Wegmans and the YMCA are organizing 2014's Tour de Bill bicycle event scheduled for Saturday, June 7, 2014. The event includes over 15 miles of bicycling together through Downtown Williamsport. All Proceeds benefit the Williamsport Branch YMCA Annual Campaign. See the flyer for all the details!
Choosing the horses of the year at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs used to be a much simpler job. When the racing wasn’t as competitive as it is now, there were usually only a few candidates who would rise above the rest by winning in the same classes week after week, making the choices for the top honors relativeLY easy. more»
Sweet Lou was honored at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs on Saturday night, a few weeks before his official retirement. The son of Yankee Cruiser was a fan-favorite at Pocono, and set a World Record on Sun Stakes Saturday in June of 1:47, the fastest time ever on a 5/8 mile track. He won 10 of 17 starts this year, with those 10 coming consecutively, and all in sub-1:49 fashion.
Trotter Opening Night and pacing mare Yagonnakissmeornot won the twin feature Open Handicap races on Saturday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Each of those races carried a purse of $35,000. more»
Regil Elektra rallied from far back early to pull off a major upset in the featured Open Handicap pace for mares on Friday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The race carried the night’s top purse of $35,000. more»
With a couple of Friday nights added to the racing schedule in October, racing fans at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs have been able to enjoy four nights of live action per week lately. That means a bunch more races than usual featuring excellent performances deserving of consideration for another edition of the Weekly Awards.
The best Pennsylvania-sired 2YOs gathered at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs on Saturday night for their $1,240,000 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes Championships Night. Each of the Championship events went for a $260,000 bounty; all consolations for the Sire Stakes divisions went for purses of $50,000. more»
Trading Pins seem more popular than ever this year!
River Valley Transit, The Hiawatha Riverboat and the Williamsport Trolleys have Little League trading pins this year. The four pins will be sold for $5 each, or as a set for $20. Pins are available for purchase at: more»
Over the past few months, community leaders from various Lock Haven organizations and businesses have worked with the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership (SGP) to be designated as a Susquehanna Greenway River Town. more»
Muncy Heritage Park visitors and residents can explore the wonders of the night sky when amateur astronomer Chris Della Piazza volunteers his expertise and offers a free astronomy program and telescope viewing. Photo credit: NPS photo by Michael Quinn.
Muncy Historical Society will host its second “Under the Night Sky” event at 9 p.m. Saturday, July 5. Chris Della Piazza, an amateur astronomer and astrophotographer, will lead the night-sky viewing program at the society’s Heritage Park and Nature Trail location, 601 Pepper St., Muncy.
Saturday, June 7, 2014, a new community group, "Williamsport Proud", gathered at Williamsport City Hall and walked to Memorial Park. Once there, they tried to play some basketball, using their own equpiment, but were stopped due to permit issues.
Their Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/pages/Williamsport-Proud/730449333681733
WHAT: NEWBERRY COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP DAY MUSIC JAM FEST & FLEA MARKET WHERE: NEWBERRY PARK Fair Grounds WHEN: Saturday, May 17th, 8:00 AM TO 4:00 PM WHO: Sponsored by the Newberry Community Partnership WHY: An NCP fundraiser to promote community pride, participation and support neighborhood revitalization.
Concerned citizens turned out this morning to pick up litter at Memorial Park, Fourth St., Wmspt.
More than a dozen people showed up to pickup litter from Memorial Park at 11 AM this Saturday morning.
Although the Park looked in pretty good shape to start with, volunteers found a few things lying here and there and started filling their bags quickly. Volunteers wore gloves as they bent down to pick up other people's litter. more»
Image of last year’s God’s Country Marathon winner, Bryan Morseman, of Addison, NY celebrating his victory as he crosses the finish line in downtown Coudersport, Pa.
Registration is now open for the 2014 God's Country Marathon, Half Marathon and Team Relay. This year's races will be held in Potter County on Saturday, June 7, 2014. It will be the 40th running of the God's Country Marathon, making it the second most longstanding marathon in Pennsylvania. more»
The 23rd Annual Will Huffman Toy Train Expo chugs into town featuring dozens of working train layouts of all scales and size. Kids will enjoy the locomotive races and an appearance by Santa. The Expo is the area’s premier family event and is held in conjunction with Victorian Christmas. more»
Abraham Lincoln’s Replica Coffin -- custom coffin used to show President Lincoln -- brings history to Muncy during Historic Homes Tour.
Experience the beauty and charm of one of Pennsylvania’s finest communities as the Muncy Historical Society hosts its annual Historic Homes and Walking Tour from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, October 20. more»
Oktoberfest Street Fair and Festival 2013 is a great family event that will offer vendors, kid’s activities, entertainment, and a car show. This event will be in downtown Williamsport with vendors located on Pine Street, Lot L, Lot R, Woodlands Bank Lot, and the Car Show in Lot E. more»
The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society invites you to an outdoor concert on Thursday, August 22, with a return of the ‘Dansbachers’. Drawn from members of the Danville Legion Band, this musical group performs songs reflecting a Germanic heritage and polka. more»
In 1871, farmer Luke Eger read with eagerness material concerning the cooperative farming groups which were developing in the western United States. The farmers banded together, feeling that they were taken advantage of by the railroad system which shipped many of their goods at elevated or unfair prices. more»
Did you recently notice that quality summer break time with the kids is rapidly coming to an end? With schools starting in a matter of weeks, many families are looking for a few more activities before getting back to the grind of school and numerous other events. more»
Join Lycoming College’s Associate Professor of Astronomy and Physics, Dr. Richard Erickson on this unique adventure.
The First Community Foundation Partnership has made special arrangements to join Lycoming College’s Associate Professor of Astronomy and Physics, Dr. Richard Erickson on this unique adventure to observe one of the best meteor showers of the year at one of the best viewing areas in Lycoming County, Rider Park. more»
The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society will highlight the work of local home brewers during ‘Bottles & Brews,’ an evening of samplings of local craft beers and wine on Friday, August 9, from 7 until 10pm. The cost will be $15 per person in advance and $20 per person at the door. more»