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Tattoo Superstar Megan Massacre Comes to Wilkes-Barre, August 22-24

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COME AND GET SOME INK!
SUPERSTAR TATTOO ARTIST MEGAN MASSACRE HEADLINES NEPA TATTOO ARTS FESTIVAL AUGUST 22-24

WHO: Megan Massacre, star of TLC’s NYC Ink and America’s Worst Tattoos and PETA2’s Cruelty-Free Beauty Tips. more»

Weapon of Love

July 28, 2014

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Whether for love, country or just a thrill, women from both sides rose up as spies during World War One. more»

Local Artist's Pottery Chosen for National Ceramic Art Exhibition

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Lycoming College art instructor Kathy Sterngold. Image provided.

Two stoneware pots made by Lycoming College art instructor Kathy Sterngold were chosen for the 2014 Visions in Clay exhibition, named as one of the top five ceramic art shows in the country by Ceramics Monthly magazine. The exhibition opens on August 21 at the LH Horton Gallery at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, California. more»

WSO Billtown Brass: Summer 2014 Concerts

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The Williamsport Symphony Orchestra's Billtown Brass will be presenting concerts at 7:00 PM, Saturday, August 16 at the Central Oak Heights, Milton and 7:00 PM, Sunday, August 17, in the Brandon Park Dr. Ken Cooper Bandshell, Williamsport. more»

August's First Friday in Downtown Williamsport

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Mural on Fourth Street in Downtown Williamsport

Williamsport: Outdoor First Friday on the Corner of Fourth & Pine

First Friday music for August on Pine and 4th Streets will be provided by 3 bands sponsored by: WXPI Radio. more»

Shelf Life String Band Summer Tour - Bullfrog Brewery

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SHELF LIFE STRING BAND ANNOUNCES SUMMER TOUR IN SUPPORT OF THEIR RECENT RELEASE “ANOTHER EVENING AND OTHER TALES” WITH STOPS IN JOHNSTOWN, SOMERSET AND WILLIAMSPORT THIS AUGUST more»

We Have Big News!

July 24, 2014

Congratulations Candy Grant! more»

Bottles & Brews II to be Held at Taber Museum, Friday August 8th

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  Williamsport- The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society will be holding ‘Bottles & Brews II’ on Friday, August 8, 2014, from 7pm until 10pm. Attendees will be able to taste a number of craft beers and wines from the area as well as sampling the product of several regional and national brewmasters and vintners. more»

Lycoming County Fair

July 22, 2014

DSC08341Did you stop by and visit us while at the Lycoming County Fair? Well, at least one hundred eighty six people did! more»

Uptown Music Collective Summer Music Fest 2014

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Students at the Uptown Music Collective

The Uptown Music Collective will present its annual free Summer Music Festival on Sunday, August 3rd at Williamsport’s Brandon Park Band Shell. The day’s festivities will begin at 1:00pm with free music clinics from some of the area’s foremost musicians and free music performances all day, as well as children’s activities and food vendors. more»

Announcing Our New Book!

July 16, 2014

We are pleased to announce the launch of our newest children’s book: Will You Bee My Honey? by Candy Grant, Illustrated by newcomer, Beth Hughes. more»

New Orleans Band Flow Tribe Performing At Bullfrog Brewery

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Hailing from New Orleans, LA, the six-piece band Flow Tribe, will release their new EP Alligator White on September 9 2014 while touring throughout the U.S. and throwing the ultimate musical celebration every time they hit the stage. more»

Look What’s Coming!

July 14, 2014

We have a big year ahead for children’s authors Candy Grant and Krissy Mach Atchison! more»

Midsummer Music & Mangia! Enjoy an afternoon at the Farm...

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Rustical Quality String Band, State College, Pa. Image Provided.

Lewisburg, PA:  On Saturday, August 9, from 3-8pm the Dancing Bear Farm will be hosting Midsummer Music & Mangia!  Come out and enjoy an afternoon at the Farm! more»

Local Author a Finalist in Amazon Contest

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Local Author, Carrie Anne Noble

Montoursville, PA:  Montoursville's Carrie Anne Noble was notified last week by Amazon Publishing officials that her novel, "Seashell, Stork and Apple Tree," is the winner in the young adult fiction category of the 2014 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest. Noble's entry was one of about ten thousand, and one of five which have advanced to the finals. more»

The Powerful Gift of a Book

July 9, 2014

child with reptileI’ll never forget the day Christopher opened his birthday present from me 10 years ago. more»

Eagles Mere Art Gallery hosting Holiday Weekend Events

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Friday, July 4th:

During this year's 4th of July parade in historic Eagles Mere, the Art Gallery invites the public to march thru the gallery. Grab a spice drop and piece of art on your way!
Roger Shipley- painter, lithographer, sculptur, and all around olympic artist will be on hand to direct the traffic.
http://www.rogershipley.com/

Saturday, July 5th, 10am to 5pm: more»

Museum will be Closed

June 30, 2014

Please note that the museum will be closed Friday in observance of the 4th of July. We apologize for any inconvenience and wish you all a safe and happy holiday weekend.

Summer Special on Amazon: Madeline Sloane Box Set only 99 Cents

June 27, 2014

Summer Special on Amazon: Madeline Sloane Box Set only 99 Cents
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 Madeline Sloane Box Set only 99 Centsmore»

Central Pa Film Office fundraiser event with Mark Mussina

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How did Mark Mussina hit a homerun with his first movie?  The scriptwriter will share how he did it at a fundraiser for the Central PA Film Office on Friday, June 27 in the Capitol Lounge at the Community Arts Center 6:00 to 8:00 pm.  more»

KIX set to rock Lycoming County Fair;

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KIX to play at the 2014 Lycoming County Fair June 10.

KIX set to rock Lycoming County Fair - Benefits MS Society  May 30th, 2014 Hughesville, PA - The ever so popular rock band and a long time Pennsylvania favorite, KIX, will take the stage on opening night of the 2014 Lycoming County Fair in Hughesville, Pennsylvania on July 10th, 2014. more»

“Searching for the Life of Harriet Hemings”

June 17, 2014

 

“Searching for the Life of Harriet Hemings”, presented by PA Commonwealth Speaker Catherine Kerrison, will be co-hosted by the Lycoming County Genealogy Society and the Lycoming County Historical Society on Saturday, August 2 at 1 p.m. This presentation will be free and open to the public; and held in the Community Room of the Lycoming County Historical society. more»

Music Group Celtic Martins performing free concert at Lycoming Valley Baptist Church in Montoursville

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Music Group Celtic Martins performing free concert at Lycoming Valley Baptist Church in Montoursville

Give Back to the Community EventSponsored by Lycoming Valley Baptist Church
Featuring the Celtic Martins! We are blessed to live in beautiful Lycoming County Pennsylvania. more»

Little League Book Celebrates 75 Years of History

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Lance Van Auken is the author of 'Play Ball! The Story of Little League Baseball.' Photo by John Green: http://www.littleleaguenow.org

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- This year, Little League Baseball® observes its diamond anniversary, and fans are celebrating with an updated book, “Play Ball! The Story of Little League Baseball®” and a one-hour, original documentary film, “Little League®: A History.” more»

West Pittston to be Focus of WVIA's "Our Town" Documentary Series - Volunteer Videographers/Storytellers Needed

June 9, 2014

WVIA is proud to announce West Pittston in Luzerne County will be featured in its "Our Town" documentary series. The film will be a "day-in-the-life" one-hour video scrapbook focusing on the people, places and happenings of West Pittston, PA, as seen through the eyes of its residents.

Now Available For Kindle!

June 7, 2014

Our newest children’s books are now available for your kindle! more»

Bottles & Brews II

June 6, 2014

 

‘Bottles & Brews’: Tasting at the Taber Museum Scheduled

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Billtown Blues Festival Early Bird tickets available

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SUNDAY JUNE 8th 25th ANNUAL BILLTOWN BLUES FESTIVAL more»

Outdoor First Friday - June 2014

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First Friday! Photo Provided by http://www.williamsportfirstfriday.org

Outdoor First Friday - Corner of Fourth & Pine

First Friday Outside on Pine and Fourth Streets will feature music by the Uptown Music Collective.

Converge Gallery

140 W. Fourth Street • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm more»

Our Town Montoursville Documentary Premieres June 18 on WVIA-TV

June 3, 2014

"Our Town Montoursville" the 17th edition of WVIA's "Our Town" documentary series premieres Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 8 p.m. on WVIA TV.

Uptown Music Collective to present the 6th Annual Blues –A –Thon

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Blues A Thon! June 6 - June 7 2014 in Wmspt.

The Uptown Music Collective is set to present its sixth annual Blues-A-Thon fundraiser, taking place June 6th and 7th 2014. more»

New Exhibit Open! Showcasing Beer, Decoys

May 29, 2014

We are proud to announce our summer exhibit displaying Flock’s Brewing Company memorabilia, along with similar materials from Koch’s and Starr’s, all producers of beer and all situated in Williamsport, is now open! more»

Summer History Day Camp

May 27, 2014

 

The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society will be hosting its Summer History Day Camp from July 28 – August 1, 2014. The camp, designed for children ages 8 to 12, runs from 9 am until 12 noon daily. more»

Fight Summer Boredom with a CWIST!

May 27, 2014

My mother must have heard my brothers and I say, “I’m bored!” nearly fifty-thousand times while we were growing up. Her response was always the same, though.  She’d say, “Only boring people are bored,” but ten minutes later we’d be back to complaining about being bored again. more»

Saturday, May 24 Hiawatha Cruises Canceled due to effects of high water

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No Hiawatha Cruises this Saturday due to recent high water.

Due to high river water levels and damage in the Susquehanna State Park all Hiawatha cruises have been canceled on Saturday, May 24, 2014. Excessive rains have caused delays in the Hiawatha operation for the second time in a week because of flooding. more»

“The Pigs Did It!” Cover Reveal!

May 22, 2014

Feast your eyes on the book cover  for Candy Grant’s The Pigs Did It!  In this debut children’s picture book, Mom hears noises coming from her son’s room at bed time. He claims the pigs messed up his room, broke the broom, and more! A fun, fabulous read for ages 6 months and up. Order your copy today!  more»

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The Omnibus Publishing produces traditional print books and multi-sensory ebooks & apps that encourage readers of all ages to: Explore. Dream. Discover.℠

 

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WVIA-TV joins statewide broadcast to address heroin crisis in Pennsylvania

May 15, 2014

Heroin use in Pennsylvania has reached epidemic proportions. Once thought to be found only in cities, these dangerous drugs are now readily available in rural and suburban neighborhoods, and young people are at particular risk. WVIA presents "Heroin: A Commonwealth Crisis" a live interactive program from Penn State Public Media on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 8 p.m. on WVIA-TV.

Play Ball!

May 15, 2014

NewPlayBallCover_low-682x1024As baseball season is in full swing, we wanted our readers and fans to check out Lance and Robin Van Auken’s more»

Yard Sale

May 13, 2014

YESTERSHOPPE! Yard Sale at the Taber Museum Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 8 am until 1 pm Household goods, books, toys, small appliances, basketry, glassware, pictures frames and baked goods! All sales benefit the Taber Museum.

The WVIA Original Documentary Film, Little League: A History premiering June 9 on WVIA-TV explores one of America's iconic institutions

May 12, 2014

The WVIA Original Documentary Film, "Little League: A History," narrated by legendary baseball broadcaster Vin Scully, chronicles and celebrates Little League's 75-year contribution to American culture and to the quality of life for millions around the world, is set to premiere Monday, June 9, 2014 at 7 p.m. on WVIA-TV and throughout the summer on PBS stations across the country.

LYCOMING COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY TO HOST PROGRAM ON ‘The Peopling of the Americas’

May 7, 2014

The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society will host its first Society Program of 2014 on Sunday, May 18 at 2 pm, featuring Gary Fogelman who will be speaking on ‘The Peopling of the Americas: The Clovis Culture’. The program is free and open to the public. more»

Scholastic Achievement Award Winners to be announced on May 15 on WVIA TV

May 6, 2014

WVIA will announce the winners of its V-Media program contests and competitions during the WVIA Scholastic Achievement Awards Show on Thursday, May 15, 2013 at 8 p.m. on WVIA TV. Students from throughout northeast Pennsylvania and the Central Susquehanna Valley competed in contests and competitions that include PBS Go! more»

FARCE_A Family Humor Magazine Edition 43 May 2, 2014

May 5, 2014

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 Moxie     by Shawn Raymond more»

Candy Grant’s Debut Picture Book is on Pre-Sale Now!

May 2, 2014

Congratulations to our own Candy Grant as her picture book, The Pigs Did It! is set to debut this month! Pre-sale orders start today and run through May 30th with pre-sale orders shipping June 1st! ORDER TODAY BEFORE THEY SELL OUT! more»

WVIA-TV's new program Back in the Day takes a nostalgic look at local events and places - premieres May 30

May 2, 2014

The phrase, "Remember back in the day" always introduces a great story and WVIA's new nostalgia filled original documentary series, "Back in the Day" delivers on that tradition. Take a trip back in time to events and places throughout northeastern Pennsylvania when you watch the premiere episode of "Back in the Day" on Friday, May 30, 2014 at 8 p.m. on WVIA-TV.

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