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 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: • 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»
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 **:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.