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John H. Kane, 77, formerly of the 700 block of Diamond Street and a resident of 798 W. Edwin St., passed away peacefully on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. John was born in Williamsport on March 7, 1939, the son of Louis and Margaret C. (Saar) Kane. He had been employed as...
The 7th Annual Williamsport Welcomes the World Street Festival  will be held in downtown Williamsport from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, August 26, 2016. The streets of the central business district, from Market Street to Government Place, will close at 1:30 p.m. to accommodate the four-hour festival that...
The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will host the program, “Father’s Hope: To Honduras and Beyond,” at 6 p.m.  Monday, August 29. The program will be presented by Kevin Mertz, who founded Father’s Hope, an all-volunteer nonprofit organization, after being deeply moved by his first visit...

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Converge Gallery is excited to present the work of Luana Cleveland and Craig Kaufman in their upcoming exhibition, "34 Trips Around The Sun." Cleveland and Kaufman have been together for 34 years, all the while creating, discussing and enjoying art together. Over the years the work of these two...
Are you thinking about Christmas yet? Although the holidays are months away, now is the time to root through your attic or basement to find those old VHS home movies and transfer them to DVD at the library. Old VHS tapes significantly degrade in playback quality in just a few years, especially if...
Timelines, an exhibition examining self-portraiture from the perspectives of five different artists working in a variety of media at the Pajama Factory, a creative community in Williamsport, will be on display from September 2 to 24. The opening reception will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. September 2,...
Christopher Crist of Williamsport, a photo technician employed through Hope Enterprises, was honored with an achievement award from Harrisburg-based UniqueSource® during the company’s 60th anniversary celebration and Embrace the Abilities dinner in June at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center....

WAHS 2015 team captains, (from left), Jerah Reeves, Isaiah Hankins, Ross Stebbins and Jalen Jackson.
The Williamsport Area High School football program plans to host its first scholarship benefit dinner from 7 p.m. to  10 p.m. on Saturday, August 27, at the Genetti Hotel & Suites. Proceeds from the event will be used to help establish the Millionaire Football Award Fund at the Williamsport...
The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) has grant opportunities available for nonprofit organizations serving the residents of Lycoming or Union Counties. Applications are being accepted for the Lindig Lewisburg Foundation Fund, Lycoming Economic Development Foundation...

From left: Khara Martin, Jeannine Sheddy, Nichole Frye and Sarah Behe.
Four Susquehanna Health nurses were recently recognized as recipients of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.  Khara Martin, nurse with the Medical/Surgical Unit at Soldiers + Sailors Memorial Hospital, was selected after being nominated by a co-worker. “Khara is always kind, attentive,...

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