2014 Tour de Bill Bicycle Event Announced

33 weeks 6 hours ago
Bicycle Williamsport - Saturday, June 7

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! 

Mohegan Sun At Pocono Downs Adds Specials To Christmas Holiday

November 24, 2014

Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs will be celebrating Christmas Eve and Christmas Day by offering select dining and spa specials for guests to enjoy this holiday season. more»

Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Week in Review

November 19, 2014

November 7-13, 2014    

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»

Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs to Open Elixir Bistro Bar

November 19, 2014

Located in the hotel lobby, Elixir Bistro Bar will offer guests Starbucks® Coffee, grab-and-go breakfast items, fresh salads, sandwiches and pizza more»

Mach It So Shatters World Record in Open Handicap Pace at Pocono

November 10, 2014

November 8, 2014

Mach It So rallied from the pocket to win Saturday night’s featured $35,000 Open Handicap pace at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs and did so in world-record time. more»

Jenny McCarthy Brings Dirty Sexy Funny to Mohegan Sun At Pocono Downs

November 10, 2014

Join McCarthy and a cast of outrageously hilarious female comedians for a night of raw, uncut comedy more»

World Record Pacer Sweet Lou honored Saturday

November 10, 2014

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.


Mohegan Sun At Pocono Downs Celebrates Thanksgiving With Dining Specials

November 5, 2014

On November 27th, guests can enjoy scrumptious Thanksgiving meals at several restaurants more»

Opening Night and Yagonnakissmeornot Shine in Pocono Features

November 4, 2014

November 1, 2014

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»

Speed Again Rolls in Pocono Feature

November 4, 2014

October 25, 2014

Speed Again led every step of the way to win the featured Open pace on Saturday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The race carried the night’s top purse of $35,000. more»

CBS’s Survivor Casting Call Comes to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

October 27, 2014

Bring your A game on November 17th for a chance to be a part of the longest-running competition series, Survivor!more»

Regil Elektra Upsets in Pocono Friday Feature

October 22, 2014

October 17, 2014

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»

Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Week in Review

October 22, 2014

October 10-16, 2014

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.


Celebrate Your Company Holiday Party at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

October 21, 2014

Bring your office party to the Keystone Grand Ballroom on December 4th for a night of delicious food, live entertainment and an open bar! more»

Library knitting and needlework club open to all skill levels

5 weeks 4 days ago

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will resume a Knitting and Needlework Club.

 The club will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the second-floor balcony near the periodicals on Thursday, Nov. 6, 13 and 21. more»

Mohegan Sun At Pocono Downs Welcomes Back Electric City Craft Brew Fest

October 14, 2014

The brews are back for another Brew Fest extravaganza featuring tasty samples, Beer School and special hotel packages!more»

Mohegan Sun At Pocono Downs Celebrates Boo Bash This Freaky Friday Halloween

October 14, 2014

Join us on Friday, October 31st for a night of live music, a costume contest, delicious cocktails and more! more»

Wind Of The North and Aslan Win Saturday Night Features at Pocono

September 29, 2014

September 27, 2014

Trotter Wind Of The North and Pacer Aslan won the $25,000 featured Preferred races on Saturday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. more»

Bigtown Hero Wins in World-Record Fashion at Pocono

September 22, 2014

September 20, 2014

Bigtown Hero set a new world record for aged geldings on the pace in a Preferred Handicap victory on Saturday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The race carried a purse of $25,000. more»

PA Sire Stakes Championship Night brings out the best of the Freshman stars

September 8, 2014

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»

Brown Library to Host Stamp Collecting Program

13 weeks 4 days ago
Gretchen Moody. Image Provided.

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will host a stamp collecting program from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30. more»

Little League Baseball trading Pins

15 weeks 3 days ago
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»

Paddle & Pedal: West Branch Susquehanna Sojourn Coming Soon!

16 weeks 5 days ago
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August 13-17, 2014
64 miles of paddling and biking!

Renovo, PA to Jersey Shore, PA more»

Lock Haven designated Susquehanna Greenway River Town

17 weeks 6 days ago

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»

Paddle & Pedal: West Branch Susquehanna Sojourn

20 weeks 3 days ago
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The Susquehanna River is calling you! more»

Muncy Historical Society’s “Under the Night Sky – Half the Park is After Dark” Event

22 weeks 4 days ago
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.


Williamsport Proud Group gathers, walks and enjoys Memorial Park together.

24 weeks 5 days ago

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 



Wmspt Flanigan Park opens for structured organized basketball

28 weeks 2 days ago
Flanigan Park BB court area - 2014

Press Release from Mayor Campana's office:

For two years, the basketball courts at Flanigan Park have been closed.  After a shooting, Lycoming Housing, which owns the park, closed the basketball courts due to illegal activities. more»

Newberry Community Partnership Day - May 17th

28 weeks 2 days ago
Newberry Community Day photo from previous year.

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.


Citizens Turn Out to Clean Memorial Park

29 weeks 6 days ago
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»

Indian Interpreter to Portray Andrew Montour in Free Program

36 weeks 4 days ago
Indian Interpreter William Hunt to Portray Andrew Montour, founder of Montoursville, PA.

The past comes comes alive as Montoursville's namesake, Andrew Montour, returns to the area as portrayed by historian and re-enactor William Hunt. more»

God’s Country Marathon Going “Over the Hill”

38 weeks 2 days ago
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»

Learn About Native Americans at the Riverland Indian Artifact Show

39 weeks 6 days ago
Learn more about Native American artifacts at the Riverland Indian Artifact Show When: March 1, 2014 Where: Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, 634 Salem Blvd, Berwick, PA 18603


Are you interested in Native American artifacts? Come and learn more about them from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 1, 2014, at PPL's Susquehanna Riverlands Interpretive Center. more»

Annual Will Huffman Toy Train Expo chugs into town

1 year 4 weeks ago

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»

68th Annual Mummers Parade Set

1 year 5 weeks ago

It's parade time again!!!

South Williamsport Police Department has announced the 68th Annual Mummers Parade will commence October 19, 2013, beginning at 2:00 pm. more»

Stroll through Historic Muncy Homes; View Lincoln’s Replica Coffin

1 year 9 weeks ago
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 Set

1 year 11 weeks ago

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»

Thomas T. Taber Museum to Host Music on the Back Lawn

1 year 14 weeks ago

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»

Taber Museum to Host Program on Eagle Grange

1 year 14 weeks ago

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»

CAMO Outdoors Expo Set

1 year 14 weeks ago

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»

August First Friday Art Scene & Special Event Listings

1 year 17 weeks ago
First Friday Flyer Artwork By: Jonathan Frazier

Outdoor First Friday
Corner of Fourth & Pine
Three new bands and performer. Also, artist John
Nicholson will be doing live painting on Pine
Street. more»

Base Paths, Train Tracks and Blazing Fairways

1 year 17 weeks ago
The Statue of Liberty and several tourist boats in New York’s Upper Bay, seen from the Staten Island Ferry.

On the road with Dad in Jersey and Manhattan

My dad and I share an obsession with trains, baseball and golf; so he arranged a mid-July road trip that included them all -- with a little nostalgia as well. more»

View the Perseid Meteor Shower at Rider Park

1 year 17 weeks ago
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»

Fun in the Sun Kid’s Day at Brandon Park

1 year 17 weeks ago

The innaugural Fun in the Sun Kid’s Day will be held Aug. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Brandon Park by the band shell. All are welcome and encouraged to attend this free event. more»

‘Bottles & Brews’: Tasting at the Taber Museum Scheduled

1 year 21 weeks ago

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»

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