A review of an economic impact study conducted by the Marcellus Shale Education and Training Center (MSETC) This is the last of a four-part series highlighting the results of an economic impact study conducted by the Marcellus Shale Education and Training Center, a partnership of Penn College of Technology and Penn State Extension. more»
HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection’s regional offices in Williamsport, Lycoming County, and Harrisburg, Dauphin County, are returning to normal operating hours, weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. more»
[image: image.png] Dear RDA Members, Through your shared comments and feedback, we came to realize that the intended tone of last week's newsletter was misinterpreted by some of our readers. We apologize if you were one. That said, we continue to believe the rig tour was a valuable experience in RDA's ongoing endeavors to learn all
HARRISBURG – The Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee today heard testimony on the lack of affordable housing stock in Lycoming County, according to Committee Chairman, State Senator Gene Yaw (R-Lycoming).
The Committee heard from county housing officials and other participants on the need for more safe, affordable housing options in the County. more»
[image: image.png] Dear RDA Members, We are still getting back to normal around here, but a couple of our working group members went on rig tour on Monday to try and learn how industry practices are changing. Two things stood out upon approaching the well pad, perched high up on a hillside in a wide valley of mixed forest and meadow country in one of our
Williamsport — The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments tonight, Sept. 28, in portions of the City of Williamsport and Loyalsock, Lycoming, Old Lycoming and Woodward townships, Lycoming County, to control adult mosquito populations. In the event of rain, the spraying will be done Sept. 29. more»
Situated next to Wegman's in Williamsport, Kohl's opened its retail doors to the public over the weekend.
Kohl's department store opened its retail doors to the public on Sunday, Sept. 25. The store, located at 201 W. Third Street, Williamsport, will employ nearly 150 people. A more formal grand opening occurs this Wednesday, Sept. 28.
Dear RDA Members, *The* *Citizen's Marcellus Shale Commission* *hearing in Williamsport will be this Wednesday, September 21st, from 6 – 9 pm* *in Lycoming College’s Heim Hall Room G-11. *Free parking is available in the lot off Mulberry Street. If you would like to share your opinion or talk about how you have
The County of Lycoming has set up a hotline to call for coordination of flood clean-up and related services between those needing services and those individuals, groups or organizations who are able to offer services. more»
Students at Lycoming College tend to hail from small towns, scattered across the East Coast.However, when classes are out, some students journey to other regions of the country to expand their horizons in rewarding ways. For Lyco senior Stephanie Robinson, an internship in Chicago was such an experience.
The Lycoming Warrior Football team is looking to bring the MAC Championship home.
“I feel like team chemistry is at an all-time high. We brought in a great group of underclassmen, and new coaches as well, who will together help us fulfill our vision of winning the MAC title,” said junior starter Jamie Reitzi.
Doug Stahl is the new head coach for the men’s soccer program this season. Stahl has 11 years of experience from Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, N.Y. where he received Coach of the Year honors in 2008 as well as being the college programs all-time leader in coaching wins.
“Fright Night” is a 3D horror comedy film directed by Craig Gillespie. It is a remake of the 1985 Tom Holland film of the same name. The film stars Colin Farrell (“S.W.A.T”), David Tennant (“Dr. Who”) and Anton Yelchin (“Terminator Salvation”).
Yes, we’ve all seen the stereotypical fraternity and sorority featured in many movies over the years; drinking, getting into trouble, and doing crazy things that would be looked down upon by many today. Is this how Greek life really is? The answer to this question is most definitely no, especially here at Lycoming College.
Students here at Lycoming College know where to go for a late night snack whenever they are tired of studying or just need a bite to eat. The newly named Sequoia Grill, more commonly referred to as JP’s provides students with quality food that leaves the college cafeteria far behind in the dust.
The 2011 Lycoming College Men’s Soccer season looks promising for senior forward Randon Wilston, No. 33. Wilston has been a key member on the squad since his freshman year, and is looking forward to being a main contributor to the team’s offensive attack this season.
In an unprecedented event, Walt Disney Pictures will again release its 1994 classic, “The Lion King,” for a special two-week run in 3D starting Friday, followed by the Diamond Edition release of the film on DVD, Blu-ray, and 3D Blu-ray on Oct. 4.
Members of campus fraternities and sororities shared the dance floor with the Class of 2015 during the “Perfect Party.” The event, hosted by the Panhellenic and IFC Councils, was held to foster a positive image of Greek Life at Lycoming College.
Starting today, Snowden Library is organizing many activities regarding author Louisa May Alcott. The events will continue on throughout the fall semester, and will be held throughout the Williamsport community.
*** **Dear RDA Members,* Our sympathies, best thoughts, wishes and prayers go out to all who have suffered due to last week’s flooding in Pennsylvania and New York. Our regular newsletter editor, Barb Jarmoska, who’s home, office and family retreat since the early 1930’s was right in the path of the record flood
WILLIAMSPORT, PA – The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania has reacted to the recent natural disaster currently affecting Lycoming County residents through a grant of $23,000 to the Northcentral Pennsylvania American Red Cross. This grant is being made possible from the Williamsport Lycoming Community Foundation’s Unrestricted Fund and will assist Lycoming County reside more»
Pennsylvania State Police snapped this photo of Route 973 at the Loyalsock Creek. The Slabtown Bridge has collapsed.
SR 973 looking east over Loyalsock Creek, just one of many scenes of devastation as the September 2011 flood continues throughout Northcentral Pennsylvania. Thanks to Patrick McCarty for sharing the flood videos and photos with us, as well as Tank Baird, Richard Ogurcak, Marie Zerfing, and Lance Van Auken. more»
Dear RDA Members, Mark your calendar, and come help us celebrate Rider Park! As we approach the 1-year anniversary of last year's successful campaign to stop the First Community Foundation from leasing Rider Park for gas drilling, RDA is planning a “Celebrate Ride Park” picnic-style reception. You and your
HARRISBURG -- Based on Pennsylvania Drought Task Force recommendations, the Department of Environmental Protection today lifted drought watch declarations for 40 counties and reclassified four counties to drought watch status. more»
U.S. Rep. Tom Marino (left) listens as Ken Frey, president of the Son Light House, explains that funding was cut nearly in half to the Son Light House, a food distribution source for the financially-qualified in eastern Lycoming County
U.S. Rep. Tom Marino toured the Son Light House in Muncy during a series of visits this month in Lycoming County.
[image: Citizens Marcellus Citizens Commission] Dear RDA Members, We are pleased to announce that a new commission launching this week will give you, as a citizen of Pennsylvania, an opportunity to share your views about drilling in the Marcellus Shale. Former state Representatives Carole Rubley and Dan Surra will co-chair
** * **Loyalsock Township Gas Activity Ordinance Hearing Tuesday* Loyalsock Township supervisors will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, August 23, from 7pm – 9pm at 2501 East Third St. to give residents (and members of the gas industry) a chance to voice their opinions on an amendment to the Loyalsock Township Ordinances regarding gas activities in the township.
*** **Fracking's Consequences Obscured by Legal Tactic* by Anthony Robbins Natural gas producers are battling public concerns over the health effects of their extraction techniques. Does injection of water and toxic chemicals deep into the ground to release methane gas contaminate ground water, and potentially drinking water? Now it appears that settled lawsuits and