Hughesville

Eleven Site Emergency-Repair Projects in Lycoming County Start Today

2 years 22 weeks ago

Montoursville - LTT Trucking, LLC is the contractor for a $210,105 flood-recovery project at 11 bridge sites in Lycoming County. Work starts tomorrow, with completion scheduled by Dec. 19.

The sites are as follows: more»

'Box City' Event in Muncy Raises Homeless and Hunger Awareness in Lycoming County

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2 years 22 weeks ago
Julia Garverick, Sondra Willow and Mikaela Brown, all of Muncy, were just a few of the youths participating in a hunger and homeless awareness event last weekend.

This week marks the observance of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week in the United States, and a group of local teens hoped to make a difference in their community last weekend. more»

Moderate Injuries Reported in Lycoming County Crashes

2 years 22 weeks ago

Moderate Injuries Reported in Lycoming County Crashes – PSP Montoursville reported moderate injuries were sustained in two separate car accidents last week. Trooper Michael G. Shipman II said Deseree K. Bidlack, 18 of Monroeton, PA, sustained injuries on Thursday, Nov. 10 around 12:40 p.m. as she was traveling north on Route 220 in Picture Rocks. more»

Paulhamus, Thomas C.

2 years 22 weeks ago

Thomas C. Paulhamus, 38, of 3 Murphy Road, Danville died Friday, November 11, 2011 at Geisinger Medical Center.

Born July 7, 1973 in Pittsburgh, he was a son of William E. and Beverly A. Livermore Paulhamus. more»

Disabled Truck Stolen in Lycoming County

2 years 22 weeks ago

Disabled Truck Stolen in Lycoming County – PSP Montoursville continues investigating the theft of a disable vehicle earlier this month in Gamble Township. Trooper Paul McGee said on Nov. 4 around 8:30 p.m., Jason McCollum, 32, left his truck along Trout Run Mountain Road approximately two miles west of Rose Valley Road after it became disabled. 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

Karschner, Martha J.

2 years 23 weeks ago

Martha Jane Karschner

(November 24, 1938 - November 6, 2011) more»

Ice a Factor in Three Separate Lycoming County Crashes

2 years 23 weeks ago

Ice a Factor in Three Separate Lycoming County Crashes – PSP Montoursville cited an icy roadway as the casual factor in two separate vehicular accidents earlier this week. Trooper Russel Ramin said minor injuries were sustained in the first accident which occurred at 2 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 30 in Muncy Creek Township. Linda A. Banks, 48, and her passenger, 39-year-old Robert C. more»

Muncy Devours Hughesville in Contest

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2 years 23 weeks ago
Cody Parsons, Michael Knier and Chris Secules, members of the varsity football squad representing Muncy, with their wing trophy.

It was a different sort of neighboring rivalry on Wednesday, Nov. 2, two days before the Muncy / Hughesville backyard football brawl. Instead of tackling each other, members of both varsity football squads tackled hot wings in a friendly eating exhibition which took place for the second year in Hughesville. more»

Peterman, Pauline R.

2 years 24 weeks ago

Pauline R. Peterman

Nov. 4, 1916 ~ Nov. 1, 2011 more»

Houseknecht, Stanley T.

2 years 24 weeks ago

Stanley T. Houseknecht more»

Wolf Township Site of Second Natural Gas Industrial Park in Lycoming County

2 years 24 weeks ago
Dignitaries shovel dirt at the site of Champion Technologies, located in Wolf Township, Hughesville, on Friday, Oct. 28.

TRACS is pleased to announce that Champion Technologies is the first tenant in their natural gas industrial park in Wolf Township, and an official ceremony was held at noon on Friday Oct. 28.  Local officials joined with the developers and representatives of Champion Technologies to provide comments on the project. more»

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.*

McHenry, Baylyn Rose

2 years 24 weeks ago

Baylyn Rose McHenry more»

Vehicle Stolen in Muncy Creek Township

2 years 25 weeks ago

Vehicle Stolen in Muncy Creek Township – PSP Montoursville report that a vehicle was stolen and recovered in Muncy Creek Township last week. Trooper Brandon Schrawder said police currently are investigating the theft which occurred Tuesday, Oct. 18 shortly before 10 p.m. The vehicle was allegedly stolen by an unknown person from the driveway of Noelle L. Chilmonik, on Sunset Road. more»

New Route 118 Bridge Opens to Traffic Today; Bald Eagle Road Detour Returns

2 years 25 weeks ago

Montoursville - The new bridge built on Route 118 in Franklin Township, two miles east of Lairdsville in Lycoming County will be placed into service today as the contractor switches traffic over from the temporary bridge in the work zone. more»

Fish and Game Club Reports Criminal Mischief

2 years 25 weeks ago

Fish and Game Club Reports Criminal Mischief – PSP Montoursville continue to investigate an incident of criminal mischief which took place earlier this month in Mifflin Township. Trooper Sean Cooney said a pickup truck was driven into the yard of Larry’s Creek Fish and Game Club shortly after 12:30 a.m. on Oct. 1. A sign and a power wire were also damaged, Cooney said. more»

Berger, Eileen Mae

2 years 25 weeks ago

Eileen Mae Berger more»

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

Community Foundation Receives $180,111 From Educational Improvement Tax Credits

2 years 25 weeks ago
Muncy Bank and Trust Executives Craig Kremser, David Mayer, Daniel Berninger, and Kathlene Bower, present Betty Gilmour and Jennifer Wilson from the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania, with an $111,111 check to benefit local school districts through the Education Improvement Tax Credit Program.

WILLIAMSPORT, PA – The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania received $180,111 in donations from seven area businesses through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program. more»

Summers, Ronald C.

2 years 25 weeks ago

Ronald C. Summers

(September 1, 1949 - October 19, 2011)

Ronald C. Summers, 62, of Picture Rocks, died Wednesday, October 19, 2011, at the Gatehouse.

Born September 1, 1949, in Muncy, he was a son of the late John L. and Martha G. Puderbaugh Summers. He and his wife, the former Barbara A. Allen, celebrated 25 years of marriage on April 11, 2011. more»

Hileman, Barbara Ann

2 years 25 weeks ago

Barbara A. Hileman more»

Rood, Joyce E. Perritt

2 years 25 weeks ago

Joyce E. Perritt Rood

(January 27, 1922 - October 18, 2011)

Joyce E. Perritt Rood, 89, of Unityville, died Tuesday, October 18, 2011, at Valley View Nursing Center.

Born January 27, 1922, in Montoursville, she was a daughter of the late Theodore and Harriet (Wilt) Foster. more»

Hester, Sarah J. “Sally”

2 years 25 weeks ago

Sarah J. "Sally" Hester

(September 4, 1926 - October 18, 2011)

Sarah J. “Sally” Hester, 85, formerly of Nisbet Heights, died Tuesday, October 18, 2011, at Valley View Nursing Center after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s. more»

PPL Electric Utilities’ $4.5 million project to improve electric reliability for Columbia, Lycoming counties

2 years 26 weeks ago

Bloomsburg, Pa. (Oct. 14, 2011) -- About 6,000 residents of Benton, Hughesville and Millville in Columbia and Lycoming counties will see improved electric reliability and fewer outages when PPL Electric Utilities finishes improvements to the local distribution network.
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Flood-Recovery Project in Muncy-Hughesville Area Detailed

2 years 26 weeks ago

Flood-Recovery Project in Muncy-Hughesville Area Detailed

Montoursville - Here's another emergency flood-recovery project in the region starting on Monday, Oct. 17.

This project is to fix multiple shoulder washouts in the Muncy - Hughesville area of Lycoming County, including Route 442 from the intersection with Route 405 to the Columbia County line. more»

Flood Repairs Start at Route 118 Bridge

2 years 26 weeks ago

Montoursville - Flood-damage repair work started today at a bridge on Route 118 over Gregs Creek, about a third of a mile east of Hughesville in Wolf Township, Lycoming County.

This project is for debris removal, construction of concrete jackets on the abutments and piers, and placement of large rock to armor the creek banks. more»

Muncy Man in Custody

2 years 26 weeks ago

Muncy Man in Custody – PSP Montoursville took a Muncy man into custody on Sunday Oct. Trooper Michael Shipman said shortly before 4 p.m., Eric L. Doucet was traveling on a motorized scooter along the berm of Route 2104 near Old Cement Road in Fairfield Township. It was determined that Doucet was wanted on a bench warrant. more»

Yoder, Jane L.

2 years 26 weeks ago

Jane L. Yoder

(April 15, 1929 - October 10, 2011)

Jane L. Yoder, 82, of rural Turbotville, passed away Monday, October 10, 2011 at Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village, Lewisburg where she had been residing the past four years. more»

Fry, Floyd S. Sr.

2 years 27 weeks ago

Floyd S. Fry, Sr. 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

Burglary in Mill Creek Township

2 years 28 weeks ago

Burglary in Mill Creek Township – PSP Montoursville report a burglary which occurred around 2:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 3. Trooper Doebler said someone entered an unlocked service door on the north side residence belonging to Jeffrey Shaw who lives at 110 Lockard Road, Muncy. more»

Palmeter, Daniel James Sr.

2 years 28 weeks ago

Daniel James Palmeter, Sr.

Dec. 5, 1951 ~ Oct. 2, 2011

Daniel James Palmeter, Sr., 59, of 107 N. Market St., Muncy, died Sunday, October 2, 2011 at home.

Born Dec. 5, 1951 in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Henry and Marjorie (VanVolkenburg) Palmeter.  On Dec. 9, 1972, he married the former Susan M. Sementelli, who survives. more»

Bay, Beatrice R.

2 years 28 weeks ago

Beatrice R. Bay

(November 29, 1925 - September 30, 2011)

Beatrice R. Bay, 85, of Muncy died Friday, September 30, 2011, at Sycamore Manor, Montoursville.

Born November 29, 1925, in Pennsdale, she was a daughter of the late Narber P. and Beatrice Robb Fry. She and her husband, LaRue S. Bay, celebrated 63 years of marriage on March 17, 2011. 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

Herrman, Ellen M.

2 years 28 weeks ago

Ellen M. Herrman more»

Holdren, David G.

2 years 29 weeks ago

David G. Holdren more»

Dunkleberger, James A.

2 years 29 weeks ago

James A. Dunkleberger

March 20, 1943  ~ Sept. 23, 2011

James A. Dunkleberger, 68, of Fox Hollow Road, Williamsport, went to be with the Lord, Friday, September 23, 2011 at the Williamsport Hospital.

Born March 20, 1943 in Williamsport, he was a son of LaRue and Ocie Cox Dunkleberger. more»

Bartlow, Donald A.

2 years 29 weeks ago

Donald A. Bartlow

(September 19, 1922 - September 22, 2011)
 
Donald A. “Uncle Don” Bartlow, 89, of Hughesville, died Thursday, September 22, 2011, at his home.

Born September 19, 1922, in Franklin Township, Lycoming County, he was a son of the late William W. and Minnie E. Bartlow Yeagle. more»

Cruelty to Animals in Limestone Township

2 years 29 weeks ago

Cruelty to Animals in Limestone Township – PSP Montoursville cited two people in an incident of cruelty to animals/dog law violation which occurred on Wednesday, Sept. 21 around 1 p.m. Trooper John Maggs said Samantha Howells’ dog left its property and attacked Rosa Maria Titus, 70, of Jersey Shore. more»

Clayton, Robert L.

2 years 29 weeks ago

Robert L. Clayton

(April 8, 1935 - September 21, 2011)
 
Robert L. Clayton, 76, of Hughesville, died Wednesday, September 21, 2011, at the Muncy Valley Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit.
Born April 8, 1935, in Hughesville, he was a son of the late DeWitt B. and Ethel L. Criswell Clayton. more»

Identity Theft, Burglaries Reported in Lycoming County

2 years 30 weeks ago

Identity Theft, Burglaries Reported in Lycoming County – PSP Montoursville say numerous reports involving identity theft and burglaries occurred in August and September, including: more»

Swisher, Lois I.

2 years 30 weeks ago

Lois I. Swisher

(February 16, 1923 - September 20, 2011)
 
Lois I. Swisher, 88, formerly of Hughesville, died Tuesday, September 20, 2011, at Manor Care North.

Born February 16, 1923, in Franklin Township, Lycoming County, she was a daughter, of the late Issac D. and Emma Jane Strong George. more»

Route 220 Open North of Hughesville; Route 87 Open to Local Traffic Only North of Slabtown as Emergency Repairs Continue

2 years 30 weeks ago

Montoursville - Here's a brief update on flood-recovery efforts along two traffic routes in Lycoming County. more»

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

Krah, Elaine J.

2 years 30 weeks ago

Elaine J. Krah

(February 28, 1949 - September 16, 2011)

Elaine J. “Lanie” Krah, 62, of Hughesville, died Friday, September 16, 2011, at the Muncy Valley Hospital Emergency Room. more»

Burglaries Reported in Lycoming County

2 years 30 weeks ago

Burglaries Reported in Lycoming County  – PSP Montoursville continue to investigate numerous burglaries which occurred this month in Lycoming County, including: more»

Gearhart, John W.

2 years 30 weeks ago

John W. Gearhart

(June 8, 1958 - September 15, 2011)
 
John W. Gearhart, 53, of Unityville, died Thursday, September 15, 2011, at his home.

Born June 8, 1958, in Philipsburg, he was a son of John H. and Mary Ann Williams Gearhart. He and his wife, the former GayAnn Johnson, celebrated 29 years of marriage on February 6, 2011. more»

Driver Injured in Muncy Creek Township Crash

2 years 30 weeks ago

Driver Injured in Muncy Creek Township Crash – PSP Montoursville say a 67-year-old man was transported to the hospital for injuries following a rear-end collision on Sept. 5. Richard L. Forsyth, of Hughesville was waiting for the vehicle in front of him to proceed through the intersection at Route 405/442 when the car he was operating was rear-ended by Richard L. Summers of Muncy. more»

Bridge Updates around Hughesville

2 years 30 weeks ago
Route 220 bridge in Hughesville.

Montoursville - Here's an update on travel conditions at two state bridges in the Hughesville area in Lycoming County today. more»

Route 118 Closed at Crash Scene Just East of Hughesville

2 years 30 weeks ago

1:45 p.m. UPDATE:  Route 118 is reopened east of Hughesville. more»

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