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Leading Voice on Healthcare Reform Speaks at Fasano Lecture

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1 year 22 weeks ago
Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, MD, PhD, renowned voice of healthcare reform, will deliver this year's Fasano Memorial lecture entitled, The Affordable Care Act and the Future of the American Healthcare System. more»

Susquehanna Health Participates in "Raise the Region"

March 10, 2013

Raise the Region is a unique, online giving event that provides an opportunity for people who care about their community to come together and raise as much money as possible for local nonprofits in 24 hours. more»

Orphan Outreach Sets Holiday Card Design Contest

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1 year 23 weeks ago

Father’s Hope, a Milton based orphan outreach project, has announced its first Christmas card design contest for local youth.

The winning design will be reproduced on Christmas postcards, which will be available later this year as a fundraiser for Father’s Hope. more»

Make Your Voice Heard in Lycoming County

March 19, 2013

Make your voice heard on health concerns in Lycoming County through Susquehanna Health’s health needs survey. Susquehanna Health is currently conducting a comprehensive Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) to identify and prioritize health needs in Lycoming County. More Info

Generous Gift to Benefit Joint Replacement Patients

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1 year 23 weeks ago
Lou Ann Sheets, of Montandon, along with her husband, Dale, recently donated a recliner chair for total joint replacement patients of the newly opened Center for Orthopaedics at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg.

In 2009, Lou Ann received a double-knee replacement through the Joint Replacement Program and wanted to make a gift to honor Pam Harpster, RN, and Deb Reichard, RN, for the care she received during her rehabilitation and treatment. more»

Father’s Hope Slates Kickoff Fundraiser Concert

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1 year 23 weeks ago

The Father’s Hope Kickoff Fundraiser Concert will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at Revival Tabernacle, 960 Susquehanna Trail, Watsontown. more»

Iron Chef Williamsport

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1 year 23 weeks ago

This year St. Mark’s Lutheran Church is hosting the third annual Iron Chef Williamsport. The event will take place on March 17, 2013, at 5 p.m., at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 142 Market Street, in Fellowship Hall. The price of the tickets is $25 per person. more»

Susquehanna Health Offers Colorectal Cancer Awareness Event

March 5, 2013

Dr. Vivek Kumar, Susquehanna Health gastroenterology specialist, and Tina Carter, registered nurse and manager of Susquehanna Health’s Digestive Disease Center, offer a free, informative session Tuesday, March 19 from 5:30 – 6:30 pm at The LifeCenter, Lycoming Mall, Muncy. more»

Susquehanna Health Sponsors ELYMCA Spring Run/Walk

March 4, 2013

Striving to improve the health of children and adults in the communities it serves, Susquehanna Health (SH) has partnered with the Eastern Lycoming YMCA (ELYMCA) by sponsoring the organization’s 3rd Annual Spring 5K Run/Walk. more»

Susquehanna Health Helps Patients Understand Their Medicines with Learn Label-ese

March 3, 2013

Susquehanna Health’s Spirit of Women program will host “Learn Label-ese”, an educational discussion targeted towards helping patients understand drug labels, Tuesday, March 12 from 12:30 – 1:30 pm at The LifeCenter, Lycoming Mall, Pennsdale. more»

Susquehanna Health Announces Healthy Events for March 2013

February 28, 2013

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

A Good Chat, a Good Chap: Writing About Alive People

February 28, 2013

from Flickr user CraigeMorsels

from Flickr user CraigeMorsels more»

Connect Williamsport Informs and Engages

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1 year 24 weeks ago

The new website Connect Williamsport is run by the James V. Brown Library. This website offers the community an up to date calendar of events and activities all in one place. The community can now stay connected and informed about community events in a way that wasn’t possible before. more»

The Cross as the Symbol of Forgiveness

February 27, 2013

The cross is seen around the world on church steeples, in homes, on clothing, and on chains around the necks of the followers of Jesus.  It is seen so often that it has become almost invisible and forgotten as the symbol of God’s forgiveness. As a result, the importance of forgiveness is easily ignored even though it plays a central role in our current civilization. more»

Nick Biddle will host a free hymn concert

1 year 24 weeks ago

Nick Biddle will host a hymn concert Sunday, March 17 at 5 pm at Trinity United Methodist Church, 300 Sixth Street, in Northumberland. Admission is free and open to the public. more»

Shit Got Real or One Bite At a Time

February 25, 2013

I’ve been writing this post in my head for a while.

Been wanting to give you and me a break from the memoir drafting stuff. more»

Muncy Historical Society Opens 2013 Season

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1 year 25 weeks ago
Muncy Historical Society Opens 2013 Season with “Civil War Service of Seven Brothers” Presentation.

Muncy Historical Society’s 2013 season opens with a presentation, “Civil War Service of Seven Brothers,” and an introduction of nominees for the society’s board of directors. more»

Emergency Heart Procedure at Evangelical Gives Area Man More Time for Family

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1 year 25 weeks ago
Rick Reibsome and his wife, Stacy, of Milton (left) and Janele McKeta, Director of the Evangelical Cardiac Catheterization Lab Team (right), stand next to the catheterization equipment that McKeta and the team used to save his life with an emergency STEMI procedure.

Rick Reibsome of Milton has a history of heart attacks having experienced his first a few years ago. In July as he was getting ready for work, he recognized the symptoms - chest pain, shortness of breath, nausea - and knew he had to get to the hospital as soon as possible. more»

Letter to my daughter’s “father”

February 20, 2013

From Flickr user InaFrenzy, used under CC lisense

From Flickr user InaFrenzy, used under CC lisense

Dear Paddy, more»

I learned to bleed: 1991

February 19, 2013

This is from Flickr user Camerakarrie

This is from Flickr user Camerakarrie

Hi All,

I’m a bit behind. My apologies. more»

West Branch Susquehanna Builders Set Home Show

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1 year 25 weeks ago

Next month, the West Branch Susquehanna Builders Association with hold its 2013 Home Show at the Lycoming College Recreation Center, 508 Mulberry Street, on March 8 through March 10, 2013.

This year is the 54th time that the annual home show has taken place. more»

Intro to Bible Quizzing: 1994

February 11, 2013

This video is a montage from a quizzing tournament in 2006. It was posted on YouTube by WhyteRavyne.

And in case you were wondering, Bible Quizzing is like Quiz Bowl, but for church kids. more»

Evangelical Community Hospital Holds Screenings

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1 year 27 weeks ago

Community Health Education will hold a series of screenings through the month of March. more»

Gala Event to Raise Funds for Comprehensive Diabetes Program

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1 year 27 weeks ago
Last year’s Evangelical Gala raised over $90,000 for nursing scholarships. The 2013 Gala is set to raise funds for the launch of a comprehensive diabetes program.

The Evangelical Gala, Evangelical Community Hospital’s premier fundraising event, will take place on Saturday, March 9 at Larison Hall on the campus of Bucknell University. The Gala begins with a 5:30 pm cocktail hour and a silent auction, followed by dinner, dancing and a live auction. more»

Evangelical Schedules March Support Groups

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1 year 27 weeks ago

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

Evangelical Community Hospital Holds March Classes

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1 year 27 weeks ago

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

Prepared Childbirth Classes: more»

Annual Mammathon Results in a Record-Setting Mammograms

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1 year 27 weeks ago
John Turner, MD, FACS, Medical Director of the Center

At the end of January, women throughout the community were contacted during the Evangelical Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health’s 8th Annual Mammathon, an event designed to encourage women to schedule their annual mammogram. more»

Susquehanna Health Hosts Second Day of Dance at Lycoming Mall

February 7, 2013

Susquehanna Health’s Spirit of Women program will hold its second annual Day of Dance event Saturday, February 23 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Lycoming Mall, Pennsdale. More Info

I got rid of half of my books: 2013

February 7, 2013

This is from Flickr user, Chillihead

This is from Flickr user, Chillihead more»

Evangelical Holds February 'Talk With the Doc' Program on Heart Health

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1 year 27 weeks ago

February is American Heart Month and Evangelical Community Hospital is bringing awareness to heart disease, its prevention and treatment. Throughout the month of February, the Hospital will be holding events and screenings addressing heart health. more»

Hospital Employees Celebrate Wear Red For Heart Health

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1 year 27 weeks ago
Evangelical Community Hospital employees and volunteers wore red on Friday, February 1, 2013 to show their support of heart health awareness, prevention, and treatment in honor of American Heart Month. Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer in the United States, causing 2,200 deaths each day. Wearing red was an outward sign of Evan’s employees that heart health is important in fighting cardiovascular disease.

Throughout the month of February, Evangelical will be holding events and screenings addressing heart health as part of its Rock Red for Healthy Hearts initiative. All of the events are open to the public and community members are encouraged to take part in the free and low-cost screenings that are part of Rock Red. more»

Lent and Ash Wednesday Services

1 year 27 weeks ago

Lent begins on February 13, 2013.

St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 702 West Fourth Street, will hold the its 31 County-Wide Ecumenical Pre-Lenten Celebration. The celebration will take place on February 10, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. Reverend Dr. John Charnock, ecumenism committee chm. of United Churches of Lycoming County, will be speaking at the event. more»

Gala Event Set to Raise Funds for Comprehensive Diabetes Program

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1 year 27 weeks ago

The Evangelical Gala, Evangelical Community Hospital’s premier fundraising event, will take place on Saturday, March 9 at Larison Hall on the campus of Bucknell University. The Gala begins with a 5:30 pm cocktail hour and a silent auction, followed by dinner, dancing and a live auction. more»

All matters of the heart on all-new State of Pennsylvania

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1 year 27 weeks ago

February is American Heart Month and unfortunately, most of us know someone affected by heart disease. more»

2013 Gallery of Hope Honors Breast Cancer Survivors

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1 year 27 weeks ago
Traveling display features personal survival stories

Ten northeastern Pennsylvania residents recently shared their personal experiences with breast cancer as a way to inspire others who are facing the disease. Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BCNEPA) has collected their stories and photos for the company's 13th annual "Gallery of Hope." more»

Santa’s Penis: 1989

February 6, 2013

From Flickr user srqpix

From Flickr user srqpix more»

Laurel Home Health/Hospice Now Part of Susquehanna Health

February 5, 2013

As part of the former Laurel Health System’s affiliation with Susquehanna Health, Laurel Home Health/Hospice is now Susquehanna Health Home Care & Hospice effective February 1. More Info

Writing in Church: 2013

February 4, 2013

from flickr user A Quiverful of Fotos

from flickr user A Quiverful of Fotos more»

Disappointing the Christian Republicans, It Hurts: 1997 – present

January 31, 2013

The last bit of this reads like I’m a PhD.  I’m not. I have a BA in English.  In the larger piece, that is clear before you get here. more»

April Line Writing

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April Line is a writer, editor, teacher, blogger, thinker, journalist, and life liver.  She’s self-employed as a writer and editor, and holds a bachelor’s degree in English and Creative Writing.  Her fiction appeared in Sou’Wester in 2006.  She is presently an MFA candidate at Wilkes University. more»

24th Annual Evangelical Children’s Health Fair a HUGE Success

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1 year 28 weeks ago
Ashley Geiser, Instructor at Evangelical Community Health Education, leads a group of kids in the Evangelical Fitness Challenge encouraging kids to be active at least 30 minutes a day.

Evangelical Community Hospital held its 24th Annual Children’s Health Fair at the Susquehanna Valley Mall on Saturday, January 26 from 10 am to 2 pm. This year’s theme was Clifford is Big on Healthy Kids, featuring Clifford the Big Red Dog™. more»

The Misogynist Rhetoric Runs Deep: 1980 – present

January 30, 2013

This is the beginning of a piece about sexual assault: more»

Upcoming Events, Support Grops at Mount Nittany Health

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1 year 28 weeks ago

Mon, Feb 4, Breast cancer support group more»

Mount Nittany Health announces the return of its popular two-part series

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1 year 28 weeks ago

Mount Nittany Health announces the return of its popular two-part series held by Fit For Play Physical Therapy & Fitness Center, Mount Nittany Health, and Harrison's Wine Grill & Catering:

• Part 1: Tuesday, March 12, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm - Free diabetes screening (A1c will be drawn) and snacks; drop in any time between 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm to be screened more»

American Legion of New Berlin Supports Evangelical Hospice With Generous Donation

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1 year 29 weeks ago
Pictured from left to right: Michael O’Keefe, President/CEO of Evangelical Community Hospital; Martin Russell, Commander of Legion Post 957; Kay Holdren, Director of Evangelical Hospice; Robert Schuller, Vice Commander; Harry Miller, Service Officer; Jim Ruhl, Treasurer of Home Association all of Legion Post 957.

American Legion Post 957 of New Berlin recently presented Evangelical Community Hospital a check for $11,754 to support the Evangelical Hospice program. Each year, Legion Post 957 gives back by supporting community outreach efforts that make an impact on the lives of others. more»

Susquehanna Health Announces Healthy Events for February 2013

January 28, 2013

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

Before I Lost Jesus: 1996

January 28, 2013

This takes place immediately after the first time I am really wrecked up over a boy I loved. I was fifteen. more»

Blue Cross launches online portal for purchasing individual health insurance

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1 year 29 weeks ago

Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BCNEPA) recently launched an expanded version of The Blue Cross Store, a full-service online marketplace designed for individual consumers and employers seeking health insurance coverage. more»

Seven days to change your life

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1 year 29 weeks ago
Your chance to win $150 Gift Card

One awesome way to share TF Boot Camp with your circle is to mention our $29 promotion that we currently have available to all first-time campers.

I Buy My Parents Underwear For Christmas: 1998

January 24, 2013

Kelley took loads of pictures of my family. Here’s one of my parents, probably around the time I bought them underwear for Xmas. more»

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