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This drive through Washingtonville, Turbotville, and Milton will take you past the hidden log cabin found in Washingtonville, the Fort used in the Revolutionary War in Turbotville, two covered bridges, an octagon one-room school house, a traditional one room school house, and you will even s…

Throughout the Coal Region, churches and organizations turn out tens of thousands of handmade chocolate-coated candy Easter eggs in a wide variety of flavors, selling them to raise much needed funds. It is tradition among many families to make their own eggs, too.

In 1923, a wooden cross was erected on a hill in Williamsport, and Easter Sunrise services were held there. 

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While it is impossible to ignore the effects of the recent COVID-19 pandemic on travel restrictions and one’s ability to purchase certain daily necessities such as food and toilet paper, few have discussed the potential impact this issue will have on mortality rates as they are related to th…

In March of 1865, the Civil War was coming to an end, and the men from the Susquehanna Valley were beginning to journey home at last. And then, the spring thaw was met with spring rains, and every major river in Pennsylvania flooded, destroying homes, railroads, bridges, and most of the trav…

My grandmother LOVED hot bacon dressing over tender, young dandelion greens. We never treated our lawn with any chemicals, just let Mother Nature take her course. As a result, had lots of safe, edible greens growing out back of the house. I clearly remember my Nana walking the yard, stooped …

See a unique rock, explore abandoned bunkers, see a waterfall, enjoy incredible vistas and learn about vernal pools, and take a road trip to an incredible trail of 1,000 steps built by miners for their daily commute to work.  Here are five hikes to take this spring:

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Williamsport -- Lycoming County officials said all county offices would stay open, but urged the public to remain calm and “watch out for your neighbor,” during a press conference Wednesday morning. 

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For American farmers, the recent legalization of hemp growing after the crop had disappeared from fields for generations has been portrayed as a panacea.

Growing up here in the Susquehanna Valley, there are so many things we take for granted. Plenty of Farmers markets, loads of history,  a festival for everything (we even have festivals for the first and last Fridays of the month) and plenty of places to bike, hike, and kayak.  We have dozens…

Babka is a sweet, leavened bread created from a rich dough made for Easter Sunday throughout Slavic cuisines including Ukrainian and Polish. Traditionally the practice of eating Easter bread or sweetened “communion” bread traces its origin back to Byzantium and the Orthodox Christian church.