Members of the Midd-West Mustangs Field Hockey team present funds they raised during October to Evangelical’s Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health. Team members pictured, front row, left to right are Jessica Whitesel and Kaitlin Schell. Back row, left to right, Jordan Ewing, Brandi Goss, Abby Miller, and MaKenna Beck.
Midd-West teams recently supported mammograms for uninsured and underinsured women of the community at Evangelical Community Hospital’s Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health. more»
Williamsport- You are cordially invited to join us for a time of "Giving Thanks". Prayer, praise, worship, song, spoken word, mime, testimonies, and the preached word by: Prophet Isaac C . Evans, Senior Pastpr of Bridging the Gap CWC, Williamsport, PA.
This even will be hosted by Firetree Place, 600 Campbell Street, Williamsport, PA 17701. more»
WILLIAMSPORT – Susquehanna Health Cancer Centers at Divine Providence Hospital, 1100 Grampian Boulevard, Williamsport, and Soldiers + Sailors Memorial Hospital, 32-36 Central Avenue, Wellsboro, are hosting “Shine a Light on Lung Cancer” events Monday, November 17, 6–7:30 pm. more»
Breast Cancer Awareness doesn’t end in October. The staff of the Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health is concerned about your health every day of the year. This November, Evangelical Medical Services Organization will be reaching out to women throughout the community during the 10th annual Mammathon, an event designed to motivate women to schedule their annual mammogram. more»
Q. Thomas Novinger, M.D.,MBA, is Senior Medical Director for Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Image provided.
As a pediatrician, I've seen my share of ear infections, sinus infections and strep throats over the years. Antibiotics are often prescribed to treat these conditions, but I'm often asked by parents and caregivers if antibiotics are the right treatment for other conditions as well, such as colds or the flu. more»
Williamsport – Ned Coates, a Pennsylvania native and retired professor, presents the program American Indian Sports Mascots: Much Ado about Something for the Lycoming County Historical Society’s History Coffee Hour on Thursday, November 13, 2014. The program begins at 10:00 a.m. in the community room of the Thomas T. more»
The Bethel AME Church, located at 601 Hepburn Street Williamsport is holding a "Holiday Lights: Scentsy Gift Basket Raffle". There will be a drawing for a Scentry holiday gift basket, retail value $90.00. more»
Members of Evangelical’s Hospital Administration and Primary Stroke Center Team recently accepted the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver-Plus Quality Achievement Award presented by the American Heart and Stroke Association. The award represents the Hospitals commitment to ensure that its patients receive care based on internationally-respected clinical guidelines. Pictured Tawny Jackson, Director of Quality Improvement, Great Rivers Affiliate of the American Heart/American Stroke Association (third from left) presents the award to Evangelical representatives. From left to right,
Michael O’Keefe, President and CEO, James Craven, Associate Vice President of Cardiovascular Services, Jackson, John Rice, MD, Neurologist and Medical Director of the Primary Stroke Center, Cindy Anderson, RN, BSN, CEN, Primary Stroke Center Coordinator, and Kendra Aucker, Executive Vice President/COO. Image provided.
LEWISBURG, PA – Evangelical Community Hospital’s Primary Stroke Care Program has earned the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients. more»
Evangelical Community Hospital employees and volunteers wore pink on Friday, October 24, 2014 in recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Pink Out was held to honor all breast cancer patients in their fight against the disease. more»
WILLIAMSPORT, PA. (October 18, 2014) – The American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk of Lycoming Countywill be held on Oct. 25 at Indian Park, Montoursville. This inspiring 5K walk raises awareness and funds to support the society’s mission to help finish the fight against breast cancer. more»
WILLIAMSPORT, Nick Biddle will host a hymn concert Sunday, November 9 at 2 p.m. at Faxon-Kenmar United Methodist Church, 1301 Clayton Avenue, Williamsport. David Koskey, Director of Music at Faxon Kenmar UMC, will be accompanying a few selections on piano and organ. Admission is free and open to the public. more»
October 16, 2014, WILLIAMSPORT – Susquehanna Health Rehabilitation Services is pleased to welcome Dr. Jahan Hashem to its team of physicians, rehabilitation nurses and physical, occupational and speech therapists. more»
October 11, 2014, WILLIAMSPORT — A blood drive sponsored by Hayden's Heart INC, Ellie's Heart Foundation and Nolan - Heart of Steel will be held Saturday, October 18, 10 am-2 pm at the Genetti Hotel & Suites, Williamsport. more»
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – ConnectWilliamsport, the James V. Brown Library’s free, online community calendar, has seen huge surges in usage thanks to the wealth of activities taking place in the Greater Williamsport area and the community partners who enter those events in the calendar. more»
WILLIAMSPORT - Susquehanna Health knows that our patients appreciate the opportunity to talk directly with a doctor about their health; a doctor’s opinion is educated and valued. With this in mind, Susquehanna Health is pleased to offer the Walk with a Doc program to service partners and community members. more»
1st Place Gross Score (left to right): Mike Bastian, Albert Strycula, Brent Fish (Chair of Tournament), Rod Bailey and Larry Allison, Jr. Image provided.
October 1, 2014, WILLIAMSPORT – Area golfers gathered during the the 33rd Annual Susquehanna Health Invitational Golf Tournament on August 11 at the Williamsport Country Club, and 27 teams participated and helped raise more than $115,000 to continue enhancing services at Susquehanna Health’s Heart & Vascular Instit more»
Billie Jo Day, RN, BSN, CBPN-IC, Oncology Nurse Navigator and Breast Health Specialist at the Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health at Evangelical Community Hospital. Image Provided.
How well do you know yourself? That’s a good question for any woman of any age, but during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s a good question when it comes to your breasts. The staff at the Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health at Evangelical Community Hospital reminds all women, it’s never too early to be in tune with what is normal for your body. more»
A Gentex helmet with integrated respiratory system is just one product manufactured at the Gentex Corporation in Simpson, PA. Learn more about this globally recognized local business when you watch the WVIA Original Feature Presentation, “Innovation and Enterprise, The Story of Gentex Corporation” Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 7 p.m. on WVIA TV.
Pittston, PA (WVIA) – The new WVIA Original Feature Presentation, “Innovation and Enterprise, The Story of Gentex Corporation” which premieres on more»
Williamsport, Pennsylvania September 24, 2014: Firetree, Ltd. is looking for help from the community in naming the 600 Campbell Street building and program formally known as the Bethune Douglas Center and most recently, The Center. The name should reflect the multicultural diversity of Williamsport and the enrichment approach of the new programming. more»
Members of Susquehanna Health’s marketing department serve as the Susquehanna Healthy Patrol, canvassing Susquehanna Health campuses and physician offices to ask employees to offer insight on the little things they do every day to improve their health. Image provided.
September 23, 2014, WILLIAMSPORT – In collaboration with the launch of its new advertising campaign, Susquehanna Healthy, the health system will canvass its hospital campuses and physician offices looking for employees who are engaging in a healthy activity or who are willing to share a story about how they stay Susque more»
Americans are sick, and they’re dying needlessly. The primary reason is the modern diet, taught to every school children in the form of the food pyramid. What isn’t taught in school is the fact that the foods at the base of the pyramid — grains and legumes — are toxins, and the leading contributor to heart disease, diabetes, inflammation, and other illnesses. more»
Evangelical Community Hospital is pleased to announce Marla M. Mead, DO, joined its team of family medicine experts in September. Practicing at Family Medical Care in Lewisburg, Dr. Mead joins Douglas Spotts, MD, FAAFP and Ayn Kerber, MD. more»
Participants of the 2014 Central Susquehanna Valley Heart and Stroke Walk kick off the walk through Knoebels Amusement Resort, despite the rainy weather. Image provided.
Hundreds of walkers turned out at Knoebels Amusement Resort in Elysburg on a rainy Saturday, Sept. 13 for the Central Susquehanna Valley Heart and Stroke Walk. The walk aims to raise funds and awareness to support the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s mission to fight heart disease and stroke. The event raised a total of $35,558 toward its goal of $55,000. more»
September 8, 2014, WILLIAMSPORT – Susquehanna Health’s Divine Providence Hospital is hosting a Hunter’s Health Fair Thursday, September 18 from 3 to 6 pm in the hospital auditorium, 1100 Grampian Boulevard, Williamsport. more»
HARRISBURG – State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) and State Representative Garth Everett (R-84) today reminded local seniors to attend their annual ‘Senior Expo’ this Tuesday, September 9th in Pennsdale, Lycoming County. more»