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LOCKCUFF — Lucas Lockcuff and Amber Goodbrod, of Jersey Shore, are the parents of a baby girl, Lydia Grace Lockcuff, born Jan. 18, 2021. Lydia was born at 10:56 p.m. and weighed 6 pounds and 2 ounces at 17.75 inches long. Grandparents are Ronald and Jeri Goodbrod of McElhattan, Barbara ...

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LOCKCUFF — Lucas Lockcuff and Amber Goodbrod, of Jersey Shore, are the parents of a baby girl, Lydia Grace Lockcuff, born Jan. 18, 2021. lydia was born at 10:56 p.m. and weighed 6 pounds and 2 ounces at 17.75 inches long. Grandparents are Ronald and Jeri Goodbrod of McElhattan, Barbara ...

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BURROWS — Jeffery and Jazalyn Burrows, of Lock Haven, are the parents of a baby girl, Paisley Leann Burrows, born April 5, 2021. Paisley was born at 3:20 p.m. and weighed 6 pounds and 14 ounces at 19 and a half inches long. Grandparents are Gilbert and Sally Stevenson of Castanea, Ted Joseph ...

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CUNNINGHAM — Derrick and Desirae Cunningham of Williamsport are parents of a son, Flynn Ellis Cunningham, born at 9:22 p.m. on March 1 at Geisinger Medical Center. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce at 19 inches. The mother is the former Desirae Wolfe. Grandparents are Scott and Bonnie ...

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Alexandra M. McCarty

This lovely young lady turned 12 years old on Oct. 20 and celebrated with a few of her best friends on Oct. 24 at her home. Ali and her sister, Madisyn, were able to return to school. Ali is now in middle school and next year she will be a teenager. Ali is active in her Youth Grange at ...

Liam celebrates sixth birthday

PHOTO PROVIDED This handsome young man is Liam Getgen the son of Susan and Zach Getgen. Liam turned 6 on Sept. 6. He celebrated with a monster jam party with family and friends. Liam was really excited to start kindergarten at Woodward Elementary. He is the grandson of the late Steve Ransdorf, ...

Younger set: Madisyn Anne McCarty

This sassy, but sweet little lady celebrated her ninth birthday on Saturday, June 20. The party was held outside at her home with her friends. The kids painted their own vases and had a water battle with water balloons and water guns. Madi likes to play soccer and go roller blading with her ...

Alexandra M. McCarty

Alexandra turned 11 years old on Oct. 20 and celebrated by having a bowling party at Midway Bowling in Mt. Holly Springs with many of her good firends on Oct. 19. Ali is in the fifth grade. Ali is a wonderful young girl who is very active. She is on the swim team at her school, is active with ...

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In the Schools

Landon Breon Landon Breon of Lock Haven, graduated with a degree in sport and recreation management from James Madison University during commencement exercises in May 2021. Breon was among more than 3,600 students who received undergraduate, master’s, educational specialist and doctoral ...

Jersey Shore High School lists award winners

JERSEY SHORE — The following awards were announced for the Jersey Shore Class of 2021: Cameron Allison — David Hill Memorial Award, Joe and Nancy Feerrar Boy’s Field Award, District IV Committee Outstanding Sportsmanship Plaque. Owen Anderson — Joe and Nancy Feerrar Outstanding ...

SVRCS graduates receive student awards

LOGANTON — The following graduates at Sugar Valley Rural Charter School received awards: Sugar Valley Lions Club Citizenship Awards, $100 each: Blaine Falk and Taylor Geisewite 343 Fire Award, $300: Hunter Showers Sugar Valley Investment Club: McKenna Fox and Ella Rossman John Thomas ...

Bucktail High School Class of 2021 receives awards

RENOVO — The following Bucktail High School graduates received awards. Trout Family Valedictorian Award — Rory Dwyer Trout Family Salutatorian Award — Hannah Bradley ACCE Scholarship — Cameron Sockman American Assn. of University Women Scholarship — Maille Considine American ...

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Mauck — Strope

Sharla Mauck and the late Brian Mauck, of Blanchard, announce the engagement of their daughter Stormie Mauck to Ryan Strope, the son of John and Kristi Strope, of Lock Haven. The couple are both Central Mountain High School graduates. A wedding is planned on Aug. 20, 2021 at Mountain Valley ...

Crawford — Germello

Tim and Jennifer Crawford, of Mill Hall, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tawnni Crawford, to Zachary Germello, the son of Angelo and Wendy Germello, of Lock Haven. The couple are both graduates of Central Mountain High School. They will be married on June 12, 2021 in Lock Haven.

Moore — Yarrison

It is with great joy that Mr. and Mrs. Craig Yarrison of Mill Hall, and Mr. Mrs. Tracy Moore of Loogootee, Ind., announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their children, Chad Alan and Damaris Faith. Chad and Damaris will become Mr. and Mrs. Yarrison on April 30, 2021 before family and ...

Etters — Lipscomb

Robert and Ruth Etters of Howard announce the engagement of their daughter, Bobbi Jo Etters, to Elisha Lipscomb. Bobbi Jo is a 2019 graduate of Bald Eagle Area High School and is employed at Bright Star. Elisha, a son of Shakima Wright, is a 2017 graduate of Bellefonte High School and is ...

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Couple celebrates 35th Anniversary

Bob and Pam (Sherosick) Rolley of the Swissdale area celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary on Monday, May 24, 2021. They were married by the Rev. John Kisalicka, Pam’s cousin, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Montoursville on May 24, 1986. Pam is the daughter of John J. ...

Millers celebrate 65 years

Walter and Alma Miller were married May 12, 1956 at the Mackeyville Methodist Church. Pastor Kenneth Burkett officiated. A cousin of Walter’s, Sarah Rote, and Leroy (Popeye) Packer stood for the couple. Walter and Alma raised six children in Marsh Creek — Gary (Judy), Bonnie, Sherry ...

Packers celebrate 70 years of marriage

Gerald R. and Audrie Packer, of Beech Creek, celebrated their 70th anniversary on March 31. They met while Audrie was attending Lock Haven Teachers College. She was from the Pittsburgh area and met Gerald while living with her aunt and uncle in Orviston. They had two sons, Kurt (Linda) ...

Thompsons celebrate 70 years of marriage

Ronald and Carolyn Thompson of Salladasburg are observing their 70th wedding anniversary on March 17, 2021. They were married by the Rev. Robert Fleck in Salladasburg United Methodist Church. Mrs. Thompson is the former Carolyn Cohick. She was born in Lock Haven, a daughter of the late ...

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Hampton — Robert

Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Hampton, of Atlanta, Ga., are pleased to announce the Dec. 28 nuptials of their daughter, Mary Cameron Elizabeth Hampton, to Luke Benjamin Robert at St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church, Sandy Springs, Ga. The Rev. Monsignor Joe Corbett and the Rev. Dr. G. Gilman ...

Brickley — Walker

Faith Brickley and Darrion Walker were married on Aug. 15, 2020 on the bank of the Susquehanna River at Kremser’s Landing in Montoursville. The beautiful 6 p.m. waterfront ceremony was led by Chaplain Aaron Reitz. The ceremony included a Mother’s Rose Ceremony, honoring the mothers of ...

Couple renews wedding vows on 10th anniversary

Ryan and Sandra Jennings renewed their wedding vows on their 10th anniversary on Saturday July 18, 2020 at the Clinton County Fairgrounds with their three beautiful children and puppy joining them. Their son and puppy were ring barriers and two daughters were flower girls.

Kunes — Merrill

After nine years together Brittany Kunes and Carl Merrill Jr. finally tied the knot! The high school sweethearts got married on Aug. 31, 2019 surrounded by loving friends and family at Millstone Farm and Inn. The ceremony was officiated my Pastor Kathleen Danley. The bride is the daughter ...

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Celebrating First Friday’s 20th Anniversary

First Friday celebrates its 20th anniversary this summer and plans are underway to celebrate with the community. The arts event has been credited with helping to revive Williamsport’s downtown and foster local artists. “This open access to the arts and the energy this event brought to our ...

Boating on the West Branch

Summer fun on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River can take many forms and boating life is the one activity delivering so many possibilities. Want to fish, swim, water-ski, kayak, have a cookout or sleep along the banks at a river lot? You’re in the right place! How fortunate to live ...

Barbecue in the West Branch region

Some say good barbecue can only be found in the South. But they would be wrong. You don’t have to go far to find delicious, mouth-watering, slow-roasted meat in north central Pennsylvania. Summer is the perfect time to grab barbecue fare for a creekside, poolside, riverside or traveling ...

New Roesen Still Life at Taber Museum

The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society in Williamsport is delighted to announce the recent acquisition of a 19th century Severin Roesen painting, which has been loaned by Bobby Maguire in honor of his parents Jim & Shirley Maguire. It is Maguire’s intention ...