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Mothers of the Civil War became ‘arsenal workers’, many serving soldiers

May 9, 2019 HUGHESVILLE - It proved to be a festive and very informative afternoon, when several turned out to take part in the East Lycoming Historical Society’s 11th annual Victorian Tea held at Friends Churc... more »»

Traditional Easter egg hunt fulfills lifetime memories

May 2, 2019 HUGHESVILLE - Easter has become a big celebration with a traditional Easter egg hunt held each year on McConnell Drive in Hughesville. more »»

Quilting is a collectible art

May 2, 2019 PENNSDALE - Those immersed in the world of quilting learned several things about themselves as they listened to a presentation given by local artist, designer and quiltmaker, Wendy Etze. more »»

At 106, Muncy native still comes home to visit

April 18, 2019 MUNCY - Family history and a scholarship dinner at Bucknell University brought Fannie Rachael Wood Brown back to Muncy for a weekend visi. more »»

Stained glass window from old church gets new life

April 10, 2019 MUNCY - Recently a true work of art has been restored and donated to the Muncy Historical Society. This gift was originally part of the Lutheran Church that once stood on 100 N. more »»

Compelling scenery and massive landscapes lure millions of visitors to national parks

April 3, 2019 MUNCY - A well documented history of the National Park Service and its mission was given by Matt Enderle at the Muncy Public Library on Tuesday evening, March 26. more »»

Remembering Miss Ruggles, a teacher never forgotten

March 27, 2019 MONTGOMERY - Evadne (pronounced ee-VOD-nee) Ruggles was a beloved English teacher and distinguished fisherwoman who made a long-lasting impression on her students. more »»

Cousins cite creativeness as part of their DNA

March 21, 2019 MUNCY - When pondering 'Women in History,' what names come to mind? On the international front one might cite Mother Theresa, a Catholic nun who worked with the poor; while Amelia Earhart exemplifie... more »»

National quilting day observed

March 20, 2019 CLARKSTOWN - Quilters seem enthusiastic about their work and perhaps none more so than Rhonda Freezer, since 2011, one of the salespersons in the fabric department at the Ben Franklin Store in... more »»

Muncy Female Seminary noted for former First Lady

March 14, 2019 Editors Note: The following story is an excerpt from a series in August, 2018, written for the Williamsport Sun-Gazette MUNCY - The Muncy Female Seminary was chartered in 1840 “for the education... more »»

VStained glass window holds lasting legacy

March 7, 2019 PICTURE ROCKS - Two hundred years from now, will research reveal women as adventurous, accepting changes in residences and supportive of family, church and community? Those qualifications seem to... more »»

“Deeds of the Valley” presented to Montgomery Historical Society

February 27, 2019 MONTGOMERY - Anyone who is interested in the history of Alvira and the White Deer Valley of Pennsylvania has probably heard the story of the elderly lady who refused to leave her home as it was abou... more »»

Pennsylvania names Mid State Trail 2019 Trail of Year

February 21, 2019 HARRISBURG - The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) announced the Mid State Trail has been named Pennsylvania's 2019 Trail of the Year. more »»

The Great Backyard Bird Count begins Friday

February 13, 2019 ITHACA, NY - The Cornell Lab in Ithaca, New York, one of the sponsors of the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC), has chartered its findings of collected bird observations and studies over the past 22... more »»

Sound of violin lures 7th grader to music

February 7, 2019 HUGHESVILLE - Playing the violin seemed like a calling to Liam Turnbow of Hughesville. As a 7th grader he has been drawn to music since he was in second grade, he said. more »»

Music inspires young violinist to make others smile

February 1, 2019 MUNCY - Music became part of Gabrielle Myers’ life at a young age of 4 when her parents, who also love music, noticed she had a real talent for it. more »»

Build confidence with the ELYMCA

January 16, 2019 MUNCY - To kick off the new year, the Eastern Lycoming YMCA in Muncy Township held their 2nd annual Self Love Saturday even. more »»

What is Tinkergarten?

January 16, 2019 MUNCY - This winter the Heritage Park in Muncy will be offering a place for young children to come and experience some well-guided, play-based learning activities, meet others and share those... more »»

High school junior wins talent contest for Farm Show

January 9, 2019 HUGHESVILLE - On Saturday, Jan. 5, Hughesville High School junior Ashia Savage was chosen to perform the “Star Spangled Banner” at the 103rd Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisbur. more »»

Early invention mechanized sock knitting 

December 21, 2018 WILLIAMSPORT – The reality of the phrase “Necessity is the Mother of Invention” was affirmed by Joy McCracken when demonstrating a sock knitting machine during the coffee hour at the Taber Museum in... more »»



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