Lycoming County

‘Marcellus Shale’ topic for IMS talk

March 9, 2012

Dan Klingerman, CEO and president of The Liberty Group, to

Green Corner: Recycling batteries for a greener campus

March 9, 2012


By Zebediah Buck
Lycourier Staff


Lycoming College’s Sustainability Office and Sustainability Committee continue to push for a greener campus with its latest partnership with Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation’s (RBRC) Call 2 Recycle Program.

Upcoming events in the Music department

March 9, 2012


By Julia Cuddahy
Lycourier Staff


March is a particularly important time for music majors, and those interested in music. The many concerts provide a great opportunity to support Lycoming students.

Lycoming and Bethany Lutheran College Concert Bands performed Tuesday and again tonight in Clarke Chapel.

List of 2012-2013 Residential Advisers

March 9, 2012

Megan CunninghamMaralee FyeBryanna GarnettRobert HartsockNathan JonesMichael KaneTerrance LynnCharles MarshallLaura MillerKayleigh MisnerAshley NewcombJacob PelinskyDuong PhamJack PortLeeann RandallQuentin ReinfordAlyssa RogersMatt RuthJohn SibelChelsea TaylorCory TregoJustin WalkerChelsea WattsAshtin WileyJohn Ryan WolffAndrew Yetzer

Women faculty share days in March with students for Women’s History Month

March 9, 2012

March 1
Lorri Amrom
Jenna Zimmer

March 2
Susan Beery
Briana Wingrove

March 3
Mary Jo Campana
Tehrim Umar

March 4
Barb Carlin
Alyssa Tomaskovic

March 5
Regina Collins
Stephanie Robinson

March 6
Amy Dowling
Ashley Pratt

March 7
Glenda Eisweth
Duong Pham

Club spotlight: ‘Magic the Gathering’

March 9, 2012


By Victoria Irwin
Lycourier Staff


Do you like games that involve strategy? Have you ever enjoyed collectible card games? If so, the “Magic” Club might be the right fit for you.  

Changing of the seasons

March 9, 2012


By Cody Marshall
Lycourier Staff
Opinion Editor


The sun’s out, the temperature is rising, and spring break is just a few days away. Yes, spring is unofficially here!

‘Act of Valor’ flawed but exciting

March 9, 2012


By Robert Rinaldo
Entertainment Editor

An Oscar ceremony much like every other

March 9, 2012


By Jesse Shade
Lycourier Staff


“Whew, glad that’s over. Now (onto) the post mortems and handwringing over the state of movies, and the show. A thankless task, hosting the Oscars.” 
–Bette Midler, Twitter feed, Feb.27

March 9, 2012
Wrestler Stephen Hinton, a junior, prepares for the NCAA Division III Championships at LaCrosse, Wis.

March 9, 2012

The Lady Warriors Softball team will begin its season with play in North Myrtle Beach, S.

Men’s lacrosse season gains momentum

March 9, 2012


By Justin Ossont
Lycourier Staff


The Lycoming College men’s lacrosse team started the season with a big loss but changed that with two subsequent wins. Wednesday’s game score was unavailable at presstime.

Senior Spotlight: Ethan Payne

March 9, 2012


By Justin Ossont
Lycourier Staff


With the men’s lacrosse team already having played four games, time is running out for one senior who would like to go down in the Lycoming College Sports History books.

Senior Ethan Payne is aiming to be known as being a member of the school’s first MAC Lacrosse Champions.

Lady Warriors intend to prove the voters ‘wrong;’ travel South

March 9, 2012


By Justin Ossont
Lycourier Staff


When the Lady Warriors were selected to finished sixth overall in the new Commonwealth Conference standings they decided they want to prove the voters wrong.

PennDOT Working to Reopen Elimsport Road/Turnback Road Intersection

2 years 37 weeks ago

Montoursville - A PennDOT maintenance crew in Lycoming County is working on a project to reopen the intersection of Turnback Road with Route 2001 (Elimsport Road) in Brady Township this week. PennDOT raised the elevation of the state route at the bridge there in order to get the state route above floodwater levels. more»

South Williamsport Teen a Fatality in Wednesday Crash

2 years 37 weeks ago

South Williamsport Teen a Fatality in Wednesday Crash - PSP Montoursville believe excessive speed to be the main contributing factor in a crash that occurred Wednesday afternoon in Armstrong Township. Trooper Brad Eisenhower said Joshua D. Andy, 19, of South Williamsport was killed shortly after 4 p.m. as he was traveling west in the westbound lane of Old Montgomery Pike. more»

Williamsport student awarded appointment to Valley Forge Military Academy and College

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

2012 Adult Trout Stocking Schedules Now Available

2 years 37 weeks ago

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is stocking adult trout in a variety of lakes and streams that are open to public angling throughout Pennsylvania in 2012 and has posted “where” and “when” those fish will be released at www.fishandboat.com.
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Thompson, Marino Announce $2,437,388.00 Grant for Lycoming County

2 years 38 weeks ago
The Lycoming Valley Railroad Bridge in Montoursville was damaged by Tropical Storm Lee. (photo by Llew Wenzel)

Funding will Replace Lycoming Valley Railroad Bridge Damaged by Tropical Storm Lee

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) and Tom Marino (PA-10) have announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will be awarding Lycoming County a grant of $2,437,388.00 to replace the Lycoming Valley Railroad (LVRR) Bridge. more»

$1 million financial aid grant awarded

February 24, 2012

By Samantha Ferraro
Lycourier Staff

Lycoming College is infamously known for its impressive dealings in financial aid to more than 95 percent of its student body.

Many of the students depend on the aid as a primary means of paying for their tuition and with such a large endowment, many students will benefit.

Hit and Run Reported in Loyalsock Township

2 years 39 weeks ago

Hit and Run Reported in Loyalsock Township - PSP Montoursville say both the driver and passenger of a vehicle involved in a two-vehicle accident fled the scene without exchanging any information with the second driver. Trooper Matthew Lada said the accident, which occurred around 2:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. more»

Actors and Artists: Oscar predictions for 2012

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2 years 39 weeks ago

Along with the usual prognostications, Oscar-time nowadays tends to generate two types of articles: one observes how the show’s popularity has waned because it no longer honors box-office hits; the other mediates on past snubs of great films that weren’t especially popular when they came out -- films like “Vertigo” and “It’s a Wonderful Life.” more»

Governor Corbett Announces State Investment in 16 Rail Projects

2 years 39 weeks ago

Harrisburg - A $23 million state investment will fund 16 freight-rail improvement projects statewide, Governor Tom Corbett said today. more»

Service group holds panel on Death, Dying Service group holds panel on Death, Dying Service group holds panel on Death, Dying

February 23, 2012

By Aliza Davner
Editor in Chief/ Lycourier

Issues revolving around the concepts of death and the afterlife are considered controversial and can lead to heated discussion among individuals.

CAB hosts indoor ice skating experience

February 23, 2012

By Cassandra Mainiero
Lycourier Staff

Science Column: Solar storms

February 23, 2012

By Suzanne Smith
Lycourier Staff

The sun is coming out of one of its longest solar minimums -- a period of least solar activity in its cycle -- in recorded history.

In January, the largest solar storm since 2005 was documented and resulted in some of the most dazzling aurora in recent memory.

Students mind manners at etiquette dinner

February 23, 2012

By Julia Cuddahy
Lycourier Staff

Knowing the difference between a dessert and salad fork can be crucial in an interview held during dinner. Lycoming College’s Career Services recognizes the importance of dining etiquette and every year they host an annual Etiquette Dinner PDR.

Lyco theater alumni present show

February 23, 2012

By John Villarose
Lycourier Staff

Green Corner: ‘Well, What’s Going On?...’

February 23, 2012

By Laura Walters
Special to the Lycourier 

The sustainability office has been working on many initiatives so far this semester.  The office has finished organization of the trash rooms, hanging recycling signs to better identify the bins.

Women and Gender Studies prize announced

February 23, 2012

The Women and Gender Studies department announced a call for submissions of papers to be considered for the Holly Elizabeth Hurlbert Prize in Women’s Studies.

 This prize, created in honor of Holly Elizabeth Hurlbert, a 1997 graduate of Lycoming College, was established last year by her parents, Janet and Bruce Hurlbert.

IFC elects 2012 board members

February 23, 2012
By Samantha Ferraro
Lycourier Staff

Anyone interested in Greek life or the four fraternities that Lycoming College has to offer might be wondering what exactly the IFC (Interfraternity Council) does and how it governs fraternity life on campus under faculty adviser, Candida Rivera, who oversees both the IFC and the Panhellenic Council. 

Students respond to e-mail chain

February 23, 2012
By Victoria Irwin
Lycourier Staff

College announces M.B. Rich Prize for original oration

February 23, 2012
Lycoming College is sponsoring a contest for the M. B. Rich Prize in the presentation of an original oration. The prize goes “to the two students who excel in writing and delivering an original oration,” Dr. Stephen Johnson, chairman of the department of religion, said.

The contest is April 14.

Powhida’s art set for gallery

February 23, 2012
The Lycoming College Art Department will host visiting artist William Powhida’s “Multiples” from March 1-April 1 in the College’s Art Gallery in Snowden Library. An artist reception and gallery talk will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. March 23.

‘Mostly Mozart’ set for Sunday

February 23, 2012
The Lycoming College Music Department will host the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra's "Mostly Mozart" concert on at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26 in Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall.
The program will feature the orchestra's woodwinds and horns performing music by Mozart, as well as Brahms' "Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano."

Nothing like a day at the gym

February 23, 2012
By Cody Marshall
Lycourier Staff
Opinion Editor
You put on headphones and running shoes and head to the gym. It is time to work out and pump some iron.

‘Chronicle’ is a breath of fresh air

February 23, 2012
By Robert Rinaldo
Entertainment Editor

“Chronicle” is a science-fiction film directed by Josh Trank (“The Kill Point”) and written by Max Landis (“Fear Itself”). Produced by Davis Entertainment and distributed by 20th Century Fox, the film stars Dane Dehaan, Michael B. Jordan, Michael Kelly and Alex Russell.

Vampire romance is mediocre at best

February 23, 2012
By Victoria Irwin
Lycourier Staff

Melodrama reigns supreme in the most recent installment of the teen vampire “Twilight” series. “Breaking Dawn: Part 1” doesn’t fail to meet expectations as Bella and Edward tie the knot, but the film is mediocre at best.

Men’s Basketball Team Clinches No.3 Seed

February 23, 2012
By Justin Ossont
Lycourier Staff

Saturday after a tough loss on Senior Day, 68-60, to Alvernia University the Warriors had a little bit of pay back.

Only 30 minutes after the loss the Warriors were informed that they had clinched the No.3 seed and traveled to Chester to take on Widener University on Wednesday in the MAC tournament semi-finals. 

Senior Spotlight:Grace Gargiulo

February 23, 2012
By Kelly Prendergast
Lycourier Sports Editor

The 2012 Lycoming College women’s lacrosse season approaches and although senior, midfielder Grace Gargiulo recently suffered a season ending knee surgery she still has a positive outlook and plans to contribute to the program just as much as she did over the past three seasons.

Women’s basketball ends another season

February 23, 2012
By Justin OssontLycourier Staff

Saturday was senior day and was the last day two Lady Warriors would wear their home jerseys.  In fact it would be the last day they would ever step foot into Lamade Gymnasium as Lady Warriors.

Mirabito concerned about I-80 tolling

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Mirabito: FAFSA completion sessions offered by PHEAA

December 31, 1969

News releases and media advisories from Rep. Mirabito.

Gas companies getting involved in community

2 years 41 weeks ago
Scott N. Lowery, LCUW executive director; and Virgil Probasco, volunteer chair of the annual LCUW campaign and executive vice president of Wirerope Works; accept a check from Kendall Simon, office manager, and Cameron Simon, operations manager of Stallion Oilfield Services.

Central PA has seen a lot of changes the last few years due to the development of Marcellus Shale. The symbolic over-sized white pick-up trucks and water-hauling tankers can be seen throughout our region, hotels and restaurants are often full, retail sales have increased, and new companies seem to appear every day. more»

Students eat to win big at first-ever Super Bowl hot dog eating contest

February 9, 2012
By Aliza Davner
Editor in Chief/ Lycourier

As if the dining hall was not crowded enough or loud enough during lunchtime, Lycoming found a way to up the excitement with last week’s Super Bowl Hot Dog Eating Contest.

CAB sponsors spring Broadway trip

February 9, 2012
By Cassandra Mainiero
Lycourier Staff

 What’s your favorite Disney movie? Most of us can name our favorites right away. Some people say ‘Beauty and the Beast;’ other individuals such as ‘Pocahantas’ and sometimes people will just give their own rendition of the songs in ‘Tarzan.’

Science Column: Exploring the Moon

February 9, 2012
By Suzanne Smith
Lycourier Staff

‘Schemata’ offers publishing opportunity

February 9, 2012
By Julia Cuddahy
Lycourier Staff

Lycoming students help map out blueprints for great departmental writing when they submit to Schemata: Student Essays Across the Curriculum, an online journal featuring student work and photography, a new issue of which appears each spring.

CAB welcomes comedians to Jack’s Corner

February 9, 2012
By Samantha Ferraro
Lycourier Staff

Chieftain Award nominations due

February 9, 2012
Members of the class of 2012 are asked to submit nominations for the  recipient of The Chieftain Award.

Green Corner:It’s Recycle Mania time again!

February 9, 2012
By Alyssa Tomaskovic
Lycourier Staff

While millions of Americans were tuning into the showdown between the Patriots and the Giants on Super Bowl Sunday, February 5th was also significant in another competitive respect. Sunday marked the kick-off of a ten week long nationwide recycling challenge known as RecycleMania.

Crossing the Frames prepares film

February 9, 2012
By Victoria Irwin
Lycourier Staff


The cameras are rolling in Williamsport. Lycoming College’s Crossing the Frames is working on this year’s film, Pumpkin, with filming slated to begin soon.
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