Lycoming County

Museum Tours By Flashlight!

October 31, 2012

The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society presents Museum Tours by Flashlight! Friday, November 2. Tours begin at 6:00, final tours at 8:00 p.m. — no reservations needed, but please bring a flashlight! Admission: Children, $3 — Adults $5 — Family $12. For more information please call the Museum at 570-326-3326. more»

“The Old 11th” Explored At The Taber Museum

October 31, 2012

The October Coffee Hour of the Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society featured Wayne Sager speaking on “The Old 11th”. The talk, free and open to the public, was held on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 10 am in the Community Room. Light refreshments were served. more»

Lycoming County 911 Center Reports the Following Incidents on Monday, Oct. 29

2 years 4 weeks ago

Lycoming County 911 Center Reports the Following Incidents on Monday, Oct. 29:
• Tree down, 1 Dubois Hollow Road, 4:22 p.m.
• Tree down, Crescent Hill Road and Pleasant Valley Road, 4:23 p.m.
• Tree on power line, 48 Mountain Springs Road, 4:28 p.m.
• Fire in woods, 3721 W. Route 973 Highway, 4:36 p.m.
• Tree blocking road, 1500 Pleasant Valley Road, 4:48 p.m. more»

State Roads Advisory in North Central PA

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2 years 4 weeks ago
Minimal damage like this downed tree on Heidi Gray Road in Wolf Township, Hughesville, was reported following Hurricane Sandy's visit to the northeast coast.

Nov. 1, 2012 @ 7:30 a.m.

Montoursville - The following state routes (SR) in north central PA are closed or have lane restrictions at this time due to Hurricane Sandy storm-related issues. Updates since the last travel advisory begin with **:

Columbia County
* none more»

State Roads Advisory in North Central PA

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Nov. 1 @ 2:30 p.m.

State Roads Advisory in North Central PA

Montoursville - The following state routes (SR) are closed in north central PA at this time due to storm-related issues. Updates since the last travel advisory begin with **:

Columbia County
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State Roads Advisory in North Central PA

2 years 4 weeks ago

Travel Advisory

Oct. 29, 2012 @ 6:25 p.m.

State Roads Advisory in North Central PA

Montoursville - The following state routes (SR) are closed in north central PA at this time due to storm-related issues. Updates since the last travel advisory are noted as **: more»

College hosts annual Grad School Fair for students to gain exposure to different schools

October 25, 2012

Julia Cuddahy
Lycourier Staff

Lycoming College hosted their annual Grad School Fair on Oct. 15. The event was held in Pennington Lounge and was open to the public. Graduates and current students from colleges and universities such as Bucknell, Bloomsburg, and Penn College attended in addition to Lycoming’s students.

House of Representatives candidate meets with Lycoming club

October 25, 2012
Photo provided by Victoria BortniakDemocrat House of Representative candidate Phil Scollo meets with the  Lycoming College Democra

Lost at Lyco

October 25, 2012


Lost at Lyco
Think you know everything there is to see on campus? Think again! 

Four receive Lycoming College alumni association awards

October 25, 2012

The Lycoming College Alumni Association Executive Board (AAEB) presented four awards during the College’s Homecoming activities Saturday, Oct. 20. Award recipients were selected by the board from nominations received from alumni and other members of the College community.

Lycoming College to host “David and Solomon: Dead or Alive?”

October 25, 2012

    The Lycoming College Archaeology Department will host biblical archaeologist Dr. Garth Gilmour of the University of Oxford for a free, public lecture, titled “David and Solomon: Dead or Alive?” on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. in Heim Building G-11.

Snowden Library presents a “Peep Show”

October 25, 2012

Kimberly Dreese
College Life Editor

As part of its annual Banned Books week celebration, Snowden Library created a series of “Peep Shows” featuring various novels that have been censored throughout history.  Each of the eight displays featured a different book with marshmallow peeps and bunnies arranged to depict a scene from the novel.

Michaud’s “Nuances” on display in Snowden

October 25, 2012

Kayley Eshenaur
Lycourier Staff

The Snowden Library is  displaying artist Joyce Michaud’s exhibition “Nuances” in the College’s Art Gallery until Nov. 16. The gallery is hosted by the Lycoming College Art Department.

Head to Head: President Obama’s econmic strategy moves the middle class forward

October 25, 2012


Tori Bortniak and Linda McCargo 
Lycoming College Democrats

Head to Head: Governor Romney’s education plan encourages economic growth

October 25, 2012

Nicholas Grimes
President of the Lycoming College Republicans

The major focus in this election has been the economy. Perhaps not enough focus has been put on the issues important to the young voters. The same issues that spark job creation and economic growth: education.

Women should have final say about their bodies and health

October 25, 2012

Tory Irwin
Opinion Editor

Of all the things that bother me in this world, it’s people trying to control the actions of strangers that sets me off the most.

I delved into this a little bit in the last issue, going on a tirade against those who try to regulate love. As you’ll remember, I’m fully supportive of gay rights.

Letters to the Editor: The People's Voice

October 25, 2012

An uninformed vote is worse than no vote at all

Every other November, millions of Americans flock to voting booths to participate in selecting the officials who will govern and represent them. The sad truth is that many if not most of the participants in this ritual are under informed.

Going behind the scenes of “Threepenny Opera”

October 25, 2012

Taylor Kendra
Staff Writer

Rehearsals for “Threepenny Opera” are well underway, and the show is set to open on Nov. 14th.

“American Horror Story”: Ryan Murphy succeeds

October 25, 2012

Tory Irwin
Opinion Editor

This season has proven to be a great one for television writer and producer Ryan Murphy.

College to host musicians for November concerts

October 25, 2012

Qiana Hill
Staff Writer

Looking for a good place to find some new music? Throughout the year, students have many opportunities to enjoy an afternoon or evening of listening to some of the musically talented students, faculty, and guests on campus.

Mifsud crowned MAC singles tennis champion

October 25, 2012

Justin Ossont
Sports Editor 

Jason Mifsud may not know it yet, but he could be a future Lycoming College hall of famer.  The senior was awarded the singles tennis championship on October 14 in Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania.  Going into the tournament he was the top-seed and in the top flight of the singles tournament.

Warriors take one step closer to playoffs

October 25, 2012

Victory over Dutchmen places Warriors in post-season discussions

Kendra Bitner
Sports Writer

Sports Briefs

October 25, 2012


College Football Division I Standings Top 5

1. Alabama
2. Florida
3. Kansas State
4. Oregon
5. Notre Dame


World Series Began 
The Detroit Tigers and the San Francisco Giants began thier best of seven series for the coveted World Series Title.


NHL Lockout Update

Warriors fall to Pride on Homecoming Weekend

October 25, 2012

Warriors defense forces seven turnovers and still comes up short

Justin Ossont
Sports Editor

The clock read all zeros by 4:43 p.m.  In front of a sold out homecoming crowd, the Warriors played their hearts out but came up short losing to Widener University 28-23 in a game that had championship conditions.

Wearing awareness: Business students team up with YWCA for community event

October 11, 2012

Kendra Bitner
Lycourier Staff

On Friday, students at Lycoming College reached out to make a personal effort in raising domestic violence awareness.  Members of Dr. Boyd’s Business 244 teamed up with the YWCA of Northcentral Pennsylvania to be models in their annual Clothesline Project.

Lycoming College senior receives microbiology award

October 11, 2012

 Lycoming College senior Jordan Krebs was a 2012 award recipient of the American Society for Microbiology’s (ASM) Undergraduate Research Capstone Program.

A night of Spoken Word Returns To Converge Gallery October 12

October 11, 2012

Converge Gallery is pleased to announce a new season of Spoken Word beginning October 12, 2012 from 7-9pm.

The nights are getting cooler but the talent is still hot. Converge Gallery invites all poets, lyricists, comedians, and writers alike, to showcase their talents live. Spoken Word offers a judgment-free environment to share

LeAnn Rimes to release fourteenth album in spring 2013

October 11, 2012

Tory Irwin
Opinion Editor

Editor's note: This summer, I had worked as a summer correspondent at the New Castle News. I've stayed in communications with them as a freelance writer, and was recently presented with the unique opportunity to interview country superstar LeAnn Rimes. The following is the result of my interview with her.

Sunday evening service receives positive feedback

October 11, 2012

Bethany Richardson
Lycourier Staff

United Christian Ministries (UCM) is holding a worship service every Sunday evening at Honors Hall from 7:30 to 8:30.

Even though the service has only been held three times so far, campus minister Jeff Lecrone says the average attendance is close to 30 students.

Lycoming College professor releases new book of poetry

October 11, 2012

Dr. Sascha Feinstein, professor of English at Lycoming College, recently released his second collection of poetry, “Ajanta’s Ledge.” A book-signing was held at Otto’s bookstore in downtown Williamsport on Friday, October 5.  Copies are also available at the College’s Streeter Campus Store.

October 11, 2012

Photograph courtesy

A great leader: President Douthat’s retirement

October 11, 2012

Alycia Lucio
Staff Writer

 President James E. Douthat is retiring this year.  After joining the Lycoming family as the 14th president in 1989, he has worked on improving the foundation of the college for 24 years.

Lycoming fights blood deficit with ARC drive

October 11, 2012


Kimberly Dreese
College Life Editor

Alumni welcomed back for reunion weekend

October 11, 2012


Kayley Eshenaur
Lycourier Staff


Lycoming College alumni are welcomed back for Reunion weekend and Homecoming Weekend, and are invited to participate in multiple activities. Alumni may sign in between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19 in Burchfield Lounge and pick up their complimentary football tickets for Saturday’s game.

Homecoming to feature many festivities

October 11, 2012


Kayley Eshenaur
Lycourier Staff


This year’s homecoming week is jam-packed with lots of activities for students to participate in. There will be various events and activities ranging from talent shows to mud wrestling in which students may participate.

New print system may be shortchanging students

October 11, 2012

Tory Irwin
Opinion Editor

Change. Sometimes it’s a good thing and other times, well—it’s a pain in the you-know-where.
One change I’ve heard a lot of commotion about this semester is the new system regarding print counts for students. So I decided to look into it.

Personal moral values should not hinder individual basic rights

October 11, 2012

Tory Irwin
Opinion Editor

I’ve said before that I’m not big into politics, but rest assured, I definitely have a set of social opinions that I stand by firmly.

Theatre Spotlight: New professors join department

October 11, 2012

Taylor Kendra
Lycourier Staff

Jay Innerarity and Tiffany Towns have joined the faculty of the Theatre Department and are hard at work building and designing for Threepenny Opera.

Innerarity will be the Technical Director, Scenic Designer, and Lighting Designer

Down by the water

October 11, 2012

Cory Trego
Lycourier Staff

Magic is back: ‘Once Upon a Time’ returns

October 11, 2012

Qiana Hill
Lycourier Staff

Season two of the hit TV fairy-tale series “Once Upon A Time” is back, and magic has come to Storybrooke, Maine.

Storybrooke is the fictional town whose citizens are all fairy-tale characters although they don't realize their true identities.

Warriors sweep Tip-Off Tournament

October 11, 2012

Kendra Bitner
Lycourier Staff

Warriors have stellar week in the field of athletics

October 11, 2012

Justin Ossont
Sports Editor

This past weekend, athletes from several Lycoming sports teams had posted high accolades and awards in the field of athletics.

Winter sports teams prepare for seasons

October 11, 2012

Justin Ossont
Sports Editor

Winter sports begin preseason training
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