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Sometimes a taste, sound, scent, or memory tightly ties two places or things together in your life in a way you’d least expect. Such is the case with me. The common bonds?…coal regions and whoopie pies.

In 1958, Lycoming College's  president, Dr. D. Frederick Wertz re-instated the Chapel Speakers series.  Dr Martin Luther King was one of several speakers at the college that year.

Williamsport – Tammy Herbert wakes up each morning at Saving Grace shelter before 7 a.m. She has to leave before the shelter closes at 8 a.m. and walk the short, but brisk, walk to the bus stop a block away on West Fourth Street. 

Milk Pies are a classic example of the “waste not, want not” frugality of life in many old Pennsylvania Dutch and Coal Region homes.

Nine years before Amelia Earhart  took her first flight, a man from Sunbury, PA was building, and flying, planes over Northumberland and Snyder County.  He was the first pilot to ever do so. Local factories closed down, as people lined the streets to see the "bird man" fly over Selinsgrove.

The Lycoming County commissioners approved grant funds for Camp Cadet, new personnel and announced a the new director of the Department of Public Safety during their meeting Thursday. On the PULSE covers action items for each Thursday meeting. 

Whether you identify as a die-hard romantic or simply want to spend time with your significant other, Valentine’s day is a great excuse for an unforgettable date night (or day!). Coming up with an idea for a date with your better half can sometimes be a challenge. Provided below is a list of…

You could not drag me kicking and screaming into a restaurant on Valentine's Day. WAY too crowded, and usually overpriced, for me. I would rather stay home and cook. My favorite menu is prime rib, or steaks, and heart-shaped pierogies.

Known as “Fat Tuesday” in many places, in Pa Dutch country and the Coal Region it is know as “Fasnacht Day” or “Donut Day” — it occurs on Shrove Tuesday, which begins the traditional 40-day period of fasting and prayer practiced by Christians prior to Easter (famously celebrated as Mardi Gra…