Muncy Historical Society Announces Quilt Schedule for Aug. 24

40 weeks 1 day ago

Muncy Historical Society has announced the Quilt Schedule for August beginning with a workshop, on Saturday, Aug. 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., will be both educational and hands-on. more»

Muncy to Host 9th Annual Quilt Show, Challenge

40 weeks 1 day ago

The quaint and beautiful river town of Muncy once again is the setting for the Muncy Historical Society’s annual Quilt Show. Slated for July 19-20, visitors will have the opportunity to view antique and contemporary quilts at the Quilt Show to be held at Muncy Elementary School, 125 New Street. more»

Staying in Touch with Family and Friends on Travel

July 15, 2013

By Jenna Conant

While you probably want to keep your family and friends [...] more»

Lawn Party Raises Funds for Emergency Department Renovation and Expansion

July 14, 2013

Susquehanna Health’s Muncy Valley Hospital Auxiliary raised $35,000 from the 30th Annual Lawn Party. held June 15, toward the hospital's emergency department renovation and expansion project.

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Three Tips for Smooth Sailing on Your Next Family Vacation

July 11, 2013

By Frayed Passport

Julie P. writes on behalf of The Parking Spot, the lead [...] more»

Photos: A Honeymoon in Cancun

July 10, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

Earlier this year, I took part in #ExpediaChat, an hour [...] more»

Susquehanna Health Nurses Give Back to the Community

July 9, 2013

Susquehanna Health (SH) nursing staff and the nursing professional excellence council recently hosted a gently used and new book donation drive at three SH campuses. More Info

Photos: 20 Inspiring Cityscapes Worldwide

July 9, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

We can’t get enough of city skylines and views [...] more»

The Top 10 Best Mobile Apps for Travelers

July 8, 2013

By Georgette Eva

A few years ago, when my sisters and I decided to take [...] more»

Tournament Raises $45,000 for Breast Health Center

July 7, 2013

The 12th Annual Women's Golf Tournament held at the Williamsport Country Club raised more than $45,000 to enhance services at Susquehanna Health's Kathryn Candor Lundy Breast Health Center.
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7 Tips for Great Family Road Trips

July 3, 2013

By admin

James P.  writes on behalf of Allstate Motor Club, an a [...] more»

15 Breathtaking U.S. National Parks

July 2, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

How many of America’s beautiful National Parks ha [...] more»

Faith Wesleyan’s “Change the World” Raises Funds for X-Ray Machine

July 1, 2013

By admin

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – “Hey mister, can you spare a dime? [...] more»

Penn College Physician Assistant Students Get Unique Learning Experience at Evangelical

42 weeks 4 days ago
Jaclyn DeLaretis of Hazleton and Oana Stingu from Binghamton, New York, practice using laparoscopic instruments in a simulation lab to move a gummy bear into a cup. The lab shows students the challenges of picking up and moving items using only a monitor for visualization. In the simulation one student uses a camera tool to help guide their fellow student in using other laparscopic tools.

Evangelical Community Hospital held its annual Surgical Skills workshop for 29 Physician Assistant students from Penn College on Thursday, June 27, 2013. The students rotated through workshops by surgeons, OR Nurses, and Clinical Operations Assistants associated with Evangelical Community Hospital. more»

The Team Concept in Religion

June 28, 2013

by Robert C. Frank

In the 12th chapter of the Apostle Paul’s 1st letter to the Corinthians in the Bible, he compared the followers of Jesus to the parts of the human body. They are all different and function differently but all need each other and work together to achieve their purpose. more»

Friday Roundup: Travel News and Inspiration

June 28, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

Starting off with the best tweets this week from Connie [...] more»

Videos: 10 Strangest Animals Around the Globe

June 27, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

From adorable to unsettling, here are cute, funny, and [...] more»

The 8 Best Mobile Apps for Travel Writers

June 26, 2013

By Daniel van den Berg

More and more travelers are bringing our most faithful [...] more»

Susquehanna Health LifeCenter Hosts Healthy Eating Program for Kids

June 25, 2013

In celebration of the bounty of summer and to encourage healthy living, Susquehanna Health and Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania will offer a free Kids in the Kitchen program on Wednesday, July 17 at The LifeCenter, Lycoming Mall, Pennsdale. more»

15 Incredible Beaches Around the World

June 25, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

How’s the weather where you are today? Even if it [...] more»

Travelling on your Doorstep: First Day in Leeds, England

June 24, 2013

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Faith Wesleyan’s “Change the World” project raises funds for X-Ray machine

43 weeks 3 days ago
A nurse provides care to a child in the Zimba Missions Hospital in Zambia, Africa.

“Hey mister, can you spare a dime? How about some nickels, quarters, and even some pennies?” We all have them - those loose bits of change that have a habit of accumulating in the bottoms of our purses and dresser drawers. We casually toss them into the consoles of our vehicles. more»

Photos: Five European Summer Solstice Celebrations

June 21, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

It’s the Summer Solstice! Check out some of the a [...] more»

Five European Summer Solstice Celebrations

June 21, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

It’s the Summer Solstice! Check out some of the a [...] more»

A 16th Century Exclusive Women’s Club: The Santa Catalina Monastery, Arequipa, Peru

June 19, 2013

By admin

By Andreas Ambarchian Andreas Ambarchian is a freelance [...] more»

Health Care Reform: What Do I Need to Know Now?

44 weeks 15 hours ago

This is the first in an educational series about Health Care Reform from Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania. more»

Evangelical Community Hospital Hosts High School Internship Program

44 weeks 15 hours ago

According to the US Department of Labor, healthcare employment continues to look positive as healthcare is growing at a faster rate than most areas of the economy, painting a picture of opportunity for those now entering the career market. more»

Live Blogging Prague and Istanbul: Summer 2013

June 18, 2013

By Connie Golding

Fifteen. That is how old I was when Istanbul first came [...] more»

Travel Insurance: A Necessity for Your Journey

June 17, 2013

By Marci Clark

When preparing for vacation there are a million things [...] more»

Open Arms To Hold Father’s Day Celebration

44 weeks 5 days ago

As final preparations are being made for the October launch of a new church in Port Allegany, Open Arms Community Church is set to host a Father’s Day Celebration in the town square in Port Allegany this Sunday at 10AM more»

Evangelical Earns Outstanding Patient Experience Award Five Years in a Row

44 weeks 5 days ago

Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg, recently became one of two hospitals in Pennsylvania to be recognized for consistent, positive patient experience, an evaluation of overall care and comfort from the time the patient has an onset of symptoms through recovery. more»

Safety First: Bike Helmet Giveaway Night Starts Summer Off Right

44 weeks 5 days ago
Pictured left to right: Megan Bollinger, Education Coordinator of Evangelical Community Health and Wellness and Zackary Yetter.

Zackary Yetter was one of 156 children fitted for bike safety helmets on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at the Lewisburg McDonald’s located next to Evangelical Community Hospital. more»

Local Log a Load for Kids Raises $17K for Children’s Miracle Network

44 weeks 5 days ago

A month-long fundraising effort among local logging and wood products companies culminated on June 7 with a truck parade and check presentation at the Timber 2013 Forest Products and Technology Exposition in Rock Spring, Pennsylvania. more»

Guest Post: A Day of Walking in Guernsey

June 12, 2013

By admin

By Jake Anderson Jake is an avid walker and loves explo [...] more»

Hernia Center at Evangelical Spells Relief for Hernia Sufferers

45 weeks 4 days ago

Some five million Americans have a hernia and yet only about 750,000 of them seek treatment each year. Evangelical Community Hospital’s Hernia Center makes it possible and convenient for those suffering from hernia to be relieved from daily pain and discomfort without a long wait. more»

Susquehanna Health Rheumatologist Seeing More Patients with Chronic Gout

June 6, 2013

Seeing patients with symptoms of gout is quite common for Susquehanna Health Rheumatologist Dr. Anthony Ippolito. What is uncommon, is that in the last few years he has more patients with chronic tophaceous gout than he has ever seen in practice. This advanced stage of gout is the most disabling and develops over a period of several years when gout goes undiagnosed or untreated. more»

At Evangelical Teamwork Saves a Life

45 weeks 5 days ago
Back row left to right: Dr. Petra Lynch, Linda Mann – RCIS, Albert Shutt-Paramedic, Jason Yarnell-Paramedic, Felicia Reyes – daughter, Tim Dawson-husband, Theresa Dawson-grateful cardiac patient, Joie Brunetti-EMT, Richard Rishel-Paramedic Coordinator, Susan Schirk –RCIS, Lana Williard-RN, and James Craven-Associate Vice President of Cardiovascular Services. Front row left to right: Lisa Brinckman-RN, Nursing Director of Cardiovascular Services, Christopher Phillips-RCIS, Michael and Shane Dawson-grandsons, Shannon Bottiger-RN, and Karen Long-RN.

In October 2012, Theresa Dawson, a 44-year-old wife, mother, and grandmother went into cardiac arrest at home. Her husband, Tim, used CPR to keep her heart going until Evangelical’s Pre-Hospital Services team of Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians arrived at the scene to perform lifesaving measures. more»

Prom a Star Event for Warrior Run Teen

45 weeks 5 days ago
Photo Credit: Kelly Fogel

On Saturday, June 1, Warrior Run High School student Kiri McCoy was accompanied to prom by teen star Ryan Beatty, with the night beginning at the Williamsport, Pa., Olive Garden for pre-prom dinner. more»

Muncy Valley Hospital Auxiliary to Host 30th Annual Lawn Party

June 5, 2013

The 30th Annual Muncy Valley Hospital Lawn Party is scheduled Saturday, June 15 from 6:30 am to 4 pm on the grounds of the hospital. Party activities begin with a breakfast from 6:30 to 11 am. Registration for the Irv Zablocky Memorial Run/Walk/Wheelchair opens at 7 am, and the race begins at 8:30 am. more»

Evangelical’s First Baby of June Named 2013 Dairy Baby

45 weeks 6 days ago
From left to right: Ashley Wetzel of Freeburg, SUN Area Dairy Princess, presents Mason Paige, the first June baby born at Evangelical Community Hospital’s The Family Place with the distinction of Dairy Baby 2013. Mason is pictured with his family Courtney, Brandon and Jaxon Paige, all of Mt. Pleasant Mills.

In honor of National Dairy Month, Ashley Wetzel, the current SUN Area Dairy Princess, presented the first baby born in June at Evangelical Community Hospital’s The Family Place with a basket full of “Got Milk” goodies and the honor of being named the Dairy Baby of 2013. more»

Christianity and the Tough Mudder

May 31, 2013

I was watching the Today Show on NBC recently and saw that the staff members were challenged to participate in an unusually difficult obstacle course called the Tough Mudder. The one thing that struck me as different was that the participants were encouraged to help each other so that everyone was able to continue all the way. more»

Susquehanna Health Welcomes New Cardiothoracic Surgeon

May 29, 2013

Susquehanna Health Heart & Vascular Institute is pleased to welcome Dr. Michael Lazar, cardiothoracic surgeon, to our team. He joins Dr. Mark Osevala in the Susquehanna Health Cardiothoracic Surgery practice at Williamsport Regional Medical Center. More Info

Susquehanna Health Recognizes Employee Excellence with Awards Celebration

May 29, 2013

Susquehanna Health recently recognized 11 service partners and two employee teams with five unique awards during the third annual Celebration of Excellence awards ceremony. The program, held at Williamsport Regional Medical Center (WRMC), honored employees for excellent performance in the areas of quality, patient safety, efficiency, service and patient experience. more»

Evangelical Community Health and Wellness to Hold Bike Helmet Safety Program

46 weeks 6 days ago

Every year, about 300,000 kids go to the emergency department because of bike injuries, and at least 10,000 kids have injuries that require a few days in the hospital. One such injury is head injury, which can mean brain injury. more»

Evangelical Earns Quality Respiratory Care Recognition in National Program

47 weeks 13 hours ago

Evangelical Community Hospital has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services available in hospitals. more»

Susquehanna Health Announces Healthy Events for June 2013

May 27, 2013

Susquehanna Health announces healthy events scheduled for the month of June to provide health information and benefit the community. More Info

The Peaceable Kingdom of God

May 27, 2013

Memorial Day reminds us that the peaceable kingdom of God is the Promised Land on our planet, a civilization in which there are no longer any conflicts that cause death. After thousands of years we can finally see it on the horizon as we move toward it.  more»

Susquehanna Health Offers Safe Sitter Course for Tweens and Teens

May 23, 2013

Susquehanna Health is now a Registered Safe Sitter® Teaching Site, offering a comprehensive babysitting training course for adolescents age 11 and up.

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Five Job Hunting Tips to Use for Crowdfunding

May 21, 2013

By Sarah Vandenberg

By day I’m a travel blogger, and by night I’ [...] more»

Workplace Wellness: Good for Employees, Good for Business

48 weeks 13 hours ago

When Brian Rinker, Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer at Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BCNEPA), saw the numbers, he was impressed. more»

Susquehanna Health Nationally Recognized for Healthcare Marketing

May 19, 2013

Susquehanna Health recently received 12 prestigious national and international awards from multiple marketing organizations for healthcare marketing materials ranging from advertising and recruitment campaigns to printed communications and website design. more»

Evangelical Auxiliary Raises nearly $45,000 for Hospital Programs

48 weeks 4 days ago

The Evangelical Auxiliary held its Annual Spring Luncheon at the Country Cupboard, Wednesday, May 15, 2013. The Auxiliary holds various events throughout the year to raise funds for Evangelical Hospice, The Family Place, the Thyra M. more»

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