016 Following are the highest-scoring players in the area bridge games reported to the Sun-Gazette: Williamsport Bridge Club July 11 — Sandy and Fred Gilbert, 68; Judy Stein and Ann Day, 67; Russ... more »»

Breaking down the gender stereotypes in kids’ clothing

July 29, 2016 NEW YORK — Pink for girls. Truck motifs for boys. A growing number of parents want to get outside those parameters when it comes to dressing their kids. more »»

Lifestyle briefs

July 29, 2016 Herr Memorial Library to hold August events MIFFLINBURG — The Herr Memorial Library, 500 Market St. more »»

What’s new at the James V. Brown Library

July 28, 2016 ‘The Long Cosmos’ By Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter The thrilling conclusion to the internationally bestselling Long Earth series explores the greatest question of all: What is the meaning of... more »»

Lifestyle briefs

July 28, 2016 Dare to be Different fundraiser to be held The Spectrum Alliance of Williamsport will hold its Dare to be Different fundraiser from 3-8 p.m. more »»

Upcoming reunions in the area

July 28, 2016 McKean The McKean family reunion will be held at 1 p.m. Aug. 6 at the McEwensville Community Social Hall, McEwensville. Attendees should bring a dish to share. Meat will be provide. more »»

GourmetGents

July 27, 2016 Lemon pudding cake is a recipe that has been haunting me across social media for weeks, now. more »»

Pittsburgh craft brewer turns 50, 12 years into business

July 27, 2016 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Scott Smith is turning 50 this year. That might come as a surprise to anyone who’s met the owner and founder of East End Brewing Co. in Larimer, as he looks a good 10 years younge. more »»

Craft breweries try to stand out with creative tap handles

July 27, 2016 RANDOM LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Cone heads, zombies, beards, bananas — they are some of the creative beer tap handles that have become a big business as the number of craft breweries has skyrocketed. more »»

Lifestyle briefs

July 27, 2016 James V. Brown Library to hold August events The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will hold the following events and activities in the month of August: • Family Pajamarama — 6:15 p.m. Aug. more »»

 
 
 

 

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