GoFundMe / WXPI Community Radio Fundraiser ’18
Jun29

GoFundMe / WXPI Community Radio Fundraiser ’18

WXPI Community Radio Fundraiser ’18 is live on GoFundMe Click here to contribute: https://www.gofundme.com/wxpi-community-radio-fundraiser-03918   WXPI Community Radio is a non-profit radio station serving the local communities of Williamsport, Jersey Shore and the surrounding areas, run by a dedicated staff of volunteers. Our purpose is to give our local community a voice on the air at 88.5 FM and online at wxpiradio.org The...

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HAM RADIO “FIELD DAY” 2018
Jun22

HAM RADIO “FIELD DAY” 2018

Got the word on good authority that our local HAM Radio “Field Day” event is happening at the County Farm just off Warrensville Road in Montoursville, PA this Saturday, June 23, 2018 starting at 2:00 PM, but it doesn’t seem to be pinned on the ARRL locator map! * If anyone knows anything more, please email wxpiradio@gmail.com and we’ll update this post! Also, they’re calling for thunderstorms this...

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Bibliophile: The History of Writing with Robin Van Auken
May13

Bibliophile: The History of Writing with Robin Van Auken

By Robin Van Auken The Wholehearted Author   My husband, Lance, enjoys giving gifts.He fins amazing gifts, imaginative presents with meaning and symbolism. For example, when we purchased our lovely house on the river, he knew we had traded in our dream to live on a boat and sail far away. Okay, my dream. He mounted our ship’s bell—one he ordered for us with the name “Tangent” cast on it (my dream boat’s...

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Bibliophile: Mary Woods’ Change of Heart
Apr29

Bibliophile: Mary Woods’ Change of Heart

By Robin Van Auken The Wholehearted Author Mary Woods is an artist, a poet, and the author of “The Heart of the Matter,” which guides the reader to becoming wholeheartedly happy. I know Mary through her service work with Beloved Community Council and Heart of Williamsport. We’ve worked on the HoW project for three years, and it’s amazing to see the change of heart she’s experienced as the project assistant....

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Bibliophile: Horsetalk with Robin Van Auken
Apr22

Bibliophile: Horsetalk with Robin Van Auken

By Robin Van Auken The Wholehearted Author Today, I’m talking horses. Our son invited us to visit for the weekend, and join him and his sweetheart at the Charles Town Races in West Virginia. I’m a huge fan of horses, and the racetrack is attached to a casino, of which I’m not a huge fan. I abhor casinos. It’s not the gambling, which I don’t partake, but the fact that these are massive, noisy, stinky...

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Bibliophile: Honoring the Story with Janice Ogurcak
Apr15

Bibliophile: Honoring the Story with Janice Ogurcak

By Robin Van Auken The Wholehearted Author Janice Ogurcak is the Director of Public Programming and Outreach at the World of Little League Museum. This museum is to Little League what the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown is to Major League Baseball. Its filled with significant artifacts that range from serious to frivolous. There is a piece torn from the Berlin Wall when it fell, the badge of a fireman who perished in the...

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Bibliophile: Retreat to Write with Robin Van Auken
Apr08

Bibliophile: Retreat to Write with Robin Van Auken

By Robin Van Auken The Wholehearted Author Spring is supposed to be here, but I live in northcentral Pennsylvania, and it’s slow coming. We’ve had several snow storms in the past few weeks, but the ground is too warm for it to stick around. Then we  endured rain and high winds. I believe the temperatures are rising next week to the 60s, so I’m itching for a writer’s retreat. I like to go on solo writing...

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Bibliophile: Reading the News with Publisher Kathy Kolb
Apr01

Bibliophile: Reading the News with Publisher Kathy Kolb

By Robin Van Auken The Wholehearted Author   Kathy Kolb is the publisher of NorthcentralPA.com, a news outlet that’s been online since 2009, and she’s been steadily growing since then by personally connecting with her readers. I know, this sounds impossible — how do you connect with thousands of people? She’s accomplished this by building an amazingly loyal Facebook following, which total tops out at 31 thousand people! Kathy’s been...

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Bibliophile: Let’s Play Ball with Lance Van Auken
Mar25

Bibliophile: Let’s Play Ball with Lance Van Auken

By Robin Van Auken The Wholehearted Author Lance Van Auken is probably the world’s foremost expert on the history of Little League Baseball. There’s only a handful of people who may know more, or as much, as Lance. He earned this honor by being a Little League volunteer, and employee, for most of his life. He shares this knowledge as the co-author of “Play Ball! The Story of Little League Baseball®.” He attended his first Little...

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It Is What It Is: Generation Z

Marq-with-a-Q talks with Mike-with-a-Q and his daughter and son about Generation Z.

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