Hughesville

Minier, Lois F.

2 years 37 weeks ago

Lois F. Minier more»

Dewalt, R. Eugene

2 years 37 weeks ago

Eugene Dewalt 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

Persun, Lynn

2 years 38 weeks ago

Lynn Persun more»

Fithian, Evelyn M.

2 years 38 weeks ago

Evelyn M. Fithian more»

Linden Driver Sustains Major Injuries Following Crash

2 years 38 weeks ago

Linden Driver Sustains Major Injuries Following Crash – PSP Montoursville cited a Linden man following a crash on Sunday, Nov. 20 in Woodward Township. Trooper Daniel Kozak said Danny R. Rockwell, 55, was traveling westbound on East New Road, negotiating a left curve when he lost control and traveled across the road, struck a school bus sign and an embankment. more»

Walters, Cindy Sue

2 years 38 weeks ago

Cindy Sue Walters

(October 4, 1962 - November 10, 2011) 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

Warner, Rosalie M. "Sis"

2 years 38 weeks ago

Rosalie M. “Sis” Warner more»

Bald Eagle Road Detour at Route 118 Lifted

2 years 38 weeks ago

Montoursville - The short-term detour for Bald Eagle Road at its intersection with Route 118 east of Lairdsville in Lycoming County has been lifted. Some finishing work remains at the bridge replacement project on Route 118, but the traffic restrictions are removed.

Shaner, Shirley L.

2 years 38 weeks ago

Shirley L. Shaner more»

Numerous Thefts Reported in Lycoming County

2 years 38 weeks ago

Numerous Thefts Reported in Lycoming County – Pennsylvania State Police in Montoursville reported the following incidences of theft:

Loyalsock Township – Between Nov. 9 and Nov. 11, copper wiring was stolen from Bower Farm and Excavating, 2270 Warrensville Road. more»

PSP Montoursville Continue to Investigate Several Incidents of Criminal Mischief, Harassment and DUI in Lycoming County

2 years 38 weeks ago

PSP Montoursville Continue to Investigate Several Incidents of Criminal Mischief, Harassment and DUI in Lycoming County, including:
Fairfield Township - Trooper Gary Beadle said between Friday, Nov. 18 and Monday, Nov. 21, someone spray painted the building and multiple vehicles at Spitler’s Inc. Anyone with information should contact 570.368.5700. more»

Frank, Charlene V.

2 years 39 weeks ago

Charlene V. Frank

(April 29, 1935 - November 18, 2011)

Charlene V. Frank, 76, of 1251 Memorial Avenue, died Friday, November 18, 2011 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Born April 29, 1935 in Williamsport, she was the daughter of Valentine C. “Wally” and Ora E. Snyder Hart. more»

Rose, Grace Pittenger

2 years 39 weeks ago

Grace Pittenger Rose more»

Flooded State Roads in North Central PA

2 years 39 weeks ago

Roads with known longer-term bridge closures on them start as ****. They will remain closed until repaired or replaced, depending on the extent of flood damage. In addition, many of the closed roads will require extensive repairs before they are safe to reopen. (detours listed) more»

Williamsport Man Accused of Forgery, Jailed

2 years 39 weeks ago

Williamsport Man Accused of Forgery, Jailed – PSP Montoursville charged a Williamsport man with forgery on Nov. 14 in Loyalsock Township. Trooper Brian Evarts said Anthony Manire, 20, went to the Community Check Cashing business located at 1758 E. Third St. around 4:40 p.m. to cash a check made out to Jeremy Kimble, 22, of Williamsport. more»

Pittinger, Harry L. Jr.

2 years 39 weeks ago

Harry L. Pittinger, Jr. 67, of Montoursville died Friday, November 11, 2011 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer, at the Gatehouse at Divine Providence Hospital.

Born February 28, 1944 in Montoursville, he was a son of Harry L. and Marjorie E. Pittinger, Sr. more»

Newman, Dennis C. “Denny”

2 years 39 weeks ago

Dennis C Newman 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.

Eleven Site Emergency-Repair Projects in Lycoming County Start Today

2 years 39 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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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 40 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 40 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 40 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 40 weeks ago

Martha Jane Karschner

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

Ice a Factor in Three Separate Lycoming County Crashes

2 years 41 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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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 41 weeks ago

Pauline R. Peterman

Nov. 4, 1916 ~ Nov. 1, 2011 more»

Houseknecht, Stanley T.

2 years 41 weeks ago

Stanley T. Houseknecht more»

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

2 years 42 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 42 weeks ago

Baylyn Rose McHenry more»

Vehicle Stolen in Muncy Creek Township

2 years 42 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 42 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 42 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 43 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 43 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 43 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 43 weeks ago

Barbara A. Hileman more»

Rood, Joyce E. Perritt

2 years 43 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 43 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 44 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 44 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 44 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 44 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 44 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 44 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

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