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You've seen photos of the Australian fires. It's overwhelming. Australia has animal species found nowhere else, and they are being pushed to extinction. Australia is a world away from Pennsylvania, but I still want to help.

Soup and a Bowl, the annual fundraiser for the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, will be held on Friday, February 21 at the Genetti Hotel & Suites at 200 W. 4th Street in Williamsport, with two seating times available – 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The event features various soups made and donated b…

Williamsport – Does your child have a need for speed? Williamsport Soap Box Derby is hosting a registration day and information meeting from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, January 18, 2020 for the upcoming race on June 13. The registration will be at the Community Arts Center, 242 W. Fourth Street. 

Throughout the holiday season, the Citizens & Northern Wealth Management Team selected six prominent local charities to honor with donations. The bank says this annual initiative is their way of acknowledging that each of these organizations offers valuable services to their communities.…

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If you live around Montoursville, consider taking a break from cooking this Saturday and stop by Our Lady of Lourdes Church Hall for their annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser! Running on January 18 from 5 to 7 p.m., each spaghetti dinner includes pasta with homemade meatballs, a dinner salad,…


Muncy, Pa. -- Lycoming County is launching the Blue Ribbon Project as part of the Greater Muncy Resiliency Plan, according to Muncy Borough and Lycoming County officials. Over the next few months residents may see County employees placing blue “-Flood-” signs to indicate the flood depth in a…


Harrisburg, Pa. – Commissioner Robert Evanchick announced that 104 cadets graduated from the State Police Academy in Hershey and have been assigned to troops across the Commonwealth. The men and women represent the 157th graduating cadet class.

Lewisburg’s mission is to encourage and improve the experience of walking and biking in the Lewisburg area. To that end, the Lewisburg Walk it! Bike it! committee is developing bike/ped maps for the area, organizing safety trainings, promoting national events like Bike to Work or Walk to Sch…

Friends of Brown Library will be holding a book review hosted by Louisa Stone on February 7. The review will cover Casey Cep's book, Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee, a strange tale of 1970s Alabama.

Around this time, we are all beginning our resolutions for the new year. For many of us, it means that we will commit to lose those stubborn pounds gained over the holiday season. For others, it will mean reading more books or being kinder to those around us. Embarrassingly, my resolutions t…


“Every child deserves a place to dwell.” That is the core belief of Dwell Orphan Care-- a non-profit organization which “exists to support foster and adoptive families in Lycoming County, Pa. and beyond, so that children have a safe, loving, forever home in which to dwell.” 


In order to increase accessibility to those who may be handicapped and/or homebound in Lycoming County, Williamsport's James V. Brown Library is now offering "Books by Mail." While the initiative refers specifically to books, audiobooks, CDs, and DVDs are also available through the free program.

If you or your family were among the many who put together a new jigsaw puzzle this holiday season and don’t want it cluttering up your house, consider donating it to Williamsport's James V. Brown Library! The library is looking for puzzle donations for in-house use and in adult programming.