DANVILLE — When Bridget Farrell included in her daughter's obituary a poem the 23-year-old wrote about her battle with heroin before her death in 2017, she did it in the hopes of bringing attention to the scourge of the opioid epidemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic may have caused quite a bit of strife for churches throughout the region, but it also proved to be a valuable litmus test for the leadership of the Milton Lutheran Parish in the search for a new pastor.
MILTON — Success stories always have happy endings, but it’s different when a person is in the middle of their story, working at it but not yet knowing the ending.
When the commuter airlines were just beginning to fly, Lycoming aircraft engines of Williamsport were used in a variety of their aircraft. One of my duties for Lycoming was to assist the new organization with the proper operation of the engines.
February is more than halfway over already. We are happy to be done with our pork butchering for this winter. Friday evening my husband Joe, sons Benjamin and Joseph, sons-in-laws Tim and Mose, and Loretta’s special friend, Dustin, dressed three big pigs.
“Grandpa Joe, what did you do in the big war of World War II?” Well, first of all, flying a number of different airplanes was fascinating and full of adventure without being shot at by an enemy. For example, at our Army Air Corps four-engine base, I was selected to do some experimental and d…
From the comfort of our living room armchair we can order holiday gifts from various online sites and have them delivered to our front door. Such ease. Such a timesaving luxury. Such a busy day for the people delivering the packages.
It’s tough to imagine a Friday night high school football game without the blare of trumpets, the stadium lights shining on brass trombones and tubas and the enthusiastic thump of drums.
After a life of caring for family members, dashing from work to social engagements and participating in community events, sometimes a person’s Golden Years can be a bit too quiet, especially if they’ve outlived most of their loved ones. That’s when volunteers in assisted living homes can mak…
NEW BERLIN — Searching for the perfect place to settle, Robert and Karen Hicks wanted something that reminded them of the fictional, folksy town of Grady in the 1991 Michael J. Fox movie, “Doc Hollywood.” They found their Grady in New Berlin.
LEWISBURG – Award-winning radio producer and reporter Connie Goldman wrote in an article in secondjourney.org, “A colleague once told me that those of us in the winter of our lives can still find summer.”
PORT TREVORTON — With about 2,500 gladiolas in front of his house, Bill Houser could enjoy a garden bursting with gently swaying colors. But he purposely plants his bulbs so that they flower randomly throughout their growing season … he has other ways to enjoy them.