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LEWISBURG, Pa. -- Evangelical Community Hospital was recently awarded a grant of $50,000 from the Ralph and Josephine Smith Fund at the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP). The funds are designated to support the Hospital’s Enhancing the Evangelical Experience Campa…

Stroke is the number one cause of adult disability in the U.S. and the fourth leading cause of death in Pennsylvania. If you have had a stroke, occupational therapy has more than likely been a critical aspect of your recovery.

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DANVILLE – Due to the expansion of and investment in Geisinger’s Life Flight program, the Life Flight 1 base will be relocating from Montour County to Snyder County. This summer’s move creates more space for the program’s maintenance team.

A stroke impacts the brain, and the brain controls our behavior and emotions. After a stroke, survivors often experience emotional and behavioral changes. Emotional and behavioral changes are a common effect of stroke. Not only can stroke impact one's mood and outlook, but the area of the br…

WILLIAMSPORT – Students participating in Key Club at South Williamsport High School recently raised funds to purchase Tricia's Totes care totes for patients at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Williamsport. The reusable totes are filled with products for use during cancer treatments including w…

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PENNSDALE -- Home goods retailer Pier 1 Imports is the latest store near Lycoming Mall to announce they are closing. The Pennsdale store  found out about the closure  a week ago, according to a sales associate. Their last day will be June 27, 2019, he said. The store currently has store clos…