Lycoming County

PennDOT Flood-Recovery Efforts Moving Full-Speed Ahead in North Central Pennsylvania

2 years 43 weeks ago

Montoursville - PennDOT flood-recovery efforts following Tropical Storm Lee and Hurricane Irene are moving full-speed ahead in north central Pennsylvania.

Approximately 1,600 sites (state roads and bridges) in Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Columbia, Northumberland, Montour and a small, isolated section of Tioga County were damaged during Lee. more»

Rig Tour Report

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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

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled Tonight in Lycoming County

2 years 44 weeks ago

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.
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Route 220 NB Lane Restriction at Pine Run Road in Woodward Township

2 years 44 weeks ago

Montoursville - Route 220 northbound is reduced to a single lane for traffic at the intersection with Pine Run Road in Woodward Township, Lycoming County at this hour. more»

Route 220 NB Lane Restriction at Pine Run Road in Woodward Township

2 years 44 weeks ago

Montoursville - Route 220 northbound is reduced to a single lane for traffic at the intersection with Pine Run Road in Woodward Township, Lycoming County at this hour. more»

Kohl's: Officially Open

2 years 44 weeks ago
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.

Citizen's Commission Hearing This Wednesday

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

Volunteer Hotline Established to Assist Flood Victims

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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»

Student Spotlight:Stephanie Robinson

September 15, 2011
By Paige Cole
College Life Editor/ Lycourier

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.

They Said WHAT?! Overheard at Lyco

September 15, 2011
- “I don’t know how to eat the nucleus”
- JP’s

- “Just thrust it, now”
- Clarke Chapel

- “I want to have babies with Katy Perry”
- Rec Center

- “If I find out you didn’t make these corrections, see this red pen? Insert in your ear.”
- Lycourier Office

- “During the earthquake I was in bed and it felt like my vibrator went off!”

Lycoming student connects with cultural roots on summer trip

September 15, 2011
By Aliza Davner
Editor-in-Chief/The Lycourier

An old cliché says that college is a time for finding one’s self, an idea which Lycoming Senior Samantha Silverberg took to heart this summer.

Faculty spotlight: Gene Donati

September 15, 2011

By Paige Cole College Life Editor/ Lycourier

Lycoming Warrior Football: Season Preview

September 15, 2011
By Andrew Wagner
Lycourier Staff

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.

Men’s soccer welcomes Coach Stahl

September 15, 2011
By Allison Tripoli
Lycourier Staff

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.

Senior Spotlight: Jussae Hanford

September 15, 2011

By Kelly Prendergast Sports Editor/ Lycourier

Horror movie remakes keep audiences screaming?

September 15, 2011
By Robert Rinaldo
Entertainment Editor

The recent release of the remake of the 1985 horror film “Fright Night” marks the

Colin Farrell stars as blood sucking vampire

September 15, 2011
By Robert Rinaldo
Entertainment Editor

“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”).

Question of the Week

September 15, 2011
If you could change one thing about the newfood provider what would it be?


Hannah Morrisette and Kali Moeller -Freshmen
-“More healthy choices.”

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Alycia Lucio -Sophomore
“Bring back mashed potato bowl.”



Quentin Reinford -Sophomore
-“We should be able to have more than one burger at a time.”


Going Greek at Lyco

September 15, 2011
By Cody Marshall
Opinion Editor/Lycourier

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.

A New ‘Efficient’ System

September 15, 2011
By Cody Marshall
Opinion Editor/ Lycourier

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.

Lycoming College Football off to a strong start

September 15, 2011
By Erin Meehan
Lycourier Staff

The Lycoming Warriors football team started its 2011 season off with a bang with two straight victories.

This is the first time in six years that the team has started out the season with back-to-back wins.

On Saturday the Warriors posted a 41-3 victory over Westminster College.

Senior Spotlight: Randon Wilston

September 15, 2011
By Kelly Prendergast
Sports Editor/ Lycourier

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.

Warriors win ‘The Battle of the Boot’

September 15, 2011
By Kelly Prendergast
Sports Editor/ Lycourier

The Lycoming College men’s soccer team had a thrilling 1-0 golden goal win over the Susquehanna Crusaders in the 11th annual Battle of the Boot at the Shangraw Athletic Complex on Sept. 9.

After 17 years, Disney classic ‘The Lion King’ Goes 3D

September 15, 2011
By Victoria Irwin
Lycourier Staff


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.

‘Super 8’ falls short of hype but still delivers

September 15, 2011
By John Villarose
Lycourier Staff

New changes to ‘Star Wars’ anger fans

September 15, 2011
By Robert Rinaldo
Entertainment Editor/ Lycourier

BAG club plans ‘Monopoly’ tournament for Sept. 25

September 15, 2011
By Sam Ferraro
Staff Writer/ Lycourier

Club Spotlight: Campus Girl Scouts

September 15, 2011
By Tricia Mundell
Staff Writer/ Lycourier

Greek life sets example with ‘Perfect Party’

September 15, 2011
By Paige Cole
College Life Editor/ Lycourier


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.

Campus holds inaugural Day of Service

September 15, 2011
By Amanda Miller
Staff Writer/ Lycourier

Sunday marked the anniversary of the tragic day in American history which we refer to as 9/11.

Snowden Library to honor woman behind ‘Little Women’

September 15, 2011
By Hillary Hubbard
Staff Writer/ Lycourier

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.

Faculty Spotlight: biology department welcomes Zhao

September 15, 2011
By Victoria Yuskaitis
Staff Writer/ Lycourier


Dongjiao Zhao, a new faculty member of Lycoming College and an assistant professor of biology, is “so excited about the opportunity to teach at Lycoming.”

Counting Our Blessings

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**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

First Community Foundation Partnership of PA Reacts to Natural Disaster With Financial Assistance

2 years 46 weeks ago

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»

Flooding Destroys Bridges, Closes Roads

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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»

Rider Park Celebration

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

DEP Lifts Drought Declarations for 40 Counties Four Northern Counties Changed to Drought Watch Status

2 years 47 weeks ago

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»

Marino Tours Son Light House

2 years 48 weeks ago
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.

Citizens Marcellus Shale Commission

[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

Not All It's Fracked Up To Be

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**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.

Mirabito seeks increased security funding for Little League World Series events

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Lycoming County 4-H August Newsletter

2 years 50 weeks ago

The August edition of the Lycoming County 4-H newsletter. (Attached calendar)

Fracking's Consequences Obscured by Legal Tactic

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**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

Lycoming County Under Drought Watch

2 years 51 weeks ago

DEP Declares Drought Watches, Warnings Around Commonwealth; Below-Normal Rainfall Leads to Water Deficits

HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection today issued a drought warning for four Pennsylvania counties and a drought watch for 40 counties. more»

RMEF Announces Grants for Pennsylvania

2 years 52 weeks ago

MISSOULA, Mont.--Improving elk habitat and introducing thousands of students to traditional outdoor recreation and conservation are the main themes in a list of 2011 grants for Pennsylvania from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. more»

PennDOT Posting Roads in Sullivan and Lycoming Counties

2 years 52 weeks ago

Montoursville - PennDOT is advising motorists in Sullivan and Lycoming Counties that several roads will be posted with permanent, year-round, 10-ton weight restrictions.

The following roads are subject to the weight restrictions along the sections noted: more»

Environmental toxins and fiscal responsibility

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**Failing to regulate environmental toxins *
*is not fiscally responsible*
*an op-ed response to proposed federal laws and regulations*
*by Barbara Jarmoska*
When it comes to regulating the process of hydraulic fracturing under the
Safe Water Drinking Act, federal regulators are handcuffed by exemptions

MSAC Final Report, Law Suit Over Clean Air

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**Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission *
*Issues Final Report*
Back in March, Governor Corbett formed the 30-member Marcellus Shale
Advisory Commission (MSAC), giving those appointed 120 days to develop
recommendations on all aspects of natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania.
This past Friday, the commission released it recommendations. The full

Monday Morning Haiku: A Lunar Nickel

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A lunar nickel
Balanced on the gray ridgeline
A rising night coin

Mirabito announces $7.5 million low-interest loan for water/sewer project

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

House Finance Committee Hears From RDA

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*House Finance Committee Hears From RDA*
*On Tuesday, July 19th, RDA President Ralph Kisberg testified before the
House Finance Committee at their legislative review Marcellus shale
informational meeting held in Waterville. This is a slightly abbreviated
copy of his remarks.*
Thank you for this opportunity. Welcome to the beautiful Pine Creek Valley.

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