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An open invitation is extended to anyone who would like help launch an annual special event in Williamsport, in order to raise funds to help sustain the Main Streets Lycoming program as state grant funding runs out. The Billtown Chili Cook-Off and Texas Horseshoe Tourney, an event promotion which...
The Danville Area Community Foundation’s (DACF) community endowment grew to more than $4 million in 2010 - an important milestone for the young organization.  Since DACF’s inception in 1999, board members and volunteers, inspired by the compassionate people of the Danville - Montour County area,...
The Union County Community Foundation (UCCF) is pleased to announce that Robert Donehower has established a fund that will provide a permanent and ongoing source of charitable dollars for Union County.  The Robert W. and Lucy W. Donehower Fund will benefit the Borough of Lewisburg. The gift comes...
Photographer Jeff Schroeder captured the new view of Downtown Williamsport after the demoiltion of the Williamsport Area School District Services Center opened up a somewhat-unobstructed vista of the historic block that includes the Sunday Grit buildings.
A moratorium on the death penalty program, presented by Vicki Schieber, is scheduled for Thursday, March 31, 7 p.m. at Lycoming College, Honors Hall / Performance Hall (southeast corner of E 4th and Basin Streets) in Williamsport. The event is free. Vicki’s daughter, Shannon, was raped and murdered...
It's that time of the year when we leap forward -- Daylight Saving Time. The upcoming time changes on Sunday, March 13, at 2 a.m. so turn your clocks forward to 3 a.m. According to Wikipedia, daylight saving time (DST) is the practice of temporarily advancing clocks during the summertime so that...
The small towns that hug the shores of the Susquehanna ─ places like Berwick, Milton, and Selinsgrove ─ not only add character to the region; they help define that character.  Their connection to the River defines much of their history.  Once they were the center of river-based commerce as logs...
All this week, students at Ashkar Elementary School in the East Lycoming School District, Hughesville had a hands-on opportunity to experience the “cool” side of science, thanks in part to Susquehanna Health. Siemens Science Day, sponsored by Siemens, one of the world’s leading electronics and...
In recalling the shooting, Dina Wascher closed her eyes and replayed the tragic last moments of her sons life. “Ryan tried to jump in his car. The State Trooper grabbed him by the arm with his gun drawn. No words were spoken. No “Stop!” No nothing. No words. I heard Ryan trip on the running board....
What can you do in the middle of winter to shake off the winter blues? How about attending a public program at one of PPL’s environmental preserves in Pennsylvania? On Saturday, 167 people did just that at the PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center in Hawley, Pa.  They were there to catch...

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