City Announces Christy Haberstroh Easter Egg Hunt

33 weeks 3 days ago

April 12, 2014, Williamsport, PA, Mayor Campana and the City of Williamsport are excited to announce that they will be hosting the Christy Haberstroh Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 12 at Brandon Park. The Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 2 pm and is open for all children up to the age of ten. more»

Three Neato Inspiring Things for Writey Folk

April 2, 2014

From Flickr user Cali4Beach

From Flickr user Cali4Beach more»

Funk Life With Community and Woodpecker

March 26, 2014

From Flickr user DNAMichaud

From Flickr user DNAMichaud more»

Passover Community Seder

36 weeks 22 hours ago

Ohev Sholom Congregation, 1501 Cherry Street, in Williamsport, would like to invite the entire community to its annual  annual Passover Community Seder taken place on Tuesday evening,April 15, 2014 with services at  more»


March 14, 2014

From Flickr User ChadMageria

From Flickr User ChadMageria more»

First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania hosts 30-hour regional fundraising event March 12 and 13

37 weeks 4 days ago
Raise the region online giving event.

The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) is excited to announce Raise the Region 2014, an event to help the communities of Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, and Union counties support local nonprofit organizations fundraising efforts. more»

Community Foundation Announces the James & Betty Allen Family Fund

37 weeks 6 days ago
Photo Caption (Left to Right): Laura McMahon, Executive Director, Jersey Shore Branch YMCA; and Marshall Welch, Chair, FCFP Board of Directors; pose with Jim and Betty Allen to celebrate the creation of the new Jim & Betty Allen Family Fund at the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania.

There are better things to catch than a cold or the flu. Jim and Betty Allen are hoping that random acts of kindness will be just as contagious. more»

Me and Seattle are MFEO

March 5, 2014

The Space Needle's Such a Nice Guy!

The Space Needle’s Such a Nice Guy! more»

Why I Stopped Taking Editing Clients, For Now (Maybe Forever)

February 26, 2014

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Phony, Imposter, Jerk, Poseur, and other nasty names I call myself

February 19, 2014

From Flickr user Cea, used under Creative Commons attribution license

From Flickr user Cea, used under Creative Commons attribution l more»

WTH Femme Files: Mothers without men and movies without women

February 12, 2014

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From Flickr, used under Creative Commons attribution license. more»

United Churchs Area Institution / Radio Church Services for this Week

41 weeks 2 days ago

Institutional services for February 15, 2014

The following institutional services are arranged for and reported by United Churches of Lycoming County: more»

Submitting is Worse than Online Dating and Applying to College

February 5, 2014

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Reading Between the Lines (in the Ivy League)

As with trolling online dating profiles, you’re looking for the more»

Sometimes, Writing Takes Breaks and Makes Zombies

January 29, 2014

This only took about 12 hours!

This only took about 12 hours! more»

Five Fabulous Memoirs by Women

January 22, 2014

How To Be a Woman How To Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran rocks.  The cover says, “T more»

Basic Hebrew Reading Classes offered by Synagogue

45 weeks 20 hours ago

Ohev Sholom Synagogue is pleased to announce two new classes being given by Rabbi Joel Kessler. Rabbi Kessler will be first teaching Basic Hebrew Reading using the program made famous by the National Jewish Outreach Program. Afterwards a Jewish Laws and Customs course will be given with the first series of classes being on the Jewish calendar and the holidays. more»

United Churches of Lycoming County Annual Dinner Meeting news

45 weeks 1 day ago

In 1946, several churches of different denominations in the williamsport Lycoming County area came together to promote Christian unity.  67 years later, United churches of Lycoming county has grown to 183 in number, representing Protestant, Roman Catholic, Anglican and Orthodox faith traditions.  The organization has fostered many ministries including the food pantry and the  Uni more»

The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be*

January 15, 2014

Me and My Mentor, Nancy McKinley, at Fake Graduation from Wilkes

Me and My Mentor, Nancy McKinle more»

Father's Hope in Need of Musicians for Concert, Donations for Children

47 weeks 4 hours ago

Father’s Hope, a Central Pennsylvania based international orphan outreach project, has launched two initiatives designed to enhance its efforts to show love to orphans around the world.

The organization is currently accepting names of musically talented individuals, in their youth through 20s, interested in performing in the Father’s Hope Fundraiser Concert. more»

‘Tis the Season for Cardiac Deaths; Learning CPR Could Save a Life

49 weeks 3 hours ago

Lend a Hand, Save a Life CPR Challenge aims to train 1 million Pennsylvanians in Hands-Only CPR more»

Evangelical Community Hospital Holds January Classes

49 weeks 4 hours ago

Evangelical Community Hospital will hold a series of classes through the month of January.  They are as follows:

Prepared Childbirth Classes: more»

Democratic Women's Club Installs Officers

49 weeks 4 hours ago
New Officers Installed by Williamsport Area Women’s Democratic Club” L-R: Alison Rupert of Hughesville, Ardythe Cross of Williamsport, Luana Cleveland of Williamsport, Verna Caruso of Williamsport.

"The Williamsport Area Women’s Democratic Club presented their new officers for 2014-2015 at the annual WAWDC Holiday Dinner on December 11 at Cloud 9 Airport Restaurant, Montoursville. more»

Tips for Cancer Patients to Make the Most of 2014:

49 weeks 4 hours ago

The New Year is a time of renewal, optimism and anticipation and often when individuals set resolutions for future goals. However, for cancer patients or those dealing with chronic illness, it can be a time of uncertainty. more»

Evangelical’s Cancer Survivorship Program Holds First-Ever Couples Retreat

49 weeks 4 hours ago
The Nature Inn at Bald Eagle State Park, Howard, Pa.

According to the National Cancer Institute, nearly 12 million Americans are living with a history of cancer. Recognizing the impact the disease has on these individuals, and the families who love and support them, Evangelical’s Cancer Survivorship Program is making strides to help in new ways. more»

Bucknell Makes A Difference at Evangelical’s Center for Breast Health

1 year 2 days ago
Pictured from left to right: From the Bucknell Chapter of Colleges Against Cancer, Jessica Britton, Survivorship Chair; Elena Thomopoulos, President; and Emily Partridge, Vice President present Andrea Bertram, Director of the Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health at Evangelical Community Hospital with a check for $1,000.

The Bucknell Chapter of Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) recently presented a check of $1,000 for the fight against breast cancer to Evangelical Community Hospital’s Andrea Bertram, Director of the Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health. more»

A Ministry of Teen Challenge and Christ Wesleyan Church Celebrate Recovery Ministry

1 year 6 days ago

A Ministry of Teen Challenge  and Christ Wesleyan Church Celebrate Recovery Ministry more»

5K Island Run to Support Matching Local Kids With Mentors

1 year 3 weeks ago

Big Brothers, Big Sisters of the Central Susquehanna Valley (BBBS) is holding its 2nd Annual 5K Island Run on Saturday, November 9, 2013. The run supports the work of BBBS which pairs Youth ages 6-16 with adults who can mentor them two or more hours a week. more»

Local Family Doctor Named as President-Elect of PA Academy of Family Physicians, Foundation

1 year 3 weeks ago

Douglas A. Spotts, MD, FAAFP, has been named President-Elect of The Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians for the 2013-2014 leadership year. more»

Talk with the Doc: Joint Experts Discuss Replacements and How They Improve Lives

1 year 3 weeks ago

With over 3,300 total joint replacements done at Evangelical Community Hospital, SUN Orthopaedic Group and Evangelical’s Center for Orthopaedics’ joint specialists know what they’re talking about. Now they’re talking to you with a FREE discussion focused on the benefits of total joint replacement. more»

Midd-West High School Teams Support Mammograms for Women Who Can’t Afford Them

1 year 3 weeks ago

Midd-West teams recently supported mammograms for uninsured and underinsured women of the community at Evangelical Community Hospital’s Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health. more»

Evangelical Hospice Welcomes New Volunteers and Staff

1 year 5 weeks ago

Evangelical Hospice recently held a volunteer training on September 9, 10, and 11 for those interested in assisting with end of life care and comfort for families throughout the Susquehanna Valley. Topics covered during training included Hospice philosophy, communication skills, care and comfort measures, understanding bereavement and volunteer opportunities. more»

Evangelical Community Hospital Schedules November Support Groups

1 year 5 weeks ago

Evangelical Community Hospital has scheduled its roster of support groups for the month of November. They are as follows:

· Alcoholics Anonymous: Sundays, Noon and Wednesdays, 7 pm, Evangelical Community Hospital in Wood-Mode Conference Room, located on the Hospital’s Lower Level. more»

Evangelical Community Hospital Holds November Classes

1 year 5 weeks ago

Evangelical Community Hospital will hold a series of classes through the month of November. They are as follows:

Prepared Childbirth Classes: more»

Evangelical Community Hospital Holds Screenings

1 year 5 weeks ago

Community Health and Wellness at Evangelical Community Hospital will hold a series of screenings through the month of November.

Community Flu Clinic: Thursday, November 14, 11 am-1 pm, at the Community Health and Wellness Center. more»

Nearly 10,000 Volunteers to Fundraise for THON Oct. 18-20

1 year 5 weeks ago

After recently welcoming more than 3,400 new volunteers to the  more»

Evangelical Hospice and Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village Combine Their Expertise

1 year 6 weeks ago

Evangelical Hospice now serves more patients and families through a unique agreement with Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village in Lewisburg, a facility of Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries. This collaboration of services ensures residents of Buffalo Valley have access to specialty care in their last days. more»

Deadly Bus Crash Tests Emergency Preparedness of Local Hospital

1 year 6 weeks ago

On Wednesday, October 9, 2013, a Greyhound Lines bus collided with a tractor trailer on Interstate 80. Victims were sent to area hospitals in the rare mass casualty incident. Evangelical Community Hospital’s Emergency Department responded with medical treatment for 14 patients. more»

Halloween Candy: A Harmful Trick or a Healthy Treat?

1 year 7 weeks ago
(Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

Creatures of all shapes and sizes fill the streets on October 31 every year. It's Halloween, a time for fun, fear, and most of all candy. more»

Talk with the Doc: Solutions for Chronic Knee Pain

1 year 8 weeks ago

Knee pain affects people of all walks of life – and if the pain is consistent and limiting, it can lessen the quality of that life. If you find knee pain is holding you back, it’s time to take action. more»

Evangelical Doctor Graduates From Patient Safety Leadership Fellowship

1 year 8 weeks ago

J. Lawrence Ginsburg, MD, MMM, FAAFP, recently graduated from the Comprehensive Patient Safety Leadership Program held by the American Hospital Association (AHA) and the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF). more»

Taber Society Program to feature truffle tasting

1 year 8 weeks ago
Le Chocolat

Bernie & Bonnie Katz of the downtown Williamsport business Le Chocolat will be the guest presenters at the Thomas T. Taber Museum’s Society Program on Sunday, October 20 at 2 pm. more»

Gettysburg Battlefield Guide David Richards to Speak in Muncy

1 year 8 weeks ago

David L. Richards, historian and author, will present “Sad Hearts At Home: Civil War Dead From Eastern Lycoming County” at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13 in the First United Methodist Church sanctuary, 602 S. Market Street. The event is sponsored by Muncy Historical Society. more»

Taber Coffee Hour to feature lecture on harvesting edible herbs

1 year 8 weeks ago

The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society has announced the topic of its October 10th Coffee Hour. Julianna Csoka-Cooper will be presenting ‘Harvesting Edible Herbs’. The talk will be held on Thursday, October 10, at 10am in the Community Room of the Taber Museum. more»

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