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Historical Society’s “Road Show” series continues

November 30, 2016 MONTGOMERY - The Montgomery Area Historical Society hosted its most recent “Road Show” on Tuesday, November 15th in the Montgomery Borough Building. more »»

Doll house has roots in New Zealand

November 23, 2016 PHOTO PROVIDED On October 24 Nicholas and Annette Finnis (right) paid a visit from New Zealand at the Taber Museum in Williamsport to see the dollhouse built by Mowdray Finnis, grandfather of... more »»

Frantz School House still stands in county

November 23, 2016 PENN TOWNSHIP - Penn Township of Lycoming County in Pennsylvania at one time was home to 8 one room schools. The township was formed in 1828 named after Penn Township in Berks County. more »»

The Jingle Dancer, an Ojibwe tradition stays alive

November 23, 2016 HUGHESVILLE - November is Native American month and the Hughesville Area Public Library hosted some special guests from the area on Saturday afternoon, November 19. more »»

Fall season is good time for planting bulbs

November 16, 2016 HUGHESVILLE - The Garden Clubs of Hughesville and Muncy have been winding down their community activities and getting ready for the upcoming yea. more »»

Works of artist Eugene Mohr scattered among local churches

November 16, 2016 MUNCY - Although Muncy artist Eugene 'Jean' Mohr was born in a mansion, life would give him a lot of lumps before reaching his final one. more »»

First Lady Lincoln distressed with press

November 9, 2016 TIVOLI - Former first lady, Mary Todd Lincoln, made a stop at Tivoli in an effort to set the record straight. more »»

Field hospital tent raising 'Barnum and Bailey' style

November 9, 2016 HUGHESVILLE - The career of Louise "Stossie " Sheehan of Hughesville, was influenced by her grandfather, Dr. James Akehurst who served in the medical corp during World War I. more »»

Students trek through local burial grounds

November 3, 2016 HUGHESVILLE - Bracing against the whistling winds of October, members of the local history classes at Hughesville High School walked the cemetery at Pleasant Hill near town. more »»

Shopping experience will benefit domestic violence

October 26, 2016 WILLIAMSPORT - A fancy women's boutique that raises money for domestic violence, sexual assault and homeless shelters for women is a perfect solution to serve Lycoming County. more »»

Two inducted as athletic standouts for Muncy

October 19, 2016 HOWARD ‘TINY’OTT- Class of 1932 Coaching-Football-Baseball-Track MUNCY - 'Tiny' was a four-year letter winner in football. His senior year in 1932, they finished 5-5 overall. more »»

Longtime columnist remains a pastor to subscribers

October 14, 2016 Editor's Note: Sunday, October 9 was Clergy Appreciation Da. more »»

Kicking for Kids

October 14, 2016 MUNCY - "Kicking For Kids" was the theme for the "Think BIG" Helping families battle pediatric cancer during the girls' soccer game between the Muncy Indians and Hughesville Spartans. more »»

New evidence results in plaque placed at Fort Freeland

October 14, 2016 TURBOTVILLE - After 35 years of gatherings at the Hower-Slote farm by the Warrior Run-Fort Freeland Heritage Society, more history of happenings in the immediate area has come to light. more »»

Montgomery residents locate soldiers who fought at Gettysburg

September 28, 2016 GETTYSBURG – Saturday, September 24 was a pleasant day for a trip to the Gettysburg National Battlefield sponsored by the Montgomery Area Historical Society (MAHS). more »»

Mexican cuisine comes to Muncy

September 8, 2016 MUNCY - A new ethnic cuisine has arrived in the area, and a celebration was held on Friday, August 26 in front of the Sunoco gas station on Rt. 220 in Muncy Township. more »»

Shady Nook Park evolved from a cow pasture and bread wagon

September 8, 2016 HUGHESVILLE - Traveling north on Rt. 220, shortly after turning at the intersection of Rts. 220 and 405, a short distance to the left is a place called the Angus Inn. more »»

Locals participated in national tractor show

August 31, 2016 CANANDAIGUA, NY - The 100th year of the Oliver-Cletrac crawler tractors was celebrated during the annual 'Pageant of Steam' at Canandaigua, NY. more »»

Girl Scout project benefits felines at LAPS shelter

August 31, 2016 HUGHESVILLE - A cat's trait for climbing trees are well known, but felines kept indoors need alternatives. more »»

Conveyances and picnic garb change drastically since 1914

August 23, 2016 MORELAND - Appearing a bit different than today was the transportation and clothing attire for attending picnics one hundred years ago. more »»

 
 

 

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