Lycoming County

Mirabito: Local trail project to receive upgrades with $40,000 state grant

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Elegy for North Central Pennsylvania

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2 years 37 weeks ago

I sit, and read, and listen to the roar

Of passing gas trucks up on forty-four;

I fret and fume about my fractured fate,

About the greed and graft in my home state.

That Pennsylvania’s Representatives

Care more for moneymaking than what lives

Makes me despair and think that all is lost. more»

Mirabito: Marcellus proposals treat Pennsylvanians like second-class citizens

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Lycoming County United Way Campaign Needs Additional Support

2 years 38 weeks ago

Lycoming County United Way (LCUW) officials have reported $805,838 has been raised in the annual campaign to date. more»

U.S. Marshals Capture Alleged Rapist from Williamsport-Area

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2 years 38 weeks ago

Williamsport – United States Marshal Martin J. Pane announced today that the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) arrested Jeremiah Lynn Styers in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

Styers was sought on an arrest warrant, dated November 2, 2011 and signed by Magisterial District Judge James H. Sortman in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. more»

Motorcycle Stolen in Wolf Township

2 years 38 weeks ago

Motorcycle Stolen in Wolf Township – PSP Montoursville say a motorcycle was stolen from the front porch of a Hughesville residence. Trooper Christine Fye said on Sunday, Nov. 26, between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m., a red and black motorcycle, belong to Wanda Wodrig of 3 West Plaza Drive was stolen by an unknown person. Anyone with information should contact 570.368.5700. more»

Taking On the Fifth Column

*Dear RDA Members,*
Three weeks ago, the PA House and Senate each passed, by strong majority
votes that fell predominantly along party lines, SB1100 and HB 1950, two
bills that amount to posting a “Welcome, Weasels and Foxes” sign on the hen
house that is our state. Our explanation of the subject is rather lengthy

Updates soon to come!

November 30, 2011
Digital copies of the newspaper will soon be made available! Stay tuned. 

Planning for Regional Transit Moving Ahead in Lycoming and Surrounding Counties

2 years 39 weeks ago

Members of the region’s public transportation Task Force are building on the momentum of their recent conference and the Transportation Needs Assessment which they presented.  Within days of mid-November’s Transit Summit 2011, held in Danville, the North Central Pennsylvania Public Transportation Taskforce (NCPPTT) was evaluating the results and considering its next steps.  more»

PA Mice Invade Harrisburg, NY Rats Invade the Endless Mountains

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Dear RDA Members,
Happy Thanksgiving to all!
Mixed in with disappointment at the certification of the MARC I pipeline
project and disgust with pathetic timidity of both houses of the
legislature last week, was something to be very thankful for: the Delaware
River Basin Commission's decision to cancel a scheduled vote on natural gas

Thompson Announces USDA Disaster Assistance for 5th District Counties

2 years 41 weeks ago

Support for Communities Impacted by Drought and Excessive Heat that Occurred June 1st - August 30th more»

Event tomorrow, crucial need for your comments, a lousy piece of legislation, State College rally

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Dear RDA Members and any former military psy-ops officers who now work for
the gas companies monitoring us,
In this vital week for the future of Pennsylvania, we focus on an upcoming
seminar, a crucial need for public comment, a lousy piece of legislation
and a rally in State College.

FERC OK’s Controversial Pipeline Project as Region Still Struggles To Rebuild After Floods

2 years 41 weeks ago
Exposed Petroleum Pipeline from September Flooding in the Loyalsock Watershed in Lycoming County, Pa. (Photo credit: Carol Kafer and http://www.dcbureau.org)

Decision ignores public outcry and EPA recommendation, advocates poised to challenge in court more»

Public perception, water quality, air quality, and a dire piece of pro-industry legislation

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**Dear RDA Members,*
*This week, we share news about public perception, water quality, air
quality, and a dire piece of pro-industry legislation.*
*Public Perception*
We are all bombarded with gas industry-sponsored ads on television, radio,
billboards, and print media. Although many folks are savvy enough to

Where to Cast Your Vote in Lycoming County

2 years 42 weeks ago

The following precincts where voters may cast their vote on Tuesday, Nov. 8 are listed alphabetically:
Anthony Township
Anthony Township Building
3260 Queneshukney Road

Armstrong Township
Armstrong Township Building
502 Waterdale Road

Bastress Township
Bastress Township Building
518 Coldwatertown Road more»

Monday Afternoon Haiku--Unwelcomed Snowfall

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2 years 42 weeks ago

Unwelcomed snowfall
It's too early for winter
Autumn is outraged

Mirabito secures $500,000 RACP grant for Kohl's project

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Democratic Policy Committee considers landowner rights and environmental issues in the Marcellus Shale region

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

EPA Action, Citizens MS Commission, Rider Park reflections

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Dear RDA Members,
*In this issue, our 3 stories cover all 3 levels in the gas drilling arena:
federal, state and local. *
*We invite you to take action, read what your fellow citizens have to say
about gas drilling, and reflect with us on the anniversary of saving Rider
Park from the drill.*

HDPC to hold hearing on Marcellus Shale landowner rights and environmental issues Thursday in Williamsport

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Flood-Recovery Efforts by PennDOT Continue Full Speed Ahead

2 years 44 weeks ago
Chippewa Road in Muncy Creek Township, devastated by the Sept. 7 flood waters, began repairs last week.

Montoursville - Here's a brief update on the flood-recovery efforts under way by PennDOT in north central Pennsylvania.

As of this week, PennDOT has identified 1,942 damage sites, primarily in six of District 3-0's nine counties, with costs estimated at nearly $52 million for recovery of damages to state roads and bridges. more»

Mirabito: state grant funds available for small businesses

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Mirabito to host policy hearing on landowner rights

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Dead calves, dry buffaloes, DRB Commission sued

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Dear RDA Members,
*Remember those Tioga County cows that drank drilling flowback water?* The
incident made the front page of the Williamsport Sun Gazette. The story
began when a flowback pit (called a “pond” by drilling companies, but full
of fracking chemicals, heavy metals and salt not usually found in ponds) had

Mirabito: Family farms to benefit from legislation

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Natural Gas Drilling Effects on Municipal Governments in the Marcellus Shale Region (Part IV) Local Government Survey Results from Clinton and Lycoming Counties

2 years 45 weeks ago

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»

October edition of Lycoming County 4-H newsletter

2 years 46 weeks ago

October edition of Lycoming County 4-H newsletter more»

Natural Gas Drilling Effects on Municipal Governments in the Marcellus Shale Region (Part III) Local Government Survey Results from Clinton and Lycoming Counties

2 years 46 weeks ago

(A review of an economic impact study conducted by the Marcellus Shale Education and Training Center (MSETC) more»

DEP’s Williamsport, Harrisburg Regional Offices to Resume Normal Hours

2 years 47 weeks ago

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»

Forest fragmentation, Ban gas drilling in our National Forests

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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

Senate Committee Hears Testimony on Housing Needs, Affordability in Lycoming County

2 years 47 weeks ago

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»

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

2 years 47 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 48 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 48 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 48 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 48 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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2 years 50 weeks ago

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.
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