WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will host its next Armchair Travelers Series program when Robin Glossner discusses her midsummer trip to Sweden from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28.
Glossner, the library’s development director, will share photos and experiences from her recent trip. Highlights include the castles and coastlines in scenic Scandinavia. more»
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will host a National Passport Acceptance Day from 12-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, in recognition of September as National Passport Awareness Month. more»
An orphan from Uganda stands in front of a laptop computer while participating in an April Skype session with students from Meadowbrook Christian School. Based on the success of that Skype session, Father’s Hope has launched Connecting Cultures, a project which will feature up to four Skype sessions between students in Central Pennsylvania and orphans from around the world. Connecting Cultures is being funded by a $500 Merck Foundation grant.
MILTON — Father’s Hope, an all-volunteer nonprofit organization, recently received a $500 grant from the Merck Foundation.
The grant will support Connecting Cultures, a Father’s Hope project which will connect students in Central Pennsylvania with orphans from around the world in up to four educational Skype sessions to be held throughout the 2015-2016 school year. more»
Due to extreme winter road conditions, PennDOT is temporarily reducing the speed limit on Interstate 80 to 45 miles per hour. Full implementation of the speed reduction is expected at 12:30 p.m. and applies to the entire roadway in Pennsylvania. The speed reduction already is in place on I-80 from the Clinton County-Union County line to the I-180 Interchange in Northumberland County more»
The Lycoming County Visitors Bureau is conducting a photo contest beginning July 1, 2014 and running until December 31, 2014. We are looking to you the visitors and residents to submit photos that feature tourism activities and attractions here in Lycoming County for the below categories.
People (example – family riding bikes on the Pine Creek Trail)
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Now my purpose of this article is not to put you off going to any of these destinations. We all know that volunteering broadens your horizons. But how about broadening your tastes and tickling your taste buds with some unique and, dare I say it, “unusual” local dishes? more»
You have arrived at your volunteer destination. Your heart is beating 100 miles an hour. You're double-checking that you haven’t left anything behind on the bus, train or car. Maybe your hands are sweaty. Those butterflies in your stomach must be doing somersaults in double time. Don’t worry!
These symptoms that you are experiencing actually have a label: excitement! more»
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