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Bloomsburg, PA to be Focus of WVIA's "Our Town" Series - Volunteer Videographers/Storytellers Needed

September 2, 2014

Bloomsburg in Columbia County will be featured in WVIA's "Our Town" series. "Our Town Bloomsburg" will be a "day-in-the-life" one-hour video scrapbook focusing on the people, places and happenings of Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, as seen through the eyes of its residents.

The 4-piece funk band Tauk Performs September 15 during the next Live Homegrown Music Concert at the WVIA Studios - Public Invited

September 2, 2014

WVIA-FM presents the instrumental rock fusion band, Tauk on the next live broadcast of WVIA's Homegrown Music Concert on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 8 p.m. at the WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston, PA.

It’s Almost Here!

September 1, 2014

Ever wonder about the monster in your closet? Is he nice or will you get a FRIGHT? One little boy finds out when his closet monster pays a visit one night! Get ready for big surprises and even bigger FUN in Candy Grant’s newest release by The Omnibus Publishing.

Bottles & Brews II – A Hit!

September 1, 2014

While we are sorry that it’s over, Bottles & Brews II was a wonderful success for the museum! We’d like to thank everyone who attended and participated in this event! We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did!

(Photos courtesy of Gary Weber.) more»

Taber Museum Hosts the Baskin Visual Arts Project

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Baskin Art exhibit at Taber Museum. Photo credit: Andrea Campbell

Williamsport- The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society is hosting an exhibition of student art produced during the Dr. June E. Baskin Visual Arts Project. The exhibition will be on view from September 2 through September 28. Admission to the exhibition is free, however a fee is charged to tour the rest of the museum. more»

September's First Friday in Downtown Williamsport

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Outdoor First Friday
Corner of Fourth & Pine

Music by "CollegeTown" featuring musicians
from Penn College and Lycoming College

First Friday Featured Artist
Damon McCloskey
Corner of William & West Fourth Street more»

10 Tips for Kids & Parents for Back to School

August 28, 2014

It’s that time of year again! Whether you started this week or will begin your school year after Labor Day Weekend, we’ve asked our staffers to come up with a list of 10 tips to help parents and kids alike adjust to the start of the new school year. Below is our list, in no particular order.

10 Tips for Back to School: more»

New York Times bestselling author Beverly Lewis to visit library

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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Award-winning and bestselling author Beverly Lewis will make an exceptional 25 stops through Pennsylvania and Maryland in promotion of The River, a stand-alone novel set in Lancaster County. more»

Towanda and Wysox Residents Encouraged to Attend Final Community Planning Meeting for WVIA-TV's Our Town TowandaWysox Program - Volunteers Needed

August 26, 2014

WVIA invites all Towanda, PA and Wysox, PA residents to the final community planning meeting for the "Our Town TowandaWysox" television program this Thursday, Aug. 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the Towanda Fire Department located at 101 Elm Street in Towanda, PA.

Brown Library features artwork for First Friday

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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library will exhibit work by the Lycoming Art Students League for September’s First Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 5.

The exhibit will feature paintings by the students in varied media and will be on display in the Rotunda, which is accessible from the main entrance to the library at 19 E. Fourth St. more»

Uptown Music Collective students to play before Little League World Series Championship Game

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Uptown Music Collective rehearsing at LLWS. Image Provided.

This Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 1:30pm, students from the Uptown Music Collective will have the honor of performing on second base at the Howard J. Lamade Stadium in South Williamsport, Pa as part of the Little League World Series Championship Game festivities. more»

Brown Library and Lycoming College partner for CollegeTown Book Chat Society programs

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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library and Snowden Library of Lycoming College have collaborated for a year-long book discussion group. more»

WVIA Public Media's production division, Via Studios Global Receives 2 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award Nominations

August 15, 2014

WVIA Public Media's production division, Via Studios Global in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Pennsylvania television market receives 2 nominations as the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announces the nominees for the 32nd Annual Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards which will be presented Saturday, September 20, 2014 in Philadelphia, PA.

Austin Dam Show Music Fest Returns August 22 - 23

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The Potter County Visitors Association (PCVA) welcomes live music and festival fans to the 2014 Dam Show, which will be held at the Austin Dam in Austin, PA on August 22 - 23. more»

SOLD OUT- Taber Museum Field Trip to Tour the Stone Church and Eagle Grange

August 13, 2014

**Due to an overwhelming response to the field trip to the Grange and the Stone Church; we can no longer accept any more reservations. However we are still able to accommodate a few more for the Stone Church tour only, the Eagle Grange is booked to capacity. If interested in attending the Stone Church tour only, the cost would be $2.50 per person.** more»

Gallery of Hope comes to Brown Library

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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Awareness, screenings and early detection are the keys in the fight against breast cancer. If detected early, the five-year survival rate for localized breast cancer is 97 percent. That’s why Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania created the Gallery of Hope. more»

The Eagles Mere Historic Village Shops Present "Mountaintop Music Saturday Nights"

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The Eagles Mere Historic Village Shops Present"Mountaintop Music Saturday Nights"

Loni Gamble
Renditions of Motown classics, 60 & 70's Music and
Smooth Guitar Jazz for a summer evening.
Saturday, August 9th, 2014, 6-8pm more»

Northcentral PA Regional Sidewalk Art Show and Sale, First Friday, September 5th 2014

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Northcentral PA Regional Sidewalk Art Show and Sale, First Friday, September 5th 2014 from 5-9p.m. on the sidewalks of Downtown Williamsport

 All artists, all levels, all fine art mediums are invited and Registration & entry is FREE. more»

“Once” Is Not Enough: Carney’s Begin Again Even Better

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Every now and then, a movie comes along that’s so much fun to watch, it oughta be declared a controlled substance.

John Carney’ s “Begin Again” is the latest such film -- maybe the best  ever made about the power of music. more»

Announcing the Lycoming College Theatre Department's 2014-2015 Season In the Mary L. Welch Theatre

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Announcing the Lycoming College Theatre Department's 2014-2015 Season In the Mary L. Welch Theatre

 The Distance from Here

October 1-4, 2014

 In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play

November 19-22, 2014

 A Commedia dell'Arte Theatre for Youth Production more»

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

5 weeks 22 hours ago
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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

shesnotdumb2 Weapon of Love

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

5 weeks 3 days ago
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

5 weeks 5 days ago

  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...

7 weeks 3 days ago
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.

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