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SAVING MR. BANKS: Feeling Like a Million Bucks

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15 weeks 6 days ago

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With another fine performance in “Saving Mr. Banks” to stand beside “Captain Phillips,” Tom Hanks just might become the fourth actor ever to get an Oscar nomination in both categories.

But this dandy film belongs to Emma Thompson. more»

Democratic Women's Club Installs Officers

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17 weeks 6 days ago

"The Williamsport Area Women’s Democratic Club presented their new officers for 2014-2015 at the annual WAWDC Holiday Dinner on December 11 at Cloud 9 Airport Restaurant, Montoursville. more»

Tips for Cancer Patients to Make the Most of 2014:

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17 weeks 6 days ago

The New Year is a time of renewal, optimism and anticipation and often when individuals set resolutions for future goals. However, for cancer patients or those dealing with chronic illness, it can be a time of uncertainty. more»

Evangelical’s Cancer Survivorship Program Holds First-Ever Couples Retreat

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17 weeks 6 days ago

According to the National Cancer Institute, nearly 12 million Americans are living with a history of cancer. Recognizing the impact the disease has on these individuals, and the families who love and support them, Evangelical’s Cancer Survivorship Program is making strides to help in new ways. more»

Marino meets with residents, small businesses to discuss increase in flood insurance premiums

17 weeks 6 days ago

Earlier this week, U.S. Representative Tom Marino (R-PA) joined local officials in Muncy, Montoursville and Jersey Shore to meet with residents and small business owners who have been affected by the recent increases in flood insurance premiums. more»

PA Launches HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers®

17 weeks 6 days ago

Promotes Designated Driving in Memory of U.S. Naval Officer

The Pennsylvania State Police, PennDOT and the Liquor Control Board today announced a new, statewide campaign to promote designated driving in an effort to keep drunk drivers off the road. more»

Motorists Urged to Use Caution with Winter Weather, Heavier Holiday Traffic

21 weeks 2 days ago

With winter weather affecting much of Pennsylvania and the Thanksgiving travel period under way, PennDOT today urged motorists to use caution and allow extra time to reach their destinations. more»

Bucknell Makes A Difference at Evangelical’s Center for Breast Health

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21 weeks 2 days ago

The Bucknell Chapter of Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) recently presented a check of $1,000 for the fight against breast cancer to Evangelical Community Hospital’s Andrea Bertram, Director of the Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health. more»

Christmas Comes Early to the Muncy Historical Society with Reading

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21 weeks 2 days ago

Children, parents and grandparents will be entertained with the reading of Clement Clarke Moore’s classic story, “The Night Before Christmas” at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 in the Muncy Historical Society’s meeting room, 40 N. Main St. more»

12 YEARS A SLAVE: “The American Holocaust” –- and an American Classic

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21 weeks 2 days ago

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Years ago, I heard a speaker refer to U.S. slavery as “the American holocaust.”

Anyone skeptical about that term should read Frederick Douglass’s 1845 autobiography -- or see “12 Years a Slave.”

But you’d better have a strong stomach.

Brutal, authentic and utterly enthralling, Steve McQueen’s film about Solomon Northup is a masterpiece. more»

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